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Vikings head to play-offs Mystery of the blackmouth

Researchers are asking for help from local fishermen by MADRONA MURPHY

Kwiaht’s Botanist and genetic technician

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Above: The girls after their win against Darrington. Left: Jake Zier jumps for the shot during the Darrington game at home. Both the girls and boys teams won against the Loggers. Melanie Flint photo

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The Viking girls and boys basketball teams ended the final stretch of the regular season last week with losses to LaConner but two wins against the Darrington Loggers at home games with ecstatic Orcas fans in the bleachers. Both Viking teams advance to the 2B Bi- District Playoffs next week at Chief Leschi High School in Tacoma, Wash. The Viking girls (6-6) lost a close contest to the LaConner Braves (15-4) in a fight that came down to the wire on Jan. 29. Tied at 22 at halftime, the Braves edged ahead 32-29 at the end of the third quarter. With 2:58 left in the fourth quarter and leading 42-35, the Braves appeared to have the game under control, but a late run by the Vikings ended just short, with a 42-39 loss. “We lost by only three and at the end of the game our shots weren’t dropping, but it was a good game,” said Coach Gregg Sasan. Scoring was led by Bella Nigretto with 15 points, Hanna Brunner-Gaydos 8, Shelbi Rogers 7, Alicia

Susol 6 and Lana Bronn 4. The Viking boys (5-7) faced a LaConner boys team (18-1) that has dominated 2B basketball for the last few years. The Vikings kept it close in the first quarter, down only six points credited to good defense, but the Orcas team could not keep pace with the well-tuned Braves, losing 92-35. Orcas scoring was led by Jack Gates with 17 points, Devon Stanzione 10, Jack Russillo 6, and Daniel Briggs 2. Opening “Senior Night” at Orcas Island High School, the Viking girls (7-6) faced a tough Darrington Loggers team (17-3) that beat Orcas in December. In the first quarter Bronn and Nigretto combined for nine early points while defensively Garcia blocked two shots, ending the quarter behind 11-10. Despite most Viking shots rolling off the rim and trailing 15-10 with 5:12 in the second quarter, Susol kept the Vikings in the game. She knocked out nine points in the quarter along with a threepointer from Bronn, ending the half ahead 24-23. An Orcas run in the third quarter, helped with five points from Shelbi Rogers, gave the Vikings a 29-23 lead with 5:09 left, but the experienced Loggers ended the quarter tied 31-31. Tied again at 37-37 with 5:22 left in the game, the Vikings cranked up an amazing team effort for the remainder of the fourth quarter to put away the Loggers. Brunner-Gaydos wrestled in the paint for seven physical fourth quarter points along with two three-pointers from Susol and two layups from Nigretto, icing the game 54-39. Orcas scoring was led by Susol with 17 points, Bronn 11, Brunner-Gaydos and Nigretto both with 9, Rogers 7 and Garcia 1. The Viking boys (6-7) coming off two losses faced an improved Darrington Logger team (3-17) looking to avenge their home loss against Orcas. The Vikings stumbled a bit in a low scoring, defen-

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Every summer, hundreds of thousands of juvenile chinook salmon visit San Juan County on their way to the ocean, feasting on the islands’ herring, sand lance, larval crabs and insects. Why do some of these fish remain in the islands and become blackmouth salmon, a critical resource for recreational anglers? Although it is Washington state policy to use hatcheries to increase the supply of blackmouth for anglers, and most of the blackmouth caught today began life in a hatchery, there is no simple genetic basis for this lifestyle choice by individual salmon. Some clues have been discovered by a longterm salmon food-web study by the Lopez-based conservation laboratory Kwiáht, which just issued a report summarizing five years of research sampling over two thousand juvenile chinook in the islands’ nearshore waters. On the whole, says Director Russel Barsh, juvenile chinook prefer to eat oily herring or sand lance, but about one in six juvenile chinook prefers insects and other invertebrates even when baitfish are plentiful. Both wild and hatchery chinook exhibit this behavior. Biologists call this a “portfolio strategy” and believe that it makes efficient use of all available resources. The Kwiáht team has discovered that juvenile chinook leave the islands quickly after a few calorie-rich meals of herring or sand lance, but stay in the islands for weeks or months if they are eating crustaceans or insects. “Fishy years should produce very few blackmouth,” Barsh says, “but there will always be at least some blackmouth because of individual food preferences at this stage in chinook life histories.” Barsh adds that there is some evidence for a genetic basis for food preferences in salmon, but preferences may also be learned. Kwiáht scientists need the help of

local anglers to learn more about the biology of the islands’ blackmouth. If you catch and keep a blackmouth this winter, set aside a tail fin clipping the size of a dime and freeze it in a plastic sandwich bag. If possible save the gut contents as well in a separate plastic bag, place it inside the bag with the fin clip, and freeze them all together. Frozen fin clips and gut contents can be dropped off at the Indian Island Marine Health Observatory office in Eastsound (in the Post building) and the Kwiaht office on Lopez (#9 Lopez Plaza). The DNA in the fin clip can be compared with DNA from the thousands of fish already sampled as juveniles by Kwiáht scientists and volunteers, and the gut contents of course will identify the resources that blackmouth rely on as adults. The blackmouth study is co-sponsored by the Wild Fish Conservancy and Long Live the Kings. For further information contact: kwiaht@gmail.com.

