Methow Valley School District No. 350 will hold a public hearing on the budget for the 2016-2017 General Fund, Transportation Vehicle Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Debt Service Fund and ASB Fund at the Board of Directors meeting in the district office at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Any person may appear and be heard for or against any part of said budget.  A copy of the budget is available for review at the superintendent’s office. Tom Venable, Superintendent of Schools.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 8 and 15, 2016.



FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY Estate of JANET RAE CORLEY, Deceased. No. PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.020, .030 JENNIFER RAE HURLEN WALLIS has been appointed as personal representative (“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) 30 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 RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication June 15, 2016. JENNIFER RAE HURLEN WALLIS, Personal Representative. Attorney for Personal Representative: David Ebenger, Attorney at Law, PO Box 217, Winthrop, Washington 98862. Phone: (509) 996-2206.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 15, 22 and 29, 2016.



The Town of Twisp Public Works Department is soliciting bids to purchase four standby generators. Sealed bid proposals will be accepted Until June 29, 2016 at 10 am at P.O. box 278, Twisp, Wa. 98856. Bid proposals will be opened, read and tabulated publicly at Twisp Town Hall at 118 S. Glover Street at that time. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered. All bids should include lump sum cost of all (4) generators delivered to the jobsite in Twisp, Washington as outlined in this solicitation, and appropriate sales tax.

The bid proposal is to provide the following four (4) generators;

Two (2) new 150 KW, 3 phase, 480 VAC, standby generators.

One (1) new 80KW, single phase, 120/240 VAC, standby generator.

One (1) new 25KW, 3 phase, 240 VAC, mobile trailer mounted standby generator.

The Town is desirous of receiving delivery of the generators listed above in as expeditious a manner as possible. In addition, to meet applicable grant requirements, the Town must receive delivery of the generators at the jobsite in Twisp no later than September 12, 2016. Due consideration and preference will be given to bids which can provide delivery of the generators to the jobsite in Twisp by July 25, 2016, as long as the total amount does not exceed the maximum allowable amount authorized for purchase. Therefore, the Town is requesting two bid amounts, one for delivery to the jobsite in Twisp on or before July 25, 2016 and one for delivery to the jobsite in Twisp on or before September 12, 2016. Bidders may submit bids for either or both dates. The Town reserves the right to select a bid for either date submitted. Liquidated damages will apply for failure to deliver the generators as required.

A list of detailed specifications is listed on the Town’s website at Questions regarding the backup generators can also be directed to the Public Works Director, Andrew Denham at 509-997-1311.

The Town of Twisp reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities in the bid or in the bidding.

No bidder may withdraw a submitted proposal after the hours set for the opening thereof, or before award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding forty-five (45) days.

The Town of Twisp is an equal opportunity employer. Small minority and women owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 15 and 22, 2016.


Town of Twisp Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Town Council of the Town of Twisp, WA will be holding a public hearing to review a proposal to acquire USDA loan and/or grant funds to replace waterlines on SR20 (Wagner Street to Airport Road).  The hearing will be held on June 28, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Twisp Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street, Twisp WA. All interested persons may appear and be heard at said time and place. Questions about the process can be directed to Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer, at 509-997-4081. Written comments can be dropped off at Town Hall, sent to Town of Twisp, PO Box 278, Twisp WA  98856 or emailed to

The Council Chamber is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 24-hour advance notice. Contact Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer, at 509-997-4081.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 15, 2016.