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State kills ghost shrimp biz off Langley
Clouds part for Freeland Sunny View project with water OK By JUSTIN BURNETT South Whidbey Record
By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record Langley city leaders got their wish this week when the Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced an end to ghost shrimp harvesting in Saratoga Passage. Citing a lack of information about the impact of removing the crustaceans, also known as sand shrimp, from gray whale feeding grounds, the DNR informed five commercial harvesters their permits to access sites around Whidbey and Camano islands would be terminated May 23. Some were notified last Friday, others — seemingly coincidentally — on Earth Day, April 22. “The whole thing feels like it was meant to be,” said Langley Mayor Fred McCarthy, who led the city’s charge for a two-year moratorium on ghost shrimp harvesting. “This has tremendous implications for tourism in the future. … That’s a significant draw for our city.” Local shrimpers, however, are not so excited as McCarthy’s vision of a more prosperous future for Langley will come at the expense of their pocketbooks. “I guess Langley thinks they’ll fill up the whalewatching boats if we’re not here,” said Randy Linard, a Freeland-based ghost shrimp harvester. “We’re just out of business.” Since November 2013, McCarthy and a city-organized sand shrimp advocacy committee pushed the state SEE SHRIMP, A20
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Detective Carl Seim with the Oak Harbor Police Department holds more than 74 grams of black-tar heroin he seized from a drug dealer. He said it’s worth about $5,000.
It’s cheap, available, lethal and on the rise By JESSIE STENSLAND South Whidbey Record Langley Police Chief Dave Marks tore his Achilles tendon while chasing a heroin addict through the woods last year. For the veteran officer, the man is hard to forget — he’s had to chase him down more times than he can remember. Last week, the chief noticed the all-too-familiar face standing on Cascade Avenue and tackled him behind The South
Whidbey Commons; he found four syringes in his pockets. “He needed to get a hit so bad, he stopped while I was chasing him,” Marks said. “I can’t prove that, but I’m 90 percent sure that’s what happened.” Such is the power of heroin. Once considered a drug for rock stars and hardcore users, heroin has gained a troubling prominence on SEE HEROIN, A12
Banks looks for four more years as prosecutor By JESSIE STENSLAND South Whidbey Record Greg Banks isn’t ready to give up his day job. The Island County prosecutor decided in 2013 that his fourth term, which ends this year, would be his last. But this week he
changed course, announcing that he will seek another four years in office. “It really is a great job,” he said. “We work in pursuit of justice, not in pursuit of profit. I get to wear the white hat and I get to go home at the end of the day and I sleep well at
night.” Island County Sheriff Mark Brown is also running again and said he is glad that Banks wants to stay. In fact, he encouraged him to run again. “I think we have a very SEE BANKS, A13
A 26-unit affordable housing development proposed in Freeland cleared a major hurdle this week. The Freeland Water and Sewer District issued a water availability letter for Sunny View Village, a $6.3 million project planned for a nearly nine-acre lot off Fish Road, between Highway 525 and Scenic Avenue. “I’m ecstatic,” said Teri Anania, executive director of the Island County Housing Authority, the organization building Sunny View Village. “I’m thrilled. It’s been a long time coming.” “We still have a public comment period, but this was the last big hurdle for us to get going,” she added. Up until Monday, the project was stalled due to funding headaches connected with a water district policy. It requires developers to pay for water availability letters upfront. The problem is that many lending agencies and state grant holders won’t deliver funds until after they are officially assured there is sufficient water to service the proposed development. Housing Authority officials and project leaders attended a water district meeting in March and pleaded for an exemption. The commissioners refused to do so outright, though they did grant an exemption for another customer with the same probSEE SUNNY VIEW, A20
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Middle school students place at state science fair
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Ashley Ricketts, Farriss Jokinen, Lily Bjork, Emma Schotthanson, Elli Sandburg and Flannery Friedman all placed in the top three of their division during the Washington State Science Fair earlier this month.
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Six students from Langley Middle School placed in the Washington State Science Fair on Saturday, April 5. Eighth grader Elli Sandburg placed first in her division, while Lily Bjork took second in her division. Emma Scotthanson came home with a third place ribbon.
In the seventh grade, Farriss Jokinen placed second. In the sixth grade, Ashley Ricketts and Flannery Friedman both placed third in their division. The students traveled to Bremerton for the competition earlier this month with teacher Sandy Gilbert. The fair included 120 schools across the state with 500 students, 300 judges and volunteers. “I was so proud of our Langley Middle School kids,” Gilbert wrote in an email to The Record. After her students all placed in the top three of their divisions, Gilbert wondered if students from other schools who attended also placed. “We asked one of the judges and were thrilled to find out that we were wrong,” she said. “We rocked it!”
Good Cheer Food Bank is the lucky recipient of a lot of cookies. Junior Girl Scout Troop 43514 donated 138 boxes, or 86 pounds, of the assorted cookies to the food bank after collecting “Gifts of Caring” from the community during the cookie sale.
Dean Hefflinger and Grace Michael, along with Les Gabelein and Sharon DeLong, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Stephen Hefflinger and Cara Gabelein, both of Langley. The couple plan to marry this fall. Both are lifelong residents of Whidbey Island and spend their time outdoors Stephen Hefflinger and Cara camping, hiking, Gabelein rock climbing and kayaking. Stephen is a professional fisherman in Bristol Bay, Alaska and Puget Sound, while Cara is a FedEx home delivery driver for the South End. The ceremony will be held in a private location with a reception following in Langley. Both events will be invitation only. Stephen and Cara would like to thank everyone for the well wishes and are excited to start their life together.
Troop members learned how the cookies would be distributed through the food bank and also learned about other donations that help feed their neighbors and friends. The girls also got the chance to label the cookie boxes for the store’s shelves.
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Rule change to allow Whidbey pot growers location flexibility By JANIS REID South Whidbey Record Marijuana growers and processors will not have to be located on a county road to be eligible for a license. Island County commissioners responded to comments during Monday’s public hearing on the proposed ordinance. A handful of residents said the county road requirement would prevent them from participating in the fledgling industry. “Most [rural] areas are on private roads, which would push them [marijuana operations] into city areas,” said resident Holly Hansen. Island County Sheriff Mark Brown has expressed to county commissioners his desire that all recreational marijuana operations be easily accessible to law enforcement and located along county roads. Commissioners agreed that the requirement to be on a county road would be a hardship to some and directed staff to change language to allow for private road access. However, marijuana growers and processors will be required to demonstrate accessibility either through an easement or a letter signed by all road users that it will remain open to law enforcement. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson said this would put the “onus on the applicant” while still allowing them to participate. County planning staff drafted ordinance C-40-14 in response to Initiative 502, the passage of which last year legalized recreational marijuana in the state of Washington. The commissioners also adjusted the lot-size requirement after a couple of resi-
dents said the 250-foot mini- ments is “overkill.” “When the majority speaks, mum lot-line requirement the majority would rule out speaks,” Emerson oddly-shaped parsaid. “We need cels. After some “To think allow it in the discussion, comthat people tofashion the voters missioners agreed to make the are going to voted it in.” Price Johnson requirement an be excited agreed with the “average” of 275 feet for the mini- to have that 300-foot requiremum lot line. as a neigh- ment, as long as Commissioner it was averaged. Jill Johnson bor, I think, Emerson propressed for a 300is naive.” posed 275 feet, foot minimum lota figure that was Jill Johnson line requirement backed by Price Island County to help ensure that Johnson. commissioner operations are not J o h n s o n too close to each stressed throughother. out the meeting Johnson said it’s the coun- her desire to protect island ty’s responsibility to ensure residents from any negative the industry does not nega- impacts associated with the tively impact the 46 percent industry. “This is a new industry and of Washington voters who did a new use, and the newcomer not approve I-502. “To think that people are is the industry,” Johnson said. going to be excited to have “We need to look at the qualithat as a neighbor, I think, is ty of life to existing neighbors naive,” Johnson said. and what kind of experience Commissioner Kelly we want to give them to this Emerson supported the industry.” change in the lot size, but Price Johnson noted that said that over-regulating illegal marijuana has already beyond the state’s require- been happening on the island.
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Island County Planning Director Dave Wechner speaks about “lot line” requirements in the draft regulations governing recreational marijuana businesses. “Marijuana has been grown in Island County for a very long time,” Price Johnson said. “It’s just been done in a clandestine way. This is a way to bring it out of the shadows. “If there are unforeseen issues that arise, we can address that.” Because changes to the ordinance need to be reviewed by the public, commissioners agreed to extend the public hearing to 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 5.
