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VOLUME 1, NO. 21 | 19 AUGUST 2011

Marines of MATSG-53 run to honor one of their own

VP-40 to the rescue By Lt. CHRIS L AWSON

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ANDERSON AIR BASE, Guam — Members of Patrol Squadron (VP) 40 recently took part in a rescue effort near Guam. On the evening of July 19, VP-40 was asked to assist in the search and rescue effort of a small boat with 15 passengers that had been reported missing in the Federated States of Micronesia. Combat Aircrew (CAC) 12 and six maintainers launched on short notice to Guam to help with the search. “I got the phone call on my way back from shopping. Within an hour and a half, we were airborne and headed to assist with the search,” recalled Aviation Structural Mechanic


THIS EDITION Col. Bradley Close, left, leads a group of Marines as they approach the finish line of the fifth annual Major McClung Memorial Run Saturday at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. KATHY REED/WHIDBEY CROSSWIND

Memorial run draws good crowd By K ATHY REED


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light breeze and overcast skies Saturday morning made for perfect running conditions for the fifth annual Major McClung Memorial Run at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. More than 225 people turned out to run either the 5K or 10K race in honor of Maj. Megan McClung, the first female Marine Corps officer killed in combat during the Iraq war. The annual event is organized by Megan’s parents, Mike and Re McClung of Coupeville, and Marine Aviation Training Support Group 53 at NAS Whidbey. “We have a little over 200 runners this year,” Mike McClung said. “We had 500plus runners for the same race that was held in Afghanistan.” This year’s goal was to raise $10,000 to benefit the Semper Fi Fund, a non-profit

organization that provides assistance to wounded Marines or other members of the armed forces injured in support of Marine forces. “Megan sent us an email once telling us we wouldn’t believe how badly the soldiers in Iraq were being wounded,” Mike said. “So we knew she would have been Maj. Megan doing something to McClung help them.” According to Mike, 99 people in Washington received help through the Semper Fi Fund last year, to the tune of nearly $750,000. Just as Megan’s family knew she would have supported the Semper Fi Fund, they knew establishing the memorial run would be a good way to honor her memory. Megan was a devoted runner, and

even recreated a version of the Marine Corps Marathon in Iraq. “This run is really about mind, body and spirit,” Mike said. “Megan felt running helped clear her mind, it kept her body in shape and it raised her spirits. She believed you can’t just be a drone sitting at a desk — you have to keep your health up.” Participants in this year’s race had various reasons for wanting to run, but supporting a good cause and supporting their health ranked high among them. “I think it’s a good cause,” said Marine 1st Lt. Kristine Wong. “I believe in the charity it benefits and it’s for another Marine.” “It’s a good way to show support to the family and a good way to show support to the Semper Fi Fund,” agreed Catherine Schmidt, also a Marine 1st Lt. This was Schmidt’s first 10K.


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Vogt takes helm of Naval Ocean Processing Facility By K ATHY REED

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In a truly lovely setting along the water, with the patriotic sounds of the 56th Army Band wafting through the air, command of the Naval Ocean Processing Facility at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island was formally transferred last Thursday, Aug. 11. Cmdr. Jason Vogt took over the reins of command from Cmdr. Marc Eckardt, who had been at the NOPF helm since June, 2010. It was the 11th formal Change of Command for NOPF, which conducts continuous antisubmarine warfare and maritime domain awareness surveillance. The international force of 32 officers, 335 enlisted U.S. and Canadian soldiers and 17 civilians collects acoustic information on a 24-hour-a-day basis. Guest speaker for the Change of Command was Capt. Charles Scott Rauch, Commander, Undersea Surveillance. “You are fortunate to have had Marc (Eckardt) as commander of NOPF,” Rauch told the audience of fellow officers, com-

munity members, family and NOPF staff. “He is a truly gifted leader who has performed remarkably well during a challenging time.” Rauch praised Eckardt’s leadership, mentioning he had achieved a 26 percent increase in the retention rate while at the head of NOPF and had an advancement rate higher than the Navy average during his tour. Rauch also took good-natured pride in the fact Eckardt had had what Rauch called a “breakthrough” — using the term “QSL” in a recent conversation. (“QSL” is submarine lingo for “acknowledge receipt.”) All kidding aside, Rauch said Eckardt had ensured his command upheld the highest standards, laying the groundwork for continued readiness as Cmdr. Vogt takes over. “You have big shoes to fill, but you are prepared,” Rauch said. “I’m looking forward to seeing NOPF flourish as you take the helm.” Eckardt spoke briefly, sharing a few words for his friends, family and NOPF team. “To the men and women

RESCUE | FROM PAGE 1 Second Class James Conklin. “The only information given was that six adults and nine children were lost near the island group of Micronesia. Every minute counted and could determine life or death for the castaways. That was good enough for us.” The P-3C landed at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam just before 4 a.m. The maintainers quickly hurried off the aircraft to establish a base of operations while CAC 12 coordinated with United States Coast Guard (USCG) Guam Sector to begin the mission. CAC 12 was airborne at 5:45 a.m. and began searching the area overhead where the boat was thought to have gone missing. “This was my first experience working with the U.S. Coast Guard. The search missions were very well organized which is a key component to a successful SAR effort,” said Lt. Justin Christensen, tactical coordinator and mission commander of the P-3C crew. “Great communication with USCG Sector Guam helped the aircrew to be effective in this dynamic and challenging real-life mission. The aircrew exemplified Navy core values, launching at a moment’s notice and on scene 1,700 nautical miles away within ten hours of the initial call.” Over the next few days, a USCG C-130 Hercules, USCG Cutter Assateague (WPB 1337), several transiting merchant vessels, and local fisherman joined the search.

Logistics Specialist First Class Jon Stevenson rings the bell during the Change of Command ceremony for the Naval Ocean Processing Facility Aug. 11. KATHY REED/WHIDBEY CROSSWIND

of Naval Ocean Processing Facility Whidbey Island, we are one team, we have one fight,” he said. “Together you comprise one of the most capable ASW teams in the Navy.” Eckhart ended his speech with words often heard in the Navy, but ones he felt appropriate for the occasion. “I bid you fair winds and following seas,” he said.

