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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2012 | Vol. 113, No. 16 | www.whidbeynewstimes.com | 75¢

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No death penalty for grandfather killer By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks has decided he will not seek the death penalty against a 31-yearold homeless man accused of murdering both of his grandfathers at their North Whidbey homes last October. Joshua Lambert is accused of stabbing to death his two 80-year-

old grandfathers, George Lambert and August Eisner, on Oct. 3. Lambert, who is acting as his own attorney, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity and told the Whidbey News-Times that he was in the midst of a hallucination when he committed the crimes. “As horrific and devastating as his alleged crimes are, I have decided not to seek the death pen-

alty against Joshua David Lambert,” Banks wrote in a statement. “My decision is consistent with the wishes of most of the victims’ surviving family members. It is consistent with the record of capital murder cases in Washington. And it is supported by the evidence known to me, and the law that governs its use at trial.” Banks has spent months investi-

gating whether to pursue the death penalty and announced his decision this week. He met with family members of both victims multiple times and discussed the case with some of the state’s most experienced death penalty prosecutors. State law allows a jury to impose capital punishment when a person is See lambert, A4

Police car at fault in Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor council picks new member in 4-2 vote

By JUSTIN BURNETT Staff reporter

A chase gone bad has resulted in two claims filed against Oak Harbor and an internal review of the incident by the city’s police department. James McFaul of Hattiesburg, Miss., and his son, David McFaul of Oak Harbor, both submitted claims for financial damages on Feb. 14, two days after the vehicle they were in was broadsided by a patrol car. Police Chief Rick Wallace confirmed that the collision did occur and said it was a significant accident. It was investigated by the Washington State Patrol and the agency has concluded that the officer was at fault, he said. The Oak Harbor Police Department’s internal Accident Review Board, which is being led by Lt. John Dyer, is also doing an investigation; it’s standard procedure anytime an accident involves an officer. It will examine a range of issues, from fault and possible disciplinary action to department policies and whether additional training for officers is needed. See police, A2

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Bruce Worley, executive director for maintenance and operations, shows how well the new plumbing shop is organized now that staff has space to spread out.

Open house shows off school facilities By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

Not only do the new maintenance, information services and warehouse departments of the Oak Harbor School District provide much more space for more efficient work, but the remodeling didn’t cost taxpayers an extra cent. Tour the new facilities, located behind Oak Harbor High School, Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. For years, maintenance and information services have been housed on Midway Boulevard in the bottom floor of the original Oak Harbor High School, which was built in 1911.

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Maintenance serves approximately 240,000 square feet of buildings in the district. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, heating, air circulation, information services and more were stuffed into the small building on Midway and efficiency was challenging with the lack of space for equipment and supplies. Now, each area has a separate workshop. Each individual workshop is half the size of the total space all the staff used to work in, said Bruce Worley, executive director for maintenance and operations. “Actually, they think they’re in heaven now,” Worley

Joel Servatius has been selected as Oak Harbor’s newest city councilman. Servatius was appointed in a 4-2 vote at City Hall Tuesday to fill Position 5, the seat occupied by Scott Dudley before he was elected mayor. Dudley had served two years of a four-year term. “I’m excited and looking forward to the challenge,” Servatius said, following his appointment. The owner and branch manager of Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. in Oak Harbor, Servatius holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Puget Sound and has been a member of the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce board since 2001. See council, A2

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The 40-year-old father of three is also the current president and a coach of the Whidbey Wildcat Wrestling Club and a volunteer at the Oak Harbor Elementary School, according to his resume. The process to fill Position 5 began in early January and Servatius was appointed from a pool of 10 candidates. He was among the four finalists who were selected earlier this month and then publicly interviewed Tuesday evening. The other finalists included Richard Devlin, James Reynolds and Jeff Wallin. The men were asked a series of questions, which ranged from their views on budget reserves to their long-range election plans. Of the four, Servatius and Wallin emerged as the council’s top two picks. The strengths of both candidates were dis-

The collision occurred on Feb. 12 at about 8:30 p.m. According to Wallace, an officer attempted to pull over a vehicle earlier in the evening for a traffic infraction, but it took off and the pursuit was terminated. The same vehicle was spotted on Heller Street a short time later by Officer Steve Nordstrand, a former department drug abuse resistance education, or DARE, officer. Norstrand began a pursuit and was going through the intersection at Whidbey Avenue when his car collided with the McFauls’ vehicle. The McFauls, traveling in a 2007 Buick Terraza van, were eastbound on Whidbey Avenue and proceeding through the intersection on a green light

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Helen Chatfield-Weeks, a regular at Oak Harbor City Council meetings, shakes the hand of Joel Servatius. He was appointed Tuesday to fill Position 5 on the council, the seat formerly held by Mayor Scott Dudley. cussed at length. Servatius’ financial background, leadership skills and community involvement were praised, as was Wallin’s expertise in the construction business, long volunteer history and community roots. The council members repeatedly remarked that both candidates were well qualified for the position. Councilman Bob Severns said it was one of the hardest decisions he’s had to make as an elected official and Councilwoman Beth Munns was so undecided that she was the last to make up her mind and became the deciding vote. “It’s tough,” Munns said. “This is really a tough decision.”

In the end, Servatius earned the support of Munns, Severns, and council members Danny Paggao and Jim Campbell while Wallin received votes from council members Rick Almberg and Tara Hizon. Servatius was immediately sworn in by city Clerk Connie Wheeler and took his seat at the council bench for the remainder of the meeting. In a later interview, Servatius said he applied for the position because he and his family are in Oak Harbor for the long term. He said he is eager to begin serving the community as its newest councilman. “I’m looking forward to getting my feet wet,” Servatius said.

Officials are continuing to mull over a proposal for a medical marijuana business in Langley. Lucas Jushinski, a Freeland resident and Iraq War veteran, is seeking a

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when they were struck, according to their claims for damages. The force of the collision resulted in the patrol car hitting a third vehicle, a 1999 Ford Windstar van driven by Oak Harbor resident Frank Campos. Following the accident, both of the McFauls went to Whidbey General Hospital. According to their claims, each received medical attention but neither was seriously injured in the crash. James said this week that he was sore but recovering. He complimented both the city and its insurance company, the Washington Cities Insurance Authority, for their cooperation. “They’ve been super,” James said. Neither of the McFauls’ claims listed specific monetary amounts; James is asking to be reimbursed for personal injur y expenses and hotel and airline costs related to

the accident, and David is seeking compensation for property damage and medical injury expenses. According to Wallace, officer-related crashes are rare with between one and four occurring annually. The vast majority are minor fender benders and many are the fault of other drivers. “I’m very proud of the low number of officer-atfault accidents that occur,” he said. He added that Nordstrand is a veteran officer and that this is the first collision he knows of that Nordstrand has been involved in. As for the car that was being pursued, Wallace said it was found unoccupied the next day. Police are investigating whether the registered owner was driving at the time of the incident. If the owner was, he or she could face felony charges of evading police.

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Bail set at $150,000 for alleged throat slasher from Oak Harbor By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

A 26-year-old Oak Harbor man accused of slashing another man’s throat with a broken beer bottle at a nightclub made a preliminary appearance in Island County Superior Court Thursday. Judge Vickie Churchill found probable cause to hold Shaunyae Allen on suspicion of first-degree assault and set his bail at $150,000. She emphasized that Allen, who’s also known as “Shytown” or “Chi-town,” had been banned from going into any liquor establishments since he’s on probation. Chief Criminal Prosecutor Eric Ohme said Allen had been released from prison Dec. 27 after serving time for second-degree assault and possession of a stolen firearm. He said that Allen could face from 10 to 13 years in prison on the new charge under the standard sentence range if convicted. Allen’s attorney, Peter Simpson of Coupeville, unsuccessfully requested a much lower bail, pointing out that even the police report suggests his client may not have started the fight. “It’s unclear at this point who might have been the primary aggressor,” he said. “There seems to be some confusion about that.” Detective Tony Slowik with the Oak Harbor Police Department investigated the assault that occurred at Club Element at about 1 a.m. on Feb. 18. A witness told investigators that the fight started between Allen and another 26-year-old man after the man hugged a woman, which apparently upset Allen. The witness said Allen grabbed the front of the other man’s shirt and the man pushed him back. The woman claimed the men started wrestling and fell to the floor; Allen was holding a bottle of Corona beer, broke the bottle on the floor and slashed the other man’s face, according to Slowik’s report. The surveillance video from the club appears to show that the alleged victim first pushed Allen and Allen responded

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Dogged by costs, county ups license, impound fees By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

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Oak Harbor resident Shaunyae Allen appeared in court Thursday. He’s accused of assaulting a man with a beer bottle at an Oak Harbor nightclub. by pulling him forward, causing him to fall to the floor. The video appears to show Allen punching the victim while he’s down, according to the police report. The bouncers separated the two men and escorted Allen out of the club. A witness reported that blood “squirted and gushed onto the floor” from the victim, Slowik wrote. The man, who suffered several lacerations to the throat and chin, was transported to the hospital and immediately taken into surgery. He was moved to the intensive care unit afterward and placed on a ventilator for several days, the police report states. In an interview with detectives, the alleged victim admitted that he pushed Allen after he grabbed his shirt, but then Allen punched him. He said he didn’t even know he had been cut until he went into the bathroom. The man said the doctors told him that one of the lacerations was about 2 centimeters from piercing his carotid artery. He received 70 stitches. In an interview with the detective, Allen said the other man pushed him first, so he punched him one time in

the head. He denied punching the man while he was on the floor and said he didn’t remember if he was holding a beer bottle, the report states. Allen was the victim in a drive-by shooting that occurred more than a year ago, on New Year’s Eve, in Oak Harbor. The incident also started at the Element nightclub, where Allen got into an altercation with a group of women. Someone hit him over the head with a pink liquor bottle outside the club. One of the women in the fight called her relatives, who went after Allen. One of the men shot at his car twice on NW Cathlamet. After being shot at, Allen drove home to his apartment. He happened to see a woman, who he mistakenly thought was involved in the fight at the nightclub, standing outside a neighboring apartment building. He walked over, pointed a gun at her and uttered a threatening remark. He later pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a year and five months in prison, but was apparently released early for good behavior.

Island County commissioners will consider an ordinance Monday that increases dog license fees and the cost of getting a pooch out of doggy jail. Betty Kemp, manager of the general services department, said the increases are based on a survey of what other jurisdictions charge for dog tags and the redemption of lost dogs at animal shelters. She said the proposed charges would put the county’s fees in the middle of the pack. In addition, she said the increase would bring the county slightly closer to recovering the cost of providing animal control. The commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider the ordinance that increases the charges during their 2 p.m. meeting Feb. 27. If it is adopted, as expected, it will go into effect three days later. The fees for a dog license, springing an impounded dogs or surrendering an unwanted dog haven’t changed since 1999. The proposal would increase the cost of purchasing a required dog license from $7 to $10 for neutered or spayed canines and from $25 to $50 for intact pooches. For lost dogs that end up at the shelter, the cost of redemption would jump. The impound fee would increase for $25 to $50 and the daily boarding fee increases from $7 to $10. The impound fee would double to $100 for the second dog impoundment within a year and $200 for third and subsequent impoundments. In addition, Kemp said the

ordinance was simplified to take out late penalties and discounts for senior citizen dog owners, while some language was cleaned up. Kemp said she’s also been working with officials in other county departments in an effort to allow people to purchase dog licenses online, possibly at the county’s website. The hope is that more people will comply with the ordinance if it’s easier. Kemp previously estimated that there’s at least 10,000 dogs in unincorporated areas of the county. Since only a small percentage of dog owners purchase licenses, the county is missing out on thousands of dollars a year that could be used to offset the costs of keeping animals healthy and happy at the shelters. Currently, dog licenses can be purchased at the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation shelters in Oak Harbor or south of Coupeville, at the county treasurer’s office in Coupeville and of four different veterinarian offices on Whidbey. The dog owner has to show proof that his or her dog received a rabies vaccina-

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lambert CONTINUED FROM A1 convicted of aggravated first-degree murder, which is defined as premeditated first-degree murder where one or more aggravating circumstances exist. As Banks explained, aggravating circumstances include the fact of multiple victims where the murders are part of a single plan, or the fact that murders were committed in the course of a robbery or burglary. “In the Lambert murder case, it is possible that a jury could find one or both murders were premeditated and that an aggravating circumstance exists,” Banks wrote. Banks said he weighed a number of factors in making

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supplies. “It takes a lot less time. Productivity has increased because they’re not spending so much time on top of each other trying to sort it out,” said Bre Urness-Straight, who works with teachers and technology. Every workshop has its own garage doors so trucks can be unloaded or larger equipment can be pulled inside for maintenance. Every workshop has its own phone and computer. All of the furnishings and machinery are recycled. They were taken out of the old high school, the old maintenance facility or surplus, Worley said. “That way, we were able to afford to do what we did,” Worley said. Information services, which

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said. “It’s been a big positive for the maintenance department.” For the first time in the 20 years the district has had a locksmith, he gets his own workspace. Worley described his old workspace as a “closet.” “Now, he’s got enough room to spread out. He’s increased his efficiency by 50 percent or more,” Worley said. All of the staff members have enough room to lay out their supplies on shelves so they are easily visible and organized, rather than searching in a box or getting in the way of other staff while searching for

his decision not to pursue death. One is the strictly practical consideration of whether he would be successful. Banks concluded it was highly unlikely that a jury would impose the death penalty because of Lambert’s mental state at the time of the murders, which can be considered a mitigating factor under state law. He said a News-Times story about a jailhouse interview with Lambert helped convince him that mental health issues could be considered a mitigating factor. “The evidence regarding Lambert’s history and his behavior on the day of the murders convinces me that one or more jurors would find that to be a mitigating circumstance,” Banks wrote. Statistics show that juries

in the state are very reluctant to impose the death penalty, and even when they do, the appeals process can reverse the sentence or delay it for decades. Juries in the state have sentenced murderers to death only 32 times out of nearly 300 aggravated murder cases since the death penalty statute was enacted in 1981. Of those 32 death sentences, 17 murderers had their sentences reversed by higher courts. Of the other 15, six have been executed, one committed suicide, and eight remain on death row. Banks also considered the wishes of the victims’ family members. “A prosecutor must have an exceptionally strong rationale to pursue a capital prosecution, where doing so goes against

the wishes of the victims’ families,” he wrote. “In my judgment, this case is not strong enough to go against the wishes of many family members.” The prosecutor charged Lambert last October with first-degree murder in the death of George Lambert and first-degree kidnapping for allegedly tying up his great aunt with packing tape. Banks put off charging Lambert with the second murder until after he received a report on Lambert’s mental health from Western State Hospital. He received the report this week. In an interview last week, Lambert said he was accused of assaulting three fellow patients while he was at the hospital. In one case, he said he was accused of stabbing a man in the ear and eye with a

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Computer technician David Peterson enjoys his new work station in the remodeled information services department. is located in the same building as maintenance, is responsible for nearly 1,800 computers and approximately 3,500 network devices in the district. “One of the cool things about this is we have places to put stuff,” said Bruce Roberts, director for information services. The ability to put computer parts where technicians can see them increases efficiency. “We’re doing this all for the classrooms so the faster we can get stuff out, the better,”

Roberts said. The new facility has much more room for technicians. The 10 work stations allow them to work on more than one computer at once, a big step up from the folding tables that used to serve as desks. Unlike the old building, the storage area for computer parts and equipment is connected to the building. Staff used to have to carry computers and equipment across the parking lot but now, trucks

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Lambert is convicted of all the charges, the minimum time he will have to spend behind bars --- taking “good time” into account --- would be 71 years and eight months. Under state law, each murder conviction has a 20-year minimum during which time no early release or furlough can be granted and deadly-weapon enhancements are not eligible for good time credits. While he’s not pursuing the death penalty, Banks said his goal is to make sure Lambert is never free again. “The senseless brutality of the crimes has shocked and saddened our community,” he wrote. “It has inflicted incomprehensible pain on Joshua Lambert’s extended family --- the families of the two murdered men.”

can pull into the storage area and deliver items directly into the building, Roberts said. Another addition is the separate server room that also houses the district’s cable TV lines. The new facility has a room where staff can record educational videos about using computers and fixing problems, which will be available on their website, Roberts said. The new facility is a “quantum leap” from the old building, Roberts said. Another octagonal building next door is the new warehouse, which is vastly larger than the old one, Worley said. All school district materials and mail are delivered to the warehouse before distribution to the schools. “Now, we’ve got a place we can lay down food and actually walk around it to see what we got,” Worley said, adding that they can get around both sides of the shelves with a forklift now. There are garage doors for truck deliveries, making everything more efficient. “This is just unbelievable,” Worley said. There’s enough parking for staff, and vehicles are secure because the area is fenced off from the high school. A garage offers storage for man lifts and other machinery. The grounds department cares for approximately 180 acres of grass, gardens, ball-

fields, sidewalks and parking lots, said school district communications director Joe Hunt. Now, the department has a shop in the warehouse that, by itself, is half the size of the space everyone used to work in. The shop is dry, warm and equipment can be pulled in through garage doors so staff can work on it. The octagonal buildings, located behind the high school, were originally used as classrooms, but since they were oddly shaped, they rarely worked for teachers, Hunt said. When the new CareerTech building was finished three years ago, the octagonal buildings were used as pivot classrooms while remodeling the high school, but after that, they had no use. The cost of tearing down the buildings would have been huge. “That would have just been lost cash,” Worley said. After passing the $54-million bond to renovate the high school in 2006, Superintendent Rick Schulte chose to invest the cash until it was needed, which he had done with past bonds, too. The interest that money earned entirely funded this $5.4 million facilities remodeling project. “Now they’re converted into something highly efficient that’ll help maintain the rest of the buildings,” Hunt said. Remaining funding was used to build new dugouts, a warm-up area and more for the seniors baseball field and to build a soccer field and a softball field, located behind the new facilities. Currently, girls softball plays behind Hillcrest Elementary School. The new field will be put into use next year. “It’s going to be one of the premier softball fields in the state. Next spring, this is going to be the bees’ knees for girls softball,” Worley said.

