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 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 2, 2014

Town selects firm to analyze alternatives for sewer plant

Coulee Dam is moving ahead with an “alternatives analysis” of its plan for revisions to its wastewater treatment plant. The council voted funds, not to exceed $104,572, to move forward and to determine the scope of work, and best location for,...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 21, 2014

Mayor shaking up Coulee Dam ambulance service

In the wake of state inspections and allegations of harassment and retaliation, the mayor of Coulee Dam has ordered immediate changes in the town’s paid volunteer ambulance service, some of which have sparked threats of EMTs purposely not...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 30, 2014

Where'd that big fish go?

Driving by Mason City Memorial Park people did a double take when they noticed the big chain saw sculpted salmon was gone from its base. Have no worry, the Chinook salmon is safely stored in the Coule...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 5, 2014

Non-investigation comes full circle

An investigation, or lack thereof, of missing public records and a town computer has been to Olympia and back via Waterville, where it may soon end up anyway. Coulee Dam Mayor F. Gregory Wilder, finding nothing but a brand new, unused computer in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 15, 2014

First meeting sees revamped town hall jobs, lowered sewer rates

Mayor Greg Wilder marked his turf so there would be no misunderstanding with members of the council, at the town council meeting last Wednesday. Wilder proposed, and the council unanimously confirmed, a number of resolutions during the course of the...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 8, 2014

New mayor asks sheriff to investigate missing computer, records

A computer used by Coulee Dam’s former mayor is missing, and the new mayor has asked the sheriff to investigate the possible theft of public property and destruction of public records. Newly elected Mayor Greg Wilder said when he entered the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 8, 2014

New mayor packs agenda for change

If you attend Coulee Dam’s council meeting tonight (Wednesday, Jan. 8) you better take your “No Doz” pills, not because the meeting will be boring, but because it will be long. Council members used to short agendas and short meetings will have...

 
 News    December 30, 2013

Remember 2013? Look at the Star's Year in Review for 2013

January: • The Nez Perce Longhouse burned in a fire in Nespelem the day after Christmas. An electrical malfunction was the initial cause reported. The longhouse had been a part of the community since 1975 when it was built as part of a...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 18, 2013

Mayor Snow thanks council at last meeting

Quincy Snow wrapped up 16 years as Coulee Dam's mayor last Wednesday at the last town council meeting of the year. He personally thanked members of the council for their support and hard work,...

 
 By Rob and Glo Carroll    Opinion    December 18, 2013

No transition - not surprising, but amazing

We’ve often commented upon the actions of our now out-going mayor and some town council members. Their lack of concern, bullying tactics and adverse actions towards our town and its citizens have been duly noted and as a result YOU removed them...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 4, 2013

Mayor- elect gets records requests filled

Coulee Dam mayor-elect Greg Wilder will get the use of the community room, without charge, to conduct his swearing in ceremony, Dec. 23, officials said this week. Wilder had asked for use of the room for special swearing in ceremonies for himself,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 13, 2013

Coulee Dam votes mean new leadership

There will be a new mayor and two new council members in Coulee Dam, all defeating incumbents, vote totals as of last Friday show. The new mayor will be Gregory Wilder, who defeated longtime Mayor Quincy Snow, 231-107. New council members will be...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 6, 2013

Wilder elected mayor of Coulee Dam

Greg Wilder is Coulee Dam's mayor-elect. He was ushered in by voters with a substantial margin over his four-time mayor opponent Quincy Snow. Wilder had swept his way into the general election by a 3-...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 6, 2013

Coulee Dam town clerk resigns

Carol Visker, the senior municipal clerk in the coulee area, has resigned her position at Coulee Dam. Visker, who has been at Coulee Dam for 12 years, has taken a position at Almira/Coulee/Hartline schools. “She has done a great job for us and she...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 30, 2013

Opponent files PDC complaint against mayor

Mayoral challenger Greg Wilder says he has filed a complaint against Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, contending that Snow used his office and town resources to support his own campaign efforts....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 30, 2013

Coulee Dam still negotiating for USBR contract

Officials in the town of Coulee Dam are hopeful that they will be able to make a deal with the Bureau of Reclamation on a law enforcement contract. Mayor Quincy Snow, Police Chief Pat Collins and Councilmember Bob Poch met last Wednesday with the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 30, 2013

Old town trail needs some help

The Candy Point Trail is in trouble, and Carol Netzel has asked the Coulee Dam Town Council for help. Access to the Candy Point Trail is through Netzel’s front yard and when you arrive at the top you are afforded a bird’s eye view of Grand...

