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THE VOICE OF PEND OREILLE COUNT Y SINCE 1901
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Volume 110, Number 26 | 3 Sections, 56 Pages
Deputy fired after ‘last chance’ warning
Civil service commission to decide if deputy has right to appeal BY DON GRONNING OF THE MINER
MINER PHOTO|DESIREÉ HOOD
Hundreds of people filled the Ione Park on Sunday to watch the Water Cross competition and take part in the Down River Days celebration. See more photos on page 3B.
Down River Days is fun for all ages BY DESIREÉ HOOD OF THE MINER
IONE – Down River Days came to Ione this past weekend, giving
hundreds of visitors and local residents the opportunity to shop at vendors, watch wake boarders perform and snowmobiles race across the Pend Oreille River.
The North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club held train rides throughout the weekend, selling more than 1,100 tickets. At least one of the four train rides was
sold out. “It was the biggest and best Down River Days ever,” said SEE RIVER, 2A
Residents want community center Three locations spark interest
and what the community would use the center for. New to the disBY DESIREÉ HOOD cussion and maybe the catalyst to OF THE MINER make it happen this time were two different grant options NEWPORT – W H AT N E X T: available to help with The long running THE NEXT MEETING will the funding. discussion about a be held Thursday, Aug. 8 Martina Coordes, Newport commuat noon at the Spokane drug free communities nity center got new Community College program coordinator, energy when about Extension Building. said the project could 15 people met Thurstake between three and day, July 25. five years to complete. The discussion took up where “The big elephant in the room is it left off after the last failed effort. this has been tried before, many, Among the continuing issues are many times,” Coordes said. where the center would be located Two grant options were dis-
cussed, one of which would cover 25 percent of the funding up to $800,000. As with any grant, there are stipulations that come with receiving the money she said. “Twenty-five percent of the money is huge,” Coordes said. One of the main issues for the Building Community Fund grant is that one 501(c)3 non-profit will have to spearhead the committee and have “substantial control” over the community center’s management. They can partner with other community members but they
NEWPORT – A former Pend Oreille County Sheriff deputy who was fired is requesting an appeal of his termination to the Pend Oreille County Civil Service Commission. The civil service commission will decide within 10 days of the July 25 hearing whether Cory Rosen can appeal. Rosen was fired June 27 after an internal investigation revealed he did not report that a female jail inmate told him a male inmate had masturbated in front of her in the county jail – a sex offense. The internal investigation also revealed he didn’t properly investigate a report of drug sales within the county jail.
That lack of follow through violated the terms of a last chance employment agreement, Pend Oreille County Sheriff Alan Botzheim, maintained, and he fired Rosen. Representatives from Teamsters Local 690 and the county appeared before the civil service commission Thursday, July 25, to make their argument for why Rosen should be allowed to appeal, despite language in the last chance agreement that said he could be fired “without opportunity for appeal,” if he violated the terms of the agreement. John Lee, an attorney representing Rosen, told the commission they were acting as arbitrators in an employment dispute. Many arbitrators won’t enforce last chance agreements that have language giving up the right of appeal, he said. They find that the words SEE DEPUTY, 2A
County, Tribe sign interlocal law enforcement agreement BY DON GRONNING OF THE MINER
NEWPORT – Kalispel Tribal police officers will be able to enforce state laws on reservation land starting Aug. 1, as a
result of an interlocal agreement signed between the county and the tribe. Before the agreement, crimes committed by non-Indians on the reservation were the responsibility of the Pend Oreille
County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Alan Botzheim said that meant when tribal police pulled someone over with a suspended license, a deputy SEE TRIBE, 2A
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Powwow starts Aug. 2 BY DON GRONNING OF THE MINER
USK – The 38th annual Kalispel Powwow will take place Aug. 2-4, at the Powwow grounds in Usk. The event is open to the public and admission is free. In addition to dance and drum contests, there will be a buffalo barbecue, an all-Indian softball tournament, a Buffalo Fun Run and stick game tournaments, as well as a variety of food and other vendors. “The reason we’ve been putting this on is for the people to come enjoy what we are able to share,” said Francis Culooyah, the tribe’s culture program director.
The grand entry of dancers, drummers and other participants will begin at 7 p.m. Friday night, with registration starting at 4 p.m. There will be two grand entries Saturday, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. All times are subject to change. There will be tens of thousands of dollars in prize money given away in the contests. The first place group in the drum contest will take home $10,000. There will be six places paid, with groups competing for $31,000 in prize money. Culooyah says the dancers alone will represent 45-50 tribes from the U.S. and Canada. “There will be people from B.C.
and Alberta, even some from Saskatchewan,” he said. Dancers will compete in 33 categories, from Golden Age for men and women 60 and older to junior boys’ Fancy Dancing for boys 7-12. The adult contests pay $1,000 for first, the teen contests pay $500 and the junior contests pay $300. There will be at least four places paid, with some categories paying five places. There will also be an adult and junior stick game tournament Saturday, Aug. 3. Registration for the adult stick game tournament will take place at 2 p.m. The winning team will take home $10,000, with the top five teams
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|| Watch for divers on Diamond Lake
DIAMOND LAKE – Divers are preparing to due their annual survey of Diamond Lake for milfoil this week. Generally, the divers survey from the shoreline out to approximately 300 feet from the shore. Diver-down flags are used to identify a dive when it is in operation. The flags are red with a white diagonal line. Boaters should be cautious while boating and keep a sharp lookout and safe speed when traveling where dive flags are present. Maintain a distance of at least 200 feet from diver-down flags. Surveying will be conducted in several areas of the lake over the next several days. The Diamond Lake Improvement Association uses the results to determine if hand pulling or chemical treatments are needed. The proce-
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Priest River celebrates timber industry These two little girls get glittery fairies painted on their arms at the annual Timber Days in Priest River Saturday, July 27. The weather cooperated perfectly for the logging competitions, car show and parade, as well as festivities in the park. See more photos on page 3B. See Run for the Berries and Logging Competition results on page 2B.
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dures have proved successful in keeping milfoil under control.
Fire danger high in Pend Oreille County OLYMPIA – The risk of fire has been raised to high from moderate for Pend Oreille and Ferry counties, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced. Daily updates on burn restrictions are available at 1-800-323-BURN or on DNR’s website at www.dnr. wa.gov; then click on ‘fire information and prevention’ and go to ‘wildfire related maps.’ The ‘burn risk map’ link is in the bottom right-hand corner. DNR also reminds people who work in the woods to be mindful of industrial fire precaution levels. As the weather
continues to stay hot and dry, these precaution levels may change, resulting in additional restrictions for working in the woods. Contact the DNR region office nearest you for additional information.
Cusick approves school budget CUSICK – The Cusick School District Board of Directors approved the 2013-14 school year budget, with $3.446 million for total revenues and financing. The budget was approved at the regular board meeting July 25. The budget shows a shortage of $193,000. They had a carryover amount of more than $600,000 from the previous year that covers the revenue shortage. The district states there are 248 full-time equivalent students, a decrease of 13 students from the past year.
In addition, the budget shows a decrease of 1.5 certified employees.
OHV law takes affect NEWPORT – OHV enthusiasts celebrated Sunday, July 28, when the new OHV state law and county ordinance took affect, opening up county roads to OHV travel. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bill that opened up county roads in the state with a speed limit of 35 mph or less to OHV travel July 3. Pend Oreille County commissioners followed passage of the bill with an ordinance for the county July 22, allowing OHVs on county roads with speed limits 35 mph and under, as well as speeds more than 35 mph when using them to connect from one ORV road or trail to another.
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would have to drop everything to come make the arrest. Now tribal police will be able to investigate and arrest people who aren’t tribal members for crimes committed on the reservation. Tribal officers are not commissioned through the Sheriff’s Office, Botzheim said, meaning they are not under his control and direction. They do have to meet the same standards as sheriff deputies, though, he said, including passing a background check and a lie detector test. The tribe also carries $5 million of liability insurance that covers the officers. There are 12 tribal officers, who work on the reservation in Usk and Airway Heights. According to Botzheim, changes in the law in 2008 provided for tribal police officers to be recognized and authorized to act as general authority Washington
peace officers, subject to certain requirements, those of which have all been met by the Kalispel Tribal Police Department. “Our Interlocal Law Enforcement Agreement will allow Kalispel Tribal Police Officers the ability to act as general authority peace officers within the boundaries of the Reservation,” Botzheim said. “This will include the ability to investigate and arrest non-Indians for crimes committed within the reservation. We believe this will greatly increase public safety on the reservation where Tribal Police are the first responders and ultimately this will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of both agencies.” The agreement does not authorize the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office to assume any further jurisdiction on the reservation than what already exists, nor does it limit the sheriff’s existing au-
thority to enforce state law on the reservation. It does not commission Kalispel Tribal Police to act as peace officers off of the reservation unless requested by the sheriff. Tribal attorney Dave Bonga said the tribe is also working with Airway Heights and Spokane County on a similar agreement. The tribe has approached the federal government about enforcing federal laws on reservation land. Bonga said former Pend Oreille County Sheriff Tony Bamonte had a similar, if more informal agreement, with the tribe. “It was sort of a mutual aid agreement,” Bonga said. “This one is more specific.” The FBI will still investigate felonies involving Indian people, according to Pend Oreille County Prosecutor Tom Metzger. He said his office will prosecute crimes committed by non-Indian people on the reservation.
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paid. Teams are made up of three to five players and there is a $100 entry fee. There is no entry fee for the junior stick game tournament. The winning team will take home $3,000. Stick game is a popular part of powwows for many people. The trend in recent years is towards
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“without opportunity for appeal” were too broad, he said. Did it mean appealing to an appeals court? Did it mean appealing to the Sheriff? “The heart of the dispute is what is waived,” Lee said. “The investigation is not waived. Just cause needs to be met.” Kevin Wesley, who represents the county, countered that the county wouldn’t have agreed to continue Rosen’s employment without Rosen waiving the right to appeal. He said Rosen engaged in conduct that warranted termination and the last chance agreement was a way for Rosen to continue to work. Rosen and the union agreed to it voluntarily, he said. Without the waiver of appeal, the county would not have gotten anything out of the agreement, he said. Lee declined to comment after the meeting. Both Rosen and Botzheim were present for the hearing but neither spoke. Rosen and his union representative had signed a last chance employment agreement with the Sheriff’s Office Feb. 22. In the agreement, Rosen and the union agreed to drop any appeals of discipline actions taken against Rosen for actions that happened between Dec. 16, 2012, and Jan. 17, 2013, in exchange for continued employment. The agreement also held that Rosen could be fired “without opportunity for appeal” if future allegations of untruthfulness, insubordination, performance of duty, neglect of duty, prompt response to orders, conflict between members, courtesy, unbecoming conduct or disrespectful behavior towards a superior were upheld. The agreement was to last two years. The event that violated the agreement occurred last April, when Rosen was assigned to a drug investigation in the county jail. Four female inmates were found apparently intoxicated. Ac-
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tournaments but Culooyah can remember the old days when it was straight up gambling. “I can remember this one time there was a big non-tournament game between a guy who had married into the tribe and this other guy,” Culooyah says. “They had $12,000 in the pot and they were gambling for other things too, like blankets and horses.”
cording to documents filed for the appeal, one of the female inmates said another smuggled in more than 20 Clonazapam pills in her bra. The inmate accused of smuggling the pills denied it. According to the internal investigation, the inmates gave conflicting accounts of what happened. One of the four women said the inmate who brought the pills in offered to sell a couple for $100. The woman who allegedly brought in the pills then put them in a hole in the bed frame and went to sleep. While she was sleeping, her cellmate took the pills and three of the women crushed and snorted the pills. When they were observed under the influence in the morning, Rosen was called in to investigate. A search of their cell turned up a batch of fermenting fruit cocktail being made into alcohol, a cell phone, one Clonazapam pill and two pieces of wire, one of which was sharpened. One of the female inmates told Rosen that she had retrieved the iPhone from her personal belongings when an unidentified corrections officer allowed her access to them. Another of the female inmates was taken to Newport Hospital for treatment of a drug overdose. She later told Rosen the two pieces of wire came from her bra and she used the sharpened one to cut string, eyebrow hair and makeup. Another of the four inmates told Rosen that when she was in a holding cell, a male inmate moved the covering of her cell window and masturbated in front of her and propositioned her. According to the documents supplied by the Sheriff’s Office, Rosen didn’t document or investigate the allegation, even though the woman made a written statement and was taped making the allegation. According to the documents, when the results of Rosen’s drug investigation were turned over to the prosecutor for charges, prosecutors noticed a sex offense had been reported in the inmate statement but not investigated. They met with
Culooyah said this may be the 38th annual powwow, but he can remember a powwow his mother sponsored at the end of the Usk bridge in the early 1950s. “It lasted longer than a weekend,” he remembers. “I think it went for something like 10 days.” He has heard of another powwow held on Frog Island, a peninsula on the river near the powwow grounds, in the 1930s.
Botzheim and Undersheriff Grant Sirevog to inform them of that and also to make sure they were aware that a serious security breach may have occurred at the jail, as weapons, a cell phone and drugs were discovered. An internal investigation found that not only was the sex offense not documented or charged, Rosen’s investigation of drugs and alcohol in the jail was incomplete and that there was conflicting information about the event. The last chance employment agreement was issued Feb. 22, the same day Rosen was suspended 10 days without pay for a confrontation with his sergeant, for not adding a line to a police report that he was ordered to add and for turning in a half hour overtime for travel to in-county training. The Sheriff’s Office doesn’t pay for travel to in-county training. Rosen was also issued a letter of reprimand that same day for not getting a photo taken for a new identification card. He was also issued a letter of oral counseling for failing to sign Botzheim’s marijuana acknowledgement memo. The memo reminded Sheriff’s Office employees that even thought marijuana use was now legal in the state it was illegal under federal law and employees were prohibited from using it, including use of medical marijuana. The notice of termination also included mention of a Nov. 19 incident of a negligent discharge of his rifle in his patrol vehicle, resulting in shooting a hole in the roof. Rosen received a one-day suspension for that. Rosen has been with the Sheriff’s Office since May 1, 2006. He has served as a director of the Newport School District board, where he served with civil service commission chairman Jim Brewster. Rosen was also the deputy who fired a taser in a March 2011 incident that left a man critically injured when he fell and broke his neck after being hit. The man died a week later. The county is facing a $10 million claim over the death.
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New laws go into affect in Washington OLYMPIA – A handful of new laws went into affect in Washington state Sunday, July 28. Lawmakers passed more than 300 bills this year, most of which took affect this past weekend. A new law allows people wrongfully convicted of a crime to file a claim against the state for damages. Two alcohol measures allow theaters to sell alcohol and another allows businesses that sell liquor to offer small samples of different drinks.
CENTER | Non-profit needs to spearhead project option discussed. A COP shop, a fitness center, a volunteer bureau must have control over the operaand commercial kitchen were all tion. mentioned as possible fits to the A non-profit wasn’t chosen at community center design. the meeting and they are looking Three locations were brought for a group that would like to take up as possible new homes for the the reins of this project. The grant community center, all within would have to be submitted by July walking distance to the schools 2014. in Newport. There are two empty The second grant would come lots, one near Stratton Elemenfrom the United States Department tary on Highway 2 and Calispell of Agriculture Rural Development Avenue. This property is owned by grant fund. the city. The other vacant It typically lot is on Garden Avenue “The big elephant in awards less near the county buildthe room is this has than $15,000 ings and is owned by the to projects. The been tried before, county. The third option center fits the many, many times.” is the vacant former Tri three main County Health Building criteria for the Martina Coordes that has 5,000 square grant, including feet. It is owned by the being a small Drug Free Communities Procounty and has been gram Director community vacant since the county with a populaevicted Tri County tion of less than 5,000, being a low- Health a few years ago. It would income area and the community take about $50,000 in work becenter would provide community fore it would be habitable and then services to the public. more work needed inside to create “We definitely need it,” said a community center. Douglas Rigg, president of the Hos“The building is currently pitality House. “The next question standing,” said Sam Castro, the is: How do we get it?” county’s public works director. Discussion was held on what the “It’s existing. It’s just an option.” community center would be used The group agreed the commufor. The Pend Oreille Players are nity center project is in need of a interested in working with the project manager and non-profit committee and making the center to help with the initial planning have a new stage for performancstages. es. The building may also house The next meeting will be held meeting and event rooms and an Thursday, Aug. 8 at noon at the area for students to “hang out and Spokane Community College study.” A daycare was another Extension Building. FROM PAGE 1
RIVER | Trailblazers hosted raffle for snowmobile FROM PAGE 1
Kathy Mondich, treasurer for the Selkirk TrailBlazers and coordinator for Down River Days. “It was an excellent year.” The TrailBlazers and Colville Motor Sports hosted a raffle for a 2013 Polaris 800 snowmobile, with tickets costing $50. After narrowing the field to 10 tickets, the winner was Monte Rice of Metaline Falls. Winners of the money raffles include $500 winner Morgan Clark, $200 winner Azrena Robertson and $100 winner Chris Mulligan. Winners of the Scavenger Hunt include adult winner Alex Medrano, age 13-20 winner Chiara Hudson and under 12 winner Nathan Johns. The Water Cross competition was held Sunday, giving hundreds of spectators a show of wheelies, sinking snowmobiles and racing across the Pend
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Employers are now barred from asking for social network passwords for websites such as Facebook and Twitter. The cost of some specialized license plates is increasing to help pay for compensation to livestock owners who suffer losses due to wolf attacks. The Washington State Patrol will now begin maintaining a database of felons with firearm violations and tow truck fees are now capped at $270 to tow a vehicle and impound it for a half-day.
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Oreille River. There were winners in seven different categories for the event. The 600 stock first place winner was Travis Endresson, second place Aaron Fisk and third place Garett Doebler. The 600 Modified first place winner was Matt Wilson and second place Jody Smith. The 700 stock first place winner was Jimmy Ward, second place Bill Winterfield and third place Mitch Keen. The 700 Modified first place winner was Ransom, second place Dale Hastings and third place Kyle KonKright. The 700 Improved first place winner was Taylor Fisk, second place Ahron Wuesthoff and third place Amber McGinnis. The 800 stock first place winner was Traci Williams, second place Tannor Williams and third place Tim Horley. And the 800 Modified first place winner was Dale Hastings, second place Nic Grim and third place John McGinnis.
