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Even Coast Guard runs aground in ‘immemorable’ holiday outing By Steve Wehrly, Journal reporter

The early morning hours of Sunday, May 27, proved once again that perils of wind and tide spare neither man or boat, and that even the Coast Guard is sometimes left on the beach. After a “glorious, calm, sunny Saturday,” Jared Payne of San Juan Island was safely tied up and asleep at the dock in Fossil Bay at Sucia Island, a state marine park popular with local boaters. With him were his wife, Michelle, and his two sons, Brandon, 11, and Mitchell, 6. About 2 a.m., Jared was awakened by “wind that sounded like a freight train” as it slammed against the side of his boat. Payne, a Bristol Bay fisherman for 10 years, estimated the winds were gusting “about 30 knots, maybe more.” The Coast Guard said later that the marine forecast late Saturday evening predicted southwest winds at 15 to 25 knots. Twenty minutes later, as he re-checked his dock lines, Payne said “all hell broke loose.” Boats horns and sirens were blaring and boat searchlights were flashing to awaken owners whose boats had dragged anchor or broken loose from mooring buoys. “Brandon

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Sunday’s conditions, with temps barely reaching 50 degrees, proved ideal for the nearly 200 participants of the 10 Annual San Juan Island Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K run (or walk). Ann Lamer, No. 218, sets the early pace.

Baby bolsters L-pod ranks

Losses may outweigh gains in L-pod despite newly born calf

At the administrative headquarters of San Juan County, Deputy Director David Kelly is following in his boss’ footsteps—out the door. Kelly last week formally announced his resignation, effective June 29. Kelly, who joined the county ranks nearly two years ago, has accepted a position as city administrator of Selah, Wash., located near the city of Yakima, in central Washington. (Kelly’s selection as administrator of

Selah was first reported May 18 on SanJuanJournal.com)

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Class of 2012 San Juan Islands

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The appearance of a newly born calf is generally cause for celebration. And while no one is taking L-pod’s newest arrival, L-119, sighted May 29, near the Victoria, B.C. waterfront, lightly, the Center’s David Ellifrit notes that one newborn doesn’t make up for those that are missing. “The population would be 89, if it weren’t for the ones we know have died, like L-112, and the others we still haven’t seen this spring,” he said. The cause of death of L-112, a 3-year-old female that washed up on the outer coast in February remains under investigation. Ellifrit said two L-pod females, L-12, estimated to be 78 years of age, and L-5, 47 years, have not been seen so far this year. Most members of L-pod, he said, have been spotted. In addition, Ellifrit noted that J-30,

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Audrey Ellen Olshefsky Valedictorian Friday Harbor High School

Shaughn Henry Anderson Salutatorian Friday Harbor High School

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L-pod’s newest arrival, L-119, travels close by its mother, L-77, while in transit May 29 near Victoria, B.C.

a male believed to be about 16 years of age, is also accounted for. “We haven’t seen him all spring either,” he said. The new calf was photographed when nearly the entire population of Southern residents, J, K and L pods, were traveling through Haro Strait, Ellifrit said

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Obituaries

Airport Master Plan Public Hearing

A public hearing for an update of the Friday Harbor Airport’s Master Plan is Wednesday, June 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the San

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Council, interim administrator ink contract

Robert Jean has been retained by the San Juan County Council to be interim County Administrator until a permanent replacement is found for departing administrator Pete Rose, whose last day is June 8. Jean is scheduled to be in Friday Harbor this week for transition discussions with Rose, county staff and elected officials.

Rose resigned May 1 to take a position with the city of Lake Forest Park, a Seattle suburb, as city administrator. The County Council approved a base salary for Jean of $60 per hour, plus benefits and a housing allowance. The base pay I is slightly less than Rose’s salary, according to county officials. The contract has no minimum term. It may be terminated at any time without penalty. The completion date is listed as March 31, 2012. “I’m not really retired,” Jean said in a prepared statement. “I enjoy working full time, part of the year.” Jean said he is not merely a placeholder. “I don’t come in claiming to have all the answers, but hopefully I can pull the staff and elected officials together as a team so that we can find the answers together.”

Barbara C. Fry

Barbara C. Fry, M.D., beloved mother, aunt, scholar and friend, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, May 22, at 10 p.m., at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, Wash. Her loving sons, Greg Fry of Seattle, Wash., Chris Fry of Edmonds, Wash., and her niece, Jane Hamilton of Portland, Ore., were with her to help her embark on this final journey. Her passing is being grieved by all who knew her and loved her, and your love and prayers are felt by her entire family. There will be a celebration of her life in Friday Harbor, Wash., in the near future. Plans are being made for this event and more information will follow. The family is also in the process of deciding where donations can be made in her honor instead of sending flowers. Thank you to all who knew and loved her, and we appreciate your patience as we make these very difficult decisions. — Family of Barbara Fry

FHES earns $10K CenturyLink grant for marine science program

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Seattle dancer Savannah Fuentes returns to the Whittier for a sizzling flamenco concert featuring singer/dancer/percussionist Oscar Valero of Spain and visionary Flamenco guitarist Pedro Cortes. Tickets: Adults $23; Student Reserved $15; and children under 12, $10.

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Riding out the Recession: perseverance on ‘Main Street’ Part 2 and 3 of a five-part series of portraits in perseverance on FH’s Main Street By Steve Wehrly

The owners of five neighboring businesses between 260 and 280 Spring Street in Friday Harbor have weathered the rains of winter and recession. All five are very different small businesses with five very different owners—and five very different responses to the Great Recession. But all five have one common theme song: things will get better now that the tourists are back in town and the whales back in Haro Strait.