The distressed vessel was known to have departed Chuuk Island for a 70-nauticalmile transit to the north but never arrived at its destination. With no sightings or clues of when or where the boat became disabled, search teams assumed they were looking for 15 people in the open ocean with no food, water, and possibly, no boat. On the second day of searching, widespread rain squalls drove aircraft down to minimum search altitudes, greatly limiting visibility. On day three, anxiety began to set as time was running out for the lost boaters. The search area had vastly expanded and the capabilities of SAR platforms were being stressed. On the other hand, weather and visibility had drastically improved overnight. That afternoon, USCG Sector Guam received a report of people spotted on Murillo Atoll, an uninhabited island eight miles west of the distressed vessel’s destination. Within 30 minutes, CAC 12 was overhead and observed a skiff matching the missing vessel’s description overturned on the beach. “The stranded mariners sent an S-O-S, and we were proud to answer that call,” said Naval Aircrewman 3rd Class Erik Willison. Soon after, USCG Cutter Assateague arrived on the scene and provided the necessary aid to the survivors. Over the 76-hour period, more than 18,000 nautical miles were covered searching for the missing boaters.

(Above) Cmdr. Marc Eckardt, left, laughs as Capt. Scott Rauch speaks during the NOPF Change of Command ceremony. (Below) Cmdr. Jason Vogt salutes the side boys as he leaves the ceremony. KATHY REED/WHIDBEY CROSSWIND Then it was time for the new NOPF commander to address the crowd. Vogt said the mission of the NOPF can be boiled down to three things — find, track and report. “I know how important this mission is and how something so fundamentally simple can be so complicated,” he said. “There is no goal line to cross ...

(Above) The missing boaters are located July 22 on Murillo Atoll, an uninhabited island eight miles west of the distressed vessel’s destination. (Right) Combat Aircrew 12 gathers in front of a P-3C after successfully locating the 15 missing boaters. PHOTOS COURTESY OF VP-40 PUBLIC AFFAIRS

someone here is always on watch. It is my goal to complete the mission while taking care of our people. “It is my intention to exceed expectations,” Vogt continued. “To the men and women of NOPF, through your ongoing support, I look forward to moving forward and to this team finding success.”

Seaplane Sprint triathlon canceled The Seaplane Sprint Triathlon, scheduled for this Sunday, has been canceled. North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District director Craig Carlson said the district hoped to host the competition next year. “Although the event drew good interest, we felt there were not enough entries in the 11 age divisions to successfully hold the triathlon this year,” he said. “We hope to publicize the triathlon event earlier and more heavily next summer,” said Carlson.

Oak Harbor Library to close — briefly The Oak Harbor Library will close for one day, Monday, Aug. 29, to accommodate the removal and replacement of the old check-out desk. The desk has been in place since 1993 and has seen millions

of transactions over its lifetime, according to a release from Sno-Isle Libraries. The Friends of the Oak Harbor Library have partnered with Sno-Isle Libraries to provide new furniture for the circulation area, which includes customer service, returns and express checkout. The library will reopen at its regular time on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 9 a.m. Library patrons may use the bookdrop for all returns during the one-day closure, and requests will be held an additional 24 hours during the week of Aug. 29. Call 675-5115 for information.

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DAV needs volunteer drivers Local chapter 47 of Disabled American Veterans is looking for volunteer drivers. Many Oak Harbor area veterans need a ride to medical appointments at the VA hospital in Seattle. VA provides the vehicle, gas and other related expenses.

Volunteer drivers can make a difference in veterans receiving necessary medical care. Anyone interested in donating one or more days a month as a volunteer driver, or in learning more about what’s involved, should call the local chapter at 257-4801 or the VA at 206-764-2195.

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The lament of a generation

What on earth did we do in the days before cell phones and Facebook? How did we survive? For all the conveniences and entertainment value inherent in today’s technology, sometimes I find myself missing the “good ol’ days,” when children had to use their imagination to entertain themselves, or, heaven forbid, read a book. (The oldfashioned kind — the ones with paper pages that required you to use your hand to turn them, not today’s Star Trekkie, pushbutton kind.) I guess this is the lament of KATHY every generation. My parents REED probably mourned the passing of the phonograph record as cassette tapes and CDs took over. But in today’s ever evolving technology, even CDs are on the way out, as digital MP-3 players and iPods take over. I’m not saying technology is a bad thing — I couldn’t imagine preparing a meal these days without using my microwave for something and I would be lost without my cell phone. But I think it would be fun to load the kids up and take a stroll back in time this weekend at Rendezvous Days, going on through Sunday just south of Coupeville. (See Melanie Hammons’ story on page 6.) It’s a great way to showcase how far we’ve come, and bring history to life for our kids, and for us parents, too, for that matter. It’s easy to forget that at one time people actually did have to walk two miles (or more) in the snow to get to school, just like Mom and Dad said. And opening the freezer and defrosting something in the microwave never used to play a role in dinner preparations. Today’s technological advances across all aspects of our lives, and that includes the technology applied every day in the military, would have boggled the mind of a trapper or trader in the 1700s. Sometimes it’s hard to appreciate what you have until you see how hard it was to achieve it. -Kathy Reed, editor

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Flea facts you should know F P ’ M S

ost pet owners don’t • The flea population in a home is usuthink that we have ally made up of 5% adults, which are on OR ETS much of a problem your pet, and 95% of eggs and juvenile with fleas in the Pacific NW. stages, which are in your carpets and AKE Actually, our climate – humid floors and neither too hot nor too • An allergy to fleas is the most comcold - is ideal for flea growth. mon skin disease that pets can have, and IEL The months of April and that the allergic reaction caused by a sinDVM October are the worst months gle flea bite can persist for several weeks. for explosive flea growth and Fortunately, flea control is not really the associated problems they that difficult if you use the right prodcan cause for you and your pets. ucts. Unfortunately, there are a lot of products availDid you know? able that are not very effective, and may even be • A Flea can bite up to 400 times a day harmful to your pet. • A single female flea can lay up to 2,000 eggs in Effective flea control requires that you treat your her lifetime pet, your home, and your yard. • Just one flea can multiply to 1,000 fleas on your Use a topical veterinary flea insecticide on your pet and in your home in 21 days dog or cat. These products can be effective for up to • On average, a flea lives for 2-3 months • Flea fossils have been found dating back about SEE PETS | PAGE 5 100 million years ago

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Many people are concerned about the potential toxic effects of insecticides and so would prefer to use a more “natural” alternative. Unfortunately, some natural flea control options may be less effective and more toxic than the conventional products. • Natural approaches for flea control include dietary, topical, or environmental products. • Brewer’s yeast and garlic are the most commonly cited dietary approach recommended. These products can also be the least effective when evaluated in controlled studies. • There are many topical products recommended for flea control. Most of them contain essential oils, which have been shown to provide temporary repellent action. They have also been shown, in the

case of pennyroyal oil and others, to cause skin irritation, allergic reactions, seizures, and may even be fatal in some cases. • Environmental flea control methods include the use of diatomaceous earth and boric acid. The problem with these products is usually related to dust inhalation. There is a commercial flea control company, Fleabusters®, which applies a patented formulation of boric acid with a one-year guarantee. The fact they have been in business throughout the U.S. for over 20 years is significant evidence of their success. In the end, it’s up to you to determine the best course of action for dealing with fleas. If you have any questions, check with your veterinarian.


