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Legal Notices: Feb. 21, 2019

 

February 21, 2019



Whitman County Public Works Road Department

is requesting any persons in Whitman County wishing to designate a portion of a Whitman County Road right-of-way as a “NO-SPRAY” area, please contact the Public Works Office at (509) 397-5200 for information and agreement applications. Verification and confirmation of all existing “NO-SPRAY” areas is necessary. Failure to confirm your “NO-SPRAY” area may result in that area being treated with residual and noxious chemicals. Please apply by March 1, 2019 for residual and noxious weed control on all roads, gravel and paved.

Dated this 19th of February

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 8/2

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, Washington, will consider the Report of the County Road Engineer for the vacation and abandonment of the Randell Road, County Road No. 9580 located in the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ and the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 26, Township 14 North, Range 45 East, W.M., in Whitman County, Washington.

THAT A HEARING on said vacation will be held in the office of the Whitman County Commissioners in the Courthouse in Colfax, Washington on the 18th day of March, 2019, at the hour of 11:10 a.m., at which time and place all persons interested may appear and be heard for or against said vacation and abandonment.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Whitman County, Washington.

GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 19th day of February, 2019.

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 8/2

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, Washington, will consider the Report of the County Road Engineer for the vacation and abandonment of the Sauve Road, County Road No. 9310 located in the NE ¼ of Section 18, Township 12 North, Range 46 East, W.M., in Whitman County, Washington.

THAT A HEARING on said vacation will be held in the office of the Whitman County Commissioners in the Courthouse in Colfax, Washington on the 18th day of March, 2019, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., at which time and place all persons interested may appear and be heard for or against said vacation and abandonment.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Whitman County, Washington.

GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 19th day of February, 2019.

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 8/2

PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public meeting on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, Washington.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider the Whitman County Planning Commission's findings and recommendations for the rezoning of approximately 3.5-acres owned by Selway Holdings, LLC from the Agricultural District to a Limited Light Industrial District located North of the intersection of Country Club Road and Flat Road, approximately 2 miles southwest of Pullman, in Section 14, Township 14 N., Range 44 EWM, Whitman County, Washington.

Any interested individual may attend said public meeting. Arrangements will be made to accommodate questions and provide responses to non-English speaking residents. Upon receiving 24 hours' advance notice, the County will make arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special groups of citizens, including those who are physically disabled or otherwise impaired. Please call (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed. Accommodations for the disabled are accessible at the east entrance to the Courthouse. EEO

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 8/2

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with an order heretofore entered on February 19, 2019 by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Whitman, State of Washington, directing sale of surplus property hereinafter described, the Whitman County Treasurer had directed Whitman County Fair and Fairgrounds to sell the items listed below at an auction to be held online at a surplus internet site or by live auction or combination of both at a location or time unknown at this point.

Equipment Year Brand Model

Bleachers Unknown Safway Unknown

Dated at Colfax this 19th of February 2019.

Chris Nelson, Whitman County Treasurer 8/1

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

BID FOR 2019 LIQUID ASPHALT

WHITMAN COUNTY

STATE OF WASHINGTON

Sealed bids will be received on the following proposal by the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax, Washington, until 11:15 a.m. Pacific Time, on March 4, 2019 at which time they will be opened and publicly read. Handicap access may be obtained by the Mill Street entrance to the Courthouse.

Each bid is to be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder and item bid, including time and date of opening written plainly on the outside of the envelope. (NO FAXES ACCEPTED.)

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid which in its estimation best serves the interests of Whitman County.

Detailed bid sheets and specifications may be obtained from the Public Works office, Second Floor, Public Service Building, 310 N. Main Street, Colfax, Washington, (509) 397-4622. Also available on whitmancounty.org.

This contract provides the provisions for our 2019 Liquid Asphalt as described in the bid specifications.

DATED this 19th day of February, 2019

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 8/2

ST JOHN SCHOOL BOARD APPOINTMENT

DIRECTOR DISTRICT #3

Applications are being accepted through 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019 for an opening on the St John School Board. Interviews will be conducted at the regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, February 25, 2019. The vacancy occurs in the Director District #3 which is open to any qualified applicant living within the following boundary: Starting at the intersection of school district and SR 23. Southeast on SR 23 to city limits. South and east on city limits to Heglar. South on Heglar to city limits. West, south, and east on city limits to Park St. North on Park St to State St. East on State St to Main St. North on Main St. to Front St/SR 23. East on Front St/SR 23 to school district boundary. South along school district boundary to the point of the beginning. For official boundary information and a map of the open position, please visit our website http://www.sje.wednet.edu or contact the School District. Applications are available at the School District by contacting Dana Crider, 301 W. Nob Hill, St John, WA 99171

or call 509-648-3336. 6/3

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

TOWN OF GARFIELD

The Town of Garfield will be holding a public hearing to discuss the Findings of Fact from the Planning Commission regarding accessory buildings on vacant lots Wednesday, February 27th at 7 p.m. before the Council Meeting at Town Hall. For more information please contact Nancy Whitesell, Clerk/Treasurer, at Town Hall, 405 W California St, Garfield WA

