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 Community    March 18, 2015

Rotary club plans dinner fund raiser in April

The Grand Coulee Dam Rotary Club plans to offer a Community Spaghetti Dinner next month. The event, which will include a silent auction, is set for Saturday, April 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Coulee Dam Town Hall. Funds raised will go toward club...

 
 Community    February 25, 2015

Sign overhaul in progress

Rotary members remove the letters from the entrance sign to Grand Coulee on the highway from Wilbur Friday afternoon. The club erected the sign and another like it entering Electric City years ago,...

 
 By Karen Depew    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Levy passage to the effort of all

The voters in our Grand Coulee Area know how important it is to Support Strong Schools. The school levy passed, and it will allow the school district to maintain and operate the new debt-free school. Several community volunteers helped by being...

 
 Opinion    February 11, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Information released by the town of Coulee Dam under the state Public Records Act, indicates Clark Slattery has received a settlement of $13,472.23 for almost 30 year of double billing on his monthly electric bill at his home on River...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    January 28, 2015

Gems in the Coulee: Volunteers

Anyone who knows anything at all about our history in the Coulee area knows that volunteerism is what made the heart start beating and thriving in this area. Sure, the great Grand Coulee Dam brought thousands into the area but if not for the local...

 
 Opinion    November 19, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago On Monday, Nov. 15, the Colville Tribes' fish and wildlife dept. released 712 rainbow trout, weighing an average of 5.35 pounds, in to Lake Rufus Woods at Ed Scahllenberger's net pen site...

 
 Opinion    November 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Grady “Skip” Lael joined the Marine Corps exactly 61 years ago, in 1943 on Veterans Day, serving 29 and a half months with the Amphibian Tractor Battalion in one lone, famous campaign in the Pacific, the taking of Iwo Jima. He...

 
 By Roy Hamilton    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Thanks to the entire community

I wish to thank the entire community for their support following the passing of my wife Donna. I have received hundreds of cards and condolences since the sudden event. I cannot personally respond to them all, so I will address many of you via the...

 
 By Bob Valen    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Rotary planning sign project

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Rotary Club has started planning for a few community projects. One project is to gather all the individual services club, church and other not-for-profit organizational...

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2014

Donna Mae (Shaw) Hamilton

Donna Mae (Shaw) Hamilton, passed away suddenly on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. Donna was born in Coulee Dam, Wash., on March 20, 1944 and raised by her parents...

 
 Opinion    September 24, 2014

Donna Mae Shaw Hamilton

Donna Mae Shaw Hamilton passed away suddenly Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Strate Funeral Home Chapel in Grand Coulee. Everyone is invited. In lieu...

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Bathed in light

Rotary Club members gather in the elementary wing library of Grand Coulee Dam School District's new school complex in Coulee Dam during a tour of the facility last Wednesday. Overhead skylights on...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 27, 2014

Big Bend Community College success rate increasing

Big Bend Community College has improved on the success rate of its students over the last couple years, boasted college President Terry Leas last week, speaking at a Rotary Club luncheon in Grand Coulee Wednesday. Leas said a common state measurement...

 
 Opinion    August 20, 2014

Coulee Recollectionss

10 Years Ago Clark Slattery, Coulee Dam, has been over charged for electricity for 29 years. Coulee Dam issued him a check this week for $3,800.00. Slattery says they still owe him about $15,000.00...

 
 Community    August 6, 2014

Help with life jackets

Rotarians have connected with the Safe Kids program at both Crescent Bay and Spring Canyon boat launches in an effort to save lives in area waters. The program is sponsored by Grant County Health...

 
 By Kim Jorgensen Grant County Journal    Community    July 16, 2014

Basin Summer Sounds music festival this weekend

EPHRATA — A country band with a sound as big as Little Texas will headline the 11th annual Basin Summer Sounds music festival. This year’s event is Friday and Saturday, July 18-19. With hits like “God Blessed Texas,” “Kick A Little,” “W...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    June 11, 2014

Lake Roosevelt graduates last class

Lake Roosevelt High School pushed 31 of its students into the world last Saturday. The graduating class of 2014 celebrated the accomplishments of all, taking special note of its top scholars,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 21, 2014

Memorial Day dedication set

The flags are going up Saturday, Veterans, their families, and the general public looks forward each year to the "Isle of Flags" at Spring Canyon Cemetery. This year there will be over 500 flags...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    May 14, 2014

Strong local women to be featured in exhibit

Biographies of five local women will be featured along with a "Rosie the Riveter" quilt at the Visitor Center soon. The five are: Ida Bartels, Toby Ann Levy, Lynda G. Nutt, Barbara Ann Meyer and Rober...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    May 7, 2014

Senator hasn't stopped pushing for community

State Sen. Linda Evans Parlette said she is still looking for ways to get federal help with Grand Coulee Dam school construction needs, and she has just two years to get it done. Speaking at the...

 
 News    April 30, 2014

Newsbriefs

Playhouse raffle ongoing Raffle tickets on the little playhouse parked in front of Loepp Furniture are on sale inside the store for $1 each. The tickets will remain on sale until Junior Rodeo time July 19-20. You don’t have to be at the Junior...

 
 Community    April 30, 2014

Pier dedicated

Steamboat Rock State Park Ranger Jeremy Jalali and Grand Coulee Dam Rotary Club President Colleen Manley cut the ribbon Monday at an official dedication of the first handicapped-accessible fishing...

 
 News    April 23, 2014

Newsbriefs

Repair bill guess: $61 million Grant County Public Utility District announced Tuesday that the estimate to repair Wanapum Dam is about $61 million, but commissioners hope to avoid raising rates any more than already scheduled. The dam was discovered...

 
 News    April 23, 2014

State park fishing pier to be dedicated

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced Tuesday the upcoming dedication of a new ADA-accessible fishing pier at Steamboat Rock State Park. The dedication ceremony is scheduled...

 
 By James Heuvel    Opinion    April 23, 2014

Protect your identity with a post-tax day shred fest

In America we have several national holidays or occasions which we recognize annually. Of these, only a relative few are always identified with the same calendar date each year, such as: New Year’s Day – January 1st, Independence Day – July...

 

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