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 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 22, 2016 

Plans for big Grand Coulee hydro project detailed

Chamber of commerce members Thursday heard details on a proposed project that could put huge conduits for water under the community to produce more power and create jobs. The proposed Banks Lake hydroelectric pumped storage project could be operation...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 22, 2016 

Tribal chairman Boyd dies at 60

The Colville Tribes announced this morning (6-22-16) that Chairman Jim Boyd has died at the age of 60. What follows is the tribal press release: Chairman Boyd walks on NESPELEM, WA - The Colville...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 22, 2016 

They'll fire 2,000 rockets off the dam

It takes a lot of coordination and planning to put on the fireworks display over Grand Coulee Dam on July 4, according to Rocketman Pyros owner Dan Verheul. It all begins with the firm’s broker in China, and the selection of some 40 cases of carefu...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 22, 2016 

National quilt show bringing art to coulee

A major art show, drawn in cloth and stitches, and honoring the National Park Service in its 100th year, will arrive in Coulee Dam just in time for the Fourth of July. The "Inspired by the National...

 
 Obituaries    June 22, 2016 

Jack L. Kennedy

Jack Kennedy passed away at his home in Electric City, Washington, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Jack was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, on February 3, 1934. At the age of nine, he moved to Fruitland,...

 
 News    June 22, 2016 

Bird and Smith promoted at bank

Sjana Bird has recently been promoted to senior vice president and regional branch administrator of North Cascades Bank, the bank announced. Bird, who has managed the bank's Grand Coulee branch for...

 
 Community    June 22, 2016 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, June 23, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet The Grant County Fire District No. 14 will...

 
 Community    June 22, 2016 

Wedded bliss

Folks at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center gather behind the table that held the theme for their dinner Thursday. The Senior Meals program plans a special themed dinner once a month. Thursday's...

 
 Community    June 22, 2016 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/9 - A Newman Lake man who owns two vacant houses in Electric City told officers that windows in one house had been broken, possibly by a pellet gun, and the door on the second house had been forced. The man wasn’t sure if...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

In support of a mission

The Colville Tribes launched a dugout canoe Friday from the Spring Canyon boat launch, on a mission to revive an old tradition in support of exploring a new possibility: bringing salmon back to the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Updated:Kids Fest, bull ride, cars, this weekend

Update: Despite a rainy day, the Wenatchee Youth Circus is performing at Lake Roosevelt's football field with a few umbrella protected fans in the stands. The current local forecast predicts drizzle...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Inflatable water slides added to plans for Festival of America

A new feature for the July 4 Festival of America celebration will be a number of inflatable water slides in a water park. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the event, stated that Jump N2 Fun, from Post Falls, Idaho, will...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Mayors approve backup plan for dump haul

The Regional Board of Mayors Monday approved a plan to have Sunrise Disposal provide backup hauling services for the Delano Transfer Station. The RBOM had advertised to find someone with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) who would be available...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 15, 2016

Beer garden OK'd for parking lot

The Coulee Dam Town Council approved a chamber of commerce request to move its “beer garden” to the Melody Restaurant front parking lot during the upcoming Festival of American celebration. The beer garden will be open both Sunday and Monday,...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Newsbriefs

Tribal vote Saturday Saturday, June 18, Colville Confederated Tribes members will go to the polls to elect Colville Business Council members in their general election. All six incumbents made it through the primary vote to the general election....

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Navy band to play here

A Navy brass quartet will perform an open-air concert just prior to the laser light show, Sunday, June 26, according to Bureau of Reclamation Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher. The quartet is part of a 35-piece Navy band stationed at Silverdale,...

 
 News    June 15, 2016

Moose Lodge rewards two scholars

Two Lake Roosevelt High School seniors, Michael Thomas and Areielle White, appeared before Moose Lodge officials last Tuesday night to thank them for the $1,000 scholarships they received. Family members and friends appeared with the recipients. The...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Citizens should fill out chamber's brief survey

Pop quiz: How would you feel about merging local towns? That’s the essence of a new, very short survey that likely arrived in your mailbox early this week. It’s being asked by the local chamber of commerce in order to gauge the interest local cit...

 
 Opinion    June 15, 2016

Seventy-six years ago

Miss Coulee, the first big passenger boat to go into service on the lake behind Grand Coulee Dam. - Summer 1940...

 
 Obituaries    June 15, 2016

Susan Louise Palmer

Susan Louise Palmer, 67, passed away in her Elmer City, Washington, home, surrounded by her loving family Friday morning, June 10, 2016. Born in Spokane, Washington, to Charles and Zona Wendt on March...

 
 Community    June 15, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, June 16, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Tim Culbertson, of Columbia Basin Hydropower, will be speaking. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post...

 
 Births    June 15, 2016

It's a girl for the Marrises

Greg and Alvina Marris, of Coulee Dam, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Nancy Jane Estelle Marris, born Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. She weighed 8 lbs., 15 oz., and was...

 
 School    June 15, 2016

Three graduate at alternative school

Three students from the Grand Coulee Dam School District's alternative program received their high school diplomas Friday in a ceremony at the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School. Pictured from left are...

 
 Legals    June 15, 2016

Legals for June 15, 2016

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF COUNCIL MEETING To the citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington, the Town Council of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington will not conduct a Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 22, 2016,...

 
 Community    June 15, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/19 - Police are sending a report to the prosecutor’s office asking that charges of third-degree theft and harassment be filed against two men who agreed to make vehicle repairs for a Grand Coulee man. After repairs were suppos...

 

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