(509) 635-1604 [email protected] 7/2

LEGAL NOTICE

SUPERIOR COURT, State of Washington, County of Whitman, In the Estate of: Arthur Leyendekker Jr., Deceased, Case No. 18-4-00057-38, Probate Notice to Creditors. The person named below has been appointed as Administrator/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. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication: February 7, 2019, Administrator/Personal Representatives, Katherine Cooley; Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, by Lisa A. Malpass, WSBA No. 34057, Attorneys for Administrator/Personal Representative, 601 W. Riverside Ave., #1900, Spokane, WA 99201 6/3

SUMMONS By Publication

TO: Vincente Ponce

You have been sued by

Betty Jean Ponce,

the Respondent,

in the District Court in and for Benewah County, Idaho,

Case No. CV05-18-447.

The nature of the claim

against you is for Divorce.

Any time after 21 days following the last publication of this Summons, the court may enter a judgment against you without further notice, unless prior to that time you have filed a written response in the proper form, including the case number, and paid any required filing fee to the Clerk of the Court at 701 W. College Ave. STE. 203, St. Maries, ID 83861, Phone (208) 245-3241, and served a copy of your response on the other party, whose mailing address and telephone number are:13445 W. Whittenburg St., Boise, ID 83713, Phone (208) 297-5304.

A copy of the Summons and Petition/Motion can be obtained by contacting either the Clerk of the Court or the other party. If you wish legal assistance, you should immediately retain an attorney to advise you in this matter.

Date:1/11/2019

Benewah County District Court

_________________

By: Dori M. Batson,

Deputy Clerk

Full Name of-Party Filing Document

Betty Jean Ponce

Mailing Address (Street or Post Office Box)

13445 W. Whittenburg St.

Boise, ID 83713

Ph. 1-208-297-5304

IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

FOR THE STATE OF IDAHO,

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF Benewah

Betty Jean Ponce

Petitioner,

vs.

Vincente Ponce

Respondent.

Case No. CV05-18-447

ORDER FOR SERVICE

After examining the record, Petitioner's Verified Petition, Motion and Affidavit for Service, the Court finds the Petitioner is a necessary and proper party.

After due diligence, Respondent's current whereabouts are unknown, and IT IS ORDERED that service of the Summons be made by publication, in the Whitman County Gazette, a newspaper published at Colfax, Washington, and printed at Lewiston, Idaho, the newspaper most likely to give notice. Publication shall be made at least once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks. Within ten days of this Order, Petitioner shall also mail a copy of the Summons and Petition to the Respondent at his/her last known street or post office address.

Date: Jan. 11, 2019

_______________

Judge Douglas Payne

Copy served on the Petitioner by hand delivery.

Date: 1-11-19

Clerk of the District Court

_______________

Dori M. Batson,

Deputy Clerk 6/4

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A

CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT

INDIVIDUALLY BUT AS TRUSTEE FOR PRETIUM

MORTGAGE

ACQUISITION TRUST,

Plaintiff,

vs.

BETTS BERRY; JAKE WINFRED TAYLOR; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONALD G. ESTES; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE, UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS/CO-HABITANTS OF THE SUBJECT PREMISES,

Defendants,

CAUSE NO. 18-2-00131-38

SHERIFF'S NOTICE TO

JUDGMENT DEBTOR FOR WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE

TO: BETTS BERRY; JAKE WINFRED TAYLOR; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONALD G. ESTES; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE, UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS/CO-HABITANTS OF THE SUBJECT PREMISES, 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: 116100006030000

Lot 3, Block 6, PROFF’S ADDITION TO ROSALIA, according to plat thereof, recorded in Book E of Plats, page 21, records of Whitman County, Washington.

Also commonly known as: 611 South Summit Avenue, Rosalia, WA 99170

The sale of the above described property is to take place:

Time: 10:00

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019

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 $52,674.76 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: The redemption period is 8 months.

Dated at Colfax, Washington this 16th day of January, 2019.

