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M&Ms musical trio wins Orcas Has Talent Junior Eight adult finalists move on to the big show at Orcas Center on Saturday, Feb. 9 by CALI BAGBY Staff reporter
The Orcas Island Grange came alive last Saturday as six young performers shared their talents on stage. Contestants shined with a variety of skills from singing bluesy solos to original tunes to group numbers with enthusiastic choreography at the Orcas Has Talent Junior Show on Jan. 19. “It’s great to see growth every year,” said Donna Laslo, the event producer. Some vocalists made the audience cry, while others got them clapping their hands and tapping their toes. The junior competition had more than 100 eager audience members filling every seat in the house and cheering on a varied group of young stars. Performers were rated on their stage presence, technical ability and showmanship. All net proceeds from the junior and adult shows go to Orcas Island Prevention Coalition to support
drug-free youth. Sabrina Bailey, 11, Paris Wilson, 12, and Cameryn Thompson, 11, also known as the M&Ms, wowed the crowd with sassy dance moves and killer vocal stylings, performing “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” by Selena Gomez. The three young performers walked away with not only first place but the chance to compete and win $500 against the adults at the Feb. 9 Orcas Has Talent final show at the Orcas Center. The girls have been best friends for the last two and a half years and said they were happily surprised by their first place title. They’ve been practicing twice a week for the last couple of months. “I’m really excited, we were hoping for the best,” Sabrina said. Singer Stormy Hildreth, 10, came in second place for the juniors, earning her the opportunity to make a cameo performance at the final Orcas Has Talent Show. Singer/songwriter and guitarist
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L-R: Cameryn Thompson, Sabrina Bailey and Paris Wilson won the Orcas Has Talent junior competition. Madi Jane West, 14, came in third place. The winners were chosen by all-star judges Gene Nery, Susan Osborn and Bob Shipstad. Later that evening, I, along with 11 other adult contestants, performed during the regu-
lar auditions. Those who made to the final show are: The band Allmost Canadian (bander members Julia Bailey, Christian Bailey, Kellen Comrie, Emy Carter, Lisa Carter, Brynna Gregg), sax player Gregory Books, singer Yuko
Candidates field questions during forum by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Publisher
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Council candidates from Orcas, left to right: Rick Hughes, Lisa Byers and Greg Ayers.
It was standing room only at the Orcas Island election forum, with audience members spilling into the lobby. They kept the questions firing at the District 1 and District 2 council candidates, covering everything from the Critical Areas Ordinance to ferry service during the Jan. 16 meeting. Orcas Councilman Rick Hughes, Lisa Byers and Greg Ayers are vying for two spots in April’s general election. Councilmen Marc Forlenza and Bob Jarman and former Councilwoman Lovel Pratt are the three San Juan Islanders facing off in the Feb. 12 primary. Hughes, Byers and Ayers agreed that the recently approved Critical Areas Ordinance needs some minor tweaking, which will likely take place before the Growth Management Hearings Board. “I am pleased it passed,” said Byers, director of OPAL Community Land Trust. “I applied
some of the CAO rules in an OPAL project, and it wasn’t that hard or scary … but we need to refine it so it’s easy to understand and make sure it’s flexible.” Pratt recommended “moving on” from the CAO because there are “so many other important county issues.” Jarman and Forlenza were adamant that the ordinance still needs a lot of work. Many in the audience brought up inadequacies and inconsistency with the planning department, particularly in regards to code enforcement. Hughes said he has three major goals: localization (a code enforcer on each island), simplification (simplify the code), and communication (an independent hearing board that could hear community grievances). Ayers said the planning department needs “a goal and vision” while Byers wants to see more leadership for the department.
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Horikawa, pianist Kellen Comrie, magician Matthew Laslo-White, comedian Conrad Wrobel, singer Jake Perrine and this reporter and singer Cali Bagby. For slideshow of the finalists, visit www.islandssounder.com. Tickets for the Feb. 9 show are on sale at Darvill’s Bookstore.
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Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013• The Islands’ Sounder
Dobos crowned spelling champ Watson by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Publisher
Eighth grader Tara Dobos took home the Orcas all-school championship spelling bee title for the second year running. The winning word was electioneer. Dobos, who is pictured at left, will go on to the Skagit Regional Spelling Bee. If she advances past that, she will participate in the nationals in Washington, D.C. The participating spellers from Orcas Elementary were fourth graders Flora Lister and Landon Carter, fifth graders Maya Heikkenen and Ian Maier, sixth graders Benjamin Pollard and Sabrina Bailey, seventh graders Liam Griskey-Watson and Kellen Maier, eighth graders Christian Bailey and Olivia Smith. Students from Orcas Christian School
included fourth grader Zoe Miller, fifth grader Logan Babcock, sixth grader Evie Hance, seventh grader Skyler Gregg and eighth grader Stephanie Harris. OASIS alternative learning participants were Dobos, fourth grader Evalie Smith and eighth grader Josiah Rutledge, who traveled all the way from Lakewood for the event. The fourth annual bee was held on Jan. 18 in the Orcas Christian School gym. After several rounds of no eliminations, it was apparent the words were a bit too easy, so judges Colleen O'Brien, Nita Couchman, Steve Diepenbrock upped the ante. Finally, it was down to Dobos, Gregg, Harris, Heikkinen and Smith. Then it was a nail biter to the end between Dobos and Smith, with last year's winner eventually taking the crown once again.
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Botsford, Cruso team up for ‘Snow Queen’ Storyteller Antoinette Botsford and composersongstress Carolyn Cruso join forces to create “The Snow Queen – A Journey in Story And Song,” 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Deer Harbor Community Center and Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Orcas Senior Center. Admission is by donation. This retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen tale speaks to young and old in different ways. Cruso plays the hammered dulcimer, flute, guitar and is known for her expressive voice. Botsford’s journey through the world of oral tradition has found her telling stories from campfires to concert halls in prisons and churches. For info, call 376-4285.
