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 By Roger S Lucas    News    July 16, 2014

Junior rodeo offers young fun this weekend

You can capture the fun this weekend when the Ridge Riders feature their Junior Rodeo, beginning at 10 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Bring your cameras and capture some of the most exciting type of rodeo activity you will ever see. Watch youngsters...

 
 Sports    July 9, 2014

Golf tourney this weekend

The Coyote Open Golf Tournament is coming up this weekend at the Banks Lake Golf Course. The tournament will be featured July 11-13, with Friday’s play a practice round at half price for participants. Saturday’s tee times at 8 a.m. to 11 a.m....

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 6/16 - A person on Continental Heights reported that a fire alarm that would sound when the door was opened had been broken off by an unknown party. - An Electric City woman reported that someone had slashed one of her tires and keyed...

 
 Community    June 11, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/1 - While responding to a disturbance on Main Street, an officer found a person there wanted on a warrant. The man was arrested and taken to Grant County Jail. - Police checked on a non-injury accident at Four Corners where...

 
 By Carol Schoning    Opinion    May 28, 2014

Disappointed in new laser show

If Saturday night was the entire new light show (as it didn’t start until about 10:30 instead of 10 and was over by 11), I am truly disappointed. I had heard it was much longer than the old one. The story is fantastic! The pictures and wording...

 
 Opinion    May 28, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 Years Ago The mandatory hold back for low achieving students, being considered by Grand Coulee School District, has been placed on hold by the school board. Several community members opposed the...

 
 Community    May 14, 2014

COLORAMA 2014 RESULTS

See our photos of Colorama and more in the slideshow below. Click through to see more. 5-14-14 Star - Images by Scott Hunter Winning Colorama Button numbers: 101 = Framed artwork by local artist...

 
 Obituaries    May 7, 2014

Gina J. Aldrich

Gina J. Aldrich passed away on Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2014, after complications following surgery for a rare form of abdominal cancer. Gina was born in Penticton, B.C., to George and Sophie Marchand on S...

 
 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...

 

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