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Inland Power begins charity program
BR I E FLY Man killed in Tacoma Creek ATV wreck identified NEWPORT – Kenneth P. McCrady of Spokane has been identified as the man who was killed Monday night, July 22 in an ATV accident. His name had not been released yet last week when The Miner first reported on this. McCrady was riding a 2005 Polaris Sport 50 ORV west on Tacoma Creek Road about seven miles north of Newport when he failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and the upper torso of the man struck a tree, according to a press release from the Washington State Patrol. Tacoma Creek Road is a county road with a 35 mph speed limit. Pend Oreille County Sheriff Alan Botzheim said that McCrady was not riding his own vehicle when the wreck occurred. McCrady was not wearing a helmet.
Swindle appointed Cemetery District 3 commissioner IONE – Debbie Swindel was appointed commissioner for Cemetery District 3 in Ione during a meeting held Friday, July 5. Commissioners Gerry Enyeart and John Maupin made the appointment, which fills a vacant seat. In addition to appointing Swindle, according to the minutes, commissioners also discussed theft of property at the cemetery site, map of plots and job duties during the half hour meeting that concluded at 6:30 p.m.
Newport man airlifted following Diamond Lake wreck NEWPORT – A 52-year-old Newport man was transported by helicopter to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after an early morning collision Friday, July 26. According to a press release from the Washington State Patrol, Bruce A. Hagadorn, 52, was traveling south on Highway 2 about nine miles west of Newport when the 1987 Pontiac Grand AM he was driving left the road to the left and struck a tree. He was wearing a seatbelt. The WSP suspects drugs or alcohol were involved and an investigation continues.
PUD passes audit NEWPORT – The Washington State Auditor’s Office regular audit of the Pend Oreille Public Utility District found no deficiencies. The financial reporting audit for the year 2012 found “no deficiencies in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting” for significant deficiencies and the same was found under material weaknesses. From January 2011 through December 2012, the PUD was audited for internal controls and the activities the PUD has taken part of. The following areas were audited; billings/receivables, cash receipting, procurement, financial condition, payments/expenditures and payroll/personnel. The PUD was found to have adequate safeguards on its public assets.
Baked goodies help families in need NEWPORT – The Pend Oreille PUD will be having a bake sale and yard sale Friday, Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lower back parking lot of the PUD building at 130 N. Washington Ave. All proceeds will be given to the Neighbors in Need Low Income Assistance Fund. There will be lots of baked goods and miscellaneous items for sale. Event will happen rain or shine.
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Learning to act Pend Oreille Playhouse Theatre camp programs continue this week with a group of 15 young actors, representing grades four through six. The students come from public, private and home school backgrounds. They will be working with character building and improv activities, as well as music under the direction of Gail Cory-Betz, Millie Brumbaugh and Duncan Heaney. They will present their program, “School Dazed,” Friday, Aug. 2 at 2 p.m., and friends and family are welcome to attend. The program is free to the public, and donations will be accepted.
Man sentenced for truck theft BY DON GRONNING OF THE MINER
NEWPORT – A man who crawled into a home through a doggie door, rummaged around in the kitchen, took keys and then stole a truck one night while people were sleeping in the home was sentenced to a drug offender sentencing alternative when he appeared before Pend Oreille County Superior Court Judge Allen Nielson Thursday, July 25. James M. Erikson, 30, had pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespass, theft of a motor vehicle and reckless driving. Deputy prosecutor Jeremy Schmidt and defense attorney Barrett Scudder came to an agreement where they would recommend the DOSA sentence in which Erikson would serve three to six months in
an alcohol treatment center in exchange for the guilty plea. “He was drunk, he entered the home and took the keys and the truck,” Schmidt said. Erikson’s criminal history included convictions in Snohomish County for malicious mischief, third degree assault and taking a motor vehicle without permission convictions from 2001-2002. He also has a 2005 conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Schmidt said the victim agreed with the recommendation. “He wishes Mr. Erikson good luck,” Schmidt said. Schmidt said that if Erikson didn’t complete the alcohol treatment program, he would be facing 14 months in prison. Scudder said that Erikson had been out of substantial trouble with the law for 10 years. He
said stealing the truck was related to alcohol. “He drank excessively,” Scudder said. “He didn’t know what was going on.” Scudder said that Erikson has three children and was essentially a stay-at-home dad and was needed at home. Erikson said he needed treatment for alcoholism. “I have an alcohol problem for sure,” he said. Nielson agreed. “Your behavior was crazy,” he said, noting Erikson had a blood alcohol count of .169 when he was arrested, which was twice the limit allowed for driving. As part of the plea arrangement, driving under the influence was reduced to reckless driving. Nielson agreed to go along with the sentence. Erikson will pay $1,600 in fees.
PUD employee named to state board BY DESIREÉ HOOD OF THE MINER
NEWPORT – Mark “Bubba” Scott, Pend Oreille Public Utility District (PUD) manager of water systems, was recently appointed to Washington State Public Works Board as the Washington Public Utility District Association’s representative. Scott had been filling in for Doug Quinn, the former state representative. Gov. Jay Inslee named him to the four-year position July 1. The state board sets policies and approves funding for projects submitted by other PUDs and other local governments to the Public Works Trust Fund (PWTF). This is Washington’s largest program for improvement of infrastructure, including water and wastewater systems, roads and bridges, and solid waste and recycling facilities. The PWTF trust was founded in 1985 and the Public Works Board has approved more than 1,800 low-interest loans for more than $3 billion in projects. This includes 86 loans worth more than $118.9 million for PUD water and sewer projects. Scott has used this fund to
|| CORRECTION || Because of a reporting error, the last name of Ray Harold, the Priest River Timber Days Bull of the Woods, was misreported in a story in last week’s Miner. We regret any confusion this caused.
finance Pend Oreille PUD projects and has a good working relationship in place with the PWTF staff. Scott said that he looks for-
ward to working with the staff and learning the processes of the state board. “It is kind of a learning experience for me,” Scott said.
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SPOKANE – Inland Power and Light is introducing “Operation Round Up,” which will provide financial support to individuals and organizations within the 13 counties served by the utility, including Bonner County, Idaho. This program allows Inland Power members to voluntarily “round up” their electric bills to the nearest dollar each month. “Small change that changes lives,” is the foundation that Operation Round Up is built upon. This is a program based on generating and collecting charitable funds to improve the quality of life for the community through individual, family and nonprofit organization donations. Operation Round Up gathers voluntary contributions from Inland Power members enrolled in the program. Their monthly electric bills
will be rounded up to the nearest dollar each month for an average of $6 per year and put into a donation fund. If every member of Inland Power participated in Operation Round Up, an estimated $225,000 could be generated annually to help local individuals and charities throughout 13 counties in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The program will have a foundation board comprised of five Inland Power members who will review applications to determine the most appropriate and best use of any funds generated. Members who wish to participate in this program simply need to fill out the form enclosed in their August bill, sign up online, email or call Inland Power. Applications are also available online at inlandpower.com for those wishing to apply for local assistance.
Newport School District passes budget NEWPORT – The board of directors for the Newport School District unanimously passed an $11.025 general fund budget at a meeting Monday, July 29. The district anticipates general fund revenues of $11.141 million and expenditures of $11.025 million. The capital services budget anticipates expenditures of $150,000, the debt service fund plans on spending $557,210 and the Associated Student Body fund plans on spending $262,742. The budget is based on an enrollment of the equivalent 1,016 full time students, the lowest in years. Last year the district had the equivalent of 1,058 students. The district plans on the equiva-
lent of 48.46 full time teachers next year, compared to 49.24 FTEs the previous year. The district is budgeting for 24.263 classified staff and 4.5 administrators. District business manager Tom Crouch said the district used a beginning balance of $250,000, although that figure is actually closer to $285,00, the same number the district had last year, he said. The beginning balance serves as the district’s reserve. Board chairwoman April Owen said the board was trying to build the fund to 10 percent of expenditures, about $1.1 million. She pointed out the monthly payroll is more than $600,000.
Commission to consider waterfowl seasons OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting 2013-14 hunting seasons for migratory waterfowl during a public meeting Aug. 2-3 in Olympia. A public hearing is also scheduled to discuss several proposals to amend state wildlife interaction rules to incorporate measures from Washington’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan and implement 2013 legislation.
State waterfowl seasons proposed by WDFW are similar to those adopted last year. The general duck season would be open for 107 days – from Oct. 12-16 and from Oct. 19-Jan. 26. A special youth hunting weekend is also proposed for Sept. 21-22. As in previous years, goose hunting seasons will vary by management areas across the state, but most would open in mid-October and run through late January.
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Community events about life
fter last weekend’s explosion of community celebrations from Priest River’s Timber Days to north Pend Oreille County’s Down River Days, it is apparent that people around here enjoy life. The fantastic part of this realization is that since these events have been going on for decades people have been enjoying life here for a long time – generation after generation. The other star of this revelation is that the origins of these events were to celebrate the daily work that was available to the community members because of where they lived. Timber Days was obviously to celebrate the economic prosperity that harvesting timber and manufacturing of wood products brought to the community. Down River Days historically celebrated the mining and other natural resource based jobs in that area. Without them there would be nothing and the people knew it. That was reason to celebrate each year. Today, the reasons for the celebrations aren’t as obvious and maybe a few other good reasons are rightfully included. But we believe the spirits of the loggers, miners, sawmill workers and others working to support them from years past and today are still driving our communities to prosperity. There might not be as many of them but they are the fabric of life here today and they will be in the future. That fabric is strong and beautiful. And that is reason to celebrate. --FJW
|| R E A D E R S ’ P O L L R E S U L T S || Prisoners are in the news, locally, nationally and internationally. There is a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay over indefinite detention, a hunger strike in the California prison system over solitary confinement and in Pend Oreille County prisoners rioted recently at the county jail. Do you think the United States treats prisoners humanely? It depends. The problems at Guantanamo Bay and the California prison system are vastly different than the county jail.
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Yes. In most cases prisoners are treated better than they treated their victims.
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Prince William and Princess Catherine welcomed baby boy George into the world July 22. The royal birth made headlines the world over for days. Do you think the royal birth is newsworthy? Yes. People are interested, whether they should be or not. And, it’s actually positive news people can focus on. No. It’s ridiculous so much attention is put on the royal family when there are far more important things to focus on. Personally I wasn’t interested, but I don’t mind other people caring.
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|| Elected officials showing entitlement mentality To the editor, There is a solution to the entitlement mentality of some of our elected officials. That solution is voting. If Botzheim, McCroskey, Miller, Ownbey and Nichols are not satisfied with their salary, which they knew when they ran for office, we need to simply vote for their opponent in the next election. With the county government in a struggle to provide service within their financial means, we need to elect officials who are committed to public service and not just financial gain. Several elections back we were able to remove a commissioner who got greedy. I believe we can do it with these folks by remembering to vote. Jerry Larson Newport
Quality of jobs don’t matter To the editor: Years ago, in his book “The General Theory,” John Maynard Keynes famously wrote: “If the Treasury were to fill old bottles with bank-notes, bury them at suitable depths in coal mines … and leave it to private enterprise on well-tried principles of laissez-faire to dig the notes up again … there need be no more unemployment.” All that mattered to Mr. Keynes was that people were employed doing something … Anything! The quality of employment didn’t matter. The Fed is now forced to speak from both sides of his mouth – on one hand suggesting that they will “taper,” and on the other hand that the Fed is “by no means on a preset course.” This most likely means they have no plan or exit strategy and are probably just making it up as they go along. The Fed is now printing $85 billion every month. Roughly $1 trillion annually! So if they really want to move the needle, I propose that Mr. Bernanke cut out the middleman (i.e. the “economy”) and hire workers himself. It would take a special workforce of roughly 1 million people, including supervisors and support staff, in order to count the amount of money that Mr. Bernanke is creating. This assumes that these folks count eight hours per day, with two weeks of paid vacation and ten federal holidays. This would be a cushy financial sector job. At $50,000 per worker, Mr. Bernanke would be adding substantially to the economy … not to mention really moving the needle on the unemployment rate. To do what you ask? Simple: To count the amount of money created by the Fed. You assign everyone a range of numbers and have them count as Mr. Bernanke prints. -Judson Lightsey Newport
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Abortion is not the government’s business To the editor: The morality of abortion is not for the government to decide and using the government to force beliefs or behavior on citizens is wrong. You can oppose abortion without involving the government. I certainly oppose it unless dire medical circumstances present no alternative. Republicans are passing laws that make the fetus a ward of the state after 20 weeks in the mother’s womb. So my question is who is going to pay for the government to police and enforce these intrusive laws? Where are you going to lock-up women who don’t want to be pregnant? How do you force a woman to complete a pregnancy she doesn’t want to have? What means do you have to care for the child after it’s born? For example, how many local anti-abortion letter writers are willing to adopt a fetal alcohol baby, much less pay for its lifelong institutional care? Now if you are actually pro-life, you would be treating pregnant teens like queen bees. Instead you want to punish them for their lack of “personal responsibility.” Their punishment is to complete the pregnancy even if it takes their life. Once born, you have little interest in defective or problem babies. You oppose social aid and don’t want the government to pay for medical care. The crown jewel is that you oppose making contraception available to sexually active citizens thus causing more unwanted pregnancies. I can find no line in our Constitution that requires the government to regulate sex or reproduction. People who want to use the government to force their beliefs on other citizens are on a fool’s errand. Haven’t we learned that with our inability to stop drugs, alcohol or smoking? What’s even more foolish is that some people think that the government can regulate sex by withholding contraception and medical procedures. -Pete Scobby Newport
Signs have no bearing on current election To the editor: I find it utterly remarkable that four years after the last Pend Oreille County District 2 commissioner’s race a party official is still trying to gain political capital by making an issue of campaign signs that, when originally put up, did not have a party preference on them. The circumstances of this oversight were explained long ago and do not bear repeating but the fact that Mr. Boyd, the “fact finder” and apparently the self-appointed “sign police,” could not even
spell my name correctly in his letter, should speak volumes to the puerility of his statements in general. I am not running for commissioner and have absolutely no affiliation with either candidate. So what in the name of all that is holy do four-year-old signs have to do with anything in the current commissioner’s race? Seriously. My time in politics and my experience with the levels to which the opposition would sink to gain advantage were a lesson I will always remember and it is just this kind of politics that has sickened the American people to the point that almost none of us believe in or trust our current elected representatives anymore. You would think that a small community composed of friends and neighbors would be above such petty behavior and that the character of the candidates themselves and their values would be the most important factors in deciding how we cast our votes. These kinds of tactics represent the worst in politics and if I thought you capable of the emotion, Mr. Boyd, I would tell you that you should be ashamed of yourself but I know it would be a waste of paper and ink. Just like your letter. -Brad Stratton Newport
Got oil? To the editor: A few weeks ago, like most of us in this congressional district, I received a newsletter from Congresswoman Kathy McMorris Rodgers. The subject of the newsletter was the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. I also have seen numerous articles on the proposed pipeline that, after reading, cause me a great deal of confusion since they somewhat
refute what was conveyed in the newsletter. The newsletter strongly supports the pipeline since its construction would “lessen our dependence on foreign oil.” Since we live so close to Canada, I always knew in some manner this was not a foreign country and more than just our northerly neighbor (have we added a 51st star to the flag?). Therefore, oil produced in northern Alberta is not foreign oil, it is just Canadian oil. Also, Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers voted nay on House Amendment 75 that would have required all oil transported through the pipeline be used in the U.S. In other words, the nonforeign oil from Canada, under the proposed amendment, can be consumed by us right here in Newport. Since Alberta is “uphill” from the Texas port that would receive the oil via the pipeline, why require that the oil be used in the U.S.? Simple geography tells me the congresswoman’s nay vote was correct for no other reason than gravity. Oil, like water, runs downhill and this will make it easier to load onto tankers at the Texas coast. It can then be processed outside of the U.S. If the oil were required to be used in the U.S., this would require pumps and inhibit potential profits to the oil companies. And oil companies are a large contributor to the congresswoman, which would have a negative impact on future political campaigns. With this reasoning, I can fully understand why the congresswoman gets to stand close to that nice man from Ohio at press conferences. -Robert W. Schutte Newport
County seeks people to serve on commissions NEWPORT – Pend Oreille County has several volunteer openings available on the Board of Equalization, Planning Commission, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Library District board. There are two openings on the three-member Board of Equalization. The board hears appeals brought by taxpayers on matters of valuation or exemption status and has the power and responsibility to unilaterally equalize the value of property in the county. There are two seats available on the nine-seat planning commission. This commission is charged with current and long range planning functions. They meet monthly and frequently bi-monthly. There are two openings on
the library board. The Library Board of Trustees is the policymaking body of Pend Oreille County Library District, which is a junior taxing district. It is governed by a five member board and administered by a library director appointed by the board. There are two openings on the three member Weed Board. The Weed Board develops policy, and adopts the county weed list, which identifies mandatory weed control. It also reviews and oversees the annual budget and holds public hearings on new weed policy. There is one opening on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board of seven volunteers. The board works to evaluate, plan and develop county park facilities and recreation opportunities.
Issabella Carter Issabella Carter was born June 11 at 8:23 a.m. to Carissa Shaw and Robert Carter of Newport. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20.25 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Jones. She joins brothers Garvin and Kaiden and sister Aundrea. Maternal grandparents are James and Barbara McAdoo. Paternal grandparents are Gerauld Stephens and Janice Smathers.
Kyra Mae Smith Kyra Mae Smith was born June 13 at 1:54 p.m. to Carrie and Jeremy Smith of Newport. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19.75 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Ragsdale. She joins brother Taitan and sisters Tiara, Bailee and Halle. Maternal grandparents are David Pogue and Debi Blumire. Paternal grandmother is Diane Schuschu.
Shianne Marie Mason Shianne Marie Mason was born June 13 at 8:29 a.m. to Chelcy and Jeff Mason of Newport. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19.25 inches in length, delivered at
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Newport Hospital by Dr. Ragsdale. She joins sister Kody and brother Donovan. Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Tammy Worley. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Darla Mason.
