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Langley police dept. ponders staff needs, again

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By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record Langley’s interim police chief has been plenty busy lately, and among his many duties is reconsideration of an old staffing issue — does the department need three officers or four? The Langley Police Department is down an officer after former chief Randy Heston retired this August. David Marks was named interim chief while the city seeks its next top cop, and two of Marks’ recent duties were to evaluate his department’s activities and propose a department budget for the city’s $1.5 million general fund. The police force survey is expected to be presented in February or March. Langley’s police department had a $384,706 budget for 2013, about 22 percent of the city’s total operating budget. The law enforcement budget may be reduced if the city determines it should operate with two full-time officers and a chief. The department had four officers — including the chief — for 15 years but cut the number to three several years ago. “The size of the department is a really important decision that should be based on data gathering,” said Mayor Fred McCarthy, adding that it was too early to speculate on the impact of reducing the department to three officers. The reconsideration comes after Heston and former Mayor Larry Kwarsick successfully swayed the council last year to restore the number of officers to four for the 2013 budget, arguing that the cost of the additional SEE POLICE, A16

County considers hobbling Futures Fund for one year By JANIS REID South Whidbey Record

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Whidbey Island’s underwater robotics team poses for a picture at the international competition this summer at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. From left to right are Derrick Riley, Christopher Wilson, Hannah McConnaughey, Austin Drake and Haley McConnaughey.

Team takes 11th at world competition By JANIS REID South Whidbey Record Members of Whidbey Island’s homegrown underwater robotics team were honored by the Island County Board of Commissioners on Monday for placing 11th in an international competition. After becoming Pacific Northwest Champions in early May, the Atlantis, Inc. team members competed at the

12th Annual MATE International ROV Competition against more than 30 of the best high school teams from around the world, including Macao, Egypt, Venezuela, Scotland, Taiwan, Canada, Singapore, Macau, Hong Kong and the United States. More than 620 teams around the world participated SEE COMPETITION, A11

The Island County commissioners are considering an ordinance Monday that would put new Conservation Futures Fund purchases on hold for one year. The proposal has raised concerns from program supporters who fear that the measure, which would reduce the levy and prevent new projects, would be a permanent decision and halt the Conservation Futures projects for good. A public hearing on the ordinance will be held 6:15 p.m. Monday at the Board of County Commissioners Hearing Room. Commissioner Kelly Emerson said Friday that she supports the proposal. She said that she has repeatedly asked for a moratorium on new Conservation Futures purchases, and that the ordinance is a compromise she and Johnson reached during the budget process. During the budget process, Emerson had called the program “out of control.” Commissioner Jill Johnson said Friday she has received more than 100 emails from concerned citizens accusing her of “attacking” the program and saying, “Don’t get rid of the program.” Several letters to the editor have appeared in the Whidbey News-Times and South Whidbey Record. Johnson said this is not her intention. “Where I’m coming from SEE FUND, A16


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middle school students help ‘Scare’ away the hunger

Naval hospital oak harbor Filomeno Vinoya Frianeza IV Jovy and Filomeno Frianeza III are celebrating the birth of a new baby boy, Filomeno Vinoya Frianeza IV. Filomeno was born on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 and weighed 6 pounds, 14.5 ounces.

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Seventh grade students won for the most creativity with a sculpture of “Santa’s Chair.”

Students in the 8th grade at Langley Middle School collected the most food during the “Scare Hunger Food Drive.”

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Students in the 6th grade won for the best teamwork in the competition. The school raised a total of 1,010 pounds of food for Good Cheer Food Bank.

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Students at Langley Middle School culminated a month-long food drive, “Scare Hunger Food Drive,” with an assembly on Friday, Nov. 15. A total of 1,010 pounds of food was collected by students and donated to Good Cheer Food Bank. Each class was challenged to build a sculpture with the food collected during the assembly. The 8th grade class won for the most food collected, 7th grade won most for creativity by making a “Santa Chair” and the 6th grade won for the best teamwork. Good Cheer Food Bank served 960 families in October and is expecting to serve more during the month of November.

Henley Grace Adams Henley Grace Adams was born to Tyler and Haley Adams. Henley was born on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 and weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Sophia Lorena Metheney Laura and Spenser Metheney are the proud parents of a new baby girl. Sophia Lorena Metheney was born on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 and weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Emmalyn Michelle Sprunk A warm welcome to Emmalyn Michelle Sprunk. Emmalyn is the daughter of Jillene and Bryce Sprunk. She was born on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 and

weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Henry Liam Wienckowski Henry Liam Wienckowski is the new son of Cory and Courtney Wienckowski. Henry was born on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 and weighed 7 pounds, 15.5 ounces. Tanner Jacob Gubernath Shawn and Holly Gubernath are the proud parents of Tanner Jacob Gubernath. Tanner was born on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 and weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Giuliana Alexandra Decker A warm welcome to Giuliana Alexandra Decker. Giuliana is the daughter of Blaine and Stephanie Decker. She was born on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 and weighed 9 pounds. Everard Mortimer Alexander Fennell IV Everard Mortimer Alexander Fennell IV was born to Annjuliet and Everard Fennell III on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Everard weighed 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces.

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said Navy representatives were invited to the event, but Meyers was not sent to represent the Navy base. “Jennifer was there as her own person, just to listen and observe,” Welding said. Meyer had asked for the microphone to ask a question of one of the health professionals, said Monson, and Welding confirmed. Monson asked her to identify herself as a Navy employee, she refused and then left. “I wish she’d had the guts to stay,” Monson said later. A handful of people who spoke called out Congressman Rick Larsen as being pro-Navy and unsympathetic to their concerns. “Jobs jobs jobs, that’s all that matters to Rick Larsen,” said Oak Harbor resident Tim Verschuyl. “We have to stand up and make our voices heard.” When asked to respond to these comments, Larsen’s office issued the following comments via email: “Rep. Larsen has met with community members, elected officials and NAS Whidbey Island leadership on this issue at least 14 separate times to

discuss concerns about aircraft noise at NAS Whidbey and the outlying field. At his encouragement, the base restarted its community leaders meetings to provide a forum for local community leaders to discuss these kinds of issues and the base started providing a lot more information about operations at the field. “Rep. Larsen is committed to ensuring that NAS Whidbey Island remains one of the preeminent military installations used by our armed forces, while also ensuring that those who live near the base are not negatively impacted by base operations.”

But in reference to Verschuyl’s comment about jobs, Larsen’s office said, “The constituent is absolutely correct that Rep. Larsen is absolutely focused on job creation and investing in the foundation of long-term economic growth in Northwest Washington.” Bowman, who has worked in state and local health policy for years, encouraged attendees to continue to contact their elected representatives on every level about their concerns. “The squeaky wheel gets the oil,” Bowman said. “Let your legislators know how you feel. You need to either thank them or spank them.”

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The group organizing the event, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, filed a federal suit against the Navy in July over jet noise at Outlying Field Coupeville, part of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. In its lawsuit, COER demanded an Environmental Impact Statement, or EIS, be conducted by the Navy. Detractors claim that the Navy’s new aircraft, the EA-18G Growler is louder than its predecessor, the EA-6B Prowler, and that the Navy performed far more landing practices at OLF Coupeville than it estimated in 2005. The Navy, which suspended operations at OLF until the end of the year, announced in July its intention to initiate an EIS. Monson announced at the end of the meeting that a Navy liaison had walked out of the meeting “in a huff.” “That’s your Navy,” Monson told the group. The Navy employee, Jennifer Meyer, works as a liaison officer for Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, but attended simply as a private citizen, according to Mike Welding, NAS Whidbey public affairs officer. Welding

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Frustration was apparent Tuesday as more than 100 people gathered to hear health professionals talk about the effects of jet noise on adults and children. After the presentations, a microphone was passed around to allow audience members to comment and ask questions. Occupational Specialist and Registered Nurse Karen Bowman warned of the impact of over-exposure to extreme noise levels. According to studies, she said, the brain interprets loud noises as danger, triggering a chain reaction of stress hormones. She said this can result in increased anxiety, hypertension and lead to cardiac diseases. “We do know there is significant health effects with jet noise, and it’s increased with night-time noise exposure,” Bowman said. Washington State University researcher Katherine Karr admitted that the best option healthwise was for the source of the jet noise to be removed. Members of the audience, however, scoffed when Karr suggested that to mitigate the effects they simply remove themselves from proximity to the noise or wear protective earplugs. University researcher Samantha Serrano, who gave the presentation on impacts to children, said that she was unable to find any specific research in reference to the effect of military aircraft noise on children. She did present data, however, about the

effect of commercial airports on children. Serrano said that children living near airports had more difficulties with reading, finishing tasks and staying focused. Studies on physical health impacts for children, such as hearing loss, are largely inconclusive, she said, and more research will need to be done in this field. Three open houses hosted by the Navy are scheduled as follows: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Coupeville High School; 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Oak Harbor High School; and 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Anacortes Middle School. “Please come to the scoping meeting,” said North Whidbey resident Shannon Stone during the comment period. “If we’re not heard, nothing happens. Show up with your information, your anger, your love of your grandchildren … they need to hear how we live.” Former county commissioner Angie Homola told the group that she was a Navy wife and advocated for additional P-8As due to the difference in noise produced from the Prowler and Growler aircraft. She said the community needs to work with the Navy to solve the issue. “None of the Navy folks want to hurt those folks,” Homola said. “They don’t want to damage them. But we have to ask the difficult questions so we are protected.” “You can say to the Navy, ‘How are you possibly going to protect my children playing in a ball field?’ ” said organizer Michael Monson in his introduction. “What is that doing to you? That is what we are here to learn tonight.”

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SOUTH END Measles scare was unfounded News of a German Measles outbreak on South Whidbey has turned out to be unfounded, according to island health officials. “We can call off the code red,” said Brad Thomas, health officer for Island County. Last week, a 17-year-

old girl visited a Freeland nurse practitioner and tested positive for the virus, also known as Rubella. The girl was misdiagnosed, however, and the error wasn’t discovered until after the practitioner had posted alerts on Facebook and warned local schools, Thomas said. “There’s a bunch of people on South Whidbey who are scared their kids will get Rubella,” he said. Alerting the community of an outbreak is the 15 th year!

appropriate step, said Thomas — it’s just the diagnosis in this case was incorrect. He added that German measles is difficult to detect. Up to 50 percent of those who have contracted the virus don’t even know they have it, he said. Also, it’s not lethal to adults or children but can be dangerous to pregnant women, resulting in a high chance of children born with hearing loss or other congenital birth defects.

