IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHATCOM

In Re the Estate of

FREDRICK MILLLER,

Deceased. NO. 17-4-00543-37

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS. RCW 11.40.030

JUDGE:  CHARLES SNYDER

The Administrator named below has been appointed as Administrator 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 Administrator or the Administrator’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 Administrator 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 RCW11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION:

December 13, 2017

ADMINISTRATOR:

LINDA PERSHALL

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE:  PO Box 1922, Wenatchee, WA 98807

Attorney for Personal Representative:

Olivia J. Burkland, WSBA #41771

Barron Smith Daugert, PLLC, 300 North Commercial St., Bellingham, WA  98225

Court of probate proceedings and cause number:

Whatcom County Superior Court, Cause No.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 20,27, 2017 & January 3, 2018.


Legal Ad

A poll-site election for a board seat on the Okanogan Conservation District will be held on February 13, 2018 at 1251 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA. Polls will open at 11:00 AM and close at 3:00 PM. Registered voters who reside within the Conservation District boundaries are eligible to vote. Candidates must be registered voters residing within the conservation district boundaries, and may be required to own land or operate a farm. The candidate filing deadline is January 16, 2018 at 3:00 PM. Election procedures are available at the district office. Absentee ballots are available upon request for eligible voters, but must be requested on or before 3:00 PM on January 23, 2018. Please contact Kim Simpson at (509) 422-0855, ext. 107 or come to the District office at 1251 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840 for absentee ballots or if you have any questions.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13th, 20th, 2017.


OKANOGAN – JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF:

SAVANNA TEMOXTLE GARCIA, A Minor Child, DOB: 12/14/2006, COURT NO.:  17-7-00135-0

NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER: Termination Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: MOSES TEMOXTLE GARCIA, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, seeking to terminate your parental rights.

1.2 A hearing will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018, 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 permanently terminating your parental rights.

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 THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD ARE TERMINATED. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE TERMINATING YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

Dated this 27TH day of November 2017. 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 Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787181.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4500070003 & 4500080001)

Proponent: GWS Orchards, LLC

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 26, 2017

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 Methow Valley News on December 6, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 7, 2017.     OVG#787889.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF: VICTORIA VALDOVINOS

DOB: 06/03/2015, NAYELI VALDOVINOS, DOB: 6/10/2014, Minor children:

COURT NO.:  17-7-00132-5

COURT NO.:  17-7-00133-3           

NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER: Termination Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: JORGE VALDOVINOS, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, seeking to terminate your parental rights.

1.2 A hearing will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018, 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 permanently terminating your parental rights.

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 THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD ARE TERMINATED. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE TERMINATING YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

Dated this 27th day of November 2017. 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 Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787207.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF: ADRIAN HERNANDEZ, A Minor Child, DOB: 03/18/2013, COURT NO.:  17-7-00134-1

NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER: Termination Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: HOBED SAUL HERNANDEZ-CAI, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, seeking to terminate your parental rights.

1.2 A hearing will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 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 permanently terminating your parental rights.

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 THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD ARE TERMINATED. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE TERMINATING YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

Dated this 27th day of November 2017. 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 Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787214


OKANOGAN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS FOR
EDELWEISS LIFT STATION RFP

The Okanogan County Department of Public Works solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil and Structural Engineering Design. This agreement will be for approximately forty (40) days from contract execution in duration with the option for the Okanogan County Department of Public Works to extend it for additional time and money if necessary. Consultants will be considered for the following project.

The Okanogan County Department of Public Works reserves the right to amend terms of this “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFP at any time, regardless of how much time and effort consultants have spent on their responses.

Project Description: The work to be performed by the consultant consists of engineering a system to be approved by the Department of Health for the Fawn Creek lift station force main line replacement. The Fawn Creek lift station in Edelweiss, a homeowners’ association in Mazama, requires approximately 1200-1500 ft. of force main line replaced. There will be several potable water crossings within the pipeline area and approximately 600 ft. of gravity line feeding the Fawn Creek lift station. The major features of the project are as follows: •Create a plan to replace the Fawn Creek lift station force main line. Plan will need to be approved by the Department of Health. A copy of the current systems as-built drawings can be obtained by emailing Amanda Moody at amoody@co.okanogan.wa.us or calling (509)422-7319. An on-site visit is highly recommended. To set up a time to tour the site please contact John Burdick at jburdick@co.okanogan.wa.us or calling (509)422-7309. The Okanogan County Department of Public Works reserves the right to retain the services of the successful firm(s) for any subsequent phases associated with this project.

All work shall be performed in accordance with the latest WSDOT Standard Specifications, WSDOT Construction Manual, and the Local Agency Guidelines.

Evaluation Criteria: Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:

1) Qualification of Proposed Project Manager

2) Qualifications/Expertise of Firm in similar scopes of work for local agencies

3) Ability to meet schedule

4) Approach to project

5) Familiarity with large on-site sewer systems and force main lines

6) Past Performance/References

Each criteria will be rated on a scale of 0 (low) to 10 (high) and added together for the consultant’s final score out of a total possible score of 60 points. Submittal: Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, phone and fax numbers; Name of Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager; responses to evaluation criteria 1 through 6. The Proposals shall have no more than twelve (12) single sided 8 ½” X 11” pages, font size no smaller than 12 point, including cover page, resumes, and plan examples. Please submit TWO (2) copies of your Proposal to: Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Avenue South, Okanogan, WA 98840, ATTN: Amanda Moody, no later than 1:30:00 p.m. on January 8th, 2017. Submittals will not be accepted after that time and date. Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Amanda Moody at (509)422-7319. Faxed submittals will not be accepted. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The Okanogan County Department of Public Works in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Amanda Moody at amoody@co.okanogan.wa.us or by calling (509)422-7319. Title VI Statement