Coyote S. A. S. Fabrizi Coyote S. A. S. Fabrizi was born June 16 at 6:49 p.m. to Thalia Dalke and Albert Fabrizi. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Ragsdale. Maternal grandparents are Mikko and Dolly Epperson. Paternal grandparents are Jack and Susan King.
Landan V. Swann Landan V. Swann was born June 18 at 8:35 a.m. to Ashley and Timothy Swann of Newport. He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19.75 inches in length delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Lewis. He joins sister Madison.
Eloise C. Bohach Eloise C. Bohach was born June 20 at 2:40 a.m. to Anna and John Bohach of Priest River. She weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces and
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measured 22 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Kraus. She joins brother Johnny.
Evalynn Marie Merrick was born June 26 at 10:51 a.m. to Falon and Chance Merrick of Newport. She weighed 6 pounds, 9.5 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Lewis.
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Emery L. Batie was born July 2 at 3:01 a.m. to Melody and Joseph Batie of Newport. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Ragsdale. She joins sisters Mallory and Roxy.
Elizabeth Joy Workman was born July 15 at 10:21 a.m. to Nicole and Levi Workman of Newport. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Lewis. She joins brother Jason. Maternal Grandparents are Bill and Gretta Friesz. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Berneta Workman.
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Ivan J. T. Ove Ivan J. T. Ove was born July 4 at 11:34 a.m. to Celina and Leslie Ove of Newport. He weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19.5 inches in length, delivered at Newport Hospital by Dr. Jones. He joins brothers Uriah, Kieron and Isaah, and sister Alerik. Maternal grandparents are Robert Haggerty and Kim Wike. Paternal grandparents are Leif and Zana Ove.
Ethan McGillis Ethan McGillis was born July 21 at 7:53 a.m. to Brandi Lee and grandmother Adelaide McGillis of Newport. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length, delivered by Dr. Lewis at Newport Hospital. Great-grandmother is Marilyn McGillis.
Insect stings: If you’ve never had a bad reaction it doesn’t mean you won’t Several tips to lower the risk of bee, wasp and hornet stings OLYMPIA – To many, pesky bee stings typically only cause temporary throbbing. That doesn’t mean you’ll never have a bad reaction. Public health officials warn that having one type of reaction after a sting doesn’t mean a person will always have the same reaction next time. While it’s crucial for people who’ve had an allergic response to avoid the insect of concern, a previously non-reactive person can develop sensitivity at any
time. Insect stings can cause different symptoms, ranging from brief pain to a severe allergic reaction. First-aid kits should contain an antihistamine to help prepare for an unexpected serious reaction to a bite or sting. There are several steps one can take to lower the risk of bee, hornet, wasp and other insect stings: • Avoid insect encounters: slowly move away; don’t wave your arms or swat at them. • Cover exposed skin and wear shoes. • Don’t use products with
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strong perfumes such as soaps, shampoos, and deodorants; they can attract insects. • Avoid wearing bright colors or flower-patterned clothing. • Watch out for insects around flowers, outdoor areas where food is served, and garbage and compost areas. Remove fallen fruit in your garden, and keep a well-fitting lid on your garbage can. • Never disturb insect nests. Arrange to have a nest removed
by a professional pest control service if it’s in or near your home. • Keep food and drinks covered when outside. Meats and sugary drinks attract wasps and bees. Both can get into open bottles or cans that you’re drinking from. Insect stings typically don’t require a visit to a doctor. However, call 911 if you’re having any symptoms that suggest a severe
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Evelyn Margaret Derrick of Priest River passed away Monday, July 29, at Newport Hospital. She was 86. A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Priest River. A full obituary will appear at a later date. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home of Priest River is in charge of arrangements.
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 Pondoray Shores Water and Sewer District: 9 a.m. - Pend Oreille Public Utility District Office, Newport MONDAY, AUGUST 5 Pend Oreille County Commissioners: 9 a.m. - Pend Oreille County Courthouse Lenora Water and Sewer District: 10 a.m. - Skookum Rendezvous Lodge Newport City Council: 6 p.m. Newport City Hall Priest River City Council: 6 p.m. - Priest River City Hall Bonner County Fair Board: 6 p.m. - Fairgrounds Office in Sandpoint Property Rights Council: 6:30 p.m. - Bonner County Administration Building, Sandpoint Blanchard Tea Party: 6:30 p.m. Blanchard Community Center TUESDAY, AUGUST 6 Primary Election Deadline: Pend Oreille County Bonner County Commissioners: 8:45 a.m. - Bonner County Administrative Building Pend Oreille County Commissioners: 9 a.m. - Pend Oreille County Courthouse Pend Oreille PUD Commissioners: 10 a.m. - Newport offices
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Local businesses pass alcohol checks Disabled hunters travel new paths NEWPORT – The Washington State Liquor Control Board was in Pend Oreille County July 11, giving nine random businesses an Alcohol Compliance Check and all nine passed. The nine businesses that passed the compliance checks are The Falls Market in Metaline Falls, Paradise Liquors in Ione, Porter’s Plaza in Ione, Food Court in Ione, the Panther Pit Stop in Cusick, Safeway in Newport, South Shore Store at Diamond Lake, Whitley Oil in Newport,
and Merv’s Mercantile in Newport. Lieutenant Robert Reynolds said that more than 80 checks a month are done out of the Spokane Enforcement Office. Officers are required to do 10 alcohol checks per month. Each check involves a minor who is not over the age of 20 and one half years old, but over 18. They are paired with an officer and taken to the different stores. A store passes if the minor leaves without alcohol. All of the nine businesses in Pend Oreille County passed the check and did not sell alcohol to the minor.
The minors are screened and trained before they are allowed to go into the field with an officer. They use their real identification when trying to buy the alcohol. “There are no citations as long as they don’t sell to the kid,” Reynolds said. “A no sale is a no sale.” If a business fails and sells a minor alcohol, they could be charged a fine of up to $5,000 or one-year in jail, Reynolds said. “If you are not 100 percent sure that the person is of age, don’t sell,” Reynolds said. “You never know when we are coming.”
Keep food stored to prevent wildlife, human conflicts COLVILLE – As summer recreation moves into full swing, forest officials reminded visitors about proper food storage practices to reduce the potential for human-wildlife conflicts. The Colville National Forest has had a food storage order in effect since 1989. The requirements described in the order apply to all Colville National Forest System lands and campgrounds, including dispersed camping areas. Bears are very intelligent animals. They will repeatedly revisit a site where they have obtained food in the past. Over
time, an animal that has found food at a campsite may learn to associate the presence of humans with a food reward. Such bears tend to lose their fear of people and become increasingly bold and aggressive. Usually, these animals end up being destroyed by state wildlife authorities. The old saying “a fed bear is a dead bear” is all too often true, according to Forest Service officials. The Colville National Forest requires campers to store all food, beverages, garbage, and other attractants in an approved, animal-resistant container or
hard-sided vehicle when their camp is left unattended, and at night when they are asleep. Food should never be brought into a tent. Hikers camping away from their vehicles should suspend their food from a tree branch at least ten feet off the ground and four feet from the tree trunk. Forest visitors are often surprised to learn that “other attractants” means anything that has a scent such as candles, soap, deodorant, or cosmetics. If you can smell it, it could attract a bear. Pet food, un-cleaned barbecues, and garbage are all powerful wildlife attractants.
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allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Signs of anaphylaxis include skin reactions in parts of the body other than the sting area. Hives, itching, and flushed or pale skin are almost always present. People may also have difficulty breathing; swelling of the throat and tongue; a weak and rapid pulse; nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; dizziness or fainting; or a loss of consciousness. Any of these symptoms should be treated as a medical emergency. If you have a prescribed epinephrine injector (EpiPen, Twinject), use it immediately as directed by your health care provider. And get medical care immediately if you’ve been swarmed by bees and have been stung multiple times. This is especially important for children, older adults, and people who have breathing or heart problems. Remember, most insects are
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Reeve named to Carroll College Dean’s List HELENA – Audre Reeve of Metaline is on the Carroll College Dean’s List for the spring quarter. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must receive a 3.5 grade point average or better for the semester and take at least 12 credits.
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COLVILLE – The Colville National Forest, in partnership with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, announced the 2013 hunting season routes designated for Disabled Hunter Access and the addition of two non-permanent access platforms to help disabled hunters see over brush. The 2013 Disabled Hunter Access (DHA) routes include Middle Fork Calispell Creek in Pend Oreille County for 10.6 miles of access, Renshaw in Pend Oreille County for 2.8 miles, Betty Creek in Ferry County for a 12.4 miles, Boundary Mountain in Ferry County for 7.8 miles, Brewer Mountain of Stevens County for 2.4 miles and Mitchell of Stevens County for 7.8 miles. The DHA was established to provide high quality hunting opportunities on the Colville National Forest for hunters with disabilities. The program allows motorized access into a gated road where other hunters must walk in. The overall project is a cooperative effort between the CNF, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council (INWC). The program does not provide special motorized access to all areas on the CNF, just access to the specially designated roads otherwise closed to motor vehicles. DHA hunters, and one of their two permitted assistants, may harvest any game in season for which they have purchased licenses. Permitted hunters may use the weapons allowed any local hunter for the season, such as a modern firearm, black powder and archery. The INWC has supplied the material and labor needed to construct and place four, six-foot by eight-foot, non-permanent wheelchair accessible
platforms and associated ramps along the routes. The platforms will be placed adjacent to routes in areas where thick brush or topography limits the ability for disabled hunters to see game. Two platforms will be placed on the Betty Creek route this year and the other two platforms will be placed on the Brewer Mountain and Ruby Creek routes at a later time. “We are very excited to be able to expand on this popular program by adding two platforms and ramps that will help improve the experience for hunters with disabilities,” said Sandy Mosconi, DHA program manager for the Colville National Forest. To participate in the program, hunters with disabilities must have a state issued disabled hunters permit and must register and sign-in at any one of the six Colville National Forest
offices prior to hunting. Registration and sign-in begins in early August at any Colville National Forest office. Hunters will be asked to provide information about their party and will receive an access permit, maps, and other pertinent information. Hunter information packets will also be available early August at all Colville National Forest offices. Information is also available online at www.fs.usda.gov/ colville and http://wdfw.wa.gov/ accessibility/road_access.html. For more information on applying for an access permit, contact one of these U.S. Forest Service offices after Aug. 1. Newport Office: 315 North Warren, Newport, WA 99156 509447-7300. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sullivan Lake Office: 12641 Sullivan Lake Road, Metaline Falls, WA 99153 509-446-7500. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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NEWS FROM NORTH PEND OREILLE COUNTY INCLUDING IONE, METALINE & METALINE FALLS
Selkirk district approves budget Full day kindergarten now offered BY DESIREÉ HOOD OF THE MINER
IONE – The Selkirk School Board approved the 2013-14 budget and increased staffing to accommodate full-day kindergarten July 29, at a scheduled budget hearing. The budget is down more than $200,000 from last year, totaling $3.748 million. However, with enrollment staying the same at 221 full time equivalent (FTE) students because of the addition of fullday kindergarten, the numbers even out. They have increased the number of kindergarteners by more than eight students. The budget shows a positive ending balance of $1,717. Each kindergarten student used to count as half enrollment because they were part time. Now each kindergartener counts as 1.0 FTE student. This helps the school district because it is paid a certain amount of money per FTE stu-
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dent by the state. Small school districts such as Selkirk typically budget on about 10 fewer students than they actually anticipate in order to account for those unpredicted moves and student losses. Superintendent Nancy Lotze said the class sizes will range from 10 students to 28 students per class, depending on the grade level. The school district hired a new counselor and extended the hours of some teachers to accommodate the changes. No cost of living increases were given. The Selkirk School District is hiring three new coaches, the head high school volleyball coach, assistant high school volleyball coach and the head junior high football coach. The district is currently accepting applications for the positions that would start at the end of August. Classes will begin Sept. 4 for grades 1-12, and Sept. 9 for kindergarten.
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President Barack Obama (D) The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC 20500 Comments: 202-456-1111 Switchboard: 202-456-1414 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Governor Jay Inslee Office of the Governor PO Box 40002 Olympia, WA 98504-0002 360-902-4111 Relay operators for the deaf or hard of hearing, dial 7-1-1 www.governor.wa.gov
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D) 511 Dirksen Senate Bldg. Washington DC 20510 202-224-3441 http://cantwell.senate.gov Local: U.S. Courthouse 920 W. Riverside, Suite 697 Spokane WA 99201 509-353-2507
Legislative District 7 Sen. John Smith (R) 115B Irv Newhouse Building P.O. Box 40407 Olympia WA 98504-0407 360-786-7612 E-mail: email@example.com Rep. Joel Kretz (R) 335A Legislative Building P.O. Box 40600 Olympia WA 98504-0600 360-786-7988 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Home Office: 20 N. Main St. Omak, WA 98841 509-826-7203
Sen. Patty Murray (D) 173 Russell Senate Office Bldg. Washington DC 20510 202-224-2621 http://murray.senate.gov/ Local: 10 N. Post St. Suite 600 Spokane WA 99201 509-624-9515 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) Fifth Congressional District 2421 Rayburn House Office Building Washington DC 20515 202-225-2006 www.mcmorrisrodgers.house.gov Local: 10 N. Post St. Suite 625 Spokane WA 99201 Spokane: 509-353-2374 Colville: 509-684-3481
Rep. Shelly Short (R) 204 Modular Building A P.O. Box 40600 Olympia WA 98504-0600 360-786-7908 E-mail: email@example.com Home office: 147 North Clark Ave. Suite 5 Republic WA 99166 509-775-8047 Washington Legislative Hotline 1-800-562-6000 (in session, weekdays 8 a.m.-noon, 1-4:30 p.m.) Legislative homepage: http://www.leg. wa.gov
|| P U B L I C 2013250 SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF PEND OREILLE Juvenile Court No: 13-7-00033-9 Notice and Summons By Publication (Termination) In re the Welfare of Quinn Fleming (D.O.B 09/07/11) Minor Child TO: Sunny Yow, mother; Dylan Fleming, alleged father; anyone claiming a paternal interest, A Petition to Terminate Parental Rights was filed on May 16, 2013; a fact finding hearing will be held on this matter on September 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Pend Oreille County Superior Court, 229 S. Garden Ave., Newport WA 99156. You should be present at this hearing. 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. To request a copy of the Notice, Summons, and Termination Petition, call DSHS at (509) 447-6216. To view information about your rights including right to a lawyer, go to www.atg. wa.gov/TRM.aspx. DATED 7/25/13 by direction of: Allen C. Nielson Judge /s/TAMMIE A. OWNBEY Clerk Published in The Newport Miner July 31, August 7 and 14, 2013. (26-3)
_________________ 2013251 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PEND OREILLE Cause No.: 11-2-004323 Writ of Execution Issued: 07/12/2013 Sheriff’s Public Notice of Sale of Real Property Edward Swan, as personal representative of
WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 Tiger Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - State Routes 20 and 31 Story Time: 10:30 a.m. - Metalines Library Basic Computer Class: 11 a.m. to Noon - Ione Library, Call 509-442-3030 For Reservations Weight Watchers: 6 p.m. Weigh in 6:30-7 p.m. meeting - Ione Catholic Church THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 Metaline Cemetery District No. 2 Board Meeting: 10 a.m. Metaline City Hall Tiger Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - State Routes 20 and 31 Boundary Dam Tours: 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Boundary Dam Road Story Time: 11 a.m. - Ione Library North Pend Oreille Lions: 6:30 p.m. - Ione Train Depot Selkirk International Film Festival: 7 p.m. - Cutter Theatre Selkirk International Film Festival: 7 p.m. - Cutter Theatre FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 Tiger Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - State Routes 20 and 31 Boundary Dam Tours: 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Boundary Dam Road Story Time and Crafts: 10:30 a.m. - Metalines Library Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Ione Senior Center SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 Tiger Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - State Routes 20 and 31
Boundary Dam Tours: 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Boundary Dam Road SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 Tiger Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - State Routes 20 and 31 Boundary Dam Tours: 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Boundary Dam Road MONDAY, AUGUST 5 Story Time: 10:30 a.m. - Metalines Library Boundary Dam Tours: 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Boundary Dam Road Emergency Food Bank Board: 7 p.m. - Ione Senior Center TUESDAY, AUGUST 6 Story Time: 11 a.m. - Ione Library Forgotten Corner Quilt Guild: 6:30 p.m. - Ione Senior Center WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 Tiger Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - State Routes 20 and 31 Story Time: 10:30 a.m. - Metalines Library Basic Computer Class: 11 a.m. to Noon - Ione Library, Call 509-442-3030 For Reservations Commissioner Kiss Office Hours: 3-6:45 p.m. - Ione Library Weight Watchers: 6 p.m. Weigh in 6:30-7 p.m. meeting - Ione Catholic Church Ione Town Council: 7 p.m. Clerk’s Office
Only 14 percent of county ballots back in primary BY DESIREÉ HOOD OF THE MINER
NEWPORT – The Washington primary election is nearing the halfway point with ballots due back by Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 8 p.m. More than 1,216 ballots have been returned to the county auditor out of 8,600 mailed out. Twelve ballots were returned with no signature and are awaiting the owners to sign. There are three candidates running for State Senator for District 7. They are Mike Brunson, Brian Dansel and incumbent John Smith. They are all Republicans. There are two District 2 County Commissioner candidates, Mark Zorica and incumbent Mike Manus. Both candidates will move on to the
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the estate of Francis Theo Swan, Plaintiff, vs. John Herbert Friedlund, et al.; occupants of the premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint; Defendant(s). To: John Herbert Friedlund, et al.; occupants of the premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint; The Superior Court of Pend Oreille County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Pend Oreille County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. The property to be sold is described as: Lots 6 and 7 in Block 10 and Lots 12, 13, and 14 in Block 7 all in the Town of Metaline, WA located on South Main Street, Meta-
general election in November. Fire Protection District 2 Commissioner for District 1 has three candidates, Susan Cona, Jon Carman and Rick Stone. The top two candidates will move to the general elections in November. Local elections will only appear on the ballots that are in the area eligible to vote on them. Auditor Marianne Nichols reminds people that signatures are important on the ballots and she said the only way for the votes to count is with a signature. “It’s important that they sign the oath on the ballot, otherwise their ballot may not count,” Nichols said. “We want to make sure everybody gets credit for voting.”
line, WA 99152 and Selkirk Street, Metaline, WA 99152. The sale of the abovedescribed property is to take place: Time: 11 :00 a.m. Date: Friday, September 6, 2013 Place: Pend Oreille County Hall of Justice; Front Door, East Entrance 229 S. Garden Avenue Newport, WA 99156 The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $261,567.94, together with interest, costs, and fees, before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office. Dated this 29th day of July, 2013 Alan A. Botzheim, Sheriff Pend Oreille County, Washington by: /s/ DeLana Lace DeLana Lace, Civil Deputy Published in The Newport Miner July 31, August 7, 14 and 21, 2013. (26-4)
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Selkirk schools hiring three coaches Ione – The Selkirk School District is hiring three new coaches, the head high school volleyball coach, assistant high school volleyball coach and the head junior high football coach. All three positions would report to the high school principal and start at the end of August. Five qualifications are listed; a bachelors in education is preferred, current Washing-
ton state teaching certificate preferred, meeting the WIAA coaching standards, a valid first aid card and coaching experience preferred. If interested, send a letter of application, completed Selkirk School District application and a resume to the Selkirk District Office, 219 Park St., P.O. Box 129, Metaline Falls, WA 99153 or call 509-446-2951 for more information.
