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 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015 

School district tightens discipline rules

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board took steps Monday night to improve conduct on school buses and in the classrooms. After a debate about priorities, the board voted to add four temporary positions to provide better discipline in selected...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015 

Center School building headed toward a sale

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board declared Center School and its 8.5 acre property surplus Monday night. The board authorized Superintendent Dennis Carlson to move forward and schedule a public hearing so the public could have input on the p...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015 

Summit will explore possible facility uses

A summit on what to do with the old middle school buidling in Grand Coulee will be held at the site on March 12, from 11- 2 pm. The event is organized by a committee of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce, which is inviting various...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 18, 2015

Final count shows heavy support for school levy

After Thursday’s ballot tabulations, the favorable vote for Grand Coulee Dam School District’s special levy remained at more than 65 percent. The final count in the mail-in-ballot election that ended Tuesday, Feb. 10, shows 734 yes votes and 381...

 
 By Karen Depew    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Levy passage to the effort of all

The voters in our Grand Coulee Area know how important it is to Support Strong Schools. The school levy passed, and it will allow the school district to maintain and operate the new debt-free school. Several community volunteers helped by being...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 11, 2015

School levy passes by large margin

Grand Coulee Dam School District passed its four-year school levy with a whopping 65-percent approval from the four-county area, Tuesday’s results showed. It caused Karen Depew, who chairs the Citizens for Quality Education committee, to say,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Alice Day    News    February 11, 2015

Class size law could require four new classrooms, but school is full

To school officials here, and throughout the state, Initiative 1351, passed by voters in November, is just another financial unfunded nightmare. The initiative calls for smaller class sizes, an idea...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 11, 2015

Park and recreation district pursues wellness center plan

The dream of a community swimming pool and wellness center is due for a visible rendering, which architects started to get a feel for Tuesday morning in a field of weeds. In January, the Coulee Area...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 4, 2015

School levy sought to continue programs

Local school district patrons have only six days remaining to mail in their replacement levy ballots. The ballots must be postmarked by Feb. 10, to be counted. The Grand Coulee Dam School District is asking voters to approve a four-year, $1.13...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    February 4, 2015

What goes around, comes around

“I don’t have kids in school,” she said, “why should I have to pay taxes for schools?” Someone paid when you were a kid in need of an education, I said. “But I didn’t live here then,” she said. Wherever you were in this country, I...

 
 Obituaries    February 4, 2015

Ethel Y. "Vonnie" George

Ethel Y. "Vonnie" George 71, peacefully made the journey from this life the morning of Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, from her home in Elmer City, Wash., following complications from her courageous battle...

 
 Community    February 4, 2015

He'll vote yes

At a Lake Roosevelt High School basketball game last Thursday, Rodney Bise shows his support for the upcoming school levy for the Grand Coulee Dam School District. The levy ballots must be in by Feb....

 
 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...

 

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