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 Community    April 23, 2014 

Job fair in Omak next Wednesday

The Colville Confederated Tribes and Taylor Woodstone will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, Apr. 30, at the Omak Community Center, 601 Benton St., Omak. There will be two sessions 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. The purpose of this fair is to...

 
 By Roger S. Lucas    News    April 9, 2014

Skills gained with new remodel program

It could easily have been advertised as a "show" home. Some 19 new and recently "skilled" workers, along with tribal officials, showed up last Thursday to show off a tribal-owned home in east Coulee...

 
 Community    April 2, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/26 - A resident of “E” Street complained to police that his wife was being harassed at her place of work and the caller had tried to get her in trouble. The firm is looking into the problem. - A Royal City man and a man...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    March 5, 2014

Omak casino construction to start this spring

The Colville Tribes new Omak Casino could open as early as May or June in 2015, according to Colville Tribal Federal Corporation’s chief executive, Joe Pakootas. Pakootas said final planning could occur this week and it was hoped that the project...

 
 Opinion    March 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Nine lovely ladies will be competing for the title of Miss Grand Coulee Dam this week. They are: Jennifer Sedillo, Heidi Rise, Keanna Cawston, Candice Payne, Lacey Ward, Tiffany Barry, Natasha Cawston, Kristin James and Angelina Moore....

 
 Community    February 26, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/17 - A woman complained of two dogs, one black and one brown, that charged her, barking. The incident occurred near Park and Lincoln Streets in Electric City. An officer couldn’t find the two dogs. 2/18 - Police responded to a...

 
 Sports    February 19, 2014

2014 Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament results

The Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament was held February 15-16, 2014. This year we had 37 Teams competing in (4) brackets: Young Men, Women, 35 and over, and 50 and over bracket. This year was the largest All Indian Basketball Tournament in...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/10 - A woman’s car slid off the road on SR-174 near the Crown Point exit. Jack’s towing removed the car and there were no injuries. 2/11 - A man who owns a home on 3rd Street NE in Electric City told police that a neighbor...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    January 29, 2014

Don't waste tribal money on congressional campaign

Resolution 2013-948.tg...'tabled'). To the Colville Tribal Council: "LEAVE IT TABLED!" Stop wasting tribal $$$, stop lyin' to our peoples (broke, broke, broke) and give some to our children, our future. Stop this council personal agenda, buddy buddy...

 
 Community    January 8, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/27 - A man reported a suspicious car parked in the “train wreck” area on Kruk Road and that there was no one around it. He said when he went by the area again, the car was gone. The car was traced to a resident on Sunset...

 
 Opinion    December 23, 2013

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Fire almost completely destroyed the home of Marvin and Shirley Palanuk Monday afternoon. Besides the fire, firefighters had to battle sub-zero temperatures but were able to save the garage. The Palanuks lost almost everything including...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 Community    October 16, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 10/8 - Police were called to the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School after a bomb threat note was found in a student’s book. The writing on the note matched the student’s handwriting. The student wouldn’t admit that he wrote the note....

 
 Community    October 9, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 9/30 - A Keller woman was pulled over for not using her directional signals while turning and the officer found that her driver’s license and registration had expired. She was cited on both counts. - USBR Plant Protection...

 
 By Truman Covington    Opinion    September 4, 2013

Tribal writer says he may have to back down

It saddens me that I may perhaps have to step down, step back from my political views, advocacy for our tribal peoples. My son TJ was working at the Manson casino as a dealer and has been gone for personal reasons. When he left, he was assured he...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 28, 2013

Wind, lightning storm hits area hard

It was storm story time in the coulee area Sunday night as the region was hit by a severe wind, thunder and lightning storm. Power was out for some, trees were down, traffic in some areas was stalled...

 
 Community    August 21, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/13 - An Electric City woman reported that a young man was at her house asking her to sell him her pain pills. She said she didn’t have pain pills but thought the police should know about the incident. - Officers responded to a...

