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New pharmacy projected for 2017

Grand Coulee Dam area residents may soon have a second option for where they pick up their prescription drugs. Coulee Medical Center expects to have a new retail pharmacy up and running by early 2017, according to Jonathan Owens, chief executive...

Ski Club meeting next Wednesday

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Ski Club will be having an informational meeting on December 7th. We will be meeting at Nespelem School at 5:15 and then at Lake Roosevelt High school at 7:30. Loup Loup representatives will be here to issue season passes...

Kids line up for Santa at North Dam Park

About 80 children showed up to see Santa Claus and to take part in a "cake walk" program last Saturday at North Dam Park. A number of local citizens provided cakes, some 25 in all, to be passed out...

CMC planning new daycare center for employees

Coulee Medical Center has “every intention” of building a daycare center for their employees, according to Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Owens. Completion of the project is anticipated for May or June 2017, at the latest, Owens told his...

City hall renovations to continue

Electric City plans to continue its renovation of city hall next year. The 2017 improvements include new windows and doors. The project is being funded in the 2017 budget and is expected to cost less than $20,000. In the last year, city hall was...

Nespelem Elementary students don their lab coats

Students at Nespelem Elementary received a hands-on science experience from chemical engineers from Washington State University last week. Doctor Seu Ha, an immigrant from Korea, received his...

Proposing a compromise on the Electoral College

The framers of the US Constitution created the Electoral College as a result of a compromise for the presidential election process. During the debate, some delegates felt that a direct popular election would lead to the election of each state’s...

Federal government must listen to local community on snake river dams

Hundreds of local residents showed up last week in Pasco for a debate that many thought had long been settled. We again find ourselves making the case that proposals to breach the Columbia and lower Snake River dams would hurt our local community,...

Cheap gas fueling petrochemical expansion

In Washington, an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower spurs economic growth. It is a key reason why energy intensive industries locate here. Today, our nation has a profusion of carbon-based energy. Unlike a decade ago when we relied upon...

Your Story Part 1

It starts with a question. That question can be difficult for some to answer, or for others it can release the flood gates of time and you end up knowing everything about them. A simple question, “What’s your story?” can require a person to...

Thirty-one years ago

Excessive snow on December 8, 1985, made it possible for artist Perry Ferguson to create this sculpture of an Indian on a horse. Assisted by Joe Kiehn, the sculpture was begun on Dec. 8 at 10:30...

Jacob Fischer

Jacob Fischer died unexpectedly at age 42 last week. The 1993 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School lived in Spokane. A service in his memory is pending. A complete obituary will follow in next week’s...

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

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday due to the upcoming Vintners and Brewers event Saturday night. Meetings will resume at noon Thursday, Dec. 8. American Legion to Meet The American Legion...

Senior Menu

Wed., Nov. 30 – Dinner Chicken Strips, French Fries, Mixed Vegetables, Fruit Platter, Cupcakes Thurs., Dec. 1 - Dinner Italian Casserole (meat, veggies, noodles and cheese), Cauliflower, Pears, Cook’s Choice Dessert Fri., Dec 2 - Breakfast Ham...

Leaf pickup finished

Town crew members finish the seasonal leaf pickup Monday on Grant Avenue with Coulee Dam's mulching machine. - Scott Hunter...

Pioneer calendar now for sale

The 2017 Coulee Pioneer Museum calendar will feature pictures of the Third Powerhouse at Grand Coulee Dam, Birdie Hensley said this week. The calendar is dedicated to the men and women who worked on the project, the 50th anniversary date of which...

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/19 - A Nespelem woman will likely receive a citation from the court for having expired tabs and no insurance. She was stopped when an officer noticed the tab expiration, and she was given a few days to supply the police...

Keeping their feathers numbered

Turkeys cross a lawn in Grand Coulee, pleased to have survived another Thanksgiving. - Jacob Wagner...

Legals for November 30, 2016

Town of Elmer City Availability of 2017 Preliminary Budget and Final 2017 Budget Hearing Notice is hereby given that a Preliminary Budget for the Town of Elmer City is now available, and that the city will hold the Final 2017 Budget Hearing on...

 
 
Coulee Medical Center ER and Walk-In Care
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