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sharpened tube of a pen. He denies the assaults. On Monday, Banks said he will ask the court to allow him to amend the charges against Lambert to two counts of murder in the first degree, one count of kidnapping in the first degree, three counts of burglary in the first degree, one count of taking a motor vehicle and one county of unlawful possession of a firearm. The murder and kidnapping charges will be filed as domesticviolence related charges with special allegations and deadly weapon enhancements. If convicted of all the charges, Lambert would face 58.5 to 78 years in prison under the standard sentencing range, plus an extra 15 years for the deadly weapon enhancements. Banks calculated that if

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Oak Harbor School District discusses budget, levy By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

With one of the lowest local levies in the state, the Oak Harbor School District hopes the community will support an increase to the levy. The board wants to hear the public’s opinion as they begin budgeting for next school year in a series of Monday night meetings. In the first meeting Feb. 21, Superintendent Rick Schulte gave a current budget status report. The district’s revenue of $48.15 million is a little less than budgeted but higher than the expenditures, which fall at $48.10 million. For the 2012-2013 year, Schulte said the district has estimated that enrollment will remain at 5,300, as it has for the past three years. As they begin budgeting, however, uncertainty is everywhere. Gov. Chris Gregoire’s threat to cut Levy Equalization money is still a worry and rising fuel prices will affect transportation funding. Schulte said they know Federal Impact Aid funding will be down a few hundred thousand dollars this year because the district will be receiving the funds from three years ago, which were less than the district is paid now due to how the government allocated funds that year. “Everybody is used to dealing with the uncertainty and

it’s no fun,” said school board member Peter Hunt. The budget has to be completed before the district knows its enrollment and funding numbers for certain. However, as in the past, professionals like Schulte get the district through the process, Hunt said. The current levy, including Levy Equalization money, which is the state levy match, yielded $4.2 million in 2012. That funds approximately 20 teachers, 20 fulltime-equivalent classified staff and $2 million for materials, supplies and operations. The tax rate of 0.92 is one of the smallest in the state; the state average is $2.54. That means the average Washington state student receives nearly three times as much local funding as an Oak Harbor student. Oak Harbor is at 29.8 percent of the legal levy limit. The majority of school districts in the state are already at the legal limit. If Oak Harbor increased its levy to the highest legal limit, it would receive approximately $11.4 million. Over the past five years, the district has been making sizable cuts, including cutting 30 teachers, librarians and counselors, cutting 30 minutes from the middle school day, cutting maintenance, grounds and custodial staff and cutting back on athletics

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Superintendent Rick Schulte explains the current budget to the Oak Harbor School Board and community members at the first budget meeting Feb. 21. by trimming assistant coaches and some tournaments. Staff took a 1.9 percent wage and salary cut and furlough days. The after-school activity bus that allowed after-school tutoring was cut, along with midday busing for everyday kindergarten. The district hasn’t purchased new textbooks for three years. “We’re making the same cuts that other people are but we started at a lower level,” Schulte said, adding that some of the results of these

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cuts will become more apparent over time, like the elimination of preventative maintenance and grounds staff. However, the district has been successful in many ways. Massively remodeling the high school and building the stadium raised school and community spirit, students win national competitions in computer-aided drafting, culinary, marketing and more, the high school offers a wide variety of classes and the levy funds elementary

art and physical education, which not every community offers, Schulte said. “In some respects, we’re doing a lot better than we should be doing with the resources we have available,” Schulte said. However, increasing the levy to just below the state average would fund so much more at the schools, Schulte said. Schulte laid out what the district could have if its funding was equal to that of neighboring districts. For example, $700,000 per year would buy new textbooks and keep them updated and an additional $500,000 per year would keep technology updated. Special education could use $500,000 to re-hire staff and instructional assistants cut after federal stimulus money ran out, and to buy new technology. To restore two grounds staff, two maintenance staff and four custodians, as well as replace equipment and vehicles that haven’t been replaced in years, Schulte would allocate $700,000 to maintenance and grounds. Schulte said capital projects could use $500,000 and athletics and activities, which are solely funded by the levy and Impact Aid, could use $700,000. To buy back everyday kindergarten and the activity bus and to deal with rising fuel costs, $500,000

needs to be allocated to transportation. In order to save middle school assistant principals and high school dean positions, administration needs $400,000. To restore the 1.9 percent pay cut and hours cut for classified staff, $700,000 is needed. For the middle schools, $800,000 would restore the 30 minutes cut from the day and hire 10 out of 30 teachers who were cut. This would add up to $6 million. With the addition of Levy Equalization and the current levy, the district would receive $11 million, “a little bit less than average,” Schulte said. “I’m not saying we’re going to do everything on this,” Schulte said. “At this point, we have to cross things off.” At future meetings, the board will address the issue of: “What are our kids going to do without if we don’t do these things?” Schulte said. The school board asks the community to provide their input at these meetings, which will be Mondays, March 5, March 19, April 16 and April 23 at 6 p.m. in the district office, located at 350 S. Oak Harbor St. “The more input we have, the better it will be,” Schulte said. For information call 2795000.

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Quit fiddling with the clock The days start getting longer in late December, but it usually takes weeks before we suddenly notice the difference. This week on Whidbey has been like that. Wednesday was dead-winter dark because of the thick gray clouds, rain and wind, but the sun returned Thursday and it seemed surprisingly early. It rose at 7:02 a.m. and set at 5:44 p.m., giving us 10 hours and 42 minutes of daylight. Those of us who arrived early to work and have an eastern exposure had to draw the shades to keep the sunlight off our eyeglasses and computer screens. By 7:58 the clouds had returned, but the weather forecasters were predicting a nice day, lasting until Friday when the rain was supposed to return. This gentle and surprising transition from winter to spring gives us approximately two extra minutes of sunlight each morning and two extra minutes of sunlight each afternoon. It’s a calm, relaxing, natural cycle, one the mind and body can adjust to in nature’s time. And then, daylight savings time comes along and ruins it all. Daylight savings time this year occurs at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, like a punch in the gut to the gentle rhythm of the seasons. One day the sun is rising at 6:35 a.m., the next day it rises at 7:03 p.m. This is an abomination. Nature was taking care of the time change in its own sweet way, and then Congress steps in to make a mess of it. There is something called standard time, which is what happens when daylight savings time is not in effect. The study of time is dizzying so we won’t get into how standard time evolved. Suffice it to say that after the clock was invented the world had time, and it was standard. But Congress will fiddle with anything once it exists, from the clock to the Internet. So it couldn’t help but fiddle with the clock. Congress now dictates the time the sun will rise and the time the sun will set. It’s hubris, and it’s annoying to people who enjoy the natural cycle of things and hate to reset the digits on the refrigerator clock, microwave clock, car clocks and wrist watches twice a year. It’s driving us cuckoo, which reminds us there’s another clock whose hands must be moved forward one hour or we’ll wake up to find we missed Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Congress should leave the clock alone. Who knows, it might discover that leaving things alone is generally the best course and many of its new laws and regulation are just a waste of time.

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Letters to the editor Will help fund a recall The new mayor seems to have the attitude he can do anything he desires without the slightest regard for what his constituents want. My thoughts are how did this egotistical, arrogant upstart get elected? I see the mayor is now advertising for a new fire chief at a salary of $90,000 to $100,000 per year. I cannot help but wonder if this isn’t a smokescreen to comply with the law by naming a buddy? Unless there are criminal or moral issues involved, good management does not fire highly rated employees unless they already have a better replacement lined up. Apparently, this is not the case.

The cost the new mayor has laid on the Oak Harbor taxpayers is staggering. How much are the severance packages? If Fire Chief Mark Soptich takes an early retirement, it will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars more; i.e., paying two employees instead of one. Now we will have a new fire chief and who knows how competent that person will be? How will the employees react to the new chief? One thing for sure, they reacted well to Mr. Soptich’s leadership! I do not know the others who the mayor axed, but I have been told they were all excellent employees. However, as the mayor said, he does not answer to anyone. In closing, please advise me if there is a recall about

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Going back to two-way

So I’ve been through our “new and improved” downtown a few times and a number of things have become painfully obvious. Backing into traffic when parked next to anything other than a convertible with its top down is not fun and I see the potential for accidents as a deterrent for some folks. I notice that there is no longer a traffic flow through town and have seen backups and confusion around the lights at Artie’s and at the bottom of Midway at Pioneer. I think that these things are going to become issues in the near future and there will

be growing demand to return to the two-way format. Sadly (perhaps due to metropolitan narcissism and having a used car salesman for a mayor), it will cost us another large fortune to re-convert it. I wonder why the initial design did not take into consideration the possibility that it might not work and make it possible to easily revert back to the logical two-way format? Given the depth of the controversy, it seems that this would have been the most prudent course of action. I give it two years max before the construction equipment is back at work and we start throwing more scarce money and resources at the area. It sure is pretty, though, ain’t it? Mike O’Connell Oak Harbor

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Letters to the editor Stop spectators at animal fights

Would there be animal fights if there weren’t any spectators? It’s the spectators who fuel dogfights and cockfights with their admission fees and gambling wagers. Currently, there is no federal penalty for attending an animal fight. Let’s change that now! The Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act (S. 1947/H.R. 2492) has been introduced to prohibit knowing attendance at an organized animal fight and to impose additional penalties for exposing a child to this violence and blood-letting. Please make a brief, polite phone call to Sen. Maria Cantwell 202-224-3441 and Sen. Patty Murray 202-2242621, and Rep. Rick Larsen, 202- 225-2605, urging co-sponsorship of S. 1947/H.R. 2492. Don’t forget to send a followup message. Barbara Moran Whidbey Animal Guild (WAG)

Community comes through for food

The Interfaith Coalition of Whidbey Island would like to thank the community of North Whidbey for their generous donation of food and money during our Feed the Need food drive held Saturday, Jan. 21. With the support of our community, the ICOWI collected 6,000 pounds of canned food and $1,000.15 for the Help House of North Whidbey. Special thanks goes out to all the volunteers who col-

lected food items at our local grocery stores from shoppers and delivered them to our collection van. It is a blessing to know we live in a community concerned with helping others in this time of economic need. Peace and blessings to all. Hap Fakkema, president Interfaith Coalition of Whidbey Island

Decision needs to be repealed The U.S. Supreme Court now has a chance to fix the enormous mistake it made in the Citizens United decision two years ago. A Montana case challenging that decision has just been appealed back to the court (American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock). The Citizens United case said that corporations, as “people,” have a “free speech” right to spend unlimited sums of money to influence our elections. Corporations, however, are not “people” recognized by the U.S. Constitution, and the “right to free speech” should never have been extended to them. Since money clearly determines the outcome in the vast majority of our elections, corporations, with their almost limitless supply of money, can always outspend “real” people and thereby literally and unfairly “buy” elections. Unless the damage wrought by Citizens United is undone, democracy, as we have known it, is finished. Polls show that 80 percent of Americans want the Citizens United decision overturned. Hence, if the Supreme Court really wants to do the right thing, it can reflect the will of the people and use this opportunity to correct the political mess it has created. Marshall F. Goldberg Oak Harbor

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You too can earn a Green Seal Sound Waters is first! This month’s Sound Waters was our first Whidbey Green Seal certified event. If you haven’t yet heard, the Whidbey Green Seal was launched last July and so far 40 organizations have been certified. Churches, nonprofits, businesses, schools and government offices may apply online at www. sustainablewhidbey.org/projects/greenseal. Applications include a checklist that will steer organizations toward reducing waste, saving energy, conserving water, reducing toxins and supporting the island community. Your organization can check off whatever applies and see if it scores high enough for certification. But wait! There’s more! The 17th Annual Sound Waters Conference coordinated by the WSU Beach Watchers of Island County became the first to qualify as a Whidbey Green Seal event, which is a new category. Sound Waters crew planned carefully to reduce waste. After hosting 530 people in a day-long conference with over 60 classes, lunch and snacks, they generated only nine pounds of garbage. The rest was recycled or composted. A parking area close to the entrance was designated for carpools. And those traveling by bus got prizes. These and other efforts made Sound Waters the perfect event to spotlight this new aspect of the Whidbey Green Seal. For more information on planning a Whidbey Green Seal event, contact Cathy D’Almeida at cathy.dalmeida@ gmail.com Maribeth Crandell city of Oak Harbor

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‘Record’ loses one editor while another returns NEWS-TIMES STAFF It’s back to the future as the former editor of the South Whidbey Record returns and the current editor leaves the island for a new opportunity. Brian Kelly, editor of the South Whidbey Record for the past seven years, is leaving at the end of next week to take another position with Sound Publishing. Kelly has been named editor of the Bainbridge Island Review, a weekly newspaper with a long history in a competitive market. “This is a great opportunity for Brian and we are happy to keep him in the Sound Publishing family,” said Marcia Van Dyke, publisher of The South Whidbey Record and Whidbey News-Times. A familiar face to many South Whidbey residents will replace Kelly. Jim Larsen, who for the past two years has held the title of supervising editor of both The Whidbey News-Times and South Whidbey Record, will take over as editor of the South Whidbey Record, a job he held for 20 years before moving to the North Whidbey paper in 2001. “We’re thrilled to have Jim Larsen back on South Whidbey where he knows the people, the territory and the issues,” Van Dyke said.

Larsen said he will take a more hands-on approach with his new job title at The Record, while he remains editor of the Whidbey News-Times as well. Both papers now share a building in Coupeville, and Larsen said the talented and experienced news staff will make the transition easier. South Whidbey Record readers will see a new byline in the paper. Justin Burnett will cover Langley city government, which is where Kelly spent much of his time as a reporter. For the past two years, Burnett has been covering Oak Harbor city government, and prior to that he covered Coupeville for another paper. “Justin has won many awards for his thorough reporting of city government,” Larsen said. “He’ll have no trouble picking up where Brian left off in Langley.” Burnett’s other beat will be Island County government, where he will be covering stories for both the Record and News-Times. Stories of general interest will run in both papers, while stories of particular interest to South Whidbey will run in The Record. Record readers will also be seeing more stories written by veteran reporter and assistant editor Jessie Stensland, who will cover crime and court stories for both papers.

Meanwhile, she will take over for Burnett in covering Oak Harbor, a beat she has covered in the past. Remaining with the Record are Patricia Duff, Island Life editor who covers the important arts and entertainment beat on South Whidbey while also writing features and other stories. Ben Watanabe will still be reporting sports, school district news and other assignments. “With Ben and Patricia helping, we expect a smooth transition as Brian leaves,” Larsen said. Kelly’s first day as editor of Bainbridge Island Review is March 5. He has been editor of the South End newspaper for nearly seven years. During the last four years of his tenure, the Record won more than 75 state and national journalism awards, including “General Excellence” honors from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association in 2011. The publication also earned recognition as a “Newspaper of the Year” for being one of the top newspapers for its size in the United States and Canada in 2008. “It’s been an honor to work with such a talented team,” Kelly said. “Everyone --- the writers, artists, the folks in the front office, advertising, the carriers --- they’ve been top-notch.”

Equal under the law, but conscience may differ Responding to Al Williams’ “Soundoff” on Feb. 18: “Gay marriage” is not about gay marriage. It’s about marriage. Percentages are irrelevant. Marriage is about people, not statistics. The issue is about ethics and equality of law not justification by behavior found in the “animal world.” Most people groups speak of a fall from grace, a paradise lost, and a curse upon both man and nature. Neither is now truly “natural.” Also, divine and human laws have often been modified and ultimate demands satisfied. Additionally, one day the laws of nature and the laws of nature’s God will also be changed. Jefferson, appealing to the laws of nature and of nature’s God, established the rights of nations

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yet derived the unalienable rights of men directly from the creator, to whom even the laws of nature and the laws of nature’s God are subject. You state: “It isn’t a choice … it’s determined by genetic specificity … environmental experiences.” An emerging epigenetic energetic paradigm suggest otherwise. People who gain moral validation from a form of genetic determinism do well to reconsider. Biology is not what we thought (Drs. Jablonka and Lamb, Dawson Church, Ph.D, Lars Olov Bygren, Ph.D. and Bruce Lipton, MD). Good news to a family with Parkinson’s but not to a person who bases homosexuality on “I was born this way.” If I can genetically

determine a baby is gay then I can “cure” the world of homosexuals or abort homosexual babies as with Down syndrome babies or Chinese females. Thus, rights are properly rooted in the unchanging creator alone. Paul, Jesus and Christians: People follow Jesus by independent choice. Historical orthodoxy exposes error, plumbs truth and challenges “new” theology. Paul met Jesus personally on the Damascus Road and his authority came from what he did. The character of God was manifest through Paul with signs and the wonders authenticating the message. Even first century sorcerers knew the apostles were dealing with a power they had never seen before. Paul’s was less stringent than Jesus, to whom calling a

brother a fool was hell worthy. We are all sinners. Christendom addresses sin as Jesus did with the adulteress. Redemptive grace, compassion, love are found in Christ and the Church. To call something sin is not rejecting the sinner. Scripture calls out sin, yet sinners are loved only if access to grace is left open and conscience freely exercised. We must treat sinners gracefully. The homosexual community has done this toward the heterosexual culture despite our poor treatment of its members. Under the law, people should be treated equally, under God, as conscience dictates. A civil union or marriage by a state agent or agency is equal treatment under the law. The right of clergy to refuse to marry is an exercise of their own

equal treatment under law and conscience. The state protects both access and conscience. Muslim mullahs may decline marrying Jews and Christian ministers homosexuals. Rites and sacraments belong to the specific community. Those seeking recognition via the sacraments of another group cannot do so on the basis of their terms but by the terms of the group being approached. This protects conscience. The state, garnering existence from the consent of the governed, does this in reverse because it reflects those it has gained consent from. This protects access. E Pluribus Unum. Scott Scrimshaw lives in Oak Harbor


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Woman charged with felony harassment By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

A 35-year-old Oak Harbor woman is accused of going to a pregnant woman’s home with armed henchmen, demanding drugs and threatening the victim, court documents allege. Prosecutor charged the suspect, Sheila Deitz, in Island County Superior Court Feb 5 with felony harassment. A Rolling Hills resident reported that she and her boyfriend answered a knock on the door at about 1 a.m. on Dec. 8, 2011. They were met by a woman, later identified as Deitz, and two armed and masked men, according to a report by Sgt.

