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Oak Harbor responding to OLF suit with pro-Navy campaign By JESSIE STENSLAND AND JANIS REID Staff reporters

Oak Harbor is responding to complaints about jet noise on Central Whidbey with displays of support for the base. The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce has started a “Jets = Jobs” campaign.

Wendy Shingleton, owner of Squadron Spirit Custom Apparel and Gifts on Ault Field Road, sells pro-base and OLF supporting bumper stickers and T-shirts.

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council approved the mayor’s proposal for a resolution supporting the Navy’s training flights. In the cyberworld, a Facebook page in support of training flights is quickly gaining popularity. The page is called “I

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Coutroom scuffle precedes verdict

Lawsuit aims to reinstate Emerson as chairwoman JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

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Oak Harbor resident Joshua Lambert becomes violent in court and is forcibly removed by deputies during trial Tuesday. He was convicted Thursday of murdering both of his grandfathers and kidnapping his great-aunt. He faces life in prison.

Jury finds Lambert guilty on all counts

By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter

Joshua David Lambert will almost certainly spend the rest of his life behind bars as a convicted double murderer. A jury found Lambert guilty Thursday on all counts, which include two counts of first-degree murder, one count of kidnapping and several burglary and gun charges. The jurors rejected Lambert’s defense that he suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and was legally insane when he stabbed his two 80-year-old grandfathers to death and bound his great-aunt with packing tape on Oct. 3, 2011. Prosecutor Greg Banks argued Lambert committed the horrendous and senseless crimes in the midst of a methamphetamine-induced psychotic episode. The jury returned the verdict Thursday afternoon, after deliberating for about six hours. Banks said Lambert is virtually guaranteed to receive a life sentence, especially since jurors found that he committed a series of aggravating factors, which increase the sentence substantially. The minimum time the 32-year-old man faces under the See convicted, A5

A frequent critic of politicians and the media, Oak Harbor resident and Oak Harbor School Board candidate Bill Burnett is asking the courts to compel the Island County Board of Commissioners to reinstate Kelly Emerson as chairwoman. Burnett, acting as his own attorney, filed the “complaint for declaratory judg- BURNETT: ment and injunc- Refers to the board tive relief” against majority as “The the board of com- Johnson & Johnmissioners, as well son Gong Show as Commissioner Revival.” Helen Price Johnson and Commissioner Jill Johnson specifically. BURNETT IS asking that the court order the board of commissioners to reinstate Emerson and issue an injunction stopping the board from any actions while “an illegally elected chair” is presiding over meetings. Burnett is arguing that the two commissioners acted outside the law in removing Emerson as the chairperson earlier this month and replacing her with “a firstterm, first-year commissioner who would not normally be eligible for the chair See suing, A10

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The pizza man and Antarctic scientist accused of killing his wife in Greenbank last year will go to trial Aug. 13. Robert “Al” Baker, a 62-year-old Greenbank resident, is facing one count of first-degree murder in the death of Kathie Baker. Tom Pacher, the attorney representing Baker, asked Judge Alan Hancock during a hearing in Island County Superior Court Monday to once again delay the trial, suggesting a date in October. Pacher is currently representing Joshua Lambert in a double-murder and kidnapping trial that began two weeks ago and wrapped up this week. He said he’s had serious health issues lately and requested a couple extra months to prepare for the Baker trial. “I feel I could do a better job on his behalf if we had more time,” he said. Senior Deputy Prosecutor Eric Ohme, who’s handling

the Baker case, told the judge that he’s ready for trial and sent out subpoenas, but that he understood Pacher’s concerns. Hancock ruled that Pacher’s explanation for seeking a continuance isn’t good enough, which means trial will continue as scheduled, with jury selection beginning Aug. 13. The trial was rescheduled three times already. The last time, Ohme asked for the trial to be moved forward a month so that it didn’t overlap with the Lambert trial. Baker, who’s being held in the county jail, appeared at the brief hearing Monday. Baker and his wife owned Harbor Pizzeria in Freeland. They met at a scientific research station in Antarctica, where they both had worked for Raytheon Corporation. Kathie Baker was last seen alive June 2, 2012. Deputies with the Island County Sheriff’s Office started investigating her disappearance after Kathie’s boss at Raytheon Corporation in

Denver reported that he couldn’t get hold of her. After finding bloody drag marks in the house and getting contradictory stories from Baker about his wife’s whereabouts, detectives obtained a search warrant for the home, according to court documents. Baker was arrested June 9, 2012. Investigators found Kathie’s tarp-wrapped body in a ravine behind their home. Her cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the head and ligature strangulation, according to the county coroner. Investigators found a ball-peen hammer with hair stuck to it in a garbage can in the garage, court documents indicate. A detective’s report on the case indicates that the motive for the alleged murder may have been another woman. Baker’s alleged mistress was staying with him at his Greenbank home soon after Kathie was murdered, court documents state.

Cancellations announced for Port Townsend / Coupeville Several sailings on the Port Townsend -Coupeville ferry route will canceled in August due to low tidal conditions: • Sunday, Aug. 18: 6:30 a.m. from Port Townsend and 7:15 a.m. from Coupeville. • Monday, Aug. 19: 6:30 a.m. from Port Townsend. A 5:40 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend is added. • Tuesday, Aug. 20: 8 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. from Port Townsend and 8:45 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., from Coupeville.

• Wednesday, Aug. 21: 6:30 a.m., 8 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 9:30 a.m., from Port Townsend and 5:50 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. from Coupeville. A 5:50 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend and a 6:35 a.m. sailing from Coupeville is added. • Thursday, Aug. 22: 8:45 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. from Port Townsend and 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. from Coupeville. Schedule of cancellations is subject to change.

Saturday, July 27, 2013 • Whidbey News-Times

Aid for autism

Additional runway closure announced By JANIS REID Staff reporter

Oak Harbor mother starts nonprofit group By JANIS REID Staff reporter

An Oak Harbor businesswoman is starting a nonprofit organization to assist the local autistic and disabled community. Owner of La Lonnie’s Notions on Pioneer Way — and the mother of an autistic son — Lonnie Schopen has applied for nonprofit status as Autism Resources of Oak Harbor. The application is pending. The goal, Schopen said, is “to give back to autistic and special needs children, and help families who need help.” “But we want to keep it local,” she added. Schopen is organizing a 5K run and event 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 21, at Windjammer Park entitled “Get Your Feet Wet for Autism Awareness.” The event’s intention is to raise money to include new autism and special-needsfriendly playground equipment at Windjammer Park. Moving forward, Schopen would like the organization and the event to be a gathering place for resources, fundraising and assistance for families with special needs children. Schopen’s inspiration is her autistic son Jayson, who is now 21. In addition to helping families with autistic children of all ages, Shopen

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Lonnie Schopen, owner of La Lonnie’s notions on Pioneer Way, is inspired by her autistic son Jayson to organize the Get Your Feet Wet for Autism Awareness 5k run at Windjammer Park Sept. 21. she’s also interested in starting an adult daycare for those with developmental disabilities. “It’s all about the kids and the families,” Schopen said. As a Navy family, the Schopens are part of the Exceptional Family Member program administered through Naval Hospital Oak Harbor. As a category five base, military families have a number of programs available to them and are assigned a case worker to assist them. For instance, a new program offered by military insurance, Tricare, offers specialty therapy for autistic children through the ECHO program, according to Anita Giannaris, social worker with Naval Hospital. That said, Giannaris said the Naval Hospital is hoping to continue to partner with other island community services to ensure that both mili-


tary and non-military families are aware of Oak Harbor, Island County and military services. “As far as what this community needs, that’s a longer list,” Giannaris said. Giannaris said specialized playground equipment would be “amazing” for the Oak Harbor community because autistic and special-needs children often have sensory issues that can be addressed with equipment designed toward their needs and development. In efforts to make her September event a success, Schopen is partnering with Island County Family Resources to ensure that all the right resource providers and vendors will be attending the event. Family Resources Coordinator Rene Denman said that recently the county has created an Autism

Taskforce with the charge of corralling resources for families facing autism. Denman said she is eager to participate in “Get Your Feet Wet for Autism Awareness” because it will be a great way to combine the Schopen’s goals and the mission of the taskforce. Shopen said she has scheduled a meeting with Oak Harbor Mayor Scott Dudley and Parks Director Hank Nydam in the coming weeks to discuss placement of the new disability-friendly playground equipment at Windjammer Park. Since her nonprofit status is still pending, Schopen hopes to partner with other local nonprofits to assist in fundraising. For more information, call 360-969-1751.

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Just days after announcing the closure of Outlying Field Coupeville’s runway till the end of the calendar year, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station said this week another runway closure will be closed temporarily. From Aug. 5 to Sept. 20, Ault Field at NAS Whidbey will have only one operational runway for flight operations, according to a press release issued by the base. NAS Whidbey Public Affairs Officer Mike Welding said the closure of Runway 14 will have only minor impacts on scheduling and operations. Pilot training should not be impacted, he said. “Typically, the base uses one runway at a time at Ault Field,” Welding said. “The runway that does get used is based on winds. This type of work is scheduled during periods when winds are lightest, thereby minimizing potential impacts.” The runway at Ault Field will close for the installation of a new arresting gear system, restricting aircraft to northeast or southwest take off and landing headings, according to a news release. Navy officials also said that the approaches will potentially cause more frequent use of the operational runway with increased

traffic over western Skagit County, Mount Vernon, La Conner, northern Island County and Lopez Island. The arresting gear system doesn’t replace the arresting gear, Welding said. “The current system uses rubber donuts that suspend the wire over the runway,” Welding said. “The new system will feature a pneumatic actuator that will raise and lower the gear cable on command from the Air Traffic Control Tower. This will result in fewer arresting gear system malfunctions as there will be fewer incidents of heavy aircraft landing on the cable.” The Ault Field closure comes on the heels of the Navy’s announcement that it suspended field carrier landing practice operations at OLF Coupeville until the end of the calendar year. Operations will still be conducted at Ault Field, which could impact take off and landing schedules there. Welding said the Navy has been working on replacing the arresting system for several years, and that the closure is unrelated to the OLF closure. Noise complaints or concerns can be emailed to or by calling 360-257-6665.

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Prepping for festive event

Coordinators of Oak Harbor Music Festival busy gathering volunteers By RON NEWBERRY Staff reporter

In a little more than a month, downtown Oak Harbor will be transformed into a music festival with 30 bands performing on two different stages over three days. But none of that would be possible without an army of volunteers. Since January, an organizing committee has been meeting weekly to gear up for the second Oak Harbor Music Festival, which takes place Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Lynn Goebel and Kathy Chalfant have been tasked with coordinating the volunteers for the free community event, which is funded through donations. Goebel and Chalfant held a meeting Thursday night at Oak Harbor City Hall, where 27 people signed up to help volunteer.

More than 100 people have enlisted so far to volunteer, and the search is far from finished. “You’re putting on a festival. It’s an enormous amount of work,” Goebel said. Goebel said volunteers are needed to staff two information booths, where they can answer questions and sell T-shirts. Shifts range from two-to-four hours. Also needed will be a sanitation crew to keep the festival grounds clean, security and attendants at the parking lots and beer gardens. They will need stage greeters. “The biggest thing is Friday (Aug. 30) we are going to need all kinds of volunteers to set up for the festival,” Goebel said. “We’re going to need all kinds of volunteers Saturday to set up. And Sunday night, to clean up.” Those interested in vol-

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Nancy Hakala, right, is working on a downtown mural project that should be completed before the Oak Harbor Music Festival. unteering may contact Goebel at 360-240-0530 for more information. The website for the festival is, where one may also view the band lineup. Goebel said a second volunteer meeting will be held Aug. 15 at City Hall, where people may sign up for spe-



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Lynn Goebel, left, discusses festival plans with Kathy Chalfant, Michelle Curry and Rhonda Severns at Oak Harbor City Hall.

