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Fire destroys trailer Officials confirm none injured in morning blaze

By JANIS REID South Whidbey Record North Whidbey Republican Richard Hannold says he will run for Island County commissioner for the same reason he joined the Navy. “I feel like maybe I can make a difference,” Hannold said Friday. Hannold filed with the state’s Public Disclosure Commission to run against Democrat Karla Jacks for Island County District No. 3, the position currently held by Kelly Emerson. Emerson said in December that she will not seek re-election in 2014, citing the toll the commute has taken on her personal life. Jacks, a Camano Island resident, announced in August her intent to run. Hannold, a retired Navy chief, said he’s been “very fortunate” to have been stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station for his entire 21-year career. “I love it here,” he said. Hannold said he joined the Navy relatively late in life — at 29 — because “he felt he had missed something important,” namely serving his country. Now a self-employed contractor, Hannold worked on the EA-6B Prowlers during his Navy career and has a background training new recruits on maintenance procedures. He was also elected to the Oak Harbor Christian School board and served three years. Hannold said he decided to run for District 3, which comprises North Whidbey Island and Camano Island, for two SEE HANNOLD, A14

South Whidbey ponders homeless at annual count By CELESTE ERICKSON South Whidbey Record

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Will Piepenbrink and Mari St. Amand steady the hose as they douse a trailer engulfed in flames off Honeymoon Bay Road near Highway 525 in Freeland Friday morning.

By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record Fire ripped through and destroyed a 20-foot trailer off Honeymoon Bay Road on Friday morning. Flames licked high above the trailer before firefighters with South Whidbey Fire/EMS knocked it down, sending a massive plume of smoke stretching into the sky,

though it was mostly shrouded by a thick fog in the area. South Whidbey Fire/EMS Deputy Chief Mike Cotton said a passer-by on the Freeland road reported the flames. No injuries were reported, and the property owner was not home at the time. The greatest concern for firefighters were four propane tanks, two of which were deep inside the

blaze and not discovered until they were poking through the wreckage searching for hot spots. Cotton said the two tanks inside the trailer were charred black and “hissing” when firefighters stumbled upon them. The hissing, Cotton said, was the tanks’ pressure valves releasing SEE FIRE, A13

Congressman tours SW fire boat By JUSTIN BURNETT South Whidbey Record Congressman Rick Larsen spent much of Thursday on Whidbey Island, making stops in Langley, Central Whidbey and Oak Harbor. The Second District Democrat started off the day touring South Whidbey Fire/EMS’s new emergency response vessel. The nearly $500,000, 32-foot aluminum catamaran was built primarily with federal grant funds, which Larsen helped secure. “I think they’ve done a great job,” said Larsen, referring to the vessel’s builder, North Cross Aluminum in Freeland. “Of course the proof is in the pudding, but the

pudding looks like it’s settling quite nicely.” Larsen arrived to a contingent of awaiting fire district, Port of South Whidbey and North Cross Aluminum officials and employees. He surprised a few by stepping out of the car and into crutches. The federal lawmaker recently fell from a roof and broke his ankle. His handicap didn’t stop him, however, from hopping aboard and taking a ride on the new vessel. Powered by twin 450-horsepower engines, the boat performed nicely and brought Larsen and the throng of officials safely back to South Whidbey Harbor. SEE LARSEN, A13

For some in Island County, finding a home and a safe place to live is a struggle. The issue of homelessness on South Whidbey was front and center on Thursday, Nov. 23, at Bayview Hall during a national event to count the homeless. The event provided much-needed resources for these community members such as hot meals, toiletries and clothes for people who participated. For Tracey Corradini, 53, finding a place to stay has been difficult this month. “It hasn’t been easy,” she said before looking through the jacket rack. Corradini has been staying at a temporary apartment provided by Calvary Chapel Whidbey Island in Clinton, which is in high demand. Corradini has searched for an affordable place to stay, but has been declined because of her credit. In two weeks time her place in the apartment will be up. She will be homeless and looking for a new place to stay for herself and her three boys. “It’s tough,” she said. “But I’m not the only one.” When Corradini sees others who are homeless in the community, she wonders “What about the other SEE HOMELESS, A14

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Barbara Guetlin poses with her golden retriever Max. Max is a recent graduate of the Summit Assistance Dogs program, which trains dogs to provide mobility assistance and therapy for people living with disabilities.

Freeland resident Barbara Guetlin is the proud owner Max, one of one of Summit Assistance Dogs’ newest graduates. Guetlin and Max’s partnership was one of eight celebrated during the graduation ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 12 in Bellevue. Max received training at Summit as a professional therapy dog and now assists Guetlin, who works as psychiatric nurse practitioner. A golden retriever, Max helps Guetlin’s clients by providing comfort and companionship during hard times. “Max brings great joy to both my clients and my co-workers,” Guetlin said in a news release.

“He gives back so much more than I can ever give him, and I am so grateful to have him.” Summit, an Anacortesbased non-profit organization, provides highlyskilled mobility, hearing and professional therapy dogs for people living with disabilities or people in need of a therapy dog. Each is trained for about two years, depending on the dog, and is provided at no cost to

the person applying. “We at Summit get such great joy from knowing we help change people’s lives,” said Sue Meinzinger, founder and executive director at Summit, in a news release. “Our clients who receive our dogs inspire us again and again. We have matched, trained and graduated 74 of these life-changing teams, and we still love what we do.”

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Police nab off-island murder suspect after car chase By JESSIE STENSLAND South Whidbey Record A deputy with the Island County Sheriff’s Office caught an armed murder suspect after a dramatic chase down the middle of Whidbey Island Tuesday night, court documents indicate. State troopers tried to stop the stolen pickup with a spike strip near the Greenbank Store, but the suspect continued driving on the rims, causing sparks and pieces of the vehicle to fly at the pursuing police cars, according to the affidavit of probable cause. Sgt. Mark Plumberg finally got his man near Langley. The suspect, 41-year-old Joshua A. Adams, stopped and got out of his vehicle, but started pacing; Plumberg tackled him on the side of the road. A gun was found inside the stolen pickup. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said that Plumberg and other deputies didn’t know at the time that they were chasing a homicide suspect. “It was definitely a high-risk stop,” he said. Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo said in an interview Wednesday that Adams is suspected in the shooting death of Adams’ 60-year-old father, Steven Siebert, in the Sudden Valley community near Bellingham. Siebert’s body was found in his home just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Adams appeared in Island County Superior Court Wednesday afternoon. He looked bereaved and continually shook his head as Deputy Prosecutor David Carman discussed the allegations against him. Judge Alan Hancock ruled that the state had probable cause to hold Adams on suspicion of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, possession of a stolen firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and attempting to elude. Carman asked that Adams be held on a $1 million bail with the stipulation that Whatcom County officials could transport him to face possible charges in that jurisdiction; Carman pointed out that Adams has shown he’s willing to flee from justice. Hancock agreed. Carman said that Adams doesn’t appear

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Murder suspect Joshua A. Adams speaks with his attorney in Island County Superior Court. to have any connection to Island County. According to Elfo, Siebert’s adult son arrived at the home they shared and found the body Tuesday; he reported the crime at 6:13 p.m. Siebert suffered multiple gunshot wounds. His vehicle and dog were missing. Investigators quickly determined that Siebert’s other son, Joshua Adams, lived nearby but was missing. They identified him as a person of interest in the homicide. Adams allegedly left his father’s vehicle at a gas station on State Highway 20 near La Conner and stole a black Ford F-150 pickup, according to Elfo. The owner of the pickup had two firearms in the vehicle when it was taken. At about 11 p.m., Plumberg spotted the truck southbound on State Route 20 just north of Coupeville. He pulled in behind and activated the lights and sirens, but the truck continued south at speeds from 45 to 65 mph, according to his report on the incident.

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Troopers with the Washington State Patrol placed a spike strip on the highway in Greenbank. The pickup struck the strip, but traveled on the rims. “The vehicle continued southbound as sparks began to come from the rims on the

vehicle,” Plumberg wrote. “As the vehicle continued southbound, pieces of the tires began to come off the vehicle littering the roadway and striking the vehicle.” Near the Classic Road intersection, the pickup came to a stop in the middle of the road and the driver — later identified as Adams — got out. Plumberg armed himself with his “patrol rifle” and yelled at him to go to the ground. Adams paced back and forth a few feet, then jumped back in the truck and continued driving, the report states. The pickup’s rims started to come apart and sparks flew from the rear of the vehicle. Just after Maxwelton Road, Plumberg passed the truck and maneuvered to slow it. Adams tried to pass, but finally came to a stop. Adams got out of the truck and again started pacing. Plumberg ran at him and tackled him on the shoulder of the road. The dog and a semi-automatic handgun were found inside the truck, Plumberg wrote. Court documents indicate that Adams admitted having a felony history in California. Elfo said Whatcom County investigators took Adams from the Island County Jail Wednesday and booked him into the Whatcom County Jail on investigation of murder. The murder weapon was not found, Elfo said, and detectives are just beginning what will likely be an extensive investigation.

