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Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon, this Thursday at La Presa Mexican Restaurant. Coulee Creators Meet Coulee Creators meet every Tuesday 1-4 p.m. Beginning this week, sew-ins will be held 7–10...

 

Meetings & Notices

CHAMBER TO MEET The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon, this Thursday at La Presa Mexican Restaurant. General business is on the agenda. COULEE CREATORS MEET Coulee Creators meet every Tuesday 1-4 p.m. On Monday, August...

 

Newsbriefs

She won Natalie Nachtigal-Dennis won the jailhouse-style playhouse built for The Ridge Riders Saddle Club and raffled off. The playhouse raffle, which concluded as the playhouse was given away at the club’s junior rodeo July 16, raised about...

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    July 26, 2017

Nespelem sets budget for school

Still worried about a possible lack of money coming in after the Legislature’s late decisions in double overtime last month, Nespelem School District Superintendent Mary Hall told school board members Monday it’s going to be a fiscally tight...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 12, 2017

Nespelem Boys & Girls Club opens

Nespelem now has a Boys & Girls Club, located in the area's community center, offering a range of activities, mentorship, and help with homework. A soft opening of the club occurred on June 21...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    July 12, 2017

Colville Tribes dedicates headquarters

The Colville Confederated Tribes dedicated their government building to Lucy Friedlander Covington on Thursday, July 6. Covington, a granddaughter of Chief Moses of the Sinkiuse/Columbia Tribe, and...

 

Boys & Girls Club a welcome addition

The establishment of a Boys & Girls Club at the Nespelem Community Center has a lot of potential to make a big difference in the lives of many children and for the community. Many have been advocating to bring in the national organization for years,...

 

Legals for July 12, 2017

Nespelem School District #14 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING 2017-2018 Budget Proposal & Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Nespelem School District #14, Okanogan County, Washington, will meet on July 24, 2017, at 5 p.m., in the...

 

McClure graduates from WSU

Rachel McClure graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor of science in economic sciences this spring, WSU announced last week. McClure is the daughter of Davy and Joy McClure, of Nespelem, and a 2011 graduate of Lake Roosevelt High...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 28, 2017

As legislators argue, school budgets are guesswork

Taking their best guess, Nespelem School District set up a tentative plan to spend $4.7 million to run the school in the next school year, give or take $525,000. Financial officer Tanya Bunting said they won’t know exactly what money will come in...

 

Students' "community service" shouldn't sound like a punishment

I was very thankful to be asked to sit in on the LRHS Senior Oral Boards! I didn’t realize how much of a rewarding experience this was going to be.  One thing I promised to address was the community service requirement. While most didn’t have a...

 

Students' "community service" shouldn't sound like a punishment

I was very thankful to be asked to sit in on the LRHS Senior Oral Boards! I didn’t realize how much of a rewarding experience this was going to be.  One thing I promised to address was the community service requirement. While most didn’t have a...

 

Beverly B "Bev" Davis

Beverly B "Bev" Davis, 68, beloved life-long resident of Nespelem, Washington, and proud member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, went on to join her elders Sunday evening, June 18, 2017, from...

 
 By Scott Hunter    School    June 28, 2017

New Nespelem supt. sworn in

Nespelem School District has brought back Dr. Mary Hall, who was sworn in as the new superintendent at a board meeting Monday. The board also approved hiring Jeff Golding as a middle school science...

 

Class of 2021marks a milestone`

Eighth grade classes from both Lake Roosevelt and Nespelem held recognition ceremonies....

 
 By Linda McLean    School    June 21, 2017

Reservation youth share tech at state summit

Nespelem Elementary School students participated in the Governor's Summit on Career Connected Learning May 31 at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, Washington, on the Microsoft Campus. The...

 

Class of 2030

Kindergarten students of Kim Iverson's recently held a graduation at Nespelem School. They include: Sally Lucei, Sitarah Palmer, April Bigwolf, Alex Vallee, Dorla Selam, and Jase Thomas. - submitted...

 

Legals for June 14, 2017

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam To the citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington, the Annual Drinking Water Report for the period of January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, is now available. A copy of the report can be accessed at...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 31, 2017

Coulee Dam must hold primary election in August

Only one office in the coulee area will require a primary runoff to see who makes it to the general election Nov. 7. Three people have filed for Position 3 on the Coulee Dam Town Council, requiring the runoff election. In all other races, candidates...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    May 24, 2017

Some seats go unclaimed in local races for public offices

A few races for local public office will be contested in this year’s primaries, but the real issue is the number of offices for which nobody filed a candidacy. A special three-day filing period has been set up, May 23-25, for those who would like...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 24, 2017

Armstrong-Montes named Friend of Children

Nancy Armstrong-Montes was honored with the Friends of Children award by the North Central Washington Educational Service District at a banquet in Wenatchee. Armstrong-Montes, who retired from...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 17, 2017

School district sends strong comments to USBR

The Grand Coulee Dam School District issued a strong response to invitations for comments on a Bureau of Reclamation proposed modernization program. The Bureau had advertised for draft environmental assessment comments on its 12-year plan to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 17, 2017

Mock crash brings out the grief

The horrific scene was only revealed after five buses of students and staff from Lake Roosevelt Junior/Senior High School arrived and had lined up behind yellow police tape to witness a disturbing...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, May 18, at High Dam Tavern, Grand Coulee. Jim Keene from the Port District and Banks Lake Golf Course will be the guest speaker. Okanogan County...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/7 - A landlord on Burdin Boulevard was advised by police that he couldn’t just move a tenant out of his place without going through the eviction process. - An Electric City woman was arrested and will be charged with...

 

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