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Island Scene

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Voters spared another election

Startup date of CAO delayed Confusion, lawsuits prompt pushback of startup date to 2014

By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter

By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter

The County Council decided April 9 to postpone the startup date of the critical areas ordinances until March 1 of next year. The critical areas ordinance, approved by the council in December, was initially slated to go into effect on March 1 of this year. In February, the council extended that effective date until May 1. At its April 9 meeting, the council voted 5-to-1, with Councilman Jamie Stephens opposed, to push back that startup date until the spring of 2014. Stephanie Buffum, Executive Director of Friends of the San Juans, spoke in opposition to extending the effective date. “I’m shocked and amazed that we are having this conversation” after “we watched this process languish since 2005.” Council candidate Lisa Byers of Orcas Island suggested the planning staff should use any extra implementation time to “identify a few case studies evaluating the properties” under both the current law and the new law. Stephens, chairman of the council, said he was voting against the delay because “I thought December would be the better See Delayed Page 4

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Back home, on the campus of Spring Street International School, Graham Crawbuck and Reyna Ellis reflect on their contribution to San Juan Islands National Monument designation.

Monument memories

Passion for preservation earns two island teens 15-minutes of fame By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor

Both received a personal invitation from official sources. And the event was close to the heart of each. But neither Graham Crawbuck or Reyna Ellis were quite sure of what to expect at the San Juan Island National Monument dedication ceremony last week in Anacortes. So when Congressman Rick Larsen gave up some time allotted to him at the April 1 celebration, and then ushered Reyna to the podium, it caught the Spring Street International School student a bit by surprise. Although the teen had no idea that she would be asked to speak before a rather large audience, and with television cameras rolling as well, Reyna clearly remembers that the

words came out easily. “I just said what I felt,” Reyna recalls. “But at that moment it was all kind of a blur, then I handed the microphone to Graham.” Reyna has since seen video of herself on Komo 4 News; here’s what she had to say: “I would just like to thank everybody who encouraged President Obama,” she said. “You know, I feel so privileged that I get to live on this – on these beautiful islands, and that this land will be saved and preserved for my children.” Graham conveyed a similar message when his turn came to address the crowd. Back home in Friday Harbor, he’s impressed by how many people from outside the San Juans attended the ceremony. He sees it as a testament to how much support there is for preserving the islands’ natural beauty and ecological health. “It’s really bigger than just our county,” Graham said of the monument boundaries. “There are parts in Skagit County and in Whatcom County too.” See Monument, Page 3

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It looks like voters won’t have to decide whether to change the number of County Council members from three to five. At least not in 2013. Declaring themselves surprised by a negative reaction, councilmen Rich Peterson and Marc Forlenza on April 9 withdrew their proposal to increase the size of the council and a companion proposal to elect council members by district rather than countywide. The 2005 vote approving the See Spared Page 5

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A place for victims in their time of need Crime Victims Center offers support, expertise when it matters most By Colleen Armstrong

Islands Sounder Publisher, Editor

When a crime is committed, the effects ripple outward and can touch many lives. Victims of crime experience numerous difficulties such as understanding the legal system, testifying in a courtroom and sorting through raw emotions. San Juan County has free resources to help navigate through these challenges. “It doesn’t matter if your crime is current or if you were a victim in the past and still have questions,” said Christine Miller, a victim advocate for the Crime Victim Service Center, which is run through the prosecutor’s office. “Sometimes people are witnesses to a pretty violent crime and they need support ... it’s not just always the spouse or the relative who is affected. Sometimes community members need help.” The center is funded by state and federal money from the Office of Crime Victims and the Department of Justice. It has been based out of Friday Harbor since 2006 but serves all county residents. “The prosecutor has done a stellar job in making sure that San Juan County has these services for victims,” Miller said. The crime center has a small staff, but is part of “Region 12,” which includes Skagit County and Bellingham and portions of Snohomish County. It offers services to crime victims and their non-offending

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The two teens became the face of support for the national monument by the younger generation somewhat by chance. They were first interviewed by Komo News nearly a year ago after they and about 16 other Spring Street students attended a standingroom-only April meeting of the county council. At that meeting, in which Graham spoke out in favor of the designation, the council voted without dissent to send a letter urging the President to establish a national monument. On March 25, President Obama did just that. Using executive authority afforded under the 1906 Antiquities Act, he created the San Juan Islands National Monument, designating 1,000 acres of land administered by the Bureau of

Land Management as conservation lands. It was an alternative route to provide those lands, which consists of numerous parcels and an assortment of tiny islets, rocks and reefs, a greater, more permanent, level of protection from possible development. An earlier effort, led by Larsen and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, to have the lands designated as a National Conservation Area had met resistance in the House and was stalled. While support for the monument has earned them each their “15 minutes of fame,” Reyna and Graham say their attachment to the BLM lands began long before last year. Reyna has visited the lighthouse on San Juan Island’s Cattle Point on numerous occasions and carries great affection for Lopez Island’s Watmough Bay as well. “It’s really gorgeous,” she said of Watmough. And Graham has helped conduct field surveys for

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family members, friends, secondary victims, and witnesses. Miller can lend guidance to victims whose cases are currently in court, give investigative interview support, help fill out protection and anti-harassment orders and provide medical advocacy for those who are injured as a result of crime and qualify for financial compensation from the state. “If the victim is also a witness, we make sure they are well cared for during the day of their testimony,” Miller said. “We give them a safe space … when a victim is going through a trial, it’s extremely stressful.” The center does not offer therapy, but refers clients to local resources like Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services, counselors and medical facilities. “We can open doors and ask questions and guide them in the right direction,” Miller said. The center handles victims of robbery, identity theft, assault, vehicular incidents, harassment and hate crimes. It also provides assistance for family members of homicide victims. Miller says the courts see a lot of mental health issues and more elder abuse and identity theft than most people realize. A common scam is someone posing as a grandchild in an emergency and in need of a wire transfer. “We want victims to feel that in our society today, there is support,” Miller said. “We will do our best to listen to you and do what we can to find a proper resource.” How to reach the Crime Victim Service center Christine Miller can be reached at 370-7610. The office is located on Second Street in Friday Harbor across from the courthouse. There is also a 24-hour crisis line for victims of crime: 1-800-346-7555.

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How to reach the Crime Victim Service center Christine Miller can be reached at 370-7610. The office is located on Second Street in Friday Harbor across from the courthouse. There is also a 24-hour crisis line for victims of crime: 1-800-346-7555.

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From left; SJ County Councilmen Jamie Stephens, Rick Hughes and Bob Jarman display a banner for the newly created San Juan Islands National Monument, during a commemoration ceremony, April 1, in Anacortes.

the UW Friday Harbor Labs along the rocks off San Juan Island’s Kanaka Bay, a nutrient-rich habitat for various species of shorebirds, like killdeer and oyster catchers. He’s discovered first-hand why the nearshore habitat of the San Juans is known as one of the most biologically

diverse places on the planet. He believes that’s worth protecting, and preserving. “I think it’s important to know that the government is listening to us,” he said. “I’m glad to see that because there are other environmental issues out there that are just as relevant.”

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not affect the validity of the CAOs. Leonard Bauer, managing director of Growth Management Services for Washington state, confirmed that changing the effective date of the CAOs was not that unusual and, unless the CAO was ruled invalid by the Growth Management Hearings Board, eligibility for grants and loans would not be affected. The validity of the CAOs and compliance with the Growth Management Act could be addressed by the Growth Board, which is presently considering a package of appeals filed against the CAOs by the Common Sense Alliance, Friends of the San Juans and others. The board is expected to issue a decision by September, and whether it will require the county to make corrections to the CAOs without invalidating them remains to be seen. If the GMHB decides that provisions of the CAOs violate GMA standards and regulations, the CAOs could be found invalid. Under present law, such a finding could expose the county to various penalties, two of which could involve withholding state funding for public works projects under the Public Works Assistance Account or for water pollution control facilities under Department of Ecology loans and grants. Withholding of such funds, however, has been rarely imposed and is considered unlikely. Meanwhile, a bill being considered by the state Legislature deals with this subject. Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1401, titled “An act relating to the timing of penalties under the growth management act,” removes most of the present penalty provisions for planning jurisdictions, such as San Juan County, who have completed required ordinances or regulations, whether or not the ordinances are being appealed or reviewed. The bill does retain penalties, however, if the Growth Board or a court makes a finding that the county’s CAOs are legally invalid, which is the case today under current law.

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PUBLIC MEETINGS SJI Hospital Commission, April 17, 5 p.m., Frank Wilson EMS Building, 1079 Spring St. n SJI Schools Board of Directors, April 17, 7 p.m., (“special meeting”). District office, 285 Blair Ave. n SJC Park & Recreation Commission, April 18, 8:30 a.m., Legislative Building Conf. Room, 55 Second St. n OPALCO Board of Directors, April 18, 8:45 a.m., Friday Harbor office, 1034 Guard St. n Friday Harbor Town Council, April 18, noon & 5:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers, 60 Second St. n Island Rec Commission, April 18, 5 p.m., Island Rec office, 580 Guard St. n County Council ‘Community Conversation’, April 18, 6-9 p.m., FHHS Commons, 45 Blair Ave. n SJC Planning Commission, April 19, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Legislative Building Hearing Room, 55 Second St. n SJI Library Board of Trustees, April 22, 10 a.m., library, 1010 Guard St. (“special meeting”). n

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Council inks ‘aerial photos’ deal 3-year agreement calls for monetary investment by other local agencies By Steve Wehrly, Journal reporter

San Juan County is close to signing a contract for detailed aerial photographs of the county with Pictometry International of Rochester, N.Y. On March 12, the County Council approved a proposal by Information Services Manager Stan Matthews to negotiate a contract worth $139,951 with Pictometry for photographs and laser-generated “views” called LIDARs that are used by a variety of government and private agencies. According to Matthews, further negotiations with Pictometry brought the price down to $122,500, payable over three years, with the option for two additional sets of photographs at the same price over six additional years. Matthews said he discussed a potential contract for aerial photography services with another provider, Access Geographic of Tempe, Ariz., but has received no competing bids for the current project. The county’s Geographic Information System is a computer-based system of maps and data that is used by most of the county’s departments and agencies, including the assessor and departments of Community Development and Planning, Public Works, and Health and Community Services. The current budget for the GIS function in the county is about $270,000. Maps and data can be accessed at Matthews assured the County Council that the photography and accompanying computer technology are important

