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 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 21, 2016 

School board sets four main goals

The school board has set four main goals as the Grand Coulee Dam School District heads into the new school year. Superintendent Paul Turner and members of the board met in a long evening retreat to discuss school affairs and to set some specific goal...

 
 News    September 21, 2016 

Newsbriefs

A grand picnic The Electric City community picnic held Sept. 10, raised $1,000 towards the development of the city’s new park site, behind the fire station. A year ago a similar picnic raised $2,500, and an additional $30,000 has been budgeted by...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 21, 2016 

Bus garage hit by thieves again

Thieves hit the school district's bus operation again last weekend. This time they siphoned gas from one bus and stole two batteries from the district's boom truck. Bus officials stated early Tuesday...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 21, 2016 

Best of Northwest grill it out

It was like grill heaven Sunday at North Dam Park. Seventeen grills were cooking and grill masters turned out from Idaho, Oregon and throughout Washington, going after prize money and having fun at the same time. Many of the top 10 competitors in...

 
 By Becky Billups    Opinion    September 21, 2016 

"Area watch" needed to combat crime

I read and agreed with Larry Price’s letter in The Star 9/14/2016 issue, “Concerning the current drug and crime issues in the Coulee Dam area.”  I see it 24/7 in my area, day and night. I can get up in the middle of the night seeing groups...

 
 Obituaries    September 21, 2016 

Brenda Diantha (Farver) Lamoreaux

Brenda Diantha Lamoreaux was born April 21, 1959, in Tonasket, Washington, to Marvin and Marilyn Farver and passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016, in Tacoma, Washington, after an unexpectedly...

 
 Community    September 21, 2016 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday. The chamber will resume meetings at noon on Thursday, Sept. 29, at at La Presa Mexican Restaurant, with Judge Estudillo as the guest speaker. Grant...

 
 Community    September 21, 2016 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 9/9 - A woman on Bowen Street told police that her bulldog puppy was missing from her home and she eventually learned it had been taken and sold to a party in Usk, Washington. She gave police the name of the person who had sold...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 14, 2016

Harvest Festival offers fun this weekend

This would be a good weekend to stay in the Coulee and take advantage of the many facets of the fifth annual Harvest Festival. Gather the kids, the grandkids, and be at North Dam Park for a celebration designed for all ages. The Grand Coulee Dam Area...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 14, 2016

Run the Dam race set for this Saturday

So you’ve always wanted to run across Grand Coulee Dam. Now is your opportunity! Join the third annual Run the Dam crowd, at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, and take part in one of the scheduled distance runs - 5K, 10K, or half marathon. The event...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    September 14, 2016

Two wild fires threaten towns

Two wildfires burned separately Sunday afternoon and threatened Elmer City, Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee, while residents watched as flames lit up the hillsides on both sides of the Columbia River. Loc...

 
 News    September 14, 2016

Newsbriefs

Candidates forum set for Coulee Dam Okanogan County voters can hear their candidates for county commission seats address the issues at a special forum in October in Coulee Dam being arranged by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 14, 2016

Group wants public meeting on consolidation

The Regional Board of Mayors heard Monday of plans for public meetings to further explore the idea of consolidating local towns. Presenting for the chamber of commerce’s Economic Development Council was Bob Valen, a member of the group. He said...

 
 By Bruce Bartoo    Opinion    September 14, 2016

Asking what's at the core of a litany of problems

At a recent meeting of the Coulee Dam Town Council, crime was a topic of major concern by its citizens. WHY? Crime is not just a concern of the town of Coulee Dam; it is a growing problem for all of the people of the Grand Coulee Dam Area. WHY?...

 
 By Birdie Hensley    Opinion    September 14, 2016

Fund raiser was disappointing

First, I would like to thank all the volunteers and businesses who helped with the Electric City “Pig For the Park” fund raiser held this past Saturday at Electric City. This year’s support and attendance was down considerably from last year...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    September 14, 2016

Coming together

I am still not used to being on the other side of an emergency. For years I was the one running to the fire or person in need, instead of sitting and watching. But Sunday, ironically on 9-11, I watched as firefighters, medics and police rallied to...

 
 Births    September 14, 2016

It's a girl for Moreno/Boyd

It’s a girl for Moreno/Boyd Brittany Moreno and Jerald Boyd Sr., of Coulee Dam, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alvina Mae Boyd, born Sunday, August 21, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She...

 
 Community    September 14, 2016

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to setting up for this weekend’s Harvest Festival. Come enjoy the festivities. (See our ad on page 10 of this week’s Star.) Pressure Canning...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    September 14, 2016

Free food distribution set for next week

There will be free food at the Zion Lutheran Church Thursday, September 22. That’s right, free food. It’s made possible through Second Harvest of the Inland Northwest, and co-sponsored by Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union and Microsoft Data Center...

 
 Community    September 14, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/23 - Police have sent prosecutors a report of domestic violence by an Electric City man, alleging that he struck his wife and threw cold coffee on her while she was changing her baby’s diaper. Police are asking that...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 7, 2016

School crowding could lead to the "P" word

The school board is being pushed to make decisions on overcrowding at the new school. Could a portable classroom be in the district’s future? It’s a possibility, says Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Paul Turner. The most critical...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    September 7, 2016

House fire fought in Coulee Dam

A woman's home in east Coulee Dam caught fire Friday evening, drawing a quick response from every local fire department. Susan Lynch's house at 611 Birch Street drew 11 fire engines, first responder...

 
 News    September 7, 2016

Newsbriefs

Fire mostly out In its final day of reporting on the Cayuse Mountain fire, the Spokane Indian Tribe stated the fire was 95 percent contained and had burned 14 houses and nine other structures. The fire consumed grass and trees on 18,116 acres. The...

 
 Community    September 7, 2016

Free disposal of household hazardous waste

 Grand Coulee Dam Area residents may dispose of household hazardous waste for free on Friday, September 9, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Delano Regional Transfer Station.  Only hazardous waste generated by households will be accepted.  Hazardous...

 
 Community    September 7, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday, Sept. 8, at La Presa Restaurant, SR-174 in Grand Coulee. Linette Gahringer, Community Outreach Coordinator for Life Flight, will be updating the...

 

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