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In downtown Friday Harbor on a recent afternoon, one potential “man-on-the-street” gave a reporter the “you’ve got to be kidding” look and kept walking. Another, sipping coffee at the Crow’s Nest, said, “No. I’m too jaded.” A woman walked by briskly, saying “I’m here on business.” But longtime disc jockey and local realtor Pat O’Day jumped at the chance to talk about the February County Council election. “This election is absolutely chaos,” he said. “People don’t know why they’re voting again.” O’Day is referring to the fact that three part-time council members were elected to fouryear terms last November, the same election that approved county charter amendments, proposed by the Charter Review Commission, which eliminated the present six council districts in favor of three “residency districts” comprising Orcas, San Juan and Lopez/Shaw islands. All county voters will vote for all council members in a primary election on Feb. 12 and a final election on April 23. (The Lopez/Shaw district, because there are only two candidates, won’t be included in the primary.) The new full-time council will wield expanded executive powers, like the pre-Charter

Despite the litigious reputation of the ACLU, the San Juan County Public Hospital District again stood its ground when faced with questions about reproductive services and the subsidy from the hospital district to Peace Island Medical Center. On Jan. 17, the Public Hospital District responded to a letter from the ACLU which raised the question whether the annual milliondollar subsidy to PIMC violates state law and the state constitution by providing county tax revenues

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Friday Harbor’s Marquis Napier sizes up an opponent moments before pinning his La Conner rival in the Wolverines 36-34 team victory, their second against the Braves, Jan. 16, in Hall Gym. They host Anacortes, Thursday, at 5 p.m.

Vandalism spree spurs $250 reward The Town of Friday Harbor is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of the person, or people, who tipped over and shattered four large planters in the breezeway that connects Spring Street and Sunshine Alley. The planters were damaged beyond repair in an apparent case of recurring vandalism in the early morning hours of Nov. 19, Nov. 24 and, most recently, on Jan. 13. The town is offering the reward

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as a means to put an end to the disregard and destruction of public property, Town Adminstrator Duncan Wilson said in a prepared statement. “The purpose of offering this reward is to stop the ongoing

destruction of valuable property belonging to the citizens, and to ensure that these activities do not escalate to other serious offenses,” Wilson said. Replacement and resetting of See REWARD, Page 5

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New director: Orton takes the reins of San Juan library San Juan Island Library has a new director. The library’s board of trustees last week announced its selection of veteran librarian Laurie Orton of Henderson, Nev., as director of the public library. Orton was chosen from a list of nearly 40 candidates that applied for the position during a regional and nationwide search. She will be paid an annual salary of roughly $76,000 and oversee an annual operating budget totaling about $1.5 million in 2013. Orton impressed both the board and the staff during a round of on-island interviews, said board of trustees President Barry Jacobson. “Ms. Orton’s credentials and references were quite impressive,” Jacobson said of Orton in a prepared statement announcing her appointment. “After a day full of interviews with her, we found her engaging and knowledgeable. We knew that she was highly qualified and an extremely

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good fit for our library. She met with the staff, and their review was enthusiastic. We’re looking forward to her arrival as our new library director.” Serving most recently as branch manager of the Lydia Malcolm Library in Henderson, Nev., for 10 years, Orton will begin her tenure as director Feb. 19. She replaces Marjorie Harrison, who, following a two-year tenure as director, left

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the library at the end of October to take a position with the Oregon State Library in Salem, Oregon. With more than 20 years in library work, Orton has spent her time gathering knowledge in a variety of academic and public libraries and departments in Austin, Ann Arbor, Boston, and the Las Vegas area. She also spent some years living in Versailles, France. She has experience in library outreach, reference, children and adult services, digital resources, management, and community relations. She has re-opened long-closed libraries and grown libraries from small, storefront operations to larger, stand-alone buildings. Orton describes herself as passionate about her love of libraries. “I find great joy in refining a good library into a remarkable one which embodies good customer service, creative problem-solving and forward thinking.” she said. “I’m eager to begin the job of library director and to work closely with the trustees, the staff, the volunteers and the residents to ensure that the San Juan Island Library offers the best library services possible.” She describes herself as passionate about relocating to the Pacific Northwest as well. Following her interviews, she returned several weeks later to spend a number of days exploring the island and the community. “I can’t imagine living anywhere else at this point," she said. "I’m excited to get to know the community. There seems to be so many activities to do on the island and opportunities to become involved.”

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such a good idea, why not let Californians vote for Washington’s Governor?” Ironically, Gordy Petersen, who had been chairman of the Charter Revision Commission that designed the propositions denounced O’Day, just then walked around the corner across Spring Street. Happy that the election was occurring, Petersen’s concerns were substantive: the county’s “record” $5.8 million debt and the transition to the new charter. Asked if he would recommend a candidate, he unhesitatingly responded with Greg Ayers of Orcas and Jamie Stephens from Lopez. “Ayers has the ability to understand and correct the problems, including the $5.8 million county debt problem, and Jamie Stephens is best qualified to lead the transition to the new charter. From San Juan Island, I

