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 Community    April 16, 2014 

Easter Events

Zion Lutheran Zion Lutheran Church will be having Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services on April 17 and 18, both at 7 p.m. On Sunday, April 20, Easter Sonrise will be held outside at Zion at 7 a.m., with breakfast following and the regular Easter...

 
 Community    April 16, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 17, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Jared Berg of Costco will be talking on business services offered by Costco. Family History Center Available...

 
 Community    April 16, 2014 

Senior Meals

Wed., Apr. 16 - Easter Dinner Ham, Cheesy Potatoes, Seasoned Buttered Carrots, Fruit Salad, Rolls, Birthday Cake. Thurs., Apr. 17 - Dinner Fish and Chips, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Waldorf Salad, Cookies. Fri., Apr. 18 - Breakfast Sausage Links, Eggs,...

 
 Community    April 16, 2014 

Family History Center Available

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites all who desire to utilize the Family History Center in the Coulee Dam Chapel, located at 806 Spruce Street in Coulee Dam. The center is now open each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. The family...

 
 Community    April 16, 2014 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 4/7 - Plant Protection advised police that a boom truck was blocking the highway near Riley Point. The driver told police that he thought the truck was out of gas and someone was getting fuel for the truck. - A man living on...

 
 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    April 16, 2014 

It's WSU master gardener volunteer week

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, has proclaimed the week of April 13-19, 2014 as Washington State University Master Gardener Volunteer Week. The program, which is celebrating its 41st year of service, was begun in the state of Washington as a result of...

 
 Community    April 16, 2014 

A tree for Arbor Day

Coulee Dam town Councilmember Gayle Swagerty plants a small-leaf linden tree on Arbor Day, last Wednesday, at Mason City Memorial Park. She is helped by public works director Barry Peacock. Looking...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Easter events being held at Zion Lutheran

Zion Lutheran Church will be having Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services on April 17 and 18, both at 7 p.m. On Sunday, April 20, Easter Sonrise will be held outside at Zion at 7 a.m., with breakfast following and the regular Easter service at 11...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Easter Parade planned before hunt

The Coulee Medical Center Guild is hosting a Grand Coulee Dam Area Easter Parade on Saturday, Apr. 19, at 10 a.m. (just before the Lion’s Easter Egg Hunt) at the middle school track. All ages are welcome even pets on leashes. There will be prizes...

 
 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    April 9, 2014

Thinking about planting a tree?

April 9 is Arbor Day in Washington state and April 25 is National Arbor Day. So let’s talk about trees. Neighborhood and street trees provide shade for streets and parking areas, add to the value of your property, cool the air, absorb carbon...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Senior Meals

Sr. Meals Wed., Apr. 9 - Dinner Chicken Fettuccini, Noodles, Steamed Garden Vegetables, Garlic Bread, Fruit Salad, Brownie. Thurs., Apr. 10 - Dinner Hamburger Steak, Mashed Potatoes and Onion Gray, Corn, French Bread, Peaches and Cream. Grocery...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 10, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Janice Elvidge from the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is talking about the River Mile program. CMC...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/31 - Police stopped a car at Main Street and Federal Avenue when the officer noticed that a passenger didn’t have his seatbelt on. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license. - A woman brought a bag of clothes...

 
 Community    April 9, 2014

Free health screening coming

The Lions Club and Coulee Medical Center are offering a free health screening here Friday, April 11, from 10-4. The screening will take place at Coulee Medical Center using the Northwest Lions Foundation mobile unit. The screening includes blood...

 
 Community    April 2, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, April 3, at noon at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee. General business will be discussed. CMC Guild (Auxiliary) to Meet Coulee Medical Guild (Auxiliary) meeting will be...

 
 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...

