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Navy faces resistance to Peninsula training plans By DEBRA VAUGHN Staff reporter
Navy officials say a plan to introduce electromagnetic transmitters to its electronic-warfare training on the Olympic Peninsula is no threat to people, animals or the environment. In fact, they say, the transmitters are no more powerful than the output of a television news van.
But that isn’t deterring so many people from commenting on the plan that the U.S. Forest Service is delaying its decision on whether to grant the Navy a special-use permit in order to sort through the comments. MORE THAN 3,300 people sent comments to the Forest Service, so many that the agency hired a contractor to analyze them, said Glen Sachet, agency spokesman. Most of
the commenters are not in favor of the plan because of concerns about jet noise or electromagnetic radiation. A decision isn’t expected until next year. “We take public comment very seriously,” Sachet said. “Just as we take the proposed application seriously. “We are deliberate and careful about how we analyze the proposal.”
THE DEPARTMENT of Natural Resources doesn’t want anything to do with the project. The Navy originally planned to use DNR roads, but hasn’t made a formal request. State Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark sent Navy officials a letter in February that said, “we would not be interSEE OLYMPIC PENINSULA, A12
Island County tax burden is 10th lowest in Washington By JESSIE STENSLAND Staff reporter
Island County has the 10th lowest tax burden in the state and a comparatively low tax burden in the nation, according to a new study by SmartAsset. The personal finance technology company analyzed how much an average person would pay in income, sales, property and fuel taxes in all 3,007 counties in the nation. The total was translated into a “tax burden index,” which can be used to compare counties. Of the counties with the least total taxes in the state, Island County ranks as 10th lowest among the state’s 39 counties; the ranking takes into account taxes for both municipalities and unincorporated areas. The county’s tax burden was the 231st lowest in the nation, the study JOHNSON: found. “Ultimately, it That’s good news for Island may be up to the County’s economy and, especially, voters to decide small businesses, according to Island what level of serCounty Economic Development vice they expect Director Ron Nelson. from their county “When it comes to operating your government and small business, property tax bills how much they can get really expensive very fast,” he said, noting that the county’s are willing to pay average property tax collections are for it. especially low. “It can make the difference when it comes to expending or just staying in business.” Nelson said the comparatively low tax burden should give the county an edge over other counties when it comes to business location. AJ Smith, the managing editor at SmartAsset, said the SEE TAX BURDEN, A12
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A young observer named Gracie, right, isn’t sure what to make of the Mr. Relay competition Friday night at North Whidbey Middle School. The light-hearted event is a crowd favorite each year at the Relay for Life of Whidbey Island, a major fundraiser for cancer.
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Relay aims to wipe out cancer By RON NEWBERRY
t took a special circumstance for Chuck Bond to dress like this. In this case, the special cause was Relay for Life. Bond, a sterilization technician at Playhouse Dental in Oak Harbor, boldly agreed to don a hula skirt, purple wig and wedge sandals to participate in one of the more popular events that lifts spirits at the Relay for Life of
Luminaria bags are in memory of those who lost their fights to cancer and for those still fighting.
Whidbey Island. Although Bond didn’t win the crown of “Mr. Relay” that comes with fielding the most donations while walking the track at North Whidbey Middle School Friday night, he did surprise himself. “I don’t have someone close to me affected by cancer fortunately,” he said. “But there was no reason why I couldn’t come up here and help. “It’s a fun opportunity to support a good cause.” SEE RELAY, A20
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Annual homeless count yields specifics, surprises By JANIS REID Staff reporter
Nearly half of Island County’s homeless are working. This fact is one of several revelations discussed in recent weeks with Island County commissioners as the result of the 2015 point-in-time count performed in January. “This year we feel we have come closer to what we consider a close coverage count,” said Joanne Pelant, Island County’s housing resource coordinator who organized the count.” The county switched its methodology this year and recruited more than 100 volunteers who surveyed people who identified themselves as homeless for specific information. “We can feel really confident about our numbers this year because of this strategy,” Pelant said. Volunteers counted 147 adult homeless designated as “unsheltered” and 38 designated as sheltered. The unsheltered definition includes people living in tents, vehicles, parks, woods and in abandoned or substandard structures. Individuals were only counted as “sheltered” if they were living in emergency shelters or transitional housing associated with a state or county organization. People “doubled up” or living with family and friends, as well as those in hospitals
or incarceration, were not counted as “homeless” but were recorded for the state, Pelant said. Around 13 homeless youth were identified island wide. When the adults are divided by region, 71 of the total homeless were in the Oak Harbor area, 28 were found in the South Whidbey region and 10 were found in the Coupeville area. No homeless were found to survey on Camano Island. Economic drivers are among the top causes of homelessness, Pelant said, something that is common throughout the region. “Other counties’ charts look very similar to ours,” Pelant said. The top reason for homelessness in Island County was job loss, followed by a family crisis or break up, eviction from a residence and other economic reasons. Around 42 percent of respondents said they had fewer than four episodes of homeless in the past three years. The remaining respondents reported they had been homeless for more than a year or had more than four episodes of homelessness in the last three years. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson remarked at a presentation in May how many people were newly homeless. “Almost half the people are new to crisis, so we’re not stopping people
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Members of the Island County point-in-time count outreach team Rob Cook and Joanne Pelant explore a deserted property off Goldie Road in January in search of people living in abandoned structures. from falling into crisis, we’re creating more,” Price Johnson said. Around 45 percent reported having full- or part-time work, and closer to 50 percent are living in their vehicles, Pelant reported. “So they have income but it’s not enough to afford housing,” Pelant said.
Surveys also revealed that of the 109 unsheltered homeless that were surveyed, 76 percent reported having a physical disability, chronic health condition or mental illness. The count included 65 adult men and 44 adult women, and included 11 families with children, 11 adult households and 43 singles.
Ten individuals reported being veterans and 13 as domestic abuse survivors. Commissioner Jill Johnson, who proposed that the board have future discussions about solutions, said that the numbers will assist local leaders to “develop some strategies on where we’re going to target.”
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Senate approves Everett Connector funding Measure requires fare collection system on buses By JANIS REID Staff reporter
The Everett Connector is likely to be restored by a bill that is expected to be signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in the coming weeks. The state House of Representatives and Senate approved $1 million in the 2015-17 biennial budget to reinstate the Everett Connector. The governor has 20 days to act on the bill once his office receives it, likely this week. State Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano, succeeded in attaching an amendment for the Everett Connector to the House’s multimodal transportation bill in April. The Everett Connector, which runs between Bellingham and Everett with a stop on Camano Island, was cut late last year. “I’m excited about that,” Hayes said last week about the Senate’s approval of the funding. “It’s a great service that has always proven to be a very popular commuter service. It takes cars off the road,” Hayes said. “It’s a very good thing.” The money would be split between the two transit systems, though the percentage
is yet to be determined. The $1 million allotted for the Everett Connector comes with a concrete requirement — Island Transit must implement a fare system to be eligible for the HAYES funding. Island County is only one of a handful of transit systems statewide that remain free, according to Ken Graska, IT interim executive director. In fact, he added, IT is the largest free system. “It’s super rare,” Graska said. Hayes said he suggested the fare box — which has been an ongoing discussion — to show fellow legislators the good faith of Island Transit, a system that has been embroiled in financial problems in recent years. “I made it clear that Island Transit is under new management and the assistance helps Island Transit prove they are on a positive track to correct issues from the past,” Hayes said. The IT board announced in recent weeks that it will be initiating a fare feasibility study with a June 16 deadline and a $30,000 cap. While the Everett Connector appears to be on the road to recovery, Island County riders must brace for the loss of two off-island routes in the wake of a num-
ber of cuts over the last year. Route 411W, is the only route off Whidbey Island. It runs from Oak Harbor to March Point Road near Anacortes. Route 411C, is one of only a few routes that run of f Camano Island, but is the only route that runs from Camano Island to Mount Vernon. IT posted on its website this week that both Route 411W and Route 411C will be discontinued effective Monday, Aug. 3. All other services from Camano to Stanwood will remain in tact, Graska said. A new Route 4 will continue to service North Whidbey stops from Oak Harbor Station to Deception Pass. Last year’s severe route cuts, which included laying off more than 20 people, were necessary to help stabilize the transit system’s finances according to IT board members. Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson, who serves on the IT board, said last week that maintaining the off-island routes would “keep the organization on the financial edge for too long.” Johnson and Commissioner Rick Hannold each criticized neighboring counties for a lack of cooperation during their regular
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Highway paving begins June 8 The paving project from Frostad Road to Sharpes corner begins Monday, June 8 and will include five nights of full closures for Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges in mid-July or August. The project is expected create substantial traffic delays as contractor crews repave four sections along the highway for the state Department of Transportation. Workers will begin at Frostad Road 8 p.m. June 8, and work their way north. They will work their way
north, completing the paving work on the roadway sections before tackling the two bridges. Crews will grind off about two inches of pavement. Precise dates of the overnight closures won’t be set until 10 days before the bridge paving begins, which will be the final leg of the project. The 10-hour closures will occur Sunday night through Friday morning, from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. The bridges will be open for all traffic 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on those days.
CORRECTION North Whidbey Parks and Recreation board member Steven Hoffmire was appointed to the board in January 2013 and elected to the position later that year. The story “Parks board seeing turnover yet again” in the May 30 Whidbey News-Times misstated his service. We regret the error.
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Best fade in town By JANIS REID
n the two years he’s had his own barber shop in Oak Harbor, Lampton Lawrence has created quite the following. On a recent weekday Lawrence had five men sitting in his small Midway Boulevard barber shop waiting for one of his legendary haircuts. “He’s the only person I come to get my hair cut,” said Santhes Anderson, an Oak Harbor military spouse. Lawrence specializes in men’s haircuts and is known best for his high top fade, a hair style made popular among black men
in the 1980s that has made a resurgence over the last decade in a more conservative incarnation. If you talk to his customers, there’s no one in town who does it better. “He gives the best fade in town,” said long-time customer and friend Gerry Oliver. “I like coming to Lampton’s. It’s well-priced, efficient. Most people pick up a mirror right after they get their haircut. I don’t do that, so there’s a trust there.” It’s doesn’t hurt that Lawrence is known as being simply “a really nice guy.” When people have schedule conflicts, Lawrence has been known to work with people as needed.
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Oak Harbor switching to energy efficient lights By DEBRA VAUGHN Staff Reporter
Oak Harbor city buildings and street lamps are getting new energy efficient lights, an upgrade that is expected to save taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. Once work is finished, a late night stroll downtown may look a little different too. The city hired Ameresco, an energy consultant company with offices in Renton, to install new light-emitting diodes at City Hall, the fire station, marina, Public Works, park bathrooms, the windmill at Windjammer Park, police department and senior center. This project isn’t just about energy savings. Many city buildings use a type of fluorescent light that shortly will no longer be available, said Rich Tyhuis, a city public works operations manager. Workers also are replacing lights in 253 street lamps. The old high-pressure sodium lights — which produce a yellowish glow — will be replaced with LED fixtures. The LEDs produce a white
light that looks softer from far away but is brighter up close, “When you stand under them, whatever is underneath brightens up,” Tyhuis said. “You’ll see people walking underneath better.” “It’s a different type of light and you’ll notice it.” Estimated cost of the project is $847,705. A Department of Commerce grant and energy saving incentive money from Puget Sound Energy reduced the city’s bill to $513,644. Like many “green” projects, the savings come later. Ameresco conducted an analysis of expected energy savings and estimates the payback period for each facility — how long it takes for the energy savings to make up for the upfront costs. Payback periods range from about three years at the police department to almost 16 years for parks. The city projects annual energy savings will be about $62,000. Work is expected to begin later this month and may take several months to complete.
