January 22, 2020 The Lewis County News

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January 22, 2020

Lewis County News

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Falsehoods called out at Winlock Council Meeting

Bryce Cline scores!

Cline pushes Winlock Basketball forward

On January 8, the Winlock Cardinals axed the Onalaska Loggers with a score of 62-46. Winlock Senior Bryce Cline earned and then surpassed his 1,000 career points. Many of Cline’s personal fan club donned t-shirts marking this milestone. The packed Winlock High School gymnasium honored Cline with a standing ovation. Cline ended the night with 23 points while teammates Coleson Richendollar scored 14 points, Nolan Swofford earned 14 points, Noah Patching had 8 points and Landon Tiemens with 3. Winlock is now tied for first place with Toutle Lake with a 3-0 league record. Two nights later the Cardinals beat Mossyrock with a score of 75-36. The Cardinals hosted Hoquiam on January 15 for a non-conference game. Congratulations to Bryce Cline, teammates, and coaches.

By Lynnette Hoffman The Winlock City Council meetings are anything but boring these days. The council chambers are full of concerned citizens. The council is trying to make changes, but it seems as though the mayor and city attorneys are trying to stop them. The meeting started with items being added to the agenda by Council Member Anne Randt. Mayor Bradshaw interrupted, “I thought we made a determination we would not make any on the spot adjustments on the budget or on the agenda?” He continued, “that was a ruling and if you want to change that then you have to put that on the agenda for the next meeting.” Mayor Bradshaw even used the words he was going to ‘overrule’ any changes to the agenda. Mayor Bradshaw can not overrule anything on the agenda. The added items were: budget, resignations of city council member, the resignation of the city attorney, and the city clerk along with looking at other municipal court options. City Attorney Sam Satterfield stated they could not take action on any item added. This is also incorrect. The city council, per Municipal Research, can add and vote on items added on the agenda but should take caution when it will affect the public. The acceptance of resignations does not impact the public,

nor does looking at options for a municipal court. At the beginning of the meeting, Mayor Bradshaw did not mention that Connie Sneed had resigned, he waited to tell the citizens minutes into the meeting. Mayor Bradshaw stated he heard from the city attorney that Connie Sneed has resigned her position, she did not speak with the mayor and resigned through the city attorney. Then later in the meeting, Mayor Bradshaw contradicted himself, “I talked with her and she resigned because she could not take the harassment.” Former Councilor Connie Sneed had resigned on a messenger post to individuals, including city council member Eric Contreas. Council Member Randt during council comments read a lengthy statement, she stated the previous council meeting was a disaster due to the city staff and the mayor using foul language. She brought up the fact that every volunteer organization has had difficulty with dealing with city hall since Mayor Bradshaw has taken office. Not just one group, but mostly all of the volunteer organizations have had a problem with Mayor Bradshaw and city staff. They are: Small Acts of Kindness, WIN, Winolequa Garden Club, Lions/Lioness and now Weld on Stake Pockets the Winlock Park Board. Mayor Bradshaw has negatively impacted almost every volunteer organization in Winlock, causing grief

every time they try to have an event. The Winlock Park board lost four members they can’t afford to lose, they have been in charge of the park board for years. This park board has spent countless hours mowing and keeping our parks beautiful. It’s a sad time when Winlock loses people of this caliber. The Winlock Park Board no longer has a quorum and can not meet. At the end of her speech Randt stated, “Mr. Mayor with all due respect, I have no confidence in your ability to lead this city without dividing it. Dividing and conquering works with the Military but not in our tightknit community.” Randt received loud applause from the audience. Councilor Brandon Svenson spoke on the volunteers, “we can not do without our volunteers. They are what make the

community; this makes me sad.” Mayor Bradshaw then spoke and stated the reason for their resigning was the ‘new council’ which brought a loud boo from the audience. Holly Orbino got up and said, ‘I have Sally’s resignation, that is not what she said.” The Mayor then spoke on the community building stating the “IRS found out that the Lions Club was leasing the building for a for-profit corporation.” Viola Rowton, former President of the Lions Club stood up and stated: “I was audited by the IRS and that was not a true statement, we were all fine.” At one point Brandon Svenson stated “another lie by Mayor Bradshaw, shocker.” This was just the first hour of the meeting, mayor and council comments See Meeting Page 4

