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 By Roger S Lucas    Community    August 26, 2015 

Bookstore open at dam's Visitor Center

Want a book about Grand Coulee Dam or the Nez Perce? If so, the Visitor Center at Grand Coulee Dam is a great place to go. The new "Discover Your Northwest" bookstore is located just within the lobby...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Author at Wenatchee Public Library

North Central Regional Library has announced the Fall 2015 Columbia River Reads book, "The Mockingbird Next Door," by Marja Mills. In Mills's memoir, she recounts her time living next door to the...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 27, at noon at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. General business including fire updates and Harvest Festival. Fire Dist. 1...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Senior Menu

Wed., Aug. 26 - Dinner Hot Chicken Sandwiches, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Mixed Salad, Cranberries, Ice Cream Thurs., Aug 27 - Dinner Lemon Pepper Cod, Rice Pilaf, Steamed Vegetables, Seasonal Fruit Cream Pie Fri., Aug. 28 - Breakfast Biscuit &...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and Receive 10 Free Trees

Everyone from Washington who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees, which benefits the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    August 26, 2015 

Park service will pull in quilt show for centennial

The National Park Service here has landed a traveling quilt show for July 1-4, 2016, as part of a celebration of its 100th anniversary. Administrative Officer Janet Valen at the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area said the traveling exhibit has...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/17 - A person gave police a large plastic bag containing drugs and drug-smoking devices found in the roadway. The materials field-tested as methamphetamines and all materials were sent to the state crime lab for identification and poss...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Senior Menu

Wed., Aug. 19 - Dinner Ham, Cheesy Potatoes, Mixed Salad, Fruit Cup, Rice Krispies Treats with a Twist Thurs., Aug 20 - Dinner Chicken and Dumplings, Green Vegetables, Sunrise Salad, Fruit Parfait Dessert Fri., Aug. 21 - Breakfast German Sausage and...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Final gala at the library this Friday

The final event for the summer reading program will be the SRP Gala at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, August 21, at the Grand Coulee Public Library. Check it out at www.ncrl.org/summerreading....

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Cucumber salad, anyone?

Jerry Beierman shows off his 33.5-inch long Armenian cucumber, grown at his home on Roosevelt Avenue. Beierman had a second cucumber that was only one inch shorter. He regularly grows unusually large...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 20, at noon, at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. Bob Valen will be speaking about El Niño. Local AA Meetings Confused in...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Saturday jammin'

The Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center enjoyed a good turnout for a fund raiser Saturday, where a crowd of 50 or so bought ice cream sundaes or nachos and listened to a group of musicians jam. From left,...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/10 - Some juveniles were banned from a residence on “D” Street at the owner’s request. - A woman evicted from a trailer park on Mead Avenue made a 911 call, then later was charged with obstructing a police officer and resi...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Over the top

Scott Abrahamson, middle, begins the plunge on Eagle Boy toward the Okanogan River Saturday night on his way to a tie for first place in the 80th World-Famous Suicide Race at the Omak Stampede. The...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Canning workshops coming

A workshop to learn the basics on water bath canning and canning jams will be held in two different locations August 25 and 26. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the workshop will be held from 4:30 - 8 p.m., at the Diabetes Prevention Program in Nespelem....

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Senior Menu

Wed., Aug. 12 - Dinner Pot Roast, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Mixed Salad, Fruit Bowl, Cake (Happy Birthday!) Thurs., Aug 13 - Dinner Chicken Lasagne with Spinach and White Sauce, Green Vegetables, Mixed Fruit, Ice Cream Fri., Aug. 14 - Breakfast...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

LRHS Class of '85 reunion August 21 and 22

The LRHS class of 1985 will be celebrating their 30th year class reunion the weekend of August 21 and 22. Friday night, please meet at the Electric City Tavern for mingling and drinks. Saturday, a picnic for family and friends at Spring Canyon...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Art show at the stampede this weekend

The 35th annual Western and Native Art Show, sponsored by the Okanogan County Artists, will take place Stampede Weekend, August 13, 14, and 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Courtyard, 28 N. Main in downtown Omak....

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Craft Day is the program at the library this Friday

The summer reading program is in full swing at the Grand Coulee Public Library. It is for children 0-18. Sign up is free. You can sign up at: www.ncrl.org/summerreading. Upcoming events: Wednesday, August 12 - Craft Button Tree - 10:30 a.m. Friday,...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 13, at noon, at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Democrats to Meet The Okanogan County...

 
 By Anne Brangwin    Community    August 12, 2015

Top downloads at the North Central Regional Library

Looking for some good books to download to your reading or listening device? These are the top titles that are trending at the North Central Regional Library System. The North Central Regional Library System serves Douglas, Chelan, Ferry, Grant and...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Canning workshops set

A workshop to learn the basics on water bath canning and canning jams will be held in two different locations August 25 and 26. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the workshop will be held from 4:30 - 8 p.m., at the Diabetes Prevention Program in Nespelem....

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

[UPDATE] Grasshoppers and crickets workshop cancelled

UPDATE A workshop on limiting damage from grasshoppers and crickets, set for Tuesday, has been cancelled. "Due to the extreme fires in our area, we are cancelling the Grasshopper and Crickets Meeting," said Marilyn “Sis” Signor of the WSU Colvill...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Entries sought for sawhorse cow contest

Adults and kids of all ages are invited to enter the annual Sawhorse Cow Contest sponsored by the Grant County CattleWomen at this year’s county fair. Entries must start with a sawhorse of any size, and resemble a cow when finished. Creativity in...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    August 12, 2015

We all know how to spell HEAT

First, let’s do a recap of temperatures and precipitation for July. I recorded four days with a high in excess of 100°F. July 2, 3, 4, and 31 were all above 100°F. The high for the month was on the 3rd at 104.1°F. Our low of the month was on the...

 

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