 
 News    July 24, 2013

Tribes to build new Omak casino

The Colville Tribes has announced plans to construct a casino on property purchased four years ago along SR-97, south of the Rodeo Trail Road near Omak. The Tribes wanted to start the project earlier but when workers dug on the site back in 2009,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 26, 2013

Two arrested after ground wire cut, taken from dam

Two western Washington men were arrested June 18, charged with cutting up and stealing copper cables at Grand Coulee Dam. The two, Victor W. Ford, 43, of Lake Stevens, and Michael R. Bruce, 47, of Everett, were observed by Bureau of Reclamation...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 26, 2013

Special section details community plans for 4th

Everyone likes a good old fashioned Fourth of July celebration. You can enjoy one next week, the “Festival of America” a three-day affair, right here in the Grand Coulee Dam area. The celebration...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    June 19, 2013

Festival will add family features

New activities will add to this year’s upcoming Festival of America, which will stretch over three days this year for the traditional July 4 celebration in the lower Visitor Center park below Grand Coulee Dam. Chamber of commerce Manager Peggy...

 
 By M Iannetta    Opinion    May 22, 2013

USBR has contributed to area's decline

The USBR does not like the livability of the area. Too bad Power Manager Mark Jenson wasn’t here before the Third Powerplant. Coulee Dam was a lot nicer town. Lost: a very nice restaurant, Green Hut Café, hotel, motel, gas station, dentist...

 
 Obituaries    May 22, 2013

Shirley Ann Nolan

Shirley Ann Nolan, 85, passed away Thursday evening, May 16, 2013, in Grand Coulee, Washington just one day prior to her 86th birthday. Shirley was born May 17, 1927, in Seattle, Washington, the only child of Allen and Leah Spratlin. Following...

 
 Community    May 22, 2013

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/12 - Police went to Coulee Medical Center where a man who had been brought there by Tribal Police on a drug-related issue refused help and signed himself out of the hospital. The man lingered in the waiting area and refused to...

 
 Community    April 10, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/1 - An officer checked on a stalled vehicle on SR-155, and found that a man’s vehicle had overheated and he was waiting for it to cool down before moving it. 4/2 - A bartender at Wolf’s Den Bar told police that two men had...

 
 Community    April 3, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/19 - An Electric City man known to have a suspended license was stopped and later cited for not having an interlock system on his vehicle. A licensed driver arrived to take charge of the vehicle and the original driver got a...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    March 27, 2013

Colville Casinos to offer an app for that

In what they say is the first such offering in the state of Washington, the Colville Casinos will soon offer gaming apps and a website that makes a range of free gaming readily available to casino...

 
 Community    March 13, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/4 - A woman on West Cardinal Road told police that someone is entering her house and taking items and exchanging others in their place. She said it has happened with her washing machine, vacuum cleaner and a host of items. She...

 
 Community    February 20, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/12 - An official with the Head Start program at Center School told police that someone had taken the lock off a storage shed where games and toys are stored. Nothing was taken, the report stated. It was thought that the entry...

 
 Obituaries    February 13, 2013

Alton Everett “Al” Foster

During the early morning of Saturday, February 9, 2013, in Nespelem, Washington, Alton Everett “Al” Foster, 89, took hold of his beloved Hazel’s hand and together they walked to their eternal...

 
 Community    January 9, 2013

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/23 - Police responded to a possible domestic fight at a residence on Electric Avenue in Electric City and learned that the disagreement was verbal rather than physical. The man at that address said he would go stay with his...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    December 5, 2012

Care and Share Food bank back on its feet

Two months after running out of food and cutting back on days open, the Care and Share Food Bank is back up to speed, thanks to an overwhelming response from the community, said manager Fern...

 
 Community    October 24, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 10/15 - A Walla Walla driver and passenger both picked up tickets for not wearing their seatbelts. The driver also was ticketed for expired license tabs on both his vehicle and trailer. - Police investigated an alleged assault on...