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Restored Ford to join PBY display

Retired Aviation Machinist’s Mate Grey Wunderly, a Rendezvous Days participant, sits in front of his replica fur trapper’s dwelling, a tent patterned after a Lakota lodge.


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The PBY Memorial just added an extra level of authenticity to its exhibits, thanks to the Whidbey Cruzers Car Club. Members of the group purchased a 1946 Ford automobile, refurbished its exterior and painted it haze gray, said Bruce Biddle, auto technical adviser of the Whidbey Cruzers. The group has offered to loan the car to the PBY Memorial Foundation as a static display. According to Biddle, the car is a very realistic replica of the ones used to ferry military officers about during World War II. “War theater cars were nearly always gray or brown in color,” said Biddle. “Sometimes, they would even paint over the chrome to prevent reflections that could attract enemy attention. Blackout conditions, which definitely would have been observed on Whidbey during the war, would also have mandated blinders


Step back in time at Rendezvous Days By MELANIE HAMMONS

A refurbished 1946 Ford sedan will be the latest addition to the PBY Memorial Foundation exhibits. MELANIE HAMMONS/

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over the headlights as well.” The Ford was in poor condition when they bought it, according to Biddle. “We’ve been very fortunate to have many people helping us out with the restoration,” said Biddle, who was at the North Whidbey Car Show last Saturday at Windjammer Park. Biddle was handing out flyers and answering questions about the restoration process and history of the vehicle.

He is a member of the PBY Memorial Foundation, and believes the ‘46 Ford will be a good addition. “When you see war movies, this is the type of car that would be transporting the commanding officer,” said Biddle. “The Navy or Army would paint the letters as you see them on the passenger door. A flag would also be attached.” The ‘46 Ford will be displayed in the parking lot of Simard Hall, (Bldg. 12), on the Seaplane Base.

If you’ve ever yearned to live off the land, you can’t miss the American fur-trappingera reenactment which begins Friday just south of Coupeville. Rendezvous Days covers common activities of the late 1700s through the 1840s, such as blacksmithing and the sale of beads, leather goods, black powder guns and supplies. Oak Harbor resident, “Blackhat,” (Grey Wunderly) will be there, perhaps fashioning a knife sheath out of buckskin and beads. Wunderly, a retired Navy Aviation Machinist’s Mate, will likely be in or around his canvas tent, which is patterned after a Lakota Lodge. “I guess I’ve been doing this (Rendezvous Days) since ‘93 or so,” he said. “Many history textbooks no longer cover this era and its heroes — men like Kit Carson, Jedediah Smith, Jim Bridger.”

Wunderly explained many of the early fur trappers and traders later became wagon train guides and scouts. “We do these living history reenactments so that these pioneer traditions will continue to live on. In fact, I even make my own buckskin for this event,” he said. “When you come out here, you get that same sense of freedom: It’s like you’re living back in that time,” said Oak Harbor resident “Powder Dancer,” also known as Chris Eliassen. Activities include black powder shooting events, archery, tomahawk and knife throwing, in addition to children’s games. Rendezvous Days take place at the north end of Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association property on Highway 20 and Safari Road, just south of Coupeville. The event is free and open to the public Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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8/3/11 9:42 AM

Local man on quest to help children in Philippines By K ATHY REED

Whidbey Crosswind


etired Master Chief Thomas Fardy likes to help

people. It’s something he’s done as long as he can remember, and now he’s hoping other people will share in his desire to improve conditions for Tom Fardy children and families in the Philippines. “It started with helping my wife’s brothers and sisters go to school,” he said. “Ever since then I’ve put as many kids through school as I can.” Fardy, who retired from the Navy nine years ago, completely retired last year. Now he and his wife of 42 years, Melita, split their time between Oak Harbor and the Philippines, where Melita is from. Fardy is taking his philanthropy full time, saying he grew up poor and knows what it’s like for a child to go without. He tells of moving to a small town in Iowa as a child. There was a chicken shop located just around the corner. He and his siblings would wait as crates of chickens were unloaded, hoping one would escape. They got to keep any loose chickens they’d catch. “Inevitably, a crate of chickens would tumble

off the back of the truck and the door would somehow always pop open,” he recalled. “It just dawned on me not too long ago they probably did it on purpose. That was awful nice of those people.” Perhaps it was that unrealized generosity that made an impression on Fardy. Over the years, he has put family members through school and helped rebuild homes. Fardy plans to rebuild a total of five home in the village of Salvacion, a barangay, or district, of the city of Iriga in the Bicol region. He has finished the first one, and as funds become available, Fardy works on making the hollow cement blocks that will form the walls of the other four. Most of the homes have dirt floors and holes in the roof. “We build the walls literally around the old house,” he said. “Then we rip down the old walls and carry them out through the door.” After the new walls are up and the old removed, they pour concrete floors. The homes are small, about 14-feet by 14-feet, but still larger than the old. Fardy estimates it costs about $2,400 for the materials to rebuild each home. While the homes are important, Fardy concentrates his efforts on putting local children through school.