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A group of Central Whidbey residents fighting to close the U.S. Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville brought their case to Freeland Wednesday. Hosted by the Whidbey Island Fellowship of Reconciliation, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve leaders presented their case to a small crowd of about 15 people, several of whom were North Whidbey residents, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Group leaders, consisting of Ken Pickard, Michael Monson and Maryon Attwood talked briefly about a recent trip to Washington D.C., where they lobbied their cause to federal lawmakers and officials at the Pentagon. “It was a little euphoric,” said Pickard, in reference to
The Island County Fairgrounds proposal to redesign the property and its buildings, criticized for being crafted without public input and held up after vocal opposition, will be discussed by the agency that hired its creator in a closed-door session April 30. Sami Postma, executive assistant of the Island County Economic Development Council, said board meetings are typically closed to the public unless the board president decides to make them public. Wayne Morrison, president of the EDC board, declined to comment. Secrecy around the meeting led to several phone calls to the EDC office by residents interested in the fate of the fairgrounds and the proposal. But Postma said the board which oversees EDC business including the hiring of Norm LandermanMoore, the consultant who created the fairgrounds proposal will be reviewing the plan after a few rounds of public presentation and public input.
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Ken Pickard, a leading member of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, speaks at a meeting in Freeland. The group is trying to permanently close the U.S. Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville. what described as a positive experience. The rest of the meeting largely consisted of information about Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, it’s plans for growth and the militaries long-range role in the region. The group, commonly referred to as COER, filed a lawsuit last year asking the courts to force the Navy to perform a detailed study look-
ing at noise generated by the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Navy agreed to do the study, and operations at the airfield have largely been on hold ever since. The Navy has maintained its right to use the airstrip, however, and announced operations would be held Friday, April 25. Members of COER said they planned to attend.
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“The board’s seeing what the final product is, basically,” Postma said. The EDC board has no authority over the proposal, she said, other than to ensure that it eventually goes before the Island County commissioners as is stipulated in the contract.
48 HOURS covers Whidbey murder “Dangerous Beauty,” a 48 HOURS special on the murder of Whidbey Island resident Russel Douglas, will debut this weekend. The show will broadcast at 10 p.m. Saturday, April 26, on the CBS Television Network. The episode features interviews with Peggy Sue Thomas, a one-time Ms. Washington who is now serving time in prison for her role in the murder, friends, family members, and Whidbey law enforcement officers and prosecutors involved in the case.
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Parks district gets its levy bump Voters soundly approved the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District’s ballot request to continue its maintenance and operation levy Tuesday night. Results updated April 24 show 65.62 percent — 3,288 ballots — of South Whidbey voters said “yes” to the measure, which will increase the existing rate by 3 cents. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, the new rate will be 18 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. It’s estimated to generate $118,000 of additional revenue for district coffers. “That’s excellent,” said Don Wood, the parks board president, who had not heard the results on April 22. “That shows the support for the parks and what we do for the community. I’m definitely pleased.” This will be the district’s first levy increase since its founding in 1983. Current commissioners justified the request by citing rising costs, such as fuel and supplies, as well as lower property values around the district — similar reasoning as the South Whidbey School District’s capital levy and the South Whidbey Fire/EMS levy increases approved last year. To get its increase, the district needed a threefifths supermajority vote, which it received from South Whidbey voters. The parks district hopes to restore its budget to 2009 levels — the highest in district history — with a budget of about $707,000. Parks leaders on the board and Director Doug Coutts have
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said that the additional funding would not be spent on large capital projects such as an aquatics center that may double as new parks district headquarters; the current building on Maxwelton Road near the main entrance to Community Park is owned by Island County and leased by the parks district. Additional funding is, however, planned to pay for the construction of new picnic shelters and other infrastructure and maintenance capital projects, like a roof on the baseball concession stand building. News of the levy increase approval was welcomed by Krista Loercher, president of the nonprofit South
Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation. The organization did not advocate for the levy measure. “I think we have a terrific parks and recreation district,” she said, adding that she hopes increased funding could go toward expanded aquatics programs. “We would love to find more aquatics programming activities for the community,” Loercher added. “We have a lot of wonderful aquatic resources here: beautiful lakes, shoreline, community pools.” Rather, parks officials said they would focus the funds on the properties and buildings they already own,
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like Community Park and Trustland Trails. Since the district had its apex funding in 2009, the agency took on management of three Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife lakes — Deer, Lone and Goss — all without asking for additional funding. “Realistically, Tom’s [Fallon, facilities and grounds supervisor] been scraping by with a full-time and a parttime employee,” Wood said. The special election received low voter turnout of less than 42 percent, with 12,008 ballots mailed to South Whidbey voters and only 5,011 returned. The results will be confirmed May 6.
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Publisher’s column Share the cold, hard facts about impacts of heroin By KEVEN GRAVES
I was raised not to use the world “hate.” My mother used to say, if you “dislike” something, don’t say “hate.” Most of the time I’m conscientious of that little rule. Most of the time. But there are instances when “hate” is the only word available to describe how intensely you feel about something. I hate heroin. I hate what heroin does to people, and not just what it does to those who use it. It’s a drug that shatters lives and families. In today’s edition of the South Whidbey Record, reporter Jessie Stensland covered the increasing heroin use on the island. It’s an important article that I hope every parent and grandparent reads. It’s available online at www.southwhidbeyrecord.com In the article, Oak Harbor police Detective Carl Seim expresses his fear that use of heroin, which is relatively inexpensive, may be becoming a serious problem in our community. And heroin users seem to be getting younger. Once thought to be a drug used more by hard-core, older addicts, Island County Drug Court coordinator Zachary Lively said he’s seen more 15- and 16-year-olds using heroin. This is frightening information. For her article, Stensland interviewed a heroin user who said heroin started showing up on the island in 2010. He said $20 will buy a user enough heroin to get two people high “for a day and a half.” Just how big of a problem heroin is on Whidbey Island is mostly anecdotal. There aren’t studies or statistics yet that tell us exactly what is going on. But we have representatives from different branches of law and justice telling us that they’re witnessing a troubling trend. Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks and Langley Mayor Fred McCarthy are spearheading a subcommittee on the Island County Law and Justice Council to tackle the problem. This task force deserves the full support of all of Island County’s criminal justice agencies, each of the school districts on the island and parents. Any effort to stem the growth of heroin use will only work if the information is factual. Have heroin users describe for students how shooting up has affected their lives. Sure, there’s a high. But there’s also the crash that follows. And there’s chasing that next high. Allow people to talk about how having a heroin user for a child, brother, sister or parent has hurt their families. Let them talk about the suffering that comes from having a loved one die from an overdose. Ultimately, it won’t be scare tactics that bring down heroin use. It will be the cold, hard truth about how it destroys lives.
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Don’t cut the pink tree.
MARILYNN NORBY Langley
Cherry tree is gorgeous, Glendale decision makes should be preserved Whidbey living good Editor,
Today The Record disappointed me when I read on page 1 about the possible cutting down of the gorgeous pink tree, which happens to presently be in all its glory, because it may be interfering with the second street planning and may be diseased. It doesn’t look diseased to me; and how is it a danger to anyone if it is? This tree’s spring display is something I’ve looked forward to for years and years. The petals fall in a flood on the streets and make for an amazing picture-perfect town. Now why in the world won’t the city consider working around that?