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CONVICTED CONTINUED FROM A1 standard sentencing range is 67.5 years. Lambert’s sentencing hearing hasn’t been set, but will likely be in the next month. Of course, Lambert will almost certainly appeal. On Oct. 3, 2011, Lambert went on a frenzied search for guns to save his teenage son from non-existent “agents” and ended up killing both of his grandfathers. Lambert stabbed his paternal grandfather, George Lambert, to death, tied up his great aunt Kay Gage with packing tape, and stabbed to death his maternal grandfather, August Eugene “Sonny” Eisner. His grandfathers were both 80 years old and lived in separate residences on North Whidbey. Lambert granted a series of jailhouse interviews to the News-Times prior to trial. He explained the complex delusions he claimed to have on the day of the murders, as well as the voices that continue to plague him. Thursday, attorneys and citizens who watched the trial agreed it was a predictable ending to a very unpredictable trial. Lambert wasn’t in the courtroom for the verdict, but appeared from the jail on a large-screen TV with a video connection. Judge Vickie Churchill removed him from the court because of his continued angry out-

bursts, which culminated in a courtroom fight with guards Tuesday. Psychologist Brian Judd, an expert witness for the prosecution, testified this week that he believed Lambert was delusional on the day of the murders, but that it was caused by shooting up methamphetamine. He noted Lambert’s extensive drug history, the fact that he was caught with hypodermic needles and jailhouse conversations Lambert had with his mother. Judd also said Lambert likely exaggerated and embellished the symptoms. Lambert became upset Tuesday afternoon when Judd testified that he didn’t believe that Lambert was schizophrenic or legally insane at the time of the murders. He testified that Lambert didn’t exhibit any of the typical characteristics, such as a “flat affect” and “a poverty of words.” Lambert interrupted the testimony, claiming that Judd was misstating the facts. Churchill halted the testimony and excused the jury. Lambert continued to challenge Judd, saying he was going to report him to the licensing authority. Lamber t suddenly became violent, trying to throw a punch at a guard. He was immediately wrestled to the ground by

three corrections deputies, Detective Ed Wallace, Jail Administrator De Dennis, and the bailiff, Dave Penrod. Even Sheriff Mark Brown, who happened to be in the audience, jumped into the fray. Deputies handcuffed Lambert and took him out of the courtroom. Churchill explained what had occurred for the record, explaining that Lambert created “violence in the courtroom.” She said he could not return. Lambert was taken to the jail, where he watched the rest of the trial over a video feed. He was replaced in the courtroom with a largescreen TV which broadcast his image for the jury to see. Churchill had ordered extraordinar y security procedures for the trial after finding that Lambert was unpredictable and a safety risk. He had many outbursts during pre-trial hearings; he even lost his temper and called the judge and prosecutor names on several occasions. Lambert wasn’t allowed to leave the defense table during the trial, even when he was acting as his own attorney. He was surrounded by two corrections deputies and a bailiff for security. He wore a leg brace and was later tethered to the table. Last week, Churchill ruled he could no longer act as his own attorney after he continued to ask a witness inappropriate questions and

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argued with the judge’s rulings in front of the jury. She ordered the standby attorney, Tom Pacher, to take over. Pacher appealed to the juror’s sense of humanity in his closing arguments Wednesday. He opened with, “We never talk anymore.” Pacher highlighted evidence that Lambert has a mental illness, which included talking to himself in prison. His behavior was so odd that a guard tried to get him a mental health assessment. Pacher argued that Lambert’s mental health problems were compounded by his stay at an abusive boot camp for boys in Samoa and more than four years in solitary confinement in prison. “Josh Lambert definitely has something wrong in his head,” he said. Pacher didn’t try to soften Lambert’s difficult personality, but argued that it shouldn’t matter. “Frankly Josh is not an easy guy to like,” he said. “He’s contentious, he’s argumentative, he blurts out things.” Finally, Pacher emphasized the lack of evidence that Lambert was on meth

on the day of the murders. He also questioned the prosecutor’s experts; they cited the fact that Lambert hadn’t previously reported his delusional symptoms to authorities and his recent insistence that he’s insane as evidence against a diagnosis of schizophrenia. “If you’ve read Joseph Heller’s ‘Catch-22,’ you’ll appreciate this,” he said. “If you don’t tell us you’re mentally ill, you’re not mentally ill. If you tell us you’re mentally ill, you’re not mentally ill.” Banks, on the other hand, explained during his closing arguments that it’s not the state’s burden to prove that Lambert was sane; it’s up to the defense to prove he was legally insane at the time of the murders. One of the elements of the insanity defense is the question of whether Lambert understood right from wrong. Banks said it was clear he did from his actions that day. Lambert, for example, didn’t kill his great aunt, but tied her up, even though he claimed he was authorized to kill by a voice in his head. “That was an example of mercy,” Banks said. “And if he showed mercy, he knew right from wrong.”

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Don’t allow threats to overshadow the cause We understand the feelings of anger and resentment being exhibited by Navy supporters in response to the federal lawsuit involving Outlying Field Coupeville. The backlash has been swift and certain. Navy personnel and supporters see the lawsuit as a threat to the safety and welfare of flyers who practice carrier landings at OLF Coupeville. Demonstrations of support of OLF Coupeville are admirable and acceptable in the realm of public debate. The safety of our military personnel is of paramount concern. However, when support for OLF Coupeville ventures into threats of any kind, it creates a blemish on the entire cause. Those leading the charge to keep OLF Coupeville viable and operating need to actively corral those who venture off into the extreme. Otherwise, the entire pro-OLF effort risks falling under a dark cloud. People who support the cause may be forced to back off because of the negative undercurrent. The pro-OLF cause is a result of the lawsuit filed July 15 by the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve for a Healthy, Safe and Peaceful Environment. The federal lawsuit, which names the Navy, base commander Capt. Mike Nortier, and Adm. Bill Gortney, Commander Fleet Forces Command, seeks an in-depth review of the operations at OLF Coupeville based on National Environmental Protection Act Standards. Threats of bodily harm to lawsuit supporters — whether or not they’re made in jest — are flat out unacceptable and shouldn’t be tolerated. Any such threats made on Whidbey News Group websites, including on, result in an immediate ban. Another frequent threat in the OLF Coupeville debate is of an economic nature: There is talk of boycotting any business, or community, deemed unsupportive of the Navy. One problem surfaced rather quickly, however. Businesses are being deemed unpatriotic based on pure speculation. On one pro-OLF Facebook page, a North Whidbey business was purported to be unsupportive of the Navy and the word quickly spread beyond the Internet site. It was subsequently determined on the same Facebook page that the business is indeed “very” supportive of the Navy. Business boycotts threaten not only the livelihood of an owner, but also the people they employ and their families. Boycotts also have the potential to impact city and county sales tax proceeds. That’s money that funds vital programs in all of our island communities. With an already struggling economy, none of us can afford for our island community to take an even greater hit. Yes, people have the right to direct their personal spending as they see fit, but publicly tarring a business — or an entire community — as being anti-Navy is a slippery slope. Trying to determine which businesses may or may not be pro-OLF has the potential to evolve into a modern-day witch hunt. While it’s entirely appropriate to voice support for OLF Coupeville and the men and women who rely on it for their training, that support shouldn’t be allowed to morph into threats.

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Dialogue could spark OLF tourism chances Editor, On July 15 America’s Navy was sued by the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve – hereafter CER – to cease Outlying Field Coupeville fight operations until an Environmental Impact Statement is performed of EA-18G Growlers training for the national defense site OLF Coupeville. I’d like to defend OLF Coupeville as a patriot, if I may please. Why is OLF Coupeville part of the national defense? OLF Coupeville is where aircraft carrier landings can be rehearsed safely away from interfering air traffic and lights. Actually, OLF Coupeville has been home to military jet and helicopter training since the 1960s and during WWII propeller combat aircraft. Property purchasers and renters were also warned at least since 1992 of the presence of jet noise; yet a lawsuit arose and many are consequently debating where to redirect commerce out of moral outrage. As if magically training American

superheroes must pause for years until a new EIS and/or OLF. As if we can study the impacts of EA-18Gs without EA-18Gs flying at the OLF, which arguably created the same faults CER alleges. If only some attitudes adjusted, perhaps we could discuss marketing opportunities to make OLF Coupeville an international tourist attraction. I inquire as a leader of the pro-OLF community with over 850 fellow patriots on a “Save OLF Coupeville” petition at if I may please attend the next mitigation meeting around OLF Coupeville to not just present the petition, but also listen thoughtfully.

to transfer flights to Ault Field. Nor do I imagine the tourists who frequent Deception Pass State Park, whose expenditures Island County courts assiduously, will appreciate it either. If the end result of this fracas is that the Navy pulls out of Island County completely, I foresee the bottom falling out of the Island County economy. What Eastern Washington would welcome, Island County would regret.

County would regret loss of Navy’s presence

Editor, Federal, state and local governments have a new and sneaky way of raising taxes. First, create a pressing need for vital services such as law enforcement or criminal justice. This need is often created by under-funding a vital service over many years. Second, stage public meetings to verify this need. A sheriff or prosecutor explains how his department can-

Joe Kunzler Sedro-Woolley

Editor, Having owned and paid Island County taxes since the 1940s on waterfront property north of Ault Field and listening for more than 65 years to various types of aircraft noise, I do not appreciate objectors near Outlying Field Coupeville persuading the Navy

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not function properly without more money. Third, elected officials now have to cry that there is no money to meet these needs. Of course not, you spent it on some non-essential services, usually to win votes from some of their electorate.

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What do you think about the lawsuit to reinstate Kelly Emerson as chairperson of the country commissioners?

“It’s ridiculous. When you have become so embroiled as to be ineffective, you need to step aside gracefully.” Denise Snow, Oak Harbor Fourth, “but,” say the legislators, “we must raise the money, and the only way to do that is to have a referendum on a special levy.” What a good way of supporting a vital service, without raising taxes — the commissioners didn’t do it, the voters did. I support the need for “law and justice.” These are two very basic functions of

government and have been ever since government was invented. They should be funded adequately and steadily by my basic tax rate. How did we ever arrive at

a point where 32 new people are required in the sheriff’s office? Sounds to me like our government is not working properly. Ed Schoenharl Langley

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Alex “Al” Toth

Alex ‘Al’ Toth Alex “Al” Toth, of Coupeville, passed away at his home on July 17, 2013 at age 88. He was born March 5, 1925 in South Bend, Ind. to his Hungarian immigrant parents, Charles and Lina Toth. He was proud of his Hungarian heritage, often cooking Hungarian foods for his friends and staff at his real estate office, Panorama Properties, where he had a full kitchen to indulge his favorite hobby — cooking. Al had a normal childhood, growing up during the Great Depression. To earn extra money, beginning at age 8, he sold magazine subscriptions to Liberty Magazine, then later graduated to having a paper route, picking fruit in the summer, working at a soda fountain and being a waiter at a restaurant. During WWII in 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 17, while still in high school. After graduating in 1943, he entered the Navy

and served until 1946, when he was honorably discharged as an ensign. Al entered the University of Notre Dame after his Navy service and graduated in 1949 with a degree in journalism. He went to work in Grand Rapids, Mich. for a radio and television station as a copy writer. After becoming disenchanted with being a copy writer, Al moved to Seattle in 1952 and started a new career in real estate sales, with MacPherson Realty. In 1953, while flying from Chicago to Seattle, he met his future wife, United Airlines stewardess Barbara Maschinot. In 1954 they married, and subsequently had five wonderful children. In the early 1960s, real estate sales slowed considerably and Al started selling pots and pans door-todoor. A friend asked him, “What’s a Notre Dame graduate doing selling pots and pans?” Al replied “Hey, I’ve got a wife and five kids and we have to eat!” They never missed a meal. The Seattle World’s Fair in 1962 provided a new opportunity for Al. He was trying to think of a way to make money selling souvenirs when the thought hit him — what would be a good souvenir? Something practical that would appeal to men, women and children, and sell for only $1. He was scratching his head with a pen — “That’s it,” he said. “A pen! What was going to be the outstanding attraction at the fair — the Space Needle! How about a pen in the shape of the Space


