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 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 18, 2017 

Local spot in four-state national trail subject of talk

The most dramatic feature of a proposed four-state trail is centered locally, and residents can learn all about it next Monday afternoon. People can learn how this region will play a small but signifi...

 
 News    January 18, 2017 

Winter access listed for Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

With reduced staffing and resources during the winter season, the facilities open in the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are limited, but the National Park Service unit last week listed several boat launches snowplowed on an “as needed” b...

 
 News    January 11, 2017

Annual Balde Eagle Festival set

The annual Balde Eagle festival will be held in Grand Coulee Thursday, Feb. 16, and in Davenport on Friday, Feb. 17, according to National Park Service Education Specialist Janice Elvidge. Events on both days are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    January 11, 2017

NPS to present plan for Ice Age Floods trail

Community members are encouraged to attend an Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail informational meeting Jan. 23 in Coulee Dam. The national project is to tell the story of the Ice Age Floods, which includes 16,000 square miles in four states and,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 21, 2016

Ice Age Floods geologic trail presentations planned

The National Park Service, along with local groups, will hold a discussion of an Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail long-range interpretive plan here on Jan. 23. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m., at the Coulee Dam community room at town...

 
 Obituaries    December 21, 2016

Shirley Mae Shelby

 Shirley Mae Shelby, 88, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington.  She was a resident of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    December 7, 2016

People meet for a "community watch" start

In a spirit of concern and cooperation, Coulee Dam had its first “Community Watch” meeting last Tuesday night. About 45 people turned out at the old stone church in Coulee Dam, to discuss the rash of burglaries and car prowls that have occurred...

 
 News    November 30, 2016

LR National Recreation Area Public Scoping Meeting

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is considering expanding recreational areas at the northern half of the recreation area. The National Park Service unit will host a public scoping meeting at the Community Colleges of Spokane Colville Campus,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 19, 2016

City adds extra money for WSU planning help

Electric City has agreed to provide Washington State University an additional $1,000 to finish up work on its Pathway and Revitalization project. The city had contracted with WSU’s Rural Communities Design Initiative team last spring to do initial...

 
 Obituaries    October 19, 2016

William J. (Bill) Schieber

Bill Schieber, 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at the place he was most comfortable – his home in Ephrata, Washington, with his family by his side. Bill was born in New...

 
 Community    September 14, 2016

Free outdoor recreation passes available for fourth graders and families

Portland, Ore. – It's back to school time! And with the start of the new school year, it's also time for all fourth graders and their families to claim their free "Every Kid in a Park" pass, which...

 
 News    August 31, 2016

Newsbriefs

Early deadline for Labor Day The Star newspaper will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Deadline for news and advertising for the Sept. 7 newspaper is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2. Parent night at LR schools tonight Tonight (Wednesday) is parent...

 
 News    August 24, 2016

Newsbriefs

Volunteer department responses reported Volunteer fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the Grand Coulee City Council last Tuesday that his department made eight fire calls and responded to 34 ambulance calls during the month of July. The fire calls...

 
 By Bert Smith    Opinion    August 24, 2016

Thanks for magical weekend

The Coulee Dam All Class Reunion Committee and I would like to thank the Grand Coulee Dam area businesses and residents for hosting our reunion Aug. 5-7. Something very special and almost magical happened that weekend as 500 former classmates and...

 
 Community    August 24, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday, August 24, at the Eagles Lodge in Grand Coulee. Bob Valen will be presenting this week’s program, on the “History of the National Park...

 
 News    August 17, 2016

Looking to the stars

People gathered at Spring Canyon Wednesday night observe the night sky through their own and National Park Service telescopes in an event put on to help enthusiasts learn how to use them. NPS...

 
 Obituaries    August 10, 2016

Viola Freda Golden 85 Years of Life

Viola Freda Golden passed away Monday, August 1, 2016, in Colville, Washington. She was born April 30, 1931, in Glendive, Montana, to Henry and Ida (Morast) Raab. Viola was a hardworking, Christian...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 3, 2016

West Nile virus found in mosquitos near Kettle Falls

Some mosquitos near Kettle Falls day use and group site campground have tested positive for West Nile Virus, the National Park Service said last week. Conditions this summer at Lake Roosevelt have been optimal for mosquitos, the NPS noted. Visitors,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 27, 2016

Parks and pathways plan could come in August

A full report on Electric City’s proposed Pathway and Revitalization project could come by late August, city Deputy Clerk Russell Powers said last week. The Washington State University Rural Communities Design Initiative team will be finishing up...

 
 Community    July 27, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/17 - A Grand Coulee woman who ran her car onto a boulder on Roosevelt Drive was cited for driving while under the influence. - USBR Plant Protection advised police that people were climbing on the concrete pillars that overhang...

 
 News    July 13, 2016

Newsbriefs

Tribe plans small casino at Twin Lakes The Colville Business Council voted Thursday to allow a small casino to be developed at Rainbow Beach Resort near Inchelium, the Tribal Tribune reported. With fewer than 50 games offered, the enterprise would...

 
 News    June 29, 2016

So much to do we made you a guide

There are a lot of fun, interesting things to do in the area this week. We detail them in a special section inside this issue, from the Festival of America, with its new water park, to a huge,...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 22, 2016

National quilt show bringing art to coulee

A major art show, drawn in cloth and stitches, and honoring the National Park Service in its 100th year, will arrive in Coulee Dam just in time for the Fourth of July. The "Inspired by the National...

 
 News    June 8, 2016

Newsbriefs

Housing hope lists fill up The Housing Authority of Okanogan County will actually close its waiting lists for housing assistance programs on June 30 because it has a list that will last two years. The agency says it will cut off its waiting lists...

 
 News    June 8, 2016

Proposals sought for marina

The National Park Service is soliciting proposals for operation of the Kettle Falls Marina. The operation contract is for a 10-year period and will begin May 1, 2017. The NPS plans a site visit for interested concessionaires for June 14, 2016, from...

 

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