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The opportunity to take in the interior of the renovated Brickworks Building on Nichols Street, including two 55-foot long trusses made of fir, draws a crowd at the building’s grand opening ceremony, Saturday, in Friday Harbor’s Sunshine Alley.
Brickworks unveiled Plans include farmers’ market, events center, kitchen, and more By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor
The vision of a few became reality for the many as the freshly painted red double doors rolled back to reveal the spacious interior of the painstakingly, expertly crafted, renovated Brickworks Building in the heart of downtown Friday Harbor. From its gleaming wooden floor made of island fir, locally milled, to the two 55-foot-long trusses towering up above, each fortified with 300 shiny, massive bolts, the sight of the refurbished former home of the Friday Harbor Electric Company, drew an outpouring of
admiration from an enthusiastic crowd gathered for the building’s official Grand Opening ceremony. Even those that know it best couldn’t help but marvel at the transformation. “It’s a dream come true,” said Friday Harbor architect David Waldron, who crafted blueprints for the building’s reconstruction and renovation. “It turned out even better than I thought it would.” It didn’t come easy. Saturday’s grand opening stands as a testament of perseverance on the part of the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild, which endured and overcame considerable obstacles in its seven-year odyssey to establish what was conceived of at first as simply a home for a year-round farmers market. Preferred locations vanished and partnerships dissolved until
the Ag Guild, backed in part by state and federal grants, purchased the last remaining industrial building in Friday Harbor, at the intersection of 150 Nichols Street and Sunshine Alley, and then began searching high and low to raise the $1.65 million that would be needed to renovate a dilapidated building and to pay off its debt. Ag Guild Treasurer Mike Wick noted that through grants, donations, large and small, and newfound financial support from the Town of Friday Harbor, that roughly 82 percent of the funding goal, $1.3 million, has been collected to date. The town in February contributed a $100,000 matching grant from its lodging tax fund. “This is a historic day that we’re all going to remember,” Friday See Unveiled, Page 4
Somewhere along the line, Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s vision for expanded countywide high-speed internet service took a turn. Over the past year, OPALCO developed and promoted a plan to provide high-speed internet access and internetbased telephone service on a subscription basis to its membership for $75 per month. Foster Hildreth In recent weeks, however, the co-op has decided not to become an internet service provider itself. The build-out of the fiber optic infrastructure would be financed in part by a $34 million U.S. Department of Agriculture rural development loan, some of it to be repaid with a $15 monthly additional charge to co-op customers whether or not they subscribed to internet service. OPALCO announced in December it would proceed with the provision of internet service plan if half of its membership indicated support for the plan by signing up with the co-op and providing it with a pre-subscription deposit. Some 900 OPALCO members signed up for internet service and made pre-subscription deposits of $90. Those deposits were returned or credited to customer accounts when OPALCO announced the plan would not be implemented. On Wednesday, June 12, at the
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first of five open-house meetings on San Juan, Lopez, Shaw and Orcas islands, Assistant General Manager Foster Hildreth introduced the revised plan to an audience of about 50 people at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor. Several people in the audience dubbed the change of course as “Plan B”. Before the meeting, a dozen islanders gathered around Hildreth to ask questions about the “new direction.” Some said they still supported the plan approved by the Board in December, others expressed satisfaction that OPALCO had scrapped that plan. Hildreth told the small group that the vision hadn’t changed, but said the co-op was moving to an See Turn, Page 4
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Spring Street ‘12’: new journey begins By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter
Graduation of five students from China underscored “international” in the Spring Street International School name, as the school on Sunday celebrated its 15th high school graduation ceremony. “This is our most impressive graduating class,” said
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physics teacher Chuck Schietinger, adding that nine of the 12 graduates took AP Calculus and one, Ken Zhang, scored a perfect 800 on the SAT mathematics test. “And they are solidly moral young people.” All 12 graduates are headed for four-year colleges. Collectively they have earned $350,000 in scholarships and grants from the 10 schools they plan to attend. At the June 16 commencement ceremony, hosted by San Juan Community Theatre, Academic Dean and English teacher Heather June described each graduate with a single word; composer and music teacher Grisha Krivchenia serenaded each graduate with a piano piece picked to match those words. For Pikting Izzy Cheung, who will study art and science at Portland State University, June picked “radiant”. Vanessa Thompson, who is “not into plans” but is also thinking of Portland State, was described as “intent”. And for Melissa Pinnow, heading for Evergreen State in Olympia, June picked “exuberant”. Other schools welcoming SSIS honors graduates in the fall: George Washington U. (valedictorian magna cum laude Graham Crawbuck, “versatile”), New York Polytechnic (salutatorian magna cum laude Will
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Haviland, “complicated”), University of Southern California (magna cum laude Ryan NowakCrawford, “artistic”), University of California Irvine (magna cum laude Genhong Ken Zhang, “mischievous”), Linfield (cum laude Naomi Boydston, “imaginative”), Michigan State University (cum laude Lin Lin, “diligent”, and cum laude Bingye Willie Wu, “curious”), University of San Francisco (cum laude Zidan Angelina Liu, “enthusiastic”) and Western Washington U. (cum laude Joe Woodard, “creative”). The commencement address was delivered with a mix of humor, charm and serious advice by U.W. Friday Harbor Labs Associate Director and Professor Dr. Adam
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Continued from page 1 Harbor Mayor Carrie Lacher said at the opening ceremony. “I’m so glad, down to the very tips of my toes, that the town and the council found a way to participate in making this a
