April 28, 2016

Legals

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS)
Whitman County Planning issued a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following project:
Highland Central, LLC proposes to open a retail marijuana store on an 8.14 acre parcel in the North Pullman-Moscow Corridor District (N-PMC) on the NE corner of SR 270 and Airport Road where Crossroads Nursery was located, in the Section 32, Township 15N, Range 46 E.W.M., Whitman County, WA.
After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with us, the Planning Office has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.
Copies of the DNS are available at no charge from the Planning Office, Whitman County Public Service Building (2nd Floor), N. 310 Main St., Colfax, WA 99111. Interested persons may submit environmentally-focused written comments on the SEPA decision by 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016 to the County Planning Office, P.O. Box 430, Colfax, WA 99111-0430, (fax) 509-397-6210,
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Alan L. Thomson
County Planner 17/1
WHITMAN COUNTY ELECTIONS
NOTICE OF
CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINES
For the August 2, 2016
Primary Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, beginning May 2nd through May 20th candidate filing by mail may begin. In person candidate filing begins May 16th and ends on May 20th. Positions open for filing are Whitman County Commissioner District No. 1, Whitman County Commissioner District No. 2 and Whitman County Superior Court Judge.
Candidate filing forms are available at the Whitman County Election Department, N. 304 Main St, Colfax, WA. Office hours are 8:00 – 12:00 am and 1:00 – 5:00 pm.
You may also file on line at www.sectate.wa.gov
Should no person file for these positions a special three day filing will take place May 23, 24 and 25, 2016. 17/1
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
ROOF COATING SYSTEM
SEALED BIDS will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse, Colfax, Washington, until 10:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time, Tuesday, May 31, at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
EACH BID shall be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder written plainly on the outside of the envelope.
All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier’s check or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of the total bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into the contract and furnish a satisfactory performance bond, this proposal deposit shall be forfeited to Whitman County.
The work will consist of: APPLICATION OF ACRYLIC ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING SYSTEM SIMILAR OR EQUAL TO GAF “ROOF MATE COATING”, OVER EXISTING ROOFING AND EXTRUSIONS ACCORDING TO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATIONS TO INCLUDE A MINIMUM OF A 10 YEAR MANUFACTURES PRODUCT WARRANTY AND COMPARABLE LABOR, AT THE PALOUSE EMPIRE FAIRGROUNDS EVENT CENTER LOCATED AT 322 FAIRGROUNDS ROAD, COLFAX, WA. 99111.
THIS IS A PREVAILING WAGE PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT, SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND CODES OF AUTHORITIES HAVING JURISDICTION IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON. APPLICABLE PREVAILING WAGE RATES MADE AVAILBLE AT THE WORK SITE AND UPON REQUEST, AND INCLUSIVE WITH BID DOCUMENTS.

MANDATORY SITE VISIT
PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS MUST ARRANGE A PRE-BID SITE VISIT ON OR BEFORE THURSDAY, MAY 12, 10:00 A.M., AT WHICH TIME, BIDDERS SUBMITTING PROPOSALS SHALL SIGN IN, MEET THE OWNER, AND MAKE SUCH OBSERVATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS AS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FULLY INFORM THEMSELVES OF EXISTING CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE PROJECT. BIDDERS MAY CALL 509-397-6263 TO ARRANGE THE SITE VISIT, LOCATED AT 322 FAIRGROUNDS ROAD, COLFAX WASHINGTON 99111.
The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities or irregularities, and after careful consideration of all bids and factors involved, make an award of the bid to best serve the interest of Whitman County.
Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 16/2
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
JOHN H. DAILEY and CELESTA A. DAILEY, husband and wife,
Plaintiffs,
v.
JOHN T. GREEN, MARY E. GREEN, ELLA GREEN STEWARD, JENNIE A. GREEN, JESSIE GREEN CARPENTER, and MAMIE GREEN McDOWELL, and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the property herein described,
Defendants.
