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 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 15, 2017 

Assembly connects vets and students

Veterans young and old shared some of their thoughts about serving in the military with a gym packed with students as Lake Roosevelt Schools held their annual veterans' assembly last Thursday....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 15, 2017 

More antelope released on reservation

In a joint effort between the Colville Tribes and the Nevada Department of Wildlife, 98 more pronghorn antelope have been released on the Colville Indian Reservation, the second time the animal was...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    November 15, 2017 

Raiders season ends after loss in Davenport

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders' season ended with a 7-3 win-loss record after losing to the Davenport Gorillas in Davenport on Friday in the first round of state playoffs. The Raiders couldn't get...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    November 15, 2017 

Twenty-two Raiders named to all-league honors

A total of 22 Raiders and Lady Raiders made it onto the Central Washington 2B All League selection, an honor for athleticism, including Sean Garvin who was named player of the year for volleyball. In...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 8, 2017

Local marijuana retailer presents at chamber

B Street Bud, Grand Coulee's marijuana shop, has now been in operation since New Year's Day 2016, and has to follow a lot of rules in their line of business. Employee Sean Luna spoke to the Grand...

 

Raiders defeat Kittitas, progress to first round of state

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders football team defeated Kittitas in Coulee Dam on Friday in the districts crossover tournament, sending the now 7-2 Raiders to the first round of the state tournament. The Ki...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 1, 2017

State tests river water monthly

Eiko Urmos-Berry, of the state Department of Ecology, pulls up water samples with a long rope dangling from the bridge in Coulee Dam. It's a sunny fall day, and her orange high-vis vest matches the...

 

Raiders defeat Tonasket for chance at state berth

The Raider football team defeated the Tigers in a nailbiter in Tonasket on Friday, securing a hometown advantage for the Raiders, who play Kittitas Friday in Coulee Dam for a crossover game, the winne...

 

Cross country wraps up season

The Raider cross country team ran at the district meet in Wenatchee Oct. 25, with the Raider runners coming up a little too short to qualify for state. With the top 28 out of 88 runners qualifying for state for the boys, and the top seven out of 42...

 

Soccer ends season with improved record

The Lady Raider soccer team defeated Oroville before losing to Brewster and Bridgeport last week. The games wrap up the Lady Raiders' 2017 season. The Lady Raiders defeated the Oroville Lady Hornets...

 

LR volleyball season ends at district

Lady Raider volleyball lost to Soap Lake in their last regular season game, before losing in the district tournament to Tonasket and Kittitas. After a 5-0 start to their season, the Lady Raiders have suffered a recent string of bad luck, losing...

 

Small Mustang team didn't stand a chance against Raiders

The Raiders took on the Bridgeport Mustangs on Friday in Coulee Dam, winning in a 50-3 blowout. A first-quarter fumble recovery from Raider Tony Marchand led to quarterback Hunter Whitelaw running in...

 

Volleyball drops two as district play approaches

Lady Raider volleyball lost to Tonasket then Brewster this past week, losing their team captain to an injury in the process. In Tonasket on Oct. 19, LR lost three sets to one to the Lady Tigers. In...

 

New basketball coaches hired for LR

Lake Roosevelt High School's boys' basketball program is getting a new head basketball coach and assistant basketball coach. Jeremy Crollard, who also teaches fourth grade at Lake Roosevelt...

 

LR soccer

Lady Raider soccer played Brewster and Oroville on the road this past week, losing 7-1 to Brewster, and 2-0 to Oroville. The Lady Raiders’ win-loss record is 3-6 in the league, 4-7 overall, ranked fifth out of seven teams, just behind Bridgeport...

 

Raiders compete at cross country league meet

Raider cross country traveled to Liberty Bell for the league championship meet. LR's top finisher for the boys was Kyle Edmo, who placed 12th out of 70 runners with a finishing time of 19 minutes and...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 18, 2017

Volunteers restore rock work along Candy Point Trail

A solid piece of local history got cleaned up and clarified last weekend so people can enjoy and use it more in the present as volunteers from across the state continued work on the Candy Point Trail...

 

Raider Football defeats Eagles in Soap Lake

The Raiders raided Soap Lake last Friday, where they plucked the Eagle football squad with a final score of 26-14. With the Raiders leading 14-0 at the half, the Eagles tried to make a comeback,...

 

Volleyball wins big in busy week

The Lady Raiders played a lot of volleyball this past week, competing against Waterville, Oroville and Liberty Bell, defeating all three. At home against Waterville Oct. 10, LR closed out the game in...

 

Tonasket Tigers outscore Lady Raiders in soccer

The Lady Tigers soccer team caught the Lady Raiders by the toe on Saturday in Tonasket, making them pay with a final score of 5-1. "We couldn't stop [Tonasket's] number two from scoring in the first...

 

Runners face wind and cold at border

Raider runners ran at the Oroville Invitational on Friday the 13th, held at Lake Osoyoos State Park. The lake spans from Oroville up into British Columbia, but runners stayed stateside, some achieving personal records: Kayla St. Pierre finished the r...

 

Raider football videos

The Raiders lead 36-0 at the half as they take on the Bridgeport Mustangs in Coulee Dam tonight. The first video shows Tony Nichols on a run as he is ruled out at first in goal, which led to Dylan Steinert running into the end zone on the next play....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 11, 2017

Students consider future at college fair

Students at Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School thought hard about their future last week when they attended a college fair held in the gymnasium. Twelve colleges from around the Pacific...

 

Volleyball starts league play with two wins

The Lady Raiders are mustering up moxie, starting out their league season with two wins. Following a successful 7-1 non-league season, the Lady Raiders have moved into the more official league...

 

CC competes in Omak

Lake Roosevelt harriers ran in Eastside Park in Omak Oct. 4. "The Omak invite went great," Head Coach Brian Daniels said. "Nearly every runner had a PR (personal record) for the race. They ran fast...

 

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