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Langley leaders agreed to pay the Port of South Whidbey $14,712.52 for soil cleanup expenses that happened in October. Contaminated soil was found along Wharf Street when the city extended its waterline to the marina at South Whidbey Harbor. The project was integral to the Port of South Whidbey’s expansion of the marina which increased dock space significantly. The port requested funding assistance because the commissioners were under the impression that the earth was clean when it assumed ownership of the marina several years ago. “Our understanding from early on when we were doing the harbor transfer was that the area had been cleaned up,” said Ed Field, the port district’s manager. Nearly 124 tons of contaminated soil was excavated and disposed of in Everett, according to

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WHIDBEY WAIF hits high live-release rate Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) had a 92.6 percent live-release rate for 2013, the third year in a row the animal shelter broke 90 percent. Live-release rates are based on the number of healthy and adoptable animals that leave shelters through adoptions, being returned to their owners, or by being transferred to a partner placement group. The goal of shelters with a life-saving philosophy is to achieve a rate of 90 percent or higher. “Achieving these numbers is due to the unwavering dedication of our staff and volunteers, along with the continued

support of our community,” said WAIF Executive Director Charles Vreeland. “Live-release numbers provide a great deal of information to show that we are dedicating resources in a responsible manner that reinforce the community’s commitment of providing a safe haven for animals. Without the support of the community, it would be difficult to achieve such numbers on a consistent basis.” In addition to finding homes for Whidbey’s homeless pet population, WAIF also has programs that support the owners of pets through spay/ neuter coupons and crisis care assistance for those who qualify, along with pet food banks to help keep pets and families together.

FERRIES Tides to cancel Coupeville sailings Washington State Ferries announced Tuesday the cancellation of several sailings on the Port Townsendto-Coupeville ferry route because of low tides. • Saturday, Feb. 1 — 8:30 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend and the 9:15 p.m. sailing from Coupeville. • Thursday, Feb. 27 — 6:45 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend and the 7:30 p.m. sailing from Coupeville. • Friday, Feb. 28 — 6:45 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend and the 7:30 p.m. sailing from Coupeville.

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Neighbors remain upset with noise in, around Mo’s Pub Owner ‘sick of Langley,’ offers pub, property for sale

“They’re trying to kill a cash cow. We have not made any extra noise at all.”

By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record Four Langley residents reminded the city council Tuesday that they are unhappy neighbors of Mo’s Pub and Eatery on Second Street. Noise issues persist, they said, disrupting their home life and sleep, and not just on weekends. They informed the council of recurring problems with noise inside and outside the popular tavern, which is nested among several residential houses. The latest flurry of complaints is in response to a letter Langley Director of Community Planning Jeff Arango sent to neighbors. It was a notice alerting them of a recent request by bar owner Maureen Cooke for an amended ordinance that would allow more musicians to perform in the pub. “We live in a state of constant anxiety,” said Socorro Rodriguez, who added that she has regretted living next to the pub. “Over the past year, we’ve had quite a bit of buyer’s remorse,” she said, adding that she moved to Langley from Bainbridge Island to live in a smaller community. Councilwoman Rene Neff reminded the residents that the process the city was undertaking with Cooke and the pub was in a

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Damien Cortez hands Barbara Phelps, a Langley resident, a pint at Mo’s Pub and Eatery on Second Street and takes Rita Searle’s order Thursday afternoon. The bar and restaurant has been the source of a battle between nearby residents, the bar’s owners and Langley city leaders. listening phase, and that the council was not expected to take action any time soon. Last year, Cooke addressed the council about changing the ordinance that currently allots six permitted amplified music performances per year, all of which must be approved by the council. Cooke questioned the ordinance after complaints that she was bending the rules with what she called low-vol-

ume amplified performances. In a May 2013 city council meeting, Cooke brought local cellist Siri Bardarson and a saxophone performer to demonstrate the difference between low-volume amplified music and loud music that did not require amplification. Cooke, who did not attend the council meeting Tuesday, said the neighbors’ complaints were wearing her out.

Whale Center gets $10K from city By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record The Langley Whale Center is $10,000 closer to becoming reality. On Tuesday, the Langley City Council approved a deal

“They’re trying to kill a cash cow,” she said. “We have not made any extra noise at all.” As a result, Mo’s Pub — the business and the property — are for sale. Cooke said business took a dip with the music performance restrictions. One of her bartenders attested to the same problem, especially on Tuesdays which used to have a draw for live music that he said ended by 8:30 p.m.

to contract with the whale center for economic development. Originally, the center asked the city for tourism promotion funds, but later officials deemed it more of an economic development activity, which will come out of the city’s General Fund. A total of $31,250 was budgeted for economic development by city leaders, with $11,250 going to the Langley Main Street Association and now $10,000 to the whale center. Fred Lundahl, a Langley business owner and Main Street member, applied for the funds on behalf of the center. He said the money will go toward audio-visual

“The whole thing is for sale,” Cooke said. “I’m so sick of Langley.” A couple of patrons sat at the bar shortly after it opened Thursday afternoon, ordering a pint of cider each. As regulars, they disagreed with neighbors’ assessments of the type of crowd that gathers at the pub. “Without Mo’s, there would be no point to be in Langley after hours,” said Barbara Phelps, a Langley resident. “It’s not a place people come to get screamin’-ass drunk.” Though Cooke requested the city review the ordinance and consider allowing more amplified music performances, or adding a decibel level to the restriction, the matter would go to the city’s Planning Advisory Board before being heard by the council. Arango, the city’s chief planner, said it was unlikely the planning board would amend the rules given the city council’s comments at the Tuesday meeting. “I wasn’t sensing a lot of interest from the council to make changes to the ordinance,” he said.

displays, printing and mounting of informational posters, advertising such as ferryrack cards, as well as the $7,200 annual lease for the space and utilities costs. “We’re pleased that the city saw that this can be an economic driver,” Lundahl said. The whale center got a lot of buzz after it received an initial $5,000 from Langley Main Street Association, which has an office in the building on the corner of Second

Street and Anthes Avenue. Lundahl and fellow whaleenthusiasts Howard Garrett and Susan Berta, founders of the Freeland-based Orca Network, plan to operate the whale center for free with volunteer staffing. The network tracks whales and other large sea mammals through Puget Sound and advocates for whale protection, The center is slated to open March 1.




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Editorial Public service: the opportunity is now Residents in the Langley area take notice: the Port of South Whidbey Board of Commissioners is down by one and it’s your representative. District 2 Commissioner Chris Jerome resigned from his position last week for a new job in North Carolina. The offer came up unexpectedly and was apparently too good to pass up. Jerome leaves four years into his first six-year term, but he can step away proud of the work he did as a commissioner. His crowning achievement, in the eyes of The Record at least, was his role with phase one of the South Whidbey Harbor expansion project. And while his departure comes on the eve of the project’s completion, it’s a legacy that will endure nonetheless. Thank you, Jerome, for your service to South Whidbey and we wish you well. As for District 2 constituents, they remain without a representative on the three-member board, and the task of appointing a replacement is now left to the port’s two remaining commissioners — Dennis Gregoire and Curt Gordon. That may be no easy task. Elected office is a tough and often thankless job, and many of those who would serve the position best know it. The hours are long, every decision is endlessly scrutinized and pleasing everyone is an impossibility. Those challenges — and did we mention you don’t get paid — are why it’s called public service. The Langley City Council had several seats up for grabs last November, and all ran unopposed. One could argue that it was a testament to work well done, but the hurdles mentioned above were also a likely factor. Whatever the case, uncontested races are unfortunate. The democratic process is always best served when there are multiple candidates to choose from. Have an opinion about the marina project? Do you think the port can do more for economic development or beach access? Then apply for the position. Don’t wait until the right time, put your name out there. Even those not selected add to the discussion by bringing to the table ideas not previously considered. Incidentally, this is also one of the best times to seek a port commissioner seat. Rather than having to convince thousands of voters of your qualities and vision, you must convince only two. Don’t wait. The public needs to hear from you now. Langley District 2 covers from East Harbor Road to north of Surface Road including parts of Craw Road. Candidates must live within these boundaries to qualify. To apply, mail a resume, letter of interest and statement of qualifications to Port of South Whidbey, PO Box 872, Freeland WA 98249, or by email to or by fax to 360-331-5414. Materials can also be submitted in person at the port office, 1804 Scott Road, Ste. 101 in Freeland. Deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7.

