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Dark memories of Exxon Valdez

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Islanders reflect on disaster 25 years after spill By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter

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And they’re off… Run Ladies Run annual spring half-marathon and 10K run drew more than 120 runners and walkers, Saturday March 22. Event proceeds will benefit Jessica Oldwyn, to help in her battle against brain cancer.

Drop in property values slow Combined loss totals $3 million, compared to $1.7 billion in 2012 By Steve Wehrly Journal reporter

The assessed value of the 18,456 taxable parcels in San Juan County declined by a combined sum of nearly $3 million dollars in 2013, according to the San Juan County Assessor. Property tax bills for 2014 are based on 2013 assessments. That’s a fraction of the decline compared to 2012, in which the assessed value of all properties in San Juan County dropped by a combined $1.7 billion, or 21.4 percent. There are 1,443 tax exempt parcels in the county, most of them owned by federal, state and local governments. The largest reductions in assessed values occurred in the Rosario, Olga, Doe Bay tax codes area of Orcas Island (just under $27 million), the Friday Harbor area (down by $21.5 million) and in the south San Juan Island area (down by $19.2 million). The largest increase in assessed values was in the remainder of

Orcas tax code area, where assessment went up by almost $28 million. While some went up and others went down, the net reduction of the 19 county tax area codes together equals roughly $2.7 million. This is the first year that year-over-year assessed value changes are “meaningful,” according to county Chief Appraiser John Kulseth, because 2014 is only the second year that the entire county has been revalued. Revaluations are now made annually to all county properties, although only one-sixth of the county is physically inspected every year. Other valuations are made on the basis of local property sales in the areas not physically inspected. The change to annual revaluations, required by state law, will make future assessments “a lot fairer to everybody,” Kulseth said. “We’re really happy about annual countywide revaluations on a whole bunch of levels.” Requested levy amounts by all taxing districts in the county went up by only .43 percent, mostly because the state levy request went down by 4.52 percent. All other districts except San Juan Hospital EMS and Orcas Cemetery District #2 went up. The total requested See SLOWS, Page 4

March 24, 1989, is a 25th anniversary that is anything but silver. It’s an oily black celebration of death. David Nash and Lynn Danaher certainly aren’t celebrating anything. Their lives and livelihoods were forever altered on that date. They remember it well, but not with fondness. Far from it. Countless living things, including 140 bald eagles, 22 orcas and as many as a quarter million birds died within days of the spill, and many more in the weeks that followed. estimates that “small organisms were killed by the trillions.” Oceana, a conservation organization, reports that some species of loons, salmon, seals, ducks, herrings, pigeons, mussel and clam populations have never fully recovered. At least 11 million gallons of oil and perhaps as many as 25 million gallons were spilled. Several estimates say that 20,000 gallons or more of the spill still pollute Prince William Sound and nearby beaches. Exxon spent over $3.8 billion to clean up some of the oil, compensate 11,000 residents and fishermen and pay fines. However, it could have been $4.5 billion more. The Alaskan court ordered Exxon to pay $5 billion in punitive damages in 1994. After 14 years of lawsuits and appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Exxon only owed $507.5 million - about 12 hours of revenue for the giant oil company, according to Larry West in the Guide to the Environment. Hundreds of claims are still not

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paid and many claimants have died - their heirs can claim the payments. Many fishing license holders, including apparently Todd and Sarah Palin, did not file claims. “The pair was among the nearly 1,000 plaintiffs who have not claimed their payouts on a list released last week by managers of the settlement fund,” wrote Yereth Rosen in a Reuters news dispatch. As many as 150 islanders, including twenty from the Nash family alone, fished Alaska at various times before Exxon Valdez. Nash family members fished the Cook Inlet area north of Prince William Sound. Their fishing grounds were heavily polluted with oil. Paul and David first started going to Alaska at age 12 See VALDEZ, Page 4

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San Juan Island Distillery’s Apple Brandy won a Gold Medal and a Best in Class award at the annual craft spirits judging sponsored by the American Craft Distillers Association. The Westcott Bay distillery, which opened in 2011, has earned previous awards but these two are the culmination of Suzy and Hawk Pingree’s founding dream. “Making a Washington state apple brandy that is just as good as French Calvados was always our dream, and San Juan Island’s climate conditions are nearly identical to those found in Normandy, France, where fine ciders and Calvados are made,” said Suzy Pingree, head distiller and distillery president. “It has been a long three years of waiting and tasting and family debating about whether it's ready. This award confirms for us that it is so, so ready.” When the Pingree’s partnered with apple grower and cider-maker Rich Anderson to form San Juan Distillery and Wescott Bay Cider, one of the first things they did was distill the apple brandy that has been aging in French oak barrels for three years to give it a complex hint-of-vanilla flavor and rich caramel color. Sixteen judges assessed hundreds of craft spirits submitted from across the country.

The San Juan Island distillery’s apple brandy was the only Northwest brandy to earn a medal and topped all other brandies to win Best in Class designation as well. The distillery will produce a limited release of three cases of the award-winning brandy in mid-June. Spy Hop Gin also received a silver medal in the gin category. It won a silver medal at the American Distilling Institute a year ago. And in 2011, the Apple Eau de Vie (the fresh clear distillate that ages into the Apple Brandy) was awarded a gold medal at the Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition, and a bronze medal by the American Distilling Institute. All the distillery’s products are small batch and limited quantity, averaging seven gallons at a time. They are available at island stores and a few Seattle area locations - Wine World in Wallingford, Esquin in Sodo, Total Wines in Lynnwood and Bellevue, and Capco in West Seattle. For more info, visit and www.westcottbaycider. com.

Hazardous waste round-up nears San Juan County’s Hazardous Waste Roundup gives residents a no-cost opportunity to dispose of up to 25 gallons of surplus or waste materials that are poisonous, flammable or otherwise unsafe or illegal to dispose of normally. The 2014 schedule: Orcas Island, April 12, San Juan Island, April 26, Lopez Island, June 21. Businesses must register by sending in a list of the materials two weeks before the collection date. Call 370-0534 for a copy of business registration materials. Orcas and Lopez businesses should come on the same Saturday as residents, but may come an hour early.