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Directors had not generated the level of support necessary to offset the risk to the cooperative’s financial structure. “We’ve learned a lot from our members over the past year,” Hildreth said about the reaction to the co-op’s broadband initiative. Hildreth pointed out that although the co-op won’t be moving forward with the proposed plan, “we’ll do what we can with our infrastructure to benefit our membership” and make best use of co-op resources by leasing the present fiberoptic network to telecommunications and internet providers. OPALCO has installed 77 miles of fiber-optic cable on most of the inhabited islands in the San Juans. This network and the corresponding equipment connects the company’s 11 major substations and is used “for monitoring and
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control of power quality and equipment, voltage regulators and other distribution devices,” according to the co-op. The fiber and equipment make up what OPALCO called its “Island Network,” launched in 2001 and already leased to organizations such as San Juan County, Peace Island Medical Center, University of Washington Laboratories, and others. Hildreth explained that until OPALCO figures out the direction of future infrastructure utilization, it has instituted a “moratorium on adding any new fiber connections through Island Network.” During this period, OPALCO will negotiate with CenturyLink and other internet service providers who may want to lease access to the co-op’s infrastructure. After the meeting, Hildreth explained further in an e-mail: “Our discussions with CenturyLink are moving forward and we expect to reach completion by the end of summer. We’ve been talking to all of the local ISPs and welcome conversations with any service provider who can help
us toward our vision of better broadband for our membership.” Regarding the $34 million capital project loan commitment from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, some of which would have been used for the internet project, OPALCO stated in a press release, “The USDA loan is in place through 2016 for capital projects including infrastructure expansion. We draw funds down only after completing projects. It’s likely that we won’t use the whole amount that has been approved for this construction work plan period, and there is no penalty for not drawing down funds.” OPALCO took the pulse of the meeting through a series of charts and tables asking attendees about their attitudes to present internet service and internet speed. Most responses favored faster internet service and “more aggressive investment” by OPALCO in internet service. After the meeting, Hildreth summed up his conclusions: “We were pleased to hear such strong member support for our vision.”
Picnic: Continued from page 3 help organize catered hikes for park goers walking from Dead Man’s Bay to the limekiln, and has plenty of new eating options at her kiosk. “You can call in now and place orders,” Burke says. “So you can pick up a picnic basket that’s waiting for you and your family and friends.” The kiosk is open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., (depending on weather) until mid-September. You can call Red Checkered Picnics at 370-5810.
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Alleged knife-wielding teen faces felony assault
A 17-year-old San Juan Island boy accused of wielding a knife and attacking a rival in an altercation over a girl is slated to stand trial in late July on four criminal charges, including two felonies. The boy pleaded not guilty in San Juan County Juvenile May 29 to assault with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony, and to attempted second-degree assault, a Class C felony, and to two misdemeanors as well, unlawful display of a weapon and criminal trespass. He faces maximum penalties of confinement until age 21 if convicted of a felony assault offense. The Journal does not identified by name minors involved in criminal cases, unless named by local law enforcement officials. According to court documents, prosecutors claim the 17-year-old first brandished and then wielded a knife when he attacked another boy during a brief altercation involving a group of teens at the home of a girl with whom the boy was fond of. The girl, who was hosting a bonfire party with a group of friends, had repeatedly told the boy earlier over the phone that he was not welcome, according to court documents. The 17-year-old and a friend reportedly were intoxicated when they arrived at the girl’s home. Following an argument that erupted into a brief altercation, in which no
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ties of life in prison, a $50,000 fine, or both. His trial begins Aug. 26 and will be heard by a jury. Prosectors also filed a pair of third-degree rape charges as an alternative to either Class A felony offense. The lesser felony offense carries maximum penalties of five years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both. Anderson was released under court orders pending trial. According to court documents, the two 15-year-old girls, as well as being under the age of consent, were incapacitated by a combination of alcohol and marijuana at the time prosecutors claim that Anderson forced himself upon both, at separate times that same night, and sexually assaulted each in the haze of a late-night alcohol-fueled party in Eastsound in mid-October. He was 20 and more than four years
For the second time in three years a 21-year-old Bothell man, accused most recently of sexually assaulting two alcoholimpaired teenage girls at a late-night party in October on Orcas Island, is slated to stand trail on charges of felony rape in San Juan County. On June 7, Peter John Anderson pleaded not guilty in San Juan County Superior Court to two counts of thirddegree rape of a child, a Class C felony, and to Debbie Dardanelli-Windermere-317-6690 two counts of seconddegree rape of a child, ROSSWORD a Class A felony that carries maxi- Across mum penal- 1. Fireproofing fibers
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older than either of the alleged victims at the time. In June, 2010, Anderson, then 18, was accused of second-degree rape for an alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl. He pleaded innocent to the felony offense and six months later the case was dismissed after prosecutors, according to court documents, informed the court that the alleged victim, fearful of confrontational court proceedings, could no longer participate and that they could not proceed without her testimony. As with the 2010 case, Anderson is represented by attorney Charles Arndt of the Coupeville-based law firm of Arndt and Walker. Arndt is a former San Juan County public defender. — Scott Rasmussen
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Who gets the call over healthcare ?