Editor, Kudos to the Island County Council for the reversal of their decision not to buy the Glendale property. This decision to allow the purchase to go through is a huge benefit to the folks living on the South End of our beautiful and wonderful island. All the people who have worked hard to get this done deserve a huge thank you from the South End population. The beach access at Glendale is excellent and the beach itself is a great beach. I know that the Republican Party usually shies away from this type of public spending and I am
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sure that Jill Johnson will take some flak from her constituents about this decision. But she stated her reasons why she didn’t vote for this in the first place, and since her concerns about the county being on the financial hook for the property costs in the future have been alleviated, she has reversed her decision. This is what ethical people do. So good for her. And this is good for Island County too. Thanks again to all the people who made this happen. This is one of the main reasons why I love living here. Community involvement and people doing things for other people, even people they don’t know and probably never will. Cheers,
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Edible book festival saw solid growth Editor, The South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation sincerely thanks all who participated, attended, or sponsored the second annual South Whidbey Edible Book Festival. The festival saw substantial growth: entries grew by 35 percent and attendance was 50 percent greater than the first year. Next year, the public can expect to see new categories in the competition. We would like to give extra thanks to the generous sponsors: Book Lovers Book Exchange, Casey’s Crafts, Linds, Moonraker Books, Mukilteo Coffee, Neil’s Clover Patch, Prima Bistro, The Roaming Radish, Useless Bay Coffee Company, Village Pizzeria and Wander on Whidbey. All funds raised by the event went to the South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation, whose mission is to make parks and aquatics activities accessible to all residents of the South Whidbey community. They will be donating the net profits to the Rotary Basketball Court. The Rotary Club of South Whidbey hopes to install a full-sized, outdoor basketball court at the Community Park this year in partnership with the South Whidbey Park and Recreation District. Aiding the rotary with this project is an example of how
the South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation improves the quality of life for all South Whidbey residents by ensuring fitness opportunities for all. Both the South Whidbey Edible Book Festival and the South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation look forward to seeing you at the third annual South Whidbey Edible Book Festival next year! JILL YOMNICK, organizer of The South Whidbey Edible Book Festival KRISTA LOERCHER, president of the Board, South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation
Hiring contractors requires care Editor, In 2002 we hired a local, well-known contractor for a basement remodel including 2,000 square feet of wood flooring. In 2013, the floor lifted due to moisture and rusted nails. We discovered the floor
lacked the necessary vapor barrier, a proper seal to the cement slab, the standard pressure treated sub-flooring and galvanized nails. We were told by the contractor that he cannot help us with any part of the fix which includes removal of everything down to the cement slab. This is devastating to us financially and emotionally and, ultimately, it will likely affect our ability to remain in our home long-term. Here are very important considerations when hiring a contractor: — Confirm a valid license and current bond and insurance through the Department of Labor and Industry. — Ask about any prior complaints, lawsuits or liens and how long the contractor has been in business. — Lawsuits can be filed only within a certain time period once the work is finished per Washington’s laws. — Make certain any contract designates the time period for a guarantee of the work completed.
— Ask the contractor who will supervise the project if the sub-contractors licensed and bonded, and how often he will be at the project site. Our contractor was rarely on site and failed to communicate promptly. — Monitor all expense reports and pay only for materials and work completed as defined in a contract. — Never provide funds for a so-called “planning phase.” Include all project changes or requests in writing to the contractor and confirm changes in costs. Unusual delays in the project should reflect a penalty to the contractor. Keep a log of conversations and check weekly on the prog-
ress. The contractor we hired did not care about this project when compared with more profitable opportunities. He did not exercise due diligence over the workers he hired and, apparently, takes no responsibility for the huge burden he has placed on my husband and myself. Requirements for obtaining a contractor’s license are inadequate and fail to protect homeowners. Of consequence, homeowner’s insurance will not cover any contractor’s work that was done improperly. PAULETTE BECKER Langley
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Saturday, April 26, 2014 • The South Whidbey Record
Boys golf takes second
By BEN WATANABE South Whidbey Record
Some times, it just isn’t your day. Such was the case for the South Whidbey fastpitch team against Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, April 22 when the Falcon girls were 10-runned in a 17-1 loss that ended after five innings because of a mercy rule. Other times, things do break way like the 5-4 thriller Thursday that saw South Whidbey keep Coupeville from tying with go-ahead runs and the bases loaded. South Whidbey looked to give the perennial power a run for its money after trailing only 2-1 through the first two innings in the Archbishop Murphy game. Then the Wildcats lit up the Falcons with walks, hits and a few fielding errors to take a 9-1 lead. After holding the Falcons in the third, the Wildcats were patient at the plate and put the ball in play. The result was eight more runs which they held onto for the win. On Thursday, the Falcons turned a page in the story of their season with a 5-4 win over their rivals, the Coupeville Wolves. South Whidbey led from the first inning on and never lost it, though it came close in the final frame. The Wolves loaded the bases with a single by senior Bree Messner and junior Hailey Hammer. A soft, low line drive dropped behind third base at the edge of the infield to load the bases. A fielder’s choice to first base scored the third run for Coupeville and allowed the batter to reach first. Falcon pitcher Kacie Hanson, a freshman, threw for the second out. Another walk brought in another run and kept the bases loaded. A line drive to Falcon second baseman Sarah Merrow hit her mitt and popped out, but she ran to second base for the final force out to preserve the victory.
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Falcon senior golfer Austin Drake tries to putt in for a bogey on the fourth hole at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club on April 22.
Anton Klein finished in fifth place overall in a three-way boys golf meet against 4A Monroe and 3A Oak Harbor on Tuesday, April 22. South Whidbey placed second in the competition at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club through an onand-off rainstorm and strong wind gusts. Oak Harbor won the meet with a low score of 341 strokes through 14 holes, par 55. South Whidbey scored 375 strokes, and Monroe 398, despite having the meet’s medalist in Owen Fenner who finished the shortened round with 57 strokes.
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Kacie Hanson, a freshman pitcher on the South Whidbey softball team, loses the ball after Archbishop Murphy senior McKenzie Hagen knocks it out of her glove while running to home plate on a passed ball April 22.
Good times keep bouncing girls tennis team’s way It has been a month since the South Whidbey girls tennis team lost a match after the Falcons swept Coupeville and Lakewood this week. The two victories extended South Whidbey’s winning streak to six matches and boosted its Cascade Conference record to 5-0. On April 22, the Falcons defeated their island rivals, the Wolves, 5-0 for the second
time this season. Isla Dubendorf fought off Coupeville’s top singles player for the past two seasons, Allie Hannigan, 7-5, 6-4. At second singles, South Whidbey sophomore Bayley Gochanour defeated McKenzie Bailey 6-1, 6-1. The Falcons’ top duo of seniors, Tess Radisch and Amelia Weeks, combined to defeat Coupeville’s Samantha Martin and Sydney Aparicio 6-1, 6-1. South Whidbey’s Colleen Groce and Lindsay Oppelt recovered from a second-set loss to win a third-set tiebreaker 10-8. In the third doubles match, Falcons Katrina Layton and Brea Gauger
South Whidbey left a soccer pitch without a win or a loss for the second time this season after tying with Cedarcrest 1-1 in Duvall on Tuesday, April 22. Falcon senior Jaidin Jones scored in the 38th minute to lift South Whidbey. After the halftime break, Chris Cole knocked a shot past Falcon keeper Charley Stelling. Neither team was able to score after that in regulation or two five-minute bonus periods.
defeated Mickey Levine and Valen Trujillo 7-5, 6-1. On Wednesday, the Falcons took on the Lakewood Cougars, a 2A team, and played four singles matches and three doubles matches. South Whidbey also shook up its roster a bit, with different doubles partner combinations. Radisch and Weeks stayed at the top spot and beat Lakewood’s Madde DeYoung and Alex Wolfe 6-1, 6-0. For the second doubles match, Groce paired with Katherine Reed to beat Zaya Tsengelmaa and Lexi Zbiegien 6-0, 6-0. The third doubles team of Falcons Anna
Lynch and Sophie Nilsen beat Lakewood’s Courtney Young and Courtney St. John 6-0, 6-4. In singles, Dubendorf had to fight back from a second-set loss to beat Christina Barker 6-4, 0-6, 7-5. Gochanour cruised through her match in defeating Kylie Staley 6-3, 6-3. Falcon sophomore Kendra Warwick played in the third singles match and defeated Hannah Krutsinger 6-3, 6-0. Macey Bishop nearly shut out Lakewood’s Erin Espeland in a 6-0, 6-1 win.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 • The South Whidbey Record
Land Trust welcomes new conservation director By JANIS REID Staff reporter Ryan Elting is as excited about his new job as his new home. “I’m in love,” Elting said of moving to Whidbey Island this month to serve as conservation director for the Whidbey Camano Land Trust. “My jaw drops every time I see the Olympic Mountains on my way to work. I’m so happy to be able to raise my daughter here.” The position, formerly the land acquisition manager, has been vacant for two years, according to Pat Powell, the Land Trust’s executive director. Powell said the role was upgraded to conservation director for Elting because of the breadth of his experience in natural resource management and land protection. “It’s really what I wanted,” Powell said. “We didn’t think we would find it.” Previously, Elting worked for The Nature Conservancy in North Carolina. In 2008, Elting attended a conference in Vancouver, B.C. and visited Orcas Island where he was taken by the island’s natural beauty and vowed to return. A couple of years later, he attended a wedding on Orcas and met his wife, Marthë, a Northwesterner. They were married and moved to North Carolina and now have a daughter, Alma. The family’s return to Puget Sound allows Marthë to be closer to her family, and the family to experience the Northwest’s endless outdoor opportunities. “We wanted to live in a place where we’d have access to this world-class landscape,” Elting said. “My wife and I both identify with the water and mountains and are constantly inspired by the beauty.” Elting holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and environmental studies from Tufts University and a master’s degree in environmental management from the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University. Previously he directed longleaf pine forest restoration programs for the North Carolina Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
Ryan and Marthë Elting stand with their daughter Alma en route to the Whidbey Island. As part of a fellowship he also assisted with land conservation in Zambia, Africa. “When we winnowed down the applications, his was clearly of the most interest,” Powell said. “The passion that came through the cover letter … and he really impressed us in the interview process.” As conservation director, Elting will coordinate land acquisitions and grants, and provide stewardship and restoration of lands already under Land Trust protection. The Land Trust was incorporated in 1984 to
protect the islands’ natural habitats, scenic vistas and working farms in partnership with landowners and the broader community. Elting started his new job April 1 and has jumped into writing grant applications and learning about the Land Trust’s properties and land protection priorities, Powell said. “We could not imagine a better place to raise our family,” Elting said. “An active and vibrant community is important to Marthë and me, and we’re thrilled to be part of one here on Whidbey.”
