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Wild riders

Clea Pryor, daughter of the late Cleatis Lacy, and Colorama Rodeo Queen Jessie Walker handed out the championship belt buckles to the winning bull rider and wild horse team at the 2018 Cleatis Lacy...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, June 21, at noon at Sunbanks Resort Lodge Cantina, outside of Electric City. The public is welcome. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet Grant County Fire District...

 

Events coming up at the public library

Summer reading events will begin at the Grand Coulee Public Library (today) Wednesday, June 20, with a North Central Regional Library puppet show beginning at 11 a.m. At 4 p.m. rock painting with Claudie Doyle is planned. Coming next week: •...

 

No drilling needed

Seventh-grade Lake Roosevelt student Gaven White has his teeth examined by dentist Paul Phillipson in the Arcora Foundation SmileMobile. The fully equipped vehicle travels the state, offering dental...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, June 7, at noon at Sunbanks Resort Lodge Cantina, outside of Electric City. The public is welcome. Food Bank Hours; Closed June 15 The food bank at the Church...

 

Summer reading program getting ready to kick off

North Central Regional Library is getting ready to kick off its annual Summer Reading Program. The program offers prizes to encourage children and teens to read during the summer months away from school and offers a full lineup of fun and free...

 

Washington State Parks publishes first guide book

OLYMPIA – May 30, 2018 - Washington State Parks has published its first-ever comprehensive guide to Washington’s beautiful and diverse state parks. The Washington State Parks Guide is now available for purchase. The guide features hundreds of...

 

Construction work getting started

A worker loads pieces of concrete from a sidewalk being torn up at Civic and Spruce in Coulee Dam Tuesday, across from the high school gym. Several sidewalks and some road work will take place this...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, May 31, at noon at La Presa Mexican Restaurant in Grand Coulee. The guest speaker is Paul Ashbrook, who will be talking about the ducks that he raises and shows...

 

Pondering pavement instead of plantings

Is it better to allow folks to pave that narrow, city-owned stip of grass between the sidewalk and street, or to keep it green? That’s a question at the heart of a discussion in Coulee Dam’s town council, spurred by a request by a resident who...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Not to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday, May 24. Coulee Creators Meet on Tuesdays Coulee Creators meet at 412 Federal Ave. Room 207, Grand Coulee. Contact Marlene Oddie at KISSed Quilts or...

 

Colorama 2018 Button winners

2018 Colorama Button winners Prize # Winner Voltage Gift Certificate 574 Lynette Zierdan 2 carnival tickets 170 Travis Haven Framed artwork by Darlene Morava 204 Jessica Clune $25 gift certificate to senior thrift store 442 Deb Dunlap 4 rodeo...

 

Colorama riders

4A couple girls enjoy the rides at Colorama Saturday under a bright blue sky that drew large crowds to the events all day. More photos are available of the weekend and other events online at...

 

State Parks announces three free days in June

OLYMPIA – May 14, 2018 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to enjoy three free days at state parks in June. On free days, visitors don’t need a Discover Pass for day-use visits by vehicle. The first free...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet   The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, May 17, at La Presa Mexican Restaurant at noon. The public is welcome. Coulee Creators Meet on Tuesdays Coulee Creators meet at 412 Federal Ave. Room 207,...

 

Rodeo Results

Rodeo Results BAREBACK Name Score Place Purse Payout Francis Marchand 74 1 $667.40 Francis Marchand 71 2 $400.44 Christopher Muigg 65 3 $266.96 SADDLE BRONC Name Score Place Purse Payout Francis Marchand 74 1 $770.80 Austin Krogh 70 2 $578.10 Francis...

 

2018 Colorama Parade Results

• Grand Sweepstakes Award – Coulee Crushers • Presidents Award – Mike Mooney, 1947 Ford Coupe Community Entries — 1st - Wilbur Community Float 2nd - Miss CCT, Kamea Pino 3rd - Miss Harrington, Victoria Rice Business Entries – 1st Coulee K...

 

Four tons of food given out

Volunteers help distribute food items to people at the Zion Lutheran Church parking lot on Thursday, including salad fixings, pita chips, french fries, red potatoes, apples, cherry tomatoes, breads,...

 

Food Sovereignty workshops scheduled

Food Sovereignty/Food Security is a growing concern in today’s environment. With disease outbreaks, food contaminations and recall announcements, it is becoming increasing more important for people to know where their food comes from and how to...

 

Arbor Day Foundation offers 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...

 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber this Week  The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this week due to the Colorama festivities this weekend. Come check them out. Meetings will resume at La Presa Mexican Restaurant at noon Thursday, May 17. The...

 

Rodeo is now more handicap accessible

There's a new handicapped-accessible parking and viewing area at the Ridge Riders Rodeo Grounds, just in time for this year's Colorama Pro-West Rodeo. Workers prepared the site last week and concrete...

 

Regional firefighters get training

Del Ostenberg provides training information to regional firefighters at a special wildfire session held at Electric City last week. Firefighters were receiving their annual hours of instruction to...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet  The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at La Presa Mexican Restaurant at noon this Thursday, May 3. General business is on the agenda. The public is welcome. Coulee Creators Meet Coulee Creators meet at 412 Federal...

 

Loch given award

Two local Lions Club members attended the recent Lions International Multi District 19-Spring Conference in Worley, Idaho. Attending were Rob Loch and Birdie Hensley. Loch was honored by the group and given a certificate of appreciation for his...

 

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