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Burglaries top troubling increase in island crime Sheriff wants more deputies

By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

In one week in March, deputies with the Island County Sheriff’s Office responded to 411 calls for service. Among the long list of incidents they had to deal with were 19 car accidents, 12 burglaries, 11 thefts, nine assaults and three sex offenses. Amidst the calls, on-duty

deputies rushed to find a man who had kidnapped a woman and a 4-year-old boy from a home on South Whidbey. While several deputies ran down leads, others scoured the roads for the suspect’s truck. They ultimately found the vehicle near Coupeville, arrested the man and saved the woman and child. While it was a noteworthy week, Sheriff Mark Brown said it’s not completely out of the ordinary. His deputies and detectives have been dealing with an increasing

number of calls from citizens and, even more troubling, an increase in the number of serious crimes. Last October, they handled a double murder and then a case in which a man allegedly stabbed both of his parents. Yet recently compiled crime statistics show that the most glaring trend in both Island County and the city of Oak Harbor is the skyrocketing number of burglaries. Many burglary suspects See crime, A7

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Island County Sheriff Mark Brown gives a press conference about a double murder last October. The case was one of many serious crimes that have stretched his office’s resources.

Stations of the Cross take on new meaning By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

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Gina Mammano Vander Kam creates unique art like her fabric piece below. Behind her are paintings by other artists taking part in the Stations of the Cross exhibit at the Pacific Rim Institute.

The Stations of the Cross are century-old images, but artists of the Christian Artist Group of Whidbey Island are painting new meaning into those images and the Easter season. Their art exhibit is more than art; it’s an experience of worship, acceptance and togetherness. View the art at the second annual Stations of the Cross exhibit. It opened Tuesday and continues daily through Easter Sunday, April 8, at the Pacific Rim Institute south of Coupeville. Join the artists for coffee and conversation from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7. “The Stations of the Cross is a tradition that has gone on for hundreds of years,” said poet and installation artist Gina Mammano Vander Kam. The Stations of the Cross depict scenes from Jesus’ final week before crucifixion. But what these six artists are trying to do is make those stations contemporary. The artists used fabric, paint and more to bring the scenes to life in new, modern ways. “Our idea behind doing that is making them contemporary and more accessible to people. Our hope is as people come through

the exhibit, they’ll be able to feel the emotions and relate to it,” Vander Kam said. The Stations of the Cross date back to the 12th century and were originally meant to tell the story of the Passion of Christ to people who couldn’t read. “Because we have so much to read, I think the visual art nowadays brings back the meaning,” Vander Kam said. “It’s meant to be a dialogue,” added Rick Vander Kam, another participating artist. “Where most preaching tends to be monodirectional, this art invites conversation.” When Lynnette Wineman paints, she uses no external images and instead asks God what he wants to show her. One of her pieces of artwork is a painting of Jesus’ face. “For me personally, all my paintings are like downloads from God,” Wineman said. “It’s really kind of an extension of worship for me.”


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Boy, 3, steps in to protect mother By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

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Lavender Wind Farm owner Sarah Richards stands on the lawn of a home she is converting into a commercial kitchen and retail space. She hopes a change in the town’s regulations will retain the green space rather than convert it to parking spaces.

Parking rules pose a potential hurdle for Coupeville business By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

Sarah Richards is hoping to open a business in Coupeville, but a pending town council decision concerning parking regulations will determine whether she will move forward with her project. The owner of Lavender Wind Farm is converting a historic home near downtown Coupeville into a retail space and commercial kitchen where she can produce and package her line of lavenderinfused products. However, the council needs to approve regulations allowing the owners of historic structures to forgo having to install additional parking spaces. As the town regulations stand, Richards would likely have to transform the grass on her corner lot into asphalt parking spots. The council last Tuesday night decided to continue the public hearing until April. “I was a little disappointed that they weren’t moving forward,” Richards said after the meeting. She wants a decision so she can complete renovations by June and take advantage of the busy tourist season. She owns the Cushen House, a craftsman house located on the corner of Alexander and Coveland streets. The house exists outside the town’s “historic limited commercial area” and as the law stands she would

have to provide parking spots. Placing additional parking on the property would probably spark outrage throughout town, she predicts. “The people in the community would scream,” Richards said, stating the parking spaces would destroy the character of the building and she would have to halt the project. The town has been hashing out new parking standards for some time and a public hearing was scheduled Tuesday night. Larry Kwarsick, town planner, said the recent unified design guidelines the town adopted states that parking spaces on lots with historic structures won’t be required and the town code must be changed accordingly. Richards wants to use the lawn to grow herbs and have a patio that will double as a community gathering place. A draft of new parking rules was unveiled at the public meeting March 27. Kwarsick said the council decided to focus solely on parking around historic structures and the remaining parts of the regulations will be addressed at a later date. The town wants to update the parking regulations in hopes of simplifying them and making them more responsive. A recent draft of the parking regulations proposes the creation of a Historic Downtown Parking District that expands the current historic area.

Kwarsick stressed that the council tasked him with developing regulations that apply to historic structures throughout town.

The Coupeville Town Council is scheduled to revisit parking regulations concerning historic buildings during its April 24 meeting.

A 3-year-old boy tried to stop his mother’s drunken boyfriend from strangling her during an alleged assault at an Oak Harbor home, according to a police report on the March 10 incident. Prosecutor charged the man, 27-year-old John Strobel Owen, in Island County Superior Court March 13 with assault in the second degree with aggravating circumstances and fourth degree assault. Both counts were charged as domestic-violence related. The alleged aggravating circumstance is that the assault occurred within sight and sound of the victim’s minor child. Owen pleaded not guilty March 26. The alleged victim reported that she and her two children were watching a movie with Owen at her apartment on North Oak Harbor Street. She said Owen drank a box of wine, started calling her names and then attacked

her after she accidentally hit his cell phone, according to a report by Officer Steve Nordstrand with the Oak Harbor Police Department. Owen allegedly sat on top of her stomach and choked her with both of his hands. He threatened to choke her to death if she didn’t stop screaming, the report states. The woman said her 3-year-old son tried to help her by getting in between herself and Owen. She was able to kick Owen off of her and ran to a neighbor’s apartment with her two children, the officer wrote. Nordstrand noted that Owen smelled of “intoxicants” and slurred his words. After he was arrested, Owen allegedly threatened to harm the woman, the report states. Owen is being held in jail on $35,000 bail. If convicted of the charges, he would face from six months to a year in jail under the standard sentencing range.

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South Whidbey teen gets max sentence Judge keeps Freeland for causing crash that killed 3 passengers kidnapping suspect in jail By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

A deep sense of sorrow permeated a crowded courtroom in Coupeville last Friday afternoon as a young woman who killed three of her best friends in a drinking-anddriving accident learned her fate. Island County Superior Court Judge Vickie Churchill earned exhalations of surprise when she handed 18-year-old Kaylea Souza the maximum sentence of five years and eight months in prison, which was 14 months longer than the sentence recommended by the deputy prosecutor. “I know you are terribly sorry about this, but you chose to drink, you chose to drive,” she told Souza. “You will survive, you will come out of this. … I can only think of three lives,” Churchill added after delivering the sentence. Souza, a Langley resident, quietly wept through most of the twohour hearing and spoke briefly just before the judge announced her sentence. Souza apologized repeatedly and said she had lost her “very best friends.” “I’m sorry for all the pain that I have caused,” she said. Souza was intoxicated and behind the wheel in the South Whidbey crash on Wilkinson Road that killed Charles “Mack” Porter III, 19, Robert Knight, 22, and Marcel “Mick” Poynter, 20, just after midnight on Nov. 12, 2011. Deputy Prosecutor David Carman said Souza was speeding and made an illegal pass when she lost control and smashed the car

South Whidbey teenager Kaylea Souza cries during a lengthy sentencing hearing Friday. into a tree. A long line of family members and friends of the three victims came forward to address the judge. They described their despair and loss, but many also offered forgiveness to the young woman. Many of the speakers said they would like to see Souza take part in impact panels to teach young drivers about the devastation that drinking and driving can cause. Brandi Porter, Mack Porter’s sister, offered the judge a petition signed by 474 people who want Souza to be required to give presentations to young people after she gets out of prison. Churchill said she couldn’t legally control what Souza does after she serves her sentence, but Souza promised to work to help others learn from her mistakes. Rebecca Thomas, Mack’s mother, explained that she is a police officer in California and often deals

with tragedies caused by drinking and driving, but she never thought it would happen to her family. She also urged Souza to work with young people to prevent this kind of tragedy. “That is the only way I will ever have peace,” she said. Mack’s father, Staff Sgt. Mack Porter, Jr., expressed his sorrow at losing a son. “This is one pain that will never, ever go away,” said Porter, Jr. Robert’s parents, Bruce and Sharon Knight, came together to the podium. Sharon held up a picture of her son while Bruce spoke. He asked the judge to give Souza the maximum, “not as much as punishment for Kaylea, but moreover to send a stronger message to those who are watching – all the young people who were ‘devastated’ by the deaths of our sons; but, as I have learned, are already back to their old habits again, thinking it cannot, and will not, happen to them. It has only been 20 weeks tonight that Robert perished.” Knight also discussed the grieving process for the parents who lost their sons. “Regardless of whenever we find our way back to some sort of tolerable life, our sentence will continue for the rest of our lives,” he said. Mick’s mother, Georgiann’e Poynter, sobbed while she described the night that she awoke to let her son in the house, only to find the coroner and a deputy at her doorstep. “It is the worst thing a parent can ever experience,” she said. “Ever. Ever.”

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A 22-year-old Greenbank man accused of kidnapping and rape likely won’t be getting out of jail anytime soon. George Downey made his first appearance in Island County Superior Court Monday. His attorney asked that he be released from jail awaiting trial on his own recognizance, but the judge didn’t agree. Downey pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree kidnapping, one count of first-degree rape with forcible compulsion, two counts of burglary in the first degree, a felony violation of a court order, a misdemeanor violation of a court order and assault in the fourth degree. All the counts, except one burglary, were charged as domestic-violence related. Downey’s attorney, Terry Smith of Oak Harbor, asked Judge Alan Hancock to release his client without bail. He’s currently being held in Island County Jail in lieu of $750,000 bail. Smith said Downey’s parents and grandmother have agreed to supervise Downey while he lives with them and works all day at a farm belonging to a family member. His parents, grandmother and a friend of the family addressed the court on his behalf. His mother promised to “watch him like a hawk” and make sure he does hard labor every day on the farm. Smith pointed out that Downey was cooperative with law enforcement since his arrest and had no criminal history prior to the incident. But Deputy Prosecutor David Carman vigorously argued against any change in the bail amount. He

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Coupeville allows Rhinehart resigns from parks board charging stations By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

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Freeland sidewalk in the works Island County Public Works Department will hold an open house Tuesday, April 17, to present and discuss the plans for the construction of a new sidewalk on Main Street fronting the Payless Shopping Center. This project is funded primarily by county funds and is made necessary by the American with Disability Act. Island County officials will have drawings of the proposed improvement for viewing and will be available to answer questions and receive public input. The new 5-foot wide sidewalk will replace the existing gravel path and will also include construction of ADA compliant ramps, curb and gutter. The existing utility pole currently in the middle of the gravel path is planned to be relocated. The existing landscape will be replaced by Island County in partnership with Friends of Freeland. The public is encouraged to come any time between 6 to 9 p.m. April 17. The open house format is casual in nature and helps

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foster individualized discussions that encourage dialogue. The open house will be held at the Freeland Hall, 1515 Shoreview Dr.