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St. Augustine’s sale benefits South End The yearly second-hand sale at St. Augustine’s begins this Saturday with items ranging from fine jewelry to everyday tools. St. Augustine’s 52nd Annual Trash & Treasure Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at 5217 Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland. Treasures include housewares, linens, plants, small furniture, books, CD’s, crafts, tools, sporting goods and more, according to a news release. The Treasure House will also have jewelry, antiques, fine glassware, paintings and decorative items for sale. The event also includes music and lunch for sale at the Chapel Cafe for dine-in. Funds raised from the sale will go toward Meals on Wheels, Equestrian Crossings, South Whidbey Commons, Good Cheer Food Bank and Citizens Against Domestic Abuse (CADA).
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Syah Benjamin shows a close up of her most recent jewelry.
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Dublin De Wilde, Macie Vande Werforst, India Balora, E.J. Ting and Max Tarantino reach for the colorful rubber bands. The students in Leslie Woods’ second-grade class are making jewelry to benefit residents of the Oso community through the American Red Cross.
One link at a time By CELESTE ERICKSON South Whidbey Record
When South Whidbey Elementary School second-grade teacher Leslie Woods saw money exchanging hands during recess last week, her red flags went up. “That’s a big ‘no no’ around here,” she said. But what she found was more Red Cross than red flags. Her students, Syah Benjamin and Niki Taylor, were making rubberband bracelets and selling them to raise money for Oso residents — an idea they hatched completely on their own. It was an act that immediately touched Woods; not just because they were raising money, but that they were doing it without direction from adults. “I am so proud of them,” she said. “They’re so motivated.” For Syah and Niki, making the bracelets was a way to show they cared about the families impacted by the Oso mudslide. “I saw the sad news and wanted to help,” Niki, 7, said. “I feel sad people were hurt; super sad about their homes, beds, everything they had. I was heartbroken when I saw this.” The news hit home for Syah, 8, whose great-uncle’s home was hun-
dreds of feet from being destroyed by the mudslide. “It was right outside his house,” she said. “He can’t get outside his driveway and his basement is flooded with water. I was really sad.” Woods notified her students’ parents of the project by email, including Syah’s mom, Megan Benjamin, who heard about it for the first time. The email mentioned one of the students’ uncle is part of Oso community. “I wondered ‘how many students have uncles up there?’ ” Benjamin said. “She hadn’t said anything about it. I asked her ‘Syah, are you doing a fundraiser?’ ” Syah then revealed to her mom her good Samaritan efforts and what she was doing with all those bracelets. Benjamin said her family was deeply moved about Syah and the other students’ actions as well. They’re doing this out of the goodness of their own hearts; even though it’s a small amount it all adds up and they’re really grateful, she said of her family. “I knew that she felt connected with what was happening,” Benjamin said. “It made me feel so proud that she would have that type of compassion as a young girl.” Syah and Niki originally had their own goal of raising $50, but that
number was surpassed after just one week of fundraising — their goal is now $300. The money raised will be given to the American Red Cross for Oso residents. “It brings to my heart a big bundle of joy,” Niki said of how big the fundraiser has become. After the email, parents started sending money to the fund and nine more students joined the effort. The classmates started bringing their own rubber-band kits to help, and giving up their recess and free time to make the jewelry. For 8-year-old Macie Vande Werfhorst, the project is a fun way to show support and participate in one of her favorite activities. “I love making arts and crafts and helping out,” she said. “I like doing this for everyone.” Woods was happy to see so many other students join. “Everywhere they go they’re either making or selling,” Woods said. The project has impacted the students in a way Woods didn’t expect. When the tragic mudslide happened, Woods decided she wouldn’t bring it up in class because the students were so young. But many had heard about the event through the news, and after they started fundraising it became part of the classroom environment.
Each morning, Woods leads a class meeting where students discuss compassion and generosity in their community. “Now they’re living that kindness through their actions,” she said. “It feels so grown up to me that they’ve taken on this responsibility.” One of the lessons Woods has been teaching her students throughout the year is the value of community. The students started out small, discussing the community within the classroom, and Woods expand-
Contact lwoods@ sw.wednet.edu to stop by the classroom for a piece of jewelry or leave a donation at the front desk. Send checks to Ms. Woods’ 2nd grade class: c/o SWES, 5380 Maxwelton Road, Langley, WA 98260. Make checks to the American Red Cross. ed the idea of community little by little, from the school to Langley. But with this project, the idea of community has already reached to a global scale for the kids. “They’ve already jumped to the next level, it’s exciting,” she explained. Through this project, Woods hopes the joy of giving will drive students to donate more in the future. She said she was inspired by her students and how good this project made them feel. With each donation, the students quickly calculate their new total and eagerly say the amount out loud in unison. “$171.10!” they said together when asked how much they’ve raised so far. “They’re really motivated. I’m completely motivated by them,” Woods said.
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From the left: Leah Boyle, Noeliah Trujillo, Dublin De Wilde, Macie Vande Werforst, India Balora, E.J. Ting, Max Tarantino, Taylor Auld, Mary Pascoal, Syah Benjamin and Niki Taylor make bracelets and necklaces during recess and free time they have to raise money.
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Saturday A solution for climate change
Climate Change Solutions, a presentation by Eileen Quigley, director of Strategic Innovations at Climate Solutions, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island. For details, email elizabethd@ whidbey.com
Bird watching, weed managing Join Janet Stein, WSU Island County Noxious Weed Program coordinator, and Kim Shepard, Whidbey Audubon Field Trip chairwoman, at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom in Clinton. Stein will display some invasive plants and talk about what can be done to control their spread. A visit to Dave Mackie Park to see birds on the beach and offshore is time dependent. Carpools meet at 8:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Park and Ride, and 8:40 a.m. at Bayview Park and Ride.
A quest to cure being too serious A documentary about giggling figures to be the cure to seriousness from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Freeland Library. The film, “Laughology,” chronicles a quest to cure being too serious and finding the meaning and power of laughter.
Laughter yoga at Sojourn Sojourn Studios in Bayview offers a session of laughter yoga from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, April 26. No poses or mats are required for the alternative exercise in hilarity. A donation of $5 to $15 is suggested. For details, call 949-464-7843.
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Invasive species in Saratoga Woods
The 52nd Annual Trash & Treasure Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at St. Augustine’s in-theWoods, Honeymoon Bay, Freeland. Each year hundreds of items are collected from attics, closets and beyond for sale to shoppers in search of treasures. This year, proceeds will go toward Meals on Wheels, Equestrian Crossings, The Commons, Good Cheer and C.A.D.A. (Citizens Against Domestic Abuse).
Join Whidbey Camano Land Trust and the Greening Congregations in clearing invasive species from the Saratoga Woods from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26. Start at the parking lot, bring gloves, a water bottle and cutting or weeding tools. Refreshments such as coffee, juice and snacks will be provided by the land trust.
Fairies, gnomes and mushrooms Made by Hand: Sculpting with Magic, a free class, begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Freeland Library, 5495 Harbor Ave. Sculpt with magic, make friends for a fairy tale, learn to make fairies, mushrooms, gnomes, wizards and maybe a hobbit too. Join Kristi O’Donnell, as she teaches some techniques for creating permanent sculptures using “Model Magic.”
