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 By Scott Hunter    News    September 7, 2016

House fire fought in Coulee Dam

A woman's home in east Coulee Dam caught fire Friday evening, drawing a quick response from every local fire department. Susan Lynch's house at 611 Birch Street drew 11 fire engines, first responder...

 
 Legals    September 7, 2016

Legals for September 7, 2016

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION Columbia Basin Hydropower Project No. 14329-002 NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE LICENSE APPLICATION, FILING OF PRE-APPLICATION DOCUMENT, APPROVING USE OF THE TRADITIONAL LICENSING PROCESS...

 
 News    August 31, 2016

A day of the big planes

Two large airplanes were on the tarmac at the local airport last Thursday morning. One, a Metroliner owned by the Army Corps of Engineers out of Omaha, Nebraska, and the other a King Air 350 that...

 
 News    August 31, 2016

Newsbriefs

Early deadline for Labor Day The Star newspaper will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Deadline for news and advertising for the Sept. 7 newspaper is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2. Parent night at LR schools tonight Tonight (Wednesday) is parent...

 
 News    August 24, 2016

Reclamation awards $19 million contract for pump-generating plant upgrades at dam

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $19 million contract to replace and upgrade two pump-generating units at Grand Coulee Dam, the bureau announced Monday in a press release. The contract awarded Aug. 11 to American Hydro, of York, Pennsylvania,...

 
 By Press release    News    August 17, 2016

Toxic bloom makes Scootney Reservoir possibly deadly

EPHRATA, Washington - The Bureau of Reclamation is alerting users of Scooteney Park recreation area, located 36 miles south of Moses Lake on Highway 17, that the Benton Franklin Health District has identified a toxic algae bloom on Scooteney...

 
 News    August 17, 2016

Newsbriefs

Councilmember resigns Erin Nielson has resigned his position on Grand Coulee’s city council. Nielson was in his second four-year term and submitted a resignation letter to the city this past week. Nielson, a Bureau of Reclamation employee, stated...

 
 Community    August 17, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/5 - USBR Plant Protection told police that there were two men walking around behind the administration building. The officer found two men from a landscaping crew who had proper badges allowing them to be on the property. - Police...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 17, 2016

Roads to USBR temporarily closed

Roads leading to the Bureau of Reclamation's east gate near Pole Park are closed today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. until about 3 p.m., the USBR said. Industrial Road from highway 155 and B Street are...

 
 Community    August 3, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/22 - A local resident complained to police that he had a protection order against a woman. Police found out that the protection order had never been served. 7/24 - A Keller man who was stopped near Four Corners for a faulty...

 
 Opinion    August 3, 2016

Seventy-three years ago

An area of approximately 7-1/2 acres, upon which several thousand workers were housed during the construction days of Grand Coulee Dam, was converted into a number of individual Victory Gardens. The...

 
 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,...

 

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