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Needle?” After a hectic search for funding, the Space Needle pen was born and was the top selling souvenir at the Seattle World’s Fair. He sold 487,000 pens for $1 each. Today, these pens are collector’s items and being sold for $10-$20 each. While in Seattle, Al Toth was a member of the Notre Dame Club of Western Washington. In 1964 he was elected president of the club and in 1965 he was named the Notre Dame Club Man-of-the-Year. In 1967 Al discovered Whidbey Island while selling recreational lots at Admiral’s Cove, Sierra and Holmes Harbor for MacPherson Realty. In 1969 the Toth Family moved to Whidbey Island where Al had a home built for them at Ledgewood Beach, where he was selling lots for his own company, Panorama Properties. By 1971, Al had sold most of the lots at Ledgewood Beach and decided to move Panorama Properties to Oak Harbor. His first office was a converted barber shop. Also at this time, he and his wife bought and owned the “Big Rock” in Coupeville. In 1978 he built a brand new building for Panorama Properties. The rest is history. Many millions of dollars in sales, many homes and land sold, many friends made, many meals cooked and many parties were had. Al will be remembered as an honest man, strongwilled, straight-for ward and candid. He said what he meant and meant what he said. He did not mince his words. Surprisingly, he was also quite sentimental. He enjoyed hearing a good joke and telling one. He was an accomplished cook, a mediocre swimmer and a very unlucky fisherman. Al was a member of the Notre Dame Club of Western Washington, the National Association of Realtors and St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Coupeville. Al is survived by his wife, Barbara, at the family home in Ledgewood Beach, and by his children and their spouses: Patricia/ Patti Toth (Randy) Stone,

Jennifer (Bob) Henning, Charles (Val) Toth, Melissa (Roland) Robinson and Janet (Terry) Backman. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren — Kylan Robinson, Jaron Robinson, Carly Backman, Blair Henning, Riley Backman, Shelby Toth and Veronica Monell - and one great granddaughter, Lainey Robinson. He is also survived by his sister Irene Csiszar. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Katie Toth (Patti’s daughter) and his sister Rosemarie Cook. At Al’s request, there will be no memorial service. He asked that his friends remember him by raising a glass of good cheer in his memory. In lieu of flowers and consistent with Al’s wishes, the family requests that donations be made to the Katie Toth Memorial Education Fund of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) www., or to the American Brain Tumor Association www.

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years in the U.S. Navy, retiring as a CPO. Thomas worked in the aerospace industry, working last as a consultant to Lockheed Missiles and Space Corp. He was a member of the Navy Cr yptological Veteran’s Association and was also a Mason. He enjoyed genealogy, collecting marine memorabilia and antique maps. Thomas is survived by his wife, Marsha S. Rowell; Children, Elysia Rowell Ritchey, Bryan Rowell and Troy Rowell; grandchildren, Chylsea Ostrand, Kaylee Sizemore, Khylar Sizemore, Miychael Sizemore and multiple other grandchildren. He is also survived by two great grandchildren, Genna Ostrand and Colton Sizemore; and a sister, Shirley Stapleton. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Kimberley Rowell. The family would like to thank the staff of the Critical Care Unit at Providence Hospital in Everett for their care of Thomas. In accordance with the decedent’s wishes, no public services are planned. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Burley Funeral Chapel.

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Thomas Rowell

Thomas Rowell Thomas Winslow Rowell, 75, of Coupeville, passed away July 21, 2013 in Everett, Wash. from cardiac/respirator y failure. He was born on May 8, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Alexander Marden and Evelina Garrison Rowell. He has lived in Sunnyvale, Calif.; Federal Way/DesMoines, Wash. and Coupeville, Wash. He earned his AA Degree from American University in Puerto Rico and spent 20

Earnest Phelps Ernest Phelps passed away on July, 5 2013 in Sun city West, Ariz. He was born at home to Violet and Raymond Phelps in Indianapolis, Ind. on Jan. 14, 1932. He graduated from Thomas Carr Howe High School and excelled in many sports. He was voted athlete of year in 1950. He served four years in the Navy during the Korean War. He went on with his life, attending Indiana and Butler Universities. After marrying his first wife, Patricia Buckner, they moved to California

where he graduatedFrom Northrup Institute of Technology with a B.S. Degree in Aircraft Technology. He was an engineer at North American Aviation in California. Later, he moved with his family to Bellevue, Wash. and was an engineer at Boeing. He retired in 1988 and moved to Greenbank on Whidbey Island. His family were members of the Evangelical Free Church in Greenbank. Ernie met his current wife, Ruth Wright Phelps at the Whidbey Golf and Country Club, as they both were avid golfers. They were married at the Anacortes Baptist Church in 2002. They resided for a number of years in Burlington, Wash. on the Skagit Golf and Country Club and wintered in Sun City West, Ariz., eventually living full time in Arizona. They are members of the First Baptist Church in Sun City West, Az. Ernie loved his family. He is survived by his wife, Ruth and sons Randy (Justine and children, Janae, Sean and Brandon) of Tacoma, Wash. and Jeff (Nancy) of Nottingham, Md. Also, one brother, Raymond (Tina) and sisterin-law, Shirley Phelps and Steve and Terry Phelps. He was preceded in death by his first wife Patricia Buckner Phelps, his brothers, Rodney and David Phelps and his mother and father. Ernie was laid to rest by his mother and father in Indianapolis, Ind. Ernie was a kind and gentle man with many talents. He loved his church. He will be terribly missed by all, especially by his wife, Ruth.

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Aquajets wrap up successful summer in pool By JIM WALLER Sports editor

The North Whidbey Aquatic Club is nearing the end of a successful summer season, highlighted by 10 members qualifying for this weekend’s Pacific Northwest Swimming Championships and Olivia Tungate’s selection for the North American Challenge Cup. Aquajets competing at the PNS championships in Federal Way July 25-28 are Tungate, Jerrin Concepcion, Emily Huffer, Kelly Huffer, Ashleigh Merrill, Jillian Pape, Maira Sulin, Bruce Vagt, Shamus Warden and Cole Weinstein. Tungate was selected to a Pacific Northwest Swimming elite squad, which will face all-star teams from Pacific Swimming, Southern California Swimming and the Mexican Swimming Federation Aug. 8-10 in Federal Way in the North American Challenge Cup. Following are highlights of this season’s meets: May Flower Meet (May 4, 5) Emily Huffer, Kelly Huffer, Autumn Robinson, Michelle Robinson, Tungate and Weinstein represented NWAC in the first long course meet of the year in Federal Way, and the group achieved 85 percent personal record times. TAC Spring Thunderbird

Swim Meet (May 17-19) NWAC sent 22 swimmers to Anacortes and three won high point honors: Merrill (9-10 girls), Concepcion (11-12 boys) and Tungate (11-12 girls). Tungate set five team records and just missed a sixth. Her 400 freestyle time of 4:44.9 broke a record set 13 years ago by Missy McIntyre. Tungate also met five Western Zone cuts. Concepcion achieved seven age group sectional cuts; Merrill picked up one; and Maira Sulin captured her first two. Weinstein narrowly missed setting a team record in the 400 freestyle. As a team, NWAC set 90 percent personal bests. Wine Country Invitational (June 14-16) NWAC, with a team of 28, placed fourth in the Yakima meet, just 12 points behind third-place Cascade ,which had 18 more swimmers. Kelly Huffer was high-point winner in 13-14 girls while earning four PRs, and Emily Huffer won six races. Joe Gorman, Ella Schroeder and Erica Sugatan each went 8-for-8 in personal bests, with Schroeder making PNS cuts in the 200 backstroke and 400 individual medley

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Erica Sugatan swims to a personal best at the Wine Country Invitational in Yakima last month. and Sugatan dropping nearly two minutes in the 1,500 free. Pape recorded eight PRs in nine races; and Tungate hit five PRs, met a Western Zone cut in the 200 breaststroke and set a team record in the 50 butterfly. Sulin collected five PNS cuts, and Molly Vagt set five PRs and earned a PNS cut in the 200 free. Also getting personal bests were

Michael Johnson (6-for-7), Autumn Robinson, Michelle Robinson, Emily Schroeder, Hannah Schroeder, Lauren Vagt and Kelsey Vogt. King Invitation (July 11-14) Tungate led the way for the 11 Aquajets at Federal Way by swimming to personal bests in all six races, setting two team records and winning two events. The records came in the 100 and

OH teams rule Ragnar

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Oak Harbor’s Eric Peterson runs through Burlington in the Ragnar Relay. His team, the Ultra Edukators, finished second to another local team, the High Milers, in the ultra division.

Teams based out of Oak Harbor finished 1-2 in the ultra division of the Ragnar Northwest Passage relay race Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20. The Northwest Passage is one of 21 races held throughout the United States as part of the Ragnar Relay Series. The Washington race, a 196-mile journey, began in Blaine and finished in Langley. Two types of teams took part, the ultras, which include six members, and the regular squads, which have 12. In all, 398 teams completed the race, 24 with Oak Harbor or Coupeville captains. The High Milers, captained by Patrick Mayer, and the Ultra Edukators, captained by Andy Wesley, earned

the top two spots in the ultra division. The Ultra Edukators won their subdivision, men’s submasters. The High Milers finished the course in 23:59:56, a 7:21 per mile pace. The Ultra Edukators ran 24:45 (7:35). Two other Oak Harbor teams placed in the top 13 out of 25 ultra squads. Race Officials Do Not Pass, captained by Gregory Peele, finished seventh in 29:32:31 (and second in the ultra men’s open subdivision) and Scoundrels and Scalawags, captained by Adam Gilmore, placed 13th in 30:57:23 (and eighth in the ultra mixed open subdivision). In the regular (12-person) division, the top local team, Lookers and Hookers, captained by

Chris Hunter, finished 20th out of 373 (and ninth in the mixed open subdivision) in 25:59:19. They were followed by The Most Interesting Van in the Race, captained by Coupeville’s Brad Sherman, in 55th (27:30:35). Other leading local subdivision finishers among 12-person teams: Men’s corporate/ public service: NASty Dozen, captain Hannah Glenn, 11th, 29:15:28. Men’s open: Get Lost, Dylan Beyer, 19th, 29:25:40. Mixed submasters: RagST*Rs, Tina Smith, 30th, 33:10:55. Women’s open: Ladies Night, Elizabeth Kettlewell, 15th, 30:17:49. Women’s submasters: Skirty Dozen, JuLee Rudolf, ninth, 31:01:04.

200 backstrokes (1:10.77, 2:32.21), and she collected a senior sectional cut while winning the 200 fly. Concepcion placed in three events (fourth, 400 IM; seventh, 200 back and 100 fly), and Sugatan finished fifth in the 50 back and clocked seven PRs. Michelle Robinson swam to three personal bests and Tricia Desquitado two.

sports in brief NWPRD hosts color run Run in Color is coming to Oak Harbor Saturday, Aug. 17. The event includes a 5K at 9 a.m. and a kids dash at 10. The races will start and finish at Windjammer Park near the RV park. The cost for the 5K is $20 and the kids dash is $10 if registered by Aug. 1. After Aug. 1, the 5K is $25 and the kids dash is $15. Register at or at 8 a.m. at the park the day of the race. For more information, contact Curtis Vieke at

Fitness club holds games The North Whidbey Fitness Club held its summer games Saturday, July 27, and 15 young athletes took part in an array of challenges. Participants competed in several track and field events; a punt, pass and kick contest; and a water balloon toss. The Fitness Club, sponsored by the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District, specializes in teaching children 3 to 10 the importance of fitness. For more information about the club, contact NWPRD at 360-675-7665 or email coach Curtis Vieke at curtvieke@

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suing CONTINUED FROM A1 position.” Johnson and Price Johnson voted during a July 10 meeting to remove Emerson as the chairwoman and replace her with Johnson; they were upset that Emerson defied the direction of the board by attending a public meeting in the other commissioners’ districts. The disagreement doesn’t run along party lines; Emerson and Johnson are Republicans while Price Johnson is a Democrat. In his lawsuit, Burnett cites RCW 36.32.100, which states that “the board of county commissioners in their first session after the general election shall elect one of its number to preside at its meetings.” ISLAND COUNTY Chief Civil Deputy Prosecutor David Jamieson said he does not believe the complaint is valid. “When the Board of County Commissioners has the statutory power to choose its chairperson from one of its members under RCW 36.32.100, the position of chairperson is held at the will and authority of a majority of the members of the board and a majority of the members of the board have the inherent power to remove and replace the chairperson when they believe it appropriate,” he wrote in an email message. Johnson said the commissioners were advised not to comment on pending litigation. Burnett did not return a telephone call for comment on his lawsuit, but sent a short email to the Whidbey News-Times

campaign CONTINUED FROM A1 Support NASWI OLF.” And Navy booster Joe Kunzler’s online petition, “Save OLF Coupeville,” has 908 signatures. Consternation over the noise from Navy jets practicing at the Outlying Field near Coupeville simmered for years, but boiled over this year. A Central Whidbey community group that aims to close the field filed a federal lawsuit against the Navy this month. The base temporarily suspended field carrier landing practice operations at OLF Coupeville until the end of the year, though leaders haven’t said why.