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Preserving Island Culture • Improving Island Life What people are saying about Greg “I know Greg has faced challenges in connecting homes to the ESWD sewer system and has, in my opinion, provided creative and fair solutions for homeowners. I feel that Greg has the qualifications, experience and personal drive necessary to address the problems and issues currently facing San Juan County. Therefore, I highly recommend that you cast your vote for Greg Ayers for County Council.” —John MacLeod, Orcas Island “I had the privilege of working with Greg Ayers on the Primary Healthcare infrastructure on Orcas Island. He is a creative problem solver who not only comes up with solutions, but is there to implement them. I really enjoyed working with him.” —Garth Eimers, Orcas Island
“I support Greg Ayers for the San Juan County Council. Greg’s the candidate who combines foresight with insight and ability. We’ll get the job done right with Greg Ayers on the County Council.” —Leonard Wood, Orcas Island “Greg is focused on realistic solutions, not “pie in the sky” ideas that are unlikely to yield revenues, let alone quality jobs. Greg has a pragmatic approach to protecting our island environment. He recognizes the importance of education and sustainable programs for environmental protection and enhancement, while maintaining our island culture and way of life.” —Dave and Jane Cable, San Juan Island
“Greg Ayers can lead us beyond partisanship, and has the skills and heart to help us create a positive future together. Please join me in voting for Greg Ayers.” —Daniela Mayer, Lopez Island “I have worked with Greg for many years, at the Orcas Grange and building his home. He is one of the most intelligent people I know and a great problem solver. Most importantly, he is able to apply his knowledge and skills to guide others with diverse opinions to find common ground, accomplishing a unified goal. Greg is deeply involved in the community. He believes that we must all work together as neighbors, building self-sustaining lives while preserving our rural culture. Please join me in supporting Greg for County Council.” –Doug Bechtel, Orcas Island
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Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody
omething very curious happened at the election forum last week. After the Orcas candidates spoke and answered questions, a fair amount of islanders left – before the San Juan candidates could even start their opening sentences. We'd like to remind everyone that the upcoming primary and general elections are county-wide. Voters should care just as much about candidates on their Toseecoverageofthe home island as those running from a OrcasIslandelection neighboring community. With the passage of the charter forum,seepage1 amendments this past November, our council will consist of three members. When you get your ballot for the February primary, ALL county voters will decide who moves forward from District 1, San Juan and surrounding outer islands, and District 2, Orcas and its outer islands. Then in April, ALL county voters will vote on two candidates from District 1, District 2 and District 3, which includes Lopez and its surrounding islands. Please be engaged with these elections. Your vote reaches farther than the boundaries of your home island.
Keeping the spirit of words alive
he words showed up only when I closed my eyes. With my eyelids pressed down tight, I could see the letters clearly, their sequence emblazoned across my imagination. I went to a small, private school, and our spelling bee included the sixth through twelfth grades. I was fairly confident I would win against the other middle schoolers, but when I was the last one standing against the entire student body, I was filled with euphoria. I embraced my inner nerd with pride – and I still do. But with the advent of auto-correct in both word processing and cell phones, my spelling skills aren’t what they used to be. While the concept is thought to have originated in the United States, spelling bees are held around the world. The first winner of an official spelling bee was 11-year-old Frank Neuhauser, who won the First National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in 1925. Orcas Island students competed last week in the all-school spelling bee for grades fourth through eighth. Congratulations to winner Tara Dobos, who also took home the title last year. As one who has stood before my peers and parents to compete in the game of words, I commend these young scholars for their courage and acumen. – Colleen Smith Armstrong
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There were four groups in Washington, D.C. named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought that Anybody could do it. But Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended up that Everbody blamed Somebody and Nobody did what Anybody could have. – Author unknown Then they then all went out and played Kick the Can until February and March. Bob Foulk Deer Harbor
Jameson found I just want to take a moment to thank everyone who helped us find our beloved dog Jameson after a hike at Cascade Falls turned into a massive dog hunt. The response has been so overwhelming. Once the word got out via Facebook, I had people I had never met go out of their way to go look for him both night and day. The pain of not knowing where Jameson was, was felt by many and the determination to bring him home was unwavering. After five long nights, Jameson was found by two visitors from California who went to Mountain Lake to take evening pictures. They recognized him from the many posters around the island. Jameson is a tough dog who survived the elements with only a few bumps and scratches, but was ready for a warm bath and a big meal upon his return. We are so grateful for our community! Thank you all for your time and efforts in reuniting our family! Jameson and His Family Orcas Island
Shout out to OCS Thank you Orcas Christian School for your loving attention on our kids, and for your many actions of nurturing and feeding our island
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Support for Ayers San Juan County is fortunate in the three candidates to be considered from Orcas when voting in the primary on Feb. 2. All are good people who are genuinely concerned about and have contributed significantly to our island community. After much thought, the Orcas candidate that I will be voting for is Greg Ayers. I believe that he is uniquely qualified to serve on the council at this time of stress and change for our county community and government. He has the ability and desire to absorb and digest the many layered and confusing national, state and local rules and regulations that affect our county government and each of us individually. Then, most importantly, he is able to discern new and realistic ways to work within the morass of regulation that exists to improve the financial health of our county, the focus, quality and efficiency of government, support and encourage island based jobs and businesses, and protect the islands’ environment and way of life. Greg has much experience in working respectfully and successfully with others to discern common goals and then find pragmatic ways to make those goals reality. All of us, old timers and newer islanders, hold these islands dear. This is an important primary and election. Please consider Greg