A little more than halfway into his first term, Ron Rhinehart announced his resignation from the North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District. Rhinehart, who is currently president of the elected board that oversees the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool in Oak Harbor, announced his resignation last week and it will become effective April 30 or earlier if the commissioners appoint a replacement before then. He will serve on the board through the interview process to find a new executive director for the district, which is a position that has been vacant since the beginning of the year. Rhinehart said he is moving to the East Coast to take a job with the State

Ron Rhinehart, center, participates in a recent meeting of the North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District. He announced his resignation in March because he is moving from Whidbey Island. He is flanked by Dennis Jepson on the left and Harvey Prosser on the right. Department. He’s going to Washington, D.C., for several months of training before being assigned to an embassy overseas. “It’s been a pleasure. I’ve really enjoyed my time with it,” Rhinehart said of his experience serving as an elected official for the park

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IN OUR OPINION

Why not let the public in? The position of director of the North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is an important one, paid for entirely with public funds, and yet the elected commissioners are being entirely too secretive in the hiring process. Craig Carlson, who recently retired from the position, is an excellent example of the importance of the position. Before he was hired, the parks district board was in disarray and as a result the district employees were unhappy. It didn’t take long after Carlson’s hiring that things began to change. The pool was operated more efficiently and more creatively. Employees quit complaining. District board meetings became somewhat more congenial, thanks in part to Carlson’s presence. With Carlson gone, the thousands of people who use the pool are concerned and curious about who will be chosen as his successor. The district has advertised the position and reduced the number of applicants to six finalists. And there’s the rub. The names of the finalists are not being released and interviews will be conducted in secret sessions over two days, April 11 and 12. Finally, the elected commissioners will convene in public session to do the hiring in what is likely to be a foregone conclusion. The commissioners may be meeting the letter of the law, as there is no requirement for public interviews or presentations by finalists for non-elective positions. But there is also no requirement that the names of the finalists be kept secret, as if it were a matter of national security. The parks board should emulate local school districts, who hire new directors, called superintendents, in a public way. A few finalists have their names made public, are introduced to interest groups such as parents and teachers, and then interviewed in private. Finally, the school board meets publicly to hire someone for the position. Coupeville School District Superintendent Patty Page recently went through such a process, and came out the winner. The fact her name was publicly known was not damaging in the least. It’s not too late for the parks board to make amends. Tell the six candidates they will be introduced at a public meeting before the executive session interviews. Let the public ask questions. There’s no need to make this a secretive process, so don’t do it. If some of the six don’t want their names publicized, just say goodbye. When elected officials do as much as legally possible in private, they lose the public’s respect. The North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District has worked years to restore its reputation. Don’t blow it now.

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Letters to the editor Stop Oak Harbor’s march to the sea

The city of Oak Harbor has renewed its expensive efforts to annex 180 acres in the Swan Lake watershed. The proposal includes 105 acres known as the Fakkema Farm, with a second annexation to follow. It’s important for city residents to know the original annexation attempt was rejected by Island County. Next came an appeal to the Western Washington Growth Management Board; the board sided with the county’s decision on all 16 points brought forward by the city. Island County, local county residents, and Whidbey Audubon Society all oppose the move. The city’s own study shows the annexation isn’t necessary to handle projected growth. This sprawl simply isn’t needed.

By annexing this land, Oak Harbor will, in a lament overheard from a county resident, “complete its march to the sea.” Having the city straddling the island at this point would choke off any north/south wildlife corridor. What else is at stake? Large numbers of waterfowl, shorebirds, and raptors make use of the Swan Lake watershed (species sighted there are one seventh of the total species found in the United States.). For that reason, Island County has given it the designation of Habitat of Local Importance. Cutting down nearby forests and paving farmlands to build hundreds of houses would negatively impact this coastal estuary; increased sediment and pollution from excess development would change its character forever. Swan Lake is connected to the Strait of Juan de Fuca via

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tide gates, and the abutting saltwater is part of the newly-created Smith & Minor Island Aquatic Reserve. The reserve harbors a myriad of wildlife species and the islands themselves are part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Anything damaging the integrity of the lake has the potential of harming the Aquatic Reserve and the life it supports. Whidbey Audubon Society calls on all stake holders to take a fresh look at this annexation appeal. For instance, coastal estuaries such as Swan Lake are havens for young salmon fresh from the Skagit River. Salmon fishermen need to recognize the importance of these rearing areas and lobby for their protection. The potential loss of any farmland is a blow to the much-loved rural character of our island. Farming contributes to our local econ-

omy and helps preserve open space, but each farm lost pressures other farmers toward development. There is an alternative. Whidbey Audubon Society placed Swan Lake on the recently-published Puget Loop Birding Trail Map. This site, along with Penn Cove, Fort Ebey State Park and others, can bring tourist dollars to Oak Harbor, especially during the prime birding season of fall through spring. I encourage city business owners in the hospitality industry to seriously consider the possibilities. Many municipalities would love to have such amenities on their doorsteps! Swan Lake and the Aquatic Reserve are jewels that Oak Harbor should promote and protect, not overwhelm and degrade. Steve Ellis President, Whidbey Audubon Society

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stations CONTINUED FROM A1 She said she hopes her art gets people conversing, both with each other and internally, and that it’s a privilege to be able to share art that’s so personal to her. “I so deeply want people to feel loved and accepted,” Gina Vander Kam gave as her reason for creating this art. One of her installation pieces depicts plates from the Last Supper. Each portrays a different emotion: betrayal, lost, alone. But Jesus’ plate offers acceptance. “With the installations, I hope people can find emotions they can relate to and a place of welcome and acceptance,” Gina Vander Kam said. She also writes poetry about what Jesus could have said about his life. “We can relate to him because he experienced the same emotions we do,” Gina Vander Kam said. Rick Vander Kam’s art brings the messages of the scripture to life in a contemporary way with images of foreclosure and fractured families.

crime CONTINUED FROM A1 have been caught and sent to jail, but the problem persists. So far this year, burglaries reported in the county have more than doubled since last year. In response, Brown is once again waging a public relations campaign aimed at convincing the county commissioners, and the public, that he absolutely needs more money for more deputies. He lost 23 percent of his commissioned officers in the last three years and described his office --- currently with 33 commissioned officers --- as the lowest-staffed in the state based on population. “I’m certainly sensing that everyone is feeling stretched very thin,” he said. “At some point, this has to end. Something has to change.” Brown probably has one of the grayest offices in the state. The average age of his deputies is 46 years old. Solutions are nebulous. Brown said he was told by a county commissioner that

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“We each follow his way of pain,” Rick Vander Kam said, pointing out his image of a woman bearing the figurative cross of lost innocence following a literal cross bearer in Jerusalem. “We’re not just left with our burdens. We have others who can help with our burdens,” he added. An especially meaningful piece accompanies the station “Simon carries the cross of Jesus.” Viewers are asked to write their burdens on paper and attach them to a cross. Then they may read the other papers as a way to carry each others’ burdens.

he’s unlikely to get much extra from the bare-bones current expense fund, which pays for law and justice departments and many other general government functions. He said some people have made a point of emphasizing that 57 percent of current expense funds now go to the law-and-justice department, which is a much higher proportion than in previous years. But Brown said he surveyed sheriffs and found that other counties fund those department at an even higher percentage of their current expense funds. “I know that a lot of other departments are also hurting and I’ve been criticized for demanding more, but it’s my job to advocate for law enforcement,” he said. “I believe we should be the top priority.” Undersherif f Kelly Mauck said the office needs a minimum of five more deputies to deal with the crime increases and provide a consistent coverage of two patrol deputies in each of three precincts 24 hours, seven days a week. But to come up with the money for that, the county

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Lynnette Wineman describes her first painting of Jesus’ face, which is featured in the Stations of the Cross art exhibit going on now at the Pacific Rim Institute. At last year’s event, there were nearly 100 papers. “Life is full of burdens that are imposed on us that we need help carrying,” Rick Vander Kam said. Easter is an important season to take time to focus on spirituality, Gina Vander Kam said.

commissioners would have to make drastic cuts in other departments. Closing all the county parks and laying off the parks staff, for example, wouldn’t even be enough. Brown and other officials have kicked around the idea of proposing a special law-and-justice sales tax to voters, but he said it’s far from a perfect solution. Undersheriff Mauck suspects that the rise in crime is connected to the budget cuts, which included the elimination of the office’s drug enforcement unit and the designated traffic unit. The detective dedicated to investigating sex crimes and keeping track of registered sex offenders is doing the job that two detectives used to handle. “I think we are starting to see the results of a lack of pro-active drug investigations,” he said. “A lot of crimes, especially burglaries, are connected to drugs.” Statistics from the sheriff’s office show that the number of the most serious, violent crimes increased 10 percent from 2010 to 2011. The number of murders

“It’s an important luxury. We don’t take that time very often, so our hope for the community is they’ll take that time. Take time for themselves and slow down,” she said. Wineman described the art show and season as an invitation “to reflect and consider.” “We don’t give ourselves

the opportunity to do that enough, I think,” Gina Vander Kam added. Rick Vander Kam said that’s an art that’s been lost among much of Christianity today. No one should forget the importance of Jesus’ resurrection. “If Jesus had stayed dead, it would have just meant a lot of nice words and good ideas. But his resurrection means this is accessible to everyone,” Rick Vander Kam said. Discuss the artists’ works at a coffee and conversation event April 7. Other artists participating in the exhibit are Woody DeShong, Carol Snobel and Shawn M. Agosta. “We want to involve the community,” Wineman said. There’s an open invitation for artists to join in next year. The group offers a place for Christian artists to spend time together. “We feel like God has done a neat thing putting this group together and we want to expand it,” Wineman said.

“I’m certainly sensing that everyone is feeling stretched very thin. At some point, this has to end. Something has to change.” -- Sheriff Mark Brown

went from none to two. The reports of rapes more than doubled from six to 13. On the positive side, the number of robberies stayed the same at three each year and the number of aggravated assaults decreased from 31 to 26. The overall number of 44 of the most serious crimes in 2010 may not seem like a huge burden, but Brown explained that those types of crimes take an immense amount of time for deputies who respond to the scene and the detectives who investigate. Less-serious cases inevitably get pushed aside. “We know that there are things falling through the

cracks,” Mauck admitted. While violent crime increased, burglaries have mushroomed. Reports of burglaries increased from 187 in the year 2010 to 331 last year. That’s a 77 percent jump. And they’re not letting up. Mauck said that from Jan. 1 to March 22 of this year, deputies responded to 105 burglaries. During the same period last year, they handled 49 burglaries. In addition, the volume of 911 calls that deputies respond to increased by 12.5 percent in one year. The story is a little different within the limits of Oak Harbor. Police Chief Rick Wallace said the officers also saw a sizable increase in burglaries, from 114 in 2010 to 144 in 2011. But he said 911 calls have remained relatively static in the last couple of years and the rates of most major crimes either stayed the same or decreased slightly. The Oak Harbor Police have faced budgets cuts in recent years, but it’s nowhere near the level of reductions that have hit the sheriff’s office or the county in general. Wallace said

your government ●● Oak Harbor Finance Standing Committee: Wednesday, April 4, 3:30 p.m., City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Dr. ●● Oak Harbor Arts Commission: Monday, April 9, 6 p.m., City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Dr. ●● Whidbey General Hospital Board: Monday, April 9, 6 p.m., Conference Room A, Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville. ●● Oak Harbor Marina Committee: Monday, April 9, 7 p.m., City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Dr. ●● North Whidbey Fire and Rescue: Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m., fire district headquarters on Midway Boulevard. ●● Port of Coupeville: Wednesday, April 11, 3:30 p.m., Coupeville Public Library. ●● North Whidbey Park and Recreation District, Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m., John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool, 85 SE Jerome St., Oak Harbor.

he currently has left two positions unfilled because he’s concerned about the prospects of more budget trimming later this year. The passage of a special sales tax increase could pour more money into law enforcement, but there are problems with the idea. State law authorizes the county to ask voters to pass a special law-andjustice sales tax increase of one-tenth of 1 percent. If passed, 60 percent of the funds would go to the county and 40 percent would be distributed to cities. Brown explained that only onethird of the funds would have to go to criminal justice or firefighting purposes. In addition, he said the law allows supplanting, which means the money could be used to funds things that are already being funded. Mauck points out that the way the law is written, the sheriff’s office could conceivably receive no net increase in funding. “If it were framed in a way that people knew exactly what they were voting on and exactly where the money would go, then it might work,” Brown said.