Mike Beech with the Island County Sheriff’s Office. One of the men was wearing an orange ski mask and the other had a red bandana across his face; one man was armed with an assault rifle and the other was carrying a shotgun, Beech’s report states. The woman announced that she was “Sam Theirstein’s mom, Sheila” and she wanted them to give her son’s marijuana back,” the report states. The woman who lives at the home told them she was pregnant and didn’t know what they were talking about. As a result, Deitz and the two men walked away; one of the men apologized and said it was a misunderstanding.

One of the suspects, however, threatened to return and harm everyone in the house if the police were called, the police report states. The next day, Deitz called the woman and threatened to kill her if she didn’t turn over the drugs, the report states. Beech identified Deitz from her phone number. In an interview with the deputy, Deitz explained that her son, Theirstein, was supposed to sell marijuana for her, but he claimed he was robbed by the pregnant woman and her boyfriend. Deitz initially believed her son’s story and went to the Rolling Hills home to retrieve the drugs. She took along two men as backup, but she claimed she didn’t

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Whidbey alumni continue athletic careers in college By JIM WALLER Sports editor

Here’s an update on Coupeville and Oak Harbor high school graduates who have continued their athletic careers on the courts, tracks and pools of colleges around the United States this winter sports season. Oak Harbor brothers John and Price Hu helped the Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, N.J.) win the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference swim title this winter. John Hu, a junior, won his third consecutive Swimmer of the Meet honors at the conference meet while winning three events. During his career he has earned four all-conference awards and set three school records. Price Hu, a freshman, finished second to his brother in the 200-yard butterfly at the conference meet and placed fifth in two other events. Coupeville’s Lily Doyle, a sophomore at Vassar, placed 22nd in the 200 backstroke at the Liberty League Championships and 19th in the 100 back at the Seven Sister Championships earlier this season. Oak Harbor’s Jessica Denmon, a sophomore at first-place Skagit Valley College (14-1, 19-6), is “having a great year,” according to women’s basketball coach Steve Epperson. Epperson added, “She has made a great contribution this year, and she is the best rebounding point guard

I have ever seen in my 35 years.” T h o u g h Denmon is only 5-feet, 6-inches tall, she is ninth in the league in rebounding with over eight per game. She also averages 12.6 points per game, leads the team in minutes played and assists (83) and is second in steals (46). Yakima Valley College men’s basketball coach Ray Funk said Coupeville’s Jason Bagby “has been a solid contributor to our program this year.” Funk added, “He has provided a toughness, energy and coachability that all teams need in its players. “He has im-proved his game and we are looking forward to what he will be Photo by Ryan Martin like next year Coupeville grad Hunter Hammer scores for with even more Everett Community College. improvement.” The 6-4 freshAnother college freshman man is averaging 4.5 points per game for the Yaks (9-4, from Coupeville, 6-6 Hunter 16-9), is third on the team Hammer, competes for in field goal percentage (48) Everett Community College and is fifth in rebounds (65) (2-13, 5-20) and is averaging 2.4 points a game and is sevand steals (23). enth on the team in rebounds

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Pool hosts Glow Night

Seven members of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club recorded personal bests at the Lake Stevens Mile Sunday, Feb. 19. Samantha Hines, Alli Hoffmire, Kelly Huffer, Autumn Robinson, Michelle Robinson, Hannah Schroeder and Molly Vagt all swam to personal records to lead NWAC. Vagt received Swimmer of the Meet honors by coming from behind to win her heat in 19:21.43, dropping 50 seconds off her previous best time. The time also met a Pacific Northwest Swimming qualifying standard. Schroeder earned a Gold cut and Hines a Silver cut with their efforts.

The John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool is hosting a Glow Night tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $3, and the pool will provide snacks, drinks and glowing things. For more information, call 6757665.

NWLL holds tryouts North Whidbey Little League will conduct evaluations for baseball at Windjammer Park today and for softball at Volunteer Park tomorrow. Baseball times: 12-year-olds, 9 a.m.; 11-year-olds, 11 a.m.: 10-year-olds, 1 p.m.; and 9-yearolds, 3 p.m.

(37). Coach Larry Walker said, “Hunter has made great contributions to our team because of how hard he works and his positive attitude. This year he has backed up Devin Andrew, a two-year starter… Hunter has not played a lot but that has not stopped him from being a great teammate and a very hard worker.” Megan Smith and Ashley Manker, former Coupeville classmates, are sophomores on the Peninsula College (114, 17-8) women’s basketball team. The 5-6 Smith is sixth on the team in scoring (4.95 per game), while the 5-10 Manker is 10th in rebounding (1.8 per game). Coupeville’s Cody Peters, a 6-6 junior, is red-shirting this season at Western Oregon University (10-6, 17-8) after playing two years at Whatcom Community College. Oak Harbor’s Shantae Young, a sophomore, has produced Washington State University’s second-best long jump (17-10.25) and triple jump (38-9.5) marks this indoor track season. She also posted the Cougars’ sixthbest time in the 60 meters (7.94). Coupeville’s Kyle King, a senior at Eastern Washington University, is running the 3,000 and 5,000 meters in the Big Sky Conference indoor championship meet this weekend. He is the defending 5,000-meter champion. This season he has earned personal bests in the mile

Softball times: 13- to 16-yearolds, 1 p.m.; 11- and 12-year-olds, 2 p.m.; and 9- and 10-year-olds, 3 p.m. New players can register at the field each day with completed forms, supporting paperwork and payment. Forms are available at Big 5, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Dairy Queen and Burger King. Call 679-1522 for more information or visit the league website at eteamz.active.com/NWLLOH/.

CWLL sets evaluations Central Whidbey Little League will conduct tryouts Sundays, Feb. 26 and March 4, at the Coupeville Middle School gym. Baseball will begin at 3 p.m. and softball at 4 p.m. All players ages 9 and above are required to tryout and are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled time. Players will need an original birth certificate and proof of resi-

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Oak Harbor graduate Jessica Denmon plays for Skagit Valley College this winter. (4:12) and 5,000 meters (14:09). After red-shirting earlier in his career, he has one year of eligibly left and will compete at the University of Oklahoma next year while attending graduate school. King will receive a degree in communications from Eastern this spring and hopes to enter the Masters of Intercollegiate Sports Administration program at Oklahoma next fall. King’s brother, Tyler, a freshman at the University of Washington, has posted the fourth-best 3,000-meter time (8:16.81) and eighth-best mile time (4:12.01) for the Huskies this indoor season. This weekend he runs the

dency to register. For additional information, email info@centralwhidbeylittleleague. org or visit the league website at www.centralwhidbeylittleleague. org.

Boating class offered The Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron is conducting a general boating safety course that will meet every Tuesday and Thursday Feb. 28 to April 12 at 6 p.m. at the Freeland Fire Station. The cost is $35; a second family member may participate and share the book for an additional $15. Contact Doug Bishop at 6782296, Dan Wright at 679-7435 or bdwr3036@comcast.net to signup.

Babe Ruth tryouts set The Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team for 13- and 14-year-

3,000 in the Mountain Pacfic Sports Federation Indoor Championships. Central Washington University junior Krissy McGill from Oak Harbor has the Wildcats’ secondbest indoor 3,000-meter time (11:50.66) and third-best mile time (5:54.83). Oak Harbor’s Adrianna Royal, a freshman at Sacramento State University, is red-shirting this indoor season but is expected to compete for the Hornets this spring. Recently she was named to the Big Sky all-academic cross country team, and her team earned national all-academic all-American honors for Division I schools.

olds will conduct tryouts at the Oak Harbor High School field Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Registration is onsite and free for tryouts. Contact coach Bill Young at 679-4843 for more information.

Softball Clinic slated Girls 7 to 13 from throughout Whidbey Island and beyond are invited to attend a fastpitch softball clinic at the Coupeville High School gymnasium Saturday, March 10, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $30 per child. Preregistration forms must be returned to Coupeville High School by March 1 for participants to receive a T-shirt. Contact coach Jackie Calkins at 360-678-4409 or jcalkins@ coupeville.k12.wa.us for more information.


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births Naval Hospital Oak Harbor Esmeralda Maria Moreno, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, was born Jan. 24, 2012.

She is the daughter of Maria Alberdi and Victor Moreno. Taylor Maurice Stone, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, was born Jan. 28, 2012. He is the son of Janea Cook and

OBITUARY Berta Wallin

Berta Helen Wallin went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at the age of 89. The second of five children, she was born Aug. 29, 1922 in Moclips, Wash., to Edgar and Helen Gill. Berta was raised on the Washington coast, as her father followed the lumber camp’s railroad system. Berta graduated from Elma High School and moved to Aberdeen, working at a cabinet shop, furniture manufacturer and finally at the Aberdeen Plywood Mill. She was married to Don Wallin in Aberdeen in 1947. From that marriage, three sons were born. In 1958 Don accepted a position with Everett Trust and Savings Bank and the family moved to Oak Harbor, making this their home. Berta worked as secretary for the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce and then was hired as a Food Service worker for the Oak Harbor School District and finally as a warehousewoman for NAS Whidbey Island, a position she held for 17 years. Berta was a member of the Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church, Federally Employed Women, Whidbey Vagabonds Travel Club, Christian Women’s Club, Emblem Club 450, Rebekah Lodge 254, Lodge Solidaritet 396 Vasa Order of America, the Whidbey-Deception Pass Boat Club and a 20 year volunteer with the Oak Harbor Senior Center. She was proud to be a member of the Cowlitz Tribal Nation and occasionally traveled to Chehalis to attend a powwow or tribal event. Berta’s greatest love was her family. She was constantly keeping up to date on her family and her grandchildren. She loved following their successes. She was very proud of her grandchildren as they completed college and advanced degrees. Berta enjoyed Bible study, reading, history classes at the senior center, knitting,

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Desmond Stone. Brooklynn Capri O’Dell Tracy, 8 pounds, 11 ounces, was born Jan. 29, 2012. She is the daughter of Justin and Sherron Tracy. Peyton Joseph Roy, 9 pounds, 14 ounces, was born Jan. 24, 2012. He is the son of Brian and Jennifer Roy. Luke Br yan Rapp,

6 pounds, 5 ounces, was born Feb. 1, 2012. He is the son of Ben and Ami Rapp. Nikiah Monique Zahn, 8 pounds, 12 ounces, was born Feb. 1, 2012. She is the daughter of Randal Zahn and Tasha Bordeaux. Diesel Brayden Eck, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, was born Feb. 2, 2012. He is the son of David and Kenia Eck. Joshua Kyel Perez, 7 pounds, 1 ounce, was

OBITUARY Visitacion (Vesing) Lewis Berta Wallin following current events, and sending hundreds of birthday and anniversary cards to numerous friends and family each year. Berta is survived by her three sons and their spouses: Gary and Martha Wallin, Bob and Debbie Wallin, Ron and Gayle Wallin, all of Oak Harbor and grandchildren: Jeff and Leslie Wallin, Ryan and Bonnie Wallin, Kelda and John Adair, Kirstin Wallin and Justin Roche, Erik and Laura Wallin, Jason and Shannon Wallin, Matthew Wallin and Taylor Bouchard, Skye and David Stuckey and Jessica King. Six great grandchildren, Kaytlyn, Skyler, Payton, Parker, Gracie and Adelaide Wallin also survive. She has two additional great-grandchildren due to be born in the next two months. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters and two brothers. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Maple Leaf Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Dave Johnson officiating. Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, Evergreen Chapter, P.O. Box 84506, Seattle, WA 98124. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.wallinfuneralhome.com Arrangements are entrusted to Wallin Funeral Home & Cremation, LLC, Oak Harbor.

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Visitacion “Vesing” Dejarlo Lewis was born April 14, 1950 in Culaba, Leyte, Philippines, to Teofilo Dejarlo and Beatriz Verè. Vesing, as she was known to her family and friends, was a beautician by trade as well as a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was vibrant, full of life, and had a very contagious, happy spirit that infected everyone she came across. She was a devout follower of Christ and she loved every member of her family unconditionally. It is a testament to her personal impact on friends and family that they have arrived from throughout the country and the world to bid her farewell. Vesing enjoyed fishing and crabbing with her family and playing mahjong and bingo with the girls. She was a very giving and helpful person. When catching numerous large salmon at Fort Casey she would share her catch with neighbors. Just one week prior to her passing, she won the jackpot at a local bingo and shared her winnings among friends and family. Sharing was typical of Vesing and she often helped friends going through life’s problems. She loved to cook and always made sure a guest in her home was well fed. When she made a batch of lumpia and adobo, her adult children clamored to stop by and take some home with them as they were regarded as the best kept secrets in town. Fun loving and entertaining,

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born Feb. 2, 2012. He is the son of HN Ronda and Humberto Perez. Liam Alexander Varela, 8 pounds, was born Feb. 5, 2012. He is the son of Fernando Varela and Linda Varela Rodriguez. Joshua Kain Stephens, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, was born Feb. 5, 2012. He is the son of Mathew and Jessica Stephens. Riley Scott Trapanese, 6 pounds, 1 ounce, was born Feb. 5, 2012. He is the son of Sam and Malinda Trapanese. Jonah Theron Kirby, 9 pounds, 14 ounces, was

born Feb. 7, 2012. He is the son of Zachary Kirby and Hae Ryung Park. Parker Hudson Mack, 8 pounds, 6 ounces, was born Feb. 7, 2012. He is the son of Pat and Kelsie Mack. Violet Grace Lysene, 9 pounds, 7 ounces, was born Feb. 8, 2012. She is the daughter of Adam and Julie Lysene. Erica Jo Tracy, 7 pounds, was born Feb. 8, 2012. She is the daughter of Sean and Stephanie Tracy.

OBITUARY Anna E. Angell

Visitacion Dejarlo she also enjoyed singing on her karaoke machine, often evoking light-hearted laughter as she would completely butcher her favorite Whitney Houston ballads. These qualities and these small examples from her life are what made her so lovable and are the reasons why her presence will be so sorely missed. Vesing leaves behind her loving and devoted husband of 41 years, James D. Lewis; five children, Marshall of Seattle, Mike of San Francisco, Pamela of Kent, David of Las Vegas, and Luz Semba of Shizuoka, Japan; sisters, Rucela Dejarlo of Infanta, Philippines, Abelina Olidan of Culaba, Philippines, and Amelita Dejarlo of Culaba, Philippines; brother Romeo Dejarlo of Culaba, Philippines; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; and a large network of friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by her son James Lewis, Jr., her mother Beatriz and father Teofilo, her sisters Pacita Cebuano and Lilia Abanilla, and brothers Guillermo and Roque Dejarlo. Funeral Mass was held Feb. 24 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Oak Harbor. A Graveside service followed at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Oak Harbor.

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Anna Elizabeth Angell died Feb. 15, 2012, at her home in Oak Harbor at the age of 87. She was born in Dayton, Ohio to Steve and Louise (Bakos) Veg, Hungarian immigrants. Her parents had come across the U.S. by covered wagon, settling in a Hungarian community in Dayton. Her family was very poor and she was raised with old world values. Anna was married to Steve Galovics in 1945 and they remained in Dayton. From this marriage, two children were born. At 45 years of age, Steve died from a heart attack. Anna met Lewis Angell and in 1958, they were married. Lewis had been in the Navy and left and soon discovered that the military offered the best financial opportunities for him, so he re-enlisted. From this second marriage, two additional sons were born. The Navy sent the Angells to Rhode Island and then on to Norfolk and finally to Cuba and Guantanamo Bay, where they spent two years. This was during the cold war and the Cuban missile crisis. They moved on to El Cajon, Calif., and in 1971, made their way to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and retirement. Anna found work as a housekeeper at Whidbey Island Manor, a position she held for more than 12 years. Following the death of her husband, Anna remained in Oak Harbor. Son Mark Angell and wife Peggy began building a new home on the family property and moved Mom in with

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Anna Angell them. Anna remained with them until her death. Anna enjoyed volunteering at Whidbey Island Manor, working with resident activities. She also volunteered with Island Thrift for many years. She always enjoyed cooking and serving others. She always put others before herself. Anna is survived by four children and their spouses, Steve Galovics and wife Barbara of Chesapeake, Va., Angela Braidic of Oak Harbor, Lewis Angell and wife Lynn of Fort Riley, Kan., and Mark Angell and wife Peggy of Oak Harbor; and by eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, March 1, at 4 p.m. at Wallin Funeral Home & Cremation, Oak Harbor, with Gary Wallin as life celebrant. A reception will follow for family and friends. Cremation was held. Family and friends are encouraged to share thoughts and memories at www.wallinfuneralhome. com. Arrangements are entrusted to Wallin Funeral Home & Cremation, Oak Harbor.

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Island scanner Oak Harbor Police Dept. The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department.