San Juan Island businesses should come Friday, April 25, 1-3 p.m. Materials accepted include: pesticides and other poisons; gasoline and other waste fuels; wood preservatives, oil-based paints and stains; resins, solvents and thinners; pool and photo chemicals; polishes, degreasers, cleaning products and mothballs; fluorescent light tubes and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs- used as light bulbs). For detailed information, refer to San Juan County Public Works website, or contact Elizabeth Anderson, Solid Waste HHW Program Coordinator, 370-0534, or


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After six years of plotting the course for the state ferry system, David Moseley is handing over the helm. Moseley announced his resignation March 18. His final day on the job is April 15. In a statement about his pending departure, Moseley, who inherited an agency awash in financial struggles and facing uncertainty of how to maintain or replace a fleet of aging boats, said that the state ferry system is positioned Contributed photo better than it was when his tenure began in 2008. “I’m pleased with the progress we’ve made,” he said. “But Washington State Ferries chief David Moseley. it is now time for the next person to build on our successes, correct our mistakes and continue to move the system tainability has been and remains WSF’s biggest challenge,” forward.” San Juan Ferry Advisory Chairman Jim Corenman he said. Lynn Peterson, secretary of Washington Department of believes that getting state lawmakers onboard to help find answers to the myriad difficulties the ferry system faces Transportation, the parent agency of state Ferries, praised may perhaps stand as the most important accomplishment Moseley for helping to spur the construction of new boats, improving and broadening WSF’s communication with the of his six-year tenure. “I think his biggest achievement, which is significant, is public, and implementing a reservation system. “Under David’s watch, WSF has reached out to its cuson the legislative side,” Corenman said. “Without a good working relationship with the legislature nothing gets done.” tomers with more than 450 meetings in ferry communities, A former city manager in Federal Way, Ellensburg and provided weekly ferry activities emails, and implemented Steilacoom, and former head of community development in new online tools such as ‘Fleet Watch’ and ‘Terminal Seattle, Moseley was 60 years old at the time he was selected Conditions’ to help customers better plan their travel,” for the job from a field of 64 applicants. He replaced Mike Peterson said in a press release. “With a successful impleAnderson, a longtime ferry system administrator, who mentation of a vehicle reservation system on three routes, stepped down after three years as chief of Washington State WSF will expand the reservation system to the San Juan Island routes. Ferries. Deputy Chief of Operations Captain George Capacci was At the start of his tenure, Moseley set out four priorities that would be top concerns for Ferries: building new boats, named interim head of the ferry system while the search better maintenance and preservation of the fleet to ensure for Moseley’s replacement is reliability of service, improved communication with ferry under way. Moseley said he’s unsure dependent communities and customers, and securing a stable, sustainable source of funding for capital and operat- of what he will do next and will explore opportunities ing expenses. “I believe we made real, tangible progress on all those over the next several months. The state DOT will begin priorities,” he said. Still, Moseley noted that sustainable funding for the ferry a nationwide search to find system overall remains elusive even though a dedicated someone to fill Moseley’s source of funding for Ferries’ construction program was just position, Peterson said. recently established by the Legislature. The state ferry system lost 22 percent of its annual revenue when voters approved Initiative 695, in 1999, which repealed the state’s former motor vehicle excise tax, and its operatPROFESSIONAL • ACCOUNTABLE ing have soared sharply since that time as fuel prices have INNOVATIVE escalated. “While we made real and Available evenings & weekends significant progress in the to better serve you 2014 session, financial sus-

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In 1989-1990, she made $18,000 working on the cleanup. Danaher recently reflected out loud about her years in Alaska. She was almost poetic, and emotional, in a long interview. “It was an extraordinarily beautiful place and we appreciated where we were and what we did,” she recounted. “The fishery was a well-managed fishery since the 1970’s, with balanced management that preserved the resource for everyone. And we all played by the rules. Everyone who knew what they were doing and worked hard, as I did, could make money from the runs. I got $47,000 from Exxon what a joke! - and lost 80 percent of my investment in my gear and licenses when I finally sold out in 1994 and came to Friday Harbor for good. A few of my Alaska friends did well and I’ve done okay, but our lives have changed. The dynamic of the fishery, and of life, changed. It will never be the same again.” Danaher was active in the lawsuits. “The depositions were a high-level form of harassment by Exxon lawyers, driven by money. They tried to discredit my experience, my life. It was horrific, and it went on for 21 years. And Exxon never took responsibility and the courts allowed them to do that.” The Nashes and Lynn Danaher had different attitudes about fishing, and different responses to the spill and the aftermath, but they all feel cheated out of their lives and livelihoods. “I learned from Exxon that corporations run this country, including the Supreme Court,” said David. “God help us if something like that happens down here.” “At the end of the day, we must remain vigilant here,” said Danaher, who helped found the Friday Harbor Film Festival as a documentary showcase in part to stress local environmental matters. “Oil and coal ships are already here. We can’t stop them, but they must have escort tugs and double hulls.” Both of them, however, had a common thought that applied to Prince William Sound and applies here, expressed by David Nash: “They said it wouldn’t happen there and I believed them. I don’t believe them anymore.”


Continued from page 1 tax amount for San Juan County for 2014 is $42,654,506. Tax rates for different islands show a substantial variation: Shaw, 4.78 percent; Waldron, 5.28 percent; Lopez 6.48 percent; Orcas, 6.84 percent; and San Juan,

7.48 percent. The Friday Harbor tax code area rate is 7.18 percent. By now, most property owners have received their 2014 assessed value notices from the county assessor and their tax bills from the treasurer in advance of the April 30 “first half ” payment due date. Second half payments are due October 31, 2014.

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Sixty tires dumped in Deadman Bay County workers used a Public Works boat like a landing craft and had to rappel down a steep embankment in order to remove 60 tires dumped illegally on a remote San Juan Island beach. The tires proved a challenge to retrieve because they lay on a remote, rocky shoreline at the base of a bluff in the Land Bank’s Deadman Bay Preserve on the west side of the Island. The Public Works boat was brought in on Friday, March 21, because of its hauling capacity and ability to operate in shallow water. Its retractable

launch-gate made it possible to load the tires directly on to its deck. Land Bank Land Steward Doug McCutchen put his rappelling skills to work, recovering tires hung up in trees and on rocky outcroppings. Staff from four county departments – the Sheriff ’s office, Public Works, Community Development and Planning, and the Land Bank – participated in the cleanup. The dumping was first reported to the county code enforcement officer March 12. The Sheriff ’s Department is trying to determine the identity of

was conducted Jan. 23. The annual PIT count began in 2005. Organized by county officials, the count is conducted with assistance of local churches, food banks, seniors centers, healthcare providers, libraries, family resource centers and the sheriff ’s office. Agencies not open on the day of the count were allowed to conduct the survey on their business day closest to Jan. 23. Results of prior PITs can be viewed at: housing/Homeless/Pages/

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Home & Garden April 2014

Nearly six dozen islanders lack stable housing A total of 65 people live in San Juan County without any stable, reliable form of housing. Of that total, 44, including children and the disabled, are living outdoors, in vehicles or in abandoned buildings, while the remaining 21 rely on family or friends for temporary housing arrangements. Those unsettling statistics come from the latest “PointIn-Time” count of people without housing conducted by San Juan County. A statemandated tally of the homeless or those without stable housing, the 2014 PIT count

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Written by Oscar Wilde Directed by Jane Maxwell Campbell Island teens take on witty dialogue, vintage costumes and farcical fun in this satirical look at Victorian ways. Business Partner: WHIDBEY ISLAND BANK All Tickets $11

Monday, March 31 ۰ 7:00 pm The Met: Live in HD

WERTHER Jonas Kaufmann and Elîna Garanèa appear together for the first time at the Met in Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance. Tickets: Adult $20; Members $18; Student Reserved $10

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BATTLEFIELD BAND Friday Harbor’s favorite Scottish musicians are back! Don’t miss their free workshop at 4 pm in the Whittier. Business Partners: CASK & SCHOONER PUBLIC HOUSE & RESTAURANT AND GODDULANGLIE LAWYERS-ADVISORS All Tickets $29

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OPINION Letters to the Editor