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We didn’t get the snow for the entire week like we were expecting, thank goodness! Winlock did not get snow-mageedon, we are not buried under feet of snow and we were all out and about. I think in the future we should just report rain until May because that’s mainly what we get. The Winlock City Council meeting will be this coming Monday the 27th at 6:30 p.m. The citizens have been showing up, it’s great to see so many people at the meetings. I asked one attendee why they were there, “it’s better than what's on television and we get to see the city finally changing for the better.” Take time to see what your government is up to. Timberland Regional Library Friday, Jan 24 at 10:30 a.m. is Family Storytime. Music, movement, books and activities for the whole family. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. This is an early learning program. Saturday, January 25 at 10:30 a.m. is Play Group. Play time for children birth to 6 years with a participating adult. Arrival and departure times are flexible. This is an early learning program. Wednesday, January 29 at 5:00 p.m. is Teens! This is your time to hang out at the library and play games, or just chat with friends. This event will be held after regular hours, and no other library services will be available. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Winlock Timberland Library. Forms for youth basketball are being sent home with your student. If you are interested in getting your youth signed up, be on the lookout for the signup sheets. Winlock City Council has an open seat, if you are interested in serving on the Winlock City Council please contact City Hall.

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Well, it looks like the weather missed us, we didn’t have inches of snow. What we did get is the usual Pacific Northwest weather, rain. Of course, we will have rain until May. It’s the life we live in the PNW, would we want it any other way? Congratulations to Donna Wallace, she is the proud owner of her restaurant after a few years of leasing. Donna has brought so much to the community, we are all very thankful she is staying! January 23 at 7:00 p.m. is the January Coffee House hosted by Ian Devine. The Coffee House will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Toledo High School commons. Hope to see everyone there! January 31 at 4:00 p.m. is the day Toledo will break ground for their school. Toledo residents worked hard to get the funding for their improved school. If you have been in the current school classrooms, this was much needed. The future of Toledo is in your hands. The RV that is located at the park has been called in to the officials and they are working to get rid of it. Thank you officer Pennington for all you do. The Class of 2022 are selling wristlets for $10 that state “Toledo Indians”. If interested, stop by the Toledo High School. Toledo High School Sports: Boys Basketball Jan 17th vs. Mossyrock 5:45/7:00 Jan 24th @ Adna 5:45/7:00 Jan 29th vs. Winlock 5:45/7:00 Jan 31th vs. Kalama 5:45/7:00 Girls Basketball Jan 18th JV @ Columbia Adventist 6:00 Jan 21st @ Rainier 5:45/7:00 Jan 23rd @ Adna 5:45/7:00 Jan 25th V @ Forks 4:00 Jan 28th vs. MWP 5:45/7:00 Jan 30th @ Wahkiakum 5:45/7:00 Wrestling Jan 18th Napavine Tournament Jan 23rd Mix and Match Toledo Match 5:00 Jan 25th Kalama Rubber Chicken

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Ryderwood News By Samantha Lovelady