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Support for Byers I urge voters to support Lisa Byers for San Juan County Council. She understands what the islands are about and what issues affect us. Her greatest strength is her willingness to listen well and then speak the truth. She is reasonable but not shy about kindly saying what she thinks is right even when it’s unpopular. But it’s her understanding of what local government should be, her stated priorities for San Juan County, that make her a great candidate. She gets it. Her website lists the three big goals that will guide her efforts. 1- Sustaining a healthy, diverse and vibrant community. No one narrow issue is so critical it overcomes the importance of balancing many factors to sustain a good community. Priorities change but the main goal for county government couldn’t be stated better. 2 - Fostering job opportunities that strengthen island culture. Without jobs with living wages that fit our culture, healthy island communities cannot prosper. 3 - Aligning a balanced budget with citizens’ priorities. With Lisa on the council, citizens will have a member who has proven she is willing to listen with an open mind to determine what’s most impor-
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Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 • The Islands’ Sounder
Gratifying year for the Food Bank
Realizing hard times were not over for many of island families, the food bank board officially launched another year-end fundraising and food drive in late September that continued through December 2012. The community response was astounding, say organizers. Everything from money buckets at Woods Cove to pictures with Santa at Country Corner; gingerbread houses for auction by Susie Frank to the Madrona Red Hats passing their hats at lunch, and other generous individual contributions helped the food bank surpass its monetary goal of $37,000. And some real stories are found in the food donations that were received from community members as young
letterS FROM 4 tant and then to act wisely. Please vote for Lisa Byers for county council. David Zeretzke San Juan Island I write to recommend Lisa Byers who is seeking office #2 on the county council. I think she is an outstanding candidate for that office who will serve the public well. I first met Lisa in about 1999 when she was seeking to acquire from the Land Bank a portion of the property around Buck Park, which it had recently acquired. Lisa was acting on behalf of OPAL, the nonprofit organization on Orcas providing permanently affordable housing. When we met she invited my participation in a public citizen forum conducted by OPAL to determine how to best use that land. As a consequence, I attended perhaps a half dozen public meetings conducted under her supervision. I came away
as five. Here are some examples: • During the month of December, Pawki’s for Pets held a pet food drive and matched what was received – up to $500 worth of pet food was donated to assist recipients in caring for their pets. • Children in Sherry May’s kindergarten class at Orcas Christian School, while studying traditions of Brazil, collected “white gifts” such as sugar, potatoes, rice, flour and oatmeal and gave them to the food bank. • The Senior Center Holiday Faire collected food for admission to the faire. • Glenwood Springs Hatchery/Long Live the Kings donated 50 salmon. • Commercial fisherman Mark
extraordinarily impressed by Lisa’s skills fostering enlightened conversation and most particularly, in soliciting from each of the participants their respective views on the subject. Since then, my wife and I have been regular contributors to OPAL and have met periodically with Lisa to discuss OPAL’s goals. Lisa has led OPAL for 17 years with extraordinary skill which has resulted in more than 100 family homes on Orcas which are permanently affordable. By her candidacy, she is offering her executive expertise to the community at large. I think it is an offer, which we, the Orcas electorate, should seize. Bob Henigson Deer Harbor
tory here, which gives him a good sense of what has come before, how we got here, and why it matters. His experience running a crucial business in Eastsound gives him a great feel for what it takes to make a living here, as well as daily contact with a broad spectrum of the community. As a former Fortune 100 executive, Rick has the experience and ability to think creatively about ways to improve our islands’ economy. I particularly liked Rick’s view of government, as he expressed it at the League of Women Voters on Orcas this week: simplicity, localization and communication.
Simplify the laws and government processes so that they are easy to understand and serve the people of the county. Planning and county services should be appropriate for our county as a whole, and localized for each island. The government should communicate what it is doing and how that will affect the citizens. Rick is putting these concepts into practice during his tenure on the county council this winter. I urge you to give him the opportunity to do so for the next four years. Moana Kutsche Eastsound
Support for Hughes I enthusiastically support Rick Hughes in the upcoming primary election! Rick has a deep understanding of our islands. His family has a long his-
Hoffman also donated salmon. • Salmonberry School children collected and donated an impressive amount of food items. • Forty gallons of freshly pressed cider were contributed by Goldeneye Farm. • Countless other business, including Doe Bay, Islands’ Sounder, Islanders Bank, Windemere, Ray’s Pharmacy, Cafe Olga and Chuck Silva’s Karate Studio collected money and food items during the campaign. • There were generous surprises by unknown contributors left in the donation box almost every day. “The food bank shelves are full with plenty in inventory,” says Food Bank volunteer Maggie Kaplan.
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CAO news: workshops and more The San Juan County Council has scheduled a public hearing for Feb. 12 to consider whether to postpone until May 1 the effective date of the recently approved updates to the Critical Areas Ordinances. Councilwoman Patty Miller said the delay would provide time to “ensure a solid implementation of the new regulations.” The postponement would give county staff an additional two months to complete a series of workshops with design professionals, planning staff, real estate professionals and develop materials to help individual
citizens understand the new regulations before they go into force. The public hearing on the postponement is scheduled to begin at 10:15 a.m. during the council regular session. The department of Community Development and Planning currently has CAO workshops for Jan. 30, 8:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. at the Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis Street in Friday Harbor and Feb. 6., 10:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. at the District 2 (Eastsound) Fire Station, 45 Lavender Lane in Eastsound. The workshops have been scheduled for design profes-
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Search for new San Juan County manager begins At its regular session on Jan. 15, San Juan County Council started the county manager recruitment process. The council has selected the Prothman Company of Issaquah to serve as its agent and to coordinate with county human resources personnel. The council directed Prothman and county staff to make a special effort to find qualified local candidates for the job as part of their recruiting efforts. The council has asked for community input at its Jan. 29 meeting about the knowledge, skills and abilities to seek in the search for the new county manager. The input will be used in refining the job description for the county manager position and developing a community profile for the recruitment. The recruitment and review of candi-
dates will be led by the current council and involve the candidates who are now running for the three-member council along with representatives of the community and county staff. The current plan would have the process completed in time for the members of the new council to conduct final interviews and select the county manager on their first day in office, May 13, 2013. Since the departure of former county administrator Pete Rose in June 2012, Robert W. Jean has served as the head of the county’s administration; first as county administrator pro tem, then as interim county manager after voters approved charter amendments which passed executive authority to the county council.