Candidate cancels co-op election bid

It is with regret that I am withdrawing my name for the District 1 director’s position on the OPALCO board. I petitioned to run for this position for the following main reasons: n To keep OPALCO a power company first; to be run as a co-op, as according to the co-op bylaws and articles of incorporation. n To make sure that the board’s actions are made transparent to the co-op members. With the new amendments to the bylaws recently passed by the current board (policies 1 & 23), the actions of the board are not transparent to the co-op members. In my opinion, this is totally outside of the intent of what a co-op should be.

n To have an honest accounting of the investment OPALCO has in the Fiber Network. OPALCO has not made it possible for its co-op members to know what actual investment there is in the Fiber Network and how much of our power rates subsidize the broadband operations (Because the separate set of books set up for the Fiber Network investment was closed after five years from the start of OPALCO getting into the fiber business; members are not informed regarding the actual profit/ loss and if we should get out of the business). One of my main responsibilities to the citizens of San Juan County as an elected county councilman is to be able to provide the citizens with information that will affect their lives and livelihoods. This would not be possible if I were to serve on the OPALCO board, as its policy of not allowing board members to speak individu-

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ally to its members would be in direct conflict with my duty as a councilman. I need to devote all my time and energy to the position I was elected to do as your councilman. BOB JARMAN San Juan Island

Dine for scholars, every bite counts

Spring is here and we are hoping for another great turnout this coming Thursday, March 27th for the annual Dining for Scholars day. I would like to encourage everyone to come out and support local scholarship by simply dining out sometime during the day or evening. This year the following restaurants are graciously offering to donate a portion of their proceeds to our scholarship fund: Roy’s, Café Demeter, Hungry Clam, Roche Harbor’s Lime Kiln Café,

Blue Water, China Pearl/ Kung Fu Pizza, Spring Street Deli, Vic’s Drive In, Rumor Mill, Haley’s Bait Shop & Grill, Cask & Schooner, Mi Casita, Coho, Roche Harbor’s McMillan’s Room & Tops’l. The mission of San Juan Island Service Scholarship

(formally Dollars for Scholars) is to support higher education and promote volunteerism among our community’s youth. Students who have completed a minimum of 80 hours of volunteer community service during their high school career are eligible for

a scholarship through our program. If helping to grow volunteerism in our community appeals to you, please join us by Dining for Scholars this coming Thursday! JUNE ARNOLD President, SJI Service Scholarship

Rainy Days Part II: From sprinkles to storms, and beyond In the first article of our stormwater series, we discussed flooding issues around the county and the technical and financial assistance that is available to county residents. This week, in our second article in the series, we will address unwanted puddles and ponds on your property.

What is storm water and why does it matter to you? The San Juan County Surface and Stormwater Assistance Program offers a series of articles that describe how rain water running off our yards, pastures, and streets and drains onto or off your property. The series began (March 12) with a description of stormwater and the services the assistance program provides. In the coming weeks read about causes and solutions to seasonal standing water, how to identify and address septic system failure, how to manage pastures for healthier livestock and improved water quality, and what we are finding in the water running off our land and into our marine waters.

Part 2: Standing water on your property: understanding the causes and possible solutions

negative impacts such as flooding and contamination. Many of the calls received at Public Works are related to water-ponding in an area where it is neither desired nor intended. To manage this water and redirect it to beneficial uses we need to think about where it came from and how to get it back where it belongs. When we develop our property we typically remove some vegetation, trees and brush, and add structures like homes and driveways. Some of the things that happen when developing our property include: removal of vegetation increases the amount of water runoff that needs to be managed; soil becomes less permeable without the actively growing root

By Ed Hale, manager SJ County Public Works Stormwater Utility

Most of us don’t think about managing stormwater until we need to. Have you experienced flooding or ponding on your property? If so, help is available if you need it. Stormwater is a resource that supports many aspects of our lives and environment. Good stormwater management directs stormwater to uses that are beneficial, like aquifer recharge and maintaining stream flow while controlling the

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systems, so less water soaks into the ground; the house, driveway, and other structures keep more water from seeping into the ground so that water now has to be managed as runoff; some of our landscaping, like lawns, result in less permeable surfaces than the vegetation that was removed. Our property likely absorbed rainwater well before development. After development, however, there is usually more water to manage because there are fewer permeable areas to put the extra water and some of those areas are not as permeable as they used to be. The result is ponded water; a misplaced resource. So how can we deal with this? We need to get the water where it needs to go. In most

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Tragedy strikes End run by Washington’s executive? Inslee will have more room to operate close to home Gov. with lawmakers now headed for home


ometimes we are less moved by random tragedy far away, even as compassion wells up for families who have lost loved ones. But that can’t be true for nearby families whose children come to our islands to compete in sports or to tour the Whale Museum. “It makes me want to cry,” said Oso-area resident Dane Williams, after the mudslide near his home claimed 14 lives, injured six and left 108 others unaccounted for. It makes islanders sad, too. Partly because we may know that area and some of its people, maybe because we may have traveled along Highway 530 between Arlington and Darrington for recreation or a softball game. We may have stopped at the Oso General Store for a soda, or commented on the serenity of the Stillaguamish. This is how it should be in small towns like ours. We ought to feel compassion for neighbors who suffer such arbitrary, seemingly meaningless, tragedy. They deserve our thoughts. And they deserve our support and, if we can, donations. It won’t end the pain or stanch the tears, but it will let them know that we care. To help, call 1-800-RedCross, text “RedCross” to 90999 or go online to

For the Record n Christine Becker’s name was misspelled in a photo caption in the March 19 edition of the Journal, pg. 8, “We Serve… good motto for any group.” n Alive, well and kicking, Edie deChadenedes was incorrectly reported to have passed away in a March 19 article in the Journal, “Monument: premium placed on partnerships,” pg. 1. n



Accuracy and fairness are fundamental to good journalism. If you believe we have erred, call Editor Scott Rasmussen at 378-5696, ext. 5050, or send an e-mail to

PUBLIC MEETINGS n Friday Harbor Port Commission, March 26, 4 p.m., SJI Yacht Club, includes hearing on waterfront master plan). n SJI Hospital District Commission, March 26, 5 p.m., Frank Wilson EMS Building, 1079 Spring St. n SJI School District Board of Directors, March 26, 5 p.m., FH High School Library, 54 Blair Ave. n SJC Building Advisory Council, March 27, 11:30 a.m., Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis St. n Marine Resources Committee, April 2, 8:30 a.m., County Legislative Building, 55 Second St., FH n Crime Victims Services Community Meeting, April 3, 10:30 a.m., Bellingham (Info, location: 360-370-7610) n Housing Bank Commission, April 8, 8:30 a.m., Health & Community Services Building, 145 Rhone St. n Ferry Advisory Committee, April 9, 8:30 a.m., County Legislative Building, 55 Second St. n Stormwater Citizens Advisory Committee, April 10, 8:30 a.m., County Legislative Building, 55 Second St., FH n Citizens Salary Commission, April 10, noon, County Legislative Building, 55 Second St.

