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Sounder The Islands’

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WEDNESDAY, February 22, 2012 • VOL. 45, NO. 8 • 75¢

Car crash on Fowler’s Corner – pg 3

Mt. Baker Road project gaining traction Moran State Park to by CALI BAGBY Staff reporter

The Mt. Baker Road and Trail Improvement project on Orcas has its wheels on the ground and is preparing for lift-off. The design is almost complete, Public Works is waiting for environmental permitting and finalizing the right-of-way purchase. “We hope to go to bid by the end of the summer, but it could start as early as May or as late as August,” said Rachel Dietzman, a county engineer, about when the project will move forward. Construction is scheduled for sometime this year. San Juan County received a $2.56 million dollar Rural Arterial

Trust Account grant from the state to help pay for design, right of way acquisition, and construction. An additional Federal Transportation Enhancement grant of $88,000 was received for the trail project. Public Works is requesting an additional $700,000 from Federal Surface Transportation Program for road and trail work. The project widens Mt. Baker Road from 20 feet to 30 feet from the intersection with North Beach Road to the intersection with Terrill Beach Road. There will be two 11-foot lanes with fourfoot shoulders. The Terrill Beach Road intersection will be moved to the southeast to enhance sight distance for vehicles turning left

across Mt. Baker Road. Drainage will be improved by replacing cross culverts, raising the road in places, and improving or installing ditches. Narrow Area Vegetated Filter Strips for filtration and treatment will improve stormwater quality. Because the road is widening and destroying 0.6 acres of wetland, compensatory wetland mitigation will be undertaken on the Land Bank’s Stonebridge Preserve, intended to enhance and rehabilitate six acres of existing degraded wetlands. The mitigation includes developing wet pools for birds and amphibians and revegetating the area.

See MT. BAKER, Page 6

Orcas senior profile JOYCE BURGHARDT: A LIFE OF MUSIC AND LOVE by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Associate Publisher

Joyce Burghardt’s recipe for a vital, long life is simple: stay curious. From the moment she was born to her 90th birthday last month, Burghardt has approached life with enthusiasm. “I grew up in Queen Anne, and my childhood was magical,” said the Orcas resident. “I was involved in church, musicals, the Camp Fire girls.” After her idyllic younger years, Burghardt continued pursuing her diverse interests at the University of Washington. She was a sophomore when she was re-introduced to a former childhood neighbor. “I knew Galen my whole life,” she said. “But he was in the eighth grade when I was in the first grade. When I was in college, his mother called my mother to see if he could come visit for a few weeks. He needed a break from his job in Idaho. Well, in walks this gorgeous man! I had a boyfriend at the time, but it just kind of withered away.” Joyce and Galen married a year later. The Burghardts raised three children together: Galen, Jr., Dick and Patty. Joyce, who is a singer and violinist, says they

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Above: Joyce, today. Right: A younger Joyce.

were very involved parents who incorporated music into their children’s lives. “We used to sit on the kitchen floor, singing and playing the guitar,” she said. Joyce has remained close to her children. Galen, Jr. has a home on Orcas, Patty is moving to the island soon and Dick visits his mom every other week. Joyce and her husband bought property on Orcas in 1949 – the same weekend they came to the island for a visit. After helping the Burghardts with a flat tire,

a local realtor showed them the “Crescent Beach Cottages.” With no resort experience under their belts, the couple bought the business anyway and were moved in by July 4. It was the start of 11 years as proprietors of what Joyce calls “the league of nations.” “We met all kinds of travelers,” she said. “In those days, people stayed for three or four weeks.” During their first stint on Orcas, Joyce and Galen helped created the Eastsound water sys-

See JOYCE, Page 6

thin tree population Douglas firs with root rot are ‘ticking time bombs’ by CALI BAGBY Staff reporter

Douglas firs fall without warning when their roots are rotted, and measuring 40 inches and weighing more than several tons, these giants can cause damage when they hit the ground, especially when campers are in the area. Rob Fimbel with the Washington State Parks’ Stewardship Program doesn’t know exactly how many trees have fallen at Moran State Park because of laminated root rot, a native species of fungus, but describes infected trees as ticking time bombs. “And fall when? I don’t know when,” Fimbel said. “The problem with this disease is when people are in proximity, there is an elevated risk.” To deal with these dangers, Fimbel has proposed a plan to patch cut and thin three areas of the park, which include the surrounding areas of the Environmental Learning Center, the primitive campground and the upper part of the north end campground. The areas are high priority because of the year-round and seasonal living quarters by the ELC and the overnight guests at campgrounds. At a public meeting on Feb. 15, Fimbel presented a map, where trees infected with laminated root rot could be cut down in order to starve the pathogen. Some of the cut Douglas fir could be sold as timber, and Fimbel said any revenue from this will go to natural resources stewardship efforts. “It’s moving,” he said pointing to the map. “This thing is marching on.”

The history In the spring of 2011, a Department of Natural Resources pathologist was called in for a consultation; as a result of his recommendations, the north end campground was closed for the summer. Cabins around the ELC were also closed. Roughly 50 Douglas fir trees

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Rob Fimbel during the meeting.

around the ELC and portions of the north campground were logged in July because they were infected with laminated root rot. Some of the felled forest giants were over 100 years old. Three trees fell behind the ELC about two weeks ago with very small root balls, said Park Manager Jim Schuh. Fimbel said he had no reason to doubt that those trees failed because of the fungus.

The fungus The fungus spreads by root-toroot contact between trees, but

See TREES, Page 6

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012 • The Islands’ Sounder

A success for world concern Senate approves farm

Hayden Schaefer, Cadence Kraayeveld, and Derrick Schaefer during the bake sale. by SUE LEWIS

Special to the Sounder

The Lighthouse Christian Children’s Church chose World Concern for the recipient of the proceeds from its bake sale at the Fidelis Flea Market in West Sound. World Concern provides livestock for families in third world countries to assist them in becoming self-sufficient. The children have raised money for this

group for the last two years, but this year they really outdid themselves during the event on Feb. 11. Last year they raised enough to buy a flock of chickens with a coop, a pig, and some vaccinations. This year, with baked good donations from the families in the church and additional donations from The Wildflour Bakery, Teezers, and the Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast, they raised $176. The children will get together in the next week and pore over the catalog to decide just how their donation should be spent. It was very gratifying to hear these children explain to their customers exactly what this project is all about and why they are doing it. Zion Smith and Cadence Kraavyeveld, working the table, told everyone that “God loves you.” Parent Derrick Schaefer researched World Concern and shared it with others. He helped the children create the banner pictured behind the table. His son Hayden six, guarded the tip jar. It was a fun and festive day. It will also be a happy day for the recipients of goats or chickens or other animals for families to raise.

