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 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 22, 2017 

Electric City and Elmer City slowly collecting vehicle tax for streets

Cities and towns that have formed Transportation Benefit Districts have been slowly racking up some extra money for streets, even a little they shouldn’t have. Elmer City and Electric City have both formed the special districts; Grand Coulee and...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 22, 2017 

Outage affected dam, hospital and about 700 others

A telephone service outage for CenturyLink customers in the Grand Coulee Dam area lasted for several days following a power outage centered in in Ephrata. A spokesperson for CenturyLink said that...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 22, 2017 

Basketball tourney brings people together, business to area

The Nespelem All-Indian Basketball Tournament was held this past weekend, bringing people together to bond over basketball and bringing people to the area during the tourists' off-season. Thirty-two...

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2017 

David Stanley Comrie

David Stanley Comrie, age 77, passed away at home on Thursday, February 2, 2017. David was born November 14, 1939, to Alfred Stanley and Emily Ellen Comrie in Nottingham, England. He graduated from...

 
 Community    February 22, 2017 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, February 23, at La Presa Mexican Restaurant, Grand Coulee. Denis Felton from Washington State Parks will be the guest speaking. Community Blood Drive...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 22, 2017 

GCDA Chamber honors two

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Installation Banquet last Thursday night at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam. The chamber annually makes an award to its "Achiever of t...

 
 Legals    February 22, 2017 

Legals for February 22, 2017

NOTICE OF STATE’S INTENT TO NEGOTIATE LEASES Department of Natural Resources will begin negotiation of expiring leases with existing lessees on the following parcels. All leases are subject to third party bids by interested parties. Lease terms...

 
 Community    February 22, 2017 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/10 - Dispatch reported to police that there was an intoxicated man passed out with a bottle of Fireball on the steps of a residence on Van Tyne Avenue. When police arrived, the man was up and staggering and had a laceration on h...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 15, 2017

Area phone outage affecting dam, hospital and about 340 others

The phone service outage in the Grand Coulee Dam area still has no end in sight. Crews will be working through the night on the cable damage. From a power outage and from excessive water. Here's the latest full press release from the company: A Centu...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 15, 2017

No new recycling or trailer for transfer station

The Regional Board of Mayors discussed adding a new trailer at the Delano Transfer Station, and recycling, but didn’t act on either issue Monday. Randy Gumm, manager of the transfer station, had asked that the mayors consider purchasing another...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 15, 2017

LR alternative school offers a different way to learn

Traditional school isn't for everybody. For a variety of reasons, some students can benefit from a different model of education, and the Grand Coulee Dam School District offers an alternative....

 
 News    February 15, 2017

Newsbriefs

Grant PUD’s offices will close early Thursday Grant PUD’s offices will close early for training on Thursday, Feb. 16. The Grand Coulee office will close at 11 a.m., and the Royal City office at 11:30 a.m. The Moses Lake, Ephrata and Quincy...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 15, 2017

Local recycling options detailed

There are a number of places within the Grand Coulee area where people can recycle or dispose of items. The idea of recycling has often come up at the Regional Board of Mayors, but not acted on because some of the towns involved don’t want to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    February 15, 2017

Kettle Falls marina closure could indicate a larger issue for congresswoman

After National Park Service officials announced last week that a marina that serves the north end of Lake Roosevelt would close, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers fired off a quick request for the NPS to reconsider and extend the current concessioner’s...

 
 Obituaries    February 15, 2017

Frank Sanford, Jr.

Frank (Bud) Sanford Jr., 96, was born on February 28, 1920, in Almira, Washington, to Frank and Mabel (Adair) Sanford. He passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Frank was preceded in...

 
 Obituaries    February 15, 2017

Helen Marie Brose

Helen Marie Brose, born September 7, 1930, to Walter and Marie Gallinger, in Cumberland, Wisconsin, passed peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017.   She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Val; son, Dale, of Santa Maria, California; daughte...

 
 Community    February 15, 2017

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday, February 16, due to the installation banquet 6 p.m. that night at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam. Community Blood Drive Feb. 27 Inland Northwest...

 
 Community    February 15, 2017

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/4 - Police checked on a report that someone had kicked in an apartment door on Hill Avenue looking for a person who was supposed to have a lot of tattoos. The police report stated that there was no evidence the door had been kic...

 
 News    February 8, 2017

Athletic events canceled today

All athletic events scheduled for today with the Grand Coulee Dam School District are canceled, the district announced at 11:30 this morning, Thursday, Feb. 9. The girls' basketball game in Tonasket tonight has been rescheduled for...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 8, 2017

Frustration with crime voiced at community watch meeting

People are frustrated with crime and feel powerless to do anything about it. That was evident at Tuesday night's Community Watch meeting held at the Almira/Coulee Dam Community Church. It was the...

 
 News    February 8, 2017

Newsbriefs

New chief in Coulee Dam It’s Paul Bowden’s turn to be police chief in Coulee Dam, according to Mayor Greg Wilder, who explained at the Jan. 25 town council meeting that state law does not allow towns to keep the same interim police chief for...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 8, 2017

Bus damaged when it hits ditch

One of Grand Coulee Dam School District's buses received damage to its front end last Thursday about 7:15 a.m. when the driver swerved off the road near Nespelem to avoid hitting a vehicle in front...

 
 News    February 8, 2017

There's still plenty of time to fill out that school survey

You can access the Grand Coulee Dam District School survey online (http://www.gcdsd.org) and have an opportunity to make comments about the good things happening in the district and things you believe need improving. The district office stated this...

 
 Opinion    February 8, 2017

Seventy-two years ago

The O'Donnell brothers, Colin and "Spud," emerge from the waters of the Columbia River, below the downstream face of Grand Coulee Dam. These professional divers were engaged by the Bureau of...

 
 Obituaries    February 8, 2017

Cheryl Nannette Chapman

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, Cheryl N. Chapman passed away peacefully while surrounded by loved ones at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. Her death marked the end of a courageous...

 

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