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County Charter provided for six part-time council members, replacing the three fulltime county commissioners. In 2012, the Charter Review Commission proposed three charter amendments, the first of which changed the number of council members from six to three. In November, those three amendments were approved by about 55 percent of the voters, setting in motion the April 23 countywide election of three new council members from three “residency districts”, roughly corresponding to San Juan, Orcas and Lopez/Shaw islands. A council of five members is not a new idea for county politics, having been discussed widely in 2005 and in 2012 (and in between). Among other complaints, it was thought that a sixperson council would be dysfunctional because four votes would be needed to pass anything, including the county budget. Before withdrawing his proposals, Peterson repeated an earlier assertion that the council had authority to propose a council of five. “I thought when Mark and I started this, it was something that would be beneficial to do for the public,” he said. Before the current round of elections began, Peterson said he would not run for

the three-person council, believing islanders were better represented and better informed when each district voted only for their own representative on the council. Forlenza said he was shocked and troubled by the local response to the idea. “The feedback I’ve been getting has been rather vitriolic,” he said. “I have to emphasize from the bottom of my heart that the intent was to bring democracy in all its forms back to the people.” During earlier debate on the issue and at the April 9 hearing, several council members, Rick Hughes and council Chairman Jamie Stephens, expressed agreement with the idea of a fiveperson council in concept, but thought it should be accomplished by a citizen initiative rather than a council-proposed referendum. Because Prosecuting Attorney Randy Gaylord expressed uncertainty as to whether the 2012 charter amendments would permit either the council or the people to change district boundaries, the council passed a motion by councilwoman Patty Miller to consider another possible charter amendment on May 7, clarifying how the charter could be amended. At least for the foreseeable future, the three council members elected later this month will have the council chambers to themselves.

for county operations and that various departments and eight other non-government agencies need the photographs and other data and are willing to pay for them. In an explanatory memorandum to the council, Matthews said the cost of photographing the county five years ago was $160,000 - and the county did not get any of the “extras,” such as oblique photographs and LIDARs, that Pictometry would provide. One of those extras is air fare, hotel accommodations and conference registration for one person at an “advanced training user conference” — at an unspecified location. Another is “up to 200 square miles of disaster coverage imagery to be described in contract.” Matthews presented the plan to update and improve the county’s aerial photographic portfolio to the council March 12. In a 4-2 decision, the council, with Marc Florenza and Bob Jarman voting against, gave the plan its tentative approval, subject to outside agencies committing to onethird of the contract amount and subject to county cancellation of the deal “for any reason.” On April 3, Matthews said that various outside agencies (including the Port of Friday Harbor, the Land Bank, the Preservation Trust, OPALCO, and Roche Harbor Resort) have committed to their portions of the funding, so he is negotiating a final contract. Matthews says the contract can be signed by county Manager Bob Jean without further action or review by the council.

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SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MANDATORY BOATER SAFETY EDUCATION IS REQUIRED BY LAW Since January 1, 2008 boaters 12 years and over in Washington State have been required to take or have taken a National Association of State Boating Law Administrator (NASBLA) and Washington State approved boating education course to operate any size boat with a motor over 15 horse power. As of January 1, 2013 this requirement applies to persons 50 years of age and younger. If you are in this age group you are required by law to attend an approved class to qualify for your Boater’s Education Card. Upon successful completion of this accredited course you will receive a certificate and application form to send to Washington State Parks along with a $10.00 application fee to receive your lifetime (non-expiring) Boater’s Education Card. “ADVENTURES IN BOATING WASHINGTON” is the NASBLA approved boating course being offered by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol Unit. The approved course covers the general aspects of boating, Washington State law and boating safety. Topics include recommended/ required boating equipment, navigation, boat operations, emergency preparedness, trip planning, the marine environment, personal watercraft, and much more.

Class is approximately 8 hours long. Pre registration is required. Next Class being held on: Saturday May 4, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:00pm. The Orcas Island Fire Station • 45 Lavender Lane, Eastsound, WA The class is free and includes materials. Contact Deputy Herb Crowe at (360)378-4151 or by email to register. Class size is limited to 20 persons.

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Opinion Letters to the Editor

‘Jazzed ‘by Food Bank benefit

Classic jazz is alive and well on San Juan Island. If you doubt it, you should have been at the “Jazzed about the Food Bank“ concert on Sunday, April 7 at St. David’s Church. The San Juan Jazz Quintet, consisting of Rich Barker, saxophone; Thor Hanson, bass; Jonathan Piff, guitar; Rob Simpson, keyboard and Dennis Willows, drums, were joined by Hawk Arps of Lopez Island, vibraphone and Jill Urbach, vocals. The musicians donated their talent and time, and even the sales of their CD’s, as a benefit for the Friday Harbor Food Bank. Judging from the applause and standing ovations, the audience of over a hundred jazz lovers really appreciated the music. All donations went to the Food Bank and contributions totaled $2,829. Thanks are due especially to these generous musicians and also to the many volunteers who helped organize and promote the event Rev. Doug Simonsen, Rector St. David’s Church

SJ Dems have not donated a dime

As chairwoman of the local Democratic Party Organization, I would like to correct the erroneous belief of some members of the voting public that the San Juan County Democratic Party has donated to certain candidates for County

Publisher Roxanne Angel, ext. 1050 Office Manager Frances Bacon, ext. 1550 Circulation Manager Gail Anderson-Toombs, 376-4500

Council in the April 23 election. This is not true. The local Democratic organization has not given any money to any candidate. Moreover, the local Democratic organization has not spent any money in any local campaign for this council race; either for mailings or advertisements. We do not have any plans to do so before this election. I can categorically state that neither the Washington state Democratic Party nor the National Democratic Party have donated any time or money to our local council races. In fact, I doubt that the National Democratic Party even knows that we are having county council races now. For those who want to know who has contributed to any of the county council races and to the political action committee, TrustIslanders!, you can go to the Public Disclosure Commission website at MvcQuerySystem. Marilyn Gresseth San Juan Island

Big boost in wake of flawed critique

Mr. Dehlendorf, on behalf of TrustIslanders! I want to thank you for your very informative letter., “Beware of those touting ‘Trust’,” April 10, pg. 6. You have given our grassroots organization great press, while at the same time your letter has become our poster-child for why TrustIslanders! was formed in the first place. Your ability to gather falsehoods into well rounded opinions and innuendoes truly amazes me. For those readers

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who are more factual in nature, I suggest that you read the interview about TrustIslanders! on the home page of the Island Guardian I also suggest that you go to our website, www. and read our mission statement. TrustIslanders! has received tremendous support from the working people of the islands. Many do not have the resources to donate while others are reaching deeply into their pockets. Some donors with more resources are sending larger checks to help make up for those that are struggling. We are giving a voice to the majority of islanders who really are independent in their thinking and do not feel represented by any political party. Most have expressed a feeling of sadness as they watch the island way of life slip away. Mr. Dehlendorf, as a direct result of your letter, we have received more financial pledges in one day than in any previous week. Your letter has truly helped us get our message out. Thanks again. Royce Meyerott San Juan Island

A better balance; Jarman in Dist. 1

Please vote for non-partisan County Council candidates. In general, conservatives use big business and liberals use big government to promote specific agendas, and many times these entities work together as public/private partnerships. Often big business and big government work together against the interests and constitu-

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tional rights of small businesses and citizens. To them, it is all about money, power, and control. Big money donations usually indicate which candidates are financially controlled. One look at the current PDC reports makes it clear who we should not elect. Legislation needs to be based on facts, not assumptions. The rush to sign a CAO document that was full of hand-written changes on the day of signing was wrong. The backroom Open Meetings Act violations were wrong. The lack of science in our hastily approved and divisive CAO were so wrong that both property rights groups and the Friends (Friends of the San Juans) oppose it. We need to vote for candidates willing to correct those flawed regulations. In my district, Bob Jarman, supports boots-on-the-ground conservation, over prohibition. Bob is less likely to be manipulated and more willing to find real solutions to identified problems.

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“Due Process” means not using hasty, arbitrary and capricious actions that have dire economic consequences. The use of the coordination process, rather than a top down process, is imperative to finding meaningful solutions and keeping our county out of lawsuits. Fiscally responsible conservationists are far better than prohibitionists. Vote for Bob Jarman for County Council. Frank M. Penwell San Juan Island

Stakes are high; Pratt in District 1

My support for the candidate from San Juan Island for the County Council goes to Lovel Pratt. Her intelligent and wise service, both on the county’s planning commission and on the county council, would ordinarily have been enough to sway me. But it is her work in the oil spill prevention field that I find most important at this time

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in San Juan County history. While she was on the county Council, the Washington State Association of Counties appointed her to three key state-wide committees: the Cross Partnership Oil Spill Workgroup; the Oil Spill Rule Advisory Committee; and the Vessel Traffic Risk Assessment Update Steering Committee. This experience, along with that on their Legislative Steering Committee, is what this county needs. Speaking as a marine engineer, and as a chief engineer during most of my 25 years in the U.S. Merchant Marine, I know the hazards that face us if the coal terminal project in Bellingham goes through. We are going to need Pratt’s experience to help counter projects that would affect our county adversely. The CAO (critical areas ordinance), jobs, construction, and other important issues – all pale compared to See LETTERS, Page 7

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It’s up to you

There’s a good chance if you’re reading this that you’ve either already cast your ballot for the new county council or plan do so soon. Journal readers actively participate in the election process. The five pages of letters to the editor in this week’s edition are testament to that — as is the 80-plus percent turnouts by local voters although turnout for the February primary was only 53 percent. Now, take a few minutes to tell your friends and neighbors to be sure to vote. Several races will be close, perhaps decided by only a few votes. Your recommendations and their votes might be decisive. Let’s get the turnout up to our usual standards. Since you’re already in the voting mood, plan to vote in the upcoming OPALCO board elections. Like the council election, that election is countywide as well. The OPALCO election is especially important this year because the member-owned utility is deciding whether to roll out countywide broadband service - at a cost of $15 per month per household for infrastructure and perhaps $75 per month for internet and telephone service. While the board has taken several steps toward implementing the project, final decisions won’t be made until later this year. Three board members will be elected. You might want your choice to share your view on the broadband project.


