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 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 26, 2016

Old Center School has multiple prospects for sale

The former Center School in Grand Coulee is for sale, this time with three parties already showing interest in the property. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Paul Turner told the school board Monday night that he has been in touch...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    October 26, 2016

Volunteers from across the state work on Candy Point Trail

Coulee Dam's Candy Point trail is getting a makeover from the Washington Trails Association. This past weekend, 10-15 volunteers from all over Washington worked on clearing brush along the Candy Point...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 26, 2016

Fireworks group to light up sky near Grand Coulee

The pyrotechnics are coming. Look for a lot of noise and fireworks in the sky, Dec. 2 and 3, when fireworks experts from across the state gather on a 135-acre tract near Grand Coulee in Lincoln County. Host to the event will be Alan Cain, who is in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 26, 2016

Homeless veteran gets help

Put yourself in this situation. You are elderly, diabetic, have a memory problem, and you're homeless, and you don't know how to get help. That's the situation Clarence Roosevelt Jerred was in until...

 

Newsbriefs

Council replacement delayed Grand Coulee Council voted last week to delay the selection of a replacement for Erin Neilson, who resigned from the council recently, until all members of the council are present. Tammara Byers was not present at last...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 26, 2016

Dog declared potentially dangerous after attack

A dog named Malquin was declared “potentially dangerous” by the Grand Coulee City Council last Tuesday night. The dog was in the possession of Dorothy Hall, of the 400 block on Roosevelt Drive, at the time of a Sept. 20 incident, who explained...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    October 26, 2016

Patriotism, the lost voices of America

In school we start each day with the Pledge of Alliance. At sporting events the National Anthem starts each contest. Buildings across the nation start each day with the early morning rising of the red, white and blue up the flag pole, and on military...

 

Seventy-seven years ago

Looking east into the main unit generator room of the left power house during the course of construction. The downstream wall is near completion for bays L1 to 9 inclusive, and construction of the...

 

Wilson retires from Army

Tony Wilson, a 1995 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, retired from the military recently after serving 20 years in the U.S. Army. Wilson retired as a master sergeant and served as a combat engineer and explosives ordnance disposal specialist....

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber To Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, October 27, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Mona Kaiser, a Master Gardener from Soap Lake will be the guest speaker. Care and Share Food Bank Is Open...

 

Energy assistance available for area

The Energy Assistance Program of OIC of Washington is offering you the opportunity to prepare for the winter season. Starting October 17, 2016 you can go to the OIC of Washington office located at 903 W 3rd Ave, Moses Lake, to schedule an...

 

Senior Menu

Wed., Oct 26 – Dinner Chicken A’la King, with Noodles, Green Vegetables, Fruit Cup, Bread Pudding Thurs., Oct. 27 – Dinner Pork Loin, Caputosh Testa (Cabbage, Bacon, Pasta), Green Beans, Applesauce and Surprise Dessert. Halloween Dinner!! Fri....

 

It's a girl for Murphy/Rowe

Candace Murphy and Dallas Rowe, of Electric City, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Patricia Rowe, born Friday, October 7, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 6 lbs., 13.5 oz.,...

 

It's a boy for Richmond/Kanzsleiter

Cheri Mae Richmond and Nicholas Kanzleiter, of Keller, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Ray Kanzleiter, born Monday, September 26, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed 3 lbs., 14 oz.,...

 

Skordas named deputy director for Reclamation's Pacific Northwest Region

Regional Director Lorri Lee has selected Rob Skordas as the new deputy regional director for Power and Infrastructure in Reclamation's Pacific Northwest Region. Skordas began his new position Oct....

 

Not too late to join the Arbor Day Foundation

The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering 10 free autumn-classics trees or five free crape myrtles when you join the organization in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America...

 

Legals for October 26 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2016-39054 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 

Abstract artist to attend special dedication

The public and Lake Roosevelt Schools students will have an opportunity to meet abstract artist Lucinda Parker on Thursday morning, in two sessions. Parker will speak at 9 a.m., and meet with elementary and seventh- and eighth-grade students in the e...

 

Lady Raiders win one, lose two in volleyball

The Lady Raiders won a close, 3-2 game at home against Tonasket last Thursday before losing 3-0 in Brewster Saturday, and losing 3-2 at home against Soap Lake last night. Thursday saw the Lady...

 

Raiders turn Mustangs into dogfood, clinch playoff spot

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders football team showed no mercy to the Bridgeport Mustangs on Friday, defeating them on their own turf 66-0. LR’s win-loss record now stands at 6-1 for the season and has clinched a playoff spot. To say the victory was...

 

This week in sports

Fri., Oct. 28 7 p.m., HS Football here with Tonasket (L) Sat., Oct. 29 TBA, HS Cross Country at District 5/6 Meet Mon., Oct. 31 5:30 p.m., HSJV Football at Tonasket Mon., Oct, 31 - Mon., Nov. 7 TBD, HS Volleybal 2 B Districts, Ephrata HS Fri., Nov....

 

Soccer wraps up season by winning in a shootout

The Lady Raiders lost on Saturday to Brewster, but won in a shootout on Monday in Manson, finishing their first-ever season at 3-8. The Lady Raiders lost 5-0 on Saturday to Brewster ... a loss, but...

 

School board briefs

GRAND COULEE—The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night approved two hires and accepted one resignation. Hired were Jeremy Crollard as seventh grade football coach; and Tom Severns as a school bus driver. Resigning was Pete Adolphe as...

 

Silver linings reported

Despite Lake Roosevelt’s homecoming football loss to Soap Lake Oct. 14, 28-22, there was still a silver lining. The school set an all-time high for raising food for the Care and Share food bank, collecting a ton and a half of food. The school also...

 

Bowling Scores

COLUMBIA LEAGUE TEAM W L #6 18 10 Strike or Spare 17 11 Solid T Const. 9 19 #1 0 0 #2 0 0 #4 0 0 High Game: Corey Baker Jesse Vieira 214; Sharey Redthunder 168 High Series: Jessie Vieira 594; Sharey Redthunder 446 Splits: Ron Staggs 4-5-B 2-4-8-10;...

 

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