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Cemetery concerns: employees, flag, flowers, stones, statues By KATHY REED Staff reporter

Armed with apologies for what they call unofficial policies and practices at Maple Leaf Cemetery and with an attorney alongside them, the two remaining commissioners for Island County Cemetery District 1 held a special board meeting at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Oak Harbor March 30. Just over a dozen people were on hand to watch board members Bob Little and Ann Abrahamse increase the number of board meetings each month and deal with issues arising following the suspension of Maple Leaf Cemetery’s three employees. Attorney Rod Kaseguma, of the Bellevue law firm of Inslee Best, explained his role and that of the Cemetery District commissioners. “I’m here to make sure the commissioners run the meeting smoothly and according to state law,” Kaseguma said. “The commissioners must govern the district according to state law. That also means the commissioners control the way the cemetery

is run and have the authority to direct its employees.” Holding public comments until the end, commissioners quickly moved through several points on the agenda, most notably calling for an increase to the board’s regular meeting schedule. Instead of meeting once a month, commissioners will now meet twice a month. Meetings will be held at 1 p.m. at the VFW on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Commissioners also discussed contracts for cemetery maintenance and a contract for accounting and clerical services. “We are working on the contract for maintenance,” said Abrahamse. “We have temporary maintenance in place, we’re holding funerals and burials, but I would like to make a motion to table this until next Wednesday, when I’ve had a chance to do more research.” Only one person from the audience spoke up when commissioners confirmed the cemetery’s three employees remain on unpaid administrative leave, simply asking commissioners, “Why?”

Commissioner Little continued without answering, saying they had asked the employees for the combination to the safe, but that they had not been given the information. “Why don’t you take it up with the former employees?” asked the unidentified woman. “That’s what we’re trying to do,” Little said. “We can’t open the safe without the combination,” said Abrahamse. “Everybody has hunted high and low for it and no one has been able to find it. I make a motion that we contact the former employees’ attorney to request that information again.” When the meeting was opened up for public comment, Skip Johnson was the first to speak, asking several questions. “First, why don’t you just hire a locksmith to open the safe? What is the policy about removing flowers that aren’t the appropriate color? Why are the flags being removed from the holders? And why isn’t the main flag flying?” Little said they had not hired a locksmith because

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More than 30 statues that have been removed from graves at Maple Leaf Cemetery sit in the corner of the facility’s staging area. Commissioners say they have no idea which graves the statues belong to but would like to be able to return them to their proper location. they were trying not to incur the cost if the combination was available. Abrahamse said there was no formal policy she was aware of that restricts the color of flowers and apologized to Johnson, who claimed red, white and blue flower arrangements he had placed on a gravesite had been removed because they “were not in season.” “This was a veteran’s grave,” Johnson said. “Red, white and blue are always in season for veterans.” What seemed most disturbing to those in attendance, however, was the treatment of the cemetery’s special occasion flag, presented to Maple Leaf in May, 2011 by the American Legion. “The flags have been located, organized and refolded,” said Abrahamse. “The main flag was found crumpled in a ball on the bottom shelf in the

store room.” (When contacted after the meeting, American Legion Post Commander Lenord Little said that because it doesn’t appear the flag has touched the ground, it can be flown again.) Laurie Croan asked commissioners why she was unable to use the provider of her choice to purchase her mother’s headstone. “I was told if I didn’t use one of your providers, then the cemetery was under no obligation to maintain the stone,” Croan said. “This is a community cemetery. It is owned by you,” Abrahamse said, indicating audience members. “You can use whatever provider you want, you can go anywhere you want. I’m so sorry.” “That is a policy to be made by the commissioners,” said Kaseguma. “If there is no

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policy in effect, you shouldn’t have been told that.” Only one other person spoke up, asking commissioners what they intend to do about the seat vacated by longtime cemetery commissioner Jim Flowers, who resigned his position following a reported altercation with Mike Dougliss, suspended cemetery manager, March 14. “We have 90 days to find a suitable replacement,” said Little. “If we can’t find one, then the state has 180 days to appoint someone.” “Would you like to apply?” asked Abrahamse, drawing a laugh from the crowd. When the meeting adjourned, Abrahamse immediately went to Croan, who had been moved to tears during the meeting. Croan said she had been trying to place the headstone at her mother’s grave for a year. “I just want a resolution,” said Croan, who explained she had just purchased headstones for her grandparents at another cemetery and was not unfamiliar with the process. “I was told I could only order a stone through them, so I ordered a custom stone. They lost the file, and when the stone came in, it was wrong. This has been going on for a year and there’s still no stone. “What happened to me should not have happened,” she continued. “What if it had been somebody else who has no clue? And what are you going to do -— argue with them when you’re trying to bury your mom?” Abrahamse said they are also hoping to find the homes of nearly three dozen statues that have been removed from gravesides. The statues were found in a corner of the staging area and commissioners have no idea where they belong. “Some got removed, some didn’t. That’s what the commissioners are trying to sort out,” Abrhamse said. “When they were removed, they were taken off a stone that had a name on it, but none of them were marked.” Service Alternatives is providing groundskeeping at no charge to the cemetery until things are sorted out. Abrahamse said what appears to be long overdue maintenance has been performed around the flat headstones. “Some of them were so overgrown you couldn’t even read the names,” said Abrahamse. “It’s improved from two weeks ago. It will be beautiful this spring, I promise.”


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Coupeville stuns South Whidbey in soccer shootout Defense shines in Wolves’ win By JIM WALLER Sports editor

This was more than the average win. Not only did the Coupeville High School soccer team win 1-0 Friday, but the Wolves did it on the road over rival South Whidbey (3-1, 4-1 )in a shootout to hand the Falcons their first loss. It was also a great bounceback win for the Wolves who suffered a tough 3-2 loss to powerful King’s earlier in the week. Coach Paul Mendes said “this is exactly what we needed” after “coming off the heart-breaking loss.” He added, “It was a great team effort…I am very proud of our boys. It was a rainy, freezing night, playing away from home, and we came out

and played the best defense we played all year.” Mendes said Luke Pelant and Taylor Phillips were “outstanding containing” South Whidbey’s offense, and Zach Forland “came up big for us” in goal as Coupeville earned the shutout. The thrilling match had an intense finish with “both teams creating chances,” Mendes said. Falcon keeper Garrett Thompson made two “super saves,” according to Mendes, to send the game to the shootout. He denied Josh Wilsey’s free kick late in regulation and a close shot by JP Ward in overtime that would have won it for the Wolves. The tense conclusion of regulation and overtime was matched in the shootout where the outcome was pushed to seven rounds. Both teams converted their first two shots; Coupeville

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Coupeville’s Taylor Phillips (2) and Nathan Lamb (8) close in on the ball in the Wolves’ shootout win at South Whidbey Friday. earning goals from Wilsey and Nathan Lamb.

Pelant’s shot was wide and the Falcons took the

‘Cats earn historic split in baseball By JIM WALLER Sports editor

Oak Harbor became part of Marysville Getchell High School baseball history Friday, March 30 -- part it wished to avoid. After the Wildcats walloped the visiting Chargers 16-5 in five innings in the first game of a double-header, Marysville Getchell took game two 3-2 to record the new school’s first-ever varsity baseball win. The Chargers entered the day with six losses by an average of eight runs, and game one was typical of their season when the Wildcats used 15 hits and 10 MG errors to roll to the big win. Marysville Getchell led briefly with two runs in the top of the first, then Oak Harbor tied it with two in the second before scoring 14 over the third and fourth innings to stroll to the easy win. In the second, Andrew Snavely walked and Mike Maletto reached

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Sam Glavick singles in the second game of Oak Harbor’s double-header Friday. He also had two hits and three RBI in game one. on an error. With two outs, another error and a single by Zach Zimmer evened the score. In an eight-run third, Oak Harbor blended singles by Sam Glavick (two RBI), Austyn Walker, Maletto, Zimmer

and Grant Schroeder; two errors; two walks; a passed ball and sacrifice fly to score its runs. Brent Mertins drove in two runs with a single in the six-run fourth, and Glavick and Maletto each had run-scoring base hits.

Glavick, Schroeder, Mertins and Zimmer each finished 2-for-2. Game two was a different story as the Wildcats managed only four hits off submarine pitcher Rylan Faucett and committed five errors. Although the game was played in Oak Harbor, the Chargers were the home team in the second game because it was a makeup game for rainouts scheduled for Marysville the previous two days. Oak Harbor scored two runs in the top of the fourth when David Kusnick was hit by a pitch, Snavely singled and Zimmer drove them home with a base hit. The Chargers countered with a three-run fourth, combining three hits with two errors to take the lead, the game and a place in team history. Glavick and Richter had the only other Oak Harbor hits. The Wildcats (1-3, 3-4) play at Mountlake Terrace (2-2, 2-4) at 4 p.m. today.

lead when they converted in round three.

Ward scored with the fourth shot while Forland stopped the Falcon attempt to even the match. Phillips and his South Whidbey counterpart each scored on the fifth shot to send the match to sudden death. Sean Donley and the South Whidbey shooter each knocked home the sixth shot, setting up David Hefflinger’s game winner. After Hefflinger’s score, the the Falcons’ seventh attempt thumped off the post and the Wolves collected the win. Mendes said Forland “stepped up big in the shootout, making the big save and getting his hand on two other shots that went in.” He added, “Zach was reading their shots well, and he put us in a position to win the game.” Coupeville (1-3, 2-3) goes to Sultan (0-4, 0-6) at 7 p.m. Friday.

prep roundup Wildcat soccer team Oak Harbor mistakes suffers 2 home losses costly in fastpitch loss The Oak Harbor High School soccer team dropped a pair of home matches this past week. Meadowdale took advantage of Oak Harbor mistakes to defeat the Wildcats 3-1 Friday, then Oak Harbor held first-place Shorewood scoreless for the first half before falling 3-0 Monday. In regard to the Meadowdale (2-3-1) match, coach Brian Thompson said, “We didn’t play as well as we have been lately. (We made) a few little mistakes that changed the game in Meadowdale’s favor.” Alex Krantz, with an assist from Caleb Gatica-Cortes, scored the Oak Harbor goal. Undefeated Shorewood finally broke through a stubborn Oak Harbor defense in the second half. On paper the match looked like a mismatch for the winless Wildcats. The Thunderbirds came in with a 5-0 record and a resounding 7-0 win over previously undefeated and 10th-ranked Marysville Getchell last week. But the Wildcat defense, behind goal keeper Kevin Silveira, blanked the Shorewood in the first half. Thompson said, “Our defense was doing a great job. The second half we had a few injuries which allowed Shorewood to penetrate our defense and score.” Oak Harbor (0-6-1) goes to Everett (2-5) at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

The Oak Harbor High School fastpitch team committed five errors in the second inning and Shorecrest turned the miscues into six runs on the way to a 10-0 win over the Wildcats at Hillcrest Elementary Friday. For the second consecutive game, Wildcat pitcher Emily Hunt threw well but was the victim of defensive mistakes and no offensive support. Hunt finished with a six-hitter while striking out five and walking two. Coach Jess Weikle said Hunt “pitched a great game, getting her fielders easy ground balls and easy pop flies; unfortunately, balls dropped and errors were made behind her.” The Scots scored three runs in the first before the error-filled, six-run second. Weikle said, “We simply couldn’t battle back. Though the girls picked themselves up and played great defense following that inning…their efforts were not enough to do any damage to the nine-run deficit.” Samm Zimmerman led the Oak Harbor offense with two hits. Morgan Young and Kelsey Rankin also singled. Oak Harbor (0-5, 2-7) goes to Marysville Getchell (0-4, 1-6) at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 10.


