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Coach’s firing stuns swim team By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

More than 75 swimmers, parents and residents packed a meeting Wednesday night wanting to know why the head coach of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club had been terminated from his position this week. Neil Romney, who was the coach of the Aquajets for 10 years, was abruptly fired. His termination marks the second employee associated with the Aquajets to be fired in recent months. The swimming club, which boast

about 100 youth swimmers and about 20 adult “master” swimmers, is a program of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District, which owns and operates the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool. Park district Executive Director Bill Walker sent an email Wednesday morning to club members announcing Romney’s termination. He held a community meeting Wednesday night at the Oak Harbor Senior Center See COACH, A7

Whidbey officials gear up for new marijuana law By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

The day when adults old enough to drink can also smoke pot without fear of handcuffs may be close at hand, or even here. The initiative legalizing marijuana already has had an impact in Island County, even though it’s not set to go into effect until Dec. 6. Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks said his office

will no longer prosecute marijuana possession cases that fall under the “safe harbor provisions” of the new law. Specifically, that refers to adults 21 years old and older who possess an ounce or less of pot. Moreover, Banks said his office is throwing out current cases in which an individual was charged with pot possession, if the See POT, A5

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Greenbank resident Wendy Waitt dumps her recyclables at Island County’s facility in Coupeville. A curbside program is again being discussed for Island Disposal customers who live in rural county areas.

County looks at curbside recycling By JUSTIN BURNETT Staff reporter

A curbside recycling program almost identical to the one pitched more than four years ago is being considered for Island Disposal customers. The Island County Commissioners agreed in an informal split decision this week to move forward with plans for a “combined sub-

scription” service that could add as much as $11.60 a month to the bills of all Island Disposal customers who live in rural county areas. First proposed in 2007, the program was derailed in light of two major shortcomings; it didn’t include glass and it required all Island Disposal customers to pay for the service, whether they elected to recycle or not.

Four years later, a plan almost identical to the original — the only substantial difference is the price tag — is again on the table and this time it appears to be getting some real traction. During a Wednesday work session, two of the threemember board of commissioners made it clear they would cast their support for the program, saying they

believed the public had waited long enough. “I’ve had so many people say, ‘When are we going to get around to this?’” Commissioner Angie Homola said. “I think it’s about time we put our foot forward in Island County,” she said. Commissioner Helen Price See RECYCLE, A7

Langley man charged with assaulting Oak Harbor youth football coach By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

A 30-year-old Langley man was charged this week in an assault that left a well-known Oak Harbor youth football coach with a serious brain injury. Prosecutors charged Trevor J. Fleming in Island County Superior Court Nov. 5 with second-degree assault with aggravating circum-

stances. Chief Deputy Prosecutor Eric Ohme said he wasn’t able to charge Fleming with a more serious charge, such as first-degree assault, because of the issue of intent. To convict someone of first-degree assault, the prosecutor would have to prove that the suspect intended to cause great bodily harm. “The intent would be hard to show if you just punch

someone once and run a w a y, ” Ohme said. T h e prosecutor is alleging Tyson Boon an aggravating circumstance, which is that “the victim’s injuries sub-

stantially exceed the level of bodily harm necessary to satisfy the elements of the offense,” according to court documents. Under the standard sentencing range, Fleming would face from three to nine months in jail if convicted. If a jury finds there was an aggravator, the judge could sentence himself outside the standard range. Ohme said he spoke with

the victim, Oak Harbor native Tyson Boon, and he and his wife were satisfied with the charging decision. The police report on the alleged punching incident is short on details, but describes a seemingly pointless assault on the night of Sept. 9. A witness said he and Boon were standing outside the Mi Pueblo restaurant when the suspect came outside and bumped into Boon. The wit-

ness claimed the man, later identified as Fleming, said that he was drinking and then reached around and struck Boon, according to the report See BOOn, A5


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Kick off set for school levy Residents will have a chance to get involved in promoting a replacement levy benefiting the Oak Harbor School District. Citizens for Better Schools is holding a levy campaign kickoff rally at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at North Whidbey Middle School, 67 NE Izett St. in Oak Harbor. The two-hour event will feature live music, provide a chance for people to get

involved with the campaign and pick up signs. Voters will decide Feb. 12, 2013 whether to approve a four-year levy that will raise millions of dollars to pay for teaching positions, textbooks and computers and help restore staff and programs that have been eliminated through state funding reductions in recent years. For more information, please go to www.yesoakharbor.org

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Island Transit bus hit by runaway tire Passenger credits driver for quick thinking By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

A passenger aboard an Island Transit bus is crediting the driver with preventing anyone from getting hurt when a runaway tire struck

the bus on North Whidbey Tuesday. “Dana, our driver, ended up saving our lives because she was able to get control and pull to the side of the road,” Josef Kunzler, a Sedro Woolley resident, said. “We could have flipped over and I didn’t have my seat belt.” The Island Transit bus was traveling north on Highway 20 when the incident occurred in the area of the Dugualla Bay flats. Driver Dana Gordon was at the wheel. Shawn Harris, operations manager of the bus service, said a tire that was in the back of an oncoming Dodge pickup suddenly flew out of the back of the truck and struck the bus, sheering off a fender. Harris said the tire continued on and hit another vehicle. Kunzler said he heard a loud thud and the bus started shaking, but Gordon was able to get control and pull to the side of the road.

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Josef Kunzler took this photo after an accident on North Whidbey Tuesday. He was a passenger in an Island Transit bus that was hit by a flying tire. Harris said the video from the bus shows the tire careening toward the bus and suddenly disappear as it hit. He said it was fortunate that the tire didn’t bounce higher, or it could have gone through the windshield. “It could have been really

disastrous,” he said. Harris also credited Gordon for taking decisive action. “She handled it very well,” he added. The trooper with the Washington State Patrol who responded to the accident couldn’t be reached for additional details.

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Election results change little in third count By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

Little changed in Island County races in the third count of votes from the Nov. 6 election. The Island County Auditor’s Office released the third count Thursday night and won’t be counting again until Nov. 15. A total of 41,857 ballots have been counted, which is 84 percent of registered voters. The auditor estimates that just 150 ballots are left to count, which leaves little chance that results will change in county races. The number of votes increased, but percentages remained the same in the two races for Island

sage promoting a strong economy and a more collaborative board of commissioners, as well as ensuring that public safety is a top priority. She admitted that she has work to do on meeting people and getting out her message on South Whidbey, where voters supported Homola. Incumbent Commissioner Helen Price-Johnson, a District 1 Democrat, still leads Republican challenger Jeff Lauderdale by more than 4 percent. Price Johnson has 20,399 votes, or 52 percent, while Lauderdale received 18,646 ballots cast in his favor, or just under 48 percent. Vote counts from the three counties in Legislative District 10 show

County commissioner. Republican candidate Jill Johnson is still ahead of Democratic incumbent, Angie Homola, by 2 percent for the District 2 commissioner race. Johnson has 19,973 votes, or 51 percent, while Homola has 19,151, or 49 percent. Johnson, an Oak Harbor resident, said Friday that she was pleased with her strong showing on North Whidbey and Camano Island. “I think the results show that the people who knew me best, the people of Oak Harbor and North Whidbey, clearly are behind my leadership style,” she said. She said the results on Camano showed that resident heard her mes-

that Oak Harbor resident Barbara Bailey, a Republican, is well ahead of incumbent state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen. Bailey currently has 33,030 votes, or nearly 53 percent, while Haugen has 26,536 votes, or just over 47 percent. Republican Rep. Norma Smith remains far ahead of Democratic challenger Aaron Simpson. Smith has 37,229 votes, or 61 percent, while Simpson has 23,788, or 39 percent. Republican Dave Hayes is ahead of Democrat Tom Riggs in the race for the other state representative seat in District 10. Hayes has 31,526 votes, or 52 percent, while Riggs has 28,869, or 48 percent.

Roundtable program formed to help victims of violent crime A new program, the Whidbey Island Victims of Violent Crime Roundtable, seeks to bring people together who have experienced violent crime. The three-week series will provide resources to this group and allow for survivors of violence to meet others who have experienced a similar trauma to engage in peer support. In addition,

the roundtable seeks input to help identify gaps in services — from the time of the incident through recovery stages — as a way of improving services to victims. The first program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Coupeville Community Bible Church at 502 Otis St. NE, Coupeville. The roundtable is not affiliated with any faith-

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The Oak Harbor City Council increased the property tax levy by 1 percent Wednesday following a short discussion. Oak Harbor Finance Director Doug Merriman explained that 1 percent was the maximum amount the council could increase the levy by without a vote of the people. Under state law, such a tax increase is limited to the lesser of 1 percent or the implicit price deflator, which is a measure of inflation. The IPD to be utilized for 2013 is 1.295 percent. The 1 percent increase will bring in an extra $40,826 in property taxes next year. The measure to increase the levy passed unanimously, although councilwomen Tara Hizon and Beth Munns were absent.

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Kakies provides fresh baked goods By NATHAN WHALEN Staff reporter

A trip to Oak Harbor’s newest bakery will have some people reminiscing. Kakie’s Donuts and Bakery, owned by sisters Karen Hossfeld and Dianne Varshock, are baking an orange bread every Saturday. The treat will bring back memories of the Chris’ Bakery specialty for some longtime North Whidbey residents. That family-owned business closed about a decade ago. The new family-owned bakery has been producing made-from-scratch baked

goods from its Pioneer Way storefront for several months. “The idea behind this is to use as much of the resources in the community to produce the healthiest and freshest foods,” Hossfeld said. She stressed that the bakery doesn’t use mixes and has purchased ingredients from Crescent Harbor Farm and Five Acre Farm. The opening of Kakies has been a long-time dream for Hossfeld, who recently had a career in banking in the United States and Italy before coming back to Oak Harbor several years ago.