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SW Children’s Center expresses gratitude Editor, The South Whidbey Children’s Center would like to take this opportunity to thank many local businesses, foundations and individuals for their support over the past year. Without your donations, grants and assistance we would not be able to offer a quality early learning and childcare program. Through your support we have been able to offer scholarships to families that are not able to pay the full cost of tuition, purchase new materials, support the local economy and ensure that the children at the center have well-educated and dependable teachers through paying livable wages and benefits. They also allow us to maintain and continue to improve our center and before/after school care program and offer professional devel-

opment opportunities for our staff and community. The South Whidbey Children’s Center has played a vital role in the South Whidbey community for over 30 years and continues to be on the forefront of early learning. This is in great part due to the ongoing support of our community. And so, it is with deep gratitude we would like to thank all of you who have supported us in large and small ways throughout the year. During 2013, the South Whidbey Children’s Center received reaccreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children, renovated our outdoor play yard, created an outside art studio, worked in conjunction with our public school and other early-learning programs toward aligning teaching around literacy and supporting children through Kindergarten transition, and participated in the Infant Toddler project through the Department of


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Early Learning. We would not have been able to accomplish so much without help from the community. We look forward to 2014 and all that it offers and we are so proud to be a part of the South Whidbey Community. Thank you for your support. KRIS BARKER South Whidbey Children’s Center


Island Transit should not pursue ID exemption Editor, The concerns stated in your opinion piece in the January 15 issue of The South Whidbey Record, “Concerns lay in response to audit,” are the same as mine. I have met with Island Transit SEE LETTERS, A7

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Director Martha Rose for issues concerning the agency. Presently I am campaigning for a southbound bus shelter at Ledgewood Beach, which would serve the communities of Bonair and Ledgewood. In our meeting, she stated that there is $10,000 for the bus shelter. Building permits still need to be secured from Island County and the state Department of Transportation. The length of time taken by Island County to process a permit to me is unfathomable and WSDOT is the next major hurdle. What is also unfathomable is that this is the second time the state Auditor’s Office has found the same issues. We don’t need the state Legislature to enact an exemption for the identification of vehicles, which Rose is requesting. The vehicles should be identified as state law requires. It gives credibility to the use of vehicles. The board of directors for the Island County Public Transportation Benefit Area should be looking at funding and service. Island Transit is the only public transportation in the State of Washington that does not collect a user fee. This model is fine for Island County, but brings it into competition with Skagit Transit, Community Transit and Everett Transit, who collect user fees. Let Whidbey and Camano continue with their funding model if that is what the voters want, but restrict the competition with other public transportation systems. BRIAN MARTIN Coupeville


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Religion notes


Island Church launches new, regular evening Sunday service

Examine fundamentals of fundamentalism with Christian Science Society

Starting this month, The Island Church is introducing “The Rock,” a second service at 6 p.m. on Sundays. It will be the same message from the morning service yet with a different ambiance — a bit more relaxed and reflective. Nursery care is provided. The service will last at least one hour.

“What’s fundamental about fundamentalism?” is the topic of the next audio chat hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 721 SW 20th Court or log on to Fundamentalism sometimes has negative connotations but Christians labeled in this way have much in common with other people who long to know God and to do his will. They are often willing to go against popular materialism to maintain their spiritual identity and can be deeply spiritual — an aspiration many Christians share. Join this live chat with two Christian Science healers and learn more about the joys and challenges of understanding and living with fundamentalism.

Worship with Whidbey Quakers in Freeland on Sundays “We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love, and unity,” said early Quaker Margaret Fell. Whidbey Island Friends Meeting, also known as Quakers, holds their regular meeting for worship every Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist building, located at 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland. They meet in silent worship together; worship may include spoken messages. For details, visit or email Tom Ewell at tewell@

Become aware of the powerful messages that influence our lives Unity of Whidbey will hold its regular service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 5671 Crawford Road. People receive powerful messages throughout the day that influence how they feel about themselves and

the world around them. Awareness of this is very important as conscious creators of life experience. Rev. Joanna Gabriel will explore this influence and how people can empower themselves and their experience in this New Year. Barbara Dunn will provide the musical inspiration while Donna Vanderheiden will be the platform host. A new Children’s Spiritual Program is available the first and third Sundays of the month. For details, visit

Find, understand truth through the teachings, practice of Jesus “Thou art near, O Lord; and all thy commandments are truth” (Psalms 119: 151). The Christian Science service will focus on finding and understanding truth as taught and practiced by Jesus at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 15910 Highway 525. “One’s aim, a point beyond faith, should be to find the footsteps of truth, the way to health and holiness” — Science and Health. All are welcome. “Truth is revealed. It needs only to be practiced” — Science and Health.

Carol Dunn of Freeland, Wash., passed away Dec. 24, 2013. She was born on Sept. 7, 1929 in Seattle, Wash. She had suffered from dementia for the last ten years and passed away from pneumonia. She married F. Clyde Dunn on June 18, 1949.

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Lady Knights reign over Falcons By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record The South Whidbey girls basketball team lost its 11th game of the season Tuesday, falling 59-20 to King’s. Yet, something was different this time. Despite the double-digit loss, the long faces of games past were absent. In fact, Falcons’ spirits were up, with smiles seen on the bench and on the floor. By the fourth quarter, the Lady Knights held a sizable 54-14 lead, and the officials instituted a running clock as a mercy rule. South Whidbey found a bit of fight in its ranks in the final, hastened period. Lone Falcon senior Madi Boyd attacked the key with dribble drives, as did reserve Marina Alber and freshman Megan Drake. King’s was led by junior Savanna Hanson with 23 points, including three of the team’s four three-pointers. The Lady Knights made a living at the free-throw line where they made 15 of 20 attempts. South Whidbey, how-

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Falcon freshman Megan Drake is fouled as she drives to the hoop against King’s sophomore Anna Parker in the fourth quarter of the girls basketball game Jan. 21. ever, only attempted six free throws and made three.

The Falcons’ leading scorer was Drake with four points.

Freshman Emily Turpin and Alber each scored three.

King’s quells upstart South Whidbey boys By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record The high-flying Falcons of late were brought low by the King’s Knights in a 66-32 loss Tuesday night. The point total was South Whidbey’s second-lowest score of the season. The lowest was the team’s first meeting with King’s on Dec. 10 when the Falcons mustered 31 points. And it came on the heels of the Falcons scoring more than 70 points in three of their previous four contests. Committing 19 turnovers dug South Whidbey into a hole from which it did not escape. Defensively, the Knights

corralled the Falcons into turnover after turnover and scoreless possessions. By the game’s end, South Whidbey managed to convert a meager 24 percent of its field goals. “Defensively our kids just don’t play with great effort, but the turnovers put us in a liability defensively as well,” said Falcon head coach Scott Collins in a text message. King’s charged ahead early in the game. With South Whidbey lurking after an 11-8 first quarter, King’s ran wild in the second period and held a 40-18 lead by halftime. South Whidbey’s offense did little else

in the second half, scoring six points in the third quarter and eight points in the fourth. The Knights were led by Corey Krispert’s game-high 20 points, including four three-pointers. Senior CJ Sutfin and junior Parker Collins led the Falcons with 12 points a piece. The loss secured King’s (7-1 conference, 12-2 overall) as the top-seeded 1A team from the Cascade Conference. South Whidbey will need to beat Coupeville for a second time this season Jan. 28 to secure a playoff spot in the 1A District 1 tournament Feb. 10-15.

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Andy Zisette waits for a pass from Oliver Saunsaucie on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Seattle.

