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 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014 

Changes could allow daycare, bus garage in city

Changes that could affect the possibility of a daycare center in the central business district and a stand-alone garage to house two senior buses will be conisdered. The city of Grand Coulee will hold a public hearing on a zoning change at 6:30...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014 

Mother pulls students after pellet gun incident

A Nespelem woman has taken her four children out of the school there and enrolled them in the Grand Coulee Dam District because of a pellet gun incident. Charity Carson said Tuesday that her 9-year-old was threatened by a 13-year-old student armed...

 
 News    April 9, 2014 

Newsbriefs

How big can buildings be? The Electric City planning commission will hold a workshop on steel “accessory” buildings at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, at city hall. The public is invited to come to the meeting and share its ideas and concerns about...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014 

Easter Parade planned before hunt

The Coulee Medical Center Guild is hosting a Grand Coulee Dam Area Easter Parade on Saturday, Apr. 19, at 10 a.m. (just before the Lion’s Easter Egg Hunt) at the middle school track. All ages are welcome even pets on leashes. There will be prizes...

 
 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    April 9, 2014 

Thinking about planting a tree?

April 9 is Arbor Day in Washington state and April 25 is National Arbor Day. So let’s talk about trees. Neighborhood and street trees provide shade for streets and parking areas, add to the value of your property, cool the air, absorb carbon...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 10, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Janice Elvidge from the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is talking about the River Mile program. CMC...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014 

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/31 - Police stopped a car at Main Street and Federal Avenue when the officer noticed that a passenger didn’t have his seatbelt on. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license. - A woman brought a bag of clothes...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Tribes now providing police coverage at dam

The Colville Tribes, under a contract awarded March 10, began providing law enforcement coverage Tuesday on the east side of the Columbia River for Bureau of Reclamation lands and facilities. The law enforcement coverage on this portion of the Grand...

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Looking at a monument

Officials from the town of Coulee Dam traveled to Colville last Thursday to look at a monument that was originally located here in 1938 to honor those who died during construction of Grand Coulee...

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Newsbriefs

Box tops raise money Center School has raised over $1,200 this school year through its box tops for education program. Box top money is used to purchase playground equipment. Kindergarten registration for the next school year has begun. Students...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Library district will help with new school library

North Central Regional Library is going to assist the school district here when it sets up its two libraries in the new school complex. Dan Howard, executive director of the 29-community library district, was in Coulee Dam last week to meet with...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Bus garage, daycare get further in process

The city of Grand Coulee will hold a public hearing on requests for a bus facility for seniors and for a daycare center in the central business district at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, at the council chambers in city hall. Representatives of the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 Opinion    April 2, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Concerned about the effect a new sidewalk would have on the parking and safety of his building, a Grand Coulee businessman disputed the city’s plan to repair Burdin Boulevard. Milt Snyder does not want a sidewalk placed in front of th...

 
 Community    April 2, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 3, at noon at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee. General business will be discussed. CMC Guild (Auxiliary) to Meet Coulee Medical Guild (Auxiliary) meeting will be...

 
 Community    April 2, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/26 - A resident of “E” Street complained to police that his wife was being harassed at her place of work and the caller had tried to get her in trouble. The firm is looking into the problem. - A Royal City man and a man...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 26, 2014

Mid-September school start proposed

Summers seem too short? You could be in for a longer summer this year if the school board adopts the proposed district school calendar. Granted, the calendar for the 2014-15 school year presented at Monday night’s Grand Coulee Dam School District...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Newsbriefs

Long time on duty Grand Coulee police Chief Mel Hunt completed his 38th year with the department at 4 p.m. Monday this week. Blues coming to resort The Sunbanks Lake Resort spring Blues Festival will be held May 15-18, at the resort site in Electric...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 26, 2014

Plan for running new school presented

The school board got its first look at a plan for administrators for the new school complex. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board that the new school will need two principals, a vice principal/dean of...

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Random Heroes to rock the Coulee. Corey Hilson, Brian Edwards, Brandon Ricks, Clancy Dieser and Mike Harden, five local boys will give their first local rock concert Friday night. Security upgrades at Grand Coulee Dam continue with the...

 
 Obituaries    March 26, 2014

Leslie Sisco Sr.

Leslie Sisco, Sr., age 80, of Spokane, Washington, passed away March 22, 2014 surrounded by family. He was born April 13, 1933, in Hugo, Oklahoma, the son of late Virgil and Cora Sisco. He is survived by 8 of his siblings and his wife Lela. He is...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 27, at noon, at La Presa. Dave Wilson, independent candidate running against Cathy McMorris Rodgers for the fifth congressional district, will be speaking about...

 
 Births    March 26, 2014

It's a boy for Bailey/Gorr

Courtney Bailey and Richard Gorr of Coulee Dam are proud to announce the birth of their son Xabian Lawrence Gorr born Friday, March 14, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. He weighed 7 lbs., 8 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches in length at...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    March 26, 2014

Response rate high for school furniture bid

The Grand Coulee Dam School District received 17 responses to its advertisement to bid on furniture for the new school, but only two of the companies gave a full response to the specifications, Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board Monday...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/17 - Police responded to a dispatch note that there had been a 911 call from Loepp Furniture. Staff there said there was no emergency and the police left. - Police responded to a 911 call from the Wolf’s Den Tavern on Main Str...