Republicans endorse Manus NEWPORT – The Pend Oreille County Republican Party voted to endorse Mike Manus for county commissioner at their meeting Tuesday, July 23. Prior to this the party had paid for Manus campaign signs explaining their bi laws allow them to assist incumbent candidates if the members vote to do so. Manus is running against
Mark Zorica, also a republican, for the seat of District 2 commissioner. Manus was appointed to the seat with the resigning of Laura Merrill last year. They will both appear again on the general election ballot regardless of the primary results. Manus was in attendance at the meeting but abstained from voting. Zorica was not there.
Deadline looms to buy controlled hunt tags BOISE – Big game hunters in Idaho whose names were drawn in controlled hunt drawings have until midnight Mountain Daylight Time, Thursday, Aug. 1, to buy their tags. Any tags not purchased by that time will be forfeited. After a second drawing, any leftover tags are sold over the counter. The application period for the second drawing runs Aug 5-15. The drawing will be Aug. 20. Any left over tags will go on sale Aug. 25.
Results of deer, elk, pronghorn and fall black bear controlled hunt drawings are available on the Fish and Game website. Hunters can buy their tags at any Fish and Game office, license vendor, by telephone at 800-554-8685, or online at https://id.outdoorcentral.us/. For information on rules and dates for specific hunts, consult the regulations brochure or the Fish and Game Website.
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Idaho closes fiscal 2013 in the black Budget includes rainy day fund
essential functions over three years during the Great Recession. BOISE – Gov. C.L. “Butch” “I’m pleased to report GovOtter announced last week ernor Otter’s good financial that the state of Idaho colstewardship and the Legislalected $17 million more tax ture’s prudent appropriation revenue than expected in of your tax dollars enabled June, putting Idaho’s total Idaho to close Fiscal Year fiscal 2013 2013 with tax receipts at “Our books are in good a balanced $2.75 billion budget,” State order, public funds are – 3.5 percent Controller accounted for and have ahead of proBrandon D. jections and been spent in accordance Woolf said. 6.3 percent “Our books more than the with law, and citizens are in good previous bud- are invited to review order, public get year. are Idaho’s finances online at funds Under a accounted “surplus elimi- Transparent.idaho.gov.” for and have nator” law been spent enacted by the Legislature, in accordance with law, and almost $85.4 million of the citizens are invited to review year-end balance will be Idaho’s finances online at deposited in Idaho’s Budget Transparent.idaho.gov.” Stabilization Fund, increasThe Idaho Division of ing the total in that “rainy Financial Management’s day” account to more than General Fund Revenue Re$135 million. port contains details for each The state drew more than General Fund tax collection $400 million from its recategory. serve funds to help maintain Otter said the fiscal 2013 public schools and other results show the wisdom of
his shared commitment with the Legislature to ensuring government does not grow as fast as Idaho’s economy and to continue refilling the state’s various rainy day funds. That’s especially true in light of continuing uncertainty about the federal budget, federal fiscal policies and their impact on economic recovery. “Don’t get the idea that we’re flush just because we ended the budget year with a few extra bucks. We have plenty of needs and plenty of priorities. But the best way to ensure economic stability and continued growth is to remain prudent, cautious and responsible in how we allocate every one of those taxpayer dollars,” Otter said. “Our state agencies already are working on their budget proposals for next year, and I will be working with the Legislature in the coming months toward a clear understanding of our best path forward together.”
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Idaho receives grant to address substance abuse prevention BOISE – The Idaho Office of and lasting prevention work is Office of Drug Policy will bring Drug Policy has been awarded done at the local level, and this stakeholders together to build a federal grant award will nearly a more comprehensive, susfrom the Substance Idaho now has a double the pretainable system for substance Abuse and Mental variety of prevention vention funds go- abuse prevention in Idaho. The Health Services ing out to Idaho overall purpose of the SPF SIG Administration to programs being communities.” program is to prevent the onset fund community- supported by federal, Idaho now has and reduce the progression level substance a variety of preof substance abuse, includstate and private abuse prevention vention programs ing childhood and underage sources. strategies and to being supported drinking; reduce substance improve Idaho’s by federal, state abuse – related problems; and prevention infraand private build prevention capacity and structure. sources. However, with these infrastructure at the state Through the Strategic Preadditional federal funds the and community levels. vention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG), Idaho will receive $1.5 million per year for five years beginning Aug. 1. Special deadline Tuesdays 2 p.m. “We are very excited about ABANDONED VEHICLE TREASURES ON FOXWOOD this award as it will provide SALE Outdoor vendor sale, August 10th much-needed resources to the R&B Towing South, 141 Classic 9-5, 11th 9-4. Admission $4, 12 state and local communities Lane, Elk, Washington 99009. under free, 40 plus vendors on the working to keep their neighbor2001 Dodge Durango VIN #1B4H- grounds surrounding Foxwood Tea hoods free from the devastating S28N61F629251. Sale: August 7, House. Antiques, collectables, vineffects of substance abuse,” said 2013, 12:05 p.m. Public viewing tage, salvage, industrial, eclectic, Elisha Figueroa, administrator 9:00 a.m.- 12:05 p.m. (26) so much more. Food - live musicof the Office of Drug Policy. “We ice cream- wine and beer patio. UP TO 50% OFF know that the most effective
Chamber hires membership director Search on for new board members BY MICHELLE NEDVED OF THE MINER
NEWPORT – In a departure from standard operations, the Greater Newport Area Chamber of Commerce hired a membership director and will no longer be seeking Brooks an executive director. Karine Brooks of Newport begins her position this week. President Steve Shumski said since the departure of executive director Valorie Hein in
March, various duties have been divided up between board members and the visitor center operations given to another group. They decided the board members wanted to continue operating as they have been and created instead the membership director position. The chamber is also on the hunt for two board members. Jason Thompson resigned as Newport School District superintendent and moved out of the area. Barb Smith, who is a board member and chamber treasurer, is planning to move to the west side of the state in the fall. Shumski said the chamber put together a nomination
committee to find replacements for Thompson and Smith. The committee includes Rob Owen, Mike Manus and Mark Zorica. Their recommendations will be discussed at the chamber’s board meeting next week. Brooks will split her time between current chamber members and recruiting new members. It is a paid position but there are no set hours. Instead, she will be visiting 10 businesses a week, to make sure the chamber is supporting its members in all means possible, and to recruit new businesses to the chamber. Brooks, and her husband Newport Councilman Sam
Brooks, have lived in Newport for nearly 10 years. She retired from Ben Franklin last year and Shumski convinced her to come out of retirement for the new job. “It sounded like something I would enjoy doing,” Brooks said. It’s not a set 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. job, but rather she can work her own schedule. This will allow her to continue to care for her 89-year-old father, a resident at River Mountain Village. Brooks worked as a dental assistant in the 1980s, but was promoted to the front desk as the dentist’s PR person. She spoke Spanish and enjoyed people, she said.
Bonner County Clerk announced BY DESIREÉ HOOD OF THE MINER
SANDPOINT – Ann DutsonSater has been named the new Bonner County Clerk by county commissioners Friday, after the retiring of the former clerk, Marie Scott. Dutson-Sater has a bachelors degree in business and accounting and has spent most of her life using these skills. She has worked in human resources for many companies, doing taxes and book keeping. For the past three years, Dutson-Sater was the office
manager at an assisted living facility and she received her residential administrator for assisted living certificate while working there. Her two children are grown. Dutson-Sater’s daughter graduated recently from the University of Idaho and is currently a dancer for the Spokane Shock arena football team. Her son is in Texas, looking into the University of Texas at Austin. Dutson-Sater feels that she is a good fit for the job because of her experience. She only applied for the position because
|| P U B L I C 2013252 SALE OF TIMBER 2013 ALLOTMENT TIMBER SALE ADVERTISEMENT Kalispel Indian Reservation- Usk, WA. Sealed bids, in duplicate, on forms provided therefore, marked outside “Proposal for Timber, 2013 ALLOTMENT Timber Sale” addressed to the Kalispel Tribe P.O.B. 39 Usk, WA. 99180 Attn: Forestry, will be received until 1:00pm local time August 20, 2013 or hand delivered to the Kalispel Tribal Office on the Kalispel Indian Reservation (1981 N. Leclerc Rd.) in Usk, WA. for the purchase of merchantable timber designated for removal. This timber sale contains approximately 40 acres with 25 acres to be logged, with an estimated volume of 82,339 board feet of sawlogs 5.5 inches DIB and greater scaling diameter on a sixteen foot log. Species consisting of 39.725 mbf of Grand fir/ Western Hemlock/Lodgepole pine, 1.599 mbf of
Western Red Cedar 6-7 inch diameter, 13.638 mbf of Western Red Cedar 7+ inch diameter, 7.317 mbf of Douglas fir/Western Larch 6-11 inch diameter, 9.114 of Douglas fir/Western Larch 11+ inch diameter, 3.426 mbf of Ponderosa Pine 6-10 inch diameter, 5.894 mbf of Ponderosa Pine 10+ inch diameter and 1.626 mbf of White Pine sawlogs will be cut and hauled. The above volume estimates are not guaranteed. Each bidder must state the price per thousand board feet per bid group (Scribner Decimal “C” log scale) that will be paid for sawlogs cut and scaled. No bids of less than $214.87 per thousand board feet for Doug fir/Western Larch sawlogs 6-11 inch diameter, $182.61 per thousand board feet Doug fir/Western Larch 11+ inch diameter, $210.17 per thousand board feet for Grand fir/ Hemlock/Lodgepole sawlogs, $158.47 per thousand board feet of White Pine sawlogs, $408.62 per thousand board feet
a friend suggested it, but feels that it is something she can continue to do. “So far, I am really enjoying it,” Dutson-Sater said Tuesday. “I have the ability to put 120 percent effort into my job and making everything go smoothly.” The clerk has five distinct titles as outlined in Idaho Code. Elected as the clerk of the District Court, he or she also serves in an ex-officio capacity as the county auditor and recorder. Additionally, the position is the clerk to the board of county commissioners and
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Western Red Cedar 6-7 inch diameter , $596.62 per thousand board feet Western Red Cedar sawlogs 7+ inch diameter, and $118.52 for per thousand board feet Ponderosa Pine 6-10 inch diameter, and $121.92 per thousand board feet Ponderosa Pine 10+ inch diameter sawlogs will be accepted. This sale is a fixed rate, or unadjusted stumpage rate sale. Removal of Smallwood Products will be charged at stated fixed rates based on tonnage. If these products are removed, weight will be by certified scales only. No estimates for these products were performed. Minimum bid rates for All species Pulp/Chip wood <5.5 DIB is $2.50 per ton. Bid deposits in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, bank draft, irrevocable letter of credit, or postal money order made payable to the Kalispel Tribe, or cash in the amount of $1500.00 must accompany each sealed bid. The deposit of the apparent highest
the chief elections officer for the entire county. The Bonner County Clerk, by code, also oversees the County Assistance Office and the Veterans Service Office. Over 40 deputy clerks work in the various offices under the clerk. The court system includes youth court, drug court, traffic citations and small claims. Recording includes deeds, plats, surveys, marriage licenses and genealogy. The clerk is also in charge of formulating the county’s budget and maintaining the more than 40 taxing districts in the county.
bidder and of others who submit written requests to have their bids considered for acceptance will be retained pending acceptance or rejection of the bids. All other deposits will be returned following completion of the bidding. The deposit of the successful bidder will be applied as part of the purchase price against timber cut on this logging unit, or retained a liquidated damages if the bidder fails to execute the contract and furnish a satisfactory performance bond in the amount of $3000.00 within 30 days of the acceptance of the bid and/or before logging operations commence, whichever is sooner. The performance bond may be in the form of an irrevocable letter of credit, cash, or negotiable United States Securities or other form acceptable to the BIA SuperintendentSpokane Agency. The right to waive technical defects and to reject any and all bids is reserved. Payments and deposits shall be by electronic funds
transfer at the purchaser’s bank through the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to the Treasury Department using instructions furnished separately by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Payments and deposits are due on the date specified using instructions furnished separately by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Before bids are submitted , full information concerning the timber, road requirements, conditions of sale, use of irrevocable letter of credit, and the submission of bids should be obtained from the Kalispel Tribe, POB. 39 Usk, WA. 99180. Sale information including the prospectus and bid package may be obtained from the Kalispel Tribe-Forestry Dept. POB 39, Usk, WA. 99180 or by calling 509445-1147 XT: 7284. Published in The Newport Miner July 31, August 7 and 14, 2013. (26-3)
August 9th, 10th, 11th. 2400 Southshore Road, Diamond Lake. Living estate and moving sale. 4 generations of treasures: Antique furniture, kerosene cook stoves, 50 plus oil lamps, large assortment of appliances. “Collectable” Campbell soup, Corelle, Pyrex, Corning, Wagner, and Griswold cast iron. Pressure canner, fishing, camping gear, linens, fabric, collectable Christmas ornaments, pictures, 500 plus hardbacks, paperbacks, hundreds of movies, old steel wheels, solid oak desk, 100 plus stuffed animals, 20 gallon crock, lots of new and old tools, many pet kennels. Over 3000 items! (25HB-3p) MULTI FAMILY SALE Household, gun cabinet, tools, tools! Camping gear, desks, bird cages. Lots of miscellaneous. Freeman Lake Road, 1-1/2 miles from Highway 2, across from Albeni Dam. Watch for signs. ThursdaySunday 8:00 a.m. - ?? (26p) VOTE MIKE MANUS Pend Oreille County Commissioner. Man of leadership, integrity and doing a great job as the incumbent. Paid for by Bob Moran. (26p) BABY BOOMERS GARAGE SALE! Friday and Saturday 8-3. 9581 LeClerc Road South, 11 miles from Oldtown Bridge. Hunting items, Honda Trail 110 motorcycle. furniture, sporting equipment, including golf clubs, televisions, electronics, cameras, glassware, jewelry, books, movies on tape, computer games and much, much more. Cash only. (26p) YARD SALE 1352 Green Road, Newport. (Next to old Burro Inn) Follow the green signs. Friday August 2, Saturday August 3, 8-4. Please no early birds. Little bit of everything. (26p) OLDTOWN AUTO SALES We buy clean used cars and RV’s. See our complete inventory online at www.oldtownautos.com. (51HB-tf) DID YOU MISS IT? You won’t miss a thing when you subscribe to The Miner. Save $14.50 a year and receive it in your mail every Wednesday. (509) 447-2433.(47HB-altTF) OPEN MIC First Friday of every month. Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 North Union, Newport. 7:00 p.m. Admission $2.00. Bring a song or story to share, and watch the stars come out! (48, 52, 4, 9, 13, 18, 22, 26, 31, 35, 39, 44) MULTI FAMILY SALE August 2nd and 3rd, 8:00-3:00. 130 Circle Drive, Newport. Quality clothing, other good stuff! (26p) JOIN PEND OREILLE DEMOCRATS for the first annual south county community potluck picnic in Newport Park on August 10, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bring your favorite potluck dish. Children and grandchildren can enjoy the clown, balloons and face painting. We provide hot coffee, iced bottled water, dessert, disposable dinnerware, eating utensils, napkins. 2 door prize drawings. RSVP: pocdems@ gmail.com or Gayle Cain (509) 710-6493. (26HB-2)
Foxwood tea house open. NO PETS PLEASE. (509) 589-0097. 5 miles south of Newport on Hwy 2. (26-2p) SUMMER BLOW OUT At Critter’s Thrift Store, Highway 2, Priest River, across from Mitchell’s. Starting Friday! (26) MOVING SALE August 2nd and 3rd, 8:00-5:00. 502 West Willow, Newport. Small washer/ dryer combo, movies, home decor, Makita chain saw, ladders, tools, microwave, stove, 5 piece bedroom set, rugs, lots of household items. (26p) PUD BAKE SALE/ YARD SALE TO BENEFIT NEIGHBORS IN NEED The PUD will be having a Bake Sale/ Yard Sale on Friday, August 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the lower back parking lot at 130 North Washington Avenue in Newport. All proceeds will be given to the Neighbors in Need Low Income Assistance Fund. There will be lots of baked goods and miscellaneous items for sale! Put it on your calendar. Rain or shine. (26HB-2p) YARD SALE August 3rd, 7:00-3:00. 855 Railroad Avenue and Highway 41, Blanchard. 1985 Ford 1/2 ton pickup, 1979 2 horse trailer. Lots of good stuff! (26p) “CRAZY FOR PATSY CLINE” Starring Laura Gill Sable, with opening act “Magic, Music and Mayhem” starring Bill Wiemuth this weekend only! At the Circle Moon Theatre, August 1, 2, 3. Dinner and show $25, show only tickets $12. Tickets at (208) 448-1294 or www. NPAINC.com or at Seeber’s. (26p) USK YARD SALE Multi family huge sale! Large variety of items: clothes, household, furniture. Don’t miss this one! August 1, 2, 3. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 2101 Black Road, Usk. No early birdies! (26p) PIANO TUNING With thorough cleaning- $125. Newport local technician. Good references. (509) 671-2778. (26HB-2p) DIAMOND LAKE SALE BY ‘END OF THE TRAIL’ Saturday and Sunday 9:00-4:00. Quality tools, furniture, household items. 4 miles south of Newport. Follow pink signs at Highway 2 and Coyote Trail. See pictures on Craig’s List. (26p) YARD SALE August 1st, 2nd, 3rd. 231 South Scott Avenue, Newport. Baby items, kid clothes and much more. Thursday and Friday 8:00-5:00, Saturday 9:00-3:00. (26p) 5 BEDROOM 2 BATH Oldtown area. 2 car garage. Available August 1. $1,000 per month. (208) 610-3788. (26p) AWESOME SALE! Lots of everything! 10:00 a.m. til ?? Friday, Saturday, Sunday. 32 Stohr Road off Spring Valley Road, Newport. Details on Cragslist. (26p) ROAD ATLAS Current, detailed road atlas, spiral bound with laminated cover. Pend Oreille County, Washington $30.00. Bonner County, Idaho $35.00. Sold at The Miner Newspapers, 421 South Spokane Avenue, Newport. (509) 447-2433.(12HB-alt tf)
BR I E FLY BASIC supports Spirit Lake Fire District BLANCHARD – The Blanchard Area Seniors Inc. will dedicate all proceeds from the snack donations and lobby sales in the Blanchard Community Center to the Spirit Lake Fire District. This is in appreciation of all the fire district does for the Blanchard community and surrounding areas. “We are presently urging individuals and businesses in the Blanchard area to help ‘fill the boot’ with cash donations specifically for SLFD,” BASIC member said. The boot is located in the lobby of the Blanchard Community Center earmarked for SLFD. Donations can also be made directly to the fire district. “We are proud of our district and the dedication and outstanding support they have shown to our grateful community. They risk their lives and sacrifice so much for the good those who are blessed by their service,” the members said. For more information about giving a donation or becoming involved in this effort call the Blanchard Community Center at 208-437-1037.
