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 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)...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 7, 2014

Chair trails two in tribal primary

Colville Business Council Chairman Michael O. Finley is behind two challengers in Saturday’s poll votes for the tribal leadership election. Finley currently holds Position 2 in the Inchelium District and chairs the 14-member council. Both Marvin...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 30, 2014

Candidates to vie for CBC spots

Twenty-two candidates have filed for office in the Colville Business Council primary election scheduled for May 3. In the Nespelem District Position 1 race, incumbent William “Billy” Nicholson is being challenged by Shawnee N. BearCub and Amelia...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 16, 2014

Bowling alley sale in process

Riverview Lanes is in the process of being sold. Pat and Sara Zlateff said this week that Sherry Moore, an Electric City resident, will become owner of the eight-lane alley on May 1. Moore still has to work her way through a lease arrangement with...

 
 Opinion    April 2, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Concerned about the effect a new sidewalk would have on the parking and safety of his building, a Grand Coulee businessman disputed the city’s plan to repair Burdin Boulevard. Milt Snyder does not want a sidewalk placed in front of th...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 19, 2014

Father and son now represent tribes' Omak District

Voters in the Colville Tribes’ Omak District Sunday voted in a longtime member to fill a vacancy on the Colville Business Council, seating him next to his son, whom they had voted in for another vacancy March 1. Mel Tonasket, a one-time chair of...

 
 News    March 12, 2014

Marchand expelled from Colville Business Council

Following several months of investigation and meetings of the Tribal Government Committee’s Rules Committee, the Colville Business Council voted March 6 to expel Benjamin Marchand, Jr. from their ranks, a tribal press release stated. Marchand...

 
 By Ron Zacherle    Opinion    March 12, 2014

Tribal members are trapped

Thank you for accepting this letter; our Colville Tribal Tribune has been censoring us for a solid year now, so we have no other choice but to write through other sources. Our tribal leaders across the reservation are ethically and criminally...

 
 By press release    News    March 5, 2014

Marchand expelled from business council

[Note: This story contains corrected copy after the CCT administration issued a corrected press release correcting an error in the vote count and adding additional facts about the referenced ethics...

 
 News    March 5, 2014

Omak District chooses Tonasket

Meeting last Saturday, members of the Colville Tribes’ Omak District selected a replacement Colville Business Council (CBC) member for a position vacated when Ernest “Sneena” Brooks resigned last month. Richard Tonasket, of Omak, was chosen by...

 
 By Harvey Moses Jr.    Opinion    February 26, 2014

Tribal council doing as it pleases

I have rarely aired my opinion in the newspapers regarding the events of the Colville Confederated Tribes. I’ve always felt that “we” needed to take care of and keep our own house clean. However, some very serious occurrences have happened...

 
 News    February 26, 2014

Omak members to help select new tribal council member

Meeting last Friday, the Colville Business Council unanimously decided to give the voting members of the Omak District two weeks to work on developing recommendations to present to the Council for filling the recently vacated Council position in...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    February 19, 2014

Board member's comments usurp council authority

This in direct reference to the Butch Stanger letter of 2-12-2014. I was surprised that he found it necessary to answer my initial letter to the editor. Not only was my letter to Colville Tribal Council, but also, he usurps council authority through...

 
 Opinion    February 19, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The Colville Business Council sent out a news release detailing their outrage with Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Chambers, in connection with the special room at A.E. Wright Elementary used to confine a 7-year...

 
 By Kenneth Butch Stanger    Opinion    February 12, 2014

Re: "Writer demands answers from tribal council" (Letters to the editor, 2/5/14)

This is very short reply to the recent letter to the editor authorized by Mr. Truman Covington. First of all, the information referenced in your fourth paragraph is entirely inaccurate. Colville Tribal Federal Corporation – CTFC has completed Fisca...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 5, 2014

Group suing Colville leaders to meet

Colville Members for Justice will meet Saturday morning in Elmer City to discuss the status and updates on their effort to sue the Colville Business Council over decisions on how much of a $193 million settlement with the United States government to...

 

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