Legals & Classifieds
August 18, 2022
The City of Tekoa is seeking to contact William and/or Brenda Stoneham in the matter of City Ordinance Enforcement. Please contact the City Clerk at 509-284-3861, P.O. Box 927, Tekoa, WA 99033, and/or 419 Washington St, Tekoa, WA 99033
Published: Aug. 18, 2022
TOWN OF LACROSSE, WASHINGTON
ARCHITECTURAL & ENGINEERING SERVICES
FOR PUBLIC WORKS SHOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
The Town of LaCrosse (Town) announces its intention to seek qualifications from qualified and experienced firms or individuals in providing Architectural and Engineering services to construct, repair, and update areas of a Public Works Shop. The entire RFQ can be requested from the Town Clerk/Treasurer at (509) 549-3330 or email [email protected].
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL
To receive consideration, proposals must be submitted in accordance with the following instructions:
1. All submitted proposals shall be sealed and delivered to:
Town of LaCrosse
107 S. Main Street
PO Box 228
LaCrosse, WA 99143
Office hours are Monday through Thursday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.
2. Submit three (3) copies of the response by 4:00 p.m. (PST) on September 8, 2022.
3. The envelope must be clearly marked “Proposal to Provide Architectural & Engineering Services for Public Works Shop”.
4. Modifications to submissions may be submitted prior to the date and time specified for receipt of submissions.
The Town reserves the right to reject any responses and can utilize its sole discretion to award a contract to the submittal it considers most favorable to the Town’s interests. The Town also has the right to waive minor irregularities in procedures.
August 16, 2022
Randy Camp, Mayor
Published: Aug. 18 and 25, 2022
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whitman County Public Works Solid Waste Transfer Station Scale Replacement
BID NO. XEW35
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed Bids for the Whitman County Solid Waste Transfer Station Scale Replacement Project will be received in paper copy form by Whitman County Board of County Commissioners, State of Washington, at the Whitman County Public Works Building in Colfax, WA, until 10:45 am local time, on Monday, September 19, 2022, 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 Bidder’s Checklist 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 Public Works Building is available at the Mill Street Entrance.
Bidding Documents may be obtained at http://www.jubplanroom.com. Should you need assistance with this process, contact J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. at (509) 458-3727.
Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid meeting at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday September 7, 2022 at the Solid Waste Transfer Station (252 Landfill Road, Pullman, WA 99163). For information concerning this project or to make a separate appointment to visit the project site, contact David Nails, Solid Waste & Recycling Director – (509) 334-2400. For other project related questions, contact Layne Merritt, P.E. at J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. – (509) 458-3727.
A more thorough note to bidders 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.
Clerk of the Board
Published: Aug. 18 and 25, and Sept. 1, 2022
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
COUNTYWIDE SEALCOAT 2022
C.R.P.’s No. 0010-2, 0015-2, 2500-9, 4230-3, 8000-11 & 8010-3
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 Public Service Building in Colfax, Washington, until 10:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time, on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022, 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.net.
Whitman County in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, 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 and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award.
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 approximately 4.69 miles of Pandora Road, County Road No. 0010, from milepost 0.32 to milepost 5.01, 1.27 miles of Waterman Road, County Road No. 0015, from milepost 0.00 to milepost 1.27, 10.50 miles of Dry Creek Road, County Road No. 2500, from milepost 0.00 to milepost 10.50, 1.82 miles of Endicott-St. John Road, County Road No. 4230, from milepost 9.74 to milepost 11.56, 5.03 miles of Almota Road, County Road No. 8000, from milepost 0.79 to milepost 5.82, 3.60 miles of Almota Road, County Road No. 8000, from milepost 7.96 to milepost 11.56, and 3.05 miles of Colfax Airport Road, County Road No. 8010, from milepost 0.00 to milepost 3.05, by crack sealing, sealcoating, guardrail, pavement markings, traffic control and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans and Provisions and the Standard Specifications.
DATED this 8th day of August, 2022.
Dean Cornelison, P.E.
Published: Aug. 11 and 18, 2022
The Spokane Conservation District, Walt Edelen, 4422 E 8th Ave Spokane Valley, WA 99212-0292, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit.
This project involves approximately 5.25 acres of soil disturbance for Stream Bank Stabilization/Habitat Restoration construction activities.