Whidbey Reign beats Seattle United The South Whidbey Reign soccer team defeated Seattle United FC 4-0 on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Seattle. Whidbey's U-17 team dominated from the opening minute, said coach Terry Swanson in an email. Midfielder Lucas Leiberman scored the first goal within 30 seconds. Jeffrey Meier, also a midfielder, scored the second goal, followed by striker Bryce Auburn to close out the first half with a 3-0 Whidbey lead. With a significant advantage, Swanson said the Reign played "possession" soccer in the second half. The final goal was scored by Meier after he took the ball down the left sideline. Whidbey goalkeeper Charley Stelling had a bit of a slow game as the team's defense largely kept the ball away from their goalie. Through two playoff games, Whidbey has not allowed a goal. The Reign next play TUSK, a team from TukwilaSkyway that Whidbey defeated two weeks ago in a 1-0 contest. Then the Reign return home to the Sports Complex in Langley to host Seattle United FC at noon Sunday, Jan. 26 for the final home game of the season. Remaining playoff games will be played at the Starfire Complex in Tukwila.

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Freeland woman takes county to federal court to save property

Sheriff’s report The following are 911 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office on South Whidbey.

FRIDAY, JAN. 17 8:08 a.m. — A bus driver on Bailey Road just had a near head-on collision with a green Ford pickup. 9:34 a.m. — A caller at Short Stop on Highway 525 reported a male subject making odd comments. The subject just stated “He was this close to jumping into an airplane and blowing up the United States.” 3:22 p.m. — A caller on Shadowood Drive reported a home’s door had been kicked in and the sliding glass door shattered. 6:49 p.m. — A caller reported a female riding a horse on Highway 525 was walking into traffic.

SATURDAY, JAN. 18 3:03 a.m. — A caller on East Camano Drive said she received a call from a neighbor indicating there may be someone cutting down trees on her property. 3:13 a.m. — A caller on Cultus Bay Road reported someone came to the door — a kid in a hooded sweatshirt — and tried to get in.

SUNDAY, JAN. 19 9:23 a.m. — A caller on Meerkerk Lane reported sheep in their yard and did not know who they belonged to because no sheep live on Meerkerk Lane. 5:04 p.m. — A caller on Classic Road is reporting subjects in the woods “trying to mess with him” while he’s on the porch. He advised they are running through the woods where he lives and making weird noises, throwing pinecones, etc.

By JESSIE STENSLAND South Whidbey Record A federal lawsuit against Island County has stalled over a bounced check. Freeland resident Olga Nada, who identified herself as “the chancellor in Christ of Cosmic Light Creations” and Olga Nada of the Tepes family, filed a petition for declaratory judgment against the county in U.S. District Court Dec. 10. Nada sought to prevent the county from auctioning off property owned by Cosmic Light Creations due to unpaid property taxes. The claim states that Cosmic Light Creations is a private religious organization and should have never been assessed. The lawsuit states that the chancellor in Christ and the state established a “treaty relationship” in 2002. Nada wrote that she demanded in September that the

Tests show driver in Halloween crash that killed OH twins was ‘clean’ By JESSIE STENSLAND South Whidbey Record

MONDAY, JAN. 20 9:58 a.m. — A caller on Maxwelton Road reported two men in hunting gear in their 20s with rifles or shotguns shooting near the caller’s house. The caller said they were within 200 feet of the house. 5:22 p.m. — A caller on Whidbey Woods Lane reported their child is being cyber-bullied by multiple individuals. It started after a break-up. The child’s account information has been distributed and their cell phone number given to pedophiles.

TUESDAY, JAN. 21 10:59 a.m. — A caller on Little Dirt Road advised the road’s street signs were stolen overnight. 5:00 p.m. — A caller on Andreason Road reported that someone has been putting water in her horses’ feeders.

The man accused of causing the accident that killed twin sisters from Oak Harbor last Halloween was not driving while intoxicated, according to his attorney. Toxicology results show that 53-year-old Ira Blackstock of Oak Harbor was “completely clean” at the time of the accident, Coupeville attorney Charles Arndt said this week. Prosecutors charged Blackstock in Skagit County Superior Court Nov. 6 with two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of vehicular assault. Janeah Goheen, a 17-yearold Oak Harbor resident, died at the scene of the Oct. 31, 2013 accident on Highway 20 near Anacortes; her twin sister, Janesah Goheen, was injured and passed away at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Their friend, 18-yearold Alysha Pickler of Oak Harbor, suffered a concussion. Detective Craig Cardinal with the Washington State Patrol told The Record in November that troopers found no indication that Blackstock was drinking prior to the crash, but his blood was drawn after field sobriety tests showed signs of possible impairment from medication or drugs. Arndt said state patrol investigators are still looking into the cause of the accident. He said they’re trying to analyze a “black box” from the car that may have recorded his speed prior to the collision. Skagit County Prosecutor Richard Weyrich did not return a call for comment. Under Washington state law, there are three “prongs” to the vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges. Those prongs cover driv-




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ing while impaired, driving in a reckless manner and driving with disregard for others. Each prong has different standard sentence ranges; the DUI-related version is the most serious. Blackstock was charged under all alternatives of the charges. According to Cardinal’s report on the accident, Blackstock was driving his 2006 Ford Mustang south on Highway 20 from “Sharpes Corner” in Skagit County and “accelerated rapidly” as he approached the intersection with Gibraltar Road. The car, which had nearbald rear tires, broke traction

on the wet asphalt, began to fishtail side-to-side and crossed into the oncoming lane. The Mustang struck an oncoming 1993 Acura driven by Janesah Goheen just after 5 p.m. “The purposeful and reckless acceleration by Ira L. Blackstock caused his Ford Mustang to strike the oncoming Acura four-door close to the northbound fog line of State Route no. 20,” Cardinal wrote. Court records show that Blackstock was issued three speeding tickets in 2013. Blackstock’s trial date was continued to April 14.

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‘Philomena’ story inspires Clinton resident’s own search for mother, history By CELESTE ERICKSON South Whidbey Record


atti Carroll grew up celebrating her mother and a choice she made nearly 50 years ago — to give her up for adoption at 14 months of age to a loving family in the United States. But the story she knew to be true changed three years ago when Carroll, now a Clinton resident, visited her mother’s homeland in Tipperary County, Ireland. She learned the place she was born, Sean Ross Abbey, was a place of “national disgrace” for residents where babies were unwillingly “sold to America,” as she said residents put it.

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Patti Carroll looks over one of her adoption documents from Sean Ross Abbey. Through her research, she found some of the documents from that time were forged. Celeste Erickson / The Record

Patti Carroll is depicted in the right photo with her older brother Joe and a priest from Sean Ross Abbey. Both Carroll and her brother were adopted from the abbey. The abbey was operated a home where unwed mothers went to have their children and later put them up for adoption, primarily in the United States of America. Some mothers even had to work off their time at the abbey, she said. The home operated from 1930 to 1970. Carroll was given books about the subject from nearby residents, including the book “The Lost Child of Philomena Lee,” which has now been turned into an Oscar-nominated film called “Philomena.” The story follows a mother’s search for

her child who was adopted through Sean Ross Abbey. At 14 months, baby Patti was adopted through the mail to a family in San Francisco. This was the second child for her parents to adopt through the abbey, the first being her older brother Joe. “With my parents I was lucky; it was never a secret — always a celebration,” she said. “We were always told ‘Your mom loved you, but they couldn’t take care of you and they wanted the best for you so they sent you our way.’ ” Since her trip to Ireland,

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Carroll has poured through what she believed to be an documents of her adopunmarked grave site. She was stopped by a nun who tion and researched the raced down from the abbey cruelty endured at the to keep her from going any abbey through books and further. websites. Carroll said she’s always She learned if parents been grateful for her mothof unwed mothers didn’t already send their daugher and her sacrifice. After learning about the cruelty ters away to have a baby, at the abbey she has an their parish would step in even deeper gratitude for and send them to similar what she went through. homes. The women had no “All those babies, all so intention of giving up their deserving,” she said. “How children, as they wanted to did I get so lucky?” have their babies and start Carroll is grateful for life again, she said. the recent interest through “But that wasn’t the realthe movie and book. In her ity,” Carroll said. research The she’s truth was found much more many frightening: more mothers adoptees forced to than work off mothers their time at Patti Carroll were the abbey, Clinton speaknuns who forged ing out. adoption documents to sell With the movie release, the babies, medical experimore mothers are sharing ments conducted on infants, their stories, she said. The story of her mother and many mothers and resonates deeply in her life, babies who died while at along with her work helpthe abbey, she said. When Carroll was deliving children and families with several organizations, ered to her new parents, including one she founded she had a “hole” in her arm — Kids First Island County. which they thought was “Now I work hard and from a vaccination infection. with my whole heart for She still has a mark on her local kids,” she said. “I arm today. would work for every kid in “Some of those kids the world if I could.” died,” she said. “But here I Carroll helps make conam; my gratitude is huge.” During her trip to nections with foster-care Ireland, she visited Sean workers for children who Ross Abbey and toured the are in limbo during court boarded up nursery and proceedings. She believes empty playground. She said many parents who are she felt something “eerie” chemically dependent or when she wandered into have neglected their chil-

“All those babies, all so deserving. How did I get so lucky?”

