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Loading zone seen as gone forever
State grant energizes schools BY BEN WATANABE Staff reporter
By JIM LARSEN Record editor
In the mind of Langley’s mildmannered grocer, Gene Felton, it’s gone forever. “It does not appear we’ll get that loading zone back,” he said Thursday morning after a meeting Wednesday with Mayor Larry Kwarsick. “But it’s still my preference to get the old spot back.” After taking some criticism at Monday’s city council meeting for eliminating the morning hours loading zone on Second Street just east of the Star Store parking lot in favor of more hours of public parking, Kwarsick met Wednesday with Felton, who owns the Star Store grocery and mercantile, and Jenn and Sieb Jurrians, who own Prima Bistro, a restaurant on the top floor of the same building and whose business also depended on the Second Street loading zone. It’s where truckers could safely and easily pull off the street and bring their goods into the businesses. “Everybody got to express their opinions,” Kwarsick said, adding that he has “no regrets” about his decision. The one bit of consensus that came out of Wednesday’s meeting is that truck drivers won’t have to worry if they now double-park or park with one end sticking out where it doesn’t belong. Kwarsick said the truck drivers will be assured they will not receive citations for improper parking while servicing businesses. He’ll have Police Chief Randy Heston put it in writing when he returns from vacation. “The city has no interest in interfering with their parking habits,” Kwarsick said. That’s no small thing to truck drivers, according to Felton. He said a Columbia Beer and Wine truck driver blocked one lane of traffic on Second Street last week when he found the loading zone was gone. “We have to pay for our own parking See zone, A17
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Freeland resident Sasha Sheldon looks over her bunny, Floppy, an escape artist who continually manages to free himself from the cage.
Rascally rabbit found in time for Easter Sunday By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter
They call him Rat. He chases balls like a dog and uses a litter box like a cat. He demands attention like a toddler and sometimes seems to think he’s a person. His given name is actually Floppy, which is a perfectly reasonable monicker for an adorable, lop-eared bunny. But his fluffy, stuffed-animallike appearance belies the rascal that lies within. “He’s a character,” his owner, Natasha Sheldon, says with a smile. Floppy’s rascally, wandering ways recently provided his family with an Easter-time miracle of sorts.
Floppy lives with Sheldon, her 7-year-old daughter Sasha, a woman named Joan Parry and a Yorkshire terrier in a Freeland home. Sheldon is a live-in caregiver for Parry, a cheerful senior citizen who’s unusually tolerant of a rabbit that loves to steal her newspapers. “I’ve never seen a rabbit like him,” Parry said. “He’s special.” As Sheldon explained, she received the Holland lop from an ex-boyfriend about two and a half years ago. Born on Camano Island, the baby bunny was as cute as can be and quickly won her and her daughter’s hearts. But just as See floppy, A10
The best possible scenario has come true for the South Whidbey School District after applying for more than $600,000 in state grant funds. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction announced Thursday the South Whidbey School District was one of 43 school districts across Washington awarded the funds. “This will yield about $90,000 in annual savings in energy expenses for the district,” said District Superintendent Jo Moccia in an email. “This is great news for SWSD.” In total, South Whidbey schools will receive $685,000 in grant money. Earlier this year, the school district had an energy audit performed by Ameresco Quantum, an energy consultant company based in Renton. Representatives from Ameresco told the school board in early March they discovered the district could save about $90,000 by making cost-efficient improvements, repairs and upgrades to the district’s four main campuses: South Whidbey High School, Langley Middle School, South Whidbey Elementary School and the District Service and Transportation Center. They also estimated cash incentives from Puget Sound Energy worth about $152,000 for upgrades like new, more energy-efficient fluorescent bulbs and light timers. Up-front, the school district will make a $200,000 down payment from capital funds for the work. The South Whidbey School District will complete almost $1.8 million in improvements. Moccia said the work will occur over the next six months. Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Randy Dorn, said the $20.9 million grant, divided among the 43 districts, will help create long-term operational savings for the school districts and stimulate construction employment. The grant money came from the state Legislature. Earlier energy grant funding totaled $50 million in 2010 See Energy, A17
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Saturday, April 7, 2012 • The South Whidbey Record
notable Historical society hosts Ebey story
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Girl Scout Lexie Smith of Troop 42161 on South Whidbey carries the American flag into a Board of Island County Commissioners’ meeting during a ceremony honoring Girl Scouts from throughout Whidbey Island last week.
A century of Girl Scouts Girl Scouts from several different troops on South and Central 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 on Monday afternoon, March 26. The threemember board unanimously approved the resolution before taking time to be photographed with the Girl Scouts.
Girl Scouts donate to Whidbey General Girl Scouts do more than just sell cookies. Junior Girl Scouts and Brownies troops from Oak Harbor recently participated in a project to celebrate Girl Scout Birthday Week. All troops were asked to donate baby girl items for layette baskets. Troops 42689 and 42013 were assigned to make the baskets and deliver them to two baby girls born at WGH during Girl Scout Birthday week. One baby receiving a basket was Jaslyn Jade Sutton. Her parents are Stephanie Moss and Sylvester Sutton of Freeland. “What a fantastic experience for us to share with Jaslyn when she gets older,” Moss said. “Please extend our thank you to the Girl Scouts; what a wonderful basket they made us with beautiful items.” This year was extra special as the Girl Scouts were also celebrating their own 100th Birthday.
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The South Whidbey Historical Society will host “Rebecca: The Story of Rebecca Ebey,” a Jill Johnson presentation, at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 15. The South Whidbey Historical Society’s “Then and Now” will feature Jill Johnson, Whidbey Island’s premier storyteller, recreating the life of Rebecca Davis Ebey who, along with her husband, Isaac Ebey, was one of the first settlers of the northern Puget Sound region. Rebecca’s husband was a well-known Washington pioneer, homesteader, legislator and military commander. The story is told through the words of Rebecca Ebey’s diary which began three months after her arrival on Whidbey Island in June of 1852 and ended abruptly with her death in September 1853. The diary is a remarkable document revealing a bright, sensitive, young woman facing huge hardships caused by weather, isolation, loneliness, pregnancy, illness and relentless, hard, physical work. However, Rebecca also shares her joys: the beauty of the land, strong friendships and a sense of accomplishment as she and Isaac together create a community. The presentation is supported by the South Whidbey Historical Society, Island County Historical
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The Ferry House played an important role in the lives of the Ebeys, some of the first settlers of the northern Puget Sound region. Jill Johnson, at left, presents “Rebecca: The Story of Rebecca Ebey” April 15.
Museum and the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve. Versions of this program have been presented at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, the Coupeville on May 19. Designs should be themed toward horses, HOPE and shows. The second shirt will be worn at the second annual Motorcycle Ride on June 2. Designs for this event should be themed for motorcycles and HOPE. The winners of each design will receive a free shirt with their design on it.
Public Library, the Beach Watchers “Sound Waters” program and at the 2010 annual conference of the Ebey’s Reserve. Johnson conducted additional research through the Abingdon County (VA) Historical Society website and at the University of Washington Special Collections Library which has a collection of Ebey family materials. The National Storytelling Network has awarded “Rebecca” the 2012 Huebner Award to cover
costs for final research at the University of Washington. “Rebecca” is the first of the South Whidbey Historical Society’s “Then and Now” presentations for 2012. There is no admission charge, but donations to the Society will be accepted. The event will be held at the Saratoga — Baby Island Club at 3616 Saratoga Road located between Amble and Wells roads near Fox Spit Road.
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Play director imprisoned for violating court order By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter
A well-known member of the South Whidbey performing arts community was sentenced to 15 months in prison this week for repeatedly violating a court order. Michael Barker, a 60-yearold Clinton resident, pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court to a felony violation of a court order Monday. Violating a domestic
violence no-contact order or other court order becomes a felony if there are two prior convictions; he had four prior convictions. Barker repeatedly disobeyed an order preventing him from contacting his ex-wife by driving by her work or calling her home. Barker is well known and is a respected director of plays at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. He and his wife previously ran a fair-trade
importing business. In court Monday, Barker’s attorney asked the judge to impose a sentence of 364 days in jail, which is below the standard sentencing range. He explained that his client was anguished over the breakdown of his marriage and just wanted to have contact with his daughters. The attorney, Peter Simpson of Coupeville, said Barker takes responsibility for his actions, but wants to
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Republican women’s group to hear U.S. Senate candidate “Dedicated to Victory” is the theme of the South Whidbey Republican Women’s meeting from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April
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stay in jail where he can participate in treatment. A friend of Barker’s addressed the court on his behalf. The woman said Barker suffers from bipolar disorder and has lost everything to the illness. Barker addressed the court and apologized for his behavior. He said he finally woke up to the nightmare he has caused his family. He said he wants to eventually have contact with his daugh-
ters again and will fully comply with court orders. “I was insane with grief,” he said. “I was out of control.” Deputy Prosecutor David Carman, however, argued against a sentence below the standard sentencing range. He pointed out that Barker received a first-time offender waiver — which is a light sentence given to defendants who don’t have a felony criminal history — when he was
convicted of the same charge last year. In addition, Carman said Barker had been evicted from a retirement home for harassing his ex-wife’s mother. In the end, Judge Alan Hancock agreed with the prosecutor and found that it would be “very inappropriate” to impose a sentence below the standard range. He sentenced Barker to prison for 15 months.
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NEWSLINE | WEATHER REPORT: Mostly sunny Saturday with a high of 54 and a low of 40. Partly sunny Sunday with a high of 56 and a low of 45. LANGLEY Two tourism projects funded The city of Langley tapped out its tourism fund by awarding approximately $10,600 to support two projects this summer. The project to make a “viral video” boosting Langley received $8,000 after Sherry Jennings, the chamber’s promotions leader, asked council members “if you can find it in your heart to fund this.” The three council members present, Hal Seligson, Bruce Allen and Doug Allderdice, provided the majority vote needed for approval. Jennings described it as a “Langley Loop video.”
Sherry Jennings makes a successful pitch for more tourism money from the Langley City Council.
A song has been written, the local singing group The Rural Characters will record it and George Henny will be one of the acting “stars” in the production. Jennings said she hopes the video will be ready by May 20. “It sounds better than
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‘Do Nothing Here,’” said Councilman Allen, referring to a failed old advertising slogan, before casting his yea vote. The council also agreed to give $2,600 to the second annual Langley Style fashion show. The first effort last summer was surprisingly successful in drawing business to town, backers said. “It was the biggest day I’ve had in 22 years,” said Cynthia Tilkin, who owns a women’s clothing store. The money will be used for off-island advertising for the show, which will be held in the Clyde Theatre on a date to be announced later. Mayor Larry Kwarsick said the city has money to fund the two projects, but that’s it for now. “The pipeline is closed after this allocation,” Kwarsick said. “We had the funds because tourism is up, but no more.”
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but Mayor Larry Kwarsick delayed the discussion until the next Langley City Council meeting April 16. “I’d like a conversation about medical cannabis,” Jushinski said during the public comment portion of the meeting. He had proposed a medical marijuana business for Langley, but during a non-voting council workshop last month, Kwarsick informally scotched the idea. His main concern was the conflict between lenient state marijuana laws and strict federal laws. The council at the time seemed to support the mayor’s position. Jushinski, a Freeland resident, obviously wasn’t pleased with the way the issue was moving, but Kwarsick told him to come back next meeting. “We don’t have a full council tonight so we can’t discuss it,” he said. “It’s on our next agenda.” Council members Rene Neff and Jim Sandberg were absent from Monday’s meeting.
Langley Loop effort lauded A pot of flowers was treated like a hot potato at the Langley City Council meeting Monday night. The city was trying to thank those involved in the successful “Langley Loop” sign campaign, which raised money, designed signs and followed the complex process of having signs erected along state and county roads that point visitors toward Langley. A number of people involved in the project attended the meeting. The colorful bouquet of flowers was first handed to business owner Cynthia Tilkin, who promptly carried it two rows back and handed it to Sherry Jennings, who spearheaded the Langley Loop project for the chamber. Jennings looked a bit flushed before setting the bouquet on its own seat, center aisle, where it spent the rest of the night alone. County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson was in attendance as was metal artist Tim Leonard, among others, and former mayor Paul Samuelson was credited for his support. Mayor Larry Kwarsick called it an “amazing accomplishment,” and the consensus seemed to be that Jennings deserved the bouquet.