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! February is coming fast. Fellas are you ready? Don't wait until the last minute. 3 Gift Ideas for the Ladies: •Flowers: keep it simple. Nothing says I love you like a single red rose. •Perfume: does she have a signature scent? Luxury perfume is a gift you can't go wrong with. •Homemade dinner: sometimes all we like is knowing you tried and took on one of our jobs. 3 Gift Ideas for Guys: •Fishing Gear: if your husband is like mine he can never have enough lures. •Chocolate: go straight to his stomach ladies. Get him his favorite candy. •New Recliner: let's face it he loves his chair. If you want to go big, get the man in your life a new Lay Z Boy. Senior Community Lunches: Tuesday, January 21: chicken Cacciatore, mashed potatoes, and glazed carrots Tuesday, January 28: Spanish meatballs, brown rice, Oregon beans, and spinach salad Please Contact Bridgette for Reservations at 541290-2591. Cafe Friday Dinners: No dinner this week. January 31: discounted to $8 - beef stew, roll, and dessert. Meals start at 5:00 p.m. and are $10 unless noted. For Reservations Contact Linda at 360-749-1838. Red Hats! They are meeting on January 23 at 12:15 p.m. at the cafe for their outing. Have fun ladies. Do you like to help out around town? Citizens on Patrol needs a volunteer to take over coordinating the C.O.P.'s for information on being the coordinator contact the RISA office. If you would like to volunteer for a shift on C.O.P., the sign-ups are at the cafe. We missed the snow last week! Hopefully warmer weather is in our future.

Vader News By Samantha Lovelady

The Vader Planning Committee continues to make progress. It was a quiet meeting with just the Committee and Deputy Sheriff in attendance. Thank you volunteers for the work that you do. City Council Meeting this Thursday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Vader City Hall, 317 8th Street in Vader. So, that was some snow storm. Seems like it missed Vader almost completely. If that's good news or bad news, it is up to you. Hopefully the weather apps get it right next time. See vader Page 10


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Olequa Senior Center

Operating hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Phone: (360) 785-4325 Olequa Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Menu: Today Wednesday, January 22: chef salad Friday, January 24: clam chowder Wednesday, January 29: kielbasa and sauerkraut Nutrition meals are provided to adults 60 years and up with a suggested donation of $3-$5, and served at noon sharp. Show up early to find your seat and make new friends. Live music every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and bingo starting at 1:00 p.m. BINGO DONATIONS NEEDED! We are in need of fresh items for our bingo games. New or like new used items. If you would like to donate, please drop them by or call for ideas. Help us spoil our seniors. Thursday, January 23: Thursday lunch and Ice Cream Social is open to everyone. Lunch is chili, corn bread, side salad, and a Cookie for a $5-$10 donation. Coffee and iced tea are always included. 1:00 p.m. is the Ice Cream Social. Adults 60 years or older first scoop free. Additional scoops and under 60 years $2 per scoop. 16 oz. root beer floats are $3, and large banana splits are $5. Tuesday, January 28 at 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. is breakfast. Breakfast included potatoes O’Brien, toast, sausage and eggs for $5. Open to the public, drinks included! New SAIL Low Impact Aerobics Class is starting on Wednesday, January 22 for 50 years and up. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:00 a.m. $40 for ten weeks. Tickets on Sale Now! We have tickets for our Valentines Dinner and Dance for Saturday, February 15. Meal is a gumbo dinner. Our Mother’s Day Tea and Fashion Show is Saturday, May 9. Please call for questions! The Olequa Advisory Board is trying to raise $2,700 towards an 85” television to replace our existing bingo machine. Please consider donating! The TV is being provided at a discount by Aarons, Inc. in Centralia.

Toledo Senior Center

The Toledo Senior Center operating hours are from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. On Tuesdays we have Sweet Treats. Come in and enjoy a cup of coffee, hot chocolate, hot apple cider and a sweet treat. We open at 9:00 a.m. We have an oil/acrylic painting class and a stitchery group on Tuesdays also. Come in and check us out. We serve our Nutrition Lunches every Wednesday and Friday. These lunches are funded by AAA and a donation of $3 - $5 is appreciated for those over 60 years of age. We start serving at noon and reservations are necessary. Please call 360-864-2112 to reserve your spot. Wednesday, January 22: chef salad, parmesan breadstick, apricots, and chocolate cake. Friday, January 24: clam chowder, coleslaw, strawberry/peach cup, and cornbread. See toledo Page 4

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Letters to the Editor

School Board Recognition Month To the Editor, By proclamation of the governor, January is School Board Recognition Month. It’s a great time to recognize our elected community members who selflessly give their time and energy in support of high-quality public schooling for our youth. School board members in Toledo School Dis-

trict are entrusted by this community with responsibility for an annual budget of $11.6 million, 830 students, 112 employees, and six buildings. School boards are charged with making decisions that can sometimes be quite difficult or require sifting through a great deal of information. They also bear responsibility for developing a vision that will guide the school district for years to come. Through collaboration as a team, and with school district staff,

