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Sublette Examiner
Volume 5, Number 28 - October 6, 2005
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PATRICIA BACA STERCK, )
Plaintiff, )
vs. )
DOUGLAS FRANKLIN STERCK, )
Defendant. )
Civil Action No. 2005-6718
NOTICE OF SALE
HEREBY TAKE NOTICE:
Under and by virtue of a judgment and decree of foreclosureissued out of the District Court of the Ninth Judicial District in and forSublette County, State of Wyoming, on 2nd of September, 2005, in the aboveentitled action, wherein Patricia Baca Sterck obtained judgment for all amountsdue and owing her under certain mortgages in the recited amounts of $580,000.00plus interest of $38,931.51, costs of foreclosure in the amount of $1,211.01plus continuing costs and interest, and attorney's fees against Defendant,Douglas Franklin Sterck, I amcommanded to sell the following parcel of property, to-wit:
All that portion of Lot 2, Section 6, T33N-R109W, 6th P.M.,Sublette County, Wyoming, lying easterly of the easterly right of way of theIndustrial Site County Road No. 23-190 Second Extension, a Sublette County roadof record in the Office of the Clerk of Sublette County in Book 77 ofMiscellaneous Records on Page 106; containing 27.27 acres, more or less;
And
All that portion of the SW1/4NE1/4 of Section 6, T33N-R109W,6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming, lying easterly of the easterly right of wayof the Industrial Site County Road No. 23-190 Second Extension, a SubletteCounty road of record in the Office of the Clerk of Sublette County in Book 77of Miscellaneous Records on Page 106; containing 38.82 acres, more or less.
Notice is hereby given that on Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at thesouth front door of the Sublette County Courthouse, in the Town of Pinedale,State of Wyoming, at the hour of 10 a.m., I will in accordance with saidjudgment and decree of foreclosure, sell the above described tract of propertyand apply the proceeds to satisfy the judgment Patricia Baca Sterck, said tractshall be sold to the highest bidder for cash, certified funds or other fundsacceptable to the undersigned. Thepurchaser at said sale will be entitled to a certificate of sale on the date ofthe sale and a sheriff's foreclosure deed at the end of the statutoryredemption period if the property is not redeemed during said redemptionperiod.
DATED this 7th day of September, 2005.
BARDY BARDIN, Sheriff
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 15, 22, 29 and Oct.6, 2005.


TOWN OF PINEDALE
BOX 709 - PINEDALE, WYO., 82941
30-7367-4136
CALL FOR BIDS
The Town of Pinedale will be accepted sealed bids forproviding fuel supplies to the town. Bids are requested on the following:
1. Unleaded gasoline
2. Regular gasoline
3. Diesel fuel
a. A mixture of 60 percent No. 2 and 40 percent No. 1 duringwinter
b. 100 percent No. 2 during summer
4. Propane
Bids are to be in accordance with terms and conditionscontained in the INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS and the proposed FUEL PURCHASEAGREEMENT, which are available from the Pinedale Town Hall, 210 West PineStreet, during regular business hours.
Bids must be received at the town hall no later than 4 p.m.on Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at which time they till be opened and read aloud.Bids will be awarded at the regular council meeting at 6:30 p.m. on that day.Bids submitted by mail should be enclosed in a second envelope.
The Town of Pinedale reserves the right to waive minordefects or irregularities in the bidding or to reject all bids.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6,2005.


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Groathouse Construction Inc., and Sublette County SchoolDistrict No. 1 request supplier and pre-qualified subcontrator bids for work onthe new transportation facility for Sublette County School District No. 1,Pinedale, Wyo.
Bids will be accepted for Bid Package 2A.1 Roadway and PadDevelopment on Sept. 27, 2005.
All other bid packages will be accepted on Oct. 18, 2005.
Bids may be faxed to 307-367-4626 until 2 p.m. on the dateof the bid. Sealed bids will be accepted at Sublette County School District No.1 office, 101 East Hennick, Pinedale, Wyo, 82941, until 3 p.m. on the date ofthe bid, at which time bids will opened and read aloud.
Five-percent preference is hereby given to subcontractors,supplies, equipment, machinery and provisions produced, manufactured, suppliedor grown in Wyoming, quality being equal to articles offered by competitorsoutside the state as provided in WS 16-6-101 through 16-6-107.
All prospective subcontractors must be pre-qualified.