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Council mulls delay of CAO startup date Proposed two-month delay allows more time for public education The San Juan County Council will consider postponing until May 1 the date that the recently approved update of the critical areas ordinance would take effect. The County Council agreed it would consider postponement of the CAO startup date as part of a Feb. 12 public hearing, beginning at 10:15 a.m., allowing for testimony by the public on the topic. Approved by the council Dec. 3, the CAO updates, which apply to wetlands, aquifer recharge areas, frequent-


Continued from page 1 and find them interesting, especially from people I respect,” he concluded. Clark Gilbert also likes changes to the charter. Asked for recommendations, Gilbert responded, “Bob Jarman is exceptionally good. I know him well. He has the ability to be bipartisan and work for the good of the whole county. Endorsements from parties are not a problem. People understand what endorsements mean and can make up their own minds from all the information they get.” Local attorney Laura Tuttle at first demurred, but turned back in the middle of the street and, continuing across, said, “I’ve known Lisa Byers for a number of years and worked with her on housing issues. When there was a problem at a meeting, she dug into it and found a solution. She fosters an environment among people she works with of compromise and coopera-

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the planters cost the town roughly $1,000, Wilson added. “We cannot allow these crimes to be tolerated and

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tion, and I think she would be an outstanding councilwoman.” Five women were having coffee at Griffin Bay Bookstore, but only Stacey Germain and Ashley Strutz wanted to “go on the record.” Germain said, “Why are we voting again? I thought the three that we elected last November would be the permanent council. But I’m definitely in favor of a threeperson council, they’ll be able to get more done than six. I’m not telling you who I’ll vote for.” Ashley Strutz picked up the thread. “The six member council clearly wasn’t working. Partisan endorsements are not a problem. They can be helpful to help me make an educated decision about the candidates,” Strutz said. Is one particular issue important to how you’ll vote? “Elections aren’t about a single issue. I want to investigate the candidates’ positions on a number of issues before I decide,” she said. should assist the Sheriff in their investigation.” The town asks that anyone with information about destruction of the planters contact the Sheriff ’s Department during business hours, (360) 378-4151.

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of the new regulations.” The county Community Development and Planning Department is sponsoring a pair of workshops for land-use design professionals, land-use planners and attorneys, and consultants who regularly deal with development permits and land-use codes. The first workshop is Jan. 30, 8:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., at the Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis Street, in Friday Harbor. The second, on Orcas Island, is Feb. 6, 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., at the Eastsound Fire Station, 45 Lavender Lane. Registration is required for each workshop. To register, contact CDPD's Lynda Guernsey, (360) 370-7579, or, with name, phone number, email address, and the workshop you wish to attend.

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The local economy will be the sole topic of a candidates forum for the six contenders in the San Juan County Council primary election. Sponsored by San Juan Islander, the forum is Jan. 29, 5:30-6:15 p.m., at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, 152 N. First St. Candidates will field questions about tourism, agriculture, construction, tele-commuting and the proper role of government in creating local jobs and businesses as part of a moderated discussion about the local economy. The primary election is Feb. 12.

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ly flooded areas, fish and wildlife habitat and geologically hazardous areas, are slated to take effect March 1. Postponing the effective date would not affect the time period for appeals to the Growth Management board, which is 60 days after the publication of the county legislation action. A postponement would allow an additional two months for county staff to complete a series of workshops for design professionals, planning staff, real estate professionals, and to develop materials and information to assist individuals in understanding revisions to the ordinance before they take effect, according to a press release by the county. Councilwoman Patty Miller, Orcas East, said the delay would provide time to “ensure a solid implementation


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Vision, courage; Pratt for council

We are writing to endorse Lovel Pratt for county councilwoman. While we were serving on the Land Bank Commission (Nancy), and as mayor of Friday Harbor (David), we worked with Lovel to make the Brickworks project a reality. Together we drafted and re-drafted thoughts on the scope of the project and worked with county and town elected officials to obtain funding for the project. We found Lovel’s participation in this effort to always be diligent, thoughtful and thorough. She was open to ideas and a teamplayer all the way. Lovel expended a great deal of “political capital” on this project and while we were not successful in convincing county and town to financially endorse Brickworks, time has proven that the vision created has “legs” of its own. Lovel understood and had the courage to fight for this vision of community, agriculture and economic development. As residents of the town, we are pleased to have the opportunity to vote for Lovel Pratt. Nancy/David Jones Friday Harbor

Support for Ayers in District 2 race

I am writing to express support for Greg Ayers. My support is based on: His creative and prag-

matic ideas for increasing the health of our economy. Please note, I’m not the only one who values his thoughts — he is a small business advisor for the Obama administration on the Presidential National Economic Council. His integrity — he did not seek an endorsement from the Democratic (or any other) Party. He chose to honor the spirit of nonpartisan elections, rather than the letter of the law. His ability to problem solve and his care for the environment — when the septic systems of OPAL houses on Orcas threatened the groundwater, he met with the reluctant land trust group (headed by Lisa Byers) to listen to their concerns and to create a solution to their pollution. Ultimately, Greg Ayers found a way to reduce costs enough to enable them to hook on to the sewer district. His leadership helped resolved a known environmental problem on Orcas. 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 Orcas Island

Credit Foundation for assist of ‘Arts’

The San Juan County Arts Council would like to thank the San Juan Island Community Foundation for their support and assistance through the first official year (2012) of our existence. From our very beginnings in 2009, the SJICF has been there for us and instrumental in getting the

