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County readies $53M budget
New digs in town for US Customs By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter
By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter
Everything you want to know about San Juan County government and the proposed 2014 budget can be found in 153 pages of the county preliminary budget document prepared for the County Council by Auditor Milene Henley. These documents, which will be revised when the County Council approves the budget after a series of public hearings over the next several weeks, can be found at http:// sanjuanco.com/Budget2014/ docs/2014Preliminar y_ Budget_Book_Complete.pdf. Everything, that is, except the “Non-General Fund” budget, which totals $32,987,817 - more than half of the total county budget of $53,326,315. The “NonGeneral Fund” accounts apply to certain dedicated funds which have their own sources of revenue, including dedicated taxes, grants from various sources, intergovernmental transfers, fees and other sources. These receipts and expenditures will be included in the final budget documents. The preliminary budget summary, which will be presented to the council on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 4 and 5, by Auditor Henley and County Manager Mike Thomas, shows a General Fund total of $20.4 See BUDGET, Page 5
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Ground floor space at Friday Harbor Center, located at the intersection of Spring and First streets, will be the new headquarters of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
Dozen docks red-tagged for removal
See CUSTOMS, Page 4
Poorly maintained, illegally moored in Shipyard Cove, the dock at left is one of six floating structures, all in various states of disrepair, slated to seized and removed by state authorities.
By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor
Unlicensed, illegally moored and poorly maintained, nearly a dozen smaller-sized docks and floats will be hauled out of Friday Harbor and out of Orcas Island’s Deer Harbor beginning in midNovember. The floating structures, in addition to being unauthorized, will be removed in an effort to improve navigation and ensure environmental protection, and before they
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol will move into office space in the heart of downtown Friday Harbor sometime next year. Gordy Petersen, owner of Friday Harbor Center, at the intersection of First and Spring streets, and CBP public information officer Chief Thomas Schreiber each confirmed that a lease has been signed and that CBP would relocate from its office at the Port of Friday Harbor “in 2014.” Petersen anticipates CBP will be operating in the street-level office space by “mid-summer.” The lease, which the General Services Administration says was awarded “after a full and open competition” in August, 2013, is for ten years, with an option for an additional five years. The 10-year total value for rentals, tenant improvements, building services and six parking spaces is $2,124,095.20, according to Stephanie Kenitzer of the U.S. General Services Administration. The details of the layout and materials was not publicly disclosed “for security reasons” by the GSA, which is the property management agency
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become damaged or unhinged by winter storms, according to Brenda Treadwell of the state Department of Natural Resources. “These floating docks are in various states of disrepair, and some are likely to break apart in a
significant storm,” said Treadwell, DNR aquatic resources manager for San Juan County. “In addition, many of these structures contain old tires, exposed foam and other hazards that can harm the aquatic See REMOVAL, Page 4
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ized interior design. Island Shades’ line of products include cellular, roller and solar shades, wood blinds, sheer horizontal and vertical shades, and more. Haselow, who returned to San Juan Island a year ago to join Island Wholesale Products, where she’s still employed, offers in-home consultation, along with quality products and reasonable pricing. You can check out Island Shades’ line of products, current discounts and promotions at, www.IslandsShades.com., or contact Haselow at, 360-298-6900.
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Development Summit, sponsored by the Economic Development Council, will bring community and industry leaders together to discuss improving the economy of the county, including brainstorming immediately achievable goals and projects. The event will explore the county’s economy as it is now and as the community might wish to see it in the future. Segments will include an economic snapshot of the county, asset mapping, and the Port of Friday Harbor’s role in economic development. San Juan County has many industries. Small manufacturers, construction, tourism, cottage industries, professional services, consulting, and agriculture are among the industries included in Washington State economic reports. The summit will explore which industries are doing well, which are likely to grow and what actions can be taken to spur growth and employment. This free public event will be held Nov. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brickworks, 150 Nichols St. More information is available on the EDC’s website: www.sanjuansedc.org/economicdevelopment-summit/.
Local inventor to lead WordPress EDC workshop
The San Juan County Economic Development
Council presents a 2.5hour workshop on building a website or blog using WordPress – an ideal platform for new businesses and organizations. The workshop will be held at the San Juan Island Library’s community room Tuesday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The course will be presented by Bryan Hoyer, who built his first website in 1995 after realizing the World Wide Web would change the way we promote and inform ourselves. Hoyer is an inventor and entrepreneur who spent 25 years in silicon valley before moving to the islands in 2007. Participants will learn the fundamentals of producing a website or blog using the WordPress personal publishing system. Each participant will leave the class with a live site up on the web. The workshop is recommended for businesses wanting an online presence, for organizations looking to keep members informed or for entrepreneurs seeking a website more customizable than social media. WordPress offers fully customizable, free web software that can be used to create a site in almost any format. Cost: $20; advance registration and laptop required. Call 360-378-2906 to reserve your space, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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lsland engineer plots lunar orbit NASA’s Lunar At mosphere and Dust Environment Explorer was able to get from the launching pad, Sept. 6, to its lunar commissioning orbit five weeks later, Oct. 13, thanks in large part to Friday Harbor’s Mike Loucks. O w n e r of Friday Harbor-based Space Exploration Engineering Corporation, Loucks designed and helped implement the trajectory used to send the Environment Explorer into orbit. He designed the trans-lunar and lunar orbit capture portion of LADEE’s trajectory. He was on-site at the NASA/Ames control center from launch on Sept 6, through the final lunar orbit insertion maneuver on Oct. 13, and served as trajectory lead and flight dynamics team member during that time. Loucks also designed the trajectories for the Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission, launched in 2008, and the Orbview-II spacecraft, which launched in 1997.
The Space Exploration Engineering Corporation was founded in 1995 in Boulder, Colo. Loucks moved the company and his family to Friday Harbor in 2001. The progress of the LADEE spacecraft along its trajectory was chronicled by Loucks and fellow “astro-gator” John Carrico during the trans-lunar portion of the mission on the “Astrogator’s Guild” blog (www.astrogatorsguild. com). The two were featured in an Oct. 8 article in the Christian Science Monitor, “Moon mission LADEE arrives after an ‘amazingly precise’ looping flight,” written by Liz Fuller-Wright and appearing in the online version of the publication. LADEE (pronounced like “laddie”) is a robotic mission designed to orbit the moon and to gather detailed information about lunar atmosphere, conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust. It also carries an innovative lunar laser communication demonstration instrument, which is designed to transmit data at a rate of 622 megabits per second, about five times the current state-of-the-art from lunar distances. LADEE is managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. After the commissioning phase of the mission, which lasts one month, LADEE will be lowered to its science orbit with an average altitude below 50 km (31 miles). LADEE will spend three months at this lower altitude, and will then be directed to lunar impact after it runs out of fuel.
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Town preps for water line replacement
ing asphalt after the line work is completed, with plans for final paving to take place in the spring. Contact town Public Works, 378-2154, with comments or questions.
Project to begin in January; info session Wednesday, 1 p.m.
The Town of Friday Harbor will begin replacing portions of its aging water and sewer main on Spring Street starting in January. The project is expected to be completed by the end of March. Details of the project will be aired at an informational meeting, Wednesday, beginning at 1 p.m., at town hall. The pending project is intended to prevent another break in the water main like the one that happened a year ago in September. A new water main was installed from First to Second streets following the break but that project proved disruptive to many and raised concerns about muddy water entering the storm drains, according to town officials. The town also plans to replace sewer mains and to remedy as many known deficiencies as possible in
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Town workers begin a repair and replacement project following a break in the water main on Spring Street in September 2012. .
conjunction with the watermain replacement. Construction is expected to proceed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., depending on cost and response from contractors. Constructions areas would be cleaned and parking reestablished daily to reduce disruptions to town businesses, and preventive
qwe are expected to restrict astepsd muddy water from entering zxc storm drains, according to
the town. The project is expected to take a total of 60 days to complete. Because of timing and possibility of freezing the town may install a temporary surface to patch exist-
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O’Conner said the port has had no communication from CBP about terminating or renewing the current lease. Friday Harbor Center was built by Petersen in 2004, after fire leveled most of the east side of First St., between Spring and East streets. Peterson said total rebuild of the block, which comprises 24,000 square feet of commercial space, cost roughly $3.8 million. Windermere Realty occupied the space until 2010 at a lease rate “in the range of $8,000 to $10,000 per month,” according to Windermere’s Gary Franklin. Petersen declined to identify the amount that CBP would pay, although he termed the figure mentioned above as “incorrect.” Howard Crowell and Rebecca Hughes opened Howard’s Sell It Again in the space in early 2011, at a reduced rent with the understanding that they might be displaced if a full-paying tenant agreed to lease the space. Crowell said they were pleased with the location and the support of both visitors and locals, but he “understood completely” that their tenancy would be terminated if Petersen found a long-term, full-paying tenant. O’Conner said it’s unclear whether CBP intends to retain office space at the port. She said the port has been discussing with CBP its requirements for space at the airport. In addition to inspections and security duties in Friday Harbor, Customs and Border Patrol agents are assigned to Roche Harbor to check and clear boats arriving from Canada, and operate a small kiosk at the Friday Harbor marina for boat and seaplane arrivals.
