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 By M. Hall    Opinion    August 20, 2014 

Consider future of Grand Coulee Dam Middle School

With the 2014 school year quickly approaching, and the transition for students to begin school at the new facility in Coulee Dam, has anyone put much thought into the future of the current schools that will be vacant once all the students have left,...

 
 Opinion    August 13, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Detective Don Redfield of the Colville Tribal Police stated that no charges will be filed against the 9-year-old child, who apparently started the 1900 acre fire that threatened homes on...

 
 Community    August 13, 2014

Bank is collecting school supply donations

The Grand Coulee branch of North Cascades Bank is collecting backpacks and other school supplies during the month of August for needy students. Monetary donations are also being accepted and will be used to purchase supplies. All items will be...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 30, 2014

Move-in dates set for new school complex

The ribbon cutting at the new K-12 school facility will be Sept. 12, the Grand Coulee Dam School District board was advised Monday night. The $30 million-plus project is right on schedule and a...

 
 School    July 30, 2014

School briefs

COULEE DAM -- The Grand Coulee Dam School District board made a number of personnel decisions at its Monday night meeting. Nate Piturachsatit resigned as Middle School track coach; Raehanne Piturachsatit resigned as Lake Roosevelt High School...

 
 Opinion    July 23, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Two more Grand Coulee Dam School District jobs became vacant last week with the buyout and settlement of former Superintendent  Dennis Chambers and the resignation of Middle School Princ...

 
 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

Newsbriefs

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...

 

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