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next week for parentteacher conferences and Thanksgiving break. Parent-teacher conferences will take up the first half of the week for kindergarten to 8th grade students. There will be no school for those students from Monday, Nov. 25, to Wednesday, Nov. 27. There will be no school for all students on Thursday, Nov. 28, through Friday, Nov. 29, to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Students in the ninth to 12th grades will have early release at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District, which is supposed to encourage people to get out and be more active, unanimously approved a remote attendance policy for themselves Tuesday. The smaller-than-usual board of three commissioners — two were absent — voted 3-0 to approve being able to attend the once-a-month meetings by phone or by video chat. Parks Director Doug Coutts warned of issues that have happened with the Island County Board of Commissioners, specifically referring to Commissioner Kelly Emerson’s technical difficulties with remote attendance. He also urged the commissioners to only use the policy when it is necessary. “It’s the exception, not the rule,” he said. Still, the policy may have come in handy Nov. 18 when the commissioners delayed their meeting by 30 minutes because commission President Don Wood missed the ferry sailing in Mukilteo. His plight was sympathized with by other commissioners. “Some days it’s just tough,” said Commissioner Joel Gerlach. “There are family emergencies, business meetings.” Three of the five commissioners work off Whidbey Island. The Port of South

Whidbey and the Langley City Council have similar policies.

Blynd looks into sailing partners Captn Blynd, the defeated South Whidbey Parks commissioner candidate, didn’t stay down for long. As he promised during his campaign to remain active in the district’s business, Blynd pitched an idea to the parks commissioners. Blynd wanted to know how the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District could partner with a yacht club or sailing club. An avid sailor, he wanted to work with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, which owns Deer, Goss and Lone lakes, to set up an agreement to host boats near the water. “WDFW wants to keep it for fish and wildlife, not sailing, so they’ll be resistant to a permanent structure there,” said Parks Director Doug Coutts at the commissioners meeting Tuesday. Blynd also proposed looking into hosting a yacht club on the dock at the Holmes Harbor Golf Course, which is not owned by the parks district. South Whidbey Parks has offered popular youth and adult sailing classes on Lone Lake. The South Whidbey Yacht Club runs the program.

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New shelter one step in WAIF’s goal for expanding service By NathaN WhaleN South Whidbey Record If fundraising goes as expected, stray animals caught on Whidbey Island could have a new home. Of ficials with the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) are raising money and constructing a new campus. Nearly $2 million has been raised and leaders are looking to collect another $1.8 million to pay for construction of a new 8,700-square-foot building on 9.8 acres of land located across the street from the current shelter near Coupeville. WAIF’s current home is only 2,200 square feet in size, lacks potable water and is located on a former landfill that vents methane. “It’s a pretty minimal space,” said Bob Rupp, WAIF board president who is also helping manage the project. “We’re grateful the county has let us use the building for as long as we have.” He added the countyowned building was never designed to be a shelter and it’s a challenge for staff to meet health standards. Officials announced the public portion of the fundraising campaign in August. The public portion of the campaign features a “Tag the Wall” medallion. Donors pay $50 for a custom engraved dog or cat medallion, which will be placed on a wall in the new shelter. In the months since the public announcement, approximately $150,000 has been raised. Rupp said a “friendly competition” is underway to see whether more dog lovers or cat lovers purchase a medallion.

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Nicole Parra, an animal care technician at Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation, holds a Lhasa apso that is available for adoption. WAIF leaders are raising money to build a larger, more comfortable shelter for the animals the organization houses. Rupp described WAIF as a minimal-kill shelter, where dogs and cats, either too sick or too incorrigible, are euthanized. He added that about 60 percent of the dogs and cats are eventually returned to their owners. In 2012, 320 dogs and 173

cats came through the WAIF shelter near Coupeville. For the dogs, 141 were adopted, 132 were returned to their owners, four were transferred to other shelters and 14 were put to sleep. For cats, 123 were adopted and 14 were put to sleep while

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Even island ‘Mean Girls’ have a voice By Keven Graves

Editor’s note: The following column may contain language considered offensive by some.

Politics is a blood sport on Whidbey Island. Within weeks of my arrival here nearly nine months ago, I managed to upset the local Tea Party supporters and quickly landed on their long list of “enemies.” I don’t believe I was targeted because I’m a political creature. In fact, I rarely discuss my personal politics. It’s boring stuff. Last week’s South Whidbey Record, with its coverage of Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson, opened a floodgate of personal attacks online from the Tea Party support group. We published an article about Emerson’s poor attendance at commissioner meetings. In the same issue was an editorial critical of the lawsuit Emerson and her husband filed against Island County. Kelly Emerson is a public figure. She is paid a healthy salary by taxpayers to do her job. As such, she is subject to greater public scrutiny than the average citizen. Building a deck at her Camano Island home without a permit … suing Island County, i.e., the taxpayers … missing a high number of commissioner meetings ... those all merit newspaper coverage. The online Tea Party group — mostly comprised of middle-aged men I have dubbed “the Mean Girls” — announced about a month ago that I was the recipient of the “Anal Sphincter Award,” and declared me the “biggest a-hole” in a very lengthy diatribe. I was intrigued. I am still waiting to see what that award looks like and watching for the invitation to the awards banquet. At various times in various posts, the Mean Girls declared I was “doing a crappy job,” described me as a “liberal pig,” “unethical,” “smug,” “rude,” “a diaper doper baby,” a purveyor of “smut,” “a parrot,” and much more. Said one commenter, “Keven R. Graves, be comforted in the fact that your local fish wrappers are easily recycled into toilet paper, which provides a sustainable supply for you and your crew. Sustainability is a desirable trait according to Whidbey’s DemonRats and environmental whackos.” At least Mr. Wolf spelled my name correctly. Perhaps he suspects it’s some Russian deviation from the norm? SEE MEAN GIRLS, A7

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Letters Conservation Futures

Keep the fund, preserve Whidbey Editor, I understand the county commissioners will be voting on the Conservation Futures Fund Levy on Monday, Nov. 25. This issue strikes at the heart of how we preserve the unique environment on Whidbey Island, to which we moved in 2004. We believe there are many Whidbey Island residents, such as ourselves, who cheerfully pay this tax component and contribute significant additional personal funds toward preserving and improving the properties conserved by the Conservation Futures Fund. The government’s investment in this fund through keeping the current levy is a modest demonstration of stewardship toward our precious commons, and we urge the commissioners to vote in favor of at least maintaining the current levy. We believe Commissioner Jill Johnson’s plan to review the program during 2014 has merit, but it is unwise and premature to reduce the levy in the absence of results from that review. Once the review is complete, the commissioners will have actionable data and information upon which to make a considered judgment on the future of the CFF. Such data might, in fact, demonstrate the wisdom of increasing the levy; our representatives in county government should not prejudge the appropriate action. We would be happy to take the commissioners’

phone calls or emails to explain ourselves further. We visit some of these sites, we walk some of these trails, and they are a wonderful expression of what makes Whidbey Island unique. As the commissioners know, the CFF provides many other benefits to our Whidbey Island lives; clean water, aquifer recharge, and a number of other tangible and intangible attributes, all of which represent a worthy investment in our collective future. Please help keep it that way. Respectfully, PETER and ANNA MARIE MORTON Langley

Time to let Futures become past Editor, As a constituent in District 1, I’m writing to let my voice be heard about the Conservation Futures Fund issue. I have thought long and hard about whether I am for or against Island County government providing any sort of funding to the fund.

On the one hand, I really enjoy going to Double Bluff, taking my dog and walking the beach. I appreciate that to one side of the parking lot — to the north — I’m allowed to access the beach area but to the opposite side — to the south — it is private property and restricted to property owners’ use only. I also enjoy several other Whidbey Camano Land Trust sites. But in contemplating the issue of whether my county government should provide funds for securing and maintaining these lands, I’m persuaded that it is not the right thing for the county to do. Am I right in thinking that the lands under the fund’s umbrella are exempt from paying property taxes? If so, we, as the taxpayers, are already supporting the function financially. Further, isn’t the county government’s role limited to provide certain services, such as public safety, roads, and health? When the local government goes outside of those services they step outside of their charter and

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dilute the taxpayer dollars available to support those necessary functions. I believe the necessary functions of this county government are not being met and therefore you should not extend funds to an unnecessary function. A recent example: just this week while at Freeland Park walking my dog around the boat ramp and playground area, I observed that the large trash cans were no longer there. In addition, the doggie-dump trash bin, secured to the post with the doggie bags, was overflowing and trash of all kinds — not just doggie bags containing poop — was lying all around the park. It was a mess. I picked up all the trash, as have my husband and I several other times. Shouldn’t these areas already under county control be maintained to a certain level of service supporting the health and enjoyment of residents? Please stop funding the Conservation Futures Fund. PAMELA NESCHKE Freeland

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The Hoypus Hill addition connects to and enlarges Deception Pass State Park. The Conservation Futures Fund made these and other acquisitions possible. These lands are not only vital for residents, but attract tourists who visit our local businesses. Those tourists come here because there are no longer miles of public beach and forest trails where they live. We should not repeat that mistake. The open space lands that we conserve now will help attract new residents in the future who value the high quality of life these lands help provide. Conservation Futures is conservation now, for the future. The Conservation Futures Fund has never been able to raise enough to fill the demand. In the 21 years of its existence, no board of commissioners has ever reduced the Conservation Futures Fund. Yet the county commissioners are considering reducing this small tax by about one-third, as well as

freezing new acquisitions. And the Fund would not be saving up money for future acquisitions. We urge the commissioners to reject this shortsighted proposal. The most important part of this program is right in its name. By saving open space now, we are conserving our future and our childrens’ childrens’ future. Please keep the Conservation Futures Fund program at its current level.

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Since Island County began using this statewide program in 1992, the Conservation Futures Fund has preserved and created public beach access, forest parks, off-leash dog areas, wildlife habitat of regional significance, miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, and assured that prime farmland stays farmland. Double Bluff County Park, Ala Spit, Greenbank Farm, Freund Marsh, Davis Slough Heron Rookery, Trillium Forest, Iverson Spit, Four Springs Preserve, and the Three Sisters farmland are just a few of the many important open spaces conserved throughout Island County with the help of Conservation Futures Fund. The money raised locally through the tax is highly leveraged, providing the funds required to obtain matching state, federal and non-profit organizational dollars, saving far more open space than could possibly be accomplished with local funding alone. And because many of these places are next to other protected lands, they help create a system of open space lands that is far greater than the sum of its parts. Double Bluff County Park provides access to two miles of state-owned beach that would otherwise be inaccessible to the public.

