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 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 21, 2018 

Colville Tribal members vote against changing name

Colville tribal members have voted 1630-296 in a recent referendum to keep the name “The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation,” a Feb. 8 press release stated. The referendum vote is advisory, meaning the council could still change the...

 

School and emergency personnel to take training

A number of school employees, and personnel from other agencies, plan on spending a week-long training session at the FEMA Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland, beginning the first week in March, Superintendent Paul Turner advised t...

 

Legals for February 14, 2018

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Public Works 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...

 

Newsbriefs

Tribal officer involved in shooting A Colville Tribal Police Department officer was involved in a shooting on the Colville Reservation on Saturday, according to a Feb. 6 press release from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. “The...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 24, 2018

Local effects of the federal government shutdown explored

Most of the federal government shutdown at midnight on Friday, before reopening on Monday night, raising the question of how our local-area federal agencies were affected, and how they would be affected in the event of another shutdown. Lynne Broughe...

 

Program with a message on opioids approved

A proposal for a student body assembly and concert focusing on opioid addiction, plus a dance, got approval from the school board to proceed Monday night. Making the presentation were James Pakootas and Miah Bearcub, both telling their personal...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 24, 2018

Looking into the shadow

How do students get real-life looks into a career without holding down a job? The answer is being a “Job Shadow.” This gives students a real opportunity to walk in the shoes of a career or job...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/11 - A driver who collided with a Coulee Dam police car near the Coulee Dam bridge told a covering officer from Grand Coulee that a city plow truck had forced him to turn sharply and he struck the patrol car. There was minor...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 17, 2018

People discuss local public transportation needs

Various organizations gathered at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center last Thursday to get input from the public and discuss problems with, and possible solutions for, local public transportation. In...

 

School to hold hearing on Indian Education program

Nespelem School District will conduct an annual review tonight of its Indian Policies and Procedures as they relate to Impact Aid and Indian Education, the school said. The district will take input and suggestions, and answer questions related to...

 

Tribal chairman disputes property claim

The chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation said Tuesday that a “notice” published in The Star last week by Lola Campbell warning that she intends to take over a dwelling in Canada owned by the Arrow Lakes Aboriginal...

 

Newsbriefs

Sworn in, but planning a re-do A new mayor and three new Coulee Dam council members swore their oaths of office before Clerk Stefani Bowden Thursday afternoon, Dec. 28, but a more formal and public ceremony is planned for next week. Mayor Larry...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 27, 2017

City acquires fiber optics in preparation to offer service

The city of Coulee Dam has bought a business and its 96 strands of fiber-optic cable that run beneath the Columbia River bridge, the mayor announced at a special city council meeting Wednesday. The purchase, a year-and-a-half in the making according...

 

Legals for December 27, 2017

Grant County Conservation District PUBLIC NOTICE A poll-site election for a board seat on the Grant County Conservation District will be held on February 13, 2018 at Grant County Conservation District, 1107 S Juniper Drive, Moses Lake, WA 98837....

 

School superintendent reports on discipline issue

Superintendent Paul Turner responded to staff concerns on discipline issues at Monday night’s Grand Coulee Dam School District board meeting. Turner told the board, and about 25 staff members who were present, that he has had “time to reflect on...

 
 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...

 

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