Spring food and farm tunes Flavors of Spring, a Clinton ‘local eats’ event, begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Clinton Community Hall. Join chef Patrick Boin formerly of Glass Alley Cafe and musician/farmer Nathaniel Talbot for an evening of dinner and lively tunes. Cost is $45 in advance, $50 at the door. For details, visit firstname.lastname@example.org
Schools foundation gala dinner Dine and bid to raise money for the South Whidbey Schools Foundation at its annual gala dinner Saturday, April 26. The event begins at 5 p.m. with a social hour, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $75 which includes the roast prime rib, grilled salmon or portobello mushroom wellington dinner. For tickets, visit www.SWSFoundation. org
Fossil fuel, church policy forum set The forum Fossil Fuel Divestment & Church Policy will be held at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland.
Island Consort A fisherman’s sings in concert breakfast to catch A performance by Start the day early with a fisherman’s breakfast at the American Legion Post 141 in Bayview from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26. Dining costs $7 for adults and $3 for children.
Bayview Farm and Garden class Horticulturist Tobey Nelson of Vases Wild will cover the basics of how to design a dedicated cutting garden as well as how to incorporate flowers and foliage beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at 2780 Marshview Ave., Langley. Topics will include soil and fertility, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, and processing of flowers and plant material. Nelson will present some of her favorite landscape and garden plants for cutting. For details, call 360-3216789.
A maker-space? Find out what it is An interactive open house begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at MakerTron Labs, located at the far end of Ken’s Korner Mall. What’s a maker-space? It’s a place where people of all ages can come together to learn, experiment, make stuff, and take stuff apart. It’s at the far end of Ken’s Korner Mall behind Family Care Fitness and Skagit Valley College. MakerTron Labs is a project of the new nonprofit South Whidbey Science Fund.
Island Consort Singers begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave. Langley. Celebrate spring with Renaissance and Baroque music from the Island Consort Singers, the vocal division of Island Consort, under the direction of Dr. Dianne Vars. Singers will be accompanied by the Island Consort Players. Cost is $10 for youth, $15 for adults.
Divorce advice for Washington Attorney Molly McPherson will discuss the divorce process in Washington from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Coupeville Library. Her talk will cover property and debt division, parenting plans, child support and alimony. Preregistration is requested and can be done online at www.snoisle.org or by calling the library at 360-678-4911.
Jumpstart youth literacy Jump Into Literacy, a free workshop, begins at
6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Freeland Library, 5495 Harbor Ave. Children are active learners. In this training, participants will learn fun music and movement activities to use with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers that build early literacy skills. For parents, grandparents, caregivers and early childhood educators.
Poetry, reflection, meditation A Transformational Dialogue with Charlene Ray and Craig Weiner begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Bayview Chiropractic Zone Sears House. Join them for a conversation filled with poetry, reflection, and guided meditation. From Rumi to Rilke, they will create an atmosphere of sacred conversation and ceremony, using some of the questions of the great poets to guide the discussion. Registration is recommended. All contributions will go to support the South Whidbey Homeless Coalition.
Kindergarten revealed for 2014 Parents and guardians can learn about kindergarten registration and South Whidbey schools at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at South Whidbey Elementary School. Registration opens Tuesday, May 13 with registration times from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. At the April 29 parent information night, kinder-
garten teachers will host the presentation highlighting programs and options and the school’s curriculum. For registration, bring the child’s state-certified birth certificate and immunization records. For more information, call the elementary school at 360-221-4600.
Wednesday An auction for safe seniors The South Whidbey High School Senior Girls will host a service and goods auction at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at 5675 Maxwelton Road. The event features senior boys to raise money for their Graduation Night Senior Party so every graduating senior can attend and enjoy a safe and fun substance-free night.
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Whidbey Island, as it has in many communities across the nation. Afflicting the young and old, poor and successful, the drug has police and community leaders from Clinton to Oak Harbor worried and scratching their heads trying to figure how to address the growing problem.
A powerful drug While heroin may not be as popular — or perhaps as destructive — as methamphetamine, Detective Carl Seim with the Oak Harbor Police Department worries that the relatively inexpensive, but powerful high from black-tar heroin is making it a plague on the community. And the high is powerful.
Seim, the department’s drug detective, said he’s heard that paramedics sometimes respond to overdoses to find people unconscious with hypodermic needles still sticking in their arms. The paramedics administer an opioid antagonist drug like Naloxone, but the users don’t tend to appreciate the intervention. “Usually they get really mad because it will ruin their high,” he said. Zachary Lively, drug court coordinator for Island County Juvenile and Family Court Services, said he’s seen a definite increase in the number of participants who have used opiates, including both prescription pills and heroin. He said opiate abuse “is making an alarming upward trend and will surpass meth if the arc continues.” Equally troubling, he said, is the age of the users. “It used to be an older per-
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This week the council data makes it more difficult agreed to form a subcom- to respond to the perceived mittee, the Island County problem, though state and Substance Abuse Coalition, national statistics show a following a presentation clear trend of increased herby Langley Mayor Fred oin use. McCarthy. The mayor Banks said the number of believes the problem is no heroin trafficking and hergreater on oin possession Whidbey Island cases his office than it is in other I think a lot of handles are still areas of Western small people would relatively Washington, but and it’s therethat the effects be surprised to fore hard to are felt more know the peo- demonstrate a keenly in small Last year, ple who are trend. rural communifor example, the office received ties like Island hooked on it Officials attending an County. 17 heroin posDave Marks Island County Law and It’s especially session cases. Langley police chief Justice Council meeting earli- true when the Island County er this year offered a startling drug begins to Public Health assessment of the ubiquity of make its way reported in the heroin on Whidbey Island, into schools, and McCarthy Healthy Youth Survey that including stories of students says it is. the number of high school on South Whidbey common“I’m aware this an issue students who admit to using ly using the drug at parties. that’s touching the lives of heroin has waxed and waned Prosecutor Greg Banks secondary school students,” in recent years. The report has heard stories about the McCarthy said. states that 2.8 percent of 12th rise of heroin from police and The mayor is optimistic graders in the county reporttreatment providers. He said the coalition will ultimately ed in 2006 that they had he’s also personally aware of lead to solutions, but its first used heroin. The statistics several young people from task is to better educate com- increased to 5.3 percent in his soccer coaching days on munity leaders about the 2008, dropped to 3.1 percent South Whidbey who are now scope of the problem. in 2010 and increased again in their early 20s and abusing to 5.2 percent in 2012. heroin. A 2013 University of “It was stunning to me,” he Washington study shows said. “These were kids from It’s difficult to find statistics that the rate of police drug stable families. I watched that give a meaningful picture evidence testing positive for them grow up, by all outward of current heroin usage in heroin skyrocketed 16-fold in appearance, in a fairly normal the community; in fact, many a decade. way.” officials say the lack of hard During 2001-02, only 1.3 percent of evidence was heroin; it increased to 20.9 percent in the years 2011-12. The number of hospitaliza“Time is an illusion, Lunchtime doubly so.” tions and deaths from opiate~Douglas Adams related overdoses in Island County spiked in 2012. The son’s drug, but now we’re seeing young people — 15-year-olds, 16-year-olds — who are using,” Lively said. According to Marks, heroin use isn’t just hitting island youth, but is affecting the ranks of the influential as well. Business owners, community leaders — more are struggling than many think. “I think a lot of people would be surprised to know the people who are hooked on it,” Marks said.
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2013 data is currently not available. Washington State Department of Health reports that a total of 23 people in the county were hospitalized for opiate-related overdoses in 2012, as compared to seven a decade earlier. Twelve people died from opiate-related overdoses in 2012, as compared to three people in 2002. Island County Coroner Robert Bishop, however, attributes the majority of opiate-related deaths to prescription medications, such as oxycodone. Bishop said he’s seen little, if any, increase in heroinrelated deaths. About a quarter of participants in drug court in recent years have been opiate abusers, Lively said, but that includes both heroin and pills. There’s a strong connection between prescription drug abuse and heroin, however, said Seim. From speaking with users, he said he learned that many of them start out by getting hooked on pills. Some of them have turned to heroin because the formula for prescription opiates has changed, making it more difficult for abusers to break them down to inject or otherwise abuse. In addition, heroin is much cheaper than pills. Marks agreed, saying many get hooked not because of poverty, but because heroin is a cheap SEE HEROIN USE, A13
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painkiller. People recovering from a difficult surgery, for example, will turn to it because it’s an affordable alternative to expensive prescription medications that can be harder to acquire.
