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Articles from the August 21, 2013 edition

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 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Electric City citizens want water cleared

Complaints of brown water and chlorine smells in Electric City’s water supply brought a large number of residents to the city council meeting Aug. 13. Lillian and Jay Sooter, of 103 Sunset Drive, questioned the city’s response to brown water...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 21, 2013

Powerful storm hits area

A powerful storm packing high winds and lightning has knocked out power in parts of Grand Coulee and Coulee Dam. Sketchy reports, unconfirmed have come in about trees down all over, some across mobile homes in Lakeview Terrace , transformers knocked...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

State won't fund smaller sewer plant project

Coulee Dam’s wastewater treatment project is apparently dead, at least for now. The town’s plan to build a $4.92 million plant was derailed by objections from town residents, and the council’s decision to go for a less expensive first phase...

 
 News    August 21, 2013

Newsbriefs

Car wash to benefit team The Lake Roosevelt Raiders will hold a car wash Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the NCNB bank parking lot. Go Raider, clean cars. Picnic date changed A community-type picnic for Coulee Dam and Elmer City residents...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Guiding girders in place

A crane lowers the cap into place on the elementary school portion of the new K-12 school building project Monday. A worker at the top of the structure helps guide the girder in place. A number of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Chamber pitches aggressive tourism campaign

Chamber of commerce Manager Peggy Nevsimal presented an aggressive promotion program for 2014 to the Electric City council last Tuesday night. Electric City, as well as Grand Coulee and Coulee Dam, finances part of the chamber’s tourism promotion...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Bank of America to close Friday for good

Bank of America will close its Coulee Dam branch at 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23. The move was announced by B of A some months ago. News that Washington Federal had purchased 51 of the branches being closed by Bank of America in the state brought...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

New Keller ferry is up and running

An Electric City couple was the first to board the new Keller Ferry, the Sanpoil, last Wednesday when it made its inaugural trip between Lincoln and Ferry County connecting SR-21. Lowell and Birdie Hensley were among some 200 people who gathered...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Bear visits town

A bear that wandered into Coulee Dam caused a little excitement for occupants of the Columbia View Apartments and later for residents on Tilmus Street. Police got the call from dispatch center about a bear near the apartment complex, but when police...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Grand Coulee's bomb dog retiring

Grand Coulee Police Department’s “bomb” dog Potter is being retired. Potter is handled by police officer Sean Cook, the second dog handled by him since he has been in the department. The city council Tuesday night passed a resolution declaring...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

School board takes stock of energy project

Members of the school board and district officials tour the Lake Roosevelt High School industrial arts shop Aug. 7 as part of a special meeting. Directors saw the results of a McKinstry project that...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Schools prepare to re-open

School bells are about to ring. The Grand Coulee Dam School District opens its door to students next Tuesday. The start of school will see three new faces as principals of the various schools. Newcomer Ronanda M. Liberty takes over as principal at th...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

Local quilt will head to big event

Marlene Oddie, of Grand Coulee, is a semi-finalist in the American Quilter’s Society “QuiltWeek” show set for Oct. 2-5, in Des Moines, Iowa. Her quilt “Rosie’s Bomb” will compete with 176...

 
 Obituaries    August 21, 2013

Raymond J. Zowada, U. S. Army – Colonel (Retired)

Ray was born July 1, 1922, in Kooi, Wyoming, to Joseph and Theresa (Washut) Zowada. He died on August 10, 2013, at Coulee Medical Center, Grand Coulee, Wash. Ray was raised in Sheridan, Wyoming, and...

 
 Obituaries    August 21, 2013

Martha Finch

Martha Finch, age 95, of Hayden, Idaho, (formerly of Grand Coulee, Washington) passed away at Hayden Valley Assisted Living, on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Martha Eliszibetha Hirsch Mundt Finch was...

 
 Obituaries    August 21, 2013

Audrey R. Aanenson 1915--2013

Audrey Aanenson of Auburn, WA passed away peaceably in Seattle on August 4th in the presence of her sons. Audrey was preceded in death by Henry Aanenson, her loving husband of more than 50 years. She...

 
 Obituaries    August 21, 2013

James Dean Davis

James Dean (JamesZee) Davis entered into eternal peaceful rest on Monday, July 29, 2013, at Coulee Medical Center. He was born on July 3, 1958, to Moses W. Davis, Sr. and Agnes Andrews at the Coulee...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Turtles, moose and bear, Oh my!

Living in Coulee Country can surprise you sometimes. During the last few weeks I was reminded that we do live in the country. Maybe not extreme rural America, but we do have the luxury of seeing some...

 
 By Lura Anne Hartman    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Consolidation editorial struck home

You can’t realize how pleased I was to read your editorial this week. It was Rod’s dream that all of the small communities might join together to make a stronger town (or should it be city?) which would benefit everyone living in the area. He...

 
 By Cindy Jayne American Legion Post commander    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Support for post appreciated

American Legion Post #157 would like to thank everyone who has donated items to and/or shopped at our annual yard sale, this year. Because of you, we have had another outstanding year! Our post depends on the yard sale funds to keep our post going...

 
 By Bob Valen    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Power lines are killing birds

Sadly, this morning, I found yet another causality of the high tension power lines that cross over North Dam Park. Since I’ve been walking the area, about eight or nine months, I’ve witnessed...

 
 By Capt Ryan Hunt    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Corrections due on Ryan Hunt article

Sir, appreciate the article you wrote on my brother’s and my behalf. However, I wanted to make you aware of a couple of mistakes in the article. I apologize for any confusion on my part. 1. In regards to my deployment history: I have deployed to...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    August 21, 2013

Push for change on reservation

An article on the front page of the just-out Tribal Tribune (The Administration Building) recounts words of past tribal council Chairman Mel Tonasket. The article began: “This is a simple message...” That article went on to further quote...

 
 Opinion    August 21, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago A tense situation came to a peaceful conclusion last Thursday as a Coulee Dam girl, who was feared missing returned safely. Approximately 40 minutes after Tonya Timentwa reported that her 4 year-old daughter Alahna Timentwa was...

 
 Legals    August 21, 2013

Legal Notices for August 21, 2013

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN THE ESTATE OF JEAN H. GREEN, DECEASED JAMES P. GREEN JR., PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, Plaintiff, v. THE ESTATES OF GILBERT H. PARLET and/or RACHEL C. PARLET, husband and...

 

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