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 By Roger S. Lucas    News    January 17, 2018 

Objections voiced to short-term home rentals

A Lakeview Avenue couple in Electric City attended the council meeting last Tuesday to protest the proposed establishment of a short-term vacation rental area. David and Nancy Brown, who live at 19 Lakeview Avenue, responded to a neighbor who has...

 

Newsbriefs

City council assigns reps The Electric City council named two of its members to outside boards at its meeting last Tuesday. Richard McGuire was named to continue representing the city to the Grant County Transit Authority; Birdie Hensley was named...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 17, 2018 

People discuss local public transportation needs

Various organizations gathered at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center last Thursday to get input from the public and discuss problems with, and possible solutions for, local public transportation. In...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    January 17, 2018 

Local school head addresses state lawmakers

Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Paul Turner had an opportunity to give state Senate lawmakers a touch of reality Jan. 9, after being invited to talk about discipline in schools. He was one of three superintendents that the Senate...

 

Michael R Dalton 1953 – 2018

Mike was born in Sunnyside, Washington, February 14, 1953, to Ray and Rose Dalton. He died unexpectedly Thursday, January 4, 2018. He attended school in Prosser, Washington, thru eighth grade, then...

 

Dale Lester Hotchkiss

Dale Lester Hotchkiss was born April 29, 1928, in Seminole, Oklahoma, to Claude and Gertrude Hotchkiss. He left this world on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from Grand Coulee, Washington, surrounded by the...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet  The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, January 18, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Coulee Creators Meet Coulee Creators meet at 412 Federal Ave. Room 207,...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 1/4- A Burdin Boulevard man was ticketed after being stopped for expired tabs. While telling the driver why he was stopped on the tabs issue, the officer noted that an infant was improperly restrained in the front seat. That was added...

 

Betty Marie (Allen) Fields

Betty Marie (Allen) Fields passed away peacefully, with her husband by her side, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, in Wilbur, Washington. Betty was born on March 17, 1932, in Ogden, Utah, to Lillis and...

 

Superintendent to meet with senators

Superintendent Paul Turner was in Olympia Tuesday to address the Washington State Senate Education Committee on discipline in the Lake Roosevelt School District. Turner was one of several superintendents in the state invited to address the senate...

 

Newsbriefs

Lockdown was a precaution Lake Roosevelt Schools were secured in a lockdown Monday when a suspicious figure was seen around the schools. “We called the Coulee Dam authorities, secured the building, and stayed in secured status until the...

 

Arts grant to expand local program

The Northwest Native Development Fund recently received a $32,000 grant to grow its arts program, the lending agency announced this week in a press release. The grant from the First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colorado, will support...

 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Police were called to North Dam Park after a pedestrian saw a vehicle submerged in Banks Lake. They have not identified a suspect. Vehicle owner Lewis Adrian, 26, was awakened by his uncle Phillip Wakwak about an hour after police were...

 

Todd Martin Coffey

Born August 12, 1962, Todd Martin Coffey, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. A resident of Grand Coulee,Washington, for 12 years, Todd worked as an assistant dispatcher at...

 

Births in the coulee

It’s a boy for the Lienings Rachel and Travis Liening, of Coulee City, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Isaac Michael Liening, on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. He weighed...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, January 11, at the Grand Coulee Senior Center. At noon, they will join the Grand Coulee Mobility Summit group that will be meeting all day at the Center. The...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 12/18 - A Fortuyn Road woman reported to police that her bank card had been stolen and some $3,000 had been charged to it. She reported that her bank is working with her to determine who had used the card. 12/28 - The owner of Pepper...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 3, 2018

Finally telling the stories of those who died on the dam

Arthur A. French, 39, of New Jersey, was crushed by a concrete block he was stripping in 1937 while working on the Grand Coulee Dam to help support his mother and siblings through the Great Depression...

 

A report and thanks from Trees of Sharing

The annual Trees of Sharing event kicked off Nov. 1 and culminated with the delivery of Christmas gifts to 125 children in 45 families on a snowy Saturday, December 16. The Committee thanks each of the many people in our community who...

 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Lake Roosevelt boys won their Raider Nation basketball tournament with a lopsided win over the visiting Lapwai, Idaho Wildcats, 78-47. Matt Pleasants had his way under the basket much of the night with a total of 28 points. The two...

 

Coulee Cops

Coulee Dam Police 12/27 - A Tulip Street resident reported that someone had taken an appliance envelope containing a mechanical part off their porch. The report also stated that a Bible study guide was additionally taken from inside the screen door....

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, January 4, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings...

 

Newsbriefs

Hundreds of ambulance calls noted for year Grand Coulee’s ambulance service was called out 455 times so far in 2017, volunteer fire chief Richard Paris reported to the council last Tuesday night. He reported that during the month of December the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 27, 2017

City acquires fiber optics in preparation to offer service

The city of Coulee Dam has bought a business and its 96 strands of fiber-optic cable that run beneath the Columbia River bridge, the mayor announced at a special city council meeting Wednesday. The purchase, a year-and-a-half in the making according...

 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday, December 28. The next chamber luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, January 4, 2018, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Coulee Creators Meet on Tuesdays...

 

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