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Arts Council up, running, and serving the county community both with it’s financial support, as well as its encouragement and assistance. We could not have done it without you. We appreciate your concern for all the community’s needs and especially for your recognition that the arts, in a very fundamental way, help make a community healthy, strong and vibrant. Teddy Deane Arts Council, past president

Forlenza does what he says

We have a unique new County Council member in Marc Forlenza. He doesn’t just talk about it, he does what he says. He performs. An example is Marc’s performance over the past decade as an officer of the Friday Harbor Power Squadron, the local member squadron of the United States Power Squadrons. He has served as commander, executive officer, administrative officer, and currently serves as education officer. Of special note has been his interest in Power Squadron support to our community. Several years ago, Marc became aware that the county had terminated the derelict vessel removal program because of lack of funds. Marc said, “That’s not right, I’ll fix it”. And he did. He brought the issue to the attention of the Power Squadron and urged that if they donated at least $1,000, then he would seek additional funds from other local organizations to contribute to this most worthwhile community need. With $6,000 raised, he

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encouraged Milene Henley (county auditor) and the county to match this in order to be eligible for state funding at 10 times the combined civic and county amount. Have you noticed Friday Harbor recently? No more “Hong Kong Harbor”. So far, over 60 vessels have been removed, disposed of, relocated to marinas, repaired, or registered instead of polluting our waterways and continuing to create navigation hazards. More are scheduled for removal. Marc also initiated and has led the annual public flare-shoot activity over the past several years, which teaches boaters and others how to handle emergency flares and fire extinguishers. Finally, Marc organized and has led the annual Power Squadron “boat float” for our Fourth of July parades to highlight the importance of boating safety and education. Marc is a natural

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Capable, accessible; Jarman for council

I have known Lovel Pratt for 20 years, and Bob Jarman for more than 25. Based on my knowledge of and experience with both these candidates, I enthusiastically endorse Bob Jarman for county commissioner. Bob has served the people of this county for nearly 40 years. As an employee and supervisor for Inter-Island Telephone company (back when it was a truly local company committed only to the needs and interests of islanders), the role in which I initially met him, he proved himself a highly

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capable manager with a focus on solving problems and serving his clients. He was accessible to anyone — you could walk into his office, grab him on the street, or call him up any time and get whatever your problem was solved. He thrived on meeting challenges and getting things done. As the county council transitions from a policy making body to a management body, we need commissioners with the kind of real world management experience and knowledge of the county that Bob will bring. As a businessman with an abiding love for these islands that have been his home for most of his adult life, he understands that the county must balance the need to create and maintain a strong economy with the need to protect this special place we all love. Bob is not a politician, but is truly non-partisan. See LETTERS, Page 7

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Continued from page 6 He is not affiliated with or indebted to any special interest group. Rather, he can and, I know, will represent all islanders fairly and honestly. The quality of our life in this county will depend on the quality and integrity of the people we elect to lead us. Bob Jarman is the kind of leader we need and deserve. Christopher Hodgkin

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Creative remedies; Hughes for Dist. 2

I enthusiastically support Rick Hughes in the upcoming primary election. Rick has a deep understanding of our islands. His family has a long history 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 communi-

cation: 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 Orcas Island

A ‘big picture’ person; vote Pratt

I am writing to endorse the candidacy of Lovel Pratt for County Council. I have know Lovel for many years, including her time helping with the creation of the USDA mobile meat processing unit on Lopez, as executive director of the San Juan Community Home Trust, as a planning commissioner, and finally as a council member. What has impressed me about Lovel is her ability to see the big picture. Although she was a council member from San Juan Island, we would often see her on Lopez for our significant events, including the GMO-Free Initiative, and her support for local control of our dump. She is one of two council members who

PUBLIC MEETINGS Marine Resources Committee, Jan. 23, 8:45-10:45 a.m., Friday Harbor Islanders Bank Annex, 225 Blair Ave., F.H. n Friday Harbor Port Commission, Jan. 23, 4 p.m., Ernie’s Cafe, 744 Airport Circle Drive. n SJC Council CAO Implementation Subcommittee, Jan. 24, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Legislative Building, 55 Second St., FH. n SJC Council Budget Subcommittee, Jan. 24, 9:30-10 :30 a.m., Legislative Building, 55 Second St., FH. n SJI School Board of Directors, Jan. 30, 6 p.m., FH HIgh School Library, 45 Blair Ave. n Friday Harbor Town Council, Feb. 7, noon & 5:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers, 60 Second St., F.H. n Island Rec Commission, Feb. 7, 5 p.m., Island Rec office, 580 Guard Street. n

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OPINION/OBITUARIES has made it a point to create a presence in Olympia for all of San Juan County. As a former San Juan County commissioner, I have been aware that Lovel is a strong supporter of local agriculture. Lovel is humble and yet not afraid to dig into issues. I encourage you to vote for Lovel in the upcoming county-wide primary for District 1 council member. Rhea Miller Lopez Island