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To the Board of Island County Commissioners: we are organizations that work on behalf of public recreation, habitat conservation, shore access, and animal welfare. We urge the board to continue funding the Conservation Futures Fund at its current level, and not reduce funding or freeze acquisitions. Conservation Futures preserves open space and farm land through a small tax paid by every property owner. It costs the owner of a $250,000 house less than $13 per year. The proposed action will reduce that by about one-third. This is “penny wise and pound foolish.” Through Conservation Futures everyone, rich or poor, gets access to extensive open space lands for less than one-half the price of a State Parks Discover Pass. By state law, the Conservation Futures Fund program may only be used to “protect, preserve, maintain, improve, restore, limit the future use of, or otherwise conserve, selected open space land, farm and agricultural land, and timber land … for public use or enjoyment.” Conservation Futures works on the “willing seller, willing buyer” principle. These lands provide recreation, protect watersheds, conserve wildlife, recharge aquifers, sequester carbon, and assure that prime farmland stays farmland.

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A winning season for SW football By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record

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Cougar cross country surprises at league finale The Langley Middle School cross country teams found their stride in the final Cascade League race of the season last month, claiming first place in both the boys and girls team standings. Five boys and five girls racers from Langley Middle School placed in the top 15, giving the Cougars an edge over Lakewood, Sultan and Granite Falls in the 1.74 mile race. All of Langley’s runners set their fastest race times at the last meet of the year at Lakewood High School. “Coach Steve Jones and I could not be more proud of these kids,” said Cougar coach Jack Terhar in a news release. “Not because they won league championships, but because of the work ethic and support for each other that they developed over the course of the season.” The top girl runner was Elizabeth Donnelly, an eighth-grader at the middle school. She finished with a personal-best time of 11:09.59. Seventh-grade teammate

Lilly Timms was close behind in 11:30.79, good for sixth place. Cougar eighth-grader Julia Hess finished in eighth place in 11:46.00. Nora Anastasi, also an eighth-grader, placed 13th in 12:15.42. Annika Hustad took 15th place in 12:25.07. On the boys team, eighth-grader Arthur Keast led the way with a fourth-place finish in 10:09.15. Teammate Alex Low was on his heels, finishing in 10:29.36, good for sixth place. Ryan Keene placed ninth in 10:44.27. Langley’s other top-15 finishes were claimed by seventh-grader Wes Kemp in 10:59.53 for 14th place, and Zach Lindstrom in 11:00.25 for 15th place. Langley Middle School’s other runners: Max Dodd, 12:09.37; Liam Henny, 12:14.29; Jaden White, 12:26.20; Wren Leoshefskie, 13:25.87; Grace Callahan, 13:26.12; Amara Fulton, 13:26.96; Joe Davies, 13:35.98; Sophie Hamer, 14:41.24; Aly Lynch, 15:02.10; and Russell Daly, 16:48.47.

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Scoring the second-most points of the season in a 51-31 win over Cedar Park Christian on Nov. 8 gave South Whidbey football its first overall winning record in almost six years. Facing the Cougars, a non-league opponent, the Falcons took to the air often for big play after big play. The Falcons scored on receiving touchdowns of 43, 50 and 65 yards late in the game to take the lead over the visiting Cougars. “It was fun to win the final game, win at home on the last game of the season,” said Falcon co-head coach Mark Hodson. Playing without senior quarterback Nick French most of the game, South Whidbey hardly missed a beat with junior Parker Collins running the plays. Collins threw four touchdowns to three different receivers and tallied 227 yards — 163 came on scoring tosses alone. Most of South Whidbey’s games this season saw the Falcons score in the 20s, with a couple of aberrations against Coupeville with 57 points and low outings against Lakewood and Cedarcrest. Other than a couple of special teams and offense errors, South Whidbey’s defense controlled the scoreboard.

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on their next possession, which senior Uriah Beason returned to Cedar Park territory. Collins found senior Jordan Parrick across the middle of the field for a quick throw which led to a big gain of 43 yards and a touchdown and the go-ahead score. Defense again stifled the Eagles, whose punt was tipped by Bennett. After short gains, Collins fired a deep bomb to Bennett for a 50-yard touchdown. South Whidbey’s final score came on another big play, a 65-yard touchdown catch by Bennett down the Eagles’ sideline after he burned Cedar Park’s defensive back one-on-one. Cedar Park was able to score two more touchdowns in the waning minutes against South Whidbey’s defensive substitutes. Overall, South Whidbey finished with a 6-5 record and went 3-4 in the Cascade Conference. Though the team qualified for the District 1 playoffs, South Whidbey lost 7-0 in a special game, or rather one-half of a game, to Lynden Christian. To break through the first round and push further in the postseason, Hodson said the players needed to take part in an offseason weight training program and play other sports to stay conditioned. “These kids need to play basketball, they need to play baseball, they need to run track,” he said.

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Obituaries

Dorothy Jean Burke

Dorothy Jean Burke

Dorothy Jean Burke was born to Floyd Phillip and Margaret Lindsay Mills on Dec. 13, 1921 in Portland, Ore. Dorothy grew up in Oak Grove, Ore. and attended Concord grade school and graduated from Milwaukie High School where all five of her children also graduated. Dorothy continued her education and received a bachelor of arts from the University of Oregon. She later went on to receive a Master’s Degree from Portland State University. Dorothy began her career teaching senior English at Canby High School. In the fall of 1946 Dorothy met Arthur Burke at a dance hall in Portland. They fell in love and married on June 1, 1947. Art and Dorothy had five children, four daughters and one son. They raised their family in Milwaukie, Oregon. Dorothy took a few years off before resuming teaching at Milwaukie High School and ending her career as librarian at Rowe Jr. High School. Dorothy retired in 1982. Dorothy and Art split time between their homes in Milwaukie and Whidbey Island before living permanently on Art’s family property on Lone Lake in Langley, Wash. Dorothy was active in many organizations throughout her life. As a young girl she was a camp fire girl and Honored Queen of Jobs Daughters – Bethel #10. She was active in PTA, Elkettes, Nydia, Daughters of the Nile tem-

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ple #1, The Red Hats and spent many fun years as entertainment chairwoman at the Island County Fair. Dorothy enjoyed baseball, especially her Seattle Mariners and her Oregon Ducks football. Dorothy loved watching sports and spent many hours watching her kids and grandkids. Art and Dorothy also enjoyed spending time in a casino or two … lol! Dorothy lived the last five years of her life at Maple Ridge Assisted Living in Freeland, Wash. Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband Arthur. She is survived by her five children: Patricia Butler (husband Ralph), of Salt Lake City, Utah; Janice Vaughan (husband Raymond), of Coupeville, Wash.; John Burke (wife Pegeen), of Canby, Ore.; Kathy Olson (husband Steve), Milwaukie Ore.; Marjorie Robinson (husband Fredrich) of Clinton, Wash.; thirteen grandchildren: Rebecca Jamie, Jennifer Mariscal, Michael Vaughan, Patrick, Stuart, Christopher and Carrie Burke, Eric and Bradley Olson, Julie Robinson, Christie Adragna, Kellie Hammond and Laurie Robinson, eight greatgrandchildren: DJ Stilchen, Christian and Holland Jamie, Kohlter and Brodyn Mariscal, Jayden and Eli Adragna and Nickolas Hammond. Dorothy had two siblings, an older sister, Margaret, and a younger brother, Hugh, who preceded her in death. Funeral services for Dorothy Burke will be held at noon on Monday, Nov. 25, at the Langley United Methodist Church with Pastor Jin Ming Ma officiating. Burial will follow in the Langley Cemetery with a reception at the church. Viewing will be held 11 a.m. to noon, Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers you may send donations in Dorothy’s name to Shriners Children’s Hospital. Dorothy loved living on Whidbey where the sun always shines. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories and condolences at the Book of Memories hosted by Wallin Funeral Home at www.

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Candace Lamb

Candace C. Lamb passed away on Nov. 13, 2013. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. You could always find her in the kitchen cooking and baking away. Her home was always warm and inviting for those who came to visit. She loved life and her main focus was her family. She is survived by her husband, James Lamb; brother, Greg Rooks; daughters Cami Larsen, Tiffany White, Alycia Sandven and Pam Steckler; sons Brandon Lamb, Nicholas Lamb and Greg Lamb and 13 amazing and beautiful grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her large family and many friends.

Matthew B. McCauley

non-profit entity offering transitional housing for people in need. His desire to help others grew, and as many as nine people at a time were receiving his care, support and charity. After New Beginnings NW closed in 2002, Matt worked as a chef at several local restaurants and eateries in South and Central Whidbey. Matt was an avid photographer, and could always be seen with his camera around Whidbey Island. Quite recognizable in his Native American persona, Matt was at home near the Native Northwest Coastal Tribes of Puget Sound. He believed his ancestors lived on Vancouver Island. One of his favorite places to visit was the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve near Coupeville, Wash. A memorial service for Matthew will be held noon, Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Ebey’s Prairie lookout near Sunnyside Cemetery. This is part of the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, near the intersection of Sherman and Cook Roads, in Coupeville. The service will be outdoors so dress for weather. All who knew Matt are welcome and RSVP’s or additional information may be available by email to: jeffcallison@comcast.net Donations should be made to your local social services organization.

Matthew B. McCauley

Matthew B. McCauley passed away peacefully in his home in Oak Harbor, Wash., the last week of October at the age of 59. Matt had battled many ailments as well as the effects of a stroke in 2007. The cause of death was heart disease. Through it all, he never lost his smile and love for others. Matt was raised in Los Altos, Calif., and attended St. Williams School through eighth grade, and he graduated from Los Altos High School in 1973. Matt maintained numerous friends from his days in Los Altos. Later, he attended Chico State University in California and earned degrees in both social work and psychology. In 1998 Matt founded a business on South Whidbey Island. New Beginnings NW was a

Thomas Damien Miller

Thomas Damien Miller

Thomas “Tom” Damien Miller, 73, of Freeland, Wash., after a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis, passed away at home Nov. 14 with his wife Debbie by his side. Tom was born Aug. 27, 1940, to Simon Peter Miller and Irene (Waller) Miller of Kellogg, Idaho. He was the youngest of nine children.