FORUM FROM 1 “We also need to compile case law that could help explain how the code is interpreted,” she said. When asked about how they could help generate revenue, Hughes stressed the importance of job growth. It was a sentiment that Jarman echoed later in the evening. “Who wouldn’t want to work from home in the San Juans?” Hughes said. “We need to support things like OPALCO’s broadband initiative and approach companies like Boeing and Microsoft.” Ayers had a similar plan, but on the export side of things. He said local craftsmen should be selling their work off island and farmers can sell seeds for “10-fold greater than the finished product.”
Byers said if additional revenue is needed for the county budget, then she would go before the community and seek additional sources like grant funding. Former Washington State Transportation Commissioner Bob Distler asked the District 1 candidates what they planned to do about Washington State Ferries not planning for any growth in the San Juans’ service. “Advocating for ferry issues was a pri ority for me,” she said. “We need to have DOT recognize the ferries as our marine highway and incorporate it into legislative packages.” She also said the state’s stipulation that all ferry construction take place in Washington eliminates the state from receiving federal funding or getting more competitive bids. Forlenza agreed and said WSF is “the toughest nut to
crack.” “How much does ‘Build Washington’ really help the state?” he said. For coverage of the forums on San Juan and Lopez, see www.sanjuanjournal.com and www.islandsweekly.com.
The next steps After the Feb. 12 primary election, all voters in the county will vote for three council members – one from San Juan, Orcas and Lopez – in the general election in April. Because only two candidates are competing for the District 3 council seat, which comprises of Lopez, Shaw and surrounding outer islands, both Jamie Stephens and Brian McClerren move on to the general election. Each member of the three-person council will be paid an annual salary of $75,000 plus benefits.
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Why ask the candidates for county council about the CAO or the role of the new county manager when you ask them what kind of pizza they like? Or what’s their favorite song? Or can they get rid of homework? These could be the kind of questions asked at the Candidates Forum for Kids on Jan. 28 at the Funhouse. Kate Hansen, campaign manager for the Ayers camProfesssional Design Services www.bentrogdonarchitects.com 206.343.9907
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paign and former business manager of the Funhouse, came up with the inspired idea: an afternoon with candidates Greg Ayers, Lisa Byers, and Rick Hughes. All three campaigns jumped at the chance to have a Q&A with the island’s youngest constituents. “We thought this could be a fun, educational experience for the children in our after school program,” says Krista Bouchey, program director of The Funhouse Commons. While the under-18 group can’t vote, any election offers excellent teaching moments: how elections work, what
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Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 • The Islands’ Sounder
Obituaries James Edward Ekberg Dec. 21, 1941 - Jan. 10, 2013 Jim made the transition suddenly while driving home after spending time with a circle of friends at the Lower Tavern. He passed away very quickly as a result
of a ruptured aorta. Jim’s life was not unusually long, but it was very full and interesting. A complete obituary may be found at the following site: www.jamesekberg. wordpress.com A celebration of Jim’s life will take place on Sunday afternoon March 31 at Shifsky’s house on Mt. Baker Road, where he enjoyed many a potluck dinner. May his spirit soar and find freedom at last!
Kathleen C. Greiner Kathleen C. Greiner, 67, of Deer Harbor, Wash., died Friday, Dec. 14, at home. The bride of Gordon G. Greiner, who died in 2006, Kathy was an animal lover, a passionate and voracious reader, a watercolor enthusiast and a professionally trained chef. In 1998 Kathy and Gordon retired to Orcas from Denver, Colo., where she was a docent at the Denver Zoo and graduated from the Rocky Mountain Culinary Institute of Boulder and Provence, France. On Orcas, Kathy was involved in the Garden Club and the Women’s Auxiliary of Deer Harbor. She was famous for the croissants that she made for fundraisers and, with Gordon, compiled a cookbook, “Past and Repast: Deer Harbor Recipes and History.” When she and Gordon purchased their first boat, a 48-foot Tally Craft, she learned to co-pilot it. Kathy wrote in the mid 1990s, while still in Denver, that her dream was to “live
close to water, surrounded by nature and beauty. Stars are visible in the night sky and natural sounds surround me. We have lots of friends and are part of the community.” Kathy’s dream came true on Orcas. Kathy is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, George and Linda Rolby of St. Louis, her niece and nephew Lauren and Daniel, also of St. Louis, her step-son David Greiner of San Clemente, California, stepdaughter Gail Greiner of Nyack, New York, two grandchildren Nikolai and Anna Stern, and her African Gray Parrot, Charlie Byrd.
OICF grants workshop The Orcas Island Community Foundation conducts a competitive grant process, distributing approximately $100,000 annually to programs serving the island community. This year, OICF will host an open community meeting to preview the 2013 grants process on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Eastsound Fire Hall. It’s an opportunity for potential applicants to learn more about the process, review the findings of OICF’s community needs survey, and discuss ideas for possible funding. OICF will
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Candidate forum on Saturday With primary ballots coming out on Jan. 23, islanders who wish to learn more about the county council candidates have an opportunity to meet them and hear them discuss local issues at a candidate forum on Saturday, Jan. 26. Candidates Rick Hughes, Greg Ayers, Lisa Byers, Lovel Pratt, Bob Jarman, and Marc Forlenza will meet at 6 p.m. at the Eastsound Fire Station. The event is hosted by the Eagle Forum.