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Letters Victims give statement To the editor: Regarding: Washington State vs. Kaylea Souza, excerpts from our statement made March 30 in Island County Superior Court: We are Bruce and Sharon Knight, Robert Knight’s parents; and we are also representing Robert’s sister and our daughter, Jamie Metcalf. We could easily be consumed with bitterness, anger and resentment but those emotions serve no useful purpose and will most certainly not bring Robert, or Mick, or Mack back to any of us. We need to focus our energies toward grieving, mourning, healing and learning how to live our new lives without Robert. Losing a child is unimaginable and the emotional, mental and physical pain is indescribable. Losing Robert has left us with a massive hole in our lives, hearts and spirits. We hope that with hard work we can get through this tragedy; but we will never be over it. Our lives are forever changed, and for now, we take refuge in support groups, grief therapists, prescribed medications, bereavement books and hold on tightly to each other. This has been a devastating tragedy for all four of the young people and their families and loved ones. We do not wish to cause more pain for Kaylea and her family. We know all four of them had a choice to make on the night of Nov. 11, 2011. Kaylea’s choice will cost her a few years in prison, and no doubt a great deal of anguish for an indefinite length of time. The choice Robert, Mick and Mack made to get in the car with her that night cost them their lives. When a person gets behind the wheel of a car, they are assuming responsibility for themselves, their passengers and other drivers on the road. We are very concerned that the lack of consequence for this crime delivers the wrong message to other drivers, especially young ones like Kaylea, Rob, Mack and Mick. It is not OK to drink underage. It is not OK to drive under the influence at any age. It is not OK to play passing games and drive recklessly while driving (even when sober), and it is not OK to accidentally kill someone (or three) in the process. It could have been worse. Instead of hitting a tree, Kaylea could have hit another car head on, full of a family with children, who may have all been killed. While passing her girlfriends’ car they may have also been drawn into the accident and lost their lives. They would not have been able to help pull Kaylea from her car, and she may have also perished. Regardless, this senseless tragedy could have been avoided with respon-
sible and lawful choices. We also understand and appreciate that Kaylea’s “sentence” does not end in 68 months; it will last her a lifetime. We only hope she learns from this catastrophe and uses her experience to positively impact the lives of others as she continues her journey here on earth — a journey which Robert, Mick and Mack cannot, and will not, make. The sentence of 68 months (45 months with good behavior) translates to less than two years for each of our sons’ lives. It hardly seems just, but the judge took it as far as she was allowed. We asked for the maximum sentence, 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, they are already back to their old habits again, thinking it cannot, and will not, happen to them. It has only been 21 weeks since Robert perished. We ask that you consider our perspective and appreciate your understanding of our concerns. Bruce and Sharon Knight Freeland
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Federal workers come through To the editor: On behalf of over 2,300 charitable organizations that were part of the 2011-2012 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) of Island County I would like to thank the federal employees of Island County that participated in this year’s fund drive at Naval Air Station Whidbey and the U.S. Postal Services of Island County. The generous employees of NAS Whidbey and the Postal Service raised donations of over $293,000. The federal employees of Island County contributed their time, talent and treasurers to benefit local, national and international charitable organizations that participated in the local CFC of Island County. Thanks to the FRCNW Whidbey Island at NAS Whidbey for allowing Lt. Mark Logan and AMCS Blane White to serve as the loaned executives. Both Lt. Logan and Senior Chief White trained, led and motivated hundreds of unit coordinators and key workers who made this year’s CFC a huge success. This year’s CFC effort would not be pos-
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sible without the year-round support and guidance of the Local Federal Coordinating Committee that oversees the CFC. Those members were Cmdr. Kimberly Schulz and Cmdr. Daniel Olvera, along with the Charity Eligibility Committee of: Lt. Mark Logan, AMCS Blane White, AD1 Keith Hasby, AD1 Jason Norton, AZ2 Jenny Verduzco, AT1 Christopher Dixon, AME1 Lucus Norenberg, IT2 Tysha Cherry, AME1 Truman Lowry, AE2 Lindsey Strack, AMC Freddy Mosquera and AZC Shawn Merriman. Thanks to the federal community for giving so generously in time and money. With the help of all these individuals and donors, the CFC supported local, national and international agencies to improve the quality of life for all. Cathy Niiro Director CFC of Island County
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Letters Tower threat to ecology, tourism To the editor: This letter is in response to Carl Robinson’s letter in response to Clyde Monma. This letter is to correct the misinformation that Carl Robinson continues to spread. Cell service is currently available for AT&T and Verizon customers on the southernmost end of Whidbey. This is a high-tech community; we use our cell phones all the time. That has been one of the major reasons for opposing the cell tower on the Dorothy Cleveland Trail, because new cell service would not really be for Whidbey Island resi-
dents; it already exists here. (Note: The probable range of this proposed cell tower would be three to five miles, so only south of 525 and east of Maxwelton to Paine Field would be covered.) In the last two years since this tower was proposed, there have been several instances of neighboring residents needing 911 service and EMS arriving in minutes. So receiving emergency services here has not been a problem either. I fell and broke my ankle on the Dorothy Cleveland Trail and had no problem using my cell phone to get help. This is not an area without service. When a telecommunications carrier provides space on a three-tier tower, as the one proposed, the emergency services are given the space on the lowest tier, which is
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right at tree height, rendering it practically useless. There is no real solid argument for this cell tower providing new services to islanders. Without federal funding, AT&T could not justify the cost of this tower. Since cell and emergency services already exist, it would be a crime to destroy the trees and the environment that this trail provides for Whidbey Islanders and tourists. The Dorothy Cleveland Trail has been reviewed on radio and on international hiking websites. This trail is possibly the most challenging trail on Whidbey Island. It goes from sea level to 420 feet elevation in about three-quarters of a mile. It passes through several ecosystems, has peek-a-boo views, and often times has no sound pollution, only birds and wind. Speaking of birds, ospreys seem to be the only ones adapting to cell towers, and Possession Point is an eagle habitat, as well as a migrating stopping point for many species. A cell tower that would project 40 percent above tree height is a hazard to birds, especially in the fog. The Port of South Whidbey commissioners have underestimated the value of this trail for eco-tourism. Since I hike this trail several times a week, I have often met “mainlanders” on this trail that came over for the day just to hike this trail. However, this trail will not be a very appeal-
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ing destination if the summit contains a cell tower. The port’s mission is to enhance the economic well-being of the community, while respecting its unique, rural character and environment. So how does destroying trees and the environment with a cell tower whose services are not needed, while deterring tourists from seeking out the Dorothy Cleveland Trail as a destination fulfill their mission? Finally, Carl Robinson, how dare you compare a telephone pole cell tower on busy Highway 525, and with all the pollution that implies, to a rural residential and park community with no light or sound pollution? As far as salability, no one moves to Whidbey to buy a house next to a cell tower! Marcia Monma Possession Shores
the street. I think that the mayor needs to seriously rethink this and look at the big picture! People having to drive around delivery trucks is, need I say, dangerous! I can see it now! All it is going to take is one accident due to the new arrangement and it is going to hit the proverbial fan more than it already has. Even going slow, someone maneuvering around the delivery truck is going to meet up with someone driving out of the parking lot or much worse —- a delivery person is going to get hit. Things worked so much better for all concerned with the trucks safely in a loading zone. It’s all great to look ahead to the new design, Mr. Kwarsick, but until that new design is in place, this change is obviously ridiculous!
affect the price of gas. What does it take for the public to realize none of the above has anything to do with the price of gas? We live in a capitalist society, which means enterprise is the engine driving progress. Anyone in America can charge whatever they want for a product. The limit is when the consumer will not pay the price. Why not charge $100 for a gallon of gas? Because no one will pay that price. A need for fuel efficient vehicles is known and those involved in the auto industry are scrambling to create a vehicle that will go a mile in a teacup of gas. The petroleum companies producing and selling gasoline know the public will pay the price as long as they can afford it. The really tricky part is how high can the price for gas go before the general public can no longer buy it. Five dollars a gallon is on the horizon and the price of gasoline will never go down to three dollars a gallon again. Is the supply of gas scarce? A recent Associated Press story said there is “an ample supply” of gasoline in the U.S. The only thing that will change this situation will be the invention of a more fuel efficient vehicle, be it electric, gasoline, hydrogen or whatever.
Kristi Freeman Langley
Second Street change ‘ridiculous’ Build a fuel efficient vehicle To the editor: I am writing about the elimination of the loading zone for the delivery trucks on Second Street. First of all, I was always told as an employee by employers that the closer parking spots to a business were for the customers, not the employees. Second of all, it seems to me like there is a definite safety concern here having the delivery trucks blocking
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South Whidbey Elementary School IMPORTANT KINDERGARTEN DATES 2012-2013
KINDERGARTEN PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT TUESDAY, APRIL 24th at 7PM Located in the South Whidbey Elementary School Gym. Our kindergarten teachers will host this wonderful event. This forum is designed to highlight our Kindergarten programs and options. It will also give parents the opportunity to experience the Kindergarten materials and curriculum ﬁrst hand.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION TUESDAY, MAY 1st 9-12 and 1-4 Located in the School Board Room on the Primary School campus. South Whidbey School District and South Whidbey Elementary School are now offering all Kindergarten programs TUITION FREE. We will offer Everyday Kindergarten. May also offer Everyday Kindergarten/1st grade multi-age. Classes will be scheduled from 9:00AM – 2:30PM Kindergarten is for children who will be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2012. You MUST have your child’s state certiﬁed birth certiﬁcate and immunization records to complete the registration process. If you have any questions or do not have the required documents at registration time, please come anyway and we will provide you with the registration packet. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Elementary School at 221-4600. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.
KINDERGARTEN SCREENING TUESDAY, MAY 22nd, 9-12 and 1-4 Located in the School Board Room on the Primary School campus. Screening is to provide both families and kindergarten teachers with preliminary information about incoming kindergarten students and their readiness skills.
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Grange brews up community fun By KATHY REED
April is Grange month
Beer lovers and those curious about home beer brewing may be interested in the class Deer Lagoon Grange has on tap for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. The class, part of an ongoing “Food Basics” series, will feature John Burks, who will discuss how to make traditional aletype beer at home, using liquid or dry malt extract. Burks will also demonstrate the equipment needed to get started brewing beer at home. The class is open to the public and there is no charge to attend. “The speakers donate their time,” said Food Basics organizer Chris Williams. “They may have a small business or they may just be hoping to find other people who share the same interest in a subject.” Williams started the Food Basics series in 2009, not long after she joined Deer Lagoon Grange. Since then the Grange has hosted classes ranging from bee keeping to fermenting foods and from coupon shopping and canning to foraging for seaweed. “We’ve got the resources to do these classes and things like food preservation are becoming more popular,” Williams said. “It’s sort of a tryout at no cost.” Classes are typically held at the Grange the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, although they take the summer off. The broad subject range is probably because Williams has a variety of interests. “Most of them I do because I’m having a whim,” she said with a laugh. “I schedule classes about things I find interesting and it seems other people do, too.” “One thing the Grange has always been about is education, and that’s where Chris’ program fits in,” said Ken Schillinger, Master of Deer Lagoon Grange. Class sizes have ranged from just over a dozen to more than 100. While members see some familiar faces in attendance, they usually see a lot of new faces each month. They hope the Food Basics series will help generate interest in the Grange itself. “Fraternal organizations kind of went away for a while, but now they seem to be coming back,” said Chuck Prochaska, Overseer of Deer Lagoon Grange. “People are wanting to reconnect and they’re wanting to learn things.”
Home brewing beer, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, Bayview Road. Call 321-4027 for information. Deer Lagoon Grange meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. and every third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Go to www.deerlagoon grange.com for information and an application for membership.
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Chris Williams, founder of Deer Lagoon Grange’s Food Basics series, arranges produce for the Grange’s display at the Island County Fair last year.
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Deer Lagoon Grange Overseer, Chuck Prochaska, shows off plans for future expansion at the historic Grange Hall near Lone Lake.
to fix the south wall of the building, which is beginning to bow and sag. Long history “We’d like to make the building more Deer Lagoon Grange has a long history serviceable for the community,” he said. on South Whidbey. First organized in 1926, “There’s an endless list of things, it seems the Grange met in a buildlike, and it would be good ing at Bayview Corner. In to be able to get some help. 1935, the Grange moved to “When you give, good Our membership’s dues its present location, the forand what we make on rentthings happen.” mer Lone Lake Norwegian ing the building generate Deer Lagoon Grange Overseer, Lutheran Church, just over enough income to pay for Chuck Prochaska a mile north of Bayview our normal expenses, but Corner. we’ve got a whole wall that’s Built in 1904, Prochaska dropped and we need to get that fixed.” said the building has served the Grange Cost of repairs is estimated at $46,500, so well over the years and is an Island County the Grange is hoping to raise money for its historic site. Floors in the main hall are made building fund. Also included in the repairs of maple salvaged from Fort Casey. But the are adding electrical outlets and installing aging structure has some issues. Grange a new range hood for the kitchen, plus the members are hoping to raise enough money associated wiring.
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A sign along the road tells area residents what classes are on tap for Deer Lagoon Grange’s Food Basics series. The next class will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 and will be about brewing beer at home. Like nearly every organization, members have a vision of what they’d eventually like to see. “We had plans drawn up for what it could be,” Prochaska said, showing off plans that include additional space off the wing where the kitchen is located. “In my vision, I’d like to someday see a deck and a stairway down to give us easier access to the lower level.”