Tooth Mobile returns, Jan. 25

The Tooth Mobile is coming. We’ll kick off 2013 with our 4th dental van visit to San Juan Island, Friday, Jan. 25 and Saturday, Jan. 26. Fish For Teeth sponsors this local volunteer staffed clinic to provide urgent and preventative dental care to island residents who have no discretionary income, no dental insurance and no other financial means by which to pay for dental services. Applications for treatment can be downloaded at, or picked up from and dropped off at the following agencies: • Health Department, 145 Rhone Street; • SJI Family Resource Center, Market Street; • The Mullis Center, 589 Nash Street. Applications will be processed the week prior to the clinic by a volunteer dentist whose staff will call the applicants to make appointments. Please note that the folks at the above intake centers do none of the prioritizing or scheduling. And don’t forget, aside from direct donations, our only fundraiser is our Fish Taco Sale. Plan your lunch around us on Friday, the 25th, in front of Market Place. Our volunteers will be ready to serve you from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Margaret Johnson SJI, Fish 4 Teeth, board

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Food Bank works Obituary with your support Your community food bank is making it through yet another winter of a difficult economy thanks to the generosity of all of you. There are fewer jobs and rising food prices; our food bank is serving almost double last year’s numbers and we are seeing many more working families who just can’t make ends meet without a little help from the food bank. Thank you to the business and farming communities, the fraternal and social organizations, the schools (both public and private), the churches, and to all the individuals in the community who have donated money and food, participated in food drives, and volunteered. We would also like to recognize the generosity of King’s Market for their continuing support with their donation of the turkeys for Thanksgiving and the hams for Christmas, they have donated these special items for years and we and our patrons are truly grateful. The generosity of all of you in this community is amazing. Without your help we could not continue to operate. We are so grateful to everyone in this community who has offered a helping hand to their neighbors in need. All of your help is thankfully received. Patricia Vannest FH Food Bank board

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Wolverines ‘Reimer-ized’ in defeat By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor

Friday Harbor knew full well going into the contest that the Lyncs 6-foot 8-inch senior center was a threat to score from the outside. But they didn’t imagine it would go quite like this. In one of the more jaw-dropping shooting performances in recent memory, Lynden Christian Issac Reimer’s knocked down five shots from beyond the 3-point line, including four in the second period, and dropped 33 points on the Wolverines to lead Lynden Christian to a 78-58 victory, Saturday, in Turnbull Gym. His NBA-range 3-pointer from the top of the key in the second half even drew a round of “oohs and aahs” from the Friday Harbor faithful. “We definitely knew he could shoot the three,” said Friday Harbor point-guard C.J. Woods, who scored 15 points after the break to tally a team-high 17. “But we didn’t know that he’d hit ‘em like he did today. He’s an amazing player.” A flurry of 3-point baskets by Reimer came as little surprise to Lyncs Head Coach Roger De Boer. “He gets into those kind of streaks and we just try to ride him and have fun,” said De Boer, whose Lyncs remain undefeated against Division 1A competition and improved to 11-4 overall. Friday Harbor scored the first two points of the 1A regional match up, but that’s as close to the Lyncs as the Wolverines would get. Lynden Christian scored the Issac Reimer zeroes in at next nine points, led 14-4 at the end of the opening period and the free-throw line. 43-22 at the break. Reimer (quarterback of the Lyncs football team) had 23 of his game-high 33 points in the first half. The Wolverines outscored Lynden Christian 36-35 after the break, but the damage had already been done. Senior

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Donald Galt scored 16 points and Otis Cooper-West had 15 for the Wolverines, who, along with a 60-46 start-to-finish win Jan. 17 at Concrete (Dylan Demaris scored a seasonhigh 16 points in the win), fell to 9-7 on the season. Next: The race for the Northwest 1A/2B will be up for grabs, Friday, as the Wolverines, 4-0 in league play, host defending league champ La Conner, who, at 15-0 overall, remains undefeated both in league play, at 6-0, and on the season as well; tip off is 5:30 p.m. in Turnbull Gym. Friday Harbor travels Saturday, to face Blaine (3-12), a regional 1A rival.

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The Friday Harbor girls basketball team fell 67-16 at home, Saturday, to Lynden Christian (12-3), the region’s premiere Division 1A team. Junior Tabatha

scored 11 points to lead the Wolverines on the offensive end. The Lyncs Courtney Hollander tallied 21 of her game-high 23 points in the first half. Friday Harbor (4-10) hosts Northwest 1A/2B League rival La Conner,


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It’s perfect for beginners or seasoned veterans., and it covers basic techniques while exploring gentle slopes and trails near Mount Baker. It’s snowshoeing with Island Rec on two Sundays, for ages 18 and up, Jan. 27 or Feb. 24.


Continued from page 7 decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good for them to know.” Yet HB 1128 is titled “Limiting Public Records Requests”. HB 1185 creates a cost environment wherein those that ask to see “records belonging to them as the

A minimum of eight participants are needed by Jan. 17 and Feb. 14 respectively. The fee, $71, includes transportation, equipment, and instruction. More information and supplies list provided at time of registration. Island Rec and Recreation Without Borders waivers must be filled out to participate. Register online, www. or at 580 Guard St., M-F 1-5 p.m. Info, 360-378-4953. public” will be charged fees up to the salary of government employee. The public is already paying the salaries to maintain and retrieve public records for the public, so this is asking citizens to pay twice in order to make it too expensive to ask to see the materials upon which decisions are made. Karen Levenson Shaw Island

