IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON
FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
In re the Estate of: NELLA M. FOSTER, Deceased. Probate No. 16-4-00092-3
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 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: September 14, 2016
Personal Representative: Katrina Kadah
Attorney for Personal Representative: Peg R. Callaway
Address for Mailing or Service: 700-A Okoma Drive, Omak, WA 98841
Court of probate proceedings and cause number: Okanogan County Superior Court, Cause No. 16-4-00092-3
Dated this 7th day of September, 2016.
CALLAWAY & DETRO PLLC
By: /s/ Peg R. Callaway; WSBA #13786, Attorney for Estate.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 14, 21, 28, 2016.


SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
In Re the Estate of: Joseph E. Reid, Deceased.
NO. 16-4-00091-5
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030
The Co-Personal Representatives named below have been appointed as Co-Personal Representatives 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 Co- Personal Representatives or the Co-Personal Representatives’ 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: September 14, 2016
Co-Personal Representatives: Roger D. Rowatt and Stephanie M. Rowatt
Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: Rolf Borgersen
Address for mailing or service: PO Box 354 Winthrop, WA 98862. Rolf Borgersen
Published in the Methow Valley News September 14, 21, 28, 2016.


METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT
EQUALIZATION MEETING NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Methow Valley Irrigation District’s Board of Directors will conduct the annual equalization meeting on Tuesday October 10, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the River Bank in Twisp, Washington. The purpose of the meeting is to equalize assessments for the 2017 irrigation season. In the event the Board concludes the business that may come before it prior to 7:00 p.m., the Regular Meeting of the MVID will immediately follow the Equalization meeting.
The assessment roll is on file in the district office for the inspection of all persons interested. Upon the day specified in this notice, the Board of Directors, constituted a Board of Equalization for that purpose, shall meet and continue in session from day to day as long as may be necessary, not to exceed ten days, exclusive of Sundays, to hear and determine such objections to said assessment roll as may come before them; and the Board may change the same as may be just.
Any member who cannot attend the meeting is encouraged to submit a letter stating his or her comments to or request of the Board on or before October 3, 2016 to the district office at PO Box 860, Twisp, WA 98856.
All lands will be fully assessed unless the parcel owner petitions the Board to hear and determine if a reduced assessment is warranted. No lands will be equalized after this date. Questions may be directed to the District Office at (509) 997-2576.
/s./ Sandra Strieby.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 14th and 28th, 2016.


