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 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 28, 2015 

District moves to acquire school, land

The Grand Coulee Dam School District is loaning itself the money to truly own Center Elementary School and the surrounding property. The board voted last Wednesday to move $155,000 from the district’s general fund to its capital fund to purchase th...

 
 News    January 28, 2015 

Newsbriefs

Town seeking EMT trainees The town of Coulee Dam is redeveloping and growing its ambulance and emergency medical technician program and looking for professional and responsible volunteer staff. “We need about three to five (or more) EMTs ready for...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

It's up to us to maintain the gift

Local school district patrons this year have been given a huge, remarkable gift the benefits of which we are still discovering. And we will still have the privilege of maintaining it for a long time to come. Renewing the tax levy that helps do that...

 
 By Jim Keene    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Local school levy a partnership

School districts in the state of Washington continue to rely on a partnership for funding between state and local resources. Local communities through a levy provide essential resources to augment the basic state school support. Our community has...

 
 By Karen Depew    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Continue school support for this generation of kids

The reason I accepted the position of chair for the Levy Committee is because I feel that supporting strong schools means … Our kids benefit directly because: • The money stays in the community. • This levy is replacing the existing one, and...

 
 School    January 28, 2015 

School Briefs

COULEE DAM—The Grand Coulee Dam School District board will now begin its meetings at 5:30 p.m., its members voted Monday night. The board now meets in the Lake Roosevelt High School library. • The Grand Coulee Methodist Church women donated $100...

 
 Legals    January 28, 2015 

Legals for January 28, 2015

Legal Notice Town of Coulee Dam Parks and Natural Resources Board Meeting To the Citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, notice is hereby given that the Parks and Natural Resources Board of the Town of Coulee Dam will hold a regular meeting at Town Hall...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Lake Roosevelt gym now usable

The Lake Roosevelt High School gym should be ready for basketball again this week, an official from Walker Construction assured the school board last Wednesday evening. Jim Crowley stated that the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Levy would set lower rate

The school district maintenance and operations replacement levy, on which voters will cast ballots Feb. 10, could actually cost taxpayers less than they are now paying. The Grand Coulee Dam School District is seeking a replacement levy for four...

 
 News    January 21, 2015

Newsbriefs

Park district gets compliments from auditor The park district that operates North Dam Park and Event Center passed a state audit, according to Philip Mendoza, of the State Auditor’s Office, who shared the results with the district in a preliminary...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 21, 2015

Playground equipment donated to city

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board voted to donate playground equipment at Center School to Electric City and will take a look at giving two portable buildings at the high school to a Carlton Complex Fire group at its next meeting. The...

 
 Legals    January 21, 2015

Legals for January 21, 2015

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, ) Case No.: CV-CD-2014-37202 a lending institution wholly-owned by ) the Confederated Tribes of the Colville ) Indian Reservation ) )CHIEF...

 
 Opinion    January 14, 2015

Nine nominated for Volunteer of the Year, 2014

Below we present several well-thought-out nominations for Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Karen Depew for Volunteer of the Year I would like to Nominate Karen Depew as Volunteer of the Year. I know I only know a very small part of Karen Depew’s...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 7, 2015

Help sought for school levy

A committee to help the Grand Coulee Dam School District pass its Feb. 10 special maintenance and operation levy will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the new school secondary library on the second floor, Chair Karen Depew said this week. “We...

 
 News    January 7, 2015

Here are some of The Star's top stories of 2014

Jan. 8 • Greg Wilder, the new mayor of Coulee Dam, asked the Douglas County Sheriff to investigate the possible theft of public property and destruction of public records, that of a missing computer used by the former mayor, and the computer’s...

 
 School    January 7, 2015

ABE, GED and HS21+ Classes for Winter Quarter Begin

Big Bend Community College is offering classes to meet three education goals during winter quarter. Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes are for students desiring to brush up on basic skills prior to enrolling in college or for personal enrichment....

 
 Legals    December 31, 2014

Legals for December 31, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP NOTICE IS HEREBY that the City of Electric City Planning Commission will hold a public workshop at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the City Hall located at 10 Western Avenue. The purpose of the workshop is to review...

 
 News    December 24, 2014

Newsbriefs

Star takes a long weekend The Star office will be closed for Christmas Dec. 25 and 26. News items and advertisements may be left in the dropbox outside the front office door along with contact information, or emailed to star@grandcoulee.com. The next...

 
 Opinion    December 24, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Electric City Mayor Ray Halsey said the city will have a balanced budget in 2005, totaling nearly $5.8 million with $294,000 taken out of cash reserves to make it balance with most of tho...

 
 Legals    December 24, 2014

Legals for December 24, 2014

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 interest from those...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 17, 2014

District approves levy request

The Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors Monday night approved a $1.1million four-year levy for maintenance and operations to go before district voters Feb. 10. In doing so, the board followed the recommendations of a special levy comm...

 
 News    December 17, 2014

Newsbriefs

Early deadline for newspaper Due to the Christmas holiday The Star newspaper has a deadline for its next issue for news and advertising at 5 p.m. this Friday. Next week’s issue will be published Tuesday, Dec. 23. Happy Holidays. Pay raise approved...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 17, 2014

Oregon artist chosen for local school art

Lucinda Parker, an abstract artist from Oregon, has been commissioned to produce $75,000 worth of artwork for the new school complex. Parker was one of scores of artists recommended to a local committee by the Washington State Art Commission. The...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    December 17, 2014

Raiders lose in Warden

The Lake Roosevelt boys basketball team had been scheduled to play three games this past week, but instead one was rescheduled, one is up in the air, and the Raiders lost to Warden in the only game played. A Dec. 9 road trip to Liberty Bell has been...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Sports    December 17, 2014

Sports scheduling - so far

With the Lake Roosevelt gym in the midst of getting a new roof, it hasn’t taken much over the last two weeks to send sports schedules into disarray, with schedules changing sometimes daily. The reconstruction of the leaky roof couldn’t be...

 

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