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 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 21, 2016 

School board sets four main goals

The school board has set four main goals as the Grand Coulee Dam School District heads into the new school year. Superintendent Paul Turner and members of the board met in a long evening retreat to discuss school affairs and to set some specific goal...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 21, 2016 

Bus garage hit by thieves again

Thieves hit the school district's bus operation again last weekend. This time they siphoned gas from one bus and stole two batteries from the district's boom truck. Bus officials stated early Tuesday...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    September 14, 2016

Two wild fires threaten towns

Two wildfires burned separately Sunday afternoon and threatened Elmer City, Coulee Dam and Grand Coulee, while residents watched as flames lit up the hillsides on both sides of the Columbia River. Loc...

 
 News    September 14, 2016

Newsbriefs

Candidates forum set for Coulee Dam Okanogan County voters can hear their candidates for county commission seats address the issues at a special forum in October in Coulee Dam being arranged by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce. The...

 
 Community    September 14, 2016

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to setting up for this weekend’s Harvest Festival. Come enjoy the festivities. (See our ad on page 10 of this week’s Star.) Pressure Canning...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 7, 2016

School crowding could lead to the "P" word

The school board is being pushed to make decisions on overcrowding at the new school. Could a portable classroom be in the district’s future? It’s a possibility, says Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Paul Turner. The most critical...

 
 News    August 24, 2016

Newsbriefs

Volunteer department responses reported Volunteer fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the Grand Coulee City Council last Tuesday that his department made eight fire calls and responded to 34 ambulance calls during the month of July. The fire calls...

 
 By Bert Smith    Opinion    August 24, 2016

Thanks for magical weekend

The Coulee Dam All Class Reunion Committee and I would like to thank the Grand Coulee Dam area businesses and residents for hosting our reunion Aug. 5-7. Something very special and almost magical happened that weekend as 500 former classmates and...

 
 School    August 24, 2016

New hires for schools

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board hired personnel to cover six vacant positions at a special meeting Monday. The special meeting also was a training session for members of the board. Hired were Alissa Mansker, as a second grade teacher;...

 
 Obituaries    August 17, 2016

Willard F. Rinker

Willard F. Rinker, 86, passed away following a brave battle with A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disease), early Thursday morning, August 11, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center, in Grand Coulee, Washington. Born, Ap...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 10, 2016

Endsley, Moore hired as head coaches

The Grand Coulee Dam School District approved the contracts of two new coaches at Lake Roosevelt High School and a fourth grade teacher for the elementary school. Approved Monday, during a special meeting, were Casey Moore, for girls’ soccer, and L...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    August 10, 2016

The wheels on the bus go round and round

Remember that old song from our younger days, which we would just keep singing and singing as we rode the bus to school or on a field trip? I was reminded of that song at a Public School Employees (PSE) Conference over the weekend. I sat at a table...

 
 Community    August 10, 2016

Super golfers

Long-retired former Grand Coulee Dam School District superintendent Jim Keene and new superintendent Paul Turner putt Thursday evening at Banks Lake Golf Course during a Rotary Club best-ball...

 
 News    August 10, 2016

Newsbriefs

Big reunion starts Friday The 2016 Grand Coulee All- School Reunion is here this week. All former Grand Coulee School District students, teachers and employees are invited to gather at North Dam Park at 7 p.m., Friday night, to renew old...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 3, 2016

Old Center school vandalized again

The former Center Elementary School in Grand Coulee was broken into for the third time last week, with hundreds of dollars of damage done and questions about the building's future looming unanswered....

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    August 3, 2016

Sale of old school needs to happen soon

The eventual degradation of an empty building is nothing new, totally expected. Which is why leadership at the Grand Coulee Dam School District and an economic development committee of the chamber of commerce began working, before the new Lake...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 27, 2016

These kids are the reason for Moose Lodge

The Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee Saturday hosted 10 girls for dinner who are the organization's reason for raising funds. The girls, from 8 to 12 years old, live on a 1,000-plus acre campus outside...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016

School district passes $11 million budget

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board adopted a $11,017,937 general fund budget for the 2016-17 school year at its Monday night meeting. The budget is about $500,000 higher than the previous budget and was described by Superintendent Paul...

 
 School    July 27, 2016

Grand Coulee all-school reunion set

Anyone who ever went to, or worked at, Grand Coulee Schools is invited to an “All School Reunion” Friday and Saturday, August 12-13. At 7 p.m. Friday, alumni will get together at North Dam Park for visiting and for renewing old friendships,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    July 27, 2016

New dean and AD hired for LR

The Grand Coulee Dam School District hired a dean of students and a new athletic director at Monday night’s board meeting. Dean of students at Lake Roosevelt High School for the next school term will be Charles Pierce, from Soap Lake. Pierce will...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    July 13, 2016

District approves ESD contract

The Grand Coulee Dam School District will pay more than $400,000 a year for services ranging from information technology management to bookkeeping under a contract approved in June. The disctrict board approved a $406,618 service agreement with the...

 
 School    July 13, 2016

Science teacher hired

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board hired a secondary science teacher Monday to replace veteran Ralph Rise. Hired was Mark Vinciguerra, 46, who taught this past school year in the Hoquiam School District. He holds a bachelor of arts degree...

 
 News    July 6, 2016

Council will consider meeting more

Grand Coulee’s council is going to look at meeting twice a month soon. It came up at the council’s last meeting after the meeting lasted about 90 minutes, long for a Grand Coulee meeting. Councilmember Tammara Byers brought it up, saying that...

 
 Legals    July 6, 2016

Legals for July 6, 2016

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 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 29, 2016

Soccer a possibility for school district

Lake Roosevelt High School could field a girls’ soccer team this year. The Grand Coulee Dam School District board is dealing with the cost and plans to review the soccer request at its July 11 meeting. Six schools in the North Central Washington...

 

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