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SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2012 | Vol. 113, No. 52 | www.whidbeynewstimes.com | 75¢

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Navy fuel pipeline nears approval By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

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Gail Jaeger, left, and Marilee Paddock hold some of the fireworks they hope to sell in the coming days as part of a fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor.

Plenty of bang for your buck By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

Tents have been popping up throughout Oak Harbor filled with the explosive things people will use to celebrate the Fourth of July. Several organizations started selling fireworks Thursday and will continue through the Fourth of July holiday on Wednesday. Some of the pyrotechnic sales are being made by nonprofits or children’s groups raising money for their programs. The Soroptimists International of Oak Harbor is back again this year selling fireworks out of a booth located on Highway 20 between 7-Eleven and Whidbey Island Bank. Among other things, the group, which focuses on the betterment of women and children, offers scholarships and a mentoring program to help a woman, often a young single mother, get back into the workforce. “We’re thankful for anything the community will give us so we can give it back,” said Marilee Paddock, a Soroptimist who was working the

booth and waiting for customers on Thursday. Further in town, Candace Burkey, manager of Anacortes cheerleading facility Island Cheer, was selling fireworks to raise money to cover the costs of competition. Other firework stands are simply in the old fashioned business of making money. Fireworks may be fun, but if not used properly under adult supervision they can lead to trouble, and laws regulate their use. Generally, fireworks can be discharged daily between noon and 11 p.m. through July 3; 9 a.m. to midnight July 4; and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 5. Coupeville has a more restrictive ordinance. The Central Whidbey town allows discharge of fireworks from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. only on the Fourth of July. Coupeville also allows only one permit for the sale of fireworks. Mayor Nancy Conard said no organization applied for the permit this year. Only “safe and sane” fireworks are allowed to be sold on Whidbey. Such fireworks include sparklers, cylindrical fountains, wheels, mines and ground

spinners. Law enforcement receives numerous calls around the Fourth of July concerning fireworks. Sheriff Mark Brown said many calls are regarding fireworks being discharged off hours, while some folks ask questions about illegal fireworks or complain about gunshots being fired. He said deputies “triage” calls. Fireworks calls generally are a low priority and deputies respond to them when they can. Fireworks complaints are generally higher in unincorporated parts of Island County. Brown said those areas attract people from communities that have more restrictive fireworks laws. He noted that there are two professional fireworks displays that take place next week on Whidbey Island. Freeland has a fireworks display the evening of July 3 while Oak Harbor’s fireworks display starts at 10:30 p.m. on July 4. Oak Harbor’s celebration also features a parade that begins at 11 a.m. in downtown. “I hope everybody is safe and controls their alcohol intake,” Brown said.

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The Navy will be replacing an aging jet fuel pipeline with a new pipeline that will run through the city of Oak Harbor and into Island County. The pipeline is needed to carry jet fuel from the Seaplane Base north to the Ault Field Base of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. The current pipeline is 60 years old and considered outdated. The Oak Harbor City Council approved an easement agreement at the last council meeting to allow the construction of the new lines within the public right-of-way. The Navy will pay the city $9,125 for the easement. The Island County commissioners are still in the process of considering an easement agreement. They recently met at a special meeting with Navy officials to go over technical details and separately with lawyers to consider the selling price of the easement. The lines carry JP-8, a jet fuel with a flashpoint of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. It is a less flammable and less hazardous fuel used by the Department of Defense for improved safety. The current line runs generally along the side of Torpedo Road, Regatta Drive, Highway 20 and Ault Field Road; it will be abandoned in the ground. Oak Harbor Development Ser vices Director Steve Powers said the new line will run along a similar but shortened route. “The new pipeline will be a significant improvement over the line that exists today,” Powers said, pointing out that

the modern line will meet a variety of new safety and environmental regulations and will include a monitoring system. The new fuel line will be built in the middle of the road and will be buried from 5 to 8 feet deep to prevent accidental damage from excavators or other machines. It will run 2,020 linear feet in the city and 1,750 feet in the county. Powers said the Navy is set to award the contract for the construction project by Oct. 1. He expects that the work would begin soon after. City officials’ main concern about granting the easement was liability. Normally the city would require a franchise agreement before granting an easement for a utility. Such an agreement would indemnify the city in case of an accident, but federal law forbids the Navy from entering such an agreement. The Washington Cities Insurance Authority recommended that the city obtain additional general liability and pollution insurance to cover the risk, which would cost an extra $30,000 to $55,000 a year. The Navy can’t legally help with the payments. Nevertheless, the City Council members were very much in favor of the agreement. “We need to support this. It is vital to the future of the Navy,” Councilwoman Beth Munns said.

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Cracks appear in law-and-justice tax proposal By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

Island County Sheriff Mark Brown has openly expressed frustration with two county commissioners as he struggles to find a way to fund more deputies for his beleaguered department. Brown and Prosecutor Greg Banks co-chair the Island County Law and Justice Council, which has been trying for months to find a better way to fund criminal justice departments. The members approved a draft letter Wednesday that recommends the commissioners place a measure on the ballot for an increase of 0.3 percent of sales tax for criminal justice services in the county, cities and town. It would cost an extra 3 cents on a $10 purchase. The council had decided on the sales tax request in a 11-1 vote at a special meeting earlier this year. They offered

no recommendation about when the measure should be on the ballot. If passed, it would generate an estimated $1.8 million per year, with two-thirds going to the county and the rest divided among municipalities. This time, Commissioner Angie Homola, a Democrat, said she had reservations about the proposal and abstained in the final vote to send the letter. Commissioner Kelly Emerson, a Republican, had said at the council’s special meeting that she was opposed to the recommendation, but for very different reasons. Emerson argued that the county already has enough money in the budget to fund criminal justice if priorities are changed. In contrast, Homola said the entire county is suffering from cuts and she objects to a tax increase that would restrict commissioners from

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spending any of the money outside of criminal justice. “I would feel so much better about putting this on the ballot if I would have some percentage to offset costs,” she said. The Law and Justice Council — made up of criminal justice officials, local government representatives and citizens — recommends that all of the revenue collected should be devoted exclusively to criminal justice purposes. In addition, the members recommended that the ballot include non-supplanting language so that the additional revenues can’t be shifted around, but are only spent on new programs and new employees. In an interview, Brown said he feels caught in the middle. While the two Democratic commissioners say there’s no money in the current budget for additional law-and-justice spending, Emerson claims without presenting any specifics that cuts can be made to fulfill the $3 million hole in criminal justice departments. “One of the commissioners claims that funding may exist. I have yet to see a plan articulating this claim and see little cooperation from other members of the board in achieving that goal, if it is in fact the

case,” he wrote in a letter to fellow council members. At the meeting Wednesday, the sheriff’s frustration was compounded as Homola expressed doubts about the proposed measure. Homola emphasized that departments outside of the law-and-justice system are also suffering and that more deputies will mean additional work for the treasurer and human resource departments. She repeatedly said that county employees haven’t received cost-of-living pay increases in five years. “It’s concerning to me that there’s zero dollars here that will go to other staff,” she said. Sheriff Brown, however, pressed his points with the commissioner. He argued that public safety should be the top priority. He said he didn’t believe the treasurer’s office would be extremely burdened by having to issue paychecks to 10 or so additional deputies. Brown said the only way the tax increase would pass is if it’s structured in such a way that the voters know exactly where the money is going. He said he advised the commissioners during the campaign for Proposition 1, the failed ballot measure

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to raise property taxes, that they should be specific about where the funds would go, but his advice was ignored. Homola said she talked to mayors in the county and concluded that more people should be at the table to discuss the issue. Banks, the prosecutor, pointed out that the Oak Harbor and Langley mayors are members of the council and receive all the agendas, but have never once attended a meeting. Echoing another member of the council, Homola also questioned whether it would make sense to put the measure on the ballot this year when the election is so close. She said the failure of the measure would make it that much harder to ever ask voters for revenue in the future. “I must also think of the good of the whole,” she said.

Brown countered that the need in his office is too urgent. He lost 23 percent of his commissioned officers in the last three years. “I caution you and your fellow commissioners not to procrastinate too long and demand too much beyond the current request,” Brown said. Banks explained that the council took on the issue at the request of Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and that the letter is only a recommendation. He said the council is focused on law-and-justice departments and it’s the commissioners’ job to weigh the recommendation with other concerns in the county. In the end, the council voted to send the letter to the commissioners without changes.

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Page turned in Coupeville school history No salary, benefits

changes for teachers

Interim superintendent starts next week

By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

Monday evening, the Oak Harbor School Board approved a one-year contract between the school district and Oak Harbor Education Association, the teachers union, that made no changes to teacher pay or benefits. More than 70 percent of teachers voted to ratify the contract, said Peter Szalai, president of OHEA. No changes in pay, benefits or TRI days were made due to the fear of mid-year sequestration next school year, said Kurt Schonberg, lead negotiator for the school district. Congress is under deadline to make forced budget cuts, threatening a 10-percent across the board cut of federal money, which includes Impact Aid, funding the school district receives in lieu of property tax on government property. Potentially, as much as $1.5 million could be cut from Impact Aid for the school district. One change in the contract is that teachers will use the afternoon after school on three early release Mondays to learn about and discuss the state’s new teacher and principal evalu-

By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

Over the past five years, the Coupeville School District has seen changes ranging from the completion of a new high school to a trimming of approximately 10 percent of its budget. The school district saw another change Friday when Superintendent Patty Page finished her tenure in the Coupeville School District. She announced her resignation in the spring so she can take the superintendent position in the North Kitsap School District. Despite the recent budget problems, she expressed pride in the staff’s dedicated efforts to give students on Central Whidbey a good education. “We really have done a good job at changing the focus from teaching to learning,” Page said, describing how education has changed in Coupeville over the years. She said she continued a process that started before her arrival. Curriculum has been realigned, professional learning communities have been strengthened and learning goals have been attained. The school district’s performance in state assessments has improved to where officials received recognition this year from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for student performance in language arts. It was the second time in as many years the school district earned such distinction. Page reminded people of some of the challenges

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Coupeville School District superintendent Patty Page finishes her tenure. She resigned earlier in the year to take the superintendent job in North Kitsap. the school district will continue to face after she leaves Coupeville. The school district will have to continue to adjust because of its changing demographics, happening at a time when state and federal funds continue to decrease. She noted that the school district is seeing more students qualify for free and reduced lunches, more students from different ethnic groups and more special education students in recent years. She added the school district also works with Readiness to Learn to help identify and assist homeless students living on Whidbey Island. The demographic changes in the district come as officials have been making painful cuts in recent years. Those cuts included the

elimination of teaching and support positions along with increasing fees for students and residents. On a brighter note, the school district saw an enrollment increase starting with the 2011 school year, which prompted the hiring of additional staff and boosted the district’s fund reserve. “I’m leaving the district in very solid financial shape,” Page said. The Coupeville School District is also improving the technology staff and students’ use of technology. Page said when she started in the school district five years ago, 90 percent of the district’s computers didn’t meet state standards. Thanks to a technology levy approved by voters two years ago, the school district is able to make upgrades,

which include computer labs, wireless network and the addition of online portable devices. She added that staff members are looking at ways to integrate students’ electronic devices into the classroom. The changes aren’t being done for the sake of technology, but because it’s the world students live in, Page said. A temporary replacement has been named to fill Page’s position. Karen Koschak was named interim superintendent last month. She will hold the spot for one year while the school district conducts a search for a permanent superintendent. She starts work in Coupeville in July.

ation program. The 34 total early release afternoons are still considered work days for teachers as they spend the time meeting, grading and performing other school-related tasks. “We’re not giving them anything new. It’s no new money,” Schonberg said, adding that this is a way to recognize the sizable amount of work teachers and principals have to do in order to learn the new evaluation program. The method of handling the state’s 1.9 percent pay cut to teachers last year will be handled the same way this year. Again, teachers won’t work three and one-half half-days of school, resulting in less pay. As to whether everyone is satisfied with the contract, Schonberg said, “It’s a one-year deal. It means we’ll be back at the table next March. Hopefully the federal and state governments will have painted a clearer picture for us of where we are with funding.” “Labor and management relations continue to be good,” Szalai said.

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At age 20, Station 81 still worth showing off By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

The public is invited to a Fourth of July open house celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Oak Harbor’s Fire Station 81. Fire Chief Ray Merrill said he and fellow firefighters felt it was about time to recognize the E. Whidbey Avenue station that has served as the headquarters for the city’s life-savings operations over the last two decades. “We want people to come down, see what we are, see what we do and look at how we have spent their tax dollars,” he said. Merrill urges families to stop by after the Grand Parade, which begins downtown at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The open house runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be stations tours, equipment displays, safety demonstrations,

refreshments and more. The station opened in April of 1992. Merrill said the old fire hall was in the cramped quarters of what is now the ICOM dispatch center attached to the police department. Oak Harbor voters passed a $2.7-million bond just over 20 years ago to finance the new station, the training tower in back and a ladder truck. Back when they moved in, Merrill and Chief Mark Soptich were the only “career staff” at the fire department, which was established in 1929. Merrill said they did a tremendous amount of homework and research to ensure the new building’s design would bear the test of time. “Our change orders were only $8,000, which isn’t much,” he said. He’s very proud of how

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Oak Harbor Fire Chief Ray Merrill stands in front of the department’s 20-year-old ladder truck. He announced a special open house for the 20th anniversary of the fire station will take place on the Fourth of July. here. I couldn’t have asked for anything more.” About the only concern Merrill does have is about response times. He said the goal is to keep response times to medical calls under four minutes and fires to five minutes. The department’s average for responding to fires last year was four minutes and 26 seconds; the average for medical calls was four minutes and 18 seconds. Merrill said the longest response times are to the southwest side of the city,

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build a satellite station in that part of town. “Within the next five years, we should start looking in that direction,” Merrill said.

