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Legal Notices: February 27, 2020


February 27, 2020


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 3 PM in the Public Service Building Auditorium, N. 310 Main Street Colfax, WA 99111. Persons requiring ADA accommodations should advise us of that need.

Mark Storey Director of Public Works 9/1


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Whitman County roads/bridges will be closed to vehicular traffic for the 2020 Snake River Canyon Half Marathon, pursuant to R.C.W.47.48.01, for the time periods specified below:

County Road No. 9000, the Wawawai Road from the Wawawai Park to Steptoe Canyon Road on March 7, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.


GIVEN under my hand this 24th day of February, 2020.

W. Mark Storey, P.E., County Engineer 9/2


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, March 2, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, Washington, to consider repealing, extending or modifying the moratorium placed on the establishment, location, operation, licensing or maintenance of facilities, businesses, or any other activities involving the production, processing, or wholesale or retail sale of recreational marijuana or marijuana- infused products.

Any person may appear and be heard for or against this issue.

Arrangements will be made to accommodate questions and provide responses to non-English speaking residents. Upon receiving 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. Please call (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed. Accommodations for the disabled are accessible at the east entrance to the Courthouse.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 7/3


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 11:05 a.m. Pacific Time, on March 2, 2020 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 2020 Liquid Asphalt as described in the bid specifications.

DATED this 18th day of February, 2020

Connie Ellis, Deputy

Clerk of the Board 8/2


Whitman County Planning issued a Determination of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following project:

Whitman County proposes a new zoning ordinance, Chapter 19.64 - Marijuana, to regulate the production, processing, and retailing of marijuana.

After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with us, the Planning Office has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.

A public hearing on this new zoning ordinance will be held by the Whitman County Planning Commission on March 18, 2020, in the Auditorium, first floor of the Whitman County Public Service Building, at 7:00 PM.

Copies of the DNS are available at no charge from the Planning Office, Whitman County Public Service Building (2nd Floor), N. 310 Main St., Colfax, WA 99111. Interested persons may submit environmentally-focused written comments on the SEPA decision by 5 PM on Thursday, March 12, 2020, and before 5:00 PM on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, regarding the proposed zoning amendments to the County Planning Office, P.O. Box 430, Colfax, WA 99111-0430, (fax) 509-397-6210.

Alan L. Thomson

County Planner

file: SEPA 20-03 9/1



That the City of Colfax, WA, has made application for change/transfer of water right in order to add one well as granted under Ground Water Certificate Nos. 660-A, 893-D, 894-D and G3-23211C.

That Ground Water Certificate Nos. 660-A, 893-D, 894-D and G3-23211C authorize the withdrawal of 600 gallons per minute, 250 acre-feet per year, continuously, for municipal supply of the City of Colfax.

That the authorized points of withdrawal are from Well 1 and 2) within the NE/ANE/4 of Sec. 32, T. 17 N., R. 44 E.W.M .; Well 3) SWANEY4 of Sec. 11, T. 16 N., R 43 E.W.M., and Well 4) SW/SW/4 of Sec. 14, T. 16 N., R. 43 E.W.M.

That the authorized place of use is the area served by the City of Colfax.

That the city proposes to add one well within the SW’ASE/4 of Sec. 21, T. 16 N., R. 43 E.W.M.

All within Whitman County, Washington.

Protests or objections to approval of this application must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections; protests must be accompanied by a fifty ($50.00) dollar recording fee and filed with the Department of Ecology, at the address shown below, within thirty (30) days from last date of publication, March 5, 2020.




PO 47611

OLYMPIA, WA 98504-7611 9/2


Notice of election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a State Presidential Primary will be conducted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Whitman County, Washington.

Voter registration deadlines:

8 days before Election Day: To register by mail or online, your application must be received no later than March 2, 2020 by 4:30 pm. Any changes that need to be made to your voter registration after March 2nd must be done in person at the Whitman County Elections Department.

Election Day: Visit the local Whitman County Elections Department at 304 N. Main St, Colfax to register or update your address in person no later than 8 pm. on Election Day. The following is the Service Center(s) for this General Election: Whitman County is an all Vote by Mail County. First Class Postage is prepaid for this election.

Offices on the ballot: Major political party nomination for President of the United States.

Important instructions for voting in the Presidential Primary: In this Presidential Primary, the major political parties require voters to pick a party in order to participate. Voters who choose to vote for a Democratic candidate must mark the Democratic Party declaration on the return envelope. Voters who choose to vote for a Republican candidate must mark the Republican Party declaration on the return envelope.

