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 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 6, 2017 

Boys & Girls Club sees official opening at community center

Local school-aged children finally have more to do in the area, thanks to the Nespelem Boys & Girls Club. The Nespelem Boys & Girls club had its official opening and dedication Wednesday, Nov....

 

Legals for December 6, 2017

Grant County Fire District No. 14 NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE   Grant County Fire District No. 14 will change the regular meeting date of Monday, December 25, 2017, to Monday, December 18, 2017, at 7 p.m., at the Electric City Fire Station due to the...

 

Tribal leader offended by Trump's "Pocahontas" comment

Michael Marchand, chairman for the Colville Confederated Tribes, referred to President Donald Trump’s recent “Pocahontas” comment as “racist and insensitive.” In a Nov. 28 press release, Marchand expressed disappointment in Trump’s...

 

Eugene Agapith

Eugene Agapith, 72, passed away Tuesday evening, November 21, 2017, in Spokane, Washington. Born Sunday, July 22, 1945, in Nespelem, Washington to Oscar Agapith and Sarah Jack, Eugene received his...

 

Lula Aubertin

Lula Aubertin went home to be with her Lord, surrounded by friends and family, on Friday, November 24, 2017, from complications of a stroke. Lula was born on November 26, 1917, in Keller, Washington,...

 

Newsbriefs

Coulee Dam cuts back on tourism funding The town of Coulee Dam will likely put less money into funding tourism promotion next year following a town council OK on a first reading of the proposed budget Monday. City Clerk Stefani Bowden said less money...

 

Legals for November 29, 2017

NOTICE:UTILITY RATE INCREASES ELECTRIC CITY RESIDENTS SEWER - Residential and Commercial Sewer Rates will increase $5 per residential unit beginning on your January 1st Bill. GARBAGE - Residential Garbage Rates will increase by 3 percent beginning on...

 

Mayor-elect talks about the road ahead

Larry Price, in the process of planning his term as mayor of Coulee Dam, emphasizes the need to bring people together. “People in the town have been battling each other, and we need to come together,” Price stated in an interview last week. Not...

 

Legals for November 22, 2017

Notice of Public Budget Hearing and Change of Regular Meeting Time Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln & Okanogan Counties, Washington Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan Counties, Washington; whic...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 15, 2017

More antelope released on reservation

In a joint effort between the Colville Tribes and the Nevada Department of Wildlife, 98 more pronghorn antelope have been released on the Colville Indian Reservation, the second time the animal was...

 

Philip L. Grunlose Sr.

Philip L. Grunlose Sr. died at age 82 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Philip passed away with his family by his side at Coulee Medical Center, in Grand Coulee, Washington. Philip was born in the Kartar...

 

Legals for November 15, 2017

Lincoln County Fire Dist. #9 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2018 Budget Public Hearing will be held by the Lincoln County Fire District #9 on November 16, 2017, at 6 p.m., at the Nazarene Church, two miles east of Grand...

 

Tribal museum to be remodeled soon

Work is scheduled to begin this week to make the Colville Tribal Museum in Coulee Dam handicapped accessible. Last week, museum workers were busy packaging everything up on the lower level to get ready for the project to begin. DWK Fowler...

 

Tammy James-Pino would be a newcomer to board

Tammy James-Pino's life is centered around education. Currently, she is director of employment and education for the Colville Confederated Tribes and is running for the Position 1 seat on the Grand...

 

Town to build its own sewer plant

Elmer City voted last Thursday to build its own wastewater treatment plant. The measure to build a modular plant, on property to be determined, got a unanimous vote from the town’s five council members. The decision wasn’t much of a surprise,...

 

Legals for October 18, 2017

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 1042 of the City of Grand Coulee, WA On the 10th day of October, 2017, the City Council of the City of Grand Coulee, Washington, passed Ordinance No. 1042. A summary of the content of said ordinance, consisting of the title,...

 

Legals for October 11, 2017

Town of Elmer City Budget Workshop Meeting The Town of Elmer City will hold a meeting on October 12, 2017, at 6 p.m., at City Hall for the purpose of working on the 2018 Elmer City Budget. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to...

 

Legals for October 4, 2017

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGE To the citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington, Due to staff training, the October 11, 2017 regular Town Council Meeting will be moved to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at...

 

Day is dedicated to cultural awareness

The Lake Roosevelt Schools hosted their seventh Cultural Awareness Gathering last Thursday, featuring immersion in a variety of aspects of Native American culture. Student bodies from the Grand...

 

Legals for September 27, 2017

City of Electric City Notice of Public Hearing NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the City of Electric City will hold a public hearing to consider revenue sources for the 2018 budget, including consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues on...

 

Archie Dennis named volunteer of the year

"It's my world." That's how Archie Dennis, who has been named "Volunteer of the Year" for 2016, described his life in search and rescue. Dennis was top vote getter in The Star newspaper's volunteer...

 

Tribes drafting plan to include towns

Officials from the Colville Tribes visited with the Coulee Dam Town Council Wednesday to explain the tribes’ plan to write a comprehensive parks and recreation plan that will include all the towns on the reservation and that would be useful to all...

 

Andrew C. Joseph Sr.

Andrew (Andy) Charles Joseph Sr., whose Indian name is En Ca's Boosman, died at age 81 on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Andy had been a patient in the Coulee Medical Center for the past year, fighting...

 

Cultural Awareness Gathering set for next week

Students of all ages in the Lake Roosevelt and Nespelem School Districts will attend a Cultural Awareness Gathering next week. The event highlights many aspects of Native American culture. The event, which started in 2005, is held every two years....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 30, 2017

Colville Tribes enters growing hemp industry

The Colville Confederated Tribes is now the first tribe with a permit to grow hemp, and growing some of the only hemp in the United States today. The U.S. hemp industry is estimated to have brought...

 

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