The Okanogan County Department of Public Works in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part.26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

Published in the Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 2017. OVG#787174


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on December 19, 2017 at 3:30 P.M., in the Okanogan County Commissioners hearing room, located at 123 5th Ave North, Room 150, Okanogan Washington regarding a petition requesting a road name change for the following Okanogan County Road: O.C.R. 1004 Squaw Creek Road, beginning at M.P. 0.000 off Hwy 153 and extending south a total distance of 2.198 miles to the USFS Boundary. The proposed Road Name Change will be to O.C.R. 1004 Hunter Mountain Road. Members of the public may comment on this proposal. All written comments must be received prior to the start of the public hearing in order to be entered into the record. Testimonies will be heard during the Public Hearing at the above time and location. Please send written comments to Okanogan County Department of Public Works, Jo Ann Stansbury, 1234A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan WA 98840 or email to jstansbury@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Dated November 27, 2017 at Okanogan, Washington

Josh Thomson, P.E., County Engineer

Published in the Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 2017.  OVG#787488


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:00 AM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $48,006 from Investment Interest to Contingency Reserve to be used for various current expense expenses including but not limited to settlement costs. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington.  Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune December 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787990.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:10 AM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $200,000 from the Communications Fund 120 Ending Fund. Balance to be used for the Unified Communications project for professional services and capital improvements. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington.  Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune December 14, 21, 2017. OVG#788716.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:15 PM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $15,000 within the Fair Fund 112 from Ending Fund Balance to be used for Professional Services. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington.  Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune December 14, 21, 2017. OVG#788722.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:20 PM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation for the following Public Works funds. Fund 407 in the amount of $20,000 from Ending Fund Balance to be used for Wages & Benefits, Misc. and Rental Equipment; Fund 122 in the amount of $500 from Ending Fund Balance to be used for Wages & Benefits; Fund 125 in the amount of $9,000 from Ending Fund Balance to be used for Central Stores. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington. Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune December 14, 21, 2017. OVG#788756.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:25 PM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation within Current Expense Jail in the amount of $60,000 from Booking/Boarding Fees and will be used for Medical supplies, Drugs & Medicine, Electronic Monitoring, and Contractual Services. The hearing will be held in the County   

Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington.  Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comment in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune December 14, 21, 2017. OVG#788769.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3422300056 & 8816170200)

Proponent: James Salter & Kathleen Manseau and Dori Leann Blackburn

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: January 2, 2018

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 Methow Valley News on December 13, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 14, 2017.   OVG#788798.


Okanogan Co/ Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 8832900400 & 3626130027)

Proponent: Richard & Trilby Michels and Ronald & Bonnie Hirst

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: January 2, 2018

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 Methow Valley News on December 13, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 14, 2017.  OVG#788844.


Notice of Decision

Application for water availability

Location: 1) Parcel #3222210215 .7 mile off Vintin Road, Carlton WA

WRIA #48 HUC #12 Alder Creek-Methow River

“The Planning Department has reviewed 1 application for a permit-exempt well for single family residences at the above-listed locations and has determined that the proposed use of a permit-exempt well in accordance with RCW 90.44.050 will provide a legal and physically adequate supply of potable water. This decision will not be final until January 2, 2018. Anyone with standing who desires a public hearing be held on this application to determine water adequacy must submit a written request by the deadline listed above. The request must state the basis upon which the request is made which must include a statement that the requesters lawful use of water from a senior source will be impaired if the decision stands. Any request for public hearing must be directed to the Director of Planning at the above-listed address and received prior to 5:00 p.m. on January 2, 2018.

Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: 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 Methow Valley News on December 13, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 14, 2017. OVG# 788883


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 697, (TOWN OF WINTHROP, WASHINGTON)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Winthrop has adopted its Ordinance No. 697, which in summary, establishes and adopts the Budget and Budget estimates for the year 2018 as follows:

TOWN OF WINTHROP, 2018 BUDGET SUMMARY

FUND # ACCOUNT REVENUES EXPENDITURES

001 Current Expense $ 1,582,495 $ 1,413,535

10V1 Streets $ 186,850 $ 145,875

103 Parking Mitigation $ 4,000 $ 4,000

104 Stadium $ 194,500 $ 124,515

112 Vehicle Replacement $ 24,430 $ 24,430

113 Parking Improvements $ 25,670 $ 25,670

114 Hotel-Motel 3% $ 409,455 $ 229,350

116 Pedestrian Transportation $ – $ –

205 Fire Truck G/O Bond $ 53,820 $ 49,280

401 Water $ 1,577,250 $ 1,517,680

402 Sewer $ 309,775 $ 279,410

406 Water System Development $ 174,590 $ 80,000

407 Sewer System Development $ 259,420 $ 60,000

408 Sewer Cumulative Reserve $ 170,720 $ 50,000

409 Water Cumulative Reserve $ 266,375 $ –

TOTALS $ 5,239,350 $ 4,003,745

Said ordinance may be examined at the Winthrop Town Hall during regular business hours or a copy will be mailed upon request. This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to R.C.W. 35.27.300.

Dated this 6th day of December, 2017. Michelle Gaines – Town Clerk, Town of Winthrop, Washington

Published in the Methow Valley News December 13, 2017.