for the U.S. Government. “This is good for the town and good for the nation,” Petersen said. “These people are our neighbors. They are protecting our community and people should respect that.” Once occupied by Windermere Realty and currently the home of Howard’s Sell it Again, the 4,500 square foot space will be used to house Customs and Border Patrol agents now working out of leased space at the Port. Although Schreiber would not disclose specific information about the functions or number of employees of the Friday Harbor office, he did send an e-mail describing “field operations” of the CPB, an agency of the Department of Homeland Security: “CBP officers perform the full range of inspection, passenger and cargo analysis, examination and law enforcement activities relating to revenue and trade, seizure of contraband, interdiction of agricultural pests and diseases and admissibility of persons at 331 ports of entry located at airports, sea ports and land borders.” Which of these functions, if any, will be performed at the new First and Spring streets office was not disclosed. Friday Harbor is one of 67 U.S. ports of entry managed by the Seattle Field Office of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. CBP officers have operated out of rented space at the Port of Friday Harbor since 1978. That space, about 660 square feet, is rented to CBP for $1,473 per month under a lease that expires in May, 2014, according to port Director Continued from page 1 Marilyn O’Conner. environment. In other cases, the floats are used All products limited to as storage for anything stock on hand! from gas cans to a bath tub. Removing these broken bits Effective of docks and dilapidated November 6 – floats also will make naviNovember 12, 2013 gation easier for boaters Store Hours: and provide more area for Mon.-Sat. 8 am-6 pm short-term vessel moorage.” Closed Sundays A total of 11 floatWestern Family ing structures of assorted Selected Varieties sizes have been tagged for removal; five are in Friday Harbor’s Shipyard Cove and three are in Deer Harbor. Treadwell said the DNR consulted with SAVE San Juan County Sheriff ’s UP TO Department and manager $1.76 Gallon of the county derelict vessel
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Deputy auditor to join school district Domenech takes business manager post after 11 years with county
Continued from page 1 million. Most of that amount comes from real estate and sales taxes, although various grants and transfers are also included in the General Fund, as they are in the non-general fund totals. The preliminary budget for 2014 represents a decrease of about $1 million from the all-funds estimated 2013 total expenditures, although final 2013 expenditures won’t be available for several months. Because tax and grant receipts will vary through 2014, some supplemental and emergency appropriations may still be made by the council as the year progresses. The preliminary budget document reviews all county departments and agencies and includes extensive documentation of departmental functions, personnel and activities. For instance, County Council projected expenditures of about $493,000 is about $24,000 less than 2013, possibly reflecting the recent charter amend-
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After 11 years with San Juan County, Chief Deputy County Auditor José Domenech announced that he has accepted the position of Business Manager for the Friday Harbor School District. In 1999, Domenech brought a degree in Business Administration and a background ranging from café manager to supply corps officer in the U.S. Navy to San Juan County. After managing a bed and breakfast on San Juan Island, he was hired by the County Prosecutor as temporary law and justice assistant in 2002, then began work in the Auditor’s office the following year. He was named Chief Deputy County Auditor and Accounting Supervisor in 2007. The San Juan County Council formally thanked Domenech for his service at its Monday, Oct. 14 session. After Auditor Milene Henley praised his work and told the
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ments reducing the council from six members to three members. Other functions facing cuts in budgets include both “county administration” and “general administration” categories. The Auditor, Assessor, Sheriff, and Prosecuting Attorney budgets are all up. The document also reviews county employment by fund and function, showing an expected 2014 “full-time equivalent”
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Flanked by county councilmen Rick Hughes, left, and Bob Jarman, right, deputy auditor Jose Domenech is joining SJI School District as district business manager.
Council he will be difficult to replace, Council Member Bob Jarman jokingly told Domenech, “We’ll leave the door open for you, in case you want to come back.” employment level of 217 employees, a reduction of just over eight FTEs from 2013. The council agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 5, is filled with public hearings concerning four ordinances related to 2014 tax and budget recommendations and the 2014-2019 Six-year Transportation Improvement Plan. All matters on the agenda are subject to further consideration by the council, with
a completed 2014 budget package expected to be passed by the council on Dec. 3.
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OPINION Letters to the Editor
But why in the center of town?
At a recent Friday Harbor Town Council meeting, I was astounded to hear a brief statement from a council member that the U.S. Homeland Security Agency is planning to open a large office in the former Windermere building at the corner of First and Spring streets. The reaction in the council chambers was as though someone had thrown a dead fish on the table. P.U. I have been very impressed with the council’s recent approach to building up the town economy: a long term redesign of Sunshine Alley; closer cooperation with the Port to make the ferry dock entrance to the town more pedestrian friendly; the welcoming banners and ever more beautiful hanging baskets around town. But a big Homeland Security office in the very center of town? I hope the town will now put some questions on the table and bring the community together to seek some answers: Why does Homeland Security need to expand their base of operations here? Will there be holding cells; armed and uniformed officials guarding the doors on that corner? Why must this be at the very center of the Friday Harbor tourist area? I will look forward to the council involving all islanders soon in a public discussion of the many the issues surrounding this possibility.
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Let’s not wait until it’s a done deal before we gather and look at all the consequences of such a big change. LEE STURDIVANT Friday Harbor
Cartoon misses mark on farm tax
The cartoon on page 6 of the Oct. 30 edition of the Journal is an inaccurate representation of the Assessor’s office’s efforts to maintain a fair and equitable system of property taxation. This office has been and continues to be supportive of farmers and farmland owners. However, when enrolled farmland is not in compliance with program requirements, taxes are unfairly shifted to other property owners. Island farmers that are commercially farming land as defined under Washington’s Open Space Taxation Act have no reason to fear that they will lose their special tax status. A more appropriate and accurate label on the cartoon farmer would be “Hobby Farms”. CHARLES ZALMANEK SJC Assessor
In praise of guest room donation
The Earth Box Motel & Spa generously offered a room to a guest speaker for our county’s Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Roundtable. The Speaker, Andrea Cary-Grant, MA, runs “Relationship Resources” in Bellingham, which serves women who are perpetrators of domestic violence.
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Andrea did not charge for her time and work to present in San Juan County. She addressed a room full of local professionals tasked with responding to domestic violence in our county. Feedback was terrific, Andrea loved her stay at Earth Box, and once again I am grateful for the generosity that abounds on our islands. This was a great gift of Earth Box during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please, give them your business. Send your friends! SANDRA BURT Victim Advocate, SJC
My hat’s off to those who help
Two more raves for fabulous people in our community. Rick Campbell pulled me out of a very precarious position… with genius, sensitivity, kindness and patience. My red truck got stuck in a ditch and I tried myself to get it out, making it worse. I called AAA and All Seasons Towing arrived. Scott, the helper, knew he needed the expert, and Rick came on his white shining horse. He deserves to be celebrated. I watched Linda, at Vic’s Drive-In, talk to a little child, putting his name on “the order,” making him feel special, and every time I go she is genuinely making everyone feel special, happy and important. Kevin’s big smile definitely adds to the mix. Not only is the food good, Linda and Kevin make you feel good. Happy Day. FRANCINE HANSEN San Juan Island
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Move is a poor fit for Friday Harbor
The Oct. 15, 2013 edition of The Island Guardian and the Oct. 30, 2013 San Juan Journal (New lease puts U.S. Customs office in heart of downtown Friday Harbor) announce Customs is leasing the large commercial Spring Street storefront (previously the Windermere Real Estate office) in downtown Friday Harbor complete with “holding cells, state of the art communication with major remodeling and interior construction…” The landlord of the property retorts, “This is good for the town and good for the nation. These people are our neighbors. They are protecting our community and people should respect that.” Frankly, Mr. Landlord, what makes you think we do not? Reasonable persons understand the need for proper border protection
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and customs laws including the critical benefits of safety and security they provide. However, placement of this essential, necessary and quasi-reclusive federal agency requiring some level of operational concealment and security in a commercial corridor of a small town dependent on tourism and positive image seems irrational. Furthermore, doing so will require every resident and tourist to pass it each and every time they visit or return home. Frankly, who would want to shop, dine or browse shops in an area next to a federal office with a jail? This federal agency is our new “Welcome Center”? Worse yet, I imagine refitting a decade old plus commercial building to standards of a modern law enforcement facility is immense. Security is necessary for protection of everyone. Considering that evildoers in the world present
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a clear and present threat to any public area regardless of massive security precautions (see Boston Marathon), is placement of this facility in the center of Spring Street painting a target on or about the epicenter of tourist and commercial activity for the entire county? I fully support and respect the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the work they do to keep us all safe. I want to feel safe and I want border protection and customs staff to be safe. I want them here and we all need them here. I just wish they were a little more discrete. GARY WATERS Friday Harbor
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As I See It
Try home for Superior service gets short shrift favorites in medical air transport the holidays Playing decisions could put islanders in jeopardy
hopping near home, away from the crowds, is the surest way to make this the best holiday season ever. We’re well aware that for many islanders, holiday shopping means hours trekking off-island in search of the deepest discount for the perfect gift for a spouse, sibling or grandchild who probably already has, or will soon have, more than enough “perfect presents” to last a lifetime. We suggest foregoing that trek and spending your time—and money—at any of our island shops that are sure to welcome you with a big smile, a unique selection of goods at reasonable prices, and possibly even some holiday music you haven’t heard too many times before. While we’re making suggestions, perhaps you local merchants will make the extra effort to provide that big smile, and convenient extra shopping hours and the homey decorations that people love. And don’t forget a few “on sale” tags to show people you appreciate their patronage. The dollars we’ll spend on holiday gifts here will really make a difference to island merchants. Give local shopkeepers, and yourself, a holiday season to remember. Shop here.
Continued from page 6 deepest gratitude to all who volunteered, donated the amazing food, and to each of you who attended our Local Harvest Dinner on Oct. 24. You made this event special. You raised a record $2,400—triple of what was made last year. Your efforts
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PUBLIC MEETINGS n SJC Planning Commission, Nov. 7, 8:30 a.m., Legislative Building hearing room, 55 Second St. n Friday Harbor Town Council, Nov. 7, noon & 5:30 p.m., Town Council Chamber, 60 Second St. n Island Rec Commission, Nov. 7, 5 p.m., Island Rec office, 580 Guard St. n SJI Library Board of Trustees, Nov. 12, 3-5 p.m., SJI Library, 1010 Guard St. (2014 final budget hearing) n Agricultural Tax Advisory Committee, Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m., Legislative Building Hearing Room, 55 Second St. n Board of Health, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m., Legislative Building Hearing Room, 55 Second St. n Friday Harbor Port Commission, Nov. 13, 4 p.m., Ernie’s Cafe, 744 Airport Circle Way. n Ferry Advisory Committee, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m., Legislative Building Conference Room 55 Second St. n Stormwater Advisory Committee, Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m., Legislative Building Hearing Room, 55 Second St.