Meanwhile, support for the Navy is running strong in Oak Harbor. Kathy Reed, director of the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, said the new campaign isn’t meant to be political, but strictly a statement about the economic realities. She emphasized that the Navy base is by far the No. 1 economic driver in Oak Harbor and Island County as a whole. “Losing the Navy, or even a single squadron, would not be good for business,” she said. “It’s time to show a little support.” Reed said she hopes the “Jets = Jobs” campaign will raise money for bumper stickers, yard signs and window clings that will be given to the public. She said people should keep an eye on the Chamber’s website for more information.

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with a link to a posting about the lawsuit he placed on a website. He wrote that the issue is not about him, but about the law. In an Internet posting, Burnett emphasizes the “Dillon Rule.” The principle, adopted by Washington and many other states, essentially says that the power of local government is limited to what is expressly granted by the state Legislature, state constitution or necessity of existence. Burnett refers to the board majority as “The Johnson & Johnson Gong Show Revival” in his post. BURNETT IS a prolific blogger and outspoken critic of government, the Whidbey Newspaper Group newspapers, including the News-Times, taxes and liberal ideology. He’s been especially focused on problems he sees at the Oak Harbor School District; he is currently running for a seat on the Oak Harbor School Board. Burnett and other writers on his website, including Emerson’s husband, Ken, have been supportive of Emerson but acutely critical of Johnson, a more moderate conservative. WHETHER EMERSON should serve as chairwoman is not a new question for the board of commissioners. Emerson, an outspoken Tea Party Republican, was passed over for chairmanship by fellow commissioners Price Johnson and Angie Homola, both Democrats, in 2011. Under a traditional rotation it was Emerson’s turn to be the chairperson, but her colleagues questioned her work ethic, her relationship with county staff and her accessibility to staff and the public. EMERSON FINALLY was appointed to the chairwoman position in March of this year. Johnson, who replaced Homola on the board, initially delayed the decision, citing concerns about Emerson’s fight with the Island County Planning

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Department over an unpermitted project and thousands of dollars in unpaid fees. Johnson relented in March and supported Emerson for the position. The vote was 2-1, with Price Johnson citing continued concerns about Emerson’s leadership skills. EMERSON’S CHAIRMANSHIP was short-lived. The commissioners set up public meetings in each commissioner district earlier this month to gather input about the lawand-justice levy. Johnson and Price Johnson didn’t want to hold special session meetings that would be necessary if a quorum was present, so they decided each commissioner would only attend the meeting in her district. Initially, the directive was only an informal agreement. But Johnson was upset when Emerson sent out a special session notice on her own because she planned to attend a meeting in Oak Harbor at the Heller Road Fire Station. It’s been a point of some debate, but Jamieson has concluded that the station is in Johnson’s District 2. Johnson didn’t attend because Emerson was going. JOHNSON AND Price Johnson warned Emerson that she needs to follow the will of the majority, which was for each commissioner to only attend the meeting in her district. Johnson warned Emerson that she may lose her chairmanship if she didn’t follow the directive of the majority and would back a motion rescinding the chairmanship she previously supported. Despite that warning, days later Emerson sent out another special session notice and attended the public meeting in Price Johnson’s district. Emerson was stripped of the chairmanship the following day with a 2-0 vote, Emerson abstaining.

Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson, the former chamber director, applauded Reed’s initiative in starting the campaign, saying that the importance of the Navy to her district can’t be understated. Johnson said that community support is vital to the base, especially when leaders in Washington, D.C. are making decisions about its future. Johnson started her own effort by asking people to change their Facebook photo to the “Jets = Jobs” logo. Mayor Scott Dudley said he believes it is crucial for city government to show support for the base and he’s pleased that council members agreed with his proposal for a resolution in favor of training flights. A resolution will be brought forward for

adoption during the next council meeting. “We fully support the mission of the Navy,” he said. Wendy Shingleton, owner of Squadron Spirit Custom Apparel and Gifts on Ault Field Road, sells bumper stickers and T-shirts with base-supporting phrases like “I support the OLF: That’s the sound of freedom, baby” and “I heart jet noise.” Shingleton said she is associated with a group that became upset with all the negativity they were seeing in the news and online about OLF and jet noise and decided to create a support page on Facebook. “It’s like the people who sue McDonalds because the coffee’s too hot,” Shingleton said. “That how it seems to some of us.”

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Advice for the road: Don’t target flaggers with your frustrations FAITHFUL LIVING By JOAN BAY KLOPE

Photos by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

The elephant replica at Dugualla Bay Farms has been a popular attraction for those driving along Highway 20 on North Whidbey.

Roadside attraction New resident at Dugualla Bay Farms draws questions, visits from gawkers By RON NEWBERRY Staff reporter

No matter how creative Lynn Backus is with her chainsaw art, she can’t sell a piece of her work without people seeing it. With so many cars whizzing by her workplace at the roadside store at Dugualla Bay Farms, Backus got an idea and acted on it. Then she had to sell the idea to Bob Hulbert, owner of Dugualla Bay Farms. “I have an elephant,” she told him. “Is it OK if I can bring it down here?” “He said, ‘You’ve got a what?’” For about a month now, travelers along State Highway 20 in North Whidbey haven’t been able to drive by the store without spotting the farm’s massive new inhabitant. Visitors stop and snap pictures beside the elephant, which is made of fiberglass and rebar and weighs roughly 1,000 pounds, according to Backus. Some jump in their cars and leave while others wander over to the stand, which sells fresh produce, ice cream and other items, including Backus’ artwork. It was this trickle-over effect that stirred up the idea of the

elephant in the first place. “My idea was for it to be an attraction and possibly grow from that,” Backus said. The plan worked, according to Emily Meagher, who works in the store and can’t count the times she’s been asked about the elephant. The most common question: “How did the elephant from South Whidbey get there?” The elephant is a holdover from a Greenbank business that used to sell life-size replicas of wild animals, including lions, tigers, bears and giraffes, as well as replicas of famous people such as Elvis and Marilyn Monroe. After the store closed, the elephant sat on property along Highway 20 in Freeland for about three years until Backus arranged for the relocation in June. Backus said she traded some of her wood carvings for the elephant in a deal with friends who own the property where it stood. It was disassembled, loaded on a flatbed trailer and sent on its way to North Whidbey. “It became a landmark,” said Backus, who comes from a well-known Whidbey Island family of woodcarvers. “It actually was sitting there for sale, but there was no ‘for

Emily Meagher says she can’t count how many times she gets asked about the origin of the elephant at Dugualla Bay Farms.

A missing tusk shows how the elephant has been loved a little too much by children. sale’ sign on it.” Backus said she loves the elephant. And she’s learned that children do too, sometimes a little too much. Since its arrival in Oak Harbor, the tusks were broken off by kids hanging from them, so the elephant has been roped off for everyone’s protection.

Backus has big plans to spruce up the elephant and create more animals from wood, adding to the roadside attraction. “I might even make a baby elephant,” she said. The elephant is so far nameless, but she plans to place a jar beside it, asking the public to put their suggestions. Dugualla Bay Farms is approaching its busiest time of the year, gearing up for its pumpkin patch and corn mazes in the fall. A woodcarving show and auction, benefiting the Wounded Warrior project, is set for Aug. 9-11. Backus hopes the elephant might be joined by a friend or two by then. Not that it’s lacking attention from visitors. “They think it’s pretty cool,” Meagher said.

As I sat in my car this week watching a flagger stop a line of cars so the needed road construction could progress, I truly understood how tough their job is. That’s because for one summer I, too, was a flagger. The lessons I learned, there on the side of the road, have stayed with me all these years. For you to fully understand the impact of my roadside experiences, I must provide some background information about myself. During my childhood, I was regularly reminded how happy my parents were that I was born. I was protected and cherished. I was also expected to live with courage and honor, to work hard and be helpful to the people in my life. And like many late Baby Boomers, my parents learned from their Depression-era parents that there was honor in serving your country, working hard, encouraging your children to live bigger than the generation before, and behaving with respect. I thought about all of this one afternoon, now years ago, when I set down my flagging sign, momentarily took off my hard hat, and asked God to repair my bruised psyche. Of the many hats I had chosen to wear in my life, wearing that bright yellow hard hat proved the most protective, yet took me to places of extreme vulnerability. Hard hats and iridescent vests are designed to bring workers into clear view of approaching drivers, but the more time I spent flagging the more I mentally envisioned the outfit as a shield, deflecting the venom, molten language, and unreasonable frustration that occasionally poured out onto me when I asked hurried drivers to slow down, stop briefly, or heaven forbid — take an alternate route. That summer our flagging team was regularly abused by drivers as we did our best to safely control traffic around construction sites. To my great surprise and sorrow, this included extreme verbal harassment and witnessing incredibly poor behaviors on a daily basis. While I felt sickened and disillusioned, I also got a surprising lesson from God: when your personal reserves are gone — worn down by financial stress, ill health, broken relationships, unfulfilled dreams, isolation, and little hope — you are more likely to behave badly when irritated by a sudden inconvenience that changes your plans. Author and therapist Michael Gurian in his book, “The Good Son: Shaping the Moral Development of Our boys and Young Men,” speaks specifically to boys when he says that a dangerous and exponentially growing number of our boys live in confusion, ethical numbness, moral distraction, and spiritual emptiness.” And lest you think I am unfairly picking on men, I witnessed enough bad behavior from women to apply Gurian’s assertions to a more general understanding. As a society, we will not generously or graciously respond to interruptions, inconveniences and personal sacrifices without a foundation of morality and faith that works to balance and override our immediate irritations. Without values, we lose the socially accepted notion that it’s simply not right to be rude. The weather is amazing and our roads are under construction. Let’s all match the beauty that surrounds us and give a flagger or anyone working on our roads appreciation and respect.


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Saturday July 27

THE BIG LATCH ON: A group breastfeeding event called the Big Latch On is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at Windjammer Park in

Oak Harbor. The idea is to spread breastfeeding awareness and make breastfeeding in public a normal thing to see. All are welcome. It is a global event and there will be an attempt on Aug. 3 to beat a world record for most babies latched on breastfeeding at the same time. Windjammer Park is located at 1600 S. Beeksma Dr. Sign in is at 10 a.m. and latch on is at 10:30 a.m. Free event. 360-544-0073, or see Oak Harbor Latch On Facebook page.

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decoupage and wire. Materials and rocks will be supplied. Free. 360221-4838, or DivorceCare, 7-9 p.m., July 29, Family Bible Church, 2760 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. DivorceCare is support group for people who are going through or have been through separation or divorce. It includes a video seminar, support group and workbook. $20. 360320-0925, or jamccamp@yahoo. com

Artist Invasion, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 27 and 28, Lavender Wind Farm, 2430 Darst Road in Coupeville. A variety of artists will be working on projects, selling and showing their work at the farm. 360-544-4132, or lillis55@comcast. net


Loganberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 27 and 28, Greenbank Farm. www.greenbankfarm. com

July 30

Holland-America Koffie Klets meeting, 2:30-4 p.m., July 30, San Remo Restaurant, Oak Harbor. 360-675-2552.

Island County Master Gardeners South end plant clinic, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., July 27, Skagit Farmers Supply Country Store, Freeland. Free gardening advice. 360-240-5527.

