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 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 26, 2014 

School board eases eligibility for athletes

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board made two decisions on athletic policy Monday night, one over the objections of one of its members. School board Director Ted Piccolo had issues with changing district policy so that student athletes can be...

 
 News    November 26, 2014 

Newsbriefs

Star closed for holiday The Star newspaper office will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 & 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will open for business again on Monday, Dec. 1, at 9 a.m. Local will march in Macy’s Parade Lynda Nutt, who...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 26, 2014 

School grounds care approved

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night approved a five-year grounds contract with Oasis Lawn Care for an annual cost of $37,600. The contract includes mowing, trimming and edging, lawn aeration, pruning, fall leaf removal, weed...

 
 Opinion    November 26, 2014 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Raider basketball practices starts next week for both the boys and girls teams. Head coach Brad Wilson expects 35 or more to show up for the first practice with four starters, all seniors...

 
 Community    November 26, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Meetings will resume next Thursday at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to Meet Wenatchee...

 
 Community    November 26, 2014 

Early turkey

People fill the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center Nov. 19 for the Senior Thanksgiving Meal, which was served to about 175 people in the Senior Meal Program's two locations in Grand Coulee and Coulee...

 
 Sports    November 26, 2014 

DYI basketball team

Grand Coulee is sporting a sixth-grade girls' basketball team in a Moses Lake league this year, following the change to a new school system that groups grades differently. Grand Coulee Dam School...

 
 Community    November 26, 2014 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 11/18 - Someone during the night broke into a shower coin box, took it and also tried to access a second coin box at Coulee Playland. Cameras showed those responsible arrived in a truck and spent about 45 minutes on premises. Damage was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 19, 2014

Electric City to spend more on tourism

More of money collected to boost tourism and related jobs will be allowed to to do so following a move by councils in Electric City and Coulee Dam last week. Electric City annually has put half its hotel/motel tax revenue into a reserve fund. The cou...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 19, 2014

Coulee Dam open to new tourism spending approach

Faced with various groups annually vying for tourism tax dollars, most Coulee Dam Town Council members verbally endorsed an approach suggested by Mayor Greg Wilder last week: outsource it — with provisos. Wilder advocated an approach similar to wha...

 
 News    November 19, 2014

Newsbriefs

Construction site employment numbers revised Lydig Construction Assistant Superintendent Bohman Swanson at the Colville Tribal headquarters job site, provided better statistics on workers after a story in last week’s Star highlighted the jobs the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 19, 2014

City will shop for police protection

Electric City is looking for law enforcment support other than from Grand Coulee, the city with which it has contracted for decades to police its streets. The city council committee on law enforcement was instructed by council last Tuesday night to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    November 19, 2014

Broader approach would benefit area, grow jobs

As local towns decide on how much money they’ll spend next year, the season always brings out what for councils is a bothersome and needlessly complicated question: How much money should we spend to promote tourism, and how should we spend it? Thre...

 
 Opinion    November 19, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago On Monday, Nov. 15, the Colville Tribes' fish and wildlife dept. released 712 rainbow trout, weighing an average of 5.35 pounds, in to Lake Rufus Woods at Ed Scahllenberger's net pen site...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 20, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. A representative from Columbia Hearing will be the featured program. Grant County Fire Dist. #14 to Meet Grant...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Annual Thanksgiving dinners to be held at the Senior Center

The Thanksgiving dinner put on by the senior center is tonight (Wednesday), Nov 19. The Grand Coulee Nazarene Church and Coulee Dam Community Church invited the community to the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Senior Center on Sunday, Nov. 23,...

 
 Obituaries    November 19, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Gallinger

Mary Elizabeth Rhodes Gallinger, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Buena Vista Nursing home in Colville, Wash., at the age of 91. She was born on Jan. 12, 1923, to Louis and Edna...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/11 - A woman on Federal Avenue told police that her husband had been kicked out of the house and she needed to get an anti-harassment order to keep him from contacting her. She was advised that she would need to go through the...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    November 19, 2014

October was warmer and wetter

We received almost double the mean amount of rain for October, with 1.38 inches measured here at the home weather station. The measuring station at the dam showed 1.72 inches for October. The mean is 0.72 inches. I didn’t hear anyone complaining...

 
 Legals    November 19, 2014

Legals for November 19, 2014

Town of Nespelem Notice of Public Hearings Notice is hereby given that the Town of Nespelem will hold a Preliminary Budget Hearing on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:00 PM at Town Hall.  Copies of the 2014 Preliminary Budget are available at Town...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    November 12, 2014

If not the whole bagel, half would still be good

As a matter of fact, we view the four towns as one in many ways, but in purely practical terms joining just two would be very good start. In any large city, the populations of Electric City, Grand...

 
 Opinion    November 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Grady “Skip” Lael joined the Marine Corps exactly 61 years ago, in 1943 on Veterans Day, serving 29 and a half months with the Amphibian Tractor Battalion in one lone, famous campaign in the Pacific, the taking of Iwo Jima. He...

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Trees of Sharing still taking names

You still have until this Thursday to submit names for the Trees of Sharing program, which distributes Christmas gifts to children in need. Names will be accepted at Safeway, Harvest Foods and Coulee...

 
 News    November 12, 2014

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the senior center

The Grand Coulee Nazarene Church and Coulee Dam Community Church invited the community to the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Senior Center on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 2-4 p.m....

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 13, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. John Moody from the Ice Age Flood Institute will be giving the program. Blood Drive Coming Inland Northwest Blood...

 

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