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Vikings play Shoreline and Mt. Vernon by MARTY ZIER Sports contributor
The Viking basketball teams ventured to Shoreline Christian last week where the girls lost and the boys won against the Crusaders while the Mount Vernon Christian Hurricanes later swept both Orcas teams. On Jan. 15, the Lady Vikings (4-4) tamed the Shoreline Christian Crusaders (9-4) in the first
quarter, leading 12-11 but fell to the wrath as Bella Hermesch, the six-foot Crusader forward, dominated rebounding and kept the Vikings from pushing the ball into the paint. By half, Orcas was outscored 15-8 and found themselves down 47-31 after the third quarter. Facing a 16-point deficit, the Vikings made a valiant run but ultimately lost 57-47. Scoring for the
Vikings was led by Hannah Brunner-Gaydos, Shelbi Rogers and Alicia Susol with 10 points each, Bella Nigretto 9, Aliviah Garcia 6 and Lana Bronn with 2. The Viking boys (5-4) hit the Hurricanes (1-13), leading 19-13 by the first quarter and stretching it to 35-25 at half. Viking guard Jack Gates diced and sliced his way through the Hurricane defenders, gath-
ering 26 first half points followed by forward Jake Zier with 9, but the Hurricanes never fell far behind. By the end of the third quarter, the Vikings led 45-38 but could not shake the Hurricanes. Entering the fourth quarter Vikings Chase Drake, Devon Stanzione and Jack Russillo stepped it up with scoring to secure the Viking win, 62-55. Scoring was led by Gates with 36 points,
Zier 15, Stanzione 6, Drake 4 and Russillo 1. On Saturday, the Lady Vikings (4-5) faced a strong Mt. Vernon Christian Hurricane team (11-5) and kept pace leading after the first quarter 15-12 and 25-23 at half. Momentum changed in the third quarter with the Vikings missing shots and the Hurricanes outscoring the Vikings 21-14. The Vikings brought it close 39-36 with 6:36 left in the game, but that was all the Vikings could muster, losing 56-47. Scoring for Orcas
was led by Brunner-Gaydos with 16 points, Nigretto 13, Susol 10, Bronn 4, Garcia and Rogers both with 2. The Viking boys (5-5) expected a tight game against the Mt. Vernon Christian Hurricanes (6-10) and led 17-16 by the first quarter and 35-26 at half. Starting the third quarter, the Hurricanes stepped up their defense, ending the quarter tied 48-48. Orcas could not keep up the pace and lost 69-58. Orcas scoring was by Gates with 41 points and Zier 17.
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Stories that weather can tell by CALI BAGBY
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arlyn Myers started her talk with good news – the coldest day of the year has passed. According to historical records, Marlyn said, Jan. 3 is when temperatures are lowest. This fact and many other weather statistics, as well as a few good stories were shared with more than 70 members of the community at the Garden Club’s meeting on Orcas Island microclimates held Jan. 16. After the Orcas Island Garden Club asked two state climatologists to speak at previous meetings they decided to hear a word from two island weather experts – Garden Club President Maryln and Olga resident John Willis, whose family has been keeping records for more than 120 years. You can read John’s weekly weather recordings in the Sounder. Marlyn and John, both gifted with the art of storytelling weaved weather into her own tales of romance, trials and family history. Marlyn’s interest in climate was enhanced by a course she took in college. It was also in that class that she met a young man named Don Myers. They had a few things in common: their mothers were both named Dorothy Myers and even their grandmothers shared the same name and birth date. To top it off they both shared a curiosity for the everchanging nature of the elements and how it could affect their lives. Marlyn in her gardening and Don in his fishing both watched the sky above and followed temperatures to know what to expect and how to react.
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“We are impacted by weather, whether we garden, fish or travel,” said Don, also speaking at the meeting. “We need to know what is going on around us.” When the Myers moved to Orcas, they began gathering weather information and have done so for the past seven years. At the meeting, Marlyn discussed the rainshadow, which reduces rainfall in the islands compared to Seattle because of our location in reference to the Olympic Mountains. She talked about how weather differs significantly on the various areas of Orcas Island. Olga is different than Eastsound and Deer Harbor can be different from both. Marlyn told the Sounder last spring that there are two types of soil on Orcas – waterfront with no nutrients and inland soil, which is much better. “I have a friend who lives on Deer Harbor who has the most beautiful ripe tomatoes, beans and berries,” said Marlyn. “That does not happen where I live.” To find out what kind of soil you have on your land, you can purchase a pH soil testing from any garden supply store. Marlyn also gave that friend a rain gauge and was surprised to see how much different rainfall is on Deer Harbor compared to where the Myers live near Rosario. Marlyn and John also delved into snowstorms of the past, like the storm of 1916 where Orcas had 51 inches of snow in January and February. Another storm, on Thanksgiving of 1985, left many people without power and John said that people had to cook their turkeys in the fireplace or with a blow torch.
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More recently, there was a winter in 2006 that left 15 inches of snow in the middle of the night. “The rhododendrons didn’t know what happened,” said Marlyn. For John, the memory of one snowstorm reminded him not only of the harshness of the elements, but a time of strife in his family. In 1950, he was only ten years old when temperatures plummeted to eight below zero and the wind blew fiercely between 70 to 80 miles per hour. His mother and father were both in a sanitarium in Seattle with tuberculosis and he was under the care of his extended family. “It was a pretty traumatic time,” he said. “Many trees came down and it was so cold.” The weather is something that not only stirs up darker periods, but is something ingrained in John’s ancestors, a legacy he has helped continue. John’s grandfather, Cecil Willis, began keeping weather records on Orcas in 1890. The Willis family is one of nine families in the United States who have kept continuous records in the same location for over 100 years and were invited to Washington D.C. in 1990 to be awarded for that achievement. They also found out that they had the distinction of having the longest record without a break. “We always wondered if anyone used these records,” said John. It turns out people were paying attention. And judging by the keen audience at the recent meeting – they still are. For more info about the Garden Club, visit www.orcasislandgardenclub.org.