 
 Community    April 2, 2014

Big, beautiful baskets

Melody West, Almira, browses through Easter baskets on display at the Senior Center Monday, where members' efforts culminated in 433 baskets for sale in the annual fund raiser. - Scott Hunter...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Two local Cub Scouts earn highest award

Pack 24 is pleased to announce that two of it's members achieved the highest award that can be earned in Cub Scouts - the Arrow of Light.  Dylan Wiles and Cameron Gaines received this award, with...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Stout takes third

The Okanogan Valley District Pinewood Derby Races took place Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Sunrise Chevrolet in Omak, Wash.  Packs represented were 20, 23, 24, 25, and 60. Each represented pack sent...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 27, at noon, at La Presa. Dave Wilson, independent candidate running against Cathy McMorris Rodgers for the fifth congressional district, will be speaking about...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Senior Meals

Wed., March 26 - Dinner Chicken Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Broccoli, Rolls, Fruit Crisp. Thurs., March 27 - Dinner Hamburger Steak with Onion Gravy, Buttered Seasoned Potatoes, Fruit Salad, Stewed Tomatoes, Brownies. Grocery shopping...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Invasive weed education workshops

Two free hands-on workshops will be offered during April that will cover things you need to know to be ready for a successful and safe spring invasive weed season. Wednesday, April 2 - 10 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m., Longhouse (across from the...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Free tax help still available

Income tax time is here! Free tax preparation is being offered at the Grand Coulee Senior Center again this year. Volunteers trained in cooperation with IRS and AARP will be available every Tuesday, thru April 8, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Some...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Bull riding clinic coming up

Shane Proctor and some of his PRCA bull wrestling friends will conduct the fifth annual Bull/Steer Riding School, April 8 and 9, at the Nespelem Rodeo Arena. Tentative instructors are Proctor, Colby Reilly, Ben Jones and Ryan Dirteater. Others might...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Junior rodeo benefit Thursday

An auction and Indian taco feed to benefit the upcoming Nespelem Junior Rodeo will be held at the Nespelem Elementary School beginning at 4:30, Thursday, March 27. The popular auction will commence at 6 p.m. auctioning off items donated by area...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/17 - Police responded to a dispatch note that there had been a 911 call from Loepp Furniture. Staff there said there was no emergency and the police left. - Police responded to a 911 call from the Wolf’s Den Tavern on Main Str...

 
 Community    March 26, 2014

Get 10 free trees during the month of April

National Arbor Day is Friday, April 25 this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday. Join the Foundation in April and receive 10 free shade trees. By joining the Foundation in...

 
 Community    March 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 20, at noon at La Presa. General business is on the agenda. PEP to Meet Planet Earth Players are planning a little theater meeting on Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m...

 
 Community    March 19, 2014

Free tax help

Income tax time is here! Free tax preparation is being offered at the Grand Coulee Senior Center again this year. Volunteers trained in cooperation with IRS and AARP will be available every Tuesday, thru April 8, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Some...

 
 Community    March 19, 2014

Former mayor honored for service

Councilmember Donna DeWinkler presents former Elmer City mayor Mary Jo Carey with a plaque thanking her for her 16 years of public service, 10 of them as mayor. The presentation was made Thursday...

 
 By Gayle Swagerty    Community    March 19, 2014

Pruning deciduous shrubs

This is the time of year to prune your shrubs that will bloom on this season’s growth. Generally these are shrubs which bloom after June. Some of these shrubs common in our landscapes are the Butterfly Bush, Spirea, Beauty Bush, and Snowberry. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    March 19, 2014

Coulee Dam spring cleanup schedule released

The town of Coulee Dam has released its spring cleanup schedule slated for April 1-5. From April 1-4, the town crews will pick up limbs only on the following schedule: • Tuesday, April 1, Mason City addition - Aspen, Birch, Cedar, Fir, Holly,...

