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April 25, 2019



WHITMAN COUNTY ELECTIONS PRESS RELEASE

CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINES

On April 29, 2019 candidate filing by mail will begin. In order for a candidate to be included on the ballot, the filing by mail must be postmarked no later than May 17, 2019. In person candidate filing, which will occur at the Whitman County Elections Office in Colfax, WA, begins May 13, 2019 at 8 am and ends on May 17, 2019 at 5 pm. Positions open for filing in Whitman County are listed on the Whitman County website at https://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/elections/OfficesOpenForElection/Index?countycode=wt

Candidate filing forms are available at the Whitman County Elections Department, 304 N. Main St, Colfax, WA. Office hours are 8:00am – 5:00 pm. You may also go to the Secretary of State website and print out candidate filing forms, which can be mailed in or personally submitted to the Elections Office in Colfax. On-line filing begins May 13th at 9:00 am at the link provided and will close on May 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

https://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/onlinecandidatefiling?countycode=wt

If no one files for these positions during the regular filing dates, then a special three day filing will take place May 21-23, 2019. 17/1

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

COUNTYWIDE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS - GUARDRAIL

C.R.Ps. No. 9000-15 & 9010-11

WHITMAN COUNTY,

STATE OF WASHINGTON

Sealed proposals for this project will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax, Washington, until 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time, on Monday, May 20, 2019, at which time all bids will be opened and publicly read.

Each proposal shall be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Whitman County Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder and the project name written plainly on the outside of the envelope. (NO FACSIMILES ACCEPTED)

Detailed bid sheets and specifications may be obtained from the Whitman County Engineer at his office on the Second Floor of the Public Service Building at North 310 Main Street in Colfax, Washington upon payment in the amount of $40.00 (Non-Refundable). The detailed bid sheets and specifications are also available for download at http://www.whitmancounty.org.

Whitman County in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

Handicap access to the Whitman County Courthouse is available at the Mill Street Entrance. ADA accommodation requests should be made 72 hours in advance by calling (509) 397-5240.

Arrangements will be made to accommodate questions and provide responses to non-English speaking residents.

This contract provides for the improvements of Wawawai Road, County Road No. 9000 and Wawawai-Pullman Road, County Road No. 9010 by removing guardrail, installing guardrail, traffic control and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans and Provisions and the Standard Specifications.

DATED this 22nd Day of April, 2019

__________________

W. Mark Storey, P.E.

Director/County Engineer 17/2

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

COUNTYWIDE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS - PAVEMENT MARKINGS & RUMBLE STRIPS

C.R.Ps. No.

2000-4 & 4000-17 Et Al

WHITMAN COUNTY,

STATE OF WASHINGTON

Sealed proposals for this project will be received 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 Daylight Savings Time, on Monday, May 20, 2019, at which time all bids will be opened and publicly read.

Each proposal shall be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Whitman County Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder and the project name written plainly on the outside of the envelope. (NO FACSIMILES ACCEPTED)

Detailed bid sheets and specifications may be obtained from the Whitman County Engineer at his office on the Second Floor of the Public Service Building at North 310 Main Street in Colfax, Washington upon payment in the amount of $40.00 (Non-Refundable). The detailed bid sheets and specifications are also available for download at http://www.whitmancounty.org.

Whitman County in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

Handicap access to the Whitman County Courthouse is available at the Mill Street Entrance. ADA accommodation requests should be made 72 hours in advance by calling (509) 397-5240.

Arrangements will be made to accommodate questions and provide responses to non-English speaking residents.

This contract provides for the improvement of various county roads by paint line, rumble strips, fog seal. traffic control and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans and Provisions and the Standard Specifications.

DATED this 22nd day of April, 2019.

_____________________

W. Mark Storey, P.E.

Director/County Engineer 17/2

NOTICE OF A VARIANCE HEARING

Betty Child requests a variance from the 1,500-foot viewshed restriction of Section 19.10.060 of the Whitman County Code for a new house located on an existing parcel at a former home site, approximately 2 miles south of St. John, on the north side of Lancaster Road, in the NE ¼ of Section 11, Township 18 N, Range 41 E, W.M., Whitman County, Washington.

The public is notified of the intent to issue a variance in front of the Board of Adjustment on May 9th, 2019, at 7 PM in the Public Service Building, 1st floor auditorium, N. 310 Main St., Colfax, WA 99111.