As Deer Lagoon Grange members work on ways to earn money for the building repair project, they also have reason to celebrate. Just in time for Grange month in April, members learned Deer Lagoon was named a Distinguished Grange for 2010-2011. The award is one of just 16 handed out from among 1,000 Granges in 35 states across the nation. The award is based on a Grange’s activity in the community, membership growth and support of Grange programs. The Washington State Grange has a long history of involvement with legislative issues, including the top-two primary system, but the group is non-partisan. “We have Democrats, Republicans, Independents and others,” Prochaska said. “We do talk about things of legislative interest, but we are non-partisan and we take a pledge that we won’t ever wrong another member.” Deer Lagoon Grange has been very active in the community for all of its 85 years, according to Prochaska and Schillinger. The Grange supports the Island County Fair and provides supervisors and stewards each year in categories like baking, honey, grains, fruits and vegetables and composting. “Our food program is great, as is our Words for Thirds program,” Schillinger said, explaining that Words for Thirds gets dictionaries in the hands of third grade students in the area. Deer Lagoon Grange also has free Wi-Fi and provides computer access by appointment. The annual Critter Workshop is also popular with South Whidbey children and adults and is held just before the fair as a way to introduce people to food production, preparation and preservation. Grange members are also working with South Whidbey High School in Langley to try to reestablish the National FFA Organization program there. That’s a lot, considering membership in Deer Lagoon Grange stands at 46. Current members encourage anyone interested to check out the organization. Requirements for membership are simple — you must be at least 13 and a half years old, be an upstanding, law-abiding citizen, and be willing to get involved. “Sometimes I guess it might seem silly that we host these free events like the food program,” said Prochaska. “But we’re community-minded. When you give, good things happen.”
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Community news OutCast casts for season finale OutCast Productions announces auditions for the 2008 Pulitzer and Tony award winner “August: Osage County” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 15 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. Auditions will be held at the OutCast rehearsal studio at 5481 Deer Run Road, off of Coles Road between Highway 525 and Langley. Roles are available for six males, age ranges from mid-to-late 30s through late 60s and early 70s; and seven women, age ranges from mid-20s through mid-tolate 60s. Several of these roles
are for men and women who can play in the 40- and 50-year-old age range. This sharp and witty contemporary play rips the veil off of a dysfunctional family at the height of a crisis. As the final show of the 2012 OutCast season, it will be a challenging and rewarding opportunity for any actor interested in honing their art. Come prepared to do a cold read from the script. Rehearsals will begin Aug. 6 and the play opens Sept. 14. For further information or questions, contact the director Ned Farley at OutCast’s email address, email@example.com.
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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. All necessary training is provided. Substitute volunteers are needed, too. Contact Barbara French at 206-343-4345 ext. 361 or bfrench@tnc. org.
The Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor invites musicians and entertainers to join the new Performance Society, which provides an open microphone night in the STAR Studio every other month. Singers, instrumentalists, comics, magicians or other entertainers, either as soloists or ensembles, get the opportunity to perform before an audience of their peers. Get necessary practice and feedback from fellow performers. The first session was March 23 with others scheduled for Friday, May 18 and Friday, July 27.
ObituarY William Edward Maesner, Jr.
OBITUARY Francis G. Campbell, Jr.
Francis G. Campbell, Jr. was born on June 10, 1967 at Mather AFB in Sacramento, California. He moved to Whidbey Island with his family in 1976. Frankie graduated from Langley Middle School, South Whidbey High School and Western Washington University. Water color paintings, roses, cats, poultry and canaries were Frank’s favorite things. He led a quiet life full of love for everyone he met. He delighted in bringing roses to his family and friends, and he shared his beautiful water colors with many lucky people. Frankie died on Whidbey Island on March 28, 2012. He left behind many friends who will miss his happy presence and constant good nature. Those of us who are left behind are thankful for the time we have had to share this world with him, and are honored to have him be our ambassador in heaven. Frank is survived by his parents, Frank and Judy Campbell, and by his siblings Katie Donohoe and her husband Mike, Christopher Campbell, Bridget Kappenman and
Francis Campbell, Jr. her husband Jason, and John Campbell and his fiancée Jane, and his longtime companion and friend Pam Pickering, as well as many more beloved uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and in-laws. A celebration of Frankie’s life is being held at Trinity Lutheran Church on Thursday, April 12 at 2 p.m. The service will be followed by a gathering in the church hall for refreshments and pot luck, conversation and some of Frankie’s favorite things. Frankie loved all the colors of roses and would have loved to see his life celebrated in joyful color. Please come and share with us in this celebration of the life of a remarkable man.
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William “Bill” Edward Maesner, Jr., was born in Tacoma, Washington on Feb. 22, 1937 to William and Winifred Maesner and passed away on March 26, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. He was raised in Satsop where he attended a one room school and in Shelton on a dairy farm where he learned the work ethic that would be a guiding characteristic throughout his life. After graduating from Irene S. Reed High School in 1955, he proudly served in the United States Navy and then began his career in the aerospace industry, working first at Boeing, then Pacific Electro Dynamics and finally Eldec. He began his career as an electronics technician before discovering his special talent as a salesman. While he enjoyed sales, his real gratification came from building and remodeling, which he pursued whole heartedly in retirement. He also built or remodeled every house his family ever lived in. His love of the outdoors guided how he enjoyed his leisure time, boating in the San Juans and Desolation Sound, fishing in Yakutat and hunting, fishing and snowmobiling in Winthrop. The family who he loved and who loved him so dearly would like to thank everyone connected with the
University of Washington Lung Transplant program for giving Bill the gift of the last five years of his life. He was able to continue fishing and hunting (every one of those years), go on many great trips, celebrate 50 years of marriage and enjoy life on Whidbey Island. Bill became a fixture at Freeland Park with his twice daily walks with Buddy who insisted they go because he knew that his special friends awaited him with lots of treats! Bill is survived by his wife, Jean, daughter Cindy, sons Mike (Dawn), Jim (Jennifer), his brother Bob and sister Karen and nine grandchildren, Brian, Erica, Dakota, Elijah, Justin, Mathew, Luke, Kaitlynn and Wyatt. We and all of his family and friends will miss him. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to: Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, 10866 W Washington Blvd #343, Culver City, CA 90232 or the Lung Transplant Program Training and Education Fund (LUNGTR) at the University of Washington. We are going to celebrate Bill’s life with a reception on Saturday, April 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fireseed Catering, 6051 Coles Rd, Langley, Washington. Bill will be laid to rest in many of his favorite places with private inurnment at Tahoma National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Visser Funeral Home in Langley, Washington.
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The Whidbey Improv Team will perform on the theater stage those same evenings, fielding whatever improvisation ideas the audience can throw its way. For more information about costs and to sign
up, contact the Playhouse office at 360-679-2237 or visit www.whidbeyplay house.com. The Playhouse is located at 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor.
OBITUARY Gary Gene Guinn aka “Mr. Guinn”
A Washington native, Gary Gene Guinn, was born Feb. 17, 1945, at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle and passed peacefully on March 29, 2012 at BaileyBoushay House in Seattle. Gary’s childhood was primarily spent living in the Seattle area, but he also lived in Alaska (when it was a territory) and Hawaii (just after statehood). He graduated from Franklin High School (Seattle) in 1963. Gary graduated from Central Washington State College (now CWU) where he was involved in many campus activities. He earned his Master’s in Education in 1970. Mr. Guinn’s teaching career started at Langley High School on Whidbey Island in 1967. He taught at Issaquah High School for the 1969-1970 school year, and then returned to Langley and taught Business Education until 1977. Gary continued his teaching career and taught at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon from 19772010. He taught Accounting at Edmonds Community College 2004-2005. Gary was honored by the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants as the 1996-1997 Outstanding Community/ Technical College Educator. He also received the Puget Sound Energy Excellence in Teaching Award at Skagit Valley College in 2001. In addition to his teaching career, he passed the CPA exam in 1989 and was an active member of the Washington Society of CPAs, serving on its Board of Directors 2003-2005. A roller coaster enthusiast, Gary was an active member of the American Coaster Enthusiasts. He traveled throughout the U.S. and England riding coasters. His favorites were Millennium Force at Cedar Point, Tremors at Silverwood, Expedition Everest at Walt Disney World, and California Screamin’ at Disneyland. Gary loved to travel and spent time in Europe (especially England), the Caribbean,
Gary Guinn and touring the U.S. He frequented Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Gary highly recommends cruising as a great form of travel. His pleasures in life were Salty’s Asiago Halibut, Kimo’s Hula Pie, chocolate buffets, Skagit Valley strawberries and raspberries, and banana cream pie from the Pie Goddess in Enumclaw. Gary invites you to come have lunch on his bench at Skagit Valley College or his parents’ bench at Howard Miller Steelhead Park at Rockport or Wooten Park at Redondo, Wash. Gary is survived by his sister Susan Guinn Hickey (husband Tom), brother David Carl (wife Tamara), nephews Travis and Brandon, and niece Olivia Margaret; long time companion Dan Lindsley, Jr., and many close friends. Gary loved his aunts, uncles and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Margaret, and sister Penny Sue. He is no doubt happy to see them again. Gary was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis—ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in March 2009. The disease dramatically changed his life as well as everyone who knew him. He lived his final months at the Bailey-Boushay House in Seattle. Remembrances to the ALS Association – Evergreen Chapter (ALSA-EC.org). Celebrate Gary by participating in the Double Day Bike Ride in Skagit Valley (July 28-29, 2012) or your local ALS Walk. Gary — Teacher and Friend - Overall Awesome Guy!
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quickly, they discovered he’s not your average rabbit. Floppy is an escape artist and continually broke out of his indoor cage, which his family now refers to as his “apartment.” He was full of curiosity and would examine everything in the house, as well as follow people around. Sheldon noticed that he seemed to go to the bathroom in a certain corner, so she placed a kitty litter box there — minus the litter. And it worked. “He potty trained himself,” she said. So Floppy left his cage for good and now roams around the house freely, much like a dog. Also like a dog, Floppy loves to play with balls. Sheldon said she inadvertently discovered Floppy playing with a large, plastic children’s ball and bought him some of his own. He now has a half dozen balls that he playfully pushes around the living room with his nose. Sheldon said she also
found that the bunny is pushy, in his own quiet way. Floppy is curious about visitors and even greets them at the door, along with the little dog Bee Tee. The rabbit loves a good petting and even falls asleep while being stroked. Sheldon tells a story about a visitor who came to the house and refused to acknowledge Floppy, at his own peril. She even warned the man, who was talking to her, that he should pet the rabbit at his feet. When he didn’t, Floppy bit him. “He doesn’t like to be ignored,” she said. Bee Tee, the terrier, used to fight with the rabbit and is clearly jealous of all the attention the long-eared fellow gets. Sheldon said one day Floppy got tired of the dog fights and let Bee Tee have it. The result was six stitches across the pooch’s stomach. “Now they maintain a respectful distance,” she said, but adds that the dog and bunny sit together nicely on car rides. Floppy has taught other dogs and cats lessons. He runs straight at them and the other animals will get freaked out and run away.
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Floppy, a Holland lop bunny, pushes a ball around with his nose in the living room of his home in Freeland. Floppy recently went missing overnight. He was found the next day, and owner Natasha Sheldon speculates he may have been helping out his friend, the Easter Bunny.
