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.


Notice of Primary Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

A Primary Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following candidates and issues.

United States Senator, Representative in Congress 4th Congressional District, Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Auditor, Attorney General, Commissioner of Public Lands, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Insurance Commissioner, State Representative District 7 Position 1, State Representative District 7 Position 2, State Senator District 12, State Representative District 12 Position 1, State Representative District 12 Position 2, County Commissioner District 1, County Commissioner District 2, Supreme Court Justice Position 5, Okanogan Public Utility District Commissioner District 3, Hospital District No 1 – One-year Special Levy, Hospital District No 1 – Levy Lid Left, Town of Twisp – Sales And Use Tax For Transportation Improvements , Precinct Committee Officer

The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is July 4, 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 July 25, 2016.

You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at, 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. July 15 – August 1, 2016

On Election Day only, August 2, 2016, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Drop box locations around the county for the Primary Election.

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 (.47 cents) 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.

Local newspaper, radio, and TV

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, August 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots.

Tuesday, August 16, 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 6th day of June, 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 June 22, 2016.


Shafer Historical Museum Winthrop WA will hold a membership meeting and election of officers at the Museum grounds Sunday June 26 at 12:00 pm.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 22, 2016.



Notice is hereby given that the Three Rivers Hospital Board of Commissioners has moved its next regular meeting to 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2016 in the Hillcrest Administration Building, 415 Hospital Way, Brewster WA 98812.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 22, 2016.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp will hold a public hearing to discuss the 2017-2022 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Town Hall Council Chambers located at 118 S Glover Street, Twisp, Washington. Copies of the draft plan can be obtained at Town Hall for review starting June 14, 2016.  Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer – 509-997-4081.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 22, 2016.

Legal Notice:

The Methow Valley Communications District, in accordance with RCW 39.04.155, maintains a Small Works Roster for public works projects not to exceed $300,000 and is now accepting applications.  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:, 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 June 22 and 29, 2016.