Some Like It Hot

Hot Shop & Flavor Emporium, 260 Spring Street, Unit 1 n Eddie and Genie Williams bought The Hot Shop & Flavor Emporium in February, 2008. "We bought a business, not a job," Ed insists. "If my business fails, I lose everything I've worked for. If I lose a job, I get another job." The couple have made the business a success since 2008 by paying attention to the fundamentals. They did a written business plan, which Ed says is reviewed and updated every few months. By the first summer, they rearranged the store three times, increased the inventory by 20 percent, doubled the tasting bar selection and started offering to open up any product for tasting. "People really want to taste a sauce before they buy it," said Genie. "We keep about 400 different sauces open and available, and we'll open a new sauce when someone expresses interest," she said. Staying open two extra hours every day helped, she said, and so did the on-line "hot sauce of the month club." The first year effort was rewarded: gross sales were up 62 percent over the predecessor's final year. Growth slowed after that, but has nevJournal photo / Steve Wehrley ertheless averaged about Eddie and Genie Williams. 20 percent per year. "It's not that I don't believe there's a recession going on," said Ed. "I know it has affected us but I knew it wouldn't kill us and it's kept us looking for ways to do things better." Ed said they continue to do everything possible to keep costs down and product moving off the shelves and off the website. "We've gotten some great ideas through our Facebook page, from customers and from suppliers." He says he adds new products - hot sauces and related products - and increases inventory significantly in the summer. "I increased prices when costs went up in 2010, but I kept the 10 percent discount for locals. I started a 20 percent case discount, which has gotten me into three local restaurants, and I make changes to my website every week. I stopped print marketing and saved $80 a month by bringing my

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Making Hay While The Sun Shines

Sweet Retreat & Espresso, 264 Spring Street n Sunshine is the color of money for Dave Morton. "The Sweet Retreat makes twice as much money when the sun shines," said Morton, owner and sole employee of the Sweet Retreat & Espresso on Spring Street, between San Juan Jewels and Islands Museum of Art. "Neither my sirloin tips breakfast sandwich nor my afternoon ice cream cones and chocolate shakes sell well when it's raining or even when it's cold and cloudy," he said. Morton's shtick is friendship—cultivated with regulars, instant Journal photo / Steve Wehrley with tourists. "My Dave Morton. business is people. I'm always introducing one customer to another or asking one of my regulars if they can

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and Mitchell thought the excitement was cool,” said Payne, “but I’ll bet the three sailboats I saw floating across Fossil Bay didn’t think so.” “Everyone in Fossil Bay got lucky, nobody collided with anybody, and nobody went aground,” he said. Boats in Echo Bay and Shallow Bay weren’t so lucky, as Payne found out the next day when they cruised around the island. In Echo Bay, the Coast Guard’s 87-foot cutter Sea Lion was spending the night, waiting out the expected winds. About 2 a.m., as the wind increased, the

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Sea Lion deployed its shallow draft inflatable, which spent several hours assisting drifting boats, pulling them away from rocks and helping re-anchor or re-tie to the many mooring buoys in the big bay. Before low tide at 6:30 a.m., the inflatable reportedly approached a 23-foot Bayliner Trophy grounded in shallow water on the north side of the bay. Within a few minutes, before the Trophy could be re-floated, the tide went out and the storm surge abated, leaving both boats sitting high and dry on the flat rocks. In Shallow Bay, at the west end of Sucia, a 40-foot trawler went aground on the north side of the bay after

apparently dragging anchor. A 45-foot Coast Guard Response Boat Medium arrived on scene from Bellingham before 7 a.m. to find the trawler solidly aground. The trawler’s captain reportedly was offered to be off-loaded, but, with no damage apparent, decided to wait out the tide. It proved to be a long wait. Because the next high tide, at 9:05 a.m., was less than one-half foot higher than the low tide, Sea Lark, and the two boats in Echo Bay, could not be floated free until 10:30 that night. The Coast Guard said no injuries or damages were reported. Brandon and Mitchell were left to report their great adventure to their schoolmates on Tuesday.

square miles and is home to 7,147 residents. Kelly is credited with playing an instrumental role in the county budget process and in negotiating an employee medical insurance contract that avoided a 22 percent increase in rates, a figure roughly equivalent to seven jobs.

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Trust lands San Juan’s largest farm SJPT acquires Red Mill Farm through donation, $1 million land purchase The San Juan Preservation Trust got its start more three decades ago with a slice of land in the heart of San Juan Valley. Three weeks ago, the Preservation Trust followed the trail back to its beginning, but this time it came away with much more than a slice. Through the combination of a land donation and purchase, the Trust acquired San Juan Island’s 687-acre Red Mill Farm, the largest working farm in the San Juan archipelago. Situated in the heart of San Juan Valley, Red Mill Farm contains some of the most fertile agricultural land in the islands. The property was purchased in the 1960’s by Dodie Gann and her late husband, the author Ernest Gann. After donating a 40-acre parcel to the Preservation Trust in 1980 (the very first land transaction in its 33-year history), the Ganns followed up in 1991 by donating a conservation easement that limited future development on the farm’s entire acreage to 13 home sites.

The couple’s long commitment to land conservation was spurred into action as they saw important farmland in the valley being carved into small residential parcels, Dodie Gann said. “If you watch it being destroyed, you get protective,” she said. “It gives me a very warm feeling to know that long after I’m gone, this will still be here.” Following Ernie Gann’s death in 1991, ownership of the farm was divided in two, with one-half interest going to Dodie Gann and the other half going into a trust that benefited Ernie’s family from a previous marriage. In a series of transactions that concluded on May 18, Dodie Gann donated her half-interest to the San Juan Preservation Trust, which then purchased the other half from the beneficiaries of Ernie’s trust for $1 million. “After years of worrying about the future of our farm, it feels like a heavy weight has been lifted from my shoulders,” said Dodie as she was honored at the Preservation Trust’s May 19

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pay attention to, the recession. “My wife’s a banker at Islanders. She keeps telling me that there’s a recession going on, but hardly anybody stopping by here wants to talk about problems or money. I sell coffee, I don’t give financial advice. I don’t raise my prices, and if I know that one of my regulars is short of cash, I’ll give him a break,” Morton said. A good day for Sweet

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cheese, bacon, sausage and ham on a bagel. “I pay attention to the cost of supplies,” he said, “But I pay the most attention to my customers because every customer is a relationship and those relationships mean a steady income.” Morton says he hasn’t been hurt by, and doesn’t

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annual meeting. While the acquisition represents a significant investment in the future of local food production in the San Juan Islands, there will be no changes in the foreseeable future. Dodie Gann has retained a life estate that allows her to live on the property through her lifetime, and Greg Black, who currently manages Red Mill Farm and its cattle operation, will continue in his current role for as long as he wishes, according to Preservation Trust Director Tim Seifert. The Preservation Trust will assume the responsibility for paying property taxes, which will remain unchanged. When combined with adjacent and nearby farm properties under

Preservation Trust ownership, the San Juan Preservation Trust, a nationally accredited and membership-based land trust, now owns roughly 825 acres in San Juan Valley. With additional conservation easements that it holds on private land in the valley, the Preservation Trust maintains easements and protections on almost 1,000 acres of farmland in the valley, the island’s most agriculturally productive and one of its most scenic. The Preservation Trust has permanently protected more than 260 properties, 37 miles of shoreline and 15,000 acres on 20 islands, including land now managed as public parks, nature preserves, wildlife habitat, and working farms and forests.

