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Legal Notices: January 9, 2020


January 9, 2020


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Whitman County will hold a Public Auction beginning January 7 through January 14, 2020, to dispose of County property declared surplus on December 30, 2019, more particularly described as follows:

Used Convex Voter

To bid on this item, go to publicsurplus.com. Bids will be accepted from January 7 through January 14, 2020 until 5:00 p.m.


Maribeth Becker, CMC Clerk of the Board 2/1


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 County Road No. 8480 located in the SW ¼ of Section 1, Township 14 North, Range 44 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 3rd day of February, 2020, 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.


GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 6th day of January, 2020.

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


Whitman County, Washington is soliciting vendors and contractors for placement on the following lists:

1) General Government - Office/Data Processing Equipment

2) General Government - Building Maintenance/Park and Recreation

3) General Government - Professional Services

4) Public Works Department - Materials, Equipment, Supplies, Etc.

5) Public Works Department - Contractors

6) Public Works Department - Professional Services

Whitman County maintains current rosters of vendors and contractors from which proposals will be requested for the purchase of Materials, Equipment, Supplies or Services for various small works projects.

In accordance with RCW Chapter 39.80, Whitman County invites letters of interest from consultants wishing to be placed on the Professional Services Roster. For any particular work, consultants to be considered will be selected from the Professional Services Roster or from responses to advertisements for consultants for that particular work. Contracts will be negotiated in accordance with RCW 39.80 and Whitman County's selection procedures.

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 CRF 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.

Cities, towns and districts within Whitman County who have entered into an interlocal agreement with the County may choose to select materials, equipment, supplies or services from these lists.

Any vendor or contractor wishing placement on any list or updating current information may do so by accessing the Whitman County Website at http://www.whitmancounty.org, subtitle, "Small Works Roster". For specific information regarding unbound letters of submittal, please call 509-397-4622. Vendors and contractors who have completed a questionnaire within the past 10 years do not need to resubmit another questionnaire.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 2/2

No Poll Site Election Due Notice

The Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District Board of Supervisors hereby informs the voting public that the incumbent, Doug W. Schuster has been reelected to the currently open seat by reason of being the only person filing for the position by the filing deadline of December 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Therefore, no poll site, absentee balloting or mail balloting will be performed pursuant to WAC 135-110-370. For further information, please contact the Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District at (509)648-3680. 2/1

Port of Whitman County

Request for Proposal for Fiber Extensions Design Work

The Port of Whitman County is seeking proposals for fiber design work from interested parties for its proposed fiber extensions to three rural sites.

To obtain the full Request for Proposal (RFP), interested parties should contact the Port of Whitman County, by phone, 509-397-3791, email, [email protected], or in person at 302 N Mill Street, Colfax, WA.

Proposals must be in writing and address each of the elements outlined in the Request for Proposal (RFP). Submittals should be delivered, faxed or e-mailed to the Port at 302 N Mill Street, Colfax, WA 99111 by January 23, 2020. Proposals received after that date shall be considered subject to the acceptance of a prior received proposal.

The Port of Whitman is an equal opportunity employer.

Joseph R. Poire

Executive Director

Port of Whitman County 2/2


In the Matter of the Estate of:



Case No. 19-4-01965-32



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 (30) 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 (4) months after the date of first publication of this 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:

January 2, 2020

Personal Representative:

Diana L. Hardesty Burmaster

Attorney for the Personal Representative:

Jessica C. Allen, Esq.

Address for Mailing or Service:

c/o Jessica C. Allen, Esq.

601 W. Main Ave., Suite 714

Spokane, WA 99201-0677 1/3


Remove flat rubber membrane roof and trusses and replace with new trusses and metal roofing. Remove and replace all drywall and light fixtures per engineering report. Remove all construction debris. Report available upon request.

SEALED BIDS will be received by mail to the Park Board of Oakesdale Park and Rec District 4, PO Box 214, Oakesdale, Washington 99158. All bids must be postmarked on or before January 31, 2020. All bids will be opened and read at the monthly business meeting on February 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm.