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The Fourth Annual K-12 Student Chef Competition organized by the Orcas Island Farm to Cafeteria Program will be held Saturday, April 6. It’s time for all public school elementary, middle school and high school students, including Waldron, wishing to compete this year to submit their recipes. The deadline to is March 15. Mexican cuisine will be featured. The inclusion of local ingredients is required. Guidelines for submitting recipes may be downloaded from the Farm to Cafeteria at www.orcasislandf2c.org Student Chef Competition” page, or contact Madie Murray at 376-3371 or gomadie@gmail.com. The competition will be held in the Middle School Home Economics Room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Election answers Charter amendments approved in the November election changed the number of council members from six to three. Now, all voters vote on the candidates for three of the new council seats. The candidates must live in the “residency” district for which they filed. Those districts are 1) San Juan Island, 2) Orcas Island, and 3) Lopez and Shaw Islands. This being a “primary” election for the new county council, the February ballot includes only two races in which more than two candidates filed. Those races

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SPORTS FROM 1 sive first quarter, down 10-6 against the Logger team. Orcas guard Jack Gates found his shot in the second quarter, scoring nine points, helped with three from Zier and two each from Date and Russillo. Darrington wing Eric Meece kept the Loggers ahead, ending the half 28-22. Not letting the game get away, Orcas nudged their way to the lead, 29-28 with 5:52 left in the third quarter, helped by ten points from Gates and five from Zier. But the Loggers regained the lead 43-37. Coach Josh Mayson called a time out with 8 seconds left in an attempt to end the quarter with a score. In-bounding the ball at half court, Date launched a 40-foot pass to Zier for the layup, ending the quarter down 43-39, but erupting the crowd in applause. Tied at 47-47 with 4:00 left in the game, the Vikings surged to a 52-47 lead with 2:58 left, but the Loggers

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andy hearts that taste of chalk, cheesy greeting cards, glassyeyed teddy bears. These are the images that come to mind when I think of the upcoming holiday of Valentine’s Day. If you are assuming that I am just another bitter, single woman lamenting that she doesn’t have someone to romance her on this most special day, you would be wrong. I am head over heels crazy about my man. What I am bitter about is how the holiday inspires portrayals of women as superficial creatures eato barter their love for trinkets. Let’sappreciatethefact ger Last year’s controversial Superbowl thatweliveinacountry commercial showed a Victoria’s wherewearefreeto Secret model saying, “Guys, Valenlove,freetomarryand tine’s Day is not that complicated. freetoseekhappiness. Give and you shall receive.” Is this the message that should be broadcasted to millions of people, to the young men and women in our country? As a young, modern woman I suppose it’s up to me to change the world. How will I do this? By buying my boyfriend flowers on this romantic day. That’s a start, right? I also have another idea. Instead of focusing on the present, I’m going to take you to another time, a time of oppression and sorrow – the very roots of Valentine’s Day. It involves a priest named Valentine, who defied Emperor Claudius II’s outlawing of marriage because “single men made better soldiers.” Valentine, as legends go, performed marriages in secret and when he was discovered he was put to death. Although I want to use this day as a platform to spout about gender inequalities in our society, the true history of Valentine’s Day could be motivation to ignore our nation’s over-consuming nature and take a minute to appreciate the fact that we live in a country where we are free to love, free to marry and free to seek happiness. And for gay couples across the state of Washington, that sentiment is particularly true. So perhaps this is a time for those of us with a loud inner cynic to enjoy time with the ones we love. If that means accepting a bouquet of flowers or a box of chocolates, I suppose it’s okay – as long as it’s done out of love, not necessity. – Cali Bagby

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To the Editor: Use safety tax money to prevent drug use The year 2013 brought on the increase of sales tax to our county. This is the public safety tax increase. I will be very interested to see if this makes any difference in the amount of premature deaths that happen in our town as a result of drug and alcohol abuse. In the 38 years that I have lived here, I have watched year after year an increase in drug and alcohol abuse by our teens and young adults, ruining lives and destroying families. This just breaks my heart. I know that law enforcement has a difficult time arresting dealers, but it is so frustrating to observe obvious drug activity and wonder how come if I can see it why can’t the police do anything about it? I don’t really want to criticize the police as I don’t know much about the department, but with this added revenue, let’s spend it on learning how to be effective in getting the dealers off the island. I have seen too many very nice kids get all messed up. Ruth Fleming San Juan Island

Thanks for supporting our concert Our band, 2 Room School, had the greatest time performing at the Emmanuel Episcopal Parish Hall in Eastsound. We would like to thank Joyce Burghardt, Karen Blinn and the church music committee for inviting us to play. Also, a thank-you to the crowd of smiling faces who came out to support our music! We greatly appreciate your words of encouragement and donations of support as we embark on our new CD project. 2 Room School Kendra Clifton, Leah Black, Adriena Clifton and Per Black

New county council will work well for citizens We tried the six-member council form of county government and I am pleased that we will now have three commissioners as recommended by the Charter Review Committee and adopted by voters

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in November. In my opinion, we need one more change to create a real people’s government and home rule: each commissioner be elected by the people of his/her district, not by the entire county, and the votes of commissioners on county issues be weighted by district populations. The county has been divided into three districts since 1889: San Juan #1, Orcas #2, Lopez-Shaw #3 with each district including neighboring smaller islands. The people of each district deserve a direct voice in their own affairs and the people of one district have no business being involved in the local issues of another district The three commissioners are the voice of county government with representation of all islanders. An honored professor at the University of Washington, Giovanni Costigan, taught me that levels of American government are simple, singular and sovereign and of the people, by the people and for the people. I believe that election of commissioners by districts and weighting of their votes by district populations fit this description of American government and fit the people of the San Juan Islands. Sam Buck II San Juan Island

