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 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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story

 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,... Full story

 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... Full story



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... Full story



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... Full story

 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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


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.... Full story



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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story


Library activities are in full swing

North Central Regional Library will be offering a wide range of programs over the summer, including its popular reading programs for children and adults. Coming July 19, employees from the PUD will be visiting at 11 a.m. Signups are now underway at... Full story


Summer reading program has begun at the library

North Central Regional Library will be offering a wide range of programs over the summer, including its popular reading programs for children and adults. Signups are now underway for the reading programs, which will start at each of our 30 branches... Full story


Coulee cops

Grand Coulee 5/14 - A man reported to police that a power line near Batchelor’s Square was down. Police directed traffic until Grant County PUD arrived. 5/15 - A Nespelem man was cited for not having any required documents the officer asked for... Full story

 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 11, 2016

Promoters say new hydropower project could employ thousands

The Regional Board of Mayors learned Monday of a proposed Banks Lake Pumped Storage Project that could employ 2,500 people during construction and end up providing permanent employment for 150-200 workers. Columbia Basin Hydropower managers told the... Full story


legals for May 4, 2016

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 1034 of the City of Grand Coulee, Washington On the 12th of April, 2016, the City Council of the City of Grand Coulee, Washington, passed Ordinance No. 1034. This Ordinance will be effective the 11th day of May, 2016. A summa... Full story



Electric City survey is online The Electric City Parks and Trails survey is now online. The link to the survey questions is For those who want a hard copy of the survey questions, they are available at city... Full story


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