Interested persons may submit written comments by 5:00 PM on Thursday, May 9th, 2019, regarding the proposed zoning action to the County Planning Office, P. O. Box 430, Colfax, WA 99111-0430, fax: (509) 397-6210 or attend the meeting.

____________________

Katrin Kunz

Assistant County Planner

file: VAR 19-03 17/1

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, April 29, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, WA, for proposed amendment #2 to the 2019 Whitman County budget. At that time, it is requested all department heads/elected officials requesting an amendment be present. The total amount of the proposed amended budget is approximately $65,000,000. Copies of the proposed amendment will be available April 15, 2019 by calling 397-5240.

Disabled accommodations are accessible by using the east entrance to the Courthouse. Upon 72 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 by calling (509) 397-5240. EEO.

Dated this 15th day of April 2019.

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 16/2

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON

COUNTY OF WHITMAN

JUVENILE COURT

In re the Dependency of:

RYLAN SEFTON

(DOB: 05-11-17)

No: 18-7-00057-38

Notice and Summons/Order

DEPENDENCY &

ADVICE OF RIGHTS

State of Washington To:

Name: KELSEY JENNINGS

I. Notice of Hearing

1.1 You are notified that a petition, a copy of which is provided, was filed with this court alleging that: the above named child is dependent. A Dependency Petition begins a judicial process which, the court finds the child dependent, could result in substantial restriction or permanent loss of your parental rights.

1.2 A dependency fact-finding hearing will be held on:

MAY 2, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

At: WHITMAN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

400 N MAIN STREET, COLFAX, WA 99111

1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence relating to the petition. If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence establishing dependency.

II. Summons/Order to Appear

You are summoned and required to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated above.

Notice: Violation of this Order or Summons may Subject you to a Proceeding for Contempt of Court Pursuant to RCW 13.34.070.

III. Advice of Rights

3.1 You have important legal rights, and you must take steps to protect your interest.

3.2 You have the right to a fact-finding hearing before a judge. At the hearing, you have the right to speak on your own behalf, to introduce evidence, to examine witnesses, and to receive a decision based solely on the evidence presented to the judge. You should attend this hearing.

3.3 You have the right to be represented by a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer you have the right to request a public defender. If you qualify, a lawyer will be appointed by the court to represent you. If you wish to have a lawyer appointed, contact GINGER DEVORAK., PO BOX 679, COLFAX, WA 99111, 509-397-6244

3.4 Your lawyer can look at the social and legal files in your case, talk to the agency social worker, tell you about the law, help you understand your rights and help you at hearings.

3.5 You have the right to subpoena witnesses in your behalf at a hearing of the facts of the petition.

3.6 You have the right to request a shelter care hearing to determine the placement of your child, if the child has been removed from your care, pending the fact-finding hearing on the petition.

3.7 You may request that the department facilitate a case conference to develop a written service agreement following the shelter care hearing. The service agreement may not conflict with the court’s order of shelter care. You may request that a multidisciplinary team, family group conference, prognostic staffing, or case conference be convened for your child’s case. You may participate in these processes with your counsel present.

3.8 You may voluntarily waive these rights.

Dated: 03/19/2019

By direction of Honorable:

GARY LIBEY, Judge

JILL E. WHELCHEL, Clerk

________________

By Lorena Lynch

Deputy Clerk 14/4

SURPLUS SALE OF 1999 CHEVY PICKUP

TOWN OF OAKESDALE

The Town of Oakesdale is accepting Sealed Bids on a used two wheel drive 1999 Chevy Silverado pickup truck with a 5.3 liter engine, automatic transmission. It comes with 2 sets of wheels and tires. The pickup truck has 156,666 actual miles. Sale of the truck is as is, with no warranty expressed or implied. The truck may be inspected at City Hall. The truck will be sold to the person submitting the highest purchase bid above the established minimum bid. Minimum bid: $1,600.

Send sealed bids to Town of Oakesdale, P.O. Box 246, Oakesdale, WA 99158. Bids will be accepted at City Hall until noon on April 30, 2019 at which time bids will be opened.

Payment must be made in cash or certified bank check no later than May 6, 2019.

Questions: Call City Hall at (509) 285-4020 16/2

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

IN THE MATTER

OF THE ESTATE OF

ALICE JUUL,

Deceased.

NO. 13-4-00115-8

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

April 11, 2019

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

STEVE T. JUUL

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 15/3

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON,

WHITMAN COUNTY

Estate of

KLAUS JUERGEN GIEBELER,

Deceased.