Continued from page 6 the oil spill that is inevitable given the hugely increased shipping through these islands that is projected if the coal terminal project goes through. The issue of property rights is paramount when considering what a major oil spill would do to property values in the San Juan Islands. We’re worried about comparatively small and transient problems when we’re about to hit the iceberg. What is critical for this area is leadership in oil spill prevention, readiness, and response. While all the candidates say they are against the coal terminal project, only Lovel Pratt has the experience to lead us through this crisis. She has my vote. Jeff Brash San Juan Island

A quality combo; Hughes in Dist. 2

Here’s why I am voting for Rick Hughes for County Council: Management experi-

ence: Rick has many years of experience in the real world operation and management of both big business and small business. He will bring proven, dayto-day expertise on budgets, policies, legislation, personnel matters, and the many other issues brought to the County Council. Love for the Islands: His family has roots on Orcas Island since the 1940s. This life long experience has given Rick a deeply rooted sense of what it means to be an independent, neighbor-loving, and freedom-loving islander. He has eagerly contributed his time and talent to the Orcas Island community on the Eastsound Planning and Review Committee, the Farmers’ Market, the school’s Farm to Cafeteria program, the Orcas Seniors, the Food Bank, and the Board of Health. Personality: Rick has a wonderful, outgoing personality which will serve him well with county staff, visitors, and most of all, with his constituents. He is keenly aware of the imporSee LETTERS, Page 8

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As I See It

Battle lines drawn over power, control It’s the heavy hand of the CAO that’s fueling the growing ranks of resistance


By Gordy Petersen

enjoyed reading Judge John Darrah’s guest column “Deconstructing the CAO Campaign,” April 3, pg. 7. It may help him understand the “Anti’s” if he had an inside look into the movement. I’ve been embedded in what I call the “Rural Resistance” for about 25 years. At times I’ve felt alone but now there are many of us. I’m certainly not the leader. This movement is made up of very independent folks who don’t follow orders very well. We do not receive grants like the (Friends of the San Juans) who are paid to lobby for more government author-

ity over land use. Well-funded state agencies like DOE and Puget Partnership are also allied against us. The Resistance pays for the occasional advertisement or public forum by the fruits of our own labor. Letters to the Editor are random but sincere. We are all volunteers who are loosely organized and pitch in our own money and resources to defend what we see as a war against our rural way of life. Most of Contributed photo us are long time islanders. How did this Gordy Petersen movement grow? The lies got bigger and more obvious. We’ve been told that if we don’t support strict regulations, then we must want orcas and salmon to die. We have been See resistance, Page 7

Faulty assumptions, failed argument Debate stifled, nothing gained by blurring the line between fact, fiction


By Steve Ulvi

freezer-burned Alaska buddy, Archie, called me the other day to grumble after a long winter and a bad case of cabin fever. I suggested a stronger happy light, changing out his long johns and tapering off the whiskey some. I admitted that I miss the hunting, testy wilderness adventures and entertaining “circle up and fire inward” dysfunction up there. Archie snorted that from what he reads on the web the San Juans don’t take a backseat to anywhere in terms of distortion of reality and denial of the lessons of history. The next day the cogent piece by Judge Darrah described how easily an election can be affected by the artful use of hyperbole. Nothing surprising there. However, some of the sincere but seriously misguided statements of Mr. Petersen’s response, (“Resistence grows due to heavy hand of CAO,” April 5,, trouble me. I am baffled by Mr. Petersen’s determined use of “pristine” to describe our county. He has made this term a linchpin in his argument. Websters defines the value-laden term; Pristine (adj.) 1. Remaining in a pure state; uncorrupted. 2. Of or typical of the earliest time or condition; primitive or original. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of the trainloads of scientific data on the Salish Sea region realizes that, as visually appealing and inspiring as these islands are, there is nothing pristine about them. Not by a long shot. The saltwater moat surrounding us has been seriously fouled and greatly diminished from its rich

and diverse original biotic condition as a result of human activities. We did it and we should try to fix what we can. We are all subject to our own biases based on life’s experiences. This “shifting baselines syndrome” is understandable and forgivable. Not so a blatant denial Journal file photo Steve Ulvi of reality and purposeful efforts to confuse. No matter how passionate or articulate an argument is, See argument, Page 7



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Argument: Cont. from page 7 if it is built upon false assumptions then the entire argument is faulty. To add insult to injury, Mr. Petersen assures all that we

“As visually appealing and inspiring as these islands are, there is nothing pristine about them. Not by a long shot.” are either slavery-loving authoritarians or freedom-loving libertarians. And further, that those of us who support the need for

Opinion/Letters the CAO in concept are liars. How is this useful? I roundly reject these accusatory, factchallenged statements, not the individuals who care enough to speak their minds. We would benefit from a more fact-based and varied civic debate given the unprecedented challenges we face. We do need more time for sorting out ramifications and crafting intelligent revisions to the CAO. It’s damned important. All sides sling opinions that are repeated like the misleading mantras they are. I just don’t get the frequent blurring of fact and fiction. I will vote for candidates who exhibit the smarts and humility to understand the need for reasonable restraints upon our selfish human interests that continue to cumulatively trash the public commons. I expect them to think creatively to transition us into a more diverse and sustainable economy. I hope for a reduction of layered government and the real, not imagined, increasing intrusions into our rights of privacy. The newest council will also have to endure efforts by monkey-wrenchers to derail hard won progress in recognizing our collective responsibilities to future generations and the natural world to which we remain inextricably linked. — Editors’s note: U.S. Parks Service retiree Steve Ulvi and his wife arrived on San Juan Island in 2007, following 33 years of “irresponsible” adventure in the Far North.


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Resistance : Cont. from page 7 told that a great catastrophe is looming over the islands because our homes are too close to the shoreline and that our mere presence in nature is something to be loathed. If we don’t accept half-mile buffers for the Peregrine Falcon we must want them extinct. None of it is true. That’s why we are seeing a paradigm shift. Judge Darrah had his office in downtown Seattle, where Peregrine Falcons nest on top of buildings. Imagine a half-mile buffer being imposed in that densely populated area. Ridiculous? Then why does the CAO require it here? Where’s the common sense? The CAO cannot fix a problem that doesn’t exist in the first place. According to the science these islands are pristine. The biggest lie is trying to justify these CAO prohibitions on the premise that increased protections are desperately needed. The fact is that our existing laws have done the job nicely. The evidence is all around us. The division in our island society generally breaks down along the lines of authoritarianism versus libertarianism. It’s all about how people perceive the role of government in their lives. The authoritarians want to use the power of government to control the actions of the people, while the libertarians want to use the power of the people


Continued from page 7 tance of having a friendly and effective “customer service” policy on the part of the county. Please join me in keeping this fine Orcas Islander in office. Thanks for reading. Tom Starr San Juan Island

Uniquely skilled; Byers in District 2

I am writing to urge support for Lisa Byers’s election to the County Council. We badly need intelligent, responsible, and well informed representatives to administer San Juan County, and under our newly adopted system of three countywide officials, each representative will have an especially powerful voice in decisions that affect us all. Lisa Byers is unusually well qualified for this task. As the executive director of OPAL, the Orcas community land trust, she has led an exceptionally successful effort to provide affordable housing on Orcas Island. Over the years of her leadership, OPAL has put 138 families in permanently affordable ownership homes and taken over operation of Lavender Hollow apartments, which provides affordable housing for an additional 22 families. Leading this effort has required Lisa to be intimately familiar with the public world of citizens’

“How did this movement grow? The lies got bigger and more obvious.”

to control government. The authoritarian nightmare has played out recently in an enforcement campaign. We have a situation now where neighbors turn in neighbors for building code violations. New regulations are used as tools to prosecute people in the most authoritarian manner. I’ve visited a lot of homes in the islands and every one of them has some violation subject to fines and possibly jail. Do we really want to treat our neighbors like criminals when they plant blueberries near a wetland, or sell organic foods from their farm stand? Many people have seen the authoritarian path that the CAO promoters want to take us down and have said, “Enough! We love nature but we don’t worship it.” That’s why the Resistance is growing. Don’t be surprised if the authoritarian candidates are defeated again in the next election. It’s not stealth. It’s not wealth. It’s about living free in this place we all love. — Editor’s note: Local columnist, entreprenuer and property rights advocate, Gordy Petersen is a former county council candidate and former chairman of the Charter Review Commission.

needs, real estate practices, the economics of affordable housing, and community planning. At the same time, she has guided OPAL’s operations, which include such diverse activities as raising funds from grants and gifts, dealing with federal and state housing officials, and identifying appropriate recipients for OPAL’s services. Lisa will bring to the council years of experience in our county, intelligence, and a habit of working hard. She will make an exceptional public servant. Karin Agosta San Juan Island

It’s in the resume; Stephens in Dist. 3

Experience counts. Prior to being elected to the county council two years ago, Jamie Stephens was a port commissioner, a substitute teacher at Lopez School, a board member of several local non-profits, including the Lopez Community Land Trust and Lopez Island Family Resource Center, and taught business classes to future entrepreneurs using his extensive business experiences. He has been a local community leader for all of the 17 years he and his family have lived on Lopez Island. Jamie brings a fresh and positive approach to the council and has been instrumental in resolving the county’s solid waste issues, developing innovative economic development opportunities and uses his

business background to control the county budget. He works to protect our communities’ environment and at the same time helps farmers find new ways to market their products. Jamie Stephens deserves to be reelected. Tom Cowan Lopez Island

Many to thank for ‘Scholars’ success

On behalf of the San Juan Island Dollars for Scholars Board I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who came out on March 28th to support our annual Dining for Scholars event. It was wonderful to see so many community minded friends and families dining out to support the mission of volunteerism and scholarship here on San Juan Island. We also want to extend our gratitude to all of our partner restaurants who donated a portion of their March 28th proceeds to the Dollars for Scholars scholarship fund. Without their generosity this event would not happen. So, I would like to offer a sincere note of thanks to… Crows Nest, Roy’s, Sweet Retreat, Café Demeter, Rocky Bay Café, Hungry Clam, Roche Harbor’s Lime Kiln Café, KO Subs, Blue Water, China Pearl/Kung Fu Pizza, Spring Street Deli, Market Chef, Vic’s Drive In, Rumor Mill, Haley’s, Cask & Schooner, Downriggers, Mi Casita, Coho and Roche See LETTERS, Page 9

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Continued from page 8 Harbor’s McMillan’s Room. The mission of San Juan Island Dollars for Scholars is to support higher education and promote volunteerism among our community’s youth. Students who have completed a minimum of 80 hours of volunteer community service during their high school career are eligible for a scholarship from our organization. If helping to grow volunteerism in our community appeals to you, please join us by making a donation to our scholarship fund by visiting us on the web at www.dollarsforscholarssji. org or mailing your support to Dollars for Scholars, SJI, P.O. Box 3366, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250. We are a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and your donation is fully tax deductible. June Arnold President, SJI Dollars for Scholars

Tireless, effective; Pratt in District 1

We citizens of San Juan County are indeed fortunate to have Lovel Pratt as a candidate for County Council in the April 23 election. Her 20 years of creative involvement in many aspects of community life have demonstrated her deep caring, both for the well-being of her fellow islanders — their housing, livelihoods, education etc. — and for the treasured environment which adds so much to Island life -– recreational, economic and educational opportunities, and just plain enjoyment of the natural world. Appropriately enough, since our county is an archipelago surrounded by state waters and Lovel has such a strong interest in protecting our marine environment, she has become involved in state issues related to marine waters. The Washington State Association of Counties appointed her to committees dealing with oil spills and vessel traffic risks. The knowledge she has gained and the connections she’s made are very valuable to our county and are one reason I’d like to see Lovel return to the County Council. During Lovel’s first term on the county council the proposal to establish the Gateway Pacific coal terminal came to light. Lovel immediately wrote a request to have the officials in charge of the Environmental

