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 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...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 23, 2015

Bureau to build new fire station on own land

The Bureau of Reclamation has selected its site for a new fire station. Bureau of Reclamation officials announced Friday that it will build its 21,500-square-foot fire station near the intersection of B Street and Highway 155. The site, which was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 16, 2015

City will hold trail meeting next month

The new year will kick off with the first major Electric City trail project meeting. Councilmember Brad Parrish, who is heading up the effort, said last week that he plans a stakeholder meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, somewhere in the area. That’s abou...

 
 News    December 9, 2015

Newsbriefs

Moose Lodge to offer holiday party for kids The Moose Lodge invites all kids to “Kids Holiday Fun” time from Saturday, Sept. 12 from 1-3 p.m. Activities include ornament making, karaoke, food, prizes and fun, plus having their picture taken with...

 
 People    December 2, 2015

Celebrating 55 years

Tom and Kathy Skordas, of Coulee Dam, Washington, are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary December 5. The couple were wed in Salt Lake City, Utah, on December 5, 1960. They lived in the coulee...

 
 News    November 25, 2015

Testing the response

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation employees begin a Tuesday morning exercise that might have alarmed police scanner listeners not paying close attention. The hazardous material/explosives drill involved...

 
 Obituaries    November 25, 2015

Jack A. Hilson

Jack A. Hilson, 90, of Electric City, Washington, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center, Long Term Care, Grand Coulee, Washington. He was born May 14, 1925, to Herman...

 
 Obituaries    November 25, 2015

Warren Henry Byam

Warren Henry Byam, formerly of Electric City, Washington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 7, 2015, surrounded by his family in Oregon City, Oregon, after a long battle with Alzheimer's...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 18, 2015

All-electric vehicles added at Grand Coulee Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation is going green. You will soon see the all new electric-powered vehicles the bureau has added to its vehicle fleet. They are so quiet you could almost hear a pin drop. That...

 
 News    November 18, 2015

It's a drill

In an exercise, Bureau of Reclamation emergency and security personnel stage a response to a possible hazardous waste contamination incident Tuesday morning. Scanner monitors can r...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 11, 2015

Pathway project taking first steps

Three important steps are in the works for Electric City’s pathway project. That project would, if everything worked out, build a pedestrian and bicycle pathway from Sunbanks Lake Resort to North Dam Park, in different phases. Phase one would be...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 11, 2015

Race over the dam to be revived

A run over the top of Grand Coulee Dam will be revived, even after its last organizers dropped it, if Kelly Buche has anything to say about it. Buche, a local accountant and active runner, is...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 11, 2015

Another "biggest" being designed for dam

A new project aimed at refurbishing very old structures atop Grand Coulee Dam, like so much of the dam, is likely to yield the largest such device ever built. The 11 drum gates used to control the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 4, 2015

New bulkhead proposed to fix dam gates

Grand Coulee Dam could get a new fixture for help in repairing the big gates at the top of its spillway, one of which has been leaking since last summer. The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public co...

 

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