Books on sale at library PRIEST RIVER – The Priest River Library is holding a book sale Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Books are $2 a bag. The library is located at 118 Main St., downtown Priest River.
Career training center offers August classes CUSICK – The Kalispel Career Training Center is offering a variety of classes starting in August. Most classes require a minimum enrollment, four to eight students, depending on the class. Cost for each class varies, from $22.50 for a work ethics class to $127.50 for a woodworking class. Classes offered include record keeping, work ethics, prepare for a job interview, how to write a resume, benefit by budgeting, framing, drywall repair, foundations, finish concrete, deck building, tile setting, cabinets and countertops, paints and stain, basic plumbing, basic electrical, woodworking, small engine repair, basic welding, fabrication, car care and automotive maintenance. People who are interested can call 509-447-7437 and leave a message. Classes won’t be scheduled until the minimum number of students are registered. People can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lean to hunt treasure at the library PRIEST RIVER – The Live and Learn series at the Priest River Library presents “Geo Caching” Saturday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. Join Carol Smith for a lesson in modern day “treasure hunting” and a hands-on experience in Priest River. Feel free to bring your own GPS. The summer reading program, Dig into Reading, begins at the Blanchard Library Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. The first program will be “Rocks” presented by the Rangers from Albeni Falls Dam. The library has partnered with the West Bonner County School District Free Summer Lunch program to provide lunches for the children who attend the Summer Reading program Aug. 7 and 14. Aug. 21 will be the last day of the Summer Reading program in Blanchard. There will be a party at the library for children attending the program. For more information go to the library website at http:// westbonner.lili.org.
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Summer events planned at local campgrounds OLDTOWN – The Albeni Falls Dam Visitor Center is hosting events throughout the month of August. They also offer tours of the dam and other area activities for people of all ages to enjoy. Friday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Mudhole in Priest River and Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. at Riley Creek Campground, Ranger Andrew will explore the world of Lewis and Clark. The activity will highlight their life and journey as they traveled across
the U.S. Friday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. at Springy Point and Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at Riley Creek, Ranger Andrew will teach about hydropower. Participants get a chance to create their own electricity at the event. Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Priest River and Saturday, Aug. 17 at Riley Creek, join Ranger Andrew to learn how to use a map and compass. Participants will go on an orienting activity.
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 Rotary Club: 7:15 a.m. - Oldtown Rotary Park Overeaters Anonymous: 7:30 a.m. - Pineridge Community Church, 1428 W. First St., Newport, use back entrance Newport TOPS: 9 a.m. - Newport Eagles Fiber Arts Knitting and Spinning Group: 9 a.m. - Create Arts Center, Newport Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Story Time: 10:30 a.m. - Blanchard Library Weight Watchers: 11 a.m. Weigh in and 11:30 to Noon meeting - Camas Center for Community Wellness, Usk Al-Anon: Noon - American Lutheran Church Pinochle: 1 p.m. - Priest River Senior Center Jessa’s Creative Dance Class: 4 p.m. - Create Arts Center Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:45 p.m. Hospitality House, Newport Priest River TOPS: 6 p.m. - Priest River Free Methodist Church Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Hospitality House, Newport
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 Kalispel Powwow and Salish Fair: Powwow Grounds, Usk Priest River American Legion Breakfast: 8-10:30 a.m. - VFW on Larch Street Pend Oreille Valley Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Newport, 240 N. Union Ave. Women’s AA: 9:30 a.m. - Create Arts Center, Newport Friends of the Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Priest River Library Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Priest River Legion Auxiliary: 11 a.m. - VFW Hall, Larch Street Angel Paws: Noon - Kelly’s Restaurant, call Janet at 509-447-3541 Happy Agers Card Party: 1 p.m. Priest River Senior Center AA Meeting: 5 p.m. - Cornerstone Building, Selkirk Way, Oldtown ‘Music, Magic and Mayhem’ Featuring Laura Sable and Bill Wiemuth: 6:30 p.m. - Circle Moon Theater Set Free Northwest Meal and Worship: 6:30 p.m. - Conerstone Building Behind Ace Hardware, Oldtown
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 Priest River Food Bank Open: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Priest River Senior Center Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Story Time: 10:30 a.m. - Priest River Library Open Painting Workshop: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Create Arts Center, Newport Duplicate Bridge: 12:30 p.m. - Hospitality House in Newport Loosely Knit: 1-3 p.m. - Calispel Valley Library, Cusick After School Readers Club: 3 p.m. - Priest River Library Celebrate Recovery: 5:30 p.m. House of the Lord, 754 Silverbirch Lane, Oldtown Pend Oreille Kids Club: 6 p.m. Pend Oreille Mennonite Church Pinochle: 6 p.m. - Hospitality House in Newport Bingo: 6 p.m. - Priest River Senior Center ‘Music, Magic and Mayhem’ Featuring Laura Sable and Bill Wiemuth: 6:30 p.m. - Circle Moon Theater Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Blanchard Community Church Newport Masonic Lodge: 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 Kalispel Powwow and Salish Fair: Powwow Grounds, Usk Dharma Day: 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sravasti Abbey, Newport Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Garden Tour and Dinner: South Pend Oreille County Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Hospitality House, Newport
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 Kalispel Powwow and Salish Fair: Powwow Grounds, Usk Oil Painting Class: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Create Arts Center PRM-Advocates for Women: 9:30-11 a.m. - Cornerstone Mall, Oldtown Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Story Time: 11 a.m. - Newport Library Dance Classes: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Create Arts Center, Newport Davis Lake Grange: 6 p.m. - Davis Lake Grange Notes: Updated Jan. 3, 2013 ‘Music, Magic and Mayhem’ Featuring Laura Sable and Bill Wiemuth: 6:30 p.m. - Circle Moon Theater Al-Anon: 7-8 p.m. - Priest River, 119 Main St., Suite 204, Room 16, Call Jan 208-946-6131 Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting: 7 p.m. - Priest River VFW Open Mic: 7-9:30 p.m. - Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport
Friday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. at Springy Point and Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. at Riley Creek, Ranger Andrew and Ranger Taylor will host an outdoor movie. Friday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. at Priest River and Saturday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at Riley Creek, Ranger Taylor and Ranger Andrew will host Survivor. There will be a chance to win a free night of camping while taking part in the Labor Day Weekend activities.
MONDAY, AUGUST 5 Country Breakfast: 7-11 a.m. Blanchard Community Center Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Bonner County Homeschool Group: 2:30 p.m. - Priest River City Park Priest River Chamber Board: 4 p.m. - Chamber Office Youth Advisory Council 4 p.m. Blanchard Library Newport Maws and Paws Booster Club: 6 p.m. - Newport High School Library Newport Lions Club: 6:30 p.m. Kelly’s Restaurant, Call Ota Harris at 509-447-4157 Blanchard Lions: 7 p.m. - Blanchard Inn Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Blanchard Community Church Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. - Pend Oreille Bible Church in Cusick TUESDAY, AUGUST 6 Mothers of Preschoolers Gathering: 10 a.m. - Priest River Assembly of God Church Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Soroptimist International of Newport Business Meeting: 12-1 p.m. - Pineridge Community Church Jessa’s Creative Dance Class: 4 p.m. - Create Arts Center Weight Watchers: 5:30-6 p.m. Weigh in and 6 p.m. meeting Pineridge Community Church, 1428 W. First St., Newport Notes: Updated July 2012 Pinochle: 6 p.m. - Calispel Valley Library, Cusick Kaniksu Lodge 97: 6 p.m. - VFW Hall in Priest River Bingo: 6:30 p.m. - Newport Eagles Belly Dance Fitness: 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Create Arts Center, Newport Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. - St. Anthony’s Church Pend Oreille County Search and Rescue: 7 p.m. - Newport Health
Center Basement WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 Rotary Club: 7:15 a.m. - Oldtown Rotary Park Overeaters Anonymous: 7:30 a.m. - Pineridge Community Church, 1428 W. First St., Newport, use back entrance Newport TOPS: 9 a.m. - Newport Eagles Fiber Arts Knitting and Spinning Group: 9 a.m. - Create Arts Center, Newport Museum Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newport, 402 S. Washington Ave. Computer Basics for Adults: 10 a.m. to Noon - Newport Library Story Time: 10:30 a.m. - Blanchard Library Weight Watchers: 11 a.m. Weigh in and 11:30 to Noon meeting - Camas Center for Community Wellness, Usk Al-Anon: Noon - American Lutheran Church Notes: Updated Aug. 1, 2012 Pinochle: 1 p.m. - Priest River Senior Center Jessa’s Creative Dance Class: 4 p.m. - Create Arts Center Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:45 p.m. Hospitality House, Newport Priest River Animal Rescue: 6 p.m. - 1710 9th St., Priest River BASIC Meeting: 6 p.m. - Blanchard Community Center Priest River TOPS: 6 p.m. - Priest River Free Methodist Church Calispel Post 217: 6 p.m. - American Legion in Cusick Pend Oreille Rock and Gem Club: 7 p.m. - 508 Quail Loop, Newport Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m. Hospitality House, Newport
CALVARY CHAPEL NEWPORT
“Where The Sheep Go To Be Fed” 409 S. Spokane • Newport Sunday Morning 10 a.m. (509) 939-0676 CalvaryNewport@aol.com / 97.3 FM “I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.” John 6:35
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A late night visitor This little guy visited the Snow residence on Diamond Lake in early July. Photographer Cliff Snow said he hasn’t seen raccoons near his home in a few years.
Music, magic and mayhem at Circle Moon SACHEEN LAKE – The Circle Moon Theatre and Northwoods Performing Arts (NPA) bring back Laura Sable and Bill Wiemuth Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 1-3, to play music, perform magic and cause a little mayhem in their show, Music, Magic and Mayhem. The dinner theatre performers are brought back by popular
Couch makes Dean’s List DILLON, Mont. – Ann Marie Couch of Ione was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Montana Western for spring
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 3rd and Spokane St., Newport, WA Worship Service ~ 10:00 a.m. Nursery Care Available Rev. Russell Clark 447-4121 email@example.com www.newportucc.org
REAL LIFE MINISTRIES
“Where Jesus and Real Life Meet.” Worship Time: Sunday 10:30 a.m. at the Newport High School Real Life Ministries office, 420 4th St. Newport, WA - Office Phone: (509) 447-2164 or Toll Free (877) 997-1200
PINE RIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH
1428 1st Street West Sunday School ~ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship ~ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Girls Club, ages 9 to 12, 5:30 to 7:00 pm Soul’d Out Youth, ages 13 thru 19, 6:00 pm Pastor Mitch McGhee 447-3265
DALKENA COMMUNITY CHURCH • VILLAGE MISSIONS S.S. ~ 9:30 • Worship ~ 11 a.m. Family Night, Wednesday ~ 7 p.m. (Bible and Youth Clubs) Pastor Sandy Strait - 509-447-3687
GRACE BIBLE CHURCH of Diamond Lake Corner of North Shore Road and Jorgens Road Informal Family-style Worship Sundays 10:00 a.m. 509-671-3436
CHURCH OF FAITH
36245 Hwy 41, Oldtown, ID Sunday School 9 a.m. Sunday Services - 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wed. - Bible Study 6 p.m. Pastor Jack Jones Church Office 208-437-0150 www.churchoffaitholdtown.com
demand. Skeyes the Limit will be catering a dinner of Chicken Marsala. Tickets to the show cost $25 per person for dinner and the show. For show only tickets, cost is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children. Tickets can be purchased at Seebers Drug Store in Newport or by calling 208-448-1294.
Community Church Directory CATHOLIC MASSES
Newport: St. Anthony’s, 447-4231 612 W. First St., Sun. - 11 a.m. Saturday evening - 7 p.m. Usk: St. Jude’s River Rd., Sat. - 5p.m. Ione: St. Bernard’s, 802 - 8th St., Sun. - 2nd & 4th - 8:00 a.m. Metaline Falls: St. Joseph’s, 446-2651 -- 406 Park St., Sun., 1st, 3rd & 5th - 8:00 a.m.
Diamond Lake Church 326002 Hwy. 2, West of Newport Head Elder Dale French, (509) 447-4565 Newport Church - Corner of Lilac Lane & Hwy. 20 North Pastor Ron Fleck (509) 447-4755 Sat. Morning Services Sabbath School 9:30 • Worship 11:00 NACS THRIFT SHOP (509) 447-3488 PO Valley Church School (208) 437-2638
quarter for her academic achievement. Students with grade point averages above 3.33 are named to the Dean’s List. SPRING VALLEY MENNONITE CHURCH
4912 Spring Valley Road Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. -- Sunday School (509) 447-3588
NEWPORT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
“Sharing Christ As He Is, With People As They Are” 2nd & Spokane Sts 447-3846 9 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Worship Service 11:30 a.m. Fellowship Time September - May AWANA - Tuesday 5:30 p.m. The Immortals (13-High School ) Thur. 7-9 Pastor Rob Malcolm
NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH
4 Miles South of Newport, Hwy. 2 Sun.: 9:30 Sun. School, 10:30, Worship, 6 p.m. Evening Service Sun. & Wed. at Pastor’s house. Jams 5 pm 2nd Saturdays Pastor, Walt Campbell: 447-5101
HOUSE OF THE LORD
754 Silver Birch Ln. • Oldtown, ID 83822 ‘’Contemporary Worship’’ Sun. ~ 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. “United Generation Church” Youth Group Wednesday 6 p.m. Jeff & Robie Ecklund, Pastors • 437-2032 www.hotl.me
NEWPORT SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH
1 mile S. of Newport on Hwy. 2 • 447-3742 Pastor Rob Greenslade Sun. School 9:45 a.m. • Worship 11 a.m. Evening Worship 6:30 p.m. Bible Study Weds. 6:30 p.m.
AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH E.L.C.A.
332801 Hwy. 2, P.O. Box 653, Newport Pastors Matt & Janine Goodrich Worship Service 9 am (509) 447-4338
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Hartley, Lavoie win logging competitions PRIEST RIVER – James Hartley and Erin LaVoie are the Overall Bull and Overall Belle of the Priest River Timber Days Logging Competitions, held this past weekend at the city park. Events included springboard, men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s underhand chip, double buck and axe throw, Jack and Jill, Hot Saw and Standing Block contests. Following are results:
Springboard: James Hartley 56.5 seconds, Josh Stoken 1:04.6, Derek Pouchnik 1:06, Tom Martin 2:07.2, Seth Bergman 2:20.5.
Men’s single: James Hartley 14.79, Tom Martin 16.6, Derek Pouchnik 18.9, Seth Bergman 22.31, Josh Stoken 20.49, Clay Stephenson 20.68.
Women’s single: Erin LaVoie 29.15, Janice Burns 29.89, Brenda Pouchnik 34.39, Chrissy Ramsey 35.29, Kathy Groce 35.67, Annette Moses 36.69.
Men’s underhand chop: Tom Martin 20.47, Brian Sheridan 27.20, Derek Pouchnik 28.43, James Hartley 31.75, Josh Stoken 33.94, Seth Bergman 36.11.
Men’s double buck: Derek Pouchnik/James Hartley 7.66, Tom Martin/Brian Sheridan 8.92, Clay Stephenson/Kathy Groce 11.86.
Men’s Axe throw:
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Logging competitions were a highlight at the Priest River Timber Days this past Saturday. Competitions included springboard, double buck saw and axe throwing.
Derek Pouchnik 15, James Hartley 15, Kurt Cuzzetto 14, Josh Stoken 12, Seth Bergman 11, Robert Groce 10.
dan 11.85, James Hartley 30.54. 140 CC Mod Saw: Brian Sheridan 7.83, Robert Groce 9.43.
Jack and Jill:
Brenda Pouchnik/Derek Pouchnik 8.77, Seth Bergman/Lauren Bergman 9.31, James Hartley/ Chrissy Ramsey 9.54, Brian Sheridan/Kathy Groce 12.05, Josh Stoken/Erin LaVoie 12.88, Tom Martin/Annette Moses 13.43.
Josh Stoken 15.05, James Hartley 16.49, Tom Martin 18.19, Derek Pouchnik 19.37, Brian Sheridan 23.34, Seth Bergman 28.97.
Hot saw: Josh Stoken 6.83, Brian Sheri-
Women’s underhand chop: Erin LaVoie 33.19, Janice Burns 46.20, Brenda Pouchnik 47.81, Lauren Bergman 50.29, Chrissy
Ramsey 1:04.7, Natasha Strand 1:07.2.