By Jerry Cornfield

Everett Herald political reporter


o one could be happier to see state lawmakers wrap up and head home than Gov. Jay Inslee. They departed a week ago and won’t return until January 2015. That gives the rookie Democratic governor nine-plus months to get some work done without interruption or interference from those who’ve foiled him repeatedly since he arrived in Olympia. Inslee is still getting the hang of the give-and-take of the legislative process after two sessions. And it’s a challenge no amount of travel on the Olympia learning curve may help him overcome. Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate are beginning to accept the congressman-turned-governor is a product of his past political life in Washington, D.C. They’ve come to expect he’ll rail on Republicans when he considers them obstructing his path and cast no unkind words at Democrats when they thwart his wishes. As a result, his influence this session seemed muted on the most talked-about policy disputes like transportation, medical marijuana and revising the teacher evaluation system to secure a federal education waiver. Several lawmakers wrangling on the waiver matter shrugged at learning two days before the end of the legislative session, Inslee traveled to Snohomish County to conduct his own closed-door talks on education — with second-graders. They didn’t know he wasn’t in town and didn’t seem to think it would have made a difference. Such an attitude underscores why Inslee is looking forward to not having lawmakers around for a few months. Ditto for his advisers who hope to capitalize on this opportunity to advance a mostly-stalled political agenda and leave his imprint on the state. To accomplish this, there is an expectation Inslee will rely

on every available instrument of power and exercise every available ounce of authority allotted governors through the state constitution. He demonstrated a willingness to push the bounds in February when he declared a moratorium on use of the death penalty in Washington, putting an end to executions for at least as Contributed photo / Everett Daily Herald long as he holds office. Jerry Cornfield In the coming months, it is anticipated he will issue a variety of executive orders to undertake new policies, practices and initiatives outside the reach of legislators. Already this year he’s signed noncontroversial ones creating a task force to boost the outdoor recreation industry and increasing the number of state employees working flexible hours and telecommuting. The third, signed March 13 without notice, establishes the 23-member Interagency Coordinating Council for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families. Inslee will appoint all the members, who in turn will advise the Department of Early Learning in developing early intervention services statewide. His critics are nervous the governor might use the powers of his office to do something on much bigger issues, like raise the minimum wage for workers paid under state contracts or require state agencies to only purchase fuel with less carbon in it. Whether Inslee could make such moves or do anything close isn’t clear. He’s got nine-and-a-half months to explore the possibilities and many of his political opponents couldn’t be less happy about it.

— Editor’s note: coverage of the state capitol by Jerry Cornfield is provided courtesy of the Everett Herald, a sister paper of the Journal and part of the Sound Publishing media group. Cornfield’s blog, The Petri Dish, is at Contact him at 360-352-8623 or

Rainy Days: Cont. from pg. 6 cases, providing a method for the water to seep into the ground is a good option. All soils are permeable to some degree, sand more so than clay. Getting the water to seep into sandy soils is fairly easy. What if you have clay soils? Infiltration is still a good option but you will need to add the water to a larger area to get the same amount of water to seep into the ground. Infiltration can also be enhanced by cultivating specific types of plants that have active roots systems in the seepage area. The soils themselves can also be modified to improve infiltration. Another approach is to reduce the concentrated flow of runoff on the property. If all the runoff from a property flows into a single pipe it can create a lot of force. With all that force it has more of a tendency to runoff rather than sink in. This can be addressed by either keeping the water from concentrating in the first place, or by building a small structure to spread the water out after in is concentrated. You may have noticed that some roofs have gutters that collect all the water that falls on the roof and concentrate it in the downspout. The force of the water coming off the roof can then erode the

ground and has reduced opportunity to seep into the ground. Concentrated sources like this can be slowed down and spread over a larger area, thus allowing more infiltration. In some cases the water is simply allowed to drip off the edge of the roof, rather than being collected in gutters. This eliminates the concentrated discharge of the downspout and allows for infiltration into the ground over a larger area. Our properties have a lot of similarities and differences. For that reason it is best to consult an expert to determine which approach is best for your property. Not all of the approaches described above are appropriate for all properties. Technical assistance is avail-

able from the Surface and Stormwater Assistance Program (SSWAP), at no cost, to help you consider ways to improve the stormwater management on your property.

Contact a member of the SSWAP team at: San Juan County Public Works, Ed Hale, 370-0500, publicworks/stormwater.aspx —Town of Friday Harbor Public Works, Wayne Haefele, 378-2154, http://www. Maint.htm —San Juan Islands Conservation District, Linda Lyshall, 378-6621, or visit (Next up: “Got Muddy Pastures? We Can Help. Managing Stormwater on Agricultural Land”)


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Cleanup comes earlier than before, April 5 The good news is that it works. But the sobering reality? No matter how much discarded debris is swept up as part of San Juan Island’s annual community wide spring cleaning event, aka the Great Island Cleanup, there’s more work to be done each time a new season rolls around. Consider the numbers: A year ago, the GIC brigade corralled, collected and disposed of more than 3,600 pounds of garbage from roughly 45 miles of roadways and a couple of beaches. That’s nearly two tons of trash. The year before, GIC’s team of 200-plus volunteers swept up about 2,000 pounds. And the year before

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The Stillpoint School GIC 2013 team shows off its haul.

that? The total exceeded more than two tons, nearly 5,000 pounds of just about every kind of litter imaginable. “… sadly, our refuse continues to end up as litter,” GIC coordinator Lori Stokes said. “Thoughtless tossing of bottles, cans, food wrappers or cigarette butts, accidental ‘blowing away’ of debris from unsecured loads on boats and trucks, or deliberate dumping of tires, etcetera, all contribute to the need to make litter pickup an ongoing effort.” That effort gets under way April 5, beginning at 9 a.m. Mark your calendar because that’s weeks earlier than in prior years. (If a different date works better, you can drop off litter at the Sutton Road transfer station during business hours for free; identify yourself as a “litter-picker-upper”). As in the past, the Great Island Cleanup is a collaboration that brings together volunteers, non-profits and civic groups, local businesses and public agencies, namely San Juan County and the Town of Friday Harbor. San Juan Contributed photo / Land Bank Island Chamber of Commerce will have free pickup bags at Marine debris amassed from its Spring Street headquarters. Henry Island in 2013 includes Orcas Island is getting into the spring cleaning spirit as Styrofoam, fuel cans, fishing well, sponsoring a Great Island of its own this year (contact nets, shotgun shells, coolers. Kira Bradshaw, 318-6041). To coordinate with the GIC steering committee or for more information, n Frontier Lumber, Spring Street, across from Friday contact David Dehlendorf Harbor Suites. (roadways), 378-1082, daufn Parking area at South Beach.; Jana Marks n These intersections: Roche Harbor/West Valley; (beaches), 378-2319, jana@ Mitchell Bay/Westside; Beaverton Valley/Egg Lake; Bailer Hill/Douglas roads. San Juan Sanitation will n Drop off trash at any location above by 1:30 p.m. pick up trash at several locations; see box at left.

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Louis, Louis… Salish Sea Early Music Festival & ‘Little Concerts’ for the king PAGE 10

What’s Happening! Wednesday, March 29 Drop-in Badminton & Ping Pong, Turnbull Gym, 8-10 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $2 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www.