By John Nance
Special to the Journal
ny of us can be felled by a stroke, accident, coronary or other life-threatening emergency in which our potential survival diminishes with each second spent en route to urgent medical care. That’s why we have a nation full of medievac helicopter services—because seconds count. When you live on an island the stakes are even higher. As Harborview’s Chief of Surgery, Dr. Ron Maier, stated last year, author Richard Bach would not have survived his 2012 plane crash on San Juan Island without Airlift Northwest’s immediate helicopter response with a flying emergency room equipped with the two highly-trained nurses who kept him alive until landing on Harborview’s helipad. Decades back only single-engine aircraft were available in a medical emergency to try to reach Seattle or Bellingham in time. But the delays and the trauma of transfers in and out of ambulances, to and from the single-engine aircraft and the airports on each end took a heavy toll, and no one will ever know exactly how many didn’t make it because the time en route was just too great. That’s why we needed a 24-hour standby helicopter airevac service, and the one we finally got—Airlift Northwest—is world class. A few years ago, the creation of Island Air Ambulance in conjunction with San Juan EMS and the hospital district seemed to assure that an airport-to-airport backup would always be available for those frustrating times when not even the best equipped helicopter can make it through the weather. But there was never any question that singleengine airplanes were grossly inferior to both well-equipped choppers, and the twin engine anti-iced turbo commander Airlift has standing by as well (a fixed wing flying emergency room San Juan EMS apparently refuses to use). Somewhere along the way, however—whether motivated by empire building or something more worrisome—the individuals promoting Island Air Ambulance decided to stop being a legitimate backup and instead arranged to divert to themselves as much of Airlift Northwest’s primary emergency runs as they could grab. In the process, they’ve dumped a significant amount of public money into a structurally inferior service in a selfcongratulatory effort that has included grossly misleading
propaganda pieces passing for Op/eds in this paper, Op/ eds falsely and absurdly suggesting their backup service is the same, or even superior to Airlift. In addition, these folks have carefully omitted the fact that Island Air Ambulance charges your insurance company as much if not more than Airlift Northwest ($12,500 by their own listing with the trade association CAMTS). Where, exactly, is that river of money going? The very volume of emergency airlifts now routinely assigned by San Juan EMS to Island Air Ambulance in what smells very much like a sweetheart deal clearly shows an inordinate bias with no accountability: almost 2/3rds are flown in Island Air’s lone single-engine Cessna 207. Further, now that this dirty little secret is out, there are island residents coming forward indignantly to relate how they were told that Airlift was not available, when in fact a helicopter and crew were ready to fly. Clearly this highly suspicious systemic diversion to an inferior service is not in the best interests of the people of this county. In fact, everyone who lives in or spends time in the San Juans needs to pay serious attention to the consequences of the grotesque overgrowth and overuse of Island Air Ambulance for this one reason alone: if the number of evacuations assigned to Airlift continues at the present level, their 24-hour Bellingham helicopter base - the one that can send us a helicopter in a life-critical 20 minutes may be closed. Lives, clearly, will be lost when helicopters have to dispatch from Seattle instead. San Juan County government must get a grip on this situation, and fast. Island Air Ambulance needs to return to the honorable position of emergency backup; those skewing airlift decisions to a single-engine aircraft need to be forced to adopt clear, honest, transparent, publicly reviewable criteria for making their selections; and those who have been purposefully misrepresenting this regrettable diminishment of public safety must fully explain their motivation. Without such safeguards, we simply can’t trust that a decision to bypass Airlift Northwest is being made in the patient’s best interests.
— Editor’s note: Author of “Why Hospitals Should Fly” (Second River Healthcare Press, 2008), John Nance is an aviation analyst for ABC world News, and a San Juan resident.
Ardell Ruth Gordon: August 25, 1922 – October 24, 2013 Ardell Gordon, 91, of Friday Harbor, Wash. passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 embraced in the loving hands of the Life Care Center in Friday Harbor with daughter, Mary, at her side. She began life on a farm in Nebraska, the middle child of seven daughters born to Eugene and Lola (Johnson) Hultquist on Aug. 25, 1922. In 1953 Ardell moved to Palo Alto with husband Dale and her four children. There she enjoyed the next 50 years surrounded by friends and family. After Dale’s death in 2005, Ardell relocated to San Juan Island to be close to her daughter and son-in-law Mary and Bob, and their daughter Lola. A beloved mother, Ardell will be remembered for her heart filled with gratitude and her warm and caring
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presence. She will be missed by her three sisters, Dorothy of Bremerton, Wash., Shirley of Dallas, Texas and June of Oakland, Neb.; son, Leland Anderson of Omaha, Neb.; and daughters Caroline Gordon of Los Gatos, Calif.,
Edy Salenger of Maui, Hawaii, Mary Elford, of San Juan Island, Wash. and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, plus many other family members and friends. Ardell was a dynamic, great lady of generosity, warmth and fun, with a heart full of compassion and good cheer. She was deeply loved and shall be missed. At a later date, she will be interred alongside her husband at Alta Mesa Memorial Park in Palo Alto, Calif. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Anacortes, Wash. and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Ardell please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com. — Family of Ardell Gordon
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Blues! Reggae! West African Music! Corey Harris Saturday, Nov. 9 7:30 pm • San Juan Community Theatre
Advocate to air insight at Home Trust meeting Affordable housing advocate Greg Winter will be the featured speaker at the 12th Annual Meeting of the San Juan Community Home Trust, Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor. The director of the Bellingham-based Opportunity Council's Whatcom Homeless Service Center, Winter will discuss local and regional housing affordability strategies, focusing on examples from Whatcom and Skagit counties, as part of the presentation. In working with the Family Resources Centers on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands, Winter has gained an onthe-ground awareness of issues surrounding affordable housing in San Juan County. He previously managed the 2011 county Prosperity Project, an assessment of community affordable housing needs.
Winter recently helped lead the campaign in support of a “Home Fund levy” dedicated to affordable housing in Bellingham, which was approved by voters last year and for which, in part, he received a “Friend of Housing Award” at the Washington State Affordable Housing Conference in Spokane, in October. In addition to the presentation by Winter, the Home Trust 12th annual Greg Winter meeting will include a complimentary pizza and salad dinner. A business meeting and election of board members will follow dinner and guest speaker. Admission is free; RSVP by telephone, 3785541, or by email, email@example.com to reserve a spot.
Odlin wetland planting party draws a crowd
The group consisted of Lopez and San Juan islanders, members of the San Juan Island Conservation Corps and a number of longtime Odlin campers from the mainland. In preparation for the planting party, the Washington Conservation Corps helped prepare the site by installing 2,300 feet of fencing to prevent deer from foraging on the newly
planted shrubs and trees, assisting also in putting another 150 plants in the ground in a different, more remote, wetland area. The park’s wetland project is latest in a series improvements, which include: upgrades to the boat ramp, new mooring buoys, new day-use restroom, watersystem improvements and replacement of the picnic shelter.
FH Elementary School honors veterans, Friday
This year’s guest speaker will be U.S. Navy veteran Frank Mulcahy, director of San Juan County Department of Public Works. The program also features patriotic songs by the elementary school choir and presentation of “Colors” by Scout Troop No. 90. On display will be the school Veterans’ Wall of Honor, which lists names submitted by students and staff of local veterans or military in service.
More than 50 adults and children converged on Lopez Island's Odlin Park
Oct. 26-27 to take part in a wetland enhancement planting party in support of county Parks. The group of volunteers planted 650 trees, plants and shrubs, and spread 200 yards of mulch in the park’s newly constructed wetland.
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The annual Veterans’ Day Assembly at Friday Harbor Elementary School is Friday, Nov. 8, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The annual observance will be hosted by sixthgraders Jaden Jones, Jordan Lawson and Weston Swirtz. The school invites local veterans and members of the community to attend.
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11. Hair colorer 12. Aquatic plant 13. "___ we forget" 18. Attack 19. Certain surgeon's "patient" 23. Core 24. Evening bell 25. Because 26. Archetype 27. Pituitary, e.g. 28. Neigh softly 29. Expression that radio message will be acted upon 30. ___ a high note (2 wds) 31. Exams 35. Plastics containing organic material 37. Furtive 42. Power
46. Inside shot? (hyphenated) 47. Barfly's binge 48. Seventh heaven 50. Bunch 51. Pith helmet 52. Give off, as light 53. Become unhinged 54. Boor 55. May racing event, for short 56. "___ quam videri" (North Carolina's motto) 58. "How ___ Has the Banshee Cried" (Thomas Moore poem) 59. Bug out Answers to today's puzzle on page 20
Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column, and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimination to solve the puzzle. The difficulty ranges from 1-5 (easy) 6-10 (moderate) and 11-15 (hard). Today’s puzzle is level 4. Sudoku and Crossword answers on page 20
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Teens encouraged to ‘Dream Big’ Setting goals, overcoming obstacles; lessons learned at statewide Prevention Summit By SJI Prevention Coalition Special to the Journal
Empowering messages like “Dream Big,” “Find your Destiny,” “Be the Party and Stand Up, Stand Out, Choose Health” gave six San Juan Island teens a lot to think about and new skills to act upon these messages they heard in workshops, presentations and Contributed photo service projects in Yakima, where the three- Summit attendees, top row, from left: Lucas Gao, day Washington State Prevention Summit is Zach Fincher, Per Black, Teddy McCullough, held annually. Sammy Finch, Madrona Jameson and Rachel May. The San Juan Island Prevention Coalition sponsored these youth from Spring Street er and Youth Co-Emcee this year at the International School and Friday Harbor Summit. High School. One of the team’s favorite presentations “These youth already work hard to make was Teddy’s workshop, where he spoke to a difference in their schools through vari- the power of dreaming big and finding ways ous clubs like ROCK SOLID and H.O.T.S. to navigate around obstacles, and to never (Helping Out Teens Society) however, we give up. have an opportunity to collaborate and bring them together to make a greater impact for our community” says Debbi Fincher, team advisor. In addition, the prevention coalition invited Jason Davis NOVEMBER 27TH JOURNAL of Island Rec and Meagan SALES DEADLINE: NOV 18 Gablem, the new prevention intervention specialist at Friday Harbor middle and DECEMBER 4TH JOURNAL high schools, to help chapSALES DEADLINE: NOV 25 erone the group and build a stronger support system for DECEMBER 25 JOURNAL these teens. “We’ve heard loud and SALES DEADLINE: DEC 16 clear that many youth want to get involved but they JANUARY 1 JOURNAL just need some support and SALES DEADLINE: DEC 20 guidance from the adults in their community,” Fincher CALL 378-5696 TO PLACE YOUR AD says. As Teddy McCullough said, “We want to do the work, we just need your help to show us what resources are available and support us along the way”. As some may know, Teddy is from Lopez Island PROFESSIONAL • ACCOUNTABLE • INNOVATIVE Prevention Coalition and a junior at American Available evenings & weekends to better serve you University. He is an intern at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and was a present-
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The Family and Friends of Susan Ross wish to thank the community for the wonderful turnout for the benefit for Susan on October 19. You helped raise enough to take care of everything for her. *We have a pair of shoes for a little boy. If you lost a pair of shoes for your child, please call 360-547-2774
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They came, they saw, they conquered, and they collected a whole bunch of candy, too. The students and staff of Friday Harbor Elementary School dazzled an enthusiastic, appreciative crowd as they strolled the streets of Friday Harbor in the annual Halloween Day Parade, Oct. 31. Journal photos / Scott Rasmussen and Kathryn Sherman
Town of Friday Harbor Position Available: Town Planning Commission Volunteer sought for Planning Commission vacancy. Are you interested in becoming more involved with the community and helping guide the Town’s future development? The Town of Friday Harbor is looking for a volunteer to fill a vacancy on the Town Planning Commission. The five-member Planning Commission meets regularly and acts as the fact finding agency of the Town with respect to growth and development. To that end, the Commission has the continuing duty to review the Town Comprehensive Plan and make recommendations to the Town Council concerning matters relating to land use. Vacancies are filled by the appointment of Mayor Carrie Lacher with the consent of the Town Council. To be considered, you need to live within the town limits, and submit your letter of interest to the Mayor’s office at the Town of Friday Harbor, 60 Second Street, PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA. For more information, contact Mike Bertrand in the Community Development Department, (360) 378 - 2810 or email@example.com.