Monday, Feb. 20 At 2:50 a.m., a caller reported a pit bull running loose near the intersection of SE Ireland Street and SE Eighth Avenue. At approximately 11 a.m., callers reported numerous homes on SW Eagle Vista Avenue and SW Capital Drive had been paintballed. At 11:05 a.m., a caller reported someone paintballed a SW Eagle Vista Avenue home. At 11:04 a.m., a caller reported someone shot paintballs at a SW Capital Drive home. At 11 a.m., a caller reported an 8-year-old girl was having a “mental breakdown.” At 10:45 a.m., a SW Eighth Avenue resident reported two cars were paintballed. At 10:42 a.m., a SW Second Avenue resident reported someone did donuts in the grass. At 10:10 a.m., a caller reported mailboxes on NW Falls Creek Loop were destroyed. At 9:56 a.m., a SW Sixth Avenue resident reported her car and home were paintballed. At 8:35 a.m., a NW Outrigger Loop resident reported his house was paintballed. At 8:21 a.m., a caller reported gas stolen from two cars in a NE Midway Boulevard lot. At 6:56 a.m., a caller reported someone broke into the garden department of a Highway 20 business. At 4:11 a.m., a caller reported someone plowed through the mailboxes on NW Falls Creek Loop. At 1:48 a.m., a caller re-

ported a man was trying to get into the registers of a Highway 20 business.

Sunday, Feb. 19 At 10:34 p.m., a caller reported it sounded like a SW Kimball Drive resident was “beating his wife.” The caller heard screaming from adults and kids and the dog was barking. At 8:54 p.m., a caller reported a dark-colored car hit a few parked cars at the intersection of NW Longview Drive and NW Lateen Street and then left. At 6:32 p.m., a NW Camella Loop resident reported her daughter was packing her belongings and intended to leave. At 6:17 p.m., a caller reported a creepy looking guy was going through the garbage bin at a SE Ely Street location. He had a flashlight and he seemed to be going through everything. At 5:53 p.m., a SW Sixth Avenue resident reported her house was paintballed. At 4:30 p.m., a NW Fairhaven Drive resident reported a car was paintballed. It had previously been egged. At 2:10 p.m., a NW Hiyu Drive resident reported his truck was hit with paintballs. At 1 p.m., a SW Orcas Street resident reported someone used a paintball gun to tag his car and garage door. At 1:58 a.m., a caller reported “some dude” hit him in the mouth at a SE Bayshore Drive business. At 12:48 a.m., a SE Ely Street resident reported renters pounding on the walls.

Saturday, Feb. 18 At 10:22 p.m., a caller reported a woman refusing to leave a SE Pioneer Way business. At 5:34 p.m., a N. Oak Harbor Street resident reported someone refusing to leave the property. At 4:04 p.m., a caller

Religion notes Bible study during March

Love has the last word

All are welcome to St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Freeland for a Bible study on the Lenten Epistle Texts and Their Contexts. Evenings will begin with a light supper of soup, salad and bread followed by study and discussion led by Rev. Tom Johnson and Rev. Fletcher Davis. Program dates and times are March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland. Please RSVP to formation@whidbey. com or call 360-331-4887.

Rev. Carmen McDowell will consider the premise that “Love is greater than fear; love always has the last word,” Sunday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20103 Highway 525 north of Freeland. Rev. McDowell is transitional minister at Cascade UU Fellowship in Wenatchee. All are welcome. Children’s religious exploration classes and childcare will be provided. Check www. whidbey.com/uucwi for more information.

www.WhiDBEYNEWSTIMES.com reported a shoplifter fleeing from a SW Erie Street business. At 2:21 p.m., a caller reported someone shoved him at a SE Pioneer Way location. At 12:13 p.m., a caller reported a laptop and car keys stolen from a NE 16th Avenue location. At 11:01 a.m., a caller reported a car accident at a SW Rock Rose Drive location. At 10:11 a.m., a caller reported a man, dressed in black, was panhandling outside a Highway 20 location. The caller said the man was making him uncomfortable. At 1:17 a.m., a caller reported a man, wearing a yellow shirt and a grey hoodie, punched someone in the head at a SE Pioneer Way location. At 1:12 a.m., a caller reported a man was bleeding from a head wound. He was fighting at a SE Bayshore Drive location. At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported people fighting near the intersection of SE Pioneer Way and SE Dock Street.

Friday, Feb. 17 At 7:26 p.m., a caller reported a 3-year-old child stated her mommy drops and scratches her. At 3:31 p.m., a caller reported finding a juvenile who has been sleeping on the streets and hasn’t eaten in three days. At 2:51 p.m., a NE Harvest Drive resident reported juveniles threw a cardboard box and a bunch

of garbage in her yard. At 2:30 p.m., a caller reported a man had a gun at a Highway 20 parking lot. The caller thought the man was going to rob him. At 12:11 p.m., a caller reported a man was looking inside cars and checking door handles at a Highway 20 location.

Thursday, Feb. 16 At 4:49 p.m., a caller reported someone broke into a SW Grientjes Lane home. At 8:42 a.m., a caller reported metal stolen from a SE Midway Boulevard location.

Wednesday, Feb. 15 At 8:43 p.m., a NW Crosby Avenue resident reported a man was trying to hit her. At 3:45 p.m., a NW Clipper Drive resident reported an aggressive dog was in his yard. At 3:17 p.m., a caller reported a man and woman were fighting at a SE Regatta Drive location. At 1:03 p.m., a NW Quarterdeck Loop resident reported a man carrying a gun walked past her house. At 1:02 p.m., a caller reported a student had marijuana at the high school. At 12:28 p.m., a SE Midway Boulevard resident called to complain about an article in the newspaper. At 11:22 a.m., a caller reported someone was clear cutting trees from a property on SW Catilian Drive. At 10:17 a.m., a caller reported someone had a

OBITUARY Michael Anthony “Tony” Cawthra

Sept. 7, 1951–Feb. 15, 1012 Michael Anthony “Tony” Cawthra, 60, of Oak Harbor, Washington died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Island Hospital in Anacortes, Washington. He was born on September 7, 1951 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, the son on Robert and Jeannine (Hudson) Cawthra. Better known as “Tone Man” to his many, many friends, he was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker football fan. Tony was happiest watching any football game, fishing, or hanging out with friends. He spent his Thanksgivng holidays cooking and serving turkey dinners with the Lions Club and was known for his giving nature and generous spirit. Tony was preceded in death by his father, Robert Merle Cawthra. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jaici and Victor Murcia of Colorado Springs, CO; his mother, Jeannine Cawthra of

Michael Cawthra Scottsbluff, NE; and his sister and brother-in- law, Vickie and Mike Hauck of Casper, WY. At Tony’s request, no services will be held. Donations may be made to: First National Bank, PO Box 1208, Scottsbluff, NE, 69361, checks payable to Jeannine Cawthra and write “Tony Cawthra Memorial Fund” in the memo line. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Tony, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.

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Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office The following items were selected from reports made to the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office:

Sunday, Feb. 19 At 11:26 p.m., a NW Capstan Court resident reported someone tried to break into his house.

Wednesday, Feb. 15 At 6:47 p.m., a caller re-

ported someone is pointing a laser light at drivers near the intersection of S. Main Street and Highway 20. At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported a Zylstra Road resident was yelling very loudly and breaking dishes.

Tuesday, Feb. 14 At 12:19 p.m., a caller reported a suspicious van was parked in the backyard of a Fircrest Avenue home.

Monday, Feb. 13 At 4:55 p.m., a caller reported a woman tried to give her daughter candy at the high school.

Friday, Feb. 10 At 7:40 p.m., a caller reported someone sideswiped her vehicle while it was parked at a S. Main Street location.

OBITUARY Lillian Dean Huffstetler

Lillian Dean Huffstetler was a descendant from the Kinney Sea Captains of Nova Scotia who arrived on Whidbey Island in the 1800s and from the Dean family that arrived out of Iowa in 1911. Lillian Dean Huffstetler was born on Dec. 15, 1921, and was the third of four children born on Aloha Farm near Ebey’s Landing. She passed away at her home on Feb. 16, 2012. She attended grade school in Coupeville with the exception of three years attending school in San De Fuca. She graduated from Coupeville High School as valedictorian and attended WWCE in Bellingham for two years and U of W for the last two years where she joined the Delta Zeta Sorority. Bill Huffstetler and Lillian were married on Nov. 27, 1943, in Mount Vernon. They had one daughter, Willeta Huffstetler Christensen. Lillian worked in Alaska for the Civilian Personnel Office and spent 19 years working at Dean Chevrolet for her father and brother. She was a member of 4-H Club for six years and won a train trip to Chicago in 1939 representing Island County at the National 4-H Congress. It was her first time out of the state. Later she was a 4-H leader for seven years. She was a life time member of the Coupeville United Methodist Church and

Lillian Huffstetler held office as the Junior Department superintendent. Lillian was active in the Daughters of Pioneers of Washington, holding offices at the local and state level and volunteered at the Island County Historical Society Museum. Coupeville was her lifelong residence with the exception of two years in Alaska and two years in China Lake, Calif., as a result of Bill’s employment. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Carl and Vera Hancock Dean; her sister, Drusilla Dean Lynch; and brothers, Orlan Dean and Phillip Dean. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews; and her daughter and sonin-Law, Willeta Huffstetler Christensen and LeRoy Christensen. Funeral ser vices were held Feb. 23 at the Coupeville United Methodist Church with burial following at Sunnyside Cemetery. The family suggests donations to the Coupeville United Methodist Church or Island County Historical Society.

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Gray whale watching season begins By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

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Local tour groups are gearing up for the annual return of some popular visitors to Saratoga Passage. Gray whales are making their annual trip to the area in search of easy eats. They spend most of the spring feeding in the passage, which provides a chance for whale watchers to get a close look

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at the marine mammals. Deception Pass Tours will offer gray whale tours out of the Oak Harbor Marina starting the first weekend in March. Co-owner Terica Taylor said that the speed of their boat, which reaches 40 mph, means a faster trip and thus allows more time for people to spot the whales. The first gray whale reported in 2012 has been roaming Puget Sound since January. Since then, it has been seen between the Langley and the Edmonds ferry dock, said Howard Garrett with the Orca Network, adding that there have been fleeting glimpses of the whales swimming in the South Puget Sound area. The gray whales generally visit Saratoga Passage starting in late February and early March and stay until late April and early May, Garrett said.

Photo courtesy of the Orca Network

Howard Garrett of the Orca Network snapped a shot of a gray whale feeding near Greenbank Beach in Central Whidbey in May, 2010. Garrett said the whale feeds by rolling on its side to blast pits in the mud to free shrimp and invertebrates that it sucks in. The mudflats around Saratoga Passage provide a rich source of ghost shrimp, one of the whales’ favorite foods. The whales blast a jet of water into the mud and then they inhale the cloudy water, filter out the food and squirt out the remaining sediment, Garrett said. He said Langley, Fox Spit and Holmes Harbor on South

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Whidbey Island during high tide provide the best opportunity to view the visiting whales. “They’ll work an area for hours at a time,” Garrett said. Gray whales have been seen in Crescent Harbor near the Seaplane Base and, two years ago, they were spotted in Admiralty Inlet near Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. The Orca Network records whale sitings and people seeing a gray whale should make a report by calling 866-ORCANET. The information collected about the

whales’ movement and location is given to researchers and also sent out on an email list of approximately 6,500 names. “It sort of refreshes our awareness that there are whales living and breathing right under our very noses,” Garrett said. Taylor said Deception Pass Tours will offer tours through Saratoga Passage starting March 3 and continuing through April. Taylor said 1,700 tickets have already been sold. To kickoff the tour season, the local tour company will sponsor a viewing of “The Big Miracle”

at the Oak Harbor Cinemas Friday evening, March 2. The first 100 people seeing the whale movie will get in for free. Then, on Saturday, March 3, people waiting to board can participate in a drawing to win free admission. The company is also offering discounted admission on March 3. The Victoria Clipper, up from Seattle, will be making two-hour stopovers in Coupeville on Saturdays and Sundays for the next two months. Those trips will provide a boost for local businesses.


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Saturday, February 25, 2012 • The Whidbey News-Times

Step back from life’s distractions FAITHFUL LIVING By Joan Bay Klope You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically—to say “no” to other things. The way to do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. --Stephen Covey On Wednesday evening of this week, I stepped inside my church, listened to quiet music, prayed and eventually walked to the front of the sanctuary. When my turn came, my pastor imposed ashes on my forehead in the shape of a cross. Symbolizing our origins from the dust and our eventual return to the dust, he reminded me that I join Christian believers across the globe to begin the Lenten season. Just as people worldwide respond in various ways to the yearly four seasons, Christians celebrate various seasons as well. This one is 40 days long, reminiscent of the 40 days Jesus spent praying and fasting in the wilderness to build the spiritual energies he would need for his ministry. To this end, Christians around the world are encouraged to step back from some of their normal distractions and focus on living their lives led by God’s spirit. Some people deny themselves favorite foods or activities; some focus on prayer and study the scriptures; some work toward church membership; some take on a project that seeks to improve the lives of others in need. Whatever the choice, the goal is to reestablish values and live with greater purpose. With all that can distract us, this can be a tall order. Temptations to change one’s goal for these 40 days is everywhere, just as it was for Jesus who weathered a series of temptations during his ministry. The first was a challenge to display for all to see his arsenal of spiritual power. In other words, show off what he was capable of doing to lay proof of his identity. The second challenge dared Christ to accept dangerous physical risks with the promise that in doing so he would be spared physical suffering. After all, wouldn’t God surely save his own son from pain? In the third challenge, Jesus was tempted with material rewards often associated with royalty; things that hold great worldly value, even today. Why live modestly when riches and power and popularity were within reach? Why not live as kings are destined to live? Scripture tells us that Jesus regularly stepped away from his ministry to pray, alone. He sought God’s courage and resolve, guidance and love with each step of his ministry. In so doing, his resolve to stay the course and remain committed to his purpose on earth never faltered. Each year, the season of Lent gifts us with time to clarify with God who we are to Him, identify what we are to accomplish with our lives and make the choice to challenge our physical and mental resolves. We do all this not because we have to, but because we know that in so doing we grow stronger and the world improves.

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Student art fights human trafficking By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

Human trafficking is like putting a barcode on someone’s freedom and Oak Harbor High School student Ryan Delbrouck’s artwork shows just that. Delbrouck’s art, depicting a barcode in the shape of a person, won the human trafficking program art contest through Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor. The numbers on the barcode spell, “Help me.” Delbrouck was awarded a monetary prize at a recent Soroptimist meeting and Oak Harbor High School art teacher Kit Christopherson was awarded money for the art program. Delbrouck can expect to see his design on t-shirts that will read, “People are not for sale.” Human trafficking means illegally trading humans for use in sexual, labor and other exploitation. This is generally done via manipulation and threats. Seattle and Portland are at the top of the list of areas for human trafficking, said Stephanie Smith, past president and member of Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor. “There’s really the myth that it’s a situation that happens over there in other countries,” Smith said. The truth is that the people involved aren’t from other countries or even other cities; usually, they are from the same area that they are being trafficked in. Socioeconomic status has no effect; human traf-

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Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor member Stephanie Smith, right, honors Oak Harbor High School student Ryan Delbrouck, left, for his winning artwork at a Soroptimist meeting. Oak Harbor High School art teacher Kit Christopherson, middle, was awarded money for the art program. ficking can happen to anyone, Smith said. Soroptimist fights against human trafficking by educating the public through the Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking and through local events like the high school art contest. “We thought it was important to involve high school students because high school and junior high are the most vulnerable,” Smith said. When Christopherson told the class about the project and about human trafficking, he said he received an immense

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Ryan Delbrouck’s winning artwork depicts a barcode in the shape of a person, with the numbers spelling, “Help me.”

reaction from students to the contest, especially when they learned that human trafficking happens as close to home as Burlington. The common comment among students was that they’d seen the movie “Taken” and assumed human trafficking mainly happens in Europe. “The response was pretty overwhelming. Most students were passionate about designing a logo to help. It struck the students on a personal level,” Christopherson said. “It wasn’t just something you hear on the news. It’s something a fellow student could be involved in.” “I think generally when students are informed, they want to make a difference, they want to make an impact in their area and help,” Christopherson added, noting the work ethic and concentration of the students as they worked on the art project. “It meant a lot,” Delbrouck said of his design. While other students also used the barcode idea, he chose to use it as a simple silhouette. “I’ve never been personally affected but to hear how close it was to where we live, I wanted to spread awareness.” The contest received approximately 50 entries. Students voted to narrow down the top artworks, which Smith judged. Coincidentally, she chose Delbrouck’s artwork as the best, which students had also decided on as the winner. “Quite frankly, I was shocked there were that many quality

pieces,” Smith said. But the idea has spread further than Oak Harbor. Through a conference in Portland, Laurie Chin Sayres, a filmmaker who founded Labragirl Pictures, Ltd., in Colorado, found out about the art project and hopes to use the students’ images in her own documentary about human trafficking. “Here’s this small little island and this high school and this project has reached across the United States,” Smith said. As another way to spread awareness, Soroptimist will sponsor a presentation by a survivor at the high school in May. The presenter is 19 years old and from Oregon. She earned a 4.0 grade point average in school, played volleyball and she was a normal teenager until she got involved with the wrong man, Smith said. The man drugged her and forced her to cooperate with him through manipulation and threatening to hurt her sister, who he had photos of. “It’s a lot of fear tactics, and manipulation keeps them quiet for a period of time,” Smith said. The survivor will speak to students about warning signs and her experiences. “She is a remarkable young lady despite what she’s been through,” Smith said. For information about Soroptimist projects, visit www. sioakharbor.org.