Most of the families in the area are rice farmers who work for food rather than money. “Education is supposed to be free, but the students have special projects they have to complete, and they have to buy the supplies for the projects,” Fardy said. “If the families are rice farmers, money is very tight. Plus, they have to pay for transportation to and from school.” Fardy estimates it costs about $23 a week for a child to go to school in the Bicol region, or 1,000 Philippine pesos. “If they don’t get an education, they’ll become rice farmers,” he said. “I can’t accept that as a fate for them. Without children, our world would be extinct in 90 years.” Recent medical expenses for family members have put a squeeze on Fardy’s ability to help with school costs. While he is not looking for financial assistance, he is looking for people to donate items that he can ship to the Philippines. “There’s a big need for good used clothes, shoes, first aid kits, antibiotic creams, hydrogen peroxide, used VHS and DVD children’s movies and even small televisions,” Fardy said. “If someone has a 36or 42-inch chain saw, that would put a whole family back to work.” Fardy said he has found

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(Above) Children stand in front of the next home Tom Fardy plans to rebuild in the Philippines. (Below, right) Beboy, 3, a friend of Fardy’s family, plays in a bucket next to clothes-washing containers. PHOTOS COURTESY OF TOM FARDY

Anyone interested in donating items to Fardy can reach him at 679-9002. For a list of desirable items, please see this story on our website at www.whid it harder to get assistance as a civilian. “When I was in the Navy I could get things done,” he said. “It’s not like that in the civilian world. I can’t just call Bill Gates.” He said he hopes someday to connect with a nonprofit group that can help him in his efforts.

His motivation, he said, is seeing a child’s smile and knowing they’ve got a chance in life. “Money’s not important to me, except what I can do with it,” he said. “I do it because it needs to be done. I enjoy it. If more people would do that, this world would be better off.”


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Island County Fair Continues: The Island County Fair in Langley will continue through Sunday. Hours Friday and Saturday are from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Hours Sunday are from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for military with ID, senior citizens and children age 6 to 15. Children under 5 are admitted free. Call 221-4677 for information.

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Click Music Acoustic Jam: Join friends and neighbors for a free evening of playing music together Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Click Music, 1130 NE Seventh Ave., Oak Harbor. Jam leader Ed Newkirk welcomes players of all ages and levels. Call 675-5544 for information.

SAT., AUG. 20

Rising Island Open: The second annual Rising Island Open disc golf tournament will be held Saturday

An Evening of Comedy and Canapes: The Impaired Driving Impact Panel of Island County presents an evening of comedy and canapes Saturday starting at 7 p.m. at the Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor and featuring the Whidbey Improv Team. All proceeds will benefit IDIPIC’s work for “safer kids, safer roads.� Cost is $12.50 per person. Tickets are available at the Whidbey Playhouse or by calling IDIPIC at 672-8219. Whidbey Island Winery Music Series: Enjoy an evening of music at the Whidbey island Winery in Langley. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and cost is $20. Tickets include a glass of wine. Music provided by Levi Burkle. Reserve a spot by calling 360-221-2040. Go to www.whidbeyislandwinery. com for information. Calliope’s Craft Corner: Children ages 4 to 12 can enjoy a craft project at Hummingbird Farm and Nursery Saturday from1 to 3 p.m. Craft is Mixed up Mosaics. Cost is $15 per child and preregistration is

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North Whidbey Coupon Club: All couponers are invited to attend open house-style meetings of the North Whidbey Coupon Club each Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Regency on Whidbey dining room, 1040 SW Kimball Dr., Oak Harbor. Call 6752338 for information.


American Veterans Traveling Tribute: Opening ceremonies will be held at noon on Thursday to mark the visit of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall, which will remain at the Swinomish

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1971 Airstream. Magnificent vintage Land Yacht. Custom Renovation, farmed Indonesian Mahogany, heated Bamboo Floors, Totally New 120 Ads with art attract Vo l t E l e c t r i c i t y a n d range. 31 feet. Plumbing more attention. Call 800-388-2527 to up to new owner. Ideal for Studio, Guest Room, talk to your customer Office or Travel Trailer. service representative. $19,275. Vashon Island (918)636-3612


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Casino in Anacortes through Aug. 28. Go to www.swinomishcasino. com for information, or call 888-28-8883.

11:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Windjammer Park in downtown Oak Harbor. This is a fun, family sculpture-making day.

Oak Harbor Public Market: Fresh local produce, baked goods, unique arts and crafts and more take center stage Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Public Market, located next to the Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Information Center on Highway 20. Information is available by calling 678-4288.

Whidbey Island Winery Music Series: Bring a blanket, a chair, a picnic and a friend and relax with a glass of wine as you enjoy an evening of music at the Whidbey island Winery in Langley. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and cost is $20. Tickets include a glass of wine. Music provided by Camille Bloom. Reserve a spot by calling 360-221-2040. Go to www.whidbeyislandwinery. com for information.

FRI., AUG. 26

VFW Riders: The regular meeting of the VFW Riders motorcycle group will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at the VFW Hall, 3037 Goldie Rd., Oak Harbor. Call 6754048 for information. North Whidbey Coupon Club: All couponers are invited to attend open house-style meetings of the North Whidbey Coupon Club each Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce on Highway 20. Call 6752338 for information.

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Bluegrass Concert: Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens in Greenbank will hold its third annual bluegrass concert from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Local musicians Bayview Sound and nationally recognized band Northern Departure will perform. Bring lawnchairs, blankets and picnics for a relaxing afternoon. Tickets are $15; children under 16 are free with an adult. Call 678-1912 or go to www.meerkerkgardens. org for details.

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3 BEDROOM HOUSE & farm that is part of the Ebey’s Landing National Historic Preserve. Views of Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound! Includes garage, one barn & hay loft (40’x60’), 1 barn (25’x70’; presently with horse stalls), 1 barn (50’x200’), 1 barn (50’x250’) & approximately 35 acres surrounding the buildings. Great place for a horse operation or an organic farm operation. Additional acreage maybe available at later date. $2,800 per month, security deposit, with other terms. 425-891-8702.

