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 Obituaries    July 16, 2014 

Gary Dean Brown

Gary Dean Brown, 66, died at his Elmer City, Washington home Saturday morning, July 12, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born on February 22, 1948, in Spokane, Washington to Dean and...

 
 News    July 9, 2014

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Gift made of vacation pay The Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors accepted a $740.61 cash gift from Guillermo Guzman, a former Spanish teacher at Lake Roosevelt High School, at its recent meeting. The gift was from money the district...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    July 9, 2014

GCD School District signs with meal manager

The Grand Coulee Dam School District approved a five-year contract Monday night with Chartwell Food Service of Wenatchee, but has its eye on doing the food program within the district sometime in the future. The five-year contract will allow the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 2, 2014

Haag named to port district

Gary Haag was selected as commissioner of Port District 7 at a meeting last Thursday night. He replaces Orville Scharbach, who resigned from the commission several months ago. With the addition of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 2, 2014

New school construction on schedule

The district’s K-12 school complex is right on schedule, members of the school board were informed Monday night. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson stated that the elementary wing will be turned over to the district...

 
 Legals    June 25, 2014

Legals for June 25, 2014

 The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Planning Department Pete Palmer, Land Use/Shoreline Administrator P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA 99155 509-634-2577 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hea...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 18, 2014

Old school facilities also to get upgrade

The old school will match the new one, and upgrades to existing facilities will become a reality, for $1.3 million. With the district's three schools ready to merge into its into its new K-12 complex...

 
 News    June 18, 2014

Newsbriefs

More management changes at CMC Coulee Medical Center announced last week that three people will be leaving the management team. Chief Human Resources Officer Julie Bjorklund, Dietary Manager Grace Heaton and Director of Continuous Improvement Melanie...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 18, 2014

"Resource officer" in new school possible

The Grand Coulee Dam School District is working with the town of Coulee Dam in an effort to get a police officer at the new school complex. The “resource officer” would be part of the Coulee Dam police force and his or her assignment would be...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    June 18, 2014

We shouldn't need to spend it, but we do

Spending more than a million dollars to reside and reroof old school buildings, construct stares and fix tennis courts shouldn’t have to happen, but it’s a good thing that it will. Apparently,...

 
 School    June 18, 2014

Testing deadline approaching

Reading and writing tests for students in grades 10-12 and non-enrolled 12th graders in the 2013-14 school year will be held Aug. 12-14. Registration closes June 26. The High School Proficiency Tests are for students who did not meet standards, who...

 
 Legals    June 18, 2014

Legals for June 18, 2014

TOWN OF ELMER CITY NOTICE OF SURPLUS VEHICLE   The Town of Elmer City will sell by sealed bid, to the highest bidder, a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria, deemed to be surplus to the needs to the Town. Bids must be submitted on a Town supplied bid form and...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 4, 2014

Nespelem will pull out of SHARP Kids

After several years of collaboration, two local school districts will go their own way next year as they seek to augment students’ education with after-school programs. Nespelem’s school board last week voted to follow a different path, leaving t...

 
 News    June 4, 2014

Newsbriefs

Beautiful cars coming to town The Coulee Cruizers Car Club will host their annual Best Rod Run by a Dam Site on Father’s Day weekend, June 13-15. Look for fancy cars with unbelievable paint jobs cruising the area Friday night on a boulevard cruise...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    June 4, 2014

Beavers, Tigers, Panthers and now Pirates

In our school history we have retired and put to pasture some of our mascots. Soon a Pirate will join them. Please, a moment of silence for our fallen identities of the past. Grand Coulee Tigers, Coulee Dam Beavers, Center School Dolphins, Grand...

 
 Opinion    May 28, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago The mandatory hold back for low achieving students, being considered by Grand Coulee School District, has been placed on hold by the school board. Several community members opposed the...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 Legals    May 21, 2014

Legals for May 21, 2014

GCD School District Board of Directors NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE Please be informed that The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District has changed the date of its May Regular Meeting from May 26, 2014 to May 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. due...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

School days will be longer starting in fall

A new, longer day will provide more variety for students, cost just a bit more and extend contact time that teachers have with students by 80 hours over the course of the school year, beginning next September. The longer day will re-introduce a...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 School    May 14, 2014

Registration for summer programs beginning

Registration begins for the SHARP Kids Summer Program and Summer Rocks program during an open registration night on May 21 from 4-6 p.m.. at the Grand Coulee Dam School District office. Programs are available for students in the Grand Coulee Dam...

 
 Legals    May 14, 2014

Legals for May 14, 2014

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2013-36213 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 7, 2014

Byers tapped for new principal position

Brandon Byers was selected to be the principal of the new upper division assignment in the new school complex. Byers, who currently holds the principal position at Lake Roosevelt High School, will be administrator of grades 7-12, when school opens...