Prospective bidders may arrange a pre-bid site visit on or before Friday, January 31, 2020, at which time, bidders submitting proposals shall meet a board member 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 970-640-1666 to arrange the site visit, located at 205 W. Bartlett St, Oakesdale, WA 99158.

The Oakesdale Park and Rec board 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 Oakesdale

Park and Rec District #4. 1/5


City of Tekoa

Crosby Street and Park Street Reconstruction Project Re-Bid

Sealed bids will be received until 03:00:00 p.m, Thursday, January 23, 2020 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.

Fifty (50) working days will be allowed to complete the work for Base Bid project. An additional 10 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 11:00 a.m., Friday January 10, 2020 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 1/2








The Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington (MRSC) hereby advertises on behalf of the below listed local government agencies in Washington State (local governments) in Eastern Washington (Okanogan, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Adams, Whitman, Garfield, Asotin, Spokane, Lincoln, Ferry Stevens, and Pend Oreille counties), including - but not limited to - cities (Title 35 RCW and Title 35A RCW), counties (Title 36 RCW), port districts (Title 53 RCW), water- sewer districts (Title 57 RCW), school districts and educational service districts (Title 28A RCW), fire districts (Title 52 RCW), transit agencies (e.g., Ch. 35.58 RCW, Ch. 36.57A RCW, Ch. 36.73 RCW, Title 81 RCW), and public utility districts (Title 54 RCW), for their projected needs for small public works estimated to cost $300,000 or less, and for consulting services throughout 2020. Additionally, MRSC advertises on behalf of some local government for their projected needs for vendor services throughout 2020. Interested businesses may apply at any time by visiting the MRSC Rosters website at http://www.mrscrosters.org. For questions about MRSC Rosters, email [email protected]

SMALL PUBLIC WORKS ROSTERS: Service categories include construction, building, renovation, remodeling, alteration, repair, or improvement of real property as referenced in RCW 39.04.155. Sub-categories can be viewed on the MRSC Rosters website.

CONSULTANT ROSTERS: Service categories include architectural, engineering, and surveying services as referenced in Chapter 39.80 RCW, as well as other personal and professional consulting services. Sub-categories can be viewed on the MRSC Rosters website.

VENDOR ROSTERS: Service categories include supplies, materials, and equipment not being purchased in connection with public works contracts and limited service contracts as referenced in RCW 39.04.190. Subcategories can be viewed on the MRSC Rosters website.

Currently subscribing local governments which have their Small Works Roster, Consultant Roster, and Vendor Roster hosted by MRSC Rosters: Adams County, Adams County Public Hospital District No. 3, Asotin County Public Health, Chelan County Fire District 5, Chelan County FPD 6, Chelan-Douglas PTBA, Cheney Public Schools (Cheney School District # 360), City of Airway Heights, City of Brewster, City of Cashmere, City of Cheney, City of Colfax, City of East Wenatchee, City of Electric City, City of Ephrata, City of George, City of Grand Coulee, City of Mattawa, City of Medical Lake, City of Millwood, City of Moses Lake, City of Othello, City of Pateros, City of Quincy, City of Ritzville, City of Royal City, City of Spokane, City of Spokane Valley, City of Sprague, Colville School District 115, Douglas County, Douglas County Fire District #4, Enduris Washington, Ferry County, Foster Creek Conservation District, Grant County Fire District #13, Grant County Fire Protection District #3, Grant County Public Hospital District #3, Greater Bar Water District, Inchelium School District #70, Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue, Lincoln County, Medical Lake School District, Multi-Agency Communications Center (MACC 911), Okanogan County Public Hospital District #4, Okanogan Douglas District Hospital #1, Pend Oreille County, Public Utility District No. 1 of Stevens County, Quincy School District, Reardan-Edwall School District No. 9, Samaritan Healthcare, South Pend Oreille Fire & Rescue, Spokane County Fire District 10, Spokane County Fire District 4, Spokane County Fire District 8, Spokane County Fire District 9, Spokane Valley Fire Department, Stevens County, Town of Coulee City, Town of Endicott, Town of Ione, Town of Lamont, Town of Mansfield, Town of Odessa, Town of Springdale, Town of Uniontown, Town of Waterville, University District Public Development Authority, Waterville School District #209, West Plains Airport Area Public Development Authority, Whitman County F.P.D 7.