“Philomena” “Philomena” is playing at the Clyde Theatre now through Jan. 30. 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. dren are willing to change, but it takes time. These parents can be demonized and suffer a fate similar to her mother’s of losing a child. “Horrible things happen to these children, but many parents want to make it right,” she said. “They’re up against all odds, even when they’re doing their darnedest.” Carroll is still searching for her mother, and found three leads earlier this week with the same name, Anne Carroll. One was the same age as her mother, 18, when she was born. Carroll is on the lookout for any siblings she might have, as well. Carroll is also applying to obtain her Irish citizenship and hopes to travel back and forth between Ireland and Whidbey Island. She respects her mother’s privacy in her search, knowing she may never have told anyone about her time at the abbey. She said her message to her mother is that she is deeply grateful for her sacrifice. “I’m so well, thank you for giving me life and everything you had to go through to do that,” she said. “That’s all I’ve ever wanted to say — thank you.”

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Saturday A day in the Ways of Whales

Orca Network will hold its annual Ways of Whales workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Coupeville Middle School, 501 S. Main St. The 2014 event will focus on endangered Southern Resident orcas, and the endangered salmon they depend upon for survival. Also included will be presentations by the region’s top orca and salmon experts and advocates, with a panel discussion to wrap up the day. Cost is $30, $25 for seniors or students. For details, call 360-331-3543 or visit info@orcanetwork. org

Asperger’s group for teens to meet Join Whidbey Asperger’s Family Support Group at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland. The group is for those with Asperger’s Syndrome, within the autistic spectrum of disorders, for high-schoolaged students and older. Parents and caretakers of children with Asperger’s of any ages are encouraged to come. Robert Miller, LICSW, ACSW, PLLC, from Oak Harbor, will be the guest speaker. For details, call Linda Abegglen Nevermann at 360-221-7972.


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Help maintain the beauty of the state park during a work party from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at South Whidbey State Park hosted by the Friends of South Whidbey State Park. Volunteers will work on trail maintenance at Wilbert and Ridge Loop Trails along with leaf raking at the campground. Children are welcome to attend.



Saratoga and “Brahms #1” Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island presents “Brahms #1,” the second concert of the 2013-2014 Season of Discovery on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2:30 p.m. at South Whidbey High School in Langley. The orchestra will welcome conductor Chao Li and violin soloist Gloria Ferry-Brennan in a program featuring Giacomo Puccini’s Sinfonico Preludio, Ernest Chausson’s Poème for violin and orchestra and Symphony #1, Op.68 in C minor by Johannes Brahms. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $18 for seniors and military. Students ages 18 and under are admitted free. For more information and online tickets visit www.

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Gloria Ferry-Brennan will be the violin soloist for the Saratoga Orchestra’s second show of the season, “Brahms #1” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at South Whidbey High School. The orchestra will be conducted by Chao Li, a finalist in the running for conductor.



An evening of holistic wellness

An open house introducing holistic family wellness and local art will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30 at Greenbank Birth Center, 3455 Old County Road. It’s an evening of refreshments, art and conversation. Meet licensed Midwife Cynthia Jaffe and her team, and tour the birth center, the expanded clinic and local art gallery. Information about the clinic’s new practitioners and their variety of services and

workshops, from wellwoman care and reiki to meditation, pre-conception counseling and homeopathy will also be available. For details, call 360678-3594.



Spirit of Writing Contest revealed The Clinton Library is proud to present the winners of the Spirit of Writing Contest at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Clinton Community Hall, 6411 Central Ave. There will be readings

from the new anthology, “In the Spirit of Writing 2013.” Refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity to purchase “The Spirit of Writing 2013” book and to meet the authors afterward. This event is free and open to the public.

Book sale to help Library friends The Friends of the Freeland Library Used Book Sale begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Freeland Library, 5495 Harbor Ave. Hundreds of books are

Become a ham radio operator A two-day class on the federal rules and technical information necessary to pass the entry level Federal Communications Commission license exam will be offered by the Island County Amateur Radio Club from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Island County Commissioners Hearing Room, 1 NE 6th Street, Coupeville. The cost is $30 and includes all class materials and a license study manual. Registration is required. For details, contact Sousa at 360-675-4867 or email at

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Terry Welch: By SHERRY WYATT For The Record Ohana. It means “family” in the Hawaiian language, and it’s how a former South Whidbey firefighter colleague described to Terry Welch what the experience of firefighting would be like. That was more than 12 years ago. “He was right, and I still feel it every day,” said Welch, a volunteer firefighter and EMT with South Whidbey Fire/EMS. “There’s a strong connection with the community, too,” she said. “That’s so important.” If the multi-faceted Welch could be described as being about any one thing, it’s being connected with the community. She has been a science teacher at Coupeville Middle School for 17 years. And the journey to that role, as well as firefighting, came from a connection of experiences spanning several years. Welch grew up in Chicago, and then went to college at Colorado State University where she earned a degree in forestry. During the summers, she worked for the Bureau of Land Management as a firefighter. “I loved it, even though it could be difficult being one of very few women on the crew,” said Welch. “Yet being outdoors and helping control fires was an amazing experience.” She also discovered she loved teaching and undertook a teaching certificate

in science education at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. After completing her studies, a bit of wanderlust took over. Welch spent two years teaching in a town on the northern coast of Colombia in South America, then headed back to the U.S., landing at Northern Arizona University where she went on to complete a master’s in biology education. Although Welch loved the Southwest, she headed north to Seattle to be closer to her father. While she searched for teaching jobs, she spent time looking for spotted owls with the Department of Natural Resources. Then a Coupeville teaching position opened up and Welch moved to Whidbey Island, or “paradise” as she calls it. “I love living here, although at first I had a hard time with the overcast days,” said Welch. “But island life is great. My neighbors are awesome, the mountains are near, and it’s a rural area with a big city nearby.” Occasionally, work and volunteering coincide, like the time Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue worked with Coupeville Middle School to stage a flash mob for students, showing them how to perform hands-on CPR on mannequins, all to the beat of the Bee Gees song, “Stayin’ Alive,” which matches a life-saving rhythm. All middle school students were then trained in their science classrooms that day

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South Whidbey Fire/EMS volunteer Terry Welch pauses for a picture while bicycling in Eastern Washington. Welch is also a teacher at Coupeville Middle School. to learn this technique. It’s not all work and volunteering for Welch. She is an avid bicyclist and has taken several seven and 10-day trips throughout the western states. It’s not unusual for her and her friends to go out for a “short” ride of 30 miles. Welch enjoyed a threeweek safari to South Africa last summer. The trip was organized by Global Exploration for Educators and was geared to teachers. She traveled through Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique.

Welch says South Whidbey Fire/EMS is a great organization. The training, structure, codes of conduct and teamwork really appeal to her. She encourages others to volunteer, and to not let age, gender, fear of making mistakes or current lack of skills keep you from trying. “You need a willingness to learn,” said Welch. “And the skills you gain are invaluable. You’ll know how to handle emergency situations in ways that protect you, your family and neighbors.”

