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 By Scott Hunter    News    August 12, 2015

Grant PUD to conduct wireless network survey

Grant PUD will begin conducting a survey of potential wireless network customers in Grant County this month. Those who receive the survey, which is being mailed to about 10,000 customers in proposed wireless locations, are asked to fill out a...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 29, 2015

Quick fire response saves homes

A fast-moving fire Friday burned about an acre of brush and grass across the highway from North Dam, but quick action by local firefighters prevented flames from reaching nearby houses. The fire...

 
 By press release    News    July 15, 2015

Big Moses Lake fire today ruled accidental

MOSES LAKE – A fire which tore through a Moses Lake business Friday, July 17, 2015, has been ruled accidental. Grant County Deputy Fire Marshal Nathan Poplawski says employees at Inland Tarp and Cover, 4172 North Frontage Road East, accidentally...

 
 By Ken Jorgensen    Opinion    June 10, 2015

PUD should not change rates for big business

There seems to be some confusion about what a public utility district is intended to accomplish. The large corporations who have come into Grant County will attempt to lower their rates if they can, and in that attempt, they will urge a cost...

 
 Community    June 10, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/1 - MPH Auto Repair reported that someone stole a stereo out of the dash of an inoperable car behind the business. Loss of the stereo was estimated at $250 and damage to the dash $500. – The manager of the Grand Coulee Manor...

 
 By Ken Noggles    Opinion    April 29, 2015

PUD's cost of service analysis is a lot of hooey

The Grant County PUD Commissioners are holding a “Cost of Service Analysis” workshop in the PUD office in Ephrata, May 4, at 9 a.m. Before you go, I would urge you to visit the “Public Disclosure Commission” website at www.pdc.wa.gov. It will...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 25, 2015

Fire burns construction building

A fire early Monday morning destroyed the office and storage area of the DWK Fowler Construction Company in Delano. The fire broke out about 6:15, and when firefighters responded they found smoke...

 
 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...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/13 - A woman reported that she had received a call from a party who said they represented the PUD and if she didn’t pay her back bill they were going to shut her power off. She told the caller that she didn’t owe a back bill...

 
 Community    January 14, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 15, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. The program will be an update on the Senior Center by senior center president Birdie...

 
 News    November 26, 2014

Newsbriefs

Star closed for holiday The Star newspaper office will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 & 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will open for business again on Monday, Dec. 1, at 9 a.m. Local will march in Macy’s Parade Lynda Nutt, who...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 26, 2014

Street lighting additions planned for Electric City

Electric City plans to add at least 15 new street lights next year. The initial cost is about $2,000, and it will boost the city’s electric bill a bit higher. The decision to move forward on the street light program was made last Tuesday night and...

 
 Opinion    November 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago With the third year of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant ending, the Grand Coulee Dam School District is seeking alliance with local cities to fund the fourth year and possibly extend the program for a second term. Ad...

 
 Community    September 17, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 9/7 - Officers checked on a report from Tribal Police that a stolen vehicle was at a location on Sunny Drive in Electric City. The man who had the vehicle was arrested on a Department of Corrections detainer. He told police that...

 
 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

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...

 
 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

Newsbriefs

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...

 

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