Where it’s from A 27-year-old North Whidbey man, who asked not to be identified, describes himself as being part of the drug scene. He said heroin started showing up on Whidbey Island in 2010 and has become “an epidemic.” He said $20 can buy enough heroin to get two people high “for a day and a half.” While heroin is very addictive, the man said the worst part is withdrawal, which he describes as a nearly unbearable combination of nausea, diarrhea, agitation, sleeplessness and other side effects. Seim said that, as far as he knows, the heroin on the island is all black-tar, which comes in brownish, vinegary-smelling chunks. The vast majority of the raw material for heroin comes from Afghanistan poppy fields, according to the federal government. The heroin on Whidbey Island likely comes from Mexico, where the Afghanistan opium is turned into the more refined product, Seim said. How it’s getting on the island, however, is not certain. According to Marks, it could be coming from Everett or Bellingham. “I think the bad thing is we really don’t know,” Marks said. “We’re behind the curve here.” Seim advises parents to be aware that pieces of aluminum foil, particularly those criss-crossed with odd-looking line patterns, are one sign that someone may be using heroin. People who smoke heroin, said Seim, often mix it with Coca-Cola that has been heated to a syrup; this sweetens the bitter taste of the drug. The melted concoction is poured in lines on tin foil. The lines are heated with a lighter from below and the smoke is inhaled. Heroin can also be heated into a liquid and injected with a syringe. Seim said addicts talk about “chasing the high” from the first, euphoric time they use. “Teenagers and young people don’t understand the consequences of hero-
As addictive and destructive as heroin is, there is hope — and help. Island County Superior Court, for example, has drug courts for both juveniles and adults. The participants are those who have committed non-violent crimes. They must acquiesce to a tough regimen of drug testing, therapy and supervision. In exchange, the charges against them will be dropped if they graduate. The offenders tend to have serious drug problems and the supervision is rigorous, so it’s remarkable that 53 percent of both juveniles and adults have graduated. Lively notes that opiate addiction has the highest rates of relapse, failure of longterm recovery and overdose deaths. Historically, drug courts are successful at significantly lowering recidivism rates, according to Andrew Somers, assistant court administrator. “Research across the board has shown that when you pair treatment with consequences, you have a much greater success rate,” he said.
Before he was a drug court coordinator, Lively worked as a community corrections officer for the Department of Corrections and, before that, as a police officer in Mount Vernon. He said he’s seen the drug problem “from several different angles.” Both Lively and Somers have decades of experience working with drug users. While they are far from naive — they’ve heard every excuse in the book — they are sympathetic to people who’ve become hooked and believe drug policy should be realistic and practical. Lively pointed out that addiction “rewires” people’s brains; some people have a physical propensity to addiction. He believes addiction should be treated as a medical disorder. Somers agrees. “Access to treatment in the community is critical,” he said.
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good partnership,” Brown said. As Island County prosecutor for more than 15 years, Banks successfully handled cases against a half dozen murderers, innumerable rapists, a mayor and one Barefoot Bandit. His tenure hasn’t been without bumps. Most recently, his office, along with just about every department in the county, faced drastic budget cuts which he said resulted in “intolerable case loads.” Last year, after handling a particularly grueling doublemurder case, Banks said he felt completely burned out and decided he wasn’t going to run for his fifth term. Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Eric Ohme, the second in command, made preliminary plans to run. Banks said he had a couple of possible job opportuni-
ties in private practices and kind of crazy to walk away was considering corporate from it now after having endured all of that,” he said. law. As for Ohme, he said he But then it dawned on Banks what corporate law won’t run against his boss or private practice would be and things are going very well at the like; it would office, espebe a lot of “My wife said it would money, but now be kind of crazy to walk cially he might with the away from it now after r e s t o r e d not always be on the manpower. having endured all of side of jusHe will conthat.” tice. tinue taking Greg Banks, the lead on A n d Island County prosecutor h a n d l i n g things came around in the crimithe office. nal caseload Much of the prosecutor’s while Banks concentrates funding was restored this more on the civil side. year. Banks built an excel“He turned criminal over lent team of young attorneys. to me pretty much and I Colleagues encouraged him think it’s going smoothly,” to stay. People stopped kill- Ohme said. “Greg is doing a good job and I’m happy to be ing each other. “My wife said it would be his chief.”
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Road, Oak Harbor, WA. 98277 on WEDNESDAY APRIL 30, 2014. Viewing will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00 PM APRIL 30, 2014. Auction begins at 3:00pm on APRIL 30, 2014. 86 HONDA ACD4D TOW27001 JHMBA542XGC108986 136WRI 96 KAWK ZX1100D4 TOW27010 JKAZXBD14TB508119 5C9467 Legal No. 558265 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 26, 2014. CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING April 29, 2014 3:00 p.m. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the Oak Harbor City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 starting at 3:00 p.m. for consideration and possible action regarding two (2) CR2A Settlement Agreements regarding litigation with Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and other parties, in the Council Chambers located in City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. Dated this 24th day of April 2014. Anna M. Thompson, City Clerk Legal No. 558274 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 26, 2014.
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CALL FOR BIDS CITY OF OAK HARBOR WINDJAMMER PARK STORMWATER OUTFALL REPLACEMENT PROJECT Sealed proposals will be received by the City of O a k H a r b o r, 8 6 5 S E Barrington Drive, Oak H a r b o r, W a s h i n g t o n 98277 up to but not later than 2:00 p.m. local time on May 20th, for furnishing the necessary labor, mater ials, equipment, tools, and guarantees thereof to construct the Windjammer Park Stormwater Outfall Replacement. The work consists of partially removing an existing corrugated metal outfall and replacing it with a new stormwater manhole and a combination of 42” HDPE and reinforced concrete pipe. All work shall be in conformance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions, and the 2014 WSDOT Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction. The engineer’s opinion of probable cost ranges from $0.75M to $1.25M. This Call For Bids is abbreviated; the complete call for bids, plans, specifications and submittal requirements are available online at SolicitBid at https://solicitb i d . c o m / Po s t s / P r o jects.aspx. Contact SolicitBid at (206) 2196481 for website assistance. Inquiries should be directed to The City of Oak Harbor; John Piccone, P.E., Project Engin e e r, e m a i l : j p i c c o n e @ o a k h a r b o r. o r g , phone: (360)279-4778. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities or informalities in the bid or in the bidding, to accept any alternate bids, and to make such award that it deems to be in its best interest and pursuant to the ter ms of the General Conditions. The Owner intends to award a contract to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. Each bid must be accompanied by a b i d b o n d i n t h e amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid. A Performance Bond as well as a Labor and Material Payment Bond will be required with the Contract. Legal No. 556997 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 19, 26, 2014.
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, C L I N T O N C O U N T Y, OHIO, Case No. D R K 2 0 1 3 0 2 5 4 , PATRICK S. HILLARD, Petitioner vs. LORI M. HILL A R D, R e s p o n d e n t , whose last known is 666 Olympic View Road, Coupeville, WA 98239: N OT I C E O F R E G I S TRATION OF FOREIGN CUSTODY DETERMIN AT I O N P u r s u a n t t o ORC 3127.35: Petitioner herein is requesting this Court to register an Order from the Superior Court of Washington, allocating parenting rights of the par ties’ minor child. (See Order attached). Petitioner is requesting this cour t to register the Order for enforcement and for modification purposes as per mitted under Ohio Revised Code. Failure to timely request a hearing to contest the validity of the registered order OR failure to establish a defense under ORC 3127.35(D) will result in this Court issuing an Order confirming the order being registered. DATED this 30th day of April, 2013. /s/ Helen L. Rowlands, Magistrate, Clinton County Common Pleas Cour t, Clinton County Cour thouse, third Floor, Wilmington, Ohio 45177. (See Order attached: SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY ISLAND, No. 03-3-00048-3, In re t h e M a r r i a g e o f PATRICK SHANE HILLARD, Pe t i t i o n e r, a n d L O R I MELISSA HILLARD, Respondent, PARENTING PLAN FINAL, filed 112 9 - 2 0 1 2 , D e b r a Va n Pe l t , I s l a n d C o u n t y Clerk.) Respondent Lori M. Hillard has twentye i g h t ( 2 8 ) d ay s f r o m publication to answer in this matter. Legal No. 552009 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 2014.