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Pieces in place to save SJ self-haul

One of my supporters just asked me “What are you doing about solid waste?” He doesn’t like the possible ending of self-haul on San Juan Island. I told him I have been the lone voice on the County Council lobbying for the county to remain in the self-haul business. Yes, since construction waste declined the solid waste fund has been running in the red, and yes, it’s got a big debt. But the numbers for 2011 were in the black. Solid waste made money. Besides the coming enhanced curbside with recycling, the plan currently being implemented is for the solid waste facilities to be offered up to private enterprise. Applicants can offer to provide whatever service they deem viable. The Orcas Island (request for proposals) is already out. The San Juan facility on property owned by the town has many complications. So the undeveloped, adjacent county property (the Sundstrom property) will be put out to RFP soon. Lopez is going it’s own way, to stay public and keep self-haul. Thing is, we’re missing a great opportunity. Just when we have a new Public Works director, a new town administrator and now a new county administrator, we should give them the chance to make solid waste

Here to help your garden grow

The Master Gardeners of San Juan Island would like to thank all of you who came to our annual Mother’s Day Weekend Plant Sale at the Mullis Center. It warms our hearts to see so many people energized about growing their own food and are pleased to make available to you many organically and locally grown from seed vegetables. Your support makes it possible for us to provide our services to the community. Last year we donated over 1,000 pounds of fresh produce to the Food Bank, were at the Farmers’ Market every Saturday to answer your gardening questions and to give advice, served over 100 clients at the diagnostic plant clinic held twice a month, visited home gardens to diagnose plant problems and held free educational workshops on home gardening. None of this would be possible without your support. Thank you. We look forward to seeing you in 2013 on the 2nd Saturday in May, (just in time for Mothers’ Day) for another wonderful plant sale. Thanks also to the Animal Shelter who joined us to sell orchids and baked goods

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in support of the APS, and to the Quilters Guild who graciously shared the space with us. If you’ve got gardening questions, plant problems, or just want to talk plants, call the Master Gardeners at WSU Extension, 378-4414, or visit us at the Farmers’ Market on Saturdays. We’re here to help you grow fabulous food and ornamentals despite the deer, the rain, the salt spray, and the wind. Jody Burns & San Juan Island Master Gardeners

Thank you for telling our stories

Every year Preservation Month provides a moment to remember, to understand, and acknowledge why this town, this island and cluster of islands is unique. This year National Historic Preservation Month concluded with over 15 well-attended local history events sponsored by the Town of Friday Harbor and other organizations. Many wonderful people and local organizations took part in the story-telling and deserve recognition: Sam Jacobson and Boyd Pratt led tours of Roche Harbor Village and the McMillin family Mausoleum. Mapmaker Emily Reed launched an updated “Discover Historic Friday Harbor Then and Now” and practically the whole town showed up to thank her. Kevin Loftus and the San Juan Historical Museum hosted history talks on local fishing stories and lighthouses, and led visitors

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on a tour of the museum buildings. The Friday Harbor Marine Laboratory participated for the first time with a talk on the history of the Labs (thank you, Claudia Mills). Liz Illg and San Juan Island Library sponsored a workshop with Marie McCaffrey from Historylink.org for local historians and writers. (Thank you, Adrianne and Floyd Bourne). There were walking tours of Friday Harbor, and yet another great talk by National Park historian Mike Vouri, this time on the Royal Marine Blockhouse at English Camp. The great staff of the County Parks Department put on an old fashioned bake-off and bonfire to support restoration of the Brann Cabin at San Juan County Park, and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 163 held its annual Memorial Day Parade. And there were awards; lots of awards for preserva-

tion good deeds on lower Spring Street (yay HPRB members and all deserving recipients). The Journal of the San Juans and fridayharbornow. com did a fabulous job helping to get the word out and everyone had a great time. Thanks to all, see you next year. Sandy Strehlou, Town of Friday Harbor, HPC

United Way enriches kids lives

Friday Harbor Elementary School would like to thank United Way of San Juan County for continuing to fund vital programs in our community and in our schools. One program United Way has funded for a number of years is the After School Study Club at Friday Harbor Elementary School. The After School Study Club traditionally provides

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a place after school for students ages 8 to 12 to complete homework with assistance from qualified adults. This year, the study club has combined with Island Rec’s new after school program S.T.A.R. (Study time and Afterschool Recreation). This new program provides the same study time for kids with an additional two hours of recreation time for the students on scholarships. The ages have also been expanded to include 6-12 year olds. United Way has supported this collaboration in the first year of planning, trusting this new innovative approach to after school programming. Thanks to United Way, lots of homework is getting done, skills are improving and children’s lives are being enriched. Thank you United Way of San Juan County. You enhance our lives and our community every day. Gail Leschine-Seitz, Counselor, FHES

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udos to the powers that be in Island County for getting the Deep Sea off the bottom of Penn Cove and on its way to a welldeserved scrapheap. Happily, Penn Cove will return to its relatively-pristine condition and its famous shellfish will again be available for enjoyment—though at a cost of nearly $2 million. As might be expected, local residents have watched the developments in Penn Cove closely. Some islanders, county government and several private organizations have labored hard for almost a year to avert problems like the Deep Sea fiasco. Our Derelict Vessel Removal Program, the only countywide program of its kind in the state, has removed 13 derelict vessels, including four that sank, since the program was revived in 2011, after a three-year hiatus for lack of funding. Joanruth Baumann, program manager, has also launched a companion effort, working with the San Juan Action Agenda Oversight Group, Islands Oil Spill Association, Port of Friday Harbor and the Sheriff’s office to identify boats that are abandoned, stored illegally on state waters or are ignoring other marine laws—even if such vessels are not in immediate danger of sinking. Baumann and a team of volunteers have developed an inventory of troubling and troubled boats. She’s working with the sheriff’s office to notify boat owners (and in some cases, squatters who simply move aboard abandoned boats) that they are violating the law and may be subject to enforcement and even seizure. The volunteers and environmentally minded businesses that do this work and provide the money deserve thanks and support. This kind of forethought and proactive diligence has already helped clean up our local waters.