Island Hospital is currently looking to affiliate with a larger medical institution to take advantage of the economies of scale involving purchasing, electronic medical records, insurance reimbursement, and specialty referrals. I support such an association. However, I am quite uncomfortable contemplating Island Hospital aligning itself with any religiously controlled medical institution. I do not believe that public taxes should support any religion in pursuit of its ministry, whether it is charitable, educational, or delivering health care to the public. What should be a bright line of separation between church and state is becoming blurred in our state. As a firm believer in the Constitutions of Washington State and the United States, I see a looming conflict that may require judicial resolution. It’s been suggested that affiliations between taxpayer supported medical delivery institutions and those operated by religions organizations could be violations of the Washington State Constitution (Article I, Section 11, as amended in 1957 and 1993). Although not an attorney, my interpretation of that article and section permits only the employment of a chaplain, in “correctional, and mental institutions, or by a county’s or public hospital district’s hospi-
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tal, health care facility, or hospice”, not persons with fidelity to an institution implementing church policies in the choice of services or manner of public health care delivery. In Washington state, no bishop should be able to impose religious doctrine upon a patient and their physician in any matters which are in full compliance with state and federal medical legislation, or wellestablished secular best medical practices. The opportunities for secular medical institutions to affiliate with other than religious dominated medical institutions are rapidly becoming fewer. As a patient I am very concerned about my end of life decisions being extinguished by religious policy which does not respect my fully legal wishes. San Olson Lopez Island
non-religiously affiliated hospitals for over 30 years, I saw exactly the same type of care being delivered at both types of institutions. I also observed that Catholic hospitals are willing to treat all individuals, including the most vulnerable and those without the ability to pay. It is true that Catholic hospitals do not provide abortion. Many other nonreligious hospitals do not provide it either; only 4 percent of abortions are performed in hospitals. Advance directives are honored at Catholic hospitals. Physician-assisted sui-
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cide, which is not an option under the advance directive, is not offered. However no such suicides have been performed in any hospital in Washington over the past three years. In communities where the sole hospital provider is a Catholic hospital, you are likely to find the same range of services that would be available if the hospital were not Catholic. It is community size, not religious orientation that is the primary determinant of services available. We need to focus not on just a few procedures, but to work together to make sure that our communities have the broadest possible range of safe, high quality and needed services. Dr. Roland Trenouth Bellingham — Editor’s note: A retired cardiologist, Dr. Trenouth in a member of PeaceHealth Northwest Network governing board.
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Recently I completed eight weeks (39 treatments, 5 days a week), of radiation for prostate cancer at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Of these 39 treatments, I was treated to 33 flights by the Silver Eagles of Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor airports who generously flew me and two other radiation patients (at the pilot’s own expense) to the mainland where we took a car donated by Toyota to the hospital and back. The treatments were tiring and without the benevolence of these kind-hearted individuals, the transporta-
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tion from and back to the island would have been exhausting and overwhelming. I cannot express enough gratitude to the local Silver Eagle pilots, Toyota, the Skagit Valley Airport personnel, and Ernie’s Cafe for their care, concern, and support during this uncertain period. We all know this island is a special place, but it becomes exceptionally special when we need it most. Thanks again to everyone who helped me and my flying companions through a difficult time and made getting there all of the fun. Teddy Deane San Juan Island
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With the 2013 graduation ceremonies behind us, we close the books on another great year for the Dollars for Scholars program. The program is designed to inspire young men and women to become active
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volunteers and give back to our community. This year we awarded ten, $1,000 scholarships to graduating San Juan Island seniors, and since our inception over $160,000 has been awarded. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of these ten individuals for sticking with it and completing the program requirements of community service: Brett Paul, Sam Waite, Daisy Roth, Emma McMain, Lita Gislason, Paige Carlson, Samuel McMain, Michael Barsamian, Connor CoffeltKuetzing and Mackenzie Brown. In addition to congratulating the scholarship recipients, we would be remiss if we did not take this opportunity to share our appreciation and sincere thanks to all the people and organizations who make our program successful. Our scholarships are funded by generous donations from individuals who recognize the value of instilling a
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volunteering spirit in our youth, the local restaurants which partner in our Dining for Scholars program, and finally by all of you when you show your support by dining out at one of our Dining for Scholars events. We are also grateful for ongoing support from the Consignment Treasures Clothes Closet and for the awareness the Journal of the San Juan Islands brings to all our events. This year, all of these local restaurants opened their doors and hearts to our program. The portion of their profits they shared from Dining for Scholars was essential to our fundraising efforts – so thank you to: Crows Nest, Roy’s, Sweet Retreat, Café Demeter, Rocky Bay, Hungry Clam, Lime Kiln Café, KO Subs, Blue Water, China Pearl/Kung Fu Pizza, Spring Street Deli, Vic’s Drive In, Haley’s, Cask & Schooner, Downriggers, Mi Casita, Coho, Rumor Mill, See LETTERS, Page 7
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New face, Fresh start?
Cracks in cornerstone of democracy
ily veteran Bob Jean yields office in 10 days to the new guy, Mike Thomas. Jean performed his “interim” job admirably, keeping the county ship-of-state on even keel and a steady course while managing the transition from six council members to three, and from an independent executive to a councildependent manager. Admirable job, Bob. Take a well-deserved vacation. But somewhat like the ceremonies that have occupied our schools in recent days, people want to know whether Jean’s graduation into retirement and Thomas’s commencement of a new job will mean just a change of faces or a “fresh start” for local government. The Journal votes for “fresh start.” Our advice: trust your fellow islanders, but “verify”. Just the size difference means a lot: Enumclaw is 3.9 square miles with about 11,000 people, San Juan County is 621 square miles with 15,000 people. Enumclaw is on the way to the Mount Rainier vacation destination; our county is a destination, as well as a National Monument. The economies are different, the recreation base is different, the diversity of the community is different, the schools are different. You are coming here at an opportune moment, Mr. Thomas. Real estate sales are picking up and the summer tourist season looks promising. The budget will still be tight, but nothing like the gloom-and-doom of the recent years. We know your house on Decatur makes you one of us already and that the community attributes that we all share will make your new encounters even better than your prior ones. No doubt you’ll have a detailed to-do list, from both the council and your predecessor, but the best place to learn about this county is getting out and around and talking to people. During these first few weeks, see if you can’t squeeze a half-day here and there to check out each inhabited island - and maybe one or two of the uninhabited islands, like Sucia. The more familiar you are with the lay of the land, the more comfortable you’ll be making decisions about our far-flung archipelago. Welcome to the Monument, Mike.