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for people looking into a culinary career. She described her employees as “green” as they are still learning the ins and outs of the bakery business. The bakery employees eight people. Like the former bakery, Kakies will remain

family owned and several of Hossfeld’s relatives are working. In addition to Dianne, Hossfeld’s two daughters are also baking in the shop. Kakies is operating out of a location that has been the home to several restaurants in recent years. The spot has been home to Pioneer Cafe, Dave’s Bistro and Bay City Bistro. Hossfeld hopes she’ll be more successful. She said people have enjoyed her baked items and she is planning to increase her selection by soon offering soups and sandwiches. Kakies Donuts and Bakery is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and closed on Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 360-683-6464.

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percent of Island County voters, according to the latest count. That’s just slightly ahead of statewide results, which have just over 55 percent of voters in support of legal pot. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said he hasn’t made any policy changes yet regarding marijuana, but he said deputies obviously won’t be arresting people 21 years old and older for possessing an ounce or less of pot starting Dec. 6. He’s invited an officer from the state Liquor Control Board, which will regulate marijuana, to talk with law enforcement officials on the island. “Not to say I was in favor of the initiative, but now it’s

important to move forward in a practical way,” he said. Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green said he plans to meet with the city prosecutor when she returns from vacation to see how she wants to proceed with handling marijuana cases until Dec. 6. “This does change the entire dynamic and changes the way we do law enforcement,” he said. Brown points out that the medical marijuana law is still on the books; it allows people with a doctor’s authorization to possess larger amounts of pot. Over the next year, the state is supposed to come up with rules governing the

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growing, processing and labeling of pot before sales to adults over 21 can begin. The Liquor Control Board will be charged with licensing growers and sellers. The initiative creates a per se limit of blood THC level for driving under the influence. Since there is no breath test for pot, a suspect would have to undergo a blood test. One selling point of the

initiative is that the state will tax marijuana. An ounce of high-quality pot currently costs about $200 an ounce in Mount Vernon, according to a website, www.priceof weed.com, that a detective referred the News-Times to. Both Brown and Banks said the main unanswered question is how the U.S. Justice Department is going to respond. The federal

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BOON CONTINUED FROM A1 by Oak Harbor Police Officer Serloyd Carter. The witness said he turned around and saw Boon lying unconscious on the ground. The officers searched for Fleming and found him walking near the Safeway store. After being arrested, Fleming said that he and three friends had been at the Element nightclub and then Mi Pueblo, where he sang karaoke that night. He said he left the restaurant and was walking to his grandmother’s house; he denied being involved in an altercation, according to Carter’s report. In an interview after he returned from the hospital, Boon said the force of the impact broke the back of his skull and caused bleeding in the front of his brain. He was airlifted to Seattle and remained in intensive care for five days. Boon is still recuperating from the brain injuries. For days and even weeks after the assault, he had trouble walking, performing simple tasks and speaking. For weeks, he had trouble with his memory or even recognizing friends. Boon had to go through intensive physical, occupational and speech therapy after returning home. Ohme said Boon seemed improved when they spoke recently. “I think he’s doing better,” he said. “…He’s not 100 percent, but he’s doing better.”

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case falls under the safe harbor provision. He said there are about 12 cases that will be dismissed; the number of marijuana cases have declined abruptly a couple of years ago after state and federal Supreme Court rulings limited the ability of law enforcement to conduct searches. Banks said his office could technically still prosecute those pot cases, since they occurred before the initiative was even voted on. But he said that would be pointless. “I don’t think a jury is going to convict in this county given the overwhelming support for the measure,” he said. Initiative 502, the measure to legalize marijuana, was supported by nearly 56

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Letters to the editor Won’t find another coach like Romney Our coach, Neil Romney, was fired this week from coaching after 10 years with North Whidbey Aquatic Club. To me, Neil wasn’t just a coach. He knew every single swimmer’s names, times, strengths and weaknesses. He knew when everyone was working hard or not. But most importantly, he gave us the skills not just for swimming but skills we can use in life. He taught us determination, proper training and pushed us hard to be better than we ever thought we could be. I have been swimming with NWAC for nearly three years and I am devastated to hear that Neil won’t be there. I can only imagine how hard it is for the swimmers who are above me and have been there much longer. It is especially hard because we don’t know why he’s been fired. And nobody will give us the reasons. The truth is, we will never find another coach who will even compare to Neil. We will never find a coach who cares about us as much as Neil. All we can do is just hope for the best. And try to make him proud. Sydney Dickinson, age 13 Oak Harbor

Coach pushed for successful team My swim coach, Neil Romney, of almost three years was fired this week. Don’t get me wrong, we had our disagreements and problems, but I respect him more than anyone realizes. Yes, sometimes I took his “Neilisms” for granted, but

looking back I appreciate everything. All the times my goggles filled up with tears from what I thought was an insult was really just Neil pushing me harder than what I thought my limitations were. All the times I saw the yellow towel waving reminded me Neil wanted us to succeed. Finally, all the times I got feedback and grinning from ear-to-ear because I had just earned respect and a high five. It’s the best feeling in the world. Neil Romney = best coach in the world. Sophia Dickinson, age 14 Oak Harbor

Proposed levy is a scam, vote against Voters should reject the Oak Harbor School District’s proposed 2013 Maintenance and Operations Levy. That levy would literally double local property taxes presently being paid toward that single M&O levy and would raise property taxes overall by about 10 percent. The OHSD’s existing and ongoing property tax bonds — paying for things like a new high school and stadium — are already programmed to increase local school property taxes by 4-5 percent annually, and even more so if property values drop more or stagnate for years. An additional 10 percent plus up in local property taxes is unjustified. A main reason our local teachers are so gung-ho about the proposed levy is that they have been promised a 39 percent increase in local supplemental pay if the levy passes, via more “TRI-days,” so they are literally campaigning for their own paychecks.

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Via TRI-days, the teachers’ union already skims about $1.5 million annually into their own pockets from local discretionary revenues such as Federal Impact Aid and the local M&O school levy. TRI-Day dollars could pay for anything and everything that this giant unnecessary levy might. Local teachers have threatened local business owners who spoke out against TRI-days and teachers are conning students in school about school revenues. Educate yourself and then vote “no.” The teachers are militant and the levy is a scam. William Burnett Oak Harbor

Island Transit needs fire lane Lighting is already an issue with the construction at Island Transit and I anticipate full involvement by EBLA staff and the gen-

eral public living around IT in determining the level of acceptable light pollution from this large project. We need to know their lighting plan now, because their construction lighting is already polluting the night for up to a mile in all directions. The noise and view is also disturbing to all those who live around the area. Is anyone talking about the lighting, or are they counting on the public forgetting about it — that is, the three or four members of the public who know about the fact that there is no lighting plan approved yet. Boy, write a grant with no money to do something you are supposedly required to do, and then have no lighting plans for a government building in the middle of Ebey’s National Park. Goodness. Don’t forget the all but guaranteed light pollution that will inevitably be a violation of EBLA rules. I don’t hear anyone discussing that, and this area will

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never be the same once they throw the master switch on that. Already, just the work lights in the huge buildings seriously affect the night sky over here — 500 yards away. Hasn’t anyone followed up on the indication from a concerned owner who was at the meeting when the hearing commissioner ruled that they must have a fire lane, but not a secondary full-use access? How can Island Transit not have money to do something they claim is required in the grant they wrote? Also, it is the understanding of many local residents that the Hearing Commissioner required IT to have a fire lane access, and not a secondary access that would be used on a daily basis. Fire lane accesses can be marked with posts known to the fire department and a flower bed can be planted over them — but with the underlying ground sufficiently prepared to handle fire trucks if they are ever

needed. The other obvious place for a second ingress/ egress, if they must have one — for which there is no evidence they do, is just to the east of Main Street Collision. If the roads are going to be widened for left and right turns in this area anyhow, then this is a natural route and would cost much less. Making a left turn lane into the existing entrance is the cheapest and most sensible option that should have been thought of two years ago. All of the area residents thought of that within five minutes of hearing that the triangle was going to be turned into a circus. Again, a fire lane can be done right in front of the buildings, perhaps right where the temporary access is now located for the big earth movers to enter -— just east of the entrance to the Tree Seed Orchard. Barbara Vaughan Coupeville

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Coach CONTINUED FROM A1 to discuss the next steps of the swim program. “I know there’s a lot of hurt in this group and I recognize that,” Walker said at the start of the meeting. Many people who attended wanted to know why Romney was terminated from the coaching position, but Walker and North Whidbey Park and Recreation Commission president Scott Vogt offered few answers, citing the advice of the district’s attorney. In a Thursday morning interview, however, Romney said his firing was retaliation for questioning the business practices and conduct of Walker. Romney cited two incidents which drew the ire of the district’s executive director. The first concerned an email he sent to swim club parents concerning the chlorine levels in the pool and how it affected air and water quality, which caused discomfort for the swimmers. He also questioned how Walker handled allegations of inappropriate behavior by former park district employee. The employee no longer works for the park district and officials took out a petition for an order of protection against that employee to prevent him from entering park facilities. Romney noted several discrepancies concerning how the employee’s employment ended. Walker said in the petition the employee was fired, but he wrote in emails he provided to the News-Times that the employ-

RECYCLE CONTINUED FROM A1 Johnson was also was in favor of the idea. It’s the right thing to do for the environment and the public because the proposal appears to be the most affordable off all the known options, she said.