Notice of General Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
A General Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following.
President/Vice President of the United States, Representative in Congress 4th Congressional District, Governor, Lieutenant 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 1, Supreme Court Justice Position 5, Supreme Court Justice Position 6, Superior Court Judge Position 1, Superior Court Judge Position 2, District Court Judge Position 1, Ferry County PUD Commissioner Position 1, Okanogan County PUD Commissioner Position 3, Town of Twisp – Emergency Medical Care and Ambulance Services Levy
The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is October 10, 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 October 31 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, October 20 – November 7, 2016
On Election Day only, November 8, 2106, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Drop boxes are in 4 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
Twisp – 118 S Glover St, City Hall, Twisp
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/okanogan, myvote.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.
Friday, November 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots. Tuesday, November 29, 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 August, 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 September 28, 2016.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE
IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF:
DANIEL ROUTON,
A Minor Child
DOB: 04/13/2016
COURT NO.: 16-7-00064-9
NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER
Dependency Hearing
STATE OF WASHINGTON AND ANYONE TO: ANYONE CLAIMING A PATERNAL INTEREST, WHOM IT MAY CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE NAMED CHILD.
I. NOTICE OF HEARING
1.1 dependent. You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, alleging that the above named child is dependent
1.2 A hearing will be held on October 20,2016 at 1:00 p.m., At Juvenile Court, Okanogan County Court House, Okanogan, Washington.
1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence on the petition.
1.4 If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence establishing dependency.
II. SUMMONS/ORDER TO APPEAR
2.1 YOU ARE SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated.
NOTICE
VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER OR SUMMONS IS SUBJECT TO A PROCEEDING FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT PURSUANT TO RCW ORDER 13.34.070. A DEPENDENCY PETITION BEGINS A PROCESS WHICH, IF THE CHILD IS FOUND DEPENDENT, MAY RESULT IN PERMANENT TERMINATION OF THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP.
Dated this 6th day of September, 2016
By direction of the Honorable CHRISTOPHER CULP Judge of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington
CHARLEEN GROOMES Clerk of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington
By Ramona Brownlee. Deputy Clerk
Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on September 15, 22, 29, 2016 and the Methow Valley News on September 14, 21, 28, 2016. OVG#720756.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC dba CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, a limited liability company, Plaintiff(s), vs. ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES Of) HAROLD R. CHRISTIAN, a deceased individual; Julian Castro, solely in his capacity as Secretary for UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND
URBAN DEVELOPMENT; NINE MILE RANCH HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, and ROES 1 through 10, inclusive, Defendant(s)
Case No.: 15-2-00443-5
SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
TO: All Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Harold R. Christian, Judgment Debtor(s).
The Superior Court of Okanogan County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Okanogan County, to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action.
Lot 46, Nine Mile Ranch Division IV Amended, as per survey recorded in Volume “L” of Surveys, pages 43, 44, 46, and 47, under 45, Auditor’s File No. 840112, Okanogan County, Washington. Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington.
If developed, the property address is: 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844
The sale of the above property is to take place:
TIME: 10:00 AM
DATE: November 4, 2016.
PLACE: Front Entrance, Okanogan County Courthouse.
The Judgment Debtor(s) can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $385,232.95, together with interest, costs, statutory interest, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Okanogan County Sheriffs Office at the address stated below.
Frank T Rogers, Sheriff
By: Beth Barker, Chief Civil Deputy
Okanogan County Sheriffs Department
123- 5th Ave N, Room 200
Okanogan, WA 98840
509-422-7200 ext. 7520
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC dba CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, a limited liability company, Plaintiff: vs. ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES
OF HAROLD R. CHRISTIAN, a deceased individual; Julian Castro, solely in his capacity as Secretary for UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; NINE MILE RANCH HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, and ROES 1 through 10, inclusive,
Defendants.
NO. 15-2-00443-5
ORDER OF SALE ON REAL PROPERTY
TO OKANOGAN COUNTY SHERIF’F’S. DEPARTMENT:
On May 3, 2016 Nationstar Mortgage LLC dba Champion Mortgage Company obtained
an Order of Entry of Judgment in the Superior Court of Washington, County of Okanogan, against defendants, All Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Harold R. Christian (“Heirs”), Julian Castro, solely in his capacity of Secretary for United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”); Nine Mile Ranch Homeowners Association (“HOA” together with Heirs and HUD, collectively “Defendants”).
It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the land and premises located at 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844 and legally described as follows:
Lot 46, Nine Mile Ranch Division IV Amended, as per survey recorded in Volume “L” of Surveys, pages 43, 44, 45, 46, and 47, under Auditor’s File No. 840112, Okanogan County, Washington. Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington. Commonly referred to as: 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844 referred to in the
Default Judgment, be sold at public auction, as particularly set out in said Judgment.
The total amount due and owing on the Judgment through May 3, 2016, is $385,232.95
consisting of the following: the judgment amount of $380,604.05 principal and interest;
$2,850.00 awarded for attorneys’ fees; $1,778.90 awarded for costs; Due to the nature of the loan, Plaintiff waives any post-judgment interest; pursuant to paragraph 2 of the Judgment, post-judgment amounts advanced for attorneys’ fees, and costs for publication and Sheriff’s fees of an unknown amount. It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the Sheriff is hereby authorized to make the return within 60 days after issuance by the court. For purposes of the sale, the Order may be automatically extended for 30 days, pursuant to RCW 6.21.050. In the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby commanded and required to proceed to notice for sale and to sell the Subject Property, which is more particularly described in the Notice of Sale, and apply the proceeds of said sale as in said Judgment and Decree directed, and to make and file your report of such sale with the Clerk of this Court, and do all things according to the terms and requirements of said Judgment, and the provisions of Washington Law.
WITNESS my hand and official seal this 19th Day of August, 2016.
Superior Court, County of Okanogan
By: Charleen Groomes, Clerk
Zieve, Brodnax & Steele, LLP
By: Benjamin D. Petiprin, WSBA# 46071
Attorneys for Plaintiff
6100 219th St SW #480
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
206-866-5345
bpetiprin@zbslaw.com
Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on September 29, 2016; October 6, 13, 20, 2016 and the Methow Valley News on September 28, 2016; October 5, 12, 19, 2016. OVG#723734.