His love of the outdoors is legendary, including gardening, hiking, biking, skiing, backpacking, mountain climbing, fishing, trekking, road trips, plane trips and would have included a trip into space if he could have arranged it. He was member of the Mountaineers for many years and made many lifelong friends because of his affiliation to the club. He viewed every day as an adventure. He was also crazy about lighthouses. He graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy High School in Wallace, Idaho and graduated from the University of Idaho. Before retiring in 2000 he served as a crew scheduler and ground crewman for Pan American and then American Airlines. Working for those airlines helped him pursue many of his dreams. In spite of his many personal challenges, he encouraged many to strive for more. Anyone who knew him and had joined him on a hike or climb would hear those encouraging words “we’re almost there, it’s just around the corner” or “the view is spectacular at the top.” Nothing made him stop until he reached the top or finished whatever he set out to do. He is survived by his wife, Debra Miller; stepson, Edward Keimach; brother, James L. (Perina) Miller of Kellogg, Idaho; three sisters: Kay Major of Kellogg, Idaho; Patricia Oliver of Snoqualmie, Wash.; and Sue Ellen (Bill) Haas of Mitford, Ohio; three sisters-in-laws: Laurie (John) Hearn of Aptos, Calif.; Melanie Bednash of Granada Hills, Calif. and Gretchen Calderone of Canyon Country, Calif. His two nieces, Jill (John) Bathurst and Kristy Oliver and partner Jim Myers, live on Whidbey Island, and because of their proximity Tom spent a lot of time with them. We shared frequent dinners at the Oliver cabin, some very fun weenie roasts on Tom’s lot nearby in Lagoon Point and lots of salmon fishing. He has many other nieces and nephews spread across the states and the world. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers: Bob Miller of Kellogg; Pete Miller of Seattle and William “Bill” Miller of Kellogg and one

sister Jackie Lawrence who resided in Hoquiam, Wash. Tom is now on his next adventure and his light will continue to guide all of us who he touched. In keeping with his wishes, no service will be held. Donations may be made to Friends of Friends, PO Box 812, Langley, WA 98260, or to Habitat for Humanity of South Whidbey, Freeland, WA 98249. Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com

John Savage

John Savage

On Tuesday night, Nov. 12, 2013 our loving husband, father, brother and dentist lost his very short battle with kidney cancer while hunting in Montana with two of his sons. John was born on January 17, 1954 in St. Louis, Mo. to Bob and Charlotte (Miller) Savage. John is survived by his wife, Susan, and their eight children: Tyler, Trevor, Justin, Riley, Tommy, Andrew, Alison and Kelby. He is also survived by his father, Bob B. Savage, DDS, his brother, Rory (Jennifer) Savage, and his sisters: Steffi (Mike) Davis, Jennifer (Bob) Burnell, Jill (Frank) Litwiller and Becky Savage. John also leaves behind seventeen loving nieces and nephews and six great-nieces and nephews. John graduated from Langley High School in 1972. He completed a Bachelor of Science in zoology and a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology at the University of See Savage, a10


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Washington graduating in 1978. He studied forensic anthropology at Central Washington University. In 1982 he followed his father’s footsteps into dentistry and attended Washington University in St. Louis. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1986. Throughout his career, he was very education oriented. In June, 2013, he earned his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Savage was a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and the Yakima Valley Dental Association. John met his wife Susan while working in Bethel, Alaska, where he was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public

Health Service at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Native Alaskan Hospital. They moved to Ellensburg in 1995 to start their dental practice, Mountain View Dental Center, PS. John and Susan were married August 5, 1995, in Fort Wayne, Ind. While working in Alaska he was also an avid fisherman and hunter for Alaskan big game. He would share many vibrant stories of hunting, fishing, flying and camping in the Alaskan wilderness. He also spent a lot of time hunting in the Kittitas Valley, Montana, Utah and Idaho with his kids. His family was his world and his impact will be felt for generations to come. Dr. Savage brought his compassionate and caring dentistry to Ellensburg where he built his private dental practice and raised his family. Dr. Savage enjoyed every day of his career as a dentist. He felt

privileged to be able to serve the Kittitas Valley and beyond by providing oral health care and promoting the oral health of his community. He took his role as a healthcare provider very seriously by being a life-long-learner and challenging himself to continue to expand his dental skills. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the CWU SURC Ballroom, located at 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA. Charitable gifts may be sent to the American Dental Hygienist’s Association Institute for Oral Health at 444 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60611 or online at www.adha.org/ ioh. An education fund for his children has also been established at US Bank under Susan’s name.

robert “gunny” Armstrong, Jr.: becoming the guy others depend on By SHERRYE WYATT For the Record When Robert G. Armstrong Jr. was a child growing up in rural New York State, he and his friends used to sneak into a barn that housed a fire truck and pretend to be fireman. In that same town, whenever an emergency occurred — such as a fire — there was a community volunteer who everyone looked up to and counted on to help them out. He was a local farmer who arrived on the scene, assessed the situation and took charge. These experiences had a profound affect on Armstrong. He knew by age 10 that he wanted to be the person others counted on to lead. And he wanted to be a fireman. He became a leader first, turning down a career as a baseball player to join the U.S. Marine Corps, and rising to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant — he retains the handle “Gunny” to this day. Armstrong served in three wars, directed missions and operations, and trained and

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in the competition, but only 10 percent of the teams advanced to the international competition, held in June at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. “Dream big,” says Hannah McConnaughey, 16, captain of the 2013 team. “Then work very hard to make it happen.” Whidbey’s Atlantis Inc. team won one of the few awards at the International level: the Ranger Division “Biggest Bang For the Buck” Award, given to the high school team with the lowest cost-per-point ratio of all underwater robots in the competition. To round out their win, their 20-page technical paper was ranked seventh overall, and their poster received third place internationally and was displayed at the awards ceremony. When not competing, Atlantis Inc. is passionate

ment for His followers to serve Him. Pastor Darrell Wenzek’s message during the worship service deals with this topic with a sermon title, “Use It or Lose It.” An adult Bible study on the book of Genesis is offered beforehand at 9 a.m. by Stan Walker. On Saturday, at 5 p.m., the Bible survey meets at the pastor’s house, discussing the Gospel of Luke.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation will hold service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at 20103 Highway 525, Freeland. Some of the religious ancestors of modern Unitarianism were among those on the Mayflower. When they came ashore in 1620, they established a covenant and a church, First Parish Plymouth — the oldest in the United States and still a Unitarian Universalist congregation. Rev. Reynolds will explore how those pilgrims planted the seeds for what became the liberal Unitarian faith. All are welcome. There will be child care and religious exploration classes for children.

about giving back to their community through outreach. In June, they hosted two Signature Program events at the Island Athletic Club as part of the Seattle Science Festival. The team Unity of Whidbey will has the youngest presenthold service at 10 a.m. ers in the festival’s history. Sunday, Nov. 24, at 5671 These events allowed youths Crawford Road. and adults to have hands-on It’s the time of year experience building and flywhen the congregation ing ROVs, as well as learngathers to count blessings ing about the principles that and enjoy one another’s make them work. company. Gratitude is the Their educational hands-on focus and it’s easy to be display at the 2013 Whidbey grateful, liked and wanted, Area Fair won People’s but what about the things Choice for the second year people don’t like and South Whidbey didn’t ask for? running. Over 300 people Community Church will Rev. Joanna Gabriel will learned about robotics, found hold service at 10 a.m. explore the importance out about its importance in Sunday, Nov. 24, at the of finding the blessings in society, and got the hands-on Grange Hall, 5142 S. all of it. Heidi Hoelting will experience of piloting both Bayview Road. provide, musical inspiraland and underwater robots. Jesus offers encouragetion, QuinSerra Stanley will Commissioner Helen Price Johnson read the resolution congratulating the team. Why w a i t to s ave m on e y ? Ca l l m e a ny t i m e d ay or “We wish them continued n i g h as t for f re e start qu o te or to p u rch a s e c a r i n su r a n ce . success theya now working toward the 2014 competition,” Price Johnson Call my office 24/7. said.

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Worship with Whidbey Quakers Whidbey Island Friends Meeting, also known as Quakers, holds their regular meeting for worship from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Unitarian Universalist building located at 20103 Highway 525. This time of silent worship together may include spoken messages. As the founder of Quakers, George Fox, wrote: “Walk cheerfully over the world, answering that of God in everyone.” For details, visit www. whidbeyquakers.org or email Tom Ewell at tewell@ whidbey.com Open

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Island Consort prepares for ‘juicy’ concert By CELESTE ERICKSON South Whidbey Record Island Consort is heading full force into its inaugural season with four shows and two smaller performances this year. A portion of the group will be performing this weekend for the Island Consort Chamber Series at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts for a “juicy” performance, in the words of artistic director Sheila Weidendorf. The group features a special guest, Teo Benson, on violin. Benson began studying the violin on Whidbey Island through the Island Strings program. Music has since taken him to teach violin for 15 years and become a first violinist with the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and director of the Halcyon Strings Music School in Ballard. Featured musicians from the consort are Weidendorf on the harpsichord and piano, Dyanne Harshman on the flute, Chris Harshman on the bassoon, Keegan Harshman on the double bass and Dianne Vars as secondo piano. Weidendorf founded the consort about a year ago after attending performances at the Whidbey

Island Music Festival. She saw the festival draw in many artists from off-island but also local community members who often played off-island. She asked herself, “Why are there so many musicians going to the mainland to perform?” It struck her deeply and she decided to get a group together solely from the island. “I decided then and there to have a music ensemble,” she said. She since has gathered people who range from professional musicians to high-level amateurs to fill the sections in the consort. The consort features more than 20 members including instrumentalists and vocalists. After spending nine months getting the group together, vocalists started rehearsing in May and instrumentalists in July. “The capacity to have more seasoned musicians next to amateurs is humbling and beautiful all the way around,” she said. “There’s more for everyone that way.” Though the entity has been in existence for more than a year, their first notes to the public were played in an October concert. Weidendorf said the sound of the group is one of the many things that make the consort distinct.