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Misplay hurts Wolves in loss to Murphy What a difference a play makes. One mistake by the Coupeville defense turned a close game into a 7-0 win for Archbishop Thomas Murphy in Everett Monday. Coupeville sophomore Ben Etzell and ATM’s ace Levi Mavorhis were hooked up in a scoreless pitching duel heading into the bottom of the fourth. After allowing one run, Etzell induced a fly ball with two outs that should have ended the inning. Unfortunately, the ball was dropped and another run scored. A walk loaded the bases and then Trevor Morrison unloaded a grand

slam, and suddenly it was 6-0. The Wolves couldn’t counter against Mavorhis, who finished with a 12-strikeout three-hitter. Etzell collected two of the hits; Aaron Trumbull had the other. Coach Willie Smith said, “Overall, I felt we played very well, and if we can come up with the catch in the fourth, we are looking at a 1-0 deficit, and who knows what could have happened.” Coupeville (0-5, 2-7) gets another shot at first-place Archbishop Murphy (9-0) at 4 p.m. today at Robert Sherman Field.

CW hosts national orienteering match Central Whidbey has been selected as the site of the national 2012 Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Orienteering Championships April 21 and 22. The competition, hosted by the Cascade Orienteering Club, will take Join us for a complimentary lunch, call (360) 679-1400 to make a date!

place at Fort Ebey and Fort Casey state parks. The national championships will draw approximately 400 competitors from around the country and will use Camp Casey Conference Center as the Athletes’ Village for the weekend.

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Local fishermen among leaders Oak Harbor fishermen claimed two firsts in the Anacortes Salmon Derby March 31 and April 1. Adrian Gaudreau won the Active Military Division with a 14.83 pounder, and Stanley Reed took the Over 70 Division with an 8.28pound fish. Oak Harbor’s Michael Beard finished third overall with a 21.4 pounder; Nathanael Stanford was ninth at 15.26. Beard received $2,500 for his efforts. Ferndale’s Ted Radke won the event and $15,000 with a 21.72-pound fish; Bellingham’s Mike McCauley was second at 21.51 pounds and received $5,000. The derby included 211 fish weighed in for an 8.6 average.

Signups begin for Bowl for Kids Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County is looking for teams to participate in the 14th annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Saturdays, May 12 and 17. Bowlers will gather at Coupeville’s Ebey Bowl May 12 and at Oak Harbor’s Oak Bowl May 19. Each five-member team is

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The Gallery Ladies Golf Association invites all women golfers to an informal meeting with refreshments 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Duffer’s Deli at the Gallery Golf Course. This tee-off coffee will give newcomers a chance to meet Association members and find out about the group and its golf schedule. Summer play begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 17. For more information, call Wayne Dorrenbacher at the

Sarah Diers, owner of Wander on Whidbey outdoor recreation shop in Langley, will be the Fishin’ Club’s speaker at its meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the M-Bar-C Ranch in Freeland. Diers worked with a team of researchers who studied dissolved organic matter on

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Support BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ISLAND COUNTY at a sneak peek of the Whidbey Playhouse’s “The Curious Savage” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. Proceeds benefit the mentorship agency. Purchase tickets for $25 from 279-0644 or bbbs@ whidbey.net. Meet Garry Oak Gallery’s featured artist for April, KIM TINUVIEL, at the First Friday celebration beginning at 4 p.m. April 6. The celebration begins with a dedication of Pioneer Way artwork, then meet various artists. The gallery is located at 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor. Call 240-0222.

Raven Rocks Gallery presents OUR EARTH IN TAPESTRY AND STONE April 6 through May 3, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 6. View tapestry purses and wall hangings by Windwalker Taibi. The gallery is located at the Greenbank Farm. Call 360-222-0102; www.ravenrocksgallery.com. Rob Schouten Gallery presents new encaustics by KATHLEEN OTLEY April 6 through May 2, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 6. The gallery is located at the Greenbank Farm. Call 360-222-3070. Artworks Gallery presents APRIL SHOWERS, a group show featuring works inspired by April rains and May flowers. The gallery is located at the Greenbank Farm. Call 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Brackenwood Gallery presents FLIGHTS OF FANCY, art by Janie Cribbs and Sara Saltee filled with flight, color, humor and whimsy. An artists reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7. The show runs through April 30. The gallery is located at 302 First St., Langley. Call 360-221-2978. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents “DOUBT: A PARABLE,” a story of suspicion cast on a priest’s behavior, at 7:30 p.m. April 6 through 21. Tickets are $12 to $16: call 360-221-8268 or 800-638-7631. WICA is located at 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Visit www.WICAonline.com. Scott Milo Gallery features RAMONA HAMMERLY’S local mountain scenes. Meet Hammerly and other artists at a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 6 during the Gallery Walk. Visit many galleries on Commercial and R avenues in Anacortes. The Skagit County Historical Museum presents the third annual HISTORIC HOME TOUR from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7. The museum is located at 501 S. Fourth St., La Conner. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the tour, from www.skagitcounty. net/museum or 360-466-3365.

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LEFT: Ethel Savage, center, played by Joyce Napoletano, befriends mental institution patients Florence, played by Julie McNutt, Fairy May, played by Shealyn Christie, Hannibal, played by Sean Hall and Jeffrey, played by Bob Foster. RIGHT: Ethel horrifies her step-child, Lily Belle Savage, played by Anjelica Sistrunk-Glasgow, by hiding $10 million the step-children will stop at nothing to get their hands on. CENTER: Ethel tricks her greedy step-son, Titus, played by Kent Junge, as he searches for her millions. By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

With her blue hair, one-eyed teddy bear and curious remarks, Ethel Savage may appear to be the insane one. But as her family shows their true colors and has her admitted into a mental institution, insanity isn’t so clear cut in the Whidbey Playhouse production of “The Curious Savage,” opening Friday, April 6. Ethel Savage, played by Joyce Napoletano, inherited $10 million when her husband died. She had been content to be a loving wife for years but now, she has a chance to live her own dreams and use the money to make others happy. But her three step-children are certainly not content to let Ethel waste $10 million on people other than themselves. Titus Savage, played by Kent Junge, Samuel Savage, played by Kevin Meyer and Lily Belle Savage, played by Anjelica Sistrunk-Glasgow, will stop at nothing to get their hands on Ethel’s millions, including falling for a few of her humorous tricks. More amusing are the quirky residents of the mental institution, the Cloisters. Fairy May, played by Shealyn Christie, is full of silly remarks, energy and the need to feel loved. Kind-hearted Hannibal, played by Sean Hall, recently took up the violin, believing himself to be

deeply talented. Mrs. Paddy, played by Suzanne Maris, hates everything in the world, from tombstones to salt to bladders, and gave up electricity for Lent, to the annoyance of her fellow residents. While those quirks elicited many laughs from the audience, some of the residents’ issues run deeper. While kindly and caring, Florence, played by Julie McNutt, doesn’t realize her son, John Thomas, played by Alex Felger, was taken from her, just as Jeffrey, played by Bob Foster, doesn’t realize his scars from the war have caused him to retreat into himself and forget his wife. Also adding to the humor are the Cloisters staff, Doctor Emmett, played by Fred Conley, and Miss Wilhelmina, played by Keziah Benson. Despite the supposed insanity of the institution, Ethel Savage finds happiness with the residents and a way to help them, leaving the audience to experience the warm glow of a happy ending that says kindness hasn’t been lost in a world that often seems so savage. “It’s been a delightful journey. I’ve really, really enjoyed working with all of these people,” said director Mary K. Hallen. “I couldn’t think of a better way to start the month of April off than presenting this to the community.” This is the fifth play Hallen has

●● Friday, April 6-Sunday, April 22. Thursdays through Saturdays: 7:30 p.m. Sundays: 2:30 p.m. ●● Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., replaces Easter show, Sunday, April 8. ●● Tickets: $16; call 679-2237. ●● The Playhouse is located at 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor. ●● Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County benefit show: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. ●● Tickets: $25; call 279-0644.

directed at the Playhouse and she’s acted with many members of the cast. “So it’s like party time to be with people you’re familiar with, then shaping them to be like people they’re not familiar with,” Hallen said. Foster, playing the part of introverted patient Jeffrey, said he enjoys playing various characters. “I like doing a complete opposite of the last character I played,” Foster said. In the recent production “Busy Body,” Foster played a loud and angry character, as opposed to his current shy character. Junge plays one of the loud, angry characters in “The Curious Savage,” as the disreputable senator, Titus, who will do anything to rob Ethel Savage of her fortune. “One of my favorite parts in acting is the nonspeaking parts,” Junge said. The amusing and odd actions of the patients give him plenty of chances to exhibit appalled facial expressions and irate body language. When Hallen first heard about the play, she said she fell in love with it. “There’s no swearing, there’s no violence and the normal stuff you see now to enthrall people,” Hallen said, adding that it’s a well-written story, “and it teaches you a gentle lesson.” Playing Ethel Savage is Napoletano’s sixth role at the Playhouse. She also acted in

California. “It was fun. It was trying to figure out how to be a senior citizen,” Napoletano said, laughing. “It’s an amazing group of people. Everyone helps each other. It’s just such a great experience --- it’s why I keep coming back!” Napoletano’s favorite parts about playing Ethel Savage were the snide remarks she gets to make to her step-children and the dry humor. “I think it’s one of those plays that’ll leave you feeling good at the end. There’s such quirky characters that’ll keep you there till the end. Just come!” Napoletano said. Hallen said she fell in love with the characters as she directed them. Fairy was one of her favorites to direct because the character skips and dances everywhere she goes, Hallen said. “They’re going to fall in love with them all, even the Savages,” Hallen said of the audience, adding that she hopes the Savages’ actions make people uncomfortable while helping everyone see how those kind of actions come across, “which is, after all, the purpose of theater; to take a look at the human condition as it were.” “The show is for everyone, and the message that it imparts is delightful. We all get tired of the greedy people winning in the world and here’s a place to come and see them get their just desserts,” Hallen said.