Mechanical and electrical bidders must provide 5 percent bidbond. Successful mechanical and electrical bidders will be required to provide100 percent payment and performance bonds. Site visits may be arranged bycontacting Jim Mackey at 307-745-4119.
Pre-qualification forms accepted up to 10 days prior to bid.Plans will be available from Groathouse Construction. To receive apre-qualification form and bidding information, fax or e-mail request to:Groathouse Construction Inc., 307-742-7124 (fax), rm@groathouse.com or visitwwww.groathouse.com to download forms and list of bid packages.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6,2005.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE
Notice is hereby given on the 22nd day of Sept., 2005, JohnCopeland applied for an application for a retail liquor license in the officeof the Clerk of the Town of Big Piney, Wyo., for the following described placeand premises, to wit: Concrete block building located on lots 7 and 8 of block3 of the original Townsite of Big Piney, Wyo., and protests, if any, againstthe issuance of this license will be heard Nov. 1, 2005, at 7 p.m. at the townhall in the council chambers in Big Piney, Wyo.
/s/ Vickie Brown
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27,2005.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE
Notice is hereby given that on the 22nd day of September,2005, the estate of Carol Copeland by Darrel Copeland applied for anapplication for a retail liquor license in the office of the Clerk of the Townof Big Piney, Wyoming for the following described place and premises, to wit: Metalbuilding located on lot 9, block 3, of the original Townsite of the Town of BigPiney, Wyo., and protests, if any, against the issuance of this license will beheard November 1, 2005, at 7 p.m. at the town hall in the council chambers inBig Piney, Wyo.
/s/ Vickie Brown, Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner October 6, 13, 20, 27,2005.


NOTICE OF FINAL
PAYMENT TO CONTRACTOR
Notice is hereby given that LWI Investments, LLC, hasaccepted work as completed according to the plans and specifications set forthin the Agreement between LWI Investments, LLC and Koch Construction Inc.,pursuant to the Project Manual for Favazzo West Subdivision Water & SewerProject, and that Koch Construction Inc. is entitled to final settlementtherefore. On November 16, 2005,being the forty-first day after the first publication of this Notice, LWIInvestments, LLC will pay Koch Construction Inc., all amounts and balance dueunder said Agreement.
Dated this 29 day of September, 2005
LWI Investments, LLC
c/o Rio Verde Engineering
P.O. Box 642
Pinedale, WY 82941
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2005.


NOTICE OF FINAL
PAYMENT TO CONTRACTOR
Notice is hereby given that LWI Investments, LLC, hasaccepted work as completed according to the plans and specifications set forthin the agreement between LWI Investments, LLC and J L Gray ConstructionCompany, Inc., pursuant to the project manual for Favazzo West SubdivisionStreets Project, and that J L Gray Construction Company, Inc. is entitled tofinal settlement therefore. OnNov. 16, 2005, being the forty-first day after the first publication of thisnotice, LWI Investments, LLC will pay J L Gray Construction Company, Inc., allamounts and balance due under said Agreement.
Dated this 3rd day of October, 2005
LWI Investments, LLC
c/o Rio Verde Engineering
P.O. Box 642
Pinedale, WY 82941
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2005.


Sublette County Rural Health Care District
Regular Meeting
August 29, 2005 - 7:30 p.m.
Marbleton Fire Hall - Marbleton, Wyo.
Jerry Jensen, president, chaired this meeting held in theMarbleton Fire Hall, Marbleton, Wyo. Mary Lynn Worl, vice president, Bill Barney, secretary/treasurer, GarryEiden, trustee, and Randy Johnson, director, were in attendance. Walt Bousman,trustee, was absent. JaunaMcGinnis, clerk, took the minutes.
Others in attendance:
Pinedale EMS: Andy McGinnis
Press Reps: Bill Boender, Sublette Examiner, Emily King,Pinedale Roundup
Others: Paul Scherbel
CALL TO ORDER
Jerry Jensen called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m. andset the agenda. Bill Barney motioned to accept the agenda as read. Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carriedunanimously.
PRIORITIZED ISSUES
UPDATES
a. Marbleton Clinic Update -
Randy Johnson reported Dr. LaSuer has almost completed hisCME requirements. Michelle Overgaag is available to start the policy andprocedures, which do not cross into the liability issue. Bill Barney motionedto have Michelle Overgaag begin work on the policy and procedures for the lab.Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
The windsock has been replaced.