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) 4/6

A board seat on the Palouse Conservation District

is available for appointment by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Conservation district board supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation and set policy and direction for the conservation district. An applicant must be a registered voter in Washington State, and may be required to own land or operate a farm. Applicants for appointed positions do not have to live within the district to apply. For more information, or to obtain an application form, please contact the Palouse Conservation District at [email protected] or 509-332-4101 x103. You can also visit the Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/. Applications and supporting materials must be received by the Commission no later than March 31, 2019. 4/6/8

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE

Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.Trustee Sale No .: WA-17-799094-SH Title Order No .: 8721233 Reference Number of Deed of Trust: Instrument No. 658969 Parcel Number(s): 117750003060000/117750003070000, 117750003080000, 117750003090000, 117750003100000, 117750003110000 Grantor(s) for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015: RALPH G. MARSTON, JR. Current Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust and Grantee (for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015): Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Current Trustee of the Deed of Trust: Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington Current Loan Mortgage Servicer of the Deed of Trust: WELLS FARGO BANK N.A. I.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 3/22/2019, at 9:00 AM At the Main Entrance to the Whitman County Courthouse, located at 400 N. Main, Colfax, WA 99111 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier's check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of WHITMAN, State of Washington, to-wit: LOTS 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11, BLOCK 3, AMENDED PLAT OF MCDONALD'S ADDITION TO TEKOA, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN BOOK B OF PLATS, PAGE 43, RECORDS OF WHITMAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 531 WEST RAILROAD AVENUE, TEKOA, WA 99033 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 10/15/2004, recorded 10/22/2004, under Instrument No. 658969 records of WHITMAN County, Washington, from RALPH G. MARSTON, JR., as grantor(s), to PIONEER TITLE COMPANY, as original trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. (MERS) AS NOMINEE FOR NEW LINE MORTGAGE, DIV. OF REPUBLIC MORTGAGE HOME LOANS, LLC, as original beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was subsequently assigned to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the Beneficiary, under an assignment recorded under Auditors File Number 696085 II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust as referenced in RCW 61.21.030(4) 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 following amounts which are now in arrears: $13,383.39. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $102,120.59, together with interest as provided in the Note from 8/1/2017 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 3/22/2019. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 3/11/2019 (11 days before the sale date), or by other date as permitted in the Note or Deed of Trust, to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 3/11/2019 (11 days before the sale), or by other date as permitted in the Note or Deed of Trust, 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 cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 3/11/2019 (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(s) and Grantor(s) 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. The list of recipients of the Notice of Default is listed within the Notice of Foreclosure provided to the Borrower(s) and Grantor(s). These requirements were completed as of 9/28/2018. 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. 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. 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 Additional information provided by the Trustee: 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 noteholders rights against the real property only. The Trustee's Sale Number is WA-17-799094-SH. Dated: 11/7/2018 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Maria Montana, Assistant Secretary Trustee's Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 2763 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108 Trustee's Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 108 1st Ave South, Suite 202, Seattle, WA 98104 For questions call toll-free: (866) 925-0241 Trustee Sale Number: WA-17-799094-SH Sale Line: 800-280-2832 or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com IDSPub #0147152 2/21/2019 3/14/2019 8 & 11

TOWN OF ROSALIA

2019 WATER/SEWER IMPROVEMENTS

WHITMAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for the Town of Rosalia 2019 Water/Sewer Improvements project, will be received at the Town of Rosalia, Town Hall, 110 W. Fifth St.,

Rosalia, WA 99170 until 10:00 a.m., February 28, 2019, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read.

Base Bid: The project generally consists of work to install new water main and service connections on Fairview Ave. from 4th Street to 8th Street, telemetry upgrades at the reservoir, and related items of work.

Additive Alternate 1: Continues water line work on Fairview Avenue to 9th Street, then down 9th Street to the intersection at Josephine Avenue. It also consists of removing and replacing a manhole and associated sewer pipe.

Additive Alternate 2: Additive Alternate 2 consists of work to install new sewer main, lateral connections, manhole replacement, new water main, and associated work on 1st Street from Whitman Avenue to Summit Avenue.

Copies of the Contract Documents for bidding purposes may be

obtained at http://www.jubplanroom.com. Should you need assistance with this process, contact J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. at (509) 458-3727.

Informational copies of the plans and specifications are on file for

inspection at the office of J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. and Rosalia Town Hall. For information regarding the project contact: Layne Merritt, P.E., Project Manager,

(509) 458-3727. All bids must be sealed and plainly marked “SEALED BID FOR TOWN OF ROSALIA 2019 WATER/SEWER IMPROVEMENTS”

All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashiers check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Only properly executed proposals submitted on the forms furnished by the Town of Rosalia will be accepted. All bidders are required to submit a list of subcontractors that will perform work on the project amounting to ten percent (10%) or more of the contract amount.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held 9:00 AM on Tuesday,

February 19, 2019 at Rosalia Town Hall, 110 W. Fifth St., Rosalia, WA.

A tabulation of the bids received, together with the recommendation of the Mayor of Rosalia, will be presented to the Town Council at the first available regularly scheduled meeting. The Town Council reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any and all informalities and the right to disregard all nonconforming, nonresponsive or conditional Proposals.

All work performed on this project will be subject to the higher of the

prevailing state or federal wage rates.

This project is funded through the State Commerce Community

Development Block Grant program with federal funds from the

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Award of the construction contract is contingent upon approval by the funding agency.

The Town of Rosalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Small

minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to bid.

/s/________________________

Published: February 7, February 14, February 21, 2019

Lee Root, Mayor 6/3

 
 

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