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 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 17, 2014 

City to spend less to bolster tourism

Electric City will spend thousands less on boosting tourism efforts and related job growth after the city council reversed itself in a 3-2 vote last week. The council last Tuesday night backed off its previous decision in November to spend 75...

 
 Community    December 17, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber After Hours This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Chamber After Hours meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Starkey Professional building. See our ad page 3. Care and Share Food Bank...

 
 Community    December 10, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Pepper Jacks The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its noon meeting Thursday, Dec. 11, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. A recap will be held on the Vintners and Brewers event held last Saturday....

 
 Community    December 3, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Town Hall The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its noon meeting Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Coulee Dam Town Hall, where the group will be setting up for the Vintners and Brewers event. Lunch will be available....

 
 Community    November 26, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Meetings will resume next Thursday at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to Meet Wenatchee...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 19, 2014

Electric City to spend more on tourism

More of money collected to boost tourism and related jobs will be allowed to to do so following a move by councils in Electric City and Coulee Dam last week. Electric City annually has put half its hotel/motel tax revenue into a reserve fund. The cou...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 19, 2014

Coulee Dam open to new tourism spending approach

Faced with various groups annually vying for tourism tax dollars, most Coulee Dam Town Council members verbally endorsed an approach suggested by Mayor Greg Wilder last week: outsource it — with provisos. Wilder advocated an approach similar to wha...

 
 News    November 19, 2014

Newsbriefs

Construction site employment numbers revised Lydig Construction Assistant Superintendent Bohman Swanson at the Colville Tribal headquarters job site, provided better statistics on workers after a story in last week’s Star highlighted the jobs the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    November 19, 2014

Broader approach would benefit area, grow jobs

As local towns decide on how much money they’ll spend next year, the season always brings out what for councils is a bothersome and needlessly complicated question: How much money should we spend to promote tourism, and how should we spend it? Thre...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 20, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. A representative from Columbia Hearing will be the featured program. Grant County Fire Dist. #14 to Meet Grant...

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 13, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. John Moody from the Ice Age Flood Institute will be giving the program. Blood Drive Coming Inland Northwest Blood...

 
 Community    November 5, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 6, at noon at La Presa. Debbie Starkey will be presenting a work session on the upcoming Vintners & Brewers auction set for Dec. 6. Mosquito District Meets...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 29, 2014

District will keep Center School and land

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board authorized the purchase of Center School and land adjacent to it at its meeting Monday night. The title to the site used by local school districts for decades stipulated that ownership would revert to a...

 
 News    October 29, 2014

Newsbriefs

You have our permission sleep in Daylight Savings time ends this Sunday morning. Move clocks back one hour. Boat launch permits available online Seasonal boat launch permits for Lake Roosevelt are now availabe online and at Coulee Hardware. They are...

 
 Community    October 29, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Oct. 23, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Debbie Bigelow and a team from Coulee Medical Center will be speaking on PPE (personal...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 22, 2014

Commission seeks quickest way to grant business move despite zoning

The Grand Coulee Planning Commission turned back visitor input last Wednesday night so that members could discuss among themselves the merits of accommodating a request for a zoning change so that an auto repair business could move to a new...

 
 Community    October 22, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Oct. 23, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. TOPS 1554 Meeting Date and Time Change TOPS (Take Off Pounds...

 
 Community    October 15, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Alumni Association to Meet Tonight Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will hold its fall meeting on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., at United Methodist Church, 406 Center Street in Grand Coulee. Anyone who attended any of the...

 
 News    October 8, 2014

Open for business

Mandi and Richard Button cut the ribbon for the official opening of Junkers last Wednesday at noon in a ceremony arranged by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce. Their new store on Main...

 
 People    September 24, 2014

The plane truth

Mark Igo explains the ups and downs of his passion - radio controlled airplanes - to the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce last Thursday at The Siam Palace....

 
 Community    September 24, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. General business will be discussed. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet Grant County Fire District #14...

 
 Community    September 17, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Mark Igo will talk about RC airplanes. Okanogan County Demos to Meet Okanogan County Democrats will...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 10, 2014

Top barbecue experts to compete in Harvest Festival

A dozen barbecue teams will compete in the Harvest Festival this weekend at North Dam Park. It is estimated that the two-member teams will spend about $500 to compete in an effort to walk away with the grand prize of $1,000. Only two teams are local;...

 
 Community    September 10, 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 upcoming Harvest Festival this weekend. Come out and enjoy the festivities. Meetings will resume Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Siam Palace...

 
 Community    September 3, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Sept. 4, at noon at the Siam Palace. Lynda Nutt from Corp of Engineers will be the guest speaker. OES to Meet The Order of the Eastern Star will hold Initiation at...

 

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