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 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 13, 2016

Electric City calls meeting on trail plan

A proposed trail system in Electric City will get an airing from a number of organizations next Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m., in the Coulee Medical Center conference room. The proposed trail would...

 
 News    January 13, 2016

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School district to offer proposed levy info The Nespelem School District is hosting an informational night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the multi-purpose room. The purpose of the meeting is to share information about the Maintenance and...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 6, 2016

Bureau fire station to be built next year

The Bureau of Reclamation’s new fire station will be built early in 2017, an official said Monday. Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher said current plans call for construction to start early in 2017, and that it would take about a year to...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 23, 2015

Bureau to build new fire station on own land

The Bureau of Reclamation has selected its site for a new fire station. Bureau of Reclamation officials announced Friday that it will build its 21,500-square-foot fire station near the intersection of B Street and Highway 155. The site, which was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 16, 2015

City will hold trail meeting next month

The new year will kick off with the first major Electric City trail project meeting. Councilmember Brad Parrish, who is heading up the effort, said last week that he plans a stakeholder meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, somewhere in the area. That’s abou...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 11, 2015

Pathway project taking first steps

Three important steps are in the works for Electric City’s pathway project. That project would, if everything worked out, build a pedestrian and bicycle pathway from Sunbanks Lake Resort to North Dam Park, in different phases. Phase one would be...

 
 By Carol Netzel    Opinion    October 14, 2015

To the voters of the area

Soon there will be two important days coming up. One is fun for kids and adults – Halloween; the other is for adults – Election Day. We have several big problems to address. Among them are the planning and building of a new waste-water treatment...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 30, 2015

Consolidation talk on hold

A town council meeting at Coulee Dam that was designed to discuss consolidation of services such as police, ambulance and fire departments with other cities and towns was essentially postponed until Oct. 7, because only three of five council members...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 23, 2015

NPS "ambassador" promoting Lake Roosevelt

Devon Beekler is in awe of coulee country. She hails from Lancaster County in Pennsylvania, a garden of sorts. Lancaster is right in the center of Amish country, where farmland is tailored, farm...

 
 Community    September 23, 2015

Sun gazer

National Park Service Education Specialist Janice Elvidge helps a young possible astronomy recruit look through a special telescope aimed at the sun Saturday at Banks Lake Park. The Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area ranger has been leading...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 9, 2015

USBR seeks comment on proposed new fire station

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public input on a draft environmental assessment for its proposed plan to build a new fire station. The Bureau has identified two sites to build a 21,500-square-foot fire station. The preferred site, identified as...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    August 26, 2015

Bookstore open at dam's Visitor Center

Want a book about Grand Coulee Dam or the Nez Perce? If so, the Visitor Center at Grand Coulee Dam is a great place to go. The new "Discover Your Northwest" bookstore is located just within the lobby...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    August 26, 2015

Park service will pull in quilt show for centennial

The National Park Service here has landed a traveling quilt show for July 1-4, 2016, as part of a celebration of its 100th anniversary. Administrative Officer Janet Valen at the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area said the traveling exhibit has...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 12, 2015

NPS superintendent: Park sites add economic advantage

Local areas and local businesses can tap into a powerful, internationally recognized brand that brings to mind "camping," chamber of commerce members were told recently, and it's free. The emblem for...

 
 News    August 12, 2015

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Seniors offering jam session this Saturday The Grand Coulee Seniors group is planning a “Jam Session” this Saturday, Aug. 15, from 1-5 p.m. at the Senior Center. If you can play an instrument and would like to take part, contact Maggie Stewart...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    August 12, 2015

We all know how to spell HEAT

First, let’s do a recap of temperatures and precipitation for July. I recorded four days with a high in excess of 100°F. July 2, 3, 4, and 31 were all above 100°F. The high for the month was on the 3rd at 104.1°F. Our low of the month was on the...

 
 News    August 5, 2015

Newsbriefs

Shoulder work to delay traffic Drivers should expect delays of less than 10 minutes starting yesterday morning, Tuesday, Aug. 4, on SR 174 toward Bridgeport as road crews work on the shoulders, the DOT said late Monday. From the Four Corners...

 
 News    July 29, 2015

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Two injured in highway accident The Washington State Patrol reported a two-car accident with injuries Saturday about one mile north of Coulee City. A car driven by Janet Pate of Coulee City was struck by a vehicle driven by Richard Wood of Moses...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/13 - Someone threw a rock through the window at Jack’s Spring Canyon Service but got away with only about $20 worth of items. The thief scattered Cheetos onto the parking lot. The window will cost about $100 to replace. It...

 
 News    July 15, 2015

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Busy fire fighters The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department answered five calls during June, reported fire Chief Rick Paris at the city council meeting last Tuesday night. One call was a structure fire and another an outside fire. Three mutual aid...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    June 24, 2015

We had a "normal" May

Though our mean temperature was a bit higher for May, the month was on the normal side. We recorded a high for the month of 89.5°F and a low of 36.5°F (all-time high was 100°F in 1986 and the all-time low was 21°F in 2002). The mean was higher...

 
 Opinion    April 22, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago The Grand Coulee Dam Middle School fifth-grade “Math Is Cool” team finished fifth place at the regional spring competition in Moses Lake, competing in division two against 45 other teams, representing 39 schools from around...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    April 8, 2015

Time to appreciate our parks

Last week, the National Park Service launched a new public relations campaign aimed raising public awareness of the treasures it keeps available for all. The campaign urges folks to “Find Your Park” and is premised on the idea that many people...

 
 News    April 1, 2015

"Foundation document" drafted for Lake Roosevelt

The National Park Service is in the process of preparing a “foundation document” for planning and management of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.  A foundation document, the NPS says, reaffirms a National Park unit’s core mission...

 
 News    March 25, 2015

Newbriefs

North Dam “Clean and Fix Day” this weekend Citizen volunteer hours this weekend can go a long way toward helping keep North Dam Park a viable community asset. Park commissioners are arranging a day to clean up North Dam Park this Saturday from...

 

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