Magazine art class, 2-4 p.m., July 31, Oak Harbor Library. Wondering what to do with your old magazines? Come try out different ideas for turning magazines into pieces of art. Roll, fold, cut and glue your way to keeping them out of the landfill. All supplies provided; funded by the Oak Harbor Friends of the Library. Teens and adults welcome. 360-675-5115, or

Island County Master Gardeners Central Whidbey plant clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., July 27, Coupeville Farmers Market. Free gardening advice. 360-240-5527. Whidbey Asperger’s family support, 1 p.m., July 27, Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland. Join a support group for Asperger’s Syndrome (within the autistic spectrum of disorders). All parents and caretakers of Asperger’s children of any ages, are encouraged to come. Dr. Tre Lenehan, clinical psychotherapist, will lead the meetings. 360-221-7972. Gallery grand opening, 2-7 p.m., July 27, 1689 Main Street, Freeland. Gala grand opening for Inspired Arts, a fine arts gallery and gift shop on the corner of Main and Harbor (across from Radio Shack). Tours of the gallery and munchies offered from Sweet Mona’s and the Lavender Wind Farm. At 4 p.m. we’ll have music from Sarungano. 360-331-3393,, or American Roots Music Series, 7 p.m., July 27, Deception Pass State Park, 41020 State Route 20, Oak Harbor. Performance by Canote Brothers; traditional Anglo-American old-time fiddle tunes, country songs and swing. Series celebrates the roots of American music and features traditional folk music from the Pacific Northwest by local artists. Admission is free to all performances. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to all performances. Unless raining, all performances are scheduled in the West Beach amphitheater. 360-675-3767, or North Whidbey Lions Backpack Project, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., July 27, Oak Harbor Wal-Mart. The North Whidbey Lions Club will be collecting school supplies for the Opportunity Council to fill backpacks for low income students. 360-720-2661. Friends of Meerkerk annual meeting, noon, July 27, Meerkerk Gardens, Greenbank. Don Lee, president of the board, will deliver a “State of the Gardens” update, officers will be elected and volunteers and friends recognized. A

Thursday Aug. 1

Photo provided by Robert Pelant

A male goldfinch quenches its thirst from a drop of water recently at the Pacific Rim Institute on Parker Road in Coupeville. If you would like to send in a submission for “Window on Whidbey,” please include your name and contact information and email image in jpeg format to potluck lunch will follow the business meeting. The main course of burgers and brats will be provided. Members are invited to contribute sides and desserts. An opportunity to show support for the staff and volunteers, to meet and greet the “family” and learn about this year’s progress and future plans. Summerfest hosted by Island County Democrats, 3-7 p.m., July 27 at Grethe Cammermeyer and Diane Divelbess’ home, 4632 Tompkins Road in Langley. Dinner included in ticket cost. State Rep. Rick Larsen and Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson will be present. Call Carolyn Tamler at 360-222-6820 for more information.

Sunday July 28

VFW Post 7392 monthly breakfast fundraiser, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Goldie Road, Oak Harbor. Breakfast will be served at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7392. The breakfast features pancakes, eggs, hash browns, breakfast meats and biscuits-n-gravy. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for seniors (62 and over), $4 for kids (under 12). A chicken-fried steak breakfast is available for $9. 360-6754048,, or Artist Invasion, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 27 and 28, Lavender Wind Farm, 2430 Darst Road in Coupeville. A variety of artists will be working on projects, selling and showing their work at the farm. Loganberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 27 and 28, Greenbank Farm. www.greenbankfarm. com Gardeners’ Exchange, 1-2 p.m., July 28, Hummingbird Farms Nursery & Gardens, 2319 Zylstra Road, Oak Harbor. Every last Sunday of the month, the farm is inviting exchanging gardeners to bring their healthy bulbs, cuttings, seeds, herbs, house plants, perennials, annuals, etc. 360-679-5044, or www.

Monday July 29

Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., July 29, First Reform Church of Oak Harbor, Wezeman Hall, 250 S.W. 3rd Ave., Oak Harbor. Puget Sound Blood Center is holding the blood drive. Rock art for teens, 6-7 p.m., July 29, Langley Library. Paint, glue,

Republican Women’s Club North Whidbey monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Aug. 1, El Cazador’s, Oak Harbor. Guest speaker is former ambassador Della Newman, who will share her experience as the Ambassador to New Zealand. Learn about her personal experiences. 360-6784602 North Whidbey plant clinic, 4-7 p.m., Aug. 1, Oak Harbor public market, next to Chamber of Commerce on Highway 20. Bring your plant questions and problems to Island County Master Gardeners for free gardening advice. Plant clinics will take place through the end of August. 360-240-5527. IDIPIC North Whidbey DUI/Underage Drinking prevention panel, 6:45 p.m., Aug. 1, Oak Harbor Library Conference Room 137, no late admittance. Required by local driving school for driver’s education student and parent. 360-672-8219 or www. Community band performance, 7-8 p.m., Aug. 1, Windjammer Park gazebo, Oak Harbor. All-island community band performance. 360-675-1330, or DAV Chapter 47 monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Aug. 1, Elks Lodge, Ernst St. and Highway 20, Oak Harbor. Monthly Disabled American Veterans meeting. Free. 360-257-4801. Fishin’ Club meeting, 7 p.m., Aug. 1, M-Bar-C Ranch, Freeland. Topic is on pink salmon derby and fishing gear. Kari Gerow, manager of Ace Hardware in Freeland, and

Mike Mayes, sporting goods manager, are the speakers. Gerow will cover all the details of the Aug. 24 Pink Salmon Derby co-sponsored by Ace and the Fishin’ Club.

Friday Aug. 2

Anacortes Arts Festival, 10 a.m., Aug. 1-3, downtown Anacortes. In its sixth decade, the festival features 250 booth artisans from all over the country, covering six blocks of historic downtown. There also is a waterfront venue featuring the works of 30 Northwest fine artists. Regional and ethnic vendors. Beer and wine gardens. Live music. www.anacorte

Saturday Aug. 3

Meet the artists, Langley Art Walk, Aug. 3, Whidbey Island Soap Company, 107 A First St., Langley. Meet artists Joseph and Susan Wierzbowski at the Whidbey Island Soap Company during the Langley Art Walk. Their art and photography will be on display. 360-9292461 “Digging for Dinner,” 8-10 a.m., Aug. 3, Zylstra Road on Penn Cove. If you love the taste of fresh clams, then join WSU Island County Beach Watcher Eugene Thrasher and the Beach Watcher team to learn just how to dig for your next clam dinner. Free. 360240-5558, or stinger.anderson@wsu. edu, or Centennial 2013 Celebration for state parks, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Aug. 3, Deception Pass State Park, 41020 State Route 20, Oak Harbor. Celebration of Washington state park system’s 100th anniversary. The event will take place in the East Cranberry Lake area near the main entrance of the park. Event will feature music all day, as well as Junior Ranger and other activities for children, model sailboat races, park tours, a Volkssport walk, information booths, crafts and a variety of food items available for purchase. A birthday ceremony is scheduled for 1-2 p.m. and will include remarks by dignitaries and a special birthday moment with an opportunity for crowd participation. Event participants also may want to take advantage of the day to explore the various areas of the park. Visitors are required to display a Discover Pass to enter the park. Bands are Cannery Underground (folk music), from 10 a.m.; Still Bill Band (rhythm and blues), 11:30 a.m.; and Jacobs Road (classic rock), 2 p.m. Meet the artists, Langley Art Walk, Aug. 3, Whidbey Island Soap Company, 107 A First St., Langley. Meet artists Joseph and Susan Wierzbowski at the Whidbey Island Soap Company during the Langley Art Walk. Their art and photography will be hosted by the Whidbey Island Soap Company.

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n Everywhere Fun Fair — It’s Vacation Bible School Time, 9-11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16, at Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church, 1050 S.E. St., by city hall. Experience the love of Jesus through a carnival-themed program. Explore the everyday life of kids from Japan, Zimbabwe, the United Kingdom, Australia and Mexico. To register go to n “Finding God in a materialistic world” is the topic of the next audio chat, 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, in the Christian Science Reading Room. Join this chat to find answers. The Reading Room is located at 721 S.W. 20th Court, near Scenic Heights. Or log on to www.jsh-onlinecom./chats

Whidbey General Hospital

Willow Fae Butler, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, was born July 15. She is the daughter of Charles Butler and Keira McHaney of Oak Harbor. Braiden Steven Bertrand, 9 pounds, 6 ounces, was born July 16. He is the son of William and Devanee Bertrand of Oak Harbor.

Lily Sofia Schrader, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, was born July 16. She is the daughter of John Schrader and Thalia Moreno of Oak Harbor. Tyler Catalina Miller, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, was born July 18. She is the daughter of Lorena Martinez of Oak Harbor. Charlier Jean Lester, 7 pounds, 13 ounces, was born July 20. She is the daughter of Eric and Cindi Lester of Oak Harbor.

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Missouri Synod

Worship Service .........................Sunday 9:00am Adult Bible Study & Sunday School...10:15am Nursery for infants & toddlers available

Trinity Lutheran Church

First United Methodist Church Worship Hours: Prayer & Praise: 9:00 am Blended Worship Service: 10:30 am

331-5191 • Freeland

Everyone is welcome to join us! Youth Ministries-Choirs-Bible Studies

Preschool 360-679-1697

Dave Johnson .........................................Pastor Chet Hansen ............................Music Minister

Ordinary People Discovering an Extraordinary God Sunday Service 10:30am

675-2441 • 1050 SE Ireland St • Oak Harbor

319 SW 3rd Ave 360-675-4852

Pastor Mark T. Hanson 360-675-2548 590 N. Oak Harbor St • Oak Harbor

Whidbey Island Messianic Fellowship Where Yeshua is Lord Come Learn the Hebraic Roots of Your Faith

We welcome you to join us for worship and celebration

Meeting at: The Oak Harbor Christian School Bldg A 675 E. Whidbey Ave. Oak Harbor, WA 360-675-7189 Saturdays at 10:30am

CALVARY APOSTOLIC TABERNACLE (The Pentecostals of Island County)


A SAFE PLACE TO CALL HOME Sunday Morning...............10am Sunday Evening............ 6:30pm Wednesday..........................7pm


Pastor Greg Adkins

Whidbey Presbyterian Church 1148 SE 8th Ave Oak Harbor

Summer Worship Service 10:00 a.m. • Small Groups • Community Outreach • Youth and Family Ministries • Childcare All Services • Much More!


Sunday Worship ........9:00 a.m. Sunday Bible Study 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening ........5:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening .6:00 p.m. For more information call: Gary 675-5569 Jerry 679-3986

God-Centered Worship Christ-Centered Preaching Verse-by-Verse Teaching Worship: 1 PM 1411 Wieldraayer Road (off of Swantown Road) Pastor Keith McFaul 360-279-9713

Oak Harbor Church of Christ (Just North of Office Max)

Sunday Morning:

Bible Classes for all ages..............9:30am Worship Assembly......................10:30am Wednesday Night ..........................6:30pm Matt Oliver, Preaching Minister


The Catholic Church Invites You…. St. Augustineʻs Parish • 675-2303 185 N Oak Harbor St. ~ Oak Harbor

Masses: Saturday Sunday Wed & Fri

5:00 pm 8:00am & 9:30 am 9:00 am

On the web:

St. Maryʻs Parish 678-6536 207 Main St. ~ Coupeville

Masses: Sunday Thurs

11:15 am 12:00 noon

Nursery provided for both services James Lindus, Pastor Dennis Hanson, Pastor Eric Ottum, Pastor Jerry O’Neill, Pastor Karl Olsen, Minister of Music

250 SW 3rd Avenue • Oak Harbor (Behind K-Mart)

Sunday Morning Services • 9:00am Traditional Worship • 10:00am Sunday School (All Ages) • 10:30am Contemporary Worship Children and Worship


Tuesday Bible Study 7:00pm Sun Service 11am • Sun Children’s Church 11am We Welcome All Pastor Yvonne Howard & the C.O.R.C.C. Family

656 SE Bayshore Dr, Suite #2 • 675-0935

NW 2nd Avenue & Heller Road Across the street from OHHS Stadium

Sunday Worship ......8:00 & 10:30 am Sunday School......................... 9:15 am Nursery Available

Sunday Evening Prayer 6:30 PM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Coupeville Jeffrey Spencer, Lead Pastor Pastor Marc Stroud, Associate Pastor

A Member of the Anglican Communion Worldwide


Sunday Morning Worship Service 8:30 A.M. & 10:30 A.M. Wednesday Midweek Worship Service 7:00 P.M. 1560 S.E. 9th Ave • 679-6959 “It’s By Grace!”