NO. 19-4-00040-38

PROBATE NOTICE

TO CREDITORS

The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having claims against the deceased must, prior to 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 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 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 RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent.

Date of First Publication: April 18, 2019

AMBER L. GIEBELER, Personal Representative

c/o Theodore F.S. Rasmussen, P.S.

PO Box 724, Tekoa, WA 99033

Court of Probate Proceedings: Whitman County Superior Court

Cause No .: 19-4-00040-38

Attorney for Personal Representative:

_________s/s_______

THEODORE F.S. RASMUSSEN WSBA 8720

THEODORE F.S. RASMUSSEN, P.S.

S. 112 Crosby, P.O. Box 724

Tekoa, WA 99033

(509) 284-2332 16/3

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON

FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

In the matter of the Estate of:

JULIA S. COHEN,

Deceased.

No. 19-4-00033-38

AMENDED NONPROBATE

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.42.030

The notice agent named below has elected to give notice to creditors of the above-named decedent. As of the date of the filing of a copy of this notice with the Court, the notice agent has no knowledge of any other person acting as notice agent, nor of the appointment of a personal representative of the decedent’s estate in the State of Washington. According to the records of the Court as are available on the date of the filing of this notice with the Court, a cause number regarding the decedent has not been issued to any other notice agent and a personal representative of the decedent’s estate has not been appointed.

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 11.42.070 by serving on or mailing to the notice agent or the notice agent’s attorneys 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 notice agent served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.42.020(2)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.050 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 25, 2019

The notice agent declares under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Washington that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I have signed this document in Clarkston, Washington, on April 24, 2019.

Florence Rebecca Thorgaard, Notice Agent

Attorneys for Notice Agent:

ESSER, SANDBERG & BOYD, PLLC

By

Timothy Esser #6864

520 E Main St, Pullman, WA 99163 17/3

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

IN THE MATTER

OF THE ESTATE OF

RONALD N. BROECKEL,

Deceased.

NO. 19-4-00037-38

PROBATE NOTICE

TO CREDITORS

(RCW 11.40.030)

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any 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 April 11, 2019

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

SHANN BROECKEL

ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

CARPENTER, MCGUIRE & DEWULF, P.S.

JOHN M. KRAGT

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE

P.O. Box 619

105 S. Main St.

Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 15/3

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

F STREET AND 2ND STREET IMPROVEMENTS

Town of Albion

310 N. F Street

Albion, Washington 99102

The Town of Albion, Washington (herein called the "Owner") invites bids for the construction of the F Street and 2nd Street Improvements project. The work includes paving F Street from Front Street to 3rd Street and paving 2nd Street from Main Street to F Street, culvert extension, and guardrail installation.

Sealed bids for the described project will be received by the Owner at Town Hall, 310 N. F Street, Albion, Washington 99102 until 2:00 p.m., local time, May 16, 2019, and then publicly opened and read aloud.

The Contractor is subject to all requirements related to Prevailing Wage Rates, EEO, and Washington State Contracting Laws, etc.

The contract time for all work shall be 30 working days.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc., 214 East Birch Street, Walla Walla, Washington 99362, (509) 529-9260, Adam Schmidtgall, P.E., aschmidtgall @andersonperry.com. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or at the other locations listed below.

Town of Albion, 310 N. F Street, Albion, Washington

Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc., 1901 North Fir Street, La Grande, Oregon

Bidding Documents are available at http://www.andersonperry.com under the Bid Docs link. The digital Bidding Documents may be downloaded for a non-refundable payment of $25.00 by inputting QuestCDN eBidDoc Number 6307500 on the website. Assistance with free QuestCDN membership registration, document downloading, and working with the digital Project information may be obtained at http://www.QuestCDN.com, at (952) 233-1632, or via e-mail at [email protected] No paper sets will be provided for bidding purposes.

Each bid on the project must be submitted on the prescribed form and accompanied by a certified check or bid bond payable to the Owner in an amount not less than 5 percent of the amount bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish the necessary additional bonds for the faithful performance of the contract as prescribed in the contract documents.

The Owner may reject any bid not in compliance with all prescribed requirements, and may reject for good cause any and all bids upon finding that it is in the public interest to do so.

The Owner is an equal opportunity employer. Minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to bid. Each minority and women-owned business requesting plans should indicate that they are a minority firm at the time they request plans so they may be listed on the Planholders List as a minority.