Wood new OHMS principal Rae Wood, an administrator with deep ties to the community, was selected as the new principal for Oak Harbor Middle School. Wood starts in her new role on July 1. Wood is the associate principal at Oak Harbor High School. She brings seven years of experience as an administrator and 23 years of experience in education as a former counselor and teacher. In an email to middle school staff, Oak Harbor School District Superintendent Lance Gibbon wrote that every person the district contacted
about Wood gave her “glowing praise about her leadership and readiness to lead OHMS.” Wood lives in Oak Harbor with her family. Both of her sons attended Oak Harbor Middle School. She is a member of the Whidbey Island Bicycle Club and Oak Harbor Kiwanis Club. “I consider it a privilege to be able to help make a great school even greater,” she said in a prepared statement. “I’ll be proud to uphold the achievements of OHMS, and I’m excited for us to be able to build on a track record of success together.”
ISLAND SCANNER The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:
MONDAY, MAY 18 At 11:29 a.m., a caller reported finding a shopping cart filled with medical waste on Northwest Crosby Avenue. At 1:24 p.m., there was a report of people living in a camper on Southwest Regency Drive.
TUESDAY, MAY 19 At 2:20 p.m., a Cordero Place resident asked to talk
FRIDAY, MAY 22
to an officer about roosters.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 At 7:34 a.m., residents reported that a laptop given to their daughter contained “concerning photos.” At 1:03 p.m., a caller reported that a lady was lying on the concrete on Fairhaven Drive.
THURSDAY, MAY 21 At 1:28 p.m., a caller reported that a State Highway 20 storage unit was burglarized.
At 9:35 a.m., a caller on Southeast Ninth Avenue reported that a man contacted through Craiglist was “talking inappropriately.” At 10:37 a.m., a caller reported that a man standing outside a Highway 20 business was sexually harassing people. At 7:38 p.m., a resident advised that an otter was running on Northwest Anchor Drive. At 7:57 p.m., a Southeast Fourth Avenue resident called 911 to ask how to get rid of rabbits in his yard. At 9:01 p.m., a caller reported that a man was violently beating an animal
on Southwest Erie Street.
SATURDAY, MAY 23 At 10:56 a.m., a resident reported that an otter was headed down Barrington and looked lost. Other callers reported the otter was in a parking lot on Barlow Street and on Pioneer Way.
SUNDAY, MAY 24 At 10:47 a.m., a Southwest Swantown Avenue resident reported that his girlfriend stole kitchen knives when she left. At 10:22 p.m., a Harvest drive resident reported that her mother threatened her with a Taser.
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IN OUR OPINION
Navy needs to bolster regional support for plans to train over peninsula Fear of the unknown isn’t anything new, and it seems there’s a certain degree of misunderstanding surrounding the Navy’s plans to use electromagnetic transmitters on the Olympic Peninsula. The Navy, as a government entity, isn’t great with communicating with the public these days, and it is encountering significant resistance to its plans for transmitters, which would aid in training of EA-18G Growler fliers. So far, more than 3,300 people have said they oppose the Navy’s expanded training plans. The flood of public comments pushed back the Navy’s target date for the $11.5-million expansion of electronic-warfare range activities from September to early 2016. State Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark has made no bones about the fact he doesn’t like the Navy’s training plans either. “Though we have not received a formal land use or lease application for this project, we feel that we are adequately informed to decide that we would not be interested in participating in this training exercise,” Goldmark said in a letter sent to Rear Adm. Jeffrey Ruth, commander of Navy Region Northwest. The Navy, however, seems to have a pretty well reasoned case showing that its proposed electronic warfare training on the Olympic Peninsula poses no threat to the environment or well-being of humans and wildlife. The training is also nothing new — Growlers already fly over the peninsula. The Navy’s plan doesn’t change where aircraft would fly, their altitude, and there’s no anticipated increase in aircraft noise. There would be a projected 10 percent increase in the number of flights from the average of about 1,250 a year over the past two years. That’s about 125 additional flights. They Navy says it wants to mount emitters on Ford F-550 trucks that would have antennas and an operations cab in the back. The emitters would put out frequencies equivalent to those of WiFi devices and cordless phones. The trucks would be parked in remote areas on U.S. Forest Service logging roads, selected because they aren’t popular with hikers or hunters. The emitters themselves would be at least 14 feet above the forest floor. Risk to animals or humans would only occur if they put themselves in the direct path of the signal, close to the emitter, for an extended period of time. “To cause harm, you’d have to levitate in front of the beam,” said Mike Welding, public affairs officer for NAS Whidbey. Gaining public support for its expanded training plan would be beneficial to the Navy, not only in terms of gaining approval, but also in shoring up regional support of the Navy’s presence. Navy officials have some PR work ahead of them to make their case. Further opening the lines of communication would go a long way toward building that case.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Education
Years of failed reform is hurting students Editor, Congratulations to the Oak Harbor High School class of 2015. Unfortunately, of the 40 percent of you continuing on to either a community or technical college in Washington state, three out of five will end up taking pre-college/remedial classes in reading, writing and/or math below the 100 college level. That’s because, as you step foot into one of these open-enrollment schools, you will be tested via a standardized achievement test, such as the COMPASS test used by Skagit Valley College. Unsurprisingly, one of the Oak Harbor Education Association’s selfrighteous reasons for their illegal strike/walkout last month was their Whidbey News-Times-reported allegation that it’s “a bad idea to make standardized test results part of graduation requirements.” However, the 1983 “A Nation at Risk” report recommended for K-12 that “standardized tests of achievement …
should be administered at major transition points from one level of schooling to another and particularly from high school to college or work. The purposes of these tests would be to: certify the student’s credentials; identify the need for remedial intervention; and identify the opportunity for advanced or accelerated work …” No wonder K-12 teachers and their unions oppose standardized testing within K-12. They’d like to keep it secret that, 32 years after “A Nation at Risk,” way too many academically meaningless high school diplomas are still plentiful. As a result of 32 years of failed education reform, K-12 teachers are still held completely unaccountable and only students and their parents are left “holding the bag.” William Burnett Oak Harbor
411 cut indicative of ‘class warfare’ Editor, The Whidbey News-Times published an article last week about Island Transit getting rid of the 411 routes on
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Whidbey and Camano islands as a costsaving measure. I contacted Island Transit and they informed me that the No. 4 route would be reinstated to Deception Pass with six runs a day when the 411 goes away. When one looks at this a little closer, one might come to the conclusion that Island Transit is playing a little class warfare. The folks who use the 411 connector route to Skagit County are mostly the poor, disabled or elderly needing to get to low-paying jobs or college classes in Skagit or Whatcom counties, or appointments in Skagit that they couldn’t drive to. Now they are left with a bus route to nowhere that ends at Deception Pass. The six-run replacement won’t even offer enough runs for anyone on the north end trying to figure a work schedule if they are commuting to Oak Harbor for work or school. However, when one examines the Langley loop, route No. 7, one finds that the folks who park their BMWs and Mercedes in their driveways, grab a Latte and take the bus to the ferry to their six-figure jobs in Everett and Seattle. That’s a route that runs 17 times a day. SEE MORE LETTERS, A7
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MORE LETTERS TO THE EDITOR CONTINUED FROM A6
I’ll say that again – 17 runs a day! Six runs a day a day to nowhere for the poor and 17 runs a day to connect to the next county for the well-to-do crowd. The primary reason for public transportation is for those people who cannot afford a car or are incapable of utilizing a car due to disability or age. The secondary goal is to reduce the number of vehicles on the road. We’re getting the cart in front of the horse and forgetting the priorities. However, with two Republicans sitting as commissioners and the lone Democrat having the Langley Loop in her district, is it any wonder they are so silent on this matter? Thomas Kosloske Oak Harbor
Charging IT riders a fare is illogical Editor, Island transit is spending $30,000 to decide if riders should be charged fares.
Let me offer some reasons not to implement transit fares: n We all have plenty of “skin in the game” already. Many would not have voted for the 0.9 percent sales tax to fund Island Transit if there was to be a fare also. In fact, we should be allowed to vote again on this sales tax should fares be implemented. Do other transit agencies collect both the 0.9 percent sales tax and fares? Fares increase the cost in the short run, because of the cost to install the collection system, when balancing the broken budget is most difficult. n The more people use public transit, the more environmentally beneficial it is. With fares, ridership will decrease. n Many people who can least afford the extra expense of transit fares will be most affected by a new transit fare. These same people depend on public transit. n The system will operate less efficiently as riders search for exact fare, verify age, and/or display their waiver. n The bureaucracy will increase
Tim Verschuyl Oak Harbor
Stop complaining and support flier training Editor, I for one — no, for many — am getting tired of reading week in and week out the continual and neverending whining and complaining of Mr. Michael Monson and his minions at Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve. Enough already. I liken their complaints to one who buys property next to a shooting range and then bellyaches about the noise of gunfire. What this whole situation boils down to is that prices were more favorable near the OLF than elsewhere. If those who bought there had done minimal research, as I did when I first moved here, they’d have realized that this area is noisy. Where are the housing prices in King County lower? Guess what, next to SeaTac. So, if you can’t stand the noise of very necessary training at OLF and it’s ruining your children’s hearing,
then admit that you made a wrong and uninformed decision to buy there and move. Our naval aviators need your support instead of your continual rants about the noise. Fred Stilwell Oak Harbor
Lawsuit is a waste of money, resources Editor, Your article “OH, state hit with $25 mil civil lawsuit” is, sadly, laughable. Sad because this suit is such a huge waste of time, money and resources for all involved and laughable because, if Hugh Jonson was being honest about his practice, he would have his sign read “Whidbey Naturals Alternative Nedicine.” Of course Hugh would probably claim the sign company just spelled it wrong. Mary Williford Oak Harbor
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as we implement fare waivers for those disabled, for students, for seniors, for government workers. n Our county will be the only one in the state that has separate geographical components not linked by public transit — Camano to Whidbey islands. Save the 411W and C routes. The 411W route has been heavily used in the past. Shouldn’t service be designed around use? n Consider operating a reduced Saturday No. 1 route only, such as every two-hour service. Better than nothing at all. Many attend Saturday events only if buses run. Our transit system has been cut to the bone already without Saturday service and with many other system cuts. Has anyone considered federal grant applications for more money instead of dying a slow death? Must we pay the penalty forever for the extravagant Transit Center, made extravagant by federal requirements. This logical reasoning didn’t even cost $30,000.
