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 By Scott Hunter    News    February 10, 2016 

School leader arrested by Internet task force

A popular educator and rising young school administrator was taken from Lake Roosevelt Schools in handcuffs last week, after a Seattle-based task force on Internet crimes served warrants to search...

 
 News    February 10, 2016 

Newsbriefs

Volunteer nominations close Thursday Those who wish to nominate someone for Volunteer of the Year have until midnight Thursday. Letters of nomination should be as specific as possible about why the candidate should be honored, including contact...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 3, 2016

School leader arrested by task force

A popular educator and rising young school administrator was taken from Lake Roosevelt Schools in handcuffs today, after a Seattle-based task force on internet crimes served warrants to search his home and office. Nate Piturachsatit was arrested at...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 3, 2016

No alpaca wool at the old school building yet

Interest in acquiring Center School for a fiber mill is on hold. Vicki Eberhart, president of the North American Wool Cooperative in Oroville, said Tuesday that her group is active in another project in Oroville and will make a decision on Center...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 27, 2016

Turner offered school district lead position

Paul Turner, the assistant principal at Lake Roosevelt Junior and Senior High School, has been offered the position as superintendent of schools for the Grand Coulee Dam School District. The board...

 
 News    January 27, 2016

Newsbriefs

How to save money at the ER A woman visiting Coulee Medical Center’s emergency room recently will actually save money after hospital staffers caught the fact that she had some redundant medical insurance coverage, CMC’s Debbie Bigelow reported...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 27, 2016

Gems in the Coulee: Operation Red Apple

Most of you know nothing about a secret operation that is going on at Lake Roosevelt. But I am about to let you in on an undercover operation that has been lifting the spirits of staff and blessing everyone from bus drivers to teachers at the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    January 27, 2016

Seniors on their way to San Jose

Lake Roosevelt’s seniors are headed to California for their special school year-end trip. The proposal was presented to the Grand Coulee Dam School District directors Monday night by Associated Student Body President Devan Black, and after a brief...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 13, 2016

Electric City calls meeting on trail plan

A proposed trail system in Electric City will get an airing from a number of organizations next Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m., in the Coulee Medical Center conference room. The proposed trail would...

 
 News    January 13, 2016

Newsbriefs

School district to offer proposed levy info The Nespelem School District is hosting an informational night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the multi-purpose room. The purpose of the meeting is to share information about the Maintenance and...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 6, 2016

Things I thought about during winter break

Sometimes you just get some extra time to think about things. Things like, “did I really write that the Chiefs would win the Super Bowl?” and “did I really just see that person pick their nose while working the cash register?” You know, thing...

 
 School    December 16, 2015

School board briefs

NESPELEM — The Nespelem School board of directors Monday night approved the appointment of Zekkethal “Val” Vargas-Thomas as a director in Position 1, the seat just being vacated by Patrick Marchand, who did not seek re-election. It was the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    December 16, 2015

School district taking applications for new leader

The search for a new superintendent for the Grand Coulee Dam School District officially got underway Tuesday. Applications open first for candidates from within the district and will remain open until Jan. 4, 2016. The board has scheduled an...

 
 News    December 9, 2015

Newsbriefs

Moose Lodge to offer holiday party for kids The Moose Lodge invites all kids to “Kids Holiday Fun” time from Saturday, Sept. 12 from 1-3 p.m. Activities include ornament making, karaoke, food, prizes and fun, plus having their picture taken with...

 
 Legals    December 9, 2015

Legals for December 9, 2015

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Planning Department Pete Palmer, Land Use/ Shoreline Administrator P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA 99155 509-634-2570 PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public...

 
 News    December 2, 2015

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Ending strokes presentation planned Janet Mano, RN, will give a presentation of “Together We Can End Strokes” at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center from 4-4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9. The presentation is sponsored by Aging & Adult Care of...

 
 School    December 2, 2015

School changes approved

Personnel changes in the Grand Coulee Dam School District approved by the school board Monday night include Cassie Wendt, Lake Roosevelt High School head softball coach; Annette Timentwa, Title VII/JOM paraprofessional; Debra Jimenez, Title I math...

 
 Obituaries    November 25, 2015

Jack A. Hilson

Jack A. Hilson, 90, of Electric City, Washington, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Coulee Medical Center, Long Term Care, Grand Coulee, Washington. He was born May 14, 1925, to Herman...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 18, 2015

City sets plans to spend tourism funds

Electric City council agreed to the allotment of hotel/motel tax money for 2016 at its meeting last Tuesday and will consider keeping more than a quarter million dollars in tourism-promotion funds toward funding a pathway. The council tourism...

 
 News    November 4, 2015

Newsbriefs

Author wins statewide award A Spokane teacher with local ties has won the Washington State Book Award for his second novel. Bruce Holbert’s “The Hour of Lead,” which a Seattle Times reviewer called a “riveting and beautifully written”...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 28, 2015

Vandals break into old school, light fire

Someone broke into the old middle school in Grand Coulee last Friday night or early Saturday morning, tried to start a fire in the exercise room and caused at least $28,000 in damage. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 28, 2015

School leader to step down next year

Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson submitted his letter of resignation Monday night to the school board. He will remain until his current contract expires June 30, 2016. In his letter, Carlson stated that “it has been...

 
 Community    October 28, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, Oct. 29, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Debbie Bigelow, CEO at Coulee Medical Center, will be the guest speaker....

 
 School    October 28, 2015

School assignment changes OK'd

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board Monday night approved a lengthy list of hires and changes in personnel. Not the least of these was the resignation of Superintendent Dennis Carlson (see separate story). New assignments include Steve Files...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    October 21, 2015

New fitness program offers a new culture at Lake Roosevelt Schools

A training program at Lake Roosevelt Schools has inspired dozens of teenagers to get up early to work out before school every day, for no credit. "We bring a culture," said former professional...

 

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