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 By Scott Hunter    News    October 12, 2016

Gehrke windmills named historic

The Gehrke Windmill Garden at North Dam Park has been listed on the Washington Hertiage Register of Historic Places. The Governor’s Advisory Council on Historic Preservation granted that distinction Oct. 7 at a meeting in Tacoma. Coulee Area Park...

 
 News    August 24, 2016

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Volunteer department responses reported Volunteer fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the Grand Coulee City Council last Tuesday that his department made eight fire calls and responded to 34 ambulance calls during the month of July. The fire calls...

 
 News    August 17, 2016

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Councilmember resigns Erin Nielson has resigned his position on Grand Coulee’s city council. Nielson was in his second four-year term and submitted a resignation letter to the city this past week. Nielson, a Bureau of Reclamation employee, stated...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 3, 2016

Gehrke windmills could get interpretive signs

The artist who produced the Gehrke windmills could get some overdue attention if the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District can find funding for a few interpretive signs to tell his story. Electric City resident Kristen Heidenthal last month...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 6, 2016

Water park was less wet than planned

New interpretations of old regulations forced a last-minute change to plans for a water park, a new feature of the chamber of commerce's Festival of America. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of...

 
 Legals    July 6, 2016

Legals for July 6, 2016

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2015-38251 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 25, 2016

City passes fireworks ban

Fireworks will be prohibited in Grand Coulee without a permit after an ordinance passed last week takes effect next year. The city council passed a new fireworks ordinance May 17, banning fireworks without a permit. The ordinance does not go into eff...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 11, 2016

Pathway discussion set for Saturday

Electric City will hold the first of two planned community meetings to discuss its plan for a Pathway Trail through the city. The full topic will be parks, recreation and revitalization. The meeting will be from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 14, in the...

 
 News    April 27, 2016

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Park pickup scheduled for Saturday A big community asset needs some springtime sprucing, and parks commissioners picked this Saturday to do it, hoping you’ll help. The Coulee Area Parks and Recreation District will host the Annual Spring Fix &...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    March 23, 2016

Tourism group to take on Electric City city hall

Tourism interests expressed heated frustration with Electric City's council in a meeting last Thursday at Sunbanks Resort, frustration to the point of hiring a lawyer. The meeting, organized by the...

 
 News    January 13, 2016

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School district to offer proposed levy info The Nespelem School District is hosting an informational night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the multi-purpose room. The purpose of the meeting is to share information about the Maintenance and...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 16, 2015

City will hold trail meeting next month

The new year will kick off with the first major Electric City trail project meeting. Councilmember Brad Parrish, who is heading up the effort, said last week that he plans a stakeholder meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, somewhere in the area. That’s abou...

 
 Legals    December 9, 2015

Legals for December 9, 2015

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Planning Department Pete Palmer, Land Use/ Shoreline Administrator P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA 99155 509-634-2570 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 25, 2015

Jack Hilson, former publisher of The Star, dies at 90

Former Star owner, editor and publisher Jack Hilson, a man whose political expertise helped to build the local airport, Steamboat Rock State Park and more, has died. After serving in the Navy in World War II, Jack and his wife, Dolores, became...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 25, 2015

Towns' tourism fund plans detailed

Three representatives of area organizations went mining for a slice of Grand Coulee’s lodging tax funds for 2016, and they came out winners. Now it all depends on the city council passing its new budget, a task that will likely happen in December....

 
 Obituaries    November 25, 2015

Jack A. Hilson

Jack A. Hilson, 90, of Electric City, Washington, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center, Long Term Care, Grand Coulee, Washington. He was born May 14, 1925, to Herman...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 18, 2015

City sets plans to spend tourism funds

Electric City council agreed to the allotment of hotel/motel tax money for 2016 at its meeting last Tuesday and will consider keeping more than a quarter million dollars in tourism-promotion funds toward funding a pathway. The council tourism...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 11, 2015

Race over the dam to be revived

A run over the top of Grand Coulee Dam will be revived, even after its last organizers dropped it, if Kelly Buche has anything to say about it. Buche, a local accountant and active runner, is...

 
 Legals    September 23, 2015

Legals for September 23, 2015

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION, GRANT COUNTY, WASHINGTON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 in Grant County, State of Washington, there will be held a General Election for the purpose of submitting to the v...

 
 News    September 9, 2015

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City, USBR extend police contract Grand Coulee’s city council instructed Mayor Chris Christopherson last Tuesday to sign an extension of the city’s agreement to provide law enforcement services to the Bureau of Reclamation. It is the second year...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 5, 2015

No park levy vote coming

Voters will not be asked this fall to decide on paying taxes toward the maintenance of North Dam Park, leaders of the park district decided Monday. “I’d love to see us do a levy,” said Coulee Area Park and Recreation District Commissioner Phil...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    August 5, 2015

Temporary fix may be coming to end

That big piece of land that so many of us find useful — for walking, playing softball, picnicking, holding reunions and much more — needs to be maintained, and it’s not free. North Dam Park takes some $30,000 a year to maintain, and the communi...

 
 News    July 29, 2015

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Two injured in highway accident The Washington State Patrol reported a two-car accident with injuries Saturday about one mile north of Coulee City. A car driven by Janet Pate of Coulee City was struck by a vehicle driven by Richard Wood of Moses...

 
 Opinion    July 22, 2015

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years go Sunbanks Lake Resort will begin construction of 11 villas in September and they will be ready for occupancy by the summer tourist season, chamber of commerce members learned Thursday. The town of Coulee Dam is going ahead with a...

 
 News    July 15, 2015

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Busy fire fighters The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department answered five calls during June, reported fire Chief Rick Paris at the city council meeting last Tuesday night. One call was a structure fire and another an outside fire. Three mutual aid...

 

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