In the superior court of the State of Washington for the county of Okanogan
Anna Palinska, Plaintiff,
Jason Dragon, Defendant.
The State of Washington to the said Jason Dragon.
You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty days after the date of the first publication of this summons, to wit, within sixty days after the 6th day of March 2019, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled court, and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Anna Palinska, and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorneys for plaintiff Anna Palinska, at his (or theirs) office below stated; and in case of your failure so to do, judgement will be rendered against you according to the demand of the complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of said court. Approve or change a Parenting Plan or Residential Schedule and approve or change a Child Support Order.
Plaintiff’s Attorneys PO Box 101, Carlton, WA 98814
Okanogan County, Washington
Published in the Methow Valley News March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 2019
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON
ESTATE OF ABE LEON WINDLE, No. 19-4-05122-9- KNT
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORSR.C.W. 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 that arose before the decedent’s death 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 R.C.W. 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 R.C.W. 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 R.C.W. 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.
DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: March 20, 2019
GAYLE D. SWIGART, Personal Representative
Michael A. Boswell, WSBA #27967
Attorney for Personal Representative
BOSWELL LAW OFFICES, PLLC
220 1st Street NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Published in the Methow Valley News March 20, 27, April 3, 2019
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
THOMAS W. DORAN, : No. 19-2-00103-24
v.:SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
The heirs and devisees of OLIVE A. BOSCOW,:
WILLIAM H. BOSCOW, MILDRED E. :
CLARK, MARJORIE HAIN, BESSIE ULYAT :
WEBSTER, MARY J. CLARK AND FRANK :
CLARK, and all persons claiming by and :
Through them and ALL OTHER PERSONS :
OR PARTIES UKNOWN CLAIMING ANY :
RIGHT, TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN OR :
INTEREST IN THE REAL ESTATE :
DESCRIBED IN THIS COMPLAINT :
THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO said defendants:
EACH OF YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of this first publication of this Summons or and defend the above entitled action in the above-named Court, and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for Plaintiff, Natalie N. Kuehler, at her address below stated. In case of your failure to do so a default judgment will be entered against you without notice according to the demand of the Complaint, which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. A default judgment is one where plaintiff is entitled to what he asks for because you have not responded. If you serve a notice of appearance on the undersigned person, you are entitled to notice before a default judgment may be entered.
The object of this action is to quiet title to real property in the name of the Plaintiff as described in the Complaint to Quiet Title or in the Alternative for Adverse Possession filed in this action, to wit:
That portion of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 18, Township 33 North, Range 22 East Willamette Meridian and being more particularly described as follows;
Beginning at a point on the North line of the county road. 1307 feet West from the Southwest corner of Block 4 of the Town of Twisp, according to the plat recorded in the office of the auditor of Okanogan County, Washington:
Thence North 82°22’00” West for a distance of 222.00 feet to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING;
Thence continuing North 82°22’00” West for a distance of 13.70 feet;
Thence North 35°37’00” East for a distance of 154.70 feet;
Thence South 09°13’00” West for a distance of 27.21 feet;
Thence South 35°37’00” West for a distance of 123.90 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Situate in the County of Okanogan.
Date of First Publication: March 20, 2019.
ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE:
PO Box 3059, Winthrop, WA 98862
Attorney for Plaintiff:
Natalie N. Kuehler, WSBA #50322
Ryan & Kuehler PLLC
Published in the Methow Valley News March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019
Superior Court of Washington, County of Okanogan, No. 18-20061024, SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION DAVID WILLIAMS and JESSICA WILLIAMS, husband and wife, Plaintiffs v. GUY and MILDRED WALKER or their UNKNOWN HEIRS, Defendants
THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO said Defendants: EACH OF YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of this first publication of this Summons or within sixty days (60) days after March 27, 2019, and defend the above entitled action in the above named Court, and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for Plaintiff, Mark A. Ryan, at his address below state; and in the case of your failure so to do, Judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the Complaint, which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. The object of this action is to quiet title to real property in the name of the Plaintiff as described in the Complaint to Quiet Title or in the Alternative for Adverse Possession filed herein.
Dated: March 19, 2019, Mark A. Ryan, WSBA # 18279, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 3059, Winthrop, Washington 98862.
Published in the Methow Valley News on March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1, 2019
DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE
Description of proposal – SR 20 Rainy Pass – Flood Deflection Berm. This project proposes to construct an earthen berm to keep mud and debris from flowing over the highway during storm events. These events cause a safety hazard to motorists, as well as lengthy road closures and expensive maintenance clean-up.
Proponent – Washington State Department of Transportation, North Central Region
Location of proposal, including street address, if any – This project is located off SR 20 at milepost 150.
Lead agency -Washington State Department of Transportation, North Central Region
The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request.
