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 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 22, 2017 

Colville Tribal Recycling Center accepts wide variety of materials

Operating since 2008, the Colville Tribal Recycling Program, based in Nespelem, provides the most comprehensive recycling opportunities in the area, accepting a wide variety of materials, for free,...

 

"Era of Megafires" to be presented

Anyone who has wondered about the growth of the local widlfire season and of the size of the fires that have struck the region in the last few years may want to catch up on the work of Dr. Paul Hessburg. They’ll have a good chance next week....

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 22, 2017

Basketball tourney brings people together, business to area

The Nespelem All-Indian Basketball Tournament was held this past weekend, bringing people together to bond over basketball and bringing people to the area during the tourists' off-season. Thirty-two...

 
 By Lou Stone    Opinion    February 22, 2017

Crybaby bullies, cowards to boot

Justice has never flourished on the Colville Indian Reservation (CIR) for tribal members, although federal Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) funds are intended for the very purpose of providing law and order for the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 1, 2017

Town to start process to build new sewer plant

Coulee Dam expects to award a construction contract in late March to build a new multimillion dollar wastewater treatment plant, the mayor and consulting engineers told the town council Wednesday. The town got a “verbal OK” earlier in the day...

 

Joanne Leith

Joanne Leith, 73, passed away at her home Saturday evening January 7, 2017, surrounded by her family, following a long and courageous battle with illness. Joanne was born in Nespelem, Washington to...

 

Legals for January 18, 2017

CCT Planning Department PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing to make a ruling on the following land use and development permits: The Town of Coulee Dam has submitted a land use and development...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 11, 2017

Colville Tribes to pay $250K in settlement

The Colville Tribes will repay the federal government nearly a quarter million dollars to settle allegations it submitted false Medicaid claims in connection with bills submitted by a mental health contractor for services allegedly never rendered, U....

 

Monte D. Moomaw

Monte D. Moomaw, 82, of Wenatchee, Washington, crossed over Saturday, December 24, 2016, with his wife and children by his side. Monte was born on December 6, 1934, in Toppenish, Washington, to...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 28, 2016

2016 Year in Review of the GCD area and beyond

Here's a list of some of the major stories we've followed in 2016. Which ones were your favorites? January 6 An overhead covering that had shaded rodeo fans for decades at the Ridge Riders Rodeo...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 21, 2016

Coulee Medical Center drill pitted "active shooter" against local responders

It had never been done here before, but by the time they pulled it off, about 250 hospital employees were trained in what to do if an "active shooter" ever enters Coulee Medical Center. No one knew...

 

Restaurant to open next spring at casino

The Colville Tribes’ expanded Coulee Dam Casino will open in late February or March, Chief Operating Officer of Colville Gaming John MacClain said last week. The $3.2 million project was started about a year ago, and will include full dining...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 7, 2016

People meet for a "community watch" start

In a spirit of concern and cooperation, Coulee Dam had its first “Community Watch” meeting last Tuesday night. About 45 people turned out at the old stone church in Coulee Dam, to discuss the rash of burglaries and car prowls that have occurred...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 7, 2016

Tribal veterans join thousands at pipeline protest and victory

Smiles and tears accompanied song and prayer last week as members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation gave an appreciative sendoff to 10 armed forces veterans who were heading to...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    December 7, 2016

Your Story, Part 2

Last week I started telling you about my story, using only the three important parts that I thought were most relevant to my story. Sometimes what we think is important or a part of us is not essential to the heart of the person listening to our stor...

 

Legals for November 30, 2016

Town of Elmer City Availability of 2017 Preliminary Budget and Final 2017 Budget Hearing Notice is hereby given that a Preliminary Budget for the Town of Elmer City is now available, and that the city will hold the Final 2017 Budget Hearing on...

 

Tribes announce member payments from settlement

An amount equal to the Colville Tribes’ “Ramah settlement” will be distributed to Tribal members through per capita payments on December 5, Colville Business Council Chairman Dr. Michael Marchand said last week. “The Colville Business...

 

Local man gets national award

Cary Rosenbaum II was among the “40 under 40” award winners honored during the 40th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards (INPRO) Gala at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in Santa Fe, New Mexico Nov. 16. The awards are part of the...

 

Legals for November 23, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2016-39092 lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) ) CHIEF...

 

Legals for November 16, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2016-39092 lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) ) CHIEF...

 

Colville Tribes to distribute per capita payments Dec. 5

Nespelem, WA—An amount equal to the Colville Tribes’ “Ramah settlement” will be distributed to Tribal members through per capita payments on December 5, Colville Business Council Chairman Dr. Michael Marchand said today. “The Colville...

 

Legals for November 9, 2016

Legal Notice Town of Coulee Dam NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2017 Revenue Source/Ad Valorem Hearing To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a Public Hearing on the Revenue Source/Ad Valorem...

 

Newsbriefs

Time to fall back Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Set your clocks back one hour. Firefighters advise that the semi-annual change is also a good time to change the batteries in smoke alarms. All veterans invited All area veterans...

 

Legals for November 2, 2016

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam Notice is hereby given that the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a 2017 Preliminary Budget Hearing on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to provide...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 26, 2016

Homeless veteran gets help

Put yourself in this situation. You are elderly, diabetic, have a memory problem, and you're homeless, and you don't know how to get help. That's the situation Clarence Roosevelt Jerred was in until...

 

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