Owner: Town of Albion, Washington

By: Carolyn Emerson-Farr

Title: Mayor

Date: April 25, 2019 and May 2, 2019 17/2

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

JASON MORGAN and ELAINE BRAZILLE, formerly Morgan, also, also shown as Jason Morgan Morgan, Jason, a Washington corporation,

Plaintiff,

vs.

DONNA M. ISTVAN,

Defendant

No. 18-2-00248-38

SHERIFF'S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY

Judgment Rendered On:

April 8, 2019

Order of Sale Issued:

April 12, 2019

Date of Levy: April 16, 2019

TO: DONNA M. ISTVAN, Judgment Debtor.

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 Numbers: 8-3210-40-17-20-0028

Abbreviated Legal Description: E S 1/2 OF N 1/2 & S 1/2 20-17-40 5AC

Legal Description:

Parcel A:

A portion of the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter in Section 20, Township 17 North, Range 40 East, W.M., and is described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the North side of Duncan Road whence the Southwest corner of Section 20, Township 17 North, Range 40 East, W.M., bears South 49°15’ West 33.85 chains and running thence North 2°20’ West 5.84 chains; thence South 87°40’ West 3.40 chains; thence South 2°20’ East 5.84 chains; thence North 87°40’ East 3.40 chains along the North side of Duncan Road to the point of beginning.

Parcel B:

A portion of the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter in Section 20, Township 17 North, Range 40 East, W.M., and is described as follows: BEGINNING at the Southwest corner of a tract conveyed to Winona School District by deed recorded March 3, 1904, in Book 114 of Deeds, page 550, records of Whitman County, Washington, running thence North along the West line of said school tract a distance of 312 feet; thence West to the East line of the county road known as the Duncan Road; thence Southeasterly along said East line of said road to a point 78 feet West along the North line of Duncan Road from the point of beginning; thence East 78 feet along the North line of said road to the point of beginning.

Parcel C:

A portion of the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter in Section 20, Township 17 North, Range 40 East, W.M., and is described as follows: BEGINNING at the Southeast corner of a tract conveyed to Winona School District by deed recorded March 3, 1904, in Book 114 of Deeds, page 550, records of Whitman County, Washington, on the North line of Duncan Road; thence East along said North line a distance of 10 feet to the West line of the Oregon-Washington Railway and Navigation Company right of way; thence Northerly along said West line of said right of way to a distance of 312 feet; thence West 10 feet to East line of said school tract; thence Southerly along the East line of said school tract to point of beginning.

Parcel D:

A tract of land lying in the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter of section 20, Township 17 North, Range 40 East, W.M., bounded as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the East line of the Duncan Road, which point is South 7°41’ East and 637 feet from the Northwest corner of the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter of said Section 20; thence North 85°12’ East 339.1 feet more or less, to the West line of the Oregon-Washington Railroad Company right of way, thence South 2°16’ East, along said right of way 282 feet more or less, to the Northeast corner of the tract of land owned by the school district; thence South 89°01’ West 237.6 feet to the Northwest corner of said school district tract; thence South 2°20’ East 391.8 feet, to the North line of the Duncan Road, thence South 86°47’ West 78 feet, thence North 10°22’ West 400.7 feet, thence North 2°17’ West 256.4 feet to the point of beginning.

EXCEPTING therefrom that portion thereof described as follows: COMMENCING at the Southwest corner of the tract of land owned by the school district, on the North line of the Duncan Road; thence North 2°20’ West line of said tract a distance of 312 feet; thence West to a point on the East line of said Duncan Road; thence Southerly and Westerly along the Easterly and Northerly line of said Duncan Road to the point of beginning.

Parcel No: 8-3210-40-17-20-0028

If developed, the property address is: 301 Chicken Road, Endicott, WA 99125

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

Time: 9:00 AM

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019

Place: Inside Main Courthouse Entrance

N. 404 Main Street,Colfax, Washington

The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $50897.06, together with interest, costs, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Sheriff at the address stated below:

Dated this 17th day of April, 2019.

BRETT J. MYERS

Whitman County Sheriff

By______________________

Nannette Bolyard

Records & Information Officer

411 N. Mill Street

Colfax, WA 99111

509-397-6266

509-397-2099 (Fax) 17/4

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT

OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN,

CIT BANK, N.A.,

Plaintiff

v.

