October 20, 2017

Legals

Notice of Account Closure
Whitman County residents who are in possession of Fair Premium Checks for ribbons earned in past years, please cash your checks. Whitman County will be closing the Fair Premium Account on November 6, 2017. Please cash checks prior to November 6, 2017. 42/2
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
AGNES R. HENRY,
Deceased.
NO. 17-4-00100-38
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
(RCW 11.40.070)
The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020; or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION October 12, 2017
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
D. JOHN HENRY
ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
CARPENTER, McGUIRE & DeWULF, P.S.
BRUCE ENSLEY
ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE
P.O. Box 619
105 S. Main Street
Colfax, WA 99111-0619
Telephone: 509-397-4345 41/3
St John School District
has declared a 2007 Chevy 1-Ton school bus with 129,183 miles
as surplus and
will sell to the highest bidder.
Bids must include name and contact information in a sealed envelope and must be received by noon on October 31, 2017 at: St John School District #322, 301 W Nob Hill, St John, WA 99171. Please mark SEALED BID. The St John School District shall have the right to sell for scrap value or dispose of in such a manner to either receive some value, or pay as little as possible for the disposition. For information please call Ken Gering at the St John bus garage 509-648-3402. 40/4
Town of Malden
will hold a Public Hearing
on October 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm to hear comments on the preliminary 2018 Annual Budget. There will be a second hearing November 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm to hear comments for the final 2018 Annual Budget. Both hearings will take place a the Malden Library in the regular council meeting location. Malden residents are encouraged to attend. 41/2
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
In the Matter of the Estate of:
JOHN E. KNOTT,
Deceased.
Case No.: 17 4 00097 38
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
RCW 11.40.030
The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any persons having claims against the deceased must, before the time such claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: October 5, 2017
/s/ J. BRADLEY KNOTT
J. BRADLEY KNOTT,
Personal Representative of the Estate of
John E. Knott, Deceased
Address: 8620 E. Blue Fox Lane
Spokane, Washington 99217
AITKEN, SCHAUBLE, PATRICK,
NEILL & SCHAUBLE
Linda M. Schauble, WSBA #014707
Attorneys for Personal Representative of the Estate
165 NE Kamiaken, Suite 210
P.O. Box 307
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 334-3505 40/3
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
FOR LINCOLN COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate
of
DEAN H. MELVILLE,
Deceased
No. 17 4 00054 8
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 that arose before the decedent’s death must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorneys at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Clerk of this Court. The claim must be presented within the later of (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the Notice to the Creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim will be forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW Section 11 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: 10-5-17
Personal Representative:
MINDY L. MELVILLE
Attorney for P.R.: Norman D. Brock
Address for Mailing or Service:
Brock Law Firm, P.S.
529 Morgan St.,
P.O. Box 249
Davenport, Washington 99122
_________________________
Mindy L. Melville
Personal Representative 40/3
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Colfax City Council will be holding Budget Workshop for Streets, Park, Administration and Police on Monday October 23rd at 6:00 p.m. anyone needing assistance to attend please contact City Hall by 5:00 on October 23, 2017. 42/1
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
THE BANK OF NEW YORK
MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR, METROPOLITAN ASSET
FUNDING, INC., II, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 1998-B,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THE ESTATE OF CHARLES NICHOLS, DECEASED; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF CHARLES NICHOLS, DECEASED;
SANDRA NICHOLS; JEANNETTE WICKIZER; DANNY NICHOLS; METWEST
MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC.; AND PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN OR
INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE
COMPLAINT HEREIN,
Defendant
CAUSE NO. 16-2-00090-6
SHERIFF’S NOTICE TO
JUDGMENT DEBTOR OF
SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
TO: THE ESTATE OF CHARLES NICHOLS, DECEASED; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF CHARLES NICHOLS, DECEASED; SANDRA NICHOLS; JEANNETTE WICKIZER; DANNY NICHOLS; METWEST MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC.; AND PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIPED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN, Judgment Debtors

The Superior Court of Whitman County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Whitman County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. The property to be sold is described as:

Assessor’s Parcel/Tax ID Number: 1-1660-00-01-04-0000
LOT 4, BLOCK 1, FIRST ADDITION TO ST. JOHN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME C OF PLATS, PAGE(S) 1, RECORDS OF WHITMAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON
Also Commonly Known as: 6 S. Jennings Avenue, St. John, WA 99171

The sale of the above described property is to take place:
Time: 10:00 AM
Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Place: Front Door, West Entrance, Whitman County Courthouse, N. 404 Main Street, Colfax, Washington.

The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $29,332.33 together with interest, costs, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Sheriff at the address stated below:

This property is subject to:
1. No redemption rights after sale.