The program Like the original plan, the program would be administered by Waste Connections, parent company of Island Disposal. The company is Whidbey Island’s current state-franchised hauler. As proposed, single stream, curbside pickup would be provided every other week. That means subscribers would not need to sort their recyclables but could throw everything into a 96-gallon bin provided free of cost. Smaller sizes may also be available upon request. The only exception is glass. It poses a variety of problems for recyclers, such as glass shards damaging expensive equipment at paper mills, so

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“There were kids in tears today. Please don’t ever do it this way again.” Annemarie Shroeder, parent

ee resigned. A Loudermill Hearing, which is held to allow an employee to respond to complaints, took place during a park commission executive session Tuesday night. Romney described the hearing as a “sham.” He said he was fired for insubordination because he wouldn’t provide Walker access to the swim team’s financial information. He said he was working on getting Walker a password. An email glitch prevented that from being accomplished. Like Romney, Vikki Robinson, administrative assistant and swim club treasurer, was recently fired from the pool after spending four years working for the district. She said she, too, was fired because of failing to provide access to the swim club’s financials. She said she never questioned that Walker could have access to the information, but she wanted time to find out if it was legal to give him her password to the database. She questioned how the board organized a committee to revise the district’s bylaws. In addition, she questioned the legality of an executive session where commission members said they supported Walker’s decision to fire Robinson.

is not being included. Glass products would continue to be accepted at county recycling centers, but residents would have to take them there themselves. The program would also apply to all of the trash hauler’s customers on Whidbey Island, estimated to number between 7,000 and 9,000. People would not have to utilize the service by using the provided bins, but all would be required to pay the extra fee so the program could be implemented on a companywide scale. Current non-customers who self-haul, however, could subscribe for recycling curbside service only. The largest difference may be cost. Waste Connection estimated earlier this year that it may be up to 44 percent more expensive to implement than its original 2007 curbside program, which was proposed at $6.40 a month. The increase is the result of a changing economy and, ironically, efforts that began in 2009 by the board to identify an alternative hauler that could not only implement a curbside program for less but also offer a service that

“They supported him and that was a vote,” Robinson said in a Friday interview. Publicly elected boards are required to vote and make decisions in public session. Walker in an email sent Thursday said the allegations made by Romney and Robinson are false. “My intent was simply to hold one of the district’s many publicly run and taxpayer-funded programs to account,” Walker said in the email. He said that the park district diverts $130,000 to the operations of the swim team. He said it isn’t acceptable for the swim team staff to block his access to the financial information. Walker added that it isn’t acceptable for the swim team to have checking accounts containing public money with no accountability to the county auditor. “My duty is to manage this district and its many programs with full transparency to the taxpayers,” Walker said in the email.

Walker investigated Vogt announced during the Wednesday evening meeting that the board of commissioners are investigating allegations against Walker that arose during the Tuesday evening executive session. That revelation was met with skepticism by the crowd. Oak Harbor resident Bon Bainco, who has a child participating in the club, suggested an outside investigator should be brought in to examine the allegations. Other crowd members also questioned whether Walker should be suspended while the commissioners conducted an investigation.

would not be mandatory for Island Disposal customers. Public Works officials sent out a request for proposals in 2009 for possible haulers but it returned zero responses — not even Waste Connections submitted a bid. Plans for a curbside recycling service languished on the shelf until earlier this year when the county again sought proposals from qualified firms. This time, Waste Connections did respond but it was the only company to do so. Along with its $11.60 plan, it also proposed a program that would be optional for its customers but it would cost $20.65.

Statistics, studies Public Works Director Bill Oakes discussed both options with the board during Wednesday’s meeting. He recommended the cheaper of the two plans, saying it made the most sense financially for the majority of customers. Those who don’t recycle at all now could see their bill cut in half as recyclables are believed to make up about 50 percent of garbage.

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North Whidbey Park and Recreation District executive director Bill Walker talk about the termination of North Whidbey Aquatic Club head coach Neil Romney Wednesday night. Vogt, however, rejected that recommendation. “I’m confident enough, as a commissioner, not to interfere with his job,” Vogt said. People attending the meeting also criticized Walker and Vogt for their lack of transparency in informing the community about Romney. “You had an opportunity to be open and honest and you didn’t do that,” said Carolyn Pape, who has a daughter participating with the Aquajets. Fellow parent Annemarie Schroeder said children were hurt by the news of Romney’s termination. “There were kids in tears today. Please don’t ever do it this way again,” Shroeder said. Walker has already taken steps

A family who currently pays a monthly rate of $23.94 for two-cans-a-week service might downsize to one-can-aweek for $16.54. Combined with the $11.60 cost for a curbside program, the ending bill for many families would be almost negligible, Oakes said. “For me, it would pretty much be a wash,” he said. Oakes also noted that the new curbside fee is by no means set in stone. In fact, it will likely be less, he said. To establish a curbside program, the board would adopt a level of service ordinance that directs it’s franchised hauler – Waste Connections – to provide curbside service on Whidbey Island. The company would be required to put together a formal proposal, which would then undergo a detailed review by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. “We expect with WUTC review and county overhead out of that number, it could be less,” Oakes said. A combined subscription service would also be more effective in increasing the county’s recycling rate.

to fill Romney’s shoes. Assistant coach Bob Miller was named interim head coach and a recruiting effort is beginning to find a permanent replacement. Miller will serve as interim coach until midDecember. Katelin Fitzgerald is also helping run the team as well. The coaches will serve at least through the next meet that takes place in December. As for Romney and Robinson, they are both talking to attorneys, but they both said they are unsure about how they will proceed. Residents can again voice their opinion during the next commissioner meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool, 85 SE Jerome St. in Oak Harbor.

Currently, Island County recycles about 32 percent of its waste stream, which is nowhere near the department’s goal of 50 percent recovery. The state has a 49 percent recovery rate and the national rate is 34 percent. Commissioner Kelly Emerson was not so convinced, saying the increase for people who pay quarterly would be too much. She said her preference would be for an optional plan that would allow Island Disposal customers to choose if they want to pay more to recycle. Emerson also claimed studies have shown that the recycling process can be counter productive by creating a larger carbon footprint than what is produced by simply throwing things away. “I don’t necessarily agree that this is the route to go to provide a cleaner earth for future generations,” Emerson said. Dave Bonvouloir, solid waste manager for Island County, said a recent carbon footprint study for Whidbey Island demonstrated that “there was no question” a combined subscription curb-

side program would result in the biggest carbon emission reduction for the county. He also said he had not seen any studies personally that compared emissions from the recycling process to transporting solid waste to landfills. Price Johnson and Homola said the choice was clear. “You can find studies that show just about any outcome that you want if you look hard enough, but I think overwhelmingly the evidence is that we need to be reducing our carbon footprint on this planet and that we as leaders need to be willing to take bold steps to get there,” Price Johnson said. “It’s a step in the right direction and I support the combined subscription,” Homola said. “I think it’s time we get on board.” Oakes said the next step is for the board to adopt a level of service ordinance, which will require Waste Connections to develop a formal proposal for review by the WUTC. The ordinance will require a public hearing. He said he hopes to schedule the meeting for sometime this month.


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Obituaries Nancy Brown Mary Jane Nancy C. Brown, 65, of Boughner Oak Harbor, passed away Nov. 1, 2012 in Anacortes. There are no services planned at this time.

Edna Ruth Scheller

Edna Ruth Scheeler, 70, of Oak Harbor, passed away in Anacortes on Nov. 4, 2012. Services are planned for a later date.

Mary Jane Boughner, of Oak Harbor, died Nov. 6, 2012 at the age of 94. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church. A compete obituary will follow. Arrangements entrusted to Wallin Funeral Home & Cremation in Oak Harbor.

OBITUARY Charlotte “Anne” Moyer

Charlotte “Anne” Moyer, 75, a longtime Oak Harbor resident, passed away on Nov. 4, 2012. Anne was born on Nov. 19, 1936 in Agate Beach, Ore. After reaching adulthood, Anne lived in various places around the country, but finally settled in Oak Harbor around 1974 where she met and married John Moyer. She was predeceased by both parents, her husband John, her sister, and a son. Anne is survived by her son Clay Beagle (Diana), step-daughters Becky (Moyer) Spraitzar and Laurel (Moyer) Fagan, eight grandchildren and their spouses, several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A grave side service for

Oak Harbor honors Repeat drug offender veterans Saturday faces 10-year sentence By KATHY REED Staff reporter

The City of Oak Harbor called upon its residents to join in honoring veterans of the Armed Forces this Veterans Day. At the regular city council meeting Wednesday evening, councilman Jim Campbell read a proclamation in honor of Veterans Day, which is Sunday, Nov. 11. “On Veterans Day we honor the brave men and women of our Armed Forces who have fought for the security of our country and the peace of the world,” Campbell said. “We call upon the community to display the American flag and to participate in patriotic activi-

ties.” There are several activities being held this weekend to observe Veterans Day. The Oak Harbor Area Council of the Navy League will have its annual Veterans Day program 10 a.m. today at Oak Harbor High School. Guest speaker is retired Rear Adm. Bill McDaniel. The program will also include patriotic music and will focus on those veterans still in uniform. At 2 p.m. Oak Harbor will honor the holiday with its first ever Veterans Day Parade. The parade will begin at Midway Avenue and Pioneer Way, and will proceed through downtown

OBITUARY Charlotte Moyer Anne will be held Saturday, 2pm, Nov. 10, at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Oak Harbor. Arrangements are entrusted to Burley Funeral Chapel where friends may go online atwww.burleyfuneralchapel. com to sign a guest register and leave messages for the family.