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2 BEDROOM MOBILE home, recent renovate d . G r e a t v i ew. N i c e yard, excellent location, 1 block off 525. Walk to public transit and services. $700/mo, 1st, last, damage. No smoking. 360-678-4315 or 360222-3506


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1 BEDROOM DUPLEX, 1 block to downtown. Q u i e t , n i c e, m o d e r n . Deck, yard. $700 month, utilities included. Excellent condition! 360-9694261

1,300 SF, 2 BEDROOM, 1.5 bath with awesome view! Quality tr i-level townhouse includes den, f i r e p l a c e , D / W, W / D hookups, and garage. $825 month. 360-6759596 or 360-914-0379 Whidbey Residential Rentals Inc. OAK HARBOR


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STUDIO Apartment, 525 SF, partially furnished. Murphy bed, vinyl and carpet, stove, refrigerat o r a n d d i s h w a s h e r. $ 4 5 0 m o n t h . Te n a n t pays all utilities. No pets o r s m o k i n g . W h i d b ey Residential Rentals. (360)675-9596

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The Whidbey NewsTimes seeks an enthusiastic, motivated Advertising Sales Representative to sell advertising. Successful candidate must be dependable, detail-oriented and possess exceptional customer ser vice skills. Previous sales experience required and media sales a plus! Reliable insured transportation and good driving record required. Straight commission with a draw, excellent health benefits, 401K and a great work environment with opportunity to advance. EOE. Please send resume with cover letter in PDF or Text format to: HR/WNTADSALES Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106 Poulsbo, WA 98370

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High School students preferred. Must have a drivers license. Starting a t $ 9 / h o u r. 2 - 3 h o u r shifts, 3-5 days a week. Evening shifts. Apply at Useless Bay Golf Shop. 360-321-5958 PART TIME HELP Knowledge of art supplies a plus. Must be 18 years old. Apply in person at: Gene’s Arts & Frame, 250 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor. No phone calls please

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This full-time position offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401K, paid vacation and holidays. We are the largest publisher of community newspapers in Washington state. Visit our web site: fo r m o r e i n fo r m a t i o n . Please send resume w i t h c ove r l e t t e r a n d non-retur nable wor k samples in PDF or Text format to: POI/HR Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite #106 Poulsbo, WA 98370 E-mail to: Fax: 360-394-5829

Sound Publishing is looking for an Advertising Sales Manager on beautiful Whidbey Isl a n d , WA . We h a v e three award-winning community newspapers serving Island communities and Naval Air Station Whidbey. Candidates must have strong leadership and people management skills. This is a working sales position; you will build and Employment maintain local accounts as well as supervise a Transportation/Drivers sales staff of 4. You should have a good unFULL TIME derstanding of all facets ROUTE DRIVER of newspaper operations with emphasis on sales M u s t h a v e c l e a n a n d m a r k e t i n g . Yo u Class-B CDL with hazshould also have strong m a t , t a n ke r a n d a i r internet and social me- brake endoresements. Apply at: dia skills and be wellNorthern Energy suited to working with 18177 SR 525, government, community Freeland, WA 98249 groups and clients in EOE creating effective advertising. Sound Publishing is Washington’s largest &INDü)Tü"UYü)Tü3ELLü)T p r i va t e , i n d e p e n d e n t ,OOKINGüFORüTHEüRIDE OFüYOURüLIFE newspaper company. If WWWNW ADSCOM you are creative, cusüHOURSüAüDAY tomer-driven, successoriented and want to live Health Care Employment on beautiful Whidbey IsGeneral land, we want to hear from you. We offer excellent benefits, paid vaPart & Full Time cation and holidays and Please apply in person: a 401k. Careage of Whidbey Please submit your 311 NE 3rd Street resume and cover letter Coupeville, WA. with salary requirements 360-678-2273 to: MED NURSE or by mail to: Full Time, PM Shift. Sound Publishing Inc., Please apply in person: 19351 8th Ave. NE, Careage of Whidbey Suite 106, 311 NE 3rd Street Poulsbo, WA 98370, Coupeville, WA. ATTN: HR/ASMW 360-678-2273 EOE


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Health Care Employment



CLINICIAN II F/T (37.5 hrs/wk)

Coupeville. Provides primar y clinical therapy, case management and/or group treatment in various settings (i.e. home, school, respite, residential and/or clinic) to mental health clients and their families. MA in counseling or one of the s o c i a l s c i e n c e s . Tw o years mental health experience. Registered in WA State. Valid WSDL w/insurable driving record. $15.36+ DOE. Benefits.

CLINICIAN I F/T (37.5 hrs/wk)

Floats between Whidbey Island and Mount Vernon Provides pr imar y clinical therapy, case management and/or group treatment in various settings (i.e. home, school, respite, residential and/or clinic) to mental health clients and their families. AA degree in Human Services or related field w/previous mental health experience required. Prefer B A d e gr e e i n H u m a n Services. Registered in WA S t a t e. $ 1 3 . 4 5 + DOE. Benefits. Please send resume & cover letter to: HR, 1100 South 2nd St Mt Vernon, WA 98273 EOE

Enthusiastic Energetic Caregiver needed to join our team at Pheonix Unb o u n d e d L L C. H e l p provide guidence and suppor t to our client with many talents and community ties. Must have valid wad and CPR and first aid. RNA or CNA. Start at $8.67/hour. Increase after training is complete. References and resume required. Call Irene Nichols 360-682-5351 or 360-969-3553 Business Opportunities


Sales Consultant Opportunity on Whidbey Island. Rodan+Fields Dermat o l o g i s t s. E m a i l r e sumes to: KYOTO JAPENESE restaurant for sale. Great location next to cinema. 25 years history. Price negotiable. Call for details. (360)672-0623

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14’X16’ CABIN WITH partial loft for sale. Own some island history, perfect for guest house or studio. Built of dimensional boat lumber with wood framed retracting windows, metal insulated roof, recently resided a n d p a i n t e d ex t e r i o r. Fully constructed building, you move. $7,500 obo. Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. 206-8527201.

CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES, 2 males, 14 weeks, first shots & wormed. $350 each. Price negotiable. (360)632-6285 or (360)969-1348

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GREAT DANE Puppies, AKC. Males/ females. Every color but Fawns. Two litters of blues fathered by Tiber ious. $500 & up, health guarantee. Licensed since 2002. Dreyersdanes is Oregon state’s largest breeder of Great Danes. Also selling Standard Poodles Visit: Call 503-556-4190

N O R I TA K E c h i n a , 1 2 place setting - Morning Glory pattern, $150. Call 360-675-1885 OAK ENTERTAINMENT c e n t e r, $ 1 2 5 . L a r g e Oak. 71in long, 22in width, 52in height. Holds 36” diagonal TV. Glassed cabinet with 4 shelves CD/DVD disc compartment. 360-6751449 or 360-969-1806. Old 4 wheeled rubber tired hay wagon, $100. 2 Husky 18 speed bikes, heavy wide tires, $20 each. 360-638-2433 OVAL Persian rug, 8’x6’. Green/mauve/white, $40. Call 360-675-1885

BALDWIN console pian o, w a l n u t c a s e a n d matching bench. Excellent condition. Buyer reponsible for moving. Located on Vashon Island, WA, (West side). $850. 206-463-2184.