Ballot Deposit site(s) for this Presidential Primary Election are:

February 19 – March 10, 2020 Colfax

Voting Center

8:00 am – 4:30 pm Whitman County Election Department

N 304 Main St Colfax WA

Alley behind the Public Service Building in Colfax

24 hour drop box-will be locked 8:00 pm Election Day

February 19 – March 10, 2020 Pullman City Clerk’s Office

Staffed deposit site

325 SE Paradise St. -- Pullman

Monday through Friday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

West Entrance of the Cub – WSU Campus

24 hour drop box-will be locked at 8:00 pm Election Day

200 Block on Paradise St

Across from the Paradise Creek Brewery

24 hour drop box-will be locked at 8:00 pm Election Day

March 10, 2020

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Accessible Voting Available

Colfax Service Center – Election Day

Whitman County Election Department

N. 304 Main St Colfax, WA

March 10, 2020

8:00 am–8:00 pm

Accessible Voting Available

Staffed Deposit Site – Election Day

Pullman City Hall

325 SE Paradise St, Pullman

Drop boxes will be locked at 8:00 pm Election Day.

The Service Centers and deposit sites for this election will be open and remain open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. of said election day (unless at the hour of closing there are any voters in the Service Center or Staffed Deposit Site desiring to vote and who are qualified to participate therein, and who have not been able to since appearing at the Service Center, in which event said center shall be kept open reasonably long enough after the hour of closing to allow those present at the time of closing to vote). The hour of closing is announced by a service worker by declaring in a loud and clear voice “The Service Center is closed.” In addition to ballot drop off boxes, voting machines for the visually, hearing, or physically impaired are available at the service center and staffed deposit site. For more information contact the Election Department at 509-397-5284 or email [email protected] Vote-by-mail ballots, pursuant to WAC 434-250-080, needing replaced for lost or damaged ballots, can be obtained through the Whitman County Auditor, N. 304 Main St., Colfax, WA 99111 or phone (509) 397-5284. You may also go online to http://www.VoteWa.gov to vote your correct ballot.


The Canvassing Board of Whitman County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

March 19, 2020

9:00 am Public Canvassing Board Meeting

Verify Ballots March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election and other Canvassing Board issues as needed

Whitman County Election Department

N 304 Main St, Colfax

March 20, 2020

9:00 am Public Canvassing Board Meeting

Certification of March 20, 2020 Presidential Primary Election and other Canvassing Board issues as needed

Whitman County Election Department

N 304 Main St, Colfax

DATED this 24th day of February, 2020.

Sandy Jamison

Whitman County Auditor & Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections

Mish Stanley

Election Supervisor 9/1

The Town of Garfield

is closing their trailer court and surplusing 4 mobile home trailers located on the property. Contact the Town of Garfield with any questions at 509-635-1604 or [email protected] Bids must be delivered to town hall or mailed to PO Box 218, Garfield, WA 99130, by March 11th, 2020 at 5:00 pm. All bids must be labeled “Sealed Bid Trailer Park” and must be in a sealed envelope. Please include the price you are willing to bid per item and/or for all trailers. Trailers must be removed within 40 days from date of notification of winning bid.

The Town of Garfield has the right to refuse any and all bids.


1968 Broadmore VIN: 13H8RS1302

1972 Hacienda VIN: S9951

1964 New Moon VIN: 50-M10

1970 Fleetwood VIN: 64CVE-12



The Town of Albion is updating its small works roster for construction, repair and maintenance services with estimated cost under $300,000 and service rosters for professional services. The rosters are used by the Town to request bids from contractors on the roster for public works projects and solicit professional services. Qualified minority and women owned firms are encouraged to be included on the roster. Firms desiring to be included in the small works roster please mail a letter with the following information: Name, phone number, Federal TIN or Social Security Number, State Contractors License Number, Bonding Number and company, current State Unified Business Identifier (UBI) Number, Minority or Woman owned Certification Number, and a description of services and products provided by your company. Firms desiring to be on the Professional Services Roster shall provide a statement of qualifications (SOQ) not to exceed 20 pages (hard copies only). The SOQ should include contact information, qualifications with areas of expertise, recent project descriptions with owner reference contacts, and staff resumes. Letters and SOQs should be sent to Town of Albion, P.O. Box 38, Albion WA 99102-0038. If you have any questions please contact the Town Clerk at (509) 332-5095, Mon-Thurs 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 9/1

Rural Resources Community Action REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

ForParties to Manage Open and Competitive Procurements

Rural Resources Community Action (RRCA), Fiscal Agent for the Eastern Washington Partnership (EWP) Workforce Development Council, seeks offers from parties able to manage the open and competitive procurements of a workforce investment youth, adult and dislocated workers service providers.

Applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM, March 6, 2020 by the Eastern Washington Partnership Workforce Development Council, 956 S. Main, Colville, WA 99114.

The application and further information and instructions should be obtained at the EWP website: ewpartnership.org or may be obtained from Tracy Ferrell, Administrative Services Manager at the above address or by calling (509) 685-6130 or emailing [email protected] Rural Resources reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any minor irregularities in the process, to negotiate with any proposers, and to accept the proposal which is considered to be in the best interest of the Eastern Washington Partnership Workforce Development Council.

The Eastern Washington Partnership Workforce Development Council is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Washington Relay Service 711. 9/1


In the Matter of the Estate of:



Case No .: 20 4 00014 38



RCW 11.40.030

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any persons having claims against the deceased must, before the time such claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.



CARMEN LEE KERN, Personal Representative of the Estate of JOE M. CAMPERO Deceased

Address: 1133 Westmoreland Cr. Walnut Creek, CA. 94596



Linda M. Schauble, WSBA #014707

Attorneys for Estate

P.O. Box 307

Pullman, WA 99163

(509) 334-3505 8/3


Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.108 1st Ave South, Suite 202 Seattle, WA 98104 TS No .: WA-19-866870-RM APN No .: 816300000000028 Title Order No .: 8757978 Reference Number of Deed of Trust: Instrument No. 673943 Parcel Number(s): 816300000000028 Grantor(s) for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015: WARREN W. HACKNEY AND NACY E. HACKNEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE Current Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust and Grantee (for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015): Bank of America, N.A Current Trustee of the Deed of Trust: Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington Current Loan Mortgage Servicer of the Deed of Trust: Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. I.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 3/6/2020, 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, A TRACT OF LAND IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 20 NORTH, RANGE 43 EAST, W.M., DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT 280 FEET WEST AND 100 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK 15, TOWN OF Rosalia, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN BOOK A OF PLATS, PAGE 120, RECORDS OF Whitman County, WASHINGTON; THENCE NORTH 100 FEET; THENCE WEST AT RIGHT ANGLES 221 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 100 FEET; THENCE EAST 221 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. EXCEPT PORTION LYING WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF THE CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE, ST. PAUL & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY. More commonly known as: 614 SOUTH REIGER AVENUE, Rosalia, WA 99170 Subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 8/25/2006, recorded 9/1/2006, under Instrument No. 673943 records of Whitman County, Washington, from WARREN W. HACKNEY AND NACY E. HACKNEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as grantor(s), to NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. , as original trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of SEATTLE MORTGAGE COMPANY, as original beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was subsequently assigned to Bank of America, N.A, the Beneficiary, under an assignment recorded under Auditors File Number 754310 . 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: THE PROPERTY CEASED TO BE THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OF THE BORROWER(S) FOR A REASON OTHER THAN DEATH AND THE PROPERTY IS NOT THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OF AT LEAST ONE OTHER BORROWER AND, AS A RESULT, ALL SUMS DUE UNDER THE NOTE HAVE BECOME DUE AND PAYABLE. This default can be resolved if at least one borrower takes possession of the property as his or her principal residence. In order to cure the default in this manner you must contact Quality, whose contact information is set forth herein. IV. The total sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: the principal sum of $105,049.44, together with interest as provided in the Note, Deed of Trust, or other instrument secured from 8/25/2006 on, and such other costs, fees, and charges as are due under the Note, Deed of Trust, or other instrument secured, and 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 3/6/2020. The default(s) referred to in Paragraph III must be cured before this sale date (if curable) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured. For monetary defaults, payments must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or Federally chartered bank. The sale may also be terminated any time before the sale date set forth in this Paragraph if the Borrower, Grantor or holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance pays the entire principal and interest, plus costs, charges, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the Note, Deed of Trust and/or other instrument secured, and cures all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): NAME NANCY E. HACKNEY, WARREN

W. HACKNEY ADDRESS 614 SOUTH REIGER AVENUE, Rosalia, WA 99170 by both first class and certified mail, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. These requirements were completed as of 9/27/2019. 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 OF YOUR HOME. In the event the property secured by the Deed of Trust is owner-occupied residential real property, you may be eligible for mediation, 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 website: 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 website: 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 website: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Borrower, Grantor, Trustee, Beneficiary, Beneficiary’s Agent, or Beneficiary’s Attorney. 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-19-866870-RM. Dated: 10/29/2019 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Maria Montana, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s 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-19-866870-RM Sale Line: 916-939-0772 or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com IDSPub #0157935 2/6/2020 2/27/2020

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