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 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...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 23, 2013

Raiders drop homecoming game

The Raiders dropped their third game in a row last Friday when they lost to the Oroville Hornets 42-14. The loss dropped Lake Roosevelt’s win-loss record to 0-3 in league and 3-4 overall. The Raiders are now tied with Bridgeport for last place in...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 23, 2013

Lady Raiders have rough week

The Lady Raiders dropped all three of their volleyball matches last week, with the last two decided in three games. At home Oct. 15, the Lady Raiders came out flat against Oroville and flew behind. In the second game, LR showed some spark and tied...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 16, 2013

Lady Raiders drop two matches

The Lady Raiders travelled to Liberty Bell and Pateros last week. In both cases LR came home with a loss. At Liberty Bell Thursday, the Lady Raiders lost in four games to the Mountain Lions. After...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 9, 2013

Lady Raiders lose to Fillies, beat Trojans

Lady Raiders lose to Fillies, beat Trojans by John R. McNeil II The Lady Raiders split last week’s matches at home against the Fillies of Bridgeport and the Manson Trojans. Against the Fillies, the...

 
 Opinion    September 25, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago As part of the 21st Century, coordinator Earl Antone organized a open gym and movie night for the residents of Nespelem. Antone targeted struggling youth in the area specifically...

 
 News    September 11, 2013

Newsbriefs

Lions to offer eye screening The Lions Club will offer a free eye screening exam Oct. 2 at the senior center in Grand Coulee from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The screening is open to all Grand Coulee Dam area residents. Certain individuals may qualify for a...

 
 Opinion    September 4, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Singing, fireworks and the dedication of Coulee Dam’s Douglas Park have all been planned this weekend for the ceremonial end of summer. The Labor Day weekend activities include 14-year-old singer Jared Wagner at the Grand Gallery...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    August 14, 2013

Fantasy football predictions -- Part 2

Well, last week I gave some predictions for the AFC and told you my Super Bowl pick for the AFC. So of course this week is the NFC. Also, I must apologize to you Bronco fans out there. I was advised by a very smart lady that hate is a very strong...

 
 Obituaries    August 14, 2013

Marjorie McClain

Marjorie McClain, 91, of Federal Way,Wash., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.  She was born to Harry & Hannah Smith in Tillamook Ore.  A longtime resident of Grand Coulee (class of 1939), she...

 
 Opinion    July 3, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Armed with only garden hoses, several Coulee Dam residents helped prevent a fire from destroying two Coulee Dam homes last Friday. Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow said strong winds knocked a poplar tree over on Yucca Street. That caused a...

 
 News    June 12, 2013

LR Class of 2013 graduates

Lake Roosevelt High School’s class of 2013 went through commencement exercises Saturday afternoon with speeches, songs, awards and scholarship announcements. School board director Ted Piccalo...

 
 Community    June 12, 2013

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at Pepper Jack’s at noon on Thursday, June 13 . The program will be presented by Lucas Bird and his mom Sjana who will be talking about Lucas’...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    June 12, 2013

Time for cool cars to cruise in

The Coulee Cruizers will strut their stuff this weekend at North Dam Park. It will be the 29th annual showing of the Best Rod Run by a Dam Site, always a favorite of local people who enjoy the work individual members of the Cruizers put into their...

 
 News    June 5, 2013

Koulee Kids Day centers on fun

Kids, circle Saturday, June 15, on your calendar for Koulee Kids Day events in the coulee. It’s the eighth annual event for kids and a full schedule with times will be included in next week’s Star newspaper. A number of businesses are...

 
 Obituaries    June 5, 2013

E. Doris Skorheim

Evelyn Doris Skorheim of Coulee Dam died of natural causes on May 3, 2013. She was 90 years old. Doris was born in Norton, North Dakota, on June 18, 1922. She was raised on the family farm and after h...

 
 Community    May 29, 2013

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting, at Siam Palace at noon on Thursday, May 30. That evening at 5:30 p.m. a meeting will be held at Funzee’s to discuss Saturday Market. GCD Lions to Meet...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 22, 2013

Lady Raiders move on to state

The Lady Raider softball team pulled off a big upset at the District 5-6 tournament last weekend when they beat Bridgeport to move on to the state tournament in Yakima this weekend. This move toward state started with the Lady Raider 15-9 win at...

 
 Community    May 15, 2013

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 16, at the Siam Palace beginning at noon. On the agenda is a recap of Colorama festivities. Lions to Meet The GCD Lions Club will hold its regular...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 15, 2013

Lady Raiders end regular season on sour note

Lady Raider softball closed the 2013 regular season with a six-game losing streak that included last week's losses to Bridgeport and Liberty Bell. The Lady Raiders played the Fillies for Senior Night...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 8, 2013

Lady Raiders up and down

The Lady Raiders had a busy softball week, as they played Bridgeport in a doubleheader April 29, a single game against Oroville the next day, and a doubleheader against Pateros May 3. LR came away with one win. The Ladies were informed last week...

 
 Community    May 1, 2013

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a noon meeting May 2, at Siam Palace. Carl Russell from the POWER group will give an update on what the group is doing. Grant County Mosquito District to Mee...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 24, 2013

Ladies pick up third win

Lady Raider softball had a roller coaster week that finished with a win over the Oroville Hornets on Saturday. The week did not start off like LR would have wanted as the league-leading Mountain Lions of Liberty Bell took their April 16 game 16-1...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 24, 2013

Baseball has tough week

Raider baseball had a tough week last week as they dropped all three games they played. At Liberty Bell April 16, the league-leading Mountain Lions scored three runs in the first inning and the...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    April 17, 2013

Raiders on a win streak

Raider baseball went on a winning streak, sweeping away all opponents last week. It started on April 9 at Bridgeport, where the Raiders 10- runned the Mustangs, 11-0. Brady Black continues to be stout on the mound and Kendall Piccolo closed out the...

 
 Community    April 10, 2013

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Flo’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its regular meeting Thursday, April 11, at noon at Flo’s Café in Grand Coulee. Special guest will be Kari Schuler of Social Services. Time for Flag Dedication Those...

 
 News    April 3, 2013

Dashing tradition

Children race across Ludolph Field at Grand Coulee Dam Middle School Saturday to find Easter Eggs in the Lions Club annual event. The winners who found special eggs are listed on page 2. For more...

 

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