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 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    May 20, 2015 

Monumental effort

The town of Coulee Dam is spearheading an effort to create and establish a monument to honor 81 persons who died during the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam. Friday, Karen Struve, president of...

 
 Community    May 20, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/12 - A local bank reported to police that an employee had been terminated for taking money and the official provided surveillance footage to police. - Police found four subjects in the area of the Tanner gates near North Dam...

 
 News    May 13, 2015

Two fires burn buildings

A fire early Monday morning destroyed a storage shed that was used as a wash house for several nearby trailers on Stagecoach Lane in Lincoln County. The shed was about 20 feet by 15 feet and only the sidewalls were standing when the blaze was...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    April 29, 2015

Robert (Bob) Melton

Bob Melton passed away on Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015, in Spokane. He was born October 28, 1939, to Otis and Dorothy Melton. He graduated from school in Page, Ariz., in 1958, and joined the Army after graduation. In 1960 Bob married Patricia Warren in...

 
 Community    April 29, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/21 - A woman on Burdin Boulevard told police that she had two stray dogs on her porch. The dogs were gone when police arrived. — Police assisted Lincoln County Sheriff’s officers in making an arrest at the Bureau of...

 
 By Press release    News    April 29, 2015

Newhouse Introduces legislation to streamline new surface water storage projects in Bureau of Reclamation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced H.R. 2097, the Bureau of Reclamation Surface Water Storage Streamlining Act of 2015 to streamline the Bureau of Reclamation’s environmental planning and study process for new surface water...

 
 Community    April 22, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/13 - A man on Banks Avenue told police that a light bar had been taken from his residence and said that it matched one seen on his separated wife’s boyfriend’s car. The woman told police that she had taken the bar before...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 15, 2015

Man rescued in climbing mishap

A Spokane man was rescued Saturday through the efforts of a number of agencies after injuring his leg while climbing high on the rocks behind Osborne Bay. Nicholas Vange, 21, who had been camping in the area, along with another man, Nicholas...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 15, 2015

McGuire takes council seat

Richard McGuire was elected to the Electric City Council Tuesday night. He will fill the number-two position on the council, held previously by John Nordine who recently took over as mayor. McGuire was nominated by Brad Parrish and garnered two of...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 15, 2015

Summit on future of old school yields new ideas

A "summit" held to garner ideas about the future of the former Grand Coulee Dam Middle School was deemed a straight-up success by organizers, who met recently to discuss the March 12 event that brough...

 
 News    April 15, 2015

New deputy power manager for engineering announced for GCD

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Region announced that Doug Anderson has been selected as the new deputy power manager for engineering and project management at Grand Coulee Dam. He replaces Scott Ross. In his new position, Anderson...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Community    April 15, 2015

Lake level held down for maintenance on dam

Lake Roosevelt is being held at a level about 47 feet below the full mark while maintenance is completed on the drum gates that hold the water back when the lake is full. The Bureau of Reclamation...

 
 News    April 8, 2015

New deputy power manager announced for Grand Coulee Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Region announced that Tim Koczur has been selected as the new deputy power manager at Grand Coulee Dam. Koczur will serve as a member of the management team, providing leadership and direction for the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 8, 2015

Police interviewing for new sergeant

Sometime in the next couple weeks Grand Coulee will have a new police sergeant. Oral examinations for the sergeant position are scheduled for this Saturday at city hall for three prospective candidates for the job, all current Grand Coulee police...

 
 News    March 25, 2015

$7.2 million contract awarded

The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $7.2 million contract to Gardner Zemke Company of Albuquerque, New Mexico, to replace the switchgear for six pump-generators at the John W. Keys III Pump-Generating Plant, a part of the “Grand Coulee Power...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 25, 2015

Fire burns construction building

A fire early Monday morning destroyed the office and storage area of the DWK Fowler Construction Company in Delano. The fire broke out about 6:15, and when firefighters responded they found smoke...

 
 News    March 25, 2015

Newbriefs

North Dam “Clean and Fix Day” this weekend Citizen volunteer hours this weekend can go a long way toward helping keep North Dam Park a viable community asset. Park commissioners are arranging a day to clean up North Dam Park this Saturday from...

 
 Opinion    March 25, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Bureau of Reclamation’s law enforcement contract with the city of Grand Coulee increased by nearly $100,000 for union modifications on time-and-material rates, boosting the government contracts to a total of $1.5 million dollars....

 
 News    March 18, 2015

Newsbriefs

Supporting the bigger picture Electric City’s council agreed to support the work of the Grant County Economic Development Council and voted $500 in support of the group’s work. The agreement is through Dec. 31. A lot of sludge Electric City has...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 18, 2015

Pathway would link Electric City pedestrians north toward park area

The future of Electric City may one day be more pedestrian-friendly, if an idea the city is pursuing ever comes to fruition. The Electric City Council is in favor of a pathway in the city proposed by...

 
 By Don Brunell    Opinion    March 11, 2015

Can Washington avert California's water wars?

California is in the midst of a fierce water war, a conflict that holds lessons for us in Washington state. In many ways, we are alike. Both of our states’ populations are growing and we have some of the world’s most prolific agriculture...

 
 Community    March 4, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/22 - An officer stopped a motorcycle operator for failing to stop at an intersection on Spokane Way. He was cited for that and for not having an interlock device installed. - An officer saw a man wanted on two warrants and stopp...

 
 By Peggy Nevsimal    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Story on pathway project contained inaccuracies

I was disappointed to read an inaccurate account of what happened at last week’s Electric City Council meeting in Roger Lucas’ “Electric City pathway proposed” article in the February 11th Star Newspaper. For clarification, the proposed...

 
 Community    February 18, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/9 - Choice Auto Group advised police that someone had rolled a tire down the hill into the back of its building, causing an estimated $300 damage. Police could not find the person responsible. - Police found the gate at the 230...

 

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