Only vote for those in your district I wonder how many residents who voted for the council changes in the general election are now unhappy with the result as exemplified in this primary election. Under the previous six-person council, you chose among individuals who resided in your district. Now, candidates must run for their Mailing/StreetAddress P.O. Box 758, 217 Main Street, Eastsound, WA 98245 Office  (360) 376-4500 Classifieds  (800) 388-2527 Fax (360) 376-4501

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seat throughout the whole county, with the following disadvantages. Like the electoral college, any given island could wake up after the election to find that the candidate chosen by that island had lost due to votes from the other islands. I wouldn’t want to dictate my choice to the other two island groups, and I don’t want them dictating mine. Also, this process has made the election very expensive (by island standards), with candidates having to spend inordinate amounts of money to try to get their message across (the water) to the other two island groups. We already have too much of “may the richest man win” in this country, and the high cost of a successful campaign might discourage good candidates from entering the fray. My plan: I intend to vote only among the Orcas candidates, and I suggest that other Orcas and San Juan voters do the same. Bill Buchan Orcas Island

Eye disease in goldens Our seven-year-old golden retriever Jackson, recently had his eyes removed after two months of suffering through three different surgeries and other procedures to try to save his vision. If we had known just three years ago of the insidious disease he had, we could have spared him this fate. I want to let all golden retriever owners know about “golden retriever uveitis.” It is an inherited disease of unknown origin, but is becoming common. GRU is chronic and leads to cataracts and glaucoma, which can be blinding and extremely pain-

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LETTERS FROM 4 ful. When diagnosed early, GRU can be controlled with eye drops and medication. Unfortunately early signs of the disease are very subtle and cannot be diagnosed by simple observation. The most common symptoms include squinting, tearing, and redness for which most vets will prescribe ointments or drops which may cause the symptoms to disappear for a while but do nothing to treat the GRU. Only a veterinary opthamologist has the knowledge and equipment to diagnose this disease. When your golden retriever is four years old, please take him to an opthamologist to be tested, and continue to do once a year, as the disease usually has its onset in middle aged dogs. Our doctor in Seattle had 186 goldens come into his clinic in 2010 with GRU. After that he quit counting. If learning of Jack’s experience can save the eyes of just one of his brethren, his suffering will not have been in vain. Additional information can be found at www.animaleyecare.net and www.seattleaec.com. Jill and Roger Curtiss Eastsound

Ayers for council Listening to the candidates for county council at the Eastsound Firehouse on 1-26-2013, brought out again and clearly that Greg Ayers offers outstanding qualifications and experience. He is creative, logical, practical, straight forward and without any political agenda. He has close to his heart all the great things that make life in the San Juan Islands so very desirable. His clear thinking is what our county council needs to steer a course that is responsive to the desires of our community and fiscally in balance. He will motivate all employees who work for the county to recognize that they are working to serve us, the “customers” who pay the bills. His outlook and commitment are simply refreshing. There is no pursuit of hidden goals of others and special interest groups. Please join us to vote for Greg Ayers. Rolf and Ruth Nedelmann Rosario I am delighted with Greg Ayers’ candidacy for county council. I met Greg a few years ago because of mutual interest in the Actors Theater group on Orcas.

We discovered our common background in cardiology, love for the island culture and our desire to preserve it. I quickly appreciated the enormous depth of the man. His intelligence, clarity of thought, energy, drive, and scope of experience were remarkable. While I have known many of our islanders with similar characteristics, none seem to exceed those of Greg. I saw over the next few years how he performed. He is multi-disciplined, focused, amazingly handson and result oriented. I learned of his methodical problem solving capacity which enabled him to be an extraordinary entrepreneur. While we generally share similar philosophies there have been times when I have been at odds with him. I was a bit uncertain about his work as co-founder of the Island Reproductive Health Initiative, but I was proven wrong by its success. The quickness of his thinking is at times a bit off putting as he generally is several steps ahead of you. All this being said, this is a very gentle, sweet, compassionate man who would serve our community with skill, care and devotion. He is heads above any of the other excellent candidates we have to offer from Orcas. Too bad all three can not serve. John A. Mazzarella Orcas Island I have worked with Greg Ayers for many years, both at the Orcas Grange and helping he and Pat build their home. He is very creative and hard working, functioning well using his organizational skills to help our diverse collection of actors, building sets and working back-stage. I have been very impressed with how he has applied the same skills with the Eastsound Sewer and Water District, where I am a customer, and has always sought thorough answers to the questions I’ve raised about the district. Greg 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. These skills are essential for county council members, making decisions based on the needs and preferences of all San Juan County citizens. Greg’s is deeply involved in the community and invested in the San Juans. He believes that we must all

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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 In 2005, a handful of Orcas Firefighters responded to a request by Bureau of Land Management to burn/ demolish an old dilapidated building. This event created the Patos Fire Department. Since that day, an amazing collection of volunteers, annually trek to the island to do campground maintenance, trail clearing and savannah restoration of the fields around the lighthouse. The crew pooled personal funds to charter a boat to haul volunteers and gear until 2011, when Greg Ayers joined our ranks and volunteered his personal boat. He has become the official skipper and valued Patos Island Fire Department crewmember. It has been great to have Greg step up and handle the toughest challenge we have – transportation. And then pitch in on the chores around the island! Greg’s service to the community is commendable and he will certainly serve the county well as one of the new county council members. We hope you will consider giving him your vote. Win or lose, we can’t wait until our 2013 adventure back to Patos with you, Greg! Max and Jeff Jones Orcas Island

Byers for council Lisa Byers is the best qualified candidate for the county council from District 2 (Orcas and Waldron). Her experience over the past 18 years with the Land Bank and Opal Community Land Trust have given her an unmatched understanding of the workings of our county government as well

