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Doctor wants to represent you A woman who wants to represent you in Olympia has scheduled a “coffee talk” at the Voltage Coffee House this Friday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Running for the state’s 12th Legislative District as an independent, Ann Diamo...

 

Summer reading program getting ready to kick off

North Central Regional Library is getting ready to kick off its annual Summer Reading Program. The program offers prizes to encourage children and teens to read during the summer months away from school and offers a full lineup of fun and free...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    April 25, 2018

PUD installing new meters

Grant County Public Utility District has been installing new “advanced” meters in homes and businesses, a move the utility says will save $35.6 million by 2029. If you see someone on your property, doing something with your electricity meter, it...

 

Hydropower STEM Academy is open for Grant County students

From building and flying their drones to constructing and racing a solar-powered car, to learning how to create a working hydropower model, the Foundation for Water Energy and Education’s Hydropower and STEM Career Academy has plenty of exciting...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at the Melody The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Melody Restaurant at noon this Thursday, March 22. Jesse Tillman from Coulee Concrete will be the guest speaker. He will give a history of Coulee Concrete...

 

City would do well to study and pursue fiber optic network

In the late 1990s, as The Star was starting to publish online as an experiment, access to the internet was not essential. Things have changed. Today, the world is online. New and innovative ways of accomplishing old tasks more efficiently often also...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    December 27, 2017

Net neutrality repeal not a big factor locally, so far

A recent topic in the national news has been the repeal of “net neutrality” rules which restrained internet service providers (ISPs) from charging consumers more for access to certain websites, and from charging websites more for faster download...

 

PUD positioning for future needs

Affordable and reliable energy is one of the main drivers of our rapidly-expanding economy in Grant County. As stewards entrusted with the care and operations of your local public utility district, we take our job seriously. A decade ago, no one coul...

 
 By Mick Qualls    Opinion    October 4, 2017

Concerned that PUD stopped network buildout

As a concerned group of Grant County citizens, we believe that your readers will be as concerned as we are to learn that Grant PUD eliminated build-out of new fiber connections from their 2018 budget. The budget maintains service to those that have...

 

Report: Man with record runs after second stop

A Hill Avenue man who was pulled over by police twice the same day for driving with a suspended license found himself in Grant County jail. James E. Goodlake, 24, is the same man Spokane police arrested there last July for possession of a car stolen...

 

Energy demo

At the Grand Coulee Library last Wednesday, Chuck Allen of Grant County PUD demonstrates with an assistant the amount of electricity needed to power an energy-saver light bulb versus a standard light...

 

Library program will present hydropower cool story

The Grand Coulee library will be a spot to learn the “cool true story” about how power companies like Grant PUD use the naturally-occurring water cycle to generate electricity, and also how power is delivered to customers throughout Grant...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/7 - Police checked on a report that a man and woman were walking down Federal Avenue arguing. When asked separately, the two said there was nothing going on. 6/12 - A Florida man who was flying his drone over the top of the dam...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 3, 2017

CMC employees to get lighted crosswalk

There will soon be a lighted crosswalk on Highway 174, where employees at Coulee Medical Center cross the highway from where they park. A meeting was held recently with representatives from the Department of Transportation, Coulee Medical Center,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 12, 2017

Fire destroys home in Grand Coulee

Fire destroyed a home at 323 Roosevelt Drive in Grand Coulee late Saturday evening. A family of four were away at the time of the fire; however, two dogs died in the blaze. The Jesus Llamas family...

 

Newsbriefs

Clean clothes, dirty money A Nespelem couple washing clothes at a laundromat on E Grand Avenue Feb. 5, ended up with clean clothes and a counterfeit $20 bill. The couple told police that they were approached by a tall slender, white male with brown...

 

Newsbriefs

Mayor Wilder chairs board Coulee Dam Mayor Greg Wilder was named chairman of the Regional Board of Mayors and presided over the group’s first meeting of 2017 Monday afternoon. No rate increase The Regional Board of Mayors received word Monday that...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 7, 2016

Change planned for PUD office

Grant County PUD plans to switch its Grand Coulee office to a drive-up service sometime early next year. Speaking for the PUD, public affairs manager Thomas Stredwick said Tuesday that there will still be a public presence at the Grand Coulee...

 

Seasonal decor goes up in area

Grant County PUD worker Tim Noud hangs a decoration on a pole on Main Street in Grand Coulee Nov. 9, as winter wheat sprouts from a decorative fall straw bale below. Warm temperatures and record...

 

Grant PUD commissioners set budget for 2017

EPHRATA — Grant PUD Commissioners adopted a $307.3 million budget for 2017 during their meeting on Nov. 8, the PUD announced Tuesday night. The budget outlines funding so Grant PUD’s 47,000 customers will continue to be served with affordable...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 10/24 - Two 14-year-old boys were advised that it wasn’t a good idea to carry toy rifles and pistols near the hospital and in the city. Officers explained their toys looked like real guns. The pair were advised to play with the...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber To Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, October 6, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Tom Poplawski will be speaking about the Almira/Coulee Dam Community Church and its launch on October 9....

 

Newsbriefs

GC fire and ambulance busy The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Service reported five fire calls and 28 ambulance calls during August. Fire calls included four mutual aid responses and one vehicle fire. Eight ambulance calls were...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/11 - An Electric City woman told police she witnessed a red truck backing into a power pole and that the light dropped and broke. Police looked for the truck but couldn’t find it, and notified Grant County PUD of the problem. - A...

 

Free program on water and energy at library

Grant County PUD will bring a program on how it uses the water cycle to generate electricity to the Grand Coulee Library on July 19 at 11 a.m. There will be plenty of hands-on activities, games and educational fun for kids of all ages. North Central...

 

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