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Lodging tax fund tapped for Brickworks remodel

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Town officials weren’t quite sure what to do about the Brickworks project three years ago. While most acknowledged that restoration of the dilapidated building on Nichols Street, with its footprint reaching into Sunshine Alley, could help spark a revitalization in the heart of the town, the Friday Harbor Town Council shied away from investing public money in the fledgling project, which at that time was awash in uncertainty. Skepticism surrounding the project only increased when the County Council quashed a pending purchase of a conservation easement on the building by the Land Bank, which would have helped subsidize its remodel. Times have changed. The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild, owner of Brickworks, last week announced the receipt of a $100,000 matching grant from the town, allocated by way of the town lodging tax fund. Under terms of the agreement, the grant is earmarked for capital expenditures and facility related improvements, and will be issued as matches to other private or public donations, or grants or gifts See GRANT, Page 4

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Above; Bob Jarman and Lovel Pratt will square off in the District 1 general election. Below, Lisa Byers and Rick Hughes will compete for the District 2 council seat.

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With a convincing victory in the Feb. 12 primary, former councilwoman Lovel Pratt emerged as front-runner in the race for the District 1 County Council position, outpacing council incumbent Bob Jarman, who finished second in the three-way contest, by 937 votes. Jarman, who unseated Pratt three months ago in the November election, collected 1,821 of the 5,692 District 1 primary votes, or 32 percent of ballots cast, leaving Friday Harbor businessman and coun-

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cil incumbent Marc Forlenza, 19.5 percent, as odd-man out in the three-way primary. As the top two vote-getters, Jarman and Pratt will advance to the April 23 general election. “I feel I had a pretty good showing countywide,” Pratt said. “It really is a countywide campaign and I’m going to continue to do that.” Voter turnout totaled 52 percent for the countywide primary, with 50 ballots remaining to be counted, according to county Elections. Jarman, who trailed Pratt in nearly all of the 19 county voting precincts, knows there’s ground to make up in order to claim the reconfigured council post in April’s general election. Jarman campaign manager, wife Susan Jarman, said that the candidate, who two weeks ago had

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Sound Publishing to purchase Everett Herald Parent company of Journal poised to acquire Herald, 46K circulation daily; deal to close to March Sound Publishing announced Feb. 6 that it has signed an agreement with the Washington Post Company to acquire the Everett Daily Herald. The Daily Herald, a 46,000 circulation daily and Sunday newspaper, which features other print and online products, has been owned by the Washington Post Company for 35 years. It is a recognized leading provider of local news and information in the Snohomish County area. The pending transaction is expected to close in early March. “We are thrilled to have The Daily Herald join our grow-

ing family of newspapers,” said Gloria Fletcher, president of Sound Publishing. “The Herald is a very well respected newspaper and it is a great fit with our print and digital products serving the greater Seattle area.” Sound Publishing, parent company of the Journal, the Islands’ Sounder and Islands’ Weekly, is the largest community media organization in Washington state, with 39 newspaper and digital titles and a combined circulation of more than 730,000. A subsidiary of Black Press, Sound Publishing recently purchased The Seattle Weekly. Black Press publishes more than 170 newspapers and other publications in British Columbia, Alberta and Washington state, as well as the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (Hawaii) and the Akron Beacon-Journal (Ohio) daily newspapers.

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Two more appeals against CAO Legal challenges total five, with two new William H. Wright and the San Juan Builders Association have filed petitions for review with the state Growth Management Hearings Board opposing the critical areas ordinances. The petitions include both general and specific allegations that the CAO ordinances are not in compliance with the Growth Management Act and should be returned to San Juan Island for further county action. Wright and the Builders Association have filed their petitions “pro-se”, meaning “for themselves” and without attorneys. Friends of the San Juans, the Common Sense Alliance and P.J. Taggaris Co., the three other petitioners, have all used attorneys for their filings. Critical areas ordinances are updates to the county’s comprehensive plan written in compliance with the state’s growth management laws. The state’s Growth Management Act originally required San Juan County to update the ordi-

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Continued from page 1 English and American camps; she estimated that ten feral cats live permanently in American Camp, with others just outside the boundaries. Many are the offspring of abandoned pets. It is unlawful to leave any animal in a national park, she said. The park will utilize “Have A Heart” traps that weigh about 17 pounds apiece. Ray of Hope will provide the traps; the Animal Shelter through a grant will pick up funding for sheltering, surgeries and vaccinations. The trapped cats will be examined, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and, if determined to be inappropriate for adoption, returned to the park. They also will be tested for feline aids and

nances by 2006; the county finished it’s update, which is now in the appellate process before the Growth Management Hearings Board, in 2012. The appellate process now underway will result in determinations by the Hearings Board, probably before late summer, 2013, whether the ordinances comply with the growth management laws. If the ordinances are ruled not in compliance, they will be returned to the county council for further action, subject to further appeals and possible lawsuits. On Feb. 13, the hearings board requested all petitioners to prepare a detailed statement of issues for review and discussion at a pre-hearing conference of all parties the first week of March, possibly in Anacortes. William Roehl, the presiding officer for the GMHB, said in a memorandum to all parties that a number of form and content shortcomings needed to be corrected and that issues common to more than one party need to be consolidated. The effect of the memorandum is to consolidate all five petitions into one. — Steve Wehrly

ocean chemistry and endangers sea life. The seminar features Shallin Busch, a research ecologist and member of the Panel on Ocean Acidification. Eric Swenson, Communications Director for the Global Ocean Health Program of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and National Fisheries Conservation Center, will review the work of

leukemia as a safeguard to domestic cats in the area. Tens of millions of feral and stray cats are reported throughout the United States. A blog by Russell McLendon on Mother Nature Network estimates that cats kill as many as four billion wild animals per year and, worldwide, have pushed 33 species to extinction. Other research suggests that about 40 per cent of all animals killed by domestic and feral cats are birds. The neutered cats will have their ears “tipped”, a procedure that involves removing about a quarter inch off the tip of the cat’s ear while it is anesthetized during the TNR process. As time passes, ear-tipping will help distinguish between ferals and strays, avoiding unnecessary surgery, confinement, or euthanasia. Not everyone is onboard

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with all aspects of the program. The San Juan Island chapter of the Audubon Society objects to returning the feral cats to the outdoors, but Taylor said the program would begin next week as planned unless she is instructed otherwise by the National Park Service. Barbara Jensen of the Audubon Society, also a cat owner, says the best solution is a public education program to convince

cat owners not to abandon their pets. Jensen points out that pet abandonment is cruel and inhumane: many cats die of starvation or are killed, and the survivors live short, difficult lives. Taylor agrees. “The best way, obviously, to treat this problem is not to abandon a pet in the park,” Taylor said. “If this humane approach doesn’t work, then we may have to consider other options.”

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market and other community-oriented events.” When completed, the Ag Guild expects Brickworks to serve as a significant local economic driver, bringing new life and sense of community to a previously underdeveloped and neglected part of the Friday Harbor downtown area. In addition to housing a year-round farmers market, the Brickworks building is expected to host a variety of community and cultural events. Its outdoor plaza already has served as a location for a weekly summer arts market and music venue.