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well the fire department has maintained the station and the ladder truck, which looks as shiny as the day it was delivered. He said it would cost $1 million to buy a new truck. The department also has four fire engines, including two 2008 models and two 1997 models. There’s an aid vehicle from 1986 and two command vehicles. In addition, the department maintains a number of trailers for emergencies ranging from spills to natural disasters. As for the building, Merrill said it should last at least 25 more years. The department currently has eight members of the career staff and 38 paid oncall firefighters. “We are staffed 24 hours a day, but we’re not a full career department by any means,” he said. The department responds to about 1,300 calls a year. Last year, they handled 96 fires, 619 medical calls, 47 hazardous conditions and 131 service calls for things like water leaks and assisting invalids. The firefighters are known for working well with others. “We have a very good working relationship with the police for quite a few years,” Merrill said. “We have an excellent crew that works

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

Monday, June 25 At 2:50 a.m., a caller reported hearing a woman scream “you better come out now, or I am going to kill you” at a NW Heller Street location. The operator could hear a man yelling back.

Sunday, June 24 At 2:56 a.m., a SW Mulberry Place resident reported someone ran over his foot. At 12:12 p.m., a NW Lofton Loop resident reported someone stole a large generator from behind her shed. At 12:42 p.m., a caller reported seeing a large knife in the bushes near NE Seventh Avenue. At 4:25 p.m., a caller reported a young boy, wearing pajama bottoms and a large black coat, was hitchhiking near the intersection of Highway 20 and NE 16th Avenue. At 7:10 p.m., a caller reported she hit a dog on N. Oak Harbor Street. At 9:33 p.m., a caller reported seeing someone steal a bottle of wine from Market Place.

Saturday, June 23 At 1:52 a.m., a caller reported someone was threatening to shoot a person at the Element on SE Bayshore Drive. At 5:02 a.m., a Whitney Drive resident reported his son was trashing his home. At 11:31 a.m., a caller reported someone slammed a baby stroller into the wall at Walmart. The caller confronted the person and he said he was just irritated. At 2:41 p.m., a caller reported a car accident at the intersection of Highway 20 and Barrington Drive. At 5:01 p.m., a caller reported someone surround-

ed his car with shopping carts while it was parked at Walmart on SW Erie Street. At 5:24 p.m., a SW Kimball Drive resident reported someone tampered with her phone and she can’t receive incoming calls. At 8:58 p.m., a caller reported hearing six shots in the area of SW Fort Nugent Avenue. At 11:06 a.m., a caller reported hearing what sounded like a gun shot in the area of N. Oak Harbor Street.

Friday, June 22 At 7:41 a.m., a SW Fourth Avenue resident reported someone went through the glove box in his car. At 9:15 a.m., a caller reported a young man crying near North Whidbey Middle School. At 11:55 a.m., a caller was complaining about chickens and ducks. At 1:37 p.m., a caller reported a car accident at the intersection of SE Regatta Drive and SE Eighth Avenue. At 3:53 p.m., a caller reported the driver of a van was slamming the brakes for no reason while traveling near the intersection of E. Frostad Road and Highway 20. At 4:09 p.m., a caller reported a hit-and-run car accident on SE Bayshore Drive. At 6:12 p.m., a caller reported a car was in the ditch on NE Fifth Avenue. At 7:45 p.m., a caller reported a home was burglarized in NE Fourth Avenue. At 10:40 p.m., a NW Almond Loop resident reported she thinks there was a prowler in the house.

Thursday, June 21 At 11:30 a.m., a NE Kettle Street resident reported her son was high on heroin. At 12:07 p.m., a NE Seventh Avenue resident reported finding a small chihuahua. At 1:25 p.m., an employee of a SE Pioneer Way business reported a man, who appeared to have been drinking and was transient, tried to purchase vodka.

After the employee refused to serve him, he said he was on a mission to find vodka. At 1:45 p.m., a caller reported a man stole a license plate off a pickup at a NW Anchor Drive location. At 4:49 p.m., a caller reported a pickup was stolen from a Highway 20 location. At 6:09 p.m., a caller reported a woman stole a pool from a Highway 20 business. At 9:04 p.m., a caller reported someone jumped on his car near the intersection of NW Crosby Avenue and N. Oak Harbor Street.

Wednesday, June 13 At 11:37 p.m., a SW Kimball Drive resident reported someone hacked into her phone line.

Tuesday, June 12 At 7:58 a.m., a caller reported a car was keyed at a Highway 20 location. At 8:42 a.m., another caller reported a car was keyed at a Highway 20 location. At 10:09 a.m., a NW Crosby Avenue resident reported a problem with raccoons. At 1:27 p.m., a caller reported a NE Ernst Street resident was refusing to give back her portable stereo. At 1:52 p.m., a caller reported someone backed into a motorcycle at a Highway 20 location. At 2:35 p.m., a caller reported a laptop computer was stolen from a SE Pioneer Way location. At 2:43 p.m., a caller reported a manhole cover was missing from a NE Seventh Avenue location. At 3:11 p.m., a caller reported WIC checks stolen out of her purse while she was at a Highway 20 location. At 3:11 p.m., a S. Oak Harbor Street resident reported a raccoon was living on the roof. At 7:37 p.m., a caller reported a car accident at the intersection of N. Oak Harbor Street and E. Whidbey Avenue.

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Sunday, June 24 At 6:36 p.m., a Nature Lane resident reported her daughter is trashing the house.

Saturday, June 23 At 5:06 p.m., a caller reported a woman was trying to jump in front of people and get in their cars near the intersection of South Main Street and Highway 20.

Friday, June 22 At 1:57 p.m., a caller reported a hit-and-run car accident occurred at a NW Front Street location.

Thursday, June 21 At 9:55 a.m., a Harrington Road resident reported a woman was going crazy and hit the caller with a belt. At 10:44 p.m., a NE Sixth Street resident reported water was coming up through the toilet when she was washing clothes.

Wednesday, June 20 At 12:16 p.m., a caller reported a possible burglary at a Keystone Avenue location.

Tuesday, June 19 At 12:36 a.m., a caller reported finding a bag of meth at a NE Center Street property. At 2:48 p.m., a caller reported seeing a teenager filing the serial numbers off bikes at a SW Terry Road location. At 10:45 p.m., a caller reported someone was setting off fireworks at an Island Ridge Way location. At 11:23 p.m., a caller reported she is being abused by her care takers.

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The huge wildfire raging in Colorado may look impressive on TV, but it becomes more personal when you hear from a native of Oak Harbor who is in the middle of helping the volunteers who are battling the conflagration. Michael Babb, Oak Harbor High School Class of 1977, said by telephone Wednesday morning that he is a Red Cross volunteer who lives in Colorado Springs. While he lives on the south side of the city and the blaze is threatening the north end, he’s been very busy as a volunteer. The semi-retired personal chef is cooking meals for the firefighters battling the roaring fire, as well is the 30,000 refugees scattered around town, mainly in high schools and other civic buildings. Babb said 15,000 acres have burned so far and last night the well known Flying W Ranch, known by many for its equestrian outdoor experiences, went up in flames. “It’s gone,” he said sadly. Even the Air Force Academy has been required to evacuate. “It’s unbelievable,” Babb said of the weather conditions. Yesterday, the temperature was 101 degrees, which he described as “unheard of” in

the area, and winds whipped the flames at 65 mph. While the fire at the north end is most threatening, everyone in Colorado Springs is affected, Babb said. “It’s very, very smokey everywhere,” he said. When not cooking, he’s handing out bottles of water to anyone in need. Babb called the Whidbey News-Times because supplies are running short and more donations are needed. “I know the people of Oak Harbor and I love Oak Harbor,” Babb said. “I know how generous they are.” His mother, Bev Babb, still lives in town and worked for many years for the Whidbey News-Times. Michael Babb directs folks to the KOAA TV website for donation directions. The Red Cross is accepting cash donations at www.redcrosss.org, or donate $10 by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Pikes Peak Humane Society is accepting cash donations a www.hsppr.org. The Salvation Army is accepting donations at www. imsalvationarmy.org. Oak Harbor residents who want to contact Michael Babb personally can email him at chefmike1977@ gmail.com.

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IN OUR OPINION

Try to refrain from fireworks It’s around midnight, there’s a loud boom, your house shakes and your dog starts howling in terror. Welcome to Afghanistan, U.S.A., better known as Whidbey Island. It’s impossible for state or local governments to ban fireworks due to the nearby Indian reservations that enjoy a federal right to sell them, but efforts are made to regulate their use. Unfortunately, unless a house catches fire or a kid blows off a finger, emergency responders are stretched too thinly to respond to most noise complaints. Useless as it may be, this is another call for the safe and sane use of fireworks over this Independence Day holiday. If you must use them, think of your own house, family, friends and pets, and think of your neighbors. Would you want someone next door blasting mortars into the wee hours of the night? The explosive devices used out there far exceed the legal limit for state-approved fireworks, and even outguns anything sold on the reservations. We can only assume some creative folks are making their own boom devices, perhaps using black powder or bundled sparklers. Then there are those darned bottle rockets that leave their launch pads in one yard with the rocket coming to a flaming rest on someone else’s roof. For a lot of people, that’s their idea of fun. This year may be even worse than prior years. The wise people of Washington passed an initiative that not only makes hard liquor more expensive, but it makes it widely available. No more special trips to the liquor store or whining that no liquor is available on Sunday or holidays. Just load the trunk with fireworks, stop at the friendly neighborhood grocery store for a few bottles of 90 proof Kickapoo Joy Juice, and head to the beach for a night of revelry. Don’t worry, dozens of people will be out on the beaches July 5 cleaning up your mess, and firefighters will still be hosing down a few hot spots. You won’t even notice, thanks to the lingering effects of the Joy Juice. Forget about shooting off fireworks this year. It’s dangerous, it’s unneighborly and it’s extremely expensive. If you feel that you must be shooting off mortars and other high explosives, there’s a U.S. Army recruiting station in Oak Harbor that would love to have you.

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Letters to the editor Raise a stink about propane In response to Bruce Howard’s recent propane letter, thank you for writing! I was having real issues with my propane costs as well. I was on an auto-fill and budget payment plan with Ferrellgas. But they were charging me way more than some of my friends and neighbors, supplied by other propane companies. You can call around and get prices, but that is only their stated current price at that time. Who knows if they are competitive once you are their customer for a while. I would love to see a watch dog group take up this issue! I started emailing my friends to see what they

were charged, then I called my supplier to complain about the difference. You expect some variation, but not dollars per gallon! I was totally prepared to switch to another supplier. It took persistence, because my “local” office didn’t return my calls. So I went above them until I had the regional managers attention. I was able to get on a plan that keeps my propane much lower than it had been. By sheer persistence alone. I am sure he was tired of hearing from me. So call around, and ask your friends to let you know what they were charged for their latest delivery, and if your bill reflects a much higher price, make a stink about it! Then compare your next fill up price, and the next. I probably over paid hundreds and hundreds

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of dollars over the years. I heard Cenex is a fair propane company. I will switch to them if I have issues again. But I will have to pay to have the tanks swapped out if I do, so for now I am satisfied. But I will keep comparing. Shelly Ackerman Langley

Stencils help Oak Harbor Bay Thanks to the students in Mrs. Bromme’s class at the Oak Harbor Middle School, and Mrs. Ross’ class and Mrs. Schiltze’s class at Broad View Elementary for stenciling over 150 storm drains near their schools. Thomas Honeycutt of Scout Troop 4097 organized a group to stencil 90 more storm drains. The storm drain stencils help remind

people Only Rain Down the Storm Drain. Most water going into storm drains goes untreated into open waterways like Oak Harbor Bay. To reduce pollution on our beaches, swimming and fishing areas keep toxins from entering storm drains. Wash your car on the lawn or use a commercial car wash. Pick up after your pet, bag it and throw it in the trash. Keep yard chemicals to a minimum. The city greatly appreciates the efforts of these students, scouts, teachers and parents to help clean up Oak Harbor Bay. For more information or to volunteer your group to stencil storm drains in Oak Harbor call 360-279-4762. Thank you for caring about our community. Maribeth Crandell Environmental educator

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Letters to the editor The horrors of Styrofoam Our fifth grade class at Broad View has been in charge of our school recycling program all year. We recently had to figure out what to do with a large amount of expanded polystyrene (EPS), usually referred to by the trade name, Styrofoam. Some new electronic equipment had been safely packed with it, but we didn’t know what to do with it on recycling day. What we learned when we tried to find out is that EPS is a complicated problem. First of all, we learned that EPS has many uses, which means a lot of it is made and disposed of. It is made from 57 chemicals, including benzene, which is a problem because even short term exposure to it can cause serious health risks. When hot food or beverages are placed in foam containers, or when the containers are heated in a microwave, chemicals can leach into the food or beverage, creating risks to the consumer’s health. Another problem with EPS is that it is not biodegradable and because it has so many uses, a very large amount of it ends up in landfills. In 2006, 870,000 tons of polystyrene plates and cups alone showed up in landfills, plus an additional 590,000 tons of other things made from polystyrene. It can take up to

hundreds of years to dissolve and so much of it is disposed of each year. Because we want to make positive changes and contributions, we decided to find out what could be done about EPS to keep us and the environment healthy. Some communities have ways to recycle EPS used to pack fragile products. We found out, though, that recycling it has challenges, mainly involving cost. Because oil and gas prices have increased, it may cost too much to transport EPS to be recycled. Other communities have banned EPS. Both Portland, Ore. and Orange County, Calif., have done this and other cities are considering a ban, as well. Another solution is using alternatives to EPS. Companies or individuals shipping fragile products can use biodegradable packaging materials like the “peanuts” made from cornstarch or used newspapers. Restaurants can replace foam carry-out containers with paper containers. Consumers can buy hot/cold paper cups instead of foam cups. Reusing packaging “peanuts” is another solution. We learned that we can bring the packaging “peanuts” to the UPS store for reuse. We think it is important that everyone in our community become aware of the long term problems of EPS and make conscious decisions to help solve those problems. Know the health risks. Choose alternatives. Write to the mayor and legislators to see what they can

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Window on Whidbey

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Boats of all kinds navigate the waters below the Deception Pass Bridge on a recent sunny weekend. Beautiful weather brought people out in droves to the bridge, as well. “Window on Whidbey” is a regular photo feature of the Whidbey News-Times. Readers may submit pictures by email to news@whidbeynewsgroup.com. do to help. Our class has pledged to help solve the EPS problem. Will you join us?