Women’s double buck: Brenda Pouchnik/Erin LaVoie 10.35, Chrissy Ramsey/Lauren Bergman 13, Janice Burns/Kathy Groce 14.63, Natasha Strand/ Annette Moses 14.84, Emily Grotbo/L. Neu 16.21.
Women’s Axe Throw: Natasha Strand 14, Kathy Groce 11, Janice Burns 11, Emily Grotbo 11, Brenda Pouchnik 10, Erin LaVoie 4.
Law gets tough on boating under the influence OLYMPIA – Boating under the influence laws got a bit tougher in Washington over the weekend. Governor Jay Inslee signed the boating safety bill (Senate Bill 5437) in May, a three-part bill that changes Washington’s boating safety laws and gets tough on boaters operating under the influence. The law went into effect July 28. Most notably, the bill strengthens Washington’s boating under the influence (BUI) law by making the penalty for BUI a gross misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of $5,000 and 364 days in jail. Additionally, the law now allows for implied consent, which means an officer can require a boat operator to take a breath or blood test if the officer believes the operator is boating under the influence. If the operator refuses, he/she could be issued a $1,000 civil infraction. “Washington has a long history of being a maritime state. We
need to keep boating safe and fun, and this legislation will help us do that. I’m delighted that by working with our state partners and boating stakeholders, we were able to develop legislation that everyone could agree to,” said Don Hoch, Washington State Parks director. “The cultural, economic and recreational significance of Washington state waterways can’t be overemphasized. Likewise, neither can boating safety. The passage of this measure provides law enforcement with additional tools and strengthens our commitment to limiting tragedies on waterways,” said Bruce Bjork, chief of police for the Department of Fish and Wildlife, an agency that played a key role in writing and promoting the legislation. Lastly, the law gives marine law enforcement officers the ability to hold negligent or reckless boaters accountable and the authority to issue citations for vessel accidents
they did not witness. Now, when an officer is investigating a vessel accident, like a vessel-to-vessel collision, and it’s determined a boat operator caused the accident by breaking a boating safety law, the officer can arrest the operator for criminal violations or issue a citation for an infraction. “This is a great change and something we’ve needed for a long time. We’ve had this authority on land, but we lacked it on the water. I think this is really going to help us educate boaters about the importance of the boating rules of the road,” said Ed Holmes, Mercer Island police chief and president of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. According to State Parks data, alcohol is a factor in 30 percent of boating fatalities. The law change was intended to deter BUI by increasing the penalty and introducing implied consent in the form of a monetary penalty – not
tied to the driver’s license. Other changes to the law include the following: • Testing language consistent with driving under the influence (DUI) procedures: The statute was updated to reference the breath and blood testing procedures used in DUI cases. These procedures have been thoroughly tested in court. • Marijuana references added: The statute was updated with marijuana references that mirror language in Initiative 502, which made the recreational use of marijuana legal. • Test refusal is not admissible in court: The statute makes it clear that a boater’s refusal to submit to either a breath or blood test cannot be used as evidence in a court of law. • Recreational vessel rentals: The statue makes it clear that rented vessels must have all safety equipment, be properly registered and meet all other state requirements.
Record turnout for Run for the Berries PRIEST RIVER – A record 153 runners and walkers participated in the 34th Annual Run For The Berries this year during Priest River’s Timber Days Saturday, July 27. Five runners participated in the 70 + age category in the 1-mile run. Leading the group was Annmarie McColleum with a time of 12:14. The fastest 70+ man was Mike Frank with a time of 17:51. One of the ladies running in this category, Lorna Auren, is 87 year old. There were three 70-year-old plus runners in the 5-mile-run. Long time Berries Runner Mike Paul finished first in this category with a time of 46:12. First place for the men’s 1-mile went to Scott Warnica running the mile in six minutes with his sister Bailey Warnica, 9 years old, close behind and winning the women’s one mile with a time of 6:22. The fastest time for the men’s 5-mile went to Sawyer Ward with a time of 27:06. Jessie Ward took the women’s 5 mile with a time of 34:00. There were runners from all over the U.S. including Florida, South Dakota, Arizona and Colorado. Canadians came from Nelson and Balfore to participate. There were quite a few family groups running including the Muhms with at least nine runners, Wards with 10 and the Whittakers including Katie Ball who designed the T-shirt again this year. The Newport/Priest River Rotary Club would like to thank the community for its generous support of the 34th annual Run for the Berries. Following is a list of the top three finishers in each division:
One mile: 8 years and younger: Boys: Ollie Boni 7:13; Noah Warnica 7:16, Kaden Fulton 8:06. Girls: Lauryn York 9:02, Hailee Stoken 9:37, Annika Janson 10:56. 9-14: Boys: Jack Mohler 7:29, Derek Stoken 8:01, Jordan Phillips 8:09. Girls: Bailey Warnica 6:22, Heidi Jansen 7:22, Maddie Mohler 8:27. 15-19: Boys: Dan Whitaker 6:42, Miles Janhsen 6:53, Ryan McWilliams 6:58. Girls: Morgan McWilliams 7:31. 20-29 Men: Joe Muhm 6:15, Devin Berend 7:43, Mike Maguire 10:15. Women: Jodee Janhsen 7:23, Kim Colombini 7:23, Katie Ball 10:33.
Spartans gear up for fall sports PRIEST RIVER – Priest River Lamanna High School is gearing up for fall sports. Free sports physicals will be offered Friday, Aug. 2, at Newport Hospital from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. No appointment is necessary, just walk in. Aug. 12 is ImPACT Testing for soccer from 8-9 a.m. in the high school computer lab. The tests set a baseline to assess concussions throughout the season. The first
soccer practice follows that day. Fall sports parent orientation is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the high school. School personnel will be available for paying fees, notarizing and collecting paperwork. Soccer parents are also encouraged to attend to finish the paperwork process. Fall concussion and drug testing is Aug. 15. All student-athletes are required to have a baseline ImPACT test and pass a drug
test to participate in practice. Drug testing costs $15 is from 8-8:30 a.m. for girls and boys soccer, 8:30-9 a.m. for volleyball, 9-9:30 a.m. for cheerleaders, 9:30-10 a.m. for cross country runners and 10-11 a.m. for football players. ImPACT Testing is in the high school’s computer lab from 8-9 a.m. for cross country and cheerleaders, 9-10 a.m. for volleyball, 11 a.m. to noon for football play-
ers who are juniors and seniors, and noon to 1 p.m. for sophomores and freshmen playing football. Football, cross country and volleyball practice begins Aug. 16. Sports packets can be picked up in the district office on Main Street in downtown Priest River, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the summer months. A $35 ASB fee is due before the first day of competition.
Almost half of Washington drownings happen in rivers and streams OLYMPIA – Enjoying Washington and Idaho’s waters can be one of the highlights of the summer, yet it can also be dangerous, as recent drowning cases have shown. Analysis by Washington state health officials of recent reported drowning deaths show most in our state happen in summer months, and almost half of the 100 deaths a year occur in rivers and streams. Frigid temperatures caused by
icy mountain runoff are among the reasons these types of waters are so dangerous. Cold water can affect even strong swimmers’ muscles and nervous system within 10 minutes, overriding strength and endurance. Fast moving currents can also be treacherous. Logs, branches and bushes can snag or tip rafts and inner tubes and hold a person under water. In addition to life vests, peo-
ple in swift creeks or rivers should be wary of where they put their feet. A foot jammed between rocks in a creek with a strong current can push a person underwater. The highest drowning numbers are among teenage and young adult males. An inexperienced swimmer might intend to cool off by wading, but may step off an unseen ledge and quickly be in over their head.
Call for help if you see someone in trouble. Then find something to reach out to them with or throw them a lifeline. If you decide to go in the water to help, bring something with you to help keep you both afloat. People who drown often do so silently and without notice. Taking the proper precautions is the best way to ensure that a fun summer outing doesn’t turn into a tragedy.
30-39: Men: Russ Fulton 8:45, Bret Baker 9:55, Ryan Baker 11:02. Women: Gwendolyn Warnica 7:30, Tracy Ashley 9:52, Jordan Baker 9:53. 40-49: Men: Scott Warnica 6:00, Clint Jarson 6:05, Nacho Mendoza 9:02. Women: Amy Mohler 8:14, Camile Riley 17:50. 50-59: Men: Tim McWilliams 10:16, Joe Komperda 15:88, Mike Anderson 18:41. Women: Janice York 9:02, Debbie Komperda 10:03, Susan Anderson 10:19. 60-69: Men: Mike Muhm 9:38, Frank Baker 21:03, Ken Bonnefin 21:11. Women: Debbie Bonnefin 13:58, Sharon Baker 18:16, Karen Warnica 18:42. 70+: Men: Mike Frank 17:51, Dave Mohlenbrook 77, Jesse McCollum 21:04. Women: Annmarie McColleum 12:46, Lorna Auren 18:42, Ann Lowrenz 20:26.
Five mile: 8 years and younger: Boys: Tyler Hogue 82:06, Johnathon Hogue 83:23. Girls: Alexa Berend 44:04. 15-19: Boys: Chris Ward 30:30, Cameron Murdok 37:08, Josh Malakosky 39:43. Girls: Emma Smith 37:25, Jordan Harris 48:22, Shauna Neil 50:45. 20-29: Men: Sawyer Ward 27:06, Dustin Colombini 30:33, Joey Ward 32:31. Women: Jessie Ward 34:00, Elizabeth Muhm 37:09, Steph Berend 44:04. 30-39: Men: Cheyenne 33:44, Eddie Glover 38:10, David Wright 49:10. Women: Tara Boni 34:14, Tracy Stoken 41:42, Jessica Muhm 42:27. 40-49: Men: Andy Muhler 33:31, Sandy Boyd 33:34, Doug King 37:26. Women: Kristen Janson 44:12, Heide Mackey 45:50, Thersa Deal 54:00. 50-59: Men: Bruce Mullen 37:31, Steve Linton 44:20, Earl Whittaker 45:00. Women: Connie Troudt 45:35, Linda Hamilton 53:44, Lori Birrell 67:16. 60-69: Men: Ronald (Mark) Smith 36:36, Easy 40:37, Dave Warnica 44:36. Women: Sharon Sutton 87:45. 70+: Men: Mike Paul 46:12. Women: Patricia 62:50, Gean Greene 67:08.
Hydroplane races this weekend OLDTOWN – Mini hydroplane races are once again hitting the Pend Oreille River. The State Line Outboard Racing Association is coming to Oldtown this week, to race on the Pend Oreille River Aug. 3-4. Five classes of outboard racing will take place on the north side of the Oldtown Bridge from noon
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to 6 p.m. both days. Testing begins at 11 a.m. Aug. 3. Awards will be presented after Sunday’s racing. State Line Outboard Racing Association is a non-profit organization incorporated in both Idaho and Washington. Another race is set for Aug. 16-18 at Ione.
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 Boat Races: Noon - Oldtown Rotary Park TUESDAY, AUGUST 6 Group Hike at Upper Priest River: 9 a.m. - Meet at Priest River Senior Center
Albeni Hwy. • Priest River Washington Customers Call Toll Free 1-800-440-8254
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Priest River Timber Days
The Asphalt Angels car show Saturday featured cars old and new.
Logging competitions were a highlight of the annual Timber Days in Priest River this past weekend.
Photos by: michelle nedved
Deb of Bonjour Debâ€™s, and her daughter, sell homemade jams in the park at Timber Days.
The Nell family from Alberta, Canada, enjoy a cold snack on a hot day at the Priest River city park during Timber Days Saturday.
There was plenty for kids to do at Timber Days, like enjoy live music in the park.
North County Down River Days
Popping a wheelie on his snowmobile, Austin Heine gives the audience a show.
Two racers launch their way into the Pend Oreille River at to compete in the Water Cross.
RIGHT: Water Cross participant Garrett Doebler crosses the finish line with a splash as he completes his race across the Pend Oreille River.
Photos by: DesireĂŠ Hood The wakeboarders take a rest on an inner tube and enjoy the view of the park from the Pend Oreille River as they float by.
| JULY 31, 2013
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Janie Ruth Clift Las Vegas
Janie Ruth Clift of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away July 16. She was 64. Mrs. Clift was born June 2, 1949, in Helena, Ark., to the late Henry Clift Clarence and Martha Jane Campbell. She was the youngest of three children and lived part of her childhood in Arkansas and later moved to California where she graduated from Mater Dei High School in 1967. She went on to attend Golden West College and the University of Irvine and graduated with a degree in nursing. She married her first husband, John Hutchins, and had two daughters, JoAnna and Joy. She worked as a Psychiatric Technician at Fairview State Hospital working with disabled and mentally challenged children for 21 years before relocating to Priest River. It is here where she showed her tenacity and true grit by working in the sawmill pulling 2x4s on the chain. She later moved back to California to continue her nursing career until 1992, when she married Tom, her husband of 22 years. They relocated to Las Vegas, and became the business owners of N.A.C. Electric, Inc. Some of Mrs. Clift’s highlights in life were receiving a standing ovation at her first piano recital in 1959, being awarded employee of the year while nursing in the hospital, being mother of the year in her daughter’s Christian school in 1978, bowling a high game of 289 in her bowling league, dancing and socializing with Sonny and Cher at the Sahara in the late 70’s, meeting one of her favorite country western singers, Mel McDaniel in 1973 and having several of her writings and poems published throughout her life with her best known poem, “A Mother’s Prayer” winning several awards and being published in four well known books. Mrs. Clift loved to sew and was known for her creative and fun sock monkeys and personalized quilts. She loved to garden, play the piano, write poetry, sing crazy funny songs, dance the two-step to any country western song she heard and watch every CSI episode on TV. She loved to cook and was well known for her spaghetti and fried chicken. Her love and dedication to her animals was unsurpassed and people often commented that her animals lived and ate better than most humans. Mrs. Clift reached out to others in more ways than one, family said. She was not only a financial supporter of many organizations but a volunteer to many throughout the years. Some of her favorites included the Humane Society, the Disabled Veterans, St. Jude, The Wild Horse Foundation, The Greyhound Rescue and so many others. The week before her death she was riding in the car with her daughter when all of a sudden at a stoplight, Mrs. Clift jumped from the truck and ran over and gave a homeless man her lunch they had just bought minutes before. She cared for many two legged and four-legged critters of every kind. Though her accomplishments and highlights might seem enough, it was her love for her family for which she will be remembered most. If you heard it once, you heard it a million times, her most precious gifts in life were her two beautiful daughters and if you weren’t tired of hearing about them, when her precious grandson, Noah, entered the world, she was sure God had blessed her far beyond her dreams. She raised her girls and bestowed upon her grandson her fun-loving spirit. It wasn’t the material things they will remember her for. It was her free, easy-going spirit, her laughter, her hugs, and her humor they will forever miss. The funny songs, having backwards day, learning to play jacks, hopscotch and using an empty paper towel holder for a microphone and singing at the top of their lungs are just a few. Mrs. Clift was known for waking her girls up in the middle of the night to go out for hot fudge sundaes or just dance in the rain. Though her fun, loving spirit for life is something they will forever treasure it is her love for God they will forever cherish. Her unwavering faith and commitment to prayer is the most precious gift she has given her family and friends. “It is because of this gift that we know she is with Heavenly Father and because of that, we have peace in knowing we will someday be together again,”
they said. Mrs. Clift is survived by her husband, Tom Clift of Las Vegas; daughters, JoAnna and her husband Jeff Jordan of Deer Park, and Joy and her husband Dennis Nelson of Medical Lake, Wash.; her grandson, Noah John Jordan; sister, Mary and her husband Glenn Finley of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; brother, Clyde Campbell of Santa Rosa, Calif.; step-daughters, Amber and Heather Clift of Florida; three grandchildren by marriage and/or adoption, David Romine, Kimberlee Jordan and Jordan Clift; sistersin-law, Beverly Hutchins and Jenny (and Richard) Monroe all of Priest River; brothers-in-law, Rob (and Tammy) Clift, Danny Clift, Gary Clift all of California; nieces and nephews, Rick (and Wendy), Rhonda, Sandy (and Dean), Kim (and Carey), Robin, Deanne (Craig), Kristal, Marissa, Charles, and Bobby; friends, Jackie Russell, Dona Westley, Tania Saba, Donna Bretthauer, Jory, Leah and too many others to list. She is preceded in death by her father, Henry Clarence Campbell; mother, Martha Jane Campbell (Stobaugh); step-fathers, Lupe Gutierrez and Jim Burrus; sister-in-law, Shirley Hutchins; brother-in-laws, Clint and Sterling Hutchins and nephew, Sterling Jr. (Bounce). A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 30 at 11 a.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery in Priest River. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www. sherman-knapp.com.
Helen Leona Leslie Newport
Helen Leona Leslie of Newport passed away July 24 at the age of 88. She was born to Minnie and Roy Clark Jan. 20, 1925, in Spirit Lake. She lost her parents and Leslie two of three brothers in a tragic ice skating accident. In 1932, she went to live with her paternal Aunt Stella and husband Clayton Noble, who adopted her in 1934. Mrs. Leslie attended Francis Willard School for much of grade school. She then attended West Valley High School where she graduated in 1942. She then moved on to Kinman Business College until she acquired a job at the Naval Supply Depot during World War II. There she met the love of her life, Elmer Leslie and they married Sept. 24, 1944. The couple had two children in Spokane; Roger and Janice and lived in the Orchard Prairie area until July 1959 when the family moved to the Leslie ranch in Spring Valley where three generations of the Leslie family resided and still do to this day. Mrs. Leslie was a Charter Member of the Eagles Auxiliary from 1972 until her passing and served numerous years as the secretary. She also belonged to the Noble Grange and was a secretary and treasurer there until its closing and she then became a member of the Davis Lake Grange. She was a member of REAC with the Eagles for a number of years as well. Her hobbies included crafting, crocheting, sewing, knitting and playing cards twice monthly with her good friends until health issues kept her from taking part. Mrs. Leslie was an active member of the United Church of Christ in the ladies fellowship. She was preceded in death by her birth and adopted parents and three brothers, Archie, Roy and Harold. She lost her loving husband Elmer Leslie Oct. 26, 1983. She leaves behind her children Roger (and Wendy Leslie) and Janice (and Randy Edgar); grandchildren Kim (and Scot Dodgion), Chad (and Keri Leslie), Melanie (and Richard Hernandez), Jennifer Le Doux, Mandy (and Adam Junttila); greatgrandchildren Jacob, McKayla, Hunter, Hannah, Owen, Savanah, McKinley, Aiden and Anika. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Leslie’s name may be made to the Newport United Church of Christ or the Newport Cemetery. A memorial service was held Monday, July 29 at 2 p.m. at the United Church of Christ in Newport. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.sherman-knapp.com.
|| Editor’s note: The police reports, taken from dispatch logs provided to The Miner by law enforcement agencies, are not intended to be an exact report but rather a comprehensive list of police calls in Pend Oreille and West Bonner counties. Dispatch also fields calls for the Kalispel Tribe property in Airway Heights. Certain police calls are generally omitted because of space constraints. These include but aren’t limited to ambulance calls for illness, unfounded alarms, traffic stops, dogs at large, abandoned vehicles, 911 hang– ups and civil standbys. All dispositions for the police reports are assumed to be active, assist or transfer at press time. The police reports are updated each weekday on The Miner Online.