The rabbit has also learned to beg for food and enjoys a nice bath in the sink. On one particularly sunny day, Sheldon placed Floppy outside in his cage, but then forgot about him. By the time she remembered, he had escaped and was nowhere to be seen. She figured the defenseless bunny was gone forever. When she tried to break the sad news to
her daughter, she wouldn’t believe it. Finally Sasha pointed at the glass door, where Floppy was standing on his hind legs and pawing the glass to get in. Since then, Sheldon periodically lets Floppy outside when the weather is nice. People in the neighborhood have gotten used to seeing the floppy-eared critter in their yards. Floppy hops
CHURCH DIRECTORY Assembly of God 360-221-1656 • Langley 5373 Maxwelton Road
www.swag-online.org Loving God, Loving People, Serving the World Sunday Worship Services 8:30AM & 10:30AM Sunday school, all ages at 9AM 10:30AM service has children’s options for 3 yrs through 6th grade Nursery for children up to age 3, both services Matt Chambers, Pastor Dareld Chittim, Associate Pastor Mark Brinkman, Youth Pastor Little Lambs Daycare & Preschool 360-221-7161
Calvary Chapel of Whidbey Island Teaching through God’s Word
579-2570 • Clinton 3821 E. French Road
www.ccwhidbey.com Sunday Services 9 & 11AM
Christian Life Center 331-5778
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1832 Scott Rd. Freeland Professional Center
Sunday Morning Worship 10:00AM Nursery & Sunday School through 8th Grade Celebrate Recovery Tuesday evenings 7:00 Christian Life’s Ministry Center Pastor Dick Jeffers www.clcwhidbey.com
Christian Science Church 321-4080 or 222-3182 • Langley 15910 Hwy 525 at Useless Bay Rd Sunday Church Service: 10:30AM Wednesday Service: 7:30PM 1st Wednesday of the month
A Newfrontiers Church At House of Prayer 321-6070 • Bayview 5719 Pioneer Park Place, Hwy 525 www.houseofprayersouthwhidbey.org Sunday: 10:30AM Worship Service Children’s Church Men’s & Women’s Prayer Group Glen Horn, Pastor
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“Loving Christ and Others Well” Sunday Worship 10:30AM Sunday School for all ages 9:15AM www.Langleycma.org
Langley United Methodist Church 221-4233 • Langley Third and Anthes
firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday Service 9:30AM Nursery and Sunday School for grades K-12 during service Adult Forum class 11AM Rev. Mary Boyd, Pastor Bill Humphreys, Music Director Eve Carty, Program Associate www.Langleyumc.org A Greening and Reconciling Congregation “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors”
Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church 341-4715 • Clinton 6309 Wilson Pl. (1 block north of Whidbey Island Bank) Sunday Morning Service Bible Study 9:30AM Sunday Service 10:30AM Fellowship 11:30AM Mikkel Hustad, Pastor
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around the neighborhood, tastes the plants, chases the cats and then comes home when he’s ready. Earlier this week, however, Floppy didn’t come home. The family really started getting worried when he was gone overnight. It was rainy and cold out. Sasha, who’s seen the movie “Hop,” surmised that her brilliant bunny was probably busy
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Holy Eucharist Sun: 8AM & 10:30AM Nursery & Youth Programs Provided Monday Solemn Evensong 5:30PM Wednesday Holy Eucharist and Ministry of Healing: 10:00AM www.staugustinesepiscopalchurch.org Rev. Nigel Taber-Hamilton, Rector Shantina Steele, Director of Christian Formation
St. Hubert Catholic Church 221-5383 • Langley 804 Third Street
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South Whidbey Church of Christ 341-2252 • Bayview Senior Service Center - Bayview Sunday Worship: 9:30AM Sunday Bible Classes: 10:30AM Call regarding Wednesday Bible Class
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221-1220 • Langley
www.whidbeychurch.org Sunday Morning Worship 10:00AM Adult Sunday School 9:00AM Deer Lagoon Grange 5142 S. Bayview Road, Langley Wed. Home Bible Study 7:00PM Darrell Wenzek, pastor Ron Wedeking, pastor
Sunday Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 Adult Ed Class & Sunday School 9:30 AM Nursery provided James Lindus, Pastor Dennis Hanson, Pastor George Brunjes, Pastor Eric Ottum, Pastor Jerry O’Neill, Pastor Karl Olsen, Minister of Music
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island 321-8656 Freeland 20103 State Route 525
Sunday Service at 10AM Values-Based Religious Education Sept-June Childcare Year-Round Everyone welcome! Minister: Rev. Elizabeth “Kit” Ketcham firstname.lastname@example.org www.whidbey.com/uucwi
Whidbey Evangelical Free Church 874 Plantation Drive Greenbank
Just 2 miles south of the Greenbank Farm Sunday School: 9:15AM Worship Service: 10:30AM
helping the Easter bunny fill Easter baskets. Sheldon searched around and became emotional seeing his favorite toys left behind. She started making plans to put up “wanted posters.” But then the little miracle happened, just in time for Easter. A neighbor on the other side of busy East Harbor Road spotted him and called Sheldon. Licketysplit, she went over to the house and found him in the backyard. He was wet and dirty, she said, and “looked like a plush toy forgotten by children.” He was more than happy to let her pick him up and take him home. In honor of her “little character,” Sheldon wrote a story about his adventures. “Even though he gives us so much trouble: chases our dogs Bee Tee and Jake, chews up shoes, accidentally leaves a few droppings behind, we love him deeply!” she wrote at the end of the story. “Every day I am looking forward to seeing and taking care of him just for the ‘ahh’ moment. And hopefully I have many joyful years of being his friend.”
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CADA brings Beatles to South Whidbey The Seattle Men's Chorus will perform the music of The Beatles as a fundraiser for Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse. See them at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the South Whidbey High School Performing Arts Center, located at 5675 Maxwelton Road, Langley. The Seattle Men’s Chorus is proud to share, through song, The Beatles’ powerful messages of peace, love and understanding. With their all-Beatles spring concert, “Come Together,” the 250-member Seattle Men’s Chorus will pay tribute to the original mop-top quartet by belting out over two dozen faithfully arranged songs from the best-selling band in history, including “Because,” “Imagine,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Yellow Submarine,” “Let it Be” and “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” This memorable trip back in time won't disappoint, especially with the recreated costumes, from mop-top hair and skinny ties to the psychedelic and colorful costumes. Tickets are $25 and are available in Oak Harbor at Wind & Tide Bookshop, in Coupeville at Bayleaf, in Freeland at BookBay, in Langley at Useless Bay
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The Seattle Men’s Chorus will share an all-Beatles spring concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at South Whidbey High School in Langley. The performance is a fundraiser for Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse.
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NWLA discusses Macedonian culture In order to revive humanity’s understanding and value for diversity, Northwest Language Academy is holding “Fireside Chats” to engage participants in socially important issues. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, NWLA will discuss “Cultural Identity-Ethnic Conflict.” Dr. Michael Seraphinoff and Peter Lippman will lead the fireside chat in conjunction with NWLA’s April 14 “Meet Macedonia” cultural event. A donation of $15 to $25 is welcome for this presenta-
tion and panel discussion. Seraphinoff and Lippman will discuss Balkan identity politics and their effect on cultural life, with a focus on Macedonia and Bosnia, the Balkan Conflict, and the ramifications of a lost “Yugoslav” identity. Seraphinoff studied anthropology and archaeology at Michigan State University, later earned a doctorate in south Slavic languages and literature and was a college professor for a number of years. He is an organic farmer/gardener on
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Whidbey Island, he and his wife Susan’s home for some 30 years. He has authored several books and translated a number of others. For more information, visit his website at www. macedonianlit.com. During the war in Bosnia, Lippman organized a grassroots community group to sponsor a family of Bosnian Muslim refugees in Seattle, and afterwards lived in Bosnia for two years and
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Short-staffed Falcon boys soccer stalled by Red Wolves BY BEN WATANABE Staff reporter
DUVALL — Cedarcrest had too many quality possessions and pressured South Whidbey’s defense too often for the short-staffed Falcons to hold off the Red Wolves in a 1-0 loss Tuesday night. “We’re on spring break, I’m missing three starters and I think it showed today,” said Falcon head coach Joel Gerlach. “We knew Cedarcrest was going to be tough. The adjustments we’ve had to make, we’re playing guys at positions they’re not normally used to playing.” The Red Wolves attempted more than 15 shots on the patched together Falcon defense. They only needed one, however, as the Red Wolves midfielders controlled their home turf. They surrounded the Falcons (3-2 Cascade Conference, 4-2 overall) anytime a ball came near and contained the Falcons’ leading scorer Noah Moeller. “We put pressure on them, but I don’t think we created great chances,” said Red Wolves head coach Zack Pittis. “They did a good job of bending but not breaking. We just weren’t able to penetrate that final 25, 30 yards.” South Whidbey was playing without three starters, including senior goalkeeper Garret Thomson, while the school was on spring break. In
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Falcon sophomore forward James Young fights through Red Wolves sophomore forward Damian Pendergraft as Falcon sophomore defender Calvin Shimada positions himself for the loose ball. Thomson’s place, junior Andrew Holt protected the net and held the Red Wolves, a squad filled with fast, effective passers, to a scoreless first half. “I was extremely nervous,” Holt
said. “I was pretty much shaking the entire first half.” The Red Wolves (3-2 Cascade Conference, 3-3 overall) controlled the ball much of the opening half. Through the first 40 minutes, they
had 11 shots on goal. Holt saved nine of the goal attempts, including a dive to stop Red Wolf junior mid Conner Viger’s roller from the left corner of the goalie’s box. “Man of the match right there. It
could have easily been three, four to nothing,” Gerlach said of Holt. “Considering he’s one of my starting right mids, I thought he played fantastic today.” South Whidbey took three shots in the first half. The first was by junior forward Stephen Lyons, which missed the right post from 15 yards out. Cedarcrest’s defense swarmed the ball, collapsing on the Falcon dribblers and forcing long, ambling kicks or turnovers. “They just controlled the ball in the middle and pretty much just played keep away with us,” said Moeller, a senior forward. “They’ve always had a good touch. They just worked the giveand-gos all day.” Finally, in the 45th minute, the Red Wolves got the ball by Holt. At 6 feet, 4 inches, Holt was able to lunge, jump and extend his arms and legs to cover much of the net. The most difficult shot for him to stop was one of the simpler kicks — a grounder. Red Wolf sophomore forward Darian Pendergraft booted in the roller from within the 15-yard marker Holt lunged to his right. “I’m pretty tall, so the hardest shot for me is down (to the ground),” Holt said. “That was really tough for me.” It had been almost three years since Holt had been the last line See Stalled, A13
French finishes third at track and field meet in Yakima BY BEN WATANABE Staff reporter
Nick French had his worst javelin throw of the year, and he still took third place at the Don Holder Relays on March 31. The South Whidbey track and field team traveled with a skeleton crew of its 40 athletes. About 25 Falcons competed at the track and field meet in Yakima, and seven finished in the top 10. “A lot of kids were gone on spring break stuff,” said Falcon track and field head coach Doug Fulton. “It was a fun trip. All of the kids performed real well.” None placed higher than French, a sophomore javelin thrower. His mark of 165 feet put him at third place, only two days after he set his personal best (and the best mark among 2A javelin throwers by almost 10 feet) at a Cascade Conference meet at Sultan High School. French had
been on a streak of improving his best throw by several feet with each meet before the Holder Relays, from 169 feet to 175 to 178. “You’re not going to PR (hit a personal record) every week,” Fulton said. “Conditions weren’t ideal. It was cold and damp on and off.” “He’s been real consistent. That’s a good, solid throw.” Fellow javelin thrower Colton Justus, a senior, also had one of his season’s shortest throws at 110 feet, 3 inches, which was about 12 feet shy of his best throws. The javelin’s best mark came from Heritage senior Sean Keller at 222 feet, 8 inches. South Whidbey’s nextbest finish was in the girls 100-meter hurdles, which freshman Camlin GeroNorthup took seventh place in the underclassmen finals. Gero-Northup ran her best time in the hurdles in 20.48 seconds. Fellow fresh-
man Samantha Baldwin claimed eighth place in the long jump at 10 feet, 9 inches. In the mile, freshman Emma Lungren finished in 10th place with her best time of 6:21, a two-second improvement on her previous best mark. Her fellow distance runner Lillianna Stelling, a junior, finished in 10th place in the mile with her season’s best time of 5:38.26. The distance runners did well for the boys team as well. Freshman Cole Zink ran the 800-meter race for the first time this year in 2:11.04. He finished about 10 seconds shy of the first-place winner for ninth place in the underclassmen race. “It was a good run. He went out against some tall kids who went out fast, so he went out fast,” Fulton said. His brother Will Zink, a See Yakima, A13
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Nick French, seen here in a track and field meet earlier this at Sultan High School, placed third in the javelin recently among 4A and 3A competitors at the Don Holder Relays in Yakima on March 31.
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SW softball felled by Cedarcrest The South Whidbey softball team lost 7-3 to Cedarcrest on Wednesday. The Falcons dropped the Cascade Conference game with their ace pitcher, junior Alex Kubeska, on the mound. Falcon junior outfielder Ellie Greene led her team with a triple and an RBI, but couldn’t combat the offense by the Red Wolves. South Whidbey has had an up-and-down season offensively, scoring 9, 10, 14, 4, 13 and 3 runs against conference opponents this season. The Falcons rescheduled their game against the Coupeville Wolves for a doubleheader at South Whidbey High School on Friday, April 20.
Crabs sluggers claim quick win The Whidbey Crabs won a rain-shortened game against the Terrace Twins 14-2 to stay undefeated at 3-0. The game was stopped in the sixth inning on Wednesday with the Crabs batting. If a team has a 10-run advantage after the fourth inning, a game may be called by the umpires. The Pony League baseball squad started the game by hitting through the lineup. Peter Jacobs led off with a home run, which was followed by Connor Antich’s triple, Ricky Muzzy’s single and Kohl Hunter’s double to right field. Terrace’s pitching struggled to put away Whidbey’s batters and allowed 20 base hits. Leading the parade was Hunter with four
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Peter Jacobs, a Whidbey Crabs outfielder, hit an in-the-park home run against the Terrace Twins last week.
hits, Josiah Sergeant and Houston Schmutz each had three, Muzzy, Jacobs and Jordan Henriot added two hits apiece. Schmutz pitched the opening two innings and was relieved by Jacobs and Hayden Brymer. The Whidbey Crabs return to play April 11 in Mountlake Terrace to face the Bothell team. Whidbey’s next home game is a doubleheader at noon April 15 at the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation field at Community Park against the North Seattle team.