PUBLIC MEETINGS n County Council Accountability Oversight Committee, June 19, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Islanders Bank Annex Community Room, 225 Blair Ave. n SJI Hospital District Commission, June 19, 5 p.m., Frank Wilson EMS Building, 1079 Spring St. n SJC Parks & Recreation Commission, June 20, 8:4511:30 a.m., San Juan County Park, San Juan Island n OPALCO Board of Directors, June 20, 10:15 a.m., Lopez Fire Hall, 2228 Fisherman Bay Road. n Building Advisory Committee, June 20, 11:30 a.m., Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis St. n Friday Harbor Town Council, June 20, noon & 5:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers, 60 Second St. n Island Rec Commission, June 20, 5 p.m., Island Rec office, 580 Guard St. n SJC Planning Commission, June 21, 8:30 a.m., Legislative Building Hearing Room, 55 Second St.; deliberations only on SMP update, live-streamed on county website, www.sanjuanco.com
Secret surveillance at home, abroad? Oath of office, 4th amendment ignored
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he Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution serves to limit and define the powers of government, to remind all members of the government that they serve the citizens, and that the citizens hold the right to restrain government. Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution specifies the oath of office for the President: "I (name) do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States." Members of Congress, Federal Judges, and Federal employees also take an oath that includes the words, “I solemnly swear that I will support and protect the Constitution of the United States…” This nation’s history demonstrates a healthy tension between the government and the governed surrounding the Bill of Rights. Until recently, the Bill of Rights has prevailed, although our history contains shameful abuses that we accept as excusable aberrations of “American Exceptionalism”. However, the abuses of the administrations of former President George W. Bush and current President Barrack Obama are so blatant and serious, and we citizens are so complacent and silent, that our democracy is compromised and weakened as never before. The commitments of both the federal government and “We the People” to the continuation of a democratic government is now a reasonable subject for debate. Egregious examples of recent unconstitutional actions include: The lies that were the foundations of this Nation’s voluntary wars against Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, and our current eagerness to become involved in Syria; “legal” laws including the Authorization for Use of Military Force that President Obama interprets to wage a worldwide, indefinite, “war on terrorism”; extra-judicial drone attacks inside sovereign nations to murder both foreign nationals and Americans citizens based on a secret “kill list”; warrantless wiretapping of American citizens; the collection of “any tangible thing” under the Patriot Act; and the National Defense Authorization Act that allows the military to arrest and detain American citizens indefinitely without charge or trial. Recently we learned that the government is conducting secret, massive, unconstitutional surveillance in the United States and globally. Included are telephone records and access to all private data stored by Microsoft, AOL, Skype, Google, Apple and Facebook, including email, video chats, photos, files transfers and more. Secret spying is a blatant violation of the Fourth Amendment: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the
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place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized”. President Obama, and the complicit members of Congress, have violated their oaths of office. Irrespective of one’s political views, the constitutional abuses of President Obama and the complicity of the Congress cannot be excused. Although spoken in a different context, the uplifting inaugural words of former President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 are appropriate today: “So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself— nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” — Editor’s note: Friday Harbor Friends of the Constitution meet every other month; for info, contact Roger DeRoos, president of FHFC steering committee, 378-6323.
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What’s Happening! Wednesday, June 19 4-Season Gardening in the San Juans, 7 p.m., (pot luck 6 p.m.) Grange Hall No. 966, 152 First St., free. Keith Keyser of Skagit Valley Community College demonstrates keys to raising a year-round garden; crop selection, season extenders. Info, 378-6632, http://sjigrange.wordpress.com.
Thursday, June 20 Literary Salon with Laurie Orton, 7 p.m., library, free. Chat about old and new books, authors, themes, ideas, in front of the fireplace, every third Thursday. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www. sjlib.org.
Friday, June 21 Opening Day: Friday Harbor Art Market, 3-7 p.m., Brickworks Plaza, Sunshine Alley. Market features art by local artists. Kick off event features food, marimba music; market open every Friday, through Aug. 30. Info, 360-4720216, dpigman1234@ yahoo.com. Art Exhibit, Opening Reception, 5-8 p.m., San Juan Community Theatre, free. Meet & greet with artist Scott Salsbury; exhibit features 28 new paintings, on display through July 22 in the theatre lobby. Info, 378-3210, www. sjctheatre.org.
