SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON
FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
LEE G. MILLER,
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
The above Court has appointed Theresa M. Miller as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to Susan Donahue at the address below a copy of the claim. The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.
Date of First Publication of this Notice:
February 5, 2020
Susan Donahue, WSBA No. 43660
Attorney for Personal Representative
P.O. Box 81
Twisp, WA 98856
Published in the Methow Valley News February 5, 12, 19, 2020
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
In Re the Estate of DOROTHY L. PRITCHARD, Deceased
Probate No. 20-4-0000924
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
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 representatives 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: February 5, 2020
Personal Representative: Warren Thomas Pritchard, Jr.
Attorney for Personal Representative: W. Scott DeTro
Address for Mailing or Service: 700-A Okoma Drive, Omak, WA 98841
Court of Probate Proceedings & Cause No: Okanogan County Superior Court Probate No. 20-4-0000924
CALLAWAY & DETRO PLLC
By: W. Scott DeTro; WSBA #19601
Attorney for Estate
Published in the Methow Valley News February 5, 12, 19, 2020
METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
SMALL WORKS ROSTER
As authorized under RCW 87.03.436, the Methow Valley Irrigation District is advertising for licensed contractors who would like to be placed on the District’s Small Works Roster. If interested, request a contractor compliance form from the District Secretary at (509) 997-2576 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
/s/ S. Strieby, Secretary
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12, 19, 2020
Okanogan County Cemetery District # 1 2020 meeting schedule:
General business, on February 25, 2020 at 6:00pm and April 21, 2020 at 6:00pm in the Okanogan County Electric Coop meeting room in Winthrop, WA. Summer Meeting: General business, on July 21, 2020 at 6:00pm at the Sullivan Cemetery, 506 Wister Way, Winthrop, WA. Fall meeting: Budget meeting, on October 20, 2020, at 6:00pm in the Okanogan County Electric Coop meeting room in Winthrop, WA. Questions/comments can be sent to Okanogan County Cemetery District #1, Sullivan Cemetery, PO Box 711, Twisp, WA 98856-0711
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12, 19, 2020
Attention Twisp residents in the neighborhood near Ainsworth, Burgar, Hagerman, Days, Peters, or North SR20. Also, residents and business owners near Canyon, Webb, Alder and SR20.
You are encouraged to attend a Town of Twisp community meeting on March 4th at 6:00 pm at the Twisp Grange Hall for an informational session regarding the following two construction projects in Twisp; Twisp Northtown Improvement Project, AND SR20 / Canyon Street crossing & transit stop. A question and answer time by the Town’s engineering teams will follow the presentations. These are extensive projects that will affect many residents during the construction phase and benefit the entire community upon its completion. We are excited about the infrastructure improvements that are planned to begin this summer.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 26, 2020
In the superior court of the State of Washington for the county of Okanogan
Hank Avena, Plaintiff,
Tamra Dias, Defendant.
The State of Washington to the said Tamra Dias:
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 19th day of February 2020, and defend the above entitled action in the above entitled court, and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Hank Avena, and serve a copy of your answer upon the County Clerk at the address 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. This action is to locate Defendant for dissolution of marriage.
Okanogan County Clerk’s Office
PO Box 72
Okanogan, WA 98840
Published in the Methow Valley News, February 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020
Okanogan County Public Works
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
2020 – SOIL STABILIZER
Sealed bids, plainly marked “BID FOR 2020 – Soil Stabilizer”, 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 11:10 P.M. March 3, 2020 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
Plans, 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 www.okanogancounty.org/pw/
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.
The improvement for which bids will be received follows:
2020 – Soil Stabilizer
This contract provides for the placement of 706 Tons of Liquid Magnesium Chloride (30%) on selected county roads in Okanogan County, WA all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions and the Standard Specifications.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12, 19, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 13, 20, 2020. OVG890387
Okanogan County Public Works
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
2020 – Liquid Asphalt Bid
Sealed Bids, plainly marked “Bid For 2020-Liquid Asphalt”, 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, Washington 98840, until 11:00AM, March 3, 2020 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
The project generally consists of supplying liquid asphalt for Okanogan County Department of Public Works for the 2020 season.
Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840. (509) 422-7300.
The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Multiple contract awards may be made to guarantee the availability of bulk asphalt products at the lowest available prices.
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. Translation esta disponible a pedido. Por favor enviar un correo electronico a email@example.com para solicitor este aviso en espanol.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12, 19, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 13, 20, 2020. OVG890390
Notice of Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington
Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
A Presidential 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.
The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is March 2nd, 2020. 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 March 10th, 2020.
You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at www.votewa.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 February 21st- March 9th, 2020
On Election Day only, March 10th, 2020, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Drop box locations around the county for this election.
Tonasket – Tonasket City Hall/Library Complex, 209 S Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket
Omak – Next to Police Station, 8 N Ash, Omak
Twisp – City Hall/118 S Glover St, Twisp
Pateros -180 Pateros Mall in parking lot, Pateros
Oroville- Police station, 1307 Main, Oroville
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 no postage and must be postmarked no later than 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, March 18th, 2020 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots
Friday, March 20th, 2020 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 5th day of February, 2020.
Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections
Chief Deputy/Elections Administrator
Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 20, 2020. OVG891142
Notice of Final Decision
OCPW Salmon Creek Project SE 2020-3
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Anna Randall, Okanogan County Public Works has submitted a Joint Aquatic Resource Permit Application (JARPA) for an Okanogan County Shoreline Exemption.
The project is the result of a plow truck sliding into Salmon Creek. The purpose is to repair damage to Salmon Creek caused by the plow truck accident.
The project is in Township 34 North, Range 25 E.W.M. in Section 36 at the intersection of Salmon Creek Road and Spring Coulee Road.
Direct questions and comments to: Charlene Schumacher, Senior Planner, Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7113.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 20, 2020. OVG891144
Newmarch SDP 2019-5
Final SEPA Determination
In response to a settlement agreement with Washington Department of Ecology they have applied to remove a rock retaining wall from the shoreline area, restore the slope of the shoreline to the condition prior to placement of the retaining wall and plant vegetation within the revegetation zone. A 25-foot Vegetation Conservation Area shall be planted upland from the Ordinary High Water Mark of Palmer Lake. A 10-foot Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Area shall be planted below the OHWM. Together the 25’ VCA and 10’ HCA areas constitute the 35’ Revegetation Area. The total revegetation area is approximately 3,150 square feet. A total of 110 trees and shrubs will be planted within or adjacent to the revegetation area.
The project is located at 1665 Loomis Oroville Rd, approximately 4 miles northerly of the Town of Loomis, WA on parcel 3926180029, Township 39 North, Range 26 E.W.M. Section 18, within Okanogan County.
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 March 6, 2020. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state he reason therefore. Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee. The date of publication in Okanogan County’s periodical of record is February 19, 20, 2020. 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 February 19, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 20, 2020. OVG891146
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE
IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF:
DANIEL XAVIER FRY,
A Minor Child
COURT NO.: 19-7-00120-24
NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER
STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: JESSE BALLESTEROS, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PATERNAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE NAMED CHILD.
. NOTICE OF HEARING
1.1 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 March 19, 2020 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.
VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER OR SUMMONS IS SUBJECT TO A PROCEEDING FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT PURSUANT TO RCW 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 12 day of February, 2020.
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
Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 26; March 4, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 20, 27; March 5, 2020. OVG891151
Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners acting as the legislative authority of the Tonasket Emergency Medical Services District that a Public Hearing is set for 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 and will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. The hearing is held to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a budget supplemental appropriation in the amount of $21,700. The funds are from the beginning fund balance and will 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 February 19, 26, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 20, 27, 2020. OVG891154