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 By Scott Hunter    News    April 16, 2014 

Hospital CEO resigns, threatens suit

Coulee Medical Center's chief executive tendered his resignation with a required 90-day notice last Thursday, offering to stay on until the end of that time but stating his intention to seek "liabilit...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 9, 2014

UW students learn rural medicine in Grand Coulee

Grand Coulee is gaining a reputation among University of Washington students interested in rural medicine. Coulee Medical Center is among the smallest of a handful of facilities used by the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Mother pulls students after pellet gun incident

A Nespelem woman has taken her four children out of the school there and enrolled them in the Grand Coulee Dam District because of a pellet gun incident. Charity Carson said Tuesday that her 9-year-old was threatened by a 13-year-old student armed...

 
 School    April 9, 2014

Free movie night for Nespelem School

The Friends of Rachel club and SHARP Kids are sponsoring a Family Movie Night at the Nespelem School gymnasium, Wednesday, April 16 at 6 p.m. The event is open to all families in the community. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an...

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Newsbriefs

Box tops raise money Center School has raised over $1,200 this school year through its box tops for education program. Box top money is used to purchase playground equipment. Kindergarten registration for the next school year has begun. Students...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Library district will help with new school library

North Central Regional Library is going to assist the school district here when it sets up its two libraries in the new school complex. Dan Howard, executive director of the 29-community library district, was in Coulee Dam last week to meet with...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Bull rider clinic

Local young rodeo hopefuls will be able to chat with the professionals next Monday and Tuesday, April 8, 9, at the fifth annual Shane Proctor bull/steer riding school at the Nespelem rodeo grounds. Grand Coulee’s own Shane Proctor and a number of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    April 2, 2014

Policy on outside students tightened

The Grand Coulee Dam School District amended its policy on accepting non-resident students at its meeting March 24. The district, anticipating a surge of new students anxious to attend the new school, now will allow administrators to refuse to admit...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    April 2, 2014

Teachers and staffers support Adkins

A room full of teachers and staffers addressed the Nespelem School Board last week, declaring that Principal Superintendent John Adkins is doing a very good job. Board Member Pat Morin said it was the biggest crowd he’s seen in five years. Teacher...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Bull riding clinic coming up

Shane Proctor and some of his PRCA bull wrestling friends will conduct the fifth annual Bull/Steer Riding School, April 8 and 9, at the Nespelem Rodeo Arena. Tentative instructors are Proctor, Colby Reilly, Ben Jones and Ryan Dirteater. Others might...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Junior rodeo benefit Thursday

An auction and Indian taco feed to benefit the upcoming Nespelem Junior Rodeo will be held at the Nespelem Elementary School beginning at 4:30, Thursday, March 27. The popular auction will commence at 6 p.m. auctioning off items donated by area...

 
 Opinion    March 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago School Board Directors indicated they would hold off on approval of a plan administrators proposed to bring test scores up, at least until they have more information. This was after the board fielded questions for two and a half hours...

 
 Obituaries    March 12, 2014

Phyllis Irene Williams

Phyllis Irene Williams, 81, born December 15, 1932, into the Miles City, Mont., home of Walter and Ingrid Wight, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at her Grand Coulee, Wash., home. Phyllis married Leland...

 
 School    March 5, 2014

Nespelem School honor roll

The following is the honor roll for second quarter at Nespelem School. A Honor Roll 3.5 – 4.0 1st Grade Siriana Simonsen, Lola Yazzie 2nd Grade Janie Epperson NiMixat Vargas- Thomas 5th Grade Isiah Adolph, Edward Frank, Moses Luevano, Robert...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 26, 2014

Number of students now trends upward

At one point, the Grand Coulee Dam School District was worried about a declining student population; now it is worried that it could end up with too many students. The issue came up Monday night at the school board meeting with Superintendent Dennis...

 
 News    February 26, 2014

Newsbriefs

Park supported by city Grand Coulee City Council voted the $9,000 it pledged to support the maintenance of North Dam Park. The funds will come from the city’s hotel/motel tax monies and be given to the Coulee Area Park & Recreation District, the...