The receiving waterbody is Little Hangman Creek.
Any persons 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:
ATTN: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater
Washington State Department of Ecology
P.O. Box 47696
Olympia, WA 98504-7696
Published: Aug. 18 and 25, 2022
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
JEFFREY S. PARKER and SHERRI J.PARKER, husband and wife, Plaintiffs,
PATRICIA J. STANDRIDGE, also known of) record as PATI BRIGHAM, an unmarried ) person; and all other persons or parties unknown) claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest ) in the property herein described, Defendants.
The State of Washington to the said Defendants, if living, and to their unknown heirs, if deceased; PATRICIA J. STANDRIDGE, also known of record as PATI BRIGHAM, an unmarried person, and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the property herein described.
You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of first publication of this Summons, to-wit, within sixty (60) days after the 4th day of August, 2022, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled court and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiffs and serve a copy of your Answer upon the undersigned attorneys for the Plaintiffs, at their office below stated; and in case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demands of the Complaint in this action which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court.
The object of this action is to quiet title in the Plaintiffs against the claims of all the Defendants and any one of them with respect to real estate in Whitman County, Washington, described as follows:
Lots 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15, Block 1, LaCrosse Original,
according to the plat thereof, recorded in Volume E of Plats,
page 24, records of Whitman County, Washington.
Parcel No. 1-0495-00-01-15-0000
DATED this 25th day of July, 2022.
MCGUIRE, DEWULF, KRAGT & JOHNSON, P.S.
By:MATTHEW D. JOHNSON
Attorney for Plaintiffs
WSBA No. 48045
105 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 619
Colfax, WA 99111-0619
Telephone: (509) 397-4345
Published: Aug. 4, 11, 18, and 25, and Sept. 1 and 8, 2022
(RCW 11.40.030) NO. 22-00099-38
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN IN THE
MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JERRIE ANN JONES, Deceased.
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(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 nonprobate assets.
Date of First Publication: August 1, 2022
Jerry R. Jones
1200 SE SUNNYMEAD WAY
PULLMAN , WA 99163
Attorney for the Personal Representative:
108 WELLS AVE. SOUTH
RENTON, WA 9
Published: Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Sept. 1 and 8, 2022
CALL FOR DAIRY BIDS
Colfax School District No. 300 is accepting dairy bids for the 2022/23 and 2023/24 school years. Call the district office at (509) 397-3042 for more information or to request an official bid form. Bids must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2022. Bids will be awarded August 22, 2022 at the regular board meeting. The Colfax Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Published: Aug. 11 and 18, 2022
CALL FOR FUEL BIDS
Colfax School District No. 300 is accepting bids for fuel for the 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 school years. Approximately 2,000 gallons gasoline and 20,000 gallons diesel will be used in each of the two years. Fuel must be obtainable at a local cardlock facility 24 hours a day. The facility must offer safe access to and from street or highway. Bid must be presented in “Margin Over Rack” detail. All pricing must include applicable state tax and exclude federal excise tax. Please specify octane level and fuel composition. Mail or deliver bids to Colfax School District, 1207 N Morton St., Colfax, WA 99111. Bids must be received by 4:00 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2022. Mark envelope “Fuel Bid.” Bids will be awarded at the August 22, 2022, school board meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the district board room. The Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any or all bids in the best interest of the Colfax School District. Call the Business Manager at (509) 397-3042 for more information.
Published: Aug. 11 and 18, 2022
Tekoa SCHOOL DISTRICT
Notice of Budget
The board of directors will meet for the purpose of considering approval of a budget extension for the districts General Fund. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the district office located at 135 N College St., Tekoa, Washington.
Any person may appear at the meeting and be heard for or against any part of the budget extension. Copies of the budget extension may be obtained by contacting the district office at 284-3281.
Published: Aug. 11 and 18, 2022
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF WHITMAN
In the matter of the Estate of:
MARIE LYON, Deceased.
Jay Lyon 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 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 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 nonprobate assets.