No.16-2-00077-9
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
The State of Washington to the said Defendants, if living, and to their unknown heirs if deceased; JOHN T. GREEN, MARY E. GREEN, ELLA GREEN STEWARD, JENNIE A. GREEN, JESSIE GREEN CARPENTER, and MAMIE GREEN McDOWELL, and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the property herein described.
You, and each of you, are hereby summoned to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of first publication of this Summons, to-wit, within sixty (60) days after the 14th day of April, 2016, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled court and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiffs and serve a copy of your Answer upon the undersigned attorneys for the Plaintiffs, at their office below stated; and in case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demands of the Complaint in this action which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court.
The object of this action is to quiet title in the Plaintiffs against the claims of all the Defendants and any one of them with respect to real estate in Whitman County, Washington, described as follows:
A tract of land in Section 6, Township 18 North, Range 46 East, W.M., described as follows:
COMMENCING at the point of intersection of the north line of Whitman Avenue with the east line of Prospect Street, in Railroad Addition to the Town of Farmington, Whitman County, Washington, and running east along the north line of Whitman Avenue 285.23 feet to the east line of Section 6, Township 18 North, Range 46 East, W.M., thence north along said section line 297 feet; thence west 264.30 feet to east line of Prospect Street at a point 356.60 feet north of point of beginning; thence south 356.60 feet to the place of beginning.
DATED this 11th day of April, 2016.
LIBEY & ENSLEY, PLLC
By: GARY J. LIBEY
Attorney for Plaintiffs
WSBA No. 06861
N. 409 Main St.
P.O. Box 619
Colfax, WA 99111-0619
Telephone: (509) 397-4345 15/6
The Town of St. John,
P.O. Box 298, St. John, Washington 99171,
is seeking coverage under the Washington State
Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit.
The proposed project, Park Avenue Reconstruction Phase II, is located along Park Avenue between Nob Hill Street and the southern City limits and between Park Avenue Bridge and Front Street in St. John, Whitman County, Washington.
This project involves approximately ±1.5 acres of soil disturbance for reconstructing the Park Avenue corridor that includes asphalt surfacing. Portions of existing sidewalk and associated curb and gutter will also be improved and/or replaced. Also new stormwater facilities will be added within the project limits. The existing railroad crossing will be upgraded and the signal light and drop pole adjacent to the northbound lane will also be relocated.
All stormwater that falls onto the project area will flow through stormwater filters installed in new/existing catch basins in and around the project and then discharge into the existing Town of St. John’s stormwater facility.
Any persons desiring to present their views to the Washington State Department of Ecology regarding this application, or interested in Ecology’s action on this application, may notify Ecology in writing no later than 30 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 anti-degradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320.
Comments can be submitted to:
Department of Ecology
Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater
P.O. Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 17/2
Application for Coverage
Under the General Permit for Biosolids Management
Notice is hereby given that Steptoe Sewer District has submitted an application to the Department of Ecology to obtain coverage under the General Permit for Biosolids Management.
The Department of Ecology has reviewed documentation previously submitted in accordance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and has determined that for the purposes of this proposal, SEPA requirements have been satisfied.
Any person who wants to comment on this proposal or to request a public hearing or meeting must do so, in writing. Comments or requests must be submitted to Betty Ann Bickner by May 31, 2016.
If you wish to be included on an Interested Parties List to receive notification of activities relating to this project, please notify, in writing, Matt Hammer, Operator Steptoe Water & Sewer District will provide written confirmation by certified mail, return receipt requested, to each interested person or organization that their name has been placed on the list.