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approved extending the pilot program through 2017 and adding 11 more counties to the list of those of where the program would apply. Initiated in 2010, under

‘History Matinee’

For the third in a monthly series sponsored by the Orcas Island Historical Museum, long-time island resident Carol Clark will tell stories and discuss the way things used to be on Orcas. The gathering commences directly after the Crossroads lecture at Orcas Center in the Madrona Room on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m. Finger food and refreshments will be served, and donations of any amount to help support the museum are welcome at the door. The Orcas Center was selected for this venue because the Orcas Museum currently has on display it’s exhibit “A Taste of Orcas History” throughout the month of February.


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legislation sponsored by Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, the program allows small farm owners, those with up to $250,000 in annual sales, to employ interns at less than minimum wage and have them covered by state-approved workers insurance, in exchange for providing interns with an accepted curriculum that’s tailored to the type of work they perform, and keeping track of their progress. “With the average age of farmers approaching 60, it’s important that we introduce young people to our agricultural economies,” Ranker said in a prepared statement. In addition to San Juan and Skagit, SB 6392 extends the program to Chelan, Grant, Jefferson, Kitsap, Kittitas, Lincoln, Pierce, Spokane, Thurston, Yakima and Whatcom counties. Farms enrolled in the pilot program can employ up to three interns. Six small farms, including three on San Juan Island, took part in the pilot program during its first two-year trial. The bill passed without opposition in the Senate Feb. 11, and moves to the House for further consideration.

‘Open Bowl’ project The “Open Bowl Project” will be on Feb. 24 at the Wildflour Bakery on the corner of North Beach and Main. Pick a bowl made by a local ceramicist; make your donation to the Orcas Food Bank and fill the bowl with soup and join the party. Participants can keep the bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls around the world. No donation is too big or too small. For more information go to

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 • The Islands’ Sounder

Obituaries Magda Mische Long-time Olga resident Magda Mische passed away suddenly on Feb. 13

John Frederick “Fritz” Kraetzer

John Frederick “Fritz” Kraetzer died suddenly at his home of a heart attack on Feb. 14, 2012. Fritz was born in Boston, Mass. on June 19, 1937 to Eugene Gilbert and Martha Marshall Kraetzer, who both predeceased him. He attended Phillips Academy Andover and graduated from Harvard College, class of 1958. Fritz followed his college graduation with service in the US Navy, which took him to California and after the Navy he enrolled and graduated from Stanford University Law School, class of 1962. He ultimately settled in Berkeley, Calif., where he raised his family. He practiced law in Oakland, Calif. for nearly 30 years, and while an attorney, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of California. Following his term as a governor, he was

while adventuring in the Caribbean. Watch for a full obituary and memorial information soon.

appointed to the bench in Alameda County in August, 1992, serving as a superior court judge until his retirement in 2005. Fritz retired to Orcas Island, Wash. where he was very active in the volunteer community, serving as an Orcas Public Library volunteer, on the Senior Services Advisory Council, as a SHIBA volunteer, as an Orcas Center Board member, a museum volunteer, and a member of the vestry of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Besides his family, Fritz loved travel, puzzles, and his vegetable garden. All those who knew him would describe him as a gentleman. Fritz is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary “Midge” Kraetzer; his children Andrew Kraetzer, Brad Kraetzer and Andrea Hackett, and Polly and Steve Hodson; his grandchildren, Sutter Kraetzer, Caroline Kraetzer, and Madeleine Hodson; his sister Jeannie Kraetzer Didrichsen; and predeceased by his sister Sarah Ann Dallas. Services are at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Eastsound, Saturday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the charity of your choice. Submitted by Kraetzer’s family.


Boosters fundraise for spring sports The Orcas Island Booster Club is “teeing up” its spring fundraising drive to support all athletic programs at our school. “Our winter fund drive was a success. We are grateful for the widespread community support and a matching grant from the Orcas Island Education Foundation, as we were able to raise over $12,000 to fund the basketball programs. Now it’s time to ‘pitch in’ for spring sports,” said Booster vice president Kevin O’Brien. Booster Club Goals • To maintain spring sports programs (softball, baseball, and golf) they

need to raise $30,000. • Establish a strong athletic endowment fund. • Work with the community, school and Orcas Park and Recreation to create a long-term solution. How to help • Become a member of the Booster Club • Donations may be accepted at Key Bank or to the Orcas Island Community Foundation “Booster Fund” by check or online at (specify “Booster Fund”). For questions call Vicki Vandermay,, 376-5068 or Kevin O’Brien, kevinkobrien@ (206) 200-1086.

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Driver hits van, flees scene on foot

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Left: A van rolled over after it was hit by the late model sedan, above. by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Associate Publisher

The driver of a maroon 1987 Nissan Maxima fled the scene of an accident on Fowler’s Corner. Gary Shawn Mobley, 42, ran from the crash after the collision on Feb. 16 around 6:30 a.m. As of press time, he was still at large. Mobley allegedly drove into the side

of a 1995 Mitsubishi Montero heading east on Fowler’s Corner near the stop sign. The driver of the Montero sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after an extensive extrication process by Orcas Fire and Rescue. “Care over speed was our tactic in this case,” said paramedic Dave

Zoeller. The driver is currently in intensive care. His passenger sustained minor injuries. “There is way more to this story,” said Sheriff Rob Nou. “There is one guy who is to the wind and there is one guy in intensive care who we cannot talk to yet. The details are not clear at this point.”

Orcas School levy approved The Orcas Island School District replacement Educational Maintenance and Operations Levy passed by a large margin. It was approved 66.64 percent during the Feb. 14 election; 33.36 percent voted no. A total of 2,173 votes were cast. Orcas School District’s maintenance and operations levy is replacing one that was approved by voters in February 2010. The levy rate for 2011 was 55 cents per thousand of assessed property valuation. The replacement rate for 2013 is slightly less: 54 cents per

thousand. The levy funds operating expenses such as teachers, staff, utilities, supplies and maintenance. It would begin in 2013 and end in 2016. The rates are as follows: 2013: $0.54 per $1,000 assessed value, total levy: $1,880,000 2014: $.052 per $1,000 assessed value, total levy: $1,880,000 2015: $0.54 per $1,000 assessed value, total levy: $1,990,000 2016: $.052 per $1,000 assessed value, total levy: $1,990,000 Orcas voters weren’t alone

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ou will be seeing a new face behind the camera at local events. The Sounder has hired staff reporter Cali Bagby, who made her way here via the Journal of the San Juans, where she has been a reporter since April 4. Bagby is a University of Oregon graduate with a degree in journalism. She began work as a freelance journalist in 2009, embedded with a medivac and an infantry unit in Iraq. She was later on assignment with a U.S. Marines infantry unit in Afghanistan. Bagby can be reached at 376-4500 or cbagby@islandssounder. com. The Sounder said goodbye to reporter Meredith Griffith last month. We will miss her fine reporting skills and terrific sense of humor. Thank you for your two years of hard work, Meredith.

