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 News    June 25, 2014

Chopping block

Coulee Area Park and Recreation District Commissioner Bob Valen asks a tree cutting crew about their plans at North Dam Park Wednesday, where the crew, under contract to the Bonneville Power...

 
 Opinion    June 25, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Grand Coulee Police Officer, Dan Holland, saved a Grand Coulee woman from a house fire Friday night. At 2:27 a.m. the report came in as a brush fire at Nancy Fish's home. Seconds later...

 
 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...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

Tussle for tourism funds stirs debate at council

Coulee Dam’s town council was slow to convince last week that the town should reach down in its hotel/motel money reserves and provide the chamber of commerce and the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District with more funds. Grand Coulee Dam Chambe...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 7, 2014

Jess Ford kicks in for local parks

Until 6 p.m. today, anyone taking a test drive can get Ford Motor Co. to send $20 to the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District, plus your name gets entered into a drawing for a barbecue grill....

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    May 7, 2014

Cities, loosen that grip

As you enjoy Colorama this week, be thankful for the place where much of it comes together — North Dam Park and Event Center — and think about the sand dunes that would replace it if ceases to exist, which it could. This community asset is just...

 
 News    April 23, 2014

State park fishing pier to be dedicated

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced Tuesday the upcoming dedication of a new ADA-accessible fishing pier at Steamboat Rock State Park. The dedication ceremony is scheduled...

 
 Opinion    April 23, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Two girls were rescued from the Coulee Wall Friday by Grand Coulee Fire Department. The two 12-year-olds had been climbing the wall in the afternoon against their grandmother's advice...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Making plans for North Dam Park

About a dozen people were on hand last Tuesday night to help develop a road map for the Coulee Area Park & Recreation District's master plan for North Dam Park. Guiding the group was graduate stud...

 
 News    March 12, 2014

Newsbriefs

Port commission spot is open Port District 7 is still looking for its third commissioner. The Port District has advertised to encourage anyone interested to submit a letter or come to the commissioner’s monthly meeting, at 5 p.m. the final...

 
 News    February 26, 2014

Newsbriefs

Park supported by city Grand Coulee City Council voted the $9,000 it pledged to support the maintenance of North Dam Park. The funds will come from the city’s hotel/motel tax monies and be given to the Coulee Area Park & Recreation District, the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    February 19, 2014

Moose Lodge 504 and Bob Valen honored for year

The chamber of commerce named two of its own to awards last Thursday night as the "Achiever of the Year," and "Business of the Year." The awards are made by the vote of members of the Grand Coulee...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 19, 2014

District sets fees for park use

Large groups wanting to use North Dam Park will be charged according to a new fee schedule approved recently by the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District Commission. Individual users and small family groups will not be charged, but organizations...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 22, 2014

Golf course grant will focus on RV park

The priorities in a push for a golf course enhancement grant took a shift last Thursday night as a dozen people gathered to discuss the six parts of the preferred list of ideas. Number six on the list...

 
 Legals    January 22, 2014

Legal Notices for January 22, 2014

Notice of Change of Date for the Next Regular Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors Please be informed that The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District has changed the date of its January Regular...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 15, 2014

Park district looks at iffy budget

by Scott Hunter A draft budget for the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District could be slashed in half, or not, depending on what other agencies do. The $57,005 bottom line for the agency with no direct revenue of its own would have to be altered...

 
 Legals    January 15, 2014

Legal Notices for January 15, 2014

  Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam Summary of Ordinance Passed   On January 9, 14 the Town of Coulee Dam, WA. Passed Ordinance 723 at a regular Council meeting. Ordinance 723 is an Ordinance setting salaries and wages for officers and employees of...

 
 News    December 30, 2013

Remember 2013? Look at the Star's Year in Review for 2013

January: • The Nez Perce Longhouse burned in a fire in Nespelem the day after Christmas. An electrical malfunction was the initial cause reported. The longhouse had been a part of the community since 1975 when it was built as part of a...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 20, 2013

City keeps tourism fund policy

Electric City’s council decided last Tuesday night to stick with its policy, at least for now, on how it spends its hotel/motel tax revenues. Its current policy puts half of its hotel/motel revenues in a reserve fund and makes the other half...

 
 Legals    September 25, 2013

Legals for September 25, 2013

City of Electric City Notice of Public Hearing The City of Electric City will hold a public hearing to consider revenue sources for the 2014 budget, including consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues on Tuesday, October 8, 2013,...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    September 18, 2013

Tourism funds sought in Coulee Dam

Hoping to make a bigger impact for local business and jobs, the chamber of commerce told Coulee Dam leaders last week of its more ambitious plans for marketing the area in 2014. Peggy Nevsimal, the manager of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of...

 
 Opinion    September 4, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Singing, fireworks and the dedication of Coulee Dam’s Douglas Park have all been planned this weekend for the ceremonial end of summer. The Labor Day weekend activities include 14-year-old singer Jared Wagner at the Grand Gallery...

 
 News    July 3, 2013

Newsbriefs

Star office to close for holiday The Star newspaper will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 4- 5, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The office will be open at 9 a.m. Monday, July 8, for normal business. The deadline for classified and d...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 12, 2013

Special filing period to open

Okanogan County announced a special three-day filing period, June 26-28, for a variety of positions not filed for during the regular election filing period. In Nespelem two council positions will be open. Council position 2, currently held by Dennis...

 
 News    June 12, 2013

Newsbriefs

Proctor retiring Longtime teacher and coach Gordon Proctor will be honored tonight, beginning at 5:30, for his 35 years with the Grand Coulee Dam School District. Proctor has been at Lake Roosevelt High School since 1978, and retires at the end of th...

 

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