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their governance and advocacy are building the future of education in Washington state. This January, we’re encouraging all members of the community to thank a board member. Please thank them for volunteering their time and playing a critical civic role that helps form the bedrock of our democracy—public education. As a crucial bridge between the local community and the school district, their efforts are instrumental in helping all of us realize the hopes and dreams we have for the children of our community. The men and women serving Toledo School District are Heidi Buswell,

Jerad Buswell, Brad Dykstra, Lance Maier, Monique Norberg, and student representatives Alexis Ball and Nicholas Marty. For more information about the Toledo School Board, visit www.toledoschools.us Sincerely, Chris Rust Superintendent

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along with staff reports took up almost an hour. This meeting illustrated that for each falsehood brought up, the citizens and council will now call it out. This council is going to be transparent and take the time for the citizens to hear the business of the city. Mayor Bradshaw is not in control of council meetings anymore and this new council is showing him what transparency means.

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How to increase salmon runs in the Cowlitz River To the Editor, An article was written in Saturday’s, December 28th edition of the Centralia Chronicle concerning monies being awarded to salmon recovery in Lewis County. The Cowlitz Indian Tribe will be receiving close to $600,000 to restore habitat on the Cispus River and Yellow Jacket Creek. For Salmon to reach these locations, they must first be collected at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery, then trucked miles past three man made lakes and deposited back into the river in East Lewis County, near Packwood. After these fish spawn the smolt have no path back to the ocean. This does nothing to enhance salmon runs.

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The state officials allocating these funds know nothing about restoring salmon runs. They are being manipulated by lobbyists to gain state funds to line their own pockets with useless projects such as this. If the state really wanted to increase fish runs on the Cowlitz River, two major things must occur. First, the fish hatcheries must increase smolt productions to 110%. Second, predators such as sea lions, seals and fish eating birds need to be reduced in numbers. Until these two things happen, fish numbers will continue to decline. Time is not on our side. Over the last decade, fish numbers on the Cowlitz River have declined to alarmingly low numbers. If state officials continue to be in the dark to solve our fish decline, our fish will be no more.

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Wednesday, January 29: kielbasa, roasted red potatoes, sunshine carrots, and tropical fruit. On Mondays we serve our Enrichment Lunch. This is a fundraiser and the cost is $6. This money goes to help pay our monthly expenses. We start serving at 11:30 a.m. We will have live music on January 29, the Country Sunshine Band will be here. Come in and enjoy a good lunch and some good music. Just remember to call ahead for lunch reservations. On January 22, Debra Pape from Assured Hospice will be here to speak on “I survived the holidays” at 12:15 p.m. Alissa from Medicare will also be here. Bill Greer from the Census Bureau will be here on January 24, 27, and 31 to talk about becoming a census taker. This is a paid position. Come with any questions you may have. Call the center if you are interested in any of our classes. Many of them are starting up new this month. Exercise, ukulele, and painting classes are some of them. If you have any ideas for new classes, let us know. We are always looking for ways to serve our seniors. Our Zumba Class is starting up again on January 30. It runs from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and the cost is $30 for those over 50 years of age. If under 50, the cost is $40.


Lewis County Republicans Precinct Caucuses February 29, 2020

Republican Precinct Caucuses are open to all Lewis County registered voters who verify they prefer the Republican Party, and will not participate in any other party's caucus or Presidential Primary. If you have questions, please call/text 360-951-5441. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Caucuses start at 10:00 a.m. and end at noon.

