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Felon uses sunroof as escape hatch

A 23-year-old felon, who gave a Spokane address, was arrested Sept. 30 and taken to Grant County jail. Arrested was Chance Carson, who had a felony assault warrant out for him out of Spokane and was listed by local police as a “violent felon.”...

 

Electric City sees plans for two parks

Electric City officials got a look at what their two new proposed parks might look like at meetings Monday and Tuesday. The parks, one at McNett Avenue and the other at Grand Avenue, are high on the...

 

Mold issue surfaces again

Mold and other needy repairs was again the topic when mayors met for their monthly meeting Monday.in the Electric City council chambers. The Regional Board of Mayors have tried several times to get action to remove mold and make other repairs at the...

 

Newsbriefs

Two school boards plan joint meeting The Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors and the Nespelem District board of directors will meet jointly at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at Pepper Jack's...

 
 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...

 

Tons of food given out

Tons of food, including potatoes, lettuce, apples, baby carrots and fresh squash, plus frozen ground beef and more were distributed, Sept. 28 to 150 Grand Coulee area households in need of food assist...

 

Local site will collect used antifreeze

The Delano Regional Transfer Station has become a dump site for used antifreeze, the Regional Board of Mayors decided Monday. The offer was made by the Grant County Department of Public Works early in September and agreed to when the mayors had...

 

City must be careful not to spend the wrong money

A few years ago, Electric City inadvertently ran afoul of the rules for properly appropriating funds brought in by taxes collected from motel and campground patrons, leading to a small fiscal problem when the city had to repay the money to its own...

 

Jesse gives reader hope

Over this past year “Jess, shut up!” has become the first thing I turn to after reading the front page. I just want him to know how much I appreciate his column, and warn him that if I ever see him in person, I will be giving him a BIG hug. He...

 

Honoring Jarrett for his service

Instead of just relaxing in retirement, Richard “Dick” Jarrett and his wife, Nancy, were committed to working for the Lord. In 2003, Dick called the regional Seventh-day Adventist church leadership and was able to speak with Doug Johnson, the...

 

The quiet rock and roll star

Some of you may have missed it, but Tom Petty passed away this last week. There was other pressing news on the headlines taking the most press time, but the rock and roll legend’s life was very similar to the way he went out. Powerful, but not figh...

 
 By Bob Valen    News    October 11, 2017

What will winter bring?

I’ve licked my finger, held it up to the air; now I can tell you what winter will bring. If only it were that simple! So, let me share what is being stated by our federal agencies that work in the arena of weather prediction. First, let’s take a...

 

Seventy-eight Years Ago

The outlet works at elevation 1036 have been embedded in concrete, and formwork is in place for the gate gallery control chamber. The four vertical pipe headers on each side of the gate chamber forms...

 

Alumni association to meet Oct. 18

The fall meeting of the Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will be held Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 1 p.m., at Grand Coulee Community Church, 405 Center Street. The meeting is open to anyone who has an interest in the history of the no-l...

 

New queen crowned

Tryouts for the 2018 Colorama Rodeo Queen were held at the Ridge Riders Arena in Grand Coulee, on Saturday, October 7. The two candidates, Jessie Walker and Joy Abrahamson, had to complete a...

 

What's cooking at the seniors

Wed., Oct. 11 - Dinner Chicken Caesar Salad, Garlic Toast, Mixed Fruit, Cupcakes Thurs., Oct. 12 - Dinner Tuna Casserole, Mixed Veggies, Melon, Coconut Bar Fri., Oct. 13 - Breakfast Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Eggs, or Waffles (Strawberries optional),...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Oct. 12, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Meeting begins at noon. This week’s program will be given by Angie Gates (Radiology Manager) and Penny Lewis...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 10/3 - A woman on Dill Avenue reported that her 31-year-old daughter was missing. - A woman given a ride to Safeway by a man she didn’t know told police later that she thought he was following her. She told an officer that she...

 

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...

 

Harris to play college football at EOU

Lake Roosevelt senior Elijah Harris has verbally committed to play football at Eastern Oregon University, where an athletic scholarship will help pay the cost of attending college. "They are giving...

 

LR defeats Omak

The Lady Raiders defeated Omak 3-1 Oct. 4 at home in Grand Coulee. "Our team played their best passing and communication game last night," remarked Head Coach Casey Moore. "Sadie Trotter played the...

 

Legals for October 11, 2017

Town of Elmer City Budget Workshop Meeting The Town of Elmer City will hold a meeting on October 12, 2017, at 6 p.m., at City Hall for the purpose of working on the 2018 Elmer City Budget. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to... Full story

 
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