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 Community    February 10, 2016 

About to make waves

Caitlin O'Neil, 2016 Colorama Rodeo Queen, spoke at the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce at The Siam Palace on Thursday. When asked the most important qualifications for a rodeo queen, she...

 
 Community    February 10, 2016 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, February 11, at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Cheryl Hoffman will be speaking on wildflowers in the coulee. CMC Guild to Meet The Coulee Medical Center...

 
 Community    February 3, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, February 4, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Guest speakers will be Cassy Douglas, owner of the new Back Roads CrossFit II gym in town, and Caitlin...

 
 Community    January 27, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Birdie Hensley, president of the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center, will be talking about the operations at the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 20, 2016

City commits future tourism funds to trail

Electric City took a giant step forward toward building a proposed multi-million dollar walking trail last week when the city council set aside $400,000 of the city’s hotel/motel tax funds to help pay for the project. City Clerk Jackie Perman...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    January 20, 2016

At some point, cities should get serious

Grand Coulee’s mayor is right when he says in a front-page article this week (“New twist could bring towns’ functions together”) that his city has “a lot to offer” other municipalities in considering how the four in the Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 Community    January 20, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Eagles Lodge on B Street in Grand Coulee. JoAnn Ehlers from Coulee Medical Center, will be speaking about the new SafeChx system at the...

 
 Community    January 6, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will have its first meeting of the year Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Eagles Lodge beginning at noon. United States Postal Service workers Brooke Meinzer and the new Grand Coulee postmaster...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 30, 2015

Consolidation study sidelined by budgets, more

A study of consolidating two local cities is off the books. Neither Electric City nor Grand Coulee put funding in their budgets to pay for it, and a second reason is more critical than the cost of the study, according to one councilmember. In order...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 30, 2015

Tourism funding is reduced

Grand Coulee has revised downward the amount of hotel/motel tax funds it is going to give out in 2016, after last summer’s smoky tourist season. The city had received requests from four organizations totaling $34,325, but is only going to fund...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 23, 2015

Study of joining cities unlikely next year

Prospects of a study in 2016 on the possibility of consolidating the cities of Grand Coulee and Electric City are unlikely. Hopes dimmed last week when $10,000 towards the study became a victim of Grand Coulee’s budget crunching. The hope had been...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    December 16, 2015

Historic registry might not be what you think

A state preservation official Thursday dispelled myths and disclosed some little-known facts about what happens when property is declared "historic" and entered on a registry. The Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    December 9, 2015

It's time to do better at preserving our history

This community has not done a good job of preserving its own history. Until recently, the home of the largest dam and largest powerplant in North America, and of one of the most important public works projects in the country’s history, hasn’t...

 
 Community    December 9, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 10, at noon at the Coulee Dam Town Hall. Michael Houser, from the State Dept. of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, will speak about the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 2, 2015

Cities consolidation outlook is cloudy

An effort to get talks going on consolidating two local cities may be in jeopardy. A decision Feb. 10, by Electric City’s council, to move forward in support of an independent study, was not a formal vote, according to City Clerk Jackie Perman. At...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 2, 2015

Could the town be a national historical site?

A state official will give a public talk in Coulee Dam next week, where he will also speak with town officials about the possibility of designating parts of town as a historical site. Michael Houser,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 2, 2015

Few tickets left for Chamber event

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce’s Vintners & Brewers Tasting and Auction event this Saturday night has 13 tickets left at press time. The chamber has been holding the event for nearly 20 years. It is always held the first Saturday of...

 
 Community    December 2, 2015

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the Vintners and Brewers event this weekend. The next scheduled meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 10, at noon at the Coulee Dam Town Hall. Okano...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 25, 2015

Consolidation study awaits budget decisions

The idea of joining two or more local towns into one involves a lot of factors, not to mention public opinion, which might soon be addressed if two cities are willing to fund a consultant’s help. A proposed agreement between the Grand Coulee Dam Ar...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 25, 2015

Towns' tourism fund plans detailed

Three representatives of area organizations went mining for a slice of Grand Coulee’s lodging tax funds for 2016, and they came out winners. Now it all depends on the city council passing its new budget, a task that will likely happen in December....

 
 Community    November 25, 2015

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber Next Two Weeks The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday or Thursday, Dec. 3, due to the Vintners and Brewers event held Saturday, Dec. 5. Meetings resume Thursday, Dec....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 18, 2015

City sets plans to spend tourism funds

Electric City council agreed to the allotment of hotel/motel tax money for 2016 at its meeting last Tuesday and will consider keeping more than a quarter million dollars in tourism-promotion funds toward funding a pathway. The council tourism...

 
 Community    November 18, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at the Senior Center The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, Nov. 19, at noon, at the senior center in Grand Coulee. Maggie Stewart will be talking about drums and drum making. Okanogan County...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 11, 2015

Race over the dam to be revived

A run over the top of Grand Coulee Dam will be revived, even after its last organizers dropped it, if Kelly Buche has anything to say about it. Buche, a local accountant and active runner, is...

 
 News    November 11, 2015

Newbriefs

Museum calendar fund raiser starting Coulee Pioneer Museum’s 2016 calendar, goes on sale next Thursday. The calendar sells for $10. Add membership in the museum and you get both for $30 (a $35 value). The sale opens at the Chamber of Commerce...

 

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