Mary Obee Fifth grade class Broad View Elementary

Fully qualified for commissioner It is with great honor that we write this letter in support of Jill Johnson and her campaign for Island County Commissioner District 2. Having known Jill for the past 11 years, we truly

believe that Jill will flourish in an elected official capacity. Her experience on numerous political campaigns and entities is impressive; however, her personal convictions of limited government, individual responsibility, true free market principles and common-sense real world solutions are why we endorse Jill. In addition, her dedication and devotion to her family and community are inspiring to those around her. Even during her time here in beautiful Colorado, her thoughts

and heart were back home in Oak Harbor and Island County. We whole-heartedly endorse Jill Johnson for Island County Commissioner. Jenna and Scott Spendlove Oak Harbor

Evans Republican likes Price Johnson In my 31-year career in law enforcement, I’ve observed and worked closely with many locally elected officials. Often during those years I voted for Republicans of the Dan Evans ilk, appreciating

their practicality and fiscal prudence. But I have come to a deep appreciation for the track record Helen Price Johnson has accrued in her first term. She is a natural leader with a grasp of the complexity of the issues we face as a community in these hard times. She listens, learns, and moves forward in a way that balances many competing interests. She has my vote for re-election to the Island County Board of Commissioners Michael J. O’Mahony Langley

Reduce the element of risk outside night club By Paul Newman

As long as what goes on in the Element stays in the Element, normal city and state government oversight is probably sufficient. However, when what goes on in the Element spills into the parking lot, Bayshore Drive and the streets of Oak Harbor, it concerns us all. Under prodding from the City Council, the owner agreed to take measures to address the noise, loitering, and security risks his crowded parking area poses when the Element closes in the early morning hours. Sadly, no one has noticed a difference. The last meeting of the Oak Harbor Planning Commission saw nearby residents all but pleading for help. They were supported by the pastor of a nearby church, and even the owner of a nearby night club. Unless the Planning Commission and City Council acts to prevent more mega-nightclub/gambling

Sound off parlors like the Element from locating in the central business district, the problems we have now will be multiplied ... and who will want to spend good money to live in a place like that? However, even if the city takes preventative action, the Element may be grandfathered in, and the problems under discussion will still be with us. Consequently, here is a modest proposal. 1. People behave better under bright lights. Install additional bright, eco-friendly lights in the Element’s parking area. Time them to go from 1:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Make sure they point downward, and away from the residences across the street. The city of Oak Harbor must use its bully pulpit to encourage the owner of the parking area to install the extra lighting,

and pass the cost on to the owner of the Element. He already pays money to support the parking area, giving him a responsibility for what happens there. Plus, the owner of the Element insists he is ready to help keep parking area noise and crowds under control. Bright lights will be cheaper for him than hiring additional security personnel. 2. People behave better when law enforcement officers are visibly present. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, from 1:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m., an Oak Harbor patrol vehicle should be parked in plain view across the street from the Element. The threshold for loitering infractions in Oak Harbor is under 15 minutes. Plenty of time for responsible adults to walk or drive out of the parking area. A visible police presence will discourage loitering. An occasional police “reminder” will keep it to an absolute minimum. Can the Oak Harbor Police Department spare one patrol

vehicle for one hour three days a week? Almost certainly. Even so, if emergencies sometimes require that unit to be elsewhere, everyone will understand. 3. People behave better when they know they are being televised. Install surveillance cameras focused specifically to monitor the Element’s parking area. There are already surveillance cameras on Bayshore Drive. A few more will not be costly. Spotting, discouraging, and prosecuting bad behavior will become much easier. Let us not require the Element to pay for, and to own these cameras. He is hardly a neutral party in the matter. This is a legitimate and rather small city expense, which can double as added security for what has become one of the busiest streets in Oak Harbor. The challenges posed by the Element are more widely scoped than parking lot noise, loitering, and security risks. Oak Harbor

spent tens of thousands of tax dollars developing an outstanding plan for Windjammer Park. Locating a large and raucous gambling parlor/ nightclub within 200 feet of youth baseball fields and picnicking families borders on the ridiculous ... especially when park facilities are used quite late during our long summer evenings. Locating the Element within 100 feet of teens (and younger children) waiting at the bus station for Whidbey’s free transit is equally senseless. Having the Element within 10 feet of a church crosses the line to surrealism. For the moment, let us concentrate on the Element’s parking area noise, loitering and security risks. Unless we act decisively, there is a tragic incident just waiting to happen. Paul Newman lives in Oak Harbor.


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Biz Beat

Jennifer Jackson Jennifer Jackson, 54, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, June 24, 2012, at her home in Oak Harbor. She was born Dec. 1, 1957, to John and Florine Sperb. Jennifer was active in many organizations including Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor, Habitat for Humanity, Boy Scouts, Relay for Life, Navy Relief Thrift Store, and the Oak Harbor Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir. She was also a leader at the Teddy Bear Day Care. Jennifer is survived by

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OBITUARY Helen R. Swass Learn & Play Founder Helen R. Swass, formerly Helen R. Goodman, was born September 7, 1921 in Harperville, Mississippi and passed away on June 25, 2012 at home in Oak Harbor, Washington. Her greatest love was the Lord Jesus Christ and children. But she loved everyone she knew and met and her greatest gift was conveying that love. She founded and owned the Learn & Play Kindergarten from 19571973 and was part-owner of the children’s clothing store, “Jenique.” After selling the kindergarten, she went to school and became a Licensed Vocational Nurse and worked in convalescent centers until her parents’ health failed, then became a full-time care-giver for them. After they passed on, she cared for her ailing brother and her younger sister until they also passed. Her selflessness was a great example and testimony to her favorite quote, “Christ is first, Others are second, I am third.” Her love and presence will be missed by all who loved and knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack C. Goodman and second husband, Russell W Swass; her parents, Rev. James H and Grace C Sharp; her sisters Ora Smith and Grace Bishop; her brothers Rev.

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Jennifer Jackson her husband Larry Jackson at the family home, son John J. Sperb-Jackson of Edmonds and her adopted sister Paula Baziotis. A memorial service for Jennifer will be held Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Lutheran Church.

Helen R. Swass J. B. Sharp and Welbourne Sharp; and her children Gayle Goodman and Barbara Russell. She is survived by her daughters Rhonda Roberts, Jackie Graham, and Beatrice Downs; her sons-inlaw Dean Nelson and Mark Graham; her grandchildren Julie Graham, Matthew and Nevi Graham, Skye and Jerry Czember, Vince and Renee Russell, Doug and Maria Nelson, David and Kristin Nelson, Gary Rodriquez, and Brian and Lora Rodriguez; and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her best buddy and fellow trekker was her great grandson, Trevor Borne. Helen’s farewell service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the Oak Harbor Methodist Church. Donations may be made to the Oak Harbor Help House. Your prayers for the family are greatly appreciated.

JENNIFER WYNN has joined the team at Windermere Real Estate/Whidbey Island in Coupeville as a new agent. Wynn has enjoyed a career in interior design and architecture for more than 20 years, and is former commissioner for historic preservation committee in Roslyn, Wash. Wynn can be reached at 206-713-9678 or email jenniferwynn@windermere. com.

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OBITUARY Mary Dolores Tippets

Mary Dolores Tippets, 85, of Oroville, California died June 8, 2012, in Oroville, following a year of illness. Mary was born in Sumas, Wash., June 26, 1926, the daughter of James Henry Walker and Verna Eudora (Porter) Walker; she was raised in Everson, Wash., and was a 1944 graduate of Nooksak Valley High. Mary graduated from the US Cadet Nurse Program at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bellingham, Wash., in 1947 and upon graduating became a Registered Nurse (RN) licensed in Washington State. She immediately began work as an RN for two physicians in Bellingham, as their office nurse and assisting them in surgery at St. Luke’s Hospital. In early 1949 Mary obtained her California RN license and began work at the University Of California Hospital in San Francisco, where she advanced to night-shift Charge Nurse in the labor and delivery unit. In 1950 while in San Francisco Mary met Frank Tippets, and later that year they married. In 1951 the couple moved to San Luis Obispo, Calif., where Frank started training at California Polytechnic Sate College under the GI Bill to become a mechanical engineer, and Mary worked as a nurse at the French Hospital and began to have children. Upon Frank’s graduation from Cal Poly in 1954 he was hired as a new engineer by the General Electric Co. and the family of four moved to the places of Frank’s employment, initially at Richland,

Wash., for two years and then back to California for Frank’s transfer to GE’s newly formed engineering headquarters at San Jose for development of commercial nuclear power plants. Mary continued professional activity as an RN at local hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in the San Jose area, and as the operator of her own business providing in-service training to hospital staffs. Mary retired from professional nursing in 1990 when Frank retired from General Electric and they moved to Coupeville Wash., on Whidbey Island. Mary and Frank were active members of the Northwest Island community for 13 years, and they relocated to California in 2003 to be closer to their children. Mary loved to paint, sing, and dance, she liked and was involved in “little theater”, and she enjoyed gardening and was an expert cook. Mary is survived by her husband Frank, son William and his wife Judy, son Michael and his wife Susan, daughter Deborah and her husband Amir, son Steven and his wife Yong, daughter Kathryn and her husband Ted, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a brother Glen and his wife Yumiko. In accordance with her expressed preference, Mary has been cremated and any memorial services will be at her gravesite. The service will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to Ramsey Funeral Home 530-534-3877.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 • Whidbey News-Times on canvas and as a public discussion forum for digital photography. The website is wwww.pnwpix.com. The SUMMER SAILING SCHEDULE for Washington State Ferries is now in effect. There are a number of changes throughout the day including an additional late night round trip on Friday and Saturday night leaving Port Townsend at 10 p.m. and Coupeville at 10:40 p.m. For a complete schedule, visit mwww.wsdot.wa.gov/ ferries/. Five new businesses have qualified to participate in the Sustainable Whidbey Coalition’s WHIDBEY GREEN SEAL program. They include Sweet Mona’s Chocolate Boutique, Honeymoon Bay Coffee Roasters, La Lonnie’s Notions, Captured Moments Photography and Serendipity Caters and Events. It’s CHERRY TIME in Oak Harbor. The Oak Harbor Lion Club is now selling Wenatchee-grown, sunripened, Bing and Rainier cherries from 9 am to 6 pm, daily, until sold out.

Look for the bright yellow stand in the Rite Aid parking lot. All proceeds support community services and projects. The Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association is offering TRAINING for certified aging-in-place specialists. The two-day class includes comprehensive, practical and market-specific information about working with older and maturing adults. For details, contact Rayna Moe, membership director, at 360-757-6916 or rayna@sicba.org. Cookbook author and TV personality Graham Kerr will be at Wind and Tide Books in downtown Oak Harbor Saturday, July 14 at 1 p.m. to sign books. Seating is extremely limited so please call and RSVP at 675-1342. Kerr is best known for his informative and amusing television cooking show, “The Galloping Gourmet.” Today, his goal is to “see if we can’t make our world a better place through growing and eating better food.”

ObituarY Emerline Elizabeth ‘Emily’ Rogers

Emily Rogers, 95, passed from this life on June 18, 2012, in Coupeville with her family at her side. She was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Waycross, Ga., to parents Calvin T. Walden and Lizzie Walden.She was the youngest of a family of six brothers and sisters plus ten additional siblings from her widowed father’s first marriage to Hettie Walden. Her mother, Lizzie, passed away when Emily was only three years old. Emily was raised by her brothers and sisters on a small farm near Waycross enduring the hardships of that life and the Depression of the 1930s. She and her brother moved to California at an early age to seek a new life. In San Bernardino she met and married Donald L. Rogers, who eventually became a Southern Pacific Railroad station agent and entrepreneur. The railroad job carried them to new locations over the years including Bakersfield, Calif., Hanford, Calif., Sparks, Nev., Taft, Calif., Inyokern, Calif.,

and Selma, Calif. During those years, they owned and operated several businesses, including two restaurants. She was preceded in death by husband Don in 1975 and lived in California near son Mike for 20 years and in Washington near son Mel for the last 17 years. Emily is survived by sons Mel Rogers (Deanna) of Coupeville and Mike Rogers (Rita) of Carefree, Ariz., four grandchildren, Trevor (Hannah), Tiffany, Tami and Kelly (David), and four great grandchildren, Nicholas, Bethany, Lydia and Weston. Emily cherished her twin sons and always said they were her proudest possessions. She was a wonderful mother and homemaker and enjoyed sewing and knitting. Becoming a grandmother was her next joy in life. “Aunt Emp” also stayed close to her family in Georgia over the years. Emily, with her southern accent, will always be remembered as a “Georgia Peach” and as a loving, sweet, and gentle lady. A private graveside service for Emily will be held at Sunnyside Cemetery, Coupeville, on Saturday, June 30.