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Saturday, February 25, 2012 • Whidbey News-Times

Weekly club eases job hunting pains By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

Finding a job is a fulltime job, according to T.J. Larrick, and those searching can use the helpful hints and leads found at Job Club. Larrick, employment specialist for the Department of Social and Health Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, meets with the unemployed, underemployed and those looking for a better job every Monday at 1 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Library for free. He completely deconstructs how to get a job by teaching tips for writing better resumes and cover letters and answering questions in job interviews, but his teaching goes further to include what employers are looking for and how the group can express that they possess the skills an employer seeks. Larrick teaches the group a pro-active approach: follow up on applications and set up informational interviews with the company; those could potentially become job interviews. “I focus a lot on how to help them help themselves,” Larrick said. “Part of it is for me to teach and also for people to come in here and work on something they need help on.” Be that a cover letter or interview techniques, everyone is at a different stage in their employment plan and Larrick understands that. With the difficult economy, many people who haven’t held a job recently

Attend Job Club ●● Learn tips for finding and applying for jobs. ●● When: every Monday, 1 p.m. ●● Where: Oak Harbor Library, 1000 SE Regatta Dr. ●● Contact: 675-5115; www.sno-isle.org.

or who were laid off are having trouble securing a new job. “It’s as hard to learn how to find work as it is to find work,” said Deborah Hardy, who frequently attends Job Club. It’s very difficult to get a job these days, much less figure out how to apply for them, Hardy said. It’s a different process now than in her younger years when searching for jobs via the internet and filling out computer forms weren’t involved. “We work on strategies to work smarter. It’s very competitive to get a job. It’s different than it used to be; you have to really plan,” Larrick said. The club has been going on for six months and was started because Whidbey Island had no job clubs. With the help of Skagit Valley College, Oak Harbor Library and Work Source, the program has expanded. “Resources are tight, so it makes sense for everyone to get together and share those resources,” Larrick said. Approximately 12 people show up each week, Larrick

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ABOVE: T.J. Larrick teaches participants of Job Club, including Colleen Gregory and Deborah Hardy, strategies for securing a job. BELOW: Deborah Hardy asks questions about securing a job. Fellow job searcher, Colleen Gregory, listens in. said. Generally, half the participants have attended before, which is beneficial because Larrick finds job leads tailored to the individuals between meetings. Colleen Gregor y has been coming to Job Club for three months in her search for a chef job. Larrick handed her job listings he’d found seeking chefs and cooks. “It gives me information on jobs and I learn things like how to fill out resumes and applications,” Gregory said about the club. Knowing how to answer the questions potential employers throw at her is one of her biggest hurdles

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for landing a job, Gregory said. The club can help with that. A general meeting consists of Larrick handing out job leads, talking about unemployment trends and teaching about a topic. A couple of weeks ago, the club focused on answering the question posed by potential employers: “Tell me about yourself and why I should hire you.” Larrick helped the group develop templates that they can work on at home. “The nice thing about a club is you can practice and make your mistakes here and you won’t lose a job, but it might help you get one,” Larrick said. Larrick did have some positive news for the group. Unemployment in Island County is down to 8.2 percent. It had been between 10 and 13 percent. While Whatcom and

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very long time, Island County is decent compared to the others,” Larrick told the group. “There’s a good percentage of people that get jobs by going through job clubs,” Larrick said. “It’s a little bit of information, a little bit of training and hopefully, a lot of what you need and what’s going to benefit you.” Anyone can attend Job Club Mondays at 1 p.m. at the meeting room down the hall from the Oak Harbor Library, located at 1000 SE Regatta Dr. For information, call the library at 675-5115 or visit www.sno-isle.org.


ACTIVITIES Whidbey

Saturday, February 25, 2012 • The Whidbey News-Times

Feb. 25

Sat.

Soroptimists host Red Dress Ball The Oak Harbor, Coupeville and South Whidbey Soroptimist International groups are holding a gala “Red Dress Ball” to raise funds to support Whidbey General Hospital’s “Heart of a Woman” program which provides heartwise screenings for financially qualifying women on Whidbey Island. The ball will be held Feb. 25 at the CPO Club, Oak Harbor. At 6 p.m. there will be a no-host bar with heavy hors d’oeuvres, at 7:30 guest speaker David Jessup talking about women and heart disease, and at 8:15 p.m. dancing with Mojo Filter begins. Tickets are $50, available at WGH Life Center, Whidbey Island Banks, and from Soroptimist members. Contact Marta Page at sioakharbor@soroptimist.net or 675-5999.

Gold fever, murder hit Langley Gold fever has struck Langley and it leads to murder in the annual Langley Murder Weekend on Feb. 25 and 26. To help solve the mystery, stop by the Langley Visitor Information Center, located at 208 Anthes Ave. It’s open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The coroner delivers his report at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Langley Park. On Sunday, the visitor center is open 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. the murderer is revealed at Langley Middle School.

Relay is magical The first annual Magic of Relay: Bringing Relay to Life will be held Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. at the Best Western Cotton Tree Inn Convention Center, located at 2300 Market St., Mount Vernon. Relayers from across North Puget Sound will hear inspirational speakers, network with other relay teams, learn about fundraising and more in breakouts and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Preregistration is required by Friday, Feb. 17. Register at www.MagicOfRelay.org.

Zombies rehearse for “Thrill the Island” Anyone on Whidbey Island wishing to be a zombie dancer in Oak Harbor High School’s “Thrill the Island,” an island-wide music video of “Thriller,” must attend rehearsal Feb. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Oak Harbor High School gym. The video will be filmed March 10

from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor. Call 279-5829.

Bird lovers become night owls: The Whidbey Audubon Society is hosting a field trip for bird lovers who want to see the six species of owls that live on the island. The field trip starts at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25. Meet at the Coupeville High School parking lot. See Activities listing for more information. www.Whidbeynewstimes.com

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Let’s go glow at the pool Glow Night at the Oak Harbor Pool will be held Feb. 25 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Cost is $3, with snacks, drinks and glowing things provided. If you have questions please contact the North Whidbey Parks & Recreation Oak Harbor Pool at 675-7665.

Music teachers are Chopin at the bit Whidbey Island Music Teachers meet Feb. 28 at the home of Marisa La Rue, 4824 Haines Rd., Freeland, starting with a membership meeting at 9:30 a.m. The presentation at 10 a.m. will be a Chopin study with Marisa La Rue. Call 360579-2348.

Sale benefits stroke victim A huge benefit sale at the American Legion Hall Feb 25 and 26 from noon to 7 p.m. each day will help Kim Morris, OHHS class of ‘79. Morris is slowly recovering from a stroke. Antiques, tools, furniture, a 1952 Studebaker pickup and much more, with a silent auction every hour. Call 678-7788.

Bird lovers go out at night Whidbey is home to six species of owls and occasionally visited by others. The Whidbey Audubon field trip Feb. 25 will seek them out. Bring flashlights, binoculars, scopes and keen hearing. Dress warmly. Meet at the Coupeville High School parking lot on S. Main St. at 4:30 p.m. Contact Gary Piazzon, leader, at 678-5131.

Set up your lawn for spring The Master Gardeners of Island County are presenting a free class on lawn care and maintenance at the Skagit Farmers Supply in Oak Harbor, 31686 Highway 20, on Feb. 25, at 1:30 p.m. Supply consultant Dave Ridle will talk about a “Spring Setup” for your lawns and provide a maintenance schedule. Call 675-2277.

Whirlers dance for their supper The Whidbey Whirlers square dancers will meet Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Coupeville Recreation Hall for a soup/chili supper dance. Lots of people from several clubs will be joining in for lots of fun. Call Jean Matheny, 360-221-6966.

Feb. 26

Sun. Culinary team whips up dinner The Oak Harbor High School Culinary team, fourtime state champions and

They meet each Tuesday, starting Feb. 31, at 7 p.m. at 1148 SE Eighth Avenue in Oak Harbor. DivorceCare is a 13-session program. Each session covers a different segment of divorce from “What’s Happening to Me” to “The Road to Healing.” Plan to attend regardless of what stage your separation and divorce may be. Call 679-3579 to register.

Boating safety class presented Erika Smythe, Nicole Jeter and Amber Smith, of Oak Harbor, plunged into Lake Union in Seattle Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics of Washington. They work at branches of the U.S. Bank and they and other employees raised money for the fundraiser. Bobbi Moore, branch manager of the Oak Harbor branch, joined the trio as a cheerleader. the 2010 national runnerup, is again preparing for the ProStart and SkillsUSA competitions with a fancy fundraising meal Feb. 26, 5 p.m., in the Oak Harbor High School faculty lounge. From flat iron steak to white chocolate goat cheese mousse, this dinner is sure to impress. Tickets are $40 before Feb. 20 and $50 after. RSVP to Mary at marthur@ohsd.net.

Eat breakfast, help veterans Breakfast will be served at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7392, on Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon. The breakfast features pancakes, eggs, hash browns, breakfast meats and biscuits-n-gravy. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for seniors 62 and over, and $4 for kids (under 12. Breakfast proceeds benefit the local post, including its veterans assistance and community service programs. The Whitehead-Muzzall Post is located at 3037 N. Goldie Road. For more information, contact 675-4048 or at vfwpost7392.org.

Wedding bells ring at show Whidbey Wedding Inspiration Bridal Show will be Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Best Western, located at 33175 Hwy. 20, Oak Harbor. Visit local and regional vendors and be inspired as you plan your special day. Admission is free. Call 6794567.

Feb. 27

Mon. Blood drive in Oak Harbor The Oak Harbor Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive Feb. 27 at the First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland Street in Oak Harbor. The Puget Sound Blood Center is pleased to announce extended hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an additional team of technicians to accommodate blood donors with reservations and walkins. Please register online at www.psbc.org/programs/ drive.asp?URL=2610 or call 800-398-7888 or come as a walk-in. The Lions will have tasty treats and beverages will be served to donors.

Library meeting room H137, 1000 SE Regatta Dr. Call 675-5115 or visit www.snoisle.org.

Don’t get burned out If you feel like diabetes takes too much of your energy, is controlling your life, or that diabetes management is more failure than success, then you might benefit from Diabetes Burnout Series, groups meeting Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in conference room B at Whidbey General Hospital Feb. 27 and March 26. To register email milled@whidbeygen. org or call 360-678-7656 ext. 2661.

Feb. 28

Tues.

Pre-war blues comes to the library

AARP provides free tax preparation

Relax and enjoy the finger picking delights of acclaimed guitarist Chris Brokaw as he plays pre-World War II country blues songs Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Library, and 5:30 p.m. at the Coupeville Library. This is part of the Music in the Stacks series. Call 675-5115 or visit www.sno-isle.org.

AARP Tax-Aide will provide free tax return preparation at Oak Harbor Library room 137 Tuesdays through April 10 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments are recommend; contact John at 678-1117 or lc.whidbey.aarp.taxaide@ gmail.com.

Get help finding a job Join the Job Club Mondays at 1 p.m. for free help finding a job. The club is located in the Oak Harbor

Get Help for a hurting heart DivorceCare is a divorce recovery seminar and support group. The cost of the program is $25, but scholarships are available.

The Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron will conduct a boating safety class at the fire station in Greenbank starting Feb. 28. The class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. In addition to learning the fundamentals of safe boating, the class qualifies students for their Washington Boating Card. Contact 679-7435, or 678-2286, to register.

PBY meeting features Canadian The PBY Memorial Foundation will hold its monthly luncheon Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. at the CPO Club on Ault Field Road. Speakers will be Dave Morrier and Svend Raun (Canadian Vets) who will talk about Canadian Military Aviation after World War II and the development of the Avro Aero program. Call 675-1102.

eBooks are easy Join Sno-Isle Libraries staff at Whidbey Coffee in Oak Harbor Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. to learn how to download free eBooks, audiobooks, movies and music from the Sno-Isle Libraries website. Space is limited so pre-register by calling 6755115. See activities, A17

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that nurture the desire to read Feb. 28 at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Oak Harbor Library, 1000 SE Regatta Dr. Call 675-5115.

Tour new school facilities The maintenance, computer services and warehouse departments of the Oak Harbor School District are hosting an open house for the public to tour the new facilities located behind Oak Harbor High School.

The open house will be held Feb. 29, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 279-5000.

History Day community night Middle school and high school students will showcase their history day research projects on Leap Day, Feb. 29, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Home Connection (Clover Valley Elementary). The following topics will be presented: Indian Boarding Schools:

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Revolution without Guns; Seattle’s Hooverville: The Precedent for Social and Housing Reform; The Eugenics Movement: Science Negatively Influencing Social Reform; and Equity vs. Equality: Women in the U.S. Military Service Academies.

AARP provides free tax preparation AARP Tax-Aide will provide free tax return preparation at the Coupeville Library Wednesdays

through April 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 678-1117 or lc.whidbey.aarp.taxaide@ gmail.com.

Nothing beats Leap Day lumpia A Leap Day Lumpia Sale, with proceeds to benefit CADA (Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse), will be held Feb. 29. Fresh cooked lumpier will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at HomePlace Special Care, 171 SW Sixth Ave. Oak

Harbor. Call 279-2555.

Babies learn reading skills Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that inspire a love of reading with Ready Readers: Baby and Me Storytime Feb. 29 at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Storytime will be held at the Oak Harbor Library, located at 1000 SE Regatta Dr. Call 675-5115 or visit www.sno-isle.org.

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United Pentecostal Church Sunday Service - Noon Wednesday Bible Study 7pm Pastor Mark Dillon 404-661-4653 mdillon@oakharborupc.com Mailing Address: 41 NE Midway Blvd Suite 103 Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Whidbey Island Messianic Fellowship Where Yeshua is Lord Come Learn the Hebraic Roots of Your Faith

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555 SE Regatta Dr. • Oak Harbor Services in All Saints Chapel in the A-frame building The Episcopal Church on North Whidbey Island A Member of the Anglican Communion Worldwide

Join us for Sunday Service at 10:00 AM

360-279-0715

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John Brandt, Interim Pastor

Sunday Service 10 am

Celebration Service/Kids’ Ministry 10 am Mission Emanuel Spanish Services Sunday Evening at 6pm Child Care Provided 319 SW 3rd Avenue www.oakharborag.org

675-2441 • www.ohfumc.org 1050 SE Ireland St • Oak Harbor

360-675-4852

Whidbey Island Church of Christ 3143-G North Goldie Rd Oak Harbor

Sunday Worship ........9:00 a.m. Sunday Bible Study 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening ........5:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening .6:00 p.m. For more information call: Gary 675-5569 Jerry 679-3986

God-Centered Worship Christ-Centered Preaching Verse-by-Verse Teaching Worship: 1 PM 1411 Wieldraayer Road (off of Swantown Road) Pastor Keith McFaul 360-279-9713 www.GraceEvangelical.org

Oak Harbor Church of Christ 1000 NE Koetje Street (Just North of Office Max)

“To Know Christ & Make Him Known”

Sunday Morning:

Worship Assembly.......................9:30 am Bible Classes for all ages............11:00am

www.churchofchrist-oh.org oakharborchurch@gmail.com

675-3441

Pastor Greg Adkins

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Assembly of God

Sunday Morning Worship Service 8:30 A.M. & 10:30 A.M. Wednesday Midweek Worship Service 7:00 P.M. 1560 S.E. 9th Ave • 679-6959 “It’s By Grace!”

185 N Oak Harbor St. ~ Oak Harbor

On the web: www.staugustineoh.org

St. Mary’s Parish 678-6536 207 Main St. ~ Coupeville

Masses: Sunday Thurs

11:15 am 12:00 noon

(360) 678-4612

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675-4837

679-1288

Pastor Jeffrey Spencer Pastor Marc Stroud, Caring Minstry Lynne Ogren, Music & Children Ministry

679-1561

490 NW Crosby Ave., Oak Harbor 675-5008

Sunday Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am

(“Kids on the Rock” Ministry for Children ages 3mos.-5th grade meets at all services)

“Amped” Jr. High Youth: Sun., 5:00 pm “Legacy” High School Youth: Sun., 7:15 pm Small Groups Women’s Ministry • Men’s Ministry Russ Schlecht ~ Senior Pastor

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Missouri Synod

Worship Service ......................Sunday 10:00am Adult Bible Study & Sunday School...11:15am Evening Service ................Wednesday 6:30pm Nursery Available

Pastor Juan Palm 360-675-2548

Preschool 360-679-1697

590 N. Oak Harbor St • Oak Harbor www.concordialutheranwhidbey.org

Sunday

Bible Study 9:00am Worship Service 10:00am Evening Service 6:00pm

Come Worship With Us! Thursday Bible Study 7:00p.m. 950 S.W. Upland Ct • Oak Harbor Pastor Dr. Thomas Stoneham Sr., Minister Donald Cole

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Concordia Lutheran Church

721 S.E. Barrington • Oak Harbor 360-632-3642

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Sunday Evening Prayer 6:30 PM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Coupeville

679-3579

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620 A/B Erin Park Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Sunday Worship ....8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School .........................9:15 a.m.

Child Care is available and Everyone Welcome

Sunday Morning Services • 9:00am Traditional Worship • 10:00am Sunday School (All Ages) • 10:30am Contemporary Worship Children and Worship

Church Telephone Number (360)679-1003 Bishop Charles And Pastor Effie Boyles (360)929-3127

Saturday Worship ................. 5:30 p.m.

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(Behind K-Mart)

Monday Prayer Meeting - 6:00 P.M. Tuesday Night Bible Study- 6:30 P.M. Friday High Praise Service- 6:30 P.M. Sunday Celebration/Children’s Ministry – 9:30 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship Service – 11:00 A.M.

