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Wild horse roundup halted

School district tightens discipline rules

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board took steps Monday night to improve conduct on school buses and in the classrooms. After a debate about priorities, the board voted to add four temporary positions to provide better discipline in selected...

Legislation pending that could alter state's wolf management efforts

As Washington's gray wolf population continues to grow, so do concerns from those living in the areas of the state most affected by their return. "There's two sides to this issue, and it kind of...

Two teens die in Coulee City crash

Two teenagers were killed and a third injured in Coulee City Friday night when the car they were in left the road and hit a light pole at the city park. The driver, Auston Frye, 17, of Hartline; and...

Wild horse roundup halted

A roundup of wild horses on the Colville Indian Reservation was stopped just before noon Sunday due to mounting pressure from tribal members. The roundup had been planned to take about three weeks,...

Local hospital ekes a profit

Coulee Medical Center managed to show a slim profit in January, following months of losses, mostly due to downward adjustments in the amounts due from Medicaid in 2014. CMC’s financial statements for January showed a $1,351 gain on the bottom...

Nordine willing to take mayor's seat

John Nordine, mayor pro-tem in Electric City, said last week that he would be willing to fill out the unexpired term of Mayor Jerry Sands, who is resigning. Sands will serve until the last day of February. Sands became mayor in 2009, and resigned,...

Sands has been a good mayor

I am sad to see Mayor Jerry Sands resign. He has been a very good mayor. But I can understand his frustration and his wanting time for the family because the mayor job is a full-time commitment. Honestly, I don’t know how he withstood the office...

Forthright, dedicated mayor will be missed

It is with mixed emotions I am writing this after reading the article regarding Jerry Sands resigning as mayor of Electric City. I am a personal friend of Jerry and Connie, so I am aware of how they want to be able to travel, spend time with their...

Sands did job when no one else would

I know Jerry Sands (mayor of Electric City) had thoughts about retiring last election, but as there were no other persons running for mayor, he stepped up to the plate and once again took on the responsibility. I, for one, am sorry to see him go. I...

Time to step up, 509ers

509ers, now is the time for you to step up and help with your city government. All of the Mikes, Lees, Clays, Marks, Bobs, Joes, Janes, Marys, etc, (local 509ers) who do not want 206ers, aka “coasties” to run your city. “They are just trying...

Re: "Electric City Council: no restrictions on outbuilding size" Feb. 18

Accessory building do have size limits in Electric City. The accessory survey that the planning commission had the city mail out last September did show that the community did want some size limits on out buildings, 34% to 64%. That is why the...

Penny Ann "Minnie" Wak Wak-Gregorio

Penny Ann "Minnie" Wak Wak-Gregorio (66) passed away Tuesday evening, February 17, 2015 in Spokane, Washington. Born April 5, 1948 into the Nespelem, Washington home of Isaac W. and Rose...

Amy Jo (Weber) Tattersall

Amy Jo (Weber) Tattersall passed from this life into the presence of her Lord Friday, February 6, 2015 at Salem General Hospital following a short illness. She was born August 3, 1949 to Harold James and Betsy Ann Weber of Libby Creek Ranch,...

Nancy Esther Ranum McChesney

Nancy Esther Ranum McChesney, 80, of Coulee Dam, Wash., died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Hospice House North in Spokane, WA, with family at her side. Born April 19, 1934, in Faribault, Minn., Nancy was ...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Feb. 26, at noon at the Siam Palace on Main St., Grand Coulee. Speaking will be Coulee Medical Center Dietitian, Jacie Johnson. Tax Forms...

Sign overhaul in progress

Rotary members remove the letters from the entrance sign to Grand Coulee on the highway from Wilbur Friday afternoon. The club erected the sign and another like it entering Electric City years ago,...

Cub scout racers announced

Cub Scout Pack 24 held their Pinewood Derby Feb. 18 at their annual Blue and Gold dinner. Among 32 racers, this year's winners, pictured from left, Noah Hunt, first place; Hunter Armstrong, second...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/14 - A woman on Weil Place told police that she had loaned her car to her sister for 30 minutes, but two days later it still had not been returned. Later, the woman called to report that she had found the car and didn’t want...

Octavio Alejandre is state champion

Raider Wrestling made a great showing at the state tournament with all three wrestlers placing. Octavio Alejandre took the state championship at 285 pounds. Oscar Pakootas took third at 132, and...

Raiders third at districts, move on to regionals

The Raider boys won two games last week to earn third place in the District 5-6 tournament and a meeting with District 7-9's number-two team Friday night at regionals. This is the second year in a...

Bowling Scores

THURSDAY MIXUPS TEAM W L Fry Bread Power 57.5 26.5 Fighting Chipmunks 50 34 Shut Up & Bowl 47 37 Gutter Fingers 42 42 The Shire 40 44 Flyin W 38.5 45.5 Team 7 36 48 3 blonds and 1 ndn 24 60 High Game: Shut Up & Bowl 732; JR Jensen 234; Briana Bob...

This week in sports

Wed. Feb. 25 6 p.m., JHS Wrestling, LR Mix and Match here. Fri., Feb. 27 6 p.m., HS Boys’ Basketball Regionals at Mount Spokane High School, versus Northwest Christian. Sat., Feb. 28 10 a.m., JHS Wrestling, Final Tournament at...

Lady Raiders season ends with loss to White Swan

The Lady Raiders played their final game of the 2014-15 season at Eastmont High School against the White Swan Cougars on Feb. 19 in a loser-out game of District 5-6 play. The Lady Raiders and Cougars ...

Legals for February 25, 2015

CALL FOR BIDS Town of Coulee Dam Used Mechanical Street Sweeper The Town of Coulee Dam will receive sealed bids for one used Mechanical Street Sweeper. Bid Package and Specifications may be obtained by contacting Town Hall at (509) 633-0320. Sealed...

 
 
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