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There he passed out a healthy round of handshakes and posed for a few pictures before zooming off for his next appointment. While Larsen’s visit was brief, lasting about one hour, South Whidbey officials were grateful he took the time to see the vessel in person. “We very much appreciate federal funding with this project,” Fire Chief Rusty Palmer said. “This boat wouldn’t exist without it.” “Everybody in the U.S. paid for this boat, which takes the whole burden off local taxpayers,” he added. The money came from a Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, grant. The Port of South Whidbey was the primary applicant with the fire district being a partner/beneficiary. Port officials were having trouble securing the grant funding and contacted Larsen’s office for help. The congressman agreed and it wasn’t long before the port got its money, and the fire district its boat. Larsen said urban areas have received the lion’s share of related grant funding and that he was happy to help a small rural agency get a piece of the pie. Palmer also noted that the fire

Justin Burnett / The Record

On crutches, Congressman Rick Larsen, a Second District Democrat, tours South Whidbey Fire/EMS’ new fire boat Thursday at South Whidbey Harbor. Larsen was on crutches, having recently broken his ankle. boat is no extravagance or expensive toy, but rather is a needed asset. “Last year we responded to more marine incidents than we did actual fires,” he said. That breaks down to 34 marine

South Whidbey Harbor and the smaller craft moved to Freeland. Port Commissioner Curt Gordon attended the event and didn’t waste the opportunity of a direct audience with Larsen. He quizzed the lawmaker about the

rescues and 13 actual fires. The fire district does have a 15-foot rigid inflatable boat stationed in Langley, but its launching can be limited by low tides. Once the new boat is complete, it will be permanently moored at


the flammable gas which prevents it from exploding. Two other tanks on the front of the trailer looked intact and were not charred, despite the fire swirling about them. Flames were largely contained within the trailer

Ben Watanabe / The Record

Firefighters walk past a Friday blaze that destroyed a trailer off Honeymoon Bay Road

prospects of federal funding for later phases of the South Whidbey Harbor expansion project. “We don’t have a lot of dough,” said Gordon, in a later interview. “If we’re going to build this, we’re going to do it with grant funding.” Larsen didn’t make any promises, but did encourage the port to apply for grant funding, Gordon said. Tim Leonard, owner of North Cross Aluminum, was present at the showing, but declined to comment. While the boat has been finished and in the water for weeks, a few remaining hiccups with some of the vessel’s equipment, such as dialing in the engines, have prevented the fire district from taking possession of the vessel. According to Palmer, the fire district will do a check-off list inspection this weekend and he expects to take official possession sometime next week. The boat’s name is being decided with a contest at South Whidbey schools. Once it’s selected, the winner and their family will be invited aboard for a ride and the vessel will be christened in a public ceremony. At that time, the public will also be allowed to tour the vessel. “It’s their boat,” Palmer said. “The fire district is the steward, but the public is the owner.”

itself, which quickly collapsed after emergency responders arrived around 8:30 a.m. “With these things, there’s not much radiant heat to worry about,” said Chief Rusty Palmer, crediting the wet, cold, windless conditions for aiding their battle with the small but fierce blaze. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Firefighters Kim Boenish, Sean McDougald, Will Piepenbrink, Lt. Mari St. Amand and Will Suarez responded to knock down the fire and search the wreckage for flare-ups and any possible victims. Cotton was the fire district’s incident commander at the scene.

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Linda Jacobson gives a hand massage to Rena Heino during an event to count the homeless on a community and national level on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Bayview Hall. Toiletries, clothes and a warm meal were provided for people who participated in the count.


people?” “We need to find a place for people to live,” she said. “Homeless people aren’t just dirty or drug users — they are families.” Corradini’s struggle and others were heard loud and clear during a discussion portion of the event. More than 40 people attended, including volun-

teers and the homeless. Community members from several organizations such as Good Cheer Food Bank and Thrift Stores, Opportunity Council, Island County Department of Human Services, Whidbey Institute, Whidbey Island Nourishes, The HUB, Readiness to Learn, Family Resource Center and Whidbey Institute joined in the conversation to come up with solutions. Judy Thorslund, a vol-

unteer with Good Cheer, attended the event and said she was hopeful something will grow out of the newly-formed group, named South Whidbey Homeless Coalition. “One is too many,” she said of the number of people who are homeless on South Whidbey. Thorslund said she would like to “change the picture” of poverty on the South End by using resources from people who care. Charlene Ray, a mental health supervisor with Island County Human Services, said she was excited to see this effort at a grassroots level. “It’s a community issue,” she said. “And it’s an issue we all have to get involved with.” Ray said she heard ideas ranging from building a hospitality house to providing temporary shelter. This was the first year the county department participated in the event. Three other locations held similar events throughout the county. The Opportunity Council hosted the count for the past 10 years.

Joanne Pelant, housing resource coordinator with Island County Human Services, was also on hand to gauge the issue. “I learned the issue is very complicated community-wide,” she said. “In order to begin a solution, many different parts need to come to the table.” She said the homeless face a range of issues when finding affordable housing including felonies, bad credit, health issues and prior evictions, which can lead to being locked out of options for housing or employment. “We need people in the community to come forward,” Pelant said. Pelant hopes to see resources from landlords, or people who may have an extra room who are willing to rent to people who need it, she said. The national count will be finalized later this month. On South Whidbey 17 people were counted throughout the day. “I’m really grateful for this community,” Pelant said. “Especially this group trying to organize. In the end it’s a community issue.”

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reasons. First, Hannold said he doesn’t “like the direction politics are going” in this country. “You’re supposed to speak for the people you work for,” Hannold said. “These people don’t work for you; you work for them. A leader listens to his people.” Second, he said he didn’t want to see yet another election proceed with an unopposed candidate. “I wasn’t going to let Karla Jacks run unopposed,” Hannold said. “We should give people a choice.” Even though he’s a registered Republican, Hannold said he won’t necessarily follow party lines when making decisions. “If the majority say this is the way it should be, that’s how I’ll vote,” Hannold said. “I think I might bring a lot of common sense and reason that the military breeds. That way we can get things moving along.” Hannold referenced the Island County commissioners’ spat in 2013 over who served as chairperson. Emerson was granted the

Hannold role of chairwoman in July, only to be stripped of the title a few months later for disregarding board consensus. “Why is it important who the chair person is?” Hannold asked. “You should be talking about issues.” Not planning to raise much money for his campaign, Hannold said he’s looking at “going at this old school” by knocking on doors and talking to residents. Hannold said he’s not as familiar with Camano Island as he’d like to be, but by Nov. 4, he plans to be very familiar with the concerns and ideas of residents throughout District 3. Emerson said she believes District 3 is a “conservative district” and that constituents will “continue to enjoy conservative representation.” “We can’t afford big government — I hope people are seeing that,” she said.

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ISLAND TRANSIT MAINTENANCE MANAGER Island Transit, located at 19758 SR 20, Coupeville WA, is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Maintenance Manager. This is a department head position under the direction of the Executive Director. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of the Maintenance Department, to include the overall leadership, direction, coordination and evaluation of the Maintenance Depar tment responsibilities, functions and personnel. Island Transit has 133 employees, 9 of whom are in the Maintenance Dept. Our total fleet consists of approximately 200 vehicles.

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REPORTER T h e C ov i n g t o n / M a p l e Valley Reporter, a division of Sound Publishing Inc. is seeking a seasoned general assignment reporter with writing exper ience and photography skills. This is a senior position and is based out of the Covington office. The primary coverage will be city government, business, sports, general assignment stor ies; and may include arts coverage. Schedule includes evening and/or weekend work. As a Reporter for Sound Publishing, you will be expected to: generate 8-10 by-line stories per week; use a digital camera to take photographs of the stories you cover ; post on the publication’s web site; blog and use Twitter on the web; layout pages, using InDesign; shoot and edit videos for the web. The most highly valued traits are: commitment to community jour nalism and ever ything from short, brieftype stories about people and events to examining issues facing the community; to be inquisitive and resourceful in the coverage of assigned beats; to be comfor table producing five bylined stories a week; the ability to write stories that are tight and to the point; to be a motivated self-starter; to be able to establish a rapport with the community. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, and be able to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment. Minimu m o f t wo ye a r s o f previous newspaper experience is required. Position also requires use of personal vehicle, possession of valid WA State Driver’s License and proof of active vehicle insurance. We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.) Email us your cover letter, resume, and include five examples of your best work showcasing your reporting skills and writing chops to:

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The Board of Commissioners of the Port District of South Whidbey Island invites interested individuals residing in Port District 2 (Langley) to apply for an interim appointment to the Board. A map of District 2 i s ava i l a bl e o n t h e Port’s website at

