LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of Annual Meeting. Chewuch Canal Company, PO Box 234, Winthrop, Wash., 98862.
You are hereby notified that the annual meeting of the stockholders of The Chewuch Company will be held on February 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. upstairs in The Winthrop Barn. On the agenda will be general business, election of directors and discussion of the piping project.
It is very important that your stock be represented in person or by proxy.
Respectfully, /s/ Roger Rowatt, Bookkeeper, 509.996.2778. Dated at Winthrop this 31st day of January, 2014.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 5 and 12, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
The Methow Valley Communications District, in accordance with RCW 39.04.155, wishes to provide public notice of the establishment of a Small Works Roster for public works projects not to exceed $300,000. The Small Works Roster shall include approved contractors who, when required by law, are properly licensed or registered for general or specialty contract work.
Contractors who are interested in being included on the roster can find the application and instructions at the District website: methowcommunications.org, or may request an application by calling 509-322-4038, or by mail: MVCD, PO Box 1031, Winthrop, WA, 98862.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 22, 29, February 5 and 12, 2014
LEGAL NOTICE
CALL FOR BIDS. Sealed bids will be received by the State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region Two Office, 1550 Alder Street NW, Ephrata, Washington 98823-9699 until 3:00 p.m., Monday February 24 2014, for the sale and removal of 9 outbuildings, one residence, all located at 600 Twisp Carlton road Twisp, Washington 98862.
Bid information is available from the Methow Wildlife Area (509) 996-2559, 350 Bear Creek Road Winthrop, WA 98862.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 29, February 5 and 12, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
Superior Court of Washington for Okanogan County. In Re the Estate of: Leon F. Lehman, Deceased. No. 14-4-00004-8.
Probate Notice to Creditors (RCW 11.40.030).
The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court.  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(3); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060.  This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
Date of first publication: January 29, 2014. Personal Representative: David E. Ebenger. Attorney for Personal Representative: Rolf Borgersen. Address for mailing or service: PO Box 354 Winthrop, WA 98862. Rolf Borgersen, WSBA #4246.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 29, February 5 and 12, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
Town of Twisp Request for Statement of Qualifications For Establishing a Consultant Roster.
The Town of Twisp (pursuant to Chapter 61, Laws of 1981) requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) and performance information from firms interested in providing professional engineering and land surveying services for the 2014 year in conjunction with Town sponsored projects. Potential projects include improvements to the Town’s water and wastewater systems, street and storm drainage system, airport, pool, park and recreational facilities.
Professional services may include, but are not limited to planning, grant and loan application assistance, project cost estimating, surveying, environmental documentation, permit acquisition, and design and construction engineering. Additional information about possible anticipated projects may be obtained by contacting Town Hall at 509-997-4081 or emailing to: publicworks@townoftwisp.com.
Statements shall include 1) description of the firm, 2) a listing of the types of services the firm provides, 3) description of the consultant’s team including references, 4) descriptions of relevant project experience related to the facilities and services listed above, and 5) firm references.
Statements of qualifications will be reviewed, placed on file for the 2014 year and will be used as the source from which to select one or more qualified firms from whom a detailed proposal will be requested for any specific project.  Projects may be totally or 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), the Washington State Department of Health, Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, U. S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, Environmental Protection Agency State, and Tribal Assistance Grant, Transportation Improvement Board, or Washington Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration funding programs. Cost plus percentage of construction cost contracts will not be allowed and a number of state and federal equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements will apply to the selection process and conduct of each project.
Minority- and women-owned firms are encouraged to submit statements of qualifications. The  Town is an equal opportunity employer. Questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to the Town of Twisp at P.O. Box 278, 118 S. Glover St., Twisp, WA  98856.
The Town publishes this request in accordance with the requirements of RCW 39.80.  Contracts with selected firms will be negotiated in accordance with RCW 39.80.
Two copies of the SOQ shall be submitted to the Town (received or postmarked) no later than 5:00 p.m., PST, February 28, 2014.