Falcons score, not enough vs. Tigers South Whidbey started hitting, and scoring, again Wednesday against Granite Falls. Still, four runs weren’t enough for the Falcon baseball team to overcome the Tigers in a 5-4 loss at Granite Falls High School. The Falcons were led by junior Jack Lewis who hit three singles and was three-for-four at the plate. Cameron Wildes, a Falcon senior, pitched a complete game in the loss.
of defense in a competitive soccer match. His rotation from the midfield to the goal box affected other positions, such as junior midfielder Connor McCauley’s move to the defense. South Whidbey played with only two substitutes, and around the 60th minute sophomore defender Calvin Shimada was sidelined after injuring his ankle. The depleted personnel forced most of the Falcons to play the entire 80 minutes. “At the end of the game, I could tell it was affecting us a lot that we didn’t have those extra subs or those fresh legs,” Holt said. “You could just see it out there that people weren’t going as hard as they could.” South Whidbey attempted to play the ball on the sides instead of in the middle in the second half. It was to little avail as the Red Wolves continued to swarm the ball and force quick decisions by the Falcons. “That was a very good team,” Gerlach said. “They were really disciplined and they have a lot of high skill players.” The loss Tuesday was the second in a row for the Falcons, who before March 30 were undefeated and scored 12 goals in conference matches. Against Coupeville in the prior game,
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senior, competed in the 2,000-meter steeplechase and finished in ninth place in 7:09. The Falcons were without their best thrower on the girls team, Angelina Berger. The junior is among the top four in 2A in the shot put, discus and javelin. The Don Holder Relays are formatted differently from a full track meet. The emphasis on relay points is based on a school’s top three placers’ times or distances being combined for its overall measure, then compared to other schools. In most events, South Whidbey did
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Falcon sophomore defender Calvin Shimada leaps to block Red Wolf junior midfielder Ryan Gifford’s shot on Falcon junior goalkeeper Andrew Holt on April 3.
“We’ve just got to come back hard. It’s really tough on spring break not having some people.” South Whidbey hosted second-place King’s (4-1 Cascade Conference, 4-3 overall) on Friday. The week following pits South Whidbey against the league’s first place and only undefeated squad in Archbishop Murphy (5-0 Cascade Conference, 6-0 overall) in the first of three games in five days.
South Whidbey lost 1-0 in a shootout that was decided by a missed seventh kick. The second loss in a row had some of the Falcons worried as the schedule approaches the mid-season. “To be honest, I’m worried. This was our make-or-break point,” Holt said. “We were on a roll after Lakewood, and then after Coupeville we’re like, ‘Well we can still do it.’ This was an important game.”
not have enough athletes to count as a relay. Also, freshmen and sophomores competed in a different division from juniors and seniors. “It’s kind of a developmental meet to some degree,” Fulton said. “It gives the kids a chance to compete against kids in their own age groups.” South Whidbey left the high school at 5 a.m. for the meet. The Falcons did not compete in any of the event’s namesake relay races. “We were missing too many kids. We thought about running a distance medley, but we didn’t,” Fulton said. Falcon athletes were given individualized workout suggestions and had spring break off from organized practices.
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Falcon freshman Cole Zink, seen here at a track and field meet earlier this year, ran the 800-meter race for the first time at the Don Holder Relays in Yakima last weekend.
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Langley, and everyone is welcome. The outdoor egg hunt and penny scramble are for children up to age 11. There will be gold and silver prize eggs and hot dogs to eat.
step set of instructions will be provided to go from the kettle to the bottle. This is a Grange community education program and there is no charge and no preregistration. Everyone’s welcome. Call 321-4027.
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Meerkerk’s nursery is open today and every day through June. Extensive selection of new and historic hybrids from the Lem, Fujioka, Watson and Barlup collections are available, from 1 gallon to mature, 7-foot fieldgrown plants. The nursery is staffed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and prepotted plants sold on the honor system Monday through Wednesday. Appointments available on request. The address is 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank. Contact email@example.com, 678-1912, 360-222-0121 or www.meerkerkgardens.org.
Freeland Library hosts book sale Friends of the Freeland Library are offering lots of books at low prices during a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Freeland Library. Find a book to help you get started on this year’s home improvement projects. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Freeland Library. Go to www.sno-isle.org or call 331-7323 for information.
Fire truck brings Bunny to Clinton The Easter Bunny will arrive at noon today in Dan Porter Park, next to Clinton Library on Deer Lake Road, aboard a South Whidbey Fire/EMS truck with eggs, prizes and lots of laughs. This event is sponsored by the Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Whidbey Island Bank and Cozy’s Roadhouse and is free for all ages. Call 341-1720 ext.223 or visit www. craveninsurance.com.
Hunt eggs, pennies at Rod & Gun Club Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club’s Easter egg hunt and penny scramble is planned for 1 p.m. today. The club is located at 3334 Brooks Hill Road,
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IDIPIC presents its next South Whidbey DUI/underage drinking prevention panel today. Open to all, doors open at 12:45 p.m. There is no late admittance. The panel will be at Trinity Church’s Grigware Hall, Highway 525, Freeland. It is required for both driver’s education students and parents by local driving instructors. Contact 360-672-8219 or www. idipic.org.
Dogs by day, ravens by night Meet John and Colleen Marzluff, the authors of “Dog Days, Raven Nights” at 7 p.m. tonight 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 and joys of raising, training and racing the sled dogs that assisted them in their work. This Whidbey Reads program offers a look at the adventures of field science and an exploration of the nature of relationships, both animal and human. This event will include book sales and signing. This free library program is funded by the Friends of the Clinton Library.
Coming up Music blooms at winery Enjoy live music from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art at the Bayview Corner Cash Store. Quinn Fitzpatrick will perform on acoustic guitar. There is no cover charge and the program is suitable for all ages. Contact blooms@whidbey. com or 321-0515.
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All ages can enjoy the familiar tale of Peter Rabbit’s mischief at 2 p.m. today at the Whidbey Children’s Theater. Just in time for Easter is the tale of the young bunny who ventures into Mr. MacGregor’s garden against his mother’s wishes. The play features 18 young actors and the musical accompaniment of Carlos Xavier on flute. The theater is located at 222 Anthes Ave., Langley. For tickets, call 221-2282.
Discuss the legacy of war in Laos At 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, Channapha Khamvongsa, of the nonprofit Legacies of War, will be at the Northwest Language Academy in Langley to talk about Laos, the LaotianAmerican community and what it is doing to help the most bombed country per capita to recover from the legacies of war. Unexploded bombs and other ordnance cover one-third of Laos. Come and join the discussion, meet people and taste some Lao food. There is no charge for this event, however donations are welcome. Contact Christine Williams at 321-4027 for further information, or visit www. legaciesofwar.org.
Accessing digital books online Guest speaker Gary Zimmerman will explain how to get digital texts to a computer when the Genealogy Society of South Whidbey Island meets Monday, April 9, at 1 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church Community Building in Freeland. Whether iPad or Kindle, learn how it’s done, and how to find books on any aspect of research online. It’s more
than just a simple searchengine exercise. There are resources out there to help. The public is welcome. Visit GSSWI.org.
Artists meet at Brookhaven The Artists of South Whidbey meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Brookhaven meeting room in Langley for a brown bag lunch. The business meeting will start at noon. Sue Taves, co-founder of the Whidbey Art Source, will speak about the new website and answer any questions. The rest of the meeting will be spent preparing ASW Art Education Fund cards that feature ASW artists’ work. These will be sold at the Whidbey Festival of the Arts on June 1-2 at South Whidbey High School and at various Whidbey Island venues throughout the year. ASW welcomes painters in all mediums to join. Bring artwork to share or for critique. For more information, call Judith Burns 221-2353.
Bataan Death March recalled The Association of Naval Aviation, Whidbey Island Squadron 40, will
meet for a no-host lunch, followed by a presentation, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 10 at the NAS Whidbey Island Officers’ Club. The luncheon will feature a presentation on the Bataan Death March by Scott Slater, a Stanwood resident with a home in the Philippines and a fatherin-law who was one of the Filipino guerillas taking part in the Great Raid at Cabanatuan. On April 9, 1942, the three-month Battle of Bataan ended and 78,000 captured American and Filipino forces began a forced march 60 miles up the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines; 24,000 of the American and Filipino forces did not survive the Death March. Join us in commemorating the 70th anniversary of this shared event in American and Filipino history. Non-members are welcome to attend.
Beer from the kettle to bottle Learn about home brewing beer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at the Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, Bayview Road, Langley. John Burks will discuss how to make traditional ale type beer using liquid or dry malt extract. There will be a demonstration of the equipment needed and a detailed step-by-
Barton Cole, distinguished research fellow with the American Society of Crows and Ravens, will discuss his legion experiences with crows, perhaps perform his notorious poem, “Feeding the Crows,” and remind listeners that a group of crows is not a ‘murder,’ but a ‘caucus.’ For adults, this presentation will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Freeland Library. It is funded by Friends of the Freeland Library. Call 331-7323.
AAUW scholars recognized American Association of University Women will honor outstanding young women from all three Whidbey Island high schools and Skagit Valley College at a recognition reception at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Coupeville United Methodist Church, 608 N. Main St. The speaker, Kira Homola, is a former AAUW Whidbey Branch grant recipient who is now a senior at the University of Washington. Scholarships will be presented to high school senior grant recipients. A scholarship to the National College Conference for Women Student Leaders in Maryland will be presented to a Skagit Valley Community College Student. See Calendar, A15
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Waldorfians give education talk Gather for an overview of Waldorf education, its history and scope, observe four classes in session, then regroup for questions and discussion on from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Whidbey Island Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Road, Clinton. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 341-5686 ext. 12, or visit www.wiws.org/our-school/ events/.
Two ways to become a parent Want to be a foster or adoptive parent? The required training will be held in Coupeville from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 11, 16, 20 and 23. All classes must be attended. RSVP to Sheri Rego via email at sheri. email@example.com.
It’s Coffee Club Wednesday The Edward Jones “Second Wednesday” Coffee Club will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 in the Backroom of the South Whidbey Commons Coffeehouse on Second Street in Langley. Financial Advisor Don Rowan will give a brief presentation on current events in the market and economy, followed by an informal discussion. The meeting begins at 9 a.m.
Book group challenges all Join the Clinton Library Book Group for a
discussion of “The 100 Thing Challenge: How I Got Rid of Almost Everything, Remade My Life, and Regained My Soul,” by Dave Bruno, at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, at the Clinton Library. All interested readers are welcome. Copies are available to check out at the Clinton Library.
Freeland book group talks ‘crow’ Join members of the Lit for Fun book group at the Freeland Library at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 12 for a discussion of the 2012 Whidbey Reads book “Crow Planet,” by Lyanda Haupt. This is an opportunity to talk about the book before meeting the author on April 18. Go to www.sno-isle.org or call 331-7323 for information.
See Whidbey’s air, land and water The grand opening reveal and reception for Tom Trimbath’s photographic works of air, land and water of Whidbey Island will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at The Chiropractic Zone Sears House Healing Center at the corner of 2812 Meinhold and Bayview roads, just off Highway 525 and across from Bayview Hall. Refreshments will be served. Call 331-5565.
Port described in Greenbank The Greenbank Progressive Club will hold its monthly potluck dinner and meeting on Thursday, April 12, at the Bakken and Firehouse roads Clubhouse in Greenbank. Meet and greet will begin at 6 p.m. with din-
Scientist on the Salish Sea “Bears to Barnacles: Assessing the Wildlife of the Salish Sea with Joe Gaydos,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12 by the Whidbey Audubon Society in the Coupeville Recreation Hall, Coveland and Alexander streets. Gaydos is a wildlife veterinarian and the chief scientist for the SeaDoc Society. He has been studying the health of marine wildlife populations in the Salish Sea for over a decade, where he has worked on projects ranging from killer whales to Western grebes. He also is a governorappointed commissioner for the Northwest Straits Commission and a member of the Puget Sound Partnerships Science Panel. Gaydos recently informed and entertained the participants of Sound Waters as the keynote speaker.
Bargain samples help island kids A “Sample Sale” featuring all new items priced wholesale or below will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14,
in the CMA church basement in Langley. Proceeds will benefits Whidbey Island Young Life, which works with middle and high school youth and raises money to send them to camp.
Salad day arrives for Ester Moe Lodge Daughters of Norway, Ester Moe Lodge 39, will hold its regular monthly meeting Saturday, April 14, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Clinton. Coffee time begins at 9:15 a.m., with singing around the piano. The meeting starts at 9:45, followed by a salad potluck luncheon, so bring a favorite to share. The bread and dessert will be provided. Come visit with old friends or make some new ones, guests are welcome. For more information go to www.daughtersof norway.org.
Find the facts at the library In an interactive workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Freeland Library, learn to use library resources to evaluate common sources of information and find reliable scientific facts. Preregister online at www.sno-isle.org or by calling the library at 331-7323. The program will be presented by Anne Murphy and is funded by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.
Expert shares favorite birds Whidbey’s Favorite Birds will be presented at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Langley Library. In this illustrated
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presentation, writer and naturalist Frances Wood will focus on her favorite birds seen on Whidbey Island. Wood is the author of “Brushed by Feathers: A Year of Birdwatching in the West.” She is an award-winning newspaper columnist and scriptwriter for “BirdNote,” heard daily on public radio. Call the library at 221-4383.
