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 News    April 16, 2014 

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Book fair in progress The PTA is sponsoring a book fair in progress at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the library. They could use help with the event. If you’d like to help, call Kim at 633-3542 or Karen at 633-0520. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Changes could allow daycare, bus garage in city

Changes that could affect the possibility of a daycare center in the central business district and a stand-alone garage to house two senior buses will be conisdered. The city of Grand Coulee will hold a public hearing on a zoning change at 6:30...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Mother pulls students after pellet gun incident

A Nespelem woman has taken her four children out of the school there and enrolled them in the Grand Coulee Dam District because of a pellet gun incident. Charity Carson said Tuesday that her 9-year-old was threatened by a 13-year-old student armed...

 
 News    April 9, 2014

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How big can buildings be? The Electric City planning commission will hold a workshop on steel “accessory” buildings at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, at city hall. The public is invited to come to the meeting and share its ideas and concerns about...

 
 News    April 2, 2014

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Box tops raise money Center School has raised over $1,200 this school year through its box tops for education program. Box top money is used to purchase playground equipment. Kindergarten registration for the next school year has begun. Students...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Library district will help with new school library

North Central Regional Library is going to assist the school district here when it sets up its two libraries in the new school complex. Dan Howard, executive director of the 29-community library district, was in Coulee Dam last week to meet with...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 Opinion    April 2, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Concerned about the effect a new sidewalk would have on the parking and safety of his building, a Grand Coulee businessman disputed the city’s plan to repair Burdin Boulevard. Milt Snyder does not want a sidewalk placed in front of th...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 26, 2014

Mid-September school start proposed

Summers seem too short? You could be in for a longer summer this year if the school board adopts the proposed district school calendar. Granted, the calendar for the 2014-15 school year presented at Monday night’s Grand Coulee Dam School District...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

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Long time on duty Grand Coulee police Chief Mel Hunt completed his 38th year with the department at 4 p.m. Monday this week. Blues coming to resort The Sunbanks Lake Resort spring Blues Festival will be held May 15-18, at the resort site in Electric...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 26, 2014

Plan for running new school presented

The school board got its first look at a plan for administrators for the new school complex. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board that the new school will need two principals, a vice principal/dean of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    School    March 26, 2014

Response rate high for school furniture bid

The Grand Coulee Dam School District received 17 responses to its advertisement to bid on furniture for the new school, but only two of the companies gave a full response to the specifications, Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board Monday...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 19, 2014

Chamber to offer Run The Dam race

The local chamber of commerce will offer three runs and a walk on Colorama Saturday, all featuring a route over the Grand Coulee Dam. The Run The Dam will take place the Saturday of Colorama weekend, May 10. It will feature 5-kilometer, 10K and half...

 
 News    March 12, 2014

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Port commission spot is open Port District 7 is still looking for its third commissioner. The Port District has advertised to encourage anyone interested to submit a letter or come to the commissioner’s monthly meeting, at 5 p.m. the final...

 
 Legals    March 12, 2014

Legals for March 12, 2014

Notice of Special Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District will hold a Special Meeting, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the administration office to transact the fo...

 
 News    March 5, 2014

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Time to spring ahead Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 9. Move your clocks ahead one hour. Forget the snow, get ready to golf The Banks Lake Golf Course is officially open. The spring opening date is always March 1. Memberships are being...

 
 Legals    March 5, 2014

Legals for March 5, 2014

CITY OF ELECTRIC CITY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Electric City Planning Commission on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 10 Western Avenue. The purpose of this public...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 26, 2014

Number of students now trends upward

At one point, the Grand Coulee Dam School District was worried about a declining student population; now it is worried that it could end up with too many students. The issue came up Monday night at the school board meeting with Superintendent Dennis...

 
 News    February 26, 2014

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Park supported by city Grand Coulee City Council voted the $9,000 it pledged to support the maintenance of North Dam Park. The funds will come from the city’s hotel/motel tax monies and be given to the Coulee Area Park & Recreation District, the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 26, 2014

School board gives green light for gay support group

The first step in developing a Gay/Straight Alliance Club at Lake Roosevelt High School was approved by the Grand Coulee Dam School District board of directors Monday night. The board has asked the group to return in March with a set of bylaws, a...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 26, 2014

District board mulls realigned administration

The school board Monday night agreed to advertise for one administrative post and delay a decision on a second so it could discuss it more during its March 12 work session. The district begins advertising for a 7th-through-12th-grade principal this w...

 
 Opinion    February 26, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago CCH is to receive disaster money to help treat people in a major disaster, such as a bioterrorist attack. Penny Lewis, chair of the CCH safety committee, announced last week that the hospital would receive nearly $40,000.00 in grant...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    February 19, 2014

Moose Lodge 504 and Bob Valen honored for year

The chamber of commerce named two of its own to awards last Thursday night as the "Achiever of the Year," and "Business of the Year." The awards are made by the vote of members of the Grand Coulee...

 
 News    February 19, 2014

Saturday school offered for suspended students

Suspended students in the Grand Coulee Dam School District will soon be able to work off one day of their suspension by attending a special Saturday school. The district’s board of directors approved the plan at a recent meeting and the Saturday...

 
 Opinion    February 19, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The Colville Business Council sent out a news release detailing their outrage with Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Chambers, in connection with the special room at A.E. Wright Elementary used to confine a 7-year...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Feb. 20, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Debbie Starkey of Investment Services Northwest will speak about planning retirement. GCHS Alumni Association...