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Bradly Gene “Brad” Boyer

Bradly Gene “Brad” Boyer, of Oak Harbor, and Anchorage, Alaska passed away on Oct. 24, 2012. Brad succumbed to complications from surgeries to repair a damaged knee, while under the care of the David Hospital in Panama. Brad grew up in Anchorage, graduating from West High School in 1967. He attended Eastern Washington University in Spokane, majoring in theater and costume design. Most of Brad’s working life was spent in areas that allowed him to explore and use his incredible creative talents. He was active in the costuming world and owned a costume shop in Anchorage and the first floral shop in Eagle River, Alaska. He was also well known for his sewing prowess, floral design expertise and culinary skills. He expressed those talents everywhere from cooking at wilderness lodges in Alaska, to upscale restaurants in Kauai, Hawaii, to senior centers in Washington. For the later part of this decade he resided in Santiago de Veraguas, Panama and helped his loving partner Steve with the development and operation of a small Bed and Breakfast. Brad was a loving pet owner who pampered and spoiled the variety of dogs he owned over the years. Whether it was an Alaskan sled dog, Saluki, Lhasa Apso or Mexican Hairless he loved

By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

The owner of an Ault Field Road tattoo business could face up to 10 years in prison on a drug charge with “aggravating circumstances,” according to court documents. Prosecutors charged 47-year-old Kevin Rollyson in Island County Superior Court Oct. 3 with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. The charge came with an “aggravating circumstance” because Rollyson’s offender score under the Adult Sentencing Guidelines is so high that his conviction would result in some current offenses going unpunished. A criminal histor y increases an offender score; Rollyson has 10 felony convictions, according to court documents. If convicted of the charge, Rollyson could face from five to 10 years in prison under the standard sentencing range.

Rollyson was released after posting $50,000 bail Oct. 8. The Oak Harbor Police High Risk Entry Team served search warrants at the tattoo shop and Rollyson’s Oak Harbor residence Sept. 28. The warrants were based on two controlled drug buys from Rollyson, according to a report by Detective Carl Seim, the department’s drug enforcement officer. At the home, the detectives allegedly found a digital scale, a syringe loaded with suspected heroin, multiple plastic baggies containing suspected meth, a peanut butter jar filled with baggies of suspected marijuana, a syringe with clear liquid and a loaded .22 pistol on the side of a bed, according to Seim’s report. Seim wrote that a child was living at the home. At the tattoo business, the detectives found a magazine for a .22 handgun in a safe, the report states.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY Bradley Boyer the unique and different, making sure they had loving quality homes. Brad was not shy with his opinion, or with sharing it with whoever would listen! That aspect of his personality fleshed out what loved ones referred to as Brad’s “character.” Those who met Brad rarely forgot that experience. He is survived by his lifepartner Stephen Yovan of the Gold Coast, Australia; his four brothers, Doug and John Boyer, Robb Donohue Boyer, Jim Neeley, and sister, Barb Boyer all of Anchorage; mother and step-father Bev and Frank Neely of Anchorage; son Noah Boyer of Sparks, Nevada; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews residing in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. At Brad’s request there will be no formal ceremony. Loved ones shared a toast to him on what would have been his 63rd birthday on Nov. 3. His ashes will be spread in the water off the coast of Kauai. Contributions to Brad’s memory may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Transition of Expeditionary EA-6B Squadrons to EA-18G Growler at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, Washington. The U.S. Department of the Navy (Navy) gives notice, per the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), Council on Environmental Quality regulations in 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1500-1508, and Navy NEPA regulations in 32 CFR Part 775, that an Environmental Assessment (EA) has been released and a Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) has been issued for the proposed realignment and transition of Expeditionary Electronic Attack squadrons to Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, Washington. The Navy released the Draft EA on July 27, 2012 and received public comments on the document from July 27 to August 31, 2012. The EA evaluates the potential effects of implementing three action alternatives and a No Action Alternative to support the transition of the Expeditionary Electronic Attack (VAQ) squadrons at NAS Whidbey Island from the aging EA-6B Prowler to the newer EA-18G Growler in the 2012-2014 timeframe. The EA considered potential environmental impacts on airspace and airfield operations, noise, land use, threatened and endangered species and other biological resources, water resources, air quality, cultural resources, socioeconomics, and environmental management that would be associated with an increase in the number of aircraft, personnel transition, new construction or renovation of structures, and airfield operations necessary to accommodate the transition of Expeditionary VAQ EA-6B Prowler squadrons to EA-18G Growlers. The U. S. Navy determined that the proposed action will not significantly affect the environment. Since this action would not entail significant impacts to the environment, the Navy has determined that the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement is not required. The EA, including the FONSI, can be viewed and downloaded at on the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest web site: https:// portal.navfac.navy.mil/portal/page/portal/navfac/NAVFAC_WW_PP/ NAVFAC_EFANW_PP. Copies of the EA and FONSI have been distributed to the following libraries: Oak Harbor Library, 1000 SE Regatta Dr., Oak Harbor, WA La Conner Regional Library, 614 Morris St., La Conner, WA Coupeville Library, 788 Alexander St., Coupeville, WA Anacortes Public Library, 1220 10th Street, Anacortes, WA A limited number of CDROMs are available to fulfill individual requests submitted in writing to: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Public Works Department, Environmental Division, 1115 West Lexington Street, Oak Harbor, WA 98278.


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Miller, award-winning coach, shares expertise with NWAC By JIM WALLER Sports editor

Bob Miller’s email address begins “retiredcoachbob.” Don’t believe it. Miller, cork-like, keeps popping up at swimming pools. Several months ago he was hired as an assistant coach for the North Whidbey Aquatic Club. This week he became the interim head coach. When Miller, 84, accepted the NWAC assistant coach position, he came out of retirement – for the second time. “When you retire, there are about three hours in the day with nothing to do,” Miller said. His boredom was a boon for the North Whidbey Aquatic Club. Miller is an elite coach and swimmer. Among his many awards and achievements, Miller

was chosen the American Swim Coaches Association National Coach of the Year in 1973. In 1975, he coached the USA men’s and women’s Pan American teams. A year later he coached the USA national team in a showdown with the Soviet Union. He also coached numerous Olympic and world championship medalists as well as national and world record setters. In recognition of these achievements, Miller was inducted into Pacific Northwest Swimming’s Hall of Fame in 2004 with the first class of honorees. Miller began his coaching career at 16 while attending West Seattle High School. He convinced the Seattle School District to allow him to put together a group of swimmers to compete in the state high-school meet. Eventually

Crebbin ends 25-year coaching career By JIM WALLER Sports editor

Coupeville High School volleyball coach Toni Crebbin resigned at the conclusion of this season after a 25-year coaching career. Over that span she took time off from work but not from coaching. Now, she said, it’s time to be a mom and “enjoy volleyball from the stands.” Her coaching journey began in 198788 at Oregon State University. After completing her eligibility as a softball player for the Beavers, she served as an assistant coach her fifth year in college while finishing up her degree. She married Mike Crebbin, the current Oak Harbor High School wrestling coach, in 1988 and moved to Ridgecrest, Calif., where she coached softball for four years and volleyball for one. The Crebbins moved to Whidbey Island in August of 1992, and Toni started her Coupeville volleyball stint in the fall of 1993 as the assistant coach. She took over the program in 2003. Even pregnancy couldn’t keep her off the sidelines. She didn’t work for a year, but coached, while having son Kellen. She added, “I even coached when I was full-term with Joshua (her second son). I had him Sept. 8, took two weeks off, then hauled him to every practice and game!” She also served as the assistant Coupeville softball coach for one year and as the head coach for 2004. She committed to coaching softball for only one year because her husband was coaching in Oak Harbor and her family was in the process of adopting daughter Kaia. Over the years her Coupeville volley-

ond in the pentathlon at the Melbourne Olympics. He was the Pan American pentathlon individual champion in 1958. Miller continues to swim five days a week, going 2,000 to 3,000 meters each day, and compete. Last year he set a national age-group record in the 200 backstroke. Miller said the NWAC swimmers were “very disciplined” and “fun to work with.” However, the Aquajets won’t have long to work with the award-winning Miller. He announced recently he will be returning to Arizona next month to give retirement another try.

he opened several pools in the Seattle area and started the Cascade Swim Club. He coached eight years in Fort Lauderdale and then Oregon before returning to Washington. Growing up he was more than a swimmer. As a teenager he had a tryout with the Pittsburgh Pirates as a pitcher. They invited him to a second tryout in Oregon, but he declined because it conflicted with -- what else -- a swim meet. He first “retired” in 2002, then jumped back into coaching for the Bainbridge Island Swim Club in 2004. He retired for a second time in 2010. As a competitor, Miller captained the University of Washington swim team in the early ‘50s. In 1956 he was a member of the silvermedal team that placed sec-

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Toni Crebbin ball teams won 85 matches and qualified for tri-district in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. The Wolves’ most successful year came in 2004 when it won the tri-district title over No. 1-ranked Bush High School. That win lifted the Wolves into the top spot in the polls. Coupeville’s only loss during the regular season was to La Conner; the Wolves later beat the Braves in a playoff match when the two teams finished the season tied. During the state tournament, Coupeville lost again to La Conner, which went on to win the championship. Two other years stand out, Crebbin

said. Her club finished last in the league standings in 2007 but “surprised everyone” at district to qualify for tri-district. In 2009 the Wolves finished third in the Cascade Conference behind powers King’s and Archbishop Murphy and she was recognized by her peers as Coach of the Year. More memorable than the award, she said, was watching “the girls mesh as a team.” Crebbin was reluctant to mention any individuals as the most memorable because “there’s going to be some I forget.” She added, “I love the relationships I have built with so many of the girls over the years. Trusted relationships where many have been my babysitters.” Crebbin said she enjoyed coaching exchange student Linde Maertin and “loves to see former players become coaches.” Kirsty Crogan coaches at La Conner and Jennifer Bailey and Yashmeen Knox both returned to assist Crebbin in Coupeville. “Spending time with Bessie Walstad this summer in China was definitely a bonding experience.” Crebbin has gone to China each year since 2007 to work in an orphanage in Chaoyang. Crebbin said, “I have always tried to model and instill integrity, sportsmanship and hard work. Also, I emphasize that success is not measured in wins and losses, but in how you leave the gym every practice, every game. With that said, I tried to have fun with the girls while instilling those things.” “I think what the players remember years later,” she said, “is not so much the records, but the memories we created as being a team.”