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island


490 NW Crosby Ave., Oak Harbor 675-5008 Sunday Services 9:00, 10:30 & 11:45 am Living Word Kids: 3 mos–5th grade all services Middle School Youth: Sundays 4:00 PM High School Youth: Sundays 6:00 PM Weekly Adult Groups Russ Schlecht ~ Senior Pastor

Get your religion updates noted in Whidbey News-Times Vacation Bible School, Seasonal Hours Changing, Daycare Updates, Special Holiday Presentations.

20103 State Route 525 Freeland

Sunday Service at 10:00 am

Minister: Rev. Dennis Reynolds Childcare Year-Round Religious Education Sept-June All are welcome 360-321-8656

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Lutheran Church

Join us for Sunday Service in the Main Sanctuary at 11:30am

Word Of Everlasting Life & Faith Church

The City Of Refuge Christian Church

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Oak Harbor

555 SE Regatta Dr. • Oak Harbor The Rev. Richard Scott The Episcopal Church on North Whidbey Island

Calvary Chapel Oak Harbor

1000 NE Koetje Street

“To Know Christ & Make Him Known”

Summer Schedule Sunday Worship 8:00 &10:00 am

50 SW 6th Avenue

Bible Study For All Ages.....9:15 a.m. Worship Services.....10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday Services..................6 p.m. Prayer Meeting & Student Ministries Child care for all services. Pastor Grafton Robinson Associate Pastor Lemuel B. Villano 675-6686

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Whidbey Island Church of Christ 3143-G North Goldie Rd Oak Harbor

Woodard Road, Highway 525, Freeland

33175 State Route 20 Oak Harbor, WA. 98277-8713 360-682-2323

SUNDAY Bible Study 9:00am Worship Service 10:00am Come Worship With Us! Thursday Bible Study 7:00pm

40 NE Midway Blvd, #103 • Oak Harbor Pastor Dr. Thomas Stoneham Sr., Minister Donald Cole

A Church, A Family

A Spiritual Home Grace By The Sea An Anglican Expression of Faith The Rev. Paul Orritt



Island Vineyard Community Church Pastor James Gallagher



555 SE Regatta Dr. Oak Harbor 679-3431


3143 Goldie Rd Unit B • Oak Harbor (behind Precision Tire)

Summer Worship Schedule Begining Sunday, June 16th, One Service Only at 10:00 am

Oak Harbor Southern Baptist Church


Concordia Lutheran Church

Matthew 28:18-20

• Nursery All Services • Small Groups • Sunday School • MOPS • AwAnA • Youth Groups Come worship with us!

Worship Services Sunday 8:30, 9:50 & 11:10 a.m. 679-1585

2760 N Heller Rd • Oak Harbor

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CITY OF LANGLEY PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City of Langley Planning Advisory Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday August 7, 2013 beginning at 3:00 PM, at Langley City Hall Council Chambers, 112 Second Street, Langley, WA, on the following proposals: 1. R ezone an approximately 33 acre area between Edgecliff Drive and Sandypoint Way from RS-7200-WS to RS-15000 Members of the public are cordially invited to attend this public hearing and provide comments to the Planning Advisory Board. Written comments may also be submitted to the public record before the public hearing to Jeff Arango, Director of Community Planning, PO Box 366, Langley, WA 98260. Information on the proposals is available for rev i ew a t L a n g l ey C i t y Hall, 112 Second Street, Langley, during regular business hours or through the City’s webs i t e a t w w w. l a n g l e y LEGAL NO.500206 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 27, 2013.

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LEGAL NOTICE The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District has issued a Request for Proposals for professional consulting services to complete a Compensation and Benefits Study. Documents can be downloaded from the Distr ict’s w e b s i t e a t p a r k _ bu s i n e s s . h t m l . You may also request a copy from the District Office by calling (360) 2216488 Monday through Fr i d ay b e t w e e n t h e hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Proposals should be mailed or hand delivered to: South Whidbey Par ks and Recreation District Compensation & Benefits Study 5475 Maxwelton Rd. Langley, WA 98260 Proposals must be received by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 in order to be considered. Additional information and submittal instructions may be obtained by contacting Doug Coutts, Director at (360) 221-6488. LEGAL NO. 499132 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 20, 24, 27, 31, 2013.

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KALLOCK, PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Deceased. RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonIN THE SUPERIOR probate assets. COURT OF THE STATE Date of First Publication: OF WASHINGTON July 13, 2013 FOR ISLAND COUNTY Personal Representative I N T H E M AT T E R O F M E R C U RY G . H U B THE ESTATE OF BARD NO.: 13 4 00117 1 Attorney for the Personal C H A R L E S R O B E R T Representative:

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Robert E. Brewster Address for Mailing: PO Box 756 Freeland, WA 98249 Address for Service: 2820 Sunlight Drive Clinton, WA 98236 T e l e p h o n e : 360-321-8979 WSBA No.: 16012 Cour t of probate proceedings and cause number: Island County Superior Court Cause No.: 13 4 00117 1 LEGAL NO.496678 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 13, 20, 24, 2013

NOTICE Island County Board of County Commissioners is requesting proposals to provide Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Services for youth and adults in Island County. The deadline for submission is August 19, 2013. For more information or to request a copy of the RFP, call or email Jackie Henderson at 360-6787881 or LEGAL NO. 500536 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 27, 2013.

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY I N T H E M AT T E R O F THE ESTATE OF DALE HAMMONS, Deceased. NO.: 13 4 00129 4 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: July 27, 2013 Personal Representative LIZ WILLIAMSON Attorney for the Personal Representative: Robert E. Brewster Address for Mailing: PO Box 756 Freeland, WA 98249 Address for Service: 2820 Sunlight Drive Clinton, WA 98236 Telephone: 360-3218979 WSBA No.: 16012 Cour t of probate proceedings and cause number: Island County Superior Court Cause No.: 13 4 00129 4 LEGAL NO. 500202 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 27, August 3, 10, 2013.

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON STATE FOR THE COUNTY OF SNOHOMISH In the Matter of the Estate of: M I C H A E L R AY M O N D JOHNSON, Deceased. No. 13-4-00960-4 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS The Personal Representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as Personal Representative of this estate. Persons having claims against the deceased must, prior to the time such claims 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, the resident agent for the Personal Representat i ve, o r t h e Pe r s o n a l 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 ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e 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 probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FILING COPY OF NOTICE TO CREDITO R S w i t h C l e r k o f Court: July 16, 2013. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: July 20, 2013. Personal Representative: Leslie Johnson Address: 2091 Boulder Meadow Lane Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Attorney for Estate: W i l liam S. Hickman Address: H i ck m a n M e nashe, P.S. 4 2 1 1 A l d e r wo o d M a l l Blvd., Ste. 202 Lynnwood, WA 98036 Telephone: ( 4 2 5 ) 7 4 4 5658 LEGAL NO. 498573 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 20, 27, August 3, 2013.

NOTICE: The Washington State District Port of Coupeville is soliciting applications for the position of Executive Director. This part-time position is subordinate to a board of three elected commissioners. Applicants must be prepared to respond quickly to emergencies at Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank Farm so they must be residents of Whidbey Island. A college degree and at least three years experience in an execut i ve p o s i t i o n a r e r e quired. Administrative and basic computer skills are also required. The Executive Director supervises the work of a Harbor Master and small staff in Coupeville and t h e G r e e n b a n k Fa r m Management Group in Greenbank. Compensation is limited to hourly wages which are negotiable. Applications must include work history and three professional and three personal references and must be received a t P. O . B o x 5 7 7 , Coupeville, WA 98239 before 6:00 pm, Friday, September 6, 2013. Telephone inquiries are welcome at the Port Office (360)678-5020. LEGAL NO. 500401 Published: The Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013.

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 RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets. Date of first publication: July 20, 2013, Saturday DAT E D i n Fr e e l a n d , Washington this 27th day of June, 2013. MARY ALICE KOIS Personal Representative Attorney for the Personal Representative: Jane Seymour, Attorney at Law W.S.B.A. No. 15407 Address for Ser vice / Mailing 5492 S Harbor / PO Box 1240 Freeland WA 98249 Court of Personal Representative’s Declaration and Oath and Cause Number: Island County Superior Court PO Box 5000 Coupville, WA 98277 Cause No. 13 4 00122 7 LEGAL NO. 498551 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 20, 27, August 3, 2013

Hastie Lake Road intersection by perfor ming earthwork, construction of soil nail and shotcrete retaining walls, placing HMA for leveling and wearing course, permanent signing, pavement markings, and other work, all in accordance with the contract plans, contract provisions, and the WSDOT Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction. ESTIMATE AND TIME FOR COMPLETION: The project is estimated to cost in the range of $711,000 to $870,000. Please note the required time of completion in Section 1-08.5 of the Special Provisions. CONTACT INFORMAT I O N : J o e A r a u c t o, P.E., Construction Engineer, 360-679-7331 or A bidder may be asked to put a question in writing. No verbal answer by any County personnel or its agents and consultants will be binding on the County. All inquiries must be received by the County a minimum of four business days prior to the bid opening date. PRE BID CONFERENCE: There is no prebid conference or site tour scheduled. The site is open to the public. DBE PARTICIPATION: The Contracting Agency has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal of at least 4% for this federally-funded project. TITLE VI COMPLIANCE: The Island County, 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 FederallyAssisted Programs of the Department of Transpor tation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any c o n t ra c t e n t e r e d i n t o pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full oppor tunity 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. BID OPENING: Propo-

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND I N T H E M AT T E R O F THE ESTATE OF CECIL M. MONSON, Deceased. NO. 13 4 00122 7 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS The person named below has been appointed Personal Representative of the above referenced estate. A ny p e r s o n h av i n g a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on, or mailing to, the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below, a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal

LEGAL NOTICE CALL FOR BIDS ISLAND COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT Sealed bids will be received by the Island County Auditor in the Courthouse Administration Building, attention Michelle Tefft, at 1 N.E. Seventh Street, (P.O. Box 5000), Coupeville, Washington 98239, until 10:30 AM, August 6, 2013 for the following: HASTIE LAKE ROAD / ZYLSTRA ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS WHIDBEY ISLAND, WASHINGTON CRP 09-06, JOB 00439; FED AID#: HSIP-2015(077) Bids received after the date and time stated above will not receive consideration. P RO J E C T D E S C R I P TION: This project provides for the improvement of Zylstra Road /

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in the bidding documents and Contract Provisions. See the Bidder’s Checklist in the Bidding Requirements and Proposal forms of the bidding document for further information. BID BOND: All proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid price. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the Contract Provisions, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to Island County. LEGAL NO. 496675 P u bl i s h e d : W h i d b ey News-Times, South Whidbey Record. July 13, 20, 24, 2013