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Centralia #6 Centralia #8 Centralia #9 Centralia #11 Kelly

Roswell Salzer Seminary Hill Skookumchuck

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Evaline East Evaline West Prescott

Stillwater East Stillwater West Vader

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Mossyrock Community Center

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Klickitat

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Onalaska Middle School 540 Carlisle Ave Onalaska

Agate Alpha Cinebar

Ethel Jackson Onalaska

Salkum Silver Creek

Owens Residence 747 Koontz Rd, Chehalis

Emery Emery North Napavine #1

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Toledo Middle School

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Salmon Creek

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Urquhart

12990 US Hwy 12 Packwood

Big Bottom Packwood

Randle East

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Obituaries Volunteers desperately needed for Egg Day In Loving Memory of Phillip James "Jim" Lemmel Phillip James "Jim" Lemmel was born January 11, 1942 in Toledo, Washington and died January 8, 2020 in Centralia, Washington. Survivors: wife Billie Lemmel of Winlock, son Mark Lemmel of Anchorage Alaska, and daughter Jamie Lemmel of Winlock. As well as two grandchildren and two great grandchildren: Kylee Bensching and her son Zander of Chehalis; Phillip Pliler and his daughter, Saige of Winlock. Preceded in death are Jim's parents: Phil and Lida Lemmel; his brother: Don Lemmel; and his sisters: June Merklin, Helen Strong, Betty Lyons, and Geraldine Dechamps. At Jim's request, there will be no service.

Public Notice • Public Notice Legal Public Notice Council Position #4 The City of Napavine is seeking civic minded citizens who would like to serve as a Councilmember and represent the community by becoming involved in their local government. Position #4 is available; the term of office would run from appointment by the Mayor and Council through December 31, 2021. The successor is required to file with the Lewis County Elections and run in the next general election to complete the unexpired term. Councilmembers serve on a volunteer basis and candidates must be 18 years of age, provide verification of established residency within the Napavine city limits for one (1) year. Members need to be willing to commit to attending meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. To apply please submit a letter stating your interest for applying and the areas of expertise you would bring to the City Council. Please submit to Sharri Salyers, City Clerk, City of Napavine, P.O. Box 810, Napavine WA 98565 or email to ssalyers@ cityofnapavine.com. not later than noon (12:00 pm) on February 14, 2020. For additional information please call 360.262.3547 ext. 213. Publish: January 22, 29 and February 5, 2020

No Egg Day Queen in 2020? by Misti Mayo The Egg Day Queen has been a part of Winlock’s Egg Day Celebration since 1937. Aside from the four years Egg Day was postponed during WWII, this is the first year we are facing the possibility of there not being an Egg Day Queen (or King). Why a Royal Court? The royal court has the

tee is in need of an immediate replacement volunteer to oversee our Royalty Program. Additionally, at least two more volunteers are needed to assist this person - they will act as senior court and junior court co-coordinators. If there are no volunteers by the end of February there will be no 2020 court. It is hopeful these posi-

tions will be filled sooner rather than later - if not for this season, then for the preparation of our 2021 celebration. For details of what the Royalty Coordinator and Co-Coordinators do please contact by e-mail at officialeggday@gmail.com or facebook.com/winlockeggdays

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What does Vader mean to you? This year’s theme is “Wild Wild West!” Be the winning design for the May Day Artwork Contest. In addition to a $50 prize, YOUR winning-original creation will be published locally, posted to the Vader Website, and used on this year’s T-Shirts. Also going into the May Day Hall of Fame, of which we hope to be a special Vader Tradition. Now for the specifics. Entries MUST include in artwork: *Vader May Day 2020 *May 2nd *Wild Wild West-style

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By Ian Devine Plans for the new High School were revealed to Toledo High School students with astonishing and wonderful changes. All students grew excited about their soon to be new stomping grounds. Be85787 fore the release for winter break, a visual and virtual aid was brought into the current High School to show students what to expect for the future building, with a lot of changes but also entirely new add ons to the current building. Some of these changes

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privilege to act as ambassadors of Winlock. They promote Winlock throughout the year by attending parades and other community activities. Without them, Winlock loses a major promotional opportunity. In December, the Egg Day Committee suffered a very sudden and unfortunate loss of the Royalty Coordinator. The commit-

include a new commons room and spirit hall. The locker rooms are to be refurbished along with the gym and library. Although with all the new things happening to the school and gym, students wonder, especially the class of 2020 seniors, where will their graduation ceremony take place? Ideas to come up have been the football field and Grade School gym, but the location has not yet been confirmed. The Coffee House in the high school is growing in popularity. Each

monthly event held in the Coffee House offers new talent to the increasing audience. Comedy, singing, instrumental performances, poetry, even art displays are performed around the commons area. The fourth Coffee House event is planned for the month of January. Many people are hoping that the Coffee House could once again be as big as it was in years past.