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as familiarity with both our state government and the various agencies that play such an important role in the operations of our small county. Despite what some Republicans would have you believe, this knowledge and understanding of county and state government is much more important in our representatives than a career in the corporate world. Lisa not only brings this knowledge and understanding to the table, she also has the capacity and skill to work effectively with diverse groups. Lisa excels at creating approaches and solutions that include everyone involved. Lisa is not a divider. She brings people together. Please vote for Lisa Byers for county council District 2. Ian Van Gelder Eastsound

Hughes for council I have known Rick Hughes ever since he was a young boy and we were new owners of property in Doe Bay where his Uncle Vic’s family lives. In recent years it has been a pleasure to see

Rick develop into a leading member of the Eastsound business community for he has deep roots on the island and an understanding of the island’s history, culture, and commerce. Now he and his wife Marlace are the managers of Ray’s Pharmacy, a major successful island business. Rick has stepped up to serve the community as a member of EPRC and has helped facilitate the probono work of the Prune Alley Development Team. I have observed his skills as an excellent communicator and problem solver, for he is able to listen, think beyond the box, and move things forward. He has repeatedly demonstrated his readiness to lend a hand or contribute for the good of island community life. Informed, hard working, open minded, and forward looking, Rick is the ideal candidate for a county council seat. I urge you to vote for him Bill Trogdon Olga

Pratt for council As many of you know, the solid waste (garbage) facili-

ties on San Juan Island and the entire county have been experiencing issues for quite some time. After another very long wait to dump my garbage in the summer of 2011 I decided to visit Lovel in the county council offices. During that meeting she acknowledged the issues, briefed me on the details of what the county was planning and invited me to join the Solid Waste Advisory Council, which I did. Our collaborations continued even after I joined SWAC, and I can honestly say that I have learned almost as much about the state of our solid waste facilities through my brief collaborations with Lovel as I have during the entire year that I have served on SWAC. With the changes the voters recently approved to our county council, I believe that Lovel is the right person to lead our county in the right direction. She supports the transparency we need and wants our government to do the most good for the most people and the environment for the longest time. Ken Crawbuck San Juan Island

OICF annual grants program The Orcas Island Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2013 competitive grants program. Trustee Coleen O’Brien will chair the grants committee, whose members include both OICF Trustees and community members. In the 2012 grants cycle, OICF, together with its Partners in Philanthropy, awarded $100,652 to 25 different Orcas Island organizations. OICF spent 18 months assessing community needs (see the Community Needs Assessment, http://oicf.us/oicf-in-the-community/need-assess/). The three primary concerns that ran across all sectors were: • Increasing coordination and cooperation of programs and services • Providing education and training for staff and community to increase capacity • Developing pathways of communication to enhance outreach and support While all grant applications will be con-

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sidered, to meet these needs and build community capacity, priority will be given to grant applications that meet one or more of these areas of concern. The committee will also consider the identified need the application addresses, number of islanders served, impact on those served, if other funding has been sought, and whether it is a collaborative effort. Organizations are encouraged to contact OICF to discuss grant ideas and submit proposals for review by March 1. Applications are available at www.oicf.us. The committee reviews all grant applications and a conducts a site visit. The committee then prioritizes vetted and approved proposals to make recommendations to the board. Funds will be given to successful applicants at the Grants Award Celebration 2013 Co-op #5 376-6423 or e-mail in May 2013.Ad Call grants@oicf.us for more information.

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It was a tough crowd. Audience members were crawling on the ground, growing restless, speaking at once and asking difficult questions. The county council candidates for District 2 kept their cool, answering questions and trying to engage the crowd. “We thought this could be a fun, educational experience for the children in our after school program,” said Krista Bouchey, program director of The Funhouse Commons about the Candidates Forum for Kids on Jan. 28. The forum gave youth a chance to ask questions that were important to them like could the candidates create cars that fly like in the movie “Total Recall” or could smoking cigarettes become illegal on the island or will they reduce diesel trucks on Orcas? There is a lot of those trucks by my bus stop and it really stinks, said one young audience member. Lisa Byers asked the group of five to 12 year olds if they wanted their parents to

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“Greg is creative, logical, practical, straight forward and without any political agenda. He has close to his heart all the great things that make life in the San Juan Islands so very desirable. His clear thinking is what our County Council needs to steer a course that is responsive to the desires of our community and fiscally in balance.” —Rolf Nedelmann, Orcas Island

“Greg Ayers joined our ranks and volunteered his personal boat. He has become the official skipper and valued Patos Island Fire Department crew-member. It has been great to have Greg step up and handle the toughest challenge we have—transportation. And then pitch in on the chores around the island! Greg’s service to the community is commendable, he will certainly serve the County well as one of the new County Council Members. We hope you will consider giving him your vote.” —Max Jones, Orcas Island

“I have seen in Greg a passion for transforming government into a cost effective service for our community, balancing the needs and interests of individuals, the community as a whole, business and job creation, and the preservation of our environment. His knowledgeable and creative background, uniquely qualify him to lead our community with innovative, and real-world practical solutions to the many challenging issues we face.” —Tom Lyster, Lopez Island

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Valentine’s Day special highlighting romance

What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

“My favorite thing is that we celebrate it at school and get to make cards.” – Cailin, 9, Orcas Christian School

“I like Valentine’s Day because it is a time for peace and love.” – Kathryn, 8, Orcas Christian School

“I like the part about “I like to give presents away and like getting giving home-made stuff. I candy.” like to make cards.” – Sadie, 8, Orcas – T.J., 8, Orcas Public Christian School School

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Valentine’s Day special highlighting romance

A world-class romance by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Publisher