Contact persons to receive questions, comments, or requests:
Department of Ecology
Betty Ann Bickner
4601 N Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
509-329-3505
Steptoe Sewer District
Matt Hammer
PO Box 686
Colfax WA. 99111
509-397-6025 17/2
Inland Cellular proposes
the construction of a
190-foot monopole
communications tower
located at 124149 SR 26, Colfax, WA 99111 (46° 49′ 19.87″ N, 117° 31′ 30.60″ W). Public comments regarding potential effects on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Trileaf Corp, Dena, d.whitaker@trileaf.com, 2121 W. Chandler Blvd., Suite 203, Chandler, AZ 85224; 480-850-0575. 17/1
Town of Lamont
Ordinance No. 2016-2
AN ORDINANCE hereby amending revenues and appropriations for the Water Operating, Capital Improvement, and Debt Reserve funds in Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2015-3 entitled, “An ordinance adopting the budget for the Town of Lamont, Washington, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016”. The amendments to the water funds provide for the payoff in full of USDA Loan Number 91/03. Appropriations are as follows: Water Operating Fund: $43,950, Capital Improvement Fund: $8,000, Debt Reserve Fund: $4,290. Copies of the full text of the ordinance and the 2016 budget will be mailed upon request from Town of Lamont, 302 8th St., Lamont, WA 99017, 509-257-9810. 17/1
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
In the Matter of the Estate of:
BO RAY OSSINGER,
Deceased.
Case No.: 16 4 00052 1
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: April 28, 2016
/s/ ERIN RAE OSSINGER ERIN RAE OSSINGER, Personal Representative of the Estate of Bo Ray Ossinger, Deceased
Address: 1237 Walenta Drive
Moscow, ID 83843
AITKEN, SCHAUBLE, PATRICK,
NEILL & SCHAUBLE
Linda M. Schauble, WSBA #014707
Attorneys for Estate
P.O. Box 307
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 334-3505 17/3
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City of Tekoa in the council chambers, 419 N Washington, Tekoa, WA, on May 2nd, 2016 at 7:00 PM. The purpose of the public hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons. Up to $750,000 may be available to the Town on a statewide competitive basis to fund public facility, community facility, economic development, planning and affordable housing projects that principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons. An outline of the proposed project will be available for review at City Hall, after May 20th, 2016. Comments may also be submitted in writing to the City of Tekoa until May 27th, 2016.
The council chambers are handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24- hour advance notice. Contact Kynda Browning at City Hall, 419 N Washington, 509-284-3861 to make special accommodations. 16/2
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-15-687036-SW APN No.: 116100007010002 Title Order No.: 150243706-WA-MSO Deed of Trust Grantor(s): KARA L WALSH Deed of Trust Grantee(s): MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GB MORTGAGE, LLC Deed of Trust Instrument /Reference No.: 688462 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 5/6/2016 , at 10:00 AM At the Main Entrance to the Whitman County Courthouse, located at 400 N. Main, Colfax, WA 99111 sell at public auction to the h ighest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form o f cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of WHITMAN, State of Washington, to-wit: THE EAST HALF OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7, PROFF’S FIRST ADDITION TO ROSALIA, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN BOOK E OF PLATS, PAGE 21, RECORDS OF WHITMAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. More c ommonly known as: 420 EAST F STREET, ROSALIA, WA 99170 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 8/4/2008, recorded 8/14/2008, under 688462 records of WHITMAN County, Washington , from KARA L WALSH , as Grantor(s), to REGIONAL TRUSTEE SERVICES CORP. , as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GB MORTGAGE, LLC , as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GB MORTGAGE, LLC ( or by its successors-in- interest and/or assigns, if any ), to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. . 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 follows: Failure to pay when due the follo wing amounts which are now in arrears: $56,438.11 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $106,081.41 , together with interest as provided in the Note from 10/1/2011 on, and such other costs and fees as are provided by statute. V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 5/6/2016 . The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 4/25/2016 (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 4/25/2016 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashier s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 4/25/2016 (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 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 KARA L WALSH ADDRESS 420 EAST F STREET, ROSALIA, WA 99170 by both first class and certified mail, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the 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 property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. These requirements were completed as of 10/26/2015 . VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS – The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20 th 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 20 th 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. 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 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: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm . The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD or for 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: 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 bankruptcy, you may 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. QUALITY MAY BE CONSIDERED A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT 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: 12/24/2015 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Christina Contreras, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 411 Ivy Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 108 1 st Ave South, Suite 202 Seattle, WA 98104 (866) 925-0241 Sale Line: 800-280-2832 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA-15-687036-SW IDSPub #0098524 4/7/2016 4/28/2016 14&17

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