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Tracey passed away May 16, 2015, surrounded by her family and friends. She came to Whidbey Island with her family at the age of 10. She worked for the Postal Service as a rural carrier. After family and friends, she loved cooking, gardening and her beloved Seahawks. Tracey is survived by her children, Kelly Dolin and her children Derek and Chad; Theron Wofford and his children Whitney and Lindsey; David Theisen; and Justin Theisen and his children Memphis and Charlie. Also, by her first great grandchild, Lilyan Lucille Matzen; her sister, Linda Houlroyd; her stepfather, Gil Hassler; and halfsister Regina Zumwalt. She was preceded in death by her mother Lucille
George Enzmann was born in Ericsburg, Minn. on March 16, 1923, to farmers Oscar and Martha (Elbe) Enzmann, followed by his brother Ralph a year later (died 2011). He graduated from Falls High School in International Falls, Minn., in June 1941. He then went to a trade school in Kansas City in 1942 to learn to become an aircraft mechanic. During the war he worked at Consolidated Aircraft in Fort Worth, Texas, as a draftsman work-
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ing on the B30 bomber. In 1944, he started attending the University of Minnesota studying engineering and graduated in June 1948 with a degree in aeronautical engineering. He moved to Seattle to take a job at Boeing in August 1948, working as a stress analyst. He joined the Mountaineers shor tly after moving to Seattle and climbed Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, Mount Baker and Mount St. Helens, among others. He also was an avid sailor and skier. He joined a local folk dancing group where he met his future wife, Janet Rogers, and they married in February 1954. Nine months and two weeks later his first child, Heidi, was born followed by a son, Andrew, in 1956. He moved to Alamo, Calif., in 1959 to work for Sandia Corp. and received his masters degree in civil engineering from UC Berkeley in 1960. He worked at Convair (General Dynamics) in San Diego from 1961-1965, where he worked on the Saturn rocket project. His son Andrew was tragically killed in a skateboard accident in 1964. He returned to Seattle and Boeing in 1965 and worked on the SST project. His son Edward was born in 1967 in Edmonds. The family moved to Meadowdale shortly thereafter where he designed and built a trimaran, “Trifle,” and a catamaran, “MyCat.”
After the massive layoffs at Boeing in 1970-71, he moved to Seal Beach, Calif., and worked at various companies but returned to Seattle and Boeing in 1974 and worked on the 747. After another layoff, he moved back to California to Fountain Valley and worked for Northrup on the Stealth bomber and other projects from 1976-1990. At this time he discovered land sailing and raced on several of the dry lake beds in California and Nevada. He retired in 1990 and moved to the lovely town of Coupeville on Whidbey Island in 1991. Janet became a (very) active volunteer with the local museum, librar y, crafts fair organization and others, and George became known for long daily walks, playing ping pong at the senior center and maintaining a large garden. He also enjoyed playing duplicate bridge and following the stock market. George passed away on May 26, 2015, after a long battle with skin cancer. He is survived by his daughter Heidi Enzmann Ontiveros, his son Edward George Enzmann and two granddaughters, Celia Jane Ontiveros and Abigail Elsie Enzmann.
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n Come and experience GOD’S GREAT ADVENTURE at Whidbey Presbyterian Church’s Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to noon, June 22-26. For ages 4 through entering fifth grade. Pre-register at the church office (corner of Midway & 8th Ave SE) or register at the Welcome Table on the first morning. Join us for stories, games, snacks, crafts, science and adventure. Supervised, free and fun! n HIS KIDS PRE-SCHOOL Registration at Oak Harbor Lutheran Church for the 2015-16 school year is open. His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, has offered early childhood education for more than 20 years. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing up your child. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. 360-679-1561 or www.oakharbor lutheran.com n YOUTH ACTIVITIES at Coupeville United Methodist Church are at 5 p.m. Sunday nights. There will be games, music, crafts and Christian education. Special activities are planned, including taking the teens to beaches, forests and other activities. All youth grades six through 12 are welcome; they don’t need to have an affiliation with the church or attend any church. For more information, call Church Life Coordinator Suzanne Loomis at 360-678-4256. n WHIDBEY ISLAND FRIENDS (QUAKERS) hold their regular meeting for worship 4-5 p.m. Sundays at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland. This time of silent worship together may include spoken messages. As early Quaker Margaret Fell said, “We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love and unity.” For more information, visit www.whidbeyquakers.org or email Tom Ewell at tewell@ whidbey.com n Oak Harbor’s CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM, 721 SW 20th Court at Scenic Heights Street, is open for study and prayer 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays. It is a public bookstore and more with magazines, The Christian Science Monitor weekly newsmagazine, Bible concordances in print and online, and an online record of more than 125 years of verified healings through prayer alone. You can find more information at christianscience.com or christiansciencewhidbey.com. For more information, call 360-675-0621.
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Devroe wins state 3A 800-meter championship By JIM WALLER Sports editor
Good call. Although Oak Harbor High School senior Dejon Devroe owned the best time in the 400 meters among 3A runners in the state most of the season, he made a late switch to the 800. He validated the move with a state championship in the event in school-record time at the Washington finals Saturday, May 30, at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma High School. The state meet also brought to a close the stellar running career of Oak Harbor’s John Rodeheffer. The senior placed third in both the 1,600 (4:17.08) and 3,200 (9:11.71). Rodeheffer qualified for the state meet in both track and cross country all four years, tied the best finish ever for a Wildcat boy in a state cross country meet (fourth last fall) and set a new school record in the 3,200 (9:06.85), shaving 13 seconds off the mark he set at state in 2013. Together, Devroe and Rodeheffer scored all of Oak Harbor’s 22 points at this year’s state track meet, good for ninth in the team standings. Bellevue won with 58 points. The Wildcats were only three points out of fifth
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Dejon Devroe, far right, outruns the field to win the state 800-meter championship. Devroe set a new school record in the race. place. Also Saturday, the Oak Harbor girls 4x100 relay team of freshmen Amaya Rittierodt and Jenna Cooley and juniors Janae Payne and Matti Miesle finished eighth in 50.75 to score the Wildcat girls only team point in the
meet. It was a strong finish for the Oak Harbor squad, which entered the meet with the state’s 17th-best time. Senior Hayley Lundstrom placed 12th (5-feet) in the high jump Thursday. The boys 4x400 relay team of Devroe, Jared
Gray, Sebastian Ceaser and Mac Nuanez finished 10th (3:27.62). Devroe first ran the 800 at the Stanwood Invitational May 8, the last regular season meet. He won the race but didn’t win a non-preliminary 800 again until the state
finals. He placed second in the Wesco North and District 1 meets. At the district meet, he was runnerup to Shorewood’s Devan Kirk but ran a 1:53.53, breaking the longest standing Oak Harbor High School
record. Tom Bailey ran 1:54 (converted from 880 yards) in 1964. Devroe lowered the mark to 1:52.61 in the state finals. “It was hard giving it (the 400) up after working at it for four years,” Devroe said. His coaches, noting Devroe’s skill set, suggested he give the 800 a try. The turning point on making the switch, he said, was a discussion with teammate Rodeheffer, who encouraged Devroe to bump up to the 800. “Once I got the hang of the 800, I realized I could break the school record,” he said. “I just found out what I was doing (learned how to run the race) and put my trust in God,” he said. In the state finals, Devroe was in fifth place after the first 400 meters, although all eight runners were within strides of each other. With 200 meters left, he slipped through the inside to take the lead. He opened a short gap down the home stretch and held on for the win; Kirk finished second. Devroe admitted he was uneasy not knowing if the other runners were gaining on him over the final meters. “I was just thinking, ‘Don’t give up.’”
Relay team leads Coupeville during state championship weekend By JIM WALLER Sports editor
The Coupeville High School girls 4x200 relay team set a new school record while placing third in the state 1A track meet to highlight the Wolves’ weekend in state championship action. Coupeville placed in two other events at the state track
meet in Cheney, and Aaron Curtin finished eighth in the state 1A tennis singles tournament in Yakima. Senior Marisa Etzell, juniors Makana Stone and Sylvia Hurlburt and sophomore Lauren Grove ran the 4x200 in a school record 1:46.64. Meridian won in 1:45.95.
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Stone also placed fourth in the 400 meters (59.01) to help Coupeville score 11 team points and finish 23rd out of the 42 schools that scored. Dalton Martin finished fifth in the discus in 147 feet, topping his previous best by nearly eight feet. Skyler Lawrence placed
16th in the girls shot put with a throw of 28-02.5. Curtin opened the state tennis tournament with a 6-2, 6-1 loss to Chelan’s Eli Jenkins, then he bounced back to thump St. George’s Jacob Martin 6-3, 6-1. Next up was a thrilling, comeback win over Eduardo Ceballos of Cle Elum/Roslyn,
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4-6, 6-2, 6-1. In the battle for fifth and eighth place Saturday morning, Curtin fell to St. George’s Mark Hay 6-1, 6-3.
In other CHS sports news, Curtin, Stone and Josh Bayne were recognized as the school’s Athletes of the Year for 2014-15.
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Since 2008, Oak Harbor church has opened doors to students for a quick bite, place to unwind on Monday afternoons
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he scent got Alec Wiedeman’s attention even before he reached the front door. Once inside, his eyes lit up and he followed his nose. “Hamburgers!” Wiedeman called out. “Oh my God! I smell them!” The burgers were an unexpected surprise for Wiedeman and other Oak Harbor High School students who find Oak Harbor Lutheran Church a welcome place to set down their backpacks, grab a snack and unwind one afternoon a week. Since 2008, the church has opened its doors and spread goodwill this way, giving students, many of them athletes, a place to land on Monday afternoons when school is dismissed at 1:15 p.m., an hour earlier than other days. Calling it “Munchy Monday,” the church provides students a place to hang out, eat snacks, shoot baskets, toss around a football, play chess, table tennis and pool, or simply curl up on a couch and study for an hour before it’s time to return to school for practice or head home. It’s not uncommon for more than 100 students to arrive at the church, which is located directly across the street from the high school grounds near Wildcat Memorial Stadium. Church members, most of them retired, run the program, donating their time, food and drinks to make the students feel at home. Monday’s barbecue was a signature event that comes near the end of the school year. Ordinarily, lighter snacks and refreshments are provided, but this week brought out cake and burgers, celebrating another year of the program’s success. Despite the large number of participants, students rarely act out or misbehave, according to Mark Stroud, associate pastor at the church. “They seem to respect the grounds,” he said. Stroud said he and lead pastor Jeff Spencer largely stay out of the way and let church members run the program.
Joanne Korengo looks over a list in the kitchen with Allan Swan nearby.
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Sophomores Noah Marshall, left, and John Long pile on condiments as they get in line for burgers during Munchy Monday at Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. The church’s congregation sets aside some money each year to fund the event, however the majority of the snacks are brought in weekly by members who come to volunteer their services, Stroud said. The goal is to have one adult chaperone for every 10 teenagers to provide adequate supervision. Some of the volunteers look forward to the experience as much as the students. “This keeps us out of trouble,” D.J. Johnson joked. On Monday, Johnson was stationed beside Tom Coe near the entrance of the recreation room where they intently watched sophomores Camron Robards and Tyler Talkington engaged in a game of pool. “Nobody talks about religion,” Coe said. “You’re here to have a good time.” Soon after 1:15 p.m., the peaceful quiet inside the church was replaced by the voices of students excited to grab a quick bite, then burn some of that energy outdoors. A basketball court out back is popular as is a field where pickup football games take place. Some students on Monday turned to a game of chess or sat and read. “I think it’s really nice,” said Wiedeman, a freshman. “It gives us a lot of time to unwind.” “It’s nice of them to give us time
With a cup of chocolate milk nearby, other students opt for a game of chess. to band together,” said Garrett Stahl, a junior. Dymond Piper, who moved to Oak Harbor this school year, said he learned quickly about “Munchy Monday” from his wrestling teammates. “I was like, ‘Munchy Monday?’” he said. Piper said students try to keep their behavior in check out of respect for the generosity shown by the church and its members who always seem to be in a good mood. “They’re all really happy,” Piper said. Coe said he is encouraged by what he sees. “This high school turns out a lot
of nice young people,” Coe said. “I’ve worked with kids most of my life. I had four of my own.” “This is compassion ministry,” said Tom Piper, one of about two dozen church members who came Monday to help. “The whole idea is to have a safe place to go off-campus for one hour when they do have to leave school.” “We see it as meeting a need in our community, for our neighbors,” Spencer said. “These students literally are our neighbors. They have this unstructured time and we’re able to fill it with a safe place. “Providing a safe place for neighbors is what this ministry is all about.”
