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 Community    July 23, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 23, at noon, at Pepper Jackís Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Birdie Hensley will be speaking about “Coulee Area Genealogy.” Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to...

 
 Opinion    July 16, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago The tenure of the Grand Coulee Dam School District's Superintendent, Dennis Chambers, came to an abrupt end Wednesday when he received notice to clear out his office. With two years remai...

 
 Community    July 16, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 17, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Coulee Area Community Blood Drive The Inland Northwest Blood Center along with the Coulee Communi...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 9, 2014

Chamber: festival expenses are not federally funded

As the local chamber of commerce got ready to host thousands of people in the area to its annual Festival of America last Friday and Saturday, members became aware of misperceptions among the public...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 10, at noon. Call Peggy 633-3074 for location. Coulee Area Community Blood Drive The Inland Northwest Blood Center along with the Coulee ommunity Blood Drive...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/30 - While cleaning out a vehicle at Jack’s Four Corners, a worker found what he thought was a controlled substance and called the police. Since the vehicle had been involved in a weapons offense, the material was held for a...

 
 Community    July 2, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to the Festival of America Celebration this weekend. Meetings will resume next Thursday, July 10. CMC Guild to Meet Coulee Medical Center Guild...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 25, 2014

Alpacas and lavender make chamber agenda

In the rocky hills above Lake Roosevelt last Thursday, some 25 chamber of commerce members got to experience the dream farm of members Merv and Mary Jo Monteith. At their Spring Canyon Alpacas and...

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 26, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Grant County Fire District 14 to Meet Grant County Fire District 14 will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, June 30, at...

 
 Community    June 18, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 19, at Merv and MaryJo Monteithís (44581 State Coach Rd., Grand Coulee) at noon. The group will be touring Spring Canyon Alpacas with their two new baby...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 11, 2014

10th annual fun event for kids is set for this Saturday

by Roger S. Lucas The 10th Annual Koulee Kids Fest is Saturday, with everything for kids. Pick up your Koulee Kids passport at the Visitor Center, Saturday Market or Coulee Hardware and you can be on your way to fun and maybe prizes. The event is...

 
 Community    June 11, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 12, at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee at noon. GCD Employees Association to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Employees Association will hold its June meeting Wednesday,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 4, 2014

Chamber to launch annual mid-June events

The 10th Annual Koulee Kids Fest and the Saturday Market will each take off Saturday, June 14. Both are sponsored by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce. The Saturday Market, featuring fruits and vegetables, local produce and arts and...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 4, 2014

Coulee Dam OKs extra spending for tourism

The town council at Coulee Dam approved a budget amendment ordinance last Wednesday night that will provide the chamber of commerce $6,000 for a media campaign to promote the new Laser Light Show on Grand Coulee Dam. The chamber had asked for the...

 
 Community    June 4, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 5, at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee at noon. Relay for Life in Moses Lake Moses Lake’s 26th annual Relay for Life will be held Friday and Saturday, June 13...

 
 Community    May 28, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 29, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee at noon. Bob Valen will be the guest speaker. His topic will be “Wildfire and Weather Outlook.” CMC Guild (Auxiliary) to Meet...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

Cities vote more support to laser show promotion

Electric City’s council voted to give the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce $9,000, instead of the requested $6,000, to help promote the area’s new Laser Light Show on the west side of the mountains. The chamber had outlined a media buy...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

Tussle for tourism funds stirs debate at council

Coulee Dam’s town council was slow to convince last week that the town should reach down in its hotel/motel money reserves and provide the chamber of commerce and the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District with more funds. Grand Coulee Dam Chambe...

 
 Community    May 21, 2014

Meetings and notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 22, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee at noon. General business is on the agenda. GCHS Alumni Association to Meet Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Two cities honor chamber advertising request

The chamber of commerce is getting additional money from hotel/motel tax funds to promote the all-new Laser Light Show on Grand Coulee Dam, which will begin May 24. The chamber had asked the three cities that collect the tax, Electric City, Grand...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Strong local women to be featured in exhibit

Biographies of five local women will be featured along with a "Rosie the Riveter" quilt at the Visitor Center soon. The five are: Ida Bartels, Toby Ann Levy, Lynda G. Nutt, Barbara Ann Meyer and Rober...