 
 Opinion    February 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Growing concerns about why a police officer was needed in the schools were aired publicly Monday night at the shool board meeting. School resource officer Joe Lausing spent 40 minutes answering questions from the school board....

 
 Sports    February 12, 2014

Basketball tourney this weekend

The annual Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament is set for February 14-16. Games will be held on Feb. 14 at the Nespelem Community Center and Nespelem Grade School beginning at 5 p.m. On Feb. 15, games will be held at Grand Coulee Middle...

 
 Legals    February 12, 2014

Legal Notices for February 12, 2014

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF OKANOGAN Estate of HAROLD E. DUNLAP, Deceased. NO. 14-4-00011-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person...

 
 Opinion    February 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Riding the ski slopes and keeping good grades have been combined in a program for students from Nespelem and Grand Coulee Dam School Districts. The club of 89 kids have academic requirements intended to keep their English skills,...

 
 Community    February 5, 2014

GCHS Alumni association to hold first meeting

Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will hold the first of three regularly scheduled meetings for 2014 on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., at United Methodist Church, 405 Center Street, Grand Coulee. The purpose of the organization is to...

 
 Sports    February 5, 2014

All-Indian basketball tourney coming up

The annual Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament is set for February 14-16. This is for Men 18-34, Women 18 and up and Men 35 and Over and 50 and Over. Games will be held on Feb. 14 at the Nespelem Community Center and Nespelem Grade School with...

 
 News    February 5, 2014

Nespelem School to start late today

Nespelem School will start two hours late this morning (Thursday). School will begin at 10 a.m. We're not privy to the precise reason at 6 a.m., but suspect it has to with the cold. It's -2 degrees Fin Nespelem currently....

 
 Obituaries    January 29, 2014

David Charles "Charlie" Quill

David Charles “Charley” Quill, 66, of Coulee Dam, Wash., passed away early Saturday morning, Jan. 25, 2014, at Coulee Dam Medical Center, surrounded by family. Born July 26, 1947, at the Nespelem Hospital to Jerome and Mae (Carson) Quill, he was...

 
 Legals    January 29, 2014

Legals for January 29, 2014

NOTICE OF SMALL WORKS ROSTER OPENING  Nespelem School District and Grand Coulee Dam School District are updating their small works rosters for general contractors for future construction, alteration, repair or improvement of public works...

 
 Legals    January 22, 2014

Legal Notices for January 22, 2014

Notice of Change of Date for the Next Regular Meeting of the Grand Coulee Dam School District Board of Directors Please be informed that The Board of Directors of the Grand Coulee Dam School District has changed the date of its January Regular...

 
 Sports    January 15, 2014

All-Indian basketball tourney coming up

The annual Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament is set for February 14-16. This is for Men 18-34, Women 18 and up and Men 35 and Over and 50 and Over. Games will be held on Feb. 14 at the Nespelem Community Center and Nespelem Grade School with...

 
 School    January 15, 2014

Nespelem School honor roll

The following students have made the honor roll for first quarter at Nespelem School. A Honor Roll 3.5 – 4.0 1st Grade Siriana, Simonsen, Jhaylon Tonasket,Lola Yazie 2nd Grade Janie Epperson, mMixat Vargas-Thomas 4th Grade Michelle Luevano 3.6 5th...

 
 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...

 
 Opinion    December 30, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago An electrical fire destroyed Carol Clark’s home in Elmer City last Sunday. Lady Raiders were perfect this week with wins against Omak and Wilbur Creston. Tiffany Barry was the Player of the Game against Omak with 15 points and 9...

 
 Community    December 30, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/19 - Plant Protection advised police of a number of thefts from an office building in the industrial yard. One person reported a pair of “Brunton” binoculars valued at $500 taken from his office along with a pair of...

 
 Community    December 11, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 11/28 - An out-of-the-area person reported that he had stopped at a local store and used his credit card and that a few days later he was advised by his credit card company that his card had been used in California to purchase items. He...