Beth Stephens serves as the coordinator for “Munchy Monday,” which has evolved from its roots in 2008 when a former youth pastor, Keith Snavely, started the program as “Mocha Monday.” The old espresso machine is still around somewhere, Stroud said, but has been replaced by cookies, chips, sandwich wedges prepared by Joanne Korengo and fresh vegetables. The drink of choice is now chocolate milk, but regulars just ask for “the usual,” to score points with Allan Swan, the beverage server and a retired Presbyterian pastor. “I go through two-and-a-half to three gallons of chocolate milk,” Swan said. As many as 140 students have attended “Munchy Monday” with 104 walking through the door this week. Although the barbecue traditionally marks the final event of the year, the church will conclude this year’s program June 8. “We’re going to be lost now for three months,” Coe said. Not entirely. As soon as Robards and Talkington set down their pool sticks and packed up shortly after 2 p.m., Johnson spotted an empty recreation center and an opportunity. “Now we get time for a game,” he said.
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Wednesday June 3
Job Hunting Workshop for Teens and Young Adults, 3-4:30 p.m., June 3, at the Oak Harbor Library Meeting Room. Learn what it takes to get a job. WorkSource staff will go over essential topics to help you stand out from the crowd and land the perfect job. Discover library resources that will boost your knowledge and skills, too. Session One: Job Search Strategies, Job Skills and Job Applications. Session Two: Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills. Attend one or both sessions. Refreshments provided. Music with Nick Nicholai, 3:30-4:30 p.m., June 3, Harbor Tower Village, 100 E. Whidbey Avenue, Oak Harbor. Come listen to the tunes of local musician Nick Nicolai. Wednesday Night with the Stars, 5:30-7:45 p.m., June 3, at the Coupeville Library. Enjoy a recent superhero film. Popcorn provided.
Thursday June 4
Veterans’ Coffee Club, 9-11 a.m., June 4, Harbor Tower Village, 100 E. Whidbey Avenue, Oak Harbor. Come for a cup of coffee and meet with other local veterans. Alzheimer Family Support Group Meeting, 2:30-4:30 p.m., June 4, at Summer Hill Assisted Living, Oak Harbor. Support group for families and individuals who are coping with a loved one dealing with all forms of memory loss. Support, education and resources. Small Farm Management Workshop for
Livestock Owners, 5:307:30 p.m., June 4, at Pacific Winds Farm, 2870 Torpedo Road, Oak Harbor. In this two-session workshop (June 4 and June 11), learn how to minimize mud, maximize pasture productivity and create a dream farm. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP at www.whidbeycd.org/rsvp, call 360-678-4708 or sarah@ whidbeycd.org Musical, “Pirates of Penzance,” 7:30 p.m., June 4, Whidbey Playhouse, Oak Harbor. Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular comic operetta. Directed by Sarah Russell and produced by Ken Grigsby, the production runs through June 21. Tickets are $20 with some discounts available. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. for Sunday matinees. 360-679-2237, www.whidbey playhouse.com
Friday June 5
Coupeville High School graduation, 6 p.m., June 5, Coupeville High School gymnasium. Class of 2015 has 60 students. This is Coupeville’s 115th graduating class. Reception will follow in high school commons. Tickets not required for bleacher seating.
Saturday June 6
All-you-can-eat Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, June 6, at the Coupeville Masonic Hall. Breakfast Includes bacon, sausage, eggs and pancakes, and orange juice, coffee or tea. $7 for adults; $3 for children under 12. Free Fishing Weekend, June 6-7, throughout Washington. Department of Fish and Wildlife is allowing anglers to fish and gather
MUSIC FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY for the 2015 Oak Harbor Music Festival is 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at Rustica Cafe Wine Bar Kitchen in historic downtown Oak Harbor. Live music will be performed by 3 Cent Stamp. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. There will be a no-host bar. Tickets are $80 per person. Rustica is located at 670 SE Pioneer Way. For information, call Cynthia Mason at 360-914-7612. WWW.WHIDBEYNEWSTIMES.COM
shellfish without a license this weekend in any waters open to fishing. While no licenses are required, other rules such as season closures, size restrictions and bag limits remain in effect. Around Whidbey Island, the opportunity mostly impacts trout fishing on the island’s lakes. It also allows a free opportunity for those participating in the June 6 trout fishing opener on many rivers in Washington. Crabbing around Whidbey doesn’t open until July 2. Meerkerk Purple Passion Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 6-7, at Meerkerk Gardens, Greenbank. A wide variety of hybrid, species and heritage rhodies. From one gallon to mature sixto seven-foot field-grown plants. Shop early for best selection. Entrance to the Gardens free on sales days. www.meerkerkgardens.org 10th Annual Salish Sea Native American Cultural Celebration, noon to 4 p.m., June 6, Deception Pass State Park, Bowman Bay picnic area, Fidalgo Island. The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Folk & Traditional Arts in the Parks Program invites the public to this event that celebrates the maritime heritage of the two participating Coast Salish tribes, the Samish and Swinomish. The event features canoe rides and native singers, drummers and storytellers. Artists from the two tribes will demonstrate traditional weaving, cedar work and woodcarving. A salmon and fry bread lunch also will be available for purchase. In recognition of National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6, is a State Parks “free day,” when day-use visitors to state parks are not required to display a Discover Pass. Cultural event activities are presented by the Samish Indian Nation, the Samish Canoe Family, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and the Swinomish Canoe Family. Proceeds from food
sales at the Salish Sea Native American Culture Celebration support the Samish and Swinomish canoe families’ participation in an intertribal canoe journey — where tribes and nations from the Pacific Northwest travel by canoe to different host communities along the Salish Sea. The event is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are required to attend the event, call 360-902-8626. Anacortes Waterfront Festival, 10 a.m., June 6-7, Cap Sante Marina, Anacortes. The 26th Annual Waterfront Festival combines a variety of familyfriendly marine-related activities, including free boat rides, a “quick-and-dirty” boat building demonstration, a classic car show, model boat show, art show, live music and watercraft demonstrations. Event lasts until 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Saturday Matinee @ the Library, 2-4:30 p.m., June 6, at the Oak Harbor Library Meeting Room. This comic book space adventure stars Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana in this Marvel Studios production. A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power. Popcorn provided. NW Crossroads Retreat, June 5-7, at the Captain Whidbey Inn. Attendees at the inaugural Northwest Crossroads Retreat: Revelations for Healing Body, Heart, Mind and Spirit can expect to gain confidence, strength and focus during two days of engaging activities. An eclectic set of holistic practitioners from the Pacific Northwest will share new ways of combining old traditions and techniques that release past blocks and pains, create clarity and focus, and enhance awareness of self and others. Register at www.nwxrr.com
Kubb Meetup, 2 p.m., June 7, Windjammer Park, Oak Harbor. Play Kubb! What is Kubb? It is a fun, easy lawn game. Players toss wooden clubs underhand and attempt to knock over wooden blocks. We will teach you how to play. There will be extra Kubb sets. Meet near the RV park. www.usakubb.org
Literature & Laughter Book Group: Astrid and Veronika, 6:15-7:45 p.m., June 10, at the Coupeville Library. Discussion of this novel by Linda Olsson.
Monday June 8
Artist Trading Cards, 1:30 p.m., June 8, at the Coupeville Library. Using simple 2x3 cards, collage elements and paint, Wendy Lee Lynds will teach how to make mini-masterpieces. These wonderful works of art are fun, easy and tradable. Adults and teens welcome. Supported by Friends of the Coupeville Library. email@example.com Oak Harbor High School graduation, 6 p.m., June 8, Wildcat Memorial Stadium. Gates open at 4:45 p.m. Best seats reserved for graduates’ families; however, the remaining seating is free to the public.
Tuesday June 9
Diking District III public meeting, 6 p.m., June 9, Taylor Road Fire Hall, Oak Harbor. dikingdistrict3@ gmail.com
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Getting Ready for Medicare, 9:30 a.m.-noon, June 10, Conference Room A, Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville. Seminar designed for those folks who are going on Medicare in the next six months or who just want to know more about Medicare itself. We will cover Medicare parts A and B as well as the various insurance options available to cover some or all of what Medicare does not cover. Will also discuss the drug plan options available and what financial assistance is available to low income residents. Presented by SHIBA “(Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisers) volunteers, a program under the guidance of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. email@example.com or 360-678-8328.
Thursday June 11
Greenbank Progressive Club Meeting and Potluck, 6 p.m., June 11, at 3090 Firehouse Road, Greenbank. Bring a potluck dish item. Evening program presented by Matt Nichols, vice president of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders. firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-678-2059.
TAX BURDEN CONTINUED FROM A1 company’s aim in crunching the numbers is to provide transparency about tax burdens. “The main goal was to provide people with information to keep in mind when they make decisions, whether it’s where they want to live or where they want to move a business,” she said. The entire state seemed to fare well when it comes to taxes, she said. In comparison, Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation found that the state’s average tax burden in 2001 was 9.4 percent, less than the national average of 9.8 percent. That translates to the state having the 27th highest tax burden. The Tax Foundation determined the total amount of taxes raised in
each state and divided the total by the state’s total income. SmartAsset used the same hypothetical person — with the same average income and home value — to determine tax burden across all the counties in its calculations. Island County’s total tax burden in significantly lower than its neighbors, with the exception of San Juan County — which has the lowest tax burden in the state, according to SmartAsset. Skagit County is the 26th lowest and Snohomish County is the 35th lowest in the state. The significant factor in Island County’s ranking is its low property tax rate. SmartAsset used the median property tax rate in the county to calculate how much the owner of a
$250,000 house would pay. The company came up with $1,985 a year for Island County, which makes it the eighth lowest in the state; the state average is $2,355, and Skagit County’s is $2,513. Island County’s income tax collection, however, is higher than many other counties. SmartAsset estimates that 35 percent of a person’s take-home pay is spent on taxable goods. Island County’s sales tax amounts to $1,437 a year, the study finds. As of July 1, the sales tax rate in Island County will be 8.7 percent, according to the state Department of Revenue. By comparison, most of Skagit County has an 8.5 percent sales tax. Snohomish County sales tax ranges from 7.7 percent in parts of the unincorporated areas to 9.5 percent in other parts of unincorporated areas and seven cities. The Tax Foundation concluded
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that the average state and local tax rates in the Washington is 8.89 percent. In calculating fuel taxes, SmartAsset didn’t look at the difference in pump prices in different counties, but calculated miles per licensed driver in each county. Using the national average fuel economy, the company figured out the average gallons of gas per driver and multiplied it by the fuel tax rate. The fuel tax estimates hover around $200 in each county. The estimated fuel tax that the average Island County resident pays is $225. SmartAsset used the national median household income to gauge what the average person would pay in income taxes. Since Washington doesn’t have a state income tax, the amount for all counties is the same at an estimated average of $7,809 a year in federal income tax. Island County Commissioner Jill
Johnson said the low property tax rate is largely a remnant from past commissioners, who didn’t always increase property taxes by the total amount they could have. State law currently limits the increase to 1 percent, unless residents vote to exceed that. Having a low property tax rate has its advantages, she said. It makes the county a popular place in which to live; the county is often on lists of the best place to retire to. At the same time, she said it makes it difficult to provide government services since many costs increase beyond the 1 percent a year. At some point, the residents may be asked to pay more. “Ultimately, it may be up to the voters to decide what level of service they expect from their county government and how much they are willing to pay for it,” Johnson said.