Saturday, June 22 Free Drop-in Soccer Clinics, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., FHES fields, 95 Grover St. British Soccer Camp coaches lead series of three age-specific clinics, sponsored by FANS, Island Rec (See story, pg. 10). Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org. See Calendar, Page 10
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ormally, the business of caring for stray, lost or abandoned animals is no a laughing matter. But a break from the norm and a healthy dose of hilarity promises to be just what the doctor ordered — make that veterinarian — at the 9th annual Wags to Riches fundraiser, Saturday, June 29. And what’s the buzz about a helicopter and $2,500 cash prize? Well, more on that in a moment. Sponsored by Friday Harbor Animal Protection Society, Wags to Riches is the biggest benefit of the year for the APS-managed Friday Harbor Animal Shelter, where on any given day as many as 25 cats and kittens, and 3-4 dogs, are provided with safe haven, nourishment, medical treatment and a helping, caring, loving hand. Anywhere between 60-75 cats and kittens are adopted year-in and year-out through the animal shelter, where each animal is treated and given medical clearance prior to adoption. Adoptions of dogs and puppies number about 35-40 a year, collectively. The shelter remains a “no-kill” facility for any adoptable animal With as many as 150 animals a year to care for, or more, that’s serious stuff, with an overhead of about $150,000 a year. A little humor offers a nice change of pace. So, with three nationally renowned comedians set to share
the spotlight of the San Juan Community Theatre stage, this year’s event is entitled, most suitably, as “Comedy to the Rescue”. It stars Elayne Boozler, founder of Tails of Joy, an animal rescue and advocacy foundation, who’s making a second appearance at Wags to Riches, awardwinning standup comic Emo Philips, and veteran late-night talk show comedian Wendy Liebman, whose “Taller on T.V.” special debuted on Showtime in 2012. That’s not all, not by a long shot. In addition to rib-tickling performances by three veteran comedians, admission to the show includes gourmet hors d’oeuvres and tasty beverages as well as great raffles and a live auction. The event also features an online silent auction that begins - goes live - Friday, June 21, a week before Comedy to the Rescue hits the stage (for access to the silent auction, go online at, biddingforgood.com/apsfh.). Oh, and the helicopter and cash prize? An added attraction to this year’s fundraiser is Wags to Riches “Howlin-One Balldrop” and raffle drawing. At about noon on the day of the event, Dane Armstrong will be hovering over a yet-to-be-determined green at San Juan Golf & Country at about 200 feet, with a cargo of golf balls purchased as part of the Wags to Riches raffle, $10 a ball, no limit on entry, in the belly of his aircraft. The owner of the first ball to roll n What: Wags To Riches, “Comedy into the hole will win $2,500 to the Rescue”, APS fundraiser cash, and additional prizes n Who: Elayne Boozler, Emo await for those with the five Philips, Wendy Liebman closest balls to the hole (winners will be announced at the n Where: San Juan Community Comedy to the Rescue show). Theatre, Whittier Stage Three comedians, live n When: Saturday, June 29, 6-10 and silent (online) auctions, p.m.; ‘Howl-in-One Balldrop’, noon, gourmet food and drink, a SJ Golf & Country Club first-ever helicopter ball drop n Admission: $85 — and all for a good cause — put it all together to make Wags to Riches truly something to bark about.
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Islanders and visitors will gather at Lime Kiln Point State Park to sing for our marine neighbors this Saturday, June 22. The Annual Orca Sing Concert brings friends, families, wildlife enthusiasts and musicians together for a celebration of the Salish
Sea ecosystem and—hopefully—to see the orcas in person. “Whenever the whales go by, it’s the best,” Erin Corra says. Corra is the founder and program director of Friends of Lime Kiln Society (F.O.L.K.S.), a group of islanders dedicated to financially supporting one of our county’s most
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All eyes are on the lookout for orcas at the annual “Orca Sing” and Solstice celebration at Lime Kiln State Park. musical entertainment, tours of historic lighthouse. Discovery Pass or day-fee required for parking, carpooling encouraged. Info, www.whalemuseum.org.
Monday, June 24 Conscientious Projector Film Series: ‘Selected Short Subjects, 7 p.m., library, free. Presentation includes new developments, follow ups on previously aired documentaries; hosted by Ron Simpson. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org. On Book! The Dixie Swim Club, 7:30 p.m., San Juan Community Theatre, free. Next in the series of Reader’s Theater presentations will showcase a comedy about five friends from the South who meet at the same beach house each, for 33 years. Info, 378-3210, www. sjctheatre.org.
Wednesday, June 26 Dig Into Reading: Bill Robison, Comedy Clown, 1:30 p.m., FHES, 95 Grover St., free. Fast-paced outrageously funny, physical comedy, mimic and clowning. BYO seating; presented by SJI Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org.
Thursday, June 27 Night Music Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m., San Juan Community Theatre. Five-show season series debuts with, “Juke Box Night”, featuring Ian Byington, Daniel Finn, Kirk Fuhrmeister, Steven Keys. Info, 378-3210, www.sjctheatre.org.
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Free Concert: The Rondo’s, 8 p.m. to midnight, Grange Hall, 152 First St. All ages with rock ‘n roll by the Rondo’s. Free admission; BYO beverages, snacks. Info, 378-6632.
On Book! The Dixie Swim Club, 7:30 p.m., San Juan Community Theatre, free. Next in the series of Reader’s Theater presentations will showcase a comedy about five friends from the South who meet at the same beach house each, for 33 years. Info, 378-3210, www. sjctheatre.org.
Civil War Lecture Series, 7-9 p.m., library, free. Presentation by NPS historian Mike Vouri, “Connections: Pig War to Civil War”; military officers with key roles in the Civil War and their history on San Juan Island. Refreshments by Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org.
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Coaches from the British Soccer Camp program will lead the program. The clinics run from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., ages three to five; 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 6-8 yrs; and 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 9-12. “We started these clinics last summer and they were a great hit.” said FANS president Cathy Kromer. “They’re also a fun preview
of the British Soccer Camps that take place later this summer.” No registration is necessary for the clinics; however, parents should arrive 15 minutes early to sign waivers. Island Rec is taking registrations for its British Soccer camps in July and Tetra Brazil soccer camps in August, at www.islandrec.org.
of the San Juans. In years past, People for Puget Sound had been the main face of the Orca Sing, but the group has since dissolved due to its founder retiring. “We want to keep the tradition alive, but this year we’re shifting from being ‘plugged’ to ‘unplugged’, so we’re just looking for local acoustic musicians,” Corra says. “It’s really just about keeping it local and low-key. We don’t need to amplify it.” The event also coincides with the centennial of the Washington State Parks. F.O.L.K.S. already celebrated the parks’ 100th birthday - March 19 - with the San Juan Island Trails Association, but the most
exciting events have yet to come. July will feature the Lighthouse Fly-by, allowing people to gather around the Lime Kiln State Park lighthouse while a photographer takes aerial pictures from a plane circling overhead. And in August, F.O.L.K.S. is preparing to fire up (literally) the historic lime kiln. “Bring s’mores!” Corra says.
