The Star - News, views and advertising of the Grand Coulee Dam Area

Credit Union
 

(264) stories found containing 'colville tribes'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 50 of 264

 Opinion    July 16, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago The tenure of the Grand Coulee Dam School District's Superintendent, Dennis Chambers, came to an abrupt end Wednesday when he received notice to clear out his office. With two years remai...

 
 Legals    July 16, 2014

Legals for July 16, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2013-36206 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2014

Donald "Don" Joseph Ferguson, Sr.

Donald "Don" Joseph Ferguson, Sr., 79, quietly passed away from his Keller, Washington home Monday evening, July 1, 2014 surrounded by his loving family, Donald entered into this world on January 2, 1...

 
 Legals    July 9, 2014

Legals for July 9, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2013-36206 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 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,...

 
 Legals    July 2, 2014

Legals for July 2, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2013-36206 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 Obituaries    July 2, 2014

Nikita M. Reyes

Nickita M. Reyes, 39, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Sacred Heart Medical Center her home is Grand Coulee, Wash. Nickita was born on January 31, 1975, in Omak, Wash., to Gary and Corrine (Carpenter) Reyes. She attended school both in Omak...

 
 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...

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Celebrate 'Flood Fest' at Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park

  Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the unique geologic heritage of Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park near Coulee City at the annual Flood Fest. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28 at...

 
 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 press release    News    June 25, 2014

Tribes removing walleye and bass from Sanpoil River

A crew of six tribal fisheries staffers are working on the Sanpoil River from mid-May to July to catch as many walleye and smallmouth bass as they can in hoping to improve redband rainbow trout and...

 
 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    June 4, 2014

Email details dispute between towns

A terse email from Elmer City Mayor Gail Morin to Coulee Dam Mayor Greg Wilder on wastewater treatment billings is raising a stink between the two towns. She wrote, “Thank you for demonstrating Coulee Dam’s imbedded lack of interest in a good...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 4, 2014

Firm selected to alternative plant analysis

Coulee Dam has selected a Spokane firm to do its alternative analysis for the proposed wastewater treatment plant project. Varela & Associates was selected out of nine firms that initially showed interest in the project. That number was narrowed...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 4, 2014

Coulee Dam OKs extra spending for tourism

The town council at Coulee Dam approved a budget amendment ordinance last Wednesday night that will provide the chamber of commerce $6,000 for a media campaign to promote the new Laser Light Show on Grand Coulee Dam. The chamber had asked for the...

 
 Legals    June 4, 2014

Legals for June 4, 2014

Grant County Mosquito Dist. 2 NOTICE OF MEETING Grant County Mosquito District No.2 will hold the June Regular Monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 11 at 7:00 pm at the Electric City City Hall. (Publish May 28 and June 4, 2014) REQUESTS FOR SMALL WORKS...

 
 Opinion    May 28, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago The mandatory hold back for low achieving students, being considered by Grand Coulee School District, has been placed on hold by the school board. Several community members opposed the...

 
 Legals    May 28, 2014

Legals for May 28, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2013-36213 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 Obituaries    May 21, 2014

Anthony R. "Tony" Esquivel

Anthony R. "Tony" Esquivel, age 62, a resident of the Tekoa Retirement Apartments, passed away Thursday morning, May 1, at his home from an apparent heart attack. He was born September 4, 1951, at...

 
 Legals    May 21, 2014

Legals for May 21, 2014

GCD School District Board of Directors NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Please be informed that The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District has changed the date of its May Regular Meeting from May 26, 2014 to May 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. due...

 
 Obituaries    May 14, 2014

Donagene Williams

Donagene Williams 64, died surrounded by her loving family, Wednesday evening, May 7, 2014 in Wenatchee, Washington's Central Washington Hospital. Donagene was born December 28, 1949, into the...

 
 Legals    May 14, 2014

Legals for May 14, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2013-36213 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 Obituaries    May 7, 2014

Gina J. Aldrich

Gina J. Aldrich passed away on Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2014, after complications following surgery for a rare form of abdominal cancer. Gina was born in Penticton, B.C., to George and Sophie Marchand on S...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 23, 2014

Fishing area re-opened down below dam

Part of the fishing area below Grand Coulee Dam is now open for fishing after nearly 13 years of closure. The area had been closed for the past 13 years due to security issues connected to the events...

