Hospital CEO resigns, threatens suit

Coulee Medical Center's chief executive tendered his resignation with a required 90-day notice last Thursday, offering to stay on until the end of that time but stating his intention to seek...

Daycare, bus garage zoning in

Grand Coulee decided Tuesday night to move forward on zoning changes that will permit seniors to build a garage for their two buses, and allow the development of a daycare center, all in the central business district. The council held a public...

Towns splitting on wastewater plant question

Two towns, Coulee Dam and Elmer City, linked together by wastewater treatment issues, plan to go it alone in seeking an alternative analysis to determine how to proceed with a treatment plant plan. Elmer City, moments before the town council met...

Dusty business

Drivers on Midway Ave., also called State Route 155, follow a pilot car Monday past workers on a $15.5 million project that is spread over 238 miles on 10 state highways in five counties. The project ...

Old pavement in use again

The out-with the old and in with the new pavement project in the Grand Coulee area ended up helping Electric City pave one of its newest streets. Electric City received over 50 truckloads of ground...

Bowling alley sale in process

Riverview Lanes is in the process of being sold. Pat and Sara Zlateff said this week that Sherry Moore, an Electric City resident, will become owner of the eight-lane alley on May 1. Moore still has to work her way through a lease arrangement with...

Moving forward

I had some goals and expectations when I decided to run for hospital commissioner, primarily involving increasing utilization of CMC while maintaining the financial solvency of the facility. Since my election, however, I’ve been provided with a...

To the people of the Grand Coulee Dam area, an opportunity

Recently our entire community went through a major upheaval which in one way or another involved all of us. We saw that, when aroused, the people of this area can effect change. Our local hospital is such an important factor in our lives that we...

If you might want a building, better be heard

The planning meeting Tuesday the 29th of April at 7 p.m. at Electric City city hall is not just for steel buildings, it’s for any accessory building over 850 square feet built out of any materials. If you think you might ever want a garage, shop...

Things I think about

OK, sometimes when I look around the Coulee I see things or hear things, and I cannot help but dwell on these things for a while and just think. For example, “I won’t buy a house below the dam....

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Selected as Miss Grand Coulee Dam 2004 was Tiffany Barry. Princesses Jennifer Sedillo and Canace Payne. The City of Grand Coulee will be received a new fire truck.           Twenty ...

Rancher and musician wins

Dave McClure holds up his second-place trophy after competing in the Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival in Kennewick last weekend. McClure, a Nespelem rancher and pianist, took the...

It's a girl for the Lewandowski's

Teri and Terrence Lewandowski II of Grand Coulee, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Sadie Rae Lewandowski born Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 1 oz., and was 19.5 inches in...

Figueroa/Peterson have a girl

Angie S. Figueroa and Chris Peterson of Spokane, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Chloe Ann Snow Bristow on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 6 lbs., 14 oz., and was 19 inches in length...

Pickel/Seyler have a girl

Tiffany Pickel and Robbie Seyler of Electric City, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Kinsey Rae Seyler, born Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz., and was 21 inches in length...

Smith/Moulton have a girl

Jessica Smith and Eric Moulton of Wilbur, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Isla Charla Irving Moulton, born Friday, April 4, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., and was 20 inches in length at birth....

Melinda L. Fields

Melinda Lorraine Fields passed away peacefully at her home in Electric City, WA at the age of 55. She was born on July 21, 1958, to Merle and Lucille Diseth in Spokane, Wash. She worked a variety of ...

Jeannie Redthunder Moon headstone setting

Jeannie Redthunder Moon's headstone setting will be held this Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m., at Chief Joseph Cemetery. A dinner and giveaway will follow at the...

Eric Clinton Clark

Eric Clinton Clark was born December 5, 1969, and entered to rest on Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014. He attended Omak School, K-12, graduating in 1988 from Omak High School. He was active in sports playing...

Easter Events

Zion Lutheran Zion Lutheran Church will be having Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services on April 17 and 18, both at 7 p.m. On Sunday, April 20, Easter Sonrise will be held outside at Zion at 7 a.m., with breakfast following and the regular...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 17, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jared Berg of Costco will be talking on business services offered by Costco. Family History Center...

Senior Meals

Wed., Apr. 16 - Easter Dinner Ham, Cheesy Potatoes, Seasoned Buttered Carrots, Fruit Salad, Rolls, Birthday Cake. Thurs., Apr. 17 - Dinner Fish and Chips, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Waldorf Salad, Cookies. Fri., Apr. 18 - Breakfast Sausage Links,...

Family History Center Available

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites all who desire to utilize the Family History Center in the Coulee Dam Chapel, located at 806 Spruce Street in Coulee Dam. The center is now open each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. The family...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/7 - Plant Protection advised police that a boom truck was blocking the highway near Riley Point. The driver told police that he thought the truck was out of gas and someone was getting fuel for the truck. - A man living on...

It's WSU master gardener volunteer week

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, has proclaimed the week of April 13-19, 2014 as Washington State University Master Gardener Volunteer Week. The program, which is celebrating its 41st year of service, was begun in the state of Washington as a result of...

A tree for Arbor Day

Coulee Dam town Councilmember Gayle Swagerty plants a small-leaf linden tree on Arbor Day, last Wednesday, at Mason City Memorial Park. She is helped by public works director Barry Peacock. Looking...

LRHS honor roll for third quarter

The following is the Lake Roosevelt High School honor roll for third quarter. HIGH HONORS 3.5 – 4.0 SENIORS Akaycia M. Foster, Brandin Smith, Brandon Desautel, Chyenne Kelly-Marconi, Clare Castrodale, Daniel Campobasso, Jennifer Reichlin, Madisyn...

Local students make EWU list

Five college students from the local area were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University for the winter quarter. They are Karah Duclos, Taylor Black, Conor Crim, Luke Night Wolf and Erica VanZyverden, all of Coulee Dam. An...

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