Impact Statement hold a scoping hearing in the San Juan Islands. The full council signed it, and the whole county community had an opportunity to vent its concerns about the potential damage to our health and environment to the officials. During the scoping period Lovel wrote voluminous scoping letters to ask probing questions about the potential effects of the shipment of coal through these waters. These were also signed by the full council. The outcome of all that effort is yet to be revealed. Whatever it may be, Lovel worked tirelessly to protect the interest of the county residents and the marine environment they care so much about. Let’s vote for Lovel and give her a chance to be as effective an advocate for San Juan County again. Louisa Nishitani San Juan Island

LETTERS council members who will ask questions when staff proposes new spending, and will refrain from placing on the sacrificial altar of threatened budget cuts the most important and appreciated county services, like senior services or 4-H, in an effort to persuade us to pass yet another levy lift. Last November, the voters in San Juan District 1 considered Ms. Pratt’s record and elected Bob Jarman to replace her. Bob Jarman has 30-plus years of experience living and working in the islands, knows first-hand what working families and small businesses require, and has been successful in “balancing checkbooks,” as it were, for several realworld enterprises. I am voting for Bob Jarman, and encourage you to join me in doing so. Peg Manning Orcas Island

True independent;

‘Real world’ skill; Hughes in Dist. 2 Jarman in Dist. 1 We were very happy to see Our leaders in Olympia have issued a statement endorsing Lovel Pratt for the San Juan Island residency district. It hews closely to Ms. Pratt’s principal campaign talking point: her connections and advocacy for county issues in Olympia. I have no doubt that Ms. Pratt spent considerable time in Olympia during her term in Council. My question is, why? Isn’t that the job assigned to our elected representatives in the Washington State Legislature — advocating for San Juan County’s interests in Olympia? Surely, with a county resident serving as a ranking Democrat in the Senate, our interests are protected there? I believe that this county needs council members who are available to focus on local problems using local solutions, not agendas driven by legislators exchanging favors, or federal or state agencies dangling grant funds that arrive with conditions that are inconsistent with the priorities of the people of the county. It seems unwise to rely upon ephemeral grant funds when the state and the federal government are facing staggering deficits. I believe that we need council members willing to review existing spending and determine why—with a population that grew very little over the last decade, our county budget ballooned from $35 million to $50 million. I believe that we need

this paper and the Islands’ Sounder endorse Rick Hughes for county council. He has remained true to his promise to be an independent representative in our local government. Despite other candidates accepting partisan support from the majority party in this state, which in all honesty has to come with some influence from that party, Hughes refused to play the partisan card when offered and even the PAC card. In all three elections he has maintained his independent status. Like many of you, we moved here for the opportunity to raise our family in an environment where it didn’t matter what brand of jeans you wore (a 1980s problem), where you came from originally or what your beliefs were. We were attracted here by the beauty but stayed because of the lovely community of hardworking, generous and independent people like Rick Hughes. You don’t move here if you require many government services. You prefer to do things yourself and with the cooperation of your neighbors because it makes you feel great and strengthens you and the bonds within your community. Rick has shown by example what he believes are values that help strengthen a community. He supports an environment where job creation can thrive so our children can afford to raise their families here where

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they grew up. The remedies and problems in different communities are as different as the communities themselves. As a county of islands we need independent thinkers without undue outside influences to solve the problems unique to this county. Rick has volunteered in many different areas of our community so has an understanding of its strengths and weaknesses. His positive energy, abilities and emphasis on teamwork have improved the Farmer’s Market, many school organizations, the Food Bank, the EPRC and other community endeavors. He hit the ground running in his county position. Join us in helping him maintain the momentum. Please help unite our com-

munity with a vote for Rick Hughes. Clyde/April Duke Orcas Island

Fortified to lead; Byers in District 2

Lisa Byers has been deservedly praised for her experience as a manager. Indeed her skills in overseeing people and budgets will serve her well on the County Council, especially since our revised charter has returned administrative authority to that body. However, I want to emphasize another aspect of Lisa as a candidate: her temperament. Lisa approaches people and problems evenhandedly. She listens before she speaks, and she consults See LETTERS, Page 18


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Nancy Bryant Smith: 1930 — 2013 Nancy Bryant Smith passed away on Good Friday, March 29, 2013 at the age of 82. Nancy was born a twin to Esther and Arthur Chew of Scarsdale, N.Y., on April 12, 1930. She went to Edgemont and Baldwin High Schools, attended Bennington College and graduated from Columbia University as an occupational therapist. She married William H. Bryant in 1953. She and Will raised four children, spending summers on Cape Cod. They moved to The Sea Ranch, Calif., in 1976 and later settled on San Juan Island. In 1997 they divorced, and Nancy moved to Lake Havasu City, Ariz. She later married Wallace Smith. Wherever she went, Nancy made countless friends. Connecting with people was the highlight of her life. In Friday Harbor, she was a member of AAUW and helped start the walking group. Nancy was a generous, enthusiastic and curious soul, full of encouragement and always willing to share her heart. A bright light! She will be tremendously missed by us all. She was preceded in death by her twin brother Niels A

Shirley Jones: 1927 — 2013

Shirley Jones of San Juan Island passed away in Corvallis, Oregon on Saturday, March 30, 2013. She was born in Tacoma in 1927 and moved full time to San Juan Island in 1992. She is survived by her husband, Howard K. Jones and two sons,

— Family of Nancy Bryant Smith

Howard R. Jones (Kathy) and Rick Jones. She is also survived by three grandsons, Toby Jones (Emma), Jesse Jones (Lauren) and Seth Jones (Robin). She had an accounting and tax preparation business in Friday Harbor for many years and was well known to many islanders as well as clients and friends in the Tacoma area. Shirley and her husband of 67 years enjoyed island life and also loved to travel having seen most of the U.S. and

Janine Lendi: 1953 — 2013 A beloved local massage therapist and world-wide scuba diver, and underwater photographer, died Friday, April 5 in her home in Friday Harbor. Janine Lendi was born in California, and loved the ocean and warm, sunny days. Her great passion was scuba diving, and she traveled extensively to view the world underwater and photograph her adventures along the way. She was most at home in

Chew (one month before), her brother Ralph H. Chew, and her former husband, William H. Bryant. She is survived by her four children: Bill, Pamela, Lee Mosby and Patrick, six grandchildren: Tess and Laila Bryant, Jason and Myles Wang, and Annie and Caroline Bryant-Wampler, Contributed photo and her husband Wallace Nancy Bryant Smith. Smith of Arizona. The family wishes to thank the Nathan Adelson Hospice of Las Vegas for their extraordinary care and help during Nancy’s last days. A celebration of her life will be held later this spring in Friday Harbor. As a gift in her memory please consider a donation to your local Hospice.

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Janine Lendi, and Tarna.

the water, and adored all the creatures of the sea. Her e-mail address was mermaidjanine. Janine’s deep compassion for others led to a lifetime of caring for

parts of the rest of the world. Shirley will be missed by those she came in contact with in her 86 years. At her request there will be no services. If desired, donations can be made to the charity of your choice or the Benton Hospice Service, 2350 NW Professional Dr., Corvallis, OR 97330. Howard K. Jones currently resides at 145 NE Conifer Blvd, #37, Corvallis, OR 97330. — Family of Shirley Jones

people, first as a licensed respiratory therapist, and then as a massage therapist. She had a big, generous heart, ready sense of humor, sparkling turquoise eyes, a radiant smile and a vibrant personality, and was always ready for a new adventure. In 1998, Janine moved from California to Friday Harbor. She loved living on the island and zipped around on one of her many scooters, which she much preferred to her Toyota 4-Runner. She always wore dazzling turquoise, magenta, and

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purple colors, and her garden was a palette of blue, purple, and chartreuse. Janine said one of the happiest days of her life was when she met Paul Isserlis, a native of Scotland who has lived and worked in Canada since the 1970s. They married in April 2010 and divided their time between San Juan and Salt Spring islands. In the last few years, medical issues hampered Janine’s mobility—but not her spirit. She will be greatly missed by her husband, her sweet cat Tarna, and her many friends from San Juan and Salt Spring islands, California, and various places around the world. A celebration of Janine’s life is being planned. Information to come. — Family of Janine Lendi

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FHES kindergarten sign-up dates: April 23 & April 24 Registration for next year’s kindergarten class at Friday Harbor Elementary School is Tuesday, April 23, and Wednesday, April 24. Registration forms will be available at the elementary school office. Parents who wish to enroll their children for the 2013-2014 kindergarten session should call the school to set an appointment. To be eligible, students

must be five years of age by August 31, 2013. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the elementary school, 378-5209 ext. 1. Parents should have their child’s birth certificate and immunization records at the time of registration. If needed, birth certificates may be obtained at the San Juan County Health Department, 378-4474.

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Get to know Stillpoint at ‘Spring Showcase’

Stillpoint School is scheduling a series of “Spring Showcase” tours for parents, prospective families and interested members of the community. On display as part of the tour will be examples of student work and student achievements from a variety of curricula offered by Stillpoint School, 775 Park Street, including social studies, world cultures, science, math, problem solving units and French. Tours of Stillpoint School, San Juan Island’s only state-approved private elementary school, are available by appointment on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, after the school day ends. A non-profit independent elementary school, Stillpoint offers classes to children ages kindergarten through 6th grade. Its academic programs focus on cultural literacy, language arts, mathematics, science, cultural diversity Contributed photo and the arts. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 378-2331, Tour Stillpoint School, 755 Park St., as part of the private elementary school’s “Spring Showcase”. or email,

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History Corner

Pig War Part 2: new territory unveiled Author Mike Vouri takes a fresh look at the Pig War, Saturday, at Griffin Bay Bookstore While the past may be the past, history is forever changing. And what arguably stands as the most pivotal point in the history of the San Juan Islands — The Pig War — is no exception. Local author Mike Vouri will be on hand at Griffin Bay Bookstore Saturday, April 20, to present and talk about the new discoveries that prompted a revision and expansion of his definitive historical account of that famous 12-year-long joint-occupation of San Juan Island, in which Great Britain and the U.S. nearly went to war over the Northwest boundary when an American farmer shot a British pig. The recently released second edition of “The Pig War: Standoff at Griffin Bay”, includes additional photographs, maps, drawings and 100 more pages of text that offer fresh insights into that international boundary dispute that confounded diplomats of three nations, but ended up being resolved without the firing of a single shot — minus the one that killed the pig. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. “I’m frequently asked, ‘Why more work on a book already in print?’” Vouri says. “The answer is simple: 14 years have passed since the first iteration and when you work with a topic everyday as I have, as park historian, there has been no end to ‘Ah Hah’ moments either in the park or visiting the archives of three nations.” Such “Ah Hah” moments include: an encounter between

the skipper of the U.S. Coast Surveyor Steamer Active, James Alden, and the governor of Great Britain's Vancouver Island, James Douglas, a struggle over a revolver at the height of the crisis between George Pickett and a rebellious subordinate, as well as a wealth of information about the joint occupation that did not appear in the first ediContributed photo / Name tion, originally published Mike Vouri by Griffin Bay Bookstore and now distributed by the University of Washington Press. Still, Vouri notes that even as the second edition was going to press a whole new body of information arose, which could not be included. “And that’s the beauty of history,” he says. “It is a dynamic, ever-changing process. In his career with the National Park Service, Vouri has been historian-ranger at San Juan Island National Historical Park for the past 18 years. In addition to The Pig War: Standoff at Griffin Bay, he is the author of four other books, two also focused on the Pig War and two other, one coauthored with his wife, Julia, that feature historical images and insight into the past of San Juan Island, both published by Arcadia Publishing. Vouri is also regionally renowned for the starring role of his one-act play, “The Life and Times of General George E. Pickett”, and has been featured on the History channel and in the pages of the The Smithsonian.