This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal until after the comment period ends. Comments must be submitted by April 10, 2019
Responsible official – Don Morehouse – firstname.lastname@example.org
Position/title – Documentation and Permit Specialist Phone. (509) 667-3057
Address – 2830 Euclid Ave. – Bldg. A, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Published in the Methow Valley News on March 27, 2019
TOWN OF TWISP
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
SMALL WORKS ROSTER 2019
In accordance with RCW 39.04.155, the Town of Twisp maintains a Small Works Roster and is now accepting applications. Small works contracts are for public works projects with an estimated cost of construction and/or services not to exceed $300,000. The Town will accept proposals for jobs from all appropriate contractors who request to be on the list by submitting a completed application. Jobs include but are not limited to the following: building maintenance and construction, electrical, street and sidewalk construction and maintenance including snow clearing, sewer and water system work, landscaping and excavation. A Small Works Roster application can be obtained from Town Hall (118 S. Glover Street), call 509-997-4081 or visit our website at www.townoftwisp.com/publicworks.html – EOE
Published in the Methow Valley News on March 27, 2019
WAC 197-11-970 Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS)
Description of proposal: The project consists of a 6’ wide pedestrian path along the Chewuch River, including a pedestrian underpass beneath the SR 20 bridge over the Chewuch River. The project will provide a paved (asphalt) trail, pedestrian access from Bridge Street to the undercrossing, and an 80 foot long pedestrian foot bridge over a floodplain/habitat area. The total length of the path is approximately 415 linear feet, including the bridge and underpass. In addition, the project includes right-of-way acquisition, replacement of rip rap armoring for scour protection, retaining walls and wing-walls, and stairways and railings.
Proponent: Town of Winthrop, PO Box 459, Winthrop, WA 98862.
Location of proposal, including street address, if any: Downtown Winthrop at the SR 20 Chewuch River Bridge, Section 2, Township 34 N, Range 21 E.WM.
Lead agency: Town of Winthrop
The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist, and the following documents: OHWM delineation and report; Cultural Resource Survey, Plateau Archaeological Investigations, dated May 2015; letter finding “No Historic Properties from DAHP, January 2016; Engineering Geologic Report on Site Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, and Geotechnical Issues – RH2, March, 2014; Technical Memo on Chewuch Bridge Scour Protection – SCJ Alliance, August, 2016; Area of Potential Effects (APE) technical memo, dated June 24, 2015; Biological Assessment (BA), OTAK, dated November 1, 2018; USFWS response letter for ESA consultation, dated March 5, 2019. This information is available to the public on request. Pursuant to WAC 197-11-350, the lead agency considers this a mitigated DNS. The project includes measures to avoid and minimize impacts as identified the Biological Assessment (dated November 1, 2018), and as are established through ESA consultation with USFWS and NMFS and project permits.
This DNS is issued under WAC197-11-340(2) and WAC 197-11-350(1); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for the 14 days from the date below. Comments must be submitted by April 12, 2019.
Responsible official: Rocklynn Culp
Position/title: Town Planner
Phone: (509) 996-2320
Address: P.O. Box 459 Winthrop, WA 98862
Date: March 27, 2019
You may appeal this determination to at the Town of Winthrop, P.O. Box 459, Winthrop, WA 98862, no later than 4:00 p.m., April 26, 2019. Appeals must be submitted in writing by a party of record. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. Contact Winthrop Town Hall to read or ask about the procedures for SEPA appeal.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 27, 2019
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids for CRP No. 9437-07 Highway 7 (Bridge North), will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners, located on the first floor of the Grainger Administration Building, 123 Fifth Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington. Mailed proposals must be received by no later than the last working day prior to the bid opening date. Hand carried proposals will be received only by the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners at the address stated above until 11:00 A.M. Pacific Time, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 and will then and there be opened and publicly read. No facsimiles or electronic proposals will be accepted.
All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in the form of certified check, cashier’s check or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish a satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to Okanogan County.
Maps, plans and specifications are available upon payment of a non-refundable fee in the amount of $15 per USB Flash Drive or $65 per hard copy set, at the office of the County Engineer, 1234A 2nd Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840 or contact the Contracts Administrator at 509-422-7300. Bid proposals must be submitted on the original documents provided in the accompanying bid packet.
Informational copies of the maps, plans and specifications will be on file for inspection at the office of the County Engineer at the address noted above, the County website at www.okanogancounty.org/PW and in various plan centers located in Washington.
The County of Okanogan 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.
The Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities in the bidding. The award of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder.
This is a Federally Funded project that provides for 1.31 miles of Highway 7 beginning at MP 5.32 to MP 6.63. Improvements include shoulder widening and concrete inlet installations. Work will include clearing & grubbing, roadway excavation including haul, crushed surfacing top course, beam guardrail type 31, seeding, fertilizing and mulching, project temporary traffic control, trimming & cleanup, and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 27; April 3, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 28; April 4, 2019. OVG849890
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
Sealed bids, plainly marked “Twisp Transfer Station Truck Scale”, will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners located in the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N, Room 150, Okanogan, WA, 98840, until 10:45 AM Pacific Time, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
Provisions, specifications and bid documents may be obtained from the Public Works Department at no charge. Informational copies of the plans, specifications and bid documents are on file for inspection at the Okanogan County Public Works Building, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840. Phone (509) 422-7300 or online at
The Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, Washington, reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The award of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder.
