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 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 29, 2015 

Quick fire response saves homes

A fast-moving fire Friday burned about an acre of brush and grass across the highway from North Dam, but quick action by local firefighters prevented flames from reaching nearby houses. The fire...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 29, 2015 

District readies to sell school building

Any interested buyer has only a few more days to get a proposal in for the purchase of the Center Elementary School building and property. Deadline for submitting a bid proposal is Aug. 5. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 29, 2015 

Local EMT class graduates 17

Seventeen individuals recently finished their Emergency Medical Technician training put on by the Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Department. The class started Feb. 25, with 23 signed up. The 17 finished the class in early June. The class...

 
 Opinion    July 29, 2015 

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Grand Coulee Dam Schools will teach fewer students again this year, a fact reflected in the new budget. The school board passed is budget for the 2005-06 school year Monday night. It’s lower than the 04-05 budget by $140,000. Ray Hals...

 
 Obituaries    July 29, 2015 

Jamie Ray Williams

Jamie Ray Williams 28, began his journey April 6, 1987, in Spokane, Washington, to parents Timothy Williams and Rebecca "Becky" LaCourse, and left to join his ancestors Friday, June 26, 2015, from Cou...

 
 Births    July 29, 2015 

It's a boy for the Daniels

Jennifer and Brian Daniels of Coulee Dam are proud to announce the birth of their son, Emmett Brian Daniels, born Friday, July 24, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 9 lbs., 1.2 oz., and was 21 inches in length at...

 
 School    July 29, 2015 

School briefs

COULEE DAM — The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night accepted two resignations, made five hires and agreed to two changes in assignments. Resignations were accepted from Jolee Slaven, a para-educator from the elementary school; and...

 
 Community    July 29, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Moose Lodge The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 30, at noon, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Dan Foster Superintendent at Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area will be the guest...

 
 Community    July 29, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/17 - A Seattle woman told police that, while she shopped at Safeway, someone took a makeup kit, a pair of shoes, and some medicines from her car. 7/20 - A woman told police that she hadn’t heard from her brother for about two...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Community    July 29, 2015 

Chamber, paper publish tips for living here

A committee focused on local economic development realized a goal last week with the publication of a new booklet that addresses the particulars of living in the Grand Coulee Dam Area. "Tips and...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 22, 2015

Muellers lived in The Big House

During construction of Grand Coulee Dam, it was a dormitory. But by construction time for the Third Powerhouse, the big house across from the Coulee Dam Town Hall was just right for one big family....

 
 Opinion    July 22, 2015

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years go Sunbanks Lake Resort will begin construction of 11 villas in September and they will be ready for occupancy by the summer tourist season, chamber of commerce members learned Thursday. The town of Coulee Dam is going ahead with a...

 
 Births    July 22, 2015

It's a girl for Ortiz/Holm

Michelle Ortiz and Zach Holm of Coulee Dam are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Kylie LeeAnn Holm Monday, July 13, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz., and was 18.5 inches in length at birth....

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Senior Center The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 23, at noon, at the Senior Center on Main St., Grand Coulee. Pastor Paul Ashbrook will be speaking about his show ducks. Care and Share...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/13 - Someone threw a rock through the window at Jack’s Spring Canyon Service but got away with only about $20 worth of items. The thief scattered Cheetos onto the parking lot. The window will cost about $100 to replace. It...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Aluminum cans only at the seniors

The seniors accept aluminum cans ONLY. Please do not put cardboard, plastic bottles or other aluminum in the collection sacks. In 2013, the Seniors collected 3800 pounds (almost 2 tons) of cans and took in approximately $1500 for the Senior Center....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 22, 2015

Wildire burning along highway at North Dam

A wildfire is burning on the hill just above SR 155 at North Dam and heading uphill toward structures. Firefighters are responding at 11:15 a.m. and law enforcement has been asked to close down the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

State investigates for fraud at mosquito district

The former clerk of Grant County Mosquito District 2 is being investigated for misappropriation of funds totaling more than $129,000, a state investigative audit of the district states. The clerk is denying the allegations and has hired an attorney....

 
 News    July 15, 2015

Newsbriefs

Busy fire fighters The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department answered five calls during June, reported fire Chief Rick Paris at the city council meeting last Tuesday night. One call was a structure fire and another an outside fire. Three mutual aid...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

Grand Coulee interested in recycling

Grand Coulee’s city council has asked Mayor Chris Christopherson to pursue recycling with the Regional Board of Mayors. Councilman Erin Nielsen took up the recycling banner at the council meeting a week ago and said that it would cost money,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

Future of well-run festival questionable

A Coulee Dam resident told the town council last week how well all the elements of the July 4 Festival of America celebration worked. Carol Netzel, who lives at the north end of Columbia Avenue, said that the town should write the Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 15, 2015

Foul vs. fowl issue not settled in Coulee Dam

The chicken issue was a wash, but the need for a code enforcement officer gained momentum at the council session in Coulee Dam last Wednesday. The proposed “four hen” ordinance to allow keeping chickens in town made it through the first reading...

 
 Community    July 15, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Senior Center The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, July 9, at noon, at the Senior Center on Main St., Grand Coulee. Darla Orr will be speaking about the Senior Center Meals Program. Care and...

 
 Legals    July 15, 2015

Legals for July 15, 2015

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN WESLEY COMBS SR., Deceased NO. 14-4-00108-7 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has been appointed...

 
 Community    July 15, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/26 - Police assisted a Coulee Dam officer in pursuit of a man driving at speeds up to 80 mph as he moved from below the dam into the city of Grand Coulee. The vehicle was pursued at speeds well over the speed limit until...

 

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