The term of the appointment will be from Februar y 2014 through Nove m b e r 2 0 1 5 . Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or fax to: Port of South Whidbey PO Box 8 7 2 , Fr e e l a n d , WA 98249. Email should be sent to

and the fax number is 360.331.5414. Application materials may also be dropped off in person at the Port office located at 1804 Scott Rd., Ste. 101 in Freeland and In additional to a com- should be received no prehensive package of later than 4 p.m. on Fribenefits, the salary step day, February 7, 2014. increases for this position range from $4,575- Applicants will be inter$5,970 per month de- viewed by the Board at a pending on qualifica- Special Meeting in Febtions. The Maintenance ruary (date and time to Manager is considered be determined). For adto be a safety sensitive d i t i o n a l i n fo r m a t i o n , position and is subject to please contact Port FiFederal Drug and Alco- n a n c e M a n a g e r A n g i hol testing regulations. Mozer at 360.331.5494 or The Maintenance Man- ager Employment InforREPORTER mation Packet must be obtained by contacting T h e award-winning or (360) 678-7771 from n e w s p a p e r W h i d b e y 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST. News-Times is seeking The packet, along with an energetic, detailedyo u r c ove r l e t t e r, r e - oriented reporter to write sume, including a salary articles and features. Exhistory, application and perience in photography three references, must a n d A d o b e I n D e s i g n p r e fe r r e d . A p p l i c a n t s be sent to: must be able to work in Martha M. Rose a team-oriented, deadExecutive Director line-driven environment, Island Transit possess excellent writing PO Box 1735 skills, have a knowledge Coupeville WA 98239 of community news and be able to write about This position is opened multiple topics. Must reuntil filled. Initial consid- locate to Whidbey Iseration will be given to land, WA. This is a fullthose applications w/ re- time position that insumes postmarked no cludes excellent benelater than 4:00 PM PST, fits: medical, dental, life February 12, 2014. insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick and holiIsland Transit is an days. EOE . No calls equal Opportunity and please. Send resume M/F/D/V employer with cover letter, three or Advertise your more non-retur nable clips in PDF or Text forupcoming garage mat and references to sale in your local kgraves@whidbey community paper and online to reach or mail to: HR/GARWNT thousands of households Sound Publishing, Inc. in your area. 11323 Commando Rd Call: 800-388-2527 W, Main Unit, Everett, WA 98204 Fax: 360-598-6800

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An auto auction will be held @ Scotty’s Towing, 1695 Main St., Freeland, WA on Thursday Jan. 30th @11:00 am, 3 hr. preview 1994 Nissan Sentra VIN JN1EB31P3RU337235 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage VIN JA3AY26C9YU007784 Legal No. 539825 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 25, 2014.

2014 LEGAL NOTICE APPLICATION FOR CONSERVATION FUTURES FUNDS In accordance with Island County Code 3.22A, the Conservation Futures Program Citizens’ Advisory Board (CAB) and the Conservation Futures Technical Advisor y Board (TAG) hereby give notice that applications may be submitted to Island County for a share of the annual allocation of the Conserva t i o n F u t u r e s F u n d . Applications shall be submitted to the CAB on or before Thursday, Feb-

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ruary 27, 2014. Application information is available from Island County General Service Administration located at 1 NE 7th Street, Room 200, Coupeville, Washington (mailing address PO Box 5 0 0 0 , C o u p ev i l l e WA 98239-5000). Completed applications must be returned to the same office no later than 4:00 pm, Thursday, February 27, 2014. Organizations eligible to receive Conservation Futures Funds, to acquire the fee simple or any lesser property interest in properties, include the county, cities, towns, metropolitan municipal corporation, nonprofit historical preservation corporation or nonprofit nature conservancy corporation or association which qualifies as being tax exempt under 26 U.S.C. section 501 (of the Internal Revenue Code) as it exists on June 25, 1976 and one which has as one of its principle purposes the conducting or facilitating of scientific research: the conserving of natural resources, including but not limited to biological resources, for the general public; or conserving of open spaces, including but not limited to wildlife habitat to be utilized as public access areas, for the use and enjoyment of the general public. Only Municipalities and Island County may apply for funds to maintain and operate proper ties purchased with Conser vation Futures Funds. For further information please contact Don Mason at (360) 679-7378 or (360) 321-5111 ext. 7378 from South Whidbey or (360) 629-4522 ext. 7378 from Camano Island. Legal No. 539121 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 22, 25, 29, 2014

mail balloting will be performed pursuant of WAC 135-110-370. For further information, please contact the District at 360-678-4708 Legal No. 539709 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 25, 29, 2014.

WHIDBEY ISLAND CONSERVATION DISTRICT ELECTIONS CANCELED INCUMBENT AUTOMATICALLY RE-ELECTED The Whidbey Island C o n s e r va t i o n D i s t r i c t Board of Super visors hereby informs the voting public that the incumbent has been reelected to the currently open seat by reason of being the only person filing for the position by the filing deadline. Therefore, no poll site, absentee balloting or

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INCLUSION ON PORT’S SMALL WORKS ROSTERS PORT DISTRICT OF SOUTH WHIDBEY ISLAND NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF REQUESTS FOR INCLUSION ON THE DISTRICT’S SMALL WORKS ROSTERS Notice is hereby given that the Port District of South Whidbey Island is accepting requests for inclusion in the District’s Small Works Rosters for Consultants and Contractors. All consultants, contractors, builders or other parties seeking to perform work for the Port District, or wishing to be notified of applicable projects under $300,000 in value, should submit an Application for inclusion on the appropriate S m a l l Wo r k s R o s t e r. Roster applications may be requested by phone (360) 331-5494 or downloaded from Legal No. 539032 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 22, 25, 2014. City Of Oak Harbor Summary Ordinances On the 21st day of January 2014, the Oak Harbor City Council adopted Ordinance 1663 entitled “ A g g r e s s i ve Pa n h a n dling - Pedestrian Interference to the Oak Harbor Municipal Code; Providing for Severability and Effective Date.” The full text of any ordinance will be mailed or g i ve n t o a n y p e r s o n without charge who requests the same from the city clerk. Requests may be made to: City Clerk,, or by calling 360-279-4539. Anna M. Thompson, City Clerk Legal No. 539885 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 25, 2014.

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the matter of the estate of: MARY GEHRES TERADA, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00003-2 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS 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. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. D a t e o f f i r s t publication: January 11, 2014 Personal Representative: C a r o l y n Te r a da c/o CHRISTON C. SKINNER 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Attor ney for Personal Representative: C H R I S TO N C. S K I N NER 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 Legal No. 537336 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. Januar y 11, 18, 25, 2014. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND IN THE ESTATE OF JANE FRANCES SLOAN, Deceased. NO. 13 4 00019 1

N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS The personal representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as personal representative of this est a t e. Pe r s o n s h av i n g claims against the decedent must, prior to the time such claims would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations,serve their claims on the personal representative or the attorneys of record at the address stated below a n d f i l e a n exe c u t e d copy of the claim with the Clerk of this Court within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or within four months after the date of the filing of the copy of this Notice with the Clerk of the Court, whichever is the later or, except under those provisions included in RCW 11.40.011 and 11.40.013, the claim will be forever barred. This bar is effective as to the claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. Date of filing copy of Notice to Creditors: January 25, 2013 Date of first publication: January 11, 2014 /s/Penelope Clayton Penelope Clayton Personal Representative /s/Floyd F. Fulle F L O Y D F. F U L L E , WSBA#1851 Attorney for Estate PO Box 252 Clinton, WA 98236 (360)341-2429 Legal No. 537601 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. Januar y 11, 18, 25, 2014.

marijuana processers, and marijuana retailers to operate in designated zones of the City. The Council will also conduct a public hearing on Ordinance 1686 and consider extending for six months the existing moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries, collective gardens and the licensing and permitting thereof. Anyone wishing to support or oppose this item or provide other relevant comments may do so in writing or appear in person before the Oak Harbor City Council at the time and place of said public hearing. To assure disabled persons the opportunity to participate in or benefit from City ser vices, please provide 24-hour advance notice to the City Cler k at (360) 279-4539 for additional arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs. Anna M. Thompson, City Clerk Legal No. 539818 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 25, 2014.

engineering expertise for a specific project. For further information, please see the City’s website: All submittals with certification, and evidence of insurance must be rec e i ve d n o l a t e r t h a n 5:00PM Local Time on Thursday February 13, 2014 At: City of Langley 112 2nd St., PO Box 366 Langley, WA 98260 (360) 221 4246 Attn: Stan Berryman, Public Works Director Legal No. 539826 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. January 25, February 1, 2014.

