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 By Bob Valen    Opinion    June 21, 2017 

Fake news about the jungle!

Reading the recent piece about the circus visit, I found a statement to be two-thirds correct. “Jungle cats” is a misleading title for the three big cats that are part of the circus. Lions, specifically African lions, are not jungle dwellers,...

 

Riffing at graduation

With diplomas waiting in the foreground, Quincy Williams shreds it on an air guitar that sounded exactly like the lead guitar riff in Journey's 1981 epic song "Don't Stop Believin'," which he and the...

 

Lions award Reichlin

Brooklyn Rose Reichlin of Electric City is the 2017 recipient of a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the Grand Coulee Dam Lions Club. The scholarship application process includes a review of applicants’ academic achievement, community service record,...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    May 31, 2017

Big tent circus coming to town

The circus is coming to town, and no, not your in-laws. An actual circus! The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, to be exact. Complete with lions, tigers, a huge tent, and a variety of other...

 

Newsbriefs

Lions to offer eye screening at CMC Grand Coulee Lions Club is joining forces with Coulee Medical Center for a free eye screening during Health Week May 15-19. The screenings will be made from 7-10 a.m. at the hospital. For more information you can...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    May 10, 2017

Updated: Lady Raiders softball humble Waterville, get ready for playoffs

The Lake Roosevelt Lady Raiders girls' softball team defeated the Waterville Lady Shockers last week to finish their regular season, then lost to the Liberty Bell Lady Mountain Lions 13-2 on May 9 in the first round of districts. The Lady Raiders ove...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    May 3, 2017

Tennis loses to Liberty Bell, Okanogan

This past week the Lake Roosevelt Raider tennis team lost at home against the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions, then travelled to Okanogan where they lost to the Bulldogs. Against Liberty Bell, the boys...

 

Hunt winners

Prize egg winners from the Grand Coulee Dam Lions Club 80th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, from left to right: 1-3 year olds: Prezle Hill, Traysen Bearcub, Hadley Marchand; 4-5 year olds: Jaycie Graves,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 12, 2017

Two egg hunts planned for Easter weekend

Two community Easter egg hunts are planned for the area this year. The Lions Club will hold its 80th community Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 15, at the former middle school field in Grand Coulee. It is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and is for...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    April 5, 2017

Seniors prepare hundreds of Easter baskets

Monday was a busy day at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. That was the day that Easter baskets went on sale. The place was filled with 371 Easter baskets, and accordingly, people. Workers started...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    April 5, 2017

Raiders defeat Oroville Hornets, fall to Liberty Bell Mountain Lions

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders baseball team defeated the Oroville Hornets in both games of a doubleheader March 28, 20-0 and 20-2. "Everyone played well on defense, and our pitchers did a good job...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    April 5, 2017

Raider Softball continues to shine

The Lady Raiders softball team won three of four games in doubleheaders at home against Oroville and Liberty Bell, with the fourth game called short because of darkness. Mikayla Thompson hit a grand...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    March 29, 2017

Raider softball team dominates second straight week

The Lake Roosevelt Lady Raiders dominated in softball for the second week in a row, going 4-0 for their season win-loss record, to sit on top of the Central Washington 2B league rankings, just above...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    March 29, 2017

Raider tennis loses in Liberty Bell

Raider tennis lost as a team in Liberty Bell on Thursday, but there were some wins at the individual level. The boys lost 4-1 in their matches, and the girls lost 3-2 against the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions. In the boys’ singles, Aidan Derr lost 6-...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Sports    March 29, 2017

Short-handed baseball team forfeits

The Lake Roosevelt Raiders baseball team had to forfeit their doubleheader against Bridgeport on Saturday due to only having eight players. “We had a family issue and weren’t able to field a full team,” said Levi Seekins, athletic director for...

 

Girls lose two in postseason; lose to White Swan at district

The Lake Roosevelt Lady Raiders lost to Tonasket then Liberty Bell over the weekend, and were defeated in the districts tournament last night against White Swan 41-51. Playing the Lady Tigers in...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    January 25, 2017

Impromptu slumber party shows kindness of community

The Liberty Bell Mountain Lions held an impromptu slumber party in the Lake Roosevelt gym last Tuesday after their basketball game with the Raiders, due to the ice storm that night. The junior varsity games had been canceled so that the varsity...

 

Lady Raiders chalk up two more in the win column

The Lady Raiders defeated Liberty Bell in a fourth-quarter comeback before a dominant win over the Manson. Hosting the Lady Mountain Lions Jan. 17, Lake Roosevelt trailed for three-and-a-half...

 

After win and loss, still hope for playoffs for Raiders

The Raider boys defeated the Mountain Lions, but fell to the Trojans last week, still leaving Lake Roosevelt with a long shot at the playoffs. Hosting the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions on a night of...

 

Ladies defeat the Hornets, lose to Bears

The Lady Raiders tasted both victory, on their home court last week, and a grizzly defeat on the road. Hosting the Oroville Lady Hornets in Lake Roosevelt's gym Jan. 10, everything went smoothly for...

 

Raiders lose two games

The Oroville Hornets skimmed a victory last week at Lake Roosevelt from the Raiders, who also took lessons from unbeaten Brewster later in the week. The score was close all night against Oroville...

 

Lady Raiders defeat Fillies and Lady Shockers

The Lady Raiders basketball team is 6-2 in the league after decimating Bridgeport on the road last Tuesday, 63-36, then defeating Waterville at home on Saturday, 42-31. The girls are ranked 17th in...

 

LR lose two by slim margins

The Raider basketball team has a 1-7 win-loss record in the league after losing by four points, 46-42, in Bridgeport last Tuesday, then by five points, 43-38, against Waterville on Saturday at home....

 

Elten Henry Klein

Elten Henry Klein passed away peacefully December 8, 2016, at the Columbia Basin Skilled Nursing Unit in Ephrata, Washington. He was born in Spokane, Washington, October 8, 1924, to Anne Thomas Klein...

 

Lady Raiders defeats followed by dominant win

The Lady Raiders showed no mercy Saturday to Soap Lake, winning by 27 points following two losses of their own against Brewster and Liberty Bell last week. Following a 60-44 loss to the Lady Bears...

 

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