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Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice • Public Notice Legal Public Notice NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee’s Sale No: WAUSA-19018997 Loan No. 1531810 Pursuant to R.C.W. Chapter 61.24, et seq. and 62A. 9A-604(a)(2) et seq THIS IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME. You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation. DO NOT DELAY, CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help. SEEKING ASSISTANCE Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following: The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission: Telephone: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877-894-4663) Website: www.dfi.wa.gov The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 Website: www.hud. gov The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: Toll-free: 1-888-201-1014 Web site www. nwjustice.org NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee, PEAK FORECLOSURE SERVICES OF WASHINGTON, INC. OF WASHINGTON, INC., will on February 21, 2020, at the hour of 10:00 AM, at THE ENTRANCE OF THE LEWIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 351 NW NORTH STREET, CHEHALIS, WA, sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real and personal property (hereafter referred to collectively as the “Property”), situated in the County of LEWIS, State of Washington, to-wit: LOT 40, BLOCK 1, TALL TIMBER SECOND ADDITION AS RECORDED IN VOLUME 7 OF PLATS, PAGES 30 AND 31, RECORDS OF LEWIS COUNTY, WASHINGTON. Tax Parcel No: 015384020040, commonly known as 322 CEDAR CT, WINLOCK, WA. The Property is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 8/30/1994, recorded 9/1/1994 in Volume 618, page 691, of Deeds of Trust, under Auditor’s/Recorder’s No. 9414158, rerecorded under Auditor’s/Recorder’s No. 9418217, records of LEWIS County, Washington, from DERRALD L. HOWLETT AND DIANE M. HOWLETT, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantor, to THE FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ACTING THROUGH THE STATE DIRECTOR OF THE FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION FOR THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, as Trustee, in favor of THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING THROUGH THE FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which is presently held by THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING

THROUGH THE FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. II No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is/are made are as follows: FAILURE TO PAY THE MONTHLY PAYMENT WHICH BECAME DUE ON 1/10/2015, AND ALL SUBSEQUENT MONTHLY PAYMENTS, PLUS LATE CHARGES AND OTHER COSTS AND FEES AS SET FORTH. Other potential defaults do not involve payment to the Beneficiary. If applicable, each of these defaults must also be cured. Listed below are categories of common defaults which do not involve payment of money to the Beneficiary. Opposite of each such listed default is a brief description of the action/documentation necessary to cure the default. The list does not exhaust all possible other defaults; any defaults identified by Beneficiary or Trustee that are not listed below must also be cured. OTHER DEFAULT ACTION NECESSARY TO CURE Nonpayment of Taxes/Assessments Deliver to Trustee written proof that all taxes and assessments against the property are paid current Default under any senior lien Deliver to Trustee written proof that all senior liens are pain current and that no other defaults exist Failure to insure property against hazard Deliver to Trustee written proof that the property is insure against hazard as required by the Deed of Trust Waste Cease and desist from committing waste, repair all damage to property and maintain property as required in Deed of Trust Unauthorized sale of property (Due on sale) Revert title to permitted vestee Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: Delinquent Payments from January 10, 2015 19 payments at $ 177.73 each $3,376.87 39 payments at $ 463.00 each (01-10-15 through 10-16-19) $18,057.00 Other Fees $20,762.20 Trustee Fee $1,100.00 Certified Mailing Cost $128.70 Posting Cost $150.00 Recording Cost $85.00 TSG Guarantee Policy $570.21 Amount to reinstate on or before 10/16/19 $44,229.98 IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: Principal $46,722.43, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute. V The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on February 21, 2020. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III must be cured by February 10, 2020 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time on or before February 10, 2020, (11 days before the sale date) the defaults) as set forth in paragraph III is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated at any time after February 10, 2020, (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale by the Borrower,

