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 By Scott Hunter    News    June 11, 2014

Lake Roosevelt graduates last class

Lake Roosevelt High School pushed 31 of its students into the world last Saturday. The graduating class of 2014 celebrated the accomplishments of all, taking special note of its top scholars,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 11, 2014

10th annual fun event for kids is set for this Saturday

by Roger S. Lucas The 10th Annual Koulee Kids Fest is Saturday, with everything for kids. Pick up your Koulee Kids passport at the Visitor Center, Saturday Market or Coulee Hardware and you can be on your way to fun and maybe prizes. The event is...

 
 News    June 11, 2014

A weekend made for dads

A dad and son admire an old Ford at last year's Coulee Cruizers Show n' Shine event at Banks Lake Park. The event is set for this Father's Day weekend, along with the chamber of commerce's Koulee...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    June 11, 2014

Our take on the news

Apparently, the mayor of Grand Coulee does not want his police department serving Electric City. That seems the most reasonable way to interpret his proposed tripling of the cost Grand Coulee charges Electric City for answering calls to Electric City...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 4, 2014

Chamber to launch annual mid-June events

The 10th Annual Koulee Kids Fest and the Saturday Market will each take off Saturday, June 14. Both are sponsored by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce. The Saturday Market, featuring fruits and vegetables, local produce and arts and...

 
 News    June 4, 2014

Newsbriefs

Beautiful cars coming to town The Coulee Cruizers Car Club will host their annual Best Rod Run by a Dam Site on Father’s Day weekend, June 13-15. Look for fancy cars with unbelievable paint jobs cruising the area Friday night on a boulevard cruise...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

Memorial Day dedication set

The flags are going up Saturday, Veterans, their families, and the general public looks forward each year to the "Isle of Flags" at Spring Canyon Cemetery. This year there will be over 500 flags...

 
 By Dave and Rachel McClure    Opinion    May 21, 2014

The term "wild horse race" gave wrong idea to some

In response to three letters published last week so fervently against the “Wild horse race” coming up this weekend, there needs to be some things cleared up. The term “Wild horse race” has misled the three concerned ladies that voiced their...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 21, 2014

Lady Raiders softball finish season

After a win over Bridgeport last week, the Lady Raiders came up one game short of making it into district play, ending their season. The Lake Roosevelt team played their last softball game of the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Strong local women to be featured in exhibit

Biographies of five local women will be featured along with a "Rosie the Riveter" quilt at the Visitor Center soon. The five are: Ida Bartels, Toby Ann Levy, Lynda G. Nutt, Barbara Ann Meyer and Rober...

 
 Opinion    May 14, 2014

Re: "Wild horse race added to May 24 event"

This is about the wild horse race. People may think this is fun and exciting, but it's at the expense of the state of fear and stress on an animal that has not been around humans. It is cruel. Those of us who know horses, do our best to take the...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 14, 2014

Raiders finishes season 13-8 for 2014

Lake Roosevelt’s baseball team finished the 2014 season Monday at Wenatchee Valley Juinor College in a loser-out game against White Swan. The Raiders kept it close but could not beat the Cougars in the end. The Cougars ended the Raiders season in...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 14, 2014

Lady Raiders lose three

Lady Raider softball dropped all three of their games last week. At Oroville May 6, the Lady Raiders lost to the Hornets by a close score. On the mound, Tristen Adolph continued her streak of solid performances, striking out eight batters and giving...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 7, 2014

Tennis has busy week

LR’s tennis team rebounded from a total loss early last week with a sweep and a half at the start of May. At Okanogan April 29, the Raiders were swept, both boys and girls, by the Bulldogs. Holly Jo Carriere came back in the second set of her...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 7, 2014

Baseball winning

The Raiders extended their win streak to five games last week with wins at home and away. Lake Roosevelt took on the Hornets at Greene Field April 29, but Oroville did not roll over easily. The game...

 
 News    April 30, 2014

Newsbriefs

Playhouse raffle ongoing Raffle tickets on the little playhouse parked in front of Loepp Furniture are on sale inside the store for $1 each. The tickets will remain on sale until Junior Rodeo time July 19-20. You don’t have to be at the Junior...

