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 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...

 
 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 and Scott Hunter    News    February 19, 2014

Moose Lodge 504 and Bob Valen honored for year

The chamber of commerce named two of its own to awards last Thursday night as the "Achiever of the Year," and "Business of the Year." The awards are made by the vote of members of the Grand Coulee...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    October 30, 2013

Old town trail needs some help

The Candy Point Trail is in trouble, and Carol Netzel has asked the Coulee Dam Town Council for help. Access to the Candy Point Trail is through Netzel’s front yard and when you arrive at the top you are afforded a bird’s eye view of Grand...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 18, 2013

Triathletes hit the coulee this weekend

It appears that the weatherman might cooperate for Saturday’s 10th annual Grand Columbian Triathlon, organized by Tri-Freaks, an endurance sports organization. The forecast is for a high of 68...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    September 11, 2013

Harvest Festival set for Friday and Saturday

You can come casual, but dress up your pet for the chamber of commerce’s first-ever “Harvest Festival” at North Dam Park Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14. See inside this week’s Star newspaper for more details click here. There’s a costume...

 

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