LEGAL NOTICE

Public Notice: Okanogan County Cemetery District # 1 2016 meeting schedule:  Spring meeting:

General Business, on April 19, 2016 at 6:45pm in the Okanogan County Electric Coop meeting room in Winthrop, WA. Summer Meeting: General Business, on July 19, 2016 at 6:45pm at the

Sullivan Cemetery, 506 Wister Way, Winthrop, WA. Fall meeting:  Budget Meeting, on October 18, 2016 at 6:45pm in the Okanogan County Electric Coop meeting room in Winthrop, WA. Questions/comments can be sent to Okanogan County Cemetery District #1, Sullivan Cemetery, POB 711, Twisp, WA 98856-0711.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 6 and 13, 2016.

LEGAL NOTICE

Okanogan County Cemetery District No. 2 (Beaver Creek Cemetery) is advertising their Small Works Roster for any jobs priced between $2,500-$25,000.  Any contractors wishing to be added to this Roster or to renew please contact Beaver Creek Cemetery at 509.846.5231 or PO Box 1293, Twisp, WA  98856 or email at beavercreek2009@gmail.com.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 6 and 13, 2016.

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY YAKIMA, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO APPROPRIATE PUBLIC WATERS

TAKE NOTICE: That Yakama Nation, Toppenish, Washington, on July 20, 2015, under Application No. S4-33151, applied to appropriate public waters, subject to existing rights, from Early Winters Creek at the rate of 4 cubic feet per second each year, for the purpose of fish propagation.  Yakama Nation proposes to use the water non-consumptively in a fish acclimation pond and return it back to the creek at a point immediately downstream.

That the proposed source is located within the NW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 26, Township 36 N., Range 19 E.W.M., Okanogan County, Washington. That the proposed place of use is located within the N ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 26, Township 36 N. Range 19 E.W.M., Okanogan County, Washington. Protests or objections to approval of this application must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections.  All letters of protest will become public record.  Cash shall not be accepted. Fees must be paid by check or money order and are nonrefundable. Protests must be accompanied by a $50 recording fee payable to the Department of Ecology, Cashiering Unit, PO Box 47611, Olympia WA  98504-7611, within 30 days from: April 13, 2016.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 6 and 13, 2016

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY YAKIMA, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO APPROPRIATE PUBLIC WATERS

TAKE NOTICE: That Yakama Nation, Toppenish, Washington, on July 20, 2015, under Application No. G4-33150, applied to appropriate public waters, subject to existing rights, from two wells at the rate of 1,795 gallons per minute each year, for the purpose of fish propagation. The Yakama Nation proposes to use the water non-consumptively in a fish acclimation pond and return it back to the creek adjacent to the well. That the proposed source is located within the N ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 26, Township 36 N., Range 19 E.W.M., Okanogan County, Washington. That the proposed place of use is located within the N ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 26, Township 36 N., Range 19 E.W.M., Okanogan County, Washington. Protests or objections to approval of this application must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections.  All letters of protest will become public record. Cash shall not be accepted. Fees must be paid by check or money order and are nonrefundable.  Protests must be accompanied by a $50 recording fee payable to the Department of Ecology, Cashiering Unit, PO Box 47611, Olympia WA  98504-7611, within 30 days from: April 13, 2016.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 6 and 13, 2016

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on April 4, 2016, Divine Mercy Broadcasting  filed an application  with the Federal Communications Commission for consent to assign its license  for FM translator K284BC to Two Hearts Communications, LLC. K284BC which operates on 104.7MHz currently rebroadcasts the signal of Station KCSY, which operates on 106.3 MHz in Twisp, Washington, in Winthrop, Washington. However, Two Hearts Communications, LLC will rebroadcast the signal of Station KTEL, which operates on 1490 kHz at Walla Walla, Washington, in Walla Walla.  Interested parties are invited to submit comments to the Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC, regarding this application and whether grant of the application will serve the public interest.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 13, 2016.

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice of Adoption – Ordinance #703

AN ORDINANCE of the Town of Twisp, Washington, establishing the Twisp Transportation Benefit District and specifying that the boundaries of the District will coincide with town boundaries. Said ordinance may be examined at the Twisp Town Hall during regular business hours or mailed upon request. This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to RCW 35.27.300. Dated this 22th day of March, 2016. Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Twisp, Washington.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 13, 2016.   

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice of Presidential
Primary Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

A Presidential Primary will be held on May 24, 2016 by the State of Washington.
The Presidential Primary will submit to the voters of Okanogan County the names of candidates for President of the United States of America seeking nomination by the Democratic Party or the Republican Party.
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. The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is April 25, 2016.  Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote in the State of Washington may register to vote in person at the Auditor’s Office up to and including May 16, 2016. You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at www.vote.wa.gov, and Department of Licensing. The Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, will be open so voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, obtain provisional ballots, and use the Accessible Voting Units, at the following times. Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM    May 6 – May 23, 2016, On Election Day only, May 24, 2016, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Drop boxes are in 3 locations around the county.

Tonasket – Tonasket City Hall/Library Complex, 209 S Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket

Omak – Next to Police Station, 8 N Ash, Omak

Pateros -180 Pateros Mall in parking lot, Pateros

Drop boxes will close at 8:00PM on Election Day

Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting may call (509) 422-7240.  Voters unable to use the mail-in ballot may use the Accessible Voting Unit available at the County Auditor’s Office.

Ballots require sufficient first class postage and must be postmarked by the day of the election.  Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly. For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration. vote.wa.gov/okanoganmyvote.wa.gov, local newspaper, radio, and TV www.pdc.wa.gov.

Meetings of the Okanogan County Canvassing Board are open, public meetings and shall be continued until the activities for which the following meetings are held have been completed.  Canvass Board meetings are held in the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, in Okanogan.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots, Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 11:00 AM to canvass the votes cast and certify the election.

This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52. Dated at Okanogan, Washington this 30th day of March, 2016. Laurie Thomas, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections.

By Mila M Jury, Chief Deputy and Certified Election Administrator.

Published in the Methow Valley News April 13, 2016.