NW 2nd Avenue & Heller Road Across the street from OHHS Staadium

Dave Templin, Pastor Bethany Popkes, Youth Director Kurt Imbach, Adult Facilitator

250 SW 3rd Avenue • Oak Harbor

House of Prayer Faith Tabernacle of Praise

Lutheran Church

11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Worship

Word Of Everlasting Life & Faith Church

Sunday Worship 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00

50 SW 6th Avenue

Bible Study For All Ages.....9:15 a.m. Worship Services.....10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday Services..................6 p.m. Prayer Meeting & Student Ministries Child care for all services. Pastor Grafton Robinson Associate Pastor Lemuel B. Villano 675-6686 www.ohsbc.org

1148 SE 8th Ave Oak Harbor

Minister: Rev. Elizabeth “Kit” Ketcham Childcare Year-Round Religious Education Sept-June All are welcome 360-321-8656 www.whidbey.com/uucwi uuadmin@whidbey.com

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Oak Harbor Southern Baptist Church

Whidbey Presbyterian Church

Sunday Service at 10:00 am

331-5191 • Freeland

Nursery provided

Sunday School 9:15am Worship Service 10:30 am

20103 State Route 525 Freeland

Trinity Lutheran Church

James Lindus, Pastor Dennis Hanson, Pastor George Brunjes, Pastor Eric Ottum, Pastor Karl Olsen, Minister of Music

(Just two miles south of the Greenbank Farm)

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island

St. Augustine’s Parish • 675-2303 5:00 pm 8:00am & 9:30 am 9:00 am

874 Plantation Drive Greenbank, WA

Calvary Chapel Oak Harbor

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Masses: Saturday Sunday Wed & Fri

WHIDBEY EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH

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SUNDAY SERVICE

8:00 am TRADITIONAL WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30 am FAMILY WORSHIP SERVICE 11:23 am CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP SERVICE www.gracebythesea.org

Island Vineyard Community Church Pastor James Gallagher

6:00-7:30 PM SUNDAY NIGHTS www.islandvineyard.org 2 CHURCHES - 1 BUILDING

555 SE Regatta Dr. Oak Harbor 679-3431

ISLAND VINEYARD COMMUNITY CHURCH

3143 Goldie Rd Unit B • Oak Harbor (behind Precision Tire)

Sunday Worship.........8:30 am & 10:45 am Classes For All Ages........................9:45 am

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• Nursery All Services • Small Groups • Sunday School • MOPS • AwAnA • Youth Groups Come worship with us!

Worship Services Sunday 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. 679-1585 2760 N Heller Rd • Oak Harbor

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ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN POSITION Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) seeks a part time Animal Care Technician to help operate WAIF’S Coupeville Animal Shelter. The Animal Care Technician is responsible for the day to day care of the animals. This position will also assist the public when admitting and adopting animals. Duties also include kennel cleaning, general health care of animals and light office wor k. Computer skills required, along with strong customer service orientation. Satisfying but strenuous work must be able to lift 40lbs. Weekend work required. Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and registration required. Must be able to pass a background check. Send resume and cover letter to: Shari Bibich, WAIF, P.O. Box 1108, Coupeville, WA 98239, waifsmgr@whidbey.net No phone calls, please.

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2 BEDROOM, 2 bath, bonus room rambler on nice dead end street. Move in ready with new carpet, paint, flooring, counter tops, stainless steel appliances and wa s h e r / d r ye r. L a r g e yard with shed and fenced backyard. Own it for way less than renting! Asking $109,000. Call Rob at 360-4213805.

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S o u t h W h i d b ey F i r e / EMS is seeking sealed bids from qualified firms to build a rescue box c o nve r s i o n o n a n ew 2012 Ford F550 chassis. Interested firms should Employment contact SWFE for comGeneral plete bid specification CUSTOMER SERVICE and requirements by: email to bids@icfd3.org, POSITIONS Brand new Party Store or picked up in person at the address below. opening in Oak Harbor. Full time & Part time poSealed bids shall be sitions. Must be able to work with the public, be clearly marked RESCUE BOX CONVERSION and clean cut and reliable. received by mail, delivEmail resume and ered, or in person to: references to: South Whidbey jobsonwhidbey@gmail.com Fire/EMS 5535 Cameron Road Freeland, WA 98249 and due by 3:00 P.M. Tu e s d a y, M a r c h 1 3 , 2012. Bids will be opened and read aloud that same day followed ISLAND COUNTY JOB by a detailed review to forward a recommendaOPENING t i o n fo r awa r d a t t h e regularly scheduled ELECTION B o a r d o f ACCESSIBILITY Commissioner’s meeting COORDINATOR March 15 at 5:30 P.M. at www.islandcounty.net/hr the same address. for more information South Whidbey Fire/EMS reserves the The opportunity to right to reject any and/or make a difference is all bids and waive all inright in front of you. formalities in the bidding process. Q u e s t i o n s Recycle this paper. should be directed to Resource Chief Beck at PART TIME, 360-321-1533 o r WEEKEND OFFICE bids@icfd3.org. POSITION Storage facility looking for help. Must have comEmployment puter skills and good Restaurant customer service. Apply in person, Mariner Self Storage, 34100 SR 20, Evenings & weekends. Oak Harbor. Must be 21 and have WS Alcohol server and food handlers permit. Please apply at: Neil’s Clover Patch Cafe RECEPTIONIST Bayview, WA. No phone calls please MARKETING REP For more information please visit: www.whidbey.com

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Real Estate for Rent Island County Greenbank

CLINTON

L AG O O N P O I N T. O n Main Bus Route. 2 Bedroom, 1 bath mobile. Includes washer, dr yer, dishwasher. No smoki n g , p e t s n e g o t i a bl e. R e fe r e n c e s r e q u i r e d . $800 month, $400 deposit. 360-331-5870. Photos at www.photobucket.com/GreenbankHome

3 BEDROOM Victorian farmhouse, 2.5 bath on 3 acres. Pets negotiable. No smoking. $1,200. Section 8 ok. Available February 1st. 425-314- Langley 1380, 425-876-1366. 2 BEDROOM, 1.5 Bath Glenhaven Townhouse; FREELAND HOLMES HARBOR Wa- washer/dryer included. terfront! Cozy 1 BR with Age 55 or older, $700 a boat house! Single car p e r m o n t h . Ava i l a bl e parking at 5349 B Bercot 2/15. Contact Katharine Road. $1,100/ Month. 360-678-4181 or 1-800Available 4/1 by appoint- 321-0686. LANGLEY ment only 360-319-3410 2 BEDROOM WITH FREELAND/ LANGLEY washer, dr yer, yard & 1 BEDROOM energy ef- small fenced garden in ficent cabin on 1/3 acre C raw fo r d R o a d a r e a . in Holmes Harbor. Sara- Pe t s n e g o t i a b l e . N o toga Beach key access. s m o k i n g . $ 8 0 0 p e r Olympic mountain peek- month plus first, last & a-boo view! Washer & $400 damage deposit. dryer included. On bus- 360-632-0337. line $650 206-595-4731. LANGLEY

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2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH home on 2 plus acres in Greenbank. Super clean w i t h h a r d wo o d f l o o r s and detached 3 car garage. Private setting has garden & green house. $1,300 per month plus d e p o s i t s. Pe t s n e g o t i a b l e . O w n e r i s WA state RE Broker. Please call 360-929-5968 for information.

3 BEDROOM, 1 BATH home. Remodeled Saratoga rambler in woodsy setting. Near town, on busline. Washer, dryer and attached garage. No smoking/ pets. $950 month plus utilities, first, last, deposit and 1 year lease. 360-321-4042 ,OOKINGĂĽFORĂĽAĂĽNEWĂĽPLACEĂĽ #HECKĂĽOUTĂĽ WWWPNWHOMElNDERCOM FORĂĽLOCALĂĽĂĽNATIONALĂĽLISTINGSĂĽ

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OAK HARBOR

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3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH Apartment on 5 acres, 10 minutes from Freeland or Langley. Spacious, sunny, peaceful and secluded. All black appliances, jacuzzi. Small pet OK. $900 month. Call Mon-Thursday, 10am-4pm; JOHN 360-321-2402 k9cartswest@gmail.com OAK HARBOR

2,838 SF, CRAFTSMAN 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 3 car garage home. $1,800 + deposit. New neighborhood in Hillcrest Elementary school district. Close to NASWI located at 2733 SW Fairway Point Drive. Please call Matt first for an appt 360-320-1932. OAK HARBOR

1,200 SF, 2 Bedroom townhouse with W/D h o o k - u p. Fo r e s t c i t y view! Excellent condition! Garbage included. $750 a month. 360-6826739. Oak Harbor

3 BEDROOM, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage on private cul-de-sac. 10 minutes from NAS. $1150 month plus deposit. Available now! 904-287-3202 before 7pm. ,OOKINGĂĽFORĂĽAĂĽNEWĂĽPLACEĂĽ #HECKĂĽOUTĂĽ WWWPNWHOMElNDERCOM FORĂĽLOCALĂĽĂĽNATIONALĂĽLISTINGSĂĽ

2 BEDROOM Dugualla Bay beach front! Complete quality furnishings included with this beautiful log home. Open floor plan, basement rec room, quiet, on approx 3 acres. No smoking/ pets. $1,825 per month, first, last, damage deposit, OAK HARBOR a n d c r e d i t c h e ck r e 3 B E D RO O M AT 4 8 5 quired. Available now! NE Regatta Drive acoss P l e a s e c a l l 2 0 6 - 7 2 9 f r o m O l y m p i c V i e w 2599 for details. School!!! $900/ month, $500 deposit. 360-675- Sell it free in the Flea 1815, 360-672-5195. 1-866-825-9001 Oak Harbor

3 BEDROOM unfurnished house. 1.75 bath, 16’x24’ bonus room. Large yard, porch, fireplace and updated interior. Available now! $990 month. (904)553-6309

OAK HARBOR

GREAT BALCONY View of July 4th fireworks and stunning harbor landscape. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home, hardwood floors, double garage, all appliances & some furnishings. $1,200 gets you into a quiet cul-desac! Close to bus, schools, churches & stores. Secur ity, first, last, $500 damage deposit. Available 3/1. 360675-4113.

3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH updated home on secluded 2 1/2 acre lot. 2 car attached garage plus c o ve r e d c a r p o r t a n d storage shed. Includes washer, dryer and refrigerator. Electric heat plus propane fireplace insert. Non smoking. Pet negot i a bl e w i t h a d d i t i o n a l damage deposit. $1,350 per month. Section 8 Okay. Credit check req. Call 360-929-3459.

Call: (360)679-1442

Freeland

3 BR, SINGLE STORY in 5 unit building. Beautiful San Juan Island view! New interior, yard, parking. No laundry/ hookups $645. 360-679-1103.

Self-contained 1-Bdrm a p t i n p r i va t e h o m e . West water/mtn view, l a r g e p a t i o, o w n e n t ra n c e. P r i va t e / q u i e t . $650/mo includes util, cable, wi-fi, shared laundr y. No smokers. Pets negot. (360)730-2490

OAK HARBOR $229,950 Well-kept, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home with manicured lawn. Formal dining room, family room plus kitchen bar and kitchen nook. Conveniently located near schools. #320058 Judith Zapanta-Borras 360-914-7759 COUPEVILLE $499,900 New, custom-built, 3-bedroom, 4-bath home with view of water & mountains. Decks, wine cellar, home media room, fireplace, gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors. Access to community beach and park. #29053053 Terry Reynold Tom Kier 360-929-4698

ADMIRALS COVE $410,000 A bit of Provence on Whidbey. Lovely view home completely updated with European touch. Hardwood floors, granite counters, extensive gardens. Garage and shop, 2 finished rooms above. #318666 Marilyn Clay Sara Sherman 360-678-5858

ADMIRALS COVE $225,000 This 2-bedroom, 1-bath, view home on a double-lot makes the perfect island get-away. Westside view of shipping lanes, Olympic Mountains and stunning sunsets. Amenities. #320893 Ann Muniz Bernadette Johnson 360-331-6006

OAK HARBOR

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2 BR with view $650. Complete studio $450. +Dep. No smoke/pet. Water, swr, grb paid

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BEAUTIFUL 2 Bedroom, upstairs unit. Washer/ d r ye r h o o k u p s, d i s h washer and deck. Small quiet complex in town. Pets negotiable. $700/ month. Owner/ Agent 360-320-1030. OAK HARBOR

EXTENDED stay. Temporary housing. 1 Bedroom, month to month, furnished, utilities included. no smoking or pets. 360-675-5911, nwimotel@frontier.com OAK HARBOR

Langley

2 BEDROOM VIEW apartment, 4 miles North of Langley. Second story. Beach access. View o f S a ra t o g a Pa s s a g e and Mount Baker. $600 per month plus electric. Water, sewer, garbage paid. Contact Ross: 206628-2447 or rjacobson@wkg.com Langley

STUDIO APARTMENT: Completely fur nished with sweeping view of Saratoga Passage. Private deck. Quiet neighborhood. $775/mo, min 6 mo lease. INCLUDES all utilities, basic phone, and free cable TV. No smoking. Cat possible. Call 360-221-3911 to view.

L A R G E 2 B E D RO O M Penthouse view, spacious patio. Clean and quiet! Fireplace, washer, dr yer hookups. Senior discount avail. Garbage included. $725/ Month. 360-675-6642. Oak Harbor

LEXY MANOR. Small, quiet complex. 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms available. Close to shopping. Fa m i l i e s a n d s p e c i a l needs welcome. Rent starts at $556. Call: 360279-2155 Oak Harbor

Madrona Manor Quality Living at an affordable price. Families and special needs welcome. 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms starting at $615/mo. Walking distance to beach, park, shopping and bus route. Call: 360-240-1606 ** Section 8 ok

2 Large Forest Parcels

BAYWOOD $100,000 Private 2.5Âą acre parcel, water share, perk and corners marked. Close to Mutiny Beach public access. Bring your plans and build a dream home. #245916 Lori Ferrario 360-331-6006 COUPEVILLE $318,000 Very well-cared-for home on private double lot in heart of town. Great kitchen/rec room area, dining room, living room, wood floors. Back deck, front patio. Landscaped and partially fenced. #261954 John Carr 360-969-1733

FREELAND $219,000 55+ Living. 2-bedroom, 1.75-bath, plus den/office condo. Stroll to the library, banks, stores. Assisted care facility nearby for meals and excursions if desired. #316137 Jody LaBissoniere 360-331-6006

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B E AU T I F U L wa t e r / M t view 3 Bedroom, 1.75 Bath home. W/D, Gas/ pellet fireplace. Attached garage. New carpet, no pets/smoking. $1300 mo. Call 360-929-0758.

South Whidbey

ADMIRALS COVE $24,500 Quiet top-of-the-hill cul-de-sac lot with mature trees. Convenient to state park, ferry and town of Coupeville. 3-bedroom septic design. High-speed internet, CATV at street. Community beach and pool. #199741 Clay Miller 360-969-2058

Oak Harbor

Clinton

MAXWELTON BEACH 15 minutes West of Ferry dock. 2300 SF upper u n i t o f h i s t o r i c fa r m house. 4 bedroom, 2.5 b a t h , w a s h e r / d r y e r, small yard, large deck, view of Useless Bay and Oak Harbor hay far m. Car por t, infloor radiant heat, limited beach access. $1200 month, $200 month for heat, hot water and water. No smoking, pets negotiable. 1st, last Oak Harbor month rent plus $1000 damage/ cleaning deNEWER 3 BEDROOM, posit. (206)949-3625 2 . 5 B a t h , 1 8 0 0 S F Clinton Home. Washer and dryer included, 2 car garage, fenced yard. 5 minu t e s t o b a s e. $ 1 , 2 0 0 month. No smoking or 3 B E D RO O M , 2 b a t h pets. Available March w i t h 1 c a r g a ra g e i n 1st. 509-638-9334 quiet neighborhood. Woodstove and laminate Apartments for Rent Island County downstairs, carpet upMAXWELTON BEACH. stairs, fenced backyard. 2 bedroom, 1.25 bath, $1250 month, 12 or 18 2 BR Senior Condo in Freeland. 1300 SF daylight lower month lease available. Electric, water, trash removal u n i t o f h i s t o r i c fa r m $1250 security deposit house. Clean, br ight, and first months rent up and sewer are included. and modern. On hillside front. Pets negotiable. with sunset, valley views Very nice home $900.00 Call Diana for informaand limited beach action, 360-929-5495. cess. Small yard and Brad Jaeger p a t i o. C a r p o r t . $ 7 5 0 OAK HARBOR Broker/Owner month, 1 year lease, 1st Tara Property and last month rent, Management South $500 damage/ cleaning deposit. Washer/ Dryer. brad@tpmsouth.com N o s m o k i n g o r p e t s . 360-331-7100 (206)949-3625

North Whidbey

ADMIRALS COVE $189,750 Enjoy the Northwest feel of this 2-bedroom, 2-bath home with open beams, wood ceilings and a cozy pellet stove in the living room for those toasty winter evenings. #314440 Linda Earnhart 360-929-0922

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OAK GROVE APTS

Now available:

1 & 2 Bedrooms $550-$680 per month Call 360-675-4002 65 SW 3rd Ave, Oak Harbor

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Bank Legal Description: Lots 3, 5-7, 16-20, 22-25, 28, Block 2; Lots 1, 6, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, Block 3; Lots 1, 4-6, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18, Block 4, Whispering Firs and Section 11, Township 29 Nor th, Range 2 East, Ptn. NW NE (Full legal description on page 2.) Assessor’s Tax Parcel N o s . : R22911-415-4030/5157 0 S8430-00-03006-0/4303 86 S8430-00-04012-0/7092 00 S8430-00-03022-0/7088 17 S8430-00-02016-0/7085 31 S8430-00-04015-0/4305 36 S8430-00-02006-0/7085 13 S8430-00-04006-0/7089 15 S8430-00-03014-0/4304 20 S8430-00-03023-0/7088 26 S8430-00-04017-0/7092 37 S8430-00-04001-0/4304 66 S8430-00-02003-0/4302 24 S8430-00-02022-0/4303 13 S8430-00-02023-0/7085 77 S8430-00-02024-0/7085 86 S8430-00-04010-0/7091 93 S8430-00-03019-0/7087 91 S8430-00-03020-0/7088 08 S8430-00-02017-0/7085 40 S8430-00-04005-0/4304 93 S8430-00-04004-0/7088 71 S8430-00-02028-0/7087 46 S8430-00-03017-0/4304 39 S8430-00-02007-0/4302 33 S8430-00-02018-0/4302 97 S8430-00-02025-0/7085 95 S8430-00-02019-0/7085 59 S8430-00-02020-0/7085 68 S8430-00-02005-0/7085 04 S8430-00-03001-0/4303 31 S8430-00-03015-0/7087 73 S8430-00-04018-0/4305 45 Pursuant to the Revised C o d e o f Wa s h i n g t o n , Chapter 61.24: I N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., at the main entrance of the Island County Courthouse, located at 101 NE 6th Street, Coupeville, State of Washington, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the real proper ty and personal proper ty described below, situated in the County of Island, State of Washington, to wit: PARCEL A: Lots 3, 5, 6, 7, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 28, Block 2, Lots 1, 6, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22 and 23, Block 3, Lots 1, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18 in Block 4, all situate in the Plat of Whispering Firs, as per plat recorded in Volume 6 of Plats, at page 70, records of Island County, Washington. Situate in the County of Island, State of Washington. PARCEL B: The South 464 feet of the Northwest Quarter of

the Northeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 29 Nor th, Range 2 East W.M., lying East of the East line of the Plat of Whispering Firs, as per plat recorded in Volume 6 of Plats, at page 70, records of Island County, Washington. Situate in the County of Island, State of Washington. TOGETHER WITH all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way, and appurtenances; all water, water rights and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch or irrigation rights); and all other rights, royalties and profits relating to such real property, including without limitation all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters; and TOGETHER WITH all leases, rents and profits of the real property; and TOGETHER WITH all equipment, fixtures and other articles of personal proper ty now or hereafter owned by Grantor, and now or hereafter attached or affixed to the real proper ty; together with all accessions, parts, and additions to, all replacements of, and all substitutions for, any of such property, and together with all issues and profits thereon and proceeds (including without limitation all insurance proceeds and refunds of premiums) for any sale or other disposition of the property. All real and personal p r o p e r t y a n d l e a s e s, rents, issues and profits described above are referred to collectively as the “Property.” The Property is subject to a Construction Deed of Trust (the “Deed of Trust”) recorded December 8, 2004, under recording no. 4120089, records of Island C o u n t y, Wa s h i n g t o n , from Steve Arnold Co., Inc., successor by merger to Cultus Bay, Inc., a Washington corporation, (“Borrower” or “Grantor”), as grantor, in favor of Land Title CompanyFreeland, as initial Trustee, and Whidbey Island Bank (“WIB” or “Beneficiar y”) as beneficiar y. Pursuant to certain partial reconveyances, the Deed of Trust has been partially reconveyed as to por tions of the real proper ty originally encumbered thereby. The Deed of Trust secures, among other obligations, a loan (the “Loan”) originally made b y W I B t o B o r r o w e r. The Loan is evidenced by a Promissor y Note made and delivered by Borrower in favor of and payable to WIB dated December 8, 2004, in the original principal amount of $765,000.00; as modified by that certain Change in Ter ms Agreement, dated June 16, 2006; as fur ther modified by that certain Change in Terms Agreement dated September 22, 2006; as fur ther modified by that certain Change in Terms Agreement dated June 1, 2007; as further modified by that certain Change in Terms Agreement dated September 25, 2007; as fur ther modified by that certain Change in Terms Agreement dated December 4, 2007; as further modified by that certain Change in Terms Agreement dated December 1, 2008; as further modified by that certain Change in Ter ms

Agreement dated January 6, 2009 and as further modified by that certain Change in Ter ms Agreement dated January 27, 2010 (collectively, the “Note”). Beneficiary is currently the owner of the Loan and the Note and is entitled to enforce the same. All obligations of Borrower owed to Whidbey Island Bank are guaranteed unconditionally by Stephen O. Arnold and Kristie I. Arnold under that certain Commercial Guaranty dated December 8, 2004, September 22, 2006 and December 4, 2007. Unless otherwise specified in any subsequent notice from Beneficiary or the trustee under the Deed of Trust, any trustee’s sale held pursuant to this Notice of Default and any subsequent Notice of Trustee’s Sale will be a unified sale of all of the Proper ty, real and personal, pursuant to RCW 62A.9A.604(a)(2). II No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Tr ust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligations secured by the Deed of Tr ust in any Cour t by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. III The defaults for which this foreclosure is made are as follows. Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: CURRENTLY DUE TO R E I N S TAT E A S O F NOVMBER 21, 2011 AMOUNT Pr incipal and interest payments from 6/12/11 to 11/21/11 $7,471.38 Late charges on above payments 435.82 TOTAL $7,907.20 CHARGES, COSTS AND FEES (a) Attorneys’ fees $500.00 (estimated) (b) Advances by Beneficiary 3,850.00 (c) Trustee’s fees 1,750.00 (d) Trustee’s sale guarantee 758.73 (e) Ser vice/posting of notices 260.00 (estimated) (f) Postage/copying expense 200.00 (estimated) (g) Recording fees 100.00 (estimated) T O TA L C H A R G E S , COSTS AND FEES $7,418.73 (estimated) T O TA L E S T I M AT E D AMOUNT AS OF NOVEMBER 21, 2011 $15,325.93 (estimated) The foregoing amounts will increase with the passage of time. You should contact the undersigned Trustee for a current reinstatement amount. If any other events of default under the Deed of Trust exist at any time prior to reins t a t e m e n t , t h ey mu s t also be cured in order to reinstate the Deed of Trust. IV The sum owing on the obligations secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : Principal $193,756.16, together with interest as provided in the underlying loan documents and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note and the other loan documents and as are provided by statute. V T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligations secured by the Deed of

Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on March 9, 2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured before Januar y 12, 2012 (the maturity date of the Note), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before January 12, 2012, the defaults as set forth i n Pa r a g r a p h I I I a r e cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time on or after January 12, 2012, and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or the Deed of Trust, and paying all other amounts owing on the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. VI A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trust e e t o t h e B o r r o w e r, Grantor and Guarantors at the following addresses: Steve Arnold Co., Inc., successor by merger to C u l t u s B a y, I n c . , a Washington corporation (“Borrower” or “Grantor”) 2684 E. Gabelien Road Clinton, WA 98236 Steve Arnold Co., Inc., successor by merger to C u l t u s B a y, I n c . , a Washington corporation c/o Stephen O. Arnold, Registered Agent 2684 E. Gabelien Road Clinton, WA 98236 Stephen O. Arnold (“Guarantor”) 2684 E. Gabelien Road Clinton, WA 98236 Kristie I. Arnold (“Guarantor”) 2684 E. Gabelien Road Clinton, WA 98236 by both first class mail and certified mail on October 19, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on October 22, 2011 the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the Property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such posting. VII T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fe e s d u e a t a ny t i m e prior to the sale. Michael D. Bohannon, Trustee 19586 10th Avenue NE, Suite 300 P. O. Box 2326 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (360) 779-6665 VIII The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described Property. IX Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they br ing a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trus-

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHNGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY Estate of JOHANNA E. ROUSE, Deceased. NO. 12 4 00030 3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) PLEASE TAKE NOTICE The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to me at the address below a copy of the claim. The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication o f t h i s N o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication of this Notice: 2/18/ 2012 /s/Donald Lamb, Personal Representative Date of Filing Notice to Creditors with Clerk of the Court: 2/8 2012 Donald Lamb 895 Rocky Point Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 LEGAL NO. 366457 Published: Whidbey news-Times, South Whidbey Record. February 18, 25 March 3, 2012 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Reference No.: 4120089 Grantor: Steve Arnold Co., Inc., successor by merger to Cultus Bay, Inc., a Washington corporation Grantee: Whidbey Island

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C. GRANTEE: P U B L I C DARRYL R. JONES D. L E G A L D E S C R I P TION: L O T 1 , I C S P 32-05, VOL. 4 SP PGS 193-194 E. A S S E S S O R ’ S P RO P E RT Y TA X AC COUNT NUMBERS: R23111-017-2600 I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the undersigned Successor Trustee, THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., will on FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012, at the hour of 10:30 a.m., at the main entrance to the outside of the Law and Justice Building at 101 NE 6th Street in Coupeville, Washington, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the real property in said county legally described as: LOT 1 OF SHORT PLAT NO. SHP 032/ 05.R23111.044.2700 AS RECORDED NOVEMBER 29, 2006 AS AUDITOR’S FILE NUMBER 4187924 IN VOLUME 4 OF SHORT PLATS, AT PA G E S 1 9 3 & 1 9 4 , RECORDS OF ISLAND C O U N T Y, WA S H I N G TO N ; B E I N G A P O R TION OF THE NORTHE A S T Q UA RT E R O F THE NORTHWEST Q UA R T E R O F S E C T I O N 1 4 , A N D T H AT PORTION OF THE S O U T H E A S T Q UA R TER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER AND THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE S O U T H E A S T Q UA R TER OF SECTION 11, ALL IN TOWNSHIP 31 NORTH, AND RANGE 2 EAST OF THE WILLAMETTE MERIDIAN; SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WA S H I N G TO N ; A P N : R23111-044-2700 & R23111-056-2930 (nka R23111-017-2600); under that CONSTRUCTION DEED OF TRUST dated January 5, 2007, recorded Januar y 10, 2007 as AFN 4191357, by and among DARRYL R. JONES, a single pers o n , a s t h e G r a n t o r, STEWART TITLE COMPA N Y O F I S L A N D COUNTY, as the Trustee, and FRONTIER B A N K , a Wa s h i n g t o n banking cor poration, now known as UNION BANK, N.A., successor in interest to the FDIC as R e c e i ve r o f Fr o n t i e r Bank, in the records of Island County, Washington. Beneficiar y hereby elects to conduct a unified foreclosure sale pursuant to the provisions of RCW 62A.9A-604(a) and (b) to include in the non-judicial foreclosure of the estate described in this Notice of Trustee’s Sale all of the personal property and fixtures described in the Deed of Trust and in any other instruments in favor of Beneficiary. Bene f i c i a r y r e s e r ve s t h e right to revoke its election as to some or all of said personal property and/or fixtures, or to add additional personal property and/or fixtures to the election herein expressed, at Beneficiary’s sole election, from time to time and at any time until the consummation of the trustee’s sale to be conducted pursuant to the Deed of Trust and this Notice of Trustee’s Sale. NOTICE OF II. TRUSTEE’S SALE (PURSUANT TO RCW No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the 61.24, et seq.) A. REFERENCE NUM- D e e d o f Tr u s t o r t h e Beneficiary’s successor BERS: 4191357 is now pending to seek B. GRANTOR: satisfaction of the obligaTHE LANZ FIRM, P.S. X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the Property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summar y proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. XI NOTICE TO GUARANTOR The following notice is provided to Stephen O. Arnold and Kristie I. Arnold (“Guarantors”) under that cer tain Commercial Guaranty(s) dated December 8, 2004, September 22, 2006 and December 4, 2007, under which Guarantors guaranteed the obligat i o n s s e c u r e d by t h e Deed of Trust, in accordance with the terms of the Guaranty, in order to preserve the Beneficiar y’s rights under the Guaranty to the extent that any guaranteed obligations are owing by such Guarantors as of the date of any trustee’s sale under the Deed of Trust: (1) The Guarantors may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the trustee’s sale is less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) the Guarantors have the same rights to cure the default and repay the debt as is given to the grantor in order to avoid the trustee’s sale; (3) the Guarantors will have no right to redeem the proper ty after the trustee’s sale; (4) subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, chapter 61.24 R C W, a n y a c t i o n b r o u g h t t o e n fo r c e a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the trustee’s sale, or the last trustee’s sale under any deed of trust granted to secure the same debt; and (5) in any action for a deficiency, the Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the proper ty as of the d a t e o f t h e t r u s t e e ’s sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price p a i d a t t h e t r u s t e e ’s sale, plus interest and costs. DATED November 22, 2011 Michael D. Bohannon MICHAEL D. BOHANNON, Trustee For further information p l e a s e c a l l (360) 779-6665 LEGAL NO. 360694 Published: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. February 4, 25, 2012


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tion in any court by reason of the Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is: a. Failure to pay the following past due amounts, which are in arrears: Principal Balance: $334,628.12 Default Interest due from 1/22/2010 through 12/1/2011 ($100.85 per diem): $59,927.63 Current Late Charges: $1,101.45 Real Estate Taxes: $13,171.08 Appraisal Fees: $430.00 Title Insurance-Date Down: $217.40 TOTAL AMOUNT DUE AS OF DECEMBER 1, 2011: $409,475.68** IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : Principal: $334,628.12, together with interest as provided in the Note or other instr ument, and late charges and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured by those deeds of trust, and as are provided by statute. V.** T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on Frid ay, M a r c h 9 , 2 0 1 2 . The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by n/a (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before n/a (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after n/a (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed o f Tr u s t , p l u s c o s t s , fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. ** PURSUANT TO A CHANGE IN TERMS AGREEMENT DATED JULY 18, 2009, THE PROMISSORY NOTE WAS DUE AND PAYABLE IN FULL ON APRIL 18, 2010. ANY LANGUAGE HEREIN THAT INDICATES THE PROMISSORY NOTE CAN BE REINSTATED IS HEREBY SUPERSEDED. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Grantor or the Grantor’s successor in interest at the following address: Darryl R. Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Jane Doe Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife

4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction Registered Agent, Darryl Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on October 14, 2011, and to: Camano Holdings, LLC c/o Law Office of Cole & Cole, P.C. PO Box 249 Stanwood, WA 98292 Camano Holdings, LLC Registered Agent: Robert E. Cole 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on October 19, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Successor Trustee. And on October 15, 2011, the written Notice of Default was posted on the property, proof of which is in possession of the Successor Trustee. VII. T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fe e s d u e a t a ny t i m e prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X. N OT I C E TO O C C U PANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summar y pro-

ceedings under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. XI. NOTICE TO GUARANTOR(S) 1) A Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by Deed of Trust; 2) A Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the Grantor in order to avoid the Trustee’s Sale; 3) A G u a r a n t o r w i l l have no right to redeem the proper ty after the Trustee’s Sale; 4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 R.C.W., any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any Deed of Trust granted to secure the same debt; and 5) In any action for a deficiency, a Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the proper ty as of the d a t e o f t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price p a i d a t t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, plus interest and costs. DATED this 30th day of November 2011. TRUSTEE: THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., a Washington Corporation: By: Bernard G. Lanz, President 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Suite 809 S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98109 2 0 6 - 3 8 2 - 1 8 2 7 - Te l e phone 206-682-5288 - Facsimile LEGAL NO. 364287 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record. February 8, 25, 2012.

COUNTY OF CHELAN IN PROBATE In the Matter of the Estate of JAMES R. CLARK, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00036-2 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) 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 o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e 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; 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 the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: Fe b r u a r y 1 8 , 2012 By JANE H. CLARK Personal Representative Address: P.O. Box 1678 Oak Harbor, WA 982771678 Attorneys for Personal Representative: JEFFERS, DANIELSON, S O N N & AY LWA R D, P.S. By BRYCE J. MACKAY, WSBA NO. 43292 2600 Chester Kimm Road P. O. Box 1688 Wenatchee, WA 98807-1688 CHELAN COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE Ms. Kimberly Morrison, Clerk Chelan County Superior Court Chelan County Law & Justice Facility 401 Washington Street, Fifth Floor P.O. Box 3025 Wenatchee, WA 98807-3025 LEGAL NO. 366469 Published: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. February 18, 25 March 3, 2012

FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the matter of the estate of: JEAN E. FROMAN, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00040-1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 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 o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e 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 the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of first publication: February 18, 2012 Personal Representative: D o u g l a s A . Saar 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Attor ney for Personal Representative: D o u g las A. Saar 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 LEGAL NO. 366470 Published: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. February 18, 25 March 3, 2012

Management Practices for Pile Removal and Disposal, Environmental Checklist Applications/ Reviews Required: Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application, Shoreline Substantial Development, Shoreline Conditional Use, State Environmental Policy Act Review, Design Review, Critical Areas Permit Staff Contact: Jeff A ra n g o, D i r e c t o r o f Community Planning Phone Number: (360) 221-4246 ext. 26 Email Address: landuse2@langleywa.org A 30-day public comment period has been established for this application in accordance w i t h S e c t i o n 18.36.020(A)(1)(g) of the Langley Municipal Code. This comment period concludes on March 19, 2012. A complete copy of the application is available for review at the Langley City Hall, 112 Second Street, duri n g r e g u l a r bu s i n e s s hours. In addition, as a supplement to the formal project review file project materials will be available online at www.langleywa.org/planning or may be requested via email to landuse2@langleywa.org. Comments on the proposal will be accepted until March 19, 2012. Comments need to be in writing and addressed to: Jeff Arango, Planning D i r e c t o r, a t P. O. B ox 3 6 6 , L a n g l e y, W A 98260 or via email at landuse2@langleywa.org. The public will also have an opportunity to comment on the S E PA d e t e r m i n a t i o n , which will be issued within 30 days of the date of the issuance of this notice. A public hearing has been tentatively scheduled for March 22, 2012 at 6:30pm in Langley City Hall at 112 Second Street. A decision on the application will be made within 120 days of the date of completeness of the application. LEGAL NO. 367605 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, February 25, 2012.

Debbie L. Mahler, City Clerk-Treasurer Ord. No.: 969 Passed on: 2/21/12 Published: 2/25/12 Effective: 3/01/12 LEGAL NO. 367641 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, February 25, 2012.

NONPROBATE N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS RCW 11.42.030 The notice agent named b e l ow h a s e l e c t e d t o give notice to creditors of the above named decedent. As of the date of the filing of a copy of this notice with the court, the notice agent has no knowledge of any other person acting as notice agent or of the appointment of a personal representative of the decedent’s estate in the State of Washington. According to the records of the court as are available on the date of the filing of this notice with the court, a cause number regarding the decedent has not been issued to any other notice agent and a personal representative of the decedent’s estate has not been appointed. A ny p e r s o n h av i n g 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 11.42.070 by serving on or mailing to the notice agent or the notice agent’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the notice agent’s d e c l a ra t i o n a n d o a t h were filed. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty d ay s a f t e r t h e n o t i c e agent served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.42.020(2)(c); 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 11.42.050 and 11.42.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: 02-25-12 The notice agent declares under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Washington on February 21, 2012, at Seattle, Washington that the foregoing is true and correct. /s/ Beverly M Templin BEVERLY M. TEMPLIN, Notice Agent Address for Mailing or Ser vice: 5706 156 St. S W, E d m o n d s , WA 98026. Court of Notice Agent’s oath and declaration and cause number: KING COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT King County Courthouse 516 3rd Ave, E609 Seattle, WA 98104-2386 Case No. 12-4-00987-0 SEA LEGAL NO. 367662 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, February 25, March 3, 10, 2012.