Date of First Publication: August 11, 2022
Attorneys for the Personal Representative:
ESSER, SANDBERG & BOYD, PLLC
By Andrew C. Boyd, #42842
520 E Main St, Pullman, WA 99163
Published: Aug. 11, 18 and 25, 2022
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.108 1st Ave South, Suite 202 Seattle, WA 98104 Trustee Sale No .: WA-22-898357-BB Title Order No .: 02-22000581 Reference Number of Deed of Trust: Instrument No. 674097 Parcel Number(s): 106450022030003, 106450022040002 Grantor(s) for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015: DAVID L. HOOKS AND PIA M. HOOKS, HUSBAND AND WIFE Current Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust and Grantee (for Recording Purposes under RCW 65.04.015): Washington State Employees Credit Union Current Trustee of the Deed of Trust: Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington Current Loan Mortgage Servicer of the Deed of Trust: Washington State Employees Credit Union I.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 7/15/2022, which sale was postponed to 8/26/2022, 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: THE SOUTH 42 FEET OF LOTS 1, 2, AND 3, AND THE SOUTH 42 FEET OF THE EAST 19 FEET OF LOT 4, BLOCK 22, TOWN OF OAKSDALE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN BOOK A OF PLATS, PAGE 133, OF Whitman County, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 102 PEARL STREET, OAKESDALE, WA 99158 Subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 9/1/2006, recorded 9/11/2006, under Instrument No. 674097 records of Whitman County, Washington, from DAVID L. HOOKS AND PIA M. HOOKS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as grantor(s), to TRUSTEE SERVICES INC., as original trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of ONE WASHINGTON FINANCIAL, as original beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was subsequently assigned to Washington State Employees Credit Union, the Beneficiary, under an assignment recorded under Auditors File Number 772054 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: $9,957.76. IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $21,084.92, together with interest as provided in the Note from 8/1/2020 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 7/15/2022 which sale was postponed to 8/26/2022. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 7/4/2022 (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 7/4/2022 (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 7/4/2022 (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. Due to the postponement, 11 days prior to sale is 8/15/2022. 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 2/4/2022. 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 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 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-22-898357-BB. Dated: 3/9/2022 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Jeff Stenman, President 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-22-898357-BB Sale Line: 916-939-0772 or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com IDSPub #0177226
Published: July 28 and Aug. 18, 2022
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
In the matter of the Estate of:
AMY HEATHER BIORN, Deceased.
Sarah McGriff 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 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 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 nonprobate assets.
Date of First Publication: August 11, 2022
Attorneys for the Personal Representative:
ESSER, SANDBERG & BOYD, PLLC
By Andrew C. Boyd, WSBA #42842
520 E Main St, Pullman, WA 99163
Published: Aug. 18 and 25, and Sept. 1, 2022
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS (RSQ)
Town of Rosalia Request
for Qualifications Data to Furnish Engineering and Land Surveying Services
The Town of Rosalia (pursuant to Chapter 61, Laws of 1981) is inviting statements of
qualifications and performance information from firms interested in providing professional
engineering and land surveying services for existing and future town projects for 2022 through 2027. The projects for which engineering planning, design, and construction observation services and surveying services are sought may include wastewater treatment plant upgrades and collection system improvement projects, miscellaneous water system improvement projects, and transportation improvement projects.
These projects may be partially funded through the Washington State Community Development Block Grant Program with federal funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Qualification and performance statements will be reviewed, place on file for the 2022-2027 calendar years, and will be used as the source from which to select one or more qualified firms from whom a detailed proposal may be requested for any specific project.
Minority and women owned firms are encouraged to submit statements of qualifications.
The Town of Rosalia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
to Town Hall, 110 W Fifth St., Rosalia. Qualification packages should be submitted by
1:30pm on September 6, 2022.
Published: Aug. 18 and 25, 2022
HELP WANTED – Looking for harvest help in southern Spokane County. Must have pre-experience operating farm equipment such as truck & trailer, combine or tractor. Duties of job include driving truck or combine or bankout wagon while also servicing and maintaining equipment in the field. CDL preferred. Wages will be determined on experience level. 509-263-2069.
PAPE’ MACHINERY, INC. - AGRICULTURE & TURF DIVISION – WALLA WALLA, WA
AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT SHOP MECHANIC:
Do you love working on equipment and turning wrenches? Are you looking to grow your skills as a mechanic? Are you looking for not just another job, but a career? Pape’ Machinery, the premier capital equipment dealer in the West, is seeking Shop Mechanics to join their team in Walla Walla, WA!