 
 Community    April 30, 2014

Pier dedicated

Steamboat Rock State Park Ranger Jeremy Jalali and Grand Coulee Dam Rotary Club President Colleen Manley cut the ribbon Monday at an official dedication of the first handicapped-accessible fishing...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 30, 2014

Ladies pick up third win

Lady Raider softball went one of three in last week's games, falling to the league-leading Liberty Bell, but prevailing in one of two games in Saturday's doubleheader against Oroville. At Liberty...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 30, 2014

Tennis beats the rain in a tie-breaker kind of week

Three home tennis matches against White Swan came down to tiebreaks, with LR winning all three April 22. The weather became a factor as the matches, played on both the high school courts and the...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 30, 2014

Baseball goes two for three

The league-leading Mountain Lions held the Raiders to one run April 22 at Liberty Bell, defeating Lake Roosevelt 6-1, but LR did not stay down, as the Billygoats were to discover. The Pateros Billygoa...

 
 News    April 23, 2014

Egg rush

A girl pounces on one of 2,500 colored plastic eggs left on the athletic field at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School for the Lions Club annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday. Winners of special prizes are on...

 
 News    April 23, 2014

State park fishing pier to be dedicated

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced Tuesday the upcoming dedication of a new ADA-accessible fishing pier at Steamboat Rock State Park. The dedication ceremony is scheduled...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Lifestyles    April 23, 2014

Rabbit tracks

One of my most trusted readers and a small friend of mine, (even though she tells me to Shut Up every time she sees me) wanted me to do my column about the Easter Bunny. So since I don’t want to...

 
 Community    April 23, 2014

Hundreds find little treasures

Hundreds of kids from 1 to 10 years of age cleaned the middle school athletic field of thousands of plastic eggs in mere minutes Saturday. Ludolph Field at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School sported...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 23, 2014

Baseball on three-game tear

Raider baseball rebounded from their loss to Liberty Bell by winning all three games last week. At home against Bridgeport April 15, the Raiders blanked the Mustangs en route to a big league win....

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 23, 2014

Lady Raiders pick up two wins

Lady Raider softball picked up their first two wins of the 2014 season at Manson on Saturday. Lady Raider pitching showed positive improvement. In the first game of the doubleheader, Savannah Marin struck out 10 batters, allowing only seven walks....

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 16, 2014

Raider tennis has busy week

Raiders competed in three tennis matches during the past week. On April 10th LR travelled to Wilson Creek to take on the small Devils squad. Then on the 11th LR hosted the League leading Liberty Bell...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 16, 2014

Raider baseball win and lose

The Raiders pummeled Pateros but lost to Liberty Bell last week in two away baseball games. Lake Roosevelt came away with a 10-run victory over the Billygoats in Pateros April 8. Trey Nicholson went four for five with a grand slam and a three-run...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 9, 2014

Raiders shut down by Colton, beat Tonasket

Raider baseball split their two non-league games over spring break, losing to the Colton Wildcats and defeating Tonasket at home on the 5th. LR remains at .500 for the season with a 4-4 overall record...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 9, 2014

Golf opened at Moses Lake

Austin Rosenbaum led Raider golfers with a 49 and the first-place medal in a match March 24 at Moses Pointe Golf Club in Moses Lake. The nine-hole match against the Moses Lake Christian Lions and Manson Trojans had only individual scoring for the...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Free health screening coming

The Lions Club and Coulee Medical Center are offering a free health screening here Friday, April 11, from 10-4. The screening will take place at Coulee Medical Center using the Northwest Lions Foundation mobile unit. The screening includes blood...

 
 News    March 26, 2014

Newsbriefs

Long time on duty Grand Coulee police Chief Mel Hunt completed his 38th year with the department at 4 p.m. Monday this week. Blues coming to resort The Sunbanks Lake Resort spring Blues Festival will be held May 15-18, at the resort site in Electric...

