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 News    April 13, 2016

Parlette to say farewell to Legislature after 20 years

WENATCHEE - The longtime state legislator who made it possible to build a new school complex in Coulee Dam has announced her decision to retire. Sen. Linda Evans Parlette announced Monday that she...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 13, 2016

Credit card thief buys Band-Aids and more cards

National Park Service officials reported to police that someone had prowled a vehicle and took a purse with two credit cards inside, which they later tried to use at the Safeway store in Grand Coulee. The vehicle prowl occurred within the Lake...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 6, 2016

City to ask citizens about parks and trails

Residents of Electric City could receive a Parks and Trails Survey as early as this week. The survey asks more than 20 questions about how residents view their city and what their needs are for the future. The survey came out of a community meeting...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 16, 2016

GCD Yacht Club tears out old docks for new ones

The Grand Coulee Dam Yacht Club has been working on tearing out its aging docks at Eden Harbor over the last three weeks to make way for new ones. Keith St. Jeor said Friday, while pulling the old...

 
 Community    March 16, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, March 17, at Junkers in Grand Coulee. Dan Foster, from the National Park Service will be the speaker. Okanogan County School Retirees Assoc. to Meet The Ok...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 10, 2016

Citizens wanted for Pathway committee

Want to serve on Electric City’s Pathway committee? All you have to do is drop a note off at city hall. The city council will make a selection of four local citizens to serve, along with city Councilmember Brad Parrish, on an advisory committee...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 10, 2016

What should the city ask?

A public workshop will be held this Thursday night at the Electric City fire station to develop survey questions for the proposed Pathways project. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend and take part by sharing their...

 
 Community    February 10, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/30 - A vehicle owned by an Elmer City woman was pulled over for outdated Montana plates. Police had ticketed the driver twice for this offense and referred the matter to the prosecutor for its owner trying to avoid taxes by...

 
 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

Newsbriefs

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

Newsbriefs

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...

 

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