They keep a car in Italy and have visited 25 countries together. Their home is filled to the brim with the eclectic fruit of their travels. They live a life of romance. Yet for Michael Rivkin and Jeffri Coleman, it's the shared connection of dayto-day living that is their strength. “It's not a honeymoon

forever,” Jeffri said. “It ebbs and flows. You have to reignite the fire and have the patience to know that it's not always going to be great.” After more than three decades together, it's a dance they know well. Michael and Jeffri met in Hershey, Penn. in 1978 in cooking school. They became friends right away, but their romance didn't cement until some years later. In the interim, Jeffri

had to get a few marriages out of the way. “I was raised very Catholic,” he explains about his heterosexual relationships. Jeffri was worried about his family's reaction to his sexuality while Michael, who had a budding professional career in the hotel industry, was unsure about “social and work acceptance.” They always knew they wanted to grow old together, but never thought it was possible in Pennsylvania. When they finally committed to each other and told their families, it turned out to be a “non-event.” Michael and Jeffri moved

to Orcas in 1985 and have been running Crow Valley Pottery ever since. Michael is also a quality assurance auditor for hotels across the globe, which means he is often gone. Jeffri holds down the fort in his absence, along with their dog Clara, who was voted mayor of Eastsound in 2010. Every time Michael returns from a trip, Jeffri has a special meal prepared for him. Their home on Orcas is a converted early 1900s barn, adorned with both local artists' work and treasures from their travels. Michael did all the renovation work – floors, cabinets, counters, etc. – with Jeffri's creative direction. They became domestic partners in 1994 during a commitment ceremony at

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their home with 130 members of their friends and family. Michael and Jeffri say they are still overwhelmed by the passage of Washington state's gay marriage law this past November. While applying for a marriage license, the ladies at the courthouse were more excited than them. The couple's wedding at the end of December was an intimate affair at home. Eight of the guests were also at their first ceremony nearly 20 years previously. “We wanted to start the new year as Mr. and Mr,” says Jeffri. Michael and Jeffri have been to 25 countries together – England, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Romania and Poland, to name a few. They have a 1961 Porsche named “Olive” in Italy and do the majority of their travel via automobile. They have two porsches and a Mercedes wagon in their Orcas fleet.

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Left: Jeffri and Michael during their commitment ceremony in 1994. Above: Michael and Jeffri at their home on Orcas Island. Michael and Jeffri create a hard-bound photo journal from every trip. Fifteen tomes are stacked in their living room. “It doesn't matter where we go, we have a great time,” Jeffri said. Some of their most romantic moments occurred while traveling. Jeffri used to send his partner sweet cards to every hotel room he was scheduled to stay in. One year, Michael met Jeffri at a train station in Paris with a bouquet of sunflowers so large that his face was hidden. One of their favorite trips was to Jordan – and it nearly never happened. Jeffri was against it, so Michael sprung the trip on

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Two islanders share their secret to a long-lasting and fun partnership by COLLEEN SMITH ARMSTRONG Editor/Publisher

Their first encounters were choppy, but now it’s smooth sailing. Krista Bouchey and Monty Coffey were living in separate sailboats in Deer Harbor when they first met. “She kept telling me she had another guy, but I didn't give up,” remembers Monty. Krista visited Orcas in college, and the summer she met Monty was to be her last hurrah on the island before traveling to South America. Their first date was a moonlight row in a borrowed dingy. Krista refused to kiss him, but the couple says there was definitely chemistry. At night, when she would get off work from waitressing, her first stop was Monty's boat. “I would hear the clickety clack of her clogs on the dock,” he said. “I knew she was coming to see me.” As winter approached, Monty moved into a house. During the first storm of the season, Krista knocked on his door. “Yeah, she really liked me then,” he laughs. Their first year together, they traveled to Nicaragua and Costa Rica, where they spent a lot of time eating ice cream and sitting on the beach. “If you can travel together

for long periods of time you can pretty much do anything,” says Monty. “When you live together constantly, you start to move as one.” Now, 10 years later, they've got a house, a young daughter named Scarlett, two dogs, a cat and three fish. Krista is program director at the Funhouse Commons and runs her own graphic design business. Monty owns and operates The Woodsmen, a landscaping and tree care company. They aren't married, but see their relationship as a strong partnership. “If you have a partner, you've got each other's back,” Monty said. “I think it's more realistic than marriage. We work on it a lot … We're really good friends and sometimes we forget that. Then we get away from Orcas and are with just each other, and we remember.” In another 10 years, they hope to spend more time in

warmer weather, continue to grow their island businesses and take their daughter world traveling. Krista says her favorite thing about Monty is his humor. “Sometimes we laugh so hard that we cry,” she said. Monty tends to overanalyze things and have big ideas, while Krista is more practical. They balance each other out well. And after having Scarlett in 2006, their relationship became stronger. “You have to perfect your partnership for your child,” Monty said. “Having a child means taking the best of who you are and putting it into someone else. And she reminds us of how fun it is to be a kid. Flowers and springtime and bunny rabbits are awesome!”

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Top: Krista, Monty and their daughter Scarlett. Top left: Krista and Monty today. Right: The young couple in Nicaragua. Their advice for other couples is to listen, work together to reevaluate your life goals, evolve with each other and be aware of details, like reading your partner's feelings. Monty says Krista pays attention to how people feel and “really takes it in.” “She is the realest person I know,” he said. “And when she wants something, she goes for it. I really respect that.”