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What’s Happening! Wednesday, Nov. 6 FH High School Community Dinner, High School Commons, 5:307:30 p.m. Greek menu presented by Food for Thought Program; proceeds benefit Chef 1.0 student interns, baking class students. $12 adults, $6 children under 12. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org, 370-7106. “Do It, Imagine’ Poetry by Matt Gano, Brickworks, 150 Nichols St., 5:30 p.m., free. Renowned poet and Seattle “Grand-Slam” champion Matt Gano shares favorite works (See story, pg. 13). Sponsored by Spring Street International School. Info, 378-6393, www.springstreet.org. Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong, Turnbull Gym, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www. islandrec.org.
Thursday, Nov. 7 SJC Arts Council Meeting & Luncheon, Islanders Bank Annex, Community Room, 11:45-12:45 p.m. Membership meeting hosted by board of directors; review of accomplishments, projections; board meeting to follow. Info, www. sjcartscouncil.org. Adult Dodgeball, Turnbull Gym, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $2 dropin fee. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org. Indoor Soccer, Fairground Building, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $5 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www. islandrec.org.
Saturday, Nov. 9 Evolution of the Blues, SJ Community Theatre, See CALENDAR, Page 12
By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor
istory isn’t always about the past. In fact, museums of all shapes, sizes and stripes have a long history of their own of turning to the latest innovations in order to refresh the stories, events and artifacts of days gone by, and to capture an ever-wandering imagination of an ever-changing audience. San Juan Island’s very own historical museum is no exception. And it’s following in the footsteps of that well-worn path of reinvention with its latest endeavor, the creation of a Museum of History
and Industry, designed as an interactive educational facility and a showcase for four of the island’s “core” industries of yesteryear: farming, fishing, logging and lime kilns. “Even though we focus on the past, anymore it’s all about being interactive and getting people involved,” museum Director Kevin Loftus said. “We really want to make it cutting edge and keep up with current technologies.” Housed all under one roof, within the walls of the renovated barn on the museum grounds, each industry will be individually featured in its own wing, an exhibit all its own, and highlighted by a mixture of integrated murals, photographs, videos, artifacts and interactive, hands-on displays that bring to life the sights, sounds and stories of those former cornerstones of island commerce. In the entrance of the barn will an expansive atrium, with a large three-dimensional topographical map at its centerpiece, which identifies locations and developments of each of the four industries. Its walls will be lined near the ceiling with photographs of various islanders and the room will also feature audio handsets with recordings of local oral histories narrated by island actors. The atrium will be completed by the end of autumn, Loftus said. The museum and its parent group, the San Juan Island Historical Society, recently launched a fundraising drive — with a $200,000 goal — to help finance the project. But plans for the Museum of Industry have been in the works for quite awhile, Loftus added. Backed by grants by the state historical society, the museum has already invested $168,000 in renovating, enlarging and improving the barn over the past six years. It now also has its own electrical supply. Plans call for the four exhibits to be completed in phases: fishing by late spring, farming in the fall, logging by spring of 2015, with the Lime exhibit following later that autumn. Although it may sound ambitious, Loftus said the project is well planned and the stage is set for all the pieces to fall into place. “We’ve never really done anything of this scope,” he said. “But it’s not just a new idea. It’s going to work.” For more information, or to make a donation, contact San Juan Historical Museum, 3783949, or www. sjmuseum.org.
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At the heart of Jon Robin Baitz’s award-winning drama, “Other Desert Cities,” is a dark family secret. Some would prefer to keep that painful memory hidden, while others are poised to share it with the world. The tug-of-war of the Wyeth family will take center stage in Island Stage Left’s fall production of “Other Desert Cities”, a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and winner of the Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play in 2011. To temper the family conflict, Baitz infuses the drama with a healthy dose of wit and humor and the intriguing combination has earned the play sweeping critical acclaim: “superbly crafted”, “funny, cutting and illuminating”, “smart, entertaining”; the praise goes on. Staged within Friday Harbor fairground’s Marie Boe Building, reconfigured for the production, “Other Desert Cities” opens Friday, Nov. 15, for a six-week run, with evening performances Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees, 4 p.m. (Wednesday, Nov. 27 in lieu of Thanksgiving). For more info, production schedule, visit, www.islandstageleft.org.
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He has toured, recorded and performed with some of the top names in the business such as BB King, Taj Mahal, and the Dave Matthews Band, to name a few. At the same time, he’s carved out his own niche in blues. Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Corey Harris shares his unique musicianship Saturday, Nov. 9, at San Juan Community Theatre. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Earlier that day, at 2 p.m., Harris will share his knowledge of the blues in a free presentation on the Whittier stage, entitled “The Evolution of the Blues”. Harris began his career as a New Orleans street singer, traveling throughout the southern states. In his early twenties, he lived in West Africa for a year, which had
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Scooter & Skate Night, Fairgrounds exhibit hall. Scooter & Trike Time, 5:306:30 p.m., $5 family, $2 per person. Open Skate, 7-8:30 p.m., $8 family, $3 per person; 9 and under accompanied by adult. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org.
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Singer, songwriter and 2007 “genius award” winner Corey Harris performs Saturday at San Juan Community Theatre.
a profound effect on his later work. He has recorded many traditional blue songs while creating his own vision of the blues, influenced by reggae, soul, rock and West African music. As a songwriter, he has kept one foot in tradition and the other in experimentation.
In 2007, Harris was awarded a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship— commonly referred to as a “genius award”—and proclaimed an artist who “forges an adventurous path marked by deliberate eclecticism.” (See Calendar, below, for ticket prices).
Open Mic for Writers, 7 p.m., library, free. Writers meet to share their work, listen to work of others. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org.
Tuesday, Nov. 12 Adult Basketball, Turnbull Gym, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 3784953, www.islandrec.org.
Jeff Guidry Book Talk, 7 p.m., library, free. Guidry tells how rehabilitating an eagle inspired his triumph over cancer, a true story portrayed in, “An Eagle Named Freedom.” Info, 378-2798, www.sjlib.org. Corey Harris: ‘blues’ transformed, SJ Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Singer, guitarist Corey Harris blends reggae, soul, rock and West African music with classic blues sound. Tickets: $25 adults, $12 student reserved, $5 RUSH. Info, 378-3210, www.sjctheatre.org.
Monday, Nov. 11 The Navy invites you to an open house public meeting for the Introduction of the P-8A into the U.S. Navy Fleet. The Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meeting for the Draft SEIS for the Introduction of the P-8A were published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2013. Due to the Federal government shutdown, the Navy postponed the open house public meetings originally scheduled for October 2013. The open house public meetings have been rescheduled and the public comment period has been extended from November 4, 2013 to December 2, 2013. The open house public meetings have been rescheduled on the following dates and locations: Thursday, November 7, 2013 Jacksonville, Florida Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Orange Park
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Please plan to attend an open house public meeting scheduled in your area at your convenience between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm. The open house public meeting provides you with an opportunity to review project information, speak one-on-one with project representatives and submit written or oral comments. If you are unable to attend a meeting scheduled in your area, please visit the project website at www.mmaseis.com to learn more about the project, download a copy of the Draft SEIS and review informational materials prepared for the open house public meeting.
Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong, Turnbull Gym, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www. islandrec.org.
Youth Roller Hockey, Fairgrounds Building, 5:30-6:30 p.m., ages 5-8, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ages 9-15. Helmets required; $4 dropin fee, $45 season pass. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org. Adult Roller Hockey, Fairgrounds Building, 7:309 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $6 drop-in fee, $67 season pass. Info, 378-4953, www.islandrec.org.
Sunday, Nov. 17 The Met: Live in HD: Tosca, SJ Community Theatre, 2 p.m. Patricia Raccetta stars in title role as the jealous diva in Puccini classic. Tickets: $20 adults ($18 member), $10 student reserved. Info, 378-3210, www.sjctheatre. org.
