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 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...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 10, 2014

Lady Raiders struggle in opening tourney

Lady Raider Volleyball travelled to Davenport Sept. 6, for the season opening tourney. Only 13 Lady Raiders (seven varsity, six JV) were practice eligible to partake in the tournament. The small numbers hurt the Lady Raiders in matches where the...

 
 Opinion    August 20, 2014

Coulee Recollectionss

10 Years Ago Clark Slattery, Coulee Dam, has been over charged for electricity for 29 years. Coulee Dam issued him a check this week for $3,800.00. Slattery says they still owe him about $15,000.00...

 
 People    August 6, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago Over 1900 acres outside of Elmer City has burned and hundreds of firefighters from the area and surrounding communities have combined in the effort to stop it. Many citizens had to be evacuated but no homes were lost. The official cause...

 
 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...

 

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