“I find that I prefer ensemble music to solo work because of the added resonance and depth to the music,” she said. She further explained that playing music individually is just a road map, but working in a group helps her explore a piece of music and dig into the depths of what’s hidden. The group is multifaceted, she said. Aside from being a group exclusively from the island, it is one of the few groups that includes instrumentalists along with vocalists and is also non-directed. Musicians will provide each other with cues in the music to guide themselves. “We have all these amazing people doing beautiful things,” she said. “I feel fortunate to play together. Weidendorf said she was excited to perform in this weekend’s performance, and even a little jittery. “I’m nervous about the harpsichord solo, I haven’t had a harpsichord solo before.” “It’s always humbling to sit before a piece of great music to have that moment of ‘aha,’ cracking the code in honor of the music itself, to bring something to community,” she said. “I’m grateful for that opportunity every day.” The chamber music series features music from Christian Friedrich Witt, Nicolas Chédeville, Gioachino Rossini, Johannes Brahms, Maurice Allard and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Tall tale of big bull elk proves true Obituary Bob Hill

By RON NEWBERRY South Whidbey Record For months, Sasha Castaneda told a tale that only seemed to raise eyebrows. A tale about spotting an enormous bull elk, sporting a “huge” rack of antlers. An elk so big and so still as Castaneda approached along a country road on North Whidbey in June that she was sure it was fake, clearly one of those lifesize plastic imitations that people place in their yards. She was convinced of that until she slowed down and got an up-close look at the animal standing in a field just off the road. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, this thing is huge,” she said. “When I looked at it, it turned. It looked at me. I kind of freaked out.” Castaneda remembers speeding off on that June morning, around 6 a.m., and heading to work with one wild story to tell. As it turned out, the tale wasn’t so wild after all. What she described was the majestic elk that has been living outside Oak Harbor near Strawberry Point for more than a year now. Initially spotted in September of 2012, the creature has appeared to take on a more permanent residence and is the only known elk living on Whidbey Island. “He’s still a guest on our beautiful island,” said Ralph Downes, enforcement officer with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Downes figured the elk would’ve moved on by now and made a return swim across Skagit Bay to the herd on the Skagit County mainland. Calling it “Elk 101,” Downes said it’s not uncommon for a bull in a growing herd to split from the group and take a few cows with him. For some reason, this bull saw greener pastures across the blue saltwater and went for a swim. “That’s an easy swim for an elk,” Downes said. “They are powerful animals and excellent swimmers. Their hair is hollow, which assists them with buoyancy.” What surprises Downes is that the elk didn’t return during the rut season in the fall.

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An image from a video clip shot in October of the bull elk on North Whidbey. He said he got reports in September from locals of what they thought was the sound of an elk bugling from the island’s eastern shores. Those bugling sounds are an attempt to attract females. Even though he didn’t attract companionship of his own kind, the elk decided to stay put. For now. Downes said that residents are protective of the majestic animal and assigned it a name, “Bruiser.” Not lost among the concerns of local residents is the fear that a hunter might take a shot at the elk. Although there are specific rules for hunting deer on defined dates this time of year on Whidbey Island, no such hunting season exists for elk on the island. “According to recent history, we don’t have elk on Whidbey Island,” Downes said. “We don’t manage it. You don’t create a season to protect it from something if it doesn’t exist.” But now an elk does wander North Whidbey. It is likely that it came from the North Cascade herd found along the Skagit River. According to one 2002 report from the Department of Fish and Wildlife, that herd peaked at 1,700 in 1984 yet sharply declined to about 300 by 2002. “There’s always that worry that a

bad apple is going to try to take an easy stab,” Downes said. “That being said, there is no legal season for elk hunting on Whidbey Island and it would be unlawful for anyone to harvest it.” Russell Link, a Washington Fish and Wildlife biologist who lives in Clinton, said it’s been more than a century since elk were common on Whidbey Island. Citing passages from Richard White’s book, “Land Use, Environment and Social Change: The Shaping of Island County, Washington,” Link said that elk numbers were already declining with the introduction of the gun to native Indians and white settlers completed the destruction of the animal in the 1850s. Link said he’s never seen an elk on Whidbey Island in his 20 years as a resident. Downes, who also lives on the island, has caught a glimpse. He’s starting to wonder how long it might hang around. “As long as it’s getting the essentials, I don’t think it has any reason to move,” Downes said. “Apparently, it socializes well with the female black-tailed deer. The males move right away when it comes into the area.” Castaneda said her husband saw the elk last month and caught it on video. “Nobody believed me when I saw it,” she said. “Then he saw it. I said, ‘I told you, I’m not going crazy.’”

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pests to town. Bob liked a clean Langley. When the economy turned, and Violet Fields had to close down, Bob was offered to stay with Mike and Charlotte as they moved to Freeland. Bob chose to leave his home town and was adopted by the Hills and was made a part of their extended family. Bob enjoyed his new family and gave up his wanderlust for a stay-at-home career teaching self defense and telling tall tales about life on the streets of Langley to his new family. In late 2009, Bob and his adopted family moved down to Penn Valley, in Northern California. Everyone now enjoyed the warmer weather and a lazier outlook in retired life. September of 2013 was not a good month for either Bob nor his adopted dad, Mike. Mike had a heart attack and Bob started having blood clot issues with his legs. Mike was forced to start taking life at a slower pace, and Bob likewise, as it was getting harder and harder for him to get around. Mike’s condition continues to improve, and he was able to spend more time with his independentminded son, making sure he was able to get around. Bob’s condition improved briefly, but started going downhill quickly. Mike was holding Bob in his lap, Charlotte at his side, when Bob’s Warrior Spirit left him and went to the Other Side. As per the requests of Bob’s friends in Langley, and his adopted family, Bob’s ashes will be gently spread in Langley during the Mystery Weekend of 2014.

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A support group for people with Asperger’s syndrome, “within the autistic spectrum of disorders,” will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland. All parents and caretakers of children with Asperger’s are encour-

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Invasive plants get evicted A free workshop on invasive plants and their removal will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the forest of the Whidbey Institute, 6449 Old Pietila Road, Clinton. The special stewardship work party will discuss best practices for removing different invasive plants, while helping the Whidbey Institute remove ivy, holly, and blackberries from their forest. Bring a favorite cutting tool and a sturdy pair of gloves. Water and snacks will be provided. For details, visit www. wclt.org

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The South Whidbey Children’s Center Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Bliss Salon, 225 Anthes, Langley.

Quintet to perform Afternoon tunes in Langley with musicians The Trio Nouveau Quintet presents the Whidbey Island Guitarists Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday Nov. 23, at Ott & Murphy Cabaret By The Sea, 204 First Street, Langley. Three of Whidbey Island’s premier guitarists — Keith Bowers, Troy Chapman and Greg Beck — will play lyrical swing jazz accompanied by bassist Kristi O’Donnell and percussionist Roger Bennett. Enjoy the award-winning wines of Swede Hill Cellars paired with small plates and exquisite chocolate fineries. Reservations are recommended. Call 360-221-7131.

An afternoon of chamber music with Island Consort will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Members include Chris Harshman, bassoon; Dyanne Harshman, flute; Keegan Harshman, double bass; Dianne Vars, piano; Sheila Weidendorf, piano and harpsichord; with special guest, Teo Benson, violin. This first of a series of three Sunday programs features works of Rossini, Chedeville, Brahms and Mozart. For details, visit www. wicaonline.com

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The SXSW smash hit “Unhung Hero” is coming to Langley’s Clyde Theater for a special one-night-only screening from 10 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Clyde Theatre, 217 w. First St., Langley. The movie profiles Patrick Moote, a Whidbey Islander whose marriage proposal is rejected before an arena full of people and millions of YouTube viewers. His ex then tells him his genitalia is too small to satisfy and he embarks on a quest to get to the root of man-kind’s biggest, or smallest, problem. Moote will be in attendance.

Choir looks for new singers CHANTEUSE Women’s Choir has openings for new singers. Non-auditioned community choir for women ages 18 and up begins 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland, Old Sanctuary (little chapel up near Highway 525). Rehearsals are every Saturday through December and January except Dec. 21, Dec. 28 and Jan. 4. A final rehearsal will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, before the concerts on Feb. 8 and 9. The cost is $90 and includes music. Purchased blouses are extra. Reserve your spot in the group by emailing Cheryl Veblen at cveblen@wildblue.net The concert is “Love Songs II—You Made Me Love You”, which includes songs from early 16th century French Madrigals to contemporary jazz.

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Bazaar follows tree lighting The South Whidbey Children’s Center Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Bliss Salon, 225 Anthes Ave., Langley. The event will take place right after the Langley Tree Lighting. Proceeds from the purchases at the Holiday Bazaar support the Children’s Center and the families and children of South Whidbey. The South Whidbey Children’s Center has served more than 4,000 families for over 30 years. For details, call 360-2214499.

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3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Freeland Library. The immigrant smuggling ship ran aground near New York City in 1993 with passengers who had paid at least $30,000 to be brought to the U.S. from China’s Fujian Province. The seemingly golden opportunity quickly evolved into a hellish descent through the cruel whims of U.S. immigration policy.

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The Island County Democrats group will convene for its quarterly meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Farmhouse Restaurant, 13724 LaConner Whitney Road, Mt. Vernon. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 7 p.m.

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Nate Cushman will present on “Genealogy 101: Getting Started” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Freeland Library. Interested in joining the fastest growing hobby in the United States?

“You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown,” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. The show is a feel-good musical with the whole Peanuts gang. The play runs through Dec. 21. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $17 for youths, $20 for seniors and $24 for adults. For tickets, contact WICA at 360-221-8268 or tickets.wicaonline.com

Star gazing with the astro club Star Party with the Island County Astronomical Society begins at dark Friday, Dec. 6, at Fort Nugent Park, 2075 S.W. Fort Nugent Road, Oak Harbor. Explore the night sky and view distant galaxies, planets and nebulas at this free public event. No telescope is needed and people of all ages are welcome to attend. Be sure to dress warmly and note that the event will be canceled if the weather is cloudy. For details, contact Dan Pullen at 360-679-7664 or icaspub@juno.com.