PUBLIC MEETINGS SJC Planning Commission: June 7, 8:30 a.m., County Council Hearing Room, Legislative Building, 55 Second St., Friday Harbor n Friday Harbor Town Council: June 7, noon, Council Chamber, 60 Second Street; 5 p.m., County Legislative Building, WSF & SJC Council “community meeting”. n Island Rec Commission: June 7, 5 p.m., Island Rec office, 580 Guard St. n Washington State Ferries & SJC Council: June 7, 5-7 p.m., County Council Hearing Room, Legislative Building, 55 Second St. “Special Meeting”, (streamed live on county website: http://www.sanjuanco.com/ n

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By Foster Hildreth, OPALCO assistant general manager

We want to thank everyone who attended the five community forums we recently held in partnership with the San Juan County Economic Development Council on Orcas, Shaw, Lopez, and San Juan islands to discuss the countywide broadband initiative. As we said at the forums, this broadband initiative is still a work in progress and no final decisions have been made but, we were excited to share with you a draft of a possible system design and we’re grateful for the comments and suggestions we heard. At these forums, we started out by reviewing the needs for improved communication technology in our community and the four goals of the Broadband Initiative: n Expand OPALCO’s existing data network to allow “Smart Grid” technologies that will enhance reliability of our electrical system and help our members conserve energy. n Help our local emergency services improve their communications systems by eliminating “dead zones” in their radio coverage. n Make high-speed Internet access available to at least 90 percent of the county. The Economic Development Council pointed out that this is critical to supporting local businesses, including home-based businesses, and also for providing access to health care and education in today’s globally connected world. n Provide opportunities for cell phone companies to expand their services here in a way that minimizes impact on our beautiful island environment. We reviewed the system design that we’re considering which involves connecting OPALCO’s existing fiber optic backbone to approximately 100 utility poles throughout the islands. High speed internet (broadband) service would be delivered wirelessly from these poles to local homes and businesses. Our plan would also allow for the connection of emergency services radio facilities where additional coverage is needed. And, we could provide space and connections on these poles for cell phone companies who choose to take advantage of this opportunity to increase their coverage. These poles and their associated antennas would be visible, so we discussed how OPALCO would plan and build this system in ways that minimize impact on our island aesthetics and environment, just as OPALCO has built and operated our electrical system for 75 years. We are striving to design a system that would truly be an investment in our future: one that would serve our needs today, and could also evolve in the decades to come. We explained that the proposed system would cost an estimated $16 million to $18 million dollars to build, and would be funded through low-interest loans available through the federal government. We are considering a financial arrangement in which these loans would be repaid by all OPALCO members through a monthly charge estimated at $5 to $10 per month,

and the operational costs of the system would be covered by a monthly internet service subscription fee similar to what we pay today. The input we received at the forums reflects the diversity of opinions in the islands. On Orcas and Shaw islands, we heard tremendous support for the initiative, as demonstrated through a show of hands. On Shaw, we were asked to consider the needs of members who struggle to make ends meet and discussed the possibility of a voluntary donation program, like PAL, to help those most impacted by the additional fee. On Lopez, we heard from supporters of the initiative, and also from people who expressed concern about potential health effects of wireless technology. On San Juan Island, several people voiced support for the project, and we also heard from some local Internet Service Providers concerned about how this project might impact their jobs. At several of the forums, we heard from members of our emergency services team, including Sheriff Nou, who made it clear that lives are at risk—and some have already been lost—due to the many dead zones where cell phone or radio communication is nonexistent. We are listening to your feedback carefully, and we want to encourage islanders who have thoughts or input to get in touch with us. We are continually working to understand and address concerns of our fellow islanders as we proceed to investigate the technical and financial viability of this project. OPALCO is committed to operating transparently, doing what we can to accommodate the interests of our membership, and making sure that we act prudently. Ultimately, the decision on whether to move forward will depend on whether the OPALCO Board of Directors believes the initiative is in the long-term interests of the membership. Again, thank you to everyone who participated in the forums last week, and if you didn’t participate, we encourage you to visit our website — opalco.com—to keep informed and give us your feedback.

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Team Linde celebrates as former WSU Cougar Shawn Washington drops in a 10-foot putt, Saturday, at the Celebrity Golf Classic.

Radio personality Jeff Aaron has been a familiar face at San Juan Island’s celebrity golf classic for the better part of two decades. But you wouldn’t have seen him in the winners circle, until now. “My son was four when we first came to this event,” said Aaron, whose son Shane, a recent college graduate, joined hydroplane racer Jamie Nilsen, in propelling Aaron and company to a one-stroke victory, Saturday, at the 26th Annual Islanders Bank San Juan Island Celebrity Golf Classic. “We had a couple of young guns who really can hit the ball. I think that’s what made the difference; wasn’t me.” Despite a soggy start, the annual fundraiser, the island’s longest-running charitable event, drew a full complement of competitors who were rewarded with a day of sunshine on the links. With a low-score of 57, Aaron & Co. clinched a onestroke victory and earned a spot on the John O. Linde memorial plaque to go along with Classic bragging rights, at least until next year. — Scott Rasmussen

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What’s Happening! Wednesday, June 6 FHHS student exhibitions & community dinner, 5-7:30 p.m., Friday Harbor High School. Open House, BBQ dinner, HS Jazz Band performance. Info, (360) 370-7106.