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raffle for orcas family health Orcas Family Health Center is selling raffle tickets for a Valentine’s Day gift basket. Proceeds benefit its “Care For All” program. OFHC is a non-profit rural health care center. Tickets are $3 or two for $5. They can be purchased at OFHC or in front of Island Market for the next three Saturdays (Jan. 26, Feb. 2 and 9) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are three gift baskets to choose from: “Hot and Sweet” from Local Goods, “Comfort and Joy” from Avon, and “Relax and Celebrate YOU” from Scentsy. Call OFHC at 376-7778 with questions.
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10:00 a.m. Sunday 7:00 p.m. Testimony Meeting First Wed. of the month Orcas Elementary School Library 376-5873
CALENDAR ThurS.–ONgOINg wEDS. – ONgOINg Parks and rec adult Volleyball: 7:30 to 9:30
p.m. in the “old gym” at the Orcas Public School. $2 to drop-in or register at www. oiprd.org. Everyone 16 and older is welcome. Call Orcas Parks and Rec at 376-7275 for more information.
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Indralaya Library, 7:30 to 9 p.m. For further information call Rosalyn at 3766765. Library is open to the public on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. alcoholics anonymous:
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 197 Main Street, next door to Pawki’s.
al-anon: 5:30 p.m., 197 Main Street, next door to Pawki’s. library story times: 11 a.m. in the Orcas Island Library children’s room. The halfhour storytimes are geared for children between the ages of three and six, but all children are welcome.
Community Church family center, noon. Also 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 197 Main Street, next door to Pawki’s.
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On Sunday, Jan. 27, playing classical violin with Emmanuel Episcopal Island Sinfonia. Leah Black Church welcomes 2 Room is 11 years old, in the past School. Drawing from a few years she has picked wide-ranging repertoire, up many instruments; ukuthe talented group of young lele, banjolele, tenor banjo, musicians from Shaw Island five-string banjo, guitar, and will play tunes ranging from percussion. Per Black is 13 Cole Porter to Cat Stevens. years old and first started Adriena Clifton is 14 playing bass on one, now years old and began play- retired, bass named Betsy. ing guitar when she was He also plays guitar and five years old, and has been ukulele. singing for as long as she The music begins at 1 p.m. can remember. Kendra at the Emmanuel Episcopal Clifton is 13 years old, she Parish Hall and will be folhas been playing mandolin lowed by refreshments. for two years, and violin for Admission is by donation four years. She2013 also Co-op plays Ad and#3 proceeds will go toward ukulele and guitar, as well as funding their next CD.
What makes a co-op different? Democratic Member Control Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their members, who actively participate in setting policies and making decisions. Orcas Power & Light Cooperative is our member-owned utility bringing power to San Juan County since 1937. www.opalco.com
Wednesday,Jan.23,2013•TheIslands’Sounder chess club: Every Sunday noon to 3 p.m., Orcas Library, free.
each month, AA potluck meeting, Emmanuel Parish Hall, 6 p.m. WeiGht Watchers: Funhouse Commons, 10:30 a.m. lions club: Weekly lunch, 11:45 a.m., Legion. isleshare timebank: For orientations, call Morgan Meadows at 376-9213. library story times: 11 a.m., Orcas Library children’s room, half-hour storytimes are for children between 3 and six, but all kids are welcome.
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Director Deborah Sparks and Musical Director Pam Wright are seeking adult Village Chorus members for Orcas Center’s production of “Oliver!” There are two large group numbers – “Consider Yourself ” and “Who Will Buy” to be a part of. Rehearsals begin the last week of February and will continue on Thursday evenings throughout March and part of April. Rehearsals will increase toward the end of April and beginning of May. Performances are May 9, 10, 11 (matinee and evening), 16, 17, 18. They are also looking for artists to make individual costumes. The style of the production is non-traditional – Dickens meets Cirque Du Soliel. To get involved email firstname.lastname@example.org, 376-2281 ext. 2 or come by Orcas Center and sign up.
Hypnosis classes Virginia Erhardt, Ph.D. a Licensed Clinical Psychologist certified in Clinical Hypnosis will offer a series of four weekly classes for adults from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Thursday in February at the library. The cost is $20 per person for the series of four classes. From the first class, you will have the tools you need to induce your own trance, beginning immediately to practice self-hypnosis. Classes will focus on issues of particular interest to participants, such as weight management, pain management, self-esteem and anxiety. For more info, call 3174555 or email DrVErhardt@ aol.com. Register by sending your name, address,
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Hi, I’m Dea. I am about two years old and just the right size at 14 pounds. I love to be held but I am also quite athletic. See me any day from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Orcas Animal Shelter or www.orcaspets.org.
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SAN JUAN COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICES San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388.
4NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with RCW 36.77.070 that the San Juan County Council intends to have the following improvement projects completed by County Forces (using County crews and equipment) in calendar year 2013: Road / Project Name Type Of Work Engineer’s Estimate Sign Replacement Program I n s t a l l new retro-reflective signs $350,000 Mt Baker Road Improvement C h i p seal surface and sign installation $140,000 Gravel Road Conversion C h i p s e a l gravel roads $135,000 Shore Access Road End Improvements $10,000 Non-Motorized Safety Improvements Shoulder Widening $10,000 Intersection Geometry Improvements Intersection Geometry Improvements $20,000
Total $665,000 Date this 18th day of January 2013. Rachel E. Dietzman, P.E., County Engineer San Juan County Department of Public Works LEGAL NO. SJ451983 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. January 23, 2013.