At Pape’, you can count on us to heavily invest in your mechanic career through training, resources, and support. We want to see you grow your skill set and experience, and in turn, provide excellent compensation, work-life balance, and benefits for you and your family. Come join our team!
WHAT YOU’LL DO: As a Shop Mechanic, you will work on agriculture equipment in the shop ensuring equipment repairs are done accurately and timely, all in an effort to support our customers and maximize their uptime. Every day, picture yourself working alongside other trained mechanics in a shop that has all the support and resources you need to perform top-notch work on equipment.
WHAT YOU NEED:
1. 3 or more years of experience working on all makes and models of agricultural equipment and small engines.
2. A team-oriented personality, with the focus and drive to work without direct supervision.
3. Driver’s license with a good driving record. Class A CDL is preferred.
4. Must provide own tools.
Starting Compensation: $24+/hr (Depending on Experience)
Why work for Pape’:
1. Competitive pay based on your skills, training and experience level.
2. Outstanding benefits including – 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match; Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts (Flex Plans); Life Insurance; Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Progressive Vacation Plans; Online and Instructor-Led Training; Tuition Reimbursement for Training Programs.
3. Advancement – Pape’ is a dynamic, growth-oriented organization with a focus on promoting from within.
4. Stability and reputation — Pape’ is a family-owned, fourth-generation company with over 150 locations, over 4,000 members and 80 plus years of experience. Pape’ is known for their stability, honesty and integrity.
5. Equipment – We have the largest equipment inventory in the West and an unparalleled parts inventory!
6. Employee impact – Enjoy an open-door policy where your voice will be heard and your opinions will matter.
7. Training – You will be provided with training and mentoring to prepare you for your role and continued learning to grow your skills.
The Pape’ Group maintains a drug-free workplace and as such, requires candidates to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test.
The Pape’ Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.
Clerical Journey: Performs basic administrative assistant functions. Provides front counter customer service including the provision of information, collection of client information, assisting clients with completion of appropriate forms and applications, answering inquiries and directing clients to other services. Performs duties and task of a WIC clerk and Deputy Registrar. Prepares the daily deposit (as needed). Prepares correspondence, office forms, policies and procedures for multiple programs and personnel. Sorts and distribute incoming and outgoing mail. Accepts and receipts payments and balances cash drawer. Types, copies, and mails permits/ licenses and routine correspondence. Maintains an office calendar that reflects staff availability. Assists vaccination clinic. Performs clerical duties after regular office hours, i.e. sports physicals, health fairs, and weekend immune clinics as needed. All other expected and typical administrative assistant functions. Performs other task as directed. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, valid United States Driver’s License, satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. SALARY: $2,783/month per month. CLOSING DATE: Until Filled. Whitman County Applications are required and available at http://www.whitmancounty.org, 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509) 397-6205. ADA/EOE
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER — Colfax School District is accepting applications for Bus Driver - 4 hours/day. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid class B CDL driver’s license with passenger and school bus endorsement. Starting pay is $23.55/hour plus medical/vision/dental insurance benefits. Contact Tracy Imler at 509-397-2292 for more information on obtaining a class B CDL with necessary endorsements. Please visit our website at http://www.csd300.org for job description and application instructions.
Auto Body Tech — St. John Auto Body & Custom is currently looking to expand our team. We are a family run business, with family employees. We are currently getting in more custom work and looking to hire someone that can help us stay on schedule. The ideal candidate would be someone that is self-motivated and preferably has some auto body experience. We are looking for someone that can work on their own, as well as with others and takes pride in their work. Someone with a passion for custom cars is a plus, as we are getting more of that type of work. We still do occasional insurance work and glass replacement as well. Basic hand tools are a plus, not required. Specialty type tools are provided. 40hrs a week, M-F, Pay is DOE. Please call (509) 648-3724 or mail resume to 29 E. Front St. St. John WA 99171 Position open until filled.
ENTRY LEVEL MECHANIC — PAPE’ MACHINERY, INC. – AGRICULTURE & TURF DIVISION – Colfax, WA ENTRY-LEVEL MECHANIC
Do you love turning wrenches? Are you looking to further establish your career as a technician? Pape’ Machinery, the premier capital equipment dealer in the West, is seeking entry-level mechanics to join their team in Colfax, WA! At Pape’, you can count on us to heavily invest in your mechanic career through training, resources, and support. We want to see you grow your skill set and experience, and in turn, provide excellent compensation, work-life balance, and benefits for you and your family. Come join our team!