 
 News    May 7, 2014

Newsbriefs

Get ready for rec softball The Grand Coulee Recreation Softball League will hold a coaches meeting at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 21, at Loepp Furniture. The team due date has been set for June 1, and softball play begins June 10. Additional information...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 7, 2014

Senator hasn't stopped pushing for community

State Sen. Linda Evans Parlette said she is still looking for ways to get federal help with Grand Coulee Dam school construction needs, and she has just two years to get it done. Speaking at the...

 
 News    April 30, 2014

Newsbriefs

Playhouse raffle ongoing Raffle tickets on the little playhouse parked in front of Loepp Furniture are on sale inside the store for $1 each. The tickets will remain on sale until Junior Rodeo time July 19-20. You don’t have to be at the Junior...

 
 Opinion    April 30, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Officials from the US Dept. of Ecology presented Grand Coulee Mayor, Tammara Byers with a check for $3.1 million in a ceremony at North Dam Park. The money is to be used to help connect...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    April 30, 2014

New roof planned for old gym

Lake Roosevelt’s gym will survive the wrecker’s ball, and it may take on a new appearance. It all depends on what funds are left over after the Grand Coulee Dam School District completes its new K-12 facility, due to open Sept. 15. The school boa...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 23, 2014

Furniture firms win new school bids

Two furniture manufacturers have been awarded contracts for the new school facility in Coulee Dam, officials announced. Virco, a California firm, was awarded a $469,156 contract to provide furniture...

 
 Opinion    April 23, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Two girls were rescued from the Coulee Wall Friday by Grand Coulee Fire Department. The two 12-year-olds had been climbing the wall in the afternoon against their grandmother's advice...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Newsbriefs

Book fair in progress The PTA is sponsoring a book fair in progress at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the library. They could use help with the event. If you’d like to help, call Kim at 633-3542 or Karen at 633-0520. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Changes could allow daycare, bus garage in city

Changes that could affect the possibility of a daycare center in the central business district and a stand-alone garage to house two senior buses will be conisdered. The city of Grand Coulee will hold a public hearing on a zoning change at 6:30...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Mother pulls students after pellet gun incident

A Nespelem woman has taken her four children out of the school there and enrolled them in the Grand Coulee Dam District because of a pellet gun incident. Charity Carson said Tuesday that her 9-year-old was threatened by a 13-year-old student armed...

 
 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...

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Newsbriefs

Box tops raise money Center School has raised over $1,200 this school year through its box tops for education program. Box top money is used to purchase playground equipment. Kindergarten registration for the next school year has begun. Students...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Library district will help with new school library

North Central Regional Library is going to assist the school district here when it sets up its two libraries in the new school complex. Dan Howard, executive director of the 29-community library district, was in Coulee Dam last week to meet with...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 Opinion    April 2, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Concerned about the effect a new sidewalk would have on the parking and safety of his building, a Grand Coulee businessman disputed the city’s plan to repair Burdin Boulevard. Milt Snyder does not want a sidewalk placed in front of th...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 26, 2014

Mid-September school start proposed

Summers seem too short? You could be in for a longer summer this year if the school board adopts the proposed district school calendar. Granted, the calendar for the 2014-15 school year presented at Monday night’s Grand Coulee Dam School District...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Newsbriefs

Long time on duty Grand Coulee police Chief Mel Hunt completed his 38th year with the department at 4 p.m. Monday this week. Blues coming to resort The Sunbanks Lake Resort spring Blues Festival will be held May 15-18, at the resort site in Electric...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 26, 2014

Plan for running new school presented

The school board got its first look at a plan for administrators for the new school complex. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board that the new school will need two principals, a vice principal/dean of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    March 26, 2014

Response rate high for school furniture bid

The Grand Coulee Dam School District received 17 responses to its advertisement to bid on furniture for the new school, but only two of the companies gave a full response to the specifications, Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board Monday...

 
 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...

 
 News    March 12, 2014

Newsbriefs

Port commission spot is open Port District 7 is still looking for its third commissioner. The Port District has advertised to encourage anyone interested to submit a letter or come to the commissioner’s monthly meeting, at 5 p.m. the final...

 
 Legals    March 12, 2014

Legals for March 12, 2014

Notice of Special Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District will hold a Special Meeting, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the administration office to transact the fo...

 
 News    March 5, 2014

Newsbriefs

Time to spring ahead Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 9. Move your clocks ahead one hour. Forget the snow, get ready to golf The Banks Lake Golf Course is officially open. The spring opening date is always March 1. Memberships are being...

 
 Legals    March 5, 2014

Legals for March 5, 2014

CITY OF ELECTRIC CITY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Electric City Planning Commission on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 10 Western Avenue. The purpose of this public...

 

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