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Soroptimist awards three women Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor awarded $8,500 in cash grants to recipients of the 2012 Women’s Opportunity Awards Program at a breakfast awards ceremony. Recipients are Gabrielle Parsons, Melissa Riker and Elizabeth Busche. Since 1972, the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards program has provided women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families with the financial resources to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education or additional skills and training. The cash award can be used for tuition, books, childcare, carfare or any other education-related expense. First place recipient at the March 9 ceremony, Gabrielle Parsons, will advance to the

Soroptimist Northwestern Region level, where one recipient will receive $5,000. The Women’s Opportunity Awards Program culminates with three finalist $10,000 awards. Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor is a volunteer organization for women dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. In addition to participating in the Women’s Opportunity Awards program, Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor provides mammograms and heart health exams to local women in need, supports programs to raise awareness and the prevention of violence in all forms against women and girls, and promotes efforts

Book signing goes covert at Garry Oak The License2Chill is no ordinary tug, and “Covert Ops: License2Chill” is no ordinary book. Meet the local author of this naval thriller, Mare Chapman, and the local cover image artist, Pennie Allison Rees, at a book signing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at Garry Oak Gallery on Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor. Rees painted the tug boat scene for the cover of Chapman’s book. The Coupeville artist has been

doing art for her entire life. View her other work at Garry Oak Gallery. This is Chapman’s first book. Her Navy background helped her create a thrilling adventure that takes place in Anacortes, the San Juan Islands and in other local spots. Find her book on Amazon. com or purchase a signed copy at Garry Oak Gallery. For information, call the gallery at 240-0222.

Volunteers sought for lighthouse docents, guides The Washington State University Admiralty Head Lighthouse Program is currently looking for new volunteers to serve as docents, gift shop staff and tour guides at Fort Casey. The venerable, historic lighthouse is located at Fort Casey State Park next to the Coupeville ferry terminal. No experience is necessary. If you enjoy talking with people from all over the world and

helping visitors enjoy Whidbey Island and learn about the history of the lighthouse and fort, then this is the job for you. Docent training will be held this spring and is conducted through WSU Island County Extension. For more information, contact program coordinator Julie Pigott at admiraltyheadlighthouse@ gmail.com or call 240-5584 or 360-321-5111 ext. 5540.

Volunteer at Ebey’s Landing The Nature Conservancy needs summer volunteers at Ebey’s Landing to help monitor the preserve during busy summer months. Enjoy regular visits to this spectacular preserve from late May through early September. Volunteers are needed once

per week to help greet visitors and ensure that preserve rules are followed. Training is provided. Substitute volunteers are needed, too. Contact Barbara at 206-343-4345 ext. 361 or bfrench@tnc.org.

to enhance educational and leadership opportunities for women and girls locally and around the world. For more information, visit www.sioakharbor.org or find the club on Facebook.

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Melissa Riker, Gabrielle Parsons and Elizabeth Busche received grants from Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor.


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wed. Meerkerk sale daily through June Meerkerk’s nursery is open every day through June, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Extensive selection of new and historic hybrids from the Lem, Fujioka, Watson and Barlup collections are available, from 1 gallon to mature, 7-foot field-grown plants. The nursery is staffed Thursday through Sunday and pre-potted plants are sold on the honor system Monday through Wednesday. Appointments are available on request. The address is 3531 Meerkerk Ln., Greenbank. Contact meerkerk@ whidbey.net, 678-1912, 360222-0121 or www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Beach Watcher training begins Beach Watchers are now accepting applications to join the 2012 training sessions, which will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 4 through April 30, continuing in the fall, Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Most sessions will be held at the Race Road Firehouse, south of Coupeville. Class size is limited. For an application, go to http://beachwatchers.wsu. edu/island/ or contact wsu. bw.island@gmail.com or call Barbara Bennett, Island County’s Beach Watcher coordinator, at 679-7391.

Pacific Rim hosts art experience “Stations of the Cross: An Art Experience,” will be presented daily through April 8 at the Pacific Rim Institute, 180 Parker Road, Coupeville. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and it features arts and entertainment for kids, teens, singles, college students and parents. It’s an art experience; come see the visually rich interpretations of the stations of the cross at a free exhibit by Whidbey Island artists. On Saturday, join the artists for conversation and coffee. Contact Gina Vander Kam, 949-291-3591 or lunapoet@sbcglobal.net.

Citizens ignite for meeting Island County Citizens Ignited against “Citizens United” will hold its first meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 in the Oak Harbor Library meeting room, 1000 SE Regatta Dr. The purpose of the meeting is to organize a local effort to get Island County governments to support and

pass resolutions that will overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision. Everyone is invited. Contact 675-5888 or mfgold@comcast.net.

Tour a saved forest Take a guided tour with the Whidbey Camano Land Trust of a South Whidbey forest. The owner has lovingly managed this 176-acre forest for over 60 years. In 2008, he permanently protected it for future generations by donating a conservation easement to the WCLT, which protects the forest from being clearcut and developed. For directions to the property, RSVP to 360222-3310 or info@wclt.org.

AARP offers free tax return 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. Appointments are recommended; contact John at 678-1117 or lc.whidbey. aarp.taxaide@gmail.com.

A murder of crows Watch the PBS documentary “A Murder of Crows” and discuss it with Dr. John Marzluff at the Coupeville Library at 6 p.m. April 4. Popcorn is provided by the Friends of Coupeville Library. This is a Whidbey Reads event. Call 678-4911.

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to join them at their April 5 meeting at the D&H Buffet on Midway in Oak Harbor beginning at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are required. Call 675-2099 for more information. N.E.W. is open to women who moved to the island within the past five years and wish to expand their friendship base. This is a fun social club that shares recommendations of what to see and do on Whidbey Island and its environs. Besides a regular monthly luncheon meeting, an outing is also offered each month.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 47, Oak Harbor, will hold its monthly meeting April 5 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at the Sno-Isle Library meeting room, Skagit Valley College, Oak Harbor. Call the DAV office at 360-257-4801.

BBBS raises funds at Playhouse Tickets are on sale for $25 for a sneak peek performance of “The Curious Savage” at the Whidbey Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. April 5. “The Curious Savage” is a comedy about wealth and what it means to be a family. Proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County, a mentorship agency. Purchase or donate tickets by contacting 2790644 or bbbs@whidbey. net.

Library becomes a construction zone School-age children can build with K’Nex, Marble Run and Lincoln Logs at 1 p.m. April 5 at the Coupeville Library. Call 678-4911.

Art gets wild at the Coupeville Library

The Republican Women of North Whidbey will meet for a no-host luncheon on April 5 at 11:30 a.m. at El Cazador restaurant, Highway 20 in Oak Harbor. Guest speaker is Scott Dudley, taking about his first 100 days in office. Call 678-4602.

Go behind the scenes of wildlife artist Bart Rulon at 5:30 p.m. April 5 at the Coupeville Library. This is a free event. Call 678-4911.

The Greenbank Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. April 5, at the Greenbank Progressive Clubhouse, and the public is invited. The program will be presented by Kristi O’Donnell, horticulturist, and is titled, “Plant propagation: How to multiply your plants.” Call 678-5933.

Meet some N.E.W. women Neighbors Enjoying Whidbey (N.E.W.) invite you

A century of Girl Scouts

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College club presents Beat’n Taiko Drums Beat’n Taiko Drums, 2012 & Dance Fest, is presented April 6, 6:30 to 8 p.m., by the Asian & Pacific Islander Club of Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus at North Whidbey Middle School. It costs $5 students, $7 public or $10 at the door. Kids under 5 are free. Tickets include refreshments and are available at the SVC cashier’s window or 679-

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Girl Scouts from several different troops on Central and South Whidbey Island were on hand when the Island County commissioners passed a resolution recognizing 100 years of Girl Scouts and proclaiming 2012 “The Year of the Girl.” The Brownies, Juniors and Daisies representing each troop performed a flag ceremony in front of a packed house in the Commissioners Hearing Room Monday afternoon. The three-member board unanimously approved the resolution before photographs with the Girl Scouts. From the left in the back are Jennifer McGrath, Jenna Coleburn, Commissioner Kelly Emerson, Commissioner Angie Homola, Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Donna Ertel Riley. In the front, representing Troop 42161 on South Whidbey are Brownies Lyna Saephan and Lexie Smith; representing Troop 42577 in Coupeville are Junior Willow Vick, Junior Luci Coleburn and Junior Raven Vick; and representing Troop 42587, also from Coupeville, is Daisy Erica McGrath and Brownie Kristen Riley from Troop 42161. 5353. Contact kathie.reyes@ skagit.edu or 679-5218.

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97 will be holding their annual children’s Easter egg hunt at the Big Red Barn at 2 p.m. April 7 at 311 SE Eight Ave., Oak Harbor. Children 12 and under are welcome to hunts divided into age groups. Refreshments served for participants. Call 675-3414.

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Local author Mare Chapman will hold a book signing for her exciting new book, “Cover Ops: License2Chill” at Garry Oak Gallery from 2 to 4 p.m. April 7. Meet her and the artist who painted the cover image, Pennie Allison Rees. The gallery is located on Pioneer Way in Oak Harbor.

Midway High School students will sell Easter baskets in front of Walmart in Oak Harbor to benefit their greenhouse project 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 7. Purchases are by donation. Call 2795578.

Hunt eggs, pennies at Rod & Gun Club Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club’s Easter egg hunt and penny scramble is at 1 p.m. April 7. The club is located at 3334 Brooks Hill Road, Langley, and all are welcome. The outdoor egg hunt and penny scramble are for up to age 11. There will be gold and silver prize eggs and hot dogs.

Hunt eggs at the Fleet Reserve The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Assn. Unit

Find your next favorite read Stop by the Coupeville Library during Farmers Markets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays for the Friends of Coupeville Library book sale. Purchase used books to benefit the library. Call 678-4911.

A murder of crows Watch the PBS documentary “A Murder of Crows” and discuss it with Dr. John Marzluff at the Oak Harbor Library at 2 p.m. April 7. This is a Whidbey Reads event. Call 678-4911.

Raven researchers come to Clinton Meet John and Colleen Marzluff, authors of “Dog Days, Raven Nights” at 7 p.m. April 7 at the Clinton Community Hall, located at 6411 Central Ave. They will share stories about their three-year endeavor to research ravens in Maine, along with the unique challenges of racing the sled dogs that assisted them in their work. This Whidbey Reads program looks at the adventures of field science and is an insightful exploration of the nature of relationships, both animal and human. Book sales and signing at event. This free library program is funded by the Friends of the Clinton Library.

Writers hold two free workshops The Whidbey Island Writers Association will hold two free workshops April 7 at the Coupeville Library. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pat Brunjes conducts The Art of Storytelling: Reading Your Work Aloud. From 1:30 to 4 p.m., Dorothy Read and Rowena Williamson present Starting a Successful Writers’ Group. Registration is required: 360-341-1861 or visit the Whidbey Island Writers Association online.