Continued from page 1 toward the project. “We are totally delighted with this extraordinary demonstration of support by the town for what we have long believed would be a mutually rewarding project,” Ag Guild Chairwoman Susie Wampler said in a press release. “Along with other recent major donations and matching grants as well as an increasing number of smaller personal donations, we are under full steam to achieve our goal of opening the facility in time for the summer farmer’s market, art

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on mainstream islanders, middle-of-the-road voters.” The local electoral landscape is drastically different than it was just three months ago. The Feb. 12 primary election follows on the heels of November’s voter-approved changes to the county charter, which reduced the size of the county council from six elected officials to three, redrew the council legislative districts from six to three as well, and instituted countywide elections for each of the three newly created council posts. In addition, changes to the charter turned those three council offices into full-time positions, with responsibility for both county legislative duties and its day-to-day management. The three full-time council members will earn $75,000 a year, plus benefits. In the District 2 primary, which, like the District 1 race, featured three candidates competing for two slots in the April election, affordable housing advocate Lisa Byers advanced easily into the next round, garnering 47 percent of ballots cast in the primary. Byers, director of Orcas Island-based Of People and Land, or OPAL, a permanently affordable housing group, and a first-

time candidate for political office as well, drew 2,772 of the 5,850 ballots cast, outpacing her two opponents, Greg Ayers and Rick Hughes, by slightly more than 1,000 votes apiece. Byers believes local government has a role to play in promoting economic activity and, consequently, she said she has a “personal interest” in ensuring that government operates as efficiently, effectively and as equitably as possible. Elected to the council in November, as part of the soon-to-be-eliminated sixperson council, Hughes outdistanced Ayers by a narrow margin, with a total of 100 votes separating the two, to finish as runner-up in the District 2 primary, good enough to advance to the general election as well. He expects to spend more time and resources in the head-to-head campaign against Byers than he had in the primary. “I think we did pretty well with the amount of time and money we spent on the campaign,” said Hughes, who expects that the state of the local economy to remain a hot topic in the general election campaign. “It’s definitely about jobs. We need to find a way to create more jobs for people.”


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Ovenell: New face of the county Fair

tor, Ovenell has a Master be truly proud to call of Science in recreation their own.” administration, nine years In other personof experience managing nel moves at the events in both the public county Parks and Fair and non-profit sector, and Department, Jennifer is no stranger to the San Allen, a six-year departJuans. ment assistant, was proShe spent two years moted to program coorat Orcas Island’s Camp dinator, and is expected Orkila, owned and operto work closely with ated by the Seattle YMCA, Ovenell in producing as director of the camp’s events and programs at environmental education the fairgrounds, as well Contributed photo and leadership programs. Maddie Ovenell as at other park faciliShe relocated to the islands ties. with two young daughters “Jennifer brings and a husband in tow. a lot of experience and talent that “We can’t imagine a more perfect complements Maddie’s background,” place to raise our children and become Wuthnow said. “People should watch active in the community,” Ovenell said for new programs, events and proas part of a press release announcing motions for the fairgrounds in comher appointment. “I truly enjoy the ing months, and they’ll be meeting logistical steps and partnerships that Maddie at all sorts of local meetings go into coordinating events and creat- and community events.” Info online, www.co.san-juan.wa.us/parks/default.aspx ing something that the community can

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Henning Sehmsdorf, the incumbent, was automatically re-elected to the San Juan Island Conservation District Board of Supervisors when no challenger filed for the position by the Feb. 19 deadline. Sehmsdorf will serve a three-year term on the five person panel, three of whom are elected and two appointed by the Washington State Conservation Commission. For further information, contact the San Juan Islands Conservation District at 360-378-6621.

edge that will assist homeowners in extending the longevity of their system, further saving them money and protecting the value of their property. Since 2007, homeowners in San Juan County have been required to have their septic systems inspected on a regular basis — every three years for gravity systems and annually for all other systems or for any system located in a designated sensitive area. More than 2,600 homeowners have been certified since 2008. Information is also available by phone from the San Juan County Health and Community Services Department, 360-378-4472.

For more information, contact Cynthia Cazacopol at PIMC, (360) 378-1723. Another new service will be gastroenterology. As of Thursday, March 14, Dana Stiner, MD, will begin seeing patients at Peace Island Medical Center. The first on-island

screening of colonoscopies are anticipated to begin the following Friday, March 22. Medical professionals recommended that healthy people at normal risk for colon cancer undergo a colonoscopy when they reach the age of 50, and every 10 years thereafter.

specialty services, and is recruiting an additional physician to increase access to primary care. Later this month, oncology care will be available, and beginning in March, colonoscopies will be as well. Oncologist Jennie Crews, MD, medical director for the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center, will see patients at the Peace Island clinic on Mondays, beginning Feb. 18. Dawn Alger, RN, will work with Crews to coordinate and provide regular infusion and chemotherapy infusion.

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Opinion Letters to the Editor

Disregard those howls of hysteria

My gratitude to the San Juan County Council for appointing Tim Blanchard to the Planning Commission and my admiration for Tim in placing himself in the line of fire so often directed at council committees from disgruntled citizens on all sides, has given way to dismay that Mr. Blanchard’s appointment has been challenged. Withdrawing this appointment would amount to caving into the divisive forces in our county who predictably appear whenever someone who thinks independently and outside the ideological boundaries of partisan advocacy has the effrontery to enter the local dialogue. Some of the objections to Mr. Blanchard’s appointment are hysterical and puffed up with unwarranted and self-righteous indignation. The appointment has been characterized as “negligent, irresponsible, unethical, and an insult to the citizens of our County.” May I note as a citizen that I am not insulted? As to the process through which Tim was appointed, the record seems to show that planning commission members including Bob Gamble, Karin Agosta, and Barbara Thomas were all appointed under the same process. (Special meeting of the council, minutes of 11/8/2011). So shall we throw them all out? If the clarity of thought, civility, and rationality Tim expresses in his response to

David Dehlendorf could be duplicated by his detractors, we would all be better off. In my opinion, if Chairman Jamie Stephens and members of the county council (who voted 6-0 to approve this appointment) succumb to the bullying we are seeing in opposition to Tim Blanchard, we will all be worse off for the loss of an excellent addition to the planning commission. Janice Peterson San Juan Island —Editor’s note: Janice Peterson is the wife of County Councilman Rich Peterson, North San Juan.