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Comments must be postmarked or received (on-line) by December 2, 2013 to ensure consideration in the Final SEIS. Written comments may be submitted on-line at the project website or mailed to: P-8A EIS Project Manager Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic, Attn: Code EV21.CZ 6506 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23508
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Pacific Northwest awardwinning poet Matt Gano will be in the spotlight in a free poetry reading at Brickworks, Wednesday, Nov. 16. Local musicians Nickie Daviw and Forrest Marowitz will also perform at the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Author of “Suits for the Swarm”, a poetry collection, Gano has been a featured poet at “Page Meets Stage” at New York City’s Bowery Poetry Club, lectured at Julliard and is an artistin-residence with Seattle Arts and Lectures, Writers in Schools. He has carried the banner for Seattle at the National Poetry Slam and is a Seattle Grand-Slam champion. The poetry reading is
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What does a marine naturalist do after a busy summer season in the San Juans? He or she marks the calendar and prepares to unwind at The Whale Museum’s yearly Marine Naturalist “Gear Down” workshop, naturally. Sponsored by the Whale Museum, the one-day workshop is Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Grange Hall; registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The program includes a presentation about sea otters by Seattle Aquarium’s Shawn Larson, the museum’s Jennifer Olson discussing effects of human exposure on anti-predatory responses
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Love, jealousy, betrayal, tyranny, power, persuasion, and more, Puccini weaves it all together in his operatic classic, “Tosca,” presented live in HD, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., at San Juan Community Theatre. Patricia Racette stars in the title role of “Tosca”, the
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of harbor seals and a discussion about sound production and echolocation in orca whales by the Sea Mammal Research Unit’s Jason Wood. The program also features a “Mythbusters” workshop, was J-1’s dorsal really 6-feet tall? An albino Southern resident orca? Fact or fiction? The workshop, offered as continuing training for naturalists, includes a general meeting of the Salish Sea Association of Marine Naturalists during the lunch break. Registration fee is $20 for Whale Museum and SSAMN members, $25 for non-members. An optional lunch, $10, is available for order. For information, 3784710, ext. 23.
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San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY CITIMORTGAGE, INC., its successors in interest and/or assigns, Plaintiff, v. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF THOMAS M. SMYTHE, DECEASED; and Occupants of the Premises, Defendants. The Superior Court of San Juan County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of San Juan County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above entitled action. If developed the property address is: 655 Hunt Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 The sale of the above described property is to take place: Time: 10:00 am Date: Friday, November 22, 2013 Place: Inside Main Entrance, San Juan County Courthouse, 96 Second St., Friday Harbor, WA For any questions contact the Sheriff at the address below. ROB NOU, SHERIFF, SAN JUAN COUNTY KIM OTT, CHIEF CIVIL DEPUTY PO Box 669, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 360-378-4151 LOT 20, PLAT OF CEDAR HILL ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 5 OF PLATS, PAGE 31, RECORDS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. Tax Parcel Number: 351363020 LEGAL NO. SJ519768 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. October 23, 30, November 6, 13, 2013. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY J. BRUCE SMITH, TRUSTEE OF THE E. JAMES HUDSON TRUST DATED 8/2/93, Plaintiff, v. ROXANNE CHRISTENSEN, an individual, ALL OTHER PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN OR INTEREST IN THE REAL ESTATE DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT, and the STATE OF WASHINGTON, Defendants. The Superior Court of San Juan County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of San Juan County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above entitled action. The sale of the above described property is to take place: Time: 10:00 am Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 Place: Inside Main Entrance, San Juan County Courthouse, 96 Second St., Friday Harbor, WA For any questions contact the Sheriff
at the address below. ROB NOU, SHERIFF, SAN JUAN COUNTY KIM OTT, CHIEF CIVIL DEPUTY PO Box 669, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 360-378-4151 Parcel A The East 328.20 feet of the West 656.40 feet of the North 531.30 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 22, Township 35 North, Range 3 West, W.M., San Juan Island, County of San Juan, State of Washington. (Also known as Parcel 3A of the Hudson 40) Parcel B The West 328.20 feet of the North 531.30 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 22, Township 35 North, Range 3 West, W.M., San Juan Island, County of San Juan, State of Washington. (Also known as Parcel 4A of the Hudson 40) Parcel C An easement for roadway and utility purposes over, across and under a portion of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said easement to be forty (40) feet in width lying twenty (20) feet on each side of the following described centerline: Commencing at the Northwest Corner of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; thence along with Westerly boundary of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter South 0°00’57” East, 633.82 feet to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING of said centerline, said easement beginning at said Westerly boundary; thence leaving said boundary and along said centerline North 89°56’38” East, 41.09 feet to the P.C. of a circular curve to the left, having a central angle of 90°53’50” and a radius of 50.00 feet; thence Easterly, Northeasterly and Northerly along said curve 79.32 feet to the P.T., said point also being the P.C. of reverse circular curve to the right having a central angle of 91°16’47” and a radius of 50.00 feet; thence Northerly, Northeasterly and Easterly along said curve 79.66 feet to the P.T., said point being a point on the Southerly boundary of the North 531.30 feet of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; thence along the Southerly boundary of the said North 531.30 feet South 89°40’24” East, 302.80 feet to a point designated as Point “I” for reference purposes; thence continuing South 89°40’24” East, 540.49 feet to the Southeast corner of the West 984.60 feet to the said North 531.30 feet of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said point being the Point of Termination of said centerline and said easement; ALSO an easement for roadway and utility purposes over, across and under a portion of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said easement to be within the cir-
cumference of circle having a radius of sixty (60) feet, the center of said circle being the Point of Termination of the above described easement centerline; AND ALSO an easement for roadway and utility purposes over, across and under a portion of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said easement to be forty (40) feet in width lying twenty (20) feet on each side of the following described centerline: Commencing at the Southwest Corner of the North 531.30 feet of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; thence Easterly along the Southerly boundary of the said North 531.30 feet to a point on the Easterly boundary of the West 444.13 feet of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said point being designated as Point “I” for reference purposes, said point also being the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING of the centerline to be described; thence leaving said Southerly boundary and Southerly along the Easterly boundary of the said West 444.13 feet to the Northeast Corner of the South 391.95 feet to the West 444.13 feet of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said point being the Point of Termination of said centerline; AND ALSO an easement for roadway and utility purposes over, across and under a portion of the said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, said easement to be within the circumference of a circle having a radius of sixty (60) feet, the center of said circle being the Point of Termination of the above described easement centerline. LEGAL NO. SJ519479 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 2013. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER CHANGES TO SAN JUAN COUNTY ADOPTED BUDGET FOR 2013 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Council will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony on 2 proposed Ordinances: Ordinance Revising County Budget for Supplemental Appropriations; and Ordinance Revising County Budget for Emergency Appropriations. The public hearing will be held in the Council Hearing Room at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 beginning at 9:15 AM. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Council without additional written notice. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed Ordinances. After the public testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Council will deliberate and consider modifications to the Ordinances that are proposed by members of the public, county em-
ployees or the Council. The proposed Ordinances may then be adopted with or without modifications. SUMMARY: The Ordinance Revising County Budget for Supplemental Appropriations adds supplemental appropriations in the amount of $435,689. The Ordinance Revising County Budget for Emergency Appropriations increases the County emergency appropriations in various funds by a total of approximately $997,952. All persons wishing to be heard on this matter are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing by mail or at the hearing by delivery in person. Please deliver 8 copies of all written comments to the Clerk of the San Juan County Council at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor or mail to 355 Court Street#1, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. The Ordinances are filed at the Office of the County Council, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA and may be inspected and copies obtained at the Council offices during each business day between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Ordinance may also be viewed 24 hours a day at the County website at http://www.sanjuanco.com/Council/PendingOrdinances.aspx. A copy of the proposed Ordinance/Resolution will be mailed without charge upon request. For more information please contact the Clerk of the County Council at 360-370-7472 and/or County Auditor Milene Henley at 360-370-7558. Legal No. SJ524471 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. November 6, 2013. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER PROPOSED RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION REVISING HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES FEE SCHEDULE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND PERSONAL HEALTH SERVICES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Board of Health will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony on a proposed resolution revising health and community services fee schedule for environmental health and personal health services. The San Juan County Board of Health has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday November 13, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Large Conference room, 55 2nd Street, Friday Harbor, Washington. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Board without additional written notice. The following is a summary of the proposed changes to the fee schedule: the proposed resolution will repeal the existing Health and Community Services fee schedules for Environmental Health and Personal Health Services; readopt the Environmental Health fee schedule with a
decrease in the Operation and Maintenance Inspection Filing fee and a change in the late fee date for annual operating permits for Group B water systems; and readopt the Personal Health Services fee schedule unchanged. Copies of the resolution and proposed fee schedules are available at San Juan County Health and Community Services, 145 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, phone number (360) 378-4474. Questions regarding Environmental Health fees should be directed to Mark Tompkins. Questions regarding Personal Health Services fee scheduled should be directed to Susan Leff. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed resolution. After the public testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Board will deliberate and consider modifications to the resolution that are proposed by members of the public, county employees or the Board. The proposed resolution may then be adopted with or without modifications. All persons wishing to be heard on this matter are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing by mail or at the hearing by delivery in person. Please send eight copies of all written comments to the San Juan County Board of Health, c/o San Juan County Health & Community Services at P.O. Box 607, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 (360) 378-4474. For more information you are encouraged to contact San Juan County Health & Community Services. LEGAL NO. SJ524824 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. November 6, 2013. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER PROPOSED ORDINANCE: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SAN JUAN COUNTY CODE CHAPTER 8.16, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE SAN JUAN COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH REGARDING ON-SITE SEWAGE DISPOSAL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Board of Health will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony on a proposed ordinance amending San Juan County Code Chapter 8.16, Rules and Regulations of the San Juan County Board of Health Regarding On-site Sewage Disposal. The public hearing will be held in the Large Conference Room at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Board without additional written notice. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed ordinance. After the pub-
