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Articles from the May 6, 2015 edition

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 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 6, 2015

Man indicted for theft from USBR

An Electric City man has been indicted in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington, on four counts of theft of government property while an employee of the Bureau of Reclamation. Charged was James M. Barry, who has not been... Full story

 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 6, 2015

Tribal primary preliminary results given

All incumbents made it into the general election in the Colville Tribes’ primary poll vote held last Saturday. Now they will have to wait until absentee ballots are counted on Thursday to see if the numbers hold up for them. In Nespelem’s... Full story

 News    May 6, 2015

A race in the sunshine

Kids launch off the starting line at Lake Roosevelt Elementary's Mini-Bloomsday event last Friday, held for the first time at Greene Field, the sports field for the high school, after the move last... Full story

 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 6, 2015

Gunderson will ride and reign as queen

The Colorama rodeo queen's future probably won't take her very far from animals. Emma Gunderson, a junior at Ephrata High School, would like to become a veterinarian's assistant after she graduates fr... Full story

 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 6, 2015

New markers will honor old cowboys at Lacy Memorial Bull Ride

There's some big bucks to be made Saturday, May 23. All you have to do is ride a few bulls. It's the Third Annual Cleatis Lacy Memorial Bull Ride at the Ridge Rider rodeo grounds in Delano. Action... Full story

 News    May 6, 2015

Puts on new chevrons in Grand Coulee

Gary Moore was named sergeant by Grand Coulee Police Chief John Tufts, beginning May 1. Moore has been in the department since 2003 and prior to that was a reserve police officer in Reardan.... Full story

 By Scott Hunter    News    May 6, 2015

Guitar maker hopes to diversify

Terry Reister speaks quite softly, but the guitars he makes sing out loud. Reister and his son, Terry Reister Jr, showed off the elder's products at the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce... Full story

 News    May 6, 2015

Moving playground equipment

Electric City workers move a geo-dome climber from the old Center School to its new location at the city's newest park at a site purchased from the Banks Lake Bible Church. Here public works director... Full story


Event at school deserves thanks

We would like to thank everyone for helping make our Family Fun Night a success! Without all of you we would never be able to pull out such an event. We thank you Scott Hunter and the Star for always putting the word out there, and Shane Moses for... Full story

 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    May 6, 2015

Every day should be Teachers Week

First off, I would like to wish every teacher past and present a Happy Teachers Week. I have talked about my favorite teachers in the past and how they influenced my life. Even when I did not know or... Full story

 By Celia Wexler    Opinion    May 6, 2015

Now is the time for sunlight on trade

  Popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. … And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge... Full story


Loe/Town to wed in August

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey and Lisa (Sammy) Loe of Yakima, Wash., are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Tanner Christian Loe to Kateri Tekakwitha Town, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan and... Full story


Coulee Recollections

10 years ago A silver linden tree will be dedicated in memory of Carlos Hughs, town mayor from 1982 to 1986, in Mason City Park, across from the Coulee Dam Post Office in observance of Arbor Day.... Full story


Edith Gertrude Kinzer Sackett

Edith Gertrude Kinzer Sackett, age 98, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Harmony House Nursing Home in Brewster, Wash.  Edith was born in a two story ranch house just outside of Uniontown,... Full story

 News    May 6, 2015

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the Colorama festivities. Next Thursday the meeting will be held at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Care and Share Food Bank The food bank at the... Full story


Caldwell has a girl

Alyeana Caldwell of Grand Coulee is proud to announce the birth of her daughter Addalyn Niole Scranton on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 7 oz., and was 21 inches in length at birth. Sibings... Full story


It's a girl for Friedlander/Cawston

Tasheena Friedlander and Chauncy Cawston of Moses Lake, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Mila Mae Cawston, born Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 9 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20 inches in... Full story


Carson/Brooks have a girl

Brenna Carson and Brian Brooks of Elmer City are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Korbyn Rosaline Carson-Brooks Johnson on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz., and was 20.5... Full story


Senior Menu

Senior Menu Wed.,May 6 – Dinner Chicken Lasagna (with white sauce), Buttered Carrots, Fruit Salad, Cook’s Choice. Thurs., May 7 – Dinner Beef Strognaoff, Mixed Vegetables, Fruit Surprise, Coffee Cake with Apple. Fri., May 8 – Breakfast... Full story

 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Track finishes last two meet week of season

The Raiders travelled to Mansfield April 28 for the Iceberg Invitational and then to Oroville on May 2 for the Draggoo Financial-Oroville Invitational. The boys placed third overall at Mansfield with... Full story

 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Golf looks at late season matches

Raider Golf travelled to Okanogan Valley Golf Club Thursday for a match against Okanogan and Oroville. The boys’ medalist at the meet was Joey Staggs of Okanogan, who won with 92 strokes over the course. The girls’ medalist was Vanessa... Full story

 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Baseball set up for late season run

The Raider Baseball team took on the Pateros Billygoats in a doubleheader last week, adding two for their win column. Lake Roosevelt jumped ahead in both games at Pateros April 28, and held on to that lead to come home with two victories. Pateros tri... Full story

 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Raider tennis prepares for the late season stretch

The Raider tennis team played two matches last week on the road. At Liberty Bell, the Raider boys picked up one win in a singles match. Cristian Ruiz defeated Fallen Hutson after two hours of play. The Raider girls won two matches. Areielle White... Full story


This week in sports

Thurs., May 7 2:30 p.m., HS Golf with Okanogan/MLCA at Alta Lake. 4 p.m., HS Tennis at Oroville. JHS Track here wth Bridgeport/Nespelem/Omak/Pateros/Manson at the old middle school track. Fri., May 8 3 p.m., HS Track at the Ron Vanderholm... Full story


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/27 - Police interrupted some juveniles that were cutting some shrubbery at an abandoned house on Fortuyn Road. The youth were advised to stop doing this and complied. – A woman on Goodfellow Street in Electric City told... Full story


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