Interviews may or may not be conducted.  The Town reserves the right to select the consultant based upon written qualifications only, or to advertise and retain other consultants on individual projects independent of the firm selected from this solicitation.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 29 and February 5, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
I.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Successor Trustee, W. Scott DeTro, will on Friday, the 14th day of February, 2014, at the hour of 9:00 o’clock a.m., at the front entrance of the Okanogan County Courthouse, 149 North Third Avenue, in the City of Okanogan, County of Okanogan, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington, to-wit:
The North 40 Feet of Lot 5, Block 6, Gloversville, Town of Twisp as per Plat thereof recorded in Volume “A” of Plats, page 26, records of the Auditor of Okanogan County, Washington.
Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington.
Commonly known as: 132 Glover Street, Twisp, Washington, which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated January 1, 1995, and recorded January 29, 1996, Okanogan County Auditor’s File No. 837364, records of Okanogan County, Washington, from James Madison and Robin Madison, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Transamerica Title Insurance Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Madison, husband and wife, as Beneficiary. The beneficial interest of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Madison, husband and wife, passed to Sebanna Lee Madison, widow of B. L. Madison, and was subsequently assigned to Todd Madison and Zebular Madison, Co-Trustees of the Sebanna Lee Madison Living Trust dated May 3, 2011, by way of that Assignment of Deed of Trust dated May 16, 2011, recorded under Okanogan County Auditor’s File No. 3164243.
II.
No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust 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.
III.
The defaults for which this foreclosure is made are as follows:
FAILURE TO PAY WHEN DUE THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS, WHICH ARE NOW IN ARREARS: Failure to make regular monthly payments from and after January 1, 1996 in the amount of $1,006.69 each and pay off the Promissory Note dated January 1, 1995.
IV.
The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is $210,028.37, together with interest as provided in the Note from November 12, 2013 at the rate of $43.11 per day, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Note, 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.  The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on the 14th day of February, 2014.  The defaults referred to in paragraph III must be cured by the 3rd day of February, 2014 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale.  The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before the 3rd day of February, 2014 (11 days before the sale date), the defaults as set forth in paragraph III are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid.  The sale may be terminated any time after the 3rd day of February, 2014 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and accrued 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 addresses: Robin Madison, P.O. Box 1160, Twisp, WA  98856; Robin Madison, c/o Patrick J. Morrissey, P.O. Box 707, Okanogan, WA  98840; James Madison, P.O. Box 1160, Twisp, WA  98856; James Madison, c/o Erick S. Bakke Sr., P.O. Box 19,  Wenatchee, WA  98807-0019, by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested, on the 18th day of September, 2013, proof of which is in the possession of the Successor Trustee; and the Notice of Default was posted on the premises at 132 Glover Street, Twisp, Washington, on the 19th day of September, 2013, and proof of such posting is in the possession of the Successor Trustee.
VII.
The Successor 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 objection to the 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.
SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE: CALLAWAY & DETRO PLLC, W. Scott DeTro; WSBA #19601, 700-A Okoma Drive, Omak, WA 98841, (509) 826-6316.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 15 and February 5, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
I
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Bishop, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. formerly known as Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. will on February 14, 2014 at 10:00 am at the front entrance of the Okanogan County Courthouse, 149 Third North, in the City of Okanogan located at Okanogan County, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in Okanogan County, State of Washington, to-wit;
THAT PORTION OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 18,TOWNSHIP 33 NORTH, RANGE 22 EAST, W.M.,DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT 42 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK 5 OF BURGAR’S ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF TWISP;
THENCE SOUTH 105 FEET; THENCE NORTH 78°30’ WEST 238.3 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 119.1 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75°27’ EAST 238.3 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING. EXCEPTING THAT PORTION DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
BEGINNING AT A POINT SOUTH 42 FEET FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK 5, BURGAR’S ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF TWISP; THENCE SOUTH 100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 75°27’ WEST 50.3 FEET; THENCE NORTH 100 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75°27’ EAST 50.3 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO EXCEPTING THAT PORTION DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT 42 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK 5 OF BURGAR’S ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF TWISP; THENCE SOUTH 105 FEET; THENCE  NORTH   78°30’  WEST   188.3  FEET  TO  THE  TRUE  POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 78°39’ WEST 50 FEET; THENCE NORTH 119.1 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75°27’ EAST 50 FEET; THENCE SOUTH TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN,STATE OF WASHINGTON, which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated October 8, 2004, recorded October 14, 2004, under Auditor’s File No. 3080907 records of Okanogan County, Washington, from Billy Fletcher and Lee Anne Fletcher as Joint Tenants, as Grantor, to Transunion Settlement Solutions, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Centex Home Equity Company, LLC as beneficiary. This loan secured by this Deed of Trust was most recently modified by an instrument dated December 23, 2011. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Centex Home Equity Company, LLC is now the beneficiary of the deed of trust. The sale will be made without any warranty concerning the title to, or the condition of the property.