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The other day my husband John and I spoke with a young woman who was clearly a novice at relationships. She asked, “What do you do when you have totally different aesthetics? One of you loves all things natural; the other, chrome, sharp corners, and late factory sterile? We explained, “Everyone has differences like these, and they tend to create perpetual problems – that is, problems that never go away, like that bad cabbage smell in the kitchen.” In fact, our research with over 3,000 couples found that 69 percent of all problems between couples are perpetual ones. They never get resolved, because they are based on fundamental

personality and lifestyle differences. We had a problem with aesthetics just like this one. In my early years, I bought a painting, but my first husband got it post-divorce. Five years after marrying John, I told him how much I loved it and wanted to buy it back from Hubby #1. Like a good husband, he said, “Fine.” I did. He couldn’t wait to praise the beauty of this masterpiece. It depicted three flowering almond trees, with a small figure beside a donkey at their base. After it arrived, I unsheathed it like an immortal prize, then asked John what he thought. He said, “Hmmmm. A fine portrait of three chickens. Looks like they’re about to trounce on that little guy.” “Three chickens! Those are almond trees!” There followed a lot of hot wind. Turns out he couldn’t stand the painting. For the last word in what it portrayed, he asked his mother over to see it. (We

both thought she was so smart she could have ruled a small country). She looked at it and said, “Gorgeous, the most beautiful picture of chickens I’ve ever seen.” What????? Like mother, like son. It must have been their DNA. Now if John and I had just left it there, the picture would have been sadly re-packed and stored away along with the closeness between us. Instead, we talked. A lot. We took turns being a speaker or listener. As a listener, we postponed broadcasting our own point of view and instead just asked questions, like, “What does this picture mean to you,” “What would be your ideal dream here regarding this picture,” Does your love (or dislike) of it reflect your own history in some way?” So rather than tossing back and forth the hot potato, we just listened when it was our turn to be the listener, and when the speaker, we only described our point of view in non-critical,

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non-blaming ways. In other words, we didn’t describe our partner; we described ourselves. Twenty years later, the picture proudly hangs on the wall, although downstairs and out of John’s way. But more importantly, our marriage has stayed intact and loving, all these years later. The secret? Understanding that each of us has a valid point of view, and working hard to understand what that perspective is, how it formed, and why it’s so important to our partner. With a little more understanding, the hard edges can soften, whether in the room or relationship, and both can remain intact and thriving.

ROMANCE FROM 8 him at the last minute in the airport once they were in Europe. Michael hired a local to guide them, and Jeffri says the trip was “an eye opener.” While visiting the women's co-op of pottery, the pair bought every pot they had in stock. “We believe in reincarnation, but there is the 'what if '... so we live to the fullest. Both of our fathers died at 49 and it was a big wake up call,” Jeffri said. The couple says they are very compatible and not competitive. They went to therapy early on in their relationship and have learned to complement each other's strengths and weaknesses. “Michael is so patient. I am a difficult thing to live with!” Jeffri said. Michael says it's important to be respectful and follow the “golden rule” of treating others how you would want to be treated. “Jeffri is generous to everyone,” Michael said. “Everyone else comes first. His mind never stops – he is always thinking of things to do for others.”


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Event briefs Dolphins lecture The SeaDoc Society and YMCA Camp Orkila present “Our New Neighbors: Pacific White-Sided Dolphins,” a lecture by Erin Ashe of the Oceans Initiative on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Emmanuel Episcopal Parish Hall. Pacific WhiteSided Dolphins are offshore schooling dolphins that are becoming more common in the Salish Sea.

Community meal for everyone The next Community Dinner at Orcas Christian School is on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The gym will be open and supervised for the kids. This month’s free dinner will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Mexican menu: enchiladas, black bean casserole, re-fried beans, Spanish rice, chips and salsa, Mexican slaw, burritos, Valentine cakes and a drink.

Sing-a-long to ‘Sound of Music’ Save the date for the smash-hit show, “Singa-Long Sound of Music” coming to Orcas Center on Saturday, Feb. 16th at 2 p.m. It’s a screening of the classic musical in full-screen Technicolor, complete with subtitles. There’s also a costume parade and everyone receives a free pack with special props. Tickets are at www.orcascenter.org or 376-2281.

Cancer support ‘special’ program Dr. Jim Litch will present a program to the Cancer Support Group on the “Mind-Body Connection – Implications for Health and Healing” on Thursday, Feb. 14 in the Community Church Fireside Room from 5 to 6 p.m. There will be time for questions and sharing among members. For more info, call Bogdan or Carol at 376-4198.

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Obituary Mairi Rose Stagg Mairi Rose Stagg finished her Earthly Circle of Life, peacefully at home, after a five-month battle with cancer. She was born on the East Coast, where her Parents, Bob and Doris Murray, Sisters Kunti, Carolyn and Janice and their families still reside. An active volunteer, advocate for children, teacher

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MEMBER SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE OPALCO is seeking a dependable and friendly team player with a good working knowledge of computer and office systems and the ability to learn quickly. Primary function is to perform customer care, billing, and accounts receivable activities for members as well as administrative tasks in support of all other OPALCO departments. Applicant must be well organized with a strong attention to detail, and possess superior interpersonal skills. Applicant must be skillful in creative and logical problem solving and the ability to work well with others. High school diploma or equivalent is required; must have at least two years of relevant experience in a business environment. This is an Eastsound based, bargaining unit, full-time position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applicants may obtain a detailed job description and employment application online at www.opalco.com Please submit your cover letter, professional resume, employment application and references to Nancy Loomis by 4:30 pm on February 6th, 2013. Orcas Island Historical Society & Museum is hiring immediately MUSEUM CURATOR/ LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVIST You are encouraged to apply! 20-25 hrs/wk, Tues-Sat. Wage: $14-$16/hr DOE. For full position description please email: orcasmuseum@ rockisland.com or phone 360-376-4849 Applications received by Feb. 13, 2013 receive priority consideration. orcasmuseum@rockisland.com

