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 Community    March 25, 2015 

Easter egg hunt coming

The Grand Coulee Dam Lions Club will be holding its 79th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. at the middle school athletic field. Children ages 0 – 10 are invited to participate in this free event....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 11, 2015

Marcolin named seniors' volunteer of the year

The members of the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center honored their "Volunteer of the Year" Tuesday night. Felix Marcolin, 78, was described as a "person who makes himself available 24/7'" to help other p...

 
 News    February 11, 2015

Newsbriefs

Newspaper to close Monday The Star newspaper will be closed Monday, Feb. 16, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. The deadline for advertising and news is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13. The Star office will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17. Valentine...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 4, 2015

Raiders on four-game win streak

by John R. McNeil II With one week left in the season, the Raiders are sitting at 12-6 overall win-loss record with a four-game win streak. The wins have put the Raiders in third place in the Central...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 28, 2015

Kathy Rice is named "Volunteer of the Year" for 2014

She was selected, by a vote of local citizens to be awarded the "volunteer" for 2014. Rice was among a list of nine that had been nominated for the honor, and received almost a third of the total 182...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 28, 2015

Gems in the Coulee: Volunteers

Anyone who knows anything at all about our history in the Coulee area knows that volunteerism is what made the heart start beating and thriving in this area. Sure, the great Grand Coulee Dam brought thousands into the area but if not for the local...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 28, 2015

Lady Raiders on win streak

After a bad set of games, the Lady Raiders are on a win streak, sweeping all opponents last week. Lake Roosevelt is sitting in the number-two spot in the Central Washington North, behind Okanogan. The Lady Raiders’ win-loss record stands at 9-6...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 28, 2015

Raider boys win two of three

The Raiders won two of three basketball games last week to put them in fourth place in the Central Washington North standings, with a 6-3 league win-loss record and a 9-6 record overall. The wins came at Oroville and Bridgeport. Liberty Bell...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 21, 2015

Raider boys on two-game win streak

Raider Boys Basketball won two of three games for the second straight week and began a win streak. Lake Roosevelt had a rough start to last week against the fourth-ranked Okanogan Bulldogs Jan. 13 at...

 
 By John R. McNeil II    Sports    January 21, 2015

Lady Raiders basketball team at crossroads

Lady Raider Basketball is at a crossroads after losing two of the last three games. Against Okanogan Jan. 13 at Okanogan, the Lady Raiders struggled against a sluggish Bulldog team. Okanogan jumped...

 
 Opinion    January 14, 2015

Nine nominated for Volunteer of the Year, 2014

Below we present several well-thought-out nominations for Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Karen Depew for Volunteer of the Year I would like to Nominate Karen Depew as Volunteer of the Year. I know I only know a very small part of Karen Depew’s...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 14, 2015

Two wins include OT battle

The Raider boys capped last week with an intense overtime victory at home, one of two wins of the three games played and a lesson in pressure. The week left them at "2-1 overall" and "moving in the...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 14, 2015

Lady Raiders in fourth place

The Lady Raiders won two of three games last week to set themselves up in fourth place in Central Washington 2B North standings. At Tonasket Jan. 6, Lake Roosevelt defeated the last-place Tigers, 43-2...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 14, 2015

Wrestlers continue success

Raider wrestlers won 10 of their 11 matches at Wilbur last week, then took home three medals from a tournament, north of Spokane, full of big-school talent. “Another good week of wrestling,” Head Coach Steve Hood said “The guys are working...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 7, 2015

Wrestlers press ahead ready for the stretch

Raider Wrestling hosted the annual Powerhouse Tourney Dec. 30, then headed south to Warden Jan. 3 for the Jeremiah Schmunk Invitational. At their Powerhouse Tournament, held in the old middle school in Grand Coulee, LR placed 10th out of 11 teams...

 
 By Trees of Sharing Committee    Opinion    December 31, 2014

Thanks for helping 161 children

Thank you from the Trees of Sharing committee to everyone who helped provide Christmas gifts to 161 children in 63 families on Saturday, Dec. 20. We extend special thanks to Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union, Coulee Family Medicine, Flo’s Café,...

 
 Community    December 24, 2014

Christmas 60 years ago

Sixty years ago, the holiday season in the community stretching from Electric City to Nespelem featured all kinds of parties, programs and events. Here's a sampling of some of them and the folks who...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 5, 2014

Lady Raiders finish short of districts

Lady Raider Volleyball missed out on going to the district tournament after losing to Liberty Bell in a tiebreaker match Thursday, three games to one. “This was a particularly hard loss as it was...

 
 Opinion    October 22, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Douglas County PUD commission is expecting to take final action on three resolutions at its Nov. 1 meeting in East Wenatchee, authorizing a multi-million dollar settlement with the Colville Tribes and implementing a power sales...

 
 By Birdie Hensley    Opinion    October 15, 2014

About dry grass at cemetery

First, the Grand Coulee Dam Lions and Spring Canyon Cemetery would like to thank the community for all the support over the past 79 years. We could not do everything we do in the community without the support of this great community. At this time, I...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 15, 2014

Ladies snap losing streak

Lady Raider Volleyball split its matches last week. At home Oct. 7, Lake Roosevelt faced a Liberty Bell team they had defeated back in September, but the rematch turned into a Mt. Lion victory 3 games to 1. “It was disappointing to lose to LB in...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 8, 2014

Ladies struggle with league leaders

Lady Raider Volleyball lost both matches last week to Central Washington 2B North leaders Brewster and Okanogan. Lake Roosevelt now owns a 2-5 win-loss record in league play and 3-5 overall. Looking...

 
 Opinion    October 1, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Pit bulls and other certain breeds of dogs are now more expensive to keep in Coulee Dam and may be on the way to being banned altogether. The town council passed a dangerous dogs ordinance last week that named pit bulls as a type of...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    September 24, 2014

When the circus came to town

Traditions are important but sometimes when one fades away it isn’t till it is long gone that you wish, somehow, it was still around to enjoy. As I think back to some of the Coulee traditions as a kid, I start to wonder, “What happened to...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 17, 2014

Lady Raiders win two matches

Lady Raider Volleyball had a successful travel week, beating both Liberty Bell and Soap Lake. “We have been working hard on the mental game of volleyball, playing through adversity, and they have done exactly that,” Head Coach Nate Piturachsatit...

 

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