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Maritime history — by name “I believe that through jobs we allow people to build self-sustaining and enriching lives within the beauty of our rural Island community”

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waterways, including St.) to talk about the San Juans, with and sign his manhis family. uscript Saturday, Blumenthal has April 20, beginning recently turned at 6:30 p.m. that lifelong pasIn cataloging the various names and Author Richard sion into a historical places of the inland Blumenthal’s fascination text documenting the maritime names Richard Blumenthal waters, Blumenthal with Puget Sound’s and places relies heavily on the inland waters started of Washington observations of the region’s at an early age. state’s inland earliest explorers to offer He began boating waters, “Maritime readers an impression of on Lake Washington Place Names: what Puget Sound looked at the age of five Inland Washington like some 150-200 years and then learned Waters”. ago. of the secrets of Blumenthal will be The text includes every the areas numerat San Juan Historical named island, bay, point, ous islands while Museum (405 Price inlet, pass, harbor, channel, cruising the region’s strait, shoal… well, you get Get BIG EXPOSURE for your business the picture… identified on the nautical charts of today. with In addition, Blumenthal identifies the individual that Business info (share via Facebook, Google+ and Twitter) named each place, often notContact ing the hardships that those (viewer can email your business directly) early explorers encountered Calendar along the way, as well as the (adds event date & time to their calendar) when, why and for whom Built in map of each. It also documents the Tweets chart on which those names first appeared and the hisFacebook tory of settlement of each. We'll convert your static print ad W Suggested donation is into an interactive flyer for only: in $5; admission for museum members is free. For more Call Roxanne or Howard info, 378-3949, museum_ 378-5696 PER


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What’s Happening! Wednesday, April 17 Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong , 7-9 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 3784953,

Thursday, April 18 After School Arts: Tissue Paper Flowers,3:15 to 4:30 p.m., library, free. Tissue paper flowers made for decorations at the library and for home. Ages K-6th grade, materials provided; refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www. Lavendera Thursdays: Community Health Night, 6:30 p.m., Lavendera Massage, 285 Spring St. Free 15-minute “clothed” treatments offered third Thursday of each month. Info, 378-3637, www.lavenderadayspa. com. Literary Salon, 7 p.m., library, free. Library Director Laurie Orton leads informal get together and chat about books, authors, themes, ideas; third Thursday of the month. Refreshments provided. Info, 378-2798, www. Adult Indoor Soccer , 6:30 -8:30 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $5 dropin fee. Info, 378-4953, ‘A Number’, 7:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Marie Boe Building, free admission, donations appreciated. Island Stage Left’s production of Caryl Churchill’s “psychological thriller... What makes you unique?”. Info; 378 5649, www. (Performances ThursSaturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 4 p.m.) See Calendar, Page 12

By Scott Rasmussen

Journal editor


he good news is that you probably won’t have to lather on the sunscreen, or worry too much about breaking out in a sweat. The weather forecast calls for a high of 54 degrees and a slight chance of a shower or two. But the not so good news is there’s somewhere in the neighborhood of another 2,000 pounds of trash, quite likely more, strewn along the roadways, sitting in the ditches and scattered across San Juan Island’s picturesque beaches. That’s the amount of trash gathered up and disposed of a year ago during the second annual island-wide community cleanups, aka the “Great Island Cleanup”. On Saturday, April 20 — that’s two days before Earth Day — the Great Island Cleanup crew, which includes any able-bodied person who’s willing to lend a hand, will be at it again. While the event officially runs from 9 a.m. to noon, you can get started and pitch in as part of the 3rd Annual Great Island Cleanup at pretty much anytime you’d like. And the GIC steering committee once again encourages you to take part in the island-wide spring cleaning ensemble by picking up whatever litter might by lying around near your home or place of business. But if you’d like to get more deeply involved in this year’s cleanup extravaganza there’s still plenty of time and ample opportunity to do so. You can hook up with one of the many neighborhood groups or civic organizations that already are scheduled to help, most with a particular location in mind, by contacting David Dehlendorf, co-founder of San Juan Island’s Anti-Litter Initiative, 378-1082, or at “Picking up litter in small groups is much more fun and also a great deal safer,” Lori Stokes of the GIC steering committee says. “So gather some friends, co-workers, or family members and make a party out of it.” (A cautionary note to motorists: stay alert and vigilant for the safety of those picking up trash along the island’s narrow and winding roads; lack of adequate shoulders and good sight lines can be a danger). As in the past, a multitude of local organizations have joined forces to help sponsor the event. The list includes: San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce, Soroptimists International of Friday Harbor, the Lions and Rotarians, Friends of the San Juans, San Juan County and the Town of Friday Harbor, and the county’s local fran-

chise waste hauler, San Juan Sanitation. The collaborative effort to spruce up the island appears to making a difference. The 2,000 pounds of trash collected last year, with about 250 people pitching in, is less than half the 5,000 pounds collected during the first GIC, by about 200 volunteers. The Chamber of Commerce will have free pickup bags available at its Spring Street headquarters this week, and some trash grabbers and safety vests as well. Both Browne’s Home Center and ACE Hardware also plan to offer pick-up supplies at discount prices. San Juan Sanitation will collect garbage bags dropped off by 2 p.m. on the day of the GIC at any of these locations (see side-bar). Trash can also be disposed of for free at the solid waste transfer station on Sutton Road during regular business hours by identifying oneself as a GIC “litter-picker-upper”. Info, 378-4643;

Drop-off sites: — The closed lumber store on Spring Street, across from the Best Western. — Parking area at South Beach. — Following intersections: Roche Harbor/West Valley, Mitchell Bay/Westside, Beaverton Valley/Egg Lake, Bailer Hill/Douglas roads.


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Reggae legend to unveil ‘Heart & Soul’ in acoustic, solo show Saturday, April 20, 7 p.m. Tragedy of the Commons Documentaries with Ken Crawbuck

New album in tow, Clinton Fearon hits the stage for a first-ever performance in Friday Harbor Perhaps no other performer in the world of reggae music carries the kind of name familiarity quite like the late Bob Marley does. But to the tried-and-true reggae fan, Clinton Fearon comes very close. Following an 18-year-career as a mainstay of The Gladiators, long-known as one of the more heavy hitting bands of the reggae-roots movement that flourished in Kingston, Jamaica in the ‘70s and ‘80s, Fearon moved to Seattle in the early ‘90s and set out on his own. He will be at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor for a firstever performance in the San Juan Islands, a solo acoustic concert, Friday, April 19. Billed as an “all-ages” show, doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets can purchased at Rocky Bay Cafe prior to the show; adults, $10, student (14-18) $5, with proper identification, or for $15, for adults, at the door. Though perhaps not as widely known as a Marley or a Jimmy Cliff, Fearon can easily be considered as prolific, if not more so. With Fearon featured either as lead singer, on bass, or on backup vocals, The Gladiators released more

See “Iran Is Not the Problem”

We have heard that Iran is a nuclear menace, bent on “wiping Israel off the map”, supporting terrorism, and unwilling to negotiate. This documentary disputes these claims and puts them in context. It looks at the struggle for democracy inside Iran, a potential US and/ or Israeli attack, and suggests some alternatives to consider. Contributed photo

Legendary reggae musician Clinton Fearon will be at the Grange Hall, Friday, for a first-ever performance in Friday Harbor.

than 25 albums over the course of the band’s heralded 18-year run. As a solo artist, the 62-year-old singer-songwriter, frontman for his own band, the Boogie Brown Band, has released 10 recordings, including 2012’s “Heart and Soul”. A solo acoustic project, much like 2005’s “Me An’ My Guitar”, the scaled-down quality of Heart and Soul, just the musician and his instrument, allows Fearon to showcase his acclaimed songwriting and singing prowess, as well as a legendary talent for busting out stirring, captivating rhythms on an acoustic guitar. Find out more about Fearon, his career, and music at For concert tickets, 378-5051.

Return of the ‘Winds’ Whether it’s Bach, Mozart and Piazzolla, or Romanian, Hungarian and Persian Folk songs, the Winds of Yarrow venture through a kaleidoscope of musical styles like, well, like an enchanting summer breeze. Returning to San Juan Community Theatre following a successful debut concert in 2011, the quintet, featuring Chamber Music San Juan's artistic director

Patricia Kostek, Rebecca Hissen, Rainer Roth, Bruce Miekle and jazz specialist Tom Ackerman, offers engaging entertainment suitable for the entire family. The quintet takes the stage Friday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $26 adults, $13 student reserved, $5 RUSH. As part of CMSJ's youth outreach program, the concert is free for anyone 17


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Friday, April 19 In Concert: Clinton Fearon, 7 p.m., Grange Hall, 152 First St. All ages concert features first-ever Friday Harbor performance by reggae music legend Clinton Fearon (See story, pg. ?). Tickets $10 adults, $5 student, ages 14-18 w/ID, at Rocky Bay Cafe. Day of the show price, $15, adults. Info, 378-5051. ‘A Number’, 7:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, free admission, donations appreciated (See listing, pg. 13) Chamber Music San Juans: The Winds of Yarrow, SJCT, 7:30 p.m. Bach, Mozart, Hungarian and Persian folk songs performed by CMSJ’s Patricia Kostek, four clarinetists and string bass player. Tickets; $26 adults, $13 student reserved, $5 RUSH. Info, 378-3210, www.sjctheatre. org.