Sporting Goods QUEEN Sleeper bed, lazy boy. Excellent condition, $150. 360-678- L H G o l f c l u b s, i r o n s, 9307 woods, bag, balls, cart, tees, umbrella, $50. R E F R I G E R AT E D G E C a s h . 3 6 0 - 3 7 3 - 2 9 9 8 , water cooler with bottle, Kitsap. $75. Computer desk $60. (360)240-8616 or (360)320-0606


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CHEST Freezer, $75. Light green sofa, $30. Full size bed, $25. Wooden book shelf, $20. 360-929-4925 END TABLES, 2, black $15. (360)240-8616 or (360)320-0606 I ke a WO O D WA R D ROBE $150 Can also be used for Flat File cabinet. Please email me at for more info and photos or call (206)706-3950. Email preferred. I ke a WO O D WA R D ROBE For Sale. $150 Can also be used as a pull out desk. Email me at for more info and photos. or call 206-706 -3950. Email preferred LAWNMOWER: Black & Decker 19 in. Cordless rear bag mower. Model CMM1200. Excel cond. Includes charger, discharge chute, mulching plug, bag, key & manual. Batteries were replaced l a s t ye a r. $ 1 5 0 . 3 6 0 579-1946. Clinton M a t e r n i t y c l o t h e s fo r sale various sizes M-xl 8 pants 16 tops two hoodies. $125 entire lot , willing to split up price will depend on items selected Call Brandi 360-6754194 MEDLINE ultra-light transport chair. Slightly used, $40. 360-6798297

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AKC Mini Dachshounds back after two year break. Only 2 boys left. D ew c l aw s r e m o ve d , first shots, & wormed. parents of both litters on sight. $400/ea. 360675-0128, Whidbey

Garage/Moving Sales Island County Coupeville

Saturday, Aug 20th, 8am - 5pm. No pre-sales. Antiques, swords and 425-355-0717 knives, tools, Christmas, ext. 1560 house wares, yard stuff, Ask for Karen Avis l a r g e s i z e w o m e n ’s clothes, videos, CDs, B O S T O N T E R R I E R more. 1236 Nimitz Drive, T O I L E T. C o m p l e t e , p u p p i e s ! P u r e b r e d , Admiral’s Cove. w h i t e. C a l l ( 3 6 0 ) 2 4 0 - beautiful tuxedo color, 8 weeks old, $600. Mom Coupeville 9483, Whidbey on site. Potty training. S a t u r d a y O n l y, 8 - 4 . Fa m i l y s o c i a l i z e d & Kid’s items, fur niture, Home Furnishings great with kids! 2 fe- games and lots of other males & 3 males. Call g o o d s t u f f ! 1 2 2 1 SELECT Comfor t mat- KJ at 360-675-6117. Lo- Rickover Drive, Admirals tress, pillow top, single cated in Oak Harbor. Cove. s i z e , n e a r l y n ew, n o Email: bostons1@hot- Freeland s t a i n s . N o n s m o k i n g m a i l . c o m P i c t u r e s : M U T I N Y B AY - 9 a m home. $460. Call: 360- w w w . B o s t o n T e r - 3pm, Friday & Saturday, 675-1885 8/19 & 8/20, 1389 Mutiny Lane - Follow signs. Boy Clothes - newborn to youth sizes Carters, Columbia Spor tswear, OshKosh, NWT Items GENERAL CONTRACTOR Cribs, Carseats, Misc. baby/toddler items; ElecLiving and serving tric Lift Recliner; HouseItems - Pottery Dish locally for 30 years hold set, and lots of other good stuff. PLEASE No • New Construction Early Birds


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ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD, 30 years of older couples life. Saturday August 20th, 8am til it’s gone! 3554 Appian Way, off E. Sleeper Rd.

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MOVING ESTATE SALE garden tools & stuff. All sorts of household items. Furniture: beautiful carved wood Indonesian type china cabinet 5’7” long by 1”7” wide, g l a s s d o o r s o n t o p, carved wooden doors on bottom, 2 piece. colonial style side table, cherrywood, 1 shelf w/door & side compar tments for b o o k s o r m a g a z i n e s. Queen size headboard, buttons & tuffs, white naugahyde. Double size headboard, gold colored metal, italian style w/leaf crown & ribbon design. Barrel chair w/pink on pink striped fabric. Daybed w/pop up trundle, 2 new matresses. Sofa love seat w/2 matching steel framed glider chairs in soft b r ow n fa b r i c . S o fa & chair covers also. Blue fabric storage hassock on wheels, turn lid over for coffee table. Matress f r a m e a d j u s t a b l e fo r double or twin bed. Round side table with g l a s s . Fo u r k i t c h e n counter chairs, 1 red, 1 green, 2 blond wood, woven seats. All pecan wood mederterian style dresser w/2 mirrors, 9 drawers. Plus 2 matching bedside tables w/1 shelf behind doors. Everything is spotless, top quality, Excellent condition! Must see!! 8am to 4pm Saturday Au g u s t 2 0 t h . 7 0 1 S. Main St #45. Coupeville NEIGHBORHOOD SALE, 4 houses, 10 families! 1995 Nissan Pathfinder, furniture, 70 antique and collectible cow creamers, approx. 100 antique and collectible dolls: Celluloid, Composition, Bisque, China, Porcelain, old oriental’s, Indian, Alaskan, made in Germany, 1950’s-1960’s, and commercial ad dolls. Indian made doll cradle, vint a g e h a t s, 4 0 r e t i r e d Boyd’s plush bears, 5 collectible plush bears and 40 misc. plush bears, old porcelain child/doll dishes, 28 black & white 8x10 Walt Dyke photos, old newspapers, old post cards, Mexican jewelry, vintage books, old maps, 19201930’s National Geographic’s, old Saturday evening post covers, 2 medieval costume dresses, Longaberger b a s ke t , l a d i e s s i ze 6 shoes, jewelr y, Cricut machine, hundreds of rubber stamps, beads and craft supplies, sewing machine, pretty white gold 3 diamond engagement style ring worn only 10 months, $600 (appraised for $2200), holiday decor, nice cemeter y plot in Fer ndale, kitchen items, books, CD’s, 2 antique trunks, 2 vintage doll houses, Christmas tree. lots of misc. Don’t miss this one! Friday & Saturday 19th 20th, 8am-5pm. Ocean Bluff Lane off West Beach Rd. Langley

MOVING SALE!!! Sat & Sun (8/20-21) 9am-4pm, 2 3 4 1 S o u n d v i e w D r. (Useless Bay Golf Club) Includes gas barbeque grill, Dell printer, drafting t a bl e, g a r d e n tools/equipment, outdoor furniture, patio rug, 30+ large landscape pots (some filled with plants), craft supplies, vacuum cleaner, fertilizer spreader, oak filing cabinet and much more!