Troubled by bias, PC out of balance

As someone concerned about protecting the islands from detrimental development, I am perplexed by a recent council appointment. At the first opportunity to appoint someone to the planning commission, this new council’s choice was a prominent spokesperson and attorney for the Common Sense Alliance, their vice president, Tim Blanchard. Yes, it is difficult to find people willing to serve on any advisory body, with its demands of time and energy. But the announcement of an open position only appeared on the county website and in December only. Now, with Mr. Blanchard’s appointment, three of the nine-member commission are officers or board members of the CSA. That has me concerned. A single board member of a land-use advocacy group would not be

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remarkable. However, three CSA Board members on a commission closely involved in land-use issues seems unusual at the very least, particularly when the CSA is in active litigation against the county. Having one-third of the PC composed of people who are suing the county does not seem sensible, transparent, or accountable. With the PC soon working on our shoreline master program, to which these three members likely have strong objections, can we then trust the PC to make responsive, appropriate recommendations to the council? The council needs to assure citizens and advocacy groups of their ability to be publicly heard and their concerns recognized. Advocacy is accommodated in public hearings; it should not be imbedded within this commission formally charged with advising the county. Disappointed and puzzled by the council’s appointment, I fear that the PC’s advice to council will not reflect the concerns of our citizenry, but rather the desires of one small, wellfunded group. Let’s hope this appointment and the way it was orchestrated was only poor judgment and not a politically motivated decision. B.A. Keller Lopez Island

Bogus claims of undo influence

Contrary to the public accusations being made by some, San Juan County’s council elections are not being poisoned by powerful special interest groups or

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party machines. We are just islanders and neighbors and regular people who run for office because we care about our community, and who vote for the candidates we hope will do the best job. We have opinions about issues. We have ideas about fixing problems. Hopefully we listen to each other with open minds. With countywide elections we need to support candidates either with money for mailers and ads (small change in the scope of things) or with volunteer time doing phone banks, writing letters, helping the candidates campaign. And as voters, what we really want is civility. We don’t need personal attacks on other candidates and exaggerated claims about special interest groups. Come on, this is San Juan County not Congress. In my opinion, Lovel Pratt deserves our respect for her service to San Juan County over many years, and for

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refusing to use the tactics being used against her. I am voting for Lovel. Sandy Strehlou San Juan Island

New era of health care? It is indeed

My 17-year-old son recently needed stitches for a knee wound he got while cutting firewood for a friend. Not a bad wound, but too severe for band-aides (12 stitches in the end). I called Peace Island Medical Center ahead of time to let them know we were coming. Nice gal said she’d get the paper work going. We got there and evidently the paper work was started but they needed another 20 minutes to enter all the details. Often repetitive questions. Once finished with my son’s paperwork, they realized he was not 18 so they repeated the whole process with me. (You’d think

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a Social Security number would be adequate to access a database shared by care providers and insurance companies). Then we got another halfhour to sit in the otherwise empty waiting area. So about an hour after arriving we got into the ER and the doctor did a quick and efficient job with the stitches; less than 45 minutes in the ER. Cha-ching, the bill for 12 stitches at PIMC is $1,280. We moved to our farm on San Juan Island 14 years ago and have been somewhat regular customers at the former medical center, a more humble facility where we never paid much more than $100 for the doctor’s time. The new PeaceHealth facility is impressive for sure. As I waited for my son’s turn in the ER I walked around the facility, gazing at fancy woodwork and locally sourced decor. Cool stuff. But at the same time I had this sinking feeling, ‘Who’s See LETTERS, Page7

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ith elections and lawsuits, new faces and a new budget, and the business of a new year to attend to, it’s safe to say there’s a lot of balls up in air within the halls of county government, and a lot of uncertainty in the offices of the county council in particular. Of that we have no doubt. But there are a few items that stand out as deserving the utmost attention regardless of distractions. And appointments to the many county advisory panels and, perhaps more importantly, its quasi-judicial committees are one of those. We’re encouraged that the council will conduct a “workshop”, on Feb. 25, regarding its volunteer boards and commissions. It’s a good opportunity for the council and its administration to straighten out the curves and pave over the potholes in the relationship. And the timing, at least at this point, couldn’t be better. Why? Because we believe it’s incumbent on the council to re-evaluate its latest appointment to the planning commission. Getting some guidance from its legal advisor, the prosecuting attorney, would be a wise move. By appointing the vice president of the Common Sense Alliance to the commission, the council not only has politicized the workings of that state-mandated advisory body, but ramped up the likelihood that any recommendation from that panel, such as a revision of the critical areas ordinance, now the subject of five different legal actions, including one filed on behalf of the CSA, could be contested in court. Questions about whether the council followed its own procedures regarding this appointment need to be answered, as does the obvious question about a possible conflict of interest. Furthermore, this latest PC appointment is not the only example wherein the council and an advisory body appear to not be on the same page. The marine resources and solid waste advisory committees both jump to mind.

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PUBLIC MEETINGS n SJC Board of Health, Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Legislative Hearing Room, 55 Second St., F.H. n SJC Agricultural Resources Committee, Feb. 20, 2-4 p.m., meeting by video-conferencing at Lopez, Orcas, San Juan libraries. n SJ Island Hospital Commission, Feb. 20, 5 p.m., Frank Wilson EMS Building (new building), 1079 Spring St. n OPALCO Board of Directors, Feb. 21, 8:30 a.m., OPALCO Eastsound office, 183 Mt. Baker Rd., Orcas Island. n SJC Parks & Rec Commission, Feb. 21, 8:30-11:10 a.m., Legislative Conference Room, 55 Second St., F.H. n Friday Harbor Town Council, Feb. 21, noon & 5:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers, 60 Second St., F.H. n Island Rec Commission, Feb. 21, 5 p.m., Island Rec office, 580 Guard Street.

Continued from page 6 paying for all of this?’. Well I guess I am, an insured self-employed guy who’s high deductible won’t cover a dime towards my son’s stitches. My wife called PeaceHealth to talk about the high bill. When she explained we could not afford the bill the PeaceHealth representative suggested we sell “...vehicles, livestock, or other assets...” So while many are thinking this new hospital is great for our island, please remember that PeaceHealth is merely another example of a broken health care system. And if you are sick and tired of the sluggish economy and a tight pocket book, before you start your chainsaw remember that PIMC charges over $100 per suture. Jay Ibold San Juan Island

Claims don’t add; author off target

I am writing to correct a glaring factual error in Ms. Alderton’s letter of Feb. 13. (“Complex, costly; CAO led astray”, pg. 7) I was puzzled by the claim that the “fulfillment of Public Records requests for the CAO Update process has cost taxpayers close to $100,000.” Given the fact that the county has an obligation to maintain the CAO files in an organized fashion pursuant to the GMA, this number seemed highly unlikely. I contacted Ms. Alderton to ask for the source of her estimate, but she has not replied. I also contacted Stan Matthews, who has been in charge of public records requests at the county, and asked whether the county kept such figures, either on the CAO or generally. He said no. I recognize that, as a Friends of the San Juans Board member, Ms. Alderton seems to have access to information not otherwise available to mere citizens. In this case, however, she seems to have been misinformed. As for the notion that the CAO process was not micromanaged by Ecology, I suggest that Ms. Alderton take the opportunity to review the public records that show the constant communication between the county, CDPD and Ecology from the very beginning of the CAO process, with

CDPD and its consultants repeatedly asking Ecology what to do. Finally, I am not sure why Ms. Alderton thinks that our unique county could simply have taken another county’s CAO and used it. Whatcom County? King County? It simply makes no sense. No other county has the pristine resources and voluntary and taxpayer supported protections of so much land that we do. What would have made sense is reviewing the existing CAO, determining where it was inadequate, if at all, and making the minor changes required. That certainly would not have required several county planner FTEs and hundreds of thousands of dollars for consultants. Peg Manning Orcas Island

In praise of an ‘unsung’ hero

I just want to take a moment to thank Helen Venada, as she retires, for her contributions to the islands and to our county government. She is one of the unsung folks who work long and hard in county government and never really get the recognition and thank you for a job well done. Helen has been tireless in her commitment to good environmental practices and to the 3 “R’s” in waste management of reduction, reuse and recycling. As part of her responsibilities, she is the one who made hazardous waste collection work, and who was the conscience for all of us to be careful with our waste and take care of our environment. For those of us who are sometimes outspoken about some aspect or other of how our county government is conducting it’s business, it is important to remember and recognize that there are many folks in the county departments who show up every day, do a great job and, unfortunately, are often taken for granted. Helen, thank you for all you have done for our community. You truly have made a difference. John Evans Orcas Island

— Editor’s note: John Evans is a former 3-term county commissioner

SJC United Way offers its ‘Thanks’

Thank you to SJI Businesses from United Way

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Former county hazardous waste coordinator Helen Venada stacks plastic pots during one of her many “recycling roundups” .