Dated at Colfax, Washington this 17th day of October, 2017.
BRETT J. MYERS
Whitman County Sheriff
By Kay Auvil
Records & Information Officer
411 North Mill Street
Colfax, WA 99111-0470
509-397-6266
509-397-2099 (Fax) 42/6
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of:
ROBERT D. PIERSON,
Deceased.
Case No.: 17-4-00105-38
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
RCW 11.40.030
The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any persons having claims against the deceased must, before the time such claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative=s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent=s probate and nonprobate assets.
DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: OCTOBER 19, 2017
/S/
JILL M. PIERSON,
Personal Representative of the Estate of Robert D. Pierson, Deceased
Address: 8652 Little Goose Dam Road
LaCrosse, Washington 99143
AITKEN, SCHAUBLE, PATRICK, NEILL & SCHAUBLE
Linda M. Schauble, WSBA #014707
Attorneys for Estate
P.O. Box 307
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 334-3505 42/3
TOWN OF FARMINGTON
ORDINANCE NO. 242-17
ADOPTION OF THE
2018 OPERATING BUDGET
October 16, 2017
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF FARMINGTON, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING THE BUDGET FOR 2018,
Setting forth appropriations and estimated revenues and adopting, by reference, the final budget for 2018.
THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF FARMINGTON DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1: The Mayor of the Town of Farmington completed and placed on file with the Clerk a preliminary budget,
including estimates of revenues and expenditures for operations of the town for the fiscal year beginning January 1st, 2018
and ending December 31st, 2018.
SECTION 2: The Town Council has made such adjustments and changes to said preliminary budget, as it deems necessary
Or proper at the time.
SECTION 3: The Town advertised and properly held the statutory public hearings on September 18th and October 16th, 2017.
SECTION 4: The proposed budget, as revised, was fixed by the Town Council on October 16th, 2017 and is now on file
in the Office of the Clerk, and is hereby adopted by fund, and incorporated herein as set forth, in full, in this ordinance.
SECTION 5: The following is a summary of the totals of estimated revenues and appropriations for each separate fund
and the aggregate totals for all funds combined:

FUND Revenues Expenditures
001 Current Expense Fund
Revenues $145,825.00
Expenditures $78,435.00

101 City Street Fund
Revenues $44,710.00
Expenditures $34,225.00

306 Special Equipment Reserve Fund
Revenues $28,505.00
Expenditures $20,000.00

307 Capital Projects Fund – REET
Revenues $1,987.00
Expenditures $1,500.00

401 Water Fund
Revenues $75,000.00
Expenditures $55,000.00

407 Short-Lived Asset Replacement Fund
Revenues $15,930.00
Expenditures $5,930.00

409 Sewer Fund
Revenues $66,000.00
Expenditures $36,000.00
____________
TOTAL BUDGET
Revenues $377,957.00
Expenditures $231,090.00

SECTION 6: The Clerk is directed to transmit a copy of the budget, as hereby adopted, to the State Auditor’s Office,
Division of Municipal Corporations, and to the Association of Washington Cities.
SECTION 7: If any provision of this ordinance or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid,
the remainder of the ordinance or the application of the provisions to other persons or circumstances is not affected.
SECTION 8: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its adoption by the Town Council.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Farmington, Washington, this 16th day of October 2017.
APPROVED: David L. Baker, Mayor
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
By: Eric Hanson, Town Attorney
PASSED: 10-16-2017
ATTEST: Barbara Dial-Flomer, Clerk-Treasurer
PUBLISHED: 10-19-2017 42/1
PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Tekoa adopted Ordinance No. 837, amending the 2017 budget and Ordinance No. 838, Chronic Nuisance Properties at the October 2, 2017, council meeting. Complete copies of the ordinance are available at city hall during business hours. Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer 42/1
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
ADVISORY BOARD
OF THE NORTHWEST DISTRICT, CHURCH OF
THE NAZARENE, INC.,
a Washington
nonprofit corporation,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, CLAIMANTS AND SUCCESSORS-IN-INTEREST TO THE ESTATE OF MARSHALL K. SNELL and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, CLAIMANTS AND SUCCESSORS-IN-INTEREST TO THE ESTATE OF BERTHA M. SNELL,
Defendants.
No. 17-2-00208-38
SUMMONS
THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE NORTHWEST DISTRICT, CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, INC., a Washington nonprofit corporation to the said:
THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, CLAIMANTS AND SUCCESSORS-IN-INTERESTS TO THE ESTATE OF MARSHALL K. SNELL and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, CLAIMANTS AND SUSSESSORS-IN-INTEREST TO THE ESTATE OF BERTHA M. SNELL:
You are hereby summoned to appear with sixty days (60) after the date of the first publication of this summons, to wit, within sixty (60) after the 21st day of September, 2017, and defend the above entitled action in the above entitled court and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Advisory Board of the Northwest District, Church of Nazarene, Inc., a Washington nonprofit corporation, and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorneys for plaintiff, Randall Danskin, at the office below stated; and in case of your failure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the complaint which has been filed with the clerk of said court. This lawsuit is a quiet title action filed for the purpose of removing a restrictive covenant which currently affects real property owned by the plaintiffs in Whitman County. The covenant at issue requires the subject property to be used for church purposes. The plaintiffs seek to invalidate said covenant.
DATED this 19th day of September, 2017.
RANDALL | DANSKIN, P.S.
By: /s/ Michael R. Grover
Michael R. Grover, WSBA No 44270
Plaintiff’s Attorneys
601 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 1500
Spokane, WA 99201 38/6

SUBSCRIPTION COST:
IN COUNTY:
$24 per year/$43 for 2 years
OUT OF COUNTY:
$33 per year/$61 for 2 years
WEB ONLY:
$24US per year

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