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ne would normally have to travel more than 4,000 miles to bridge the distance that separates Friday Harbor from the island of Japan. Beginning this Friday, however, normal will become next to nothing, distance-wise, that is, as San Juan Islands Museum of Art kicks off a two-month long celebration of Japanese-inspired art and culture, as well as an appreciation for one tremendously tragic current event. More on that in a moment. Entitled “Kakehashi: a Bridge to Japan”, the celebration gets underway, Friday, with a presentation by Japanese-American fiber artist Seiko Atsuta Purdue, who’s work will be featured at the IMA gallery, 232 A Street, in Friday Harbor. The evening begins with an opening reception, at 5 p.m., followed by a talk by Purdue about the works on display as part of her exhibit, entitled “Warp and Weft: the Northwest and Japan”, at 6:30 p.m. Acclaimed Orcas Island singer Susan Osborn, who has performed in Japan on various occasions, will also give a musical performance at the end of the evening. A member of the faculty at Western Washington University, Purdue landed on the shores of the U.S. some 20 years ago, first living in New Jersey, then in Chicago, and then relocating to Bellingham in 2001. She spent the past two decades exploring connections between U.S. culture and those of her Japanese heritage. She earned accolades for her “Wish Tying” project, launched during her Chicago stay, wherein she collected the thoughts of numerous “wishes” left in temples and shrines (called “omikuji”, the wishes are actually paper fortunes that visitors purchase and then tie to a tree) as a way to link her background and culture to that of the Western World. Since arriving in Bellingham, Purdue has immersed herself in the history and culture of the Pacific Northwest, and has discovered a close kinship with the region. “I feel a much closer connection environmentally

What’s Happening! Wednesday, Jan. 23 Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong , 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953,

decorate cupcakes in supervised after school activity. Ages K-6th grade, refreshments courtesy of Friends of Library. Info, 378-2798,

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Adult Indoor Soccer, 6:308:30 p.m., Fairgrounds building. Ages 16 and older. Drop-in fee $5. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec. org.

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and geologically between here and Japan,” she says. Purdue recently participated in an artists’ exhibition on Bainbridge Island, where she met many Japanese-Americans and developed an even greater appreciation for the journey of Japanese in the Northwest, including the internment camps of WW II. A more recent influence upon her artwork has been the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. “I made three works based on the Great East Japan Earthquake: power of water, instant loss, aftershocks, physical and emotional cracks, radiation, and more were explored through Paper making, Screen Printing and Mixed Media,” Purdue says. “I am showing one of these pieces, ‘After the Flood’ in this exhibition (at IMA).” Along with hosting the Purdue exhibit, IMA is sponsoring and helping to coordinate various other events as part of its “Kakeashi” presentation. San Juan Island’s own Don Jarrell, a nuclear physicist, will give a talk entitled “Nuclear Truths: the Northwest and Japan” (date, time and location have yet to be determined), local culinary wizard Cynthia Burke will host two sushi-making seminars, Feb. 13 and March 26; IMA’s Kristy Schmidt n What: “Kakehashi: a Bridge will lead an origami-making class for chilto Japan”, cultural celebration dren, Feb. 16 and March 16; a Japanese film n Sponsor: SJI Museum of Art will be shown (title and date in the works); and Osborn will be in concert, March 1, at n When: Begins Friday, Jan. 25 Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church. Contributed photos/ IMA For more information and complete list of At top, Orcas Island singer Susan Osborn; events, contact IMA, (360) 370-5050, or visit, left, featured artist Seiko Atsuta Purdue.

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writing new lyrics to current top hits, or misses; refreshments courtesy of Friends of Library. Info, 378-2798, Islands Playwrights Showcase, 7:30 p.m., SJ Community Theatre (See listing above).

Saturday, Jan. 26 Know Your Island Walk, 1-2:30 p.m., Friday Harbor Gravel Pit, Pear Point Road,

free. Learn about the history, status and potential of the gravel pit, led by Island Rec Director Sally Thomsen; 3-plus miles, flat terrain. Dogs on leash welcome. Info, Futsal: 5th/6th & 7th/8th grades, 2:30-3:30 p.m., & 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fair Building. Drop-in fee, $6 per person. Info, 378-4953,

Scooter & Trike time, 5-6:30 p.m., fairgrounds building. Drop-in fee, $3 per person, $8 family. Helmets required; kids under 10 accompanied by an adult. Info, 378-4953, Youth Book Club, 6p.m., library, free. Film screening of “The, Guardians of Ga’Hoole”, based on series by Kathryn Lasky. For children grades 5-8; club registration required; See Calendar, Page 12


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Hey all you dads. It’s time to dig out those dancing shoes. The annual Father-Daughter Dance, in celebration of Valentine’s Day (don’t forget the chocolates), is Friday, Feb. 8, at the Mullis Community Senior Center, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This year’s Father-Daughter Dance will feature appetizers and deserts catered by Vinny’s

Ristorante, and girls will receive a corsage to wear on her wrist and a keepsake photo as well. Tickets are $20 per couple in advance, plus $6 per additional daughter, and can be purchased at the Island Rec