Dr. Harris is aware of our interest. Both Dr. Czarnik andDr. LaSuer think she is incredible.
The clinic census is steadily increasing.
HIPAA video tapes will be shown to staff. Randy Johnsoninvited all board members to participate.
Sandra Roberts and Malinda Achard will be leavingmid-November. Chairman Jensen directed Randy Johnson to secure another FNP for90 days.
a. NURSE ADVERTISEMENT - The board reviewed theadvertisement layouts and cost. Discussed using other EMTs to help with Carol Mackie and Geneal Bailey'spositions. Other EMT's are being informally trained. All lack experience withx-ray and lab procedures. Katie Krieger has been helping with the receptionist/schedulerposition. A husband and wife RN team is interested in the positions.
b. PINEDALE CLINIC CARPET - The Pinedale clinic carpethas been cleaned. Replacement is not necessary at this time.
c. PINEDALE CLINIC OFFICE SPACE - We are lacking theelectrical drawing to send to the state fire marshal. A contractor submitted anestimate of the ADA design. Still waiting for a call from the state to know ifwheelchair lifts would be acceptable instead of ramps due to the cost.
d. WATER MAIN PROJECT - The Pinedale clinicexperienced a brief break-in service. Arrangements were made for emergency water.
e. BUILDING PROJECTS - Design meetings will begin nextweek. Bill Schertz and John Linn have requested time with the architects andhave agreed to one meeting. It is the impression of the board that the projectis the district's and the commissioners will be writing the check. The boardbriefly discussed whether these meetings should be open or closed to thepublic. It was determined these are user group meetings and are closed to thepublic.
PAID SERVICE 24-HOUR REVIEW - Andy McGinnis reportedthe new 24-hour coverage is working well. The board will review this scheduleat the Sept. 26 meeting.
OTHER - Andy McGinnis reported there is an Intermediateclass this fall and that David Noll is interested in working a temporaryfull-time position for three months. He will obtain a recommendation from thegroup. MS 256 sustained damage from a deer in the same area as before. The A/Cunit needed to be replaced.
HEALTH INSURANCE AGREEMENT - The board approved thehealth insurance agreement to incorporate dental and vision amendment. ChairmanJensen signed the agreement.
SEMINAR FOR DIRECTOR - Randy Johnson requestedpermission to attend a conflict resolution seminar in September and a ruralhealth seminar in October. Bill Barney motioned to send Randy Johnson to theseminars. Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
ADMINISTRATIVE SALARY SCHEDULE
- The administrative salary scale was amended toaccommodate an LPN track. Bill Barney motioned to accept the administrativesalary scale change. Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
OTHER - Mary Lynn Worl reported on issues pertinent toour situation. Bill Barney questioned the morale problem with Marbleton Clinicemployees due to inequities in pay because of guaranteed overtime. RandyJohnson felt this would need to be addressed sometime.
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Andy McGinnis expressed his disappointment in Bill Schertz'sarticle in last week's newspaper. He stated he does not need bad publicity and may need to retract fromhis involvement in the ambulance barn project. The board stated they have nosay over what Bill Schertz says and highly recommends Andy McGinnis as acontractor and has no question of professionalism and integrity.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
The board retired into executive session at 8:45 p.m.Chairman Jensen brought the meeting back to order at 9:15 p.m. stating noaction taken.
OTHER
Randy Johnson requested work product requests to come to thechairman and funneled to the director. A monthly report on the Marbleton Clinicwas requested. Jauna McGinnis stated a complete report could not be produceduntil the second meeting of the following month
DISBURSEMENT APPROVAL
The check registers were reviewed for accountability ofchecks. No discrepancies were noted. Mary Lynn Worl motioned to pay the bills as presented and add a check toTeresa Barney for August rent. Seconded by Garry Eiden and carried with BillBarney abstaining authorizing vouchers for payroll and vendors numbered 5393through 5441, EFT5234-15434 totaling $82,082.26.
ADJOURNMENT
Without any further business, Mary Lynn Worl motioned toadjourn the meeting. Seconded by Bill Barney and carried unanimously. Meetingadjourned 9:37 p.m.
Respectfully submitted this 12th day of September 2005
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees
Jerry A. Jensen, Chairman
Jauna M. McGinnis, Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 6, 2005.


Sublette County Rural Health Care District
Regular Meeting
September 12, 2005 - 7:30 p.m.
Marbleton Fire Hall - Marbleton, Wyo.