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San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388. lic testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Board will deliberate and consider modifications to the ordinance that are proposed by members of the public, the county employees or Board members. The proposed ordinance may then be adopted with or without modifications. The following is a summary of the proposed ordinance. The proposed amendments repeal language regarding Larger On-site Sewage Systems and provide for exemptions as these systems are now regulated by the State Department of Health. In addition, the amendment modifies the on-site sewage operation maintenance enforcement provisions. All persons wishing to be heard on this matter are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing by mail or at the hearing by delivery in person. Please send 9 copies of all written comments to the San Juan County Board of Health at PO Box 607 Friday Harbor, WA 98250. The ordinance is on file at the office of the Health & Community Services, 145 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, WA. The ordinance may be inspected and copies obtained 24 hours a day at the County website at www.sanjuanco.com or at the Health & Community Services offices during each business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A copy of the proposed ordinance will be mailed without charge upon request. For more information please contact Mark Tompkins at 360-378-4474. Legal No. SJ523306 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. October 30, November 6, 2013. NOTICE Notice of the Intent to Adopt an Election Resolution. The San Juan Islands Conservation District intends to have a meeting on November 20th, 2013, 8:30-10:30AM, at 530 Guard Street, Friday Harbor, WA, at which the date, time, place and manner of the 2014
annual election will be set. LEGAL NO. SJ525057 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. November 6, 2013. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER PROPOSED ORDINANCE: AN ORDINANCE REGARDING ON-SITE SEWAGE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM CHARGE FOR MANAGEMENT OF ON-SITE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Board of Health will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony on a proposed ordinance regarding onsite sewage operation and maintenance program charge for management of on-site sewage disposal systems. The public hearing will be held in the Large Conference Room at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Board without additional written notice. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed ordinance. After the public testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Board will deliberate and consider modifications to the ordinance that are proposed by members of the public, the county employees or Board members. The proposed ordinance may then be adopted with or without modifications. The following is a summary of the proposed ordinance. The proposed ordinance will establish an On-site Sewage Operation and Maintenance Program Charge upon parcels within the unincorporated areas of San Juan County. Parcels that are not developed, not served by an on-site sewage treatment and disposal system, or served by a larger on-site sewage system not regulated by the
county are exempted from the program charge. The ordinance establishes a rate per parcel for 2014 and provides for adjustments to the rate each year based on the cost of the administration and operation of the on-site sewage program management plan. The ordinance also provides for administration and appeals of the charge. All persons wishing to be heard on this matter are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing by mail or at the hearing by delivery in person. Please send 9 copies of all written comments to the San Juan County Board of Health at PO Box 607 Friday Harbor, WA 98250. The ordinance is on file at the office of the Health & Community Services, 145 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, WA. The ordinance may be inspected and copies obtained 24 hours a day at the County website at www.sanjuanco.com or at the Health & Community Services offices during each business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A copy of the proposed ordinance will be mailed without charge upon request. For more information please contact Mark Tompkins at 360-378-4474. Legal No. SJ523303 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. October 30, November 6, 2013. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER PROPOSED ORDINANCE: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SAN JUAN COUNTY CODE CHAPTER 8.06, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE SAN JUAN COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH REGARDING WELLS AND WATER SYSTEMS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Board of Health will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony on a proposed ordinance Amending San Juan County Code Chapter 8.06, Rules and Regulations of the San
Juan County Board of Health Regarding Wells and Water Systems. The public hearing will be held in the Large Conference Room at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington on Wednesday November 13, 2013 beginning at 11:30 a.m. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Board without additional written notice. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed ordinance. After the public testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Board will deliberate and consider modifications to the ordinance that are proposed by members of the public, the county employees or Board members. The proposed ordinance may then be adopted with or without modifications. The following is a summary of the proposed ordinance. This ordinance makes a number of changes to regulations regarding wells and water systems, with a focus on updating the code to reflect current requirements and establish standards for Group B water systems. The amendments clarify general requirements for Group B water systems including jurisdictional authority. The ordinance establishes new design report approval, source approval, groundwater quality, design standard, reliability, on-going routine monitoring, drinking water materials and additives, distribution system, disinfection system, continuity of service, operating and maintenance, and recordkeeping and reporting requirements for Group B water systems. The ordinance adds a section regarding existing Group B systems, establishes approval status and compliance requirements for Group B water systems, and modifies the Group B annual permit period of validity. Group B and other public water system general requirements are amended and specific requirements
related to Lopez Village and certain large systems are deleted or relocated. The ordinance amends regulations for when designer certification or a licensed engineer is needed, amends wording for site approval of individual wells, amends construction standards, and adds and amends regulations for construction in a public system service area or urban growth area. The ordinance amends source capacity requirements for subdivisions and adds seawater treatment as an option for subdivisions, and also amends water availability requirements for simple land divisions. The ordinance clarifies the water availability requirements for building permits. The ordinance will add, clarify and modify several definitions applicable to water wells and water systems. The ordinance repeals San Juan County Code (SJCC) section 8.06.135 and modifies the list of appendices to SJCC Chapter 8.06. All persons wishing to be heard on this matter are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing by mail or at the hearing by delivery in person. Please send 9 copies of all written comments to the San Juan County Board of Health at PO Box 607 Friday Harbor, WA 98250. The ordinance is on file at the office of the Health & Community Services, 145 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, WA. The ordinance may be inspected and copies obtained 24 hours a day at the County website at www.sanjuanco.com or at the Health & Community Services offices during each business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. A copy of the proposed ordinance will be mailed without charge upon request. For more information please contact Mark Tompkins or Vicki Heater at 360-378-4474 Legal No. SJ523305 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. October 30, November 6, 2013.
COMBINED NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS & HEARINGS SEPA Suggested Tax Parcel Number, Applicant/Agent Name Date of Date Other Existing Threshold End Date Project Hearing Hearing Hearing Project and Address Application Complete Required Environmental Determinat- for SEPA Comments Body Place Date Location, and Island Permits* Documents tion Comments End Date** 141750013, 69 Hong Zhao and Lily Yang, c/o PPROV0 Vacation Rental Mud Bay Dock Rd Barbara Pickering, PO Box 10/28/13 10/28/13 exempt 11/27/13 -13-0028 Lopez Island 550, Lopez, WA 98261 260141002, 72 Stephen Friedman, c/o Jeff PPROV0 Vacation Rental Snipes Landing Rd Otis, 393 Bobbyann Rd., 10/28/13 10/28/13 exempt 11/27/13 -13-0029 Orcas Island Eastsound, W98245 Application Comments: Any file may be examined by appointment during regular business hours at the San Juan County CD&P, Courthouse Annex, Friday Harbor, on or after the date of this publishing. Anyone desiring to comment on the Notice of Application can do so by submitting a written statement to CD&P no later than the end date for project comments specified above. Anyone who desires a copy of the decision for this project may do so by requesting such from CD&P. San Juan County Community Development & Planning, 135 Rhone Street, P. O. Box 947, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250, (360) 378-2354 (360) 3782116 Fax (360) 378-3922 email@example.com www.sanjuanco.com/cdp Permit Number
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TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES AGENDA TOWN COUNCIL Town Council Chambers - 60 Second Street Thursday, November 7, 2013 Announcement: Three or more Town Councilmembers may be attending the SJC Economic Development Council Workshop on November 13th. Town specific business shall not be discussed. 12:00 PM Call to Order / Roll Call / Flag Salute / Public Access (Est. 15 min.) County Council Update (Est. 20 min.) Department Reports: Sheriff Fire Public Works Historic Preservation System Administration (Est. 5 min.) Council discussion of InvoiceCloud© service for online credit/debit payments for the Town Finance Office
(Est. 10 min.) Presentation by SJI Chamber of Commerce requesting 2014 funding for staffing the Visitors Information Center and other events (Est. 10 min.) Presentation by SJC Economic Development Council requesting 2014 funding for staffing and other projects (Est. 5 min.) Ordinance No. 1520 Amending Title 17 FHMC relating to allowable zoning for marijuana retail, production and processing within the corporate limits of the Town (Est. 5 min.) Resolution No. 1986 Authorizing the Treasurer to cancel warrants and/or checks (Est. 20 min.) Administrator’s Report Payment of Claims and Payroll Approval of Minutes Future Agenda Items Citizen Response Adjourn 5:30 PM Call to Order / Roll Call / Flag Salute / Public Access
(Est. 40 min.) WORK SESSION 2014 Town Budget Review Current Fund Other discretionary funding (Est. 10 min.) Council discussion of amending Chapter 1.18 FHMC relating to enforcement of civil infractions and nuisances (Est. 10 min.) Council discussion of adding Chapter 9.14 FHMC relating to nuisances (Est. 20 min.) Resolution No. 1987 Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Beckwith Design for Sunshine Alley Urban Designing (Est. 5 min.) Future Agenda Items Citizen Response Adjourn LEGAL NO. FH524895 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. November 6, 2013.
PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Friday Harbor, Washington has placed on file with the Town Clerk its preliminary 2014 Budget for the Town of Friday Harbor. A copy will be available for review at Town Hall, 60 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Council of the Town of Friday Harbor, Washington will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on revenue resources for the 2014 Town Budget at 12:05 p.m. November 21, 2013 at Town Hall, 60 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. LEGAL NO. FH524891 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. November 6, 13, 2013.
REQUEST FOR SEALED BIDS The Town of Friday Harbor will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 for the Spring Street Water and Sewer Main Replacement Project. As soon thereafter as possible, the bids will be opened publicly and read aloud. Bids shall be addressed to Wayne Haefele PE, Public Works Director, Town of Friday Harbor, 60 Second Street, PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250, and shall be labeled “Bid for Spring Street Water and Sewer Main Replacement”. The work includes the furnishing of labor, materials, and equipment for installation of the Spring Street Water and Sewer Main Replacement. The project is located in Friday Harbor, Washington in San Juan County. The base bid project consists of constructing 288 lineal feet of new eight
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TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES inch (8”) PVC water distribution main and 384 lineal feet of new 8” SDR35 Sewer along the existing alignments from points of connection at Front Street and terminating at points of connection at First Street. The work includes change-over of (6) existing metered water services of varying sizes as well as (1) existing 2” fire service and (1) existing fire hydrant, disinfection and testing of the water facilities, converting an existing lift station to a gravity manhole, construction of (2) new manhole structures, air and mandrel testing of the sewer facilities and restoration of roadway section and HMA paving. The work of the base contract also includes temporary storm water BMP’s which must be in place and accepted before any other work is begun. The project contains one alternative bid item; the construction of an 8” PRV vault. Notice to proceed is scheduled for January 2, 2014 and water, sewer, roadway section and first lift of HMA (left .10’ low) shall be complete in ninety (90) calendar days with the final HMA lift to be completed in a March-April time-frame. Construction costs are estimated at $166,344 dollars for the base bid project and $34,180 dollars for bid alternative #1. The project is subject to Washington
State Prevailing Wage Rates. Due to the location, with both sides of the street dedicated to restaurant, retail and professional businesses active during normal business hours and regularly unloading ferry traffic beginning at 5:20 am and ending at 9:25 pm, bidders are cautioned that working hours for this project will be 09:00pm to 5:00am, Monday thru Friday. A pre-bid meeting and site visit is scheduled for Friday, November 22, 2013 commencing at 11:00 a.m. at Town Hall, 60 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington. Wayne Haefele PE, Public Works Director for the Town, will be available to answer questions, and familiarize prospective bidders with the project. A tour of the project site will follow the prebid conference. Contractors may arrange site visits by contacting Mr. Haefele at (360) 378-2154. Bidding documents for the project are available through Reprographics Northwest and Northwest Contractors Network. Printed sets may be obtained at the office of Reprographics Northwest (616 8th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104, Tel 206-624-2040) for the cost of reproduction. Full size drawings are also available on request. Upon timely request, documents may be shipped or delivered for a non-refundable fee.