 
 By Quincy Snow    Opinion    October 30, 2013

Mayor offers insight on police contract

I wish to provide some insight to the USBR Law Enforcement Contract with regards to the benefits this contract provides to the citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam. The Coulee Dam Police Department has provided 24 hour 7 day a week Police Protection...

 
 By Ray Duclos    Opinion    October 2, 2013

Snow leads with integrity

I had the honor and privilege to serve on the town council of Coulee Dam for six years. Mayor Snow represented the town with integrity at all times. The mayor does not make the decision of running the town. The council does. Mayor Snow has been...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    September 18, 2013

Tourism funds sought in Coulee Dam

Hoping to make a bigger impact for local business and jobs, the chamber of commerce told Coulee Dam leaders last week of its more ambitious plans for marketing the area in 2014. Peggy Nevsimal, the manager of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 21, 2013

State won't fund smaller sewer plant project

Coulee Dam’s wastewater treatment project is apparently dead, at least for now. The town’s plan to build a $4.92 million plant was derailed by objections from town residents, and the council’s decision to go for a less expensive first phase...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 14, 2013

Late votes tallied for mayor, school board

Late mail ballots in last week’s primary election didn’t change those who will advance to the general election in November. Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow faces an uphill battle to retain his seat after Greg Wilder had over a 100-vote margin going...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 7, 2013

Wilder leads in race for mayor

Challenger Greg Wilder garnered 67 percent of the primary vote ended Tuesday night to place himself solidly in the general election race against Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow. A third candidate, Shawn Derrick, placed third with 17 votes. Wilder...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 17, 2013

Voters to choose from three mayoral candidates

Ballots go out this Friday to begin an 18-day primary election period. Mail in ballots must be postmarked by Aug. 6, the final primary election day, to be counted. Coulee Dam’s mayor position is...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    July 17, 2013

Records request unleashes cross-state criticism

A request to the town of Coulee Dam for public records, coupled with a possible misunderstanding of who the requestor was, has led the mayor to step squarely into the middle of a perpetual fight in the state Legislature between cities and open govern...

 
 News    July 3, 2013

Funding for street lights awarded

The state’s Transportation Improvement Board awarded 100% funding to convert existing street lights in Coulee Dam to lower energy technology. The council Wednesday night quickly OK’d approval of the grant and for Mayor Quincy Snow to execute the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 3, 2013

Restaurant to reopen this week in Coulee Dam

Juan Moreno opened his all new Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam Monday. He is open for both breakfast and lunch, opening at 6 a.m. to catch workers who have to eat out before going to their job, and...

 
 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 19, 2013

Newsbriefs

Chamber calls economic development meeting Inviting all local city elected officials, anyone who generates hotel/motel taxes, plus others, the chamber of commerce has called an economic development meeting for Monday at 2 p.m. at the Grand Coulee...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 19, 2013

Three nights of live music planned for 4th festival

The July 4 “Festival of America” music in the park program will stretch over three days, Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow, the organizer of the music, said last week. Music will begin Thursday, July 4, at 5 p.m., in the park below the Visitor...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 19, 2013

Festival will add family features

New activities will add to this year’s upcoming Festival of America, which will stretch over three days this year for the traditional July 4 celebration in the lower Visitor Center park below Grand Coulee Dam. Chamber of commerce Manager Peggy...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 29, 2013

Town votes for smaller sewer plant project

Coulee Dam’s town council voted to move ahead with an abbreviated wastewater treatment project at its meeting last Wednesday night. The decision didn’t make anyone completely happy, but the 4-1 vote will allow the immediate needs of the current w...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 22, 2013

Candidates file intentions for election

Dozens of local elected positions are among more than 3,000 in the state for which people interested in serving the public filed intentions to seek or keep office last week. Incumbents in Electric City fared best in primary election filings with no...