CROSSWORD PUZZLE Across 1. Tree with light, soft wood 7. "Spy vs. Spy" magazine 10. Back talk 14. Dawn goddess 15. "___ to Billie Joe" 16. 12th month in the Jewish calendar 17. Person skilled in preparing stone for building 19. Catch, in a way 20. Ballpoint, e.g. 21. Made humorous or satirical drawing 23. Manage inefficiently 25. Mossback 26. A time immediately before the present 27. "___ Ng" (They Might Be Giants song) 28. "Back in the ___," 1968 Beatles song 29. In pieces 33. Popularity of TV program based on audience poll 36. Place of darkness between earth and Hades 37. Swelling 38. Fitness centers 41. Marienbad, for one 42. Informal meals eaten outside 44. Attendee 45. Event with reduced prices in order to reduce inventory (2 wds) 48. One who attacks the reputation of another by libel 49. Virus that causes AIDS 50. Duck's home 51. Remove salt from 55. "___ bitten, twice shy" 56. Bank offering, for

short 57. Plane, e.g. 58. Angry, with "off" 59. Cooking meas. 60. One who carries the official rod during ceremonies Down 1. ___ de deux 2. Away 3. Multiply 4. Deserted 5. "Gladiator" setting 6. Battering device 7. Designs made up of small pieces of colored glass, stone, etc. 8. That used to decorate 9. Calcified tooth part beneath the enamel 10. Group of

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closely related microorganisms with a similar set of antigens 11. "Home ___," 1990 film 12. ___ Tuesday, voting day 13. Coaster 18. High points 22. Academy Award 23. Any simple, singlecell organism 24. Dope 25. Charge 30. Pronouncing not guilty 31. Indian coin 32. Boris Godunov, for one 34. Threatened to happen 35. Satellite closest to Neptune 36. "___ quam videri"

(North Carolina's motto) 38. Trappers using noose devices 39. Fleshy, tawny or reddish saprophytic herb 40. African capital 43. Charging need 44. Type of springboard dive 45. Copy 46. Pop 47. Flat cork for widemouthed bottles 48. Advance, slangily 52. "My Name Is Asher ___" (Chaim Potok novel) 53. #26 of 26 54. "To ___ is human ..." Answers to today's puzzle on page 16

office, 580 Guard Street, Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. Tickets can be ordered by telephone with a credit card, or purchased at the door for $25. Sponsored by Island Rec, the annual Father-Daughter is supported this year by Friday Harbor Market Place, Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor, and Vinny’s. For info, 378-4953, or visit

Association of Networked Regional Ocean Observing Systems. Sponsored by San Juan Nature Institute, the Whiteley Lecture Series is a showcase for various areas of research conducted at Friday Harbor Labs, and presentations are offered free to the public. For more info, visit the SJ Nature Institute website,

Study of acidic Class offers oceans in focus at remedies for Whitely lecture limited mobility The 2013 Arthur Whitely Lecture Series kicks off Thursday, Jan. 31, featuring a presentation about ocean acidification by University of Washington oceanographer Jan Newton. Jan Newton Principal oceanographer with UW’s Applied Physics Lab, Newton’s latest topic of research is assessing the status of ocean acidification in local marine waters. Together with UW’s Terrie Klinger, she helped to initiate a seawater sampling program in the San Juans, based at the FH Labs, with a goal of training students in the study of ocean acidification. Newton is also affiliated with the School of Oceanography and School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, and executive director of the Northwest

If your mobility is limited because of age, illness or lifestyle, then Island Rec has an exercise class designed especially for you. Entitled Moving Parts and Healthy Hearts, the class, led by fitness instructor Angie Morrison, is Tuesdays and Thursday mornings, 9:3010:15 a.m., at Village of the Harbour, 547 Spring St., Feb. 5 through March 28. The class features a fullbody workout that can be accomplished either while standing or seated in a chair. Specially designed exercises are intended to help participants maintain or improve balance, strength, endurance and range of motion. The fee is $45 if registered by Jan. 24, and $50 thereafter. A second session of the class is schedule for April through May. Register online at, or at Island Rec, 580 Guard St., Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m; for additional information, 378-4953.


Teen Futsal , 2:30-4:30 p.m., Fair Building. Drop-in fee, $8 per person, grades 9-12. Info, 378-4953,

Continued from page 9 refreshments courtesy of Friends of Library. Info, 3782798, Family Open Skate, 7-8:30 p.m., fairgrounds. BYO helmets and skates. Drop-in fee, $3 per person, $8 family. Under age 10 accompanied by an adult. Info, 378-4953, Islands Playwrights Showcase 2013, 7:30 p.m., SJ Community Theatre (See listing above).

Sunday, Jan. 27 Islands Playwrights

Showcase, 2 p.m., SJ Community Theatre. (See above listing); $17 adults, $9 student reserved $5 student RUSH. Info, 378-3210, www.

Community Open Gym, 6-9 p.m., Turnbull Gym. All ages; under 13 accompanied by adult. Drop-in fee $3 per person, $8 family. Info, 3784953,

Monday, Jan. 28 Conscientious Projector Film Series: Breaking the Taboo, 7 p.m., library, free. The film explores policy of war on drugs, advocating alternatives; hosted by Rob Simpson. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of Library. Info, 378-2798, www. Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong , 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953,

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anticipates the award of Federal Funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program operated by FEMA. The award is to be used to supplement local food and shelter programs. Awards are determined by a local board. Recipients must be non-profit, practice non-discrimination, have accounting systems, and have previously demonstrated the ability to distribute such funds. The Lopez and SJI Family Resource Centers and OPAL have previously distributed these funds. Apply in writing to: UWSJC, Attn: Martha Huleatte, PO Box 3181, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For information call: 360-378-2894. Deadline is 1/30/2013. Found

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For information leading to the recovery of a missing Bandit Industries Model 1590 Chipper. License plate 5840TI. The Chipper is all Black and very similar to the picture, with the Diamond Plate boxes on the tongue. Missing since November 19th from the parking lot of Orcas Excavators. Please contact me 360346-0307 or the Sheriff’s Department at 360-3784151.