PEND OREILLE COUNTY Monday, July 22 RECOVERED VEHICLE – Deeter Rd., report of vehicle parked behind locked gate. FRAUD – Larch Lane, respondent reports purchasing a boat online but never received the boat. BURGLARY – Hwy. 20 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – 1st St., report that female continues to steal dog waste bags. BRUSH FIRE – Marshall Lake, report of 30-foot area with flames and smoke. DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – E. 4th Ave. ERRATIC DRIVER – Hwy. 2, report of white Dodge van. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PHYSICAL – 8th St., parties separated. WEAPON OFFENSE – Spring Valley Rd., respondent reports someone shooting weapon that sounded like a bomb. ACCIDENT – Hwy. 20, report of a motorcycle accident, 50-year-old male injured, conscious, breathing, possibly broken leg. ACCIDENT – Westside Calispell Rd., report of a vehicle-deer collision. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – LeClerc Rd. N., report of unsecured door. ASSAULT – Sullivan Lake, report that intoxicated driver assaulted respondent and her husband. ARREST – Vincent Matthew Alsept, 31, of Spokane was arrested for driving under the influence and for warrants. Tuesday, July 23 UTILITY – Hwy. 2, report of sump pump station light flashing. FATAL ACCIDENT – Tacoma Creek Rd., report of fatal ATV accident. THEFT – Davis Lake Rd., report of methadone missing. FRAUD – Box Canyon Rd., report of charges on credit card. CHILD ABUSE – Granite Loop, report of child abuse. ERRATIC DRIVER – Hwy. 20, report of SUV swerving into oncoming traffic. VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER – W. Spruce St., report of male at business with female against protection order. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – Fries Lane, report that someone came onto property and damaged well pump. DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – Hwy. 20, report of driving while suspended driver. TRESPASSING – W. Kelly Drive, report that subject at this location and was evicted prior. FRAUD – Quail Loop, Newport, report that someone in Ohio opened a Dish account in complainant’s name. TRESPASSING – W. Pine St., Newport, report that man and woman are harassing patients and have been asked to leave. THEFT – S. 2nd Ave., report that Subaru drove off without paying. THEFT – Spring Valley Rd., report that female took off in complainant’s Mustang. ARREST – Evan Garrett Guthrie, 20, of Ione was arrested for driving under the influence, fourth degree assault domestic violence, harassment threats to kill. ARREST – Jesse James Smith, 26, of
Spokane was arrested on a warrant. ARREST – Robert Mathew Saari, 49, of Spokane was arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, July 24 BURGLARY – N. Quail Ave., Newport, report of burglary that occurred within the last few days. ARREST – Coyote Trail Rd., Michael Gary Shelly, 32, was arrested on warrants and a Department of Corrections hold. ARREST – Coyote Trail Rd., Holly Agnes Totland, 30, was arrested for rendering criminal assistance. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VERBAL – Sullivan Lake Rd., reported verbal dispute over property. THEFT – W. Walnut St., reported theft of wallet. FIRE – Burn Timber St., report of male starting fire with gasoline in empty lot. THREATENING – Sullivan Lake Rd., report of threatening. THEFT – Phay Rd., report of vehicle stolen around 5 a.m. THEFT – Winchester St., reported theft of log splitter within the last few days. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – Main St., report of suspicious circumstance. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – W. 2nd St., report of male screaming and yelling obscenities in the street. Thursday, July 25 THREATENING – S. Sacheen Lake area, report of male threatening to hit complainant with a board. WEAPON OFFENSE – Beryl Ct., report of felon shooting in the area. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE – Green Rd., report of suspicious vehicle with no plate in the area. TRESPASSING – Hwy. 20, report of female on property taking items out of trailer. FRAUD – Bobier Rd. N., report of false insurance claim. THEFT – Horseshoe Lake Rd., report of vehicle broken into at boat launch. ANIMAL CRUELTY – W. Walnut St., Newport, report of two dogs left in vehicle. TRESPASSING – W. Walnut St., Newport, report that subject who has been trespassed is at this location again. DISTURBANCE – N. Union Ave., report of subjects fighting out front. ACCIDENT – S. Shore Diamond Lake, report that vehicle hit a deer and needs it euthanized. VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER – Finnila Drive, complainant would like to speak to a deputy about an incident this evening. Friday, July 26 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – S. Newport Ave., report of vehicle parked in front of complainant’s residence. ACCIDENT – Hwy. 2, vehicle-tree collision. SEARCH WARRANT – S. Garden Ave., Newport, search warrant of vehicle. THEFT – Beaver Valley Rd., farm equipment reported stolen. ARREST – W. Walnut St., Newport, Robert A. Samson, 50, of Newport was arrested on an out of county warrant. TRESPASSING – Hw. 211, respondent reports finding a truck on his property with lumber supplies. VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER – Grizzly Loop, Newport, report of female subject violating an order and trespassing. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – E. Joyner Drive, report that tenant that was evicted moved back into residence. POSSIBLE DUI – S. Washington Ave., Newport, report of light blue four-door, female driver possible driving under the influence. ACCIDENT – Hwy. 211, report of single vehicle rollover. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – W. Blackwell St., report of four or five men in parking lot talking about meth.
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FOUND PROPERTY – S. Washington Ave., Newport TRESPASSING – Wilderness Ave., report of people staying at the day use area. HAZMAT – Main St., report of strong smell of fuel coming from motor home. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – Hwy. 2, report of a lot of traffic and noise in back by trailer. POSSIBLE DUI – Hwy. 211, report of dark colored 2-door swerving and speeding. ARREST – Rowdy Pard Schubert, 43, of Cusick was arrested for unlawful imprisonment, second-degree criminal attempted rape and second-degree assault. ARREST – Lance Joseph Sinka, 38, of Athol was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Saturday, July 27 TRESPASSING – Hwy. 20, respondent states someone has been squatting on her land. ASSAULT – Main St., report that subject has backed her van into respondent’s fence and yard and then assaulted respondent while on the phone with 911. FOUND PROPERTY – Elmes Drive, report that Forest Service signs dumped on respondent’s driveway. THEFT – S. 2nd Ave., report of coolers and other items stolen. ACCIDENT – Hwy. 2, vehicle-motorcycle collision. WEAPON OFFENSE – Hope Rd., report of two male subjects shooting guns on complainant’s property. HARASSMENT – S. Union Ave., Newport, report subject is being harassed by text. FIREWORKS – Graham Rd., report of subjects setting off fireworks in roadway. ARREST – Hwy. 31, James M. Thomas, 55, of Spokane Valley was arrested for driving under the influence. DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED – LeClerc Rd. N. ARREST – Lady Ct., Charles Adam Castro, 32, of Spokane was arrested of a Department of Corrections detainer. FIREWORKS – LeClerc Rd. S., complainant can hear fireworks. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VERBAL – Lily Pond Lane, report of husband intoxicated, angry, slamming doors. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE – Deer Valley Rd., report that Honda Civic took off fast when complainant pulled up. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VERBAL – Reynolds Creek Rd., report of complainant’s son arguing with his mom. ARREST – Nathaniel Fred Peterson, 25, of Spokane was arrested for driving while license suspended. Sunday, July 28 VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER – E. Joyner Dr., report that male in order continues to text caller. ERRATIC DRIVER – Hwy. 20, report of dangerous passing. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – Main St., report of 8 year old male and 9 year old male found at park. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – S. Scott Ave., report of ladder missing from yard. BURGLARY – Monumental Way, report that doors were found open to residence and items missing. VIOLATION OF ORDER – Grizzly Loop, Newport, report that male and female at residence with no contact order between parties. TRESPASSING – N. Union Ave., Newport, report of several subjects on property.
THEFT – Westside Calispell Rd., report of missing diesel fuel from logging equipment. ERRATIC DRIVER – Hwy. 20, report of vehicle unable to maintain lane travel. BOATING PROBLEM – Diamond Lake, report of Seadoos driving too fast on water and getting too close to boat pulling tube. THEFT – W. Walnut St., Newport, report of two males stealing items from store. POSSIBLE DUI – Hwy. 31, report of possible DUI. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE – Bobier Rd. N., report of truck halfway in ditch. UTILITY PROBLEM – LeClerc Rd. N., report that main water in front of building broke and water is all over road. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE – Coyote Trail Rd., report of vehicle with lights on revving up the engine behind property. ARREST – Cody Daniel Gibbs, 20, of Newport was arrested for misdemeanor warrants, for seconddegree malicious mischief and prison riot. ARREST – Travis Earl Thomas Martin, 20, of Newport was arrested for driving under the influence.
WEST BONNER COUNTY Monday, July 22 HARASSMENT – 8th St., Priest River Tuesday, July 23 UNATTENDED DEATH – S. Neopit Rd., Priest Lake ACCIDENT – Hoop Loop, Priest River TRESPASSING – Rivenes Ave., Priest River Wednesday, July 24 BURGLARY – Santiago Rd., Blanchard VEHICLE FIRE – Hwy. 57, Priest River ACCIDENT – Hwy. 57, Priest River, hit and run accident reported. TRESPASSING – Treat St., Priest River THEFT – Hwy. 57, Priest River SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES – Jackson Ave., Priest River Thursday, July 25 No reportable incidents. Friday, July 26 HARASSMENT – Reeder Bay Rd., Nordman MARINE INCIDENT – Sandpiper Shores Rd., Coolin RECKLESS DRIVING – Parley Lane, Oldtown BATTERY – Kluth St., Priest River ACCIDENT – Lakeshore Road, Priest Lake, Kenneth E. Vanderburgh, 44, of Spokane Valley, was cited and released for driving under the influence and injury to child. Saturday, July 27 ARREST – Hwy. 2, Priest River, Douglas Archer, 39, of Newport was arrested on three outstanding Bonner County warrants in Oldtown. ACCIDENT – Freeman Lake Rd., Oldtown, Lisa Quimby, 46, of Oldtown was arrested for driving under the influence and violation of a no contact order. Sunday, July 28 RUNAWAY JUVENILE – Mountain View Rd., Blanchard, report of a runaway juvenile. MARINE INCIDENT – W. Riverview Lane, Priest River UNATTENDED DEATH – Vay Rd., Priest River
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Your right to know and be informed of the functions of your government are embodied in public notices. In that self-government charges all citizens to be informed, this newspaper urges every citizen to read and study these notices. We strongly advise those citizens seeking further information to exercise their right of access to public records and public meetings. 2013152 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S. will on August 9, 2013 at 10:00 am at the main stairs of the Old City Courthouse, 625 W. Fourth Street, in the City of Newport located at Pend Oreille County, State of Washington, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, payable, in the form of cash, or cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in Pend Oreille County, State of Washington, to-wit; LOT 1 IN SPRING VALLEY ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN BOOK 3 OF PLATS, PAGE 213, RECORDS OF PEND OREILLE COUNTY, WASHINGTON which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated March 24, 2009, recorded March 30, 2009, under Auditor’s File No. 20090300993 records of Pend Oreille County, Washington, from Roger D. Evans and Leitia G. Evans, Husband and Wife, as Grantor, to Frontier Title & Escrow, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. is a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for Mountain West Bank and its successors and assigns as beneficiary. CitiMortgage, Inc., is now the beneficiary of the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made without any warranty concerning the title to, or the condition of the property. 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 Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/ are as follows: i) Failure to pay the following amounts, now in arrears: Amount due to reinstate by May 8, 2013
PUBLISHER’S NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. The newspaper will not kno wingly accept any advertising or real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD tollfree at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. (31tf)
Delinquent Monthly Payments Due from 6/1/2012 through 5/1/2013: 1 payment(s) at $1956.49 11 payment(s) at $1954.55 Total: 23,456.54 Late Charges: 11 late charge(s) at $85.73 for each monthly payment not made within 15 days of its due date Total Late Charges 943.03 BPO 80.00 Property Inspection 54.00 Servicing Fees 10.00 TOTAL DEFAULT $24,543.57 IV The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: $308,129.17, together with interest from May 1, 2012 as provided in the note or other instrument, 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 August 9, 2013. The payments, late charges, or other defaults must be cured by July 29, 2013 (II 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 July 29, 2013 (11 days before the sale date) the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, or other defaults, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashier’s or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after July 29, 2013 (II 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 address(es): Mailing List Roger D. Evans 4892 Spring Valley Rd Newport, WA 99156 Leilia G. Evans 4892 Spring Valley Rd Newport, WA 99156 Roger D. Evans 25849 W Globe Ave Buckeye, AZ 85326 Leilia G. Evans 25849 W Globe Ave Buckeye, AZ 85326 by both first class and certified mail on January IS, 2013, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served on January 19, 2013, 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 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 their interest in the above-described property. IX Anyone having any objections to this 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 sale 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 who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. If the Trustee’s Sale is set aside for any reason, the submitted bid will be forthwith returned without interest and the bidder will have no right to purchase the property. Recovery of the bid amount without interest constitutes the limit of the bidder’s recourse against the Trustee and/or the Beneficiary. XI NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS AND PARTIES WHO ARE GUARANTORS OF THE OBLIGATIONS SECURED BY THIS DEED OF TRUST: (1) The Guarantor may be liable for a deficiency judgment to the extent the sale price obtained at the Trustee’s Sale is less than the debt secured by the Deed of Trust; (2) The Guarantor has the same rights to reinstate the debt, cure the default, or repay the debt as is given to the grantor in order to avoid the trustee’s sale; (3) The Guarantor will have no right to redeem the property after the Trustee’s Sale; (4) Subject to such longer periods as are provided in the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Chapter 61.24 RCW, any action brought to enforce a guaranty must be commenced within one year after the Trustee’s Sale, or the last Trustee’s Sale under any deed of trust granted to secure the same debt; and (5) In any action for a deficiency, the Guarantor will have the right to establish the fair value of the property as of the date of the Trustee’s Sale, less prior liens and encumbrances, and to limit its liability for a deficiency to the difference between the debt and the greater of such fair value or the sale price paid at the Trustee Sale, plus interest and costs. DATE: May 7,2013. Bishop, White, Marshall & Weibel, P.S., Successor Trustee By: William L. Bishop, Jr. William L. Bishop, Jr. 720 Olive Way, Suite 1201 Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 622-7527 Published in the Newport Miner July 10 and 31, 2013. (23, 26)
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2013219 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-11447814-SH APN No.: 443011210009 Title Order No.: 5484756 Grantor(s): LY E T T E PA L O M I N O , BRANDIE L APLING Grantee(s): MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (“MERS”), AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST HORIZON HOME LOAN CORPORATION Deed of Trust Instrum e n t / R e f e re n c e N o . : 20060288999I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 8/9/2013, at 10:00 AM At the main stairs of the Old City Courthouse, 625 W. Fourth Street in the City of Newport, WA 99156 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of PEND OREILLE, State of Washington, to-wit: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN TH E N ORTH EA ST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 30 NORTH, RANGE 44, EAST OF THE WILLAMETTE MERIDIAN DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTH QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION 11, THENCE, SOUTH 0° 22’ 07” EAST A DISTANCE OF 1324.56 FEET TO THE NORTH CENTER SIXTEENTH CORNER; THENCE, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, SOUTH 89° 39’ 17” WEST A DISTANCE OF 308.76 FEET; THENCE, NORTH 0° 22’ 07” WEST A DISTANCE OF 1032.74 FEET; THENCE NORTH 40° 31’ 42” WEST A DISTANCE OF 195.99 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE HIGHWAY NO. 2; THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, NORTH 49° 28’ 18” EAST A DISTANCE OF 220 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST Q U A RT E R ; T H E N C E , LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY ALONG THE NORTH LINE, NORTH 89° 37’ 28” EAST A DISTANCE OF 267.03 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND BEING DESIGNATED AS PARCEL C OF RECORD OF SURVEY #737. More commonly known as: 325102 N HIGHWAY #2 , NEWPORT, WA 99156 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 9 / 1 2 / 2 0 0 6 , re c o rd e d 9/19/2006, under 20060288999 records of PEND OREILLE County, Washington, from LYETTE PALOMINO, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN BRANDIE L. APLING, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN , as Grantors), to PEND OREILLE TITLE COMPANY, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (“MERS”), AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST HORIZON HOME LOAN CORPORATION, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (“MERS”), AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST HORIZON HOME LOAN CORPORATION (or by its successors-in-interest and/ or assigns, if any), to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association. 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
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Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $38,562.51 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $139,438.78, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 12/1/2010, and such other costs and fees 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. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 8/9/2013. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 7/29/2013 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 7/29/2013 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 7/29/2013 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, 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 address(es): NAME LYETTE PALOMINO, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN BRANDIE L. APLING, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN ADDRESS 325102 N HIGHWAY #2 , NEWPORT, WA 99156 by both first class and certified mail, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, 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. These requirements were completed as of 10/23/2012. 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 their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this 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 sale 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. 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 who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict
occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE 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 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: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/ post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudpor tal/ HUD or for Local counseling agencies in Washington: http://www.hud.gov/ offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=s earchandsearchstate=WA andfilterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/ what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: 04/04/13 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tricia Moreno, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866)645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 P o u l s b o , WA 9 8 3 7 0 (866)645-7711 Sale Line: 714-730-2727 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA-11-447814-SH, A-FN4375373 07/10/2013, 07/31/201 Published in The Newport Miner July 10 and 31, 2013. (23, 26)