 
 Opinion    May 22, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The public has the chance to help determine what proposed playground changes will look like in Coulee Dam. The town council last week approved spending approximately $25,000 to purchase new playground equipment. A donation by General...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 15, 2013

Candidates file to seek office

Candidates for upcoming elections are filing for positions on school boards, city councils, hospital boards and some junior taxing districts this week. In early filings, three have filed for positions in Hospital District 6. These include two...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 1, 2013

Time to look for plant alternatives funding approved

It was an unlikely night, with community activist Greg Wilder, who has opposed just about everything about Coulee Dam’s proposed wastewater treatment plant, going to work for the town. He isn’t being hired by the town, but he volunteered to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 17, 2013

Creation of tourism board advocated

The largest producer of hotel/motel taxes in the area proposed changes to the way the funds are used at a meeting of some 20 community people Monday. Pat Welton, managing partner of Sunbanks Lake Resort, stated that the three local municipalities...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 10, 2013

Grand Coulee tops trash production

The Regional Board of Mayors met and dismissed their meeting for lack of a quorum Monday afternoon. Only two of the four mayors showed up, Electric City’s Jerry Sands and Elmer City’s Mary Jo Carey. Both Coulee Dam’s Mayor Quincy Snow and...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 10, 2013

Grand Coulee tops trash production

The Regional Board of Mayors met and dismissed their meeting for lack of a quorum Monday afternoon. Only two of the four mayors showed up, Electric City’s Jerry Sands and Elmer City’s Mary Jo Carey. Both Coulee Dam’s Mayor Quincy Snow and...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 3, 2013

Working toward an opening, Melody lease extended

Work on preparing the old Melody Restaurant for opening has been so extensive that the town of Coulee Dam has given the owner, Juan Moreno another month’s free rent in exchange for an extended contract. City officials pondered another problem at th...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 3, 2013

Tree sculptures to get new bases

Wooden sculptures in Mason City Park will get their final touches as a result of action of the Coulee Dam Town Council last Wednesday night. The sculptures were made from the trunks of two trees that blew over in a wild wind storm last year. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 3, 2013

Town may get all new street lights

Coulee Dam may be in line for a grant that would replace all its street lights with energy saving systems. Public works director Barry Peacock told the town council last week that the town is entering phase two in a grant from the Transportation...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 13, 2013

Many local elections coming this year

So you always wanted to hold public office. Here’s your opportunity, as a host of city council, school board, hospital and port district offices will be up for grabs this year. Four mayor positions are up for election this year. Those mayorships...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 13, 2013

Lower sewer rates possibilities shown

Gray & Osborne engineers outlined ways for Coulee Dam and Elmer City to get their monthly sewer rates down in a letter to Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow that was distributed after the last city council meeting. Coulee Dam residents currently pay $59 a...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 6, 2013

Engineers lay out rationale, timing for plant project

A rehash of Coulee Dam’s wastewater treatment plant project dominated the town’s regular council meeting last Wednesday night. Gray & Osborne engineers Jeff Stevens and John Wilson took the council and about 15 people who attended the meeting dow...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 6, 2013

Engineer: double loan period would reduce rates

Gray & Osborne engineers outlined ways for Coulee Dam and Elmer City to get their monthly sewer rates down in a letter to Coulee Dam mayor Quincy Snow that was distributed after last Wednesday’s city council meeting. Coulee Dam residents currently...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 20, 2013

Mayor: town will pursue new study on wastewater plant

Mayor Quincy Snow assured those attending a town council meeting last Wednesday night that the town would follow through on a “value engineering” study of its $4.92 million wastewater treatment plant project. He made the announcement after a long...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    January 30, 2013

Civil meeting makes for progress in Coulee Dam

Two days earlier, people on opposite sides of a contentious issue hadn’t gotten along so well, but the regular meeting of the Coulee Dam Town Council Wednesday progressed with civility remarkable by contrast. The town council accepted without...

 
 News    January 30, 2013

Corrections

• In a story last week, it was reported that Coulee Dam Mayor Quincy Snow had requested that a meeting with the Colville Tribes Community Development Committee on Tuesday be changed from 9:30 a.m. to 9 am. An agenda from the committee emailed the...

 
 By Roger Lucas    News    January 23, 2013

Town slows plant plan ahead of petition

Development of Coulee Dam’s wastewater treatment plant upgrade is on hold for three months. The council made the decision at a hastily called meeting Monday afternoon on Martin Luther King Day....

 

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