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Wildcat cheer team lights up camp By JIM WALLER Sports editor

The Oak Harbor High School cheer team torched the competition at the National Cheerleaders Association camp at the University of Washington last week. In honor of the upcoming Olympics, the camp theme was “Light the Fire,” and the Wildcats burned bright. Among the many honors gathered by Oak Harbor, the Wildcats won the NCA Spirit Award, which is given by the other teams to the squad that is the most friendly, courteous, outgoing and spirited. Oak Harbor’s Jember Jansen earned the Top

Cheerleader of the Camp honor and received AllAmerican status. Raeanna Wynne also earned AllAmerican recognition. The pair is now eligible to be chosen as NCA staff members after graduation. Twenty-two Wildcats, including 16 seniors, attended camp. Over the first two days of the four-day camp, Oak Harbor collected three spirit sticks, two excellent ribbons and four superior ribbons. On day four Oak Harbor took first in the Champion Chant category, performing a chant three times with perfection, timing, sharp motions and synchronicity. The Wildcats also won the Game Day competition,

which required demonstrating skills such as tumbling, jumping, rallying and cheering to get the crowd involved. This earned a bid to the NCA Nationals in Dallas. In addition to Jansen and Wynne, 10 other Wildcats were nominated for AllAmerican status: Elizabeth Adkins, Juliet Aspery, Chylah Bass, Jade Brown, Micaiah Davis, Jenny Landingin, Kaitlyn Marcus, Tyler O’Dell, BriAnna Quinn and Angel Williams. All performed three jumps, tumbling skills and the camp cheer in front of the other teams and staff members. Davis, for the second consecutive year, was recognized by the America Needs

Blue Fire seeks spark from circle

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Raeanna Wynne, left, and Jember Jansen show off their applications to be NCA staff members. The pair earned the right to apply by receiving All-American honors.

sports in brief Coupeville stops Stanwood With its pitchers limiting Stanwood to five hits in two games and its offense racking up 25 runs, the Coupeville Legion A baseball team swept the host Cannons 14-0 and 11-1 Monday. The wins evened the Merchants’ season record at 7-7 and upped its league mark to 5-3. Coupeville closes out the summer season with home games against Bellingham North at 1 p.m. Sunday and with Snohomish in a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Aaron Curtin pitched a one-hit, fiveinning shutout with eight strikeouts in the 14-0 win over Stanwood. Morgan Payne finished 4-for-4 with a double, Kurtis Smith went 3-for-4 and Jake Tumblin was 2-for-3 with a triple. In the second game, Cole Morgan and Josh Bayne combined for a four hitter. Morgan Payne and Smith, again, led the offense, with three and two hits, respectively, in four at bats. Brian Norris was 2-for-3.

By JIM WALLER Sports editor

The combined Central and South Whidbey Blue Fire softball team entered last night’s 11/12-year-old district championship game at Oak Harbor’s Volunteer Park against South Skagit with a state berth on the line. Results were not available at press time, but the outcome was most likely determined by which Blue Fire pitching staff showed up. Behind what coach Bobbie Weitzel called “phenomenal pitching,” the Blue Fire opened the tournament with a 6-4 win over South Skagit Monday. Tuesday the pitching “was just outstanding,” according to Weitzel, as Central/South Whidbey defeated North Whidbey 13-5. After South Skagit defeated North Whidbey Wednesday, it got another shot at the Blue Fire Thursday and won 18-5, settup up last night’s title tilt. Weitzel said, “It was horrible; we got blown out of the water. The other team just had good at bats.” The highlight of the game was an “amazing catch” by outfielder Maddy Kooch, Weitzel said.

Cheerleaders Organization with “Pay it Forward” pins. Davis received two pins as recognition for her camp efforts and interaction with other campers and was asked to give the second to another deserving cheerleader. O’Dell received a pin from a Mark Morris cheerleader. Oak Harbor also dominated the lighter side of the competition, winning the Olympic style relay and the staff trivia game. Coach Robin Gohn said, “The coaching staff of Oak Harbor would like to recognize and acknowledge all the Wildcat cheerleaders for their effort, hard work, dedication and teamwork in making this such a successful camp.”

OH district chances take hit

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Coupeville’s Emily License helps pitch the Blue Fire to a win over North Whidbey Tuesday. In the win over NWLL, the Blue Fire overcame a 4-1 deficit behind a strong showing in the circle from four players (Emily License, Taylor Wimberly, Ballarae Northup and Katrina McGranahan) and a “rocksolid defense,” Weitzel said.

The defense was led by catcher Mikayla Elfrank who gunned down two runners trying to steal third. She also contributed at the plate, rapping two doubles. McGranahan paced the offense with a three-run home run.

First-place Bellingham blanked the Oak Harbor AA Legion baseball team twice this week and put the Wildcats’ bid for a district berth in jeopardy. Oak Harbor did pick up a nonleague win 6-4 Saturday over the Northwest Rebels in the only game played in the otherwise rained out Anacortes tournament. Bellingham (8-0) shut out Oak Harbor 3-0 Tuesday at Joe Martin Stadium, then stopped the ‘Cats 7-0 in Oak Harbor Thursday. That left Oak Harbor 4-6 in league (6-12 overall) and in fifth place with four conference games left. The top three teams move on to district. The four remaining games are against the two teams directly in front of Oak Harbor in the standings, Snohomish (3-3) and Lynden (5-3). Oak Harbor plays Snohomish at home at 6 p.m. Tuesday and then goes to Snohomish two days later. It plays at Lynden July 10 and hosts the Lightning July 12. First, the Wildcats go to Mount Vernon

Monday for a nonleaguer. In the win over Northwest, Oak Harbor mirrored the Rebels as each team scored one run in the first inning and two in the third. The Wildcats jumped ahead with two runs in the fifth and another in the sixth. In the first, Grant Schroeder singled and scored on Mike Maletto’s double. In the third, Brent Mertins doubled and Cory Cameron was hit by a pitch. Mertins scored on an error and Cameron on a single by Daniel Wolfe. In the fifth, Wolfe walked and Andrew Snavely singled. An error scored Wolfe, then Snavely scored on a fielder’s choice. In the sixth, Jozef Mendoza singled and, after a wild pitch, scored on Snavely’s base hit. Snavely finished 3-for-3 with a run and RBI. Maletto had two hits, including a double, and two RBI. Against Bellingham, Oak Harbor collected only seven hits in the two games, five by Grant Schroeder. In the first game, Schroeder’s two hits were it. One was a leadoff triple in the fourth, but three strikeouts ended the threat. Jack Richter pitched a four hitter for Oak Harbor. A pair of walks and two sacrifices scored a Bellingham run in the third. The other two came in the fifth on a single and four Oak Harbor errors. In Thursday’s game, Oak Harbor struck out nine times and left eight on base. Schroeder was 3-for-3 with a double.

Fall ball signups continue North Whidbey Little League fall ball sign-ups are underway. Forms are available at Windjammer Park and Big 5, and the cost is $50 per player. The season starts Aug. 18 and runs through late October. Baseball divisions are ages 6 to 8, 9 to 11 and 12 to 14. Softball divisions are ages 9 to 11 and 12 to 14. Call 679-1522 for more information.

Pool offers water polo The John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool offers pick-up water polo every Sunday from 11 a.m. until noon 3. The cost is $3.25 and will be limited to 30 people. All ages are welcome. Call 675-7665 for more information.


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NWAC rounds up win

Prayer to St. Jude

O holy St. Jude, Apostle and martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition. In return I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. St. Jude pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen.

The North Whidbey Aquatic Club swept all three opponents and then padded its lead in the championship finals to capture the Round Robbin meet at John Vanderzicht Pool June 22 to 24. In dual meets, the Aquajets defeated Bellingham, Snohomish and a combined team

of Anacortes and Marysville. The top six fastest individual swimmers advanced to Sunday’s finals, and NWAC again dominated. The Aquajets were paced by girls 15-and-older highpoint winner Laura Rosen, who won all eight of her individual events and set five team records.

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Other high-point winners were Jerrin Concepcion, Kelly Huffer and Carl Davis; all three won all eight of their individual events. The girls 11-12 200 medley relay team of Erica Sugatan, Jillian Pape, Olivia Tungate and Huffer also set a team record, dropping a second off the old record with a 2:23.15. Frances Empinado earned the RelayBig Award, and Micah Geist took Swimmer

of the Meet honors. Event winners in the finals were Josh Byers, Concepcion, Davis, Ciara Hu, Huffer, John Middleton, Patty Miessner, Rosen, Tungate, Molly Vagt and Lawrence Zapanta. Pacific Northwest Swim cuts were earned by Huffer and Maira Sulin. NWAC will send 42 swimmers to the Starlight Invitational in Wenatchee July 6 to 8.

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Karate students meet the supreme instructor Martial artists throughout West attend workshop By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

A group of dedicated martial artists is working to see substance trumps style. Thirty or so students practicing Shorin-Ryu Seibukan karate gathered at the Coupeville Recreation Hall recently to attended a seminar that featured a supreme instructor who flew in from Okinawa. Students attending the three-day long event came as far away as Alaska and South Dakota. Hanshi Zenpo Shimabukuro visited Whidbey Island as part of a three-stop visit across the United States. On June 15, a dozen or so black belts were on hand to fine-tune their forms, or katas, with someone who has been the a supreme instructor of the school of karate since 1969. Chris Peabody, sensei of a dojo based in Oak Harbor, said Seikuban promotes a traditional style of karate originating in Okinawa. He described the style as grounded in katas, or pre-arranged fighting sequences. Members practicing the Seibukan, which is celebrating its 50th year, are also working to ensure the style grows.

“Our goal is to make sure traditional karate is taught,” Shimabukuro said before starting a training session with students. He argued that a more sport-oriented version of karate is too flashy and lacks a lot of theory about technique, while Seibukan focuses more on a healthy body. Shimabukuro holds a 10th degree black belt and is a supreme instructor of a style of karate that was founded by his father. He is noted as being one of the first Okinawan sensei to teach karate in the United States, according to the Alaska Seibukan Karate Do, which is the website of the organization that oversees the two dojos operating on Whidbey Island. One is located in Oak Harbor while the other one is located in Langley. Last weekend’s visit marked the third trip Shimabukuro has made to Whidbey Island. He said he enjoys visiting the area and enjoying the weather, trees and nature the island offers. Whidbey Island was the second stop on his tour. He started in Portland last month and he visited Mississippi before heading back home next week. He also showed a book he created. The photo-intensive publication took him two years to complete and will help sensei teach their students.

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Hanshi Zenpo Shimabukuro shows a book he spent years writing that will help with the training of a traditional style of karate. To celebrate the style’s 50th year, Peabody said a group of people will visit Okinawa in October. Approximately two dozen people have signed up to join the celebration that will include practitioners from other countries including Russia, Finland, South Africa and Dubai.

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Let’s all sing Wind and snow can’t stop this team like the birdies By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

FAITHFUL LIVING By Joan Bay Klope

Rain or shine I’m crazy about Whidbey Island. Each season gifts me with weather that supports unique experiences and I can honestly say I embrace them all with enthusiasm. But entice me with long days mixed with moderate, dry weather and I soar. I don’t mind a brown, crunchy lawn underfoot. Instead of mowing I’m kayaking. And while I’m drawn to a cozy fire, I also love to open windows around the house with abandon, inviting fresh air and outside sounds in. And I adore birds, thanks in great part to my husband the biologist who decorates our home with Sibley Bird Guides and binoculars, bird houses and feeders. Who reminds me to look up and regularly stop and listen. Winter is quiet; summer an early morning chorus of sound. In my mind, there is no better wake up call than the flute-like song of a thrush or the chirps of a robin. While watching birds is great fun, tuning your ears to recognize specific birds adds another satisfying dimension. It’s quite possible to identify unseen birds from a distance or when hidden by woodland habitat. All you must do is listen to their songs. German born Ludwig Koch made the first bird song recording in 1889 and today great compilations are readily available to birders. Songs and calls are vitally important to birds as well, who have a poor sense of smell but keen hearing. And talk about diversity! Some birds have their songs encoded at birth; others learn to sing from their fathers or nearby males. Some learn early on; others are lifelong learners. There are even specific, regional dialects. Some sing hundreds of songs; others, like the common yellowthroat, only one. Songs are musical and complex sounds usually produced by males. When females choose a mate they often evaluate a male’s health and maturity by his song. The majority of singing happens in the early morning and late afternoon and males sing to find or communicate with mates. They also sing to protect their territories by warning other males to stay away. Calls are not usually as musical and include shorter notes. Heard throughout the year from local birds, calls communicate many things between families and flocks. There are calls of warning. Some identify a food source. You will often hear babies begging to be fed this time of year. I especially enjoy hearing birds while working outside. My husband is quite good at calling birds in by making a spishing sound and watching them fly to a nearby bush or tree out of sheer curiosity is quite fun. Wednesday morning, while drinking coffee on my porch and enjoying the morning sunshine, it occurred to me that I have two choices each day. I can call and I can sing. If I call, I’m responding to something going on around me and I’m sending some kind of message. If I’m singing, I’m reaching out. I’m hoping to make connections with those within range.