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When robots compete on the court, the real stars are the students By JOE HUNT

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When Oak Harbor High School teacher Che Edoga talks about robotics, whether in the classroom or on the field of competition, he is quick to emphasize the unobvious. “It’s not about the robot,” he said. “Once the kids get past the robot, they begin to see the world of possibility that surrounds robotics. The robot is just the end product.” There’s 3D CAD modeling, engineering, metal fabrication and welding, electronics, pneumatics, computer programming, business planning, research, creative design, industrial safety, inventory and acquisition, marketing and above all, cooperation. “There is nothing I can teach them (about robotics) that won’t be obsolete by the time they get out of school,” he said. “That’s how fast the field is evolving. But if they gain basic skills, especially the ability to research and experiment on their own, then they will be able to use that for a lifetime.” At FIRST Robotics, a hightech competition held in Seattle in March, cooperation is every bit as important as the engineering. Robots appeared to be front and center, like star athletes, but there was so much more going on in the background. Almost all of it centered on professional courtesy, with teams working with each other, sharing parts and tools and know-how. Once the three-day event gets under way, Edoga steps back and lets the kids run the entire show. In the end, Oak Harbor did not make it to the quarterfinals of the competition, but they did come home with a trophy Edoga considers more important. Oak Harbor earned the “Gracious Professionalism,” award, a sportsmanship-type trophy, for reaching out to other teams with assistance. Student Kyle Noe spent much of his time working with a team from Mexico, helping them get their robot into competition shape. On the competition side, teams of students ushered dozens of robots around the CenturyLink Event Center in Seattle, preparing for another bout. Oak Harbor’s drive team of Caterina Amsler, Nina Manning, Rachel Margraf and Mallory Hunt escorted Robot 2980 to the competition field. There, three robots on the Blue Team and three robots on the Red Team met on a small basketball court. At each end were three sets of baskets at different heights. At the bell, the robots jumped into action for the

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The drive team of Caterina Amsler, Nina Manning, Rachel Margraf and Mallory Hunt wait to compete. 15-second autonomous portion, where the robots independently shoot basketballs into the hoops. At the second bell, the drive teams moved forward and took control of the robots using joy sticks to pick up more basketballs from the floor and score as many baskets as possible. The robots were varied in style and ability. Oak Harbor had a two-pronged approach to scoring baskets, with an airpowered shooter to make high baskets (worth three points) and a drop box to make low baskets (one point). At inspection, though, they discovered their robot measured 1/4 inch over the size limit, and that forced them to abandon the pneumatic shooter. In the last minute of competition, the robots moved toward the center floor, where there were three platforms balanced on a fulcrum like a teeter-totter. The robots worked as a team to get one or two robots onto the platform and get it to

balance in the center. But the greatest achievement in the competition is to have competing robots suddenly switch gears and work as partners so that each balances on the teeter-totter together. That, in FIRST Robotics language, is “cooperatition,” and the main emphasis and philosophy behind the event. Oak Harbor is in its fourth year participating in FIRST Robotics. Its first team consisted of five students. This year there were 30. The specifications for the robot are announced six weeks before the big event. The team developed ideas with CAD designs then presented the plans to a committee from the community, which picked one for development. The team improved the design, then got four weeks to build and test the robot. Most teams have major sponsorships, with different companies providing funds and expertise to help students

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build the robots. This year, Bowman Manufacturing of Arlington stepped up to help out. This made a huge difference in the ability to develop parts, Edoga said. Next year, Bowman has invited students to come to their work site to job shadow and work with engineers to build the parts. The robotics team is planning to expand their outreach this spring by hosting a week-

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Jacob Bennett and Payton Rollag move Oak Harbor’s robot #2980 through the crowd on the way to the competition court. end Lego robotics camp at the high school. This mid-May event will offer younger kids an introduction to robotics and could be the start of an Oak Harbor team for the Junior

FIRST Robotics Lego League. “It’s our philosophy that if you’re not growing, you’re dying,” Edoga said. “And our team is always ready to grow.”

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Pfeifer, Nowicki to marry in May

Gilmore, Nydam to marry in June

It is with extreme pleasure and joy that Hank and Tedi Nydam of Oak Harbor announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Nydam, to Danny Gilmore, son of Rod and Barb Gilmore, also of Oak Harbor. The couple is planning a June wedding with services at the Christian Reformed Church. Both the Nydams and Gilmores were also wed there.

Kristen Nowicki and Kurt Pfeifer will be married May 19 in San Francisco.

Kristen Nowicki, of San Jose, Calif., and Kurt Pfeifer, of Seattle, are engaged to be married May 19, 2012 at Presidio Chapel in San Francisco, Calif. Maryann and Steve Nowicki, the bride’s parents, have lived in Oak Harbor for 40 years. Kurt Pfeifer’s parents, Gene and Gini Pfeifer, are from Bellevue. Kristen Nowicki earned a bachelor of music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2000 and a bachelor of science from William Jessup University in 2004. She works in physician recruiting services for Smith-Watkins and Associates in San Jose. Kurt Pfeifer earned a bachelor of computer science from Washington State University in 1987. He is a game programmer for Pop Cap Games in Seattle.

Montmeny, Hargarten-Wolfe to marry Bates, Barkowsky plan April wedding Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hargarten of Oak Harbor announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracy Hargarten-Wolfe, to Pablo Montmeny. Both are graduates of Oak Harbor High School. Hargarten has been employed as a dental hygienist with Dr. Kirk Kallander in Oak Harbor for nine years. Montmeny is an international produce salesman for Townsend Farms in Fairview, Ore. Hargarten has two sons, Samuel Wolfe, a freshman at Eastern Washington University, and Jaxon Wolfe, a junior at Oak Harbor High School. Montmeny

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Tracy Hargarten-Wolfe and Pablo Montmeny plan to marry April 28. has two daughters, Emma Montmeny, a freshman at Davis High School in Yakima, and Audree Montmeny, a sixth-grader at Riverside

Christian School in Yakima. The wedding is planned for April 28, 2012 at the Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie.

Justin Bates and April Barkowsky plan to marry on April 14 in New Jersey.

Justin Bates and April Barkowsky are to be married in Mount Laurel, N.J., on Saturday, April 14. Bates is the son of Julie Kosmas of Oak Harbor and is a graduate of Oak Harbor High, class of 2007. Barkowsky is the daughter of Ron and Wendy Barkowsky, who reside in Cherry Hill, N.J. She is a graduate of home schooling class of 2007. The couple will reside in Mount Laurel with their dog Winnie while Bates continues his tour of duty in the Air Force.

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Port Finance Manager Port of South Whidbey is seeking candidates for Finance Manager (FM) position. FM is chief financial officer and Auditing Officer for Port, responsible for financial modeling & budgeting, grant applications & reporting. Experience managing public agency finances and state/federal grants strongly preferred. Consultant proposals from qualified individuals (12-month minimum) also considered.

Requires a knowledge in all areas of the field of assignment, with at least two (2) years at the journeyman level experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy duty diesel and automotive e q u i p m e n t . R e q u i r e s Detailed job description available at Port office, knowledge of electrical and air systems, Cum- 1804 Scott Rd. Ste 101, Freeland, or mins ISM, ISL, Detroit www.portofsouthwhidbey.com DDEC III & IV engines, and Allison World transApplications must be remissions. ceived at the Port office by 4:00 p.m. on April 9, Island Transit provides a 2012, to start right after comprehensive package Commission selection, of benefits. A pre-emMay 7 latest. ployment physical including DOT drug testing Employment is required. Applications General and infor mation about the job requirements for Cafe and the position can be ob- Volunteer Manager tained from our website at www.islandtransit.org The ideal candidate is or at the Oak Harbor warm and energetic and C i t y H a l l , C o u p ev i l l e has experience in trainTown Hall and Langley ing, super vising, and City Hall. managing; is a positive, patient, and compasApplications must be sionate teacher; has postmarked no later than great customer service Monday April 9th, 2012 skills, manages the fiand will be accepted nances of our cafe, is an only if mailed to the effective multitasker, and following address: can organize and maintain the volunteer schedIsland Transit ule, trainings, food planJourneyman Mechanic ning, and ordering. Position Salary DOE. Visit: PO Box 1735 SouthWhidbeyCommons.org Coupeville, WA 98239 Island Transit is an Equal Opportunity and M/F/D/V Employer.

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: RITA F. HARRINGTON, Deceased. No. 12 4 0058 3 NON-PROBATE NOTICETO CREDITORS 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 named above 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 Declaration and O a t h we r e f i l e d . T h e 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 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: March 21, 2012 The Notice Agent declares under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington that the foregoing is true and correct. SIGNED this 7th day of March, 2012, at Oak Harbor Washington /s/ Cheryal B. Hertling, Cheryal B. Hertling Notice Agent /s/ MICHAEL M WALLER MICHAEL M. WALLER Law Offices of Skinner & Saar, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Superior Court of Island County, Washington Cause No. 12 4 0058 3 LEGAL NO. 372876 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. March 21, 28, April 4, 2012

N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Tr u s t e e , w i l l o n 4/13/2012, at 10:00 AM at At the main entrance to the City Hall located at 865 SE Barr ington Drive, Oak Harbor WA 98277 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in t h e fo r m o f c a s h , o r cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State char tered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of ISLAND, State of Washington, to-wit: ABBREVIATED LEGAL PTN: SW SW 25-32-2E PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FOR FULL LEGAL Commonly known as: 430 WINDS U N WAY, C A M A N O I S L A N D, W A 9 8 2 8 2 which is subject to that cer tain Deed of Tr ust dated 4/22/2009, recorded 5/5/2009, under Auditor’s File No. 4250588 records of ISLAND C o u n t y, Wa s h i n g t o n , from JEFFREY L MERIDETH AND ALICIA A MERIDETH, HUSBAND A N D W I F E , a s G ra n tor(s), to FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTG AG E E L E C T R O N I C REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMIN E E F O R C O B A LT M O RT G AG E , I N C. A WA S H I N G TO N C O R PORATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial intere s t i n w h i c h wa s a s signed by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIST R AT I O N S Y S T E M S, INC., AS NOMINEE F O R C O B A LT M O RTGAGE, INC. A WASHI N G TO N C O R P O R A TION (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to Wells Fargo Bank, NA.. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiar y of the Deed of Tr ust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts w h i c h a r e n ow i n a r r e a r s : $ 2 6 , 9 7 8 . 4 3 I V. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $227,182.35, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 9/1/2010, and such other costs and fees 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. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 4/13/2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph I I I mu s t b e c u r e d by 4/2/2012 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 4/2/2012 (11 days before the sale) the default as set for th in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the

4/2/2012 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and adva n c e s, i f a ny, m a d e pursuant to the terms of t h e o bl i g a t i o n a n d / o r Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME JEFFREY L MERIDETH AND ALICIA A MERIDETH, HUSBAND AND WIFE ADDRESS 430 W I N D S U N WAY, C A M A N O I S L A N D, W A 98282 by both first class and cer tified mail on 3/23/2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally ser ved, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property descr ibed in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time 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 of their interest in the above described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this s a l e o n a ny g r o u n d s 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 6 1 . 2 4 . 1 3 0 . Fa i l u r e t o bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invali d a t i n g t h e Tr u s t e e ’s sale. NOTICE TO OCC U PA N T S O R T E N ANTS : 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 and tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mor tgagee’s Attorney. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated: 1/6/2012 Quality Loan Service

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STATE OF WASHINGTON ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT In re the Dependency of: JOSEPH-HIBBERT, Lillian Dinah b.d. 10/10/04 N O. 127-00082-7 N OT I C E A N D S U M MONS BY PUBLICATION - TERMINATION THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: Roberta Lynn Joseph, Mother TO: Khan Alexander Hibbert aka Kahn Alexander Hibbert, Father. A Termination Petition was filed on March 7, 2012; A preliminary hearing will be held on this matter on May 16, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at Island County Super ior Court, 101 N.E. 6th St., Coupeville, WA 98239. You are notified that a petition has been filed in this matter requesting that your parental rights to the above-named child be terminated. You h ave i m p o r t a n t l e g a l rights and you must take steps to protect your interests. This petition could result in permanent loss of your parental rights. THE ABOVE N A M E D I D I V I D UA L S ARE SUMMONED TO APPEAR at said hearing regarding your child. If you fail to appear at the preliminary hearing, the court will take evidence against you, make findings of fact, and order that your parental rights be terminated, without further notice to you. To request a copy of the Notice, Summons, and Te r m i n a t i o n Pe t i t i o n , and/or to view information about your rights in this proceeding, go to www.atg.wa.gov/TRM.as px. DATED this 21st day of March, 2012. By: Debra Van Pelt, Island County Clerk. LEGAL NO. 375013 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. March 28, April, 4,11, 2012.

