Articles from the January 18, 2012 edition

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 By Roger Lucas    News    January 18, 2012

Local woman is missing

Police are looking for information about a local woman who hasn’t been seen nor heard from since Jan. 8. Jamie Marie Breckenridge, 42, of Grand Coulee, was last seen at Tim’s 4 Corner Union 76,... Full story


Engineers present multimillion dollar sewer project to Coulee Dam

About a dozen people who showed up for an informational meeting about a wastewater treatment plant project got assurances from two Gray & Osborne engineers that the extent of change was necessary to m... Full story

 By Scott Hunter    News    January 18, 2012

State budget cuts would kill helpful program

A fund that has boosted Grant County’s development by hundreds of millions of dollars over the last decade is on hold, possibly permanently. The county’s “Strategic Infrastructure Program” has made it possible for large and small projects... Full story

 By Roger Lucas    News    January 18, 2012

Plan: assemble new ferry in Grand Coulee

The new Keller ferry will likely be assembled near the Crescent Bay boat ramp before its launch in May, 2013, the Regional Board of Mayors learned recently. Two officials, Mark Houghton and Warren Snider, of the Foss Maritime Company, the successful... Full story

 By Roger Lucas    News    January 18, 2012

Bussert seated on Electric City council

Electric City’s council elected Lonna Bussert to fill Willie Bott’s vacated council seat last Tuesday night. Two residents, Bussert and Bradley Parrish, had written letters of interest and... Full story

 By Roger Lucas    News    January 18, 2012

Ridge Riders take on expanded agenda

There’s a new twist to the Ridge Riders this year. The hallmark event put on by the local horse riding club, the Colorama Rodeo, will be held as usual on Mother’s Day weekend in May. But that’s... Full story

 By Roger Lucas    News    January 18, 2012

Hensley selected for transit rep

A group of people from the Senior Center appeared at the Electric City Council meeting last week to support Councilmember Birdie Hensley’s appointment as the city’s representative to the Grant County’s public transportation system, Grant... Full story


Out of the comfort zone

Democracy is not easy for couch potatoes or cowards. To work, it demands much of us, including our attention, our willingness to be publicly right or wrong, and a recognition by the general public that at some point we’re each likely to end up on... Full story


In The Twilight Zone…

From over 40 years of experience working with city and tribal councils, county commissioners, and board members, I’ve come to expect a certain level of interest from them – about their community and the things that affect it … the things that... Full story


Be prepared to do good

“On my Honor I will do my best to: Do my duty to God and my country To obey the Scout laws To help other people at all times To keep myself physically strong Mentally awake and morally straight.” Since its founding in 1910, over 100 million... Full story


March against abortion planned

On Monday, at noon at Omak City Park, Jan. 23 there will be a March for Life in Omak so that we will not forget that it is legal to kill an innocent, helpless baby in a mother’s womb through abortion. Everyone is welcome to join us. January 22... Full story


Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Representative from a nationwide company last week pitched the idea of turning the local landfill into a transfer station, but the four regional mayors who control it may not be... Full story


Artistic licenses

Deputy clerk Debbie Pifer puts another dog ornament on her tree at Electric City’s city hall.  Each time a resident comes in to purchase a dog license, Pifer makes out an ornament relative to the... Full story


Melissa J. Green

Melissa J. Green, 37, passed on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in Spokane surrounded by her loving family.  Melissa was born on September 11, 1974, in Spokane. She attended school in the Coulee area and... Full story


Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The GCD Chamber of Commerce will hold its regular meeting this Thursday, Jan. 19 at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Blood Drive Monday There will be a Grand Coulee community blood drive on Monday, Jan. 23,... Full story


Rowe/Ferguson have a boy

Francesca Rowe and Eric Ferguson of Grand Coulee are pleased to announce the birth of their son Clayton Gabriel Ferguson on Dec. 28, 2011, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 8 lbs., 1 oz., and was 19-1/2 inches in length at birth.... Full story


Caldwell/Scranton have a girl

Ayleana Caldwell and Martin Scranton of Grand Coulee are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Nevaeh Patricia Kay-Ann Scranton on December 28, 2011, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 1 oz., and was 19.5 inches in... Full story


Iukes/Jefferson have a boy

Featherae Iukes and Franklin Jefferson of Nespelem are pleased to announce the birth of their son Mason LaVein Jefferson on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20 inches in length at... Full story


Gleason/Lewis have a boy

Kelly Gleason and Dellion Lewis of Coulee Dam are proud to announce the birth of their son Javon Shon Lewis on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012,at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz., and was 21 inches in length at birth. Siblings... Full story


A boy for Pakootases

Matt and Jodi Pakootas of Nespelem are proud to announce the birth of their son, Blue Ray Cid Pakootas on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 9 lbs., 4 oz., and was 22 inches in length. Siblings include proud... Full story


Raiders blow out Manson, Oroville

The Raiders took both the Trojans and Hornets for a ride as LR cruised to two easy wins last week. “I thought we showed good pride in our defensive effort and execution,” Raider Head Coach Brad... Full story


Lady Raiders victors over Trojans, Hornets

After a blowout victory Tuesday against Manson, the Lady Raiders faced a challenge in the Oroville Hornets Friday at home in front of a large crowd. Lake Roosevelt had to respond to the Hornets’... Full story


Wrestlers finish strong at Rainier

Raider wrestling travelled with 12 wrestlers to Rainier on Friday for the Sergeant Justin Norton Invitational on Saturday at the Rainier High School gym. The tourney featured several state placers and... Full story


Science night for families will focus on seasons

SHARP Kids will offer another session in its series of NASA Family Science Nights on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Coulee Dam Community Church. “’Tis the Seasons” will answer the question as to “why we’re walking in a winter... Full story


Upcoming in Raider Sports

Wed., Jan. 18 6 p.m., Wrestling at Reardan. Fri., Jan. 20 Basketball here with Pateros. 6 p.m., girls’ varsity, 7:30 p.m., boys’ varsity; Middle School - 6 p.m. boys’ JV/7:30 girls’ JV. Sat., Jan. 21 10 a.m., Wrestling at Dream Duals, East... Full story


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