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 By Roger S. Lucas    News    October 18, 2017 

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,... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 30, 2017

BIA to provide $3.9 million for CCT reforestation

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will provide the Colville Confederated Tribes with $3.9 million to reforest areas devastated by the catastrophic 2015 wildfire season, according to a CCT Aug. 29 press release. The BIA is providing the $3,899,148 in...


Jobs, art and music will help

Two developments among the Colville Confederated Tribes are encouraging because they should mean the creation of many local jobs. The first is still in the entrepreneurial realm of risk, but could pay off. The tribal effort to develop a crop other... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 30, 2017

Bridge Creek Fire 42 percent contained

The lightning-caused Bridge Creek Fire, burning 13 miles northeast of Keller, is responsible for the smoke in the air lately. So far the fire, which started on Aug. 9, has burned 3,518 acres and is at 42 percent containment, according to an Aug. 29...

 By Roger S. Lucas    News    August 30, 2017

Four arrested in Coulee Dam

Coulee Dam police arrested four suspects and are charging them with burglary after an incident at 1019 Camas Street Aug. 21. Arrested were Martina Delacruz, 48; Rodney Ezell, 29; Daniel A. Lewis, 26 and Marissa S. Curry, 31. They were all taken to...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 16, 2017

Fire burning 12 miles outside of Keller

A lightning-caused, 1,150-acre fire that started at 3 a.m. Aug. 9, is burning a mile off of Bridge Creek Road, about 12 miles northeast of Keller, and is 18 percent contained, according to an Aug. 15 press release from the Colville Confederated...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    August 16, 2017

Colville Confederated Tribes seeking input on potential name change

The Colville Confederated Tribes are considering changing their name and are welcoming input on the decision. A new section on the CCT’s website, titled “Reclaim The Name” at www.colvilletribes.com, has information on the name change, videos...


Legals for August 16, 2017

Public Notice United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 10 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, OWW-191 Seattle, Washington 98101 (206) 553-0523 or 1-800-424-4372 (within Region 10 only) NOTICE OF PROPOSED RE-ISSUANCE OF A NATIONAL... Full story


Open Letter to the Tribal Council

I am an Okanogan Indian and a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. I am so disappointed in your name choice; I must re-remind you of your history and that we are not 12 tribes; we are but 10 bands of one tribe. The name...


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/26 - A delivery person who had turned into the Bureau of Reclamation administrative area was escorted by security personnel to the correct delivery location. Police were called to stand by. 7/31 - A man on Mead Avenue told...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 26, 2017

Running camp offered at LR Elementary

Hannah Tomeo, an accomplished runner for Mead High School's track team this past year, and who signed with Portland State University to run in track and cross country, is hosting a running camp this... Full story



She won Natalie Nachtigal-Dennis won the jailhouse-style playhouse built for The Ridge Riders Saddle Club and raffled off. The playhouse raffle, which concluded as the playhouse was given away at the club’s junior rodeo July 16, raised about... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 26, 2017

Colville Tribes may change their name

Leaders of The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are seriously considering changing the tribes’ name to “The 12 Confederated Tribes of the Big Water,” or a variation of such. “Big Water” is a translation of what the tribes... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 19, 2017

Update: Fire burning southeast of Keller now 80% contained

A lightning-caused fire burning eight miles southeast of Keller is 80 percent contained, as of mid-morning on Thursday, and with continued success demobilization of fire crews is expected early this weekend. The 681-acre Redford Canyon fire, located... Full story

 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 19, 2017

Tribal elder warns about Trump as council reorganizes

Members of the Colville Confederated Tribes, in a packed room at the Lucy Covington Government Center, heard a retiring elder give advice for the future at the swearing-in ceremony for the new... Full story


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