All of us here at United Way of San Juan County would like to express our sincere thanks to all the businesses who allowed us to place donation cans at their locations last year (2012). Thank you to Roche Harbor Store, Mosquito Fleet Mercantile, Browne Lumber, Little Store, Big Store, Ace Hardware, Friday Harbor Drug, and Spring Street Mercantile. The 2012 Can Drive raised just under $600, just from patrons’ extra change. This was added to this year’s funding to help support: 4H, FHES AfterSchool Study Club, FHES PIP, Hospice of San Juan, SJI Conservation Corps Youth Crew, SJI Family Resource Center, and SJI Prevention Coalition Teen Challenge. These programs do so much good in our community — you can find more information and links on our website. We look forward to placing the cans again in March, and welcome suggestions for additional locations. Thanks again to these local businesses and their patrons for your support. Elli Gull United Way of SJC

Plenty of people to ‘Rave’ about

In the Seattle paper, they have a RANT and RAVE section. I’m all about supporting a RAVE, starting with Island Rec... for putting on such a fabulous Father Daughter Dance and all the adorable “couples” sharing such fun. There was so much love, I was delighted to volunteer in the kitchen and peek out at intervals. Volunteering is key to getting to see and appreciate what capable organizations we have here on San Juan Island. Second RAVE is for Dave

at the Spring Street Deli, across from King’s Market, who went out of his way, “Big-Time”, to find me ginger tea when I was having a “flu” relapse. He walked me to three different stores, got me hot water, and special honey from his stash... all for good will and a good heart. My next sandwich will definitely be trying one from Dave and Laura’s Place. Francie Hansen San Juan Island

Ayers: congrats; grateful for support

First I want to congratulate Rick Hughes, Bob Jarman, Lovel Pratt and Lisa Byers for their strong showing, clearing the primary and going on to the general election. Second is that I want to thank my team, and the voters that put their trust in me with their vote. And to my contributors, I thank you for the assistance and confidence. I cannot thank you all enough. Many have already asked what I will do next. First I will focus all my time and energy to getting Rick and Bob elected after their primary wins. I have not had the chance to speak with Bob personally to determine how I can help, but I hope to connect with him when he is up and about. Rick and I have spoken about me playing a role in his campaign, helping out as I can with strategy and marketing. As far as other activities, I am considering how to help out with county activities related to the themes of my campaign. Of course I will also continue on as an Eastsound Sewer and Water commissioner for the remaining three years of my term. And my campaign manager, Kate—she has discovSee LETTERS, Page 8


Obituaries

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Norma Angela (Gagner) Young: 1921 — 2013 Norma A. Young, 91, of Anacortes, passed away peacefully in her home with her family at her side after a long and fruitful life on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. She was one of five siblings born to Mary Angela (McKay) Gagner and Theodore Henry Gagner, and grew up in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington. Norma is survived by her husband of 44 years, Stanton Young, where they lived in Anacortes enjoying their retirement. Her six children are: Paul M. Trammel, Contributed photos Saundra J. O'Neal, Rebecca J. Rumpff, Leslie A. Allen, Denise M. Uhrig and Norma Young William T. Trammell. Norma’s four stepchildren are: J. Galen Young, Michael L. Young (deceased), Robert C. Young and Debbie L. Young. She enjoyed 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchil-

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dren with one on the way and due in June. Norma was a joy and delight to all who knew her and was always in service to family and friends, and devoted to her faith. She loved gardening, crocheting, good food, playing cribbage, traveling, clam digging, camping and the simple pleasures of life. Norma enjoyed a good laugh and was very generous in love and spirit. She will be deeply missed by all, but has finally gone to her reward with Jesus and all her family and friends that have gone before. Visitation will start at 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Anacortes. A Vigil Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. A reception will follow the Mass. Inurnment will take place at a future date in St. Francis Cemetery in Friday Harbor, Wash. Memorials in Norma’s name may be made to Hospice of the Northwest Foundation, PO Box 1376, Mount Vernon, WA 98273, or to St. Vincent De Paul, St. Mary Catholic Church, 4001 St. Marys Drive, Anacortes, WA 98221. Arrangements are in the Norma Young care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Anacortes, Wash. and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Norma please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com. — Family of Norma Young

Letters:

Continued from page 7 ered a whole new realm of possibility through this experience and will likely find ways to remain involved with county activities as well. I cannot thank her enough for her supreme efforts on making the campaign run smoothly. I also thank my niece Alina, who worked with Kate on the graph-

ics, creating island friendly signs, ads, etc. Lastly, I thank my wife Pat, for her patience during the past two months, where we saw each other rarely. She is currently in Hotbed Hotel at the Grange; I might suggest taking in a performance this weekend or the subsequent two weekends. My heartfelt thanks again to all the voters and the Ayers2013 team! Greg Ayers Orcas Island

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out 38. Dock workers 40. Recent delivery 41. Highest legislative councils 44. Short in supply 46. Lightweight motorized bicycles 48. Wavelike design 51. Brickbat 52. Vermeer's "Woman With a ___" 53. Rock layer beneath continental landmasses 55. Caribbean, e.g. 57. Something to chew Answers to today's puzzle on page 16

Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column, and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimination to solve the puzzle. The difficulty ranges from 1-10 (easy) 11-15 (moderate) and 1620 (hard). Today’s puzzle is level 13. Sudoku and Crossword answers on page 16


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The Journal

Around Town

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Never too young to begin; 2nd annual ‘Very Young People’s Concert’ page 10

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uestion: What do St. Petersburg, Galveston and Baltimore all have in common? Answer: Friday Harbor High School. Why? Because all three cities hosted the finals of National Ocean Sciences Bowl competition the past three years, respectively, and that’s where the champions of Washington state’s regional marine science competition, the Wolverines, ended up each of the last three years. If there’s pressure on the reigning champs to repeat, veteran Orca bowler Michael Barsamian isn’t feeling it quite yet. But he knows it will come. “Right now it’s fine,” he said. “You feel it more when it starts. I remember last year when the questions first started coming I felt, well, I guess you can say paralyzed.” This year, Friday Harbor High will send not just one, but two teams, to the annual state marine science competition, better known as the Orca Bowl, and they’re heading there with sights set squarely on Wisconsin. More specifically, on Milwaukee, host city of the 2013 Orca Bowl national contest. Not everyone on the A team’s 4-person roster feels as relaxed as Barsamian at this stage of the game. Veteran Libby Snow, a junior, feels the weight of being defending champ and pressure to repeat. “Yes, absolutely,” she said. The state competition features 20 teams representing 13 high schools from across the state, and it gets under way this Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Fisheries Sciences Building on the University of Washington campus, in Seattle, beginning at 8 a.m. About nine hours later, the state’s 2013 champion will be crowned. The Orca Bowl squad will be competing without the two advisors that helped them reach the finals the last three years, Nick Frazee and Marc Vermeire. The two former high school science teachers have moved on. But they still have “coach” Derrick Smith of UW Friday Harbor Labs to help guide them, and biology teacher Jesse Visciglia stepped into the role of faculty advisor this year. “He’s chill,” Barsamian said of Smith.