 
 Community    February 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the awards banquet being held Thursday Feb. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. For more information contact Peggy at...

 
 Legals    February 12, 2014

Legal Notices for February 12, 2014

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF OKANOGAN Estate of HAROLD E. DUNLAP, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00011-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person...

 
 News    February 5, 2014

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School enrollment up again Enrollment number for Grand Coulee Dam District schools continues to exceed predictions. January’s enrollment in all three schools was recorded at 667. That’s 27 over what the district budgeted for and 46 students over...

 
 School    February 5, 2014

School district personnel changes noted

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board accepted four resignations or retirements and five new hires at its meeting last week. Leaving their positions are James Caddy, Lake Roosevelt High School varsity football coach; Gary Darnold, eighth- grade...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 29, 2014

When a dream becomes real

It seems that ever since the Grand Coulee Tigers and the Coulee Dam Beavers turned into the Lake Roosevelt Raiders, a new school has been a dream. So right around 50 years of school boards,...

 
 Legals    January 29, 2014

Legals for January 29, 2014

NOTICE OF SMALL WORKS ROSTER OPENING  Nespelem School District and Grand Coulee Dam School District are updating their small works rosters for general contractors for future construction, alteration, repair or improvement of public works...

 
 By Dennis Carlson    Opinion    January 22, 2014

Superintendent speaks his mind on proposed league realignment

The following statement has been sent to all school superintendents in the Okanogan Valley Superintendents’ Association. Lake Roosevelt HS AD Rich Black has kept me informed in relation to the possible realignment of the Central Washington 2B...

 
 Obituaries    January 22, 2014

Joseph S. "Steve" Sanchez

Joseph S. "Steve" Sanchez, 68, passed away Sunday evening, January 12, 2014, from his Grand Coulee home surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with cancer. Following graduation...

 
 Legals    January 22, 2014

Legal Notices for January 22, 2014

Notice of Change of Date for the Next Regular Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors Please be informed that The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District has changed the date of its January Regular...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 15, 2014

Birdwell selected 2013 Volunteer of the Year

Jerry Birdwell is the area's "Volunteer of the Year" for 2013. He was so honored by a vote of the people over three other candidates. Birdwell, 58, of Grand Coulee, could also claim the honors as...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 15, 2014

Park district looks at iffy budget

by Scott Hunter A draft budget for the Coulee Area Park and Recreation District could be slashed in half, or not, depending on what other agencies do. The $57,005 bottom line for the agency with no direct revenue of its own would have to be altered...

 
 Legals    January 15, 2014

Legal Notices for January 15, 2014

  Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam Summary of Ordinance Passed   On January 9, 14 the Town of Coulee Dam, WA. Passed Ordinance 723 at a regular Council meeting. Ordinance 723 is an Ordinance setting salaries and wages for officers and employees of...

 
 Opinion    January 8, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago A local couple donated 40 beanie babies to the local police department and EMS. Don and Karen Daniels donated the stuffed toys after buying them from Coulee Gifts to supply to kids when they are needed. David Bjorson and Jamie Combs...

 
 Legals    January 8, 2014

Legal Notices for January 8, 2014

Notice of Special Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at 6 p.m., at 110 Stevens Avenue, Coulee Dam....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 30, 2013

Four nominated for 2013 volunteer of the year

Four individuals with records of service to the community have been nominated for the annual volunteer of the year honor, and the community will now choose. It could be a difficult choice, but the one chosen will ultimately serve as an example, as...

 
 News    December 30, 2013

Remember 2013? Look at the Star's Year in Review for 2013

January: • The Nez Perce Longhouse burned in a fire in Nespelem the day after Christmas. An electrical malfunction was the initial cause reported. The longhouse had been a part of the community since 1975 when it was built as part of a...

 
 Opinion    December 30, 2013

Fern Blaylock for volunteer of the year

We are nominating Fern Blaylock as a belated acknowledgement of the countless hours she serves our communities with her support of the local food bank, the needy, and the students in our schools. Fern is the inveterate volunteer, helping people of...

 
 Opinion    December 30, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago An electrical fire destroyed Carol Clark’s home in Elmer City last Sunday. Lady Raiders were perfect this week with wins against Omak and Wilbur Creston. Tiffany Barry was the Player of the Game against Omak with 15 points and 9...

 
 News    December 23, 2013

Newsbriefs

Early deadline Publication dates and deadlines for The Star newspaper have been altered because of the holidays. The paper will publish on Monday instead of Wednesday for the next issue. Ads and news copy for the Dec. 30 paper must be in by noon Frid...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 18, 2013

Earlier school completion eyed

An effort may still be made to complete the new K-12 school project by the end of August, 2014, and begin school around Sept. 8, in the new building complex. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson told the board of directors...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 11, 2013

Parents want change in schools

A small group of parents with concerns about bullying, buses and more met Monday night to discuss ways to help the local school district improve. But if response to a posting on The Star’s Facebook page is an indication, the issues are a hot...

 
 News    December 4, 2013

Newsbriefs

It’s library light time A special program is planned for the Etheta Anderson Grand Coulee Library on Thursday, Dec, 5. from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A special lighting of the library, a repeat of last year’s program, is planned. The library, a branch...

 
 News    November 27, 2013

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Star observes holiday The Star Newspaper office will be closed both Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, for the observance of Thanksgiving. The newspaper office will open at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. LR soft soled for NA month Lake Roosevelt High...

 

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