Complete PDF Bid Documents are available for download free of charge at Northwest Contractors Network at URL www.nwcontractorsnetwork.com. On the website select Public Projects>Washington Projects>[Project Name]>Download PDF. To receive project addenda, bidders downloading files must register by clicking the “Add Me to The Planholder’s List” link. For assistance in obtaining printed bid documents or downloading files, contact Reprographics Northwest Bid Services at 206-624-2040, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Plans and specifications may be inspected at the following locations beginning on November 6, 2013. Town of Friday Harbor 60 Second Street Friday Harbor, Washington 98250 (360) 378-2390 Builders Exchange 2607 Wetmore Avenue Everett, Washington 98201-2926 (425) 258-1303 Spokane Construction Council 209 North Havana Spokane, Washington 99202 (509) 328-9600 S.W. Washington Contractors Association 7017 N.E. Highway 99, No. 214 Vancouver, Washington 98665 (360) 694-7922
Tri-City Construction Council 20 East Kennewick Avenue Kennewick, Washington 99336 (509) 582-7424 Weekly Construction Reporter 2215 Midway Lane, Suite 208 Bellingham, Washington 98225 (360) 738-0370 McGraw-Hill Construction / Dodge Plan Center April Hamilton (206) 328-5615 Paula Gamble (253) 539-9335 3461 NW Yeon Ave Portland OR 97210 Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty bond, or a certified or cashier’s check payable to the order of the Town of Friday Harbor in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid as a guaranty that the bidder will execute the contract if it be awarded in conformity with the bid form. The successful bidder will be required to furnish performance and payment bonds, each in an amount not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. The Town of Friday Harbor reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to determine which bid is, in the Town’s judgment, the lowest responsive and responsible bid of a bidder or group of bidders. The Town of Friday Harbor also reserves the right to waive any informalities in any bid
and to delete or add any of the items listed in the bid as set forth herein. Bidders on this work must comply with all applicable governmental requirements including, but not limited to, affirmative action programs and other equal employment opportunity actions. Bids received after the time established for receiving bids will not be considered. Faxed bids will not be accepted. No bidder may withdraw a bid after the time established for receiving bids or before the award and execution of the contract, unless the award is delayed for a period exceeding ninety (90) calendar days. For additional information, please contact Wayne Haefele, Town of Friday Harbor Public Works Director, at (360) 378-2154. LEGAL NO. FH524894 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. November 6, 13, 2013.
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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES 7042.29246 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Green Tree Servicing LLC Grantee: Carolyn Brooks, an unmarried woman Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2003 0604007 Tax Parcel ID No.: 141950043000 Abbreviated Legal: Lot 43, Aleck Bay Park, San Juan County, WA Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission Telephone: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663). Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287. Web site: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/ind e x . c f m ? w e b L i s t A c t i o n = s e a rc h & s e a rc h state=WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-606-4819. Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. I. On December 6, 2013, at 10:00 AM. inside the main lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street in the City of Friday Harbor, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of San Juan, State of Washington: Lot 43, Aleck Bay Park, a Private Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Volume 2 of Plats, at Pages 31 and 31A, in the Office of the Auditor of San Juan County, Washington. TOGETHER WITH an easement over and across the roads and streets as platted as a means of ingress and egress for private roadway purposes as created, described and granted in the Dedication of the Plat of Aleck Bay Park, a Private Subdivision. Situate in San Juan County, Washington. Commonly known as: 18 Robin Lane Lopez Island, WA 98261-8034 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 05/10/03, recorded on 06/04/03, under Auditor’s File No. 2003 0604007, records of San Juan County, Washington, from Carolyn Brooks, subject to the community interest of her spouse, if married, as Grantor, to Trans Nation Title Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for GMAC Mortgage Corporation dba Ditech.com, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by GMAC Mortgage, LLC to Green Tree Servicing LLC, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File
No. 2013-0508003. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate as of 07/25/2013 Monthly Payments $15,328.63 Late Charges $629.66 Lender’s Fees & Costs $2,693.22 Total Arrearage $18,651.51 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $550.00 Statutory Mailings $31.62 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $70.00 Total Costs $665.62 Total Amount Due: $19,317.13 IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $98,046.02, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 12/01/11, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on December 6, 2013. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 11/25/13 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 11/25/13 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 11/25/13 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Carolyn Brooks 18 Robin Lane Lopez Island, WA 98261-8034 Carolyn Brooks 2141 Old Graham Road Pittsboro, NC 27312-4106 Carolyn Brooks 7 Austin Avenue Ashville, NC 28801-1309 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Carolyn Brooks 18 Robin Lane Lopez Island, WA 98261-8034 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Carolyn Brooks 2141 Old Graham Road Pittsboro, NC 27312-4106 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Carolyn Brooks 7 Austin Avenue Ashville, NC 28801-1309 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 02/27/13, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 02/28/13 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real
property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and trustee’s fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 07/25/2013 Date Executed: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Nanci Lambert (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7042.29246) 1002.243149-File No. LEGAL NO. J524290 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, November 6, 27, 2013.
Department of the Treasury-Internal Revenue Service NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION SALE Pursuant to an Order of Sale entered in United States vs. David G Pflum, et. al. Civil No. 2:12-cv-1632-JLR United States District Court for the District of Washington, the United States will offer to sell at public auction the right, title, and interest of David G Pflum, in and to property located in Friday Harbor, San Juan County, Washington. Date of Sale: December 5, 2013 Time of Sale: 11:00AM - registration begins 10:00AM Place of Sale: 350 Court St Friday Harbor, WA Description of Property: There are 3 different properties being sold : A) 500 MacDonald Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, Great Waterfront Home 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,600 sq ft on .32 acre with office & large bonus rm. Built 1981 nice deck 2 car attached
garage B) 566 University Road, Friday Harbor, WA, residential wooded lot .43 acre C) Tucker Ave, Friday Harbor, WA wooded lot .23 acre Home A. Legal Description: Parcel A, located at 500 MacDonald Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 and described as follows: Lot 14-2, SHORT PLAT OF FRIDAY HARBOR VIEW, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Volume 7 of Plats, Pages 31 and 31A, records of San Juan County. Situate in San Juan County, Washington. B. Parcel B, located at 566 University Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 and described as follows: Lot 1, MARBLE ADDITION TO FRIDAY HARBOR, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Volume 1 of Plats, at page 91, in the office of the Auditor of San Juan County, Washington. Situate in San Juan County, Washington C. Parcel C, located at Tucker Ave, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, and more particularly described as follows: LOT 1, KARL’S SHORT PLAT, a private subdivision in the Town of Friday Harbor, according to the Short Plat recorded at Volume 5 of Short Plats, page 12, records of San Juan County, Washington and a portion of Lot 2 of said Short Plat, described as follows: Beginning at the Northerly corner common to said Lot1 and Lot 2 as shown on the said Short Plat; thence along the Northerly boundary of said Lot 2, South 89º 22’ 45” East, 11.12 feet; thence leaving said Northerly boundary and running parallel with the boundary common to said Lot 1 and Lot 2, South 0º 20’ 01” West, 54.00 feet, thence parallel with said Northerly boundary North 89º 22’ 45” West, 11.12 feet to a point on said common boundary; thence along said common boundary North 0º 20’ 01” East, 54.00 feet to the point of beginning. EXCEPTING THEREFROM all that portion of said Lot 1 described as follows: Commencing at the Northerly corner common to said Lot 1 and Lot 2; thence along the common boundary of said Lot 1 and Lot2, South 0º 20’ 01” West, 54.oo feet to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING of the parcel to be described; thence continuing along said common boundary South 54.69 feet to the Southerly corner common to said Lot 1 and Lot 2, thence leaving said common boun-
dary and running along the Southerly boundary of said Lot1, South 84º 43’ 32” West, 11.67 feet; thence South 84º 31’ 36” West, 30.39 feet; thence South 75º 16’ 57” West, 63.04 feet; thence South 70º 56’ 28” West, 25.60 feet to a point on the Easterly margin of Tucker Ave as shown on said Short Plat, thence leaving said Southerly boundary and running along said Easterly margin, the same being the Westerly boundary of said Lot1, North 0º 18’ 39” East, 25.00 feet; thence leaving said margin and said Westerly boundary North 55º 53’ 31” East, 104.29 feet; thence South 89º 22’ 45” East, 40.88 feet to the True Point of Beginning. Situate in San Juan County, Washington. Property may be inspected: December 4, 2013 1pm - 4 pm Nature of Title: The right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the property described above. The sale of the above described real property shall be subject to confirmation by the Court. Upon confirmation of the sale, the Internal Revenue Service shall execute a Quit claim deed conveying each parcel of the real property to the purchaser. Upon Confirmation of the sale, all interests in, liens against, and claims to, the parcel of the real property that are held or asserted by all parties to this action are discharged or extinguished. Payment Terms: Deferred payment as follows: 10% down upon acceptance of the highest bid. No bid shall be accepted unless it is accompanied by a cashier’s check, made payable to the United States District Court for the District of Washington. Before being permitted to bid at the sale, all bidders shall display proof that they are able to comply with this requirement. No bids will be received from any person who has not presented said proof. The successful bidder shall tender the balance of the purchase price, in cashiers check made payable to the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, at the office of the Internal Revenue Service, 500 W 12th St. PALS Vancouver WA 98660 no later than December 26, 2013. In the event the successful bidder defaults on any of the terms contained herein, the deposit shall be forfeited and retained by the Internal Revenue Service as part of the proceeds of sale, and the real property shall again be offered for again for