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Random Heroes to rock the Coulee. Corey Hilson, Brian Edwards, Brandon Ricks, Clancy Dieser and Mike Harden, five local boys will give their first local rock concert Friday night. Security upgrades at Grand Coulee Dam continue with the...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    February 26, 2014

Raider boys take second in District 5-6

In overtime, the Raiders secured second place in the district tournament Saturday against a foe that had twice beaten them in the regular season. "We came in ready to play and prove that we deserved...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    February 12, 2014

Lady Raiders extend win streak

The Lady Raiders defeated Liberty Bell and Riverside Christian to extend their current win streak to four games last week. The wins help Lake Roosevelt secure second place in the Central Washington 2B...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    February 12, 2014

Raider boys drop two last week

The Raider boys lost two games last week, just as squads are jockeying for district berths, giving them a 9-9 win-loss record overall, 4-5 in league play. The Raiders now need to win out to hold on...

 
 Opinion    February 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Riding the ski slopes and keeping good grades have been combined in a program for students from Nespelem and Grand Coulee Dam School Districts. The club of 89 kids have academic requirements intended to keep their English skills,...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    February 5, 2014

Lady Raiders take two from Fillies and Trojans

The Lady Raiders picked up two road wins last week at Bridgeport and Manson, lifting their overall win-loss record to 7-8 and their Central Washington 2B record to 5-2. Lake Roosevelt is in second place in the north half of the league, with a...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    February 5, 2014

Raider boys on three-game win streak

by John R. McNeil II The Raiders extended their winning streak to three games as they defeated Bridgeport and Manson last week. At Bridgeport, the Raiders started out slow having trouble in the rebounding department and in playing consistently at...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 29, 2014

Raiders sting Hornets, tripped up by Mt. Lions

Having suffered a four-point loss earlier in the week, the Lake Roosevelt boys were looking to rebound Saturday when they hosted the Hornets of Oroville. They got their bounce. In the first quarter,...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 29, 2014

Ladies win one, lose one

by John R. McNeil II The Lady Raiders split their week, defeating the Mt. Lions at Liberty Bell Jan. 21, 48-25, but falling to Oroville at home 45-40 on Friday. Head Coach Wallace Pleasants said the...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 22, 2014

Lady Raiders win two

The Lady Raiders beat Manson and Kittitas last week, before losing to White Swan Saturday at home. With the two wins, the Lake Roosevelt team improved their overall win-loss record to 4-7, and to 2-1...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    January 22, 2014

Raider boys basketball at .500 for season

After a big win over Manson, the Raider boys dropped their win-loss record to 6-6 overall and 1-2 in Central Washington 2B play after losses to Kittitas and White Swan last week. LR still sits at the...

 
 Opinion    January 8, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago A local couple donated 40 beanie babies to the local police department and EMS. Don and Karen Daniels donated the stuffed toys after buying them from Coulee Gifts to supply to kids when they are needed. David Bjorson and Jamie Combs...

 
 Opinion    November 13, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Workers from Basin Paving Co. finished planting the last juniper tree at the intersection of highway 155 and Kent Street in Electric City. Approximately 196 trees were planted in town as part of a beautification project. Two Lake...

 
 Opinion    November 6, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago For the Chistopherson family, the fighting in Iraq hits close to home. On Oct. 30th much of the Washington Army National Guard mobilized including Capt. Chris Christopherson of the National Guards 81st Armor Brigade. The tour of duty...

 
 Obituaries    November 6, 2013

Bill Brashears November 26, 1928 – October 29, 2013

Bill Brashears passed away in Grand Coulee on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. He was born November 26, 1928, in Leola, Ark., the second of three sons to Bryan and Beatrice Brashears. The family moved to...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 6, 2013

Lady Raiders finish season with loss to Liberty Bell

The Lady Raiders finished the 2013 season at home against the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions. LR lost to Liberty Bell in a straight set 3-0. Liberty Bell’s fast play took the Lady Raiders off guard...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 30, 2013

Mountain Lions manhandle Raiders

LR was handed its fourth loss in a row last Friday as the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions came to Coulee Dam to lay down a 45-0 walloping on the Raiders. The Raiders are now in last place in the Central...

 
 News    October 23, 2013

Office: Electric City Council

Aaron Derr’s statement: My name is Aaron Derr and I am running for Electric City Council Position 1. I feel the greatest challenges for this position will be to provide a consistent and transparent governance for Electric City, and to work with the...

 

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