Public meetings Thursday, Feb. 23

• The OPALCO Board of Directors, 8:30 am in the OPALCO office, 183 Mount Baker Road, Eastsound. Friday, Feb. 24

• San Juan County Land Bank Commission, Craft Room, Mullis Community Senior Center, San Juan Island, 8:30 a.m. February 25-26

• “Restore our Democracy,” a series of public meetings to discuss the impact of the Citizens United Supreme Court decision on representative democracy. The Lopez meeting is Feb. 25, 7-9 p.m., Lopez Center. Orcas meeting is Feb. 26, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Eastsound. San Juan meeting is Feb. 26, 4 to 6 p.m., Skagit Valley College. Tuesday, Feb. 28

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rescheduled regular meeting, 5 p.m., school library. Wednesday, Feb. 29

• Sustainable Orcas Island, 5:30 p.m., library. • Emmanuel Episcopal Parish of Orcas Island will host a public forum addressing the Wetlands Section of the Critical Areas Ordinance, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, Eastsound. Moderated by Friends of the San Juans, the forum will explore how this section of the CAO might affect present and future property development, agricultural practices, and the issue of non-conformance on Orcas Island. Call the Friends at 378-2319 or visit www. for more information. Thursday, March 1

• Eastsound Planning Review, 3 p.m., firehall.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012 • The Islands’ Sounder

To the Editor: Concern about Moran State Park tree removal I have grave concerns about the State Park’s proposed response to root rot among the trees. I believe the Parks are the stewards of our natural environment. They are entrusted with allowing nature to follow its natural life process and for providing public access. Removing trees within a 50-foot radius of the diseased ones is not stewardship. Instead, it sounds to me like human manipulation of the natural environment. I can appreciate the need to protect building and campsites by cutting dead trees. More extensive intervention on the forest integrity ought to be avoided. Has human manipulation ever really improved on nature? Removing and replanting alters the ecosystem the Parks are meant to Steward. Research by Suzanne Simard, Professor of Forest Ecology, University of British Columbia, indicates the importance of the vast networks of roots connecting the trees. This connection greatly enhances forest survival. Removal of trees and root systems compromises the regenerative capacity of the forest. What is the role of human stewardship as we face the future? We might be wisest to allow the forests their own sovereignty. In this way, natural ecosystems exist, adapt, and evolve. Our State Park Stewardship can then provide us with education and access to experience, and observe this ongoing living, dying, decomposing, regenerating process. Rivkah Sweedler Olga

Kids thank OIEF for school library funding Thank you to the Orcas Island Education Foundation for paying to keep our library open for the rest of the year, because we love our library. It made us feel really sad when we heard it was going to have to close. Because it has all

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of our favorite books, and when it rains outside during recess we can come inside and draw or read or play games. We would really be unhappy if the library wasn’t there because the library is a big part of what we like about school. It’s a place where you can sit down and be alone, where you can talk to people, and have a fun time. It’s a place to go when you’re cold during recess. It always makes us happy because the library always has just the right books for every person. Always the best books with the best stories. We love the variety of picture books for a quick read, and we love taking a book home for the weekend. The librarians have always been really nice and helped us find the right books. And if we didn’t have a library, the school would feel empty. We want to somehow raise money so that the library will stay open next year, so all the kids can be happy. Millie Kau 5th grade Camryn Thompson 4th Grade

Deer Harbor forms disaster plan During the past year we have read of major earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, forest fires, etc. across the globe. Thus far the San Juans have remained unscathed from such cataclysmic events, but no place is immune from unexpected disaster. The County’s Disaster Management, Fire and Police Departments all have basic plans for responding to such an event, but also limited resources. In the Mailing/Street Address P.O. Box 758, 217 Main Street, Eastsound, WA 98245 Office (360) 376-4500 Classifieds (800) 388-2527 Fax (360) 376-4501

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short term, much of the assistance for those affected would be through neighbor helping neighbor. Some communities have developed their own disaster plans intended to augment and interface with the county departments. Through the efforts of the Deer Harbor Plan Review Committee, we have begun by considering emergency routes, initiating a network of hand-held radios, reviewing available local resources, etc. It’s just a beginning. One of the more important elements of such a plan is the selection of an Emergency Center where those affected could find food, shelter and information. Pam and Craig Carpenter have offered to let the Deer Harbor Inn serve that purpose. The county Red Cross is delighted with the selection since the Inn provides so many of the facilities that they look for in an Emergency Center. In addition its central location and proximity to the Fire Station are real assets. We would like to thank the Carpenters for their offer to the Deer Harbor community. They are good neighbors. And we hope we never have occasion to visit them as an Emergency Center. Rather only as a pleasant setting for a good dinner. Deer Harbor Plan Review Committee

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LETTERS FROM 4 education. We are a proud recipient of a UW grant that helps further our mission and development of a key program directly benefitting our families and ultimately our island community. Funds from our 2012 UW grant will support additional family-partnering opportunities, one of the hallmarks of the Children’s House program. Maintaining a close and extended relationship with the family is a vital part of our early education philosophy. By partnering with families, through home visits, for example, we can extend that support. According to the National Institute of Early Educational Research, one of the six essential indicators of a quality early learning program is “when parents are involved in all aspects of the programs.” Such programs empower parents by involving them as partners with teachers in supporting their children’s development. Most of the preschool programs found to have long-term benefits include home visits or emphasized parent involvement in other ways. These programs strengthen a parent’s ability to view their children as able, active learners and to support their children’s development of a sense of control and of intellectual, social and physical abilities. By providing a warm, nurturing and collaborative environment for young children, we make a difference in their future success in school. This success carries with them through-

out adulthood and into our community in positive ways. We understand that United Way has limited funds and must often make difficult choices in evaluating grant proposals. On behalf of Children’s House staff, families and board, I want to thank the United Way of San Juan County for this grant, those who pledge generously in support of its mission and the UW grant committee which works compassionately to direct financial support into local programs that help our islanders in such fundamental and far-reaching ways. Susan Anderson CH Executive Director