Thursday, March 27 Beethoven Symphonies, library, noon-2 p.m., free. Explore music of Beethoven; films, DVD lectures, CDs. No musical experience needed. Info, 378-2073, Teens Get Crafty, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., library, free. Teens make one-of-akind works of art; materials, light snack provided. Info, 378-2798, www. Indoor Soccer, Fairgrounds Building, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $5 drop-in fee. Info, 378-4953, www.

By Scott Rasmussen Journal editor


he Irish author and playwright Oscar Wilde has long been admired for poking fun ever-so-slyly at the establishment, the upper-crust of Victorian society in his day, through the use of a razor-sharp wit, satire and dramatic dialogue overflowing with double meaning. Probably not the qualities that one might normally associate with the typical teenager. So, be prepared to have your expectations upended when the Friday Harbor Middle Players present Wilde’s time-honored and signature stage production, “The Importance of Being Earnest.” This group of actors not only understands the nuances of Wilde’s language, but when it comes to the subtle or not-so-subtle humor, they “get it.” That realization rang true for director Jane Maxwell Campbell after she lopped off a few lines here and there to reduce the production’s running time just a bit, and the cast then asked her to reconsider. “The lines they wanted back in show me they’re getting the humor,” Maxwell Campbell said. “Maybe it’s a little bit above their head, you bet. But sometimes it’s a good thing to have to reach a little.” A tall order perhaps, but the cast of nine brings a good deal of collective experience to the stage, with many having performed earlier in Missoula Children’s Theatre productions and in the San Juan Community Theatre’s Family Theatre performances as well. Confidence in portraying the sophistication of their characters grew as rehearsals progressed, Maxwell Campbell said. And, having middle schoolers delivering worldly-wise lines while dressed in elegant Victorian cos-

tumes only heightens the ironic effect that Wilde intended to draw out in the play. Performed for the first time on Valentine’s Day in London, in 1895, The Importance of Being Earnest takes a satirical look at Victorian customs, the nature of marriage, the constraints of morality of the day, hypocrisy versus inventiveness and, in the end, the importance of sincerity, or, on the flip-side, of not being “earnest.” It’s also a thought-provoking play that offers the director an opportunity to expose her cast to a great piece of literature, and to revel in the role of teacher as well as director. “It’s a play about what it means to be real, to be who you are and to not pretend to be something else,” Maxwell Campbell said. “And, it’s about being accepting of others.” Could there be a better subject for a middle schooler to tackle? The SJCT box office: open Tuesdays–Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, www., or, 378-3210.

At a glance

“The Tempest”, SSIS Performers, Brickworks, 150 Nichols St., 7 p.m. Spring Street International School drama students present classic Shakespeare comedy; directed by Grace Castle. (Friday & Saturday performances, as well). Tickets, $5 at the door. Info, 378-6393, www.


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n Admission:

Adult Basketball, Turnbull Gym, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up; $2 dropin fee. Info, 378-4953,

FHMS Players’ “The Importance of Being Earnest”, SJ Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Nine teen actors present Oscar Wilde’s classic satire, comedy of errors. Tickets: $11. Info, 3783210, www.sjctheatre. org.


Contributed photo / NPS

Rosalie Howarth earned top honors at the 2013 Community Arts in the Park contest with the painting above; “Meadow Death Camas with Island Marble”.

ick up your palette and get ready to go. Wildflowers and the creatures that pollinate them is the theme of San Juan Island National Historical Park’s 2014 Community Arts in the Park competition. The competition, part of the Historical Park’s first-ever “BioBlitz,” May 3-4, is intended to inspire community connections to local ecology and outdoor stewardship, and to celebrate ecology through art. National Parks will accept entries for the competition in any artistic medium between April 1-11 that adhere to these guidelines: 2-D size of 8-by-10 inches or 11-by-14 inches, only, either portrait or landscape in orientation; 3-D size between 4-inch and 18-inch

square. For contest details visit the SJINHP website, Winners will be announced May 3, at the BioBlitz, an event that brings together taxonomic inventory, public outreach and scientific education to develop a better understanding of what lives in the park. A species inventory at its core, the BioBlitz divides volunteers into teams, each led by an bonafide scientist, which then search, find, identify and photograph as many species as possible within a 24-hour period to create a snapshot of various habitats at a distinct period of time. For more on Community Arts in the Park competition or BioBlitz, contact NPS’ Raena Parson, 37802240,ext. 222,


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Continued from page 9 Teen Cosmic Gym Night, Turnbull Gym, 6:30-9 p.m., free. Glow-in-the-dark volleyball, dodgeball, dance lights, glow sticks, music, refreshments, and more. Grades 7-12. Info, 378-4953,

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Saturday, March 29 Spring Street Garage Sale Fundraiser”, Spring Street International School, 9 a.m. Proceeds from sale of clothes, tools, antiques, electronics, and other goodies, to fund travel scholarships for students going to Ethiopia, Guatemala and U.S. Southwest. Info, 3786393,

”Muscle Up The Gut of Your Story”, 1-4 p.m., library, free. Learn how to

CROSSWORD PUZZLE Across 1. Marienbad, for one 4. Marvelous, in slang 7. Dreary sound 12. Get misty-eyed 13. Cause of harm, ruin or death 14. ___ Jack, British flag 15. Ominous signs of war 17. Group of musical notes 18. Address 19. Heir's concern 21. Amazon, e.g. 22. Detective, at times 23. Covered, in a way 27. Divine 31. Doublemint, e.g. 32. Backs 34. Chip away at 35. "... ___ he drove out of sight" 36. Bride's counterpart 38. A hand 39. Renaissance fiddle 42. Joe ___, prizefighter 44. ___ v. Wade 45. Bully 47. Express strong objection 49. "Dang!" 51. Jail, slangily 52. Fortified wine 54. Series of rock formations 58. "Remember the ___!" 59. Indistinguishable 61. Small South American monkeys with long, bushy tails

Contributed photo / Brigitte Lacombe

Above: Jonas Kaufman stars in “Werther,” an opera based on Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance, and broadcast live in high-definition as part of San Juan Community Theatre The Met: Live in HD series, Monday, March 31, at 7 p.m. grasp and hold readers’ imagination in 3-hour workshop led by award-winning author Susan Wingate; register at library (serious writers only). Info, 378-2798, www. Scooter & Skate Night, Fairgrounds exhibit hall. Scooter & Trike Time, 5:306:30 p.m., $5 family, $2 per person. Skate Night, 7-8:30 p.m., $8 family, $3 per person; 9 and under accompanied by adult. Info, 3784953, FHMS Players’ “The Importance of Being Earnest”, SJ Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $11. Info, 378-3210, www.