Grantor, any Guarantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults. VI A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following addresses: DERRALD L. HOWLETT, 322 CEDAR CT., WINLOCK, WA, 98596 DERRALD L. HOWLETT, PO BOX 396, WINLOCK, WA, 98596-0396 DIANE M. HOWLETT, 322 CEDAR CT., WINLOCK, WA, 98596 DIANE M. HOWLETT, PO BOX 396, WINLOCK, WA, 98596-0396 RESIDENT, 322 CEDAR CT., WINLOCK, WA, 98596 by both first class and certified mail on 08/27/2019, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 8/28/2019, the Borrower and Grantor were personally served with said written notice of default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. VII The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale. VIII The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all of their interest in the above described property. IX Anyone having any objection to the sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the same pursuant to RCW 61.24.130. Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s Sale. X NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the Deed of Trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the Deed of Trust, including occupants and tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants and tenants by summary proceeding under the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. Sale Information Line: 714-730-2727 or Website: http://www. lpsasap.com DATED: October 16, 2019. PEAK FORECLOSURE SERVICES OF WASHINGTON, INC., AS TRUSTEE 618 S. Peabody St; Suite H, Port Angeles, WA 98362 By Lilian Solano, Trustee Sale Officer Address for Service of Process: Peak Foreclosure Services of Washington, Inc. 618 S. Peabody St., Suite H Mailing: P.O. Box 1798 Port Angeles, WA 98362 Address for Account Inquiries: Peak Foreclosure Services, Inc. 5900 Canoga Avenue, Suite 220 Woodland Hills, CA 91367 (818) 5919237 A-4708367 01/22/2020, 02/12/2020 Publish: January 22 and February 12, 2020

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Napavine FFA Chapter holds local bingo night

Photo by Melanie Langley David Rutherford and Lela Stewart running the bingo night.

By Melanie Langley Thursday, November 14, the Napavine FFA Chapter held their very first bingo night in the high school gym. There was a great turn out and many people came to enjoy it. It wasn’t just bingo though, there was also a

silent auction that guests could bid on a variety of items, and the Napavine Jazz Ensemble played two sets that they have been preparing. Upon arrival, guests would either show their prepaid tickets or pay at the door. After entering the gym, guests were greeted

by student members of the FFA and they could buy bingo cards before sitting down or looking around at the other activities offered. The night started with the Jazz Ensemble playing their first set, consisting of five songs. Guests could enjoy the music, check out prizes set out in front of the stage, bid on silent auction items, indulge in the free popcorn being offered or pay for other snacks at the concessions stand. All tables were filled up before the first round of bingo games. After the Jazz Band finished their first set, David Rutherford and Lela Stewart began the bingo games. There were 20 prizes for the winners, one being a fairly large prize for the winner of ‘black out.’ Prizes consisted of baskets of different items such as gift cards, snack food and candy, clothing apparel, card games, and beauty items.

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At the first meet, A-Team received a 3rd place standing in the Third Flight and moved up to the Second Flight for the second meet. The second meet didn’t go quite as well as the first one did, but the team is looking to improve and plans on doing better for the next meet. Every day at practice or a meet is a learning experience in many ways. Experience is gained working with other people, learning some cool facts that you never knew before, and learning more about your teammates. Students keep participating in the Knowledge Bowl because it’s fun and you bond with the people around you over random knowledge. All in all, the Napavine Knowledge Bowl Team appears to be having a great, fun season.