Re: CAO letter Janet Alderton, Board member of the Friends of the San Juan’s, quotes me in last week’s paper and claims that the council resolved the issue that I had raised. Unfortunately, she is just plain wrong. On pages 28 and 29 of the Council-approved General Section of the Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) the wording is clear; “prior to removal of vegetation or site disturbance, all development activities must undergo this review.” Development is defined as, “...structural alteration, relocation, or enlargement of any structure; any clearing, draining, filling, grading, paving, excavation, mining, landfill; or any extension of the use of land.” County planner, Shireene Hale, speaking during the council’s deliberations on the General Section of the CAO, states; a property owner is required to first seek the County’s approval



(review) before doing any trimming of brush, turning a shovel of dirt, assembling a small garden shed; (use a chain saw, get prior County approval?) According to the new law, county staff will do their analysis and, if the proposed activity will take place within 300 feet of a critical area, any approval will be conditioned on mitigation or avoidance of impacts to the critical area or critical area buffer. Failure to get prior county approval is technically a code violation. If Community Development and Planning (CD&P) gets approval of the new law it is asking for, the violation will be a misdemeanor ticketed by CD&P personnel. Recent events show the Friends are only too happy to be neighborhood police in our “Brave New World” tightly regulated community. If you have any doubt that this is correct or that Janet Alderton is just plain wrong, watch the YouTube clip of questions and response between Council Chair Patty Miller and Senior

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Planner Shireene Hale from the council’s broadcast of their meeting on January 24. To her credit, Miller clearly understood the issue and asked the right questions. John Evans Olga

Thank you for music benefits Recently I had some unexpected medical issues, and was overwhelmed by the showings of support from all islands – three amazing evenings of live music. A huge “thank you” to Joe and Maureen at Doe Bay Resort, Peggy and Oren at The Rumor Mill and all at The Lower Tavern. I’m tempted to list all the musicians who donated their musical talents to the cause, but it turns out that over 60 acts played at the benefits. Wow. Live music is indeed live and well in the San Juan Islands. Again, a huge hug and thanks. Live music is indeed a healing force. Bruce Harvie Olga


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On Feb. 14 at a regular meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners for San Juan County Fire Protection District #2, Kevin O’Brien signed the contract for his new position as Fire Chief of Orcas Island Fire and Rescue, effective March 1. As chair of the Board of Fire Commissioners this year, I would like to thank publicly the people who made this decision possible. The Fire Chief Search Committee members were dedicated and impartial; they worked very hard to ensure that the best candidate was selected for this position. Therefore, I must commend the following members of the committee for an assignment well done: Art Lange and Dawn Parnell for the community, Lindsay Schirmer for the paid staff, and Dave Zoeller and Rich Harvey for the volunteers. James Wolf

added his expertise in an advisory role, as well as Rick Anda, CFO of Orcas Island Fire and Rescue. The other two Fire Commissioners – Jim Coffin and Clyde Duke – are to be applauded as well for their support of the committee’s unequivocal choice. The selection of Kevin O’Brien continues to be met with great enthusiasm and bodes well for the future of our fire department. Current Chief Mike Harris generously has agreed to stay on in a consulting role through May, guaranteeing a smooth transition during this “change of watch.” Finally, I wish to express my gratitude to the residents of Orcas Island who took the time to write letters of recommendation regarding Kevin’s candidacy. Your comments were very much appreciated. Barbara Bedell Chair, Board of Fire Commissioners


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135 Rhone Street, P.O. Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 (360) 378-2354 | (360) 378-2116 | Fax (360) 378-3922 Page 6 Wednesday, February 22, 2012 • The Islands’ Sounder | In 1961, the family moved chology in 1973. A decade ment from the University of ground in the proposed plan FROM 1 FROM 1 back to Seattle to care for later, while director of the Utah’s distance program. because removing them disJoyce’s parents. During that Girls Club of Puget Sound, In addition to being a turbs the soil and doesn’t tem and the Orcas Yacht time, she returned to the she went back to school singer and playing violin, does not spread through guarantee to get rid of Club and were involved University of Washington, again, finishing a masters Joyce loves to cook. She soil or air on its own. It can pathogens, said Fimbel. He Date: February with the Orcas Singers 16, and2012 earning a degree in psy- in human resource manage- and Galen created a cook- remain viable in stumps for also plans to replant trees, theTo: March ofThe Dimes. Journal, Sounder, and Weekly ing club in Seattle with four up to 50 years, infecting any like lodgepole pine, that are new trees of species suscep- resistant to the fungus. other couples. The Burghardts returned tible to the disease. Fimbel hopes to implePlease publish ONE time 3 columns X 4” in both the Journal and the Sounder in issues published for the There is concern that ment to Orcas in 1981. Joyce was this plan by April, and week of February 22, 2012 and publish in the Islands Weekly on February 28, involved 2012. in the EPRC for adjacent trees that do not have ELC areas and camp15 years, helping design show symptoms may be in grounds open by Memorial the way Eastsound looks an early and undetectable Day, but he is waiting for today. She was a found- stage of the disease. the approval of the director Fimbel said the fungus of Washington State Parks. ing member of the Orcas Community Foundation may have been kept in check Fimbel said that the idea and served on the boards in an earlier time because of cutting down trees has SAN JUAN COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE of the Orcas Center, Long historically the forest was been hard for people to Comments Requested on the revised SMP Update Inventory and House and Orcas Medical more diverse and there could digest even if it is for the Characterization Report, now available Center to name a few. She have been more hardwoods greater health of a forest has been a member of the – broad-leaved deciduous area, but he said people are The SMP Shoreline Inventory and Characterization Choral Society and the trees – that stopped the becoming more open to the Report is a vital element of the County’s SMP update process. Music Advocacy Group for pathogen, which spreads 1 idea. The report splits the County’s 440+ miles of shoreline into years. Joyce has also par- to 2 feet a year. “It’s 12 acres out of 5,000 Douglas fir is the perfect that will be left untouched management areas and then subdivides these based on the ticipated in countless local presence of different environments, land use patterns, or theatre productions. Galen host, its roots grow together and 38 miles of trails leaving for strength, but it works the as is,” Schuh said. “These ecosystem processes. passed away in 2005. The Inventory and Characterization Report is intended to set the baseline for Since 1988, Joyce has been opposite for laminated root areas pointed out, where teaching water aerobics, first rot because those roots cre- we are inviting people to the County’s shoreline ecological functions and values. It is this baseline that ‘no net at Rosario and now at Orcas ate a highway network for stay overnight are where we loss’ calculations will be based on and therefore determine the level, if any, of pathogens. Spa and Athletics. have to balance risk versus protection needed for a specific resource. Fimbel said thinning and benefit to trees.” Joyce began teachThe County will collect comments, criticisms, and corrections from the public ing swimming during her patch cuts would give nonFor info, visit parks. until 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2012. 20 years at the Red Cross host trees more room to, Friends CAO -and Wetlands Workshop Ad - Orcas The Inventory Characterization Report is approximately 340 pages long in Seattle. She taught the grow around the primitive email and3iscol accompanied x 6.5” by 110 different maps. The report and maps are available online at: first swimming class in the campground and the ELC. or call 376-2326., Electronic copies are available Week of Feb 20, 2012 Central District of Seattle Stumps would be left in the on CD, free of charge, from the Community Development and Planning Office (CD&P) at for pregnant teens and kids. Orcas Sounder” only 135For Rhone Street in“Islands Friday Harbor. She credits her youthful Please send your corrections, comments, or criticisms to Colin Maycock, AICP to the Terrill Beach Road energy with staying active FROM 1 at, or mail to SJC CD&P at P.O. Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA, pond. and always being curious 98250. If you have any questions, please call Colin Maycock, AICP at 360-370-7573. For more info, contact about life. A 5-foot wide gravel Vekved at Public Works “And good dogs – we’ve pedestrian trail will be built 370-0504 or danv@sjcpubalways had really good from North Beach Road dogs,” Joyce said.