OLYMPIC PENINSULA CONTINUED FROM A1 ested in participating in this training exercise.” Goldmark’s letter didn’t provide reasons. A representative for the agency contacted by the Whidbey News-Times declined to provide more details. “I’ll let the letter speak for itself,” said spokeswoman Sandra Kaiser. “However, if the Navy were to make a formal proposal, we would certainly give it careful consideration.” THE NAVY would like to add a fixed emitter site at Naval Station Everett Naval Station Annex Pacific Beach on the Olympic Peninsula. It looks like the white globelike structure visible in Oak Harbor on Maylor Point, only smaller. The Navy also wants to add three mobile trucks equipped with emitters. The Ford F-550 trucks would resemble TV news vans with antennas and an operations cab on the back. The electromagnetic transmitters emit signals using frequencies similar to those used by Wi-Fi devices, cordless phones and weather radar systems. Power output of the emitters ranges from 100 to 300 watts. Commercial radio stations, in comparison, have antenna power output of 100,000 watts or more. THE NAVY is seeking permission from the Forest Service to let the emitter trucks drive on their roads. The plan doesn’t change where aircraft fly or at what altitude, and the Navy doesn’t expect more aircraft noise. The Navy’s plan does include more flights.
The Navy expects an estimated 10 percent bump in the average number of flights, which during the past two years was about 1,250 a year. EA-18G Growlers from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station already fly training exercises over the Olympic Peninsula. When conducting electronic-warfare training, pilots use simulations inside the cockpit or they fly to Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho to use emitters there.
U.S. Pacific Fleet. “There is some perception what we are proposing is new or different,” Mosher said. “We’re adding equipment to make their training better and more effective.” The Navy contends it could also save fuel, travel and maintenance costs by placing emitters on the Olympic Peninsula — about $4.6 million a year, he said. Shorter flights also would save wear and tear on the Growlers, extending the life of a multimillion dollar aircraft.
MOBILE EMITTERS on the peninsula would provide more realistic training comparable to what pilots would encounter in hostile territory, said John Mosher, Northwest Environmental Program Manager for the
TRUCK-MOUNTED emitters would be parked in remote areas on Forest Service logging roads, selected because they are not popular with hikers or hunters. The emitters suspended above the ground, send out
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An EA-18G Growler practices near Outlying Field Coupeville May 26. The Navy is facing resistance to plans for electronic warfare training over the Olympic Peninsula. Whidbey. “To cause harm, you’d have to levitate in front of the beam.” Risk to animals or humans would only occur if they put themselves in the direct path
a narrowly-focused electric signal pointed skyward. “The antenna is at least 14 feet off the ground,” said Mike Welding, public affairs spokesman for NAS
Celebrate the Sound of Freedom! The Navy EA-6B Prowlers are headed into the sunset, NAS Whidbey is holding a celebration June 25, 26 and 27.
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State (local gover nments), including - but not limited to - cities (Titles 35 RCW and Title 35A RCW), counties (Title 36, RCW), port districts (Title 53, RCW), water and sewer districts (Title 57 RCW), school districts and educational ser vice districts (Title 28A RCW), fire districts (Title 52 RCW), transit agencies (Ch.35.73 RCW), and public utility districts (Title 54 RCW), for their projected needs for small public works $300,000.00 or under and consulting services throughout 2015. Additionally, MRSC advertises on behalf of some local government for their projected needs for vendor services throughout 2015. Interested businesses may apply at any time by visiting the MRSC Rosters website at www.mrscrosters.org. Fo r q u e s t i o n s a b o u t MRSC Rosters, email email@example.com. SMALL PUBLIC WORKS ROSTERS: Ser vice categories include construction, building, renovation, remodeling, alteration, repair, or improvement of real property as referenced in RCW 39.04.155. Subcategories can be viewed on the MRSC Rosters website. C O N S U LTA N T R O S TERS: Service categories include architectural, engineering, and surveying ser vices as referenced in Chapter 39.80 RCW, as well as other personal and professional consulting services. Sub-categories can be viewed on the MRSC Rosters website. VENDOR ROSTERS: Ser vice categories include supplies, materials, and equipment not being purchased in connection with public works contracts and limited service contracts as authorized in lieu of the requirements for for mal sealed bidding as referenced in RCW
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39.04.190. Sub-categories can be viewed on the MRSC Rosters website. Currently subscribing local gover nment who have their Small Works Roster, Consultant Roster, and Vendor Roster hosted in the MRSC Rosters database: Aberdeen School District #5, Adams County Public Hospital District No. 3, Asotin County Public Facilities District, Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation Distr ict, Belfair Water District #1, Benton County, Benton County Fire District 6, Birch Bay Water & Sewer District, Bremerton Housing Aut h o r i t y, B r i d g e p o r t School District, Cedar R i ve r Wa t e r & S ewe r District, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, Central Kitsap School District #401, Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue, Chelan County FPD 6, City of Aberdeen, City of Airway Heights, City of Algona, City of Bainbr idge Island, City of B e n t o n C i t y, C i t y o f Black Diamond, City of Bonney Lake, City of Bothell, City of Bremerton, City of Brewster, City of Bridgeport, City of Brier, City of Buckley, City of Burien, City of Burlington, City of Carnation, City of Castle Rock, City of Cheney, City of Chewelah, City of Clyde Hill, City of Colfax, City of Connell, City of Covington, City of Des Moines, City of Duvall, City of Edgewood, City of Evers o n , C i t y o f Fe d e r a l Way, City of Fife, City of Fircrest, City of George, City of Gig Harbor, City o f G o l d B a r, C i t y o f Grand Coulee, City of Granger, City of Granite Falls, City of Hoquiam, City of Ilwaco, City of Kalama, City of Kennewick, City of Kettle Falls, City of Lake Forest Park, City of Lakewood, City of Langley, City of Lynnwood, City of Marysville, City of Mattawa, City of Medical Lake, City of Mill Creek, City of Monroe, City of Mukilteo, City of Normandy Park, City of
North Bend, City of North Bonneville, City of O a k H a r b o r, C i t y o f Olympia, City of Orting, City of Pacific, City of Por t Angeles, City of Por t Orchard, City of Port Townsend, City of Puyallup, City of Quincy, City of Rainier, City of Richland, City of Ridgefield, City of Roslyn, City of Roy, City of Royal C i t y, C i t y o f S e a Ta c, City of Sedro-Woolley, City of Sequim, City of Shelton, City of Shoreline, City of South Bend, City of Sprague, City of Stanwood, City of Sultan, City of Sumner, City of Tekoa, City of Toppenish, City of Tukwila, City of Vader, City of Va n c o u v e r, C i t y o f Waitsburg, City of Was h o u g a l , C i t y o f We natchee, City of White Salmon, City of Yakima, C i t y o f Ye l m , C l a r k County, Clar k County Fire District #13, Clark County Fire District 5, Clark Regional Wastewater District, Cle Elum Roslyn School District N o. 4 0 4 , C o a l C r e e k Utility District, Columbia County Fire District #3, Covington Water District, C-Tran (Clar k County P u bl i c Tra n s p o r t a t i o n Benefit Area), Darrington School District, Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District, Dieringer School District, Duvall-King County Fire District 45, East Jefferson Fire Rescue, Eastside Fire & Rescue, Edmonds School District #15, Enduris Washington, Entiat School District 127, For t Worden Public Development Authority, Franklin County, Grant County Port District #5, Grays Harbor County Fire Protection D i s t r i c t N o. 2 , G ray s Harbor PUD (Public Utility District No. 1 of Grays Harbor County), Har tstene Pointe Water Sewer District, Highland Water District, Highlands Sewer District, Housing Authority of the City of Longview, I-COM 911 (Island County Emergency Services Communications Center), Island County Fire District #1
(Camano Island Fire & Rescue), Jefferson County, Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 3, Juniper Beach Water Distr ict, King County Fire District N o. 2 , K i n g C o u n t y Housing Authority, King County Water Distr ict #90, King County Water D i s t r i c t N o. 4 5 , K i n g County Water Distr ict No. 54, Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority, Kittitas County Fire District #7, Kittitas County Fire District No. 2, Lake Forest Park Water District (King County Water District #83), Lake Stevens Fire, Lake Steve n s S e w e r D i s t r i c t , Lake Washington School District #414, Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer Distr ict, Lakewood School District No. 306, Lynnwood Public Facilities District, Marysville Fire District, Mason County, Mason County Fire District 5, Mason County PUD No. 1, Mas o n C o u n t y Tr a n s i t (MTA), Mason General H o s p i t a l & Fa m i l y o f Clinics (Mason County Public Hospital No. 1), Mid-Columbia Libraries, Mountain View Fire & Rescue District #44, Mukilteo Water and Wastewa t e r D i s t r i c t , N o r t h Country EMS, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, North Kitsap School District, North Whidbey Fire and Rescue, Northshore Fire Department, Northshore Utility District, Okanogan Conservation District, Olympic View Water & Sewer District, Orcas Island Fire and Rescue (San Juan County Fire Protection District #2), Orting School Distr ict #344, Pe n d O r e i l l e C o u n t y, Pend Oreille County Fire Distr ict #4, Peninsula Housing Authority, Peninsula Metropolitan Pa r k D i s t r i c t , P i e r c e County Fire District #18 Or ting Valley Fire and Rescue, Pierce County Fire Protection District 6, Port of Bremerton, Port of Brownsville, Por t of Edmonds, Port of Everett, Port of Friday Harbor, Por t of Kingston,
Port of Olympia, Port of Por t Angeles, Prosser Public Hospital District (PMH Medical Center), Puget Sound Educational Service District #121, Quincy School District, Renton School District, Ronald Wastewater District, Samaritan Healthcare, San Juan County, San Juan County Fire Distr ict #3, San Juan County Fire Protection District 5, Seattle Housi n g Au t h o r i t y, S e d r o Woolley Housing Authori t y, S h o r e l i n e S c h o o l District, Si View Metropolitan Park District, Silver Lake Water & Sewer District, Silverdale Water District, Skagit County, S k a g i t C o u n t y S ewe r District #1, Skyway Wat e r & S ewe r D i s t r i c t , Snohomish Conser vation District, Snohomish County Fire District #26, Snohomish County Fire District #3, Snohomish County Fire District #4, Snohomish County Fire District #5, Snohomish County Fire District #7, Snohomish County Fire District 17, Snohomish County Fire Protection District No. 21, Snohomish County Housing Aut h o r i t y, S n o h o m i s h Health District, Snohomish School District, SnoIsle Intercounty Rural Library District, Snoqualmie Pass Utility District, South Kitsap Fire and R e s c u e , S o u t h Pe n d Oreille Fire & Rescue, South Pierce County Fire and Rescue - Pierce County Fire Protection District #17, South Whidb ey F i r e / E M S, S o u t h Whidbey Parks and Recreation District, South Whidbey School District #206, Southwest Snohomish County Public Safety Communications Agency, Spokane Conservation District, Spokane County Fire District 8, Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency, Sunland Water District, Tacoma School District #10, The Greater Wenatchee Regional Events Center Public Facilities District, The Port of Orcas, Thurston County Fire Protection D i s t r i c t # 1 7 , Tow n o f
Concoy, Town of Coulee C i t y, Tow n o f C o u l e e Dam, Town of Coupeville, Town of Eatonville, Town of Friday Harbor, Tow n o f H u n t s Po i n t , Town of Ione, Town of L a C o n n e r, To w n o f Mansfield, Town of Marcus, Town of Odessa, Town of Riverside, Town o f R o s a l i a , To w n o f South Prairie, Town of Springdale, Town of Waterville, Town of Wilkeson, Town of Woodway, Town of Yacolt, Town of Yarrow Point, Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District, University Place School District, Valley Regional Fire Authority, Vashon Par k Distr ict, Waitsburg School District, Washington State Convention Center Public Facilities District, Waterville School District #209, West Benton Fire Rescue (West Benton Regional Fire Authority), West Pierce Fire & Rescue (Pierce County Fire D i s t r i c t N o. 3 ) , We s t Sound Utility Distr ict, Whatcom Transportation Author ity, Woodinville Fire & Rescue, Woodland Public Schools (Woodland School District #404). Currently subscribing local gover nments who have only their Small Works Roster and Consultant Roster hosted in the MRSC Rosters database: Alderwood Water & Wastewater District, Arlington School District #16, Bainbridge Island Fire Depar tment, Ben Franklin Transit, Benton County Fire District #5, Benton County Mosquito Control District #1, Benton PUD, Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics (Snohomish County Public Hospital District No. 3), Chelan County, Chelan County Public Hospital District #2, Cheney Public Schools (Cheney School District # 360), City of Anacortes, City of Arlington, City of Auburn, City of Battle Ground, City of Bellingham, City of Cle Elum, City of Dayton, City of DuPont, City of Edmonds, City of Enumclaw, City of Ephrata,
