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 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 18, 2016 

Future of city, pathway project discussed

About 40 people showed up Saturday at the Vet's Center to hear and take part in discussions about the revitalization of Electric City. The meeting, the first of two scheduled, was to get input on...

 
 News    May 18, 2016 

Going down

Bureau of Reclamation workers are lowered from the top of Grand Coulee Dam Tuesday to dissemble catwalks on which they've been working for weeks along the bottom of the drum gates. The walkways are...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 11, 2016

Pathway discussion set for Saturday

Electric City will hold the first of two planned community meetings to discuss its plan for a Pathway Trail through the city. The full topic will be parks, recreation and revitalization. The meeting will be from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 14, in the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 11, 2016

Report: 701 tons of garbage produced

Grand Coulee won hands down the blue ribbon for producing the highest tonnage of garbage for 2015, a Sunrise Disposal report to the Regional Board of Mayors indicated. The disposal company reported that it picked up 700.77 tons of garbage in Grand...

 
 News    May 11, 2016

Light show to begin May 28

The Laser Light Show’s opening performance for the year will be Saturday, May 28, beginning at 10 p.m., Bureau of Reclamation officials stated last week. Work on the drum gates, which has occupied most of the spring, will be finished in mid-May,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

City to ask citizens about parks and trails

Residents of Electric City could receive a Parks and Trails Survey as early as this week. The survey asks more than 20 questions about how residents view their city and what their needs are for the future. The survey came out of a community meeting...

 
 News    April 6, 2016

Newsbriefs

Beyond the call A Grand Coulee police officer, Thomas L. Johnson, performed an act well beyond the normal activity of an officer on March 31. He responded to a call of a stranded vehicle on SR-155 near milepost 7, where he found a vehicle with the...

 
 News    March 30, 2016

Big job

A worker walks on a platform at drum gate three on Grand Coulee Dam, where the Bureau of Reclamation is repairing the leak. As the level of Lake Roosevelt is held below 1,255 feet above sea level to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 30, 2016

Coulee Dam anticipates loan approval for plant

Coulee Dam will receive official word on its loan application for its wastewater treatment plant April 19, according to town officials. Representatives from USDA Rural Development will meet with town officials at noon at town hall to make an official...

 
 Legals    March 16, 2016

legals for March 16, 2016

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE PASSED OF THE CITY OF ELECTRIC CITY, WA On the 8 day of March, 2016, the City Council of Electric City passed the following ordinance. A summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title, provides as follows:...

 
 Legals    March 9, 2016

Legals for March 9, 2016

City of Electric City Small Works/ Vendor Roster The City of Electric City is accepting applications from interested contractors and vendors wishing to be placed on the Small Works Roster and Vendor Roster. Whenever the city seeks to construct any...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 24, 2016

Work on gates will fix the leak on dam and allow spills

Those who were disappointed in the Laser Light Show last season because the Bureau of Reclamation couldn't spill water as a backdrop for the lasers will be happy to hear that things will be fixed in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 10, 2016

What should the city ask?

A public workshop will be held this Thursday night at the Electric City fire station to develop survey questions for the proposed Pathways project. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend and take part by sharing their...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 3, 2016

Police department stable at three

“Rocket scientists they are not.” That was the way Coulee Dam’s interim police chief described villains who brag about their escapades on Facebook. Interim Chief Larry Hall said that he often looks at Facebook to catch up with some law...

 
 By Myrna and Orie Francis    Opinion    February 3, 2016

A few of our thoughts regarding the proposed parks, trails and paths in Electric City

It seems to us that we have a group of council members that likes to spend a lot of money. We live on Sunny Drive in Electric City. A few years ago council members proposed a park on the lake, just below our property, due to opposition they decided...

 
 Legals    February 3, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment

USDA Rural Development is considering providing financial assistance to the Town of Coulee Dam for the upgrade of their 40-year old wastewater treatment facility. The replacement includes a new...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 27, 2016

State and federal agencies meet with city on pathway plan

Governmental agencies and some local people crowded into a meeting room at Coulee Medical Center Wednesday as agencies made presentations at the Electric City Pathway and Trail meeting....

 
 By Billie Hasenwinkle    Opinion    January 27, 2016

Expressing concerns on the proposed trail

Regarding the Electric City trail, with the (Jan. 20) meeting being at 1:00 in the afternoon and I work for a living, I cannot make it. I wish for this letter to be my thoughts and my opinion on this matter. Now, I’m no letter writer, so I’m just...

 
 Legals    January 27, 2016

Legal Notice - Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment USDA Rural Development is considering providing financial assistance to the Town of Coulee Dam for the upgrade of their 40-year...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 13, 2016

Electric City calls meeting on trail plan

A proposed trail system in Electric City will get an airing from a number of organizations next Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m., in the Coulee Medical Center conference room. The proposed trail would...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 13, 2016

Union local transferred to Grand Coulee

The demise of the Alcoa aluminum plant in Wenatchee has led to a change in the location of the union lodge for machinists and a Bureau of Reclamation worker is now president. Wallace "Peewee" Pleasant...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 6, 2016

Electric vehicle battery problems perplex bureau and maker

Almost all of the Bureau of Reclamation’s “green” vehicles, 27 of them, are sidelined while it is determined why they only hold battery charges for about 20 miles. Only four of the battery-powered vehicles are currently in use, according to Pub...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 6, 2016

Bureau fire station to be built next year

The Bureau of Reclamation’s new fire station will be built early in 2017, an official said Monday. Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher said current plans call for construction to start early in 2017, and that it would take about a year to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 6, 2016

Slow wreck elicits ticket

A Grand Coulee driver was given a ticket for driving too fast for road conditions after he rolled his vehicle over where B Street meets the Bureau of Reclamation Industrial area Dec. 27. The driver, Igor Victorovich Kudas, 30, told police he was...

 
 Community    December 30, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/2 - Police are still sorting out problems with a Cadillac that was pulled over because of a license tab problem. The driver also didn’t have insurance on the vehicle. The license tabs on the vehicle, which were expired...

 

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