Eight Oak Harbor competitors braved snow, sea and the miles of road in between to compete in the Ski to Sea marathon race over Memorial Day weekend. Team Whidbey Coffee was one of 500 teams battling in what used to be the Mount Baker Marathon, which began in 1911. There are seven events in the race from Mount Baker to Bellingham Bay. In order, Susan Briddell took on cross country skiing; Kyle Bodamer did downhill skiing; Mike Briddell was the runner; Brian Wood did road biking; John Burks and Mark Willstatter canoed; Matt Plush mountain biked; and Jackie Bykonen kayaked. The team chose their name because Whidbey Coffee is a popular hangout spot for members of the Whidbey Island Bicycle Club, which some team members are part of. “There were a lot of crazy team names on the Ski to Sea roster, but we wanted something that let everyone know that we are proud of our island,” Wood said. Not only did Dan Ollis of Whidbey Coffee allow the team to use the name, but he purchased weatherproof shirts for the team members that read “Whidbey Coffee.” The team expressed their thanks to Whidbey Coffee. The team was made up of teachers, retirees, a firefighter and a ninth-grade student, four of whom had prior Ski to Sea experience. “We were not in the event for top times; rather, we enjoyed the camaraderie of pulling a team together to represent our island. Our times were decent, which reflected solid effort and athleticism on the part of all team members. The sun was shining, our timing chip handoffs were clean and there were no significant injuries or mishaps during the all-day event so it was definitely a success,” Wood said. For Susan Briddell, cross country skier, the experience was entirely new. While she said she enjoys recreational skiing, she agreed to do the race and even made it in 59 minutes, beating her goal of one hour. “I had a great time,” she said. Susan Briddell is a secondgrade teacher at Oak Harbor Elementary School.

Team Whidbey Coffee competed in the Ski to Sea marathon race last month. Team members were Mike Briddell, Kyle Bodamer, Susan Briddell, Jackie Bykonen, Mark Willstatter, Matt Plush, Brian Wood and John Burks. Her largest obstacle was at the start line as 500 skiers took off at the same time on the fourmile course. “The biggest problem was dodging the people falling in front of me,” she said. She handed off to Bodamer, the downhill skier. His course consisted of two and one-half miles of skiing and hiking up ski slopes. Bodamer, a ninth-grade student at Coupeville High School, was unable to be reached for comment. This was Mike Briddell’s second time participating as a runner on the eight-mile trek from the upper lodge at Mount Baker to the Washington Department of Transportation facility 2,000 feet below. He teaches science at North Whidbey Middle School. “Eight miles downhill takes its toll on the legs. The hardest part is when you hit the flats with about a half mile to go. After running downhill for that long, the flats seem hard,” Briddell said, adding that the slight incline into the finish was a killer. He clocked in at just over 55 minutes feeling good about his run. “I had a great day participating with a great team,” Mike Briddell said. He handed off to Wood, road biker and Coupeville High School science teacher. When he got to his starting line, it was about 38 degrees with several hours to wait until his leg began. “For awhile, everything was pretty relaxed, but then the band stopped playing and the first

team number was called, and all the riders quickly snapped to attention,” Wood said. Wood took off on the 42-mile course, facing strong winds while a few riders formed pace line to fight air resistance. He rode alone until the final four miles of the course, when he formed a pace line with a few other riders, then handed off with a time of one hour and 49 minutes. Burks and Willstatter set off in the canoe for 18 and one-half miles of racing on the Nooksack River. Both are retired, Burks from the pharmaceutical industry and Willstatter from an electronic business. With water temperatures of 45 to 50 degrees, Willstatter said safety was their first priority. They’d prepared by taking a class in April, since they hadn’t been in a canoe since Boy Scouts, and are also part of the Puget Sound Dragon Boat club in Oak Harbor. While the pair didn’t face any trouble, they saw a number of their competitors fished from the water and one boat pinned against logs by the current. “Our trip was mostly uneventful except for one occasion when one of the supposed helpers in a sheriff’s department launch picked exactly the wrong time to accelerate up stream, causing a wake that might well have swamped us if not for quick action by John (Burks) to turn us perpendicular to the wake,” Willstatter said. They almost made their time goal of two and one-half hours; they finished at two hours and 34 minutes.

“Ski-to-Sea was a great experience. We stayed alive and dry and even almost met our time goal,” Willstatter said. Plush, a firefighter in Woodinville, headed on the 13-mile mountain bike leg. This was his first time doing the bike leg and he completed in under an hour, placing him in the top 25 percent of riders. While Plush said the wind was a challenge, the route itself wasn’t too technical. “It was very good. The festival afterward was great,” Plush said of Ski to Sea. Bykonen finished the race as the kayaker. She teaches physical education and coaches basketball at Coupeville High School but plans to move to Bellingham this summer. In the past, she has done the running leg but was excited to try the challenge of kayaking five miles. “I was so glad I did not capsize in my kayak, and was even more thrilled that I now know that I can paddle in choppy water,” Bykonen said. While she said she wasn’t happy with her time because she had to backtrack when she missed a buoy, she said she had a wonderful experience participating in the race and expanding her skills. “We all met at the end to watch our kayaker paddle in to Maritime Park and run up to ring the bell that signals the end of the race. Afterward we all went to the Big Fat Fish restaurant in Fairhaven and recounted our day’s events,” Wood said. “And we’re looking forward to doing it again next year,”


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Lions present their ‘Biggest and Best’ The Coupeville Lions Club’s “Biggest and Best in Our World” garage sale features tools and auto equipment, good used furniture, sporting goods, books and games, children’s toys, electronics and appliances, exercise equipment, lamps and vacuums, bikes and skates, collectables and more. Items are collected all year. Don’t miss this exciting event on Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1 at Coupeville Elementary School.

Enjoy everything strawberry The annual Strawberry Social is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 30 at the Coupeville United Methodist Church, located at 608 N. Main St. in Coupeville. Enjoy local berries in shortcake, sundaes and over ice cream. Visit www.coupevilleumc. com.

Cherry time in Oak Harbor The Oak Harbor Lions Club will sell Wenatcheegrown, sun-ripened, Bing and Rainier cherries, beginning June 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, until sold out. Look for the bright yellow stand in the Rite Aid parking lot. All proceeds support community services and projects.

Island Artists display work Island Artists will hold their annual art show on June 30 and July 1, at the Coupeville Recreation Hall. Their featured work is a group painting to which all the artists contributed. They will also feature miniatures. For more information, call 678-0960.

Enjoy music in the garden Whidbey Island Community Orchestra will perform at Meerkerk Gardens in Greenbank from noon to 3 p.m. June 30. Cost is $10; under 15 are free. Call 678-1912 or visit www. meerkerkgardens.org.

Canapes, comedy prevent DUIs Help IDIPIC through “Comedy, Canapes, Magic and More,” a social event with food, the Whidbey Improv Team, magician JR Russell and an auction at 6:30 p.m. June 30 at the Whidbey Playhouse. Tickets

are $17.50 at the Playhouse or call JoAnn at 672-8219. Proceeds benefit IDIPIC’s DUI and underage drug prevention work. Visit www. idipic.org.

Whidbey artists show work: Island artists will hold their annual art show this weekend at the Coupeville Recreation Hall. Call 678-0960. See Activities listings for more information. www.whidbeynewstimes.com

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Stencils instead of pencils

Ciscoe is coming to Whidbey Televisions gardening personality Ciscoe Morris will be at Bayview Farm and Garden Saturday, June 30, doing his TV show from 10 a.m. to noon. He will also appear at Freeland’s Ace Hardware on Aug. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.

July 2

Mon. Need help finding a job? Join the Job Club on Mondays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Oak Harbor Library meeting room H137. On July 2, learn effective job searching strategies. Attendance is drop-in and free. The club is hosted by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Social and Health Services. The library is located at 1000 SE Regatta Dr. Call 675-5115 or visit www.sno-isle.org.

July 3

Thurs. The place to be on July 3 Be sure to join in the festivities at Celebrate America Tuesday, July 3, at Freeland Park. The day’s activities are free. Bring your lawn chairs, and jackets for the evening breeze; enjoy the good food, good fun, good sounds and great fireworks at dark. For more information please contact organizer and sponsor, South Whidbey Assembly at 221-1656.

July 4

Wed. Start the day with pancakes The Oak Harbor Rotary Club’s annual Fourth of July pancake breakfast will take place Wednesday at the Oak Harbor Armed Forces YMCA from 8 to 10:30 a.m. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and orange drink. Cost is $5 for adults or $4 for children. All proceeds benefit community youth scholarships at the YMCA.

Students in Mrs. Bromme’s class at the Oak Harbor Middle School, Mrs. Ross’s class and Mrs. Schiltze’s class at Broad View Elementary stenciled over 150 storm drains near their schools this spring. Thomas Honeycutt of Scout Troop 4097 organized a group to stencil 90 more storm drains. The storm drain stencils help remind people “Only Rain Down the Storm Drain.” Most water going into storm drains goes untreated into open waterways like Oak Harbor Bay. For more information or to volunteer your group to stencil storm drains in Oak Harbor call 279-4762. “Thank you for caring about our community,” said Maribeth Crandell, Oak Harbor’s environmental educator.

Independence Day in Oak Harbor “4th of OH” is what they call it in Oak Harbor and a full day’s slate of activities is offered. The Rotary Pancake Breakfast at the YMCA is from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; the carnival wheels start turning at 11 a.m.; the vendor marketplace downtown runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; the Grand Parade starts at 11 a.m.; family games run from 2 to 5 p.m. at Windjammer Park; and the Grand Fireworks show starts at 10:30 p.m.

Holiday closes city offices Oak Harbor city offices will be closed Independence Day, July 4. Solid waste and recyclables usually collected July 4 will be collected on Thursday, July 5.

Fire Station 81 hosts the public Oak Harbor Fire Department is having an open house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Fire Station 81. The public is invited to visit for fun for the whole family, including a performance by The Metro Vancouver, B.C., Firefighter Band. The firehouse at 855 East Whidbey Avenue will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. after the Fourth of July

Parade. More information about Oak Harbor Fire Dept. is available at www. oakharbor.org.

Maxwelton presents its annual parade It’s time for the 97th annual Maxwelton Community Independence Day parade. The parade, hosted by members and volunteers of the Maxwelton Community Club, will be held at 1 p.m. July 4 at Maxwelton Beach, Clinton. Registration for entry numbers begins at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Maxwelton and Swede Hill roads. The short, but lively, parade ends at the turn-in to the Dave Mackie Park boat ramp. Contact 360579-2030 or maxweltonclub@whidbey.com.

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Thurs. Every 2 minutes blood is needed Every two minutes someone needs a blood transfusion in Western Washington. The Oak Harbor Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive July 5, at the First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St. in Oak Harbor. Please give blood

during the Puget Sound Blood Center’s extended hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have not donated blood in the last 56 days, you can help. Please register online at www.psbc.org or call 1-800-398-7888 or come as a walk-in. The Lions will have tasty treats and beverages for donors.

Market features Wheel of Waste Spin the Wheel of Waste from 4 to 7 p.m. July 5 at the Oak Harbor Public Market for a chance to win a prize. Enter to win a Cano-Worms Worm Bin to be presented at the last market in July. Test your knowledge of worms, recycling, hazardous household waste, e-cycling, and much more. Meet WSU Extension Waste Wise Coordinator Janet Hall at the market, next to the North Whidbey Middle School Track. If you’re a recycle expert, find out how you can help recycle at special events. Call 279-4762 for details.

Fishin’ club hears of friendly orcas Howard Garret from the Orca Network will be the speaker at the Fishin’ Club’s July 5 meeting at 7 p.m., M-Bar-C Ranch, Freeland. He will look at the friendly neighborhood orcas and the 88 members of the

Southern Resident Community. There will be a special showing of the documentary, “The Whale.” Ryan Reynolds narrates the story of Luna, the young male Southern Resident orca who found his way alone to Nootka Sound in British Columbia where he adopted humans as his “pod.” This is a terrific, heart warming true story of the adventures of a young orphaned orca in Pacific Northwest waters. Bring some friends for an enjoyable evening at the Fishin’ Club. A variety of brochures and literature about orcas and marine mammals are available for your information and convenience.

Dance the summer away The All-Island Community Band will play at the gazebo at Windjammer Park from 7 to 8 p.m. July 5. Dance and join in. Call 675-1330.

Smith speaks to Republican women The Republican Women’s Club of North Whidbey will meet in regular session July 5 at 11:30 a.m. at El Cazador Restaurant, Oak Harbor. Invited guest speaker is 10th District Rep. Norma Smith, who is running to retain her Position 1 seat in the August primary. For more information call 678-4602.


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Religion notes Choir celebrates God and country The Oak Harbor United Methodist Church choir will perform “Sweet Land of Liberty,” during its annual patriotic celebration recognizing our country’s founding, on Sunday, July 1. Sunday school and nursery care are provided. Everyone is invited attend starting at 9:30 a.m. at 1050 SE Ireland St. Contact 675-2441 www.ohfumc.org

Let’s chat about racial hatred “Freedom from radical hatred” is the topic of the next audio chat, Tuesday, July 3, at 11 a.m. Bring your questions and prayers to this tender discussion on how the world can find greater freedom and love. Come to the Christian Science Reading Room, at 721 SW 20th Court, near Scenic Heights to hear this chat or log on to www. jsh-online.com/chat.

Quakers hold worship service Whidbey Island Quakers meet every Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist building, located

at 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland. The hour of silent worship together may include spoken meditations or sharing of our personal spiritual journeys. For more information, visit www.whidbeyquakers.org or email Toni Grove at tgrove@ whidbey.com.