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Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Whidbey Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Road, Clinton. It’s a day of holiday crafting and music but also a chance to visit the school’s seasonal store, which features handmade gifts. Attendance is free. For details, visit www.wiws. org

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officer was comparable to overtime expenses from a smaller, three-deputy department. A fourth officer also would have provided enough flexibility in the department’s schedule that officers could visit South Whidbey schools as resource officers. For the past few months, since Heston retired in August, the 24-hour coverage schedule has been a bit tight for the LPD. “We make it work because

we have to,” said Officer Charlie Liggit as he patrolled the city Thursday afternoon. With only three officers on the payroll, 24-hour coverage would average 56 hours for each cop. Even with overtime, that schedule is not entirely doable. To supplement their ranks, the city has reserve officers it can call upon, though their availability can be tough to nail down. “The stars kind of have to line up,” Liggit said. The staffing issue was raised briefly during a Langley City Council budget workshop Wednesday morn-

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ing. As of the end of October, Langley has paid $24,563 in overtime and $4,658 to reserve officers. Back in 2012, when the city had a full year of a three-officer rotation, the city paid $28,610 in overtime and $14,684 in reserve pay. “Having four officers doesn’t mean we wouldn’t have overtime pay and doesn’t mean we wouldn’t have reserve pay,” McCarthy said. That expense was still well below, however, the price tag of hiring an additional officer. Mayor Fred McCarthy identified the total cost of a deputy, including benefits, at about $70,000. If the police force’s budget — the largest of all city departments — was to be cut, McCarthy said it was too early to know exactly where those funds would go. Some would be saved to pay for overtime and reserve officers, but the rest could be

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on this is for one year, let’s levy a tax rate that will be

divided among the other city offices. “We have a number of unmet needs in the city,” McCarthy said. Fuel and maintenance expenses caught the attention of the city council. In

2013, $5,000 more than the previous year was spent on maintenance, which Marks said was needed to fix a main-seal leak and a transmission issue with one of the department’s Chevrolet Impalas.

applied to a year’s worth of debt service,” Johnson said. In addition to paying down some of the program’s debt, Johnson would like to use the year to examine the pro-

gram and decide where the county should go with it in the future. “When you’re talking about taxpayer dollars it’s good to stop and say, ‘Is

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Councilwoman Rene Neff proposed an unorthodox idea of looking into buying a fuel-efficient car, like a gas-electric hybrid Toyota Prius, for the officers. And, as unusual as it sounds, law enforcement’s use of vehicles such as a Prius are not totally unheard of. Marks said he used one in a previous job with the state Department of Corrections for inmate transport. It came with drawbacks, however, like when an inmate was able to kick the door off its hinges; the window, said Marks, did not break. “The priority for us is something bigger and more durable,” he said. Another consideration proposed by the council was an all-weather vehicle. A fourwheel drive car or a sport utility vehicle could ensure the department’s ability to respond in a snow or ice storm, said Councilman Hal Seligson.

it accomplishing what it’s supposed to accomplish?’” Johnson said. “There’s a point at which we have done enough. I don’t want to keep spending money if we have accomplished our goal.” Johnson said land that has immediate potential for development tends to become a priority for the Conservation Futures program. However, some land needs to be left open to developers, Johnson said. “We need to balance that program,” Johnson said. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson has long championed the Conservation Futures program but will likely be out voted. According to state law, the county can borrow money to purchase “any open space land, farm and agricultural land, and timber land” to control the developmental rights. The private owner may retain the right to continue any existing open space use of the land, and to develop any other open space use, but only under Conservation Futures restrictions defined by the county. The county issues a tax levy to pay the debt service for the acquired land. The ordinance proposes reducing the levy from the $679,814 that was collected in 2013, to $439,238 for 2014. It would pay off an entire $327,308 state ecology loan and $111,930 toward a limited tax obligation loan. The levy would also include any additional revenue resulting from new construction.


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CITY OF OAK HARBOR PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PC# 12-10-13 Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission will conduct its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor WA. The Planning Commission will consider the following: MARIJUANA RELATED USES - CODE AMENDMENT PROJECT - Public Hearing The public hearing on the draft code, establishing appropriate zoning and standards for marijuana related uses, was continued from the November 26, 2013 meeting. After accepting additional public testimony at this meeting the Planning Commission may close the hearing and make a recommendation to the City Council. DRAFT PRELIMINARY DOCKET FOR 2014 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS Public Meeting The Planning Commission will review the draft Preliminary Docket for the 2014 Comprehensive Plan Amendments. Sponsored amendments (Land Use changes) that are received before the December 2, 2013 deadline will be added to the Preliminary Docket for review. The draft Preliminary Docket will also include the continuing work on the 2016 Comprehensive Plan update. Land use changes and ongoing studies from 2013 will also be continued into 2014. The Planning Commission will conduct a premeeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Conference Room prior to the regular meeting. All meetings of the Planning Commission are open to the public. Legal No. 528933 Published:The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. November 23, 2013

LOST: DOG. White Jack Russell Terrier. Napoleon Lane, Water loo Road, Fort Nugent Road area. Blind. Comes to t h e n a m e o f S a m . Notice of Public Hearing: Please call (360)675- A public hearing shall be held before the Commis3898 with information. sion of Whidbey Island Public Hospital District on the 9th day of December, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. at Whidbey General Hospital in Conference rooms A and B, 101 N. Main Street, Coupeville, WA to consider the proposed sale of the following properties: (1) 18488 State Route 525, FreeR E WA R D F O R L O S T l a n d , WA , Pa r c e l # Cat! Large 15 lbs gray S6655-00-19001-0, cat. Nuetered male with Freeland W110 of BLK white muzzle, chin and 19 & of NW SW SE LY belly plus 4 white paws. N of HWY; and (2) 670 G&O Answers to the name S W E c h o L o o p, O a k “Fred”. Last seen at our MINI STORAGE Harbor, WA, Parcel # New Space Available barn on 10/30, on Moran S 6 5 4 3 - 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 - 0 , Now! Some Just Like Road, just outside NAS Eastview Estates Lot 2. Whidbey, Northgate. he Legal No. 529436 A Vault! has ID microchip under Published: The Whidbey Hwy 20 & Banta Rd s k i n o n s h o u l d e r. I f News Times, The South found, call Bill Simon 360-675-6533 360-679-4837. Will glad- Whidbey Record. November 23, 30, Dely pick up, if you have Advertise your service any knowledge of him, cember 07, 2013. 800-388-2527 or nw-ads.com good or bad, please call.

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY I N T H E M AT T E R O F THE ESTATE OF AILEEN CONNER ELLIOTT, Deceased. NO. 13-4-00205-3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided und e r R C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: November 9, 2013 Personal Representative PHYLLIS JEAN TEGTMAN Attorney for the Personal Representative: Robert E. Brewster Address for Mailing: PO Box 756 Freeland, WA 98249 Address for Service: 2820 Sunlight Drive Clinton, WA 98236 Telephone: 360-3218979 WSBA No.: 16012 Cour t of probate proceedings and cause number: Island County Superior Court Cause No. 13-400205-3 Legal No.526377 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. N ove m b e r 9 , 1 6 , 2 3 , 2013.

ISLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS COORDINATOR SERVICES for MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE Island County Depar tment of Natural Resources is soliciting interest from consultants who wish to be evaluated and considered to provide Program Coordinator services supporting the operations and small projects of the Island County Marine Resources Committee. View full RFP: http://www.islandcountyeh.org/Page/17. Questions regarding the project should be directed to Jill Wood at 360.678.7888. The submittal must be received no later than 4:30PM on December 9, 2013. Legal No. 529370 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. November 23, 30, 2013.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING - NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD QUARTERLY MEETING The Island County Noxious Weed Control Board will hold its’ quarterly business meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Law & Justice Center, 101 NE 6th St., Room 131, Coupeville, WA. The meeting is open to the public. Legal No.528911 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record November 23, 2013.

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ISLAND COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION COMMISSIONERS’ HEARING ROOM, COUPEVILLE, WA. 9:00 A.M. TUESDAY December 10, 2013 REVISED AGENDA Roll Call; Approval of Minutes; Items from the Public; Director’s Report Continued from 11/19/13 - Public Hearing Comprehensive Plan Amendment 026/13 The Port of Coupeville requested an amendment to the Land Use Map of the Greenbank Farm Master Plan and the regulations for the Greenbank Farm Special Review District as specified in ICC 17.03.163. The proposal would readjust the subzone boundaries in the Special Review District along Wonn Road and in the Commercial subzone. It would also allow a Park-n-Ride as a permitted use in the subzone adjacent to Wonn Road. New Business - Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas (FWHCA) Update This is an informational meeting to transmit and review the Final Draft of the Best Available Science Bibliography. The Planning Commission will not be deciding on fo r m a l r e c o m m e n d a tions. Discussion will include the BAS Bibliography, update on ongoing tasks, and next steps in the FWHCA update process. Workshop - I-502 Implementation. Please visit our website for related documents: www.islandcounty.net/planning. The public is invited to comment by submitting comments in writing to Planning & C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p ment at PO Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. Legal No. 528944 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. November 23, 2013.

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Island County Request for Proposals- Cour troom Audio/Video Upgrade.The Island County Super ior Cour t is requesting proposals from qualified vendors to upgrade cour trooms with new and advanced aud i o / v i d e o t e c h n o l o g y. Proposals are due no later than 4:30 P.M on Devember 20, 2013. No proposals will be considered after this time. All envelopes shall be clearly mar ked “Super ior Court Audio/Video Upgrade. To receive a copy o f t h i s R F P, a n d fo r questions, contact Brooke Powell at 360679-7325. Island County is an EOE. Island C o u n t y r e s e r ve s t h e right to reject any or all proposals and waive any irregularities. Further information and instructions for submitting proposals can be obtained from the county website www.islandcouty.net/superiorcourt. Legal No. 529042 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. November 22, 2013.

N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the Island County Hearing Examiner will hold a public hearing in the Camano Center (the blue building near the County Annex), 1 4 1 N E C a m a n o D r. , Camano Island, Washington on December 13, 2013 beginning at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as is possible to consider the following: A P P L I C AT I O N S : 041/13 S-CUP; 252/13 CAA; 254/13 PTU for the Washington State Department of Transportation. PROPOSAL: Applicant seeks approval to raise and widen SR-532 bridge over and through Davis Slough area of Camano Island. Mitigation for the impact of this project is proposed to occur at the Dugualla Bay Preserve along Dike Rd. ALL PERSONS or authorized representatives interested in or desiring to speak on said proposal should be present at the time and place above specified, or should file written comments with Island County Planning and C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p ment before the above date. FURTHER INFORMATION may be obtained by contacting Island County Planning and C o m m u n i t y D eve l o p ment, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, Washington 98239-5000, 679-7339 (Nor th Whidbey), 3215111 (South Whidbey), or 629-4522 (Camano Island). Legal No. 528919 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record November 23, 2013