Currently subscribing local governments which have only their Small Works Roster and Consultant Roster hosted by MRSC Rosters: Aeneas Lake Irrigation District, Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority, City of Entiat, City of Leavenworth, City of Liberty Lake, City of Warden, City of Wenatchee, Eastmont Metropolitan Park District, Eastmont School District No. 206, Entiat School District 127, Grant County Fire District 8, Grant County Port District #5, Grant County Port District #9, Methow Valley School District, Newport Hospital and Health Services (Pend Oreille County Public Hospital District #1), Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center, Okanogan Conservation District, Okanogan County Fire District No. 7, Pend Oreille County Fire District 2, Pend Oreille County Fire District 5, Pend Oreille County Fire Protection District #4, Port of Mattawa, Port of Whitman County, Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County, Spokane County Library District, Spokane Public Facilities District, Town of Conconully, Town of Riverside, Town of Rosalia, Town of Washtucna.

Some or all of the local governments listed above may choose to use the MRSC Rosters service to select businesses. Master contracts for certain types of work may be required. 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 (CFR), 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, these local governments hereby notify all businesses that they 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 or proposals in response to any invitations and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. 2/1


Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.108 1st Ave South, Suite 202, Seattle, WA 98104 Trustee Sale No .: WA-18-844066-SW Title Order No. :DS7333-18000285 Reference Number of Deed of Trust: Instrument No. 694848 Parcel Number(s): 817000000000185 Grantor(s) for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015: Jack L. Klundt and Doris Spurgeon Klundt, husband and wife Current Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust and Grantee (for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015): U.S. Bank National Association ND, a national banking association Current Trustee of the Deed of Trust: Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington Current Loan Mortgage Servicer of the Deed of Trust: US Bank Home Mortgage I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 1/17/2020, 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 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: THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 18 NORTH, RANGE 41 EAST, W.M., Whitman County, WASHINGTON, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, BLOCK 2, VALLEY VIEW ADDITION TO ST. JOHN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME H OF PLATS, PAGE 48; THENCE NORTH PARALLEL TO BARTHOLOW AVENUE, A DISTANCE OF 80.00 FEET; THENCE WEST PARALLEL TO THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 2, SAID VALLEY VIEW ADDITION, 100.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH PARALLEL TO BARTHOLOW AVENUE A DISTANCE OF 80.00 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 2, SAID VALLEY VIEW ADDITION; THENCE EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS, CONVENANTS, CONDITIONS, RESERVATIONS, LEASES AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD, ALL LEGAL HIGHWAYS, ALL RIGHTS OF WAY, ALL ZONING, BUILDING AND OTHER LAWS, ORDINANCES AND REGULATIONS, ALL RIGHTS OF TENTANTS IN POSSESSION, AND ALL REAL ESTATE TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS NOT YET DUE AND PAYABLE. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED BY DEED RECORDED IN DOCUMENT NO. 653053, OF Whitman County, WASHINGTON RECORDS. More commonly known as: 8 BARTHOLOW S BOX 304, SAINT JOHN, WA 99171-0304 Subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 6/3/2009, recorded 8/14/2009, under Instrument No. 694848 records of Whitman County, Washington, from Jack L. Klundt and Doris Spurgeon Klundt, husband and wife, as grantor(s), to U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association, as original trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of U.S. Bank National Association ND, a national banking association, as original beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was subsequently assigned to U.S. Bank National Association ND, a national banking association, the Beneficiary, under an assignment recorded under Auditors File Number 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: $21,759.09. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $112,500.00, together with interest as provided in the Note from 12/3/2016 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 1/17/2020. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/6/2020 (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 1/6/2020 (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 1/6/2020 (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 8/1/2019. 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-18-844066- SW. Dated: 9/11/2019 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Kristen Oswood, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 108 1 st Ave South, Suite 202, Seattle, WA 98104 For questions call toll-free: (866) 925-0241 Trustee Sale Number: WA-18-844066- SW Sale Line: 916-939-0772 or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com IDSPub#0156663 12/19/2019 1/9/2020. 51 & 2


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