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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...

 

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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....

 

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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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Electric City survey is online The Electric City Parks and Trails survey is now online. The link to the survey questions is www.surveymonkey.com/r/electriccityparks. For those who want a hard copy of the survey questions, they are available at city...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/2 - A woman who resides on Weil Place was sent a citation after police viewed security footage and determined that she had backed into another vehicle at Coulee Gas and then left the scene. 4/4 - An officer directed traffic...

 

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Beyond the call A Grand Coulee police officer, Thomas L. Johnson, performed an act well beyond the normal activity of an officer on March 31. He responded to a call of a stranded vehicle on SR-155 near milepost 7, where he found a vehicle with the...

 

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Elmer Easter eggs Elmer City will have an Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday, March 27, at 1 p.m. at the city park. The hunt will be in three age categories: five and under, 6-10, and 11 and older (no age limit). Help is needed to fill plastic eggs...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/16 - Police followed up on a report of a possible domestic issue and were told by a couple that they had argued but nothing physical occurred. The woman was given a New Hope packet and told to contact police if she needed help....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 6, 2016

Man arrested for puppy cruelty

A Wilbur man, who was arrested by Grand Coulee police on Dec. 20, for animal cruelty in the first degree, was jailed in Grant County after appearing Dec. 31, in Superior Court. Police had been looking for James E. Goodlake, 22, since Dec. 13, when a...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/2 - Police are still sorting out problems with a Cadillac that was pulled over because of a license tab problem. The driver also didn’t have insurance on the vehicle. The license tabs on the vehicle, which were expired...

 

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Author wins statewide award A Spokane teacher with local ties has won the Washington State Book Award for his second novel. Bruce Holbert’s “The Hour of Lead,” which a Seattle Times reviewer called a “riveting and beautifully written”...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 14, 2015

Grand Coulee house burns

A house fire Sunday at 228 B Continental Heights that did major damage to the interior is still under investigation, according to Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Chief Richard Paris. The alarm sounded at...

 
 By Press release    News    October 7, 2015

Employees injured in Priest Rapids Dam explosion

EPHRATA, Wash. — (Updated with new information at 7:10 p.m.) At approximately 4:15 p.m. today an explosion was reported at Priest Rapids Dam along the Columbia River. At this point there are six confirmed employees with various levels of injury...

 

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