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of L AW R E N C E W. H E N DERSON, WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3 TO 9, 2013 Deceased. NO. 13 4 00201 1 N OT I C E TO C R E D I Solid Waste Advisory THE LUCKIEST SIGNS THIS TORSWEEK: Committee (S.W.A.C.) personal represenPISCES, ARIES, AND The TAURUS. Meeting tative named below has FRIDAY, December 6, been appointed as per2013 10:00A.M.–12:00 sonal representative of NOON ARIES this estate. Any person BOARD OF ISLAND having a claim against is OinMthe Follow your heart decedent must, beC O U NAT trip Y C M Icards. S - the SIONERS HEARING and your dreams and fore you’ll the find time the waythe claim would be barred by any ROOM to treat yourself to a fantastic vacation. 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TOne he claim Legal No. 528959 be presented withof your tries must to pull Published: Thechildren Whidbey in the your later heartof: (1) Thirty News Times, South days after the personal strings inThe order to obtain a favour. Whidbey Record. representative served or November 23, 2013 mailed the notice to the CANCER Find your perfect pet creditor as provided und ebecome r in the Classifieds. A slight discomfort could moreR C W 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) www.nw-ads.com serious, for one reason or months another. Be four after the publication ready toCOURT take care of date yourselfof byfirst consulSUPERIOR o f t h e n o t i c e. I f t h e OF WASHINGTON ting the right specialistsclaim for theisapproprinot presented COUNTY OF ISLAND ate treatments. In the Matter of the Es- within this time frame, the claim is forever tate barred, except as otherof wise provided in RCW LEO DIANE TAKASUGI, 11.40.051 and Deceased. You accomplish something that you’re par11.40.060. This bar is NO. 13 4 00220 7 effective as to claims a situation N OT I Cticularly E TO proud C R Eof. D I It - involves assets TORS that will improve youragainst self-esteem, whichsubject to The personal represen- the administration of the is, of course, so vital to your well-being. court and/or passing by tative named below has been appointed as per- operation of law. sonal representative of DATE OF FIRST PUBLIVIRGO this estate. Any person CATION: November 9, reachagainst your goals2013. much quicker by having You’ll a claim DYER, personal the decedent be- DORIS making amust, few changes to your diet. You representative fore the time the claim c/o James L.that Kotschwar, are inspired to start a small business would be barred by any WSBA #10823 o t h e r wyou i s ecan a prun p l ifrom c a blyour e Attorney, home. statute of limitations, 265 NE Kettle Street; present the claim in the S u i t e 1 0 1 , P. O. B o x mannerLIBRA as provided in 1593 RCW 11.40.070 by serv- Oak Harbor, Washington have plenty say 98277 for yourself. What’s ing on You or mailing to to the (360) personal representative, more, the telephone won’t stop675-2207 ringing, as or their attorney at the PB2013:H several friends try to contact you to invite Legal No.526371 address stated below, a Published: copy of you thetoclaim join inand somefil-great activities. The Whidbey ing the original of the News Times, The South claim with the court in Whidbey Record. SCORPIO which the probate pro- N ove m b e r 9 , 1 6 , 2 3 , c e e d i nAt g swork, w e don’t r e cbe o msurprised - 2013.if you receive menced. The claim It will make very happy, but OF must bea raise. presented with- youDETERMINATION NONSIGNIFICANCE in the later of: (1)because Thirty it will be careful, arouse some days after the personal (DNS) AND ADOPTION jealousy in someone you.EXISTING representative served or close to OF ENVIRONMENTAL mailed the notice to the DOCUMENT AND creditor as provided unSEPA ADDENDUM d e r SAGITTARIUS R C W (WAC 197-11-965; 11.40.020(1)(c); (2) on the There is lots oforaction horizon! You WAC 197-11-970) four months after the are compelled to spend a lot of time with date of first publication Proponent: District No. can get Utility organized, o f t h e people n o t i cyou e. love. I f tIfh eyouPublic 1 of Snohomish County, claim isyounot presented can transform some of your chores within this time frame, Washington into fun. the cla i mfamily is fo r e v e r Proposal: barred, except as other- Public Utility District No. wise provided in RCW 1 of Snohomish County 1 1 . 4 CAPRICORN 0.051 a n d has applied for a Hydro11.40.060. is kinetic You’re This going bar through a periodPilot whichLicense re- from effective as to claims the Federal Energy Regquires a lot of reflection. You also feel against both the dece- ulatory Commission for the construction dent’s probate non-Follow extremelyand creative. through on an and operation of the Admiralty probate assets. urgent desirePUBLIto spendInlet somePilot time out of Project Tidal DATE OF FIRST CATION: 23, (FERC P-12690). The the November house. Project’s principal pur2013. DAV I D J. TA K A S U G I , pose is to evaluate the PersonalAQUARIUS Representative technical, economic, and environmental viability of c/o James L. Kotschwar, If you’re single, you receive several inviOpenHydro’s design usAttorney for tations to go out. If you to ing give the priority hydrokinetic rePersonal RepresentaAdmiralty tive, WSBA your#10823 social circle, you’llsource be veryinhappy to Inlet, 265 NE Kettle Street; and secondarily to demthat1593 everyone wants to spend timesource of onstrate a new Suite 1, realize P.O. Box Oak Harbor, Washington hy d r o e l e c t r i c p o w e r. with you. The proposed Project 98277 would consist of two 6(360) 675-2207 meter diameter OpenHyPB2013:B PISCES dro turbines located apLegal No. 529204 You find yourself with rather a lot of duties 1 km westPublished: The Whid- proximately southwest of Admiralty bey News Times, The and responsibilities to shoulder. Fortunately, Head on the in South Whidbey Record. your sense of organization allows youseafloor to November 23, 30, and water depth of approximately 58 meters. The deal07, with2013. them very efficiently. 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p l e t e l y s u b m e r g e d , N OT I C E TO C R E D I mounted on gravity foun- TORS dations, and intercon- The Personal Represennected to a power con- tative named below has trol facility located at been appointed as Per13254 SR 20, Coupe- sonal Representative of ville, WA, 98239, on pri- the above estate. Any vate land. person having a claim WEEK OF NOVEMBER 10against TO 16, 2013 Location: the decedent Admiralty Inlet, Puget must, before the time the S o u n d , a p p r ox . 1 k m claim would be barred THEof LUCKIEST SIGNSbyTHIS west Admiralty Head any WEEK: otherwise appliin Island County, WA cable GEMINI, CANCER, AND statute LEO. of limitaa n d 1 3 2 5 4 S R 2 0 , tions, present the claim Coupeville, WA, 98239. in the manner as providLead Agency: ed in RCW 11.40.070 by Public Utility District serving on or mailing to ARIES N o . 1 o f S n o h o m i s h the Personal RepresenThe week starts withtative some confusion. County, Washington or the You Personal Contact: may need a second cup Representative’s of coffee, because attorKim D. Moore, ney you’re at thejust address there’s Assistant a strong chance spin- beG e n e r a l M a n a g e r o f low stated a copy of the ning your wheels! claim and filing the origiGeneration Public Utility District nal of the claim with the N o . 1 o f S n o h o m i s h court in which the proTAURUS County, Washington bate proceedings were P.O. Box 1107 commenced. While you would definitely prefer to The stay claim Everett, WA 98206-1107 be presented withthe sidelines, yourmust or of: friends Tel: (425) on 783-8606 incolleagues the later (I) Thirty want to put you in (30) chargedays of allafter sorts the of Perkdmoore@snopud.com Title of document(s) be- tos o n a l R eyou p r ethink s e n t a t i ve events. Say ”yes” whatever ing adopted: served or mailed the nomight be able totice handle. The Finalyou Environmental to the creditor as Assessment for Hydro- p r ov i d e d u n d e r R C W power License, Admiral- l1.40.020(1)(c); or (2) GEMINI ty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project four months after the - F E R C You P rfeel o j eac certain t N o. amount date of first about publication of stress 1 2 6 9the0restructuring - 0 0 5going of the If the claim on innotice. your profes(DOE/EA-1949) is not presented within life. Don’t worry Agency sional that prepared t h i too s tmuch; i m e despite frame, the t h e d o cany u m changes, e n t b e you i n g will claim is in forever succeed climbingbarred, adopted: except as otherwise profurther upRegulathe hierarchy. Federal Energy vided in RCW 11.40.051 tory Commission and 11.40.060. This bar Date adopted document is effective as to claims CANCER was prepared: August against both the decetalk of travelling. 9, 2013 You’re surrounded by dent’s probate and nonD e s c r i p tYou i o nmight o f dfeel o c uinspired - probate assets. by some kind of ment(s) being adopted: DATE OF FIRST PUBLIthat can leadCATION: you towards a more 23, The Finaltraining Environmental November Assessment forcareer. Hydro- 2013 exciting power License, Admiral- Personal Representaty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project tive: Betti J. Jordan was prepared LEO by FERC 198 NW Columbia Drive in compliance OakinHarbor, WA it’s 98277 There’s with lots ofNEemotion the air and PA. /s/ Paul A. Neumiller easy for you to be deeply moved at the If the document being PAUL A. NEUMILLER, adopted have been moment. Youchalmight WSBA find the #28124 necessary fil e n g e d , ( W A C Attor ney for Personal nancing in order start the process of 197-11-630), please de- toRepresentative scribe: buying a home. Address: 390 NE MidT h e d o c u m e n t b e i n g way Blvd., Suite B201 adopted has not been O a k H a r b o r , W A VIRGO challenged. 98277-2680 We haveIt’s identified T e alll the e ppertinent h o n e : importantand to gather adopted this document (360) 675-2567 information before making a choice, even Proas being appropriate for Cour t of Probate this proposal after indec e pressure. e d i n g s Take a n dtheC a u s e if you’re feeling under pendent review. The Number: 13 4 00221 5 to really thinkSuperior about yourCourt decision documenttime meets our enOf Washv i r o n m ebefore n t a l telling r e v ianyone. e w ington For Island County needs for the current Legal No. 529383 proposal and will accom- Published: The Whidbey pany the LIBRA proposal to the News Times, The South decision maker. Whidbey You have a lot on your plate Record. right now, Additional infor mation November 23, 30, Deand on top of that a cold is 07, slowing you about the proposed Pro- cember 2013. ject has been down. documentGet lots of sleep and take care of ed in a SEPA Addendum SUPERIOR COURT OF your health. in accordance with WAC WASHINGTON 197-11-625. The SEPA FOR ISLAND COUNTY Addendum adds infor- IN RE THE ESTATE OF: SCORPIO mation about the pro- CICELY ANN HARRIS, You’re and the centre attention because of posed Project doesof Deceased. not substantially change your sense of humour. successfully NO. You 13-4-00167-7 the analysis of signifi- PROBATE NOTICE TO defuse a tense situation and someone cant impacts and alter- CREDITORS rewell-kept natives inveals the aFERC EA.secret A Nto D you. A F F I DAV I T O F WAC 197-11-600(4)(c). MAILING T h e d o c u m e n t ( s ) a r e (RCW 11.40.030) SAGITTARIUS available to read at: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE http://www.snopud.com You’re the type of person often rushes The who personal represen/AboutUs/environment tative named below has into things, and so you’re already in the /sepa.ashx?p=2101 been appointed as perhttp://elibrar y.ferc.gov Christmas spirit. Go ahead andrepresentative start to make sonal of /idmws/file_list.asp?acce this for estate . Any person a few early preparations the holidays. ssion_num=20130809-3 having a claim against 010 the decedent must, beSEPA Responsible Offi- fore the time the claim CAPRICORN cial: would beand barred a GPSby any C h r i s t o pDon’t h E nforget d e r l etoi ntake , o tah emap r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e Manager,when Environmental you’re driving anywhere if you statute of limitations, Affairs present the claim don’tDistrict want toNo. go around in circles. You in the Public Utility manner as provided in succeed inCounty, obtainingRCW some kind of confir1 of Snohomish 11.40.070 by servWashington ingpeople. on or mailing to the mation from important P.O. Box 1107 personal representative Everett, WA 98206-1107 or the personal repreTel. 425-783-5556 AQUARIUS sentative’s attorney at c r e n d e r l e i n @ s n o - the address stated bea sum of mopud.com You should finally receive low a copy of the claim Legal No.528388 ney that has been owed you the for some and to filing original of Published: TheYou Whidbey claim with the court time. win a casetheconcerning a reimNews Times, The South in which the probate probursement or an insurance claim. Whidbey Record. ceedings were comNovember 20, 23, 2013. menced. The claim must be presented within the PISCES SUPERIOR COURT later of: (1) Thirty days You have front row seats of repreOF WASHINGTON afterfor thea panoply personal FOR ISLAND s e n the t a t type i v e of s eperr ved or events.COUNTY You enjoy being In the Estate of: mailed the notice to the son who takes the creditor initiative as in making JERRY JORDAN, provided unDeceased.things proceed smoothly. der RCW 11.40.020( No. 13 4 00221 5 1)(c); or (2) four months