What’s Happening! Wednesday, Feb. 20 Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong , 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org.

Thursday, Feb. 21 Lavendera Thursdays: ‘Community Health Night’, 6:30 p.m., Lavendera Massage, 285

Spring St., free. Free treatments include energy work, card readings, 15-minute massage (clothed), and more. Info, 378-3637, www. lavenderadayspa. Literary Salon, 7 p.m., library, free. Visit with library’s Heidi Lewis, fiction selector, and chat with friends old and new about books, authors, themes and ideas. Info, 378-2798, www. sjlib.org. Arthur Whiteley Lecture Series, 7 p.m., FH Labs

Teamwork and team chemistry, and keeping your composure, are key, said Gavin Guard a senior, team captain and three-time state Orca Bowl champion. Opportunities to score points typically come in clusters — buzzing in a Jeopardy-like forJournal photos /Scott Rasmussen mat — and you have Top; Orca Bowl ‘A’ Team: from left, Emily Guard, Michael Barsamian, to take advantage Libby Snow, Gavin Guard; ‘B’ Team, Ellery Von Dassow, Isabel Gabriel, when you’re in the Max Haenel, Conrad Bormann. “groove”, he said. Teams face questions about the biology, chemistry, geology, physics, history and economics of the ocean. Friday Harbor’s two Orca Bowl teams have spent many hours the past couple of months, preparing for the state competition. Friday Harbor placed 13th out of a field of 24 teams competing at national finals in Baltimore a year ago. The state Orca Bowl is hosted by Washington Sea Grant and the UW College of the Environment. The National Ocean Sciences Bowl is sponsored by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, based in Washington, D.C., and about 2,000 students from more than 300 high schools are expected to participate in regional competitions this year. For more information, visit http://www.wsg.washington.edu/education/events/orca.html

RUSH. Info, 378-3210, www. sjctheatre.org.

Commons, free (donations accepted). Dr. Charles D. Laird presents, “Epigenetic information channels the genome: insights from human disease”. Series sponsored by SJ Nature Institute. Info, 378-3646, www.sjnature.org.

Adult Dodgeball , 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 3784953, www.islandrec.org.

KWIT Radio Hour, 7:30 p.m., SJ Community Theatre; opening night. Witsend Productions returns with its modern, island twist on old-fashioned radio shows. Tickets, $17 adults, $ student reserves, $5 student

Library Teen Night, 7-9 p.m., library, free. Collaborate with other teens on a script for movie to be filmed in March; plot, character, dialogue development. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798,

Friday, Feb. 22

www.sjlib.org. KWIT Radio Hour, 7:30 p.m., SJ Community Theatre; (see calendar listing above).

Saturday, Feb. 23 Know Your Island Walk, 1-4 p.m., NPS American Camp/ Jakle’s Lagoon, free. Threemile walk led by Barbara Jensen of SJI Audubon Society; bring binoculars. No dogs (they scare birds). Info, www.sanjuanislandtrails.org. Youth Book Club: The Thief Lord, 6 p.m., library,

free. Screening of film “The Thief Lord”, based on book by Cornelia Funke. Grades 5-8; registration required; book provided. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org. Scooter & Trike Time, 5-6:30 p.m., fairgrounds. Helmets required. Drop-in fee, $3 per person, $8 family. Under age 10 accompanied by an adult. Info, 3784953, www.islandrec.org. Family Open Skate, 7-8:30 See Calendar, Page 12


ISLAND SCENE

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Daniels to lead IAL oil painting class Around Town Island artist Debbie Daniels will lead a four-week oil paining class, hosted by Island Arts League. The class will focus on strong focal point, composition and elements of design, and is appropriate for all skill levels. Classes are Mondays, 6-9 p.m., March 4-25, at IAL studio (behind Whidbey Island Bank, Mullis St.). Register by mail, $89 IAL members, $114 non-members; Islands Arts League P.O Box 1365 F.H., WA, 98250. Info, 378-3871, 378-7595.

Second annual concert for kids

Is it ever too early for a child to strum a bass fiddle or listen to an accordion, or dance with a self-made rain stick? Definitely not, say the folks at Lighthouse Preschool and Spring Street International School, co-sponsors of the second annual Very Young

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People’s Concert, hosted by Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, Sunday, March 3. Based on a similar program presented by the New York Philharmonic, the concert combines handson-music making activities with a variety of musical performances and a chance for children to be up-close and personal with some of the island’s best young musicians and their instruments. Designed by SSIS music teacher Grisha Krivchenia and the Lighthouse Preschool staff and board of directors, the concert is open to the public with admission by donation, which benefit Lighthouse and future concerts. The program features: musical games and hands-on music

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, www.islandrec.org. KWIT Radio Hour, 7:30 p.m., SJ Community Theatre; (see

KWIT Radio Hour, 2 p.m. matinee, SJ Community Theatre; (see calendar listing above).

Monday, Feb. 25 Conscientious Projector Film Series, 7 p.m., library, free. Documentary by Renee Scheltema, “Something

100 Second Street Friday Harbor, WA

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Love is in the airwaves! The Witsend Players’ modern and island twist on old-fashioned radio shows returns to brighten up winter. Business Partner: ROCHE HARBOR RESORT

Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmlesslooking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho

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Saturday, March 2 ۰ 7:30 pm

Clarinetist Sue Collado has gathered a diverse ensemble of island and mainland musicians for this unique chamber concert. Featuring: Dorothy Baker, Sue Collado, Tom Grauman, Carol Hooper, Grisha Krivchenia, Pat Nelson, Pam Stewart, Sasha von Dassow, Kathleen Wilson and Sonja Zarek. Business Partner: ISLANDERS INSURANCE Tickets: Adult $17; Student Reserved $8; $5 Student RUSH

For more event info or to purchase tickets: www.sjctheatre.org SJCT Box Office: 378-3210

Osborn featured, ‘Kakehashi’ event

Orcas Island singer Susan Osborn will perform in a concert celebrating the coming of spring, one of the series of “Kakehashi” events sponsored by San Juan Islands Museum of Art. Osborn, who has traveled extensively in Japan over the past 22 years, as a recording artist, photographer and teacher, will perform many of the traditional Japanese

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Stars: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders

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songs, translated into English, for which she received a “Recordo Taisho” award for her first recording. Entitled “Sakura... Cherry Blossoms”, the concert is Friday, March 1, at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church; tickets, $15 suggested donation, available at IMA, 370-5050, or Isle Be Jammin’, 378-5151.

Unknown... Is Doing I Don’t Know What”; parapsychology explored, Hosted by Rob Simpson. Light refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org.

Program, 3-5:30 p.m., FHHS Tech Bldg., free. Drop-in recreation for 7th-12th graders. Info, 378-4953, www. islandrec.org.

Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong , 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org.