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Wetlands & You WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE CRITICAL AREAS ORDINANCE Wednesday, February 29, 2012 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Emmanuel Episcopal Parish 242 Main Street, Eastsound

Wetlands 101

Scott Rozenbaum, Wetland and Soil Scientist

Farming and Wetlands

Peggy Bill, Agricultural Resource Committee

Construction and Wetlands

Peter Kilpatrick, Builder/Owner, Ravenhill Construction

Updating the Critical Areas Ordinance

Kyle Loring, Staff Attorney, Friends of the San Juans

Questions and Answers Hosted by Emmanuel Episcopal Church, a Genesis Covenant Parish to promote the stewardship of the environment.

For more information: 378-2319 Read the county ordinance:

Moderated by:

Church Services EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL Parish of Orcas Island Eastsound (by the water) Bishop Craig B. Anderson, Rector SUNDAYS: Holy Eucharist 1st Sunday in month - 10:00 a.m. Other Sundays - 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Church School & Nursery THURSDAYS: 12 noon Rector’s Forum & Holy Eucharist 376-2352


10:00 a.m. Sunday 7:00 p.m. Testimony Meeting First Wed. of the month Orcas Elementary School Library 376-5873


ORCAS LOPEZ ISLAND St. Francis Church in Center Church Eastsound Mass 4:30 p.m. Saturday Mass 1:00 p.m. Sunday


Sundays Sundays Sundays 9:15 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 2:15 p.m. St. David’s Church Center Church Emmanuel Church 760 Park St. 312 Davis Bay Rd. 242 Main St. Friday Harbor Lopez Island Eastsound Pastor Anne Hall 468-3025 •

ORCAS ISLAND UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11:00 am West Sound Community Hall All are welcome!

ORCAS ISLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH Madrona Street, Eastsound Sunday Worship Services 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m., with a Nursery & Sunday School Pastor Dick Staub Pastor Scott Harris Pastor Grant Myles-Era 376-OICC

Island Living

WEDNESDAY, February 22, 2012

The Islands’ Sounder •

PG. 7

Journey through the Inside Passage Former Orkila camper launches 4-month kayak trip to raise funds for the Orcas organization

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Matthew White and Sky Marchesi.


by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Associate Publisher

or 18 years, Matthew White considered Camp Orkila his “home away from home.” Now the Maui resident is using his outdoor expertise to raise $100,000 for the YMCA camp. “It’s amazing how many different generations of people throughout the Pacific Northwest and the country have been impacted by Camp Orkila,” White said. “You never know where you are going to meet someone who has been to the camp. I was at the grocery store here on Maui this fall and there was a kid with a Camp Orkila sweatshirt on. He had just done one of the kayaking programs.” In April, White and his girlfriend Skye Marchesi will be journeying along the Inside Passage in “TRIAK” vessels, which are trimaran sailing kayaks. White and Marchesi will be traveling 1,300 miles until they reach Glacier Bay, Ala. “We are the first expedition to ever use TRIAKS to

CALENDAR Feb. 24, 25 &

cussion on “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” led by Barbara Lewis. No charge, all are welcome.

March 3 & 4

weds., Feb. 22

When Bullfrogs Sing Opera:


p.m., Orcas Center, “Bridge of San Luis Rey.”

Thurs., Feb. 23 Dinner kitchen: Free meal,

Parish Hall of Emmanuel Church, 5 to 7 p.m., features comfort foods.

Orcas Island Grange, 7:30 p.m., $10. Comedy for all ages.

Sat., Feb. 25 Book discussion: Orcas

travel this distance,” White said. “It is innovative craft that is part sea-kayak and part sailing catamaran.” He is currently at 1 percent of his $100,000 goal. All of the proceeds will go directly to the organization. White hopes others who share his passion for Camp Orkila will give to the cause at “Orkila is so special to me – it is such an inspiring place,” he said. “It has changed so many people’s lives. It’s a place where I grew up.” The 105-year-old Camp Orkila boasts 285 acres, 3/4 mile of waterfront, more than 100 buildings, a swimming pool, basketball court, barn and horse arena, and a climbing tower. It offers youth and teen summer camp, teen expedition trips, adventure education, family camp weekends, women’s wellness retreats, and environmental education and marine science programs. White, who was raised in Seattle, first went to the camp as an eight-year-old. “I will never forget getting on the bus at the Northgate parking lot and as we’re driving away one of the kids

Island Library meeting room, 1-3 p.m., book dis-

Sunday, Feb. 26 History Matinee: Carol Clark

will lead a story-telling / discussion about the way things used to be on Orcas Island, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Madrona Room, Orcas Center.

Monday, Feb. 27 Piano concert: Jeffrey

Kahane, world renowned pianist, conductor and music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will perform Bach’s French Suite no. 5 in G, Chopin’s Mazurkas, Polonaise-Fantasie and Barcarolle, and more, 7-9 p.m., Orcas Center. Following the concert, Orcas Island Chamber

tapped me on the shoulder and asked me who the lady was running after the bus. It was my mom, waving goodbye.” The avid outdoorsman says Camp Orkila was “absolutely magical.” After attending the camp throughout his youth, he returned in 2002 as a counselor. He was also involved in the camp’s Leadership Development Institute. “We hope you choose to contribute so that campers who could not otherwise afford camp have a chance to experience the life-changing, character-shaping experience of Camp Orkila,” White said. Orkila executive director Dimitri Stankevich says the money will be put into an endowment for the camp’s teen outdoor expedition programs. “We’re very excited whenever Camp Orkila alumni get back involved with camp and want to help future generations,” Stankevich. “So many of our alumni have these strong emotional ties to their time as campers.”