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PARK AIDE, San Juan Island (4/12-9/23/13) PARK AIDE, San Juan Island (5/19-9/6/13) Positions may include evening and weekend work. For job description and application, visit or call (360) 370-7402. Open until filled. Screening begins 2/11/13 EOE.

San Juan County is seeking a Administrative Specialist III to provide clerical support for the County Council. For detailed job description and application, visit or call 360-370-7402.

Screening begins 1/25/13 EOE.

The San Juan Island Library is seeking a Program Associate to design and implement innovative programming for adult library patrons based on priorities established with the Library Director. The Program Associate will participate in event marketing by developing, designing and producing promotional materials such as brochures, booklists and program flyers, along with web-based newsletters and blogposts. Other job duties include serving patrons at the library service desk by telephone and/or in person, attending staff meetings and training, and working with other employees on special projects and committees as assigned. This is a part-time, professional position with an anticipated schedule of 15 hours/week, including evening and weekend shifts. The position qualifies for the following Library benefits: Sick pay, holiday pay, vacation pay and longevity pay, along with ongoing staff training and education. Qualified individuals will posses the following: • Bachelor degree, Masters in Library & Information Science preferred. • 1 - 3 yrs prior library exp. and/or equivalent service exp. • Demonstrated exp. developing and marketing communitybased programs. • Exp. with web-based marketing, knowledge of JOOMLA a plus. • Effective interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication. • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects. • Proficiency with web searching, email, and Microsoft Office applications. Interested candidates should forward resume and cover letter outlining specific qualifications to: with “Program Associate” in the subject line. Hard copies may be sent to: San Juan Island Library Attn.: Library Director 1010 Guard Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Full job description available at: Application deadline is 5 PM, February 2, 2013.

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AKC POODLE Puppies. Brown Standard. Born on 10/17/2012. Ready to go on January 18th. First shots/wormed. Very beautiful, intelligent loving. Parents have had pre-breeding & genetic testing, also good hips, elbows and eyes. Home raised with loving care. Males and females. $1200/each. Call Roberta: 360-443-2447 or 360865-6102.

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OUR BEAUTIFUL AKC Golden Retriever puppies are ready to go to their new homes. They have been raised around young children and are well socialized. Both parents have excellent health, and the puppies have had their first wellness vet check-ups and shots. The mother is a Light Golden and the father is full English Cream Golden. $800 each. For more pictures and information about the puppies and our home/ kennel please visit us at: or call Verity at 360-520-9196

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(5) JERSEY raw mill dairy business, includes compressor, (2) (7) gal. milk can with hoses and (2) claws, filtering and bottling apparatus, existing clients, list goes with business, these (5) cows are pregnant and halter broke, can be lead, are very friendly and loving. Transportation available $15,000 OBO. Pls call for more info (360)6316089 Horses

TRAINED, TRAIL RIDE, 18 year Bay Morab mare is looking for good home with barn. Lots of spunk and can easily carry a 200 lb rider. Perfect 4-H horse. Email: or 360-298-6925

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2005 NISSAN 350Z Roadster. 1 owner, always garaged. Beautiful car! $17,500. (360)9299046

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1974 SUN BEETLE. No rust!! Excellent condition! Low miles!! Service records included. New upholstery and tires. Sun roof does not leak. Sound engine, runs perfect! Fun to drive! 4 speed manual transmission. $5,000. Vashon Island. Call 425-422-7752.

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San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388. 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 Engineerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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 Islandsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 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, Survey-

ing, 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: 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 Depart-

ment, 915 Spring St/PO Box 729, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Nielsen at 360/370-0527 or LEGAL NO. SJ451889 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 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 RCWâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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: 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 LEGAL NO. SJ451895 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Sounder. January 23, 30, 2013.


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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

Applicant/Agent Name and Address Dennis Hazelton, 430 Three Corner Lake Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Date of Date Other Application Complete Required Permits* 1/14/13


Robert and Victoria Williams, c/o Bob Querry, PO Box 11/21/12 1/11/13 2573, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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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Hearing Date


Islander Hearing s Bank 3/13/13 2/22/13 Examiner admin bldg Council County Hearing 2/26/13 Council Room Council County Hearing 2/26/13 Council Room

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 DECISIONS: Hearing Examiner decisions are posted on the County website at: LEGAL NO. SJ730910 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Sounder, JANUARY 23, 2013

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.