Second Saturday means dance time Second Saturday dance party and workshop at Deer Lagoon Grange is set for Saturday, April 14. A one- hour workshop focusing on waltz begins at 6:30 p.m. CD dance mix for various dance styles follows from 7:30 to 10:30. Bring treats to share with friends in the Grange social area. No partner is necessary and everyone is welcome. Admission is $10. The Grange is located at 5142 Bayview Road, Langley. Contact email@example.com.
Fairy Godmother celebrates spring Enjoy peak blooming season and celebrate spring in Meerkerk Gardens from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 14. Children of all ages love the tradition of making forest fairies from natural wonders. Back to help this year is favorite Fairy Godmother Annie Horton. There is no charge. Contact Joan Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-678-1912.
Tryouts begin for ‘Osage County’ Auditions for the 2008 Pulitzer and Tony award winner, “August: Osage County,” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 15 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. Auditions will be held at the OutCast rehearsal studio at 5481 Deer Run Road, off of Coles Road between Highway 525 and Langley. For more information, email Ned Farley at ocp@ whidbey.com.
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Thursday, March 29 1:17 a.m. — A woman on Crane’s Landing Drive reported her husband, a cancer patient, was not breathing. 6:01 a.m. — A caller reported a stop sign and post blew over at Saratoga and Fox Spit roads. It was in the roadway but the caller moved it to the side. 9:08 a.m. — A burglar alarm went off at a garage shop entry door on Cultus Bay Road. 9:26 a.m. — A caller on Maxwelton Beach Lane reported people were calling her and harassing her for money. 9:31 a.m. — A person visiting their father on Vesel Court reported being bitten by a dog. 10:08 a.m. — An outdoor bench was reported missing from a home on Bercot Road. It had been takensometime over the past two days. 11:13 a.m. — A caller on Smugglers Cove Road reported someone takes her garbage cans before she can bring them back up to her
residence. She later located one of the cans at a neighbor’s. 1:18 p.m. — A caller inquired about the status of a horse on Goodell Road. 3:35 p.m. — A caller on Sills Road asked why a deputy told him he would get a $400 ticket for noise and wondered if the deputy was angry at him. He seemed upset and had several questions about noise. 7:29 p.m. — A female caller could be heard yelling, “I’ve got you now, I checked the computer history,” and then the line disconnected. The call came from Cedar Ridge Drive. 7:38 p.m. — A caller reported a possible DUI in which a blue two-door was going over 100 mph at Highway 525 and Houston Road.
Friday, March 30 1:55 a.m. — On Bayview Road a verbal domestic dispute was reported; a woman forced her way inside a house but would not leave. 8:25 a.m. — A smoking power line was reported on Langley Road near Triangle Road. A tree was leaning into the line. 8:53 a.m. — A caller reported a baby owl had been found on the Useless
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Saturday, March 31 9:14 a.m. — A caller on East Harbor Road requested a call about discharging firearms safely in a public area. 9:21 a.m. — A caller on Wintergreen Drive reported a suspicious person. 10:48 a.m. — Littering was reported at Highway 525 and Bayview Road when a large dump truck with a blue and black tarp was losing its load.
1:18 p.m. — A business at 9324 Highway 525 reported a customer left without paying his bill. 1:40 p.m. — A tree was blocking Humphrey Road about a half mile north of Glendale Road. 3:06 p.m. — A caller on Nautilus Road reported that someone stole several boxes of things set aside for garage sales. 6:53 p.m. — A loose horse was reported on Deer Lake Road. 7:03 p.m. — A woman called to say there was a loose horse on Meadow Lane. She confronted a neighbor about a fence problem and said the neighbor was verbally abusive toward her. 7:08 p.m. — A deer was hit on Bush Point Road and needed to be dispatched. 8:08 p.m. — A dead deer was reported at Windmill Drive and Bush Point Road. 10:49 p.m. — Ferry workers reported a possible impaired driver in what would be the last vehicle coming off the boat.
Sunday, April 1 3:37 a.m. — An unattended death occurred on Holmes View Drive after a male subject had difficulty breathing. 9:09 a.m. — A mother reportedly left a Topaz Court location to go to the store last night about 7 p.m. and did not return. She was driving a 1996 Eddie Bauer Ford. 4:26 p.m. — A rock slide along with trees were reported covering the road at George Drive and Fidalgo Drive. 8 p.m. — Two tenants were verbally confronting one another in a rent dispute.
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Saturday, April 7, 2012 • The South Whidbey Record 8:11 a.m. — A caller reported two loose dogs, possible Labs, in the Dorsey Drive and Vinton Avenue area. 9:33 p.m. — A caller reported seeing a suspicious vehicle in the cul de sac on Sun Vista Circle. The subject ran toward the vehicle then darted into the hedges when the caller’s boyfriend went outside.
Monday, April 2 8:36 a.m. — A possible drunk driver in a blue Ford pickup with canopy was reported near Hanson’s Building Supply. The driver was all over the roadway. 8:48 a.m. — A caller reported that her husband hit a deer at Smugglers Cove and Lagoon Point roads on his way to work. 8:52 a.m. — Cozy’s in Clinton reported an unoccupied vehicle in their back lot had been run into a neighboring fence after closing last night. 10:42 a.m. — A caller on Discovery Place reported her camera had been stolen from her house in December. 1:01 p.m. — A dead dear was reported on the grassy shoulder of Smuggler’s Cove Road. 10:22 p.m. — A Maxwelton Road resident reported he came home to find two of his doors were open. It was unknown if anything was missing. 11:10 p.m. — A caller complained of an ongoing problem with a barking dog on Fox Spit Road. 11:21 p.m. — A resident at the apartments in Clinton reported a burglary, but didn’t know the address or street they were on because they had just moved in.
Tuesday, April 3 2 a.m. — Trees and wires were down across the road at Brainier’s and Violet streets. 9:33 a.m. — A woman on Helppie Lane reported her dog was bitten yesterday in Coupeville. 10:59 a.m. — A caller reported “some goon” was trespassing on Beachwood Drive. 11:50 a.m. — A Beachwood Drive resident reported a burglary attempt when someone just tried to break in using a knife. A woman had left and gone
back to her trailer and was now leaving in a white vehicle. 1:40 p.m. — A woman said she was parked in the Wells Fargo parking lot in Freeland. Another woman swung her door open dinging her car, and then drove off without apologizing. 4:33 p.m. — An unidentified caller on Walnut Drive reported her identity was stolen. 5:11 p.m. — A speeding car reportedly went into the woods on Wilkinson Road. The driver of what appeared to be a red Camaro got out and started trying to get the car out of the woods. 8:59 p.m. — A woman reported she went to the entry of the Clinton Post Office to pick up her husband only to find he was chased by a pit bull after getting off the bus and took shelter inside the post office. 10:23 p.m. — A caller on Bush Point Road reported her son was drinking and driving. He’d only had two beers but he drinks beer by the quart. 11:43 p.m. — A caller complained of a dog mindlessly barking at Amble and Saratoga roads. She felt the owners leave it out just to “piss her off.”
Wednesday, April 4 9:01 a.m. — A woman on Helppie Lane asked if she has the right, in a dog bite incident, to make the dog’s owners pay her bill. 2 p.m. — A telephone company truck and an oil truck reportedly collided at 181 Highway 525. The road was partially blocked but there were no leaks and no air bags deployed. 5 p.m. — Two teenaged boys were reported shooting a BB gun on Cultus Bay Road near Sandy Hook.
Thursday, April 5 8:02 a.m. — Someone in an older blue truck was reportedly taking bushes from vacant property at Highway 525 and Mutiny Bay Road. 8:24 a.m. — A caller on Maxwelton Road said her backyard was being flooded by a gas-powered pump at the high school, connected to a hose laid down over a hillside.
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tickets,” he told Felton. Now there will be no such worries. Otherwise, the mayor stuck to his decision that the traditional loading zone is gone, although Kwarsick said other options are being considered, perhaps for a temporary loading zone. Longer term, the issue will be discussed when Second Street is redesigned between Cascade and Anthes avenues for an upcoming makeover project. At Monday’s council meeting, he mentioned making the sidewalks wider for outdoor restaurant use and the like, an idea Felton agrees is unlikely to provide for a loading zone anywhere.
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and $16.9 million in 2009. “There is a very high demand in school districts for these funds,” Dorn said in a release. “The great thing is that these funds not only make students’ lives better in the classroom, they also create well paying jobs across the state. This is truly a winning combination.” South Whidbey had high hopes it would receive the funds. The main criteria the OSPI was looking for was first-time applicants, for which the school district qualified. Members of the South Whidbey School Board hoped cutting operational costs would translate to saving teaching jobs. The school district has projected 70 fewer students, which could mean at least two fewer teachers. The hope of the district’s leaders is that by spending capital funds to
Felton said Kwarsick understands his concerns, but simply wants more parking. The decision makes approximately 10 spaces available for parking between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Before that, it was a designated loading zone during those hours. Felton said he has no intention of trying to overturn Kwarsick’s decision. “I’m just going to go with the flow and encourage drivers to get here as early as possible,” he said. As Kwarsick sees it, he wanted more public parking on Second Street and he achieved his goal, although he now wishes he had talked to more merchants beforehand. “Intention is the mother of necessity,” he said. “But process is not my strong point.” reduce operations expenses, those savings can be applied to keep a teacher or two employed. “We need to start turning capital money into operation money as soon as we can,” said Board Member Fred O’Neal during the March 7 school board meeting. Among the various projects the school district will undertake to improve its energy costs are new light bulbs and new heating systems. One noticeable example will come in the fall during volleyball season when the old, cone-shaped lights are replaced with fluorescent tubes to brighten the gym. Heating controls will also be replaced at the school for an estimated $286,000, and a new heat pump will be installed in the gym for about $143,000. Langley Middle School is in line for almost $100,000 worth of upgrades to its lighting across the campus, as well as to its boiler controls and locker room heat exchange system.
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Religion notes Meal follows Easter sermon South Whidbey Community Church celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday, April 8. At the 10 a.m. service, Pastor Darrell Wenzek’s message from I Peter 1:13-16 is “The Evidence of Grace: A Changed Life.” Following, the church invites everyone to an Easter meal. At 9 a.m. an adult forum led by Stan Walker deals with II Corinthians. All are invited. The church meets the Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, 5142 Bayview Road, Langley. Other studies are offered throughout the week and drop-in visitors are welcome. Visit www. whidbeychurch.org or call 221-1220.
Discover why Easter matters at CMA On Easter Sunday, April 8, the Langley Christian & Missionary Alliance congregation will have a continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m. The message by Pastor Dwight Ford at 10:30 a.m.
will be, “What’s the Big Deal About Easter?” There is childcare for newborns through third grade and an enclosed parent room with visual and sound is provided. Contact Langley CMA at 221-6980 or go to www.langleycma. org for more information.
Quakers offer silent worship Whidbey Island Quakers will hold their regular one hour of silent worship from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 8, meditating upon the Quaker peace and justice witness. Quakers meet at the Unitarian Universalist meeting hall, located at 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland. For more information, visit www.whidbey quakers.org or email Toni Grove at tgrove@whidbey. com.
sonal sharing and reflections by the Rev. Joanna Gabriel. Music for this special celebration will be provided by Barbara Dunn with Tadd CharetteNunn. Donna Vanderheiden will be the platform assistant. All are welcome at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 8. Unity of Whidbey is located at 5671 Crawford Road. Visit www.unityof whidbeyisland.org for more information.
Trinity plans festive Easter A festive Easter morning worship at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland begins at 7 a.m. with a sunrise service. Easter breakfast will be available from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Services will also be held at 9 and 11 a.m. with Holy Communion. The morning’s activities end with an Easter Egg Hunt for children at 10:15 a.m.
The church is located at the corner of Highway 525 and Woodard Ave. in Freeland. For more information, call 331-5191.
Coupeville Methodists prepare for sunrise The Coupeville United Methodist Church invites the community to participate in its formal Easter service Sunday, April 8 in the historic church located at 608 North Main Street. An Easter sunrise service at Sunnyside Cemetery starts at 7 a.m. on April 8. Dress warmly and join the singing and brief message at the blockhouse in the middle of the cemetery on the hill overlooking Ebey’s Prairie and Admiralty Inlet. For more information, contact the office at 360-678-4256.
