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ASB officers get big check

            Coulee Dam town officials confident of emergency coverage

      Following a shakeup in the Coulee Dam Fire Department that came to a head last week, town leaders this week have stated their confidence that citizens are safe and that calls for emergency services will be met. “In terms of providing protection,...

District approves levy request

The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors Monday night approved a $1.1million four-year levy for maintenance and operations to go before district voters Feb. 10. In doing so, the board followed the recommendations of a special levy...

ASB officers get big check

Jack's Service gave the Lake Roosevelt Junior Senior High School Associated Student Body officers and members of the leadership group a check for $4,813.80, Monday. The money came from a special...

Fire chief resigns in Coulee Dam

When you make a 911 call to report a fire in Coulee Dam you expect a town fire engine and crew to respond. Don’t count on it. Last week, Coulee Dam fire chief Robert Jackson resigned after 12 years as chief. When reached he refused to comment on...

Town bids on Electric City police work

The town of Coulee Dam has made an offer to Electric City to provide police services. The offer was sent last week and outlined for Coulee Dam Town Council members last Wednesday night by Mayor Greg Wilder. The five-year offer would begin in 2015...

City to spend less to bolster tourism

Electric City will spend thousands less on boosting tourism efforts and related job growth after the city council reversed itself in a 3-2 vote last week. The council last Tuesday night backed off its previous decision in November to spend 75...

Volunteer of the Year to be announced in January

Evidently, we need a little more time to think. Each year, The Star solicits nominations from readers for Volunteer of the Year award, and each year, we receive multiple letters nominating between...

Look up, Americans, it's not as bad as you think

We are one glum country. Trust in the federal government is at historic lows, according to Gallup. More than half of the respondents to an October Rasmussen poll think our best days are behind us. And just a few weeks ago, an NBC/Wall St. Journal...

Find peace in the Silent Night

Sometimes during the hustle and bustle of this time of year we must pause. (OK, let’s pretend there is a dramatic 20-second silence right here) Sit back, relax, take a breath and let it soak in a second. That happened to me this weekend. Let me...

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The Coulee Dam Town Council approved a hotly contested budget last week before a packed house of community members who spoke their minds on several hot budget issues with the Mason...

Library lights up with winners

The “ Lighting of the Library’ was held Dec. 9 at the Grand Coulee Public Library and was attended by about 75 people. Santa arrived, courtesy of the Grand Coulee Fire Department, and greeted each child in attendence with a new book and a candy...

Meetings and Notices

Chamber After Hours This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Chamber After Hours meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Starkey Professional building. See our ad page 3. Care and Share Food Bank...

November continued the wetness

November brought more rain and a touch of snow, which put us over the mean precipitation in November by nearly a half inch, at 0.49 inches. We ended the month with a total of 1.73 inches as compared...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/9 - A person living in Grand Coulee Manor complained to police about another person living there and said he is being harassed. Police advised him to get a protective court order. 12/10 - A construction firm owner told police...

Joys of the season

Zach divides his wide-eyed attention Saturday between a pretty Christmas tree and Santa, who was there for kids at a Christmas party arranged for them by the Moose Lodge. The first such party in many ...

Wrestling adjusts to gym situation, keeps on wrestling

Raider Wrestling had to move its Dec. 10 home mixer to the Grand Coulee middle school gym, but at least the move was made easier by new mats the wrestling program received through a donation by the...

Lady Raiders take down Liberty Bell Cougars

The Lady Raiders had an interesting week. The Dec. 9 game against Liberty Bell was rescheduled for Jan. 22nd. Then the home game Dec. 11 against Oroville was cancelled and will not be settled until...

Raiders lose in Warden

The Lake Roosevelt boys basketball team had been scheduled to play three games this past week, but instead one was rescheduled, one is up in the air, and the Raiders lost to Warden in the only game played. A Dec. 9 road trip to Liberty Bell has...

Sports scheduling - so far

With the Lake Roosevelt gym in the midst of getting a new roof, it hasn’t taken much over the last two weeks to send sports schedules into disarray, with schedules changing sometimes daily. The reconstruction of the leaky roof couldn’t be...

Nespelem Eagles take the league

The Nespelem Eagles earned the championship of the Panorama League and cut down the school’s basketball net in celebration last week. The undefeated team had a 10-0 win-loss...

Legals for December 17, 2014

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam ORDINANCES ADOPTED BY THE TOWN OF COULEE DAM Ordinance 728 – An ordinance setting salaries and wages for officers and employees of the Town of Coulee Dam for the calendar year 2015 and repealing Ordinance No. 723....

 
 
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