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their agriculture or wood shop classes. After the last jazz set, the silent auction closed and item winners were announced by Lela Stewart. Then the bingo games presumed and the rest of the prizes were given away. All in all the event seemed very successful and was very fun. The

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During an oral round, there are 2-3 teams competing against each other. An advisor asks a question and gives the teams 5 seconds to ring in to answer. Once rung in, a team has 15 seconds to talk with their teammates and come to a consensus. The team captain must answer before their 15 seconds are up. Points are added at the end, one point for each right answer. At practices, scores aren’t counted. Everyone tries to be the first ones with the right answer and have fun learning new things. Meets are once a month, NovemberJanuary, for regular season. Districts are after that. In the years past, Napavine has gone to at least one district meet, and hope to pull that off again. The team is a little less experienced this year, but has the commitment to go far.

Half of the prizes were given away and then a break was given to enjoy another set of jazz music. That was also the last chance to bid on an item in the silent auction. There were also three lamps for sale and their bases were made from old instruments. These lamps were made by FFA members in

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Napavine high school welcome new art class By Melanie Langley Last year after our past art teacher at Napavine High School moved away, we weren’t planning on having an art program for the rest of this school year. Spanish teacher Peter Larson, however, didn’t let that happen. He decided to take on one art class. This one class takes place during 5th period. Peter Larson made a lot of changes and teaches in a different style, so it’s a new experience for our art students here in Napavine. This semester he started out with a sketching unit because he observed that his students needed prac-

tice in laying out a picture. Afterward, they had a calligraphy unit where they used pen and ink to get their desired finished look. Then they did a color theory unit with watercolor where they discussed color theory in lessons and practiced with painting in watercolor. And finally, they are wrapping up the semester with acrylic painting. At the beginning of the semester, Larson didn’t give much leeway with a ton of assignments. He wanted them to focus on gaining skills. As time went on and they learned more he gave them more creative freedom with assignments so that they can create what

they want. Other than class assignments, he does assign homework in the class. Each student was given a sketchbook and they must complete 4 sketches each week. This is so that they continuously work on improving control and other skills as well. Along with regular art lessons, Larson also wants to help students understand what careers they can go into with art and what markets they can make money from with creativity. He also had a Cornish College of Arts representative come to talk to art students about what they can do post-high school with art.

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As a first-time art teacher, he says that it’s challenging and so much different from teaching Spanish. He’s learning too, although he does have the experience to answer most questions students have. And when he doesn’t have an answer or needs some advice his mother in law is a college art teacher, so he goes to her. In the future, Larson hopes to grow the class to an independent study or a more advanced type of class where students can work on their own larger-scale projects. He is planning on

Calyx Pope, Laythan Demerest, and Marissa Shannon with their acrylic paintings.

teaching carving, glass, and and his art students next ceramics next semester. So, semester. I’m sure they’ll good luck to Peter Larson do great!

Winlock offers job shadowing; Cline scores his 1000th point By Taylor Ruiz Winlock students are back in school and jumping straight back into action. TRIO members and other students have been invited to participate in a job shadowing field trip in which they can get the job shadowing hours they need in order to graduate. Students merely sign a permission slip in order to immerse themselves in an amazing opportunity to watch their desired futures lived right in front of them. The day covers almost every job imaginable and is perfect for narrowing down job possibilities for the future. In addition, Hi-cap students are also expanding their horizons, as they plan

with their new advisor, Meghan Evander, to visit amazing job opportunities and museums in order to see what amazing prospects they could attain in every branch of science and art. Many amazing trips and quite possible contests await them. The Boys basketball team has had three games since the new year began, but none so influencing as the home game against Onalaska. As well as an amazing finish of 62-46, Bryce Cline scores his 1000th point. This is a huge success for a player who only played three years, and is an amazing height of his senior year. The High School knowledge bowl team

is preparing to compete in their final knowledge bowl meet for the school year. Each meet has earned them at least one placing team this year, and there is much hope for the champions to be from Winlock this meet. At the knowledge bowl meets, every brain cell is put to the test with questions ranging from academic recollection to politics. Each correct answer earns a group a point. Teams with the most points win. This year, luckily, there are more practices and chances for preparation with their new advisor, Profe Baity, the Winlock Spanish teacher. She has truly contributed much to the team.

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