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 News    July 13, 2016

Newsbriefs

Tribe plans small casino at Twin Lakes The Colville Business Council voted Thursday to allow a small casino to be developed at Rainbow Beach Resort near Inchelium, the Tribal Tribune reported. With fewer than 50 games offered, the enterprise would...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 6, 2016

Suit: Grand Coulee Dam pollutes river

An environmental group has sued the Bureau of Reclamation to force compliance with the Clean Water Act, which it contends Grand Coulee Dam and other big dams are not meeting. Pollution discharges from the USBR’s operation of the dam “contribute...

 
 Community    July 6, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/6 - A man on Spokane Way told police that someone keeps moving the remnants of his chain link fence he is putting up. He said it has occurred twice. 6/26 - A Pleasant Valley car owner was advised that his vehicle needed to be mo...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 22, 2016

Plans for big Grand Coulee hydro project detailed

Chamber of commerce members Thursday heard details on a proposed project that could put huge conduits for water under the community to produce more power and create jobs. The proposed Banks Lake hydroelectric pumped storage project could be operation...

 
 News    June 22, 2016

Newsbriefs

Celebrating 80 years The Moose Lodge will celebrate its 80th anniversary Saturday, June 25, with a potluck dinner from 4-7 p.m. The dinner will be followed by live music from 7-11 p.m. Potentially cool deal Three air-conditioning units now servicing...

 
 By Carl Russell    Opinion    June 22, 2016

Many thanks due as POWER honored

It was an honor to accept the award for POWER as Organization of the Year, but the real honor goes to all the volunteers over the years who have made the projects possible. A special thank you to Pat Holbert, Dick Berry, Ray Burge and Doug Patrick...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Navy band to play here

A Navy brass quartet will perform an open-air concert just prior to the laser light show, Sunday, June 26, according to Bureau of Reclamation Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher. The quartet is part of a 35-piece Navy band stationed at Silverdale,...

 
 Community    June 1, 2016

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/14 - A Spokane Valley driver was cited for going 50 mph in a 40 mph zone near the top of the dam. 5/17 - A man on Ronald Drive reported a suspicious vehicle in the area. It was stated that the vehicle had sped through the alley...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 25, 2016

City passes fireworks ban

Fireworks will be prohibited in Grand Coulee without a permit after an ordinance passed last week takes effect next year. The city council passed a new fireworks ordinance May 17, banning fireworks without a permit. The ordinance does not go into eff...

 
 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...

 

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