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 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 13, 2015

Incumbents survive tribal primary

All the incumbents running in the Colville Tribes’ primary election last week made it into the general election June 13. Only one incumbent received fewer votes than the person challenging him. When the votes were all in, Allen Hammond, incumbent...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 29, 2015

Tribal vote this Saturday

Colville tribal members will go to the polls Saturday, May 2, to shape the June 13 general election for seven seats on the business council The Colville Business Council is made up of 14 members, seven elected each year. The two seats on the...

 
 News    April 22, 2015

Tribal members to mull legal status of marijuana on reservation

The Colville Business Council (CBC) voted 11-0 to include a referendum vote by the membership regarding the legal status of marijuana on the Colville Reservation, Tribal Chairman Jim Boyd announced Tuesday. In addition to picking half the tribal...

 
 Opinion    April 15, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 Years ago Total Health Events, LLC, of Blaine, Wash, the same company that put on last fall’s triathlon, is hosting the “Over The Dam Run” 5K/10K and a half marathon on Sunday, May 8 on Colorama weekend. The original race began in 1977, orga...

 
 Opinion    February 11, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Information released by the town of Coulee Dam under the state Public Records Act, indicates Clark Slattery has received a settlement of $13,472.23 for almost 30 year of double billing on his monthly electric bill at his home on River...

 
 Legals    January 28, 2015

Legals for January 28, 2015

Legal Notice Town of Coulee Dam Parks and Natural Resources Board Meeting To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Parks and Natural Resources Board of the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a regular meeting at Town Hall...

 
 News    January 7, 2015

Here are some of The Star's top stories of 2014

Jan. 8 • Greg Wilder, the new mayor of Coulee Dam, asked the Douglas County Sheriff to investigate the possible theft of public property and destruction of public records, that of a missing computer used by the former mayor, and the computer’s...

 
 News    December 31, 2014

Planning run for Congress, CEO to step down

The head of the Colville Tribes’ business arm is stepping down and has announced he’ll make a second attempt to unseat Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers in her next election. Joe Pakootas, 57, told the Tribal Tribune in a story published Dec....

 
 Community    December 24, 2014

Christmas 60 years ago

Sixty years ago, the holiday season in the community stretching from Electric City to Nespelem featured all kinds of parties, programs and events. Here's a sampling of some of them and the folks who...

 
 Opinion    December 17, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The Coulee Dam Town Council approved a hotly contested budget last week before a packed house of community members who spoke their minds on several hot budget issues with the Mason City...

 
 Legals    December 17, 2014

Legals for December 17, 2014

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam ORDINANCES ADOPTED BY THE TOWN OF COULEE DAM Ordinance 728 – An ordinance setting salaries and wages for officers and employees of the Town of Coulee Dam for the calendar year 2015 and repealing Ordinance No. 723....

 
 Legals    December 10, 2014

Legals for December 10, 2014

Announcement Grand Coulee Dam School District #301J AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY, OPENING FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER - POSITION #4 A vacancy exists on the Board of Directors for the Grand Coulee Dam School District. The Board is seeking letters of interest...

 
 Opinion    December 3, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Grand Coulee town council passed a $2.8 million dollar budget for fiscal year 2005 Tuesday night including $65,000 to replace the roof on city hall, a projected $733,000 budget for...

 
 News    November 19, 2014

Newsbriefs

Construction site employment numbers revised Lydig Construction Assistant Superintendent Bohman Swanson at the Colville Tribal headquarters job site, provided better statistics on workers after a story in last week’s Star highlighted the jobs the...

 
 Opinion    November 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago With the third year of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant ending, the Grand Coulee Dam School District is seeking alliance with local cities to fund the fourth year and possibly extend the program for a second term. Ad...

 
 Opinion    October 22, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Douglas County PUD commission is expecting to take final action on three resolutions at its Nov. 1 meeting in East Wenatchee, authorizing a multi-million dollar settlement with the Colville Tribes and implementing a power sales...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    September 17, 2014

New LR school opens with plenty of fanfare and lots of students

The new school complex in Coulee Dam opened Monday without a serious glitch. But there were kids, kids, and more kids. Following years of declines, student numbers on Monday were 22 percent more than...

 
 By Greg Wilder    Opinion    September 17, 2014

A week that defined community

This has been a week with three defining events… the first; a Coulee Dam Town Council meeting that clearly defined my resolve to stay a course for an accessible/open government, the fair and equitable sharing of the costs for services, and the...

 
 News    August 6, 2014

Newsbriefs

Bank holds school supplies drive North Cascades Bank in Grand Coulee began its month-long “School Supplies Drive” last Friday. The bank will be accepting through the month of August any school supplies, or monetary donations to use towards...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 2, 2014

Town selects firm to analyze alternatives for sewer plant

Coulee Dam is moving ahead with an “alternatives analysis” of its plan for revisions to its wastewater treatment plant. The council voted funds, not to exceed $104,572, to move forward and to determine the scope of work, and best location for,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 25, 2014

Three newcomers elected to tribal council

Three newcomers have won their way onto the 14-member Colville Business Council as a result of the Colville Tribes’ general election tally last Thursday. The newcomers are Marvin Joseph Kheel, and brothers Edwin and Michael E. Marchand. Kheel won...

 
 Legals    June 25, 2014

Legals for June 25, 2014

 The 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 hea...

 
 By R    News    June 18, 2014

Nespelem CBC elections close

The polling results from last Saturday’s Colville Business Council election are in, and absentee ballots will still be the deciding factor in several of the races. In Nespelem District Position 1 race, incumbent Billy Nicholson trails his...

 
 News    June 18, 2014

Newsbriefs

More management changes at CMC Coulee Medical Center announced last week that three people will be leaving the management team. Chief Human Resources Officer Julie Bjorklund, Dietary Manager Grace Heaton and Director of Continuous Improvement Melanie...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Chairman out in tribal primary

Colville Tribal Business Council Chairman Michael O. Finley was defeated in the primary election, certified last Thursday. Finley represents Position 2 in the Inchelium District and that general election race will see Marvin Joseph Kheel (97 votes)...

 

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