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after the date of first My appt. expires: 2/9/16. publication of the notice. Legal No.526393 If the claim is not pre- Published: The Whidbey sented within this time News Times, The South frame, the claim is forev- Whidbey Record. er barred, except as oth- N ove m b e r 9 , 1 6 , 2 3 , erwise provided in RCW 2013. 1 1 .WEEK 4 0 . OF 0 5 NOVEMBER 1 a n d 17 TO 23, 2013 11.40.060 . This bar is SUPERIOR COURT OF effective as to claims WASHINGTON against the deceTHEboth LUCKIEST SIGNS THIS WEEK: ISLAND COUNTY dent’s probate and nonVIRGO, LIBRA, AND SCORPIO. In Re the Estate of: probate assets. RODGER EARL CLEV/s/ Dubs Herschlip ISH, D U B S A R I TA N N E R Deceased. HERSCHLIP, WSBA Case No. 13-4-00222-3 ARIES Attor ney for Personal PROBATE You have a lot of running aroundNOTICE to do in TO Representative. TENNECREDlTORS SEE HARRIS connection with your work, your health, RCW 11.40.030 Date of First Publication: Theof personal the health of one your lovedrepresenones. November 9,or2013 tative named below has Address for Mailing There is also or a lotbeen of arguing going as on. perappointed Service: sonal representative of DATH,PLLCJust keep your cool and you’ll be all right. this estate. Any person Dubs Ari Tanner Herschhaving a claim against lip, AttorneyTAURUS at Law the decedent must, bePost Office Box 208 fore the time the claim Generally 621 5th Street #IOI -Bspeaking, money has always would be barred by any Mukilteo, WA 98275 been an important o t hfactor e r w i sine your a p plife. l i c a bl e Cour t of probate prostatute of limitations, c e e d i n g s From a n dnow c a on u s you e should be able to give present the claim in the number: Island yourselfCounty some longer-term for in mannerguarantees as provided Superior Court RCW 11.40.070 by serv101 NE 6th your future. ing on or mailing to the Coupeville, WA 98239 personal C a u s e GEMINI Number: r e p r e s e n t a t i ve o r t h e 13-4-00167-7 personal representaYour young AFFIDAVIT OF children don’t give you much tive’s attorney at the adMAILING time to relax, but that doesn’t preventbelow you a dress stated STATE OF WASHINGcopy of them deeply. them and loving from spoiling TON) claim and filing thc ) ss. 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If the claim is not C AT E , NLEO OTICE TO presented within this CREDITORS andbeing really stressed out, it is imporAfter time frame, the addressed to: claim foreveryour barred, tant forLIVING you to rest andisrecharge ATRIA SENIOR except as otherwise proGROUP batteries. Enjoy some gentle, more pasvided in RCW 11.40.051 ATTN ACCOUNTS REsive, activities in order recuperate a bit. and to 11.40.060. VEIVABLE This bar is effective as to 401 S 4TH ST STE 1900 claims against both the L O U I S VVIRGO ILLE KY decedent’s probate and 40202-4436 non-probate assets.of You are able to widen your network CLINIC PHARMACY Date of First Publication: 1601 NORTH TUCSON new friends who are contacts. You make 11/23/13. 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** Pictures for illustration purposes only. Subaru, Forester, Outback, Tribeca, Legacy, Impreza, WRX, STI and SUBARU BOXER are suggested trademarks. * A documentary service fee of up to $150 may be added to the sale price of the capitalized cost. VIN numbers posted at dealership. One only at this price. Expires January 2, 2014. '=( 3DFNDJH  YLQ SRVWHG DW GHDOHUVKLS

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INTEREST

MSRP ......................................... $39,327 GM REBATE .................................-$2,500 BONUS CASH ...............................-$1,500 99+ GM TRUCK LOYALTY .............-$1,000 BLADEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S DISCOUNT .....................-$1,852

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Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive â&#x20AC;˘ 36 mpg hwy 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick â&#x20AC;˘ Seven airbags standard

$22,399

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$23,920 $19,500

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$32,499

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Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive â&#x20AC;˘ 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick 30 mpg hwy â&#x20AC;˘ Built in our zero landfill plant MSRP.................$32,241 Â&#x2021;6\PPHWULFDO $OO:KHHO 'ULYH PSJ KZ\ Dewey Â&#x2021; Discount .. -$2,242 Â&#x2021; ,,+6 7RS 6DIHW\ 3LFN

$29,999

BLADEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE PRICE

$12,495 $14,655 $16,495

Get 4 weeks of advertising in your local community newspaper and on the WEB for one low price!

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360-707-2112 Ć&#x201D; M-F 8am-4pm, Sat by Appt. Ć&#x201D; www.LexarHomesofBurlington.com ϰϴϾŜÄ&#x161;Ĺ?Ć?ZĹ˝Ä&#x201A;Ä&#x161;ࡽĆľĆ&#x152;ĹŻĹ?ĹśĹ?Ć&#x161;ŽŜtϾϴώϯϯĆ&#x201D; Contractor Lic.# LEXARHB905RF

Automobiles Hyundai

2012 HYUNDAI Elantra GLS. Only $13,950. Manual 6 Speed, One Owner, Female Driver, 25,650 Miles. Excellent Gas Mileage. 38 MPG H i g h w ay. A c t i ve E c o System. Anti Theft Alarm System. ABS, Driveline Traction Control. Still Under Factory Warranty - 5 Year / 60,000 Miles. Call 407-455-3895. Car is Located on Vashon Island.

2014 CHEVY

SPARK

regular price on a select Lexar Home, each new home purchased must also include the purchase of the premium upgrade package at regular price. Offer expires 12/31/13.

$32,475

UP TO 72 MONTHS AVAILABLE ON MOST MODELS! On approval of credit

MSRP ......................................... $24,975 GM REBATE .................................-$1,000 BLADEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S DISCOUNT .....................-$1,000

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$22,975

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FINANCING AVAILABLE FOR ALL TYPES OF CREDIT All vehicles one only. Pictures are for Illustrative purposes only. Stock & Vin numbers are posted at dealership, plus tax based on registered owner. Plus tax, license, and $150 doc fee. On approval of credit. Blade Chevrolet is not responsible for any ad copy mistakes. Newer Trade-In and Loyalty Truck Discount must have qualifying vehicle, see dealer for details. Ad expires 11/30/13.


PAGE 24, Whidbey Classified, Saturday, November 23, 2013 Auto Service/Parts/ Accessories

Auto Service/Parts/ Accessories

Tires & Wheels

WANTED

Running or Not:

WE BUY CARS, TRUCKS, TRAVEL TRAILERS, MOTORHOMES, TRACTORS & MUCH MORE. IF YOU WANT TO SELL, GET RID OF ANYTHING

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1985 29â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Aluma/Lite made by Holiday Rambler, great condition inside and out, all systems wor k. $5,000/OBO. (360)621-6544 erlepieratt@ yahoo.com

The Classified Department WILL BE CLOSED Thursday and Friday 11/28 and 11/29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Deadlines will change as follows:

4 MICHELIN Snow Tires Reach thousands of with less than 100 miles. Size P225/70S-16. Ask- readers by advertising ing $300 or best offer. your service in the Call 360-221-0123 Motorhomes

CLASS A, 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; MINI Motorhome. Concorde by Rexhall, 460 V8 gas engine, 45,000 miles. One of a kind! $7,200. 360-535-9504

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OUR DISCLAIMER: All vehicles one only unless stated and subject to prior sale. Pictures for illustration purposes only. All prices exclude tax and license. A negotiable documentary fee of $150 may be added. *Retail customer cash provided by Ford.

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Expires 11/25/13.

THEIR DISCLAIMER: All vehicles one only unless stated and subject to prior sale. Pictures for illustration purposes only. All prices exclude tax and license. A negotiable documentary fee of $150 may be added. *Retail customer cash provided by Ford. ** Student is currently enrolled full-time OR part-time at an accredited Four-Year College/University, Junior College, Community College, or Trade School (Student must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 2 classes or an equivalent of 6 credit hours) and is considered by the schools guidelines to be in ĂŹgood academic standingĂŽ (academic standing may be noted on the studentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s term grade report) *** Active military personnel Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reservists serving on Active Duty, members of the Delayed Entry/Enlistment Program (DEP) and Veterans/Retirees within 180 days of separation or retirement, who are residents of the United States. **** Competitive Lease: Must currently be leasing competitor vehicle and have Ford Credit coupon to qualify. ***** Must renew a current Ford lease. Example only. Customers may not qualify for all Ford rebates.

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November 23, 2013 edition of the South Whidbey Record

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