II
No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust.
III
The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows:
i) Failure to pay the following amounts, now in arrears: Amount due to reinstate by 11/12/2013:
Delinquent Monthly Payments Due from 2/15/2012 through 10/15/2013:
21 payment(s) at $663.02, Total: $13,923.42. Accrued Late Charges: $345.83, Corporate Advance: $2,894.63. TOTAL DEFAULT: $17,163.88.
IV
The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: $72,147.47, together with interest from January 15, 2012 as provided in the note or other instrument, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note 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. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on February 14, 2014. The payments, late charges, or other defaults must be cured by February 3, 2014 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before February 3, 2014 (11 days before the sale date) the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, or other defaults, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after February 3, 2014 (11 days before the sale date), and before the sale by the Borrower, Grantor, any Guarantor, or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire 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 addresses and incorporated herein by this reference:
Billy Fletcher 323 Twisp Ave W Twisp, WA 98856; Estate of Lee Anne Fletcher 323 Twisp Ave W Twisp, WA 98856; Heirs and Devisees of Lee Anne Fletcher 323 Twisp Ave W Twisp, WA 98856; Jane Doe Unknown Spouse of Billy Fletcher 323 Twisp Ave W Twisp, WA 98856; John Doe, Unknown Spouse of Lee Anne Fletcher 323 Twisp Ave W Twisp, WA 98856; Billy Fletcher 54 Fletcher Loop Rd Okanogan, WA 98840; Estate of Lee Anne Fletcher 54 Fletcher Loop Rd Okanogan, WA 98840; Heirs and Devisees of Lee Anne Fletcher 54 Fletcher Loop Rd Okanogan, WA 98840; Jane Doe Unknown Spouse of Billy Fletcher 54 Fletcher Loop Rd Okanogan, WA 98840; John Doe Unknown Spouse of Lee Anne Fletcher 54 Fletcher Loop Rd Okanogan, WA 98840; Billy Fletcher PO Box 722 Twisp, WA 98856; Estate of Lee Anne Fletcher PO Box 722 Twisp, WA 98856; Heirs and Devisees of Lee Anne Fletcher PO Box 722 Twisp, WA 98856; Jane Doe Unknown Spouse of Billy Fletcher PO Box 722 Twisp, WA 98856; John Doe Unknown Spouse of Lee Anne Fletcher PO Box 722 Twisp, WA 98856, by both first class and certified mail on January 11, 2013, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on January 11, 2013, 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 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 the Trustee’s Sale is set aside for any reason, the submitted bid will be forthwith returned without interest and the bidder will have no right to purchase the property. Recovery of the bid amount without interest constitutes the limit of the bidder’s recourse against the Trustee and/or the Beneficiary.
XI
NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS   AND PARTIES WHO ARE   GUARANTORS OF THE OBLIGATIONS SECURED BY THIS DEED OF TRUST: (I) The Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) The Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the grantor in order to avoid the trustee’s sale; (3) The Guarantor will have no right to redeem the property after the Trustee’s Sale; (4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 RCW, any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any deed of trust granted to secure the same debt; and (5) In any action for a deficiency, the Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the date of the Trustee’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the Trustee’s Sale, plus interest and costs.
DATE: November 8, 2013. BISHOP, MARSHALL & WEIBEL, P.S. FORMERLY KNOWN AS  BISHOP, WHITE, MARSHALL & WEIBEL, P.S. Successor Trustee. /s/ William L. Bishop, Jr., 720 Olive Way, Suite 1201, Seattle, WA 98101. (206)622-7527.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 15 and February 5, 2014.