Get Crafty: Bulletin Boards, 3:15-4:15 p.m., library, free. FHHS Spanish teacher Brook Landers and students read stories, sing songs, share rhymes in Spanish and English; a multi-cultural evening ideal for children. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www. sjlib.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

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MORE Melodious Notes Over the Harbor

making, 3-3:30 p.m., short musical performances, piano, accordion, drums and others, 3:30-4 p.m., and performers/children and families meet-and-greet, and Q & A session, 4-4:30 p.m. Info, 360-317-6599.

Bilingual Storytime/La Hora del Cuento, 6:30 p.m., library, free. Create a personal bulletin board; supplies provided, grades 5-8. Light refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org. Adult Basketball, 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up. Drop-in fee $2. Info, 3784953, www.islandrec.org. Adult Roller Hockey, 6-7:30 p.m., fairgrounds. Ages 16 and up. Drop-in fee $12. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org.

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Friday, March 1 Welcome Laurie Orton, 5-6 p.m., library, free. Meet & Greet library’s new director, informal reception, light refreshments. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org. Family Film Night: ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’, 7 p.m., library, free. Heartwarming comedy starring Jim Carrey. Rated PG. Light refreshments courtesy of Friends of Ad #7 the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org.

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BICHON FRISE puppies. AKC Registered. Taking deposits. For companion only! Will be vet checked and have first shots and be dewormed. Call for information: 360-874-7771, 360-471-8621 or go to website to see our adorable puppies! www.bichonfrise puppies4sale.com www.bichonfrisepuppies4sale.com

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GOLDENDOODLE Puppies For Sale. Ready for their new homes March 7th. 7 Puppies left. 2 males, 5 females. Males, $700. Females, $800. Shots, wormed and dew claws removed. Approx weight when grown around 55 lbs. If interested, email: debbie_1819 @hotmail.com or call Debbie at 360-540-2545.

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1971 JAGUAR XKE 2+2. V-12, 5 speed transmission. A real head turner!! Totally restored to concourse condition! Silver with Black interior. AM/ FM/ CD Stereo. Many upgrades! $58,500. 360-378-9486 San Juan Isl. Photos available jimwendyfrancis@ rockisland.com

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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. NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, Febraury 12, 2013 the San Juan County Council enacted the following ordinance(s): ORDINANCE No. 1 -2013: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE REGARDINGING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF CRITICAL AREA ORDINANCES; AMENDING ORDINANCES 26-2012, 27-2012, 28-2012 and 29-2012 This ordinance amends the effective date of four separate ordinances regarding critical areas regulations which were adopted in December 2012: Ordinances 26-2012, 27-2012, 28-2012 and 29-2012. This ordinance extends the effective date of the critical areas regulations adopted in 2012, which will provide more time to prepare for implementation of the new regulations. ORDINANCE No. 2 -2013: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSID-

ER AN ORDINANCE REVISING COUNTY PARKS FEE SCHEDULES; REPEALING PORTIONS OF ORDINANCE 28-2011 The current San Juan County Parks Department fee schedule was established by Ordinance 28-2011, along with fees for Community Development and Planning. SJC Parks charges fees for services such as camping, parking, commercial use, and special events. These fees may require modifications from time to time, depending on budget and market conditions. The proposed ordinance will repeal the existing Parks fee schedule as amended by Ordinance No. 28-2011 and establish a new Parks fee schedule. The proposed ordinance modifies fees for 2013 and beyond. The Parks Department and the Interim County Manager wish to have the Parks fees approved independent of those of Community Development and Planning; this ordinance will separate the fee schedules into two

ordinances. The ordinance is filed at the office of the County Council, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA. The ordinance may be inspected and copies obtained 24 hours a day at the County website at www.sanjuanco.com/council/ordinances.aspx or at the Council offices during each business day between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For more information please contact the Clerk of the County Council at (360) 370-7470. This notice of adoption serves as the notice of publication required by RCW 36.70A.290(2). LEGAL NO. SJ458504 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Sounder. Febrary 20, 2013.

STATE OF WASHINGTON SAN JUAN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUVENILE DIVISION IN RE THE WELFARE OF: IZEAC SHAWN DAVIS DOB: 01/08/09 NO. 11-7-05007-5 NOTICE AND SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION (DEPENDENCY) TO: ANY AND ALL PUTATIVE FATHERS Of IZEAC SHAWN DAVIS: A Dependency Petition was filed on September 22, 2011; a Fact Finding Hearing will be held on this matter on: March 21, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. at San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, #7, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250. YOU SHOULD BE PRESENT AT THIS HEARING. THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR CHILD IS DEPENDENT AS DEFINED IN RCW 13.34.050(5). THIS BEGINS A JUDICIAL PROCESS WHICH COULD RESULT IN PERMANENT LOSS OF YOUR PA-

RENTAL RIGHTS. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER A DEPENDENCY ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE. To request a copy of the Notice, Summons, and Dependency Petition, call DSHS at 360-679-7150. To view information about your rights in this proceeding, go to www.atg.wa.gov/DPY.aspx. DATED this 7th day of February, 2013. JOAN P. WHITE Clerk of the Superior Court By Connie B. Sundstrom Deputy Clerk SAN JUAN COUNTY COURTHOUSE 350 COURT STREET #7 FRIDAY HARBOR, WASHINGTON 98250 LEGAL NO. SJ458084 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Sounder. February 20, 27, March 6, 2013.

TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF APPLICATION & COMPLETENESS and NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE APPLICATIONS: The Town of Friday Harbor has deemed the following Shoreline Substantial Development Permit Application (SSDP No.96) and State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA No. 286) Checklist Application complete. The applications, received from the Seattle

Yacht Club, propose to replace the existing 448 sq. ft. residence and 300 sq. ft. deck with a new 448 sq. ft. residence and a 300 sq. ft. deck in the same footprint. A new 191 sq. ft. addition on the upland side of the house is also proposed. The repairs, replacements and addition will take place on Tax Parcel Number 351391251 and located at 626 Warbass Way, Friday Harbor, San Juan County, Washington. THE 30 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND COMPLETENESS

BEGINS ON February 13, 2013 AND ENDS ON March 14, 2013. Please hand mail or deliver specific written comments on this proposal to: Land Use Administrator, Mike Bertrand, Town of Friday Harbor Community Development Department, 60 Second Street, or PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 no later than 4:30 PM on March 14, 2013. If you have questions on this proposal or if you would like to review the documents, contact 360-378-2810 between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

SEPA DETERMINATION: The Town of Friday Harbor, as lead agency, has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An Environmental Impact Statement is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed SEPA Checklist and other information on file; this information is available to the public on request. This Determination of Non-Significance is issued under WAC 197-11-340. Appeals may be made to the Depart-

ment of Ecology and all other applicable agencies with jurisdiction. This 14 day appeal period ends February 26, 2013. RESPONSIBLE OFFICIAL: M i k e Bertrand, Land Use Administrator PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. FH457067 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 13, 20, 2013.