Concordia goes with strawberries Concordia Lutheran Church (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod) 590 N Oak Harbor St., Oak Harbor, will again host Concordia’s Thrivent Chapter sponsoring the annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On the menu: Strawberry shortcake, strawberry milkshakes, strawberry sundaes, and strawberry pie. A portion of all donations will be matched by Thrivent and the funds raised will go to a fund assisting a Whidbey Island family with large uninsured medical expenses. Call the church office at 675-2548 or email CLCstaff@concordialu theranwhidbey.org.

Pirate church is unconventional Join Vine & Branches,

the “pirate church,” as they explore Jesus in an unconventional way. Consider seeing “sinners saved by grace” as noble rogues on swashbuckling adventures! They meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at “Off The Hook” bar and restaurant, 880 South Pioneer Way.

St. Augustine’s hosts retreat St. Augustine’s Catholic Church is hosting a retreat from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 24 and 25 at the parish hall. The retreat will feature Monsignor Charles Pope from Washington D.C. He will lead a summer miniretreat about the consideration of the normal Christian life as said by St. Paul. St. Augustine’s Catholic Church is located at 185 N. Oak Harbor St. Call 675-2303 for more information.

Kids soar at Life Church Register now for Kids’ Camp “Soar” 2012 at Life Church, July 25 to 27. Camp is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Register online at life-church.co. Call 679-3158 for more information. The address is 1767 NE Regatta Dr., Oak Harbor.

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Whidbey sends 2 delegates to Republican national convention At the Washington State Republican Party Convention May 30 to June 2 in Tacoma, two Whidbey Island residents were among those elected from the 2nd Congressional District to represent this state at the Republican National Convention, to Mary Jane be held Aug. 23 to 30, in Aurdal-Olson Tampa, Fla. Mary Jane Aurdal-Olson of Clinton was elected as a delegate and Richard Bacigalupi was elected as an alternate delegate. Both Aurdal-Olson and Bacigalupi are supporting Romney at the Republican National Convention. Aurdal-Olson lives in Clinton with her husband Bruce Olson. She is a long-time Republican activist having served three twoyear terms as state committeewoman for the Island County Republican Party and as immediate past-president of the South Whidbey Republican Women’s Club. She also served six years with the Washington Federation of Republican Women as second vice president and club development chair. Aurdal-Olson was a delegate to the 2008 national convention in Minneapolis and the 2004 convention in New York representing Washington’s 2nd

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3 B E D RO O M , 1 b a t h h o u s e o n 4 th S t r e e t . Washer, dr yer, fenced yard, garage. Well insulated home! Quiet, pleasant location. $1,200 month. Lease, 1st, last, security deposLOVELY NEWER Home i t . P e t c o n s i d e r e d . with Fairway view! 1,800 Utilities extra. No smokSF, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. ers. 360-331-2720. Granite kitchen, all appli- LANGLEY ances and gas fireplace. L I G H T & A I RY 2 B R Double garage. Water $750/ Month. Top floor paid. No smoking/ pets. of duplex on acreage & $1,250/ mo. Barbara, bus line. Trails/ soccer 360-221-2151. field across road. Electric/ water included. Covered par king. Shared Langley 2 BEDROOM home with washer/ dryer. Storage large master bedroom. avail. 360-320-8456. New floors, washer, dry- Need extra cash? Place er, large deck and covyour classiďŹ ed ad today! ered porch. Cats okay. N o s m o k i n g . $ 8 9 5 Call 1-800-388-2527 or Go online 24 hours a month. (360)321-0336 day www.nw-ads.com.

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OAK HARBOR $179,000 3-bedroom, 1.75-bath home on large corner lot. 2,460 asf, dual fireplace, huge rec-room with pool table, hardwood floors and sunroom. David Stuart 360-320-8001 #370727 Bob McNeil 360-632-4721 OAK HARBOR $238,950 Northwest-style, 2-bedroom, 2-bath home with laminate floors, stainless appliances, custom blinds & sunroom. Situated on corner lot in a park-like setting. 55+ community. Terry Reynolds 360-929-4698 #280558 Tom Kier 360-333-2248 OAK HARBOR $299,999 Beautifully kept 3+ bedroom, 1.75-bath home. Master features built-ins, fireplace, walk-in closet and French doors that lead to deck with hot tub. Open-concept kitchen, spa-inspired main bath plus so much more. Tina Wieldraayer 360-672-0058 #371298

GREENBANK $629,000 Enjoy sunrises from lodge-style home with 110Âą ft high-bank waterfront. Vaulted ceiling in living room, updated kitchen, patio off dining room, hardwood floors throughout. Adorable cabin, stairs to beach. Carmen McFadyen 360-969-1754 #370606

SUNLIGHT BEACH $750,000 Enchanting view acreage with 4000 asf main home and 2 small country homes. 10Âą acres overlooking Sunlight Beach to amazing views and sunsets. High-end finishes in main home. #371372 Karla Fredriksen 360-914-0124

COUPEVILLE $549,000 Picturesque setting on 3.79Âą acres with sound and the Olympics as your backdrop. 2008 custom home of impeccable quality. 2 Master on the main level, 1200Âą sq ft studio. Cheryl Keefe 360-331-6006 #333276

South Whidbey CLINTON $274,900 5Âą beautiful view acres located within walking distance of ferry. Take in the sweeping views of the Cascades and the sound. A great potential piece of property. Dan Fouts 360-969-5957 #369775

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SANDY HOOK $349,000 Open Saturday, 1:00-4:00, 8221 Maritime Drive. Views of the Olympics, shipping lanes and Puget Sound. Extra studio or guest space. Community pool, beach access, boat launch and tennis courts. Teresa Pate 360-331-6006 #360102

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CHARMING 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 3 car garage! Sunny home in desirable Fireside development. Fourth bedroom for office, bedroom or playroom. Scenic corner lot! Offers a peek at the water from 1,000 SF wrap around deck with hot tub. Shor t commute to NAS & Island sights! Walk to lovely city park or playground. Lawn service included. Pets negot. $1,500 per month. Make our house your home! Call Emily at 1336-327-3906 to arrange a showing. www.militarybyowner. com/homes/WA/Oak_Ha rbor/SW_17th_Ave/MBO 101130.aspx

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Public Notice Effective July 1, 2012 the legal rate will be $12.46 pci. LEGAL NO. 394603 Published: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30, 2012. NOTICE The South Whidbey School District No. 206 gives notice that the district will be holding a surplus sale and will take place July 13th - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm and July14th, from 9:00 am 3:00 pm at the Primary Campus at 5476 Maxwelton Rd, Langley, WA 98260. Details are a v a i l a b l e a t w w w . s w . w e d net.edu/surplus LEGAL NO. 397228 Published: The Whidbey-News Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, July 7, 2012. NOTICE: The Washington State District Port of Coupeville is soliciting applications for the position of Executive Director. This part-time position is subordinate to a board of three elected commissioners. Applicants must be prepared to respond quickly to emergencies at Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank Farm so they must be residents of Whidbey Island. A college degree and at least three years experience in an execut i ve p o s i t i o n a r e r e quired. Administrative and basic computer skills are also required. The Executive Director supervises the work of a Harbor Master and small staff in Coupeville and t h e G r e e n b a n k Fa r m Management Group in Greenbank. Compensation is limited to hourly wages which are negotiable. Applications must include work history and three professional and three personal references and must be received a t P. O . B o x 5 7 7 , Coupeville, WA 98239 before 6:00 pm, Friday, July 6, 2012. Telephone inquiries are welcome at the Port Office (360)6785020. LEGAL NO. 397645 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 20, 23, 27, 30, July 4, 2012

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the matter of the estate of: GRAYCE L. BECH, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00139-3 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. D a t e o f f i r s t publication: June 23, 2012 Personal Representative: David Bech c/o DOUGLAS A. SAAR 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 Attor ney for Personal Representative: D o u g las A. Saar 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 LEGAL NO. 398520 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 23, 30, July 7, 2012.

Public Notice Coupeville School District Budget Hearings The Coupeville School District No. 204 will be completing a 2012-2013 budget and 2011-2012 General Fund and Debt Service Fund budget extensions, and placing the same on file in the school district office (2 S. Main St., Coupeville, WA) by Monday June 25, 2012; a copy will be furnished upon request at the district office. The Board of Directors will hold a budget hearing at its regular meeting on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in the Coupeville Elementary School library. Following the hearing, the board m ay a d o p t t h e 2 0 1 2 2013 General Fund, ASB Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Debt Service Fund, and Transpor tation Vehicle Fund budgets and the 2011-2012 General Fund and Debt Service Fund Budget extensions. Any person may appear at the meeting to be heard for or against the budget or bu d g e t ex t e n s i o n s o r any part thereof. LEGAL NO. 398597 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South ,OOKINGĂĽFORĂĽAĂĽNEWĂĽPLACEĂĽ Whidbey Record. June #HECKĂĽOUTĂĽ 23, 30, 2012. WWWPNWHOMElNDERCOM FORĂĽLOCALĂĽĂĽNATIONALĂĽLISTINGSĂĽ

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of JUNE M. COOK, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00132-6 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS 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 their 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 served 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 o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e 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 PUBLIC AT I O N : S a t u r d a y, June 23, 2012. / s s / J o s e p h B e n i g n o, Personal Representative c/o James L. Kotschwar, Attorney for Personal Representative, WSBA #10823 265 NE Kettle Street; Suite 1, P.O. Box 1593 Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 (360) 675-2207 PB2012:C LEGAL NO. 398570 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 23, 30, July, 7, 2012. CITY OF LANGLEY NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF PUBLIC MEETING LANGLEY CITY COUNCIL July 2, 2012 Please take notice that the Langley City Council regular meeting scheduled for July 2, 2012 at 5:30 PM has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled Council meeting will be on July 16, 2012. Please contact the clerk’s office with any questions - 360-2214246. LEGAL NO. 400634 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012. N OT I C E O F T RU S TEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington Chapter 61.24, et seq. T.S. No: F 5 2 8 0 4 7 WA Unit Code: F Loan No: 0260178363/MICOMONACO/PEGGIE MI AP # 1 : R32905-044-1690/1247 3 3 A P # 2 : R32905-037-1630/1247 15 I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the undersigned trustee, T.D. SERVICE COMPANY OF WASHINGTON, 4000 W. Metropol-

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itan Drive, Suite 400, Orange, CA 92868, will on JULY 13, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. AT T H E F R O N T E N TRANCE TO THE CITY HALL, 865 SE BARRINGTON DRIVE, OAK HARBOR , State of WASHINGTON, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of the sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of I S L A N D, S t a t e o f WASHINGTON, to Wit: T H AT P O R T I O N O F GOVERNMENT LOT 6. T h e l a n d r e fe r r e d t o herein is situated in the County of Island, State of Washington, and is descr ibed as follows: PARCEL A That portion of Government Lot 6, in Section 5, Township 29 North, Range 3 East of the Willamette Meridian, descr ibed as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Lot 6 on the meander line of Lone Lake; Thence Nor th along meander line to the Nor thwest corner of 1 acre of land owned by the State of Washington for the true point of beginning; Thence East along State of Washington Land to the West edge of the County Road as it existed March 29, 1922; Thence North along the West edge of said county road a distance of 60 feet; Thence Westerly to a point on meander line of Lone Lake 100 feet North of point of beginning; Thence Southerly along meander line to point of beginning. PARCEL B That por tion of Government Lot 6, in Section 5, To w n s h i p 2 9 N o r t h , Range 3 East of the Willamette Mer idian, described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Lot 6 on the meander line of Lone Lake; Thence Nor th 15°53’27� East along said meander line a distance of 293.87 feet, more or less, to the North line of a trace conveyed to Seigfred Stockholm by Deed recorded December 6, 1944, in Volume 59 of Deeds, page 404, and the true point of beginning; Thence South 74°48’26� East along the North line of said Stockholm Tract a distance of 259.10 feet to the West line of the County Road; Thence Nor th 45°27’ 10� East along said West line of the County Road a dist a n c e o f 9 0 . 4 6 fe e t ; Thence North 78°41’ 21� West a distance of 304.88 feet to the meander line of Lone Lake; Thence South 15°53’27� West along said meander line 57.52 feet to the true point of beginning. (Also known as Tract “D� as shown on Survey recorded in Volume 29 of Miscellaneous Records, page 505, under Auditor’s File No. 145100, records of Island County, Washington). All situated in Island C o u n t y, Wa s h i n g t o n . The street or other common designation if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 5180 S. BAYVIEW RD, LANGLEY, WA 98260 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the above street or other common designation. which is subject to that cer tain Deed of Tr ust dated March 5, 1992, recorded March 13, 1992, under Auditor’s File No. 92004391 in Book ---