LEGAL NOTICE ISLAND TRANSIT PUBLIC HEARING & BOARD MEETING A Public Hearing to receive input on Island Transit’s Six-Year Transit Development Plan (TDP), 2012-2017, and on Specialized Service Requests for 2012 is s c h e d u l e d fo r Fr i d ay, March 16, 2012, at 9:30 AM in Room 131 of the Law & Justice Building, 101 6th Street, Coupeville, WA. The TDP is available upon request. The regularly scheduled Monthly Business Meeting will be held following the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Accommodations will be made available upon ten (10) days advance request for sign language interp r e t e r s. T h e m e e t i n g room is accessible and is open to the public. For more infor mation, call 360-678·7771 or email at info@islandtransit.org. LEGAL NO. 367616 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, Februar y 25, March 10, 14, 2012. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

CHRISTIAN’S AUTO WRECKINGABANDONED VEHICLE AUCTION An open bid auction will be held at Christian’s Auto Wrecking, 685 Christian Road, Oak Harbor, WA. 98277 on WEDNESDAY, February 29, 2012. Viewing will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00pm February 29, 2012. Auction begins at 3:00pm on February 29, 2012. 97 DODGE RAMSW 2B5WB35Z7VK570945 B85214P LEGAL NO. 367620 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, February 25, 2012. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

CITY OF LANGLEY NOTICE OF APPLICATION Public Notice WAC 173-27-110 Development Application (with SEPA) Name of Applicant: Por t Distr ict of South Whidbey Island Name of Representative: Edwin Field, Port Manager Date of Application: November 21, 2011 Determination of Complete Application: February 2, 2012 Project Location: Langley Small Boat Harbor, Wharf Street, Langley, WA - 270 Wharf Street. P a r c e l s R33034-069-4110, R33034-081-4070, R33034-087-4260, R33034-088-4080, Department of Natural Resources Lease Number 2 0 - 0 8 5 0 9 0 , a n d Po r t Management Agreement 20-08034. Project Description: Relocate the existing 400’ wave attenuator in two sections (133” x 266’) along the eastern side of the existing marina. Approximately 14-steel, 14-inch H-piles will be driven to the mud line as anchor points to secure the attenuator in place. Minor upland imp r o ve m e n t s a r e a l s o proposed along with dock lighting. Studies Prepared: Biological Evaluation, Mitigation Plan, Cultural Resources Sur vey, Best

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 969 OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON On the 6th day of Februa r y, 2 0 1 2 , t h e C i t y Council of the City of Langley, passed Ordinance No. 968, a summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title, provides as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANGL E Y, WA S H I N G T O N Relating to the City’s zoning code contained in ttile 18 of the Langl ey M u n i c i p a l C o d e ; Adopting new a new chapter 18.03 which establishes a demonstration program for mixed use housing projects within the central business zone; a n d a d o p t i n g a n ew chapter 18.04 which establishes a demonstration program for development of innovative permanently affo rd a b l e r e s i d e n t i a l units within the City’s three residential zones and the mixed residential zone. The full text of the Ordinance will be mailed upon request. Dated this 21st day of February, 2012.

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND IN THE MATTER OF EDWIN J. UPTON, Deceased NO. 12 4 00039 7 AMENDED NONPROB AT E N O T I C E T O CREDITORS (RCW 11.42.030) The Notice Agent named b e l ow h a s e l e c t e d t o give Notice to creditors of the above-named decedent. As of the date of the filing of a copy of this Notice with the court, the Notice Agent has no knowledge of any other person acting as Notice Agent or of the appointment of a Personal Representative of the decedent’s estate in the state of Washington. According to the records of the cour t, a cause number regarding the decedent has not been issued to any other Notice Agent and a Personal Representative of the decedent’s estate has not been appointed. A ny p e r s o n h av i n g 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 11.42.070 by serving on or mailing to the Notice Agent or the Notice Agent’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the cour t. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Notice Agent served or mailed the Notice to the Creditor as provided u n d e r R C W 11.42.020(2); 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 11.42.050 and 11.42.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. D a t e o f f i r s t publication: February 25, 2012 The Notice Agent declares under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington on February 14, 2012, at 791 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA, that the foregoing is true and correct. Notice Agent: Douglas A. Saar Law Office of Skinner & Saar, P.S. 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 LEGAL NO. 367647 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, February 25, March 3, 10, 2012.

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of BARBARA JEAN BENEDICT, Deceased. THE SUPERIOR No. 12 4 00024 9 COURT OF THE STATE PROBATE NOTICE OF WASHINGTON TO CREDITORS IN AND FOR KING RCW 11.40.030 COUNTY The personal represenIn the Matter of the Es- tat ive named below has tate of been appointed as perJACK M. WILDE, sonal representative of Deceased. this estate. Any person No. 12-4-00987-0 SEA having a claim against


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the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e 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 in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publicatio n of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.05 1 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effect ive as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: 2/11/2012 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Linda Marie Bulpin 2611 SW Talon Loop Oak Harbor, WA 98277 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Jacob Cohen ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE: Cohen, Manni & Theune Post Office Box 889 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Cour t of probate proceedings and cause number: Island County Superior Court Island County Cour thouse Post Office Box 5000 Coupeville, WA 98239 Probate Cause Number: 12-4-00024-9 LEGAL NO. 365020 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, February 11, 18, 25, 2012.

Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quar ter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 32 North, Range 2 East of the Willamette Meridian. PARCEL B: An easement for road, i n g r e s s, e g r e s s, a n d public and private utilities being 60 feet in width from the Northerly margin of the Cross Island County Road to the North line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quar ter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 32 North, Range 2 East of the Willamette Meridian, the center line of said 60 foot easement being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said Section 25; Thence South 89°54’20” East along the South line of said Section 25 a distance of 988.78; Thence North 0°21’58” West a distance of 40.00 fe e t t o t h e N o r t h e r l y margin of the Cross Island County Road and the true point of beginning of said centerline; Thence North 0°21’58” West a distance of 623.12 feet to the North line of said subdivision and the terminus of said centerline. Situated in Island County, Washington. END OF EXHIBIT A S I T U AT E I N T H E COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WASHINGTON; APN: R23225-102-0850; under that certain CONSTRUCTION DEED OF TRUST dated April 21, 2006, recorded April 28, 2006 as AFN 4169013, by and among DARRYL R. JONES, a single pers o n , a s t h e G r a n t o r, LAND TITLE COMPANY, as the Trustee, and FRONTIER BANK, a Washington banking corporation, now known as UNION BANK, N.A., successor in interest to the FDIC as Receiver of Fr o n t i e r B a n k , i n t h e records of Island County, Washington. Beneficiar y hereby elects to conduct a unified foreclosure sale pursuant to the provisions of RCW 62A.9A-604(a) and (b) to include in the non-judicial foreclosure of the estate described in this Notice of Trustee’s Sale all of the personal property and fixtures described in the Deed of Trust and in any other instruments in favor of Beneficiary. Bene f i c i a r y r e s e r ve s t h e right to revoke its election as to some or all of said personal property and/or fixtures, or to add additional personal property and/or fixtures to the election herein expressed, at Beneficiary’s sole election, from time to time and at any time until the consummation of the trustee’s sale to be conducted pursuant to the Deed of Trust and this Notice of Trustee’s Sale. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the D e e d o f Tr u s t o r t h e Beneficiary’s successor is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any court by reason of the Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is: a. Failure to pay the following past due amounts, which are in

arrears: Principal Balance: $357,750.06 Default Interest due from 3/17/2010 through 12/1/2011 ($107.82 per diem): $63,062.02 Current Late Charges: $1,000.00 Real Estate Taxes: $7,239.88 Appraisal Fees: $430.00 Title Insurance-Date Down: $217.40 TOTAL AMOUNT DUE AS OF DECEMBER 1, 2011: $429,699.36** IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : Principal: $357,750.06, together with interest as provided in the Note or other instr ument, and late charges and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured by those deeds of trust, and as are provided by statute. V.** T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on Frid ay, M a r c h 9 , 2 0 1 2 . The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by n/a (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before n/a (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after n/a (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed o f Tr u s t , p l u s c o s t s , fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. * * P U R S UA N T TO A CHANGE IN TERMS AG R E E M E N T DAT E D SEPTEMBER 10, 2009, T H E P RO M I S S O RY NOTE WAS DUE AND PAYABLE IN FULL ON APRIL 18, 2010. ANY L A N G UAG E H E R E I N THAT INDICATES THE P RO M I S S O RY N OT E CAN BE REINSTATED IS HEREBY SUPERSEDED. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Grantor or the Grantor’s successor in interest at the following address: Darryl R. Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Jane Doe Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe

Jones husband and wife 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction Registered Agent, Darryl Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on October 14, 2011, and to: Camano Holdings, LLC c/o Law Office of Cole & Cole, P.C. PO Box 249 Stanwood, WA 98292 Camano Holdings, LLC Registered Agent: Robert E. Cole 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on October 19, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Successor Trustee. And on October 15, 2011, the written Notice of Default was posted on the property, proof of which is in possession of the Successor Trustee. VII. T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fe e s d u e a t a ny t i m e prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summar y proceedings under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. XI. NOTICE TO GUARANTOR(S) 1) A Guarantor may be

liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by Deed of Trust; 2) A Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the Grantor in order to avoid the Trustee’s Sale; 3) A G u a r a n t o r w i l l have no right to redeem the proper ty after the Trustee’s Sale; 4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 R.C.W., any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any Deed of Trust granted to secure the same debt; and 5) In any action for a deficiency, a Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the proper ty as of the d a t e o f t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price p a i d a t t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, plus interest and costs. DATED this 30th day of November 2011. TRUSTEE: THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., a Washington Corporation: By: Bernard G. Lanz, President 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Suite 809 S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98109 2 0 6 - 3 8 2 - 1 8 2 7 - Te l e phone 206-682-5288 - Facsimile LEGAL NO. 364010 Published: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. February 8, 25, 2012

ship 31 North, Range 2 East of W.M., described as follows: Commencing at the North Quarter corner of Section 14, Township 31 Nor th, Range 2 East, W. M . ; T h e n c e S o u t h 0°28’16” East along the North-South Centerline of said Section 14 a distance of 659.05 feet to the Southeast corner of the Northeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of the Northwest quarter of said Section 14; thence South 89°53’30” West along the South line of said subdivision a distance of 591.31 feet to the Easterly margin of Chapman Road and the True Point of Beginning; thence North 89°53’30” East along said South line a distance of 591.31 feet to the Southeast corner of above stated subdivision; thence Nor th 0°28’16” West a distance of 439.37 feet; thence South 77°27’56” West a distance of 538.92 feet; thence North 10°43’18” East a distance of 17.06 feet; thence North 12°41’08” East a distance of 132.59 feet; thence North 11°59’38” East a distance of 109.51 feet; thence Nor th 6°40’53” East a distance of 196.62 feet to the Easterly margin of Chapman Road; thence Southerly along said Easterly margin to the True Point of Beginning. (Also known as New Lot A of Boundary Line Adjustment recorded August 12, 2004, as Auditor’s File No. 4109646, records of Island County, Washington. Situate in Island County, Washington END OF EXHIBIT A S I T U AT E I N T H E COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WASHINGTON; APN: R23114-478-2400; under that certain CONSTRUCTION DEED OF TRUST dated September 18, 2007, recorded September 20, 2007 as AFN 4212346, by and a m o n g DA R RY L R . JONES, as his separate property, as the Grantor, LAND TITLE COMPANY OF ISLAND COUNTY, a s t h e Tr u s t e e , a n d FRONTIER BANK, a Washington banking corporation, now known as UNION BANK, N.A., successor in interest to the FDIC as Receiver of Fr o n t i e r B a n k , i n t h e records of Island County, Washington. Beneficiar y hereby elects to conduct a unified foreclosure sale pursuant to the provisions of RCW 62A.9A-604(a) and (b) to include in the non-judicial foreclosure of the estate described in this Notice of Trustee’s Sale all of the personal property and fixtures described in the Deed of Trust and in any other instruments in favor of Beneficiary. Bene f i c i a r y r e s e r ve s t h e right to revoke its election as to some or all of said personal property and/or fixtures, or to add additional personal property and/or fixtures to the election herein expressed, at Beneficiary’s sole election, from time to time and at any time until the consummation of the trustee’s sale to be conducted pursuant to the Deed of Trust and this Notice of Trustee’s Sale. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the D e e d o f Tr u s t o r t h e Beneficiary’s successor is now pending to seek

satisfaction of the obligation in any court by reason of the Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is: A. Failure to pay the following past due amounts, which are in arrears: Principal Balance: $469,016.21 Default Interest due from 1/22/2010 through 12/2/2011 ($141.35 per diem): $83,994.67 Current Late Charges: $1,142.20 Real Estate Taxes: $15,708.02 Appraisal Fees: $430.00 Title Insurance-Date Down: $217.40 TOTAL AMOUNT DUE AS OF DECEMBER 2, 2011: $570,508.50** IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : Principal: $469,016.21, together with interest as provided in the Note or other instr ument, and late charges and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured by those deeds of trust, and as are provided by statute. V.** T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on Frid ay, M a r c h 9 , 2 0 1 2 . The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by n/a (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before n/a (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after n/a (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed o f Tr u s t , p l u s c o s t s , fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. ** PURSUANT TO A CHANGE IN TERMS AGREEMENT DATED JULY 18, 2009, THE PROMISSORY NOTE WAS DUE AND PAYABLE IN FULL ON APRIL 18, 2010. ANY LANGUAGE HEREIN THAT INDICATES THE PROMISSORY NOTE CAN BE REINSTATED IS HEREBY SUPERSEDED. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Grantor or the Grantor’s successor in interest at the following address: Darryl R. Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Jane Doe Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 4131 SE Camano Drive

C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction Registered Agent, Darryl Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on October 14, 2011, and to: Camano Holdings, LLC c/o Law Office of Cole & Cole, P.C. PO Box 249 Stanwood, WA 98292 Camano Holdings, LLC Registered Agent: Robert E. Cole 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on October 19, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Successor Trustee. And on October 15, 2011, the written Notice of Default was posted on the property, proof of which is in possession of the Successor Trustee. VII. T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fe e s d u e a t a ny t i m e prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summar y proceedings under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE (PURSUANT TO RCW 61.24, et seq.) A. REFERENCE NUMBERS: 4169013 B. GRANTOR: THE LANZ FIRM, P.S. C. GRANTEE: PUBLIC DARRYL R. JONES D. L E G A L D E S C R I P TION: P T N O F T H E SW ¼ OF SW ½, SEC 25-32-2 EWM E. A S S E S S O R ’ S P RO P E RT Y TA X AC COUNT NUMBERS: R23225-102-0850 I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the undersigned Successor Trustee, THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., will on FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012, at the hour of 10:00 a.m., at the main entrance to the outside of the Law and Justice Building at 101 NE 6th Street in Coupeville, Washington, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the real property in said county legally described as: ABBREVIATED LEGAL: PTN OF THE SW ¼ OF SW ½, SEC 25-32-2 EWM; SEE EXHIBIT A, WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART OF THIS DEED OF TRUST A S I F F U L LY S E T FORTH HEREIN; EXHIBIT A PARCEL A: The West Half of the

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE (PURSUANT TO RCW 61.24, et seq.) A. REFERENCE NUMBERS: 4212346 B. GRANTOR: THE LANZ FIRM, P.S. C. GRANTEE: PUBLIC DARRYL R. JONES D. L E G A L D E S C R I P TION: P T N N E - N W SEC 14-31-2 E. A S S E S S O R ’ S P RO P E RT Y TA X AC COUNT NUMBERS: R23114-478-2400 I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the undersigned Successor Trustee, THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., will on FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012, at the hour of 10:15 a.m., at the main entrance to the outside of the Law and Justice Building at 101 NE 6th Street in Coupeville, Washington, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the real property in said county legally described as: ABBREVIATED LEGAL: PTN NE-NW SEC 14-31-2; SEE EXHIBIT A, WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART OF THIS DEED OF TRUST A S I F F U L LY S E T FORTH HEREIN; EXHIBIT A That portion of the Northeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of the N o r t h we s t q u a r t e r o f Section 14 and of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of the S o u t h we s t q u a r t e r o f Section 11, all in Town-


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occupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. XI. NOTICE TO GUARANTOR(S) 1) A Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by Deed of Trust; 2) A Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the Grantor in order to avoid the Trustee’s Sale; 3) A G u a r a n t o r w i l l have no right to redeem the proper ty after the Trustee’s Sale; 4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 R.C.W., any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any Deed of Trust granted to secure the same debt; and

5) In any action for a deficiency, a Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the proper ty as of the d a t e o f t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price p a i d a t t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, plus interest and costs. DATED this 30th day of November 2011. TRUSTEE: THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., a Washington Corporation: By: Bernard G. Lanz, President 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Suite 809 S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98109 2 0 6 - 3 8 2 - 1 8 2 7 - Te l e phone 206-682-5288 - Facsimile LEGAL NO. 364372 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record. February 8, 25, 2012.

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHlNGTON COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of GUSTAV E. ULRICH, JR, Deceased, NO. 124000231 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 o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e 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 in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the

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Whidbey News-Times, February 25, 2012