Great Island Clean-up, 9 a.m. to noon. Join individuals and civic groups in annual island-wide spring cleaning event. Info, 378-4643. Lime Kiln State Park Spring Clean-up, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lime Kiln state Park, Westside Rd. First annual spring clean-up party, in celebration of Earth Day; sponsored by Friends of Lime Kiln Society. Info, www. Amateur/HAM Radio Testing,11:30 a.m., Friday Harbor town fire hall, 2nd floor. Test conducted by SJC Amateur Radio Society, F.C.C. & ARRL sanctioned; $15. Info, 378-9742, www. Family Open Skate, 7-8:30 p.m., fairgrounds. BYO helmets and skates. Drop-in fee, $3 per person, $8 family. Under age 10 accompanied by an adult. Info, 378-4953.

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The “Winds of Yarrow” in concert, Friday, at SJC Theatre.

or younger accompanied by a paying adult. Info, 3783210, (An anonymous donor has Author Mike Vouri, GB Bookstore; The Pig War: Standoff at Griffin Bay, 7 p.m., 155 Spring St. Recently released second edition of ‘The Pig War’ features new photos, maps, drawing, and 100 pages of new text. Info, 378-5511, Tragedy of the Commons: “Iran is Not the Problem”, 7 p.m., library, free. Documentary focuses on struggle for democracy inside Iran and consequences of escalation of potential U.S./Israeli attack, and raises alternatives. Info, 378-2798, Cinemagic Ballroom Dance Tribute, SJCT, 7:30 p.m. Utah Ballroom Dance Company showcases icons, music of the Silver Screen. Tickets; $20 adults, $10 student reserved, $5 RUSH. Info, 378-3210, www.sjctheatre. org. ‘A Number’, 7:30 p.m., See Calendar, Page 17

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Spirits soar in song

Two touring youth choirs from Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle will be the featured performers at the Choral Evensong service — evening prayer or vespers set to song — at Saint David’s Episcopal Church, Saturday, April 20, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The choirs will also join in the St. David’s morning worship service, at 9:30 a.m., on Sunday. Saint Mark’s Choir School is a member of the Royal School of Church Music in America. The school emphasizes well-rounded musicianship as part of its program, as well as lifelong growth in music and faith, vocal and ear training, as well as theoretical knowledge, and ministry through liturgical leadership and community service for grades K-12. The Boys and Girls Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore, includes children in grades 3-7. The Youth Ensemble, directed by Brian Fairbanks, features children in grades 8-12, and younger men whose voices have matured.

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Two youth choirs of Saint Mark’s Cathedral is Seattle will be featured Saturday, and Sunday, at Saint David’s Episcopal Church.

Both choirs sing music from a variety of traditions, from Taizé chant to gospel, to world and traditional music. The choirs sing Choral Evensong regularly at Saint Mark’s Cathedral. Saint David’s Church is located at the intersection of Marguerite Place and Park Street, in Friday Harbor. For information, 378-5360.

CROSSWORD PUZZLE Across 1. Calmer 7. Thailand currency 12. Sketched again 13. Continent with North, South and Central 17. Bloodsucking ___ fly 18. Wanting company 19. Agitated state 20. Pull out feathers 21. Auction offering 22. Toys with tails 23. Coastal raptor 24. "Stop that!" (contraction) 25. Arabic for "commander" 26. Small cave 27. Do without 28. Anita Brookner's "Hotel du ___" 29. Change 30. "Mi chiamano Mimi," e.g. 31. Lightheaded people? (2 wds) 36. Bringing up the rear 37. Bad end 38. "___ moment" 39. Heirloom location 41. "Minimum" amount 42. ___-bodied 43. Reprimand, with "out" 44. Canine tooth 45. Draft holder 46. "Aladdin" prince 47. Liking 48. 16th letter of the alphabet (pl.) 49. Small colored pieces thrown on festive occasions 51. Missouri feeder

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The rugged beauty of Lopez Island’s Iceberg Point is captured in the ‘plein air’ painting above by Steven Hill.

The 100-plus members of Plein Air Washington, the state’s largest organized group of plein air artists, will be hosting events and offer demonstration of works in progress in more than 100 state parks to help raise awareness about the fragile beauty of Washington’s parks, as the group joins in this year’s observance of state Parks 100th birthday. The San Juan Islands are home to an assortment of state parks, large and small, including Moran (Orcas), Spencer Spit (Lopez) and Lime Kiln (San Juan), as well as numerous marine state parks, such as Sucia and Stuart islands. For more info about plein air art, Plein Air Washington or scheduled events, visit,

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conclusion 10. Arduous journey 11. ___ boom bah! 14. Potato pest (2 wds) 15. ___ friends 16. Begin (2 wds) 20. Concealed 22. Food for sea urchins 24. "Whatcha ___?" 26. Chap 27. Gift tag word 29. Reduced Instruction Set Computer (acronym) 30. ___ vera 32. Detective, at times 33. Swamplike 34. One who engages for

service in the armed forces 35. Caught in the act 39. Counting devices with beads 40. Claw 41. Malicious 42. Relaxed and comfortable (2 wds) 44. String bean's opposite 45. Divided 47. Alarm 50. Handful 51. ___ de deux 52. Cousin of -trix Answers to today's puzzle on page 24

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Around Town Workshop offers tools to help elevate your art

Grace McCune and Nancy Spaulding, will also help facilitate the workshop. Fees range from $75$100, depending on date of registration and AT membership; early registration discount closes April 19, a limited number of $50 scholarships are available. For info or to register; by email,, by phone, 206-467-8734 ext. 23; (866) 21-TRUST, or

The San Juan County Arts Council and Artist Trust of Washington have joined forces to offer a workshop, “I Am An Artist”, May 4 and 5, at Friday Harbor’s Earthbox Inn & Spa. Designed for artists of all disciplines and experience, the programs include: Work Samples That Look Great, Pursuing Funding, Online Promoting & Marketing, Learn from Successful Artists: Q & A. Led by Artist Trust Program Manager Libby L. Gerber, a panel of local artists, including Steve Horn, Susan Wingate,

Dance troupe turns ‘Ballroom’ in tribute to silver screen


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Continued from page 15 Fairgrounds, free admission, donations appreciated (See listing, pg. 13).

Sunday, April 21 ‘A Number’, 4 p.m., Fairgrounds, free admission, donations appreciated.

Monday, April 22 Computers: Getting Started, 3-5 p.m., SVC computer lab, 221 Weber Way free. Four-part workshop on learning to use computers, from equipment to Windows to online accounts. Co-sponsored by SVC and SJI Library. Space limited, registration required. Info, 378-2798, Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong , 7-9 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www.

Wednesday, April 24 TREC After School Program, 3-5:30 p.m., FHHS Tech Bldg., free. Drop-in recreation for 7th-12th graders. Info, 378-4953, www. Adult Basketball, 8-10 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up. Drop-in fee $2. Info, 3784953,

Where does one find scintillating choreography performed by some of the top ballroom dancers in the world? San Juan Community Theatre, that’s where. Enchanting story lines, breath-taking lifts and a variety of ballroom dances will grab the spotlight when the Utah Ballroom Dance Company hits the stage Saturday, April 20, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Get Crafty; Bath Salts,3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., library, free. Fragrant bath salts, perfect gift for Mother’s Day. Ages 5-8 grade, materials provided; refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www. Lavendera Thursdays: Beltaine Herbs & Full Moon Circle, 6:30 p.m., Lavendera Massage, 285 Spring St. Free Celtic herbalist shares myths, magic of May Day herbs on evening of full moon in Scorpio. Info, 378-3637, Adult Dodgeball , 7-9 p.m., Turnbull Gym. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 3784953,

Friday, April 26 Teen Night at the Library, 7-9 p.m., library, free. Actors, extras, behind the scenes help needed to film alien space invasion script created at previous teen night. For middle, high school ages. Info, 378-2798, www., or kbabitt@sjlib. org.

Saturday, April 27 Know Your Island Walk: Third Lagoon, 1-4 p.m., free. Expect to see wild flowers, marine birds, forested wetlands on 1.5 mile

The ABC’s of living plastic free in the spotlight

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Ballroom dancing featured in ‘Cinemagic’ performance.

The Utah-based ballroom dance company carries the distinction as the U.S. National Formation Champion in both Latin American and Standard/ Ballroom dancing. In its production “Cinemagic”, the company showcases well-known dances and sounds of the silver screen, likes Gene Kelly’s signature performance of “Singin’ in the Rain”. The Theatre’s business partners for the “Cinemagic” are San Juan Interiors, Waterworks Gallery and Mirabella Skin Care. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 student reserved, $5 RUSH at the door. Info, 378-3210, or (easy) hike along Third Lagoon; led by Land Bank’s Eliza Habegger. Meet at trailhead, end of Cattle Pt.

Five years ago accountant Beth Terry decided to see if she could live without acquiring any new products made of plastic. Since then, she reduced the amount of plastic that ends up as waste in her world to a mere 2 percent of the national average. How did she do it? Find out April 26, when Terry shares her personal

Though useful, Terry says plastics have come to dominate our world, and that most plastic products are designed to be used once and then thrown away, ending up in landfills, degrading landscapes, and clog-

ging our lakes, rivers and oceans.” Terry’s “Living Plastic Free” will also be presented on Orcas, April 27, and Lopez, April 28. Info, 3782319, or MyPlasticFreeLife. com

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The Winds of Yarrow ‘Plastic Free’ Terry

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story and practical steps to reducing the use of plastics at a free lecture and book signing at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, 7 p.m. Road (1/2 mile past Cattle Pt. Intrepretative Ctr.). Dogs must be leashed. Info, www.

Artistic Director Pat Kostek has recruited an ensemble of four clarinetists (herself, Tom Ackerman, Rebecca Hissen and Rainer Roth) and string bass player Bruce Miekle for a concert featuring Bach, Mozart, Piazzolla and Romanian, Hungarian and Persian folk songs.