Music Festival guests will be treated to Thurston Wolfe wines, champagne and cocktail cuisine by Cafe Olga. Tickets $75, www.

Tues., Feb. 28

Controlling your debt:

Financial workshops with Betty Barats, Orcas Library, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Pre-register by Feb. 24, the cost is $16 or $20 at the door. Contact

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Weds., Feb. 29 Wooden Boats: “Spirits on

the Water: A Celebration Through Slides and Stories,” Orcas Senior Center, 7 p.m. Fundraiser for the Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands.



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‘Shaketh Thy Booty’ party Modern ‘Comedy of Errors’ The island’s premier funky soul band, the Orcas Horns, is throwing a Renaissance-themed dance party on the eve of April Fool’s Day, March 31, at “Ye Old” Oddfellows Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. and music starts at 8 p.m. The band is partnering with the Orcas Chamber

of Commerce and the Orcas Island Education Foundation to debut its inaugural “Spring ShakeDown” dance party in conjunction with the first annual Orcas Island Shakespeare Festival. In keeping with the spirit of the festival, attendees are encouraged to make merry dressed as characters from

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jolly old England, around the time of Shakespeare. Traditional beverages such as mead, cider and ale will be sold by the OIEF, with all proceeds going towards their Farm to Cafeteria Program. Our friends at The Kitchen will prepare locally grown organic food for the feast with proceeds donated to Haiti relief. Come prepared to “shaketh thy booty” all night long while the Orcas Horns crank out the funky dance grooves. Tickets are $12 in advance at Darvill’s Bookstore or $15 on the night of the event.

National Theatre Live On Screen at Orcas Center continues with “The Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare on Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. Shakespeare’s furiously paced comedy is staged in a contemporary world where two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale. And for no one more so than

A word from April

Lecture on world reporting Dr. Nancy Rivenburgh, Associate Professor of Communications at the University of Washington will present the first spring lecture of the Crossroads series. Her lecture will focus on the future of news reporting internationally. The event is on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. at Orcas Center. Tickets are $10 and are available at Darvills, at the door, and online at A reception with the speaker will follow.


I would like to use today’s column to convey a couple of things to my supporters. First, I’d like to extend our sympathies regarding the loss of flamboyant mayoral candidate Pearl Boy. Secondly, I am profoundly moooved by those of you who have been generously donating for my care and upkeep. Thank you so much! I have had serious medical issues resolved through the



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Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio who, in search of their brothers, arrive in a land entirely foreign to their distant home. Top British comedian Lenny Henry plays Antipholus of Syracuse in this National Theatre production live from London. Tickets are $15 and $11 for students ($2 off for Orcas Center members) and may be purchased on www. or by calling 376-2281 ext. 1.


generosity of my patrons. I got a new water trough, lots of soft dry straw for my bed, and all the hay I can eat. I even have a mineral supplement and alfalfa pellets. It just doesn’t get any better than this! For those of you who are interested we have an accounting of the expenditures at the Trading Co. Please understand that we continually need to find resources to provide my food and health care. I have a bank account at Key Bank should you like to donate money, the lovely bipeds at the bank can help you. I also am in need of wood chips for my barn and muddy pasture if you have some to donate. We will be trying to schedule a barn raising project this spring. In my next column I would like to return my attention to answering the concerns of my constituents. If you have a question on any subject, please leave it in the red barn mailbox at the front door of the Trading Co. or mail it to April D Bovine PO Box # 387 Eastsound, WA 98245. I eagerly await your questions. Sincerely, with great appreciation, April D. Bovine

Artplay Through March, Orcas Center will feature works by local artist and teacher Philomena Robinson. The exhibit will include book arts, photography and other media. The show is called “Adventures in Artplay.” In addition, a drawing and paper show, open to local artists, will be displayed in the Madrona room. A reception will be held March 2 in the Madrona Room, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Philomena will speak about her work.

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“Spiral rose” by Philomena Robinson.



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REPORTER The Journal of the San Juans in the beautiful San Juan islands of Washington State is seeking a general assignment reporter with writing experience and photography skills. Knowledge of Indesign and social media a plus but not required. Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented deadline driven environment, display excellent writing skills, have a knowledge of community news and be able to compose articles on multiple topics. This is a 32 hour-per-week position that includes excellent benefits; medical, dental, 401K, paid vacation and holidays. Please send resume with cover letter, 3 or more non-returnable clips in PDF or Text format and references to or mail to: GAREP/HR Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106 Poulsbo, WA 98370 EOE


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1965 RESTORED 31’ Pembroke Sedan Cruiser, possible live aboard. Mahogany lapstrake hull on oak frames, full keel with bronze skeg, rudder & cutlass strut; deck & coach roofs covered with glass cloth; Perkins diesel, Borg Warner Velvet Drive transmission & bronze prop. 100 gal fuel tankage, 80 gal water tankage. Pressure hot & cold water for shower, wash basin & sink. Electric Head, diesel range, ac/dc refrigerator, microwave. VHF, depth sounder, autopilot, spotlight, battery charger, ac to dc converter, 2 bilge pumps. Inflatable dingy, 2 anchors with rode, boat hooks, fenders, & mooring lines. Sleeps 2 in large V-berth, dinette converts to small double berth. Illness forces sale. Boat lying in Port Orchard. $4,000 or best offer by 3/23/12! No reasonable offer refused. 360-638-1749 or email jimvanvalkenburg@

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1997 21’ DUCKWORTH Silverwing Semi Hardtop. “The #1 Custom Welded Aluminum Boat�. V Hull. Shock absorber captains chairs, bench seats and fish seats. Pole holders. Stereo. Dual batteries and more. 2001 Honda 130 Outboard and Merc 15 HP kicker. Priced to sell at $19,995. More Info Available. 360-472-0895 Friday Harbor Marine Parts & Repair

DOWNRIGGER; Scotty electric, 24 fixed boom #1099, 10 lbs lead ball & Scotty Weight Mate. Never out of box! New condition! $450. Friday Harbor 360-378-6248. Automobiles Cadillac

2011 CADILLAC DTS, only 2,200 miles! Red, 4 door, sunroof. Standard Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance includes scheduled oil changes, tire rotations, replacement of engine and cabin air filters and multipoint vehicle inspections for 4yrs or 50,000 miles. OnStar with improved voice recognition capabilities. Fully loaded. Absolutely stunning. $32,000. 360-299-3842, 360-220-5350


Now under construction. Free nursing assistant certification class Become an NAC for free (a $600 value). Classes begin in March, and upon course completion, employment opportunities may be available. Please call 360.378.2117, or stop by our facility to apply. Space is limited! 660 Spring St. Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LCCA.COM


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Pickup Trucks Toyota

Tents & Travel Trailers

2003 TOYOTA Tundra TRD Sport. V-8, 2WD, Automatic. Rare “Terminator� model. One owner. Always garaged. Non-smoker. Bed liner, side steps. Leather seats. 4 door. Towing package. Low 18,500 miles. $18,000. Call 360678-1634.

