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David William Pierce

David William Pierce, of Quincy, Washington, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was born April 20, 1953, in Grand Coulee, Washington, to Frank W. and Barbara J. Pierce, the oldest of three...

 

Legals for November 22, 2017

Notice of Public Budget Hearing and Change of Regular Meeting Time Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln & Okanogan Counties, Washington Public Hospital District No. 6, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan Counties, Washington; whic...

 

Legals for November 15, 2017

Lincoln County Fire Dist. #9 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2018 Budget Public Hearing will be held by the Lincoln County Fire District #9 on November 16, 2017, at 6 p.m., at the Nazarene Church, two miles east of Grand...

 

Trees of Sharing will be out Saturday

’Tis the season for Trees of Sharing 2017. The Trees of Sharing program is a special way for Grand Coulee Dam area residents to anonymously bless local children who might not otherwise receive a gift at Christmastime. The trees with “ornament...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 8, 2017

Hospital CEO asking what community wants

Ramona Hicks started “turning over the rocks” in June, as she took the lead position at Coulee Medical Center after the resignation of the last CEO. And lately, Hicks has been meeting with as many community groups as possible to tell the story of...

 

Voters choose newcomers

Upsets in the town of Coulee Dam were the order of the day as ballots were counted Tuesday for mayor and three council positions. Newcomer Larry Price won decisively over Councilmember Gayle Swagerty in the town’s mayoral race. Price collected 116...

 

Newsbriefs

Fall back Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 a.m. Set your clocks back one hour. Student number reported Attendance in the Grand Coulee Dam School District for October was the equivalent of 703 full time students, a report to the school...

 

School bus drivers still hard to find

School bus drivers are hard to find. The problem in the Grand Coulee Dam School District is a carryover from last year when officials had stated that they were three drivers short. It is the same problem this year. Stephanie Duclos, manager of the...

 

Trees of Sharing season begins

’Tis the season for Trees of Sharing 2017. The Trees of Sharing program is a special way for Grand Coulee Dam area residents to anonymously bless local children who might not otherwise receive a gift at Christmastime. Children’s names may be...

 

Investigation shows report of shooter at school was a rumor

A report of a “shooter” incident at Lake Roosevelt Schools was determined to be a rumor, according to investigators. Last Wednesday, a person overheard some high school students talking on the school bus about a “shooter,” thought that it mig...

 

Meet your local candidates

Elected positions for Grand Coulee Dam School District and the city of Coulee Dam are up for election. In this issue, The Star offers candidate interviews for each contested position. In Coulee Dam, the mayor’s office is sought by current...

 

Former district employee seeks to retain seat on board

The coulee area is a long ways from Chicago, Illinois. That's where Grand Coulee Dam School District Director Richard Black was born. But there's been a lot of life in between. The bulk of his...

 

Kelly Steffens seeks Position 5

Kelly Steffens is running for Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors Position 5. She and her husband, Mike, have two elementary age girls, 11 and 9, in the district, and have lived in...

 

Carla Marconi wants to keeping working on board

Carla Marconi has strong ties to the Grand Coulee Dam School District, and she is seeking her third term on the school board. "I graduated from Lake Roosevelt High School in 1973, and all four of my...

 

Tammy James-Pino would be a newcomer to board

Tammy James-Pino's life is centered around education. Currently, she is director of employment and education for the Colville Confederated Tribes and is running for the Position 1 seat on the Grand...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    October 18, 2017

Next issue will help you meet the candidates

Elected positions for Grand Coulee Dam School District and the city of Coulee Dam are up for election, and The Star will publish candidate interviews for each contested position in our Oct. 25 issue. In Coulee Dam, the mayor’s office is sought by...

 

Newsbriefs

Two school boards plan joint meeting The Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors and the Nespelem District board of directors will meet jointly at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at Pepper Jack's...

 

Alumni association to meet Oct. 18

The fall meeting of the Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will be held Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 1 p.m., at Grand Coulee Community Church, 405 Center Street. The meeting is open to anyone who has an interest in the history of the no-l...

 

Newsbriefs

Ambulance calls reported The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department made 44 ambulance calls in August, Chief Rick Paris told city council members last Tuesday night. Thirteen of the calls were in Coulee Dam, and 25 calls were in Grand Coulee. EMTs ma...

 

School board sets goals, including a levy

The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors met in retreat Monday night to set goals for the current school year. Money is the thing that greases the wheels of education, and will play a major part in shaping the goals set by the board....

 

Newsbriefs

Windmills to get some love The historic and whimsical Gehrke Windmills and North Dam Park will get some planned maintenance next month, and a new fund has been set aside for their upkeep. The Coulee Area Park and Recreation District, which manages...

 

Newsbriefs

Retreat to the library The Grand Coulee Dam School District board will hold its retreat from 5-9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11, at the high school library. The board plans to discuss and set goals for the current school year. The retreat is open to the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 30, 2017

Local school district to emphasize "safe and secure"

School bells chimed today (Wednesday) for the start of the new school year. School personnel gathered Tuesday to hear Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Paul Turner give an outline of act...

 

School board briefs

School board briefs The Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors OK’d a number of last-minute hires at its meeting Monday night. Two stood out. Levi Seylor was hired just this week to become the district’s lead mechanic, replacing...

 

School district asked about old trophies

What should be done with old trophies? That question regarding old Mason City High School trophies was brought to the Grand Coulee Dam School District board by Electric City resident Birdie Hensley Monday night. She explained in a letter that many of...

 

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