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 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 27, 2016 

Hearing for reprimanded councilmember tonight

A public hearing will be held tonight for an Electric City council member who wants to answer her reprimand in public. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, April 27) in the city council chambers. Councilmember Birdie Hensley had...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 27, 2016 

Colorama to bring new feature in place of old

There is a new major event for Colorama this year, because another major feature won't be appearing. Jump N2 Fun, a firm that features a host of inflatable slides and bounce houses, will replace the c...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 27, 2016 

Lions to bring free health screening Thursday

There will be free health screenings available for the general public here April 28. The Grand Coulee Lions Club, in cooperation with Coulee Medical Center, will have the Northwest Lions Foundation mobile screening unit on hospital grounds from 12...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 27, 2016 

Pathways workshop set for May

Electric City is hosting a community workshop, led by Washington State University’s Rural Communities Design Initiative. The meeting, one of two being planned, will run from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 14, in the Veterans Center in Electric City. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    April 20, 2016

Man jailed after tussle with police

by Roger S. Lucas & Scott Hunter It took three officers to finally subdue a man originally pulled over on a traffic stop who now faces a handful of charges, including third-degree assault of the officers and resisting arrest. Floyd denies the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 20, 2016

Dog declared dangerous in city

A pit bull that attacked and bit an Electric City woman who was walking her dog has been declared “dangerous” by the Grand Coulee City Council. The dog, named Rocky, described as “huge” by the victim, was finally subdued by police and quarant...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 20, 2016

Sidewalk work underway in Elmer City

Elmer City residents will soon be able to walk to the post office on new sidewalks. They will also be able to cross SR-155 on a new lighted crosswalk. It’s all part of a Washington State Transportation Improvement Board grant that the town got....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 20, 2016

Chamber fish challenge set for this weekend

They will be churning up the water on Banks Lake this weekend, looking for big rainbow trout, smallmouth bass and walleye. It's all part of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 20, 2016

School contest results to show at tribal Earth Day event

by Roger S. Lucas Students at a number of area schools will see this Friday, Earth Day, how well they did in a recycling contest as results of a Colville Tribes challenge are unveiled during Earth Day celebrations at the powwow grounds Friday, April...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 13, 2016

Herndon selected for vice principal

Mark Herndon was selected by the school board Monday night to become vice principal at Lake Roosevelt Junior and Senior High School. Herndon is currently principal of Clallam Bay, a K-12 school in the Cape Flattery School District at Sekiu, Washingto...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 13, 2016

Proctor school bringing up bull riders

Shane Proctor remembers his roots. He returned to the Grand Coulee area last week to put on his seventh annual bull riding clinic at the Nespelem rodeo grounds. He brought along two of his sidekicks...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 13, 2016

Credit card thief buys Band-Aids and more cards

National Park Service officials reported to police that someone had prowled a vehicle and took a purse with two credit cards inside, which they later tried to use at the Safeway store in Grand Coulee. The vehicle prowl occurred within the Lake...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    April 13, 2016

His time in the barrel is not easy

There will be a new clown in town for Colorama. You'll see him get rolled and tossed by bulls weighing up to a ton at the Ridge Riders Colorama Rodeo. Scott Wagner, who has his own way of getting...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

City to ask citizens about parks and trails

Residents of Electric City could receive a Parks and Trails Survey as early as this week. The survey asks more than 20 questions about how residents view their city and what their needs are for the future. The survey came out of a community meeting...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

Police arrest suspect after chase

A Lake Stevens man led Grand Coulee police officers on a chase and withstood getting hit with tasers at least four times Monday morning before finally being subdued. Arrested and taken to Grant...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

Man arrested in grandparents' burglary

A local man wanted in the burglary of his grandparent’s house was found in a house on Burdin Boulevard and arrested, police reported. Michael S. Snyder II, 26, was taken to Grant County Jail on April 1. In addition to the burglary charge, Snyder...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

Coulee Dam surveying people on its parks

You still have a couple of days before your Coulee Dam park survey is due. The town of Coulee Dam is taking a comprehensive park survey to determine the use of its parks and how and where the community would like to see improvements. The survey is du...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

New volunteer to head up fish pen project

POWER has a new fish pens manager in Electric City. Bill Hancock, who lives near the fish pens, volunteered to handle those duties at the annual meeting of the group March 24 at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. The future of the fish pens was in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

Security cameras installed at golf course

Thieves should think twice about breaking into the Banks Lake Golf Course office. Grant County Port District 7, which manages the course, has installed 10 security cameras. Commissioner Jerry Sands,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

NBA great coming to area

Former NBA great Gary Payton, will hold a basketball camp Thursday, at Lake Roosevelt High School gym. The sports action will be mixed with a Payton message on life skills and how to build a productive life. The event is being put on by the Colville...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

Triple Fish Challenge coming this month

The grand prize for this year’s chamber of commerce fourth annual Triple Fish Challenge, fittingly, is something that will make fishing easier for the winner. The Triple Fish Challenge is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, at...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 30, 2016

Candidates listed in tribal primary

Twenty-eight contenders have filed for seven positions in the Colville Business Council primary election May 7. The top two candidates for each position will advance to the tribal general election on June 18. Six of the seven incumbents have filed...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 30, 2016

Spring cleanup is upon you

Dig out that old garden rake, it’s spring cleanup time in the coulee. All towns have a slightly different schedule than the others. The spring cleanup schedule is April 2-9. Full details are available on page 2. In Elmer City, if you are unable to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 30, 2016

Coulee Dam anticipates loan approval for plant

Coulee Dam will receive official word on its loan application for its wastewater treatment plant April 19, according to town officials. Representatives from USDA Rural Development will meet with town officials at noon at town hall to make an official...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 30, 2016

Coming feed will raise funds for sixth-graders' experience

Dates for a getaway that brings together students from Nespelem and Lake Roosevelt schools are set for May and a fundraiser is planned for April. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board set dates for the Tall Timber Ranch trip for sixth-graders fr...

 

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