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 News    August 26, 2015 

Donation center established

A Colville Confederated Tribes North Star Fire Donation Center has been established at the old Okanogan Bingo Casino located at 41 Apple Way Road, Okanagan, a tribal press release said. Volunteers are needed for the following positions: • Inventory...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 26, 2015 

School buildings being readied for fire uses

Grand Coulee Dam school personnel have offered their buildings for use by firefighters and other fire needs. Superintendent Dennis Carlson said Tuesday that there is an 80 percent chance that the...

 
 News    August 19, 2015

Shelter ready for evacuees if needed

The American Red Cross has set up a shelter for people displaced by the raging wildfires in the area at the new school complex in Coulee Dam. Sue Wayland, Red Cross shelter manager, said that four...

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2015

John (Wong Tong) Patrick Nanamkin

John (Wong Tong) Patrick Nanamkin went home to join the Creator unexpectedly Sunday, August 9, 2015. He was born November 25, 1956, to Joseph Harvey (Tou) Nanamkin Sr. and Danita Margaret (McJoe)...

 
 Obituaries    July 29, 2015

Jamie Ray Williams

Jamie Ray Williams 28, began his journey April 6, 1987, in Spokane, Washington, to parents Timothy Williams and Rebecca "Becky" LaCourse, and left to join his ancestors Friday, June 26, 2015, from Cou...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/13 - Someone threw a rock through the window at Jack’s Spring Canyon Service but got away with only about $20 worth of items. The thief scattered Cheetos onto the parking lot. The window will cost about $100 to replace. It...

 
 Opinion    July 1, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce said this year’s giant fireworks show, sponsored by the Coulee Dam Casino will be about twice as large as last year’s with some special effects at the end. This year’s musical groups,...

 
 By Greg Wilder    Opinion    June 24, 2015

Alternative wastewater plant study more responsible and thoughtful

As you may know, we recently included a “Wastewater Treatment Project Update” with our utility bills. To the best of my knowledge and information, it is balanced and honest. During our last Council meeting (6/10/15), former Mayor, Quincy Snow...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    June 24, 2015

We had a "normal" May

Though our mean temperature was a bit higher for May, the month was on the normal side. We recorded a high for the month of 89.5°F and a low of 36.5°F (all-time high was 100°F in 1986 and the all-time low was 21°F in 2002). The mean was higher...

 
 By F. Gregory Wilder    Opinion    June 17, 2015

Alternative wastewater plant study more responsible and thoughtful

As you may know, we recently included a “Wastewater Treatment Project Update” with our utility bills. To the best of my knowledge and information, it is balanced and honest. During our last Council meeting (6/10/15), former Mayor, Quincy Snow...

 
 News    June 10, 2015

Joseph recognized for service to tribal health

Indian Health Service Acting Director Robert McSwain presented long-time National Indian Health Board Member Andy Joseph, Jr. with the 2014 IHS Director's Special Recognition Award on May 29....

 
 Opinion    June 10, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago All 10 Lake Roosevelt athletes brought home medals from the WIAA 1A Track and Field Championships held at EWU, Cheney last weekend, including: Omar Fercha, 3rd, 110-meter hurdles, 15.92; Tiffany Barry, 2nd, 800-meter run, 2:21:10; Jake...

 
 School    June 3, 2015

Bus maintenance contracted

The school district has renewed its contract to maintain Keller School buses and entered into an agreement to maintain Colville Tribal Head Start buses. The agreement with Keller calls for bus garage personnel to maintain Keller’s buses for $850 a...

 
 Opinion    May 27, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Colville Tribes’ new $8.1 million minimum-security prison, two years in construction, will house prisoners sentenced in the tribal court system, starting in September, says administrator John Dick. The new facility, located on...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    May 13, 2015

Anna Ruth Francis-Jack "Ky ow ta nii"

Anna Ruth Francis-Jack "Ky ow ta nii", 61, began her circle of life in the Nespelem, Wash., home of Terry Simon Francis Sr. and Dora Rose Owhi-Francis on February 3, 1954, and unexpectedly completed...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 6, 2015

Tribal primary preliminary results given

All incumbents made it into the general election in the Colville Tribes’ primary poll vote held last Saturday. Now they will have to wait until absentee ballots are counted on Thursday to see if the numbers hold up for them. In Nespelem’s...

 
 News    April 29, 2015

Newsbriefs

Look for supt. Nespelem School District is looking for a new superintendent and signed an agreement with a search firm Monday night. The district will pay $6,900 to Northwest Leadership Associates to look for a new part-time superintendent, but...

 
 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...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 15, 2015

Earth Day event in Nespelem building on success

In the sixth year of an Earth Day event at the Nespelem powwow grounds, the event’s organizers have garnered some national recognition — by offering a free lunch, among other things. Next Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day, and everyone is...

 
 Community    April 8, 2015

Be Bear aware this time of year

The Colville Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) Dept. would like to inform the public that bears are coming out of hibernation early this year due to warmer weather and they are hungry, real hungry. Bears have lost much of their body weight and are...

 
 Opinion    April 1, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Coulee Community Hospital opened its newly designed birthing room on March 16, 1995, a $20,000 project funded by the Coulee Medical Foundation and celebrating its 10-year anniversary and 516 deliveries this spring. Another birthing room...

 
 Community    April 1, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber To Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam on Thursday, April 2, at noon. The program will general business.   Care and Share Food Bank The food bank at the Church of the Nazarene...

 
 News    March 18, 2015

Off-road vehicles allowed on town streets?

Elmer City is working on an ordinance that would allow off road vehicles to travel on town streets. The town has been looking at other city ordinances that deal with ORV operation on city streets. City Clerk Renée Tillman reported to the council...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 25, 2015

Wild horse roundup halted

A roundup of wild horses on the Colville Indian Reservation was stopped just before noon Sunday due to mounting pressure from tribal members. The roundup had been planned to take about three weeks, ga...

 

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