CAREX ROLLING Walker with seat. $75. Top of line rolling walker has lockable hand brakes and a padded seat and backrest that provide comfort and safety during use. The oversized 8” wheels make getting around easier! Weight 250 lbs. Randi 360-3313208. Picture available. If machine picks up please leave message. We will get back to you. KING SIZE bed. mattress inflates to desired firmness for each side. Ve r y c o m fo r t a bl e. I n cludes box spring. $150 or best offer. 360-6826366 Oak Harbor. RO C K E R , w o o d , a n tique, good condition, $80. 360-579-4649

sals will then be publicly opened and read aloud in Room 131 at the Law and Justice Facility located at 101 NE 6th Street, Coupeville, Washington, at 11:00 A M , Au g u s t 6 , 2 0 1 3 . Bids shall be submitted on the forms attached with the bidding documents. All bids shall be in a sealed opaque envelope and plainly marked on the outside “ BID PROPOSAL FOR: HASTIE LAKE ROAD / ZYLSTRA ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS, WHIDBEY ISLAND, WASHINGTON, CRP 09-06, JOB 00439; FED AID#: HSIP-2015(077).” No oral, telephone, telegraphic, electronic, or faxed bids or modifications will be considered. Island County reserves the right to reject any or Public Hearing Notice all bids and to waive all Oak Harbor City informalities in the bidCouncil ding. NOTICE is hereby given B I D D I N G D O C U - that the Oak Harbor City MENTS: Electronic cop- Council will hold a public ies of the bidding docu- hearing in the City Hall ments, planholders list, Council Chambers, 865 and any addenda for this SE Barrington Drive, on solicitation can be ac- August 7, 2013, at 6:00 cessed through an exter- p.m. or as soon thereafnal link to QuestCDN ter, to consider Resolufrom the website shown tion 13-18 declaring cerbelow. The bidding doc- tain personal proper ty uments may be down- items of the City’s utility loaded for a nonrefund- services to be surplus able price of $10. Bid- and authorizing disposal. ders must register with Anyone wishing to supQuestCDN to download port or oppose this item the documents. Contact or provide other relevant Q u e s t C D N a t comments may do so in 9 5 2 - 2 3 3 - 1 6 3 2 o r i n - writing or appear in perfo @ q u e s t c d n . c o m fo r son before the Oak Harassistance in free mem- bor City Council at the bership registration or time and place of said w i t h q u e s t i o n s a b o u t public hearing. downloading or printing To assure disabled perdocuments. Hard copies sons the opportunity to o f t h e b i d d i n g d o c u - participate in or benefit ments are not available f r o m C i t y s e r v i c e s , for purchase from Island please provide 24-hour County, but are available advance notice to the fo r r ev i ew M - T h 8 : 0 0 City Clerk at (360) 279a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the 4539 for additional arI s l a n d C o u n t y P u bl i c r a n g e m e n t s t o r e a Works counter in Coupe- sonably accommodate ville at 1 NE 6th Street, special needs. Coupeville, WA and on Valerie J. Loffler, City Camano Island at the Is- Clerk land County Annex at LEGAL NO. 500406 32.Absent 8. East Glimmer 121 North Camano Published: The Whid9. Daily record Drive, Camano Island bey 35.Give (out) News-Times, South WA. 10.Top flier Whidbey Record. July 41.Worship Download the holder bidding 27, 2013. 11.Pea files to be registered as 43.Hopper a plan 16.Supporting holder and re- 44.Tacks vote of adceive notifications 20.Pale Flea Market denda or other important 46.Performs information corcerning 22.The ones 47.In ____ of this solicitation. Down10” CRAFTSMAN Table there 49.Skip load the24.Enthusiastic bidding docu- Saw, extra blade $60. ments by following the Scott’s “Yard All” Garden 50.Smoked 25.Spieltab then Car t $10. Two outside “Solicitations” salmon 26.At ____! the project name refer- tables: 2’x2’, glass top, 51.Sudden enced by this solicita- .25” (army thick, base needs tion; from the following painting $15 each. Oak command) problem internet link. Harbor. 360-679-8297. 27.Beat 52.Prone W E B S I T E : 2 ” R AT TA N TA B L E ; 28.Hound’s prey 453.Place http://www.islandcount y . n e29.Was t / P u b l i c - round glass top with 4 54.Pointed end cushmatching Rattan beholden to Works/DoingBusinesswiioned chairs, excellent 56.Afternoon thICPW.asp. 31.Winter $120. Rattan B I D D E R hazard R E S P O N - condition. sleep SIBILITY: All Bidders Floor Lamp $30. 360013, Penny Press must meet the mandato- 682-6366 Oak Harbor. eepedry bidder responsibility 46 inch color projection everagecriteria set forth in RCW TV. Works great. $75. 39.04.350(1). If required Call (360)672-8279 rima donna on this project, Bidders Wood Rocker, ass must also meet supple- ANTIQUE bidder respon- Duncan Phyfe, Nice! ne mental $85. 360-579-4649 sibility criteria asTO setPUZZLE out NO. 675 ANSWER

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AKC GREAT Dane Pups 10% activeduty military discount 503-410-4335 D r eye r s d a n e s n ow i n Goldendale WA. 5 new litters! Guarantee healthly males & females. European blood line, these pups are a larger, stockier breed. Beautiful coats Blues, Harlequin, Black, Mantles & Merle. Super sweet. Loveable, gentle intelligent giants! $700 and up.

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FREE: BBQ, “CharBroil”, no tank, has cover, very good condition. U s e d l i t t l e. 3 6 0 - 3 3 1 1354 Miscellaneous

WE BUY ENTIRE estates, storage units, old cars, tractors, forclose, clean outs, empty out your barn, trailer, death in family, evictions, trash h a u l i n g . Au c t i o n e e r. Fr e e e s t i m a t e s, 3 6 0 579-2708 or 632-0175 Wanted/Trade

1 0 ’ A L U M . B O AT WA N T E D ! M u s t b e stable. No Smokercraft. Clinton. 360-222-4136. Cats

WEEK OF JULY 28 TO AUGUST 3, 2013 GERMAN SHORT Hair Puppies. 7 males, $400 each. 7 females, $450 each. A large yard is mandatory. hunters and great family dogs. Interested? Call 360-8291 2 3 2 fo r a n a p p o i n t ment. Ask for Mark or P a t t y. P u p p i e s a r e available July 20th but will be previewed beginning March 17th. Mother is also onsite. Bring your ow n c o l l a r a n d $ 1 0 0 non-refundable deposit. Remainder will be due on day of pickup. Tails are cropped, de-clawed, wormed and first shots.

AKC LAB STUD AVAIL for beeding. “Keta” is a handsome, yellow, 100 lbs male! Seeking to breed with another AKC Lab for pick of the litter. BICH-A-POO PUPPIES! Please call Ken 360- O n l y 1 0 - 1 4 p o u n d s once matured. Perfect 320-4756. Coupeville. for apartment living! First shots and worm negative. 1 year genetic health guarantee! Great with children and elderly. Photo does not do them justice! Adorable!! $425. Po u l s b o. P l e a s e c a l l : 360-697-9091 AKC Mini Dachshunds Bor n May 10, 2013. O n e m a l e l e f t ! L o n g Think Inside the Box H a i r. D ew c l aw s r e - Advertise in your moved, First Shots and wor ming, Parents on local community sight. $650. Call 360- newspaper and on 675-0128 the web with just

FREE TO GOOD Home, beautiful, 4 year old, spayed female long haired domestic cat. Very loving and sweet Find your perfect pet personality. Will include in the Classifieds. all supplies. 3655


one phone call. Call 800-388-2527 for more information.

BICHON/ MINI Australian Shepherd Mix Puppies. A Big OOPS that actually created some unbelievably adorable, smart, loveable babies. You’d be sur pr ised at how cute they are, even cuter in person! Should shed little and be at 20lbs mature. First shots, wormed, 1 year genetic health guarantee. $200. Poulsbo. 360-697-9091 Horses



It wouldn’t be surprising if you decide to work on some big projects in your yard during your vacation. A lot of your attention will be taken up with a family event. TAURUS

You feel the need to get out of the house more, to develop your circle of friends, and build more dynamic relationships with those you love. You have lots of projects on the horizon. GEMINI

REGISTERED TENNESSEE Walkers, top bloodlines, Ready to show or trail ride, (2) Geldings & (3) Mares Starting at $2,500. Call 360-983-3224, Mossy Rock IMMACULATE Featherlight 4 horse aluminum gooseneck trailer with lots of extras!! Includes r e a r a n d s i d e ra m p s. Auxiliary water tank, hay rack and drop down partion. Partial upgrade of living quarters, sleeps 2. All new E Series tires plus spare. $9,500. Freeland, Whidbey Isl. 360-331-5058.

Your health could slow you down a bit or you might need to catch up on a few hours of sleep. You are very busy at work, but you’ll be generously rewarded. CANCER

You need to make a few changes to your social circle so that you can experience more pleasure with your real friends. After that, a nice trip might be organized. LEO

You could cultivate some extremely lucrative real estate deals. The value of your home will double with a few renovations, or you experience something that helps you appreciate your love nest a little more. VIRGO

The idea of a trip starts to take shape. You may even envisage a form of pilgrimage. You are very open-minded, spiritually. PUZZLE NO. 676

9. At once 10.Exploit 11.Bunk 16.At the peak of 20.Gentleman’s title 22.Supporting 24.Accessible 25.Downfall 26.Classroom item 27.Flunk 28.Reverse 30.As well 33.Chanced

35.Explosive initials 38.Male or female 40.British noble 43.Small coins 45.Covered in foliage 47.Cultivate 49.Angler’s tool 50.Insult 51.Band or jig 52.Tart 53.Fruit quencher 55.Shade of blue

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ACROSS 1. Trends 5. Leaders 8. Rebuff 12.Got down 13.Fuzz 14.Beak 15.Popular sitcom 17.To be paid 18.Intended 19.Likewise 21.Botch 23.Iguana, e.g. 27.Pelt 29.Saucepan 31.Variety show 32.Once more

34.Disintegrate 36.Raised platform 37.Concepts 39.Small number 41.Squid fluid 42.Stuck 44.Towering 46.Outlet 48.Brings up 51.Shadowbox 54.Tag incorrectly 56.____-decamp 57.Large deer 58.Jumping

insect 59.Garden invader 60.Slick 61.Squeal

DOWN 1. Ranch 2. Cosmetic ingredient 3. Differed 4. Shorthand pro 5. Country hotel 6. Granny 7. Magic formula 8. Dozed


You may have to deal with some intense emotions for one reason or another. People are asking you to be generous, but try not to go beyond your limits. SCORPIO

You’re not always the most conciliatory of people, but you’re very good at creating a harmonious atmosphere around you. As the saying goes, the end justifies the means. SAGITTARIUS

You only take holidays when you’ve finished everything you have to do. You are particularly proud of a big clean-up job or some work you do at home. CAPRICORN


Self-esteem is vital for developing your personality. You could pull off a brilliant exploit that you are proud of and that will take you a long way. AQUARIUS

There is no need to go a long way in order to have a good vacation. You have a wonderful time at home with family members. You’ll need to do a bit of organizing, though. PISCES


You aren’t able to stay still for a single moment, and you have lots to say as well. You spend a lot of time talking with people of diverse origins.

Saturday, July 27, 2013, Whidbey Classified, PAGE 19 Garage/Moving Sales Island County Clinton


at Waxwood Farm. 12th annual. 14 vendors. Antiques, furniture, tools, books, pottery, primative, vintage lighting, clothing jewelry, garden and more. Something for everyone! 4280 Deer Lake Rd., Clinton, Whidbey Is. Saturday July 27th, 9am-5pm. CLINTON.

Friday & Saturday 8am3pm. Fishing, golfing, boating, camping, furniture, books, misc. 2538 Sunlight Beach Rd. off Bayview.