City of Everett, City of Forks, City of Kittitas, City of La Center, City of Lacey, City of Lake Stevens, City of Leavenwor th, City of Liber ty Lake, City of Long Beach, City of Maple Valley, City of McCleary, City of Medina, City of Mercer Island, City of Millwood, City of Moses Lake, City of Mount Vernon, City of Mountlake Terrace, City of Newcastle, City of Nooksack, City of Oakville, City of Omak, City of Othello, City of Poulsbo, City of Prosser, City of Ruston, City of Snohomish, City of Snoqualmie, City of Soap Lake, City of Tumwater, City of University Place, City of Warden, City of West Richland, City of Woodland, Cowlitz County Fire District 6, Cross Valley Water District, Eastmont School District No. 206, Edmonds Public Facilities District, Elma School Distr ict, Evergreen School Distr ict #114, Ferry County, Fife School District, Fisherman Bay Sewer District, Foster Creek Conservation District, Grant County, Grant County Port District No.1, Griffin School Distr ict #324, Highline Water District, Holmes Harbor Sewer District, Jefferson Transit Authority, Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority, Key Peninsula Metropolitan Park District, King Conservation District, King County Fire Protection District #34, King County Fire Protection District #47, King County Water Distr ict #117, King County Water District No. 111, Kitsap Conservation District, Kitsap County, Kitsap County Sewer District No. 7, Kitsap Regional Librar y, Kitsap Transit (Kitsap County Public Benefit Transportation Area Authority), Kittitas County Conservation District, Kittitas County Fire Protection District 6, Klickitat Valley Health, Lacey Fire District 3, Lakewood Water District, Lincoln County, LOTT Clean Water Alli-
ance, Mason County Fire District 9, Mason County Fire Protection Distr ict No. 6, Mason C o u n t y P U D N o. 3 , McKenna Water District, Mercer Island School District #400, Meydenbauer Center (Bellevue Convention Center Authority), Midway Sewer District, Newport Hospital and Health Services ( Pe n d O r e i l l e C o u n t y Public Hospital District #1), North Beach Water Distr ict, Nor th Mason School Distr ict #403, North Perry Avenue Water District, North Valley Hospital Public District #4, Odessa Memor ial H e a l t h c a r e C e n t e r, Olympia School District, Pend Oreille County Fire District #8, Pierce Conservation District, Pierce County Library System, Point Roberts Water District No. 4, Port of Ephrata (Grant County Por t D i s t r i c t # 9 ) , Po r t o f G r a p ev i e w, Po r t o f Hoodsport, Port of Kalama, Port of Port Townsend, Por t of Poulsbo, Port of Shelton, Port of Skagit, Port of Tacoma, Por t Townsend School District, San Juan Island Library District, Skagit Transit, Skagit Valley Hospital, Skamania County Public Hospital District (DBA Skamania County EMS), Snohomish County Fire District #1, South Correctional Agency (SCORE), Spokane Public Facilities District, Sunnyside Housing Authority, The Seattle Public Librar y, Timberland Regional Librar y, Town of Beaux A r t s V i l l a g e, Tow n o f C a t h l a m e t , To w n o f Creston, Town of Hamilt o n , To w n o f Ly m a n , Town of Northport, Town o f R e a r d a n , To w n o f S k y k o m i s h , To w n o f Steilacoom, Town of Wilbur, Tukwila School District No. 406, Tumwater School District #33, Vashon Island School District, Vashon Sewer D i s t r i c t , Wa s h o u g a l School District 06-112,
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Wenatchee School District #246, Whatcom Conser vation Distr ict, Whatcom County Library System (Whatcom C o u n t y R u ra l L i b ra r y District), Whidbey General Hospital (Whidbey Island Public Hospital Distr ict), White River School Distr ict #416, Woodinville Water District, Yakima Valley Libraries. Some or all of the local gover nments listed above may choose to use the MRSC Rosters to select businesses. Master contracts for certain types of work may be required. In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, these local governments hereby notify all businesses that they will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disa d va n t a g e d bu s i n e s s enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids or proposals in response to any invitations and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Legal No. WCW633290 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. June 3, 2015. CNS-2756059# Fro n ti er p rov id e s f la t rate residential service for $18.90 and business service for $37.60. Other t a xe s, fe e s, a n d s u r c h a r g e s m a y a p p l y. Fr o n t i e r o f fe r s s i n g l e par ty ser vice, touch tone, toll blocking, access to long distance, emergency services, operator assistance, and d i r e c t o r y a s s i s t a n c e. Use of these ser vices may result in additional charges. Basic calling service is also available. If you have any questions regarding Frontier’s rates or services, please call us at 1-800-9218101 for further information or visit us at www.Frontier.com. 6/3/15 WHIDBEY NEWS-TIMES/SOUTH WHIDBEY RECORD Legal No. WCW636639 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. June 3, 2015. 7367.22269 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Grantee: Jim D. Koepke, as his separate estate Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 4348093 Tax Parc e l I D N o . : S8517-00-00008-0/808336 Abbreviated Legal: LOT 8, ROSE HILL P.R.D. Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. C O N TA C T A H O U S I N G COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and re-
fer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission Telephone: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663). Web s i t e : http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Tollfree: 1-800-569-4287. Web site: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=search&searchstate=WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Te l e p h o n e : To l l - f r e e : 1-800-606-4819. Web site: http://nwjustice.org/whatclear. I. On June 12, 2015, at 10:00 AM. outside the main entrance of the Island County Annex Building near the Veteran’s Memorial at 1 NE 6th Street in the City of Coupeville, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of ISLAND, State of Washington: Lot 8, P L AT O F R O S E H I L L P.R.D., as recorded December 13, 2006 in Volume 1 of PRD’s, Page 138, Records of Island County, Washington Commonly known as: 105 Northeast Melrose D r i v e O a k H a r b o r, W A 98277 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 09/11/13, recorded on 09/16/13, under Auditor’s File No. 4348093, records of ISLAND County, Washington, from Jim D. Koepke, an unmarried person, as Grantor, to Land Title and Escrow, as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Alaska USA Mortgage Company, LLC, its successors and assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Alaska USA Mortgage Company, LLC, its successors and assigns to Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, under an Assignment/Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 4369906. The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supplement, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the Obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate as of 02/04/2015. If reinstating after this date, please contact NWTS for the exact re-
instatement amount. Monthly Payments $10,090.16 Late Charges $266.91 Lender’s Fees & Costs $0.00 Total Arrearage $10,357.07 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $543.75 Title Report $758.73 Statutory Mailings $11.22 Recording Costs $14.00 Postings $80.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,407.70 Total Amount Due: $11,764.77 IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $191,513.77, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 06/01/14, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on June 12, 2015. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 06/01/15 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 06/01/15 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 06/01/15 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire balance of principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI. A written notice of default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Jim D. Koepke 105 Northeast Melrose Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Unknown Spouse and/or Domestic Partner of Jim D. Koepke 105 Northeast Melrose Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 12/30/14, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 12/31/14 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII. The Trustee, whose name and address are set forth below, will provide in writing to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and trustee’s fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and a l l t h o s e w h o h o l d b y, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the Property. IX. Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the
Trustee’s sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USAForeclosure.com. Date Executed: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature 13555 SE 36th St. Suite 100 Bellevue, WA 98006 Contact: Breanon Miller (425) 586-1900. (TS# 7367.22269) 1002.276486-File No. Legal No. WCW631977 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record May 13, June 3, 2015.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: RHONDA L. MONTROSS, Deceased. No. 15-4-00116-9 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 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 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 this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: May 20, 2015 /s/ William P. Montross WILLIAM P. MONTROSS, Personal Representative /s/Michael M. Waller MICHAEL M. WALLER, WSBA NO. 6310 Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Cause No. 15-4-00116-9 Legal No. WCW632604 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. M ay 2 0 , 2 7 , Ju n e 3 , 2015.
A S S O C I AT I O N O F CREDIT MEN INC.; MID A M E R I C A G R O U P, L.P.; STATE OF WASHI N G T O N E M P L O YM E N T S E C U R I T Y; ALSO ALL PERSONS O R PA R T I E S U N KNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN; The Superior Court of Island County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Island County (through his designee) to sell the proper ty described below to satisfy a judgment in the above entitled action: S I T U AT E I N T H E COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WASHINGTON: LOT 20, PLAT OF SIERR A PA R K , D I V I S I O N NO. 1, ACCORDING TO T H E P L AT T H E R E O F R E C O R D E D I N VO L U M E 9 O F P L AT S , PAG E 4 5 , R E C O R D S OF ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON. Also commonly known as 1480 E Sierra Park LN, Camano Island, WA 98282. P a r c e l N o . S8165-00-00020-0. Proper ty Identification No. 394905. The sale of the abovedescribed property is to take place: TIME: 10:00 a.m. DATE: Friday, June 26, 2015 PLACE: FRONT STEPS ISLAND COUNTY LAW AND JUSTICE CENTER 101 NE 6TH STREET, COUPEVILLE, WASHINGTON The judgment debtor/s can avoid the sale by p ay i n g t h e j u d g m e n t amount of $168,574.84, together with interest, costs and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Sheriff through his designee at the address stated below. Dated this 12th day of May, 2015. MARK C. BROWN, SHERIFF ISLAND COUNTY By:/s/Wylie Farr Wylie Farr/ Chief CivilDeputy ICSO/Law & Justice Center 101 NE 6th Street PO BOX 5000 Coupeville, Washington 98239-5000 360-678-4422 ICSO Docket No. 15-R0018 Legal No. WCW627034 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 2015.
not been issued to any other Notice Agent and a personal representative of the Decedent’s estate has not been appointed. A ny p e r s o n h av i n g a claim against the Decedent named above 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 11.42.070 by serving on or mailing to the Notice Agent or the Notice Agent’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 Notice Agent’s Declaration and Oath were filed. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Not i c e A g e n t s e r ve d o r mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.42.020 (2)(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 11.42.050 and 11.42.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: June 3, 2015 The Notice Agent declares under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington that the foregoing is true and correct. SIGNED this 22nd day of May, 2015, at Oak Harbor, Washington /s/ Lola C. Hotard LOLA C. HOTARD, Notice Agent /s/ Sarah E. Gruwell SARAH E. GRUWELL, WSBA NO. 46511 Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 Court of Notice Agent’s Oath and Declaration and Cause No.: Superior Court of Island County, Washington Cause No. 15-4-00135-5 Legal No. WCW635704 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. June 3, 10, 17, 2015.