Housing Authority of Island County Public Hearing The Board of Commissioner, Housing Authority of Island County, will hold a public hearing at 1 0 : 0 0 a . m . , Tu e s d ay, June 10, 2014 in the multi-pur pose room at Dean Manor, 7 NW 6th Street, Coupeville, WA. The hearing will be held to receive public comments on the Housing Author ity of Island County Annual plan. All information relevant to the hearing and proposed plan are available for inspection during normal business hours, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Housing Author ity of Island County office, 7 NW 6th Street, Coupeville, WA. Carol Parbs, Chairperson Legal No. 557883 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 26, 30, 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 May 6, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter, to consider adoption of Resolution 14-11 Relating to the Budget Calendar to discuss and approve the calendar schedule for compiling and completing the 2015-2016 biennial budget. 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 Clerk at (360) 2794539 for additional arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs. Anna M. Thompson, City Clerk Legal No. 557901 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 26, 2014.
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KING IN PROBATE In the Matter of the Estate of JULIA ANNE ALLISON, Deceased. NO. 14-4-02349-6 SEA PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: A p r i l 2 6 , 2014 /s/ John Henry Allison, Jr. John Henry Allison, Jr., Personal Representative c/o SOMERS TAMBLYN KING PLLC 2 9 5 5 - 8 0 t h Av e n u e S.E., Suite 201 Mercer Island, Washington 98040-2960 S O M E R S TA M B LY N KING PLLC By /s/ Jennifer L. King Jennifer L. King, WSBA #27528 Attorney for Petitioner Legal No. 557876 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. A p r i l 2 6 , M ay 3 , 1 0 , 2014. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND LIBERTY HOME EQUITY SOLUTIONS Plaintiff, vs. E S TAT E O F J O E C . BYERS AKA SD BYERS AKA JOE CLEMENT BYERS; JASON BYERS; MONICA BYERS; JOSEPH BYERS; LISA SHILLING; CAMANO COLONY WATER SYSTEM; S E C R E TA R Y O F HOUSING AND URBAN D E V E L O P M E N T; U N KNOWN HEIRS, SPOUSE, LEGATEES AND DEVISEES OF THE ESTATE OF JOE C. BYERS AKA SD BYERS AKA JOE CLEMENT BYERS; DOES 1-10 INCLUSIVE; UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS OF THE SUBJECT REAL PROPERTY; PARTIES IN POS-
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SESSION OF THE SUBJECT REAL PROPERTY; PARTIES CLAIMING A RIGHT TO POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; AND ALSO, ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR PA R T I E S C L A I M I N G ANY RIGHT, TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE REAL ESTATE DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN Defendants. Case No.: 13-2-00934-4 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION To : E s t a t e O f J o e C. Byers aka SD Byers aka Joe Clement Byers; UNKNOWN HEIRS, SPOUSE, LEGATEES AND DEVISEES OF The Estate of Joe C. Byers aka SD Byers aka Joe Clement Byers; DOES 1-10 inclusive; UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS of the subject real property; PARTIES IN POSSESSION of the subject real property; PARTIES CLAIMING A RIGHT TO POSSESSION of the subject property; and also, all other unknown persons or parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint herein /// THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO THE SAID DEFENDANTS: Yo u a r e h e r e by s u m moned to appear within sixty days after the date of the first publication of this summons, to wit, within sixty days after the 19th day of April, 2014, and defend the above entitled action in the above entitled court, and answer the complaint of the Plaintiff, LIBERTY HOME EQUIT Y S O L U T I O N S, a n d serve a copy of your answer upon the unders i g n e d a t t o r n e y s fo r P l a i n t i f f, M c C a r t hy & Holthus, LLP at the office below stated; and in case of your failure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of said court. The basis for the complaint is a foreclosure of the property commonly known as 3515 S. East Camano Drive, Camano Island, WA 9 8 2 8 2 , I S L A N D County, Washington for failure to pay loan amounts when due. DATED: 4/10/2014 M c C a r t hy & H o l t h u s, LLP /s/ Mary Stearns [x] Mar y Stearns, WSBA #42543 [ ] Andrew E. Hall, WSBA #46152 [ ] Joseph Ward McIntosh WSBA #39470 [ ] Robert William McDonald WSBA #43842 19735 10th Avenue NE, Ste. N200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (855) 809-3977 Attorneys for Plaintiff Legal No. 556405 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014.
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. Date of first publication: April 12, 2014 Personal Representative: Richard Anderson c/o CHRISTON C. SKINNER 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 Attor ney for Personal Representative: CHRISTON C. SKINNER 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-1240 Legal No. 554942 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 12, 19, 26, 2014.
ington, from MICHELE S WALKER AND STEVEN J WALKER, WIFE AND H U S B A N D, a s G r a n tor(s), to STEWART TITLE, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIST R AT I O N S Y S T E M S, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLES BANKCOUPEVILLE, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIST R AT I O N S Y S T E M S, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLES BANKCOUPEVILLE (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to Fannie Mae (“Federal National Mortgage Association”). II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default o n t h e o bl i g a t i o n s e cured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $40,858.22 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $210,296.55, together with interest as p r ov i d e d i n t h e N o t e from the 10/1/2011, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The abovedescribed real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t a s provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 5/30/2014. The defaults referred to in Paragraph I I I mu s t b e c u r e d by 5/19/2014 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time b e fo r e 5 / 1 9 / 2 0 1 4 ( 1 1 days before the sale) the default as set for th in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 5/19/2014 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, plus costs, fees and adva n c e s, i f a ny, m a d e pursuant to the terms of t h e o bl i g a t i o n a n d / o r Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME MIC H E L E S WA L K E R AND STEVEN J WALKER, WIFE AND HUSBAND ADDRESS 495 SE QUAKER ST, OAK HARBOR, WA 98277 by both first class and certified mail, proof of which is in the possession of t h e Tr u s t e e ; a n d t h e Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real proper ty described in Paragraph I
above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. These requirements were completed as of 1/9/2013. VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. DC. Anyone having any objections to this s a l e o n a ny g r o u n d s 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 6 1 . 2 4 . 1 3 0 . Fa i l u r e t o bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invali d a t i n g t h e Tr u s t e e ’s sale. NOTICE TO OCC U PA N T S O R T E N ANTS - 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 summar y proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied proper ty, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and oppor tunities to keep yo u r h o u s e, yo u m ay contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assist a n c e a n d r e fe r ra l t o housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commiss i o n : To l l - f r e e : 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or W e b s i t e : http://www.dfi.wa.gov/co n s u m e r s / h o m e ow n e r ship/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: T o l l - f r e e : 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: h t t p : / / p o r tal.hud.gov/hudport a l / H U D o r fo r L o c a l counseling agencies in W a s h i n g t o n : http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=searchandsearchstate=WAandfilterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorn e y s : Te l e p h o n e :
1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If y o u h a v e p r ev i o u s l y been discharged through b a n k r u p t c y, yo u m ay have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL B E U S E D F O R T H AT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: JAN. 22, 2014 Quality Loan Ser vice Cor p. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tricia Moreno, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service C o r p. o f Wa s h i n g t o n C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA - 1 2 - 5 3 7 4 0 9 - T C A FN4436706 04/26/2014, 05/17/2014 Legal No. 555569 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. April 26, May 17, 2014.
erwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Personal Representative: Linda Sue Fauth Attor ney for Personal Representative: M. Douglas Kelly, Kelly & Harvey Law Offices, LLP, PO Box 290, Clinton, WA, 98236. (360) 341-1515. DATED this 17, day of April, 2014. /s/Linda Sue Fauth Linda Sue Fauth, Personal Representative Attorneys for Personal Representative: /s/M. Douglas Kelly M. Douglas Kelly, WSBA # 6550 Kelly & Harvey law Offices, L.L.P P.O. Box 290 Clinton, WA 98236 Legal No. 558280 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. A p r i l 2 6 , M ay 3 , 1 0 , 2014.