Garage/Moving Sales Island County Oak Harbor

ENORMOUS SALE twin trundle bed - handcarved; homeschool curriculum K-5th grade (tons to choose from) language ar ts & math hardbacks with wor kbooks, teacher books and materials, also reading books; 32” flat screen TV; office desks; computer desk; school desks; cor ner table; Singer serger; new golf bag; round dining room table; large selection of paperback & hardback b o o k s ; m o v i e s ; t oy s ; games; paintable ceramics; clothes; gifts; toddler motorized car and truck; numerous more items don’t want to miss this one! Saturday August 20th, 7:30am-11am. End of NE 9th Avenue - last house - 1960 NE 9th Avenue. Oak Harbor

ESTATE SALE! Prices Cut! Lots of original art work and quality prints, porcelains, crystal, statues, photos, books, collector books by Briggs, complete Charlie Brown, Washington & Alaska travel guides, large collection excellent records, fine Victorian picture frames, 20’s & 30’s golf woods, golf ball collection, putters, 2.5 wood, golf collectors books, china figurines, and much more. Come see quality unusual items. Saturday only. 10am4pm. Space #86 in Western Village; Ernst Street, Oak Harbor Oak Harbor

Fr i d ay a n d S a t u r d ay, Aug 19 & 20, 8am-5pm. Wo o d w o r k i n g t o o l s , Delta bandsaw, Delta chopsaw, wood chisels, planes, Sjoberj Swedish work bench, athletic equipment, Schwinn exercise bike, Weidner Pro bench and lift equipment including weights, folding table - 8’ long, & more. 2456 SW Winchester Street (Whidbey Green). OAK HARBOR

FRIDAY & SATURDAY August 19th-20th, 9AM -2PM. Old timber saws, double and single trees, pheasant mounts, English pottery, Denby teap o t , m a ny o i l l a m p s, 1920 folding wood chairs, wicker, fishing p o l e s / r e e l s , To n k a trucks, Frankoma, fondue set, pendulum wall clock, step aerobics set, antique small folding table (campaign?)., ½” air impact wrench, games, large sewing table (storable), air compressor hoses, gear puller, Snap On gear pulling set, Snap On stud rem o v e r, v a l v e s p r i n g compressor, box air conditioning service tools, collection antique pulleys, old automotive repair manuals. Too much to list everything! 239 E Valley Rd

Garage/Moving Sales Island County

Garage/Moving Sales Island County

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Whidbey Oak Harbor

M OV I N G S A L E ! S a t . Aug. 20, 9 - 5 PM. Sofa, swivel rocker, daybed & trundle, queen mattress/boxspring, metal b e d f ra m e, o l d m e t a l twin bed frame, misc furniture, yard tools, dishes, etc. 957 Rebecca Lane. Oak Harbor M U LT I FA M I LY y a r d sales. Westridge Community: Ridgeway, Sparr o w, M e r r i d a n a n d Greenwood Drive. Friday & Saturday August 19th & 20th, 9am-4pm. Sunday, August 21st, 9am-12. Clothes, household items, tools, scrapbooking items, etc. Oak Harbor

S AT U R D AY A u g u s t 20th, 8am-12pm. 2302 C. Goldfinch Street. Baby clothes like new from carters, gymboree, osh kosh bgosh, womens 0-5, men’s clothing 30-34, highchair, stroll e r s, e l e c t r o n i c s a n d more. Whidbey

ESTATE SALE Friday & Saturday August 19th & 20th 9am-3pm. 3055 N. Mt Baker circle, Oak harbor. Washer/Dr yer Fr idge, beds, dressers, Fishing, tools, furniture, Player P i a n o, M a n ’s S h o p Tools, Drill Press, Ladders, etc. See pics. Whidbey

H U G E E S TAT E S a l e ! Friday 19th & Saturday 20th 8am-3pm. Lots of items. 2531 airline way

M U LT I FA M I LY y a r d sale. Friday August 19th & Saturday August 20th, 10am-4pm. Couch, love seat, rocker/recliner, bar stools, tables, small kitchen appliances and cookware, glassware, cr ystal, cor ning ware, deep fryer, dishes, pots and pans, clocks, cordless telephone sets, answering machine, other misc. electronics, lamp fixtures, lamp shades, p i c t u r e s a n d f r a m e s, home bar equipment, beer and soda bottle collectibles, silver serving sets and trays, oriental vases and figur ines,n suit cases and travel bags, computer items, small rugs, flower pot stands, lawn fur niture and figurines, Coleman camp stove, 3 tents, 2 folding bicycles, electrical wir ing and cords, storage boxes, chainsaw, car/truck/motorcycle par ts books, repair manuals, motorcycle clothing, misc. garage and home repair stuff, finished cabinet doors, outdoor Christmas figures and lights and 100s of items to small to list. Families are still bringing out stuff to sell. Over 28 years of accumulated treasures for you to look through. 1840-1880 NE 10th Avenue. Shop for bargains in the Classifieds. From tools and appliances to furniture and collectables. Open 24 hours a day. Estate Sales Freeland


“ L E T T I N G G O ” Ya r d sale. Near Langley, Friday and Saturday 9am4pm. 1800’s antiques, art, fabrics, books, china, much more! 4342 Lunberg St off Wilkinson. Whidbey

M U LT I - FA M I LY c i r c l e ya r d s a l e o n Au g u s t 20th, Household goods, tools and fishing and camping equipment. 8am-2pm SW Erie Circle Whidbey

MULTI-FAMILY Garage Sale! Friday August 19th a n d S a t u r d ay Au g u s t 20th, 8:30am-4pm. 900 Buena Vista Pl (1/2 mile East of Greenbank Farm). Furniture, household & outdoor items, tools, lots of items for everyone. Look for yellow signs near Greenbank.