Island youth can work on soccer skills during free drop-in clinics on Saturday, June 22, at the Friday Harbor Elementary School fields. Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec and Challenger Sports are sponsoring the clinics, aimed at children ages three to 12.
Continued from page 1 Corra has been to every Orca Sing since 2007, but this is the first year that F.O.L.K.S. will be organizing the event, along with the Whale Museum and Friends
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WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRIES DIVISION REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FRIDAY HARBOR, LOPEZ ISLAND AND ORCAS ISLAND FERRY TERMINAL AGENT CONTRACTS The Washington State Department of Transportation Ferries Division, operating as Washington State Ferries (hereinafter called "WSF"), requests proposals for the following described Contracts: WSF is seeking contracted Terminal Agents (hereinafter called the "Agents") for WSF’s Friday Harbor, Lopez Island and Orcas Island Ferry Terminals (hereinafter called the "Terminal" or “Terminals”). WSF is issuing this RFP to provide an opportunity for new, competitive proposals for each Terminal Agent Contract. Qualifying parties may submit proposals to operate any or all of the Terminals. (Note that the Shaw Island Ferry Terminal Agent Contract is not within the scope of this RFP due to a prior Contract assignment to the current Agent.) The proposed Terminal Agent Contracts shall be for an initial term of approximately five (5) years, commencing September 1, 2013 and expiring on September 30, 2018. WSF shall have the sole authority to offer an extension of the Contracts for two additional five (5) year terms. The current contracted Terminal Agents may submit proposals for the new Terminal Agent Contracts. If a new Terminal Agent is selected at any location, the current Terminal Agent will train the new Agent to ensure a smooth transition in Terminal operations. WSF’s objective is to enter into Terminal Agent Contracts with Agents that will (i) be solely responsible for the daily management and operation of the Terminals; and (ii) provide courteous and efficient service to WSF customers, with all such activities coordinated with WSF. At all times, the Terminal Agents shall manage and operate the Terminals as independent contractors, not as employees of WSF or the State of Washington. An optional Pre-Proposal Conference will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at WSF’s offices in downtown Seattle (see address below). Contact WSF’s Tim McGuigan at 206.515.3601 to sign up for the Pre-Proposal Conference.
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Additionally, WSF believes that a visit to the Terminals is crucial to preparing a proposal under this RFP. Therefore, WSF will conduct an optional tour of each Terminal on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Contact WSF’s Tim McGuigan at 206.515.3601 for meeting locations and time. WSF will not grant any contractual relief for failure to attend the Pre-Proposal Conference and/or Terminal tours. The closing date for receipt of proposals is 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 or as otherwise amended under the RFP. Proposals received after that time will be rejected. Unless all proposals are rejected, WSF intends to award the Terminal Agent Contracts to the responsive and responsible proposer(s) who offer the most advantageous proposals to WSF based on the evaluation criteria established for the Contracts. On or after June 14, 2013, interested parties may obtain the RFP package from WSF’s Legal Services & Contracts Department as shown below, for the non-refundable fee of $50.00. Informational copies of the RFP package will be on file after that date at various plan centers, WSDOT Support Services / Seattle SBA and at WSF. WSF will also post the RFP package on the following web site: www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/ business/contracts/.
Legal Services & Contracts Department Washington State Ferries 2901 Third Ave. Suite 500 Phone: 206. 515. 3606 (recording) Seattle, WA 98121-3014 Fax: 206. 515. 3605
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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. CALL FOR BIDS CRP 041106, CRP 041109 SAN JUAN COUNTY GUARDRAIL SAFETY PROJECT Federal Aid Project Number: HSIP-000S(251) Project Summary Description of Work This Contract provides for the construction of weathering steel post type 1 guardrails, guardrail terminals and anchors, tree removal, roadway repair, and traffic control, and other work, all in accordance with and described in the Contract Provisions and Plans. This work will be done at 8 different sites located on Orcas and San Juan Islands. Estimated Cost $225,000 to $300,000 Working Days 40 days Informational Items Washington State Sales Tax This Contract is subject to WAC 458-20-171, Washington State Sales Tax Rule 171. In accordance, the Bidder shall include Washington State Retail Sales Taxes in the various unit bid item prices (Section 1-07.2(1)). Requirements for Minimum Prevailing Wages This Contract is funded with Federalaid, State and local funds. In accordance, both State and Federal wage laws and rules apply as provided in the Contract (Section 1-07.9). Approved â€œStatement of Intent to Pay Prevailing Wagesâ€? and â€œAffidavit of Prevailing Wagesâ€? forms are required. Certified weekly payrolls, submitted on US Department of Labor form WH-347, are required (Section 1-07.9(5)). Requirements for Nondiscrimination WSDOT Highways and Local Programs has determined that Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Training Goals are not appropriate for this project. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Title VI provisions are always required (Section 1-07.11). Bid Information Contract Provisions and Plans The Contract Provisions and Plans are available for viewing in person at the San Juan County Public Works Department and online at http://www.sanjuanco.com/publicworks/Bids-and-Specs.aspx. Individual copies may be purchased for $50 by sending or delivering a check to the San Juan County Purchase of Contract Provisions and Plans is not required to submit a bid. Any Amendments to the Contract Provisions and Plans will be posted online. Only Bidders who have purchased a copy of the Contract Provi-
sions and Plans will be notified by the Public Works Department of Amendments. Notification will be made using the contact information provided during purchasing. Bidder Questions In accordance with Section 1-02.4(1) of the Standard Specifications: Oral explanations, interpretations, or instructions given by anyone before the Award of a Contract will not be binding on the Contracting Agency. Any information given a prospective Bidder concerning any of the Bid Documents will be furnished to all prospective Bidders as an Addendum if that information is deemed by the Contracting Agency to be necessary in submitting Bids or if the Contracting Agency concludes that the lack of the information would be prejudicial to other prospective Bidders. Bid Opening Time and Date Sealed bids shall be marked and delivered in accordance with Section 1-02.9 of the Special Provisions. Sealed bids are to be received at the following location prior to the time and date specified: At the office of the Clerk of the Council, San Juan County Council, until 1:00 p.m. of the bid opening date. Physical Address Clerk of the Council 55 Second Street, 1st Floor Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Mailing Address Clerk of the Council 350 Court St. #1 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 The bid opening date for this Contract shall be July 3, 2013 Bidders are cautioned that delivery service to San Juan Island is subject to delays due to inclement weather and ferry service disruptions. Bidders who send their bids to San Juan County via USPS, Fed Ex, UPS or some other carrier shall place their bids in a sealed envelope, to ensure that a sealed bid is received by the County. Additional Information Contact the Public Works Department at (360) 370-0500. Notices U.S. DOT Title VI Assurances â€œThe San Juan County Public Works Department in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, dis-
advantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.â€? (LAG Manual 46.24) LEGAL NO. SJ487777 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ€™ Sounder. June 12, 19, 26, 2013.