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Left, Bob Miller offers advice to a swimmer at a recent NWAC practice.

sports in brief Megan Hall sets running records

Run clubs open to new members

Oak Harbor’s Megan Hall, an ultra runner, recently completed two record-setting performances. Oct. 13 she won the female division and finished third overall in the Defiance 50K in a course record 4:18.41 at Point Defiance in Tacoma. Last weekend Hall placed second among females and sixth overall in the Pinhoti 100 at Helfin, Ala. Again she set a course record at 20:16 and cut three hours off her last 100-mile race time. Her efforts earned her a free entry into the Western States Endurance Run in June. Hall, 23, is the coach of the North Whidbey Running Club.

Two local running clubs accept new members at any time. The North Whidbey Running Club is open for youths 4 to 18. The club, which is sponsored by the North Whidbey Park and Rec District, meets at 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at North Whidbey Middle School. The first two weeks are free. For more information call the pool at 675-7665 or email coaches Curtis Vieke (curtvieke@yahoo. com) or Megan Hall (meghall.is.44.5@gmail. com). The Running Unlimited Fitness welcomes new members ages 5 and up. Beginners practice Mondays and Fridays; intermediates Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and advanced each week day. Prospective members are given two free practices to see if the club is for them. The fees are $14, $20 and $28 per month, or participants can use a $20 punchcard good for 10 visits. For more information, visit www.rufit.ws or call coach Catie Rodeheffer at 279-2196.

Youth basketball signups start Registration has started for recreational youth basketball in Oak Harbor. The program is open to boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade. Registration and information forms are available at 7/Eleven, Big 5 and Island Pet Center. There is a discount for registrations postmarked by Nov. 23. Please contact basketball_youth@yahoo. com with any questions.


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What began as a blog written through the eyes of a unique cat evolved into two books and a community stretching worldwide his wife, Kathy’s, lives changed forever when kitten Cujo chose Dunn as his first minion. “I walked into her (the vet’s) otal world domination. office and she had this crate full of Making minions of kittens,” Dunn said. “As soon as every two-legger on I walked in, he (Cujo) climbed to Earth. Becoming the the top of the cage and reached out supreme ruler. These and slapped me.” are the goals of an Oak Harbor Dunn said he knew he had been resident, and he will attain them — chosen. Dunn but only once he has sufficiently took Cujo, basked in the then known as heat of his Raspittin, home favorite “fire and worried box thingy.” that their mamThis is the moth cat Ivan life of Cujo, the the Terrible benevolent dic— now known tator disguised as Ivan the as a house cat. Tolerable — His schemmight harm ing and the new kitten. one-of-a-kind Instead, he views of the should have world come worried about to life through Ivan. When the words Dunn opened of his greatthe carrier to est minion, release Cujo, Doug Dunn, the kitten in two books: Rebecca Olson / Whidbey News-Times popped Ivan in “The Cujo Cat Doug Dunn recently published the nose “and Chronicles” the second book in “The Cujo Cat has been boss and “The Cujo cat ever since,” Cat Chronicles Chronicles.” Dunn laughed. 2: The Chaos Continues.” Dunn moved to Oak Harbor from Texas in 1998 and became “The Cujo Cat Chronicles” began the goldsmith at Gerald’s Jewelry. as a blog more than two years ago. About five years ago, Dunn’s and By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

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Dunn experienced the power of online communities through a site that monitored a nest of owls. He talked about Cujo with friends he met on the site, “and pretty soon I started posting as the cat,” Dunn said. His friends encouraged him to start a blog and Dunn declined. Finally, a friend told Dunn that if he taught Dunn how to do a blog, Dunn had to do it. Before long, the humorous tales told through the eyes of Cujo infiltrated the nation and then the world. Cujo procured followers in Germany, New Zealand, Africa, Scotland, France and more. “It’s kind of blown my mind how this whole thing has snowballed,” Dunn said. He spends two to three hours a night answering Cujo’s fan emails, some of which even come from dog people. As to Cujo’s reaction to his worldwide fame, “it doesn’t seem to affect him much. He expects it,” Dunn said. While Dunn plans to hold book signings for the newly released “Cujo Cat Chronicles 2,” Cujo won’t deign to attend. “It’s a matter of public safety,” Dunn laughed. Since the addition of Cujo’s name to the federal no-fly list, it’s been impossible for Cujo to visit his fans, despite the annual cookouts held in his honor and the Cujo fan cruise the Dunns are planning, Dunn added. “The Cujo Cat Chronicles” and its sequel are written toward adults.

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He may be handsome, but don’t let his good looks belie the complex mind within, which is portrayed in “The Cujo Cat Chronicles” and its sequel. “It’s all humor. I steer away from politics and religion,” Dunn said. Since Cujo knows he’s the benevolent dictator, “the whole diplomatic process never comes into play.” “There are thousands of cat sites and blogs, and almost invariably they use almost baby language. Looking at this cat, I wanted him to be very well-spoken,” Dunn contin-

ued. While writing, Dunn hears the voice of actor Alan Rickman as Cujo — a problem when Dunn is asked to do readings of his books. Dunn said he has always loved writing “and humor’s always been a huge part of my life.” Growing up on a farm, he was See cujo, A11

Mike Mulligan, steam shovel represent relationship with God While I have joined millions of Americans who make daily use of a Kindle, I also have a modest collection of children’s books housed on the bottom shelf in my office for easy access. As a new foster mother to a voracious reader, it is a great joy to share my love of literature and it is “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel,” first published in 1939, that caught my attention this week. Remember the story? Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, tenderly named Mary Anne, face a crisis: technology, in the form of new gasoline, electric and diesel

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shovels, threatens to put them out of business. Unlike other owners who chose to sell their steam engines, Mike is loyal to Mary Anne. Based on his years of experience working with her, he has confidence in their ability to get the job done. When he reads in his local

newspaper that the town of Popperville is about to build a new town hall, he not only bids on the job but makes a bold promise to the town’s selectmen: he and Mary Anne will dig the cellar in one day! If they fail, the town will owe him nothing. It is the conversation Mike Mulligan shares with a young child — arriving at sun up to watch the digging begin — that touches me right where I live, some 73 years later in a very different America. “Do you think you will finish by sundown?” the child asks Mike Mulligan.

“Sure,” says Mike, “if you stay and watch us. We always work faster and better when someone is watching us.” Americans do not like to be watched. Managed. Supervised or critiqued. We are independent and treasure our freedoms. We like to do our own thing. Have our own schedules. Create our own rules. The question begging to be asked, in this case, is how do independence-loving Americans have a relationship with God who is omnipresent — there for all time and in all places? What is it like living with the belief that

the spirit of God surrounds us wherever we go? Are we self-conscious? Guilt ridden? Defiant? Are we invigorated? Motivated? Empowered? The Bible reminds us that He is watching on a daily basis. That God works through people and events. That if we trust His advice, He will encourage us to make the right decisions through very personal experiences. God’s personal nature can also be soothing, for His continual presence reminds us that He has a never-ending interest in us. He seeks us out. He places in our lives people to love and

pray for us. Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne dug a little faster and a little better as the crowd gathered that day. “Hurry, Mike Mulligan! Hurry! Hurry!” shouted the little boy in a voice that rose above the crowd. As the sun set and the dust cleared, people counted four corners and four neat cellar walls. “Hurray!” they shouted. God is cheering us on today because He knows the digging is difficult. But He draws near to encourage a relationship with Him and to foster our best efforts.