ESTATE SALE. Something for everyone. Lots priced under $2! Furniture; clean bed; futon mattress; lamps & mirrors; glass & stemware, collectible plates and bottles; kitchen misc.; f r e e ze r ; w h e e l c h a i r s, walkers and misc.; art; books; toys; Playstation II; Lincoln Logs; snowboards and boots; motorcycle jackets and pants; tools; miter & skill saw; drill press; clothes; jewelry; garden art. Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 9am to 5pm. Located at: 1769 Compass Drive at Maple Ridge in Freeland.


WE DOWNSIZED Sale! Lots of craft items. Toys, Furniture, Household items, Great prices. Friday August 19th & Saturday August 20th from 9AM to 4PM. 620 Coronado Ave, CoupeOak Harbor ville - off of Libbey Road HUGE sale! Tools, an- in Sierra Community tiques, collectibles, kitchen items. Saturday 8/20 8 a m - 1 p m . 9 1 5 S i l ve r Lake RD.

ATTENTION Island Contractors! 37’X13’ heavy duty power boat “Pelican”. Water taxi, large cargo capacity, heavy duty tow bit, crew and materials, picnic boat. Heated cabin, seats 12 inside, walk around outer decks. Foam filled hull. Unsinkable! New canvas, new UV windshields and wipers. 2 hours on re-built. 8V71 500HP. 22 knots. A must see! $39,000. On Orcas Island 360-376-6566.

Automobiles Pontiac

1985 PONTIAC Firebird. New tires worth $320 & m a g w h e e l s . T- t o p , 60,000 miles. Top notch gray interior & exterior! Beautiful, never wrecked but needs paint/ decals. Excellent runner! Original owner & licensed. Great starter car! $2,100 make offer. Vashon Island. Call David 360463-9398. Automobiles Toyota

2004 Toyota Camry LE $12995. (stk#20234U) Skagit Subaru. 360-7577737 Automobiles Volkswagen

2003 V W PA S S AT 31K miles $12995. (stk#20236U). Skagit 1977 BOSTON Whaler Mazda. 360-757-2200 17’ Newport. 115h merc, Pickup Trucks easy loader trailer, kickFord er motor, power trim/tilt, c e n t e r c o n s o l e, r u n s g r e a t , $ 6 0 0 0 O B O . 2000 FORD F-250 extended cab with shor t (425)773-3440 bed. 93,500 miles, V-10 6.8L, AT, 4WD Lar iat. Many options. Remote start, alarm system, air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power/leather seats, cr uise control, power 26’ 1980 U.S. NAVY Mo- s t e e r i n g , s l i d i n g r e a r tor Whaleboat. Fiber- window, rear air bag glass by Mason, Perkins shocks, tow package, 35 HP model 4/107 s p raye d b e d l i n e r. (runs well), stainless 40 $10,365. (206)567-4222 gallon tank. Enclosed Vashon wheel house and berths forward. Self bailing aft Sport Utility Vehicles deck with access under Buick to storage/ shaft. Two axel trailer. Work boat, 2 0 0 5 B u i c k L a s a b r e not yacht. $8,000 obo. $10973. (stk#20227U) Richard 206-463-4619. Skagit Mazda. 360-7572200 310-200-9974. Vashon. Marine Power

Marine Sail

24’ BAYLINER Buccaneer Sailboat and trailer. Fiberglass, has 2 sails and 2 outboard motors. Comes with life preservers, cushions and port-apotty. Has cockpit steering and can sleep 4-6 people. Great price at $2,800. Call for more info r m a t i o n , ( 3 6 0 ) 3 7 3 5379 Automobiles Lexus

2004 LEXUS SC400 Au t o, l o a d e d $ 7 9 9 5 . (stk#20164U) Skagit Ford/Lincoln. 360-7572000

Tents & Travel Trailers

2002 Ford Escape XLT 16’ 2003 ROCKWOOD $9995. (stk#2749T) Freedom Pop-up CampSkagit Ford. 360-757e r. O n l y u s e d t w i c e , 2000 ready to roll for your summer vacation!! Motorcycles Stove, sink, refrigerator and heated. Detachable 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 c c 4 s t r o ke BBQ grill. Electric matMoto Bravo off-road dirt tress’s to warm you at bike. Electric and kick night. Two full size and star t. Excellent condi- one twin, sleeps 4-6. Ext i o n . G r e a t d i r t b i ke ! cellent condition! PurP r i c e r e d u c e d ! $ 5 5 0 . chased new, only own(360)468-2456 ers! Oak Harbor. $4,000. 360-675-9125.

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“I started running for myself when I was in college,” she said. “It’s something I enjoy doing and it’s a great way to stay in shape. It’s a great stress reliever.” Another first time racer was Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill Johnson, who completed the 5K. “If ever there was a race to run, this was it,” Johnson said. “I wanted to do the Flightline Run at the centennial, but I chickened out. I was still scared to do this one, but I thought to myself, ‘she gave her life — I can run three miles.’” One of the oldest participants in the 5K was 74-year-old Claire FitzGerald of Lynden, who walked the course. A former member of the Marine Corps Reserve, FitzGerald was there to show support to the McClung family and today’s Marines. “I loved it,” FitzGerald said. “Getting my heart going and smelling the salt air, I loved it.” New MATSG-53 commanding officer, Col. Bradley Close, ran the 10K course with a platoon of Marines, who chanted in

cadence all the way to the finish line. “Today we are honoring one of our own,” Close said during the award ceremony. “I can’t think of a greater cause.” As the runners approached the finish line, Mike and Re McClung were there to cheer them on. “Way to go! Way to go!” yelled Mike as one by one runners stepped on the blue timing pads. “Nice Run! You’re comin’ in strong, comin’ in strong,” called Re. “Woot!” In the end, 17-year-old Matthew Reith of Oak Harbor finished first in the 5K, while 17-year-old Brian Comer of Sammamish took first place honors in the 10K. Top female finishers were 17-year-old Adrianna Royal of Oak Harbor for the 5K and 43-year-old Robin Canell of Longbranch in the 10K. Also up for grabs were two entries into the 36th annual Marine Corps Marathon, which will be held on Oct. 30 in Arlington, Va. “The Marine Corps Marathon is turning into one of the premiere marathons in the country,” said MATSG-53 Chief Warrant Officer 3 James St. Pierre.

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