Thursday, June 7 Soundwatch ‘eat & greet’ potluck fundraiser, 6 p.m., Snug Harbor. Sponsored by FH Whale Museum, meet Soundwatch team and support the Museum’s boater education program. BYO-utensils, cups, potluck item. Event is free, donations encouraged Info., 378-4710, www. whalemuseum.org. Lavendera Thursday: Are ‘shoulds’ running your life?, 7 p.m., free, Lavendera Massage, 285 Spring St. Salon style discussion about the energy of shoulds in our lives. 378- 3637,www. lavenderadayspa.com

Friday, June 8 Monthly Ham Radio meeting, 11:30 a.m., Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis St. Carl Verheyen Band, 7:30 p.m., San Juan Community Theatre. Named one of the world’s Top 10 guitarists by Guitar Magazine, Verheyen returns to SJCT. Tickets: $26 adults, $13 students, $5 student Rush. 378-3210, www.sjctheatre.org.

Saturday, June 9 Spring Street International School Commencement, 2:30 p.m., San Juan Community Theatre. Class of 2012. Friday Harbor High School Commencement, 5 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Class of 2012. See Calendar, Page 10

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Personified, poisoned, rabbits played a prominent role in island history.

Long before killer whales and a camel became tourist attractions, a different creature hopped its way into local headlines and captured the imagination, and often the ire and the wrath, of islanders and visitors alike. The San Juan Historical Society resurrected the peculiar era of San Juan Island’s rabbit infestation with historical accounts and colorful tales from those who lived during that time in its April 22 presentation at the Grange Hall: “Rabbit Tales: 1930s to the 1970s”. If you missed it, or were among the many who left the event wanting more, below is a recap of that presentation. By Boyd C. Pratt, Shaun Hubbard, and Louisa Nishitani/Special to the Journal

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sent three semi-loads of chicken wire to the island. Greg Black recalls fencing with Ernie Gann on their farms in the valley, devoting two days a week for three years. The mesh fencing was attached to existing wires and posts with hog clips, and then folded to run along the ground on the outside of the fence line a foot or so, in order to prevent the rabbits from digging under. In desperation, several farmers plowed with subsoilers and ran bulldozers over warrens in order to destroy the burrows, and some even resorted to dynamite. All these rabbits filtered into the popular culture of the day. Netting expeditions were described in local and regional papers, and the Sept. 28, 1964 edition of Sports Illustrated even featured an article by Virginia Kraft: “HIPPITY HOP AND AWAY WE GO: Rabbits of varied hues run rampant on San Juan Island in Puget Sound, and dedicated hunters with nets chase them in bouncing buggies through the moonlight—and through the looking glass.” Rabbits appeared locally in various guises: the Rabbit Hutch restaurant in downtown Friday Harbor, which featured—you guessed it—rabbit burgers; a float for the 1966 San Juan County Fair parade, and the 1975 logo for Browne Lumber. Or what about the rabbit pellets that were bagged and sold at the Drug Store as “Smart Pills”? One legacy of the San Juan rabbits is the ‘bunny cabins’ at Clark’s Skagit River Resort, near Marblemount on Route 20. Around 1961, the owners, Rudy and Tootsie Clark, came to San Juan and went on a netting expedition, returning with three rabbits, one of which was a pregnant doe. As the rabbit population grew, they kept building cages, until there were so many that they let them run free, and rabbit-proofed their garden fence, instead. Today, the cabins are surrounded by ‘wild’ rabbits, which are fed scraps of bread by the resort

Part 2 of a two-part series he superabundance of rabbits took their toll on island agriculture, and was a contributing factor in the decline of largescale farming on the island. The animals grazed on pasturage and on planted crops, taking a devastating toll. Guard Sundstrom said that farmers would anticipate a loss of 25 percent of their crop, and Greg Black remembers that they would sow twice or thrice the amount of seed around the edges of the fields, so that the rabbits would concentrate there and allow the interior to get high to keep the rabbits out. Mary Jane Anderson remembered a year when they harvested less grain than they had sown; that was the last year they planted. Many recall fields where the outer 20 to 25 feet appeared to have been mown. In order to combat this, farmers resorted to a number of techniques: hunting, fencing, poisoning, and ferrets. For awhile, the county extension office recommended poisoning with strychnine—lacing apples or grass with the poison and scatLouisa Nishitani: “One day a friend tering it around the fields. from the mainland was visiting and Calcium cyanide was she stood looking out the kitchen winpumped into burrows, where dow… and she said: ‘I kept hearing it mixed with the underabout the San Juan rabbits—I don’t see ground moisture and created any rabbits.’ And I said, ‘Wait a minute’ a deadly vapor. and I got a tin pan and a big spoon and In 1978, the Agricultural I went out on the deck and I said ‘Just Soil Conservation Service keep looking’ and I went BAM! and a hundred grey rocks jumped up.”

owners and their guests. Toward the end of the Rabbit Tales meeting, as the stories began to wind down, people began to reminisce among themselves. Someone said, “Wait, wait. What happened to the Courtesy of SJI Grange rabbits? We’re new here, and we The 1966 SJ County Fair want to hear the parade featured a bunny float. end of the story.” Well, good question… Why are there relatively few rabbits on the island now, occupying small areas such as American Camp and Hannah Heights? While it is not decisively known what caused it, a big “die off ” occurred around 1979. Some attribute this to a series of harsh, wet winters. Others claim the rise in predators—hunters used ferrets to flush the animals out of their burrows, and inevitably some of them were not recovered when the hunters had to return home—coupled with the loss of habitat through the fencing programs. Still, others claim the surreptitious introduction of disease, such as myxomatosis, from Australia where it had been used to control the rabbit population. Whatever the cause, the rabbit population plunged. No longer does one experience the vision of a whole field of brown stones getting up and moving. What we do know for sure is that the presence of rabbits on San Juan Island is not forgotten, at least in the memories of those who experienced those times.

Sam Buck Sr. “Rex Anderson and I were going to the U of W so we came home and hunted rabbits. I had a whole truckload [and] I was parked right in front of the fraternity house on 45th and 18th. Somebody came home that night late and they opened one of the doors so I had 24 rabbits that went out on the road, and …the chimes were right across the street from us and they started hiding there. They were there for three or four months… I got the truck the hell out of there the next morning.”