BOB J. DUNCAN,

an individual; and all other persons, parties, or occupants unknown claiming any legal or equitable right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real property described in the complaint herein, adverse to Plaintiff’s title, or any cloud on Plaintiff’s title to the Property, Defendants.

Case No: 18-2-00118-38

SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

TO THE DEFENDANT: BOB J. DUNCAN: The date of first publication in this matter is 4-4-2019. If you fail timely to appear and answer, for want thereof, plaintiff(s) will apply to the court for relief demanded in the complaint. This is a judicial foreclosure of a deed of trust in which the plaintiff requests that the plaintiff be allowed to foreclose your interest in the following described real property: THAT PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 19 NORTH, RANGE 44 EAST, W.M., DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT 540 FEET WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK 37, TOWN OF OAKESDALE, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN BOOK A OF PLATS, PAGE 133, RECORDS OF WHITMAN COUNTY; THENCE NORTH TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF THE OREGON-WASHINGTON RAILWAY & NAVIGATION COMPANY; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SAID RAILROAD TO A POINT DUE WEST OF THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE EAST 257 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Commonly known as: 710 West McCoy Street, Oakesdale, WA 99158. NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANTS: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! In order to defend against this lawsuit, you must respond to the Complaint by stating your defense in writing, and serve a copy upon the person signing this Summons within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons if served in the State of Washington, within (60) days from the date of the first publication of the summons and complaint when served by publication, or within sixty (60) days if served outside the State of Washington or if you are a United States government defendant, excluding the day of service, or a default judgment may be entered against you without notice. A default judgment is one where Plaintiff is entitled to what it asks for because you have not responded. If you serve a notice of appearance on the undersigned person, you are entitled to notice before a judgment may be entered. You may demand that the plaintiff file this lawsuit with the court. If you do so, the demand must be in writing and must be served upon the person signing this Summons. Within 14 days after you served the demand, the plaintiff must file this lawsuit with the court, or the service on you of this Summons and Complaint will be void. If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter, you should do so promptly so that your written response, if any, may be served on time. The Washington State Bar`s web address is http://www.wsba.org. This summons is issued pursuant to Rule 4 of the Superior Court Civil Rules of the State of Washington. Malcolm ♦ Cisneros, A Law Corporation, Nathan F. Smith, WSBA #43160, [email protected] Attorneys for Plaintiff 2112 Business Center Drive, Second Floor, Irvine, CA 92612, P: (949) 252-9400, F: (949) 252-1032 PUBLISH: 4-4-19, 4-11-19, 4-18-19, 4-25-19, 5-2-19, 5-9-19. 14/6

CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the architect until 4:00 PM prevailing time, on May 7, 2019 at the LaCrosse School District Office, 111 Hill Avenue, LaCrosse, WA 99143. Interested parties are invited to attend.

Project: LaCrosse Elementary School HVAC Upgrade

The work consists of the installation of a new HVAC system in the existing LaCrosse Elementary School, including architectural finishes and electrical work related to the HVAC system.

1. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference to be held at 3:00 PM, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in the LaCrosse Elementary School, at the project site, at 111 Hill Avenue, LaCrosse, Washington.

Plans, specifications, and bidding documents are available through the Architect; electronically at no cost or at $25 per set. The cost is non-refundable. Contact Chelsea Holstad, Office Manager with Design West Architects by e-mail at [email protected] to request documents.

Plans, specifications and bidding documents may be viewed at the following Plan Centers:

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. – Spokane Valley, WA

Abadan Regional Plan Center – Spokane, WA

Lewiston-Clarkston Plan Service – Lewiston, ID

Walla Walla Valley Plan Center – Walla Walla, WA

Spokane Regional Plan Center – Spokane, WA

Tri-City Construction Council – Kennewick, WA

The local agency hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, political affiliation, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disabilities, or any other protected status in consideration of an award.

CONTRACT TIME: To be completed within 90 Calendar days from Notice to Proceed.

A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the total bid amount is required.

LaCrosse School District reserves the rights to reject any and all bids, to waive technicalities or irregularities, and after careful consideration of all bids and factors involved, make the award to best serve the interests of LaCrosse School District. 16/2

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

IN THE MATTER

OF THE ESTATE OF

STEVEN L. TALLEY,

Deceased.

NO. 19-4-00039-38

PROBATE NOTICE

TO CREDITORS

(RCW 11.40.030)

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any 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

APRIL 11, 2019

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

ANTHONY TALLEY

ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

CARPENTER, MCGUIRE & DEWULF, P.S.