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REPORTER Reporter sought for staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a sixday newspaper on Washington’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula that includes the cities of Por t Angeles, Sequim, P o r t To w n s e n d a n d Forks (yes, the “Twilight” Forks, but no vampires or werewolves). Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily -from the first day, you’ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills you’ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help o f ve t e ra n n ew s r o o m leaders. This is a general assignment reporting position in our Port Angeles office in which being a self-starter must be demonstrated through professional experience. Port Angeles-based Peninsula Daily News, circulation 16,000 daily and 15,000 Sunday (plus a website getting up to one million hits a month), publishes separate editions for Clallam and Jefferson counties. Check out the PDN at w w w. p e n i n s u l a d a i l y news.com and the beauty and recreational oppor tunities at http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/section/pdntabs#vizguide. In-person visit and tryout are required, so Washington/Northwest applicants given preference. Send cover letter, resume and five best writi n g a n d p h o t o g r a p hy clips to Leah Leach, managing editor/news, P.O. Box 1330, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 9 8 3 6 2 , o r e m a i l email@example.com. Health Care Employment
Island Drug - Whidbey Island’s favorite pharmacy is looking to add to its team. Pharmacy experience preferred, but not necessary. Stop by and apply today! Island Drug, 230 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor
Looking for a fun, energetic person to assist with front desk and dental assisting duties. Part time position. Flexible hours. Must be registered through WSDOH and have current CPR/First Aide card. Pharmacy Tech Please bring resume to Are you a Washington 795 NE Midway Blvd. state licensed Pharmacy Ste. 201., Oak Harbor Te c h ? I s l a n d D r u g i s looking for a Part to Full MED NURSE time Tech to join our Part Time. team. Bring application Please apply in person to 230 SE Pioneer Way, Monday - Friday, Oak Harbor. 8am - 4pm: Careage of Whidbey Business 311 NE 3rd Street Opportunities Coupeville, WA. 360-678-2273
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$61,500. 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH, 1,132 SF home in Wheel Estates, South Whidbey Island. Beautiful private yard & patio. Propane fireplace, new r o o f a n d ve r y c l e a n ! Must see! Friendly 55 + Pa r k . C o n v i e n e n t t o Beaches, Lakes, Bayview, Freeland & Langley. Call 360-320-0820, leave message. Treasure Hunting? Check out our Recycle ads before someone else ďŹ nds your riches.
1988 CAROLTON Singlewide, 14â€™X66â€™, 3 bedroom, 2 bath in nice family park with community room. $5,000. Call 360-675-4232 OAK HARBOR
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CLEAN 2 BR, in small quiet park. Private back yard with lots of wild life. Carport, tool shed. Woodstove, new appliances including washer d r y e r, $ 9 , 8 5 0 . C a l l (360)675-1471
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OAK HARBOR $415,800 Like a fine diamond, this property really sparkles! Brilliantly remodeled, lots of designer touches & pure elegance. Very open & bright floor plan with gorgeous sound & Mt. Baker views from nearly every room. #337239 Craig McKenzie 360-929-1712
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OAK HARBOR $219,900 Located in a private cul-de-sac, this 3-bedroom, 1.75-bath rambler offers an open floor plan with cookâ€™s kitchen, tile counter tops, fully-fenced backyard plus a 0.75-bath studio with separate entry. #336364 Terry Reynolds 360-929-4698 Tom Kier 360-333-2248
COUPEVILLE $229,000 Shimmering Penn Cove views from light and bright 3-bedroom, 2.25-bath townhome. Clear fir doors and elegant tile floors. Dine al fresco on spacious deck. Near all amenities. Sara Sherman 360-914-1392 #336029
OAK HARBOR $126,000 Conveniently located, this 2+ bedroom condo with 2 full baths offers 1,288 asf of living space, large kitchen, stainless steel appliances, gas fireplace, formal living room, den/office plus much more! #334320 Debbie Merritt 360-929-6897
COUPEVILLE $160,000 Super commercial-zoned lot convenient to other businesses in area. All utilities in street. Lot is 94 x 133Âą. Adjoining lot is also available. Bring your business plans. John Carr 360-678-5858 #334367
COUPEVILLE $325,000 Designed by Ross Chapin, this single family condo features the finest materials and rich detail. Common building for owner's use. Single-car garage. West Commons is unique and beautiful! John Carr 360-678-5858 #337490
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HOLMES HARBOR Waterfront! Cozy 1 BR with a boat house! Single car parking at 5349 B Bercot Road. No pets. $1,100/ Month. Available 4/1 by appointment only 360319-3410 A LOVELY, NEW, WELL Maintained central Whidbey home with a million dollar, 2 stor y view of Port Townsend and Admiralty Inlet! This 3 bedroom home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in a private beach community which hosts a private beach and rowing lake, clubhouse, Salmon fishing hole, and an ocean side heated swimming pool! Nice amenities, good neighbors, big backyard. Pets negotiable. $1,200 per month. 1st month rent free and rent reduced with 2 year lease. Call Debi 360-678-9391.
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LOVELY NEWER Home with Fairway view! 1,800 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Granite kitchen, all appliances and gas fireplace. Double garage. Water paid. No smoking/ pets. $1,350/ mo. Barbara, 360-221-2151. LANGLEY
2 STORY, 2 BR, Waterfront home. Washer, drye r, n e w f l o o r s , f i r e splace, wood stove, decks. Cat okay. $895. 206-713-2428. HISTORIC VIEW Home in Downtown Coupeville, on full city block. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, garage, gas fireplace, all appliances, yard service included. $1,450 month. 425-471-0948.
2 BR UPSTAIRS, in 5 unit building. Beautiful San Juan Island view! New interior, dishwashe r, ya r d , p a r k i n g . N o laundry/ hookups $585. 360-679-1103.
GREENBANK $69,000 Building lot with views of the lake and bay. County approved 3-bedroom septic design and partial gravel driveway installed. Partially cleared with water and electricity at road. #27245 Jim Short 360-331-6006
WEST BEACH $545,000 Fabulous westerly views of sunsets, eagles and more! 105Âą ft of high-bank waterfront, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home perched on a hill for privacy. #333426 Jody LaBissoniere 360-331-6006 Julie Kinnaird 360-675-5953
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Special: Four full weeks of advertising starting at $40. Call 800-388-2527 to FOR SALE BY OWNER: 1887 SqFt, 3 bedroom place your ad today. home on active 55 street across from golf course. Vaulted ceilings, living room, dining area off of kitchen, den with gas fireplace. Carpet and tile floors. Two full baths. Walk-in closets in master suite. Granite countertops, cherry cabinets. Stainless steel appliances. Gas heating. Fenced backyard. Covered porches; attached twocar garage. Sprinkler System. HOA dues include yard care. NEW PRICE REDUCTION, $320,000. Realtors Welcome! 360-679-2460
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SMALL QUIET CABIN in Saratoga area. $400 month includes electric. No smoking, Section 8 do not apply. 1st and last, $200 deposit. Call evenings 360-331-5743 OAK HARBOR
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2 B E D RO O M , 1 b a t h small well maintained house, laundry room, oil heat, new carpet, paint and water softener. 3 miles from town. Smokers need not apply. No p e t s. Ava i l a bl e s o o n . $800 month. First, last, deposit. Credit check. (360)675-3884
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In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of Island LAGOON POINT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. No 11 2 00829 5 JUDITH WINTER, et al, Defendant. The State of Washington to the said Defendant, Judith Winter: Yo u a r e h e r e by s u m moned to appear within sixty days after the date of the first publication of this summons, to wit, within sixty days after the 7th day of March, 2012, and defend the above entitled action in the above entitled court, and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Lagoon Point Community Association, and serve a c o py o f yo u r a n sw e r upon the undersigned attor neys for plaintiff Law Offices of Skinner & Saar, at their office below stated; and in case of your failure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of said court. The object of this action is the collection of homeowner dues, fees and assessments owed to Lagoon Point Community Assocation. Law Offices of Skinner & Saar , Plaintiffâ€™s Attorneys. 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 County of Island, Washington. LEGAL NO. 370824 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record. March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14. LEGAL NOTICE Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers I s l a n d C o u n t y P u bl i c Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the Island County Maxwelton R o a d O u t fa l l p r o j e c t , P u r c h a s e O r d e r N o. 9605, has been completed under the contract and per mit ter ms and t h e p r ov i s i o n s o f t h e contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by Island Asphalt & Sitework, Inc., PO Box 859, Clinton, Washington 98236, and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contractâ€™s retainage percent is now in effect. N o t i c e o f a ny u n p a i d wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. LEGAL NO. 378460 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record. April 7, 2012. NOTICE OF TRUSTEEâ€™S SALE (PURSUANT TO RCW 61.24, et seq.) A. REFERENCE NUMBERS: 4182609 B. GRANTOR: THE LANZ FIRM, P.S. C. GRANTEE: PUBLIC DARRYL R. JONES D. L E G A L D E S C R I P -
TION: P T N S E Âź - S E Âź, SEC 30-31-3 EWM E. A S S E S S O R â€™ S P RO P E RT Y TA X AC COUNT NUMBERS: R33130-020-5030 I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the undersigned Successor Trustee, THE LANZ FIRM, P.S., will on FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012, at the hour of 10:00 a.m., at the main entrance to the outside of the Law and Justice Building at 101 NE 6th Street in Coupeville, Washington, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the real property in said county legally described as: ABBREVIATED LEGAL: PTN SE Âź - SE Âź, SEC 30-31-3 EWM; SEE EXHIBIT A, WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART OF THIS DEED OF TRUST A S I F F U L LY S E T FORTH HEREIN; S I T U AT E I N T H E COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WASHINGTON; APN: R33130-020-5030; under that certain DEED OF TRUST dated August 28, 2006, recorded September 25, 2006 under AFN 4182609, by and among DARRYL R. JONES, as his separate property, as the Grantor, LAND TITLE COMPANY OF ISLAND COUNTY, a s t h e Tr u s t e e , a n d FRONTIER BANK, a Washington banking corporation, now known as UNION BANK, N.A., successor in interest to the FDIC as Receiver of Frontier Bank, as the B e n e f i c i a r y, i n t h e records of Island C o u n t y, Wa s h i n g t o n . Beneficiar y hereby elects to conduct a unified foreclosure sale pursuant to the provisions of RCW 62A.9A-604(a) and (b) to include in the non-judicial foreclosure of the estate described in this Notice of Trusteeâ€™s Sale all of the personal property and fixtures described in the Deed of Trust and in any other instruments in favor of Beneficiary. Bene f i c i a r y r e s e r ve s t h e right to revoke its election as to some or all of said personal property and/or fixtures, or to add additional personal property and/or fixtures to the election herein expressed, at Beneficiaryâ€™s sole election, from time to time and at any time until the consummation of the trusteeâ€™s sale to be conducted pursuant to the Deed of Trust and this Notice of Trusteeâ€™s Sale. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the D e e d o f Tr u s t o r t h e Beneficiaryâ€™s successor is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any court by reason of the Grantorâ€™s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is: a. Failure to pay the following past due amounts, which are in arrears: Principal Balance: $163,786.30 Default Interest due from 1/22/2010 through 1/17/2012 ($49.36 per diem): $31,649.92 Current Late Charges: $1,114.29
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Jane Doe Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Sun Mountain Construction Registered Agent, Darryl Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Camano Holdings, LLC c/o Law Office of Cole & Cole, P.C. PO Box 249 Stanwood, WA 98292 Camano Holdings, LLC Registered Agent: Robert E. Cole 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on December 2, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Successor Tr ustee. And on December 3, 2011, the written Notice of Default was posted on the property, proof of which is in possession of the Successor Trustee. VII. T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fe e s d u e a t a ny t i m e prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summar y proceedings under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. XI. NOTICE TO GUARANTOR(S) 1) A Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by Deed of Trust; 2) A Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the Grantor in order to avoid the Trustee’s Sale; 3) A G u a r a n t o r w i l l
have no right to redeem the proper ty after the Trustee’s Sale; 4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 R.C.W., any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any Deed of Trust granted to secure the same debt; and 5) In any action for a deficiency, a Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the proper ty as of the d a t e o f t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price p a i d a t t h e Tr u s t e e ’s Sale, plus interest and costs. DATED this 12th day of January 2012. TRUSTEE: T H E L A N Z FIRM, P.S., a Washington Corporation By: Bernard G. Lanz, President 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Suite 809 S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98109 206-382-1827 Telephone 206-682-5288 Facsimile LEGAL NO. 370866 Published: WhidbeyNews Times, South Whidbey Record. March 21, April 7, 2012
CITY OF OAK HARBOR PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PC# 04-24-12 Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission will conduct its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Apr il 24, 2012. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor WA. The Planning Commission will consider the following: 1. A doption of Official Zoning Map - Public Hearing The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on adoption of the Official Zoning Map for the City of Oak Harbor. The Planning Commission shall forward a recommendation to City Council for their May 1, 2012 meeting. Shall City Council decide to approve this item, the ordinance shall be adopted and the zoning map made official by the signatures of the Mayor and City Clerk. 2. N ightclub Ordinance - Public Meeting The Planning Commission will hold a public meeting to gather public input on whether nightclubs in Oak Harbor should be restricted by size based on the zoning district that they are located within. The basis for the request is to minimize the impacts that large nightclubs have on surrounding proper ties especially residential uses. 3. S ign Code - Public Hearing The Planning Commission will consider revisions to OHMC 19.36.080 “Temporar y a n d S p e c i a l S i g n s .” These revisions are meant to address political signs. It is anticipated that Planning Commission will for m a recommendation to City Council on the draft code. 4. S h o r e l i n e M a s t e r Program Update - Public Meeting The City of Oak Harbor is required by the State of Washington to update its Shoreline Master Program (SMP). Staff will g i ve a n i n t r o d u c t o r y presentation to Planning Commission on this topic, as well as discuss Chapters 1-3 of the draft document with the Comm i s s i o n . S t a f f ex p e c t that this will be the first of a series of five discussions on this topic. The Planning Commission will conduct a premeeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Conference Room prior to the regular meeting. All meetings of the Planning Commission are open to the public. LEGAL NO. 378444 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record. April 7, 2012
Concomitant Agreement and approving an Amended Site Plan for Lot 1 only of Oak Tree Village. PA S S E D by t h e C i t y Council and APPROVED by the Mayor of the City of Oak Harbor, Washington, at an open public meeting and public hearing on the 3rd day of April , 2012. You may obtain a full copy of this ordinance by contacting the Oak Harbor City Clerk at City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, Washington o r c a l l i n g (360)279-4500. Connie Wheeler City Clerk LEGAL NO. 378466 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 2012.