 
 Community    October 10, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 10/1 - Coulee Playland reported that someone had taken two full 6-gallon gas cans from boats the firm rents. The loss was reported at $160, and the firm planned to review its security cameras to see if the theft was caught on...

 
 Obituaries    September 26, 2012

Thelma J. “Teila” St. Paul

Thelma J. “Teila” St. Paul (57) was born February 13, 1955, in Nespelem, Wash., to John and Christine (Dick) Lezard. Teila passed away in Spokane, Wash., surrounded by her beloved family on...

 
 News    September 19, 2012

Thelma J. “Teila” St. Paul

Thelma J. “Teila” St. Paul (57) was born February 13, 1955, in Nespelem, Wash., to John and Christine (Dick) Lezard. Teila passed away in Spokane, Wash., surrounded by her beloved family on...

 
 Community    August 29, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/16 - Police found a large white fluffy dog loose on Burdin Boulevard. The dog was taken to the veterinary clinic and later picked up by its owner. 8/17 - A Grand Coulee man was cited for reckless driving and hit and run when the vehicl...

 
 Opinion    August 22, 2012

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Wind and dry brush fueled a fire early Friday that burned a home and a barn and many acres of land before firefighters could contain it. Electric City Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Boll said the fire started at 3:19 am on Friday...

 
 Community    August 22, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/4 - A woman on Goodfellow in Electric City told police that she thought her live-in boyfriend was making homemade explosives in the laundry room. Police found cardboard tubes and multiple small kegs of black and gun powder. She...

 
 Community    August 15, 2012

Coulee Cops

Coulee Dam Police 7/30 - A man on Central Drive reported an intoxicated man on the roof of a house nearby. Police couldn’t locate any person on the roof of the place, and the officer explained to the man that a person has right to drink and work...

 
 Community    August 1, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 7/23 - A Hoquiam, Wash., driver was stopped for having expired license tabs. When informed why he was stopped he said, “no way” and got out to see for himself. He said the vehicle belonged to his daughter. He received a $216...

 
 By Roger Lucas    News    July 18, 2012

High-speed Internet access heading to reservation

High-speed Internet will soon be on its way to the Colville Reservation, according to Jim Ronyak, IT division director for Colville Indian Agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. New fiber-optic lines will bring service to Nespelem School, Nespelem...

 
 Community    July 11, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/29 - A two week lapse of not reporting a hit and run incident at Safeway parking lot was questioned by police. The woman was told to ask Safeway if they had anything on tape from their security cameras. - A man on E. Grand Avenu...

 
 News    July 4, 2012

July 4 festival offers annual fun

The July 3-4 Festival of America is just a day away, but there’s still time to get all those picnic supplies you need so you can eat outdoors and enjoy the many festive features of the event. The...

 
 Community    July 4, 2012

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 6/24 - Police told a homeowner on Silver Drive in Electric City to keep his dogs quiet. He said he would. - Dispatch advised police that a white Dodge Avenger was leaving Coulee Dam headed south on SR-155, and someone had seen a small...

 
 By Roger Lucas    News    June 27, 2012

July 4 festival set for Grand Coulee Dam

The Festival of America, July 3 and 4, will celebrate our freedoms at the park below the Visitor Center in Coulee Dam. There will be craft booths, food, and music for hometown folks and visitors...

 
 Obituaries    June 27, 2012

Clara Margaret Sears

What’s the secret to living long enough to be able to celebrate your 105th birthday? “Everything in moderation” she had said. Her father’s advice to his children. On June 16, 2012, after four...

 
 Community    May 16, 2012

Parade Results

• Grand Sweepstakes Nespelem School Royalty • President’s Award Clark 1956 Buick Century • A Community Floats 1st, Wilbur Community Float; 2nd, Arroyo Lil’ Bo Peep w/Sheep; 3rd, Nespelem Headstart “Under the Sea” • B Organization...

 

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