MATTHEW D. JOHNSON

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE

P.O. Box 619

105 S. Main St.

Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 15/3

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

City of Tekoa

Crosby Street and Park Street Reconstruction Project

Sealed bids will be received until 03:00:00 p.m, Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Tekoa City Hall, 419 Washington St. (P.O. Box 927), Tekoa, WA, 99033, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The project generally consists of the following work:

The project will reconstruct Crosby Street from Main Street to Park Street and Park Street from Crosby Street to Howard Street.

Base Bid Schedule work consists of reconstructing and widening approximately 1,050 linear feet of paved roadway, constructing new curb, sidewalk, pedestrian ramps, drainage improvements, pavement striping, and related appurtenances.

Additive Alternate 1 work consists of the replacement of approximately 600 LF of 8" PVC sewer pipe and services, manholes, and other appurtenances.

Additive Alternate 2 work consists of replacement of approximately 350 LF of 12" PVC water main, services and appurtenances.

Additive Alternate 3 work consists of the replacement of an additional approximately 370 if 12" PVC water main, services and appurtenances.

Forty (40) working days will be allowed to complete the work for Base Bid project. An additional 5 working days will be allowed for each additive alternate awarded.

Each proposal must be submitted on the prescribed form and accompanied by cash, a certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond, payable to the City of Tekoa, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and payment bond, each in the full amount of the contract price.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Century West Engineering Corporation, 11707 E Montgomery Drive, Spokane Valley, WA 99206. For questions regarding the bidding documents, please contact Matt Morkert P.E. at 509-838-3810. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8 AM to 5 PM or at Tekoa City Hall between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Bidders may obtain project documents at the Century West Engineering online plan room at http://www.centurywestplanroom.com. Bidders may download digital documents at no cost and obtain printed documents, at Bidders Expense, by choosing the "Order" option. Posted on this plan room, under the "Documents" section, is an Official list of locations where documents may be examined. Any questions regarding this plan room, shall be directed to plan room administration at 509-747-2964 or [email protected] Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held on 3:00 p.m., Friday April 26, 2019 at the Tekoa City Hall, to answer questions about the project.

This project will be funded in part through the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to any contract or subcontract resulting from this solicitation of bids. All work performed will be subject to State prevailing wage rates.

The City shall have the right to reject any or all bids not accompanied by bid security or data required by the bidding documents or a bid in any way incomplete or irregular.

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

The City of Tekoa is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms are encouraged to submit bids.

___________________

Kynda Browning,

City Clerk 16/2

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON

FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

Estate of:

ALICE L. ROBERTS,

Deceased.

No. 19 4 00042 38

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

TONY L. ROBERTS and CRAIG L. ROBERTS have been appointed as personal representatives 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 representatives or the personal representatives' 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 representatives 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 non-probate assets.

Personal Representatives: Tony L. Roberts & Craig L. Roberts

_________________

Eric Hanson, Attorney for Personal Representatives

Address for Mailing or Service: P.O. Box 337, Garfield, WA 99130

Court: Superior Court of Washington for Whitman County

Cause No. 19-4-00042-38

First publication: April 25, 2019 17/3

NOTICE OF BUDGET EXTENSION HEARING

ROSALIA SCHOOL

DISTRICT #320

The Board of Directors of Rosalia School District #320 will meet in a public meeting on Tuesday, April 30th, at 7:00 p.m. at the school conference room for the purpose of adopting a budget extension for the General Fund for the 2018-2019 school year. The regular Board meeting will follow the budget extension hearing. Anyone desiring to offer comments for or against any portion of the budget extension will be heard. Copies of the budget extension may be obtained by contacting the Business Manager’s office at 523-3061.

Phyllis Brown, Business Manager

Rosalia School District #320 16/2

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that a public hearing will be held by the Town of Endicott in Town Hall, 201 C Street, Endicott, WA 99125, May 14, 2019, 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 residing in the Town of Endicott.

Up to $750,000 may be available to the Town of Endicott 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 sewer I&I reduction project will be available for review at the Endicott Town Hall, during regular business hours beginning April 23, 2019. Comments may also be submitted in writing to the Town of Endicott, until Friday, May 31, 2019.

The Town Hall is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24-hour advance notice. Contact Laura Jones at 509-657-3411 at Town Hall. 17/2

 
 

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