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 this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: May 27, 2015 /s/ Travis A. Green TRAVIS A. GREEN, Personal Representative /s/Michael M. Waller MICHAEL M. WALLER, WSBA NO. 6310 Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Cause No. 15-4-00120-7 Legal No. WCW634014 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. M ay 2 7 , Ju n e 3 , 1 0 , 2015.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KING In re the Guardianship of JOAN MAUREEN LOTTO, Incapacitated Person. NO. 11-4-06684-1 SEA NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY BY PRIVATE SALE RCW 11.56.080 N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that Maureen Siegel, Guardian of the Person and Co-Guardian of the estate of Joan Maureen Lotto, will sell by private sale the fo l l o w i n g l e g a l l y - d e scribed real estate: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 10, Block 12, Plat of Lagoon Point, according to plat recorded in Volume 4 of Plats, page 45, records of Island County, Washington and as established in the Superior Court of Washington for Island County Cause No. 89-2-00568-3. TOGETHER WITH tidelands of the second class, as conveyed by the State of Washington, situate in front of, adjac e n t t o a n d a bu t t i n g upon said tract. Situate in the County of Island, State of Washington. and commonly known as 3756 South Oceanside D r. , G r e e n b a n k s, WA 98253, for a selling price of $515,000.00. This sale of the abovedescr ibed real estate may be confirmed on or after June 11, 2015. Offers or bids must be in writing and will be received at the following address: John G. Llewellyn, PLLC 4847 California Ave SW Suite 100 Seattle, WA 98116 DATED this 26th day of May, 2015. /s Miriam Ayoub John G. Llewellyn, WSBA #36193 Mir iam Ayoub, WSBA #44118 Attorneys for Maureen Siegel Legal No. WCW633268 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. May 27, June 3, 2015.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON SECRETARY OF VETERAN AFFAIRS OF WASHINGTON, D.C., Plaintiff, v CHERYL GROVES; GREGORY R. G R OV E S ; E V E R E T T A S S O C I AT I O N O F CREDIT MEN INC.; MID A M E R I C A G R O U P, L.P.; STATE OF WASHI N G T O N E M P L O YM E N T S E C U R I T Y; ALSO ALL PERSONS O R PA R T I E S U N KNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN, Defendant(s) ICSO LOG NO. 15R-0018 NO. 14-2-00447-2 SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY TO: CHERYL GROVES; GREGORY R. G R OV E S ; E V E R E T T
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: WILLIAM C. HOTARD, Deceased. No.15-4-00135-5 N O N - P R O B AT E N O TICE TO CREDITORS The Notice Agent named b e l ow h a s e l e c t e d t o give notice to creditors of the above-named Decedent. As of the date of the filing of a copy of this notice with the court, the Notice Agent has no knowledge of any other person acting as Notice Agent or of the appointment of a personal representative of the Decedent’s estate in the State of Washington. According to the records of the court as are available on the date of the filing of this notice with the court, a cause number regarding the Decedent has
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: BURTON ARCHIE GREEN, Deceased. No. 15-4-00120-7 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 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 were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal
LEGAL NOTICE In the matter of proposed vacation of County road right of way designated as Beach D r i ve l o c a t e d i n t h e Plat of Miramar Terrace situated in the N1/2 of Section 35, Township 31N, Range 2E, W.M., Island County, Washington COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN, by the Board of County Commissioners of Island County, Washington, that they have set June 16th, 2015, at the hour of 10:15 a.m. at their usual meeting place in the Courthouse Annex, in Coupeville, as the time and place for a p u bl i c h e a r i n g i n t h e matter of petitioned vacation of county road right of way known as Beach Drive. All interested persons may appear at said hearing in person, or by their duly appointed representative, and be heard for or against the petition of vacation of County road right of way. Dated this 5th day of May, 2015. B OA R D O F C O U N T Y COMMISSIONERS Island County, Washington Persons requiring auxiliary aids/services should call Island County Human Resources, 6797 3 7 2 , 6 2 9 - 4 5 2 2 ex t . 7372, or 321-5111 ext. 7 3 7 2 ( U s e w h i c h eve r number is applicable for the area) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. Legal No. WCW632368 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. June 3, 10, 2015.
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: BYRON PAUL SMITH, Deceased. No. 15-4-00119-3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any o t h e r w i s e a p p l i c a bl e statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving 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 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 this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: May 20, 2015 /s/ Kimberly K. Edwards KIMBERLY K. EDWARDS, Personal Representative /s/Michael M. Waller MICHAEL M. WALLER WSBA NO. 6310 Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Cause No. 15-4-00119-3 Legal No. WCW632551 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. M ay 2 0 , 2 7 , Ju n e 3 , 2015. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: DOLORES MYERS WILSON, Deceased. No. 15-4-00115-1 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 or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a
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copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate 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 this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: May 20, 2015 /s/ Joanne Steindorf JOANNE STEINDORF, Personal Representative /s/Michael M. Waller MICHAEL M. WALLER, WSBA NO. 6310 Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Cause No. 15-4-00115-1 Legal No. WCW632561 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. M ay 2 0 , 2 7 , Ju n e 3 , 2015.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ISLAND In the Matter of the Estate of: STEVEN HUGHES, Deceased. No. 15-4-00113-4 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 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 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 this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: May 20, 2015 /s/ Debra L. Kirchgesler DEBRA L. KIRCHGESLER, Personal Representative /s/Michael M. Waller MICHAEL M. WALLER, WSBA NO. 6310 Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. A t t o r n e y s fo r N o t i c e Agent 791 SE Barrington Drive Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 Cour t of Probate Proceedings: ISLAND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Cause No. 15-4-00113-4 Legal No. WCW632599 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. M ay 2 0 , 2 7 , Ju n e 3 , 2015.
Lefevre, Senior Planner for the City of Oak Harb o r, h a s b e e n d e t e r mined complete for the purpose of processing. COMBINED SEPA AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: To make written comments on this proposal, please mail or handd e l i ve r s p e c i f i c c o m ments to: City of Oak Harbor, Development Services Department, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 17, 2015. If you have questions regarding this proposal, please contact the Development Services Department at (360) 279-4510, bet we e n 8 : 0 0 a . m . a n d 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. PUBLIC HEARING REQUIRED: The Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing for the Homeless Encampment Regulations on June 23, 2015. The City Council will also hold a public hear ing tentatively in July before taking final action. E N V I R O N M E N TA L DOCUMENTS AND/OR STUDIES APPLICABLE TO THIS PROJECT: SEPA environmental checklist, SEP-15-00003. ESTIMATED DATE OF DECISION: It is anticipated that a SEPA determination will be made at the end of the comment period. At that time, another comment period will be opened on the SEPA determination. To receive notification of the decision on this proposal. please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and request a Notification of Decision for SEPA environmental checklist SEP-1500005 from the City of Oak H a r b o r, D eve l o p m e n t Ser vices Depar tment, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. Lisa Bebee Permit Coordinator Published: Whidbey News Times Date: June 3. 2015 Legal No. WCW636373 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. June 3, 2015.
5, AND 6, RECORDS OF ISLAND COUNTY, WASHINGTON. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF ISLAND, STATE OF WA S H I N G TO N . M o r e c o m m o n l y k n ow n a s : 7818 SONGBIRD WAY, C L I N TO N , WA 9 8 2 3 6 which is subject to that cer tain Deed of Tr ust dated 1/16/2007, recorded 1/29/2007, under 4192810 records of ISLAND County, Washington, from WALDEMAR SEROKA, AN UNMARRIED MAN, AND REBECCA SLOAN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, EACH AS THEIR SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Grantor(s), to LS TITLE OF WASHINGTON, as Tr ustee, to secure an o bl i g a t i o n i n favo r o f COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC (or by its successors-in-interest and/or assigns, if any), to Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as foll o w s : Fa i l u r e t o p ay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $17,499.43 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $146,005.20, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 3/1/2014, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 6/12/2015. The defaults referred to in Paragraph I I I mu s t b e c u r e d by 6/1/2015 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 6/1/2015 (11 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 6/1/2015 (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 WALDEMAR SEROKA, AN UNMARRIED MAN, AND REBECCA S L OA N , A N U N M A R -
RIED WOMAN, EACH AS THEIR SEPARATE PROPERTY ADDRESS 7818 SONGBIRD WAY, CLINTON, WA 98236 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 12/23/2014. VII. The Tr u s t e e w h o s e n a m e 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 t h o s e w h o h o l d b y, through or under the Grantor of all their intere s t i n t h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d p r o p e r t y. I X . Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS - The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by 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 Nat i o n a l W e b Site:http://por tal.hud. gov/hudpor tal/HUD or fo r L o c a l c o u n s e l i n g agencies in Washington: 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 attorneys: Telephone: 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/ what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through 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: FEB. 06, 2015 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 Cor p. 411 Ivy Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 108 1st Ave South, Suite 202 Seattle, WA 98104 (866) 925-0241 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com T S N o . : WA-14-645319-SW AFN4509190 05/13/2015, 06/03/2015 Legal No. WCW631965 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. May 13, June 3, 2015.
THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY. CONTA C T A H O U S I N G 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) 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: Toll-free: 1-800-5694287 Local counseling agencies in Washington: http://www.hud.gov/ offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction= search&searchstate= WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Toll-free: 1-800-6064819 http://nwjustice.org/ what-clear I. N OT I C E I S H E R E B Y GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee, Karen L. G i bb o n , P. S. , w i l l o n June 12, 2015, at the hour of 10:00 AM, at the front entrance City Hall, 865 SE Barrington Dr., in the City of Oak Harbor, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real prope r t y, s i t u a t e d i n t h e County of Island, State of Washington, to wit: L OT 2 2 , B L O C K 3 , PLAT OF NORTHGATE T E R R AC E , D I V I S I O N NO. 1, AS PER PLAT R E C O R D E D I N VO L U M E 1 1 O F P L AT S , PAGES 23, 24, AND 25, 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. PARCEL ID: S7575.00.03022.0 ( c o m m o n l y k n ow n a s 4349 Rhododendron Dr., Oak Harbor, WA. 98277), which is subject to that certain Deed of Tr u s t , d a t e d M ay 2 2 , 2006, recorded May 26, 2006, under Auditor’s File No. 4171590 records of Island County, Washington, from Ugochukwu C. Nwankwo, as his separate estate, as Grantors, to LS Title of Washington, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mor tgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which has been
PUBLIC NOTICE Hoffman Constr uction Company of WA, 1505 Westlake Ave N, Ste. 500, Seattle, 98109, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, O.H. Clean Water Facility is located at 1501 SE City Beach in Oak Harbor, in Island County. This project involves 8.5 acres of soil disturbance for WWTP construction activities. The receiving water(s) is/are Puget Sound Any persons desiring to present their views to the department of Ecology regarding this application may do so in writing within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice. Comments shall be submitted to the depar tment of Ecology. Any person interested in the department’s action on this application may notify the department of their interest within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and, if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II antidegradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320. Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater PO Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 Legal No. WCW635030 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. May 27, June 3, 2015.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION SEPA Checklist SEP-15-00003 Homeless Encampment Regulations PROJECT PROPOSAL A N D L O C AT I O N : T h e proposed regulations provide guidance for the potential siting of a homeless encampment within the city. The regulations link this use to p r o p e r t i e s o w n e d by places of worship. Parcel size may vary but encampment capacity is established at a maximum of 50 persons. The proposed regulations restrict encampment locations and create site requirements for sanitation, litter control, parking, buffering, etc. A draft of the proposed regulations and the associated SEPA checklist is available at the Development Services Department at the City Hall. D E T E R M I N AT I O N O F COMPLETENESS: The SEP-15-00003 application, submitted on May 28, 2015 by Mr. Dennis
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-14-645319-SW APN No.: S811000010060 Title Order No.: 1 4 0 4 3 0 2 7 7 - WA - M S I D e e d o f Tr u s t G r a n tor(s): WALDEMAR SEROKA, REBECCA SLOAN Deed of Trust Grantee(s): COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC Deed of Trust Instrument/Reference No.: 4192810 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the u n d e r s i g n e d Tr u s t e e, will on 6/12/2015, at 10:00 AM At the main entrance to the City Hall located at 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor WA 98277 sell at p u bl i c a u c t i o n t o t h e highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in t h e fo r m o f c a s h i e r ’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 6, B L O C K 1 , P L AT O F SCATCHED HEAD ADDITION, DIVISION NO. 1, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN VOLUME 8 OF PLATS, PAGE 3, 4,
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE REFERENCE NUMBER: 4171590 GRANTOR(S): Karen L. Gibbon, PS GRANTEE(S): Ugochukwu C. Nwankwo, as his separate estate ABBREVIATED LEGAL: LOT 22, BLK 3, NORTHGATE TERRACE #1 APN# S7575.00.03022.0 WE ARE A DEBT COLLECTOR. THIS COMM U N I C AT I O N I S A N AT T E M P T T O C O L LECT A DEBT AND A N Y I N F O R M AT I O N O B TA I N E D W I L L B E USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. If you filed bankruptcy or have been discharged in bankruptcy, this communication is not intended as an attempt to collect a debt from you personally, but is notice of enforcement of the deed of trust lien against the secured property.
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assigned to The Bank of New York Mellon FKA The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the certificateholders of the CWALT, Inc., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2 0 0 6 - O A 1 0 M O R TG A G E PA S S T H RO U G H C E RT I F I CATES, SERIES 2006OA10, under Island County Auditor’s File No. 4299601. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Tr ust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrowers or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Default for which this foreclosure is made is as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts, which are now in arrears: Monthly payments: Monthly payment(s) totaling $45,271.72, (July 1, 2010 - January 1, 2015): $45,271.72 Property Inspections: $136.20 Corporate Advances: $8,417.99 TOTAL MONTHLY PAYM E N T S A N D L AT E CHARGES: $53,825.91 Default other than failure to make monthly payments: None IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by t h e D e e d o f Tr u s t i s : Principal $155,679.54, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from June 1, 2010 and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instru-
ment secured, and as are provided by statute. V. T h e a b ove - d e s c r i b e d real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by said Deed of Tr u s t a s p r ov i d e d by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on June 12, 2015. The defaults referred to in paragraph III must be cured by Ju n e 1 , 2 0 1 5 ( 1 1 days before the sale) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before June 1, 2015 (11 days before the sale) the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be termin a t e d a ny t i m e a f t e r June 1, 2015 (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 paying the pr incipal 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 or Grantor at the following addresses: Ugochukwu C. Nwankwo Spouse or Domestic Par tner of Ugochukwu Nwankwo At: 4349 Rhododendron Dr., Oak Harbor, WA. 98277 And At: 7900 Forbsdale Dr., Austin, TX 78747 And At: 4900 23rd Aven u e S E , L a c e y, WA
98503-3214 And At: 950 W Essex Road, Oak Harbor, WA 98278 And At: 950 Essex, Oak Harbor, WA 98278 by both first class and cer tified mail on June 17, 2014, 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 on June 17, 2014, with said written Notice of Default and/or the Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real proper ty described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has in his possession proof of such service or posting. VII. T h e Tr u s t e e w h o s e name and address is set forth below will provide in writing, to any person requesting it, a statement of all costs and fe e s d u e a t a ny t i m e prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections, if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale, pursuant to R.C.W. 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a wa i ve r o f a ny p r o p e r grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the trustee’s sale is entitled to possession of the
property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the grantor under the deed of tr ust (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 prove a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. DAT E D : J a n u a r y 2 9 , 2015 KAREN L. GIBBON, P.S., Successor Trustee By: KAREN L. GIBBON, President L AW O F F I C E S O F KAREN L. GIBBON, P.S. 3409 MCDOUGALL AVENUE, SUITE 202 EVERETT, WA 98201 (425) 212-3277 Legal No. WCW632109 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. May 13, June 3, 2015.
or the attorney of record at the address stated below and file an executed copy of the claim with the Clerk of this Court within four months after the date of first publication of this Notice or within four months after the date of filing of the copy of this Notice with the Clerk of the Court, whichever is later or, except under those provisions included in RCW 11.40.011, or 11.40.013, the claims will be forever barred. This bar is effective as to claims against both probate assets and non-probate assets of the decedent. DATE OF FILING COPY OF NOTICE TO CREDITORS with Clerk of the Court: May 12, 2015 DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: May 20, 2015 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Name: Bruce Aalmo Address: 111 SW Camano Drive Stanwood, WA 98282-8551 AT TO R N E Y F O R E S TATE Name: Stephen C. Schutt Address: PO Box 1032 Anacor tes, WA 98221 Phone: (360) 293-5094 Legal No. WCW632544 Published: The Whidbey News Times, The South Whidbey Record. M ay 2 0 , 2 7 , Ju n e 3 , 2015
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ESTATE SALE Clinton Hilltop Dr. Sat. and Sun., 6/6 and 6/7, 9am-4pm. Leather Couch, Recliner, Bar stools, Trundle Bed, Dressers, Bedroom set, Patio Set, Glider, Rugs, Kitchen items, Band S aw, D u s t C o l l e c t o r, Router table, Smoker and many more nice well Garage/Moving Sales cared for items. By EsKitsap County tates Unlimited. Email for pictures Langley DOWNSIZING! Fur ni- firstname.lastname@example.org t u r e, l i n n e n s, s ew i n g N o e a r l y b i r d s , w e machines, house hold, charge sales tax. home theater set, men & womens clothing, shoes & Coach purses, Christmas items, garden, knick knacks, costume jewele r y, c a t & d o g m i s c, VHS & DVD’s, 4 chrome r i m s , c a m p i n g g e a r, tools . June 6 & 7, Sat. & Sun. 9am-5pm. 4911 Bayview Rd. L & M ACRES MULTI GARAGE SALE! Sat., June 6 th from 9a-3p. Saddles and tack, antique china, glassware, furniture, dog house, accessories and lots more! Follow signs to Eagle Ridge Road.
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TWO FAMILY GARAGE SALE! Friday 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday 9 am to 3 pm. Tools including sander and skil saw, ladder, large coffee table, household, collectibles, pictures, cookware, linens & decorator items. Quality items, see you here! Located at 1467 Manor Way. Oak Harbor D OW N S I Z I N G , S a t . June 6th, 9am-12pm. Firewood, toddler back yard play equipment, crafts, furniture. 1501 SW Periwinkle Lane, off Heller. OAK HARBOR.
GARAGE SALE this Friday and Saturday, June 5 th & 6 th from 9 am to 3 pm. Crafts, books, puzzels, glassware, toys, a little bit of household everything!! Located at 1155 Paul Ave. See you here!
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Moving Sale Saturday, June 6th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. 210 NE 10th Ave, Oak Harbor. Items: baby clothes, toys, baby items, car seat, highchair, weight bench, backpacking gear, designer purses, clothing, household items, china, dog items, much more! 1981 CORVETTE 84000 original mi. Same owner Bazaars/Craft Fairs for past 21 years. Garaged when not being a Oak Harbor casual fair weather cruiser. 350 CID / AT. Come join us for a Ven- Leather interior in good dor Blender, Saturday cond. Power steering. June 6th, 9am-1pm at Cr uise control. Power t h e O a k H a r b o r E l k s windows. Power driver Lodge. The event will seat. Power side view feature over 25 vendors mirrors. Tires new less and small businesses then 1000 mi. $10,000. f r o m t h e s u r r o u n d i n g 360-349-6533. Port Orcounties. chard.
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A firefighter gets encouragement from a young spectator who got a front-row seat from her wagon at Relay for Life.
Selfless acts are what participation with Relay for Life is all about. The annual overnight event raises money for cancer research, creates awareness about the disease and pays tribute to survivors and those who’ve lost their fight. Many volunteers who help put on the event have been impacted by cancer through their own experiences or through loved ones.
“This is a great thing that they do,” said Laura Gritten, a cancer survivor from Oak Harbor. Her husband, Don Gritten, was inspired by the people around him. They walked a survivor lap that kicked off the event, moved by the participants of all ages and those who watched and cheered them on. “This is the coolest thing I’ve ever seen,” he said. About 800 people attended Friday’s opening night, which included cancer survivor Joe Stach’s speech during the opening ceremony, a rap
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Friday’s weather cooperated in a big way, leaving the mood light for many Relay for Life participants. performance by brain cancer survivor Anthony Hale, the Mr. Relay Competition won by Mike Fletcher and the luminary ceremony dedicated to those who have lost their fight to cancer and support those still fighting the disease. The event continued through the night, and wrapped up with a closing ceremony at noon Saturday that featured a speech by Renato DePaolis, a cancer survivor and flight officer from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. For the first time, firefighters from all five departments on Whidbey Island teamed up to take turns circling the track hooked up to oxygen tanks the entire duration of the Relay for Life event. Jim Anema, a captain with the North Whidbey Fire Department, said he would stay all night Friday and didn’t bring a tent. “I brought a chair,” he said. Relay for Life of Whidbey Island so far has produced about 60 teams raising more than $90,000. Mary Brock, the event chairperson along with her husband Kelly Brock, said she believes that number will exceed $100,000. Donations
may continue to be received until the end of August. IDEX Health and Science of Oak Harbor raised more than $15,000, extending a long streak of being the event’s top fundraising team. Next on the list is the Answer to Cancer team from Whidbey General Hospital, which has raised more than $7,000. Gail Seelow, a member of the Whidbey Island Bank team and Relay for Life’s organizing committee, was one of roughly 175 people who participated in the cancer survivor lap. She has battled an advanced stage bone cancer for three years and recently started an experimental treatment to improve her quality of life and to extend her life. Just being at the 2015 event, where she served cake to visitors and helped sort luminary bags, didn’t seem possible when she was diagnosed three years ago. “I’m stubborn,” Seelow said. “It’s that New Yorker in me.” The number of survivors Friday night caught her attention. “I think I see more and more survivors every year,” she said.
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