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 Community    July 30, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 31, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Clara Carson from the Colville Convalescent Center in Nespelem will be on the program. TOPS 1554...

 
 Community    July 30, 2014 

Class of '64 Tigers' reunion this week

The 1964 class of Grand Coulee Tigers will be holding its 50th class reunion the weekend of August 1. Friday night will be check in, Saturday at 1 p.m., backyard BBQ at Susan Fahr Miller’s home. Also on the agenda is seeing the new laser light...

 
 Community    July 30, 2014 

Happenings at the library

Summer events continue at the Grand Coulee library with this Fri., July 25, Chelan County PUD “Zap, Crackle, Zing! – How Energy Works” program will begin at 10 a.m. Witness and participate in the wonders of the five energies: Potential,...

 
 Community    July 30, 2014 

Receive 10 free trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August

Nebraska City, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees through the Foundation’s Trees...

 
 By Franky Delano    Community    July 30, 2014 

Calling the Columbia River home

So the story goes on that Sammy made a long run up the full length of Lake Roosevelt into Canada for a quick stop near the mouth of the Columbia River where he almost ran aground, floundering where...

 
 Community    July 30, 2014 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/18 - Dispatch advised police of a man lying on the ground next to the roadway at North Dam Park. The officer noted that the man was intoxicated and wanted a ride to his destination. The officer gave the man a courtesy ride to...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 23, at noon, at Pepper Jackís Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Birdie Hensley will be speaking about “Coulee Area Genealogy.” Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

WSU Master Gardeners of Okanogan County start Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics

Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics have started at the WSU Extension Office located in the Okanogan County Courthouse, room 101. These clinics are a part of the public service that the Okanogan Master Gardener volunteers contribute to the community...

 
 By Frankie Delano    Community    July 23, 2014

A coulee legend of Sammy the salmon: part one

Did Sammy leave his park site? Not so long ago in the summer of 2012, possibly 100 or more trees, many planted when the town was in its infancy, were toppled or uprooted in that weird storm, including...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

Upcoming reunions

Class of ’64 Tigers’ reunion The 1964 class of Grand Coulee Tigers will be holding its 50th class reunion the weekend of August 1st. Friday night will be check in, Saturday a 1 p.m., backyard BBQ at Susan Fahr Miller’s home. Also on the agenda...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

This week at the library

Summer events continue at the Grand Coulee library with this Fri., July 25, Chelan County PUD “Zap, Crackle, Zing! – How Energy Works” program will begin at 10 a.m. Witness and participate in the wonders of the five energies: Potential,...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

Food preservation workshops still being offered

Preserving fresh fruits and vegetables is important because it decreases waste and allows you to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables year round. As part of the ‘R-Fit Nation’ program and food preservation education, WSU Colville Reservation Ex...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

Tired of those big water bills?

Electric City is trying to help its residents out by providing some tips for them. Here they are: - Fix leaks promptly, little drips can waste a lot of water. - Replace your showerhead with a low flow model (available at Electric City city hall), -...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 7-12 - A resident of Diamond Street in Electric City was advised that noise from his residence was too loud and was told to tone it down. - The bartender of the Electric City Bar and Grille was advised to turn the establishments music...

 
 Community    July 23, 2014

Spring Canyon activities

This week at Spring Canyon, the following ranger conducted activities include – Fri., July 25, 4 p.m. Birds and Beaks. Join Ranger Deb in the day-use area in front of the Sprin gCanyon Exploration...

 
 Community    July 16, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 17, at noon, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee. Coulee Area Community Blood Drive The Inland Northwest Blood Center along with the Coulee Communi...

 
 By Frankie Delano    Community    July 16, 2014

If it's old, it's a good, good thing!

With the Beach Boys famous feel-good song from 1966, Good Vibrations, on the air waves this summer, I’ve been picking up on the excellent shopping-for-vintage-treasures vibes resounding in the...

 
 Community    July 16, 2014

Nilsen in concert

The Grand Coulee UMC congregation invites you to join us again this year for an outstanding piano concert by inter-nationally acclaimed concert pianist John Nilsen. The concert will be held Friday,...

 
 Community    July 16, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 7/7 - A man reported that he found a motorcycle off the roadway on O”Sullivan Road. Police traced the registered owner to a man living on Hill Avenue and the legal owner a man from Moses Lake. The motorcycle was not stolen but belongs...

 
 By Kim Jorgensen Grant County Journal    Community    July 16, 2014

Basin Summer Sounds music festival this weekend

EPHRATA — A country band with a sound as big as Little Texas will headline the 11th annual Basin Summer Sounds music festival. This year’s event is Friday and Saturday, July 18-19. With hits like “God Blessed Texas,” “Kick A Little,” “W...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 10, at noon. Call Peggy 633-3074 for location. Coulee Area Community Blood Drive The Inland Northwest Blood Center along with the Coulee ommunity Blood Drive...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Festive music

Rock A Bar plays on the stage at the Grand Coulee Dam Chamber of Commerce's Festival of America in the lower Visitor Center park at Grand Coulee Dam July 5. Band members (from left) are Paul Furman,...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Happenings at the library

Summer events continue at the Grand Coulee library with this Friday, July 11, the NCRL Puppeteers – Mad Scientist will be performing 3 p.m. Fri., July 18, Master Story teller Deb McVay will be here beginning at 10 a.m. Fri., July 25, Chelan Couty...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Free compost workshop offered