San Juan County, 350 Court Street #8, Friday Harbor WA 98250, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecologyâ€™s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, Odlin Park Day Use Area Improvements, is located at 148 Odlin Park Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261 in San Juan County. This project involves 1.5 acres of soil disturbance for Roadway, Parking, and Campsite Improvement related construction activities. Stormwater will be discharged to an on-site wetland and, potentially, Puget Sound. Any persons desiring to present their views to the Washington State Department of Ecology regarding this application, or interested in Ecologyâ€™s action on this application, may notify Ecology in writing no later than 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and, if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II antidegradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320. Comments may be submitted to: Department of Ecology Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater P. O. Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 LEGAL NO. SJ489548 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ€™ Sounder. June 19, 26, 2013.
SAN JUAN ISLAND GUARDRAIL REPAIRS CALL FOR BIDS Project Summary Description of Work This Contract provides for guardrail repairs, traffic control and other work, all in accordance with and described in the Contract Provisions and Plans. Base bid includes repair work at 5 separate sites, all located on San Juan Island. Estimated Cost $30,000-$60,000 Working Days 40 days Informational Items Washington State Sales Tax This Contract is subject to WAS 458-20-171, Washington State Sales Tax Rule 171. In accordance, the Bidder shall include Washington State Retail Sales Taxes in the various unit bid item prices (Section1-07.2(1)). Requirements for Minimum Prevailing Wages This Contract is funded with local funds. In accordance, State wage laws and rules apply as provided in the Contract (Section 1-07.9). Approved â€œStatement of Intent to Pay Prevailing Wagesâ€? and Affidavit of Prevailing Wagesâ€? forms are required. Bid Information Contract Provisions and Plans The Contract Provisions and Plans are available for viewing in person at the San Juan County Public Works Department and online at http://www.sanjuanco.com/publicworks/Bids-and-Specs.aspx. Individual copies may be purchsed for $50 by sending or delivering a check to the San Juan County Public Works Department at the address listed below. Payment must be received prior to delivery. Purchase of Contract Provisions and Plans is not required to submit a bid. Any addendums to the Contract Provisions and Plans will posted online. Only bidders who have purchased a copy of the Contract Provisions and Plans will be notified by the Public Works Department of addendums. Notification will be made using the contact information provided during purchasing. Bidder Questions In accordance with Section 1-02.4(1) of the Standard Specifications: Oral explanations, interpretations, or instructions given by anyone before the Award of a Contract will not be binding on the Contracting Agency. Any information given a prospective
Bidder concerning any of the Bid Documents will be furnished to all prospective Bidders an Addendum if that information is deemed by the Contracting Agency to be necessary in submitting Bids or if the Contracting Agency concludes that the lack of the information would be prejudicial to other prospective Bidders. Bid Opening Time and Date Sealed bids shall be marked and delivered in accordance with Section 1-02.9 of the Special Provisions. Sealed bids are to be received at the following location prior to the time and date specified: At the office of the Clerk of the Council, San Juan County Council, until 1:15 p.m. of the opening date. Physical Address: Clerk of the Council 55 Second Street, 1st Floor Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Mailing Address: Clerk of the Council 350 Court St. #1 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 The Bidding opening for this Contract shall be July 3, 2013. Bidders are cautioned that delivery service to San Juan Island is subject to delays due to inclement weather and ferry service disruptions. Bidders who send their bids to San Juan County via USPS, FedEx, UPS or some other carrier shall place their bids in a sealed envelope, to ensure that a sealed bid is received by the County. Additional Information Contact the Public Works Department at (360) 370-0500. Notices U.S. DOT Title VI Assurances â€œThe San Juan County Public Works Department in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78, Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs of the Department of Transporation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.â€? (LAG Manual 46.24) LEGAL NO. SJ490007 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islandsâ€™ Sounder June 19, 26, 2013
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TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES AGENDA - TOWN COUNCIL Town Council Chambers 60 Second Street Thursday, June 20, 2013 ANNOUNCEMENT: The Afternoon meeting of the Town Council has been cancelled. 5:30 PM Call to Order / Roll Call / Flag Salute / Public Access (Est. 10 min.) Council discussion of the draft 2014 thru 2019 Six Year Transportation Improvement Plan (Est. 5 min.) Adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusion of Law & Decision for SSDP No. 96 by Seattle Yacht Club proposing to replace and add to their existing house and deck (Est. 5 min.) Resolution No. 1953 Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with San Juan County for building inspection and plan review services (Est. 5 min.) Resolution No. 1957 Authorizing conditional private use of a portion of Front Street by the Rotary Club of San Juan Island (Est. 5 min.) Resolution No. 1958 Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to the agreement between the Town of Friday Harbor
and the Business Association of San Juan County (dba Visitors Bureau) to provide additional summer tourist promotion for the year 2013 (Est. 5 min.) Resolution No. 1959 Accepting a Quit Claim Deed from Pope Family Properties, LLC for dedication of a portion of Mullis Street (Est. 5 min.) Council discussion and preliminary approval of allocation for the 2014 Hotel Motel Excise Tax Grant Program (Est. 30 min.) Administrator’s Report Payment of Claims Approval of Minutes Future Agenda Items Citizen Response Adjourn LEGAL NO. FH489981 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 19, 2013