 
 Opinion    May 14, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago For the second consecutive year, Nespelem Elementary will lay off staff to balance its budget. Monday the board of directors voted to lay off kindergarden teacher Linda Rise and 7th grade...

 
 Community    May 14, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 15, at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. GCD Employee Association to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Employee Association will hold its...

 
 Community    May 7, 2014

Colorama section inside

There's going to be a parade, a carnival and a rodeo. And that's just the beginning for the 57th annual Colorama Festival. The rodeo started one year earlier and it's 58 years for the Ridge Rider...

 
 Community    May 7, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to the Colorama festivities. Dedication Time is Here Isle of Flags dedication time is fast approaching. Call Ben Alling at 509.633.0663 for more...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    May 7, 2014

Cities, loosen that grip

As you enjoy Colorama this week, be thankful for the place where much of it comes together — North Dam Park and Event Center — and think about the sand dunes that would replace it if ceases to exist, which it could. This community asset is just...

 
 Community    April 30, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 1, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. PTA Book Fair Book Reports will be read by Wensdae Antoine and Lillie LaPlace, GCD Middle School students. Dedication Time is...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 23, 2014

Chamber to seek more tourism advertising funds

The chamber of commerce is after more advertising money with which to fund an ad campaign to boost sagging tourism numbers. Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Peggy Nevsimal appeared before the Regional Board of Mayors at...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 23, 2014

Copter rides coming to Colorama again

by Roger S. Lucas Helicopter rides will return as one of the added features of Colorama this year. Colorama, May 8-11, will see Lake Roosevelt High School graduate Tim Tueth return to give helicopter rides to those who want an aerial view of the...

 
 Community    April 23, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 24, noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Debbie Bigelow, Interim CEO at Coulee Medical Center, will be speaking about the WRITE program at CMC....

 
 Community    April 16, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 17, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jared Berg of Costco will be talking on business services offered by Costco. Family History Center Available...

 
 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

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 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 Community    March 5, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 6, at noon at La Presa. Shannon Burge and Lori Hauser from Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union, will talk about the URM and Target breaches to credit and debit cards...

 
 Community    February 26, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Feb. 27, at noon at Siam Palace. Quality control and patient satisfaction will be presented by Melanie Neddo from Coulee Medical Center.. OES Meeting The February...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    February 19, 2014

Moose Lodge 504 and Bob Valen honored for year

The chamber of commerce named two of its own to awards last Thursday night as the "Achiever of the Year," and "Business of the Year." The awards are made by the vote of members of the Grand Coulee...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Feb. 20, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Debbie Starkey of Investment Services Northwest will speak about planning retirement. GCHS Alumni Association...

 
 Opinion    February 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Growing concerns about why a police officer was needed in the schools were aired publicly Monday night at the shool board meeting. School resource officer Joe Lausing spent 40 minutes answering questions from the school board....

 
 Community    February 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the awards banquet being held Thursday Feb. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. For more information contact Peggy at...

 
 News    February 5, 2014

Chamber to make annual awards next week

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards night will be Thursday, Feb. 13, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille, officials said this week. Chamber Executive Director Peggy Nevsimal said Tuesday that the “Achiever of the Year”...

 
 Opinion    February 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Riding the ski slopes and keeping good grades have been combined in a program for students from Nespelem and Grand Coulee Dam School Districts. The club of 89 kids have academic requirements intended to keep their English skills,...

 
 Community    February 5, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the Social Media Class being held from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Sunbanks Lodge Resort. For more information contact Peggy at 633-3074....

 
 News    January 29, 2014

Newsbriefs

CMC commission meets tonight Commissioner for Public Hospital District 6, which operates Coulee Medical Center, will meet at their regular monthly meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the CMC public meeting room. Among items on the agenda are the elections...

 

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