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 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 20, 2014

Two top officers have 70 years in

Grand Coulee police Chief Mel Hunt and Sgt. John Tufts have about 70 years of combined service to the area. That's about to change, with Hunt ending 39 years of service to the Grand Coulee area...

 
 Legals    August 13, 2014

Legals for August 13, 2014

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Planning Department Pete Palmer, Land Use/Shoreline Administrator P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA 99155 509-634-2577 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 30, 2014

Man killed in motorcycle accident

A Maryland man was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday three miles west of Grand Coulee on SR-174. Newton C. Pereira, 57, of Brookeville, Md., was dead at the scene, after striking a 2003 Chevrolet Venture van. Three of the occupants of...

 
 Opinion    July 23, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Two more Grand Coulee Dam School District jobs became vacant last week with the buyout and settlement of former Superintendent  Dennis Chambers and the resignation of Middle School Princ...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 9, 2014

Chamber: festival expenses are not federally funded

As the local chamber of commerce got ready to host thousands of people in the area to its annual Festival of America last Friday and Saturday, members became aware of misperceptions among the public...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 9, 2014

Mystery man cleans up North Dam

A civic minded man made a big contribution of labor Saturday, helping to clean up the top of North Dam after Fourth of July fireworks the night before. But no one knows who he is. The young man, say Bureau of Reclamation officials, was walking by...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/30 - While cleaning out a vehicle at Jack’s Four Corners, a worker found what he thought was a controlled substance and called the police. Since the vehicle had been involved in a weapons offense, the material was held for a...

 
 News    July 2, 2014

Reclamation selects new GCD power manager

The Bureau of Reclamation has appointed a new leader for Grand Coulee Dam. Regional Director Lorri Lee, for the Bureau of Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Region, announced Thursday that Coleman Smith is returning to the Pacific Northwest Region to...

 
 Community    July 2, 2014

Lake will be coming up over 4th of July weekend

With Lake Roosevelt about 4 feet from being full, the Bureau of Reclamation expects the lake to rise starting July 3 by up to a half foot each day through the weekend. Filling the lake lifts...

 
 News    June 25, 2014

Electric City to consider supplying its own police

Electric City is considering creating its own police force and possibly a tax to fund it. Mayor Jerry Sands said Tuesday that it will be on the agenda when his council meets July 8. He stated that the city will consider a property tax levy issue,...

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Celebrate 'Flood Fest' at Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park

  Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the unique geologic heritage of Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park near Coulee City at the annual Flood Fest. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28 at...

 
 By press release    News    June 25, 2014

Coleman Smith named Grand Coulee Dam power manager

GRAND COULEE, Wash. – Lorri Lee, Regional Director for the Bureau of Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Region, announced today that Coleman Smith is returning to the Pacific Northwest Region to serve as the Grand Coulee Power Manager. Smith replace...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 11, 2014

Cities to consider pathway

Grand Coulee and Electric City officials will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, June 16, to discuss ways they can work together on a walking path that could extend across the causeway south of Electric City and...

 
 Community    June 11, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/1 - While responding to a disturbance on Main Street, an officer found a person there wanted on a warrant. The man was arrested and taken to Grant County Jail. - Police checked on a non-injury accident at Four Corners where...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 4, 2014

Coulee Dam OKs extra spending for tourism

The town council at Coulee Dam approved a budget amendment ordinance last Wednesday night that will provide the chamber of commerce $6,000 for a media campaign to promote the new Laser Light Show on Grand Coulee Dam. The chamber had asked for the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 28, 2014

City's treatment plant in need of repairs

The operator of Grand Coulee’s Wastewater Treatment Plant addressed the city council last Tuesday night, seeking $400,000 to make needed repairs. Gary Abbott explained to the council the results of a report from the city’s engineering firm, Gray...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 28, 2014

Artist expands art offerings after school

An art volunteer at Center Elementary and the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School is teaching students art history and how to paint in the style of famous painters. Cathy LaPlace, born and raised in...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    May 28, 2014

New laser debut glitchy

The new laser light show came off with a 45-minute glitch Saturday night. A mechanical problem kept lookers aghast at the celebrated debut of the show. After the initial show Saturday night, the laser debut got an ovation, according to Bureau of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

New laser show debuts this Saturday

The Bureau of Reclamation will begin showing the new laser light show on the face of Grand Coulee Dam, “One River, Many Voices,” this Saturday beginning at 10 p.m. The new show incorporates the story of the area, beginning with how the land was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

New USBR fire station under consideration

The Bureau of Reclamation is planning to build a new fire station. It's the "where" that's in question. The Bureau is seeking public comment to identify issues to be addressed in an environmental...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

Tussle for tourism funds stirs debate at council

Coulee Dam’s town council was slow to convince last week that the town should reach down in its hotel/motel money reserves and provide the chamber of commerce and the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District with more funds. Grand Coulee Dam Chambe...

 
 Community    May 21, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/11 - A woman told police that another vehicle came off Knute Street and struck her vehicle. She said that the two exchanged information and both left the scene. The officer advised the lady to contact her insurance company. - Wh...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Two cities honor chamber advertising request

The chamber of commerce is getting additional money from hotel/motel tax funds to promote the all-new Laser Light Show on Grand Coulee Dam, which will begin May 24. The chamber had asked the three cities that collect the tax, Electric City, Grand...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Strong local women to be featured in exhibit

Biographies of five local women will be featured along with a "Rosie the Riveter" quilt at the Visitor Center soon. The five are: Ida Bartels, Toby Ann Levy, Lynda G. Nutt, Barbara Ann Meyer and Rober...

 
 Community    May 14, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/2 - Police received a call that there was a kidnapping in progress on Hill Avenue. The officer learned that the call was in error, and that the suspect did not contact the child in question. - A caller at Electric Place in...

 

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