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 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 1, 2015 

Big Fourth festival this week

Music, food and fireworks. Sounds like Festival of America time in the coulee, when patriots can celebrate America Friday and Saturday at the park below the Visitor Center, with a guide to the action below. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commer...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 1, 2015 

Man jumps off bridge

A Nespelem man jumped off the Columbia River Bridge in Coulee Dam Friday morning, reportedly because he thought he could make it. The 28-year-old jumped from the bridge around 7 a.m. Another person...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 1, 2015 

Firefighters descend on B Street fire

Response to a fire in the heat of Monday afternoon in Grand Coulee underscored the nervousness of local fire fighters in the current, extreme heat conditions, with fireworks legal. As a summer thunder...

 
 By Rick Park fire chief    News    July 1, 2015 

Fire departments concerned for upcoming July 4th weekend

Grand Coulee Dam area fire fighters are concerned because of the extreme, hot weather we have been experiencing, which is predicted to continue for the next 10 days. Any fire activity will put extra stress on the firefighters because of the high temp...

 
 News    July 1, 2015 

Newsbriefs

Port hears report on course Grant County Port District 7 commissioners heard at their meeting last week a report that there are 84 members of the golf course, on a par with last year’s membership total. They also heard that the golf course is in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 1, 2015 

School uniforms under consideration

Discussions are going on to develop a school uniform program for Grand Coulee Dam district schools. The issue has come up at the past two school board meetings, and indications are that the idea is alive and moving forward. The teaching and support...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 1, 2015 

Liberty named principal

Lake Roosevelt High School will get its first woman principal, ever, for the 2015-16 school year. Superintendent Dennis Carlson named Ronanda Liberty as principal of Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School at a school board meeting Monday night....

 
 Opinion    July 1, 2015 

Fireworks are scary in this heat

If there was ever a good argument for expressing your patriotism and love of explosives in a big group, the weather is providing a better one. Frankly, the current heat wave is scary, especially remembering the wildland fires the local area has...

 
 Opinion    July 1, 2015 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce said this year’s giant fireworks show, sponsored by the Coulee Dam Casino will be about twice as large as last year’s with some special effects at the end. This year’s musical groups,...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to getting set for the festivities this weekend. Come enjoy the holiday below the visitor center at Grand Coulee Dam. American Legion Post 157 Meets The...

 
 Community    July 1, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/21 - USBR Plant Protection advised police that a group was preparing to go fishing at North Dam Park as the sun was just setting. Police advised the group that it was a daylight-only area and members of the group packed up and...

 
 Legals    July 1, 2015 

Legals for July 1, 2015

Notice of Public Hearing Town of Coulee Dam NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held to consider the Six-Year Comprehensive Street Program (TIP) for 2016 – 2021. The Public Hearing will be held in the Coulee Dam Town Hall Council C...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 24, 2015

Man jumps off bridge

A man jumped off the Columbia River Bridge in Coulee Dam this morning, reportedly just because he thought he could make it. The 28-year-old jumped from the bridge just before 7:30. Another person was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015

City awards more funds for tourism

The Electric City Council voted to give the chamber of commerce another $10,000 from its hotel/motel tax fund last week. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce had asked to be on the agenda for June 9, was for a short period, and then found th...

 
 News    June 24, 2015

Newsbriefs

GC fire department busy Grand Coulee volunteer fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the city council last week that the fire department responded to eight calls in May, two of them structure fires. He said ambulance calls totaled 35, six in the Coule...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015

Fireworks on 4th will be twice as spectacular

It’s almost “ooh and ah” time in the coulee, when thousands of people come to the area each year for the 4th of July Festival of America celebration, with the late evening fireworks show doubling in size this year over the top of Grand Coulee...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 24, 2015

School ready to be sold

Want an old school building sitting on about eight acres of property? Center Elementary School in Grand Coulee is on the sales block, and interested buyers have until August 5 to get their bids in. The building and property was recently appraised at...

 
 News    June 24, 2015

Fun fest

The audience enjoys a tense, but funny, moment as juggler/comedian Curt Carlyle gets help mounting his unicycle from audience members forced to wear skirts for no apparent reason. The show capped off...

 
 Opinion    June 24, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Sixty-five Lake Roosevelt High School students graduated at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11 in the LRHS gym. The Class of 2005 Motto was “Nothing we do changes the past. Everthing we do changes the future.” Senior Class officers were:...

 
 People    June 24, 2015

Deppman/Van Geystel announce engagement

Gordy and Gay Deppman are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan Deppman, to James Van Geystel, the son of Jim and Debbie Van Geystel. James and Megan are both former graduates of...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 25, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jenn Tate from Earth and Sky Studios will be speaking on how to market summer tourism....

 
 Sports    June 24, 2015

Merchants League standings

Merchants League 2015 Team Gross 1. Grand Coulee Lodge 215 2. Morning Star 221 3. CTFC 228 4. Oasis 230 5. Slicers 242 6. San Poil Valley 242 7. Lydig 244 8. Eagle Cove 244 9. Omak State Farm 249 10. Mama’s Boys 249 11.Coulee Dam Concrete...

 
 School    June 24, 2015

FEA Scholarship winners

  The Grand Coulee Dam Federal Employees Association is pleased to announce the winners of the two scholarships for 2015.    Miss Megan Dowlen from Wilbur High School is one recipient and she plans on attending Oklahoma Christian University in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    June 24, 2015

Country/rock band to play at festival

Luke and Isaac Olson are bringing their country rock sound to Coulee Dam, July 4, where they will perform as the Olson Bros. Band, in the park below the Visitor Center. The two hail from Olympia and...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/15 - USBR Plant Protection reported a vehicle parked at Station 5 after hours. An officer learned it was a Bureau of Reclamation employee from out of town locating where a meeting was to be held the next day. - Police found the...

 

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