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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES 7021.13156 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Bank of America, N.A. Grantee: Randy L. Spence, as his separate estate Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2009-0102002 Tax Parcel ID No.: 271155005000 Abbreviated Legal: 4 4 THE CHILDREN PLAT ALTERATION Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on 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 Telephone: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663). Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287. Web site: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/ind e x . c f m ? w e b L i s t A c t i o n = s e a rc h & s e a rc h state=WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-606-4819. Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. I. On March 1, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street in the City of Friday Harbor, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of SAN JUAN, State of Washington: Lot 4, 4 the Children Plat Alteration of Lot 5, North Beach Acre Tracts, according to the plat thereof recorded in Vol. 7 at pages 87 and 87A, in the office of the Auditor of San Juan County, Washington. Situate in San Juan County, Washington. Commonly known as: 19 Scooby Lane Eastsound, WA 98245 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 12/24/08, recorded on 01/02/09, under Auditor’s File No. 2009-0102002, records of SAN JUAN County, Washington, from Randy L Pence, as Grantor, to San Juan Title Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp., its successors and assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. to Bank of America, N.A., Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 2011-0913010. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. 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 Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 10/26/2012 Monthly Payments $62,419.37 Late Charges $2,496.76 Total Arrearage $64,916.13 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $725.00 Title Report $1,079.08 Statutory Mailings $20.00 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Total Costs $1,908.08 Total Amount Due: $66,824.21 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $237,598.61, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 09/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on March 1, 2013. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 02/18/13 (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 02/18/13 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 02/18/13 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, 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 AND ADDRESS Randy L. Pence AKA Randy L Spence 19 Scooby Lane Eastsound, WA 98245 Randy L. Pence AKA Randy L Spence PO Box 1747 Eastsound, WA 98245 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Randy L. Pence AKA Randy L Spence 19 Scooby Lane Eastsound, WA 98245 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Randy L. Pence AKA Randy L Spence PO Box 1747 Eastsound, WA 98245 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 09/20/12, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 09/21/12 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on 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 trustee’s 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 Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 10/26/2012 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Winston Khan (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7021.13156) 1002.228241-File No. LEGAL NO. J451879 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. January 30, February 20, 2013.

7303.22632 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Nationstar Mortgage LLC Grantee: Willem Daniel Van Hamersfeld and Megan K. Yelle, husband and wife Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2004 0227031 Tax Parcel ID No.: 350252008000 Abbreviated Legal: Lot 8, Hillview Terrace No. 3 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on 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 Telephone: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663). Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287. Web site: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/ind e x . c f m ? w e b L i s t A c t i o n = s e a rc h & s e a rc h state=WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-606-4819. Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. I. On March 22, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street in the City of Friday Harbor, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of SAN JUAN, State of Washington: Lot 8, Hillview Terrace No. 3, according to the Plat recorded in Volume 5 of Plats, Pages 8, 8A, and 8B, Records of San Juan County, Washington. Commonly known as: 29 Midnight Lane Friday Harbor, WA 98250-8592 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 02/19/04, recorded on 02/27/04, under Auditor’s File No. 2004 0227031, records of SAN

JUAN County, Washington, from Willem D. Vanhamersfeld and Megan K. Yelle, husband and wife, as Grantor, to LS Title of Washington, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Countrywide Bank, a Division of Treasury Bank, N.A., its successors and assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Countrywide Bank, a Division of Treasury Bank, N.A., its successors and assigns to Nationstar Mortgage LLC, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 2012-1009013. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. 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 Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 11/16/2012 Monthly Payments $14,520.30 Late Charges $726.00 Lender’s Fees & Costs $7,455.91 Total Arrearage $22,702.21 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $775.00 Title Report $849.45 Statutory Mailings $20.00 Recording Costs $28.00 Postings $47.50 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,719.95 Total Amount Due: $24,422.16 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $240,738.53, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 05/01/12, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on March 22, 2013. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 03/11/13 (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 03/11/13 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 03/11/13 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, 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 AND ADDRESS Willem D. Vanhamersfeld 29 Midnight Lane Friday Harbor, WA 98250-8592 Willem D. Vanhamersfeld P.O. Box 1584 Friday Harbor, WA 98250-1584 Megan K. Yelle 29 Midnight Lane Friday Harbor, WA 98250-8592 Megan K. Yelle P.O. Box 1584 Friday Harbor, WA 98250-1584 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 09/25/12, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 09/26/12 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on 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 trustee’s 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 Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 11/16/2012 Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA

98009-0997 Contact: Vonnie McElligott (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7303.22632) 1002.228829-File No. LEGAL NO. Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 20, March 13, 2013.

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN In the matter of the Estate of, ERIKA LYNN SUNDSTROM, Deceased. CASE NO. 13-4-05010-1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of the above-named Decedent. Each person having a claim against the Decedent must serve the claim on the undersigned Personal Representative or on the attorneys of record for the Personal Representative and must file an executed copy of the claim with the Clerk of the Court within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or within four months after the date of the filing of this notice with the Clerk of the Court, whichever is the later, or the claim will be barred, except under those provisions included in RCW 11.40.020. Date of filing copy of notice to Creditors: February 1, 2013 Date of first Publication: February 6, 2013 TERESA RENEE BROWN Personal Representative Presented by: LAWRENCE DELAY WSBA #20339 Attorney for Personal Representative LEGAL NO. J455580 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 6, 13, 20, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SNOHOMISH In re the Estate of: ANNETTE P. M. BEE, Deceased. NO. 13-4-00096-8 NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having claims against 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. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets. Date of first publication: February 6, 2013 ANNETTE CHRISTINE BEE (a.k.a. Chris Bee), Personal Representative c/o Tayah E. H. Renfro, Attorney for Estate 3128 Colby Avenue Everett, WA 98201 425-339-8556 LEGAL NO. J454257 Published in the Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 6, 13, 20, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY In re Estate of THOMAS RICHARD WESTHOVEN, Deceased. No. 13-4-05011-9 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDI-

TORS (RCW 11.40.030) The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any 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. 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 /s/ Gloria J. Westhoven, Personal Representative /s/ John David Wickham, WSBA No. 26068, Attorney for Personal Representative of the Estate of Thomas Richard Westhoven P.O. Box 893 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. J456758 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 13, 20, 27, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate: PATSI J. DAUGHERTY, Deceased Probate No. 13-4-05004-6 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Co-Personal Representatives named below have been appointed as Co-Personal Representatives 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 Co-Personal Representatives or the Co-Personal Representatives’ attorneys of record at the address stated below, a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty (30) days after the Co-Personal Representatives served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four (4) months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: February 6, 2013. Larry Charles Daugherty and Kristy Ann Oblad, Co-Personal Representatives c/o Law Offices of William J. Weissinger 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives William J. Weissinger WSBA #19332 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. J455211 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. Februrary 6, 13, 20, 2013.


