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Feedback given loudly on EC plan

Feedback given loudly on EC plan

Electric City's revitalization and pathways project got just a little tougher last Saturday in the second of two public gatherings designed to pull together ideas on what residents would like to see ...

Tornado in coulee?

Did you see a tornado near Grand Coulee Friday? KREM reports that one touched down here about 3 p.m. And they have video of one near the Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights. If you have photos, we'd love to see...

House burns in Elmer City

Firefighters mop up an early morning house fire in Elmer City on Friday. The house belonged to Dave Stanczak. It was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The fire call went out at 6 a.m., and the fire ...

Ecology: newest sewer plant plan not in town's best interest Mayor intends to move forward

The state Department of Ecology disapproves of a replacement sewer plant plan that resulted from the contested 2013 election of the mayor of Coulee Dam. In a July 1 letter to the town this month, Ecology had critical remarks about Coulee Dam’s...

Tribal council reorganizes

Newly elected Colville Business Council members were sworn into office Wednesday during the annual ceremony at the Colville Tribes’ center of government near Nespelem, the CBC announced. Council Members Sheilah Cleveland, Larry Allen, Georgia...

Newsbriefs

Park fund raisers in Electric City A community-wide garage sale to benefit the development of Electric City’s new park behind the fire station will be held Sept. 24, the council learned last Tuesday night. Last year, the event raised $1,200...

Rude tactics could indicate a deeper problem

You probably can’t blame the heat; this is the coolest July in recent memory. So maybe some locals are taking their cues about civility, or lack of it, from national movements and leaders. They shouldn’t, but it can be hard to avoid....

Selfless teammate and coach deserved better

I played football with Geary Oliver, and he was the ultimate teammate. He sacrificed for others; his interest was always in the team and its needs, and he sacrificed his ego for that end. This was 1978, over 30 years ago. We were a good team with a...

Bumper car therapy

Over the last 35 years our family has vacationed at the same place on the beach. While the buildings have been refurbished, the complex remains largely unchanged. However, our entertainment has changed a lot. We still swim, jump the waves and build...

It is time to appreciate the badge

One of my best friends is a cop. As a matter of fact, I can think of about 10 people I consider friends who are police officers around the country. I was a reserve officer once, myself. I wore a uniform and a badge and qualified with a gun to use...

Sixty-six years ago

"Too Big a Load!" – Although this truck alone weighs almost 60,000 pounds, it is not unusual for one or two huge granite armor rocks to lift the front wheels from the ground. The truck can carry a...

Stephens have a girl

Laura and Justin Stephens of Davenport, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Alison Jean Stephens, born Friday, July 8, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz., and was 19...

Wall/Reichlin have a girl

Arin Wall and Andrew Reichlin of Grand Coulee, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Josephine Reichlin, born Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 9 lbs., 5 oz., and was 22...

Daniels/Campbell have a girl

Baylee Daniels and Jamie Campbell of Soap Lake, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Ellen Campbell, born Friday, July 15, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz., and...

It's a girl for Rice/Desautel

Raven Rice and Brandon Desautel of Coulee Dam, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Carmen Leanne Desautel, born Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz.,...

Star Obituary Policy

There is a $50 charge for obituaries published in the Star. This includes a photo and up to 500 words. Reminders for Celebrations of Life and Death Notices are $25. Articles must be either e-mailed, faxed or dropped off at the Star office. They...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 21, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Guest speaker is Jon Wyss, State Senate candidate for the 12th legislative district. Grant County Fire Dist. 14...

Drafting big plans

A display at Electric City's planning meeting Saturday offers close-ups and details of possible directions being considered, including downtown improvements, tourism growth, showcasing Ice Age Floods ...

Mobile Makerspace at the library

There will be plenty of hands-on activities, games and educational fun for kids of all ages. North Central Regional Library will be offering a wide range of programs over the summer, including its popular reading programs for children and adults....

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/10 - Police checked on a report of a possible trespass at a house on Banks Avenue, only to find a relative of the owner checking the place for the owner, who was in jail. 7/11 - A motorcycle that exited North Dam Park after...

Uneasy rest

A deer in the photographer's back yard on Stevens Avenue in Coulee Dam Tuesday takes a rest under a sycamore tree while keeping one wary ear on the dog next door and...

New art will greet students in fall at Lake Roosevelt

When students return to school this fall they will see six huge abstract paintings hanging in their school. The paintings, by Portland artist Lucinda Parker, feature two birds or fish in an abstract...

Head football coach resigns

The status of Lake Roosevelt High School’s varsity football coaching position was clouded last week when Geary Oliver resigned as head coach under unusual circumstances. Oliver had already been issued his contract for this fall, but was asked to...

Bowling Scores

Spring League Team W L Flaying W 23 17 San Poil 23 17 La Familia 19 21 Aaw Split 15 25 High Game: Don Richer 234; Candy Weed-Butz 187 High Series: Don Richer 633; Candy Weed-Butz 506 Splits: Percy 3-10/6-8-10; Kota 5-0 SENIORS 7-13-16 Dixe...

 
 
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