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 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 11, 2017 

Area burglaries spiked in 2016

Grand Coulee's police department showed a marked increase in the number of burglaries reported in its jurisdiction (which includes Electric City) in 2016 over what it reported for 2015, according to...

 
 News    January 11, 2017 

Annual Balde Eagle Festival set

The annual Balde Eagle festival will be held in Grand Coulee Thursday, Feb. 16, and in Davenport on Friday, Feb. 17, according to National Park Service Education Specialist Janice Elvidge. Events on both days are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 11, 2017 

School district seeks public input

Patrons of the Grand Coulee Dam School District will soon have an opportunity to officially comment about local schools. The district just recently prepared a survey, which will be online, covering a number of topics relating to different aspect of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 11, 2017 

NPS to present plan for Ice Age Floods trail

Community members are encouraged to attend an Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail informational meeting Jan. 23 in Coulee Dam. The national project is to tell the story of the Ice Age Floods, which includes 16,000 square miles in four states and,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 11, 2017 

Weather forces delays at GCD and Nespelem schools

Old Man Winter interrupted Monday’s start of school, forcing a two-hour delay because of snow at both Grand Coulee Dam and Nespelem schools. In Coulee Dam, interim bus manager George Davis said roads in general were bad in all directions. He...

 
 Obituaries    January 11, 2017 

Barbara Marie Lackner

Barbara Marie Lackner passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born to Lloyd and Mary Virgo April 28, 1948. She lived on the family farm in Stevinson,...

 
 Obituaries    January 11, 2017 

Gladys Marie (Teslow) Sharp

                                                                    Gladys Marie (Teslow) Sharp, 90, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017, in Bellevue, Washington....

 
 Community    January 11, 2017 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, January 12 at the senior Center. General business is on the agenda. Grant County Democrats to Meet The regular monthly meeting of the Grant County...

 
 Births    January 11, 2017 

Spratline/ Vieira have a girl

Micaela Spratling and Jesse Vieira, of Coulee Dam, Washington, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kalani Marie Vieira, born Friday, December 30, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz., and was 19.5...

 
 News    January 11, 2017 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/3 - The manager of the Spring Canyon Apartments told police that someone had entered one of the apartments. He said that he had opened up all the blinds and locked the door the previous day, but he found the blinds pulled shut...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    January 4, 2017

Skewed crime stats put Grand Coulee in first place

Grand Coulee got first place, but not necessarily the type of first place you’d want to receive. An FBI report for the state of Washington shows that Grand Coulee, for its size, was rated first in the state for burglaries for the year 2015....

 
 Obituaries    January 4, 2017

Ronald W. Whitehead

Ronald W. Whitehead, 63, was born February 23, 1953, at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington. He passed away peacefully at Hospice of Spokane North on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, after...

 
 Community    January 4, 2017

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m.,...

 
 Community    January 4, 2017

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/25 - A Moses Lake man asked police to check on his brother because he hadn’t heard from him for quite awhile. The man was fine, but didn’t have any minutes left on his phone so he couldn’t call his brother. The officer...

 
 Opinion    January 4, 2017

Seventy-six years ago

Winter at Grand Coulee Dam. – January 12, 1940 photo...

 
 News    December 28, 2016

Newsbriefs

School enrollment up The average enrollment at Lake Roosevelt Schools for December was 714, according to school officials. The district had budgeted for an average of 690 for this school year. Street carts still being considered The Grand Coulee...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 28, 2016

2016 Year in Review of the GCD area and beyond

Here's a list of some of the major stories we've followed in 2016. Which ones were your favorites? January 6 An overhead covering that had shaded rodeo fans for decades at the Ridge Riders Rodeo...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    December 28, 2016

Looking back, marching forward

As 2016 is wrapping up and we prepare for what lies ahead in 2017, it is always good to glance back at the last year and remember the events that affected us most. Now, I could go global for this column, but I decided to keep it personal because I...

 
 Community    December 28, 2016

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday. Happy New Year! American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be...

 
 Community    December 28, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/19 - A burglar at Sunbanks Lake Resort made off with several tools from a storage shed. Entry to the shed was gained with a key, suggesting, the report stated, that the party had access to a key. The person only took tools...

 
 Legals    December 28, 2016

Legals for December 28, 2016

Public Notice Town of Elmer City ORDINANCES ADOPTED BY THE TOWN OF ELMER CITY Ordinance R5-16 - An Ordinance of the Town of Elmer City, Washington, fixing the amounts to be raised by Ad Valorem Taxes for the year 2017. Ordinance 355 - An Ordinance...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 21, 2016

Ice Age Floods geologic trail presentations planned

The National Park Service, along with local groups, will hold a discussion of an Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail long-range interpretive plan here on Jan. 23. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m., at the Coulee Dam community room at town...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 21, 2016

Coulee Medical Center drill pitted "active shooter" against local responders

It had never been done here before, but by the time they pulled it off, about 250 hospital employees were trained in what to do if an "active shooter" ever enters Coulee Medical Center. No one knew...

 
 News    December 21, 2016

Newsbriefs

Born locally, a national hero is dead A man who as a soldier faced down a rogue platoon of compatriots to help stop the slaughter of innocents in Vietnam in 1968, died Dec. 17. Larry Colburn, 67, was born in Coulee Dam in 1949. His father was a WWII...

 
 News    December 21, 2016

Christmas events in the Coulee

Almira Coulee Dam Community Church Sat., Dec. 24, 6 p.m., Christmas Eve Service, Coulee Dam campus, 509 Central Drive Sun., Dec. 25, 9 a.m., Christmas Day Service, Almira campus, 101 S. 2nd St. Church of the Nazarene Sat., Dec. 24, 6 p.m., Christmas...

 

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