WHAT YOU’LL DO: In this role, you will work on various makes and models of agriculture and turf equipment including troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, and making the necessary repairs in a timely and efficient manner. Every day you will work on equipment under the guidance of senior mechanics, all while you continue building your skills and knowledge as a mechanic. To thrive in this job, you must be a self-starter, a team player, and be willing to learn. WHAT YOU NEED: Working knowledge of equipment and one or more years of experience working on equipment, preferably in the agriculture and turf industry. Will also accept applicants with a Diesel Tech Degree in lieu of experience. Starting Compensation: $20+/hr (Depending on Experience) Why work for Pape’: • Competitive pay based on your skills, training and experience level. • Outstanding benefits including – 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match; Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts (Flex Plans); Life Insurance; Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Progressive Vacation Plans; Online and Instructor-Led Training; Tuition Reimbursement for Training Programs. • Advancement – Pape’ is a dynamic, growth-oriented organization with a focus on promoting from within. • Stability and reputation — Pape’ is a family-owned, fourth-generation company with over 150 locations, over 4,000 members and 80 plus years of experience. Pape’ is known for their stability, honesty and integrity. • Equipment – We have the largest equipment inventory in the West and an unparalleled parts inventory! • Employee impact – Enjoy an open-door policy where your voice will be heard and your opinions will matter. • Training – You will be provided with training and mentoring to prepare you for your role and continued learning to grow your skills.
The Pape’ Group maintains a drug-free workplace and as such, requires candidates to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test. The Pape’ Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status. Apply online at: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/PAP1001/JobBoard/7297d137-c573-4bf4-8ab4-09ad7dac6ec8/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=35e4539a-b525-4049-a464-421e1f4c7f35
LaCrosse School District has the following position open:
School Bus Route/Trip Driver/Part Time Para Educator for the 2022-2023 School Year. Qualifications include:
21 years old with a clean driving record, current CDL with passenger endorsement, subject to random drug testing, and current DOT physical. LaCrosse District will train.
Part Time Para will be under the supervision of the principal and Special Education Teacher,
This position is a classified position and open until filled.
Contact Business Manager Tawnja Miller or Transportation Supervisor Tim Stamper at 509-549-3591 for information on this position. Visit our website at http://www.lacrossesd.k12.wa.us for application information. LaCrosse is an EOC.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC — Whitman County’s Public Works. This position is responsible for skilled mechanical repair work performing a wide variety of duties associated with the maintenance of diesel, gasoline, hydraulic and electrical systems on trucks, tractors, graders, bulldozers, backhoes,etc. Employees are required to have considerable knowledge of equipment systems and parts and are expected to independently inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical problems using electrical and mechanical testing equipment, hand tools and a variety of power tools. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years mechanical work experience in the repair of gas and diesel automotive, road construction and maintenance vehicles/equipment, or substituting, on a month for month basis, any combination of experience, education or training which would provide the level of knowledge and skill required. Possession of a valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with tank endorsement preferred. Must have a safe driving record. Possession of a complete set of heavy-duty mechanics’ tools for use on all job duties. STARTING SALARY: $3,977.00 per month. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Whitman County Application is required. It is available at http://www.whitmancounty.org, or 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509) 397-6205. ADA/EOE
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: LOCATIONS: Pullman, Palouse, St. John and Oakesdale. This individual is responsible for road maintenance and construction work involving, the safe, efficient and skilled operation of heavy road maintenance equipment and the performance of manual work. Work requires employees to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in the performance and completion of assignments. This classification is characterized by skilled operation, on a continuing basis, of one or more of the following equipment: bulldozers, hydraulic excavators, graders, welding equipment, truck, tractor and trailer as required. Perform skilled operation of tandem axle trucks and trailers and heavy road equipment in conformance with applicable laws, procedures, and standards; detect need for equipment repair, Work is normally performed in the cab of assigned equipment or outdoors in all weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: TWO (2) years of tandem axle truck and trailer and equipment operation experience, or substituting on a month for month basis, any experience, education, or training which would demonstrate the level of knowledge and ability required. Able to drive a 13-speed road ranger transmission and a tandem axle truck, with a minimum of one year of full-time driving experience in this equipment. Possession of a valid Class “A’ Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tank vehicle endorsement; must have a safe driving record. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen before beginning work. SALARY: $3,828.00 per month. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Whitman County Application is required. It is available at http://www.whitmancounty.org, or 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509)397-6205. ADA/EOE