 
 Community    April 23, 2014

Job fair in Omak next Wednesday

The Colville Confederated Tribes and Taylor Woodstone will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, Apr. 30, at the Omak Community Center, 601 Benton St., Omak. There will be two sessions 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. The purpose of this fair is to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 16, 2014

Towns splitting on wastewater plant question

Two towns, Coulee Dam and Elmer City, linked together by wastewater treatment issues, plan to go it alone in seeking an alternative analysis to determine how to proceed with a treatment plant plan. Elmer City, moments before the town council met...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Skills gained with new remodel program

It could easily have been advertised as a "show" home. Some 19 new and recently "skilled" workers, along with tribal officials, showed up last Thursday to show off a tribal-owned home in east Coulee...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Tribes now providing police coverage at dam

The Colville Tribes, under a contract awarded March 10, began providing law enforcement coverage Tuesday on the east side of the Columbia River for Bureau of Reclamation lands and facilities. The law enforcement coverage on this portion of the Grand...

 
 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...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Invasive weed education workshops

Two free hands-on workshops will be offered during April that will cover things you need to know to be ready for a successful and safe spring invasive weed season. Wednesday, April 2 - 10 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m., Longhouse (across from the...

 
 By Press release    News    March 26, 2014

Reclamation awards security and law enforcement contract to the Colville Tribes

GRAND COULEE, Wash. - The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $697,000 contract March 10 to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to provide security and law enforcement services on Reclamation lands and at Reclamation facilities located...

 
 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 19, 2014

Envisioning a new passage

Third Powerplant Overhaul Supervisor Brad Dudley points to components of G-24, a generator being overhauled in in Grand Coulee Dam's massive Third Powerplant. Dudley helped with a tour Monday...

 
 Opinion    March 19, 2014

Commissioners ask NPS for changes

[Editor’s note: The National Park Service closed the entire Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area during last fall’s government shutdown. The following is a letter to NPS from Lincoln County commissioners (and submitted as an opinion to The...

 
 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 Gaylene Green    News    March 12, 2014

Upcoming fund raiser is rooted in history

On March 22, the Elmer City Firemen will be holding their annual Ham and Pancake Feed at the Coulee Dam City Hall from 4 to 8 p.m. This brought to mind an article published in The Star in the early 1970s concerning the origins of the Elmer City Fire...

 
 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...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 5, 2014

Omak casino construction to start this spring

The Colville Tribes new Omak Casino could open as early as May or June in 2015, according to Colville Tribal Federal Corporation’s chief executive, Joe Pakootas. Pakootas said final planning could occur this week and it was hoped that the project...

 
 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 Roger S Lucas    News    February 26, 2014

New lasers should shine in May

The all new laser light show is still on schedule for a late May showing this year. Bureau of Reclamation Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher said this week that LumaLaser, the firm designing the show, has made revisions to the story line,...

 
 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...

 
 Legals    February 26, 2014

Legal Notices For February 26, 2014

NOTICE OF STATE’S INTENT TO NEGOTIATE LEASES Department of Natural Resources will begin negotiation of expiring leases with existing lessees on the following parcels. All leases are subject to third party bids by interested parties. Lease terms...

 
 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...

 
 News    February 19, 2014

Tribal program has new director

Randall Friedlander, a tribal member, was recently hired as the Colville Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) director. Friedlander will provide strategic planning and management oversight of 130 employees with an operating budget of over $20 million,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 19, 2014

Tribal burn bans imposed for air quality

The Colville Confederated Tribes have issued seven burn bans from November, 2013, through January of this year, officials said this week. Currently, no burn bans are in effect on the Colville Reservation. The report issued by Kathy Moses, of the...

 
 Legals    February 19, 2014

Legals for February 19, 2014

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF OKANOGAN Estate of HAROLD E. DUNLAP, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00011-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    February 5, 2014

Writer demands answers from tribal council

TO THE COLVILLE TRIBAL COUNCIL: I shall continue to harp on you, hound you, press you for answers on the current status of Ken “Butch” Stanger and Gene Nicholson Sr. as continuing members of the CTFC Board of Directors and that of Joe Pakootas...

 
 Obituaries    February 5, 2014

Antoine Alan "Tony" Atkins

Antoine Alan "Tony" Atkins 69, passed away during the morning hours of Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, surrounded by his family in Spokane's Deaconess Hospital. Tony began this life's journey on December 6,...

 
 Community    February 5, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the Social Media Class being held from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Sunbanks Lodge Resort. For more information contact Peggy at 633-3074....

 
 Community    February 5, 2014

4-H YFP offered swim lessons

Who goes swimming in January? Colville Reservation youth do if they participated in 4-H YFP (Youth and Families with Promise)! Every Saturday in January through Feb. 1, has been filled with bus rides...

 

Page Down