Sunday, March 30 Landscaping with Colleen Howe, 7-9 p.m., library, free. Howe, of Mitchell Bay Farms, shares insights on garden design, how to get the look and feel you want. Info, 3782798, FHMS Players’ “The Importance of Being Earnest”, SJ Community Theatre, 2 p.m. matinee. Tickets: $11. Info, 378-3210,

Salish Sea Early Music Festival, Grange Hall, 7 p.m. See CALENDAR, Page 16


62. ___ of the above 63. Jam 64. "The final frontier" 65. "___ lost!" 66. Biddy Down 1. Brand, in a way 2. Legal prefix 3. The inverse function of the tangent 4. Goat man 5. "Then what?" 6. Assail 7. Malleable 8. Asthmatic's device 9. Brawl 10. Blood's partner 11. Armageddon 12. Pair

13. Alcohol illegally produced or sold 16. Lid or lip application 20. Amniotic ___ 23. Blender button 24. Amorphous creature 25. Benjamin Disraeli, e.g. 26. Sag 28. Engine sounds 29. Dostoyevsky novel, with "The" 30. Formally surrender 31. Disease cause 33. Bar order 37. Geologic time of grasses and grazing mammals

40. Native 41. Pertaining to thin, wispy clouds 43. Begin 46. Ring bearer, maybe 48. Improve, in a way 50. Shoestrings howto 52. High-five, e.g. 53. Maori war dance with chanting 54. Camping gear 55. "God's Little ___" 56. Indian bread 57. "A Nightmare on ___ Street" 58. Balaam's mount 60. ___-eyed Answers to today's puzzle on page 16

Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column, and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimination to solve the puzzle. The difficulty ranges from 1-5 (easy) 6-10 (moderate) and 11-15 (hard). Today’s puzzle is level 6. Sudoku and Crossword answers on page 16

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Roche Harbor’s only breakfast, lunch, & dinner restaurant seeks experienced Cashier/Server; year-round, 40 hrs F/T-P/T, available weekends/holidays; Outgoing, enjoy meeting / serving guests, take pride in creating friendly guest environment; sense of urgency with hands-on approach; 2-3 years in fast paced restaurant required; $ DOE; Start ASAP: Please submit on-line app avail at: www.fbjobs@roche to Hiring Manager (360) 298-0684 EOE

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REPORTER The Covington/Maple Valley Reporter, a division of Sound Publishing Inc. is seeking a seasoned general assignment reporter with writing experience 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 stories; 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 journalism and everything 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 comfortable 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. Minimum of two years of 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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who want to provide legendary customer service and enjoy a team work environment. Sales Associates will have opportunity to develop lasting relationships with team members and customers. If you take pride in the work you do and want to give back to the San Juan Island community, Ace of Friday Harbor just may be “The Place� for you! General Duties include: Providing Legendary Customer Service Assisting customers in: Plumbing, Heating, Electrical, Paint, Propane Fills, Lawn/Garden, Key Cutting, Power tools, General Hardware, Camping/fishing and More! Light Assembly ,Point of Sale Cashier duties, Inventory stocking, facing etc. Qualifications High school degree or equivalent. Able to lift and carry at least 60 lbs Able to work standing for 7 consecutive hours (2 breaks every 8 hours) Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills Must possess a “Team� attitude and a willingness to learn hardware skills Ability to take direction Must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays as scheduled GO TO WWW.ACEFH.COM to download application or stop by the Ace Hardware in Friday Harbor and pick one up. OR Direct link to application: /wp-content/uploads/ 2013/10/ace_employ ment-application.pdf

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MODAY APRIL 7th 2014 Email applications to or Fax to 360-378-6006 or drop off at Ace of Friday Harbor-340 Argyle Ave Posted March 14th, 2014

ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT Friday Harbor’s community newspapers seek an enthusiastic, creative individual to work with local businesses. Successful candidate must be dependable, detailoriented, possess exceptional customer service skills and enjoy working in a team environment. Previous sales experience a plus; reliable insured transportation and good driving record required. We offer a solid base plus commission, work expense reimbursement, excellent health benefits, paid vacation, sick and holidays, 401K and a great work environment with opportunity to advance. EOE. Send resume with cover letter in PDF or Text format to or mail to Sound Publishing, Inc, 11323 Commando Rd. W, Main Unit, Everett, WA 98204

or mail to: Sound Publishing, Inc. 19426 68th Avenue S. Kent, WA 98032, ATTN: HR/COV Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us!

HOUSEKEEPING Season is coming! Part time Housekeepers wanted at growing hotel in Friday Harbor. Includes cleaning, making beds, vacuuming, and occasional laundry. Must be available to work on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, other days flexible. Perfect starter or summer job, can also become permanent year-round position. Growth potential. Must pass background check. Starts at $10/hr. Email resume’/job application to or call 378-2724.

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MAINTENANCE Looking for part time year round maintenance person for hotel in Friday Harbor. 8-15 hours per week. Job includes painting, drywall, carpentry, minor plumbing, and landscaping. Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds. Starts at $1112/hr. Email resume’/job application to or call 360-378-2724.

REPORTER The award-winning newspaper Journal of the San Juans is seeking an energetic, detailed-oriented reporter to write articles and features. Experience in photography and Adobe InDesign preferred. Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment, possess excellent writing skills, have a knowledge of community news and be able to write about multiple topics. Must relocate to Friday Harbor, WA. This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits: medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick and holidays. EOE . No calls please. Send resume with cover letter, three or more non-returnable clips in PDF or Text format and references to or mail to: HR/GARJSJ Sound Publishing, Inc. 11323 Commando Rd W, Main Unit Everett, WA 98204

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San Juan County, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities or employment opportunities and benefits. Direct inquiries to Administrative Services at (360) 378-3870. TTD relay at 1-800-833-6388. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Revocable Living Trust of Richard J Kardack and Ken D. Andrus as Trustee, Plaintiff, Vs. Michael D. Patrick and Samantha J. Rainey aka Samantha J. Patrick, Defendants. The Superior Court of San Juan

County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of San Juan County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above entitled action. If developed the property address is: 257 Tennis Ave., Lopez Island, WA 98261 The sale of the above described property is to take place: Time: 10:00 am Date: Friday, April 18th, 2014 Place: Inside Main Entrance, San

Juan County Courthouse, 96 Second St. N., Friday Harbor, WA The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $20,679.88 together with interest, costs, and fees before the sale date. For any questions contact the Sheriff at the address below. ROB NOU, SHERIFF, SAN JUAN COUNTY KIM OTT, CHIEF CIVIL DEPUTY PO Box 669, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

360-378-4151 LEGAL DESCRIPTION Lots 11 and 12, Block 39 of ISLANDALE DIVISION no.2, Block 39, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Volume 1 of Plats, Page 30, records of the San Juan County, Washington under tax parcel number 141867011000. LEGAL NO. SJ548352 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. March 19th and 26th, 2014 and April

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NOTICE OF DECISIONS: Hearing Examiner decisions are posted on the County website at: LEGAL NO. SJ1013141 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder, MARCH 26, 2014

TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR LEGAL NOTICES AGENDA HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEW BOARD Wednesday, March 26, 2014 6:00 PM 6:00 PM Call to Order / Roll Call / Approval of draft HPRB meeting minutes for March 12, 2014 meeting.

6:05 PM Communications from the Town & Citizens 6:10 PM New Business Design Review: Roark House (Acanthus) Modifications 6:30 PM Old Business Partners in Preservation Awards 2014 Discussion

Front Street/Port Redevelopment Update Update: Proposed Landmark Register Special Property Tax Valuation continued review 7:50 PM Staff Reports & Announcements

7:55 PM Board Reports and Announcements 8:00 PM Adjourn LEGAL NO. FH551127 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 26, 2014.