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN IN PROBATE In The Matter of The Estate of CAROL L. AVENT, Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of this estate. Persons having claims against the decedent must, prior to the time such claims would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, serve their claims on the Personal Representative or the attorney of record at the address stated below and file an executed copy of the claim with the Clerk of this Court within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or within four months after the date of the filing of the copy of this Notice with the Clerk of the Court, whichever is later or, except under those provisions included in RCW 11.40.011 or 11.40.013, the claim will be forever barred. 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 CREDITORS with Clerk of the Court: 1/7/2013 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: 1/16/2013 Dated this 3rd day of January, 2013. /s/ Jon C. Avent Personal Representative Attorney for the Estate: Diana G. Hancock, WSBA #29325 175 Village Road P.O. Box 160 Lopez, WA 98261 (360) 468-3871 LEGAL NO. J450600 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. January 16, 23, 30, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN In Re the Estate of: VERNON D. HANNAH, Deceased. No. 12-4-05075 7 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent that arose before the decedent’s death must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the personal representative’s attorney(s) at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.040.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.040.051 and 11.040.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: January 16, 2013 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Christine Chan ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: GODDULANGLIE

Margaret C. Langlie, WSBA #12714 ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE: Margaret C. Langlie GODDULANGLIE PO Box 460 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. J450521 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands January 16, 23, 30, 2013. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-12-504929-SH APN No.: 140753012000 Title Order No.: 120115297-WA-GNO Grantor(s): RONALD L. MULTANEN, BARBARA J. PICKERING Grantee(s): MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 2008 0501019 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: LOTS 12 AND 13, BLOCK 119, MAP OF ISLANDALE, DIVISION NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VOLUME 1 OF PLATS, PAGE 29, RECORDS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 28 WILLOW LN, LOPEZ ISLAND, WA 98261 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 4/25/2008, recorded 5/1/2008, under 2008 0501019 records of SAN JUAN County, Washington, from RONALD L. MULTANEN , A SINGLE MAN AND BARBARA J. PICKERING , A MARRIED WOMAN, as Grantors), to FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION (or by its successors-ininterest and/or assigns, if any), to Wells Fargo Bank, NA. 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 defaults) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $29,709.94 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $245,687.08, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 9/1/2011, 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): NAME RONALD L. MULTANEN , A SINGLE MAN AND BARBARA J. PICKERING , A MARRIED WOMAN ADDRESS 28 WILLOW LN, LOPEZ ISLAND, WA 98261 by both first class and certified mail on 8/9/2012, 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 follow-

ing: 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: 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: or for Local counseling agencies in Washington: and amp;searchstate=WA and amp;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: 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: 10/02/12 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tricia Moreno, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866)645-7711 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 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http:/ TS No.: WA-12-504929-SH A-4292616 01/02/2013, 01/23/2013 LEGAL NO. J446455 Published: The Journal of The San Juan Islands. January 2, 23, 2013. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR KING COUNTY Estate of DODIE GANN, Deceased. No. 12-4-07177-0SEA PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.020, .030 Robert S. Mucklestone has been appointed as personal representative (“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 attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced.

The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 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: January 9, 2013. Robert S. Mucklestone, personal representative Attorneys for personal representative: Robert S. Mucklestone, WSBA #109 Perkins Coie LLP 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900 Seattle, Washington 98101-3099 (206) 359-8000 LEGAL NO. J448304 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. January 9, 16, 23, 2013. SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF SAN JUAN In Re the Matter of the Estate of: JANET MAAS, Deceased. NO. 12-4-05073-1 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 attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 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: January 16, 2013 Joint Personal Representative: CAROL ANN MAAS Joint Personal Representative: WILLIAM DOUGLAS MAAS MARY L. STONE/WSBA#17327 Attorney for Personal Representatives Address for Mailing or Service: P.O. Box 623 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 (360) 378-6778 Court of probate proceedings and cause number: San Juan Co. Superior Court, Cause No. 12-4-05073-1 LEGAL NO. J449781 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. January 16, 23, 30, 2013.

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16 — Wednesday, January 23, 2013


Playwrights Showcase opens Thursday


From a family road trip to a reincarnated piano bench, from a night on the town and a tattoo to a wager between two women with an eye on romance, the 2013 Islands Playwrights Showcase is a tour de force of wit and wisdom from the islands’ own. The Showcase, formerly titled the Islands Playwrights Festival, opens Thursday, Jan. 24, for a two-week run at San Juan Community Theatre’s Gubelman Theatre, Thursdays through Sundays, Jan. 24-27, and Jan. 31 to Feb. 3. The seven plays and monologues in the Showcase were chosen last year by three offisland judges and then further developed in a series of workshops held by the Northwest Playwrights Alliance. Each features both directors and actors from the islands. The lineup: Whispers and Echoes, by Greg Sutherland; The Haro Hills Homeowner’s Association, by Kevin Hillstrom; The Love Tattoo, by Clark Gilbert; The Wager, by Jim McCormick; Are We There Yet?, by Jim and Jan Zurcher. Monologues are: Know Thine Enemy, by Chris DeStaffany, and Born Again, by Ernest Pugh. Tickets, $17 adults, $9 students, $5 student RUSH; SJCT, 378-3210,

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An unheard whisper, portrayed above by actress Elsa Dora Hull Arendt and actor Jack Gibson, leads to a cascade of tension-filled moments in playwright Greg Sutherland’s ‘Whispers and Echoes’.

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Journal of the San Juans, January 23, 2013  

January 23, 2013 edition of the Journal of the San Juans