2013220 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE SALE File No.: 7303.23162 Grantors: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. Nationstar Mortgage LLC Grantee: Mark W. Hethorn and Kari L. Hethorn, husband and wife Ref to DOT Auditor File No.: 2006 0290521 Tax Parcel ID No.: 463118540007 Abbreviated Legal: L8 B1 Jackson’s Add, Pend Oreille Co., WA Notice of Trustee’s Sale Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. THIS NOTICE 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 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). Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/ consumers/homeownership/post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287. Web site: http://www.hud. gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/ fc/index.cfm?webListAc tion=search&searchstat e=WA&filterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys Telephone: Toll-free: 1-800606-4819. Web site: http:// nwjustice.org/what-clear. I. On August 9, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. inside the main lobby of the Hall of Justice, 229 South Garden Avenue in the City of Newport, State of Washington, the undersigned Trustee (subject to any conditions imposed by the Trustee) will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at time of sale, the following described real property “Property”, situated in the County(ies) of PEND OREILLE, State of Washington: Lot 8 in Block 1 of Jackson’s Addition to the Town of Newport, Plat Book 2, page 105, Records of the Auditor of Pend Oreille County, Washington. Commonly known as: 502 West Willow Street Newport, WA 991569659 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 12/06/06, recorded on 12/18/06, under Auditor’s File No. 2006 0290521, records of PEND OREILLE County, Washington, from Mark W. Hethorn, and Kari L. Hethorn, husband and wife, as Grantor, to Recontrust Company, N.A., as Trustee, to secure an obligation “Obligation” in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Bank, N.A., its successors and assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by Bank of America, N.A. to Nationstar Mortgage LLC, under an Assignment/ Successive Assignments recorded under Auditor’s File No. 20130313997. *The Tax Parcel ID number and Abbreviated Legal Description are provided solely to comply with the recording statutes and are not intended to supple-
ment, amend or supersede the Property’s full legal description provided herein. 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 Grantor’s or Borrower’s default on the Obligation secured by the Deed of Trust. III. The Beneficiary alleges default of the Deed of Trust for failure to pay the following amounts now in arrears and/or other defaults: Amount due to reinstate by 04/01/2013 Monthly Payments $51,012.61 Late Charges $2,488.40 Lender’s Fees & Costs $6,824.10 Total Arrearage $60,325.11 Trustee’s Expenses (Itemization) Trustee’s Fee $875.00 Title Report $576.74 Statutory Mailings $30.00 Recording Costs $15.00 Postings $70.00 Sale Costs $0.00 Total Costs $1,566.74 Total Amount Due: $61,891.85 Other known defaults as follows: IV. The sum owing on the Obligation is: Principal Balance of $136,968.31, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument evidencing the Obligation from 11/01/09, and such other costs and fees as are due under the Obligation, and as are provided by statute. V. The Property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the Obligation as provided by statute. The sale will be made without representation or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession, encumbrances or condition of the Property on August 9, 2013. The default(s) referred to in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances costs and fees thereafter due, must be cured by 07/29/13 (11 days before the sale date), to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 07/29/13 (11 days before the sale date), the default(s) as set forth in paragraph III, together with any subsequent payments, late charges, advances, costs and fees thereafter due, is/are cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. The sale may be terminated any time after 07/29/13 (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 balance of 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 address(es): NAME AND ADDRESS Mark W. Hethorn 502 West Willow Street Newport, WA 99156 Kari L. Hethorn 502 West Willow Street Newport, WA 99156 Mark W. Hethorn 502 Willow Street Newport, WA 99156 Kari L. Hethorn 502 Willow Street Newport, WA 99156 Mark W. Hethorn 502 West Willow Newport, WA 99156 Kari L. Hethorn 502 West Willow Newport, WA 99156 by both first class and certified mail, return receipt requested on 12/18/12, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and on 12/18/12 Grantor and Borrower were personally served with said written notice of default or the written notice of default was posted on 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 CONTINUED ON 8B
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CONTINUED FROM 7B to anyone requesting it a statement of all costs and trustee’s 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 their interest in the 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 sale 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 who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www. USA-Foreclosure.com. EFFECTIVE: 04/01/2013 Date Executed: Northwest Trustee Services, Inc., Trustee Authorized Signature P.O. BOX 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 Contact: Vonnie McElligott (425) 5861900. (TS# 7303.23162) 1002.237114-File No. Published in The Newport Miner July 10 and 31, 2013. (23, 26)
_________________ 2013222 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE SALE TS No.: WA-10-404610SH APN No.: 443117430001 Title Order No.: 1 0 0 7 1 0 3 2 8 - WA - G N O Grantor(s): ROY L RUSHI N G , B R A N D I F RY Grantee(s): LONG BEACH MORTGAGE COMPANY Deed of Trust Instrument/ Reference No.: 2006 0289735 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et. seq. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, the undersigned Trustee, will on 8/9/2013, at 10:00 AM At the main entrance to the Superior Courthouse, 229 S. Garden Avenue, Newport, WA 99156 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable in the form of credit bid or cash bid in the form of cashier’s check or certified checks from federally or State chartered banks, at the time of sale the following described real property, situated in the County of Pend Oreille, State of Washington, to wit: THE EAST HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER AND THAT PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT 400 FEET WEST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 31 NORTH, RANGE 44 EWM; THENCE,NORTH 40º10’ WEST, 258 FEET; THENCE NORTH 69º38’ WEST, 790 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SEC-
TION 17; THENCE SOUTH ALONG SAID WEST LINE 475 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 17; THENCE, EAST ALONG SAID SECTION LINE 920 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CARRIED ON THE COUNTY ASSESSORS TAX ROLLS AS TAX 1. ALL IN SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 31 NORTH, RANGE 44 EWM, PEND OREILLE COUNTY, WASHINGTON. More commonly known as: 215 SUNRISE HILL LN , NEWPORT, WA 99156 which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 10/18/2006, recorded 10/26/2006, under 2006 0289735 records of Pend Oreille County, Washington, from ROY L. RUSHING AND BRANDI FRY , HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Grantor(s), to FRONTIER TITLE & ESCROW COMPAN, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of LONG BEACH MORTGAGE COMPANY, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned by LONG BEACH MORTGAGE COMPANY (or by its successors-in-interest and/ or assigns, if any), to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-11. 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/Mortgage. III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears: $52,881.20 IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is: The principal sum of $106,433.22, together with interest as provided in the Note from the 11/1/2009, and such other costs and fees 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. Said sale will be made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances on 8/9/2013. The defaults referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 7/29/2013 (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale. The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 7/29/2013 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank. The sale may be terminated any time after the 7/29/2013 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance by paying the principal and interest, 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 address(es): NAME ROY L. RUSHING AND BRANDI FRY , HUSBAND AND WIFE ADDRESS 215 SUNRISE HILL LN, NEWPORT, WA 99156 by both first class and certified mail, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served, if applicable, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real prop-
erty described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting. These requirements were completed as of 10/24/2012. 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 their interest in the above-described property. IX. Anyone having any objections to this 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 sale 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 who are not tenants. After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants who are not tenants by summary proceedings under Chapter 59.12 RCW. For tenantoccupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060. THIS NOTICE 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 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: Toll-free: 1-877-894-HOME (1-877894-4663) or Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/ post_purchase_counselors_foreclosure.htm. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Toll-free: 1-800-569-4287 or National Web Site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudpor tal/ HUD or for Local counseling agencies in Washington: http://www.hud.gov/ offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=s earch&searchstate=WA&f ilterSvc=dfc The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys: Telephone: 1-800-606-4819 or Web site: http://nwjustice.org/ what-clear. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you
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may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: 4/4/2013 Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington, as Trustee By: Tricia Moreno, Assistant Secretary Trustee’s Mailing Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington C/O Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (866) 645-7711 Trustee’s Physical Address: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington 19735 10th Avenue NE, Suite N-200 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (866) 645-7711 Sale Line: 714573-1965 Or Login to: http://wa.qualityloan.com TS No.: WA-10-404610-SH P1030802 7/10, 07/31/2013 Published in The Newport Miner July 10 and 31, 2013. (23, 26)
_________________ 2013231 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PEND OREILLE No. 13-2-00109-4 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION MICHAEL E. MAYFIELD and BARBARA JEANNE MAYFIELD, husband and wife, Plaintiff, vs. Diana F. Mordica Gould, and also all persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate subject to this action. Defendants. The State of Washington to Diana Modica Gould, her unknown heirs and assigns and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any, right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint herein: You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of first publication of this Summons, to-wit, within sixty (60) days after the 17 day of July, 2013, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled Court and answer the Complaint of Plaintiffs, and serve a copy of your Answer upon the undersigned Attorneys for Plaintiff at their address below stated; and in 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 in Plaintiff to real property located in Pend Oreille County, legally described as follows: The South half of the North half of the Southwest Quarter of the southeast Quarter in Section 11, Township 30 North, Range EWM. DATED this 8th day of July, 2013. WALDO, SCHWEDA & MONTGOMERY, P.S. By /s/ John Montgomery J o h n M o n t g o m e r y, WSBA #7485 Attorney for Plaintiffs N. 2206 Pines Road Spokane Valley WA 99206 (509) 924-3686 Published in The Newport Miner July 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, and 21, 2013. (24-6)
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2013232 PUBLIC NOTICE The Selkirk School District has declared surplus a list of miscellaneous items. If interested, contact the Selkirk District Office at (509) 446-2951 or log onto the District website at www. selkirk.k12.wa.us for a copy of the list. Written bids will be accepted through 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Selkirk District Office, PO Box 129, 219 Park Street, Metaline Falls, WA 99153. All bid proposals shall be marked on the outside of a sealed envelope as: “Surplus Bid”. All bids shall be considered final and all items awarded removed by bidder no later than August 30, 2013. The Selkirk School District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid that best serves the interest of the school district. Nancy J. Lotze Superintendent Published in The Newport Miner July 17, 31, and August 7, 2013. (24, 26, 27)
_________________ 2013237 SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNIY OF PEND OREILLE Case No.: 13-4-00020-6 Probate Notice to Creditors (RCW 11.40.030) In the Estate of: Doris Bertha Frost, Deceased. The person 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 provided by RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representatives or the Personal Representatives’ attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim; and filing the original of the claim with the Court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Preventatives served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under (RCW 11.04O.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 RC’W 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: July 17, 2013 Personal Representatives: Ken Smith Attorney for Personal Representatives: Linda J. Mathis Address for Mailing or Service: 301 W. Spruce St, Suite B, Newport, WA 99156 Linda J. Mathis Attorney for Personal Representative WSBA#16495 Published in The Newport Miner July 17, 24, and 31, 2013. (24-3)
2013243 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PEND OREILLE Cause No.: 13-9-000999 Writ of Execution Issued: 07/12/2013 Sheriff’s Public Notice of Sale of Real Property Original Charles Robert Payne and Kay Marie Payne, husband and wife, Plaintiff, Vs. Swank & McPoland, LLC, an Idaho limited liabil-
ity company; occupants of the premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint; Defendant(s). TO: Swank & McPoland, LLC, an Idaho limited liability company; occupants of the premises; and any persons or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the complaint; The Superior Court of Pend Oreille County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Pend Oreille County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. The property to be sold is described as: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of Block 1 of Lancelot Shores Addition to Camelot Shores according to the recorded plat thereof, recorded in Book of Plats, page 12, records of Pend Oreille County, Washington. The sale of the abovedescribed property is to take place: Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: Friday, September 6, 2013 Place: Pend Oreille County Hall of Justice; Front Door, East Entrance 229 S. Garden Avenue Newport, WA 99156 The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $794,964.84, together with interest, costs, and fee, before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office. Dated this 17th day of July, 2013 Alan A Botzheim, Sheriff Pend Oreille County, Washington By/s/ Linda Rusho Linda Rusho, Civil Deputy Published in The Newport Miner July 24, 31, August 7 and 14, 2013. (25-4)
2013246 COMBINED NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND ACTION Pursuant to County Development Regulations, notice is hereby given that Pend Oreille County did on July 22, 2013 received a complete Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application, RGP 7, SEPA Environmental Checklist, and associated documents from Terry and Lynn Beaty, and did on July 22, 2013 issue a Determination of Completeness for a recreational dock project on the Pend Oreille River. (FILE NO. SSDP-13-011), Location: 231 Sunset Dr. N, Ione, WA 99139. An Environmental Checklist under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) was prepared by the applicant on July 12, 2013, and the county expects to issue a Determination of Non-Significance for this project. The optional DNS process is being used and this may be the only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts for the proposal. Any person desiring to express their views, or to be notified of the action taken on this application should contact the Pend Oreille County Community Development Department. The submitted application and related file documents may be examined by the public between 8:00 AM & 4:30 PM at the Pend Oreille County Courthouse, Lower Level, 625 West 4th, Newport, WA 99156, (509) 447-4821. Contact: Todd McLaughlin, Community Dev. Natural Resource Planner. Written comments from the public may be submitted to Pend Oreille County no later than August 08, 2013. The Pend Oreille County Planning Commission will be hearing
this Substantial Shoreline Development Permit Application on August 13, 2013 at 6:00pm in the Cusick Community Center, 111 S. First Ave., Cusick, WA Required Permits: Substantial Shoreline Development Permit (Pend Oreille County), Hydraulic Project Approval (WDFW), Federal Authorization Dated: July 22, 2013 Published in The Newport Miner July 24 and 31, 2013. (25-2)
2013247 COMBINED NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND ACTION Pursuant to County Development Regulations, notice is hereby given that Pend Oreille County did on July 18, 2013 received a complete Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application, RGP 7, SEPA Environmental Checklist, and associated documents from Lois Waterman, and did on July 19, 2013 issue a Determination of Completeness for a shoreline stabilization project on the Pend Oreille River. (FILE NO. SSDP-13-010), Location: 361 Pend Oreille Homes, Newport, WA 99156. An Environmental Checklist under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) was prepared by the applicant on July 17, 2013, and the county expects to issue a Determination of Non-Significance for this project. The optional DNS process is being used and this may be the only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts for the proposal. Any person desiring to express their views, or to be notified of the action taken on this application should contact the Pend Oreille County Community Development Department. The submitted application and related file documents may be examined by the public between 8:00 AM & 4:30 PM at the Pend Oreille County Courthouse, Lower Level, 625 West 4th, Newport, WA 99156, (509) 447-4821. Contact: Todd McLaughlin, Community Dev. Natural Resource Planner. Written comments from the public may be submitted to Pend Oreille County no later than August 08, 2013. The Pend Oreille County Planning Commission will be hearing this Substantial Shoreline Development Permit Application on August 13, 2013 at 6:00pm in the Cusick Community Center, 111 S. First Ave., Cusick, WA Required Permits: Substantial Shoreline Development Permit (Pend Oreille County), Hydraulic Project Approval (WDFW), Federal Authorization Dated: July 19, 2013 Published in The Newport Miner July 24 and 31, 2013. (25-2)
2013248 COMBINED NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND ACTION Pursuant to County Development Regulations, notice is hereby given that Pend Oreille County did on July 16, 2013 received a complete Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application, RGP 7, SEPA Environmental Checklist, and associated documents from Al Porter, and did on July 17, 2013 issue a Determination of Completeness for a shoreline stabilization, stairs, and recreational dock project on the Pend Oreille River. (FILE NO. SSDP-13-009), Location: 1412 Ashenfelter Bay Rd., Newport, WA 99156. An Environmental Checklist under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) was prepared by the applicant on May 03, 2013, and the county expects to issue a Determination of Non-Significance for this
project. The optional DNS process is being used and this may be the only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts for the proposal. Any person desiring to express their views, or to be notified of the action taken on this application should contact the Pend Oreille County Community Development Department. The submitted application and related file documents may be examined by the public between 8:00 AM & 4:30 PM at the Pend Oreille County Courthouse, Lower Level, 625 West 4th, Newport, WA 99156, (509) 447-4821. Contact: Todd McLaughlin, Community Dev. Natural Resource Planner. Written comments from the public may be submitted to Pend Oreille County no later than August 08, 2013. The Pend Oreille County Planning Commission will be hearing this Substantial Shoreline Development Permit Application on August 13, 2013 at 6:00pm in the Cusick Community Center, 111 S. First Ave., Cusick, WA Required Permits: Substantial Shoreline Development Permit (Pend Oreille County), Hydraulic Project Approval (WDFW), Federal Authorization Dated: July 17, 2013 Published in The Newport Miner July 24 and 31, 2013. (25-2)
_________________ 2013249 COMBINED NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND ACTION Pursuant to County Development Regulations, notice is hereby given that Pend Oreille County did on July 08, 2013 received a complete Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application, RGP 7, SEPA Environmental Checklist, and associated documents from James Mathis, and did on July 17, 2013 issue a Determination of Completeness for a shoreline stabilization project on the Pend Oreille River. (FILE NO. SSDP-13-008), Location: 1382 Ashenfelter Bay Rd., Newport, WA 99156. An Environmental Checklist under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) was prepared by the applicant on May 03, 2013, and the county expects to issue a Determination of Non-Significance for this project. The optional DNS process is being used and this may be the only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts for the proposal. Any person desiring to express their views, or to be notified of the action taken on this application should contact the Pend Oreille County Community Development Department. The submitted application and related file documents may be examined by the public between 8:00 AM & 4:30 PM at the Pend Oreille County Courthouse, Lower Level, 625 West 4th, Newport, WA 99156, (509) 447-4821. Contact: Todd McLaughlin, Community Dev. Natural Resource Planner. Written comments from the public may be submitted to Pend Oreille County no later than August 08, 2013. The Pend Oreille County Planning Commission will be hearing this Substantial Shoreline Development Permit Application on August 13, 2013 at 6:00pm in the Cusick Community Center, 111 S. First Ave., Cusick, WA Required Permits: Substantial Shoreline Development Permit (Pend Oreille County), Hydraulic Project Approval (WDFW), Federal Authorization Dated: July 17, 2013 Published in The Newport Miner July 24 and 31, 2013. (25-2) SEE MORE LEGALS ON PAGE 7A