Page --- , and re-recorded April 3, 1992 as Instr. No. 92005993 in Book --- page ---records of ISLAND County, WASHINGTON, from JOHN A. MICOMONACO, LINDA MICOMONACO as Grantor, to ISLAND TITLE COMPANY as Tr ustee, to secure an obligation in favor of INT E RW E S T S AV I N G S BANK as Beneficiary. II No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr ust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts w h i c h a r e n ow i n a r rears: 20 PYMTS F RO M 0 9 / 0 1 / 1 0 TO 04/01/12 @ 465.78 $9,315.60 ACCRUED L AT E C H A R G E S $97.36 IMPOUND/ESCROW DEFICIT $1,080.00 MISCELLAN E O U S F E E S $155.00 Sub-total of amounts in arrears: $10,647.96 As to the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary of your Deed of Tr ust, you must cure each such default. Listed below are the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary of your Deed of Trust. Opposite each such listed default is a brief description of the action necessar y to cure the default and a description of the documentation necessary to show that t h e d e fa u l t h a s b e e n cured. IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t i s p r i n c i p a l $25,369.62 together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 08/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V T h e a b ove d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of the sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on 07/13/12. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by 07/02/12, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before 07/02/12, (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 07/02/12, (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees and adva n c e s, i f a ny, m a d e pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiar y or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the fol-

lowing address: JOHN A. MICOMONACO 5180 S BAYVIEW RD LANGLEY, WA 98260 LINDA MICOMONACO 5180 S BAYVIEW RD LANGLEY, WA 98260 OCCUPANT 5180 S BAYVIEW RD LANGLEY, WA 98260 LINDA MICOMONACO P O BOX 951 LANGL E Y, WA 9 8 2 6 0 - 0 9 5 1 ESTATE OF MICOMONACO P O BOX 951 L A N G L E Y, WA 98260-0951 JOHN A. MICOMONACO P O BOX 951 LANGLEY, WA 98260-0951 ESTATE OF MICOMONACO 5180 S BAYVIEW RD L A N G L E Y, WA 98260 by both first class and certified mail on May 27, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on May 27, 2011 , with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real proper ty descr ibed in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII 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 objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings, under chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. XI NOTICE TO GUARANTORS 1. If you are a guarantor of the obligat i o n s s e c u r e d by t h e deed of trust, you may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the trustee’s sale is less than the debt secured by the deed of trust. 2. You have the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the grantor i n o r d e r t o avo i d t h e trustee’s sale. 3. You will have no right to redeem the property after the trustee’s sale. 4. Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chap-

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the undersigned trustee, T.D. SERVICE COMPANY OF WASHINGTON, 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive, Suite 400, Orange, CA 92868, will on JULY 13, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. AT T H E F R O N T E N TRANCE TO THE CITY HALL, 865 SE BARRINGTON DRIVE, OAK HARBOR , State of WASHINGTON, sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable at the time of the sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of I S L A N D, S t a t e o f WASHINGTON, to Wit: T H AT P O R T I O N O F THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 29 NORTH, RANGE 2 E.W.M. LYING SOUTHERLY OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF SECONDARY STATE HIGHWAY 525, E X C E P T T H AT P O R TION DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: The land referred to herein is situated in the County of Island, State of Washington, and is described as follows: That portion of the South ½ of the Southwest ¼ of the Southeast 14 of Section 11, Township 29 North, Range 2 E.W.M. lying Southerly of the right of way of Secondary State Highway 525: EXCEPT that portion described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 29 Nor th, Range 2 East W.M.; Thence Nor th on the West line of said Southeast Quarter a distance of 120 feet: Thence East parallel to the South line of said Southeast Quarter a distance of 700.00 feet to the true point of beginning; Thence West parallel to the South line of said Southeast Quarter a distance of 450.00 feet; Thence North parallel to the West line of said Southeast Quarter to the South boundary line of Secondary State Highway 525 as deeded to the State of Washington recorded June 1, 1961, under Auditor’s File No. 136827, records of Island County. Washington; Thence East on the South boundary of Secondary State Highway 525 to a point lying North of the true point of beginning; Thence South to the true point of beginning; ALSO EXCEPT that portion deeded to the State of Washington recorded June 1, 1961, under Auditor’s File No. 136826, records of Island County, Washington. Situate in the County of Island, State o f Wa s h i n g t o n . T h e street or other common designation if any, of the real property described above is pur por ted to be: 1842 E STATE HWY 525, NKA 17431 S R 5 2 5 , F R E E L A N D, WA 98249 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the above street or other common designation. which is subject to that cer tain Deed of Tr ust d a t e d N o ve m b e r 1 0 , 2000, recorded November 16, 2000, under Auditor’s File No. 20 020119 in Book 827 Page 86, and re-recorded November 17, 2000 as Instr. No. 20 020151 in Book 827 page 254records of ISLAND County, WASHINGTON, from THOMAS C. THORNTON as Grantor,

to LAND TITLE COMPANY as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of PACIFIC NORTHWEST BANK DBA INTERWEST BANK as Beneficiary. II No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: 16 PYMTS FROM 01/01/11 TO 04/01/12 @ 489.73 $7,835.68 16 L/C F RO M 0 1 / 1 6 / 1 1 TO 04/16/12 @ 18.04 $288.64 IMPOUND/ESCROW DEFICIT $1,136.80 MISCELLANEOUS FEES $142.00 Sub-total of amounts in arrears: $9,403.12 As to the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary of your Deed of Tr ust, you must cure each such default. Listed below are the defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary of your Deed of Trust. Opposite each such listed default is a brief description of the action necessar y to cure the default and a description of the documentation necessary to show that t h e d e fa u l t h a s b e e n cured. IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t i s p r i n c i p a l $65,058.31 together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 12/01/10, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V T h e a b ove d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of the sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on 07/13/12. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by 07/02/12, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before 07/02/12, (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 07/02/12, (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees and adva n c e s, i f a ny, m a d e pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiar y or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address: T H O M A S C. T H O R N TON 1842 E STATE HWY 525 FREELAND, WA 98249 SPOUSE OF THOMAS C. THORNTON 1842 E

S TAT E H W Y 5 2 5 FREELAND, WA 98249 OCCUPANT 1842 E S TAT E H W Y 5 2 5 FREELAND, WA 98249 T H O M A S C. T H O R N TON 1842 SR 525 FREELAND, WA 98249 SPOUSE OF THOMAS C. THORNTON 1842 SR 525 FREELAND, WA 9 8 2 4 9 OCCUPANT 1842 SR 525 FREELAND, WA 98249 T H O M A S C. T H O R N TON P O BOX 592 FREELAND, WA 98249-0592 SPOUSE OF THOMAS C. THORNTON P O BOX 592 FREELAND, WA 98249-0592 THOMAS C. THORNTON 1842 E HWY 525 FREEL A N D, WA 9 8 2 4 9 SPOUSE OF THOMAS C. THORNTON 1842 E HWY 525 FREELAND, WA 98249 OCCUPANT 1842 E HWY 525 FREELAND, WA 98249 THOMAS C. THORNTON 1842 E STATE HWY 525 NKA 17431 ST 525 FREEL A N D, WA 9 8 2 4 9 RESIDENT OF PROPE RT Y S U B J E C T TO FORECLOSURE SALE 1842 E STATE HWY 525, NKA 17431 SR 525 FREELAND, WA 98249 by both first class and certified mail on July 6, 2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on July 6, 2011 , with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII The Tr u s t e e w h o s e n a m e and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all t h o s e w h o h o l d b y, through or under the Grantor of all their intere s t i n t h e a b ove - d e scribed property. IX Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they br ing a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating t h e Tr u s t e e ’s s a l e. X N OT I C E TO O C C U PANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summar y 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 NOT I C E TO G UA R A N TORS 1. If you are a guarantor of the obligat i o n s s e c u r e d by t h e deed of trust, you may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the trustee’s sale is

less than the debt secured by the deed of trust. 2. You have the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the grantor i n o r d e r t o avo i d t h e trustee’s sale. 3. You will have no right to redeem the property after the trustee’s sale. 4. Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 RCW, 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 other deed of trust granted to secure the same debt. 5. In any action for a deficiency, you will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the d a t e o f t h e t r u s t e e ’s sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit your liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the trustee’s sale, plus interest and costs. Notice and other personal service may be served on the Trustee at: T.D. SERV I C E C O M PA N Y O F WASHINGTON 520 E. Denny Way Seattle, WA 98122-2100 (800) 843-0260 (206) 859-6989 DATED: April 9, 2012 T.D. S E RV I C E C O M PA N Y O F WA S H I N G TO N , S U C C E S S O R T RU S TEE By CINDY GASPAROVIC, ASSISTANT SECRETARY 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive Suite 400 Orange, CA 92868 (800) 843-0260 (206) 859-6989 If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to t h e Tr u s t e e, a n d t h e successful bidder shall have no fur ther recourse. If available , the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacfor e c l o s u r e s. c o m / s a l e s TA C # 9 5 6 9 3 4 P U B : 06/09/12, 06/30/12 LEGAL NO. 392647 Publised: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 9, 30, 2012

cock at 321 Third Avenue South, No. 304, in S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98104. If you fail to do s o, j u d g m e n t m ay b e rendered against you according to the request of the petition for adoption by a stepfather and the petition for termination of the parent-child relationship, both of which have been filed with the Clerk of the Island County Superior Court. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a petition has been filed with Clerk of the Island County Superior Court requesting that the parent-child relationship between you and Rady Lev be terminated. The object of the action is to secure an order terminating the parent-child relationship between you and the child and to secure a decree of adoption declaring Petitioner Doug Coughenour to be the legal parent of the child. The child was born on March 11, 2007 in the P h s a r To c h V i l l a g e , which is located in the Tuol Sangker Quarter of the Russey Keo District, which is located in P h n o m Pe n h C i t y o f Cambodia. The name of the child’s mother was Sok Y. Lev at the time the child was born. The child’s mother is now named Sok Y. Coughen o u r. Yo u h ave b e e n named as the biological father of the child. The court hearing on the petition for termination of the parent-child relationship shall be at 9 a.m. on the 16th day of July, 2012. The hearing shall be held in Department 2 of the Island County Superior Cour thouse, which is located at 101 NE Sixth Street, in Coupeville, Washington 98239. YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THIS H E A R I N G M AY R E S U LT I N A D E FAU LT ORDER PERMANENTLY TERMINATING ALL OF YOUR RIGHTS TO T H E A B OV E N A M E D C H I L D. Yo u m a y r e spond to this summons and notice by filing a written response with the Clerk of the Island County Superior Court and by serving a copy of your written response on Mr. David Douglas Hancock, who is the attorney of record for Petitioner Doug Coughenour. Mr. Hancock’s address is 321 Third Avenue South, N o. 3 0 4 , i n S e a t t l e , Washington 98104. If you fail to ser ve your written response within thirty (30) after the date of first publication of this summons and notice, the Island County Superior Court may enter an order of default against you permanently terminating all of your rights to the above-named child. The Cour t may, without further notice to you, enter an order terminating your parentchild relationship and a p p r o v i n g Pe t i t i o n e r Doug Coughenour’s motion to adopt the abovenamed child. You are hereby fur ther notified that you have the right to be represented by an attorney. If you indigent and cannot afford an att o r n ey, yo u h ave t h e right to an attorney at no expense to yourself. If you are indigent and request an attorney, the Court will appoint an attorney to represent you at no cost to yourself. You are further notified that your failure to respond to this termination action within thirty (30) days of the first date of the publication of this

ter 61.24 RCW, 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 other deed of trust granted to secure the same debt. 5. In any action for a deficiency, you will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the d a t e o f t h e t r u s t e e ’s sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit your liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the trustee’s sale, plus interest and costs. Notice and other personal service may be served on the Trustee at: T.D. SERV I C E C O M PA N Y O F WASHINGTON 520 E. Denny Way Seattle, WA 98122-2100 (800) 843-0260 (206) 859-6989 DATED: April 9, 2012 T.D. S E RV I C E C O M PA N Y O F WA S H I N G TO N , S U C C E S S O R T RU S TEE By CINDY GASPAROVIC, ASSISTANT SECRETARY 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive Suite 400 Orange, CA 92868 (800) 843-0260 (206) 859-6989 If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to t h e Tr u s t e e, a n d t h e successful bidder shall have no fur ther recourse. If available , the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www.tacfor e c l o s u r e s. c o m / s a l e s TAC # 9 5 6 9 3 5 P U B : 06/09/12, 06/30/12 LEGAL NO. 392646 Publised: Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 9, 30, 2012 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 973 OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON On the 21st day of May, 2012, the City Council of t h e C i t y o f L a n g l e y, passed Ordinance No. 973, a summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title, provides as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON, adopting the May 2012 City of Langley Comprehensive Water System Plan. The full text of the Ordinance will be mailed upon request. Debbie L. Mahler, City Clerk-Treasurer Ord. No.: 973 Passed on: 5/21/12 Published: 6/30/12 Effective: 7/05/12 LEGAL NO. 400646 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012. N OT I C E O F T RU S TEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington Chapter 61.24, et seq. T.S. No: F 5 2 9 4 7 4 WA Unit Code: F Loan No: 0260172945/THORNTON AP #1: R22911-020-3630/7108 22 I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT

WASHINGTON STATE SUPERIOR COURT IN AND FOR ISLAND COUNTY In re the adoption of Rady Lev, a person under the age of eighteen years old. C a s e N u m b e r 12-5-00028-5 SUMMONS AND NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF PETITIONER AND HEARING ON THE MOTION FOR TERMINATION OF THE PARENTCHILD RELATIONSHIP TO: The unknown and unidentified biological father of Rady Lev. YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear within thirty (30) days after the date of first publication of this notice and summons, to wit, within thirty (30) days after the 9th day ofJune, 2012, and to defend the above-entitled action in the Island County Superior Court, and to serve a copy of your answer on Mr. David David Douglas Han-