SAN JUAN COUNTY 2013 REQUEST FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES San Juan County maintains a roster of Surveyors, Architectural and Professional Engineering (A&E) Consultants to assist the County and other County agencies and public entities in developing and completing relevant Public Works projects. Projects may include but are not limited to
Engineering, Architectural, Surveying, Archaeological services, Storm water, Road Design, Environmental and Geotechnical engineering, Consultants will be selected on the basis of qualifications, performance, and the ability to perform the tasks and complete the projects in a timely manner. Your firm must be licensed in the State of Washington to engage in the lawful practice of your profession. The roster will be active for one (1) year. Professional contracts will be negotiated for fees and scope of work. Products may include public meetings, engineering studies and reports, final design and drawings, final contract and bid documents, contract administration and inspection documents and reports, and as-built drawings. Applications are available online at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/publicw o r k s / C o n s u l t a n t R o s t e r. a s p x . Please respond with specific interest, experience, qualifications, and ability to respond in timely manner, to San
Juan County Public Works Department, 915 Spring St/PO Box 729, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Nielsen at 360/370-0527 or email@example.com. LEGAL NO. SJ451889 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. January 23, 30, 2013.
SAN JUAN COUNTY SMALL WORKS ROSTER San Juan County maintains a Small Works Roster which the County and other County agencies and public entities may utilize during 2013. Small Public Works contracts are for projects up to $300,000 in value in accordance with RCW’s 39.04.010, 39.04.155, and 36.32.250. This policy may be used as an alternative to formal advertisement and bidding of Public Works. Companies that have previously submitted applications
and have been listed on the Small Works Roster do not need to reapply unless your previous information has changed. San Juan County complies with the Prevailing Wage Law of the State of Washington (RCW 39.12) and requires all contractors to comply. All applicants must be properly registered and licensed to perform such work in the State of Washington. To obtain a Small Works Roster Application, download at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/publicworks/Small-Works.aspx or contact: San Juan County Public Works Department, 915 Spring St / PO Box 729, Friday Harbor WA 98250. For more information, contact Sue Nielsen, (360) 370-0527 or firstname.lastname@example.org LEGAL NO. SJ451895 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. January 23, 30, 2013.
COMBINED NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS & HEARINGS Permit Number
Tax Parcel Number, Project Location, and Island 363250048, 430 Three Corner Lake Road, San Juan Island
352341004 and 003, Construct bulkhead 89 Wilks Way, San Juan Island
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Reclassify to ReRichard C. Gerring 253511001, 268 schedule Current Use Farm PO Box 266 School Road, Lopez and Ag POPNSP Lopez, WA 98261 Island -12-0005 Conservation Land Edwin and Patricia Lee c/o Reclassify to Re240222001, 323 James and Connie Kyser schedule Current Use Farm Kjargaard Road, PO Box 399 and Ag POPNSP Lopez Island Lopez, WA 98261 -12-0006 Conservation Land SEPA Determination: San Juan County has determined that the projects SEPA Comments: Anyone desiring noted above with a DNS or MDNS will not have probable significant adverse to comment on the Threshold impacts on the environment and has issued a Threshold Determination Determination can do so by pursuant to Sections 197-11-310 and 197-11-340 WAC. An Environmental submitting a written statement to Impact Statement will not be required under Section 43.21C.030 (2)(c) RCW. CD&P, P. O. Box 947 (135 Rhone This determination was made after review of the environmental checklist and Street), Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 no other environmental information on file at Community Development and later than the comment date specified Planning (CD&P). The County has determined that the requirements for above. The Threshold Determination environmental analysis, protection, and mitigation measures have been may be appealed by submitting a adequately addressed in the development regulations and comprehensive written statement of appeal along with plan adopted under Chapter 36.70A RCW, and in other applicable local, the basis for the appeal and a fee to state, or federal laws or rules, as provided by Section 43.21C.240 RCW and CD&P within 21 days after the end of Section 197-11-158 WAC, or as may be conditioned within any MDNS. the SEPA comment period.
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Suggested Project Comments End Date** 2/13/2013
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Application Comments: Any file may be examined by appointment during regular business hours at the San Juan County CD&P, Courthouse Annex, Friday Harbor. Anyone desiring to comment on the Notice of Application can do so by submitting a written statement to CD&P no later than the end date for project comments specified above. Anyone who desires to provide testimony in the public hearing or desires a copy of the decision for this project may do so by requesting such from CD&P. A copy of the staff report for this project may be obtained from CD&P generally 7 days prior to the public hearing.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS: Hearing Examiner meetings on San Juan Island start at 10:00 a.m., in the Islanders Bank Admin. Building downstairs meeting room, 225 Blair Street, Friday Harbor. Planning Commission meetings begin at 8:45 am. Any person desiring to comment prior to the hearing shall submit a statement in writing to CD&P, PO Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250. Written comments may also be submitted at the hearing. A copy of the staff report for this hearing may be obtained generally 7 days prior to the public hearing from CD&P at the address above. * As directed by applicant, per UDC18.80.030.A.3.f ** Per UDC 18.80.030.B.