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER for Public Engagement Effort OPALCO is seeking a seasoned project manager to lead a year-long public engagement effort in the San Juan Islands. Duties include designing and managing the strategy, tools and timeline for an effective twoway communications and engagement program and then working in collaboration with OPALCO staff to successfully implement it. Applicant must have: at least four years experience managing complex communication projects from inception to successful outcome; excellent communication and negotiation skills; ability to present effectively to diverse audiences; proven skills at cultivating strong working relationships and driving collaboration across multiple teams; strong analytical and creative problem solving skills. Bachelor’s degree required; MBA strongly preferred. This is an Eastsound based, full-time, oneyear contract position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applicants may obtain a detailed job description and employment application online at www.opalco.com Please submit your cover letter, professional resume, employment application and references to Suzanne Olson at solson@opalco.com Position is open until filled.

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is hiring for the following temporary positions: ASSISTANT PARK MANAGER, Lopez Island (3/6-9/23/13) PARK AIDE, Lopez Island (4/10-9/6/13) PARK AIDE, San Juan Island (4/12-9/23/13) PARK AIDE, San Juan Island (5/19-9/6/13)

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HEARING NOTICE SAN JUAN COUNTY NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT PURPOSE: To review and adopt the San Juan County Noxious Weed List for 2013 and to discuss noxious weed control priorities and weed law enforcement guidelines for 2013. WHEN: Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. WHERE: Community Room, Skagit Valley College, 221 Weber Way,

Lower Level, Friday Harbor. The Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board has added four new species for the 2013 Washington State Noxious Weed List. These include French broom (Genista monspessulana) (Class A), tall hawkweed (Hieracium piloselloides) (Class B), common teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) and barberry (Berberis vulgaris) (Class C). Of these, only common teasel is known to occur outside of cultivation in the county. Additional changes to WAC 16-750 include reclassifying eleven class B

noxious weeds to Class C, and amending the current listing of Japanese eelgrass (Zostera japonica) to make it a Class C everywhere (rather than limiting it to commercially managed shellfish beds only, as presently listed). WAC 16-750-001 is also amended, reducing the number of State noxious weed regions from ten to six. The following species were moved from the Class B list to the Class C list: Austrian fieldcress (Rorippa austriaca), blackgrass (Alopecurus myosu-

roides), common catsear (Hypochaeris radicata), polar hawkweed (Hieracium atratum), lawnweed (Soliva sessilis), lepyrodiclis (Lepyrodiclis holosteoides), longspine sandbur (Cenchrus longispinus) oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), perennial sowthistle (Sonchus arvensis ssp. arvensis), swainsonpea,(Sphaerophysa salsula), wild carrot (Daucus carota) (except where commercially grown). Additionally, San Juan County is selecting common teasel,( Dipsacus fullonum) and hoary cress (Cardaria

draba) for control county wide and dog fennel (Anthemis cotula) will be added to the County’s Weeds of Concern list. There will also be a review of the County Noxious Weed Program Status Report for 2012. In order for the 2013 Noxious Weed List to become accepted for San Juan County, it must be approved by the County Noxious Weed Control Board based on public input received at this meeting. The Noxious Weed Control Board is requesting public participation so

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SEPA Determination: San Juan County has determined that the projects noted above with a DNS or MDNS will not have probable significant adverse impacts on the environment and has issued a Threshold Determination pursuant to Sections 197-11-310 and 197-11-340 WAC. An Environmental Impact Statement will not be required under Section 43.21C.030 (2)(c) RCW. This determination was made after review of the environmental checklist and other environmental information on file at Community Development and Planning (CD&P). The County has determined that the requirements for environmental analysis, protection, and mitigation measures have been adequately addressed in the development regulations and comprehensive plan adopted under Chapter 36.70A RCW, and in other applicable local, state, or federal laws or rules, as provided by Section 43.21C.240 RCW and Section 197-11-158 WAC, or as may be conditioned within any MDNS.

SEPA Comments: Anyone desiring to comment on the Threshold Determination can do so by submitting a written statement to CD&P, P. O. Box 947 (135 Rhone Street), Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 no later than the comment date specified above. The Threshold Determination may be appealed by submitting a written statement of appeal along with the basis for the appeal and a fee to CD&P within 21 days after the end of the SEPA comment period.

exempt

exempt

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: sanjuanco.com/cdp/hearingexdecisions.aspx LEGAL NO. SJ736388 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder, FEBRUARY 6, 2013

Suggested Project Comments End Date**

Hearing Body

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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.

that more information about local weed distributions can be gathered as well as suggestions for the 2014 weed list. For further information, contact the County Noxious Weed Control Program at 376-3499 or by e-mail at judy@sanjuanweeds.org) LEGAL NO. SJ451922 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. January 30, February 6, 2013. NOTICE OF EXISTENCE OF A ROSTER OF VENDORS, AND SOLICITATION FOR NEW VENDORS The San Juan County Auditor maintains a list of vendors available to the County for the purchase of materials, supplies, and equipment under RCW 39.04.190. To view that list, or to be included on that list, please contact

the County Auditor at (360) 378-3357 or auditor@sanjuanco.com, or stop by the Auditor’s office in the County Courthouse. In order to be added to the list, please provide proof of your registration as a business in the state of Washington and a brief description of the materials, supplies, and equipment which you sell. LEGAL NO. SJ455360 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. February 6, 2013. NOTICE OF VACANCY ON SAN JUAN COUNTY NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Noxious Weed Control Board is accepting applications for a Board member from Area

