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Legal Notices: March 26, 2020


March 26, 2020


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Whitman County roads/bridges will be closed to vehicular traffic local access only as part of the Almota Road Reconstruction, County Road Project No. 8000-8, pursuant to R.C.W. 47.48.01, for the time periods specified below:

County Road No. 8000, the Almota Road from the Upper Union Flat Road, milepost 6.92, to Stevick Road, milepost 9.28, from March 30, 2020 to July 31, 2020 for any consecutive 12 week period.


GIVEN under my hand this 19th day of March, 2020.

W. Mark Storey, P.E., County Engineer 13/1


The Whitman County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to be held in their Chambers, Whitman County Courthouse, Colfax, Washington on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 10:45 a.m.

The purpose of the 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 Whitman County area.

$101,203 is proposed to be available annually to Whitman County and the Community Action Center to fund public services that principally benefit low-and moderate income persons in Whitman County.

An overview of the proposed public services will be available for review at the Whitman County Commissioners' Office (400 N Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111) and Community Action Center (350 SE Fairmont Road, Pullman, WA 99163) on Monday, March 30, 2020 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Comments may also be submitted in writing to Whitman County Commissioners at 400 N Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 until April 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

Comments on the County's and Community Action Center program's past performance and use of their 2019 CDBG Public Services grant will also be received.

The County Commissioners' Chambers is handicapped accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice. Please contact the Clerk of the Board in Colfax, WA at (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed.

Dated this 2nd day of March 2020.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 11/3



St. John Telco participates in the

Federal Lifeline Program. Under this program, St. John Telco offers to qualifying low-income customers a discount off the monthly rate for basic residential exchange service or internet. The current discounted monthly rate for lifeline residential service or internet is up to $9.25 per month. The Lifeline discount is available for only one telephone or broadband service per household. These services are available to all qualifying customers of St. John Telco. The costs associated with each are reflected each month on a regular telephone or internet bill along with other charges for services provided by us. Information about these and other services are available by contacting theSt. JohnTelco business office at (509) 648-3322. 13/1

The Northeast Washington Partnership Workforce Development Council

has released an update to the Regional/Local Workforce Plan for Program Years 2020-2024. Interested parties are encouraged to review the plan and provide feedback. The plan is available at ewpartnership.org, or by request

through [email protected] Public comments must be received by April 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM.

Comments may be sent to Rod Van Alyne, 956 S. Main, Colville, WA 99114 or [email protected]

The EWP WDC is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Washington Relay Service 711. 12/2

Non-Discrimination Statement

St. John Telco is the recipient of federal financial assistance from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDAprograms are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA(not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g.,Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call

(866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDAby: (1) mail: U.S. Department ofAgriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: [email protected] USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. 13/1


NIC Global Manufacturing Solutions, 101 Estes Road, Pullman, WA 99163, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology “Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit.” The proposed project is the site for NIC truck maneuvering area (north of the Pullman, just off

highway 27). This 3.4-acre project site will include 0 acres of impervious surfaces.

The storm runoff from this site will be collected in temporary ponds, and the outflow will flow over swales for treatment before the controlled outflow is released into the receiving waterbody of the Four Mile Creek, east of the subject site.

Any person desiring to present their views to the Washington State Department of Ecology regarding this application, or interested in Ecology’s action on this application, may notify Ecology in writing no later than 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and, if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II anti-degradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320.

Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology

Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater

P.O. Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 13/2




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 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, on April 6, 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 for The Lease of One (1) New/Current Year Diesel Powered, Articulated, Four Wheel Drive Loader & Trade as described in the specifications.

DATED this 16th day of March, 2020

Connie Ellis, Deputy

Clerk of the Board 12/2


Carothers Road Solid Waste Facility MRW Facility Remodel


Sealed Bids for the MRW Building Remodel Project at the Whitman County Carothers Road Solid Waste Facility will be received in paper copy form by Whitman County Board of County Commissioners, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax, WA, until 11 am local time, on Monday, April 20, 2020, at which time all Bids will be opened and publicly read. Any Bids received after the specified time will not be considered, regardless of the reason. Refer to the INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS for a list of items that are required in the Bid.

Each Bid shall be separately sealed in an envelope and clearly marked with the name of the Bidder and the project name on the outside of the envelope. NO FACSIMILIES OR EMAILS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Handicap access to the Whitman County Courthouse is available at the Mill Street Entrance.