Garage/Moving Sales Island County

Garage/Moving Sales Island County

Garage/Moving Sales Island County




HUGE GARAGE Sale, August 3rd & 4th, 9am to 4 p m , 2 1 3 2 We s t Va n Dam Road, 98239. Household Goods, Snow Mobiles, 1984 FLH Harley, 1987 Yamaha Dueo Sport and More! Look for Signs. COUPEVILLE

HUGE MULTI FAMILY/ Estate Sale!! Antiques Galore including glassware! Power tools! July 27 th and 28 th , 9 to 3, 1018 Fort Casey Road. COUPEVILLE

HUGE SALE. Saturday, July 27, 8:00 - 3:00, 168 Keystone Ave, Admirals Cove on the lake. Antiques, collectibles, furniture, linens & household COUPEVILLE i t e m s, c a m p i n g g e a r, CRAFT & Garage Sale! books - too much to list. Friday & Saturday, Au- All in great condition! gust 2 nd & 3 rd, 8am - ?, 663 Lacana, in Sierra Subdivision off of West Beach. Collectibles, Drapery Rods, Ironing Board, Sewing Machine, Freeland L i g h t F i x t u r e s, S m a l l ACE Hardware Gir ls / Teen Clothing, Furniture, Christmas DeANNUAL GARAGE c o r, D i s h e s , L i n e n s , SALE K i t c h e n , C h i n a a n d We are cleaning out the Crystal, More! back room! Lots of great COUPEVILLE stuff priced below cost. HUGE ANNUAL Barn / ONE DAY ONLY! Cottage Yard Sale! SatALL SALES FINAL urday and Sunday, July Sat. July 27th 2013 27th & 28th, 10am to 8:00 am – 4pm 4pm, 280 For t Casey 1609 E. main street Road. 15 Families ParFreeland WA t i c i p a t i n g . To n s o f cash or checks only - sorry, no Household Misc, Furnicredit cards. (360)331-6799 ture, Antiques, Glass, Linens, Tools and Gar- OAK HARBOR d e n I t e m s. T h i s I s A H U G E M U LT I Fa m i l y Great Sale! You Won’t Yard Sale to Suppor t Youth Mission Tr ip to Want To Miss It!! M E G A M A R I N E R S Peru. 1565 Periwinkle, COVE Garage sale. Sat O a k H a r b o r, 9 a m t o July 27, 8am-4pm. You 3pm, Friday, Saturday, name it we got ! Some- S u n d ay - Ju l y 2 6 t h 28th. thing for everyone!


FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 9am - 4pm. Lots of nice things. John D e e r e t ra i l e r, t o o l s, c h a i n s aw, r o u t e r, 1 0 sheets new 4x8 CDX, 2 new rolls chicken wire, 4 drawer filing cabinet, household items, CDs, DV D s , and much more. 1012 Woodside Lane, Off Sandy Point Rd. Find your perfect pet in the Classifieds. LANGLEY

J U LY 2 7 T H , 1 0 a m 2pm, 4838 Crab Alley. Twin Beds, Dressers, Bauhaus Couch, Loveseat & Double Chair Like New, Thomasville D i n i n g Ta b l e w i t h 2 Leaves & 8 Chairs, Rugs, Framed Art & Pictures, Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, Misc Furniture and Household Items

G A Z E B O S A L E ! To o much for a Garage. So we filled a large garden building and an acre of lawn with stuff for the Golfers, Gardeners, Campers and all Real Garage Salers! Truckloads of Mowers, Outdoor Furniture, BBQs, etc, in need of Fixing or Painting - FREE! Gate opens from 9am to 4pm. Fr iday, July 26th and Saturday, July 27th. 387 R i c h a r d R o a d , a b ove Sunrise Hills, off Jones Road. OAK HARBOR

D OW N S I Z I N G S A L E : One Day Only! Saturday July 27th, 8am - 5pm. Rain or Shine!! Antiques, Fur niture, Oak Table, Roll Top Desk, Garden Things, Tools, Basketball Hoop, Bikes, Ladders - Sooo Much Stuff, E ve r y t h i n g M u s t G o ! 1080 SE 9th Ave, Oak Harbor.

Automobiles Porsche

2004 C-DORY 22. Used very little. Excellent condition! (2) 40 HP Suzuki 4 stroke outboard engines with electronic ignition and fuel injection. C-70 Raymarine navigation, GPS & radar radio with GPS connection depth finder & GPS remote electric trim tabs. 2 new batteries, anchor with stainless chain, electric pot puller, manual down rigger and fishing rod holders. Galvanized EZ-Loader trailer. U.S.C.G. safety gear. $39,500. Anacor tes. 360-293-9300/ 770-2209

‘02 PORSCHE CARRERA 4S. Beatiful cruiser looks great driving down the road! Gray / black with a sleek black int. Just 52,200 miles. Features navagation & sun roof. Loaded to the gills! Dealership maintained. Outstanding condition! $33,000 firm. 360-6794001 or 360-202-3360.

MULTI HOME Garage Sale. Items: Spor ts Automobiles Equipment, Baby Gear, Classics & Collectibles Toys, Books, Computers, TVs. July 27th & 28th at 7am, 1761 SW Tahoe Street (Fireside). OAK HARBOR

NEIGHBORHOOD Yard Sale. July 28th, 8 a.m. until noon. SW Erie Circle, off of SW 6th, beOAK HARBOR tween Broadview Ele# 1 AW E S O M E S A L E ! mentary and Oak Harbor Lots of household! Chil- Middle school. Lots of d r e n ’s i t e m s g a l o r e : stuff! bike, new 3 point harn e s s c a r s e a t s , G i r l s 1.25 million readers Gymboree clothes (size make us a member of 5 a n d 6 ) . E ve r y t h i n g the largest suburban Must Go! Friday thru newspapers in Western Sunday, July 25 th - 27 th, from 9 am to 4 pm, lo- Washington. Call us cated at 2778 SW Fair- today to advertise. way Point, 98277, just 800-388-2527 off Fort Nugent. OAK HARBOR

Marine Power


1969 FORD MUSTANG. Rare Coupe Model. Rebuilt Original 250 with Ve r y L o w M i l e s . 3 Speed. Custom Dual Exhaust. Nice Shape! $19,500 or Best Offer. Call Steve Buck at 360472-0895. Located in Friday Harbor, WA. Automobiles Mercedes-Benz

2005 MERCEDES BENZ CLK 500, 2 Door Coupe. 43,000 Miles, Spor t Package. Excellent Condition, Extremely Well Maintained. $14,500. 360-675-8233 Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island.

S AT O N LY G A R A G E Sale! Lots of different items!! Moroccan tapist r i e s, c e r a m i c s, ya r d tools, painting, items from around the world and much more!!! July 27th from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm located at 577 S.W. Vans & Minivans Shelley Lane, Scenic Volkswagen Heights area, 98277. 1987 VW WESTFALIA. Look for signs. Excellent condition, 45,000 miles on rebuilt engine, 203,000 miles on chassis. 4 speed, all maintenance records and manuals. All original. Much loved and well maintained! $15,900. 360-678-3655 Whidbey Island


Auto Service/Parts/ Accessories





WANTED! Running or Not:

Cars, Trucks, Boats, RV’s

Call 360-678-4363


SOLD IT? FOUND IT? Let us know by calling 1-800-388-2527 so we can cancel your ad.

Cash For Your Car Want Bluebook trade in value for your 1998 or newer car / truck? Don’t want to go to town? I pay cash!

Ben at 360-544-2570



31 MPG

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive • 30 MPG Hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick MSRP.................$25,901 Dewey Discount .. -$1,902


VIN# 4S4BRBAC5D3273664 STOCK# 97948 MODEL DDB-01



32 MPG

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive • 33MPG Hwy Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (PZEV)

MSRP.................$22,790 Dewey Discount .. -$1,091


VIN# JF2GPACC0D1870919 STOCK# 98109 MODEL DRA-01



36 MPG

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive• 36 MPG Hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

MSRP.................$19,237 Dewey Discount ..... -$838


VIN# JF1GPAA60DG868070 STOCK# 98110 MODEL DLA-01

Home Services Handyperson

ALL AROUND HANDYMAN Home Remodeling & Repairs 360-679-7242 Call or Email Jason General Contractor# ALLARAC912CB




Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive • 30 MPG Hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

MSRP.................$29,581 Dewey Discount .. -$2,282


VIN# 4S4BRBGC6D3263118 STOCK# 97831 MODEL DDD-06



Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive• 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick 6-cyl.256-hpSUBARUBOXER®engine

VIN#4S4BRDLC3D2260278 STOCK# 97779 MODEL DDK-08


Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive • 36 MPG Hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

MSRP.................$23,294 Dewey Discount .. -$1,595



OUBACK 3.6R LIMITED MSRP.................$36,223 Dewey Discount .. -$3,333






Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive • 32 MPG Hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

VIN# 4S3BMBJ62D3042220 STOCK# 98025 MODEL DAF-01




Home Services

House/Cleaning Service

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive • 32 MPG Hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

MSRP.................$24,588 Dewey Discount .. -$1,689


VIN# 4S3BMBC60D3042942 STOCK# 98044 MODEL DAD-02

LEGACY 2.5i LIMITED MSRP.................$28,043 Dewey Discount .. -$2,044





32 MPG

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

MSRP.................$23,169 Dewey Discount .. -$1,270


VIN# JF2SJAAC6EG407454 STOCK# 98558 MODEL EFA-01 Need extra cash? Place your classified ad today! Call 1-800-388-2527 or Go online 24 hours a day Home Services Landscape Services


Construction, LLC Roads & Driveways Trees, Shrubs Mowing & Cleanup Bonded & Insured • Lic#FROGCCL937BB


1800 Iowa Street • Bellingham, WA 98229 Prices are 1 only, all VIN # posted at dealership. All prices + tax, license & A documentary service fee of up to $150 may be added to the sales price or the capitalized cost. Expires 07-31-2013


Home Services Lawn/Garden Service

GREEN THUMB LANDSCAPE SERVICE Gifted Gardeners Serving South Whidbey We work with Enthusiasm & Integrity, Specializing in:

Renovation, Cleanup, Design, Installation, Mulching, Winter Fruit Tree Pruning, Mowing & Trimming

Call Kathy Gurnee

360-929-5078 360-579-2366 Need extra cash? Place your classified ad today! Call 1-800-388-2527 or Go online 24 hours a day


*Gardening * Mulch* Weeding*Paverstone *Edging*Walkways* *Patios*Call Tim*


PAGE 20, Whidbey Classified, Saturday, July 27, 2013




• With Navigation • XM Satellite Radio


• All Weather Pkg

MSRP $25,994

MSRP $25,590

MSRP $24,588




XV CROSTREK 2.0i Premium


• Rear Spoiler

DRB-10 VIN# JF2GPAWC0DH834019 STK#1156


DDB-01 VIN# 4S4BRBAC3D3304751 STK#1186



• Special Appearance Pkg. • Moonroof • Saddle Leather MSRP $34,766

• Moonroof • Leather


DAD-02 VIN# 4S3BMBC60D3036610 STK#1115



• Keyless • Navigation • 0% Financing*



• 0% Financing*

MSRP $35,023

• HD Radio 4.3 inch • Bluetooth Color Display • 440 Wat Stereo • Moonroof • 0% Financing* MSRP $30,908



DDF-23 VIN# 4S4BRBSC2D3274608 STK#1082

DDK-04 VIN# 4S4BRDKC9D2249805 STK#926

DDD-09 VIN# 4S4BRBHC4D3217656 STK#1140



60-757-7737 • 888-682-2628 • W W W. S K A G I T S U B A R U . C O M * 0% financing through Subaru Motor Finance, on approval of credit. Current terms and conditions apply. See dealer for details. All cars are one and only and subject to prior sale. All prices exclude tax and license. A NEGOTIABLE DOCUMENTARY FEE OF $150 MAY BE ADDED TO THE PRICE. Ad expires 7/31/13.

MID-SUMMER Dream-Come-True Prices on Pre-Owned NIGHT’S DREAM SALE Vehicles! HURRY! These Won’t Last... continues...




STOCK# 3559T JN8DR09Y32W732093






2013 HONDA FIT STOCK# 21073U JHMGE8G34DC005316



STOCK# 21072U JH4CL968X5C017494



2008 KIA SORENTO STOCK# 3560T KNDJC736285851655



STOCK# 3544T 1B7GL22X11S289150

2012 KIA RIO STOCK# 21064U KNADM4A35C6041714





2010 TOYOTA RAV4 STOCK# 3423T 2T3BF4DV0AW067490



2009 NISSAN VERSA STOCK# 21060U 3N1BC13E99L392282



2012 FORD FOCUS STOCK# 20923U 1FAHP3F29CL196019






2010 FORD FUSION STOCK# 21058U3 FAHP0HA2AR229136



2008 SUBARU IMPREZA STOCK# 21036U JF1GE61678H517076







620 AUTO BLVD, BURLINGTON • 360-757-7737 • 888-682-2628 SKAGIT FORD

Disclaimer: All cars are one and only and subject to prior sale. All prices exclude tax and license. A NEGOTIABLE DOCUMENTARY FEE OF $150 MAY BE ADDED TO THE PRICE. Ad expires 7/31/13.

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