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 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 28, 2015 

Kathy Rice is named "Volunteer of the Year" for 2014

She was selected, by a vote of local citizens to be awarded the "volunteer" for 2014. Rice was among a list of nine that had been nominated for the honor, and received almost a third of the total 182...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 28, 2015 

District moves to acquire school, land

The Grand Coulee Dam School District is loaning itself the money to truly own Center Elementary School and the surrounding property. The board voted last Wednesday to move $155,000 from the district’s general fund to its capital fund to purchase th...

 
 News    January 28, 2015 

Newsbriefs

Town seeking EMT trainees The town of Coulee Dam is redeveloping and growing its ambulance and emergency medical technician program and looking for professional and responsible volunteer staff. “We need about three to five (or more) EMTs ready for...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

It's up to us to maintain the gift

Local school district patrons this year have been given a huge, remarkable gift the benefits of which we are still discovering. And we will still have the privilege of maintaining it for a long time to come. Renewing the tax levy that helps do that...

 
 By Jim Keene    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Local school levy a partnership

School districts in the state of Washington continue to rely on a partnership for funding between state and local resources. Local communities through a levy provide essential resources to augment the basic state school support. Our community has...

 
 By Karen Depew    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Continue school support for this generation of kids

The reason I accepted the position of chair for the Levy Committee is because I feel that supporting strong schools means … Our kids benefit directly because: • The money stays in the community. • This levy is replacing the existing one, and...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Gems in the Coulee: Volunteers

Anyone who knows anything at all about our history in the Coulee area knows that volunteerism is what made the heart start beating and thriving in this area. Sure, the great Grand Coulee Dam brought thousands into the area but if not for the local...

 
 Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Yvonne Kilsmoola-Quilachin St. Pierre is the first born baby at Coulee Community Hospital for 2005, the daughter of Yalonda and John St. Pierre of Elmer City. Marvin and Marilyn Farver of Nespelem celebrate their 50th wedding...

 
 Obituaries    January 28, 2015 

Sherrie Rene Reyes–Palmanteer

Sherrie Rene Reyes–Palmanteer, 56, left us during the evening hours of Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, from her hospital bed at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, surrounded by her loving...

 
 Obituaries    January 28, 2015 

Cheryl Ann Garvin

Cheryl Ann Garvin, 60, passed quietly away at her home on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.  Cheryl was the mother of two sons: Eric and Shawn; grandmother to six children: Eric, Tyler, Brandon, Scotty,...

 
 Obituaries    January 28, 2015 

Freida Leona Slattery

Freida Leona Slattery passed away on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Gig Harbor, Wash. She was born July 16, 1923, in Thermopolis, Wyo., to Hazel and Clarence Cowan. Freida’s father passed away when she was very young. She lived her first 18 years in...

 
 Community    January 28, 2015 

Tax volunteers getting ready to help

Income tax time is nearly here and free tax preparation will be offered again at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. Volunteers trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and AARP will...

 
 Community    January 28, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 29, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. On the agenda Launi Ritter of Heaven Scent Computer Services will be giving a...

 
 School    January 28, 2015 

Spending Frenzy designed to give students money management skills

Financial Literacy is an important skill, but is not usually "fun" to learn about. Not so for 193 Lake Roosevelt High School students who took part in a "Spending Frenzy" last week, learning about...

 
 School    January 28, 2015 

School Briefs

COULEE DAM—The Grand Coulee Dam School District board will now begin its meetings at 5:30 p.m., its members voted Monday night. The board now meets in the Lake Roosevelt High School library. • The Grand Coulee Methodist Church women donated $100...

 
 Legals    January 28, 2015 

Legals for January 28, 2015

Legal Notice Town of Coulee Dam Parks and Natural Resources Board Meeting To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Parks and Natural Resources Board of the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a regular meeting at Town Hall...

 
 Community    January 28, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/14 - Police gave the Grand Coulee owner of an abandoned vehicle on Morrison a few extra days to remove it. 1/19 - Police were called to a location on Palmer in Electric City when a man went to check on his mother and found her...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Lake Roosevelt gym now usable

The Lake Roosevelt High School gym should be ready for basketball again this week, an official from Walker Construction assured the school board last Wednesday evening. Jim Crowley stated that the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Proposed high tower in path to local airport

Plans for the construction of a 261-foot high tower that would rise within the flight path to the Grand Coulee Dam Airport are under study, by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is seeking...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Levy would set lower rate

The school district maintenance and operations replacement levy, on which voters will cast ballots Feb. 10, could actually cost taxpayers less than they are now paying. The Grand Coulee Dam School District is seeking a replacement levy for four...

 
 News    January 21, 2015

Newsbriefs

Park district gets compliments from auditor The park district that operates North Dam Park and Event Center passed a state audit, according to Philip Mendoza, of the State Auditor’s Office, who shared the results with the district in a preliminary...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Playground equipment donated to city

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board voted to donate playground equipment at Center School to Electric City and will take a look at giving two portable buildings at the high school to a Carlton Complex Fire group at its next meeting. The...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 22, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Karen Depew will be talking about the upcoming school levy. Care and Share Food Bank...

 
 Legals    January 21, 2015

Legals for January 21, 2015

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2014-37202 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )CHIEF...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/13 - A woman reported that she had received a call from a party who said they represented the PUD and if she didn’t pay her back bill they were going to shut her power off. She told the caller that she didn’t owe a back bill...

 

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