ORDINANCE NO. 1509 AN ORDINANCE adding a new chapter to Title 2 of the Friday Harbor Municipal Code (FHMC) concerning hours of operation for Town Hall was adopted by the Town Council on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The full text of this ordinance shall be mailed upon request to the Town Clerk, POB 219, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250 / (360) 378 2810. LEGAL NO. FH489989 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 19, 2013
ORDINANCE NO. 1510 AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 10.04 of the Friday Harbor Municipal Code concerning time limited parking was adopted by the Town Council on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The full text of this ordinance shall be mailed upon request to the Town Clerk, POB 219, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250 / (360) 378 2810. LEGAL NO. FH489982 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 19, 2013 ORDINANCE NO. 1511 AN ORDINANCE fixing salaries of officials and non-represented personnel was adopted by the Town Council on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The full text of this ordinance shall be mailed upon request to the Town Clerk, POB 219, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250 / (360) 378 2810. LEGAL NO. SJ489996 Published: The Islands’ Sounder, The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 19, 2013
Town of Friday Harbor LODGING TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE AGENDA June 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM Town Council Chambers 60 Second Street, Friday Harbor 12:00 PM Call to Order / Roll Call Approval of Minutes Approval of RFP process and application Discussion of special summer promotion Non-Agenda Items 1:00 PM Adjourn LEGAL NO. FH489993 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 19, 2013
MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN JUAN In the Matter of the Estate of JANINE DOROTHY LENDI, Deceased. No. 13 4 05037 2 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Administrator named below has been appointed as Administrator 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 Administrator or the Administrator’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 Administrator 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: June 5, 2013 A d m i n i s t r a t o r : PAUL CLARK ISSERLIS Address of Administrator: 5-135 BRINKWORTHY ROAD SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC V8K 158 CANADA T e l e p h o n e : 250.537.7699 Attorney for the Administrator: 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. J485501 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 5, 12,19, 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 ROBERT EUGENE PAULSON, Deceased. PROBATE NO. 13 4 05039 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: 5/24/2013 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: 6/5/2013 Dated this 16th day of May, 2013. /s/ Mireille F. Paulson 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. J484909 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 5, 12, 19, 2013. T.S. No. 1363441-42 Parcel No. 351461045 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation of Washington, will on July 12, 2013, at the hour of 10:00 A.M. At the County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, in the City of Friday Harbor, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bid-
der, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of San Juan, State of Washington to-wit: Lot 45, The Evergreen Addition to the Town of Friday Harbor, Unit two, according to the plat recorded in Volume 5 of plats, pages 43 and 43A, records of San Juan County, Washington; *Rerecorded on 04/26/2007, as Doc. No. 2007 0426024, to correct the year in the Notary Acknowledgement, commonly known as: 510 Rose Lane, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250, which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated March 28, 2007, recorded March 30, 2007, under Auditor’s File No. 2007 0330034*, book XX, page XX, records of San Juan County, Washington, from: Adrian S. Plaza and Minerva Plaza Garcia, husband and wife as community property, as Grantors, to Chicago Title Company Of Washington, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as Nominee for EquiFirst Corporation, its Successors and Assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned to The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association, as Grantor Trustee of the Protium Master Grantor Trust, under as assignment recorded on August 06, 2012, under Auditors File No. 2012806012, records of San Juan County, Washington. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $28,579.01; (together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due) IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: Principal Balance of $267,187.92, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from January 01, 2012, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be
made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on July 12, 2013. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, must be cured by July 01, 2013 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before July 01, 2013 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after July 01, 2013 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following addresses: Adrian S. Plaza, 510 Rose Lane, Friday Harbor, WA 98250; Minerva Plaza Garcia, 510 Rose Lane, Friday Harbor, WA 98250; Adrian S. Plaza, P.O. Box 3245, Friday Harbor, WA 98250; Minerva Plaza Garcia, P.O. Box 3245, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, by both first class and certified mail on August 13, 2012, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on August 13, 2012, the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in the paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such posting. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The pur-
chaser at the Trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060 THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Telephone: (877)894-4663 Website: www.homeownership.wa.gov The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Telephone: (800)569-4287 Website: www.hud.gov The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: (888)201-1014 Website: http://nwjustice.org DATE: February 28, 2013 Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation of Washington, Park Tower I Office Building, 201 NE Park Plaza Drive, Suite 217, Vancouver, WA 98684 (800)546-1531 Signature By: Yvonne J. Wheeler, A.V.P. (06/19/2013, 07/10) R-426950 LEGAL NO. J490226 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. June 19, July 10, 2013.
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