Jerry Jensen, president, chaired this meeting held in theMarbleton Fire Hall, Marbleton, Wyo. Mary Lynn Worl, vice president, Bill Barney, secretary/treasurer, WaltBousman, trustee, Garry Eiden, trustee, and Randy Johnson, director, were inattendance. Jauna McGinnis, Clerk,took the minutes.
Others in attendance:
Pinedale EMS: Andy McGinnis
Big Piney EMS: Katie Krieger, Carol Mackie
Press Reps: Cat Urbikit, Sublette Examiner, Emily King,Pinedale Roundup
CALL TO ORDER
Jerry Jensen called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. andset the agenda. Walt Bousmanmotioned to accept the agenda as read. Seconded by Bill Barney and carriedunanimously.
MINUTES/CHECKS
Mary Lynn Worl motioned to accept the June 27, July 11, July25, Aug. 8, Aug. 29 regular, Aug. 23 special, July 25, Aug. 8, Aug. 29executive, and July 20 budget hearing minutes as presented. Seconded by WaltBousman and carried with Garry Eiden abstaining due to his absence at onemeeting.
The board reviewed the checks for Dr. Boyle. Garry Eidenmotioned to approve the physician checks. Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
PRIORITIZED ISSUES
UPDATES
a. Marbleton Clinic Update -
Randy Johnson reported that HIPAA training has begun. Videos were shown to all employees ofthe clinic plus the sheriff office and Marbleton fire volunteers.
Dr. LaSuer has completed 20 hours of CME for license. These will help him to qualify as a labmedical director also.
Dr. Czarnik official start date is Oct. 1.
One interview was set up with an RN that did notshow.
The sheriff office is in cooperation with the district andSandra Roberts, FNP, to provide medical services. Sandra Roberts may be leavingOct. 1 and return throughout the rest of the year for two week periods.
Dr. Czarnik and Dr. LaSuer are active in the recruitmentprocess. Dr. Czarnik has started the application process for privileges withSublette Center.
Bill Barney motioned to inform the Marbleton Clinic staffof the Board's appreciation in their efforts and work. Seconded by Walt Bousmanand carried unanimously.
a. STRESS TEST MACHINE BIDS - One bid was receivedfrom Wyoming Range Medical at $2,000. A statement in the bid that it is thepractice of the district to sell below market value as a precedence wasdiscussed. It was noted this equipment was relatively new and usable, notequipment that was replaced or not working. Chairman Jensen directed RandyJohnson to contact Wyoming Range Medical to inquire if they would come up tothe minimum bid amount. BillBarney motioned to table.
b. MICHELLE OVERGAAG PROPOSAL - Michelle Overgaag hasfound liability insurance for $208 per year. Walt Bousman motioned to approvethe $208 then withdrew his motion. More information will be obtained regardingthe limits.
c. PINEDALE CLINIC OFFICE SPACE - We are stillawaiting the engaged personnel to get the electrical red line drawing. RandyJohnson was directed to inquire with Davis Partner if they have the capabilityto perform the service.
d. WATER MAIN PROJECT - The line is completed behindthe clinic and across the road.
e. BUILDING PROJECTS - The design meetings with theuser groups were conducted and went very well. A site is needed to go forwardwith the Marbleton Clinic. Architects suggested another set of meetings toinclude Bill Schertz and John Linn. It was suggested that John Linn be invitedto more meetings than one. Discussed having one generator to operate all threebuildings. Randy Johnson wasdirected to obtain a contract with Tony Chambers for the Pinedale ambulancebarn.
NEW BUSINESS
a. PERSONNEL - Andy McGinnis reported Jacque Strike isrequesting to become full-time with one other person interested. A contingentschedule is planned if coverage is needed for weekends. Volunteers have beeninformed to step up or lose. Pinedale EMS is satisfied with current scheduling.Walt Bousman motioned to hire Jacque Strike full-time with all full-timebenefits. Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously. Jacque Strike'sexpected start date is Sept. 23.
b. GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION - Bill Barney presented asolution to assign zones to each EMS service to utilize our resources moreefficiently.
c. BACK-UP CALL SCHEDULE - A request was made toinstall a guaranteed back-up call schedule if the service goes to a 24/7service. It was suggested both EMS services bring a proposal to the board forthe design, pay, etc. to begin this process before it is needed.
d. EMERGENCY STANDBY PAY - A request was made toset-up a pay amount ($12/hr) for emergency standby situations. Volunteers donot want to commit for only $5.15 and hour. Emergency standby is defined by Pinedale EMS as time oversix hours and is due to fire, floods, gas leaks, etc., excluding civicstandbys. Andy McGinnis is to discuss with Big Piney EMS. This issue is to bere-addressed next meeting.