Public Hearing Notice Oak Harbor City Council NOTICE is hereby given that the Oak Harbor City Council will hold a public hearing in the City Hall Council Chambers, 865 SE Barrington Drive, on Fe b r u a r y 4 , 2 0 1 4 , a t 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter, to consider Ordinance 1685 Relating to Recreational Marijuana, which if adopted will establish a new chapter in the Oak Harbor Municipal Code, Chapter 19.22, Marijuana Related Uses. The new regulations are solely intended to acknowledge the enacted by Washington voters of Initiation 502 and state licensing procedure to per mit, but only to the extent requ8ired by state law, marijuana procedures,

RFQ for Engineering Services The City of Langley is soliciting statements of qualifications, letters of interest and performance data from professional engineering furns for the period of March 1, 2014 to Feburary 28, 2015. The successful candidate will be contracted as the City Engineer on a project by project basis for an agreed upon hourly fee and fulfill the duties and requirements during this time period. The work anticipated potentially involves utility projects invo l v i n g r o a d s, wa t e r, sewer, and stormwater systems, as well as parks and open spaces. The City may require that the City Engineer maintain regular office hours at City Hall during a specific assignment and otherwise be available for consultation by phone as needed. A two hour response time may be requested for emergencies related to responsibility for a specific project. The selected individual will be designated as the City Engineer and be named in the resulting agreement. This individual will be the regular and expected contact for City matters involving

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of WILLIAM JOSEPH AUGLE, Deceased. NO. 14 4 00011 3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any 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 their 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 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLI-

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THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY CATION: Januar y 25, THOMAS H. LEE, 2014. Plaintiff, S H A RO N M . AU G L E , vs. Personal Representative JOHN P. DOHERTY and c/o James L. Kotschwar, JANE DOE DOHERTY, Attorney for husband and wife and Personal Representa- the marital community tive, WSBA #10823 composed thereof, and 265 NE Kettle Street; their heirs and devisees, Suite 1, P.O. Box 1593 and MARY C. ODELL Oak Harbor, Washington and JOHN DOE ODELL, 98277 husband and wife and (360) 675-2207 the marital community Legal No. 539817 composed thereof and Published: The Whidbey their heirs and devisees, News Times, The South Defendants. Whidbey Record. NO. 13-2-01012-1 January 25, February 1, SUMMONS BY PUBLI8, 2014. CATION The State of Washington to the said John P. DoWHIDBEY GENERAL herty, and Jane Doe DoHOSPITAL herty, husband and wife REQUEST FOR and the marital commuSTATEMENTS OF nity composed thereof, QUALIFICATIONS and their heirs and deviARCHITECTRUAL sees, and Mary C. Odell SERVICES N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y a n d J o h n D o e O d e l l , GIVEN that Whidbey Is- husband and wife, and land Public Hospital Dis- the marital community trict (WIPHD) is accept- composed thereof, and i n g S t a t e m e n t s o f their heirs and devisees; Qualifications from quali- and all other persons or fied Consultants to pro- parties unknown claimvide complete Architec- ing any right, title, estural services for a fully tate, lien, or interest in f u n d e d a d d i t i o n a n d the real estate described renovation. The project in the complaint herein, is envisioned to be com- defendants: pleted in three phases, You, and each of you, with Phase I being a are hereby summoned parking lot relocation. to appear within sixty Phase II, construction of (60) days after the date a new 51,000 sf two sto- of first publication of this ry 39 bed wing, contain- summons, to wit, within ing Medical / Surgical, sixty (60) days after the 4th day of January 2014, Critical Care and LRDP beds. 20,000 sf of the and defend the abovenew wing is expected to e n t i t l e d a c t i o n i n t h e be shelled space. Phase above entitled court and III will be the renovation answer the complaint of of existing service space the plaintiff and serve a within the existing Hospi- c o py o f yo u r a n sw e r upon the undersigned tal. In order to have your attorney for the plaintiff, qualifications consid- at his office below state r e d , yo u r t e a m w i l l ed; and in case of your need to have had signifi- failure so to do, judgcant documented experi- ment will be rendered e n c e i n s u c c e s s f u l l y against you according to completing similar types the demands of the comof projects. WIPHD will plaint in this action which review the information has been filed with the s u b m i t t e d a n d b a s e d clerk of said court. upon that review con- The object of this action duct interviews with one is to quiet title in plaintiff o r m o r e f i r m s , f r o m to real estate located in Island County, Washingwhich a selection will be 38.Trousers 16.Let up on ton, described as folmade. WIPHD reserves 40.Not yep the right20.Chip’s to reject all sub- lows: partner missions and/or not pur- Government 43.Inclined Lot 4, Sect i45.Cowboy’s o n 1 3 , Tow n s h i p 2 8 sue the project. 22.Forest Range 3 E.W.M Statementscreature of Qualifica- North, need tion are to be submitted and the Southeast 24.Select 46.Every to Marc L Estvold, Pro- Quarter of the Southeast 25.Strifeattention Quarter 47.District of Section 14, ject Manager, To wnship 28 North, 27.Set ablaze Bobbi Silor, Administra48.Mouthpiece Range 3, E.W.M., tive Assistant, Whidbey part 29.Familiarized XCEPT the North Island Public aware of 30.Tap Hospital E49.Was D i s t r i c t 1 0 1 N . M a i n 555.30 feet; and 51.Achievement curve the South 650 Street, 31.Snaky Coupeville, Wa. EXCEPT 52.Tots up Government ormust feet of said 98239. 33.Lions Submittals ot 4 and Southeast be receivedTigers by Tuesday L55.Commandment of the Fe b r u a35.Sip r y 4 , 2 0 1 4 a t Quarter number Southeast Quarter; and 11:00 am. For additional required EXCEPT those portions infor mation regarding c o n v e y e d t o I s l a n d scope of services, selec- County for road purpostion criteria, project dia- es by Deed dated May grams, schedule & bud- 23,1959 and recorded g e t ; c o n t a c t M a r c L as Auditor’s File Nos. Estvold AIA, LEED AP 1 3 1 0 1 1 a n d 1 3 1 0 1 2 ; 014, Penny Press and via email at eld EXCEPT the following tract: achine-A pre-submittal tour of described facility will not be Beginning at a point on tched the held and contact of Hos- the West line of said obability pital personnel or visita- Gover nment Lot 4, of tion of the facility by in- said Section 13, point lies 555.30 terestedANSWER consultants is which TO PUZZLE NO. 701 discouraged. 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131011, said point being the true point of beginning; thence South 16°18’30” West along the East line of said tract of land conveyed to Island County, 28.8 feet; thence south 17°44’40” West and continuing along the East line of said tract of land conveyed to Island County, 29 feet, more or less, to the South line ofthe Nor th 610.79 feet of said Gover nment Lot 4; thence East, along the South line of the North 610.79 feet of said Government Lot 4, a dist a n c e o f 5 5 . 4 9 fe e t ; thence North 17°44’40” East 29 feet, more or less; thence North 16°18’30” East 28.80 feet to the South line ofthe North 555.30 feet of said Government Lot 4; thence West, along the South line of the North 555.30 feet of said Government Lot 4; a distance of 55.49 feet to the true point of beginning Also together with Tidelands of the Second Class, as conveyed by the State of Washington, situate in front of, adjacent to and abutting thereon. Also together with a nonexclusive easement for ingress and egress and utilities, over and upon the North 20 feet ofthe last excepted tract described above. Ta x : P a r c e l N o s . R23813-069-0150 and R32814-085-4670 against the claim of defendants and anyone of them. DATED this 31 day of Dec., 2013 Kelly & Harvey Law Offices, LLP By./s/M. Douglas Kelly M. Douglas Kelly WSBA #6550 Attorneys for Plaintiff Legal No. 536156

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ACROSS 1. Twitches 5. Center 8. Extensions 12.Soreness 13.Shelley offering 14.Loam 15.Eye lubricant 16.Deserted 18.Entrance 20.Formed a crust 21.Boat propeller 22.Motives 23.Started 26.Pursue 27.Devotee 30.Native metals

31.Barnyard mother 32.Fuss: hyph. 33.Sweet root 34.Cave flier 35.Whittled 36.Bed part 38.Irritate 39.Stage player 41.Check on 45.Cleaned up 47.Candy ____ 48.Evergreen type 49.Noah’s craft 50.Prayer word 51.Sprinted 52.Affirmative 53.Prime

DOWN 1. Londoner’s farewell: 2 wds. 2. Bakery employee 3. Blacken 4. Earnest 5. Grinding tooth 6. Religious statue 7. Burrow 8. Paper 9. Searches: 2 wds. 10.Citrus fruit 11.Husky’s load 17.Cavern reply



Sometimes you need to suffer through a few steps backward before you get the necessary momentum to accomplish a brilliant exploit. You’re particularly creative at the moment. AQUARIUS

A few friends are sure to suggest some interesting activities, or even a trip. You have a real brainwave which will help to resolve some troubles in your financial situation. PISCES


You might end up in charge of an event that brings together a lot of people. At work you organize a few urgent meetings with remarkable efficiency.

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South Whidbey Record, January 25, 2014  
South Whidbey Record, January 25, 2014  

January 25, 2014 edition of the South Whidbey Record