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 By Scott Hunter    News    April 15, 2015

Summit on future of old school yields new ideas

A "summit" held to garner ideas about the future of the former Grand Coulee Dam Middle School was deemed a straight-up success by organizers, who met recently to discuss the March 12 event that brough...

 
 Opinion    April 15, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 Years ago Total Health Events, LLC, of Blaine, Wash, the same company that put on last fall’s triathlon, is hosting the “Over The Dam Run” 5K/10K and a half marathon on Sunday, May 8 on Colorama weekend. The original race began in 1977, orga...

 
 Obituaries    April 15, 2015

Laura Jean (Middleton) Henke

Jean was born September 24, 1916, at the Bunco Ranger Station near Belmont, Idaho, where her dad was a forest ranger. She died April 4, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. She was the second of three children...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 8, 2015

Architectural firm will produce study of school district

Design West, the architectural firm that designed the new schools here, has been hired to do the school district’s “study and survey.” The school study and survey is done every six years and is financed out of a grant from the Office of the...

 
 News    April 1, 2015

Newsbriefs

Beer tent OK’d for July 4 The Coulee Dam Town Council gave the chamber of commerce permission to erect a “beer tent” on its maintenance complex parking lot for the July 4 Festival of America. Chamber manager Peggy Nevsimal provided the council...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 25, 2015

Center to be appraised, sold

Center Elementary School and its surrounding property is officially for sale. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board had declared the property surplus in February, and after a public hearing to determine what to do with the property Monday...

 
 Opinion    March 25, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Bureau of Reclamation’s law enforcement contract with the city of Grand Coulee increased by nearly $100,000 for union modifications on time-and-material rates, boosting the government contracts to a total of $1.5 million dollars....

 
 School    March 25, 2015

School Briefs

Two school calendars set for next year The Grand Coulee Dam School District board passed its calendar for the 2015-16 school year at its meeting Monday night. The calendar calls for a starting date of Sept. 1, and a closing date of June 9. The...

 
 Opinion    March 18, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago A spreadsheet-type document titled “Coulee Family Medicine for Year 2004,” only listing patients at CCH’s on-campus clinic in Grand Coulee, and copies of the hospital’s financial statements, have been circulating among citizens...

 
 Legals    March 18, 2015

Legals for March 18, 2015

Grand Coulee Dam School District Notice of Hearing The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District has declared the property generally referred to as the “Center School Property” located at 317 Spokane Way, Grand Coulee,...

 
 Legals    March 11, 2015

Legals for March 11, 2015

Repeated Announcement Grand Coulee Dam School District #301J AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY, OPENING FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER -POSITION #5 A vacancy exists on the Board of Directors for the Grand Coulee Dam School District. The Board is seeking letters of...

 
 Community    March 11, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/27 - A man checking Center Elementary School told police that someone had thrown a rock through one of the windows. He said after the glass was cleaned up he planned to put plywood over the window. 3/2 - A man stopped on SR-155...

 
 News    March 4, 2015

Newsbriefs

Spring ahead Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, March 8. Clocks must move ahead one hour. DST will end Sunday, November 1. Still looking Coulee Dam police Chief Pat Collins explained to the council that the person selected to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 4, 2015

District taking comments on sale of Center School

The Grand Coulee Dam School District will provide an opportunity for public comment on the sale of Center School and its property, 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 23. The meeting will be held in the Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School library, on the...

 
 Legals    March 4, 2015

Legals for March 4, 2015

CALL FOR BIDS Town of Coulee Dam Used Mechanical Street Sweeper The Town of Coulee Dam will receive sealed bids for one used Mechanical Street Sweeper. Bid Package and Specifications may be obtained by contacting Town Hall at (509) 633-0320. Sealed...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015

School district tightens discipline rules

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board took steps Monday night to improve conduct on school buses and in the classrooms. After a debate about priorities, the board voted to add four temporary positions to provide better discipline in selected...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015

Center School building headed toward a sale

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board declared Center School and its 8.5 acre property surplus Monday night. The board authorized Superintendent Dennis Carlson to move forward and schedule a public hearing so the public could have input on the p...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015

Summit will explore possible facility uses

A summit on what to do with the old middle school buidling in Grand Coulee will be held at the site on March 12, from 11- 2 pm. The event is organized by a committee of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce, which is inviting various...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 18, 2015

Final count shows heavy support for school levy

After Thursday’s ballot tabulations, the favorable vote for Grand Coulee Dam School District’s special levy remained at more than 65 percent. The final count in the mail-in-ballot election that ended Tuesday, Feb. 10, shows 734 yes votes and 381...

 
 By Karen Depew    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Levy passage to the effort of all

The voters in our Grand Coulee Area know how important it is to Support Strong Schools. The school levy passed, and it will allow the school district to maintain and operate the new debt-free school. Several community volunteers helped by being...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 11, 2015

School levy passes by large margin

Grand Coulee Dam School District passed its four-year school levy with a whopping 65-percent approval from the four-county area, Tuesday’s results showed. It caused Karen Depew, who chairs the Citizens for Quality Education committee, to say,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Alice Day    News    February 11, 2015

Class size law could require four new classrooms, but school is full

To school officials here, and throughout the state, Initiative 1351, passed by voters in November, is just another financial unfunded nightmare. The initiative calls for smaller class sizes, an idea...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 11, 2015

Park and recreation district pursues wellness center plan

The dream of a community swimming pool and wellness center is due for a visible rendering, which architects started to get a feel for Tuesday morning in a field of weeds. In January, the Coulee Area...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 4, 2015

School levy sought to continue programs

Local school district patrons have only six days remaining to mail in their replacement levy ballots. The ballots must be postmarked by Feb. 10, to be counted. The Grand Coulee Dam School District is asking voters to approve a four-year, $1.13...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    February 4, 2015

What goes around, comes around

“I don’t have kids in school,” she said, “why should I have to pay taxes for schools?” Someone paid when you were a kid in need of an education, I said. “But I didn’t live here then,” she said. Wherever you were in this country, I...

 

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