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Solid Waste: This is landfill and transfer station work involving the safe, efficient, and highly skilled operation of a variety of heavy landfill and transfer station equipment and the performance of manual work. Work requires employees to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in the performance and completion of assignments. This classification is characterized by highly skilled arc and acetylene welding work in the construction, modification, maintenance, and repair of equipment. Work is normally performed in the cab of assigned equipment or outdoors in all weather condi-tions. Involves knowledge of computers and cash handling to efficiently perform the duties of scale attendant as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One (1) year of equipment and truck and trailer operation experience at a level equivalent. to Maintenance Worker Ill; OR substituting on a month for month basis, any experience, education, or training which would demonstrate the level of knowledge and ability required. Possession of a valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with tank endorsement. Must have a safe driving record. Current CDL medical card required. Able to drive a 13-speed road ranger transmission and a tandem axle truck with a minimum of one year of full-time driving experience in this equipment. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen before beginning work. STARTING SALARY: $3,977.00 per month plus medical, vision, dental and retirement benefits. CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled. Whitman County Applications are required and available at http://www.whitmancounty.org, 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling 509-397-6205. AA/EOE
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Estate Sale — August 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 421 West A Avenue, Colfax Washington. Tools, riding lawn mower with trailer, fishing gear, weed eaters, furniture, and much more.
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Ford F350 Utility Truck — 79 New Carb, heater core, fuel pump. New radials on front. Air compress, fueling stations for both gas(90 gal) and deisel(180 gal). All locks work and no rust. Call Roger 509.991.7412
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YARD SALE — Friday, August 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2 miles North of Colfax on Highway 195. Toddler Bed, infant to toddler girl clothes. Lots of household items, scrapbooking, bedding, books, puzzles, and more.
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AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD ASCA/ AKC. Date of birth, April 12, 2022. Vaccinated & wormed, both parents on site, Edwall. Chris 509-236-2351.
INTERNATIONAL COMBINE — Int. 1688 combine w/30 ft. 1010 header. Hillco by RAHCO leveling. Always shedded. Excellent condition. $15,000 OBO 509-284-7913 Tekoa
WANTED: USED LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT — Portable panels, Cattle squeeze chutes (old is okay), will pick up at farm/ranch. TRACTORS - Old Caterpillar tractors & wheel tractors.
Call Bill (208) 651-8698
PRICE IS Right! Stock up at Rock-N-Rail Ranch. We offer your own selected beef boxes and pre-orders of whole and half beef. Whatever works for your lifestyle! Visit with Coree Labish at 509-981-4688 or leave her a message. The Labish Family is happy to be serving the West Plains area with fine quality locally raised, grass fed, grain finished, USDA beef and fantastic customer service. Visit our website at https://www.rock-n-railranch.com.
USE HAPPY JACK® Kennel Dip as an area spray to control lyme disease ticks, fleas, stable flies & mosquitoes where they breed. At Tractor Supply® (www.fleabeacon.com).
LaCrosse Apartments – Now taking applications! Smoke-free/Drug-free environment, income eligibility required, HUB subsidized housing. Nice one-bedroom ground level apartment available to: Qualifying 62 years of age or disabled 18 years or older head of household. Utilities include: water, sewer, electricity & laundry, included in rent. Income
eligibility is required for a subsidy to reduce tenant rent to 30%. IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! For more information call 509-549-4302 or email [email protected].
Colfax Historic Preservation Commission has been working on a grant for a Historic Inventory of South Mill, Canyon, and a portion of South-Central Main Street. Thursday, August 18 from 6-8 p.m. there will be a Public Presentation and Historic Walking Tour of the South Mill Street Neighborhood at the Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 109 South Mill Street. Light refreshments provided.
PAST LIVES - DREAMS - SOUL TRAVEL. Be the master of your spiritual destiny, here & now. If you seek spiritual truth, visit ECKANKAR.org or for local info visit ECKWA.org
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