Katie Krieger reported the transmission is being fixed onthe ambulance and that transmissions for that particular year had to bereplaced after 50,000 miles.
e. RENTAL AGREEMENTS - Bill Barney motioned to signthe Columbine apartment lease. Seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carriedunanimously. More information is needed on the lease for Malinda Achard.
f. AUDIT FORM - Chairman Jensen and Treasurer Barneysigned the form.
PRIOR BUSINESS
a. DR. TURNER'S MALPRACTICE INSURANCE REQUEST - Theboard reviewed the request made at a previous meeting. Randy Johnson reported areply from the attorney explained state statutes prohibits subsidizing privateindividuals without a consideration (a purchased service like 24-hour service).Walt Bousman motioned to deny the malpractice insurance request. Seconded byMary Lynn Worl and carried with Garry Eiden abstaining.
b. RE-ASSESS INTERN - Randy Johnson reported theintern has resigned due to school obligations. A request was made to make arecommendation to the board when a new intern was necessary. Request granted.The Board discussed implementing a high school health occupation course. Theidea for a medical intern has not moved forward yet.
PUBLIC COMMENTS
None.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
The board retired into executive session at 9:15 p.m.Chairman Jensen brought the meeting back to order at 9:37 p.m. stating noaction taken.
Bill Barney motioned to end Randy Johnson's probation periodand become a regular employee effective Sept. 1, 2005. Seconded by Walt Bousmanand carried unanimously.
The procedure for write-offs was discussed. It was noted itis necessary to hire more personnel for the clinic before burn-out occurs withGeneal Bailey and Carol Mackie.
The board discussed holding election of officers at the nextmeeting.
DISBURSEMENT APPROVAL
The check registers were reviewed for accountability ofchecks. No discrepancies were noted. Garry Eiden motioned to pay the bills as presented. Seconded by MaryLynn Worl and carried unanimously authorizing vouchers for payroll and vendorsnumbered 5442 through 5559, DD5256-10 through DD5256-30, DD5271-1 throughDD5271-10, EFT5257-1 through EFT5257-2 and EFT5272-1 totaling $230,514.60.
ADJOURNMENT
Without any further business, Mary Lynn Worl motioned toadjourn the meeting. Seconded by Garry Eiden and carried unanimously. Meetingadjourned 10:01 p.m.
Respectfully submitted this 26th day of September 2005
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees
Jerry A. Jensen, Chairman
Jauna M. McGinnis, Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 6, 2005.


IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMMING
NINTH JUDICIAL DISRICT
IN THE MATTER OF THE )
ESTATE OF ERNESTA P. FALER )
)
Deceased )
)
)
Probate No. 1414
NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL PETITION FOR DECREE OF DISTRIBUTIONOF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED MATTER:
You and each of you are hereby notified that a supplementalpetition for decree of distribution of real and personal property has beenfiled in the above-captioned matter with the above-designated Court, whichpetition alleges that the above-named decedent died on or about the 23rd day ofApril, 1992, a resident of Sublette County, Wyo., and that said decedent died seized of an interest inthe following described real estate, namely:
An undivided 3 1/8 percent oil and gas royalty pertaining tothe following land:
Lot 4 and the SW1/4NW1/4 of Section 5;
Lots 1 and 2 and S1/2NE1/4 of Section 6, Twp. 31 N., R. 108West,
6th P.M. and S1/2SW1/4 Section 32, Twp. 32 N., R. 108 West,6th P.M.,
Sublette County, Wyo.
Said petition prays that the above-designated Court enterits decree determining the date of death of said decedent, and establishingthat Ralph T. Faler, Sr., son of the decedent, have all of the right and titleto the subject property.
Said petition will come before the Court after this noticehas been published for two consecutive weeks, at which time, if it appearsthat the facts stated in thepetition filed herein are not in dispute, the Court shall enter a decreeestablishing that all right and title to the subject property passes to RalphT. Faler, Sr.
Ralph T. Faler, Sr.
By: /s/ William H. Twichell
Attorney for Petitioner
P.O. Box 1219
Pinedale Wyo., 82941
307-367-2414
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 6 and 13, 2005.

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