Transportation, Parking lot lights as an option. Room sensors in the Middle School. Room sensors included in the Maintenance shop and offices. Contractor responsible for PSE paperwork and submittal of project. Contractor will work with PSE to ensure the proper rebate forms are prepared and included in the bid package. The scope of this project will require the work to be done in off hours of the School day. Wa l k t h r o u g h c a n b e scheduled by appointment for April 16, 2012, beginning at 2:45 PM at the district maintenance shop. (605 South Main Street, Coupeville, WA 98239). Interested vendors and inquiries may be directed to Scott Losey, Maintenance and Transportat i o n S u p e r v i s o r, a t (360) 678-3035 to request further specifications, if necessary. The District reserves the right to waive informalities and/or to reject all bids. Bid opening is scheduled for April 19, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the District Office (2 South Main Street, Coupeville, WA 98239). It is anticipated that the District’s Board of Directors will act on the bids at its regular meeting on Monday Apr il 23rd, 2012. To be advertised: Saturday April 7, 2012 Saturday April 14, 2012 Pursuant to RCW 28A.335.190 and Board Policy #6240 Resolution of Award to award bid is scheduled for April 23, 2012 LEGAL NO. 378577 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 14, 2012.
Date of First Publication: April 7, 2012 Personal Representative: Robert L. Barnes, Jr. Attorney for the Personal Representative: G. Kenneth O’Mhuan Address for Mailing or Service: 5511 Freeland Ave, Fr e e l a n d WA 98249 LEGAL NO. 378457 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 14, 21.
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 o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.42.070 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 Oath were filed. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Not i c e A g e n t s e r ve d o r 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: April 7, 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 26th day of March, 2012, at Oak Harbor, Washington /s/ George R. Myers GEORGE R. MYERS, 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, Washington 98277 Court of Notice Agent’s Oath and Declaration and Cause No.: 12-4-00072-9 Superior Court of Island County, Washington Cause No. 12-4-00072-9 LEGAL NO. 378463 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 14, 21, 2012.
Real Estate Taxes (paid by Union Bank): $7,739.22 Appraisal Fees: $430.00 Title Charges: $217.40 TOTAL AMOUNT DUE AS OF JANUARY 17, 2012: $204,937.13** IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : Principal: $163,786.30, together with interest as provided in the Note or other instr ument, and late charges and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured by those deeds of trust, and as are provided by statute. ** P U R S U A N T T O A CHANGE IN TERMS AG R E E M E N T DAT E D J U LY 1 8 , 2 0 0 9 , T H E P RO M I S S O RY N OT E WAS DUE AND PAYABLE IN FULL ON APRIL 18, 2010. ANY L A N G UAG E H E R E I N THAT INDICATES THE P RO M I S S O RY N OT E CAN BE REINSTATED IS HEREBY SUPERSEDED. V.** T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on Friday, April 20, 2012. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by n/a (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before n/a (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after n/a (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed o f Tr u s t , p l u s c o s t s , fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Grantor or the Grantor’s successor in interest at the following address: Darryl R. Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Jane Doe Jones 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 4131 SE Camano Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98292 Darryl R. Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Jane Doe Jones 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. and Jane Doe Jones husband and wife 1038 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282 Darryl R. Jones 1028 Circle Drive C a m a n o I s l a n d , WA 98282
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE OAK HARBOR CITY COUNCIL CC-07 Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Oak Harbor City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Drive, on April 17, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible to consider the following item: ORDINANCE - SEWER CODE REVISION An ordinance of the City of Oak Harbor revising Section 14.03.061 entitled “mandated connection by grinder pump -when required” which proposes changes to Section 14.03.061. If passed as drafted, the City would be barred from requiring connection to the City sewer by a grinder pump until December 31, 2017 if an existing septic system was operating in accordance with the State and County requirements. Anyone wishing to support or oppose this item or provide other relevant comments may do so in writing or appear in person before the Oak Harbor City Council at the time and place of said public hearing. After obtaining public input and considering this matter, the City Council may approve, modify, or disapprove the proposed matt e r. T h e f i l e fo r t h i s ordinance is available for review at City Hall, 865 S E B a r r i n g t o n D r i ve, Oak Harbor, WA. For more infor mation call 279-4500. Connie Wheeler Published: W h i d b e y News Times City Clerk April 7, 2012 LEGAL NO. 374997 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. April 7, 2012
NOTICE OF AN ORDINANCE PASSED BY THE OAK HARBOR CITY COUNCIL The following is an ordinance passed by the Oak Harbor City Council on April 3, 2012: Ordinance 1622 An ordinance amending the Concomitant Zoning Agreement between the City of Oak Harbor and Oak Tree Investments, Inc., amending Ordinance No. 838 which approved the rezone that was the subject of the
CHRISTIAN’S AUTO WRECKING ABANDONED VEHICLE AUCTION An open bid auction will be held at Christian’s Auto Wrecking, 685 Christian Road, Oak Harbor, WA. 98277 on We D N E S DAY, A P R I L oU, 20l2. Viewing will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00pm APRIL 11, 2012. Auction begins at 3:00pm on APRIL 11, 2012. 74 FORD F150 F10YKT23177 139ACX(MN) 88 PLYM VOYSW 2P4FH4138JR703819 273YSP 11 DODGE CARAVAN 2D4RN4DG8BR791784 AEP3913 LEGAL NO. 378464 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 2012. LEGAL NOTICE ISLAND TRANSIT PUBLIC HEARING A Public Hearing to receive community input o n t h e Pa r k e r R o a d Smith Landing Station Transit Park is schedu l e d fo r We d n e s d ay, April 11, 2012 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM in the Coupeville Rec Hall located at 901 NW Alexander Street in Coupev i l l e , W A . Accommodations will be made available upon ten (10) days advance request for sign language interpreters. The meeting room is accessible and is open to the public. For more information, please call (360) 678·7771 or info@islandtransitorg. LEGAL NO. 378465 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 11, 2012. Coupeville School District No. 204 CALL FOR BIDS & BID SPECIFICATIONS Lighting Retrofit Coupeville School District No. 204, Coupeville, Washington, is advertising its intent to implement a lighting retrofit program. The specifications the District has designated for this purchase are as follows: Replacement of an estimated 1,300-1,500 lighting fixtures. Replace with T8 type lights. Disposal of all old lighting to be included. Labor warranty for one year and ballast warranty for five years minimum. Project to include Middle School, Annex, Elementar y School, Multipurpose Room, District Office, Maintenance Shop,
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON IN THE ESTATE OF ROBERT L. BARNES, JR., Deceased. No.: 12-4-00059-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.020, 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON IN THE ESTATE OF INGA-BRITT ROGERS WILCOX, Deceased. NO.: 12-4-00076-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.020, 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: 4/11/2012 Personal Representative: Carin H. Rogers Attorney for the Personal Representative: G. Kenneth O’Mhuan Address for Mailing or Service: 5511 Freeland Ave, Fr e e l a n d WA 98249 LEGAL NO. 378801 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. April 11, 18, 25, 2012 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: VIOLA LORAINE MYERS, Deceased. No. 12-4-00072-9 N O N - P R O B AT E N O TICE TO 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
PUBLIC NOTICE C h r i s t i a n A n ke r I n c . , (name of operator/permittee) 3157 N Goldie Rd #201 Oak Harbor, WA. (address of operator/permittee) is seeking c ov e r a g e u n d e r t h e Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, Blue Heron Square, (project name) is locate d a t 1 6 5 S E E LY & Hwy SR-20 (street address, intersection, crossroads, or other descriptive site location) in Island (County) This project involves 1-4 acres of soil disturbance for commercial construction activities. (List all construction activities, for example, residential, commercial, industrial, highway, utility). Stormwater will be discharged to Oak Harbor
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Continued from previous page..... Bay (List all named and unnamed surface waterbodies, or ground water i f a p p l i c a bl e , w a t e r s identified in section IX). Any persons desiring to present their views t o t h e Wa s h i n g t o n State Depar tment of Ecology regarding this application, or interested in Ecologyâ€™s action on this application, may notify Ecology in writing no laterthan 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and, if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II anti degradation requirements u n d e r W A C 173Âˇ201AÂˇ320. Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology A t t n : Wa t e r Q u a l i t y Program, Construction Stormwater P.O. Box47696, Olympia, WA 98504Âˇ7696 XII. Certification of Permittees â€œI certify under penalty of law that this document and all attachments were prepared under my direction or supervision inaccordance with a system designed toassure that qualified personnel properly gather and evaluate the information submitted. Based on my inquiry of the person orpersons who manage the system orthose directly responsible forgathering the information, the information submitted is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true, accurate, and complete. I am aware that there are significant penalties for submitting false information, including the possibility offine and impr isonment for knowing violations.â€? Chr istian Anker Inc. (Printed Name / Company (operator/permittee only)) Pres. (Title) /s/ Christian Anker Christian Anker signature of Operator/Permittee 4/4/12 (Date) * Federal regulations require this application i s s i g n e d by o n e o f thefollowing: A. For a corporation: By a principal executive officer of at least the level office president. B. For a partnership or sole proprietorship: By a general par tner or the proprietor, respectively. C. For a municipality, state, federal, or other public facility: By either a principal executive officer or ranking elected official. LEGAL NO. 378453 Published: Whidbey News Times, South Whidbey Record, April 7, 14, 2012.
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Meerkerk Gardens feature fairy magic
St Hubert Catholic Church
Fr. Rick Spicer, Pastor
804 Third Street, Langley • 221-5383
Easter Triduum HOLY THURSDAY The Church is open until midnight for prayer
7:00PM Mass of the Lord’s Supper GOOD FRIDAY The church is open all day for meditation
7:00PM Celebration of the Passion HOLY SATURDAY The church is open all day for meditation
9:00PM Easter Vigil Mass
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Nursery and Children’s program 5373 Maxwelton Rd, Langley 221-1656
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EASTER SUNDAY Mass of the Resurrection 8:00AM & 10:30AM
Langley United Methodist Church Open Hearts • Open Minds • Open Doors
NEW LIFE, NEW HOPE! 9:30AM followed by brunch
Joyous Easter Music! Children’s activities & nursery care provided
Concert of Remembrance & Hope Friday, April 6 7:30PM A Greening and Reconciling Congregation
Saturday, April 7, 2012 • The South Whidbey Record
Easter Week Langley CMA Church 6th and Cascade Friday, April 6, 2012 GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE 7PM Sunday, April 8, 2012 Continental Brunch 9:30AM Worship Service 10:30AM
“What is the Big Deal About Easter” Child Care for 0 - 3rd grade Church ofﬁce 221-6980 www.LangleyCMA.org
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Enjoy peak blooming season and celebrate spring at Meerkerk Gardens from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Children of all ages love the tradition of making forest fairies, including these girls pictured with favorite Fairy Godmother, Annie Horton. Horton will show how to make a personal fairy from the natural wonders found at the gardens. Join the fun (wings optional) and share the magic. Cost is $3 for children and $5 for adults. Meerkerk Gardens is located at 3531 Meerkerk Lane in Greenbank. Contact Joan Bell at email@example.com or 360-678-1912.
Marathon regains iconic bridge use This year participants in the Whidbey Island Marathon on April 15 will again enjoy the thrill of running across the scenic and historic Deception Pass Bridge at the start of the popular event. For its first couple of years, the marathon was allowed to use the bridge, but then authorities made it off limits. This is the first time the bridge will be included in the route since the city of Oak Harbor purchased the marathon several years ago as a way to increase tourism to the island. However, motorists may not be so happy: It means the bridge will be briefly closed the morning of April 15.
The marathon takes runners and walkers on rolling, country back roads and breathtaking waterfront coastlines. The Whidbey Island Marathon was named in the “Top 10 Places To Run A Marathon” as reported in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2010. This year the 5K Fun Run/Walk is Saturday, April 14, while the marathon and half marathons are Sunday, April 15. Registrations and more information about the marathon can be found at City Hall in Oak Harbor or online at www.whidbeyislandmarathon. com.
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for 10:00AM Worship with Pastor Darrell Wenzek at the Deer Lagoon Grange Hall with an informal Easter Brunch immediately following Call 221-1220 for details • www.whidbeychurch.org
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