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Recital explores 800 years of music By REBECCA OLSON Staff reporter

Music has changed drastically in just the past 20 years — imagine how it has changed in the past 800 years. A lecture-recital presented by Oak Harbor High School Choir Director Darren McCoy will begin with a time when music wasn’t written down and the idea of harmony didn’t exist. “The Art in Music” recital takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Oak Harbor High School. Tickets cost $5 and are available at the door or by emailing oakharborchoirs@ gmail.com. Proceeds benefit the choir department. McCoy, who is the recipient of the KCTS 9 Golden Apple award and who was voted best teacher through the Whidbey News-Times’ Best of Whidbey awards in 2012, will be joined by community members including Oak Harbor City Councilwoman Tara Hizon, Oak Harbor Christian School voice teacher Meredith Reichman, Whidbey Playhouse actress Heather Good and other local musicians. Music and a slideshow will

guide the audience through the past 800 years of music, how it evolved and how it affected or was affected by world events. “I wanted to do a recital that was both entertaining to see kinds of music people don’t really do anymore live, and something that would be educational for students,” McCoy said. McCoy started planning the recital months ago and has put a great deal of research into the lecture. Not only did he search for music that was most important during each era, but he researched how world events reflected the music of the era. For example, “Dies Irae” is part of a chant for a requiem mass for the dead. It translates as “Day of Wrath,” McCoy said. “It’s the perfect kind of explanation for what’s going on in the world,” McCoy said. The Crusades were in full swing at the time, and Genghis Khan had killed about 20 percent of the people in the world. Then followed the Black Plague, again decimating the population,

McCoy said. While McCoy said he doesn’t expect people to fall in love with classical music by hearing more of it, “I think it is the human condition to like to learn.” “Knowing where music actually came from gives them an appreciation for just how much music has grown and how much it actually affects their life, whether they know it or not,” McCoy continued. A lot of people in this community do like classical music, McCoy said, and they may enjoy hearing how it changed “from before it was written down to the time of Napoleon to George Washington.” “People sometimes need a timeline,” McCoy said. “And it’s a lot more fun than a recital where you sing seven songs and then you’re done.” Through this fundraiser, McCoy said he hopes to raise money for the choir program to buy microphones for the stage. These would benefit the entire high school music program as well as community groups that use the high school’s stage.

cujo CONTINUED FROM A10 taught not to attribute human emotions to animals. “So through writing this and getting to know this cat, I’ve gone over to the dark side and said screw it, they have human emotions; sometimes, there’s no other explanation,” Dunn said. The books consist of a series of humorous vignettes, making the books easy to pick up and read anytime. From diabolical schemes involving Cujo’s nemesis, the overly-cheerful squirrel, to putting the bathroom spider on trial, Cujo’s fiendish humor and huge personality don’t fail to amuse. “We’ve done take offs of Shakespeare, he rewrote ‘A Christmas Carol’ last year,” Dunn said, adding that he finds it “cathartic” to speak as a cat. He’s planning a third book in the series in which Cujo will take on classic literature.

Furry friendships Living at the beck and call of the world’s smallest dictator has changed Dunn’s life. He joked that he no longer has free evenings thanks to the fan mail. But the heartfelt change in Dunn’s life has been the people he has met

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Always a congenial tyrant, Cujo welcomes new minions — when he’s not birdwatching or cursing the squirrel. along the way. “It’s opened my eyes to the power of the internet,” Dunn said. When the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake hit New Zealand, the Cujo community began talking about it and helping each other before it even hit the news. Now, people are checking in with each other to see how they are faring after Hurricane Sandy. “We give each other a lot of support,” Dunn said. And of course, Cujo supports his two-leggers. “He’s got to supervise everything. If I’m vacuuming, he follows me around to make sure I’m getting everything,” Kathy Dunn laughed. The supreme ruler may spend his days bird-watching and toasting himself in front of the “fire box thingy,” but that shouldn’t fool anyone; when the opportunity to irritate arrises, Cujo is on

it. Dunn’s favorite example happened during the World Series last year. Dunn bought a laser pointer to entertain the cat so he could watch the games and congratulated himself when his ploy worked the first couple of times. Only too quickly, Cujo realized what Dunn was up to and promptly plunked down so he was blocking part of the TV. By the fifth game, Cujo was so irate at being ignored that he moved to the table so Dunn could see nothing but Cujo’s face. “I’ve never seen such a troublemaker in my life,” Dunn laughed. Both “Cujo Cat Chronicles” books, which are published by Xlibris, are available at Wind and Tide Bookshop and the Book Rack in Oak Harbor, from Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and as an ebook.

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Veterans enjoy pancake breakfast A Veterans Day pancake breakfast is set for 7 to 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Harbor Tower Village, located at 100 E. Whidbey Ave. in Oak Harbor. Admission is free for veterans and $5 for others. A gift basket will be raffled with proceeds going to the Help House. For details, call 675-2569.

Aubudon takes waterbird field trip Waterbirds of Whidbey field trip will explore Crockett Lake, Penn Cove and points north looking for numerous species of waterfowl, loons, grebes and gulls that winter on Whidbey. Meet at the Coupeville High School parking lot at 9 a.m. Nov. 10. Be prepared to carpool. Dress warmly. The trip leader is Gary Piazzon of Whidbey Audubon Society. For details, call 678-5131.

women’s fellowship Holiday boutique set Presbyterian Women’s Fellowship will host its annual holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Presbyterian Church at the corner of Midway Boulevard and SE Eighth Street. Hand crafted gifts by men and women of the church as well as crafts from Rwanda will be featured. Proceeds from the boutique support local community projects as well as national and international missions. For details, call 675-6783.

Regency holds craft bazaar Regency on Whidbey will hold a holiday craft bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Regency on Whidbey is located at 1040 SW Kimball Drive, Oak Harbor. For more information, call Barbara at 279-0933.

Explore Nordic heritage Daughters of Norway Ester Moe Lodge #39 invites all for the 13th annual Nordic Fest with a whole new look. Come to this festival of Nordic culture offering fun for the whole family from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at South Whidbey High School. Discover mouthwatering food in the Norsk Kafé, baked goods in the Bakeri, shopping, demonstrations, music and more. Drawings will be held all day long for prizes. Admission is by donation. For details, call 425-308-7860 or visit www. daughtersofnorway.org.

Gifts are on the market The second annual Coupeville Holiday Gift Market is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at Coupeville Recreation Hall. This is a benefit for the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation. For details, call 6783068 or 678-5151.

Salute today’s veterans The Oak Harbor community Veterans Day program, “A Salute to Today’s Veterans,” is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Oak Harbor High School, located at 950 NW Second Ave. in Oak Harbor. The program includes

Ceremony offers way to remember victims: Remember victims of Alzheimer’s Disease with a candle lighting ceremony Nov. 10. Share memories of loved ones. See Activities listing for more information.

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speaker RADM William J. McDaniel, U.S. Navy ret. and music by Daybreak Trio, the First United Methodist Church choir, Oak Harbor High School Harbor Singers and the All-Island Community Band. The theme is “Honoring our Veterans in Uniform.” The event is sponsored by the Oak Harbor Area Council and Navy League. All are welcome. For details, call 675-1778.

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Fabric art is for sale The fabric artists of Whidbey Quilters present their biannual Quilt Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Greenbank Progressive Club on Bakken Road. There will be unique, hand-created items for sale. For details, call Karen at 360-320-3803.

Wine and art are all over Whidbey The Autumn on Whidbey Wine and Art Tour is set for Nov. 10 and 11. The Whidbey Island Vintners Association sponsors this annual event featuring wineries and artists throughout the island. Purchase tickets in advance at www.brown papertickets.com/ event/273163 for $20 or the day of for $25. For details, visit whidbeyislandvintners.org or call 360-321-0515.

underage drinking panel set IDIPIC presents its next North Whidbey DUI/ Underage Drinking prevention panel Nov. 10 at Oak Harbor Library conference room 137. Open to all, doors open at 12:45 p.m.; come early to assure a seat, no late admittance. Required by local driving instructors for driver’s education student and parent. For details, call 672-8219 or visit www.idipic.org.

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To mark National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in November, HomePlace Special Care Center will host a candle lighting ceremony at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 to remember individuals and their families who have been touched by the brain disorder. For details, call 279-2555 or email HPOakHarbormktg@ frontiermgmt.com. HomePlace is located at 171 SW Sixth Ave., Oak Harbor.

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Whidbey Playhouse presents the Whidbey Improv Team at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. The evening consists of “Whose Line is it Anyways?”

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Many events will honor veterans this weekend, including “A Salute to Today’s Veterans,” a program set for 10 a.m. today at Oak Harbor High School. Last year’s event, pictured above, honored Pearl Harbor survivors, and this year will honor veterans in uniform. Other events include a pancake breakfast and a commemoration ceremony. See Activities listings for details. style improv games. Admission costs $10. Proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations. The Playhouse is located at 730 SE Midway Blvd. For details, call 679-2237.

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Veterans commemoration set American veterans will be honored at a commemoration ceremony set for 11 a.m. Nov. 12 at Veterans Memorial Plaza adjacent to the Island County Courthouse in Coupeville. The annual event is organized by the Town of Coupeville and Central Whidbey Lions Club, and includes raising of the flags of the various branches of the armed services. Local elected officials and others will offer brief remarks, which will be followed by a program of patriotic music.

Seniors discuss accident prevention The Senior Affairs Series will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Cam-Bey Apartments, located at 50 N. Main St. in Coupeville. Fire department personnel will talk about accident prevention and how to respond to an emergency. Bring questions. For information, call Jan at 678-7721 or Katlaina at 360-632-5687.

Festival board plans for next year

Tour new therapy space

The Penn Cove Water Festival Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at the United Methodist Church in Coupeville. Meet new board and committee leads and learn more about plans for 2013. For details, call Vicky at 360-682-5250.

View the newly remodeled therapy space at Regency on Whidbey between 9 a.m. and noon Nov. 13. The therapy team will have free screenings by a licensed occupational, physical and a speech/ language therapist, plus a raffle to win a $50 gift card. Juice and cookies provided. For details, call 675-8405.