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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE In the Matter of the Estate of DONALD G. BREAZEALE No. 13 4 05012 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 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. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: February 13, 2013 Personal Representative: LINFORD EDWARD PEARSON, III Address of Personal Representative: PO BOX 3020, FRIDAY HARBOR, WA 98250 Telephone: 360.378.3125 Attorney for the Personal Representative: ANTHONY D. VIVENZIO Address for Mailing or Service: PO BOX 208 540 GUARD ST., SUITE 220 FRIDAY HARBOR, WA 98250 Telephone: 360.378.6860 LEGAL NO. J456959 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 13, 20, 27, 2013.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. will on March 1, 2013 at 10:00 am in the lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, in the City of Friday Harbor located at San Juan County, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in San Juan County, State of Washington, to-wit; That portion of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the Northwest quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 3, Township 36 North, Range 2 West, W.M., described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest Section comer of said Section 3 marked with a 4-inch square concrete monument with a 2-inch brass cap, Auditor’s File No. 85306, placed in a County Road monument casing in the center line of County Road Number 4; thence North 00 22’27/1 East, along the west line of said Section 3, 1233 feet to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING thence South 89 44’32/1 East, 871.20 feet; thence North 00 22’27/1 East, 300 feet; thence North 89 44’32/1 West, 871.20 feet to the West line of said section 3; thence South 00 22’27/1 West, 300 feet to the true point of beginning. EXCEPTING THEREFROM that por-

tion lying or situate within County Road Number 4. AND ALSO that certain Boundary Line Adjustment Area, as depicted and described in the Record of Survey, recorded December 1, 2003, in Book18 of Surveys, at page 115, under Auditors File No. 20031201022. Situate in san Juan County, Washington. which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated March 1, 2006, recorded March 8, 2006, under Auditor’s File No. 20060308024 records of San Juan County, Washington, from John T. Anderson and Elise M. Anderson, Husband and Wife, as Grantor, to Pacific Northwest Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor-in-interest by purchase from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as Receiver for Washington Mutual Bank, FA, as beneficiary. The sale will be made without any warranty concerning the title to, or the condition of the property. 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 ofthe Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made islare as follows: i) Failure to pay the following amounts, now in arrears: Delinquent Monthly Payments Due from 4/1/2012 through 10/1/2012: 5 payment(s) at $2165.78 2 payment(s) at $2192.95 Total: $15,214.80 Accrued Late Charges: $ 383.52 Recoverable Balance: $14.00 TOTAL DEFAULT $15,612.32 IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: $375,680.43, together with interest from March 1, 2012 as provided in the note or other instrument, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and 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. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on March 1, 2013. The payments, late charges, or other defaults must be cured by February 18, 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 on or before February 18, 2013 (11 days before the sale date) the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, or other defaults, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after February 18, 2013 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and 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): John T. Anderson 5461 Orcas Rd. Eastsound, WA 98245 Elise M. Anderson 5461 Orcas Rd. Eastsound, WA 98245 by both first class and certified mail on August 16, 2012, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on August 17, 2012, 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 will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement ofall 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 abovedescribed 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. X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. If the Trustee’s Sale is set aside for any reason, the submitted bid will be forthwith returned without interest and the bidder will have no right to purchase the property. Recovery of the bid amount without interest constitutes the limit of the bidder’s recourse against the Trustee andlor the Beneficiary. XI NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS AND PARTIES WHO ARE GUARANTORS OF THE OBLIGATIONS SECURED BY THIS DEED OF TRUST: (1) The Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) The Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the grantor in order to avoid the trustee’s sale; (3) The Guarantor will have no right to redeem the property after the Trustee’s Sale; (4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 RCW, any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s

Sale under any deed of trust granted to secure the same debt; and (5) In any action for a deficiency, the Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the date ofthe Trustee’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the Trustee’s Sale, plus interest and costs. XII NOTICE THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on 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: Telephone: (1-877-894-4663) Website: http://www.commerce.wa.gov/site/1356/default.aspx The United States Department ofHousing and Urban Development: Telephone: (1-800-569-4287) Website: 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) Website: http://nwjustice.org/whatclear EFFECTIVE DATE: October 29, 2012 BISHOP, WHITE, MARSHALL & WEIBEL, P.S., Successor Trustee /s/ William L. Bishop, Jr. William L. Bishop, Jr. 720 Olive Way, Suite 1201 Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 622-7527 State of Washington ss. County of King On this 24th day of October, 2012, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the State of Washington, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared William L. Bishop, Jr., to me known to be an Officer of Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S., the corporation that executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the said instrument to be the free and voluntary act and deed of said corporation, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and on oath states that they are authorized to execute the said instrument. WITNESS my hand and official seal hereto affixed the day and year first above written. /s/ Andrew Namkung Andrew Namkung NOTARY PUBLIC in and for the State of Washington at King County. My App. Exp: 5/11/2016 LEGAL NO. J435574 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. January 30, February 20, 2012.

SAN JUAN ISLAND EMS/ ISLAND AIR AMBULANCE ACCREDITATION SURVEY NOTICE The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct an accreditation site visit of San Juan Island EMS/ Island Air Ambulance on March 7-8, 2013. The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions under which accreditation should be awarded to the program. CAMTS accreditation standards deal with issues of patient care and safety of the transport environment. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent or valid information about such matters may request a public information interview with the CAMTS site surveyors at the time of the site visit. Information presented at the interview will be carefully evaluated for relevance to the accreditation process. Request for public information must be made in writing and sent to CAMTS no later than 5 business days before the site survey begins. The request should also indicate the nature of the information to be provided during the interview. Such requests should be addressed to: Office of the Executive Director Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems PO Box 130 Sandy Springs, SC 29677 The Commission will acknowledge such written requests in writing or by telephone and will inform the program of the request for an interview. The program will, in turn, notify the interviewee of the date, time and place of the meeting. LEGAL NO. J458505 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. February 20, 2013. SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR OPALCO BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The Nominating Committees for OPALCO Districts 3 (Lopez, Center, Charles, and Decatur) and District 4 (Shaw, Crane, Canoe and Bell) are seeking candidates for two seats in District 3 and one seat in District 4. Eligible candidates are active members in good standing and residents of the district in which they will run. If interested, please submit a resume and contact information to District 3 Nominating Committee Ron Mayo 468-2693, Jerry Hancock 468-3871 or Rebecca Smith 468-2345 OR District 4 Nominating Committee Chair Jan Chamberlin, PO Box 453 Shaw Island, WA 98286. If you have questions, please contact Bev Madan at OPALCO 376-3549. LEGAL NO. SJ457873 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. February 20, 27, 2013.

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Birth: Elsie Joyce Thomsen Emily and Ian Thomsen happily announce the birth of their daughter Elsie Joyce Thomsen on Jan. 24, 2013, in Missoula, Montana. Elsie weighed 8 lbs. and was 21 inches long. Elsie’s ecstatic uncle is Elliot Robinson Thomsen. Marty Robinson of San Juan Island, Tim Thomsen of Friday Harbor and Dana and Greg Howell of Ketchum, Idaho are Elsie’s delighted grandparents. Elsie’s great-grandparents are Kathryn Elsie Robinson, Jane Langhorne, Audrey Thomsen and Bud Thomsen. Welcome, Elsie! — Family of Elsie Thomsen

Engaged: Rothlisberger & LaBissoniere Marie Rothlisberger of Friday Harbor and Patrick Rothlisberger of Neuchatel, Switzerland announce the engagement of their son, Eric Rothlisberger, to Mary LaBissoniere. Mary is the daughter of Jeff and Leanne LaBissoniere, of Yakima. A Friday Harbor High School graduate, Eric graduated from the University of Washington in 2010 with a bachelor of science degree in economics and a bachelor of arts degree in business administration. He is currently employed as an associate for

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Mercer Investment Consulting in Seattle. Mary graduated from Selah High School, and earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Washington in 2010. She is currently employed as an actuarial analyst for Safeco Insurance in Seattle. The couple plan to marry Sept. 21.

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