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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES ADVERTISING FOR BIDS San Juan Island School District #149 is soliciting bids from qualified Contractors for the Renovation and additions to the Friday Harbor High School Vocational Building for conversion to a STEM Learning Center, located at 45 Blair Street, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250. Sealed bids will be received at the San Juan Island School District office located at 285

Blair Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 no later than 3:00 PM on April 23, 2014. Bids may be mailed to San Juan Island School District offices at PO Box 458, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Bids may also be submitted by email to Maude Cumming, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, at Please call prior to emailing.

Bid documents including architectural plans and project manual, may be inspected at the office of the San Juan Island School District #149, at the office of the Architect, John Gresseth Architects LLP, 135 Second St. N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 or at plan bureaus throughout the NW. Questions shall be addressed to the Architect by phone, (360) 378-6364 or by email at archi- Bids are subject to equal employment opportunity provisions of Washington State Law and compliance with Prevailing Wage Standards of the RCW Chapter 39.12 LEGAL NO. J549539 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands March 19, 26, 2014.

Community Meeting Crime Victim Services in Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan Counties The Crime Victim Service Center (CVSC) program, including Victim Support Services, San Juan Co. Prosecutors Office and Brigid Collins Family Support Center will be holding an open meeting to discuss services for victims of crime in our community and the funding that supports

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MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL NOTICES this program. The meeting will be held on Thursday April 3rd, 2014, 10:30AM @ Brigid Collins Family Support Center 1231 N. Garden St., Bellingham, WA 98225 We will be discussing: •Crime victim services being provided by our CVSC programs •Direct service and outreach successes from the previous 12 to 24 months •Areas in which, or groups of people for whom, victim services are lacking and specific steps that will be taken to improve and expand services •Decisions, as a region, concerning ongoing provision of services to crime victims, individual agency grant amounts and possible new CVSC partners If you plan to attend and need an interpreter or other kind of assistance, please contact Kathleen or Wes at 360-734-4616. The site is accessible for anyone with disabilities. Legal NO. J551042 Pubilshed in the Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 26, 2014. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate: BARBARA A. SHORETT, Deceased Probate No. 14-4-05019-2 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 otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorneys of record 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 (30) days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four (4) months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: March 12, 2014. Larry K. Shorett, Personal Representative c/o Law Offices of William J. Weissinger 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Attorneys for Personal Representative William J. Weissinger, WSBA #19332 Mimi M. Wagner, WSBA #36377 425-B Caines Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 LEGAL NO. J547851 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 12, 19, 26, 2014. PORT OF FRIDAY HARBOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL MARKETING SERVICES TO BE RELEASED: March 26, 2014 The Port of Friday Harbor is soliciting a Request for Proposals for the selection of a marketing services firm for the Port of Friday Harbor. The Port owns and operates Friday Harbor Marina and fuel pier, Spring Street Landing marina, waterfront parks and boat launch plus the Friday Harbor Airport. For a complete description of the project, scope of work and submittal procedures refer to the Port’s ‘News Room’ page on the website: Please send two copies of proposal with cover letter addressed to: Port of Friday Harbor P. O. Box 889 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Attention: Deanna Eltinge Questions regarding the submittal should be directed to Ms. Eltinge at 360-378-2688 or email to Deadline for submittal: noon, April 25, 2014 LEGAL NO. J551342 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 26, 2014. STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO CHANGE AN EXISTING WATER RIGHT TAKE NOTICE: That San Juan Fairways #3 owners Association of Friday Harbor, Washington on March 6, 1995 under Application No. G1-27588 filed for a permit to appropriate public waters, subject to existing rights, from two wells in the amount of 48 gallons per minute (gpm) each year, for multiple domestic supply. The sources of the proposed appropriations are located in NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 and NW 1/4 of SE 1/4, Section 26, Township 35N, Range 3W W.M., San Juan County Protests or objections to approval of this application must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections: protests must be accompanied with a fifty-dollar ($50.00) recording fee (PLEASE REMIT CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY) and filed with the Department of Ecology at the address shown below, within thirty (30) days from March 26, 2014. Department of Ecology Northwest Regional Office 3190 - 160th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98008 LEGAL NO. SJ549662 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder March 19, 26, 2014. The Committee on Nominations has selected the following candidates to run for election in District 1: Vincent Dauciunas (incumbent); Glenna Hall (incumbent); Bryan Hoyer, Doug Rowan and John Sheehan. In addition, Don A. Galt Sr. and Steve Hudson were nominated by petition. All members will vote either by mail, online or at the annual meeting May 3, 2014. For more information LEGAL NO. SJ551048 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands, The Islands’ Sounder. March 26, 2014.

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5pm at the San Juan Island Yacht Club at 273 Front Street, Friday Harbor, WA. The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to conduct a Public Hearing on the proposed Airport and Marina Tariffs for 2014. For questions please contact Deanna Eltinge at (360)378-2688. LEGAL NO. J551157 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 26, April 2, 2014. The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5pm at the San Juan Island Yacht Club at 273 Front Street, Friday Harbor, WA. The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to conduct a Public Hearing on the proposed Waterfront Master Plan. For questions please contact Deanna Eltinge at (360)378-2688. LEGAL NO. J551156 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 26, April 2, 2014.

WE ARE A DEBT COLLECTOR. THlS COMMUNICATION IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Bishop, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. formerly known as Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. will on April 4, 2014 at 10:00 am in the lobby of the San Juan County Courthouse, 350 Court Street, in the City of Friday Harbor located at San Juan County, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in San Juan County, State of Washington, towit; LOT 28, PRICE’S SCENIC ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 1 OF PLATS, PAGE 94, RECORDS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY WASHINGTON. which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated October 12, 2007, recorded October 17, 2007, under Auditor’s File No. 20071017023 records of San Juan County, Washington, from Jeffrey M Hulme, an Unmarried Man, as Grantor, to LS Title of Washington, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. is a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for Countrywide Bank, FSB and its successors and assigns as beneficiary. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC is now the beneficiary of the deed of trust. The sale will be made without any warranty concerning the title to, or the condition of the property. II No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason ofthe Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: i) Failure to pay the following amounts, now in arrears: Amount due to reinstate by November 27, 2013 Delinquent Monthly Payments Due from 3/1/2012 through 11/1/2013: 21 payment(s) at $1280.54 Total: 26,891.34 Accrued Late Charges: $ 428.88 Corporate Advances 66.60 TOTAL DEFAULT $27,386.82 IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: $287,916.99, together with interest from February 1, 2012 as provided in the note or other instrument, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V The above described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on April 4, 2014. The payments, late charges, or other defaults must be cured by March 24, 2014 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before March 24, 2014 (11 days before the sale date) the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, or other defaults, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash Or with cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after March 24, 2014 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed

