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Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/30 - Police arrested a man wanted on warrants after they found him hiding in a bedroom at a residence on Alcan Road NE. Police were trying to stop a vehicle with a faulty light, and the car drove to the residence, where the man...


Josephine "Jo" Switzer

Josephine "Jo" Switzer, 92, of Grand Coulee, Washington, passed away Friday morning, March 31, 2017, in the long-term care unit of Coulee Medical Center. Jo was born January 7, 1925, in Staunton,... Full story


Pink diapers in the coulee

It’s a girl for Berry/Vargas Vanessa Berry and Lindsey Vargas, of Malott, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Michelle Vargas, born December 21, 2017, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She...

 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 24, 2018

Looking into the shadow

How do students get real-life looks into a career without holding down a job? The answer is being a “Job Shadow.” This gives students a real opportunity to walk in the shoes of a career or job...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 17, 2018

People discuss local public transportation needs

Various organizations gathered at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center last Thursday to get input from the public and discuss problems with, and possible solutions for, local public transportation. In...


Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet  The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, January 18, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Coulee Creators Meet Coulee Creators meet at 412 Federal Ave. Room 207,...


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 1/4- A Burdin Boulevard man was ticketed after being stopped for expired tabs. While telling the driver why he was stopped on the tabs issue, the officer noted that an infant was improperly restrained in the front seat. That was added...



Lockdown was a precaution Lake Roosevelt Schools were secured in a lockdown Monday when a suspicious figure was seen around the schools. “We called the Coulee Dam authorities, secured the building, and stayed in secured status until the...


Dale L. Hotchkiss

Dale L. Hotchkiss, 89, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 13, at the Church of the Nazarene in Grand Coulee. Burial will follow at Spring... Full story


Todd Martin Coffey

Born August 12, 1962, Todd Martin Coffey, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. A resident of Grand Coulee,Washington, for 12 years, Todd worked as an assistant dispatcher at... Full story


Births in the coulee

It’s a boy for the Lienings Rachel and Travis Liening, of Coulee City, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Isaac Michael Liening, on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed... Full story


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 12/18 - A Fortuyn Road woman reported to police that her bank card had been stolen and some $3,000 had been charged to it. She reported that her bank is working with her to determine who had used the card. 12/28 - The owner of Pepper... Full story

 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    December 27, 2017

Changing the focus and moving forward, with a little inspiration

One of my desires is to one day be able to help people in need. I have been helped by many members of our community over the years and I have always wanted to “pay it forward.” I recently heard...


Births in the Coulee

It’s a girl for Epperson/Marchand Alana Epperson and Loren Marchand are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayzen Shay Marchand, born Friday, November 17, 2017, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 8 lbs., ....


Flu season starting in earnest

Grant County Health District issued an alert for an influenza outbreak in the county Friday. Health officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny said in the release that everyone six months old and older should immediately get a flu shot. “Be aware of increasing...


School superintendent reports on discipline issue

Superintendent Paul Turner responded to staff concerns on discipline issues at Monday night’s Grand Coulee Dam School District board meeting. Turner told the board, and about 25 staff members who were present, that he has had “time to reflect on...


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 12/5 - Local officers assisted tribal police who were taking a combative person to the hospital for observation. The man was checked and then taken by tribal police to jail. - Police looked for a patient at Coulee Medical Center who had...


Janet Yvonne Long McIntyre McGregor

Janet Y. McGregor (66), of Electric City, Washington, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Coulee Medical Center, Grand Coulee, Washington, after a long battle with cancer. Janet was born June... Full story


Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/26 - A motel owner showed police damage to one of his rooms where he said the tenant had taken things off the walls and removed covers on various items. 11/27 - About a cord-and-a-half of firewood was stolen from a property on...


Food bank thankful for a ton of support

The Care and Share Food Bank has received over one ton of donations from our small communities with big HEARTS in the last two weeks. The Boy Scouts, Coulee Medical Center, and Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union, plus other smaller drives, did a great...


Community blood drive planned for December

Inland Northwest Blood Center along with the Grand Coulee community blood drive volunteers led by Leha Bodeau are planning a blood drive for Monday, December 18. Donation hours will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the community room in Coulee Medical...



Newspaper office closes for holiday The Star office will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, plus Friday. Garbage more costly Garbage rates are going up in Electric City on Jan. 1, 2018. The good news is, not very much. If you use a 65-gallon...

 By Jacob Wagner    News    November 22, 2017

Local organizations help the needy

The spirit of giving can be found in different areas of our community. Just a few examples include giving presents to children in poverty, food to the hungry, coats and winter clothes to children in...


Births in the Coulee

It’s a boy for Tillmans Emily and Jesse Tillman, of Elmer City, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Paul Tillman. He was born Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed...


Legals for November 22, 2017

Notice of Public Budget Hearing and Change of Regular Meeting Time Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln & Okanogan Counties, Washington Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan Counties, Washington; whic... Full story


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