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 By Jacob Wagner    News    June 20, 2018 

Humiston approved for town council

The Elmer City council approved Michael Humiston as a new council member at their June 14 meeting. “I enjoy living here, and feel that by serving on the council I can do my part to help support the community,” Humiston said later. Humiston, who...

 

Legals for June 13, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing Town of Elmer City The Town of Elmer City will conduct a Public Hearing to consider the Six Year Comprehensive Street Program for 2019 – 2024. The Public Hearing will be held at Elmer City Town Hall, 505 Seaton Ave., Elmer...

 

Smoke in air is from planned burn

If you noticed smoke coming from up Lake Roosevelt on May 23, it was from a prescription burn near Whitestone Lookout. The Colville Tribes are burning piles of slash from logging about 78 acres in the area....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 23, 2018

"Assembly" throbs with a message for local kids

To call it a "school assembly" might give you the wrong impression. It was a rap concert at the end, but the bulk of it before the bass throbbed was all about honesty, mistakes, permanent hurt,...

 
 By press release    News    May 16, 2018

Flash floods and storms could make Okanogan flooding worse today

The following is an update on behalf of the Okanogan Department of Emergency Management & Northeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team on the flooding in Okanogan County and a current flash flood warning: OKANOGAN FLOODING 2018 Incident...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 9, 2018

Medical center creates case and tour for baby delivery

It's not easy for most people in policy-making positions far away to appreciate what the word "rural" actually means. That's a problem when it could mean life or death. That's a point people with Coul...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 9, 2018

State's highest court meets in area

The Washington State Supreme Court paid a visit to the Colville Confederated Tribes on May 7 and 8, meeting with high school students, holding a public forum, and reviewing cases. The court visits...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 2, 2018

Popular fishing hole reopens

You can now fish along the east side of the Columbia River near the Third Powerhouse of Grand Coulee Dam from sunrise until sunset. Closed after the September 11 terrorist attack in 2001, the spot is...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 2, 2018

State Supreme Court to visit Colville Tribes

The Washington State Supreme Court will hold its court at the Lucy Covington Government Center at the Colville Agency near Nespelem on May 7 and 8 as part of its public outreach program. An April 30 press release from the court detailed the visit....

 

Progress in Congress on protecting Northwest hydropower

For months, my Pacific Northwest congressional colleagues and I have been raising our voices and working on legislation to prevent increasing forced spill at the lower Snake and Columbia River dams from raising electricity rates in our region by $40...

 

Randolph B. "Randy" Tonasket

Randolph B. "Randy" Tonasket, 62, left us unexpectedly Monday afternoon, April 23, 2018, from Grand Coulee, Washington. Born Sunday, October 30, 1955, in Coulee Dam, Washington, to Joseph and Mary...

 

Newsbriefs

Performances coming up Young students at Lake Roosevelt School will put on an elementary musical called “School Is Cool” Thursday at 1:30 p.m. It’s written by four fifth-grade students. Acting is done by the fifth- and sixth-grade students,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 25, 2018

Earth Day draws crowds, drones

The Colville Tribes hosted their ninth annual Earth Day celebration on Friday, giving away T-shirts and raffle items, hosting a free barbecue, and teaching children and adults alike about Earth Day-re...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 18, 2018

Town, tribes talking of collaboration on fast internet

The town of Coulee Dam and the Colville Tribes are negotiating on working together so that each might complete projects to bring high-speed internet service to the town and to the Colville Reservation...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 18, 2018

Earth Day Celebration to be held this Friday

The 9th Annual Earth Day Celebration will be held this Friday, April 20, at the Nespelem powwow grounds, with an expected 1,500 attendees and over 55 information booths that include interactive activities and free items. Running from 10 a.m. to 2...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 4, 2018

Coulee Dam parks plan would seek upgrades, maintenance

A draft plan for parks and recreation in the town of Coulee Dam that will lay out goals and objectives for the next 20 years was presented to the town council last week. The second edit of the draft Parks and Recreation Plan will go through yet...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 4, 2018

Colville Business Council primary candidates listed

The Colville Business Council, the governing body of the Colville Confederated Tribes, will hold their primary election on May 5 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. The general election will take place on June 23 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Candidates running are...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    April 4, 2018

Airport event to offer hands-on plane experiences

All the questions you have about small planes could be answered May 12, during a special fly-in at the Grand Coulee Dam Airport. The fly-in is sponsored by four organizations: The Colville Confederated Tribes, NASA Science Mission Directorate,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 28, 2018

Head of Interior meets with Colville leaders

The Colville Confederated Tribes received a visit Thursday from the federal official who is second only to the president, overseeing most of the federal agencies in the greater Grand Coulee Dam area....

 

Legals for March 28, 2018

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Public Works Department PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing to make a ruling on the following shoreline development conditional use permits:...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 14, 2018

After FEMA training, local agencies to develop new practices

A week-long school security training session at the FEMA Emergency Management Institute “will make a huge difference in how we do things here,” Superintendent Paul Turner said Tuesday. People from the Grand Coulee Dam School District and other...

 

Corrections

Wrong name Randy August was the Colville Tribes employee in a photo of local leaders receiving emergency management training in Maryland last week. An incorrect last name provided appeared in a caption last week. No name Due to a layout error, Carl...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    March 14, 2018

Housing project breaks ground near Nespelem

The Colville Confederated Tribes held a groundbreaking ceremony in Nespelem on Monday for their nine new triplex housing units that are anticipated to be fully constructed in December. Between seven...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 7, 2018

Owning fiber, town considering broadband expansion

Coulee Dam wants to know if its residents would like high-speed internet access through a fiber-optic broadband network it's considering building, some of it just for its own use and savings. After...

 

Local leaders taking safety training in Maryland

Several school and other agency personnel are in Emmitsburg, Maryland, this week at the FEMA Emergency Management Institute taking training on school safety. In the forefront is Grand Coulee Dam...

 

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