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Spring Musical! Fri. & Sat., April 26-27 ۰ 7:30 pm Sunday*, April 28 ۰ 2:00 pm INTO THE WOODS Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Directed by Margaret Hall Music Direction by Jim Collado What happens AFTER happily ever after? Business Partner: KINGS MARKET

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before she decides. These are qualities needed on our County Council as it deals with controversy and change. Having a council of three instead of six means that each council person will influence the tenor of council meetings more than has been the case in recent years. It is important therefore to have council members who display a respectful and open-minded approach to other council persons, the public, and county staff. Lisa Byers is such a person. I urge voters to place her on our new three-person council. Richard Ward Lopez Island

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I supported Greg Ayers in the County Council primary election; I’m now supporting Lisa Byers unequivocally and enthusiastically, and here’s why. She knows how to engage in productive public discourse. Many issues that confront our elected offi-

cials are thorny, multi-faceted and fraught with controversy. Lisa knows how to listen, how to tease out the range of viewpoints and information, how to disagree without being disagreeable, and how to see a path forward. We need this kind of consensus builder as our elected official. She’s a problem solver who gets it, and gets it done. She’s most well known for her work with OPAL, a nonprofit organization that has successfully created mechanisms for affordable housing to enable regular citizens who contribute so much to our community to live and raise their families here. And building those houses created jobs. We need this kind of creative problem solver as our elected official. She’s a creative thinker. As we’ve seen during many public events during this election season, Lisa does not shy away from challenging questions. She engages in discussions with a rational, quick, and nimble mind that reveals her capacity to develop innovative solutions to vexing issues. We need this kind of thinker as our elected official. She’s not afraid of a challenge. When confronted with attacks, she has responded respectfully and thoughtfully. We need someone with this kind of grace and professionalism as our elected official. Donna Riordan Orcas Island

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First of all, let me start this letter off by saying that my hat is off to anyone who runs for public office. To all candidates, you have our thanks for being willing to run. I know I wouldn’t/couldn’t run for public office knowing that at any given moment probably half the island population is not happy with the decisions being made. That being said, we have a very important election coming up. For the most part, I stay out of politics. But with the upcoming non-partisan election of County Council positions, I felt compelled to write a letter of endorsement. I’ll be the first to admit that I know very little of the candidates that live on Orcas and Lopez islands. I have had to rely on friends on each island to give me their impressions. But here on San Juan, I know both candidates, and while both are earnest in running for public office, I am voting for Bob Jarman. Why?

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I’ve known Bob for many years. When I was building my house, Bob was still working at the phone company. I got to know Bob as we worked to get utilities to my home. Bob regularly checked in during the process, and that impressed me. After he left and went to start his own small business, I called on Bob from time to time to help me with some Internet issues. Again, Bob was there to answer my questions, even though he wasn’t getting paid to do it. Last November, we voted for Bob and he won. When the primary happened earlier this winter, once again we voted for Bob. And now we are voting for him a third time. I like the fact that Bob is a local businessman. I like the fact that he was the only candidate to attend a recent killer whale symposium sponsored by NOAA. I like the fact that Bob has always been approachable and considerate in all my dealings with him. I’ve always said the only wrong vote anyone can make is not voting at all. So please get out and vote for Bob. John Boyd Friday Harbo

Knows the issues; Pratt in District 1

I am voting for Lovel Pratt. Here’s why: She is curious, listens and takes action. Her experience on the County Council and planning commission has given her a solid understanding of key issues facing our community. She has actively championed local farmers and the protection of our islands from the potential impacts of oil spills. Lovel has a strong commitment to creating a sound and responsible budget for our county. In the midst of difficult times, she is not afraid to ask the difficult questions. Above all, she understands the diverse issues, opinions and lifestyles in our communities… and respects that diversity. Nancy Greene Lopez Island

Our ‘rights’ at risk in council election

The CAO is such an important topic of focus concerning this April’s County Council election. It is more about how the new council members will view “citizens’ rights” than with the environment. The leaders our county needs to thrive will have

broad backgrounds in business, local economics, environmental and conservation as well as private property issues, broad base of job creation experience, management experience in private enterprise and volunteer organizations large and small, community service on several levels and understanding the current and future needs of our county. A council member whose career focus has been on environmental and conservation issues, low income housing and nonprofit organizations, the “New Economics” of justice and equality in property and income for everyone will have a disastrous impact on every aspect of the county. It is difficult for anyone to take away any of our constitutional rights, including private property rights. Therefore, the only way to remove those rights is to pass legislation that makes it virtually impossible to exercise them. Through a very complex CAO plan and regulatory system (a solution looking for a non-existent problem) the county can make it extremely difficult and expensive to own private property. Under these types of regulations you must prove in advance you have the right to cut a tree down or plant a garden. Whether or not your action was in a problem to the environment, you can be fined heavily and be forced to pay for restoration of your own land. Don’t believe it? Recently it has proven to be impossible to remove our second amendment rights as stated in the Constitution of the United States. Therefore, senators and representatives like Feinstein, Schumer, Maloney and others are proposing to make it so expensive to own a gun through mandatory insurance, fees and fines that most citizens will be unable to exercise their constitutional right. They can’t take away your rights, but they can suppress them. Support candidates who represent everyone’s rights and best interests in environmental and community issues, the economy, jobs and health. Vote: Rick Hughes – Bob Jarman – Brian McClerren Don Pencil Orcas Island

Qualities to lead; Byers in District 2

I have been a middle class resident on Orcas Island for See LETTERS, Page 19

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Continued from page 18 more than 20 years now. Some of you know me from when I worked in the Orcas Senior Center as “That Licensing Lady” (20052008). My experience working there as a representative of the San Juan County auditor and treasurer gave me some insight into the challenges facing our county government and the public it serves. We live in a special place. Part of that “specialness”, for me, has been the civility of the public discourse. I hope that continues. Frankly, regarding this election, I see more commonalities with some of the candidates, rather than differences. I really like Rick Hughes as a person, and I am a customer of his business. He is a good guy. However, what intrigues me about Lisa Byers as a candidate are two things: her work experience and her personal character. I believe that Lisa’s time spent governing or managing a successful nonprofit agency (which interfaces on a regular basis with our federal, state and county government agencies) has given her a unique skill-set that will translate exceedingly well to San Juan County governance. Now, couple that with an articulate personality, sharp mind, straightforward demeanor, and fair mindedness. What you get is a leader. That is Lisa Byers, a leader. Cathy Ferran Orcas Island

A ‘great’ decision; Jarman in Dist. 1

In the upcoming election, voters countywide will be casting their ballots for County Council members. I realize that people who live on Orcas and Lopez might not be very familiar with Bob Jarman from San Juan Island. I worked with Bob for almost 30 years, first in a small company then in a very large one. I also watched Bob in a supervisory position. Bob is a hardworking, honest, straightforward individual who is willing to share his opinion but also willing to listen to yours. Bob is a great choice for County Council. Barry Madan San Juan Island

He’ll work for all; Stephens in Dist. 3

I have known Jamie Stephens for nearly 20 years now and I continue to appreciate, among other things, his significant and consistent dedication to the community over that period of time. In addition to serving as the chairman of the County Council, Jamie has served on and worked with innumerable local boards. Many of his efforts have been apparent, such as for the Lopez Community Land Trust, Lopez Family Resource Center, Fisherman Bay Water District, and Port Commission. He supports local farmers and worked with legislators and citizens to help secure the recent National Monument status and local control of solid waste and recycling. But there is plenty that has gone unnoticed and unheralded. As a council member, Jamie works with our neighbors in the Gulf Islands. He was instrumental in establishing (and working on) the skate park. He taught small business classes for many years, enabling a number of local entrepreneurs to make their dreams a reality. He has been a substitute teacher at the Lopez School for many years. As an active Lions Club member, he has repeatedly organized the 4th of July parade and has made cocoa, cookies, and set up, to welcome the Santa Ship at Odlin Park (This is by no means an exhaustive summary). It is clear to me that he is personally invested in our island community on many levels. It’s an impressive broad base of involvement. I am confident that Jamie will continue to focus on our community and our needs. He is a good listener and takes into account everyone’s viewpoint.




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Letters As his campaign slogan goes: “He works for you.” Please join me in voting for Jamie. Paul Henriksen Lopez Island

County council could use a great mom, like ours

As Lisa’s daughters, we think you should vote for Lisa for County Council. In our totally biased but very well-informed opinion, we think Lisa would make a great council member because she is a great mom, and we think that great moms make great council members. Lisa respects us and takes us seriously even when she disagrees with us. Lisa can explain really complicated things so that they make sense to us. Lisa listens to us and makes sure she has

all the information and hears everyone’s perspective before making big decisions. Lisa told us once that her ministry, her calling in life, is to work towards a world where everyone has a home — a sustainable, affordable home that you can love and take responsibility for. That is what Lisa has worked towards for 17 years as OPAL’s executive director. Now she is expanding her efforts from the houses that are our homes, to the island community that is our home. Lisa wants to make San Juan County a sustainable, affordable community for all families, now and for generations to come. She loves our island community and wants to preserve it for her children and yours. She sure has our vote. Emma, Muriel Gallo-Chasanoff Orcas Island

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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.


Project Description

Tax Parcel Number, Project Location, and Island

Applicant/Agent Name and Address

Date of Date Other Application Complete Required Permits*

149 White Point Road, David Judd, 4687 Wallace Rd. Vacation Rental 462450019, San Juan N, Santa Rosa, CA 95404- 3/12/13 1231 Island



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Ken and Maryanne Carrasco Forest Environmental 262323001, 55 Harlans c/o Permit Resources, Teri Forest Practice 4/5/13 4/5/13 Practice Checklist; DNS Way, Orcas Island Williams, PO Box 1001, Permit SWMP Eastsound, WA 98245 252643003, 4103 Vander Yacht Propane, Craig PPROV0 Bulk propane Center Road, Lopez Vanderyacht, 824 Mullis St., 4/4/13 4/4/13 Exempt -13-0011 storage Island Friday Harbor, WA 98250 SEPA Determination: San Juan County has determined that the projects SEPA Comments: Anyone desiring Application Comments: Any file may be noted above with a DNS or MDNS will not have probable significant adverse to comment on the Threshold examined by appointment during regular business impacts on the environment and has issued a Threshold Determination Determination can do so by hours at the San Juan County CD&P, Courthouse pursuant to Sections 197-11-310 and 197-11-340 WAC. An Environmental submitting a written statement to Annex, Friday Harbor. Anyone desiring to Impact Statement will not be required under Section 43.21C.030 (2)(c) RCW. CD&P, P. O. Box 947 (135 Rhone comment on the Notice of Application can do so by This determination was made after review of the environmental checklist and Street), Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 no submitting a written statement to CD&P no later other environmental information on file at Community Development and later than the comment date specified than the end date for project comments specified Planning (CD&P). The County has determined that the requirements for above. The Threshold Determination above. Anyone who desires to provide testimony environmental analysis, protection, and mitigation measures have been may be appealed by submitting a in the public hearing or desires a copy of the adequately addressed in the development regulations and comprehensive written statement of appeal along with decision for this project may do so by requesting plan adopted under Chapter 36.70A RCW, and in other applicable local, the basis for the appeal and a fee to such from CD&P. A copy of the staff report for this state, or federal laws or rules, as provided by Section 43.21C.240 RCW and CD&P within 21 days after the end of project may be obtained from CD&P generally 7 Section 197-11-158 WAC, or as may be conditioned within any MDNS. the SEPA comment period. days prior to the public hearing.