This contract provides for the delivery and installation of a 40` x 11`, 100 ton steel deck truck scale located at the Twisp Transfer Station all in accordance with the contract provisions and specifications and the WSDOT Standard Specifications.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 20, 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 21, 28, 2019. OVG849004
Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 and will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. The hearing is held in order to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a budget supplemental appropriation within the Jail Commissary Fund 109 in the amount of $19,321. The funds are from Unreserved Beginning Fund Balance and will be used for Salaries and Benefits and to accurately reflect beginning fund balance amount. 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 March 20, 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 21, 28, 2019. OVG849009
Barrett SDP 2018-4
Notice of Final Determination of Non-Significance
The project involves removing the unauthorized placement of boulders within the OHWM of Palmer Lake and replacing them with soft shoreline stabilization techniques, including the planting of trees, shrubs, and seeding of grass cover immediately above and below the OHWM. Natural fiber logs and netting, as well as sediment retention screen, will be used to prevent erosion of the shoreline and sediment delivery to Palmer Lake.
The project is located approximately 6 miles northerly of the Town of Loomis, WA on tax parcel 3926060101, Township 39 North, Range 26 E.W.M. Section 06.
This decision may be appealed in accordance with OCC 14.04.220. Appeals must be made in writing to the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner, 123 5th Ave N Ste. 130, Okanogan, WA 98840. Appeals must be submitted or postmarked by 5:00 pm April 11, 2019. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state the reason therefore. Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee. The date of publication in Okanogan County’s periodical of record is March 27, 28, 2019. Failure to file a timely appeal shall constitute waiver of all rights to an administrative appeal under county code.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 28, 2019. OVG849895
NOtice of Application
Shoreline substantial development permit 2019-2 Storrs OTA
Notice is hereby given that Gary & Marie Storrs submitted a Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application for a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit to change the use of an existing single family residence to an overnight transient accommodation. This property lies within the Rural Shoreline environment on the Methow River. The property is located at 64 Gold Creek Loop Rd on parcel 5260090000.
A change of use is categorically exempt provided the authorized activities will be conducted within an existing building or facility qualifying for an exemption and the activities will not change the character of the building or facility in a way that would remove it from an exempt class under WAC 197-11-800(6)(b). The SEPA responsible official has determined this proposal is categorically exempt.
COMMENT PERIOD: Any person has the right to comment on this application, receive notice and participate in, any hearings (if scheduled), and request a copy of the decision once made. Any person may appeal a decision in accordance with RCW 90.58.180. Written comments regarding this application will be accepted until 5:00 PM, April 26, 2019, and may be directed to: Angie Hubbard, Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave. North, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 28, 2019. OVG849899
Okanogan County Public Works, 1234-A South 2nd Ave, Okanogan, WA 98840, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Sand and Gravel General Permit.
The portable facility, known as Midland Pugmill UI #398, is or will be, located at 241 B&O North Rd, in Okanogan and 32844 Highway 97, in Oroville, in Okanogan County. Activities at the portable facility will include Pugging to create cold mix asphalt and are due to start up on April 22, 2019. This facility will discharge process water and / or stormwater to no water bodies or ground water.
Ecology developed the Sand and Gravel General Permit with the expectation that sites covered under this permit will meet water quality standards including anti-degradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320. Any person desiring to present their views to the Department of Ecology regarding this application may do so in writing within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice. Comments shall be submitted to the Department of Ecology. Any person interested in the department’s action on this application may notify the department of their interest within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice.
Comments can be submitted to:
WQ Sand & Gravel Permit Coordinator, Washington State Department of Ecology, Central Regional Office, 1250 West Alder Street, Union Gap, WA 98903-0009.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 27; April 3, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 28; April 4, 2019. OVG849900
STATE OF WASHINGTON
DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO ADD POINT OF WITHDRAWAL AS AUTHORIZED UNDER WATER RIGHT CERTIFICATE NO. 945 (METHOW RIVER).
On August 06, 2003, Mark Vondemkamp of Camano Island, WA, applied to add a point of withdrawal as authorized under the above-referenced certificate.
Surface Water Certificate No. 945 authorizes the diversion of 150 cfs of water from Methow River from a point located within the SW¼NE¼ of Section 25, T. 34 N., R. 21 E.W.M., Okanogan County.
Water is authorized for the purpose of irrigation with the Methow Valley Irrigation District.
The applicant proposes to add a point of withdrawal located within the NW¼NE¼ of Section 16, T. 32 N., R. 22 E.W.M., Okanogan County.
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 3, 2019.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 27 and April 3, 2019