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office: Whitman County Department of Public Works, 310 N. Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 - (509) 397-6206, upon payment in the amount of $40 for each set. Only half size drawings will be provided in the hardcopy form of the Bidding Documents. Bidding Documents are also available free of charge in electronic form by downloading them from http://www.whitmancounty.org.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10 am local time, March 31, 2020, at the Carothers Road Solid Waste Facility (252 Landfill Road, Pullman, WA 99163). Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are required to have a company representative attend the meeting in-person. Subcontractors as substitutes will not be permitted. Refer to INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS for more information.

A more thorough ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS is included at the front end of the Bidding Documents and serves as the complete Notice. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, or any Bid not conforming to the intent and purpose of the Bidding Documents. No Bidder may withdraw their Bid within 60 days after the actual Bid Opening.

Mark Storey, PE Public Works Director/County Engineer 12/2

Trustee Sale # 079786-WA Title # 190721069

Notice of Trustee’s Sale Grantor(s): DIANE L. GILCHRIST, AN UNMARRIED PERSON Grantee(s): PIONEER TITLE COMPANY, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, as Trustee Current beneficiary of the deed of trust: U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS OWNER TRUSTEE FOR LEGACY MORTGAGE ASSET TRUST 2018-RPL2 Current trustee of the deed of trust: CLEAR RECON CORP Current mortgage servicer of the deed of trust: Rushmore Loan Management Services, LLC Reference number of the deed of trust: 631971 Parcel number(s): 101300003130000 CX PERK 2ND ADD LTS 11-13 EXC ROAD BLK 3 I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, CLEAR RECON CORP, 9311 S.E. 36th Street, Suite 100, Mercer Island, WA 98040, Trustee will on 4/3/2020 at 10:00 AM OUTSIDE THE Whitman County COURTHOUSE INSIDE THE MAIN LOBBY, NORTH 404 MAIN ST, Colfax, WA 99111 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or 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 11,12,13 AND A PORTION OF 14, BLOCK 3, PERKINS 2ND ADDITION TO Colfax, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VOLUME B OF PLATS, PAGE 5, RECORDS OF Whitman County, WASHINGTON, BORDERED BY EXTENSION EASTERLY OF THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 4 OF PRESCOTT AND PERKINS ADDITION, THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF Colfax CITY STREET DEPICTED IN INSTRUMENT NO. 504644 AND LOT 14'S ORIGINAL LOT LINES ON THE WEST AND SOUTH LYING WEST OF SAID CITY STREET. (AS DESCRIBED IN SURVEY RECORDED FEBRUARY 27, 1997, UNDER AUDITOR'S FILE NO. 601606.) Commonly known as: 1019 N PARK ST Colfax, WA 99111 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 10/10/2001, recorded 10/15/2001, as Auditor's File No. 631971, records of Whitman County, Washington, from DIANE L. GILCHRIST, AN UNMARRIED PERSON, as Grantor(s), to PIONEER TITLE COMPANY, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned to U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS OWNER TRUSTEE FOR LEGACY MORTGAGE ASSET TRUST 2018-RPL2, under an Assignment recorded under Auditor's File No 752495. II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust or the Beneficiary’s successor 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: $16,463.23 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $37,319.77, together with interest as provided in the Note from 10/1/2018, 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 4/3/2020. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 3/23/2020, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 3/23/2020 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee's fees and costs are paid. with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 3/23/2020 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the or the Grantor’s successor interest or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust and curing all other defaults. VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following address(es): SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT “1” by both first class and certified mail on 9/23/2019, 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. 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. If you are a servicemember or a dependent of a servicemember, you may be entitled to certain protections under the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and any comparable state laws regarding the risk of foreclosure. If you believe you may be entitled to these protections, please contact our office immediately. THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date on 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 Telephone: 1-877-894-HOME(1-877-894-4663). Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: 1-800-569-4287 Web site: 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 Web site: http://nwjustice.org/what-clear THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND Payment must be in cash or ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Dated: 11/20/2019 CLEAR RECON CORP, as Successor Trustee. For additional information or service you may contact: Clear Recon Corp 9311 S.E. 36th Street, Suite 100 Mercer Island, WA 98040 Phone: (206) 707-9599



Diane L Gilchrist 1019 N Park St

Colfax, WA 99111

Diane L Gilchrist C/O Libey &

Ensley, PLLC

P.O. Box 619

Colfax, WA


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