N OT I C E O F T RU S TEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 E T. S E Q . T S N o . : WA-11-419841-SH APN No.: R23225-044-1170 I.

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Corp. of Washington, as Tr u s t e e B y : B r o o k e Frank, Assistant Secretary For Non-Sale, Payoff and Reinstatement info Quality Loan Service Corp of Washington 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or L o g i n t o : w w w. l p s a sap.com For Service of P r o c e s s o n Tr u s t e e : Quality Loan Service Cor p., of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE Suite N-200 Poulsbo, W A 9 8 3 7 0 (866) 645-7711 ASAP# 4172658 03/14/2012, 04/04/2012 LEGAL NO. 366610 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, March 14, April 4, 2012.

7037.08476 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Grantee: Heirs and Devisees of Gregory E. Rayon, deceased Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 4236540 Tax Parcel ID No.: S8110-00-07015-0/378353 Abbreviated Legal: Lot 15, Block 7, Scatchet Head Add., Div. 1 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. I. On April 13, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. outside the main entrance of the Island County Annex Building near the Veteran’s Memorial at 1 NE 6th Street in the City of Coupeville, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of Island, State of Washington: Lot 15, Block 7, Plat of Scatchet Head Addition, Division No. 1, as per plat recorded in Volume 8 of Plats, Page 3, 4, 5 and 6, records of Island County, Washington. Situate in the County of Island, State of Washington Commonly known as: 7863 Mortland Drive Clinton, WA 98236 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 09/10/08, recorded on 09/12/08, under Auditor’s File No. 4236540, records of Island County, Washington, from Gregory E. Rayon, single person, as Grantor, to First American Title of Island County, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc solely as nominee for Eagle Home Mortgage, LLC, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc (“MERS”) as nominee for Eagle Home Mortgage, LLC, its successors and assigns to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 4306315. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay

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the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 01/09/2012 Monthly Payments $31,137.05 L e n d e r ’s F e e s & C o s t s $1,665.80 Total Arrearage $32,802.85 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $675.00 Title Report $758.73 Statutory Mailings $34.40 Recording Costs $64.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $31.50 Total Costs $1,633.63 Total Amount Due: $34,436.48 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $193,637.95, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 03/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on April 13, 2012. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 04/02/12 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Tr u s t e e ’s b u s i n e s s o n 04/02/12 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 04/02/12 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the B o r r o w e r, G r a n t o r, a n y Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of 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 Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS The Heirs and Devisees of The Estate of Gregory E. Rayon 7863 Mortland Drive Clinton, WA 98236 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Gregory E. Rayon 7863 Mortland Drive Clinton, WA 98236 Chad Rayon, Heir 7511 Se Harmony Rd Milwaukie, OR 97222 Cheryl Vota, Heir 15633 44th Ave W, Apt A6 Lynnwood, WA 98097 Larry Rayon, Heir PO Box 152 Electric City, WA 99123 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 04/22/11, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 04/22/11 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee’s fees due at any time 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 right, title and interest in the Prop-

erty. 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 bring 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 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 summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 01/09/2012 Northwest Tr u s t e e S e r v i c e s , I n c . , Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: B e c k y B a k e r (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7037.08476) 1002.191276File LEGAL NO. 370845 Publsihed: Whidbey Newstimes, South Whidbey Record. March 14, April 4, 2012

1180 TARRAGON PL, OA K H A R B O R , WA 98277-8681 which is subject to that cer tain Deed of Trust dated January 16, 2009 and recorded on January 23, 2009 as Instrument No. 4243278 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Island C o u n t y, W a s h i n g t o n from BRUCE A. BEAMER AND SUSAN A. BEAMER, HUSBAND AND WIFE as Grantor(s), to JOAN H. ANDERSON, EVP ON BEH A L F O F F L AG S TA R BANK, FSB as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIST R AT I O N S Y S T E M S, INC. as the original Beneficiar y. II. No action commenced by FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, the current Beneficiar y of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrowers’ or Grantors’ default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. Current Beneficiary; FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB Contact Phone No: (800) 968-7700 Address: 5151 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098 III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: FAILU R E TO PAY W H E N DUE THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS WHICH ARE NOW IN ARREARS: D E L I N Q U E N T PAYMENT INFORMATION Fr o m 0 1 / 0 1 / 2 0 1 1 To 01/24/2012 Number of Payments 13 Monthly Payment $2052.10 Tot a l $ 2 6 , 6 7 7 . 3 0 L AT E CHARGE INFORMATION From 01/01/2011 To 01/24/2012 Number of Payments 14 Monthly Payment $102.61 Total$1,436.54 PROMISS O RY N OT E I N F O R M AT I O N N o t e D a t e d : January 16, 2009 Note Amount: $300,162.00 Interest Paid To: December 1, 2010 Next Due Date: January 1, 2011 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $292,229.04, together with interest as provided in the Note from the January 1, 2011, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above described 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. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on May 4, 2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by April 23, 2012, (11 d ay s b e fo r e t h e s a l e date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any t i m e b e fo r e A p r i l 2 3 , 2012 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustees’ fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers’ or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the April 23, 2012 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and adva n c e s, i f a ny, m a d e pursuant to the terms of

t h e o bl i g a t i o n a n d / o r Deed of Trust. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the c u r r e n t B e n e f i c i a r y, FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): 1180 TARRAGON PL, OA K H A R B O R , WA 98277-8681 1180 TARRAGON PL, OAK HARBOR, WA 98277-8681, 1180 TARRAGON PL, OA K H A R B O R , WA 98277-8681, by both first class and certified mail o n Au g u s t 2 6 , 2 0 1 1 , proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real proper ty descr ibed in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Tr u s t e e w h o s e n a m e and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all t h o s e w h o h o l d b y, through or under the Grantor of all their intere s t i n t h e a b ove d e s c r i b e d p r o p e r t y. I X . Anyone having any objections to this 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 Trustees’ Sale. 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 the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060; NOTICE TO GUARANTOR(S) - RCW 61.24.042 - (1) The Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at t h e Tr u s t e e s ’ S a l e i s less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) The 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) The Guarantor will have no right to redeem the property after the Trustee’s Sale; (4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Wa s h i n g t o n D e e d o f Tr u s t A c t , C h a p t e r 61.24.RCW, any action 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 Trustees’ 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 property as of the date of the Trustee&’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 paid at t h e Tr u s t e e & ’s S a l e , plus interest and costs. The failure of the Beneficiar y to provide any Guarantor the notice referred to in this section does not invalidate either the notices given to the Borrower or the G ra n t o r, o r t h e Tr u s t e e & ’s S a l e . D a t e d : 0 1 / 2 4 / 1 2 T RU S T E E CORPS By: Paula Gutierrez, Authorized signator y TRUSTEE CORPS 1700 Seventh Ave nu e S u i t e 2 1 0 0 S e a t t l e WA 9 8 1 0 1 TRUSTEE CORPS 17100 Gillette Ave Irvine, CA 92614 A-4185654 04/04/2012, 04/25/2012 LEGAL NO. 371047 Published: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. April 4, 25, 2012

N OT I C E O F T RU S TEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24 ET. SEQ. Trustee Sale No WA07000083-11-1 APN S6024-00-00008-0 Title Order No 110288973-WA-GSI I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that on May 4, 2012, 10:00 AM, at the main entrance to Oak Harbor City Hall located at 865 S.E. Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA, MTC FINANCIAL INC. dba TRUSTEE CORPS, the undersigned Trustee, will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier’s check or cer tified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of Island, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 8, A L D E R W O O D HEIGHTS NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE P L AT T H E R E O F, R E CORDED IN VOLUME 13 OF PLATS, PAGES 11 AND 12, RECORDS OF ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUAT E D I N I S L A N D C O U N T Y, WA S H I N G TO N . N OT E F O R I N F O R M AT I O N A L P U R P O S E S O N LY : T H E FOLLOWING MAY BE USED AS AN ABBREVIAT E D L E G A L D E SCRIPTION ON THE D O C U M E N T S TO B E R E C O R D E D, P E R AMENDED RCW 65.04. S A I D A B B R E V I AT E D LEGAL DESCRIPTION IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR A COMPLETE LEGAL DESCRIPTION WITHIN THE BODY OF THE DOCUMENT. LT. 8, ALDERWOOD HEIGHTS #1 APN: S6024-00-00008-0 More commonly known as

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE R e f e r e n c e No.: 4250297 Grantor: M i c h a e l J . Rosenberg, as his separate estate Grantee: Whidbey Island Bank Legal Description: L o t 5 , Block 12, Plat of Langley Assessor’s Tax Parcel N o : S7345-00-12005-0/3002 58 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 unders i g n e d Tr u s t e e ( t h e “Trustee”) will on May 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., at the main entrance of the Island County Cour thouse, located at 101 NE 6th Street, Coupeville, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following-described real property and personal prope r t y, s i t u a t e d i n t h e County of Island, State of Washington: L OT 5 , B L O C K 1 2 , P L AT O F L A N G L E Y, ACCORDING TO PLAT R E C O R D E D I N VO L U M E 2 O F P L AT S , PA G E 1 5 , A N D T H E REPLAT OF TOWN OF L A N G L E Y, A S P E R P L AT R E C O R D E D I N VOLUME 6 OF PLATS, PAG E 3 3 , R E C O R D S OF ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON. S I T U AT E I N T H E COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WASHINGTON. TO G E T H E R W I T H a l l 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 TO G E T H E R W I T H a l l 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,

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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 proper ty; and TOGETHER WITH all of the Grantor’s right, title, and interest in and to all leases, rents and profits of all of the real property. All of the above is collectively referred to as the “Property”. The Property is subject to a Deed of Trust recorded May 1, 2009 under recording no. 4250297, records of Island County, Washington and an Assignment of Rents recorded May 1, 2009 under recording no. 4250298, records of Island County, Washingt o n ( c o l l e c t i ve l y, t h e “Deed of Trust”), from Michael J. Rosenberg, as his separate estate, (“Borrower” or “Grantor”), as grantor, in favor of Land Title Company, as initial Trustee, and Whidbey Island Bank (“Beneficiary”) as beneficiary. The Deed of Trust secures the obligations (as defined in the Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents), including but not limited to all of Borrower’s obligations under that certain Promissory Note (“Note”) dated April 30, 2009, in the original principal amount of $550,000.00, executed by Borrower as maker in favor of Whidbey Island B a n k a s p ay e e . T h e Beneficiary is the owner and holder of the Note and the other obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. 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 JANUARY 10, 2012 AMOUNT Pr incipal and interest payments from10/10/11 to 1/10/12 $16,042.01 Late charges on above payments 1,202.55 TOTAL $17,244.56 CHARGES, COSTS AND FEES (a) Attorneys’ fees $0.00 (estimated) (b) Advances by Beneficiary 0 . 0 0 ( e s t i mated) (c) Trustee’s fees 2,250.00 (d) Trustee’s sale guarantee 1,443.54 (e) Ser vice/posting of notices 260.00 (estimated) (f) Postage/copying expense 200.00 (estimated) (g) Recording fees 100.00 (estimated)