fices, L.L.P. P.O. Box 290 Clinton, WA 98236 Legal No. 557871 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. A p r i l 2 6 , M ay 3 , 1 0 , 2014.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In the matter of the estate of: JOHN G. HAWLEY, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00079-2 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
N OT I C E O F T RU S TEE’S SALE Pursuant to t h e R ev i s e d C o d e o f Washington 61.24, et s e q . T S N o. : WA-12-537409-TC APN No.: S7090-01-04001-0 Title Order No.: 1 2 0 3 9 4 3 0 0 - WA - G S I Grantor(s): MICHELE S WA L K E R , S T E V E N J WA L K E R G ra n t e e ( s ) : MORTGAGE ELECT RO N I C R E G I S T R A TION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR PEOPLES BANKCOUPEVILLE Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 4242061 I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Tr u s t e e , w i l l o n 5/30/2014, at 10:00 AM At the main entrance to the City Hall located at 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor WA 98277 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of ISLAND, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 4, FIRST ADDITION TO HARBOR VIEW PLAT, ACCORDI N G T O T H E P L AT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 4 OF P L AT S , PA G E 3 4 , RECORDS OF ISLAND C O U N T Y, WA S H I N G TON. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 495 SE Q U A K E R S T, O A K H A R B O R , WA 9 8 2 7 7 which is subject to that cer tain Deed of Tr ust dated 12/22/2008, recorded 12/31/2008, under 4242061 records of ISLAND County, Wash-
THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In Re the Estate of Lila Fredrick Coats, Deceased. NO. 13-4-00238-0 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 ofthe 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 ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as oth-
THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR ISLAND COUNTY In Re the Estate of William J. Manning, Deceased. No.14 4 00093 8 N OT I C E TO C R E D I TORS RCW 11.40.030 The co-personal representatives named below have been appointed as co-personal representatives 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 a co-personal representative or the co-personal representatives’ 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 copersonal representatives served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: April 26, 2014. Co--Personal Representatives: Helen M. Edens Nancy Slovik Carter Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: M. Douglas Kelly, Kelly & Harvey Law Offices, LLP, PO Box 290, Clinton, WA, 98236. (360) 341-1515. DATED this 9th day of April, 2014. /s/Helen M. Edens H e l e n M . E d e n s, C o Personal Representative /s/Nancy Slovik Car ter Nancy Slovik Carter, CoPersonal Representative Attorneys for Personal Representative /s/M. Douglas Kelly M. Douglas Kelly WSBA # 6550 Kelly & Harvey Law Of-
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to suspend commercial harvesting around the city’s shoreline. The committee submitted anecdotal evidence that gray whales have not visited the area as frequently as in past years and drew a correlation between the lack of whales and the use of hydraulic water wands to harvest the whales’ primary Puget Sound food source: sand shrimp. The city’s committee also gave the state agency several studies — McCarthy said all stacked they measure about one foot — about gray whale
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added. whales scoop huge chunks News of the decision of silt from the seabed, then spread quickly through strain out the water and sand CONTINUED FROM A1 Langley, which has recent- to trap the sand shrimp. “This has got to be a vital ly committed to being a lem — for a single family whale-centric city to rival boost for them on their way home — at the very same the tourism draw of the San north,” he said. meeting. One group that is not benJuan Islands. City money The board did, however, helped create the free-to- efiting from the decision is agree to search for a resovisit Langley Whale Center, the handful of shrimp harlution. According to water and Langley coaxed whale vesters. Of the permit holddistrict Manager Andy watching company Mystic ers, only one is a Whidbey Campbell, that was found Sea Charters to launch from Island resident: Randy with Sunny View Village’s South Whidbey Harbor in Linard of Freeland, owner lender, which submitted a Langley. Keeping the main of the bait shop Wahoo voucher assuring payment food source of migratory Enterprises. Two other was secured. gray whales in the area, permit holders live around “That sufficed with the McCarthy and whale advo- Western Washington — one commissioners to let this cates from the Orca Network in Burlington and one in move forward,” Campbell hope, will bring the whales Granite Falls. said. Linard’s shrimp operation back to the nearshore in the The board voted unanioccurs, he said, an average coming years. mously to waive the policy “That’s a very good move of two or three times per and issue the permit at because the anecdotal data week, depending on the the their regular monthly we have from our own obser- weather and tides. A commeeting Monday, April 14. vations, those of citizens and mercial shrimp harvester Relevant project designs members of Orca Network, since 1984, and working were also recently submitindicates that the feeding around Whidbey since 1988, ted to Campbell for review, patterns of the whales are he said he had not noticed which he said was also a being affected by the lack of a decline in whale visits or needed step in issuing the food,” McCarthy said. “We ghost shrimp populations. letter. think by stopping the har“It’s a sustainable thing,” “We can’t commit to provesting of the ghost shrimp, Linard said, of the commervide water to a project if we the sand shrimp will return cial shrimping industry. don’t know what they are and then will reestablish a He urged people who supgoing to do,” he said. pattern of available food for port the ghost shrimp bait While Anania described the whales.” business to contact Peter the letter as a major hurdle Some gray whales migrat- Goldmark, Commissioner of now cleared, the project ing from the Baja Peninsula Public Lands. still has a few more steps The impacts of the state’s in Mexico stop in Puget before construction can Sound on their way to the decision figure to be large. begin. rich eating waters around According to Washington The Housing Authority British Columbia and Department of Fish and must still receive a building Alaska. When they are in Wildlife estimates, the compermit from the county. In Puget Sound, the whales’ mercial harvest of ghost a Thursday email to The main food source is the shrimp totals more than 50 Record, Michelle Pezley, sand shrimp. Garrett said he tons annually. Ghost shrimp, associate planner with hoped to see whales return- Neotrypaea californiensis, Island County Planning and ing next year Why w atoi ttheir to stradiave mare on eused y ? Cacommercially l l m e a ny as t i m e dCommunity ay or Development, tional feasting areas around bait, often as live bait — the n i g h t for a f re e qu o te or to p u rch a s e c a r i n su rwrote a n cethat . a site plan Langley to find abundant agency’s website even has review decision would hapsand shrimp beds, which a page on catching salmon pen within the next two could encourage them to in freshwater using ghost weeks. A 14-day appeal Call my office 24/7. stick around longer. The shrimp. period will follow. Washington may lose “If the county does a “nominal” amount of State Farm® not receive an appeal for money from the terminated Providing Insurance and Financial Services the site plan review, the Home Office, Bloomington, Illinois 61710 permits. Reeves said that Housing Authority of the permit fees totaled less Island County will be able than $1,000. to pick up the building The permits, technically permits for Sunny View Sheila DeLong LTCP, Agent called rights of agreement Village shortly after the 1796 Main Street, Suite 101 for land use, were in the Freeland, WA 98249 appeal period,” Pezley first year of a five-year deal. Bus: 360-331-1233 wrote. www.sheiladelong.com Once that’s complete, Sheila DeLong LTCP, Agent the Housing Authority still 1796 Main Street, Suite 101 must enter into a develFreeland, WA 98249-9428 oper extension agreement Bus: 360-331-1233 with the water district. www.sheiladelong.com According to Campbell, it’s essentially a contract FEATURING: • Child Centered Learning Environment that requires the organiza• National Like Recognized Curriculum focusing tion ®to build the necessary a good neighbor, State Farm iS there. on the whole child Providing Insurance and Financial Services infrastructure to connect to district’s water supply, then • Intergenerational Activities turn over ownership of the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company,-State Farm Indemnity Company (Licensed childcare for ages 12 months 12 years) improvements to the public Bloomington, IL • Insurance and discounts subject to qualifications. PO60142 04/06 DSHS assistance accepted. utility. “Once all that’s done, we turn on the water,” he said. Mention this ad to receive a $50 enrollment credit towards your first The Housing Authority full month of care! is hoping to break ground as soon as June, but the date is not firm, Anania said.
behavior as it relates to sand shrimp. Along with information provided by the city, the state office looked at the basis for permitting annual shrimp harvesting since the 1990s. What they found was dated information. All told, it was enough to spur a halt to the harvest indefinitely. “The information pointed out a need to revise our management strategy,” said Blain Reeves, assistant division manager of science, shellfish and invasive species management, aquatic resources division of the agency. “We couldn’t continue to support this as a sound scientific decision,” he added. The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for land resource management in Washington, which includes aquatic resources. No public comment or input was sought on the decision, said Reeves, because the agency has authority over rights of entry to stateowned aquatic lands. “This is a matter of managing a use authorization,” he said. Howard Garrett, a member of the committee and a co-founder of the Orca Network, was surprised at the breadth and immediacy of the decision and fully supported the termination of commercial harvesting on state-owned lands. “We’re thrilled, we’re elated,” Garrett said. “It’s a fantastic response from a state agency in such a short time.” “Usually it takes months or years of review and more hard-core field data,” he
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