LEGALS INVITATION TO CONTRACTORS FOR REGISTRATION ON SMALL WORKS ROSTER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Eastsound Sewer and Water District of San Juan County, Washington is updating its Small Works Contractors Roster pursuant to RCW 57.08.050. The District occasionally requires the services of responsible contractors to make repairs, additions and improvements to the District’s sewer system. All contractors interested in being included on the District’s Small Works Contractors Roster should submit an application to the District at the following address: Eastsound sewer & Water District P.O. Box 640 Eastsound, W A 98245 The application should include a brief resume which includes the contractor’s qualifications to perform work upon municipal water and sewer systems, together with references, copies of the contractor’s license and bonding information. Members of the Roster must be financially able to undertake and complete the construction contracts, the estimated cost of which exceeds $5,000 but is less than $200,000. Dated: January 23, 2013 EASTSOUND SEWER & WATER DISTRICT OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: By: David Lowry President and Commissioner LEGAL NO. S453184 Published: The Islands’ Sounder. January 30, February 6, 2013. SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF SAN JUAN In the Matter of The Estate of JEFFREY S. DICKSON, Deceased. NO. 13-4-05006-2 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative namedbelowhas been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim againstthe Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statuteof limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy ofthe claim and filing the original ofthe 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: February 6, 2013 Personal Representative: Joan L. Pojman Attorney for the Personal Representative: Katherine E. Blaine Address for Mailing or Service: P. O. Box 97, Eastsound, WA 98245 LEGAL NO. S454699 Published: The Islands’ Sounder. February 6, 13, 20, 2013. TS No.: WA-10-396552-SH APN No.: 140950018000 Title Order No.: 100639929-WA-GNO Grantor(s): GREGORY JOHN HAMPSON, CELESTE HAMPSON Grantee(s): WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION. A BANK Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 2005 1117004 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant To The Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et. seq. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee will on 2/15/2013, at 10:00 AM At the main entrance to the Superior Courthouse, 350 Court Street #7, 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: THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS COMMITMENT IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 18, CAPE ST. MARY ESTATES, A PRIVATE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 5 OF PLATS, PAGES 16, 16A, 16B, AND 16C, RECORDS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON; EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF SAID LOT 18 LYING SOUTHERLY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 18, WHICH POINT IS MARKED BY A 1” IRON PIPE WITH A K&S LS 15038 CAP; THENCE ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 18, NORTH 31º00’00” EAST, 77.08 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE LEAVING SAID WEST LINE, AND RUNNING PARALLEL WITH THE OSUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 18, SOUTH 79º00’00” EAST 344.69

#3 (Lopez, Center, Blakely and Decatur Islands). For more information, please contact the Clerk of the County Council at 360-370-7474. LEGAL NO. SJ453436 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. January 30, February 6, 2013. Public Notice San Juan County Public Works Department, 915 Spring St Friday Harbor WA 98250, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, Mt Baker Road Trail and Mt Baker Road Improvements, is located at Mt Baker Road between North Beach Road and Terrill Beach Road in East-

sound, in San Juan County. This project involves 7 acres of soil disturbance for roadway, storm drain and trail construction activities. Stormwater will be discharged to Salish Sea and unnamed wetlands. Any persons desiring to present their views to the Washington State Department of Ecology regarding this application, or interested in Ecology’s action on this application, may notify Ecology in writing no later than 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and, if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II antidegradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320.

Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater P.O. Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 LEGAL NO. SJ454937 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. February 6, 13, 2013.

FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 18 AND THE TERMINUS OF SAID LINE. TOGETHER WITH A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR ROADWAY AND UTILITIES PURPOSES OVER, ACROSS AND UNDER THE 50 FOOT WIDE STRIP OF LAND SHOWN AS ELIZA DRIVE ON THE FACE OF THE PLAT AND AS GRANTED IN THE DEDICATION OF CAPE ST. MARY ESTATES. SITUATE IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON More commonly known as: VERA LN, LOPEZ ISLAND, WA 98261 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 11/8/2005, recorded 11/17/2005, under 2005 1117004 records of SAN JUAN County, Washington, from GREGORY JOHN HAMPSON AND CELESTE HAMPSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantor(s), to SAN JUAN TITLE, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION. A BANK, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION. A BANK (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: $78,560.90 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $233,673.68, 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 abovedescribed real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 2/15/2013. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 2/4/2012 (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 2/4/2012 (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 at any time after the 2/4/2012 (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 GREGORY JOHN HAMPSON AND CELESTE HAMPSON, HUSBAND AND WIFE ADDRESS VERA LN , LOPEZ ISLAND, WA 98261 by both first class and certified mail on 11/16/2010, 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 objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. 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 FORCLOSURE 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=search&searchstate=WA&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 11 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: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA-10-396552-SH P991602 1/16, 02/06/2013 LEGAL NO. S449408 Published in the Islands’ Sounder. January 16, February 6, 2013.


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Dill Havarti Mixed Olives

7

$ 99

Bisquick Baking Mix Original or Heart Smart, 40 oz.

2

$ 99

Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing

Selected Varieties, 24-oz.…

Franz Bread

3 $ 99 2 2 $ /5 $ 99

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Xtra 2X Liquid Laundry Detergent Selected Varieties, 62.5 to 75-oz. .......................

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3 $ 99 8 $ 99 5 $ 99 lb. lb. lb.

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La Brea Rosemary Bread Flax Muffins Two-Bite Cupcakes

4 $ 99 5 $ 29 3 $ 79 ea.

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Islands' Sounder, February 06, 2013  

February 06, 2013 edition of the Islands' Sounder