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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES sale, the deposit shall be forfeited and shall be applied to the expenses of sale and to the outstanding federal tax liabilities of taxpayer. This property shall be offered for sale at public auction, free and clear of all liens and interests of the parties to this action. The U.S. may bid as a creditor against its judgment without tender of cash. The government reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to withdraw the property from sale. The property is offered for sale “as is” and “where is” and without recourse against the United States. The United States makes no guarantee of condition of the property, or its fitness for any purpose. The United States will not consider any claim for allowance or adjustment or for the rescission of the sale based on failure of the property to comply with any expressed or implied representation. Form of Payments: All payments must be by cashiers check. Make check payable to the United States District Court for the District of Washington. Name: Mary Smith Title: Property Appraisal Liquidation Specialist Address for information about the sale: Internal Revenue Service 500 W 12th St. PALS Vancouver WA 98660, or www.irssales.gov Cell (951)201-6919 or Email Mary.Smith3@irs.gov Legal No. J522918 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 2013. Fire Dist. #3 Budget Hearing A public hearing to adopt the 2014 budget of San Juan County Fire District #3 will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the fire station at 1011 Mullis St., Friday Harbor, WA 98250. LEGAL NO. J524822 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. November 6, 13, 2013. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Commissioners for the Port of Lopez will hold a public hearing to present and discuss the adoption of its 2014 budget. The public hearing will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00p.m. at the Port’s airport building. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. LEGAL NO. J524467 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. November 6, 13, 2013. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-13-560564-TC APN No.: 262250016000 Title Order No.: 130092049-WA-MSO Grantor(s): SCOTT A GROVER Grantee(s): MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (“MERS”) AS NOMINEE FOR ALLIANCE BANCORP Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 2006 0419001 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 11/15/2013, at 10:00 AM In the lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of SAN JUAN, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 16, BAY HEAD, A PRIVATE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 3 OF PLATS, AT PAGES 39 AND 39A, IN THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. TOGETHER WITH A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE ROADS AND STREETS AS PLATTED AS A
MEANS OF INGRESS AND EGRESS AND FOR PRIVATE ROADWAY PURPOSES ONLY, AS GRANTED AND CONTAINED IN THE DEDICATION OF BAY HEAD, A PRIVATE SUBDIVISION. SITUATE IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 347 KILLEBREW LAKE ROAD, ORCAS, WA 98280 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 4/6/2006, recorded 4/19/2006, under 2006 0419001 records of SAN JUAN County, Washington, from SCOTT A. GROVER, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Grantor(s), to SAN JUAN TITLE COMPANY, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (“MERS”) AS NOMINEE FOR ALLIANCE BANCORP, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (“MERS”) AS NOMINEE FOR ALLIANCE BANCORP (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee for Nomura Asset AcceptanceCorporation, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-AF2. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $31,365.46 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $454,054.52, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 8/1/2012, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 11/15/2013. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 11/4/2013 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 11/4/2013 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 11/4/2013 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME SCOTT A. GROVER, AN UNMARRIED MAN ADDRESS 347 KILLEBREW LAKE ROAD, ORCAS, WA 98280 by both first class and certified mail, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. These requirements were completed as of 5/15/2013. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any ob-
jections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/hom e o w n e r ship/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD or for Local counseling agencies in Washington: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=searchandamp;searchstate=WAandamp;filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: JUL. 12, 2013 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Michael Dowell, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.:
WA-13-560564-TC A-4400243 10/16/2013, 11/06/2013 LEGAL NO. J518004 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 16, November 6, 2013. Public Notice The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Meeting on Wednesday, November 13th at 5pm at Ernie’s Cafe at 744 Airport Circle Drive, Friday Harbor, WA. The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to conduct a Public Hearing on the proposed budget for 2014 and to update the Port’s Comprehensive Scheme. For questions please contact Phyllis Johnson, Port Auditor, at 378-2688. Legal No. J523227 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 30, 2013. Request for Bids The San Juan School District is accepting bids for the following surplus equipment and text books. Sealed bids will be accepted until noon, Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at the District Administrative Office, 285 Blair Street P.O. Box 458, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Ariens 21 gas self-propelled mower, FJ18OU 6.0 Werner Task-Master aluminum plank, 20 feet long 14 inches wide 500lbs weight rating 220 Volt heater (Older) 7 Cameras (film): Nikon - 1 N90, 1 N70, 4 Nikon FA, 5 lenses, Variety of Nikon accessories including camera bag, filters, etc. 1 Minolta 5000L with camera bag and accessories, 54 World History Textbooks, World History the Human Experience by Farah Karls 59 US Government Textbooks, Government in America by Richard Hardy Contact Maude Cumming, Admin Assistant San Juan Island School District (360) 378-4133, email@example.com for more information. Legal No. J521740 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 23, November 6, 2013.
Request for Proposal The San Juan Island School District is seeking qualified electrical contractors to perform preventative maintenance, and installation of surge protectors at the following sites: Friday Harbor Elementary School Friday Harbor Middle School Friday Harbor High School Turnbull Gymnasium District Office Additional preventative measures may be discussed with the Superintendent. The Projected timeline for the work is estimated to be between December 21, 2013 and January 3, 2014. A complete inspection report outlining the suggested maintenance is available at the district office at 285 Blair Ave. Written proposals will include the following: A. Names of qualified contractors performing the work B. Proposed scope of work C. Cost structure D. Additional items for considerations Proposals are due by 12:00 pm (noon), November 12, 2013 to by email, mail, fax or in person to: Rick Thompson, Superintendent 285 Blair Ave 360 378-4133 FAX 360 378-6276 firstname.lastname@example.org Legal No. J523002 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 30, November 6, 2013.
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY In the matter of the estate of: LYNETTE K. GUARD, Deceased No. 12-4-05018-8 NOTICE OF HEARING ON FINAL REPORT AND PETITION FOR DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE WITH NONINTERVENTION POWERS RCW 11.76.040 NOTICE is hereby given that PAUL DOSSETT as personal representative of the above estate, has filed in the office of the clerk of the above court the Final Report and Petition for Decree of Distribution (the “Final Report”). The Final report will be heard on November 22, 2013 at 1:30p.m., in the San Juan County Superior Court, 350 Court Street, Second Floor, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250, at which time and place any person interested in the above estate may appear and file objections to and contest the Final Report. Connie B. Sundstrom, Deputy CLERK OF THE COURT Prepared by: LAW OFFICES OF CHRISTON C. SKINNER, P.S. Thomas D. Sandstrom, WSBA 41370 PO Box 668 365 Spring Street, Suite E Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Legal No. J521569 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 23, 30, November 6, 2013. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR KING COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF THURMAN BOND, Deceased. No. 13-4-11345-4 SEA NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) BARTON D. LANDSMAN has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent that arose before the decedent’s death must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorneys 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 with the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: October 30, 2013. Attorneys for Personal Representative: Jennifer H. McAuliffe, WSBA #39587 Jennifer 1. Jones, WSBA #45289 Dorsey & Whitney LLP 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6100 Seattle, WA QSJ04 Legal No. J523008 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. October 30, November 6, 13, 2013.
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CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Interested in protecting the way of life in San Juan County through land conservation? The County Council seeks San Juan County citizens to fill upcoming vacancies on the San Juan County Land Bank Commission.
District Two position– (Orcas, Crane, Obstruction, & Waldron Islands) two years, expiring December 2015 At large position – two years, expiring December 2015 At large position – four years, expiring December 2017 At large position – four years, expiring December 2017 If you’re interested in serving on the Land Bank Commission, contact the Council Office (360) 378-2898 or email@example.com
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‘Daughters’ welcome five The San Juan Islands Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution welcomed five new members to the group Oct. 15, joining another new member, who was inducted Sept. 17. A service organization of women 18 years and above, Daughters of the American Revolution trace their direct lineage to someone who fought for or helped in the cause of American Revolution and War of Independence . The San Juan Island Chapter consists of 42 members from San Juan, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw islands, as well as from Marysville, Anacortes, Mill Creek and Seattle. One member
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Newest inductees, back row, from left; Lizz Divers-Smith, Torrey Prescott, Joanne Schlund, Patti Pratt, Ingrid Fabianson. Front Row: Registrar Susan Stickle and Regent Sharon Fishaut.
resides in Glendale, Ariz., and another is in foreign service abroad. To learn
about DAR, contact Sharon Fishaut, 378-5586, or Mitzi Johnson, 378-5442.
Leading 20-12 at the half, the Wolverines running game made little progress against the Lyncs hefty defensive front line over the final two quarters of play. The Lyncs struck twice in the air with a pair of touchdown passes after the break to take the lead and seal the victory, avenging a loss at home to the Wolverines earlier in the season.
Friday Harbor ended the 2013 season at 3-6 overall, in Richard Ledford’s first year back as head coach of the Wolverines.
Prep Sports FH falls to Lyncs in season-ending defeat, 27-20 This land is your land. sjclandbank.org
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The last shot at postseason play misfired in the second half, as the Friday Harbor failed to score after the break in a season-ending 27-20 loss to Lynden Christian, at home, on Halloween night.
Blues! Reggae! West African Music! Corey Harris Saturday, Nov. 9 7:30 pm • San Juan Community Theatre
Sat, Nov 9, 2013-FH Middle School Commons, 2:30 pm Sun, Nov 10, 2013-Eastsound Fire Hall Mtg. Room, 1:00 pm
What did the Friends win and what more are they asking for? by Tim Blanchard Does THIS science make my buffer look too big? by Ed Kilduff If it looks like a court and acts like a court, is it really a court? by Glen Morgan Why is CSA seeking a review of the Growth Board decision? by Sandy Mackie, Perkins Coie Law Firm www.commonsensealliance.net PO Box 1249 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 CSA is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit
V’ball team season ends in loss to Pioneers
The Friday Harbor volleyball team was eliminated from post-season play in a closely contested match against Nooksack Valley, 25-18, 25-23, 16-25, 25-23, in the consolation bracket of the Northwest Conference 1A playoffs, Saturday, at King’s High School. Following a loss to South Whidbey in their playoff opener, the Wolverines (11-6 overall) advanced to the second round of the consolation bracket with a three-game sweep over Meridian, their second victory over the Trojans this season. They faced the Pioneers in a “loser out” match.
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