1987 COLEMAN TENT Trailer, Columbia model, in good shape for this year. Ready to roll! Sleeps 4 comfortably. Includes 12’ aluminum boat. $900 obo. Kingston, Kitsap county. Please leave message 360-297-4007 can email photos.

Automobiles Chevrolet




5 PUREBRED Miniature American Eskimo puppies for sale. $650 each. Great with kids, family raised. Mom on-site. Ready for their forever home. If interested, please email: or call 360-675-6117

AKC AUSTRALIAN Shepherd puppies, pure bred. Born 12/28/11. Parents on site. Shots, worming & vet checked. Happy go lucky temperments! Black Tri Colors: one girl and two boys. $400 ea. San Juan Island. Call Bruce 360378-9451 or please leave message.



1995 CHEVY Impala SS. Original owner; only 49,000 miles; Corvette 350 engine; factory upgraded brake system; dark green/grey metallic paint, grey leather interior; Pioneer 12 CD system with remote; electric windows, seats, door locks; original wheels; regular maintenance. Comfortably seats 4 adults perfect for those who like to get out and drive. $13,499. Call: (360)509-5851

AKC GERMAN Shepherd puppies, bred for sound temperament and train ability. All German bloodlines. Parents onsite and family raised. Males / females. $700. 360-456-0362

AKC POODLE Puppies. Brown Standard. 9 wks old on February 1st. First shots and wormed. Very beautiful, intelligent loving. Parents have had pre-breeding & genetic testing, also good hips, elbows & eyes. Home raised with with loving care. 7 females, 2 males. $1200/each. See puppies online: Call Roberta 360-2866845. ,OOKINGĂĽFORĂĽAĂĽNEWĂĽPLACEĂĽ #HECKĂĽOUTĂĽ WWWPNWHOMElNDERCOM FORĂĽLOCALĂĽĂĽNATIONALĂĽLISTINGSĂĽ


BOSTON TERRIER Puppies. Purebred, born December 4th. Excellent markings & conformation! 2 males & female. Paper trained with first shots. Family raised! Super friendly dispositions! Only $800 each. Harriet 360-929-0495 or 360679-2500 Whidbey Island.

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GOLDEN DOODLE Puppies, ready March 3rd. Small, medium and large size. Blacks, Reds and Blondes. F1B’s, 3/4 Poodle. Hip, eye, elbow clearances. Dew claws removed, wormed and 1st shots. Hypoallergenic, non-shedding, smart, calm and really cool. $900-$1600. Email me for more pictures and information: or call 360-420-2277

&INDĂĽIT ĂĽ"UYĂĽIT ĂĽ3ELLĂĽIT NW ADSCOM TOY POODLE, 8 weeks old. Male, black with white paws, chin and neckline. CKC Registered. Tail bobbed, dew claws clipped, puppy shots and partially potty trained. $450. (307)2592307 Port Orchard. Email for pictures:

AKC GREAT DANE Puppies. Now offering Full-Euro’s, Half-Euro’s & Standard Great Danes. Males & females. Every color but Fawns, $500 & up. Health guarantee. Licensed since 2002. Dreyersdanes is Oregon state’s largest breeder of Great Danes. Also; selling Standard Poodles. Call 503-556-4190. 2EACHüTHOUSANDSüOFü READERSüWITHüONEüCALLü    ü


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Auction on Orcas Island Sat. Feb. 25th, 10am Preview Fri. 24th, 1-5 Walking Horse Country Farm, 180 W. Beach Rd. East Sound, Wa. 98245 Carriages, Buggies, Sleighs, Wagon wheels, Buckboard, Harness, saddles, Custom 4 horse trailer, 30 Ft covered wagon, 5 pianos, Tools, Power post hole digger, Pump, Barn full of Antiques, Childs dental chair, etc.


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HUGE SALE - February 25th & 26th, 9am-2pm. Contractor tools; household; furniture; storage shelves; camping, hunting, fishing gear; pottery pots; Disney VHS movies; Honda S2000, much much more. 347 Gafford Lane. Bottom of Buck Mountain, first road to the right.

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012 • The Islands’ Sounder


SAN JUAN COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICES San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388.


San Juan County has established a tion of tourism-related facilities. Pro- or contact Debbie Emery at the office of tourism facilities program, funded by gram categories are: The Solid Waste Advisory CommitAdministration a portion of the revenue collected Emphasis on Tourism facilities cap- County tee will meet Thursday, February 23, (360) 370-7401. Packets may be under the state Lodging Tax excise ital program: 2012 starting at 11:30AM in the picked up and applications dropped statutes and is seeking proposals Construction Council Chambers at the Legislative off at 55 Second Street, Suite 202, from qualified entities interested in 1) Improvement Building (55 Second Street, Friday Friday Harbor, WA. Requests and or funding single project proposals con- Renovation grants for Tourism submissions by mail should be sent Harbor, WA). The public is welcome cerned with acquiring, improving or Matching to attend. developing facilities for enhancing Events and Festivals designed to at- to: LEGAL NO. SJ4268 San Juan County the tourism experience; and/or 2) tract tourists Published: The Journal of the San matching grants for operating tour- Matching Grants for operation of Lodging Tax Facilities Grant ProJuans, The Islands’ Sounder. ism facilities that enhance the tour- existing eligible tourism facilities that gram February 15, 22, 2012 ism experience; and/or 3) matching meet the criteria of this RFP and the 350 Court Street #5 grants for events that draw tourists; long-range tourism plan (including, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. and/or 4) projects that carry out the but not limited to historic museums, LEGAL NO. SJ4274 MEETING NOTICE Published: The Journal of the San goals of the San Juan County LTAC performing arts, visual arts) Tourism Master Plan. The contract Special Investments that help to Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. NOTICE OF REGULAR year will begin on January 1, 2013. accomplish objectives of the LTAC February 22, 29, 2012. SCHEDULED MEETING: The expected outcome of the funded Master Plan (more details are availonline at: http://sanjuanactivities is to increase economic ac- able PUBLIC NOTICE The San Juan County Land Bank tivity in San Juan County in 2013 Commission will hold its regular and beyond through the overnight Proposals are due no later than Request for Proposals monthly meeting on Friday, February lodging of tourists, through tourism- Monday, March 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm. for the San Juan County 2013 24,San2012 at theCommunity Craft Room, Mullis related and Hearing construc- For information and an application Juan County Development & Planning Combined Notice ofexpenditures, Application and Public To: The Journal & Sounder Lodging Tax Facilities Community Senior 589 Harbor, Nash WA. 98250 packet, visit the LTAC website: Grant Program 135 Rhone Street, P. O.Center, Box 947, Friday Please publish once on 2/22/ 2012 (360) 378-2354 (360) 3782116 Fax (360) 378-3922 and bill Community Development & Planning Page 1 of 1 #/-").%$ü./4)#%ü/&ü!00,)#!4)/.3üü(%!2).'3 Permit Number

Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Public comment time is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. The public is welcome at every monthly Land Bank Commission meeting. View meeting agenda at Judy Cumming San Juan County Land Bank 350 Court Street #6 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. SJ4273 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. February 22, 2012.

Project Description

Tax Parcel Number, Project Location, and Island

Applicant/Agent Name and Address

Date of Application

Date Complete

Melissa Davies, c/o Bob Querry The Permit Center, PO Box 2573, FH, WA 98250 Kerry & Beth Anderson PO Box 1851, FH, WA 98250






Vacation rental of 2-bedroom house

271457109, 20 Huckleberry Way, Orcas Island


Vacation rental of 1-bedroom house

352743005, 84 Dakota Way, San Juan Island

Other Required Permits* SEPA Threshold End Date Determination for SEPA Comments None Exempt NA None


Suggested Project Comments End Date** 3/14/2012


Hearing Body

Hearing Place

Hearing Date


2/13/2012 2/13/2012 None Exempt NA 3/14/2012 Timothy & Kristi Jones c/o Law Office of Stephanie Johnson O’Day, PO Box 2112, FH, WA 98250 3/5/2009 1/24/2012 HPA, 401 Water Quality DNS 3/7/2012 09XMP011 Dredge to restore original 262250019, Bayhead Marina, Bayhead Marina LLC, Certification, Aquatic Resources marina depth Orcas Island Francine Shaw, PO Box 2112, Friday Harbor, WA Use Authorization, Section 404 98250 and Section 10 permits. 2/15/2012 2/15/2012 Exempt 3/14/2012 Hearing Islanders 4/11/2012 PCUP00-12- Vacation rental 353032016, 3729 Bailer Hill Scott and Victoria Zehner, Examiner Bank 0002 Road, San Juan Island PO Box 3161, Friday Harbor, Admin. WA 98250 NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS: SEPA Determination: San Juan County has determined that the projects noted above with a DNS or MDNS will not have probable significant adverse impacts on the environment and has issued a Threshold Determination pursuant to Sections 197-11-310 and 197-11-340 WAC. An Environmental Impact Statement will not be required under Section 43.21C.030 (2)(c) RCW. This determination was made after review of the environmental checklist and other environmental information on file at Community Development and Planning (CD&P). The County has determined that the requirements for environmental analysis, protection, and mitigation measures have been adequately addressed in the development regulations and comprehensive plan adopted under Chapter 36.70A RCW, and in other applicable local, state, or federal laws or rules, as provided by Section 43.21C.240 RCW and Section 197-11-158 WAC, or as may be conditioned within any MDNS. SEPA Comments: Anyone desiring to comment on the Threshold Determination can do so by submitting a written statement to CD&P, P. O. Box 947 (135 Rhone Street), Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 no later than the comment date specified above. The Threshold Determination may be appealed by submitting a written statement of appeal along with the basis for the appeal and a fee to CD&P within 21 days after the end of the SEPA comment period. Application Comments: Any file may be examined by appointment during regular business hours at the San Juan County CD&P, Courthouse Annex, Friday Harbor. Anyone desiring to comment on the Notice of Application can do so by submitting a written statement to CD&P no later than the end date for project comments specified above. Anyone who desires to provide testimony in the public hearing or desires a copy of the decision for this project may do so by requesting such from CD&P. A copy of the staff report for this project may be obtained from CD&P generally 7 days prior to the public hearing. * As directed by applicant, per UDC 18.80.030.A.3.f ** Per UDC 18.80.030.B. PSPALT-120001

Short plat alteration of Carefree 8 and adjacent parcel

451431002 and 451431003, 563 Carefree Way, San Juan Island

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS: Hearing Examiner meetings on San Juan Island start at 10:00 a.m., in the Islanders Bank Admin. Building downstairs meeting room, 225 Blair Street, Friday Harbor. Planning Commission meetings begin at 8:45 am. Any person desiring to comment prior to the hearing shall submit a statement in writing to CD&P, P. O. Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing as well. A copy of the staff report for this hearing may be obtained generally 7 days prior to the public hearing from CD&P at the address above. NOTICE OF DECISIONS: Hearing Examiner decisions are posted on the County website at: ,%'!,ĂĽ./ĂĽ3* ĂĽ0UBLISHEDĂĽ4HEĂĽ*OURNALĂĽOFĂĽTHEĂĽ3ANĂĽ*UANĂĽ)SLANDS ĂĽ4HEĂĽ)SLANDSĂĽ3OUNDER ĂĽ&EBRUARYĂĽ ĂĽ




In the Matter of the Estate of H. JAMES CAHAIL, Deceased. PROBATE NO. 12-4-00032-8 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative

named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute

of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both

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the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Publication: February 8, 15 & 22, 2012 Personal Representative: MARY JEAN CAHAIL PO Box 803 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Attorney for the Estate: LAWRENCE A. PIRKLE WSBA # 18392 321 W. Washington, Suite 300 Mount Vernon, WA 98273 LEGAL NO. S1674 Published: The Islands’ Sounder February 8, 15, 22, 2012.


In the Matter of the Estate of: FRANK STRONG KORAL, Deceased. NO. 12-4-05004-8 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT AND PENDENCY OF PROBATE Notice is hereby given that on the

26th day of January, 2012, the below-named personal representative was appointed and qualified as the Personal Representative and Executor of this Estate and that probate proceedings are pending. DATED this 31st day of January,


2012. William F. Koral Personal Representative By: Christine R. Kenady Attorney for Estate P.O. Box 107 Eastsound, WA 98245 360/376-2024 WSBA No. 12206 LEGAL NO. S1675 Published: The Islands’ Sounder February 8, 15, 22, 2012

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Selected Varieties, 4.3 to 7.2 oz. …………………


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Selected Varieties, 6 oz. ………

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Cupcakes ………………

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