 
 By Press release    News    March 26, 2014

Reclamation awards security and law enforcement contract to the Colville Tribes

GRAND COULEE, Wash. - The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $697,000 contract March 10 to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to provide security and law enforcement services on Reclamation lands and at Reclamation facilities located...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 19, 2014

Plane glides to landing after engine failure

A 10-passenger airplane lost power Thursday morning and had to make an emergency landing at the airport near Electric City. The turbine-powered Quest Kodiak left Paine Field near Seattle on a flight...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 19, 2014

Chamber to offer Run The Dam race

The local chamber of commerce will offer three runs and a walk on Colorama Saturday, all featuring a route over the Grand Coulee Dam. The Run The Dam will take place the Saturday of Colorama weekend, May 10. It will feature 5-kilometer, 10K and half...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 19, 2014

The reason decorations still up in Grand Coulee

The Christmas decorations are still up in Grand Coulee. Public works director Dennis Francis advised the city council Tuesday night that relying on volunteers to help take them down hasn’t been a viable option. Francis explained that the city...

 
 News    March 19, 2014

Newsbriefs

Four town vehicles to be sold The town council of Coulee Dam voted Wednesday night to declare surplus four vehicles. Those include a 2003 Crown Victoria, a 2006 Chevrolet Impala, a 1992 Cadillac Eldorado (all from the police department) and a 1991...

 
 News    March 19, 2014

Envisioning a new passage

Third Powerplant Overhaul Supervisor Brad Dudley points to components of G-24, a generator being overhauled in in Grand Coulee Dam's massive Third Powerplant. Dudley helped with a tour Monday...

 
 By Nancy Mitchell    Opinion    March 19, 2014

State Auditor's Office should be involved in Grand Coulee

Why hasn't anyone gotten the Washington State Auditor’s Office involved or at least reported to them what is going on at the Grand Coulee City Hall between the mayor, city council and Police Department, including the chief because he knows what is...

 
 Community    March 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 20, at noon at La Presa. General business is on the agenda. PEP to Meet Planet Earth Players are planning a little theater meeting on Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m...

 
 By Bob Valen    Lifestyles    March 19, 2014

February brought most snow and cold

February left us with a good amount of snow and was our coldest month, too. We measured 8.3 inches of new snow here at the home weather station (compared to a mean snowfall is 2.5 inches and a high of...

 
 Community    March 19, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/5 - An Electric City man living on Goodfellow Street reported to police that someone had stolen a TV set from his porch. He told police he had received the 32-inch set in the mail and it had been placed on his porch. He...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 12, 2014

Accident cause and cost reported

An accident and resulting fire that put the John W. Keys III Pump Generating Plant at Grand Coulee Dam out of commission last fall has cost the Bureau of Reclamation $990,000 for cleanup, fire response and incident investigation alone, and will lead...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 12, 2014

Monument to dam dead may be pursued

A total of 81 workers were killed during construction of Grand Coulee Dam, and there isn't a single marker to commemorate their deaths. That could change if a current effort to develop interest in a...

 
 News    March 12, 2014

New policeman hired

Grand Coulee has a new police officer. Christopher McClanahan, 32, was sworn in during ceremonies at city hall last Wednesday morning. McClanahan, from Elmer City, for the past two years has been in...

 
 News    March 12, 2014

Newsbriefs

Port commission spot is open Port District 7 is still looking for its third commissioner. The Port District has advertised to encourage anyone interested to submit a letter or come to the commissioner’s monthly meeting, at 5 p.m. the final...

 
 By Gaylene Green    News    March 12, 2014

Upcoming fund raiser is rooted in history

On March 22, the Elmer City Firemen will be holding their annual Ham and Pancake Feed at the Coulee Dam City Hall from 4 to 8 p.m. This brought to mind an article published in The Star in the early 1970s concerning the origins of the Elmer City Fire...

 
 Opinion    March 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago School Board Directors indicated they would hold off on approval of a plan administrators proposed to bring test scores up, at least until they have more information. This was after the board fielded questions for two and a half hours...

 
 Obituaries    March 12, 2014

Gary Crosby

Gary Crosby, 71, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 2, 2014, with family at his side. He was born in Seattle on September 11, 1942, to Ervin and Pearl Crosby. He graduated from Edmonds Hi...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 13, at noon at La Presa. On the agenda is a festival planning session for the upcoming summer season. Eagles #2577 Meetings The Auxiliary’s next scheduled...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Senior Center will only accept aluminum cans

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    March 12, 2014

Legals for March 12, 2014

Notice of Special Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District will hold a Special Meeting, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the administration office to transact the fo...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/4 - Police stopped a vehicle when the officer noticed that a female passenger wasn’t wearing her seatbelt. She was taken to Grant County Jail after the officer learned of a warrant for her arrest. - A woman living on Stevens...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 5, 2014

Report: Lake Roosevelt visitors spent $71 million in 2012 visits

A recent study by the National Park Service shows how a strong visitor base pumps money into local economies. A report on the 2012 season showed that the Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area had...

 
 News    March 5, 2014

Newsbriefs

Time to spring ahead Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 9. Move your clocks ahead one hour. Forget the snow, get ready to golf The Banks Lake Golf Course is officially open. The spring opening date is always March 1. Memberships are being...

 
 By Carl Russell    Opinion    March 5, 2014

Gas prices still upsetting

I assume the local public is satisfied with Jack's Service response to my letter about gas prices in Grand Coulee Dam area compared to 25 miles in every direction is 10 to 30 cents cheaper. As I didn't see any other response to his letter. I don't...

 

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