NOTICE OF DECISIONS: Hearing Examiner decisions are posted on the County website at:

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Hearing Body

Hearing Hearing Place Date Islander Bank Hearing 6/12/13 Examiner Admin Bldg









NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS: Hearing Examiner meetings on San Juan Island start at 10:00 a.m., in the Islanders Bank Admin. Building downstairs meeting room, 225 Blair Street, Friday Harbor. Planning Commission meetings begin at 8:45 am. Any person desiring to comment prior to the hearing shall submit a statement in writing to CD&P, PO Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250. Written comments may also be submitted at the hearing. A copy of the staff report for this hearing may be obtained generally 7 days prior to the public hearing from CD&P at the address above. * As directed by applicant, per UDC18.80.030.A.3.f ** Per UDC 18.80.030.B. (Suggested End Date)

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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. MEETING NOTICE Citizens’ Salary Commission The Citizens’ Salary Commission will meet to discuss compensation of elected officials on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., at the first floor Hearing Room of the Legislative Building, 55 Second St., in Friday Harbor. The public is invited to attend. Written submissions and agenda items for the Commission must be received by 5/02/13 to be considered. Send to CSC, 350 Court Street, #5, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. A draft meeting agenda will be available one week prior on the County website at . LEGAL NO. SJ471003

Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. April 17, May 1, 2013. NOTICE OF REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING: The San Juan County Land Bank Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Friday, April 19th at the Craft Room, Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Public comment time is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. The public is welcome at every monthly Land Bank Commission meeting. Judy Cumming

San Juan County Land Bank 350 Court Street #6 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. SJ472625 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. April 17, 2013. NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO USE SAN JUAN COUNTY COUNCIL’S HISTORICAL PRESERVATION FUNDS The San Juan County Council has discretionary funds, generated by recording fees intended to promote historical preservation or historical programs, which may include preservation of historic documents. The Council is currently seeking propo-

sals for projects to use $6055 in funds to be awarded in 2013. Projects may include: acquisition or preservation of locally historic buildings and artifacts: developing and presenting locally historical programs or events; performing research into local history. Applicants must be non-profit or governmental entities that perform educational, interpretive, or preservative activities to promote or preserve the County’s local history. Applicants must demonstrate a preservation need and funds are available for specific projects only. Projects will be selected based on the best presentation of need, benefit and merit to San Juan County res-

idents and visitors. Descriptions of the program, along with applications, are available to download from the County website ( or the County Council office at 55 Second Street in Friday Harbor. You may also call the office at (360) 370-7470, or email the Clerk to the County Council, at for further information. Deadline for applications is May 10, 2013. LEGAL NO. SJ472890 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. April 17, 2013.

TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Town of Friday Harbor, Washington will hold a meeting in the Town Council Chambers on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor,

WA 98250. The afternoon session is not scheduled at this time due to a lack of quorum. The Town Council agenda is posted at Town Hall and is available by contacting the Town Clerk at (360) 378 2810 or for download on the Town

website at LEGAL NO. FH472996 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. April 17, 2013.

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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES In the Matter of the Estate of FORBES R. POWELL, Deceased. No. 13 4 05026 7 PROBATE 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: April 3, 2013 Personal Representative: YVONNE L. POWELL Address of Personal Representative: 235 GULL COVE LANE, FRIDAY HARBOR, WA 98250 T e l e p h o n e : 360.378.5320 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 T e l e p h o n e : 360.378.6860 LEGAL NO. J469603 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. April 3, 10, 17, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN IN PROBATE In The Matter of The Estate of EDWIN E. LEE, Deceased. PROBATE NO. 13 4 05025 9 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative named

below has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of this estate. Persons having claims against the decedent must, prior to the time such claims would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, serve their claims on the Personal Representative or the attorney of record at the address stated below and file an executed copy of the claim with the Clerk of this Court within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or within four months after the date of the filing of the copy of this Notice with the Clerk of the Court, whichever is later or, except under those provisions included in RCW 11.40.011 or 11.40.013, the claim will be forever barred. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FILING COPY OF NOTICE TO CREDITORS with Clerk of the Court: 3/26/2013 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: 4/10/2013 Dated this 20th day of March, 2013. /s/ Constance Marie Kyser Personal Representative Attorney for the Estate: Diana G. Hancock, WSBA #29325 175 Village Road P.O. Box 160 Lopez, WA 98261 (360) 468-3871 LEGAL NO. J470498 Published: The Journal of The San Juan Islands. April 10, 17, 24, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN IN PROBATE In The Matter of The Estate of EILEEN ROSE BRADY, Deceased. PROBATE NO. 13 4 05024 1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of this estate. Persons having claims against the decedent must, prior to the time such claims would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, serve their claims on the Personal Representative or the attorney of record at the address stated below and file an executed copy of the claim with the Clerk of this Court within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or within four months after the date of the filing of the copy of

this Notice with the Clerk of the Court, whichever is later or, except under those provisions included in RCW 11.40.011 or 11.40.013, the claim will be forever barred. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FILING COPY OF NOTICE TO CREDITORS with Clerk of the Court: 3/26/2013 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: 4/10/2013 Dated this 20th day of March, 2013. /s/ John H. Bostick Personal Representative Attorney for the Estate: Diana G. Hancock, WSBA #29325 175 Village Road P.O. Box 160 Lopez, WA 98261 (360) 468-3871 LEGAL NO. J470499 Published: The Journal of The San Juan Islands. April 10, 17, 24, 2013.

Juan Island School District offices at PO Box 458, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Bids may also be submitted by email to Maude Cumming, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, at Bid documents may be inspected at the offices of the San Juan Island School District #149, at the offices of the Architect, John Gresseth Architects LLP, 135 Second St. N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 or at plan bureaus throughout the NW. Questions shall be addressed to the Architect by phone, (360) 378-6364 or by email at Bids are subject to equal employment opportunity provisions of Washington State Law and compliance with Prevailing Wage Standards of the RCW Chapter 39.12 LEGAL NO. J470897 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. April 17, 24, 2013.

NOTICE OF COMMUNITY MEETING DATE & TIME: Friday, May 10, 2013, 9:30 AM MEETING LOCATION: Orcas Hotel, Parlor Room, 18 Orcas Hill Rd, Orcas, WA 98280 PROJECT LOCATION: 65 Orcas Hill Rd, Orcas, WA 98280 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: AT&T Mobility proposes to replace existing 60’ flagpole with a new 60’ stealth flagpole that includes an unstaffed AT&T telecommunications facility. Associated equipment will be located on the ground near the base of the new flagpole and screened by a 6’ cedar fence. APPLICANT CONTACT: AT&T Mobility, c/o Leslie Bradley, Westower, 7525 SE 24th Street, Suite 500, Mercer Island, WA 98040, 206-236-4118, ext 223, LEGAL NO. SJ466168 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 2013.

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF SAN JUAN ESTATE OF JUNE E. MAGNUSON, Deceased. NO. 13 4 05022 4 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 by RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the co-personal representatives or the co-personal representatives’ attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of Filing Notice to Creditors:

REQUEST FOR BIDS San Juan Island School District #149 is soliciting bids from qualified Contractors for the replacement of windows and siding at the Friday Harbor Elementary School located at 95 Grover Street, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250. Sealed bids will be received at the San Juan Island School District offices located at 285 Blair Street, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250 no later than 3:00 PM on May 9, 2013. Bids may be mailed to San

March 28, 2013 Date of first publication: April 3, 2013 Date of Appointment of Co-Personal Representatives: March 12, 2013 /s/ MARY MACAPIA MARY MACAPIA Co-Personal Representative /s/ JOEL MAGNUSON JOEL MAGNUSON Co-Personal Representative Address for Mailing or Service: SMITH AND KOCH 17225 Vashon Hwy. SW P.O. Box 0 Vashon, WA 98070 Tel: 206-463-9491 /s/ Margaret L. Koch Margaret L. Koch WSBA#8470 Attorney for Personal Representative LEGAL NO. J468217 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. April 3, 10, 17, 2013.

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Wolverines make waves on mound Guard throws ‘perfect’ game; three Wolverines combined on no-hitter By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor

Sophomore Gabe Lawson swatted a pair of extra-base hits and drove in three runs to lead the Wolverines to a 11-1 victory on the road, Saturday, April 13, over Cedar Park Christian of Mount Lake Terrace. Still, it was Lawson’s two innings of relief on the mound — from shaky to solid — that proved equally impressive, as the second-year player helped the Friday Harbor pitching staff post a no-hitter on the Lions (5-5) home field. Brandon Lambright tossed three innings of no-hit ball before giving way to Lawson, who, despite allowing a run after giving up a pair walks and hitting a batter, didn’t allow a base hit in two innings of relief. “He had a rough start in the fourth,” Coach Rich Warin said. “But he settled down and came back to have throw a good second inning.” Junior Otis Cooper-West kept the Lions hitless in the sixth inning to seal a 10-run win in six innings of play. With the win, the Wolverines improved to 9-3 overall and remained undefeated in Northwest 1A/2B League play. They fell for the second time this season to a regional 1A rival, however, in a 5-2 loss on the road Thursday, April 11, against Lynden Christian. The Wolverines failed to produce a base-hit with runners in scoring position, Warin said. “Their guy threw a very good game, but we just didn’t get the clutch hit when we needed it,” he said. The win over the Lions follows in the wake of an even more impressive outing on the mound by a Friday Harbor pitcher. On April 9, senior Gavin Guard, the team’s starting

Sports briefs Melborne tosses first no-hitter

Senior Jean Melborne threw the first no-hitter of her four-year career to lead the Friday Harbor softball team to a 14-0 vic-

Journal photo / Scott Rasmussen

Sophomore Gabe Lawson follows through with a high leg kick in a March 30 match up against Nooksack Valley at Hartman Field.

catcher, tossed a perfect game, as the Wolverines routed Darrington at Hartman Field in a 15-0 victory in just five innings. Guard, in a rare appearance on the mound, held the winless Loggers scoreless, without allowing a single base-hit or giving up a walk over five innings on the mound. Next The Wolverines host Orcas Friday, April 19; game time is 3 p.m. at Hartman Field. They face Division 1A Mount Baker, Saturday, on the road, at 1 p.m.

tory at home April 9 over Darrington, and to help notch the Wolverines fifth consecutive win. The Wolverines, 3-1 league, 6-2 overall, host Division 1A Blaine Saturday, at noon, and face Northwest

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Lawson claims Derby’s top prize

Jim Lawson claim the top prize in the Frank Wilson Memorial Fishing Derby. One week after taking the lead. Lawson’s 18.26-pounder bested the competition in the 10-week derby, earning the San Juan Island angler $1,000 in prize money. Pat Nash took home $500 for second place, and Pete Nelson finished third.


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April 17, 2013 edition of the Journal of the San Juans

Journal of the San Juans, April 17, 2013  

April 17, 2013 edition of the Journal of the San Juans