Helpers are needed in case of disaster

Memory screenings are free

Become a Red Cross volunteer. The South Whidbey Red Cross Disaster Response Team helps those affected by house fires on Whidbey and prepares for operating shelters in a larger event. The next team meeting is 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Assembly of God Church, Maxwelton Road, Langley. For details, call 321-2581.

Regency on Whidbey, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Foundation, is giving free, confidential memory screenings from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Regency on Whidbey, located at 1040 SW Kimball Drive in Oak Harbor. To make an appointment call 279-0933.

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tues. Garden club hears Cisco Cisco Morris will share his knowledge with the Oak Harbor Garden Club at 9 a.m. Nov. 13 at First United Methodist Church, located at 1050 Ireland St. The program starts at 11 a.m. Seating is limited so make plans ahead to attend with a club member or register by calling Helene at 675-0392.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at 2720 Heller Road, the fire station north of Crosby Road in Oak Harbor. Patricia Younie and Ida McCormick of the Seattle Genealogical Society will tell about preserving research for future generations. The talk covers archival procedures including, steps to protect your work from being destroyed and copyright protection. All are welcome. Contact Ruth at 675-4086 or randr.hancock@ frontier.com for more information.


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People and Places JENNIFER JANSEN is serving as a member of the Student Government Association for the 2012–13 school year at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. Student Government Association members serve the student body as representatives in making campus decisions. As a liaison between students, faculty, staff and the administration, SGA promotes ideas, expresses concerns and develops and implements plans.

Jansen is a senior and is majoring in elementary education at Northwestern College. She is the treasurer for the SGA. Jansen is the daughter of Dwayne and Debra Jansen of Oak Harbor. Northwestern College is a Christian college of more than 1,240 students in Orange City, Iowa. The following students were named to the COLUMBIA COLLEGE DEAN’S LIST for

June through July: From Oak Harbor are: Alicia T. Ainsburg, Shelby R. Bassett, Lucie Dollarhyde, Otto R. Haffner, Ronald J. Hewitt, Gary M. Hitt, Dale A. Johnson, Jesse R. Magat, Paul D. Millerschin, Sara C. Pasola, Robert J. Remiesiewicz, Daniel C. Reyes, Michael S. Valcke and James B. Weldon. To be named to the dean’s list a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period

and achieved a minimum grade-point average of 3.5. Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years.

Katherine Eve Beesley of Oak Harbor earned a master of education in educational administration. Abigail Torres Espiritu of Oak Harbor earned a bachelor of arts in journalism – public relations. Lily Ann Fox of Langley earned a master of arts in history. Christine Wang Ying Jhon of Oak Harbor earned a bachelor of arts in accounting. Megan Jacyne Ledford of Oak Harbor earned a bachelor of arts in human services. Angelica Maria Sada of Oak Harbor earned a bachelor of arts in history.

The following WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY GRADUATES earned their bachelors or masters degrees and were awarded diplomas. Marshall D. Banks of Langley, earned a bachelor of arts in business administration with a finance concentration.

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House of Prayer Faith Tabernacle of Praise Monday Prayer Meeting - 6:00 P.M. Tuesday Night Bible Study- 6:30 P.M. Friday High Praise Service- 6:30 P.M. Sunday Celebration/Children’s Ministry – 9:30 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship Service – 11:00 A.M. Church Telephone Number (360)679-1003 Bishop Charles And Pastor Effie Boyles (360)929-3127

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FIRE DISTRICT FINANCIAL OFFICER Orcas Island Fire and Rescue District #2, located in San Juan County, is looking for a district financial officer to maintain financial, accounting, administrative and personnel services in order to meet legislative requirements and support municipal operations. Qualifications include a degree in business administration or management and a minimum of five year related experience. For more information or to submit an application, go to: http://www.orcasfire. macwebsitebuilder.com/ job-opportunities.html or call 360-376-2331

City of Langley, Closes 11/30/2012 M u s t h ave a t l e a s t 2 years experience, Current Washington State Peace Officer Cer tificate, City of Langley Reserve Certification Preferred. Salar y from $4,159 to $4,974 DOE. Equal Opportunity Emp l o y e r. A p p l i c a t i o n s available at City Hall or at www.langleywa.com Please submit your resume and completed application to Langley City Hall or mail to: Langley Civil Service Commission P.O. Box 366, Langley, WA 98260

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REPORTER Reporter sought for staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a sixday newspaper on Washington’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula that includes the cities of Por t Angeles, Sequim, P o r t To w n s e n d a n d Forks (yes, the “Twilight� Forks, but no vampires or werewolves). Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily -from the first day, you’ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills you’ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help o f ve t e ra n n ew s r o o m leaders. This is a general assignment reporting position in our Port Angeles office in which being a self-starter must be demonstrated through professional experience. Port Angeles-based Peninsula Daily News, circulation 16,000 daily and 15,000 Sunday (plus a website getting up to one million hits a month), publishes separate editions for Clallam and Jefferson counties. Check out the PDN at w w w. p e n i n s u l a d a i l y news.com and the beauty and recreational oppor tunities at http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/section/pdntabs#vizguide. In-person visit and tryout are required, so Washington/Northwest applicants given preference. Send cover letter, resume and five best writi n g a n d p h o t o g r a p hy clips to Leah Leach, managing editor/news, P.O. Box 1330, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 9 8 3 6 2 , o r e m a i l leah.leach@peninsuladailynews.com.

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3 BR, 2.5 BA OPTION of furnished or unfurnished. Beautiful 2011, 1,900 SF home with washer, dryer, dbl garage & fenced yard. On bus route. Pets negot. $1,195/ Month. 360-678-4666.

1,344 SF, 2 BR, 2 BA Home. Harbor/ Mountain views! Spacious house with bonus room, shop, fenced yard, deck, carp o r t . Wa t e r i n c l u d e d . $1,150: $1,150 deposit. Lease. 360-679-3355. 760-409-2617.

CHARMING Cottage by t h e S e a , ove r l o o k i n g b e a u t i f u l Pe n n C ove. Fully furnished 1 bedr o o m . $ 9 0 0 m o n t h l y. $400 damage. All utilities included. Dishwasher, washer, dryer. Direct beach and dock access, nearby boat launch. Local community pool available Memorial Day through Labor Day. No smoking. Call: 360-202-4489

NEWER Manufactured 3 bedroom, 2 bath home w i t h w a s h e r, d r ye r. Close to ferr y. Water, sewer paid. No smoking. No pets. $950, month to OAK HARBOR OAK HARBOR month lease. 360-320- 2 BEDROOM Duplex, 1983 close to town and base. Water, sewer, garbage Oak Harbor 1 BEDROOM trailer on paid. $575 Month, $500 private property, country Deposit. (360)675-9611 s e t t i n g . C a r p o r t a n d OAK HARBOR OAK HARBOR d e ck . W / D. $ 5 0 0 / m o, 3 BR with yard. Pets nefirst, last, $300/deposit. gotiable. $950/mo, 1 yr S o r r y n o s m o k i n g o r lease & references re- 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH pets. (360)675-3884 quired. 360-679-2011 in downtown. 1,200 SF condo with water view, washer, dryer and hardwood floors. Gour met kitchen with stainless appliances. 2 car garage and lg sun deck. Second floor. Available Dec 1 st . COZY 2 BR CONDO! $1,200/ Month plus de- Country setting in town! posit. 360-969-0249. 10 Minutes to base. Oak Harbor Stackable washer/ dryer, 9 ACRE FARM, 3 bed- deck & lots of storage. r o o m h o u s e, g a ra g e / Water/ garbage includstorage, 17 stalls and ed. Pet okay with fee. paddocks, washer, dry- $695 plus deposit. 360er. $1500 month. 360- 969-0248. 632-1854

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ADMIRALS COVE $23,275 Quiet top-of-the-hill cul-de-sac lot with mature trees. Convenient to State Park, ferry and town of Coupeville. 3-bedroom septic design. High-speed internet, CATV at street. Community beach and pool. Clay Miller 360-969-2058 #199741

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FIRESIDE $259,000 Great 2,000+ sq ft home offers 4 bedrooms, 2 spacious living areas, natural gas heat plus a wood burning fireplace. New vinyl windows, new roof, new furnace, new flooring and so much more! Annie Cash 360-632-1260 #419850

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DUPLEX UNIT FOR Rent in Clinton on Whidbey Island. 2 Bedroom; 1.5 baths; 1 car garage; deck. All appliances. No smoking. Half block from bus stop. 1 mile from the ferr y in Clinton. $925/ month on 12 month lease. $800 damage deposit. Application required. First, last, damage. 206-200-4219.