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T O TA L C H A R G E S , COSTS AND FEES $4,253.54 (estimated) T O TA L E S T I M AT E D AMOUNT AS OF JANUARY 10, 2012 $21,498.10 (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 $531,721.86, 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 May 4, 2012. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured before April 23, 2012, to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before April 23, 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 April 23, 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 Tr ust, plus costs, fees, and adva n c e s, i f a ny, m a d e 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 Trustee to the Borrower or Grantor at the following address: Michael J. Rosenberg (“Borrower” or “Grantor”) P.O. Box 1389 Langley, WA 98260 by both first class mail and certified mail on November 29, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on December 6, 2011 the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the Property described in paragraph I above, a n d t h e Tr u s t e e h a s 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

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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 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 (1) The 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 the Deed of Trust; (2) the Guarantor has 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 Guarantor 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. D AT E D J a n u a r y 1 7 , 2012. /s/ Michael D. Bohannon MiCHAEL D. BOHANNON, Trustee For further information p l e a s e c a l l (360) 779-6665 STATE OF WASHINGTON ss. County of Kitsap On this day personally appeared before me MICHAEL D. BOHANNON, to me known to be the individual described in and who executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowl-

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edged that he signed the same as his free and voluntary act and deed, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 17th day of January, 2012. /s/ Melissa S. Colletto Printed Name: Melissa S. Colletto NOTARY PUBLIC in and for the State of Washington Residing at: Poulsbo, WA My Commission Expires: 10/19/13 LEGAL NO.373542 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. April 4, 25, 2012

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automatic email notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the self registered “Bidders List”. This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable on-line documents; with the ability to: download, print to your own printer, order full/par tial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources (using online pr int order form), and a free online digitizer/take-off tool. Contract Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with these services. Questions regarding technical issues and the bid process are to be directed to the Engineer, A d a m M i l l e r, P. E . , a t (206) 284-0860. Questions regarding the project site and site visits can be coordinated t h r o u g h A r n o l d Pe terschmidt, P.E. of the City of Oak Harbor, by calling (360) 279-4525. Financing of the Project has been provided by C i t y o f O a k H a r b o r, Washington. The City of Oak Harbor expressly reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals and to waive minor irregularities or informalities and to Award the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder as it best serves the interests of the City. The City of Oak Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Minority Business Enter pr ises and Women Business Enterprises to participate in the competitive bidding process. (Signed) C O N N I E WHEELER CITY CLERK LEGAL NO. 375091 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. March 28, April 4, 2012

ligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Response Mortgage Services, Inc., as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. to Chase Home Finance LLC, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 4282945. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 01/26/2012 Monthly Payments $38,445.35 L e n d e r ’s F e e s & C o s t s $143.30 Total Arrearage $38,588.65 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $675.00 Title Report $817.42 Statutory Mailings $29.12 Recording Costs $28.00 Postings $ 7 0 . 0 0 To t a l C o s t s $1,619.54 Total Amount Due: $40,208.19 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $229,786.74, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 12/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on May 4, 2012. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 04/23/12 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before the close of the Trustee’s business on 04/23/12 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 04/23/12 (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 balance of 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 Deed of Trust. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Avery Karber 1967 Bartl Drive Camano Island, WA 98282 Adrienne Karber 1967 Bartl Drive Camano Island, WA 98282 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Aver y Karber 1967 Bartl Drive Camano Island, WA 98282 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Adrienne Karber

1967 Bartl Drive Camano Island, WA 98282 by both first class and either certified mail, return receipt requested on 10/12/10, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 10/13/10 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all foreclosure costs and trustee’s fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and a l l t h o s e w h o h o l d b y, through or under the Grantor of all their right, title and interest in the 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 bring 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 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 summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 01/26/2012 Northwest Tr u s t e e S e r v i c e s , I n c . , Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue,

WA 98009-0997 Contact: B e c k y B a k e r (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7037.71056) 1002.173842File LEGAL NO. 375969 Published: Whidbey NewsTi m e s , S o u t h W h i d b e y Record. April 4, 25, 2012

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND CITIMORTGAGE, INC., its successors in interest and/or assigns, Plaintiff, v. MARTIN R. SHELMAN AND KIMBERLY SHELM A N , I N D I V I D UA L LY A N D T H E M A R I TA L COMMUNITY THEREOF; MORTGAGE ELECT RO N I C R E G I S T R A TION SYSTEMS, INC.; CITIMORTGAGE, INC.; Occupants of the Premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint, Defendants. No. 11-2-00904-6 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION TO THE DEFENDANTS Martin R. Shelman and Kimberly Shelman, individually and the marital community thereof; Occupants of the Premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real proper ty descr ibed in the complaint: Yo u a r e h e r e by s u m moned to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of the first publication of this summons, to wit, within sixty (60) days after March 28, 2012, a n d d e fe n d t h e r e a l property foreclosure action in Island County Superior Court, and answer the complaint of CitiMortgage, Inc., (“Plaintiff”). You are asked to serve a copy of your answer or responsive pleading upon the undersigned attorneys for Plaintiff at its office stated below. In case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the complaint, which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. The purpose of this lawsuit is to obtain a judgment, and if not immediately paid, to be satisfied through the foreclosure of real property located in Island County, Washington, and legally described as follows: LOT 3, PLAT OF CEDAR HAVEN, AS PER P L AT R E C O R D E D I N VOLUME 13 OF PLATS, PA G E S 8 8 A N D 8 9 , RECORDS OF ISLAND C O U N T Y, WA S H I N G TON. Commonly known as: 481 Dan Place, Camano Island, WA 98282. DATED this 22nd day of M a r c h , 2 0 1 2 . ROUTH CRABTREE OLSEN, P.S. B y Ja n aya L . C a r t e r, WSBA #32715 Lauren Davidson Humphreys, WSBA #41694 Valerie I. Holder, WSBA #42968 Attorneys for Plaintiff

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LEATHER, ALLOYS, VERY SHARP 6155A

TURN YOUR JUNK INTO

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41 MPG HIGHWAY (1)

2001 CHEV LUMINA 4DR

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2012 HONDA SALE

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For a record 26th time, the Honda Accord has been named to Car and Driver’s esteemed 10 Best list.

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Be the icing on their cake...

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2009 SUBARU Forester AWD, 5 speed manual. 2.5 liter, Premium package includes AC, power w i n d ow s, d o o r l o ck s, etc, moon roof, roof rack, more. All weather package, including heate d s e a t s, w i n d s h i e l d wiper de-icer. Only 46K (mostly highway) miles. One owner, all maintenance. Great condition, moving must sacrifice, $19,750/firm. (360)2862144 or 808-291-5077

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Motorcycles

D U A L A X L E Tr a i l e r ; Flatbed steel frame, 8’x16’ foot bed, 2 spare tires and heavy duty torsion bars included. Excellent condition! $1,500 c a s h . Fr i d ay H a r b o r, 2007 TOYOTA Tundra San Juan Islands. 360Crew Max. Only 23,900 298-0213. m i l e s ! V- 8 , 5 . 7 L , 6 Vans & Minivans Speed Automatic. 4WD, Volkswagen TRD Off-Road Package, Stability Control, ABS, 1987 VW WESTFALIA, A/C, Power Everything, full camper, pop top. 2 C r u i s e C o n t r o l , T i l t tables, closet, storage, Wheel, MP3 Multi Disc sleeps 4. Good condiPremium Sound Pack- tion. Ready for advenage, Bluetooth Wireless, tures! 123,000 miles. Parking Sensors, Back- $13,500 OBO. 360-405u p C a m e ra , D u a l A i r 6304 B a g s, D u a l Powe r Seats, Sliding/Tilt Sun Auto Service/Parts/ Roof, Running Boards, Accessories H a r d To n n e a u C ove r, Bed Liner, Towing Package, Alloy Wheels, Upgraded Exhaust and Air Breather. Kelley Blue HRISTIAN’S Book Value: $37,940. Asking $35,000. 360UTO/METAL 632-4385

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The Honda Accord is J.D. Power and Associates’ “Highest Ranked Midsize Car in Initial Quality� in their 2011 Initial Quality Study SM (IQS).

2010 HONDA FIT

5SP WITH ONLY 6K, CERTIFIED B6522

NOW $15,906

2007 DODGE RAM 1500 4X4

BIG HORN, XTRA LOW MILES, 5.7 HEMI, LIKE NEW! 6124A

NOW $19,887

2002 FORD TAURUS 2006 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2005 VW BEETLE CONVERT 2009 FORD FOCUS 4DR SE 2009 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S 2008 HONDA CRV EX 2004 CADILLAC ESCALADE

LEATHER, POWER SEAT, ALLOYS 5960B

NOW $4,987

2002 VOLVO S-80

1 OWNER, JUST IN 5936A

NOW $7,334

VERY SHARP, ONLY 64K B6527

NOW $8,893

AT, LEATHER, 85K B6524

NOW $9,999

2003 FORD EXPEDITION 2007 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN

3RD ROW SEATING, LTR 5963A

NOW $9,697

SXT, GREAT BUY B6499A

NOW $10,842

ONLY 26K, GREAT BUY B6520

NOW $12,693

NOW $14,587

4WD, A GREAT BUY! B6473

NOW $17,860

NOW $13,946

ONLY 48K B6474A

NOW $14,874

AWD, GREAT BUY B6535

NOW $17,924

2005 KIA SEDONA LX 2004 HONDA ODYSSEY EXL 2007 FORD FUSION SE V6 2005 TOYOTA CAMRY XLE 2008 BUICK LUCERNE CXL 2005 CADILLAC ESCALADE

MINI VAN, ONLY 72K WOW B6526

NOW $7,824

SATURDAY SERVICE 8am-4:30pm

Se Habla EspaĂąol.

LEATHER, 3RD ROW 6162B

NOW $9,833

ONLY 45K, NICE B6483

NOW $12,249

V6,LEATHER, SUNROOF 6207A

AWD, ONLY 51K 6190A

NOW $20,370

2007 HYUNDAI SANTA FE 2011 SUBARU IMPREZA SEDAN 2006 FORD F250 XCAB

2008 VW BEETLE

24K, AT, LEATHER, SUNROOF B6493

ONLY 39K, VERY NICE B6454

NOW $13,987

LEATHER, ALLOYS, 44K B6546

NOW $15,754

ONLY 76K! B6502

NOW $19,465

4X4, LARIAT, T-DIESEL, 71K 6130A

2007 BMW 328XI

AWD 48K, HOT B6554

1-800-745-7467 | 360-757-7467

w w w. s i m s h o n d a . c o m | PO*#63-*/(50/t(&03(&)011&3&9*5 *All prices plus tax, lic, 150 doc fee. Pictures are for illustration purposes only. Vin #’s available at dealership. 90 days to first payment on approval of credit. SEE DEALER for details. Must finance with America Honda, 0.9% 36 month approval of credit. We will make your first payment up to $500. Expries 3/31/12. (1) Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Used for comparison purposed only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

NOW $20,998

NOW $22,879 TRADES WANTED!

Paid For or Not!

90 DAYS TO 1ST PAYMENT


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