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event at any of three gardens spotlighted as part of the tour, as well as from the driver of the shuttle van, which departs from Island

Gardens, 860 Guard Street, en route to Fourth, at a Friday Harbor home with limited parking. The 2012 Garden Tour features intricately landscaped and lush gardens on Afterglow Drive, Pear Point Road and Primrose Lane, plus the one in town. Tickets include directions to and brief descriptions of each garden. Docents will be on hand at each garden to lead walks and answer

Griffin Bay High School Commencement, noon, FHMS Commons. Griffin Bay’s Class of 2012. Reception to follow.

Spanish Film Night, 7 p.m., library, free. Popcorn, refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org.

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Tuesday, June 12 Art History with Tory Raggett, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., library, free. Threeweek course (6/19 & 6/26) led by art history teacher Tory Raggett. Registration required. Info, 378-2798, abourne@sjlib.org.

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Press Release: 06/04/2012 On June 20th, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Yacht Club, the Port of Friday Harbor staff and Commissioners invite the public, airport tenants and businesses and other interested parties to attend the final public hearing for the Friday Harbor Airport Master Plan Update. This will be the final session for airport tenants, businesses and the public to comment on the proposed changes to the Airport Master Plan Update Project. Master planning engineers from the firm of Bernard-Dunkelberg and from Reid-Middleton Engineers will be there to answer questions and to provide information. Topics will include: Capital Improvement Projects funded through the FAA and the Port for the next 5-10 years including hangar and taxiway/ taxi lane construction, land purchases, miscellaneous airport improvements and the likely sequence of events in which these projects will occur and how they will be funded. We welcome your comments and look forward to seeing you there. Dave Ryan, Airport Manager Friday Harbor Airport 800 Franklin Drive Friday Harbor, WA 98250 360-378-4724 daver@portfridayharbor.org

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150 Nichols St. Showcase of local art and music; market open Thursdays through Aug. 30. (360) 4720216, pigmansartworks@ rockisland.com. Performers Showcase, 7 p.m., Isle Be Jammin’, 310B Spring St. Singer-songwriter Hank Harris of Deadwood, Colo., blends jazz, blues, swing and originals; special guest, Susan Osborn. Tickets, $10. Info, 378-5151.

Bookstore, Monday, June 18. Author of “West of Here”, winner of a 2012 PNBA Book Award, Evison will be at Griffin Bay beginning at 7 p.m., in an author event co-sponsored by San Juan Island Library. “West of Here”, a epic novel set in Pacific Northwest pioneer days, has drawn critical acclaim as “riotously funny” and hailed by Vanity Fair as “a booming, bighearted epic”. walk with forester and restoration ecologist Carson Sprenger. Water, lunch, binoculars, appropriate footwear recommended. 376-3384, rdougherty@ rockisland.com. Dance Happy, 7 p.m., SJCT. Island’s annual dance extravaganza, hosted by Bill and Rita Ament. Tickets: $16 adults, $8 student reserved, $5 Rush. 3783210, www.sjctheatre.org.

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Auditions for SJCT’s fall production: The Crucible, 7 p.m., PARC Building, 70 Saltspring Drive. Auditions Monday, 6/18 thru Wednesday, 6/20. Directed by Susan Williams; cast to include 12 men, ages 30-plus, and 10 women, ages 15-70. Scripts available at SJCT; info, 378-3210, www. sjctheatre.org.

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Water Views – 1 BR/1 BA guest home, nice deck, 1-car garage, quiet area and local beach close by. N/S, N/P, D/W, W/d, F/L/S $850 Enjoy Island Living from this tastefully furnished and fully equipped 2 BR, 2 BA waterfront home in Friday Harbor. Includes gas fireplace, heated tile floors, office, large deck and nice yard, 2-car garage and harbor views. W/D, D/W, N/S, N/P, F/L/S. $1750 Close to Roche Harbor Cozy 2 BR, 1 BA home with hardwood flooring in kitchen/dining area, partially fenced back yard. W/D, N/S, F/L/S. $800 Quiet Neighborhood. Comfortable and freshly painted 2 BR, 2 BA home with wood floors, wood stove, nice deck. D/W, W/D, N/S, pets negot w/dep, F/L/S $850

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WERE YOU IMPLANTED WITH A ST. JUDE RIATA DEFIBRILLATOR LEAD WIRE Between June 2001 and December 2010? Have you had this lead replaced, capped or did you receive shocks from the lead? You may be entitled to compensation.

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REPORTER Reporter sought for staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a sixday newspaper on Washingtonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula that includes the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Forks (yes, the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Twilightâ&#x20AC;? Forks, but no vampires or werewolves). Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily -from the first day, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help of veteran newsroom 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 opportunities 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 writing and photography clips to Leah Leach, managing editor/news, P.O. Box 1330, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 98362, or email leah.leach@peninsuladailynews.com.

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to lead an English Language Learning and Family Literacy Program in partnership with the San Juan Island Family Resource Center. The instructor will provide curriculum-based ELL instruction to groups of adult students of varying English language levels. Trained volunteers will support the instructor by facilitating group talk sessions, teaching computer use classes, and providing enriching family literacy activities. Students will be grouped by English skill level, and each group will rotate through various learning environments. The program will meet for two hours two evenings a week from September through April. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re interested in leading this program, please send letter of interest & qualifications to: Marjorie Harrison, Library Director, San Juan Island Library, 1010 Guard St., Friday Harbor, WA 98250, or email to: mharrison@sjlib.org. Employment General

ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT The Journal of The San Juansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; in beautiful Friday Harbor, WA seeks an enthusiastic, motivated Advertising Sales Representative to sell advertising to our island clients. The successful candidate must be dependable, detail-oriented and possess exceptional customer service skills. Previous sales experience required and media sales a plus! Reliable insured transportation and good driving record required. We offer base salary plus commissions, excellent health benefits, 401K and a great work environment with opportunity to advance. EOE. Please send resume with cover letter in PDF or Text format to hr@soundpublishing.com or mail to: HR/JSJADSALES Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106 Poulsbo, WA 98370