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summons and notice will result in the termination of your parent-child relationship with respect to the above-named child. You are further notified that you have a right to file a claim of paternity under Chapter 26 of Title 26 of the Revised Code of Washington. You are further notified that your failure to file a claim of paternity under Chapter 26 of Title 26 of the Revised Code of Washington, or your failure to respond to the petition for termination of the parent-child relationship which has been filed in this case, within thir ty (30 days of the first publication of this summons and notice is grounds to terminate your parenetchild relationship with respect to the child. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIF I E D T H AT I F T H E CHILD IS EITHER: (A) A MEMBER OF AN INDIAN TRIBE, OR (B) ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP IN AN INDIAN TRIBE AND THE BIOLOGICAL CHILD OF A MEMBER OF AN INDIAN TRIBE, AND IF YOU AC K N OW L E D G E PA TERNITY OF THE CHILD OR IF YOUR PATERNITY OF THE C H I L D I S E S TA B LISHED PRIOR TO THE T E R M I N AT I O N O F YOUR PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP, YOUR PA R E N TA L R I G H T S MAY NOT BE TERMINATED, UNLESS: ( 1 ) YO U G I V E VA L I D CONSENT TO TERMINATION, OR ( 2 ) YO U R PA R E N TCHILD RELATIONSHIP I S T E R M I N AT E D I N VOLUNTARILY PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 26 OF TITLE 26 OF THE WA S H I N G TO N R E VISED CODE, OR PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 34 OF TITLE 13 OF T H E WA S H I N G TO N REVISED CODE. NOTE: “INDIAN TRIBE” IS DEFINED IN SECTION 1903 OF TITLE 25 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE. IT REFERS TO AMERICAN INDIANS OR ALASKA NATIVES. One method of filing your response and serving a copy on Petitioner Doug Coughenour’s attorney Mr. David Douglas Hancock is to send a copy by certified mail with return receipt requested. Such a copy would be sent to David Douglas Hancock, 321 Third Aven u e S o u t h , N o. 3 0 4 , S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98104. DATED this 6th day of June, 2012. /s/ David Douglas Hancock David Douglas Hancock, WSBA No. 42271 321 Third Avenue South, No. 304 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 529-4224 LEGAL NO. 394985 Published: The Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 9,16, 23, 30, 2012 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 971A OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON On the 16th day of April, 2012, the City Council of t h e C i t y o f L a n g l e y, passed Ordinance No. 971A, a summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title, provides as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON,

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ESTABLISHING Rules for Remote Attendance of City Council Meetings and Amending Langley Municipal Code Chapter 2.06. The full text of the Ordinance will be mailed upon request. Debbie L. Mahler, City Clerk-Treasurer Ord. No.: 971A Passed on: 4/16/12 Published: 6/30/12 Effective: 7/05/12 LEGAL NO. 400656 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012. SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 974 OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON On the 18th day of June, 2012, the City Council of t h e C i t y o f L a n g l e y, passed Ordinance No. 974, a summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title, provides as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON, Relating to the City’s Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places Contained in Title 12 of the Langley Municipal Code; Adding a new Section 12.18.010 Street Cafes to Allow for Seating for Food Service Establishments within the City’s Street Right-of-Way. The full text of the Ordinance will be mailed upon request. Debbie L. Mahler, City Clerk-Treasurer Ord. No.: 974 Passed on: 6/18/12 Published: 6/30/12 Effective: 7/05/12 LEGAL NO. 400665 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012. SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 971 OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON On the 16th day of April, 2012, the City Council of t h e C i t y o f L a n g l e y, passed Ordinance No. 971, a summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title, provides as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANGLEY, WASHINGTON, AMENDING LANGLEY MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.45 RELATING TO PERSONNEL POLICY MANUAL FOR THE CITY OF LANGLEY; TO AMEND SECTION 2.45.040 “HOURS OF ATTENDANCE; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The full text of the Ordinance will be mailed upon request. Debbie L. Mahler, City Clerk-Treasurer Ord. No.: 971 Passed on: 4/16/12 Published: 6/30/12 Effective: 7/05/12 LEGAL NO. 400672 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING On July 9, 2012 at 10:20 a.m., the Board of Island County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at the Island County Annex Building, Basement Meeting Room (Room #

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Continued from previous page..... 102B), 1 NE Sixth Street, Coupeville, Washington, to consider adoption of Ordinance No. C 82 12. A summar y of the proposed Ordinance follows. The proposed Ordinance will amend Island County Code section 3.02D.040 governing the use of revenues from the previously adopted 1/10th (0.1) of one-percent sales and use tax for the operation or delivery of Island County chemical dependency or mental health treatment services and programs and for the operation and delivery of therapeutic court programs and services, such as adult and juvenile drug courts. The proposed changes will make the County Code consistent with several changes made after 2007 by the Washington State Legislature to RCW 82.14.460. The full text of the proposed Ordinance will be mailed upon request made to the undersigned. Interested persons may a p p e a r a t t h e p u bl i c hearing and give testimony for or against the p r o p o s e d O r d i n a n c e. Persons requiring auxiliary aids/services should call Island County Human Resources at 678-7919, or 321-5111, ext. 7919, or 629-4522, ext. 7919 use whichever number is applicable for the area) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. ELAINE MARLOW CLERK OF THE BOARD Post Office Box 5000 Coupeville, WA 98239-5000 LEGAL NO. 400695 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012 An open bid auction will be held at Christian’s Auto Wrecking, 685 Christian Road, Oak Harbor, WA. 98277 on Thursday July 5, 2012 viewing will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00pm July 5, 20l2. Auction begins at 3:00pm on July 5, 20l2. 6 9 C H E V P U CE249Z832772 00 TOYT RAV4D JT3GP10V6Y7070444 234XPX LEGAL NO. 400712 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012. NOTICE TO ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS U-Haul has submitted a conditional use permit application for the proposal to have a U-Haul dealership in conjunction with the Quilters Workshop at 601 SE Pioneer Way. The dealership is proposing to use 50 X 40 feet of the existing parking area and rent up to four U-Haul units at this location. The application was submitted on June 25, 2012 by Mr. Alex Lewis with U-Haul and was deter mined complete for processing on June 26, 2012. The property location is 601 S E P i o n e e r W a y, S6565-00-00B22-0. The public comment period will run June 30,2012 thru July 16,2012. The plans have been circulated to City staff for review and comments. Plans for the proposal are available for review

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at the City of Oak Harbor’s Development Services Department, located in City Hall. For more information, please call (360) 279-4510. NOTICE OF APPLICATION & NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE OAK HARBOR HEARING EXAMINER HE #07-23-12 APPLICATION: Conditional Use CUP-12-D1 U-Haul Rentals PROJECT LOCATION: Application CUP-12-01 is located at 601 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, W A , p a r c e l S6565-00-00B22.0. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: To make written comments on this proposal, please mail or h a n d d e l i ve r s p e c i f i c comments to: City of Oak Harbor, Development Services Department, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 16, 2012. If you have questions regarding this proposal, please contact the Development Ser vices Depar tment at (360) 279-4510, bet we e n 8 : 0 0 a . m . a n d 5:00 p.m. E N V I R O N M E N TA L DOCUMENTS AND/OR STUDIES APPLICABLE TO T H I S P R O J E C T: N/A To receive notification of the decision on this proposal, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and request a Notification of Decision for application CUP-12-01 from the City of Oak Harbor, Development Services Department, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 9 8 2 7 7 . N OT I C E O F PUBLIC HEARING OAK HARBOR HEARING EXAMINER HE #07-23-12 PUBLIC HEARING REQUIRED: Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the matter before the City of Oak Harbor Hearing Examiner in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 865 SE B a r r i n g t o n D r i ve , o n Monday, July 23rd at 10:00 a.m., or as soon there after as possible. Anyone wishing to comment on this project or provide other relevant information may do so in writing or appear in person before the Hearing Examiner at the time and place of said public hearing. After obtaining public input and conside r i n g t h e m a t t e r, t h e Hearing Examiner may approve or deny the proposed application. As p a r t o f t h e a p p r ova l , conditions or limitations may be imposed. For additional information, you may contact the City Department of Development Ser vices at City H a l l , o r c a l l (360) 279-4521. All meetings of the Hearing Examiner are open to the public. LEGAL NO. 400701 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION Island County, Washington Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 in all precincts of Island County, Washington, there will be a Primary and Special Election.

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TO OBTAIN A BALLOT: Ballots are mailed automatically to all active registered voters no later than 18 days pr ior to each election. If you do not receive your ballot, yo u c a n o b t a i n a r e placement ballot at www.myvote.wa.gov or c o n t a c t t h e Au d i t o r ’s Election’s Office for a replacement ballot. INSTRUCTIONS FOR RETURNING BALLOTS: Ballots must be postmar ked no later than E l e c t i o n D ay. B a l l o t s may be dropped off, or replacement ballots obt a i n e d fo r d e s t r oye d , spoiled or lost ballots at the Auditor’s Election’s Office, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except holidays, and Election Day only 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 24-hour ballot drop boxes will be available beginning July 19, 2012 through 8:00 p.m. on the day of the election outside the Auditor’s Election’s Office at 400 N. Main St. in Coupeville, outside the Camano Annex at 121 N. East Camano Dr. in Camano Island, at Trinity Lutheran Church 18341 SR 525 in Fr e e l a n d a n d a t O a k Harbor City Hall 865 SE Barrington Dr, Oak Harbor. ADA compliant voting equipment will be available for use in the Auditor’s Elections Office for 18 days prior to the election and on Election Day. VOT E R R E G I S T R A TION DEADLINES: To vote in the August 7, 2012 Election, a person who is not registered to vote in Washington must submit a registration application no later than July 9, 2012 or register in person at the Auditor’s Election’s Office in his or her county of residence no later than July 30, 2012. A person who is already r e g i s t e r e d t o vo t e i n Washington may update his or her registration no later than July 9, 2012. A registered voter who fails to transfer his or her residential address by this deadline may vote according to his or her previous registration address. ITEMS/OFFICES APPEARING ON THE BALLOT: Your ballot will contain only those items that apply to your precinct. FEDERAL OFFICES: United States U.S. Senator Congressional District 2 U.S. Representative STATE OFFICES: Washington State Governor Wa s h i n g t o n S t a t e L t . Governor Washington State Secretary of State Washington State Treasurer Washington State Auditor Washington State Attorney General Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Washington State Insurance Commissioner Legislative District 10 State Senator Legislative District 10 State Representative, Pos. 1 Legislative District 10 State Representative, Pos. 2 Supreme Court Justice Position 2 Supreme Court Justice Position 8

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Supreme Court Justice Position 9 Court of Appeals, Division 1, District 3 Judge Position 1 LOCAL OFFICES AND MEASURES: Island County Commissioner, District 1 Island County Commissioner, District 2 Island County Superior Court Judge Position 1 Island County Superior Court Judge Position 2 Public Utility District No. 1 Whidbey Island Public Hospital District, Emergency Medical Services Levy PCO: Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 150 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 152 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 160 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 164 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 165 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 168 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 169 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 170 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 204 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 206 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 207 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 252 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 304 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 307 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 309 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 311 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 351 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 352 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 354 Precinct Committee Officer - Precinct 355 PUBLIC MEETINGS R E L AT I N G TO T H I S ELECTION: All public meetings regarding this election will take place at the Auditor’s Elections Office, 400 N. Main Street, Coupeville. Canvassing Board Meeting, August 13, 2012 3:00 p.m. Canvassing Board Meeting, August 20, 2012 3:00 p.m. Canvassing Board Meeting, August 21, 2012 10:00 a.m. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS ELECTION: Contact the Island County Auditor’s Elections Office or visit our website and click on the “Elections” link. The Online Voters Guide will contain candidate information and information regarding items on your ballot. Island County Auditor’s Elections Office - 400 North Main Street, Coupeville Phone: 360-679-7366; www.islandcounty.net, Elections; or contact via email at: Elections@co.island.wa.us Dated this 26th day of June, 2012. Sheilah Crider Island County Auditor & Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections. LEGAL NO. 400705 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, 2012.

NO.: 12 4 00143 1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. 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 und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e 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 decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: June 30, 2012 Personal Representative LINDA MARIE KNAPP Attorney for the Personal Representative: Robert E. Brewster Address for Mailing: PO Box 756 Freeland, WA 98249 Address for Service: 2820 Sunlight Drive Clinton, WA 98236 T e l e p h o n e : 360-321-8979 WSBA No.: 16012 Cour t of probate proceedings and cause number: Island County Superior Court Cause No.: 12 4 00143 1 LEGAL NO. 400706 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, July 7, 14, 2012

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: M A RY E L I Z A B E T H NEUMANN, Deceased. No. 12-4-00140-7 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving 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 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE which the estate admini s t ra t i o n p r o c e e d i n g s OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY were commenced. The I N T H E M AT T E R O F claim must be presented within the later of: (1) THE ESTATE OF ABBIE MARIE ANDER- Thirty days after the Pers o n a l R e p r e s e n t a t i ve SON, Deceased. served or mailed the notice to the creditor as

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p r ov i d e d u n d e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); 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 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: June 30, 2012 /s/ M I C H A E L M . WA L L E R , W S B A N o. 6310 Law Offices of Skinner & Saar, P.S. Attorneys for Personal Representative 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 /s/ ANDREW F. NEUMANN, Personal Representative Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Cause No. 12-4-00140-7 LEGAL NO. 400707 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, July 7, 14, 2012. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: RAYMOND O. ELLIS, Deceased. No. 12-4-00149-1 Delete “Probate” if intestate)PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving 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 proc e e d i n g s we r e c o m menced. 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 u n d e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); 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 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: June 30, 2012 /s/ M I C H A E L M . WA L L E R , W S B A N o. 6310 Law Offices of Skinner & Saar, P.S. Attorneys for Personal Representative 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 /s/ JANETTE ELLIS, Personal Representative Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

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Cause No. 12-4-00149-1 LEGAL NO. 400714 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. June 30, July 7, 14, 2012.

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OAK HARBOR Public Auction/ Landlord Lien Foreclosure Sale 7/3/12 at 11:30 AM

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20” PUSH MOWER: Ta s k fo r c e b ra n d w i t h catcher. New! $75. Clinton. 360-341-1843.

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