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 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    May 20, 2015 

Monumental effort

The town of Coulee Dam is spearheading an effort to create and establish a monument to honor 81 persons who died during the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam. Friday, Karen Struve, president of...

 
 Community    May 20, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 21, at noon at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Jim Brakebill of the American Legion Post will speak about the student weekend lunch program. Care and...

 
 Community    May 20, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/12 - A local bank reported to police that an employee had been terminated for taking money and the official provided surveillance footage to police. - Police found four subjects in the area of the Tanner gates near North Dam...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    May 20, 2015 

Defining April "dry"

Certainly, California has rewritten the definition for “dry.” Yet, here in Washington (Oregon too) we are beginning to create our own heightened definition too. On the state level, Governor...

 
 Community    May 20, 2015 

WSU Master Gardeners offer Gardening Diagnostic Clinics

Gardening Diagnostic Clinics have begun at the WSU Okanogan County Extension Office. Diagnostic clinics are a public service offered to the community by the WSU Okanogan County Master Gardener volunteers. Master Gardeners assist backyard and...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

Senior Menu

Wed.,May 13 – Dinner Pot Roast, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Peas and Carrots, Fruit Slices, Birthday Cake. Happy Birthday. Thurs., May 14 – Dinner Pork Chops, Fried Potatoes with Onions, Corn, Apple Sauce, Pudding Parfait. Fri., May 15 –...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at the Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 14, at noon at the Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Bob Valen will be the guest speaker and his topic will be Pronghorn Antelope and Bison. Local AA Meetings...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

On top of the parade

Two linemen at the top of Nespelem Valley Electric's imaginative Colorama float throw candy from their tool buckets. The entry took the parade's grand sweepstakes award. - Scott Hunter...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

Arbor Day Foundation is offering a tree-care booklet with $3 donation

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly booklet featuring illustrations, colorful photos, and easily understood...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

WSU Master Gardeners of Okanogan County Offer Gardening Diagnostic Clinics

Gardening Diagnostic Clinics have begun at the WSU Okanogan County Extension Office. Diagnostic clinics are a public service offered to the community by the WSU Okanogan County Master Gardener volunteers. Master Gardeners assist backyard and...

 
 Community    May 13, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 5/4 - Plant Protection advised that two boats were tied to the buoy line at the canal near North Dam Park. The fishermen agreed to move back. - Police checked on a report that a man had fallen on Federal Avenue. The officer found a man...

 
 Community    May 6, 2015

Senior Menu

Senior Menu Wed.,May 6 – Dinner Chicken Lasagna (with white sauce), Buttered Carrots, Fruit Salad, Cook’s Choice. Thurs., May 7 – Dinner Beef Strognaoff, Mixed Vegetables, Fruit Surprise, Coffee Cake with Apple. Fri., May 8 – Breakfast...

 
 Community    May 6, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/27 - Police interrupted some juveniles that were cutting some shrubbery at an abandoned house on Fortuyn Road. The youth were advised to stop doing this and complied. – A woman on Goodfellow Street in Electric City told...

 
 Community    April 29, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber To Meet The GCD Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam on Thursday, April 30, at noon. Guest speakers will be guitar builders from Wilbur, Terry Reister, Sr. and Terry Reister, Jr. American Legion to Meet...

 
 Community    April 29, 2015

Town recognized for tree efforts

Ben Thompson, left, of the state Department of Natural Resources, presents the town of Coulee Dam with the Tree City USA award for 2014. Accepting the award for the town is Councilmember Gayle...

 
 Community    April 29, 2015

New officer hired in Coulee Dam

A Tri-Cities native has been hired as a new officer of Coulee Dam's police department. Levi Johnson started April 18, after going through the town's Civil Service Commission recruitment and testing....

 
 Community    April 29, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/21 - A woman on Burdin Boulevard told police that she had two stray dogs on her porch. The dogs were gone when police arrived. — Police assisted Lincoln County Sheriff’s officers in making an arrest at the Bureau of...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    April 22, 2015

Parade entries still open

You can still be part of the big Colorama Parade, May 9. All you need to do is stop by the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce office or go online to grandcouleedam.org for your parade entry...

 
 Community    April 22, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber To Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam on Thursday, April 23, at noon. Guest speaker is Mike Earney, canine coordinator or the Grant County Sheriff’s office. He will be...

 
 Community    April 22, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/13 - A man on Banks Avenue told police that a light bar had been taken from his residence and said that it matched one seen on his separated wife’s boyfriend’s car. The woman told police that she had taken the bar before...

 
 Community    April 15, 2015

Senior Menu

Wed., April 15 – Dinner Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Broccoli & Cauliflower, Applesauce, Birthday Cake. Happy Birthday! Thurs., April 16 – Dinner Chicken Enchilladas, Spanish Rice, Mixed Vegetables, Fruited Jello, Cream Pie. Fri., April...

 
 Community    April 15, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber To Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam on Thursday, April 16, at noon. Guest speaker is 2015 Colorama Queen Gunderson. Care and Share Food Bank The food bank at the Church of...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Community    April 15, 2015

Lake level held down for maintenance on dam

Lake Roosevelt is being held at a level about 47 feet below the full mark while maintenance is completed on the drum gates that hold the water back when the lake is full. The Bureau of Reclamation...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    April 15, 2015

Chamber offers third Triple Fish Challenge on Banks Lake

So you think you know where the walleye, rainbow trout and smallmouth bass hang out in Banks Lake! Then you better enter the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Triple Fish Challenge, April 25-26, at Coulee Playland. Bring in the...

 
 Community    April 15, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/5 - A Roosevelt Drive woman advised police that her grandson is missing and that she was fearful that he might be using drugs. 4/6 - Police have been bothered by a man who wants to be involved with a woman at a location on Main...

 

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