FINAL DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE
PROPOSED REVISIONS TO OKANOGAN COUNTY CRITICAL AREAS ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan County Department of Planning & Development has published proposed revisions to the Okanogan County Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) for public review. The SEPA Responsible Official has withdrawn the Determination of significance issued on January 4, 2009 and has issued a Threshold Determination of Non-Significance in accordance with WAC 197-11-360 (4) after review of an environmental checklist prepared for this proposal. The SEPA Responsible Official has determined there is no likelihood of probable, significant, and adverse impacts as a result of this proposal. The FEIS prepared for the revisions to OCC title 17A Zone Code is an attachment to the environmental checklist in accordance with WAC 197-11-600 (2).
The proposed draft of the CAO was reviewed by the Okanogan County Regional Planning Commission and has completed the 60 day review by the Department of Commerce. Adoption of the proposed revisions to the CAO will satisfy the procedural requirements of Revised Code of Washington 36.70A.130 (4) (d). The Board of County Commissioners has ordered that further review of the CAO be initiated soon after adoption of the proposed draft to satisfy the procedural requirements of RCW 36.70A.130 (5) (d) Comments regarding the threshold determination may be submitted in writing to the address listed below. Deadline for submitting comments regarding this threshold determination will be 5:00 pm, October 14, 2016. Date of publishing is September 28, 2016.
A copy of the current draft of the Critical Areas Ordinance and environmental checklist supporting this determination may be found online at http://www.okanogancounty.org/planning/index.html beginning Wednesday September 28, 2016. Questions regarding this proposal may be directed to Angie Hubbard, Planner II, Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 130 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509) 422-7090 or ahubbard@co.okanogan.wa.us Comments regarding this proposal and threshold determination may be submitted to Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, Perry Huston, Director of Planning, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 130 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509) 422-7218 or phuston@co.okanogan.wa.us
Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on September 29, 2016 and the Methow Valley News on September 28, 2016. OVG#723866


Okanogan County
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3929121001 & 3930074004)
Proponent: Terry & Suzanne Smith
Decision: Approved
Appeal Deadline: October 17, 2016
The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. Within 20 days of decision, parties with standing may appeal this decision to the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner at 123 5th Ave. N. Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, pursuant to OCC 2.67.010. An appeal must include the $300.00 appeal fee.
Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on September 29, 2016 and the Methow Valley News on September 28, 2016. OVG#723869.


Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination
CUP 2016-9 “Tonasket High Country”
An application has been submitted by Aaron James to permit a tier 3 marijuana producer grow in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A.220.010. This legal, recreational cannabis grow will meet all licensing requirements with the Washington state Liquor and Cannabis Board and all WAC requirements for I-502. The CUP, if approved, would allow a fenced 2.5 acre growing area, four drying/storing buildings, five hoop house drying tunnels, a 200 square foot office building, a graveled parking lot for twenty vehicles and a turn-around loop for shipping and receiving. The site is located on Pine Creek Rd. approximately 6 miles southwest of Tonasket, WA on tax parcel number 3726343005.
According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations, the office of Okanogan County Planning and Development issued a threshold environmental determination of non-significance (DNS) for this proposal. The public hearing for this project has not yet been set. The public is welcome to comment on this project. Project comments may be submitted in writing up to the hearing or be presented at the hearing. SEPA comments must be submitted in writing by 5:00 pm, October 12, 2016 to afford the commenter standing. Direct questions and comments to: Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, Pam Wyllson, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7122 pwyllson@co.okanogan.wa.us
Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on September 29, 2016 and the Methow Valley News on September 28, 2016. OVG#723870