Learn how to compost your yard and garden waste at a free class held on Thursday, July 17th at 6:30 pm in the Grant County Public Works public meeting room.  The class will last approximately 90 minutes.  The meeting room is located at 124...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics available through October 9

Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics have started at the WSU Extension Office located in the Okanogan County Courthouse, room 101. These clinics are a part of the public service that the Okanogan Master Gardener volunteers contribute to the community...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Join the Arbor Day Foundation and help America's forests

America’s forestland is a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month. Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor each n...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Spring Canyon fun

This week at Spring Canyon, the following ranger conducted activities include – Sat., July 12 and Sun., July 13, 4:30 p.m. Guided Bird Walk. Join Ranger Deborah on a walk through the campground area and Bunchgrass Nature Trail of Spring Canyon to...

 
 Community    July 9, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/30 - While cleaning out a vehicle at Jack’s Four Corners, a worker found what he thought was a controlled substance and called the police. Since the vehicle had been involved in a weapons offense, the material was held for a...

 
 Community    July 2, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to the Festival of America Celebration this weekend. Meetings will resume next Thursday, July 10. CMC Guild to Meet Coulee Medical Center Guild...

 
 Community    July 2, 2014

Lake will be coming up over 4th of July weekend

With Lake Roosevelt about 4 feet from being full, the Bureau of Reclamation expects the lake to rise starting July 3 by up to a half foot each day through the weekend. Filling the lake lifts...

 
 By Kristen Heidenthal    Community    June 25, 2014

Preserving your family collections

Many people have some sort of family collections stashed away in their homes - family photos, letters, post cards, newspaper clippings and journals full of memories. Although they have lasted this...

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Celebrate 'Flood Fest' at Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park

  Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the unique geologic heritage of Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park near Coulee City at the annual Flood Fest. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28 at...

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 26, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Grant County Fire District 14 to Meet Grant County Fire District 14 will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, June 30, at...

 
 Community    June 25, 2014

Tree booklet

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    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 18, 2014

Bible study to begin July 9

Beth Moore Bible Study “Sacred Secrets” will begin Wednesday, July 9, at Banks Lake Bible Church. This is a six-week study and will be held from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday nights. To register, please call 509.633.0670 or 509.647.0210 and leave a...

 
 Community    June 18, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 19, at Merv and MaryJo Monteithís (44581 State Coach Rd., Grand Coulee) at noon. The group will be touring Spring Canyon Alpacas with their two new baby...

 
 Community    June 18, 2014

Plant problem diagnostic clinics being offered

Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics have started at the WSU Extension Office located in the Okanogan County Courthouse, room 101. These clinics are a part of the public service that the Okanogan Master Gardener volunteers contribute to the community...

 
 Community    June 18, 2014

Cruzin' in style

Lyle and Ester Brown's 1956 Dodge Royal Lancer took the People's Choice award at last Saturday's Coulee Cruizers Show and Shine event at Banks Lake Park. - Scott Hunter photo 2014 Coulee Cruizers...

 
 Community    June 18, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 6/9 - A person called police about a dog that had been left in a vehicle on Main Street during the heat of the day. Police called the firm and the situation was solved. - A Grand Coulee woman who had been banned from Safeway for a...

 
 Community    June 18, 2014

Rock stars of reading

John McNeil, of the Masonic Lodge, presents Center Elementary School's top readers in the school's Accelerated Reader program with the bicycles they won for reading a lot of books. The lodge will...

 
 Community    June 11, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 12, at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee at noon. GCD Employees Association to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Employees Association will hold its June meeting Wednesday,...

 
 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...

 
 Community    June 4, 2014

Solid design

A subcontractor employee does some fancy brickwork at the entrance to the new K-12 school in Coulee Dam. Workers race to get the complex finished by the time students show up Sept. 15, to begin the...

 
 Community    June 4, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, June 5, at Pepper Jack’s in Grand Coulee at noon. Relay for Life in Moses Lake Moses Lake’s 26th annual Relay for Life will be held Friday and Saturday, June 13...

 
 Community    June 4, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/25 - A Grand Coulee man was arrested at a Continental Heights apartment and taken to Grant County Jail for residential burglary, malicious mischief, interfering with the reporting of domestic violence and resisting arrest. He...

 
 Community    June 4, 2014

WSU Master Gardeners of Okanogan County start Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics

Plant Problem Diagnostic Clinics have started at the WSU Extension Office located in the Okanogan County Courthouse, room 101. These clinics are a part of the public service that the Okanogan Master Gardener volunteers contribute to the community...

 
 Community    May 28, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, May 29, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee at noon. Bob Valen will be the guest speaker. His topic will be “Wildfire and Weather Outlook.” CMC Guild (Auxiliary) to Meet...

 
 Community    May 28, 2014

Isle of Flags

People gather at the Isle of Flags Memorial Day remembrance at Spring Canyon Monday morning for the annual ceremony and dedication of new flags in honor of fallen veterans. More than 500 flags...

 
 Community    May 28, 2014

Coulee cops

Grand Coulee Police 5/18 - A Kennewick man was cited for being in control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol after he was found in the backseat of a pickup with the motor running, blocking the alley near Bird’s Auto. - A...

 

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