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Notice of February Special Election

Okanogan County, State of Washington

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A Special Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following.

Nespelem School District No. 14- Proposition No. 1- Replacement Educational Programs and operation Levy

Omak School District No. 19- Proposition No. 1- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Bridgeport School District No. 75- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Brewster School District No. 111/203J- Proposition No. 1- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Lake Chelan School District No. 129- Proposition No. 1- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Lake Chelan School District No. 129- Proposition No. 2- Replacement Capital Levy for Educational Technology and Safety Improvements

Methow Valley School District No. 350- Proposition No. 1- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Methow Valley School District No. 350- Proposition No. 2- Replacement of Capital Levy for Educational Technology Improvements

Tonasket School District No. 404- Proposition No.1- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Oroville School District No. 410- Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is February 5, 2024.Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote in the State of Washington may register to vote in person at the Auditor's Office up to and including February 13, 2024.

You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at http://www.votewa.gov, and Department of Licensing.

The Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, will be open so voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, obtain provisional ballots, and use the Accessible Voting Units, at the following times.

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM January 26th- February 12, 2024

On Election Day only, February 13, 2024, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

Drop box locations around the county for this election.

Okanogan - Okanogan County Courthouse Auditor’s Office,

149 3rd Ave N, room 104

Oroville - Police Station- 1105 Main St.

Tonasket - City Hall/Library Complex, 209 S Whitcomb Ave.

Omak - Police Station, 8 N Ash

Omak - 12 Tribes casino parking lot, 28968 Highway 97

Pateros - 180 Pateros Mall in parking lot

Brewster - Library, 108 S 3rd Ave.

Twisp - Twisp City Hall, 118 S Glover St.

Winthrop – Library, 112 Norfolk Rd.

Nespelem - Lucy F. Covington Tribal Government Center, 21 Colville St.

Riverside - Town Hall, 101 1st Street, Riverside

Drop boxes will close at 8:00PM on Election Day

Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting may call (509) 422-7240. Voters unable to use the mail-in ballot may use the Accessible Voting Unit available at the County Auditor’s Office.

Ballots require no postage and must be postmarked by the day of the election. Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly.

For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration.

votewa.gov/okanogan

Local newspaper, radio, and TV

http://www.pdc.wa.gov

Meetings of the Okanogan County Canvassing Board are open, public meetings and shall be continued until the activities for which the following meetings are held have been completed. Canvass Board meetings are held in the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, in Okanogan.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots

Friday, February 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM to canvass the votes cast and certify the election

This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52.

Dated at Okanogan, Washington this 5th day of January, 2024.

Cari Hall, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections

Jamie Groomes, Chief Deputy/Elections Administrator

Publish week of January 21st- January 31st, 2024

(Publish January 24, 2024)

Ballots for the February 13, 2024

Special Election will be mailed out on January 26th, 2024

If you have not received your ballot by Friday, February 3rd, 2023, please contact the Auditors Office at (509) 422-7240.

Remember your ballot return envelope must be signed.

The Auditors Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Okanogan, is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and on Election Day only from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM for the following services.

• Voter Registration

• Drop off voted ballots

• Obtain replacement ballots

• Disability Access Voting Units

Drop boxes will be open January 26-February 13, 2024. Drop boxes will be open until 8:00 PM on February 13, 2024.

Drop box locations open for the February 14, 2023 Special Election:

Okanogan - Okanogan County Courthouse Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, room 104

Oroville - Police Station- 1105 Main St.

Tonasket - City Hall/Library Complex, 209 S Whitcomb Ave.

Omak - Police Station, 8 N Ash

Omak - 12 Tribes casino parking lot, 28968 Highway 97

Pateros - 180 Pateros Mall in parking lot

Brewster - Library, 108 S 3rd Ave.

Twisp - Twisp City Hall, 118 S Glover St.

Winthrop – Library, 112 Norfolk Rd.

Nespelem - Lucy F. Covington Tribal Government Center, 21 Colville St.

Riverside - Town Hall, 101 1st Street, Riverside

The state is providing postage-paid ballot return envelopes this year. Voters are encouraged to mail in ballots prior to Friday, Feb. 9th, to ensure the envelopes are postmarked by Election Day. Check with your local post office for cut off times.

If you need to find out information about the issues you can use the following sources.

• On line voter’s guide – votewa.gov

• votewa.gov

• sos.wa.gov/elections/

• Newspapers and radio

If you are not currently registered in the State of Washington, you can appear in person in the Auditors Office until February 13, 2024 and registered to vote and be able to vote in the Special Election.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Auditors Office. (509) 422-7240

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR GRANT COUNTY

Estate of LAWRENCE ALLEN ACHORD, Deceased.

NO. 23-4-00212-13

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030)

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE

The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent's estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to me at the address below a copy of the claim. The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent's probate and non-probate assets.

Date of First Publication of this Notice:

January 17, 2024

Angel Viren Personal Representative

3050 Yeoman Rd

Shepherd, Mt 59079

(Publish January 17, 24, and 31, 2924)

Town of Elmer City

Adopting Ordinances

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Elmer City has adopted the following Ordinance.

• Ordinance 378: Increasing Monthly Utility Rates for Water Service and Sewer System, Effective January 1, 2024.

• Ordinance 379: Adopting 2024 Budget, approved December 14, 2023

• Ordinance 380: Repealing Ordinances No. 176, 177 and 227, approved January 11, 2024

• Ordinance 381: Amending Code approved January 11, 2024

Copies are available at http://www.townofelmercity.com or at City Hall located at 505 Seaton Ave. Elmer City. City Hall is accessible to the handicapped.

Kelly Ross Clerk/Treasurer 509-633-2872.

(Publish January 24, 2024)

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