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Move-in dates set for new school complex

Mayor to police: Back off noise enforcement

Electric City Mayor Jerry Sands has advised the Grand Coulee Police Department to back off enforcing the city’s noise ordinance as it relates to music at the Electric City Bar and Grille and other places in the city. Sands told three members at...

Move-in dates set for new school complex

The ribbon cutting at the new K-12 school facility will be Sept. 12, the Grand Coulee Dam School District board was advised Monday night. The $30 million-plus project is right on schedule and a...

Two years on, house hulk a problem for neighbors

A resident on Holly Street complained to the Coulee Dam council last week about a burned out house next to her property and the fact that no one is doing anything to clean it up. Heidi Bradeen, of...

Man killed in motorcycle accident

A Maryland man was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday three miles west of Grand Coulee on SR-174. Newton C. Pereira, 57, of Brookeville, Md., was dead at the scene, after striking a 2003 Chevrolet Venture van. Three of the occupants of...

Wet fun

Pyper takes aim at Ezeckiel during a water balloon fight on Stevens Avenue in Coulee Dam Sunday. From left are Kaylee, Pyper, Kylie, Ezeckiel, Chase, Shyanne and Cade. There were no winners or...

Newsbriefs

Storm shuts down internet A storm cut off Internet service to Centurylink customers in 31 eastern Washington towns Wednesday afternoon, including Wilbur, Nespelem, Creston, Almira. The outage stretched from Cheney to Winthrop and Royal City. The...

Letter from a casualty of the hospital's last administration

This is a letter to the communities served by Coulee Medical Center in response to the letter by Greg Behrens (“Thoughts and concerns for the CMC board, and community” July 23, 2014). You talk about all the things that the previous...

The last American tradition

America’s traditions are becoming diluted and, frankly, dying off. But one tradition appears to be alive and well, and over the last seven days we took part in the great tradition of camping. Our annual campout was a success overall, although...

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Two leaders of the Colville Tribes filed suit last week against a Canadian Company that polluted Lake Roosevelt over the past 100 years. In a first-of-a kind suit, Joe Pakootas and D.R....

Alice Ruth (Hanstein) Doppler

Alice Ruth (Hanstein) Doppler was born March 27, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., and joined our Savior July 22, 2014. She was the matriarch of the Hanstein and Doppler families; the last surviving sibling of ...

Mark Frederick Godbey

Mark Frederick Godbey (56) born on October 15, 1957 in Pullman, Washington to Harvey J. and Bernice Godbey, passed away at his Coulee Dam, Washington home Wed., July 23, 2014. Following high school...

Margaret Ann (Bartlett, Bailes) Servias

Maggie passed away peacefully in Youngtown, Ariz., on July 13, 2014. She was born in Startup, Wash., in 1924 to Lloyd and Leona (Terrell) Bartlett. She grew up in the Snohomish area and in Osborn,...

Gary Lee Clark - Oct. 17, 1957 - July 22, 2014 (56 years)

It is with great sadness and sorrow we have had to say goodbye to our father, grandpa, husband, brother, uncle and friend, Gary Clark. Gary was born in Moscow, Idaho to Clarence and Roberta (Manual) Clark. He was raised on the Colville Indian...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 31, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Clara Carson from the Colville Convalescent Center in Nespelem will be on the program. TOPS...

Class of '64 Tigers' reunion this week

The 1964 class of Grand Coulee Tigers will be holding its 50th class reunion the weekend of August 1. Friday night will be check in, Saturday at 1 p.m., backyard BBQ at Susan Fahr Miller’s home. Also on the agenda is seeing the new laser light...

Happenings at the library

Summer events continue at the Grand Coulee library with this Fri., July 25, Chelan County PUD “Zap, Crackle, Zing! – How Energy Works” program will begin at 10 a.m. Witness and participate in the wonders of the five energies: Potential,...

Receive 10 free trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August

Nebraska City, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees through the Foundation’s...

Calling the Columbia River home

So the story goes on that Sammy made a long run up the full length of Lake Roosevelt into Canada for a quick stop near the mouth of the Columbia River where he almost ran aground, floundering where...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/18 - Dispatch advised police of a man lying on the ground next to the roadway at North Dam Park. The officer noted that the man was intoxicated and wanted a ride to his destination. The officer gave the man a courtesy ride to...

School briefs

COULEE DAM -- The Grand Coulee Dam School District board made a number of personnel decisions at its Monday night meeting. Nate Piturachsatit resigned as Middle School track coach; Raehanne Piturachsatit resigned as Lake Roosevelt High School...

Sacchi on honor roll at CWU

Joseph Sacchi of Coulee Dam was named to the Cental Washington University honor roll for spring quarter...

Junior rodeo results

Scores of young junior rodeo contestants were recognized for their performances at the Ridge Rider Junior Rodeo a week ago. The winner of the playhouse raffle was Bob Wieldeyer, last year’s queen’s dad. Winners of the various events won buckles...

Yard sale mania: You can find treasures here in the coulee

Yard sale mania: You can find treasures here in the coulee For many families, the dog days of summer have arrived. And as time flies by, as it always seems to when the month of August is here, now come a few weeks for getting ready, getting...

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