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 Legals    February 22, 2017 

Legals for February 22, 2017

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...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    February 15, 2017

Kettle Falls marina closure could indicate a larger issue for congresswoman

After National Park Service officials announced last week that a marina that serves the north end of Lake Roosevelt would close, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers fired off a quick request for the NPS to reconsider and extend the current concessioner’s...

 
 News    February 1, 2017

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Green fees to stay the same Sometimes when organizations don’t raise rates it makes the news. Port District 7 commissioners last week reported membership dues at Banks Lake Golf Course will remain the same for another year. Individual memberships...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 25, 2017

Ice Age Trail gathers pieces of a puzzle

The National Park Service Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail is like a giant jigsaw puzzle; the whole is there to see, but the problem is how to put the pieces together. Denise Bausch, NPS chief o...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 18, 2017

Local spot in four-state national trail subject of talk

The most dramatic feature of a proposed four-state trail is centered locally, and residents can learn all about it next Monday afternoon. People can learn how this region will play a small but signifi...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 11, 2017

NPS to present plan for Ice Age Floods trail

Community members are encouraged to attend an Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail informational meeting Jan. 23 in Coulee Dam. The national project is to tell the story of the Ice Age Floods, which includes 16,000 square miles in four states and,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 21, 2016

Ice Age Floods geologic trail presentations planned

The National Park Service, along with local groups, will hold a discussion of an Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail long-range interpretive plan here on Jan. 23. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m., at the Coulee Dam community room at town...

 
 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...

 

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