 
 Opinion    November 27, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago The man who threatened to blow up Grand Coulee Dam was released last week from Spokane County Jail. Richard Vialpando was released after five months in jail. Laura Dick, of Nespelem,  won a statewide contest on anti-drugs at the...

 
 Community    November 27, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/11 - A Continental Heights man was taken to jail on a charge of domestic violence and violating a no-contact order. The report stated that the man shoved out of the door and spat on a woman with whom he had been in a...

 
 Legals    November 20, 2013

Legal Notices for November 20, 2013

TOWN OF ELMER CITY SUMMARY OF ORDINANCES PASSED  Ordinance 339 - An Ordinance of the Town of Elmer City, Washington, amending Ordinance No. 304, 312, and 315 to change the income eligibility requirements for senior citizens to receive a twenty perce...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 13, 2013

Latest vote counts show solid elections

by Roger S. Lucas Although the final count won’t take place until Nov. 26, the official certification date, several local elections seem likely to withstand any late mail-in ballot arrivals. Winning a seat on the Electric City council was Aaron...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    November 13, 2013

Horse rescue operation bound to grow

A horse's story can be hard to tell and even harder to listen to. These horses have horrible stories of abuse, neglect, abandonment and starvation. But that is all changing for a few of them. Buddy,...

 
 Opinion    November 13, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Workers from Basin Paving Co. finished planting the last juniper tree at the intersection of highway 155 and Kent Street in Electric City. Approximately 196 trees were planted in town as part of a beautification project. Two Lake...

 
 People    November 13, 2013

Front and center for vets

Teacher Sandy Hood addresses students and veterans at the conclusion of the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School assembly Wednesday honoring veterans. But the veterans decided this year to honor her back,...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 6, 2013

Woman's body found in Nespelem

Tribal police are investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found in Nespelem, just before 5 p.m. Oct. 31. Colville Tribal Police Chief Cory Orr said in a press release that the woman had been identified at Maria Victoria...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Retired teacher wins seat

One veteran school board member in Nespelem was soundly defeated in Tuesday’s election and another incumbent barely scraped out a win. Nancy J. Armstrong-Montes, a retired Nespelem School teacher, defeated long time school board member Andrew C....

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    October 30, 2013

Woman's body found in Nespelem

NESPELEM (Nov. 1) — Tribal police are investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found in Nespelem, just before 5 p.m. Oct. 31. Colville Tribal Police Chief Cory Orr said in...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 30, 2013

Schools to observe suicide prevention day

Grand Coulee Dam District schools will take part and allow Native students to participate in a Colville Indian suicide prevention day this Friday. Karee Picard, manager of the Colville Tribes’ K-12 Youth Program, appeared before the school board...

 
 Obituaries    October 23, 2013

Frederick "Earl" DeCamp

Frederick "Earl" DeCamp passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, one month shy of his 96th birthday.  Earl was born November 28, 1917, on the DeCamp homestead eight miles north of Nespelem, Wash., to...

 
 Obituaries    October 23, 2013

Cynthia "Cindy" Marie Fry-Ocampo

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Fry-Ocampo, 67, Inchelium, Wash., passed away at Mt. Carmel Hospital, Colville, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. She had complications from rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. She was born on June 30, 1946, to Frances and James C....

 
 Community    October 23, 2013

Meetings and Notices

No Noon Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not hold its noon meeting this week because of the After Hours event/ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Starkey Professional building, 17...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 16, 2013

Minor bus damage from accident

A school bus accident Oct. 4, in Elmer City, ended up with some students getting shook up, but with only minor damage to the bus, school officials said this week. A number of middle school-age students from both Grand Coulee and Nespelem were...

 
 By Winnie Marchand    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Answers for Jesse given

Answers for Jesse given Here is some of the history Jess Utz asked for. I moved here 51 years ago. Rawe and Rauch now houses All American Spacers where airplane parts are being built. Brown’s Department Store, it is not being used now. The old Wild...

 
 Community    October 16, 2013

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, Thursday, Oct. 17, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille. General business and Chamber Executive Director Peggy Nevsimal will talk on world traveling. CMC Guild to Meet...

 

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