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 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    September 17, 2014 

New LR school opens with plenty of fanfare and lots of students

The new school complex in Coulee Dam opened Monday without a serious glitch. But there were kids, kids, and more kids. Following years of declines, student numbers on Monday were 22 percent more than...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    September 17, 2014 

Factors in success

This week, local students went from attending some of the worst school facilities in the state to attending the newest, largest and most high-tech K-12 school building in Washington. K-12 is now...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    September 17, 2014 

The crown jewel: Lake Roosevelt School

As you read this, the new Lake Roosevelt School is open, and kids kindergarten through 12th grade are already walking the halls. Let me say this: It was a very emotional week as past teachers,...

 
 Opinion    September 17, 2014 

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Raider football is 3-0 so far this season. “All in all we look pretty good,” Coach Matt Bona said of the team so far. Zach Bowman, Omar Fercha and Zach Thiefault have been the offensive leaders so far.    20 Years Ago Fire destroye...

 
 Community    September 17, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Mark Igo will talk about RC airplanes. Okanogan County Demos to Meet Okanogan County Democrats will...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Community    September 17, 2014 

New local event determined multi-state BBQ champs

A team from Duvall, Wash. secured their third straight yearly championship of the Pacific Northwest by winning last weekend's Harvest Festival Barbecue in Grand Coulee. The Grand Coulee Dam Area...

 
 Community    September 17, 2014 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 9/7 - Officers checked on a report from Tribal Police that a stolen vehicle was at a location on Sunny Drive in Electric City. The man who had the vehicle was arrested on a Department of Corrections detainer. He told police that...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 10, 2014

Top barbecue experts to compete in Harvest Festival

A dozen barbecue teams will compete in the Harvest Festival this weekend at North Dam Park. It is estimated that the two-member teams will spend about $500 to compete in an effort to walk away with the grand prize of $1,000. Only two teams are local;...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

$7 million turbine repair contract awarded

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $7 million contract Aug. 29 to Voith Hydro, Inc. in York, Pennsylvania, to perform turbine repair for Grand Coulee and Hungry Horse dams. The turbine runners to be serviced have been in operation since the early...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

Bureau to spend $1.85 million to replace transformer oil coolers

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $1.85 million contract Sept. 2 to ABB, Inc. in Cary, North Carolina, to replace transformer oil coolers at Grand Coulee Dam. Over the past several years the existing transformer oil coolers have shown the need for...

 
 Opinion    September 10, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Last Wednesday a disaster drill took place at North Dam Park, testing local Emergency Services. Emergency medical technicians, drivers, firefighters, police, pilots, and others from services all over our area responded and took part in...

 
 Obituaries    September 10, 2014

Michael Clark Pierce

Michael Clark Pierce, 60, passed away surrounded by family and friends in Grand Coulee, Washington Tuesday evening September 2, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born on April 4, 1954...

 
 Births    September 10, 2014

It's a girl for the Slavens

Jolee and Roy Slaven of Coulee Dam, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Hannah Belle born Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz., and was 20 inches in length at birth. Maternal...

 
 Community    September 10, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to the upcoming Harvest Festival this weekend. Come out and enjoy the festivities. Meetings will resume Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Siam Palace...

 
 Community    September 10, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 9/2 - Officers responded to a call about a disturbance on Bowen Street and were told that a man with a crowbar who was wanted on a warrant had been at the residence and then left before police arrived. No threats were made but the...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    September 10, 2014

August was a record breaker

My goodness, August really brought the rain. SO, how much rain you ask? What we received exceeded all of the past six years for August. Our combined past six years for August brought a total of 1.29...

 
 Community    September 10, 2014

Looking for the means to two ends

A panorama starting with Grand Coulee Dam on the left and ending with the new Lake Roosevelt School on the right, shows the relationship of the two facilities, one built to serve the children of the...

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Bathed in light

Rotary Club members gather in the elementary wing library of Grand Coulee Dam School District's new school complex in Coulee Dam during a tour of the facility last Wednesday. Overhead skylights on...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 3, 2014

New school open house expanded

The Grand Coulee Dam School District has expanded the open house for its new K-12 school complex. Superintendent Dr. Dennis Carlson said Tuesday that the district will have a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, with tours of the new complex...

 
 Opinion    September 3, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago A Canadian law firm asked a U.S. Federal Court Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filled by two members of the Colville Tribes, seeking to enforce a U.S. agency’s ruling that the company must abide by U.S. environmental laws against Teck...

 
 Community    September 3, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Sept. 4, at noon at the Siam Palace. Lynda Nutt from Corp of Engineers will be the guest speaker. OES to Meet The Order of the Eastern Star will hold Initiation at...

 
 Obituaries    September 3, 2014

Norman S. "Norm" Olsen

Norman S. "Norm" Olsen 51, passed away from his Coulee Dam, Washington home Tuesday morning, Aug. 26, 2014, following a courageous 12-year battle with illness. Norm was born on April 20, 1963, in...

 
 Community    September 3, 2014

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....

 
 Legals    September 3, 2014

Legals for September 3, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2014-36068 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 Community    September 3, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/25 - Police received a call from dispatch that there was a car prowl going on in the 1st Street area. A woman told the officer that a man had the hood up of a car and was looking inside. A check on the car showed that the...

 

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