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LANGLEY $157,000 1.3Âą acres with plenty of light, room for gardens and private. Open floor plan, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1782Âą sq ft, wood stove, large deck. Newer roof (2-years old). Jody LaBissoniere 360-331-6006 #415815

South Whidbey BAYWOOD $100,000 Private 2.5Âą acre parcel, water share, perk and corners marked. Close to Mutiny Beach public access. Bring your plans and build a dream home. Lori Ferrario 360-331-6006 #245916

HOLMES HARBOR $429,000 Private high-bank waterfront home features sweeping views of Holmes Harbor and Mt Baker plus your own stairs to the beach! Two master suites, expansive deck for entertaining. Irene Echenique 360-678-585 #358410

LANGEY $408,000 Charming Cape Cod-style, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home with 2,726 asf that sits on almost 0.5 acre. Close to so many shops in Langley. Commute to the mainland and beyond. John Joynt 360-346-0017 #259370

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Saturday, November 10, 2012, Whidbey Classified, PAGE 17

Burlington 22 ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR nd

Sat., Nov. 10th, 8:30am-4pm

This event host's over 100 VENDORS!! Don't Miss It! Burlington-Edison High School Band Booster Club

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301 N Burlington Blvd Burlington, WA 98233

Held in the Field-house, Cafetiere & Gym. Supporting the B-EHS Band Program. Accepting Vendors please email becraftfair@hotmail.com

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CITY OF OAK HARBOR PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PC# 11-27-12 Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission will conduct its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor WA. The Planning Commission will consider the following: 2012 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS- Public Hearing The Planning Commission continued the public hearing on the 2012 C o m p r e h e n s i ve P l a n Amendments at the October 23, 2012 meeting. The Planning Commission will close the hearing at the meeting and formulate a recommendation to the City Council. The amendments include creation of a new “Maritime� land use category that would allow water-dependent, water-oriented and other related commercial uses on property adjacent to the marina. The amendments also include updates to the Capital Improvements Plan. 2013 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT DOCKET - Public Meeting The Planning Commission will discuss the docket for the upcoming 2 0 1 3 C o m p r e h e n s i ve Plan Amendment cycle. The Comprehensive Plan is a document that establishes the community vision for Oak Harb o r. T h e d i s c u s s i o n may lead to a future recommendation on 2013 amendments that will then be added to the preliminar y docket for further consideration. 2012 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS - SCENIC VIEWS - Public Meeting The Planning Commission will consider a map of scenic view corridors and will discuss draft crit e r i a fo r d e t e r m i n i n g which of the scenic views are in the public interest to preserve. This item will continue into the 2013 amendments cycle. ELECTRONIC MESSAGE CENTER SIGNS CODE UPDATE - Public Meeting Staff will brief the Planning Commission on the existing electronic message center sign code as the first step in a process to consider amending the code. The Planning Commission will conduct a premeeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Conference Room prior to the regular meeting. All meetings of the Planning Commission are open to the public. LEGAL NO. 437241 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 10, 2012.

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FILING OF PROPOSED BUDGET Whidbey Island Public Hospital District Notice of Filing Proposed Budget Notice is hereby given that the Whidbey Island Public Hospital District, a municipal cor poration, has prepared a proposed budget of contemplated financial transactions for the year 2013 and the budget is on file in the records of the Commission in the District offices.. Notice is fur ther given that a Public Hearing on said proposed budget shall be held on November 26, 2012 in Conference Room B of the Whidbey General Hospital in Coupeville, Washington, at 4:30 p.m., on said date. Any taxpayer may appear at said Hearing at said time and place and be heard against the whole or any par t of the proposed budget. WHIDBEY ISLAND P U B L I C H O S P I TA L DISTRICT Board of Commissioners: Anne Tarrant Ron Wallin Grethe Cammermeyer Roger Case, M.D. Georgia Gardner LEGAL NO. 437433 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record.

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of JONATHAN E. KRUSE, Deceased. No. 12-4-00228-4 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS CLAIMANTS, & HEIRS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN - RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person, parties, claimants and/or heirs known or unknown having any claim against the decedent or deced e n t ’s e s t a t e m u s t 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 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 offirst publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: October 27, 2012 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES: Timothy S. Kruse ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Kenneth A. Manni ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE: c/o Cohen, Manni, Theune & Manni LLP Post Office Box 889 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 LEGAL NO. 433423 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. October 27, November 3, 10, 2012.

tative named below have been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be batTed 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 ofthe 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 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 the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: October 27, 2012 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Barbara J. Thelen ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Kenneth A. Manni ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE: c/o Cohen, Manni, Theune & Manni LLP Post Office Box 889 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 LEGAL NO. 433411 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. October 27, November 3, 10, 2012.

bey.com A public hearing will be held by the Po r t C o m m i s s i o n o f South Whidbey Island on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District Meeting Room at 5475 Maxwelton Rd., Langley, WA, where any person may appear in suppor t of or against said budget. The Regular monthly meeting will be held on November 13, 2012, and will follow the Budget Hearing at approximately 7:30 p.m. Questions regarding the meeting may be directed t o t h e Po r t o f f i c e a t (360) 331-5494. LEGAL NO. 435307 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 3, 10, 2012.

The opportunity to make a difference is right in front of you. Recycle this paper. FREELAND WATER and SEWER DISTRICT NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING Please be notified that the Freeland Water and Sewer District has rescheduled its regular monthly meeting from Monday, November 12 to Tuesday, November 13 due to the Veterans Day holiday. The rescheduled meeting will be held on the upper leve l o f W h i d b ey Wa t e r Services, 5421 Woodard Ave, Freeland, Wa. at 5 : 4 5 p. m . A l l f u t u r e meetings and workshops will be held at this new location. LEGAL NO. 433975 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 3, 7, 10, 2012. ISLAND TRANSIT PUBLIC HEARING & BOARD MEETING A public hearing shall be held to receive public input on the proposed Island Transit 2013 Budget on Friday, November 16, 2012, at 9:30 AM, Room 131 of the Law & Justice Building, located at 101 NE 6th Street, Coupeville, WA. Please call Barb Savary, Administration & Finance Manager at (360) 678-7771 if you would like a copy of the proposed 2013 Budget. The Regularly Scheduled Monthly Business Meeting of the Island Transit Board of Directors will begin at the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Accommodations will be made available upon ten (10) day advance request for sign language interpreters. The meeting room is accessible and is open to the public. For more information, please call (360) 678-7771. LEGAL NO. 432654 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. October 27, November 10, 14, 2012.

LEGAL NOTICE The Coupeville School District is accepting bids for 3 surplus school buses, all sold “as is.� 1992 Bluebird, bus type A, capacity 16, Diesel, 250,000 miles 1991 Bluebird, bus type D, capacity 88, Caterpillar engine, diesel, 250,000 miles: starting bid $1,432.00 1988 Bluebird, bus type H, capacity 84, Diesel, 255,000 miles Sealed bids to be received by 11/16/12 at 10:00AM. Mail/deliver bids to 2 S. Main St., Coupeville, WA 98239. C o n t a c t S c o t t L o s ey, 360-678-3035 for more information. LEGAL NO. 437114 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 10, 2012. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the Matter ofthe Estate of MARY C. AKINS Deceased No. 12-4-00222-5 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal represen-

NOTICE OF AN ORDINANCE PASSED BY THE OAK HARBOR CITY COUNCIL The following is an Ordin a n c e p a s s e d by t h e Oak Harbor City Council on November 7, 2012: Ordinance 1640 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OAK HARBOR AMENDING SECTIONS 19.36.020, “DEFINITIONS� AND 19.36.080 “TEMPOR A RY A N D S P E C I A L SIGNS� OF THE OAK HARBOR MUNICIPAL CODE. PA S S E D by t h e C i t y Council and APPROVED by the Mayor of the City of Oak Harbor, Washington, at an open public meeting and public hearing on the 7th day of November, 2012. You may obtain a full copy of this ordinance by contacting the Oak Harbor City Clerk at City Hall, 865 SE Barrington D r i ve , O a k H a r b o r, Washington or calling (360)279-4500. Nacelle Heuslein I n t e r i m C i t y Clerk LEGAL NO. 437435 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 10, 2012. November 13, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. -- Budget Hearing Notice is hereby given that a Preliminary Budget for the Port District of South Whidbey Island fo r t h e f i s c a l ye a r o f 2013 has been prepared and is on file and available in the Port office at 1804 Scott Rd., Suite 101, Freeland, WA or at www.por tofsouthwhid-

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter ofthe Estate of JA M E S I RV I N J O H N STON, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00247-1 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 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: (I) Thirty days after the personal representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months aftcr 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 1l.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: October 27, 2012 /s/ ANNELISE KAREN JOHNSTON ANNELISE KAREN JOHNSTON, Personal Representative of the Estate of JAMES I. JOHNSTON, deceased. c/o James L. Kotschwar, Attor ney for Personal Representative, WSBA #10823 235 NE Kettle Street; S u i t e 1 0 1 , P. O. B o x 1593 Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 (360)675-2207 LEGAL NO. 433104 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. October 27, November 3, 10, 2012.

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR KING COUNTY Estate of JEAN H. McMULLEN deceased. No. 12-4-06201-1SEA N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS The individual named below has been appointed as personal representative of the above estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, prior to the time such claims would be barred by any other-wise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070, by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below, a copy ofthe claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days

after the personal representative ser ved or + mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) Four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate + assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FILING COpy OF NOTICE TO CREDITO R S W i t h C l e r k o f Court: November 7, 2012 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: November 10, 2012 /s/ N. SUE ALDEN N. SUE ALDEN Personal Representative Attorneys for Estate: EDWIN EMERlCK, JR. McCUNE, GODFREY & EMERICK, INC., P.S. 1107 N. E. 45th, Suite 330 S e a t t l e , Wa s h i n g t o n 98105-4697 Phone: (206) 632-0575 Fax: (206) 632-8673 LEGAL NO. 437245 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 10, 17, 24, 2012.

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Superior Court of Washington County of ISLAND In Re tbe Matter of tbe Estate of: JOy LEE ALICE McCLELLAN, Deceased. PROBATE NO. 12-400258-6 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 ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: November 10, 2012. PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Traci Cheever /s/ Terry L. Smith Te r r y L . S m i t h , WSBA#27014 Terry L. Smith, PLLC Attorney for the Personal Representative of The Estate of Joy Lee Alice McClellan 1665 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 86 Freeland, Washington 98249-0086 LEGAL NO. 437108 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. November 10, 17, 24, 2012.

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