 
 Community    March 19, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/5 - An Electric City man living on Goodfellow Street reported to police that someone had stolen a TV set from his porch. He told police he had received the 32-inch set in the mail and it had been placed on his porch. He...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Spring is on the way

Colton Jackson shows the buttercups he found Friday, the first reported to The Star this year. Jackson, 10, found them on the hillside below the water tank in Electric City. - Scott Hunter...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 13, at noon at La Presa. On the agenda is a festival planning session for the upcoming summer season. Eagles #2577 Meetings The Auxiliary’s next scheduled...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Receive 10 free trees during the month of March

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2014, and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. “White flowering dogwoods will add beauty...

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Senior Center will only accept aluminum cans

The seniors accept aluminum cans ONLY. Please do not put cardboard, plastic bottles or other aluminum in the collection sacks. In 2013, the Seniors collected 3800 pounds (almost 2 tons) of cans and took in approximately $1500 for the Senior Center....

 
 Community    March 12, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 3/4 - Police stopped a vehicle when the officer noticed that a female passenger wasn’t wearing her seatbelt. She was taken to Grant County Jail after the officer learned of a warrant for her arrest. - A woman living on Stevens...

 
 Community    March 5, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, March 6, at noon at La Presa. Shannon Burge and Lori Hauser from Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union, will talk about the URM and Target breaches to credit and debit cards...

 
 Community    March 5, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/18 - The owner of the Variety Store told police that a former employee had told another that if his wife was fired from the firm, he would harm the owner. Police told the owner to notify the former employee that he was not...

 
 By Elliot Suhr WNPA News Service    Community    March 5, 2014

Legislators at odds on addressing basic education funding

OLYMPIA--While the budgets the House and Senate Democrats proposed this week were nearly identical, Senate Republicans believe the debate over education funding is a battle best fought next year. The McCleary v. Washington decision in 2012 ruled...

 
 Community    February 26, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, Feb. 27, at noon at Siam Palace. Quality control and patient satisfaction will be presented by Melanie Neddo from Coulee Medical Center.. OES Meeting The February...

 
 Community    February 26, 2014

Derby winners

Cub Scout Pack 24 held their pine wood derby race on February 19, at the Coulee Dam Community Church. Winners include, from left - 3rd place, Paul Stout; 2nd place, Showaway Hunt; 4th place, Dylan...

 
 Community    February 26, 2014

Senior Meals

Senior Meals Wed., Feb. 26 -Dinner Sweet and Sour Meat Balls, over a Bed of Rice, Stir Fry Veggies Carrot Pineapple & Raisin Salad, Ice Cream with Toppings. Thurs., Feb. 27 - Dinner Chicken in Lemon-Dill Butter, Buttered Noodles, Steam Cabbage,...

 
 Community    February 26, 2014

Free tax help at the senior center

Income tax time is here! Free tax preparation is being offered at the Grand Coulee Senior Center again this year. Volunteers trained in cooperation with IRS and AARP will be available every Tuesday, Feb 11 - April 8, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. New...

 
 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...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Free tax help at the senior center

Income tax time is here! Free tax preparation is being offered at the Grand Coulee Senior Center again this year. Volunteers trained in cooperation with IRS and AARP will be available every Tuesday, Feb 11 - April 8, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. New...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Senior Meals

Wed., Feb. 19 - Dinner BBQ Chicken, Cheesy Potatoes, Spinach, Biscuits, Fruited Jello w/Whipped Cream. Thurs., Feb. 20 - Dinner Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Broccoli, Rolls, Cookies with a Bowl of Fruit. Fri., Feb. 21 - Breakfast Breakfast...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Jury's out - until Thursday

Planet Earth Players cast members rehearse Monday for their upcoming production of Twelve Angry Jurors, which begins Thursday at the Grand Gallery of Arts Theatre on Grand Coulee's Main Street for a...

 
 Community    February 19, 2014

Aluminum cans only

The seniors accept aluminum cans ONLY. Please do not put cardboard, plastic bottles or other aluminum in the collection sacks. In 2013, the Seniors collected 3800 pounds (almost 2 tons) of cans and took in approximately $1500 for the Senior Center....

 

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