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 Community    May 28, 2014

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/18 - A Kennewick man was cited for being in control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol after he was found in the backseat of a pickup with the motor running, blocking the alley near Bird’s Auto. - A...

 
 By press release    News    April 23, 2014

Old grenade found in Columbia River bed

Grant PUD security personnel found an old pineapple-style hand grenade below the high water mark of the drawn-down Columbia River near the Old Vantage boat launch in Grant County about 6 p.m....

 
 News    April 23, 2014

Newsbriefs

Repair bill guess: $61 million Grant County Public Utility District announced Tuesday that the estimate to repair Wanapum Dam is about $61 million, but commissioners hope to avoid raising rates any more than already scheduled. The dam was discovered...

 
 News    December 4, 2013

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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...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 27, 2013

Main Street gets lights for the Christmas season

They are lighting up Main Street. Grand Coulee Main Street merchants have bundled some money together to purchase special holiday season lighting in an effort to make the local season more...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

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Turkey day plans made The Senior Meals program will put on a Thanksgiving dinner at the Senior Center at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The meal will include turkey and all the trimmings. Donations suggested are $3.50 for persons over 60, and $6 for...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 9, 2013

Light pole victim of sleepy driver

Some people have a tough time getting to work on Monday mornings. That was the case for Jason Mucciaccio this past Monday when he fell asleep and his pickup truck left the roadway and knocked down a power pole on SR-174, near Knute Street at North...

 
 Opinion    September 25, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago As part of the 21st Century, coordinator Earl Antone organized a open gym and movie night for the residents of Nespelem. Antone targeted struggling youth in the area specifically...

 
 News    July 24, 2013

Young artists invited to join PUD's contest

Grant PUD invites children age 12 and under to participate in its special 75th Anniversary art contest. Participants create a work of art with the theme “How my family uses electricity,” using the PUD’s contest form. The forms can be downloaded...

 
 Community    June 26, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/18 - An Electric City woman told police that someone called and wanted her phone number and Social Security number. She refused to provide the numbers and in turn told police of the incident. A scam of some kind was suspected....

 
 News    March 20, 2013

Newsbriefs

Easter concert Sunday The Coulee Community Choir will present its Easter Concert on Sunday, March 24, at 3 p.m. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Grand Coulee. Complimentary refreshments will follow. City joins chamber The Electric City council...

 
 News    December 26, 2012

Electric utility raises rates

Following recent public hearings, Grant PUD commissioners approved a $305.7 million budget for 2013. Commissioners also approved a plan to increase rates by 6 percent for all Grant County electric customers. The new rates will impact customers...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 12, 2012

Colville Tribal officials unveil solar array

Colville Tribal officials on Friday unveiled a new solar array to power the Fish and Wildlife Program building near Omak and the Hearts Gathered immersive Salish language school. Located on the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 5, 2012

Care and Share Food bank back on its feet

Two months after running out of food and cutting back on days open, the Care and Share Food Bank is back up to speed, thanks to an overwhelming response from the community, said manager Fern...

 
 By Tom Flint PUD    Opinion    December 5, 2012

It’s budget time at the PUD; tell us your concerns

One of the most important aspects of our work as PUD commissioners is communicating with those we serve. We recognize that the decisions we make as a board have a direct impact on families, farms and businesses in Grant County. As we move closer to...

 
 Opinion    December 5, 2012

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The best young boxers, from all over the state will make the trip to Coulee Dam this weekend to compete in a boxing tournament at Lake Roosevelt High School. A new full-time police officer should make attending schools in the Grand...

 
 Community    November 21, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 9/27 - A Spokane man with Grand Coulee connections was pulled over for not stopping at an intersection, and the officer saw that he was talking on his cellphone. The driver claimed that he was on an “undercover operation for...

 
 News    November 7, 2012

Newsbriefs

Community Watch to meet The Community Watch group in Electric City will meet at 6 p.m., Nov. 12, at the Fire Hall in Electric City. The organizers of the “watch” will have additional information on moving the program along. The public is invited...

 
 Community    October 3, 2012

Fall Hiring Event at BBCC

Twenty-three employers are confirmed exhibitors for the Fall Hiring Event at Big Bend Community College on Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the ATEC Building. New companies to the area like ChinaSoft and Aviation Technical Services (ATS) are sending...

 
 Opinion    September 25, 2012

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago As part of the 21st Century, coordinator Earl Antone organized a open gym and movie night for the residents of Nespelem. Antone targeted struggling youth in the area specifically...

 
 News    August 1, 2012

Newsbriefs

Wildfire burns to water tank A fire crew of about a dozen responded from Mt. Tolman Fire Center to a grass blaze at the northwest corner of the town of Nespelem late Monday afternoon. An official said that the cause of the fire is being...

 
 By Roger Lucas and Scott Hunter    News    July 25, 2012

Storm rips through the region

People that have been around the area for a long time said last Friday afternoon’s storm was the worst they had ever seen. A National Weather Service warning at 12:54 p.m. said it was moving north...

 
 News    July 18, 2012

Newsbriefs

Primary ballots out this week Ballots for the Aug. 7 primary, will be mailed to voters today, Wednesday, in Grant County and Thursday in Okanogan County, their respective elections departments noted. If you don’t get a ballot by July 25, you can...

 
 News    July 4, 2012

District responds to critic’s questions

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board June 25 night approved a response Superintendent Dennis Carlson made to a number of questions submitted several weeks ago by Electric City resident Carl Russell. Russell had opposed the location of the new...

 
 Community    June 27, 2012

Coulee Cops

Coulee Dam 6/11 - A man who said he was wanted on a warrant turned himself in at the police department. Dispatch confirmed the warrant from Douglas County. He was taken to Okanogan County Jail. 6/12 - A woman was stopped for following another vehicle...

 
 By PUD Commissioners    Opinion    April 18, 2012

Every day is Earth Day at Grant PUD

This weekend we celebrate Earth Day. This one day provides an opportunity for the nation to pause and reflect upon the environment. As customers of Grant PUD, your impact is relatively low thanks to the clean, renewable hydropower that energizes the...

 
 By Roger Lucas    News    April 4, 2012

State awards over half million for energy upgrades

The Grand Coulee Dam School District has received an energy grant from the state of $580,268, district officials said Monday. Coupled with energy incentives in the amount of $174,243, and net costs to the school district of $406,025, the energy...

 
 News    March 21, 2012

News Briefs

TV program on dam set for April Amercian Experience will air a new documentary on Grand Coulee Dam April 3. It will be carried on Spokane’s KSPS-TV public television station at 7 p.m. A repeat broadcast is scheduled for April 7 at 2 p.m. “Grand...

 
 News    March 14, 2012

Newsbriefs

SHARP Kids to help at park The after-school and summer program for kids will take on some maintenance tasks at the Gerkhe Windmills, a parks official said Monday. Coulee Area Park and Recreation District Chairman Phil Hansen told commissioners the...

 
 By Roger Lucas    News    March 7, 2012

Energy-saving project proposed for schools

Local schools could see a boost in energy efficiency under a proposed project. Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson was instructed by the board at its late February meeting to work with McKinstry, an energy company, to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 11, 2012

Salmon eggs to grow at schools

Chinook salmon eggs were delivered Wednesday to the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School, which had received special equipment to support them before winter break, donated by Grant County PUD. Bob Tuck, of...