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Team Clean Housekeeping staff, our team clean needs more members. If you shudder at the thought of a smudged glass and canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t comprehend a wrinkled pillowcase, we would love you on our team. If you are the perfect match for any of our open positions, we want to hear from you! Application available www.123west.com (Join our Team) or stop by our front office at 123 Front Street. REPORTER The Bainbridge Island Review, a weekly community newspaper located in western Washington state, is accepting applications for a parttime general assignment Reporter. The ideal candidate will have solid reporting and writing skills, have up-to-date knowledge of the AP Stylebook, be able to shoot photos and video, be able to use InDesign, and contribute to staff blogs and Web updates. We offer vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays. If you have a passion for community news reporting and a desire to work in an ambitious, dynamic newsroom, we want to hear from you. E.O.E. Email your resume, cover letter and up to 5 non-returnable writing, photo and video samples to hr@soundpublishing.com Or mail to BIRREP/HR Dept., Sound Publishing, 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

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The Trumpeter Inn is seeking a positive minded person to join our 2012 team. This part time position pays $15 per hour. Job tasks would include helping with breakfast service and general housekeeping. Perks include yummy breakfast and cookies. The Trumpeter Inn is known for our attention to detail, quality food and attentive services. If you share these values we would love to talk to you. Please call Shaun at 360-378-3884.

REPORTER The Central Kitsap Reporter in Silverdale, WA is seeking a general assignment reporter with writing experience and photography skills. Join a four-person newsroom in a position that is primarily beat coverage and secondarily generalassignment coverage of a city, an Urban Growth Area, county government and naval base. Coverage stretches from the deeply rural to the â&#x20AC;&#x153;other Washingtonâ&#x20AC;? in scope. News, narrative features and photography are at the center of the job. Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented deadline driven environment, display excellent writing skills, have a knowledge of community news and be able to compose articles on multiple topics. This is a full-time position and includes excellent benefits, paid vacation, sick and holidays. Please send resume with cover letter, 3 or more non-returnable clips in PDF or Text format and references to hr@soundpublishing.com or mail to: CKRREP/HR Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106 Poulsbo, WA 98370

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San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO DISPOSE OF COUNTY SURPLUS PROPERTY PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the San Juan County Council will hold a public hearing on June 12, 2012 at 10:15 AM at the Council Hearing Room, Legislative Building, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the property and advisability of declaring certain County property listed below, surplus property to be sold pursuant to RCW 36.34.080 by public auction. At the conclusion of the public hearing the County Council may adopt a resolution authorizing the sale of such property and the terms thereof. Any person wishing to comment on this action is encouraged to attend the

hearing and submit written comments. For more information, please contact San Juan County Public Works, Attn: Sue Nielsen, PO Box 729, Friday Harbor WA 98250, or phone (360) 370-0527. A list of the property under consideration can be accessed on line at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/publicworks/pw_index.aspx or contact San Juan County Public Works at 360/370-0500; 915 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. SJ391067 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. May 30, June 6, 2012.

NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Vendor Selection Committee, appointed by the San Juan County Council to recommend an operator of the Orcas Island Solid Waste Facility, will conduct a meeting on June 7, 2012, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon, in the Orcas Landing Conference room located at 8368 Orcas Road in Orcas Village. Agenda items include establishing criteria for ranking vendor proposals. LEGAL NO. SJ391068 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. May 30, June 6, 2012

NOTICE San Juan County, 915 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 is seeking modification of coverage under the Washington Department of Ecology’s NPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges associated with Industrial Activities at the industrial site, known as the San Juan Island Drop Box Facility located at 212 Sutton Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. The activity requiring permit modification is an extension of the deadline to complete Level 3 Corrective Actions - Stormwater Treatment Best Management Practices from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013. Any person desiring to present their views to the Department of Ecology concerning this application may notify Ecology in writing within

30 days from the last date of publication of this notice. Comments may be submitted to: Washington Dept of Ecology, Water Quality Program – Industrial Stormwater, PO Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 LEGAL NO. SJ393129 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. June 6, 13, 2012

TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF APPLICATION & COMPLETENESS and NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE APPLICATIONS: The Town of Friday Harbor has deemed the following Shoreline Substantial Development Permit application No.93 and State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Checklist application No.283 complete. The applications, received by Pier 1 Port Inc., propose to make modifications to the buildings, deck and proposes additional uses on the decks. The property in which the development will take place is identified as tax parcel number 351354001 and located at 1 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan County, Washington. 30 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: May 30, 2012 through June 29, 2012. Please hand mail or deliver

specific written comments on this proposal to: Land Use Administrator, Mike Bertrand, Town of Friday Harbor Community Development Department, 60 Second Street, or PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 no later than 4:30 PM on June 29, 2012. If you have questions on this proposal or if you would like to review the documents, contact 360-378-2810 between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. SEPA DETERMINATION: The Town of Friday Harbor, as lead agency, has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An Environmental Impact Statement is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed SEPA Checklist and other information on file; this information is available to the public on request. This

Determination of Non-Significance is issued under WAC 197-11-340. Appeals may be made to the Department of Ecology and all other applicable agencies with jurisdiction. This 14 day appeal period ends June 13, 2012. RESPONSIBLE OFFICIAL: M i k e Bertrand, Land Use Administrator PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 DATE: May 24, 2012 /s/ Mike Bertrand Land Use Administrator LEGAL NO. FH391073 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. May 30, June 6, 2012.

AGENDA - TOWN COUNCIL Town Council Chambers 60 Second Street June 7, 2012 at 12:00 PM 12:00 PM Call to Order / Roll Call / Flag Salute / Public Access 12:05 PM Adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Decision regarding Shoreline Substantial Development Permit No. 92 to expand the existing float located at 614 Warbass Way for the Friday Island Homeowners Association 12:10 PM Council discussion of recommendations by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee for distribution of hotel motel excise tax to provide for tourism promotion programs, events and facilities 12:20 PM Council discussion of a funding request by the Port of Friday Harbor for curb, gutter and sidewalk improvements adjacent to the Visitor Aircraft and Lounge Facility Project

on Mullis Street 12:30 PM Council work session on the draft Town Solid Waste Management Plan Administrator’s Report Payment of Claims and Payroll Approval of Minutes Future Agenda Items Citizen Response Adjourn LEGAL NO. FH393293 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 6, 2012

MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES Abandoned Boats - Roche Harbor Isthmus Beach The following described, unidentified, small boats, currently left on the Roche Harbor Isthmus Beach, will be disposed of at the option of Roche Harbor Resort, as unclaimed/abandoned personal property, if not claimed and removed from the beach within thirty (30) days. (6/22/2012) 8’ white Olympian badly barnacle encrusted hull 6’ red, (no lD) faded fiberglass dingy - hull cracked/split 10’ white, car topper (WN 1901V) - wheels on transom Please Contact (360) 370-7707 to claim/remove. LEGAL NO. J393207 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 6, 2012 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate: JULIE ANN TAYLOR, Deceased Probate No. 12-4-05026-9 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorneys of record at the address stated below, a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty (30) days after the Personal Representative served or mailed

the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four (4) 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 RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: June 6, 2012. Travis Mager, Personal Representative c/o Law Offices of William J. Weissinger 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Attorney for Personal Representative William J. Weissinger WSBA #19332 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 12-0518\NOT-CRED LEGAL NO. J394089 Published: Journal of the San Juans June 6, 13, 20, 2012. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN In Re the Estate of: GLADYS I. LUDEMAN, Deceased. No. 12 4 05023 4 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent that arose before the decedent’s death must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW

11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the personal representative’s attorney(s) at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.040.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.040.051 and 11.040.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: May 23, 2012 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Melinda Hamlett ADDRESS FOR MAIL/SERVICE: P.O. Box 1100, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: GODDULANGLIE Margaret C. Langlie, WSBA #12714 LEGAL NO. J389243 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. May 23, 30, June 6, 2012. Public Notice San Juan Island School District # 149 The San Juan Island School District No. 149 will be completing a 2012 2013 Budget and 2011 - 2012 Capital Projects Fund Budget Extension, and have placed the same on file in the school district office Monday June 11th, 2012, and a copy thereof will be furnished to any person who will call upon the district for it. At a regular meeting of the Board of Di-

rectors on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., in the High School Library, the board shall hold a budget hearing and may adopt the 2012 - 2013 General Fund, ASB Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Debt Service Fund, and Transportation Vehicle Fund budgets; and the 2011 - 2012 Capital Projects Fund Budget Extension. Any person may appear at the meeting to be heard for or against the budget or any part thereof. San Juan Island School District No. 149 LEGAL NO. J392955 Published in The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 6, 13, 2012 SAN JUAN ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT The San Juan School District is accepting bids for the following surplus tech equipment. Sealed bids will be accepted until noon, Friday, June 22, 2012 at the District Administrative Office, 285 Blair Street P.O. Box 458, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Dell Optiplex GX260 Desktop......32 (31 Still in use) Gateway ESX_E4000........18 Gateway ESX_E4100........8 Gateway LX2 E6000.........1 Gateway MDP_E4100.....2 Gateway PBI E4500D......1 Gateway WSP_E4100..........1 HP d220mt Desktop.........10 HP dx2000mt Desktop..........28 (still in use) HP Compaq Desktop D530-SFF....11 (No software or operating systems are included) LELY Brand seed/fertilizer spreader (marginally functional) CYBEX- exercise bike (not functional) Contact Maude Cumming, Admin Assistant San Juan Island School District (360) 378-4133, maudecum-

ming@sjisd.wednet.edu for more information. LEGAL NO. J392958 Published in The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 6, 13, 2012 Public Hearing on Friday Harbor Airport Master Plan Update On June 20, 2012 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the SJI Yacht Club the Port of Friday Harbor will conduct the final public hearing for the Friday Harbor Airport Master Plan Update. This will be the final session for the public to comment on the proposed changes to the Airport Master Plan. The Port’s engineers from BernardDunkelberg and Reid Middleton will attend to answer questions and provide detailed information. Topics on the agenda will include Capital Improvement Projects, funded through the FAA and the Port, for the next 5-10 years. These projects include hangar and taxiway/taxi lane construction, land purchases, miscellaneous airport improvements and the possible timeline for these projects. For more information contact Dave Ryan, Airport Manager, at (360)3784724 or by email daver@portfridayharbor.org LEGAL NO. J394101 Published: Journal of the San Juans June 6, 13, 2012. PNWHomeFinder.com is an online real estate community that exposes your profile and listings to two million readers from our many publications in the Pacific Northwest. Log on to join our network today.


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fine antiques, decorative arts & gifts interior design 460 Argyle Avenue | acanthussanjuan.com |360-378-4600

ADDITIONAL 10% OFF PURCHASES OF $200 OR MORE! with coupon

RETIREMENT SALE IS STILL ON! 50-70% OFF Selected Jewelry 25% OFF Mallard Watches CONGRATS GRADS! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY DADS!

Antiques - Collectibles Consignments - Local Art Refinished Treasures Fine Furniture & More!

June 22, 2012, noon - 3pm Vinny’s Restaurant, 165 West Street

$15 includes Hors d’Oeuvres & Refreshments Reservations required: 378-1934

Thank You Islanders, for a Great Grand Opening!

Corner of Madden & Cattlepoint Road on the way to South Beach, San Juan Island • Bob & Julie Ross - Proprietors •

210 Nichols Street, Friday Harbor 10 am - 5:30 pm • 378-GIRL (4475)

men’s & women’s clothing

Congratulations Class of 2012! One stop shop for graduation cards, invitations, party supplies, photo frames, gift cards, journals, balloons including 2012 balloons in the Friday Harbor school colors! Reserve today!

Treat your Dad or Grad to a wonderful gift

Office Supplies • Furniture • Cards • Computer Supplies Art & Craft Supplies • Gifts • Childrens’ Educational Gifts Party Supplies • Balloons

210 Spring Street Friday Harbor

SAN JUAN JEWELS LTD 260 Spring Street, Friday Harbor • 378-5877

Summer Fashion Show

747 Spring Street •

378-4421

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Congrats to Grads & Dads! From

Connie Augé Salon it’s your month! 555 Spring St. Friday Harbor, WA 360 378 8540

Stay COOL with a FREE Neck Clean-up within two weeks of your men’s haircut

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available at HARBOR RENTAL & SAW SHOP 890 GUARD ST • 360-378-2220

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Journal of the San Juans, June 06, 2012  

June 06, 2012 edition of the Journal of the San Juans

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