NOTICE OF DECISIONS: Hearing Examiner decisions are posted on the County website at: sanjuanco.com/cdp/hearingexdecisions.aspx LEGAL NO. SJ730910 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder, JANUARY 23, 2013
EASTSOUND SEWER AND WATER DISTRICT REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES Eastsound Sewer and Water District is currently soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) in accordance with RCW 39.80.030 from engineering firms who wish to be considered for providing design and consulting services on sewer utility collection and treatment projects. Engineering disciplines anticipated to be used are, civil, environmental, construction management, survey, GIS/GPS, right of way acquisition, structural inspection of pipes and utilities. Upcoming projects for 2013 include design of a sewage dewatering system, sewer outfall replacement and design of sewer mains. Firms wishing to respond shall, by no later than February 28, 2013, send one copy of a SOQ to: Eastsound Sewer and Water District, P.O. Box 640, Eastsound, WA 98245 or email
a SOQ to email@example.com . SOQ’s should include the firm’s specialties and types of work desired, previous experience, resumes of key personnel and references. Submittals should be no more than ten pages. All SOQ’s will be maintained in the District’s file for not more than one year. Board of Commissioners Eastsound Sewer & Water District Dated: January 18, 2013 LEGAL NO. S452209 Published: The Islands’ Sounder. January 23, 30, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate: KATHLEEN C. GREINER, Deceased Probate No. 13-4-05001-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030
The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorneys of record at the address stated below, a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty (30) days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four (4) months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to
claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: January 16, 2013. Gail Elizabeth Greiner, Personal Representative c/o Law Offices of William J. Weissinger 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Attorney for Personal Representative William J. Weissinger WSBA #19332 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. 450502 Published: The Islands’ Sounder January 16, 23, 30, 2013. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-12-509268-SH APN No.: 462650039000 Title Order No.: 120150773-WA-GNO Grantor(s):
MARTIN L GOLDMAN, MARGARET BARR Grantee(s): WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 2005 0509011 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 2/1/2013, at 10:00 AM In the lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of SAN JUAN, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 39 AND 40, YACHT HAVEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 1 OF PLATS, PAGE 57, RECORDS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON; TOGETHER WITH TIDELANDS OF
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THE SECOND CLASS ADJOINING. More commonly known as: 1969 YACHT HAVEN RD, FRIDAY HARBOR, WA 98250 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 5/2/2005, recorded 5/9/2005, under 2005 0509011 records of SAN JUAN County, Washington, from MARTIN L GOLDMAN AND MARGARET C BARR, WHO ACQUIRED TITLE AS MARTIN L GOLDMAN AND MARGARET C GOLDMAN, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantor(s), to CHICAGO TITLE COMPANY, A MISSOURI CORPORATION, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $100,055.32 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $962,789.33, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 5/1/2011, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 2/1/2013. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/21/2013 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 1/21/2013 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/21/2013 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): MARTIN L GOLDMAN AND MARGARET C BARR, WHO ACQUIRED TITLE AS MARTIN L GOLDMAN AND MARGARET C GOLDMAN, HUSBAND AND WIFE 1969 YACHT HAVEN RD, FRIDAY HARBOR, WA 98250 by both first class and certified mail on 6/23/2012, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a
lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/hom e o w n e r ship/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD or for Local counseling agencies in Washington: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=searchandamp;searchstate=WAandamp;filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: SEP. 28, 2012 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Michael Dowell, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA-12-509268-SH A-4308477 01/02/2013, 01/23/2013 LEGAL NO. S446447 Published: The Islands’ Sounder. January 2, 23, 2013.
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-11-416935-SH APN No.: 160932001 Title Order No.: 110007930-WA-GNO Grantor(s): ALEXANDER TAYLOR, CLARISSA TAYLOR Grantee(s): WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. A NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 2007 0521023 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 2/1/2013, at 10:00 AM In the lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of SAN JUAN, State of Washington, towit: A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND LYING WITHIN THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER AND WITHIN GOVERNMENT LOT 1, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 1 WEST, W.M., MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTH HALF OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE SOUTH 326.04 FEET, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE WEST 536 FEET MORE OR LESS, PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER TO THE CENTER OF A CREEK; THENCE FOLLOWING THE CENTER OF SAID CREEK IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION THROUGH THE SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER AND GOVERNMENT LOT 1 TO THE MEANDER LINE ALONG THE BEACH; THENCE EM AN EASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID MEANDER LINE TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID GOVERNMENT LOT 1; THENCE NORTH, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID GOVERNMENT LOT 1 TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH TIDELANDS OF THE SECOND CLASS, CONVEYED BY THE STATE OF WASHINGTON BY TIDE LAND DEED RECORDED DECEMBER 29, 1950, IN VOLUME 24, OF DEEDS, AT PAGE 407, UNDER AUDITOR’S FILE NO. 41144, LYING NORTH OF A TRACT OF OYSTERLANDS CONVEYED BY THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO F.E. WOMER AND G.M. GERHARD THROUGH DEED ISSUED JANUARY 28,1904 UNDER APPLICATION NO. 3742, AND SITUATE IN FRONT OF, ADJACENT TO, OR ABUTTING UPON THAT PORTION OF LOT 1, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 36 NORTH, RANGE 1 WEST, W.M. LYING EAST OF A LINE RUNNING NORTH AND SOUTH THROUGH THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF FIFTH STREET, OF THE AMENDED PLAT OF OLGA, A RECORDED PLAT IN SAID LOT 1, WITH THE GOVERNMENT MEANDER LINE. EXCEPTING THEREFROM ANY PORTION LYING OR SITUATE WITHIN COUNTY ROAD NO. 63 (OLGA POINT LAWRENCE ROAD). EXCEPTING THEREFROM ANY PORTION LYING OR SITUATE WITHIN THE ‘OYSTERLANDS’ AS DESCRIBED WITHIN AND AS CONVEYED BY STATUTORY WARRANTY DEED, RECORDED JULY 18,1994 IN VOLUME 471 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS, AT PAGE 354 UNDER AUDITOR’S FILE NO.
94071822, RECORDS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 321 POINT LAWRENCE ROA, OLGA, WA 98279 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 5/9/2007, recorded 5/21/2007, under 2007 0521023 records of SAN JUAN County, Washington, from ALEXANDER D. TAYLOR AND CLARISSA R. TAYLOR, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantors), to NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES, LLC, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. A NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. A NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee for Wells Fargo Asset Securities Corporation, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-10. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $220,061.94 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $879,025.47, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 5/1/2010, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 2/1/2013. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/21/2013 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 1/21/2013 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/21/2013 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): ALEXANDER D. TAYLOR AND CLARISSA R. TAYLOR, HUSBAND AND WIFE 321 POINT LAWRENCE ROA, OLGA, WA 98279 by both first class and certified mail on 8/6/2011, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any
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proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/hom e o w n e r ship/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD or for Local counseling agencies in Washington: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=searchandamp;searchstate=WAandamp;filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: OCT. 02, 2012 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tricia Moreno, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA-11-416935-SH A-4309804 01/02/2013, 01/23/2013 LEGAL NO. S446451 Published: The Islands’ Sounder. January 2, 23, 2013.
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