of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI A written notice of default was transmitted by the beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): Jeffrey M. Hulme aka Jeff M Hulme, aka Jeffrey Marsden Hulme 45 Scenic PI Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Jane Doe Unknown Spouse of Jeffrey M. Hulme 45 Scenic PI Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Jeffrey M. Hulme aka Jeff M Hulme, aka Jeffrey Marsden Hulme P.O. Box 1010 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Jane Doe Unknown Spouse of Jeffrey M. Hulme P.O. Box 1010 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 by both first class and certified mail on August 12, 2013, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on August 12, 2013, with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII The Trustee whose name and address are set forth will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the abovedescribed property. IX Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. If the Trustee’s Sale is set aside for any reason, the submitted bid will be forthwith returned without interest and the bidder will have no right to purchase the property. Recovery of the bid amount without interest constitutes the limit of the bidder’s recourse against the Trustee and/or the Beneficiary. XI NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS AND PARTIES WHO ARE GUARANTORS OF THE OBLIGATIONS SECURED BY THIS DEED OF TRUST: (1) The Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) The Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the grantor in order to avoid the trustee’s sale; (3) The Guarantor will have no right to redeem the property after the Trustee’s Sale; (4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Wash-

ington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 RCW, any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any deed of trust granted to secure the same debt; and (5) In any action for a deficiency, the Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the date ofthe Trnstee’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the Trustee’s Sale, plus interest and costs. XII NOTICE THlS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation ifyou are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing connselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Telephone: (1-877-894-4663) Website: The United States Department ofHousing and Urban Development: Telephone: (1-800-569-4287) Website: WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: (1-800-606-4819) Website: DATE: November 26, 2013. BISHOP, MARSHALL & WEIBEL, P.S. FORMERLY KNOWN AS BISHOP, WHITE, MARSHALL & WEIBEL, P.S., Successor Trustee By:/s/William L. Bishop, Jr. William L. Bishop, Jr. 720 Olive Way, Suite 1201 Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 622-7527 State of Washington ) ) ss. County of King ) On this 26 day of November, 2013, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the State of Washington, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared William L. Bishop, Jr., to me known to be an Officer of Bishop, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. formerly known as Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S., the corporation that executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the said instrument to be the free and voluntary act and deed of said corporation, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and on oath states that they are authorized to execute the said instrument. WITNESS my hand and official seal hereto affixed the day and year first above written. /s/Mia E Rogers Name: Mia E. Rogers NOTARY PUBLIC in and for the State of Washington at King County My Appt. Exp: 02/29/16 LEGAL NO. J546713 Published: The Journal of the San Juan Islands. March 5, 26, 2014.


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Week 7: Nibler tops Derby field

Justin Nibler snared a 14.56-pounder to take home the weekly prize in Week 7 of the Frank Wilson Memorial Fishing Derby, a $75 gift certificate from Kings Marine. With the prize winning catch, Nibler also kept claim on second place on the leader board with three weeks to go in the annual 10-week fishing derby. But perhaps best of all, he edged out fishing buddy Kevin Klein, by only .37 pounds, to take on the weekly award and to keep hold of the runner-up position. “I bumped him the week before, so I guess turn about is fair play,” said Klein, the derby’s Week 6 winner. “That’s when this tournament gets fun…watching that leader board change.”

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Beauty, but... Kevin Klein’s 14.19 pound catch wasn’t quite enough to edge out Justin Nibler for the Wilson derby’s weekly prize .


Continued from page 10 “A Little Concert for Louis XIV,” featuring bassoonist Anna Marsh, violinist Christine Wilkinson Beckman, violist Steve Creswell and Jeffrey Cohan,

April 5th ~ 6th We are getting really yummy with our pear-centric food crawl. Bring your appetite and your sense of adventure and take a trip though flavor-town! SPRING SENSATIONS EVENTS: ALL MONTH! Pear map to all things pear-fectly delicious in town April 5

Leavenworth International Film Festival

April 5

Dinner & La Boheme

April 12 Total Experience Gospel Choir

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2014 Table Tennis Tournament champs, from left; Daniel Farber, Roger Paul, Jock Warren, Tony Fryqvist and John Entermann.

Paul claims ping pong title No. 2 San Juan Island’s Roger Paul successfully fended off the tenacious, spirited play of Daniel Farber of Anacortes to claim first place in the top division of the 3rd Annual Island Rec Table Tennis Tournament. Paul bested the field two years ago to take the ‘Table 1’ title in 2012 as well, the tournament’s inaugural year. The 2014 tournament, held March 16 in Turnbull Gym, marked an uptick in participation, with a total of 17 players competing in four competitive divisions, several of whom, like Farber, came from off-island. Top finishers in the other tournament divisions: Table 2, John Entermann of Anacortes, Table 3, Friday Harbor’s Tony Fyrqvist and Table 4, Jock Warren. Tournament prizes were provided by Pablitos, Mi Casita, Van Go’s Pizza and the Golden Triangle restaurant.

Monday, March 31

Spring St., 8 a.m. Practical steps to be prepared for the Rapture revealed; robe repair available. Bring dish to share. Suggested donation, all wordly possessions. Info, 378-5696, ext. 1550.

The Met: Live in HD, “Werther, SJ Community Theatre, 7 p.m. Opera greats Jonas Kaufman, Elina Garanea together for the first time star in Massenet’s adaptation of Goethe’s tragic romance. Tickets: $28 adults ($18 SJCT members), $10 students. Info, 378-3210,

FH Film Festival Tuesday Night Series, Grange Hall, 7 p.m., admission by donation. Screening of “Eastern Rises” (48 mins) and “Red Gold” (54 mins). Documentaries from first annual film festival air every other Tuesday through spring. Info, schedule, www.

Conscientious Projector Film Series, 7 p.m., library, free. Host Rob Simpson presents interview with Dr. Hew Len, renowned for using ancient tradition of Ho’oponopono to heal criminally insane patients in Hawaii. Info, 378-2798, www.

Naked Mole Rat Races, Fairgrounds, 5 p.m. Rats race for cheesy prizes in firsttime “Messed Up by Mother Nature” fundraiser. Tickets: $5, donations encouraged. Proceeds benefit Creature Cold Clothing Alliance. Info, 378-5696, ext. 4054.

baroque flute. Suggested donation: $15-$20 suggested donation; 18 and under free. Info, 378-6632,

Tuesday, April 1 Ascendance Workshop & Potluck, Cloud 9 Cafe, 314

Wednesday, April 2 FHHS Community Dinner, high school cafeteria, 5:307:30 p.m. Thai dinner fea-

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April 12 Leavenworth Ale-Fest April 17 Music at the Mountain April 19 Easter Egg Hunt April 19 Icicle Creek Chamber Players

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tures grilled chili-lime marinated chicken, Hoisin-ginger noodles, spicy peanut sauce, and more. Proceeds benefit Food for Thought Program; suggested donation, $12 adults, $6 children under 12. Info, 378-5215. Dana Lyons’ CD Release Tour, Brickworks, 7 p.m. Best known for his comedic “Cows with Guns,” singersongwriter, Bellinghambased Dana Lyons raises awareness about proposed coal export facilities as part of his “Great Salish Sea” CD release tour; $10 suggested donation. Info, 378-2319. Master Gardeners Spring Planting, 7-9 p.m., library, free. Master Gardeners offer tips on how to prepare, and about what, and when, to plant. Questions encouraged; light refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Library. Info, 378-2798, www.


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