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 Community    February 3, 2016 

Free tax help 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, Feb 9 – April 12 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This se...

 
 Community    February 3, 2016 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, February 4, at Siam Palace in Grand Coulee. Guest speakers will be Cassy Douglas, owner of the new Back Roads CrossFit II gym in town, and Caitlin...

 
 Community    February 3, 2016 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/15 - An Electric City man is being charged with prescription fraud, trying to obtain a controlled substance by fraud, forgery, theft in the third degree, possessing stolen property and possession of methamphetamines after...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    Community    February 3, 2016 

New book offers folk legend's grit and gumption in the context of his time

Author Greg Vandy's "26 Songs in 30 Days" is a fascinating book that explores the folk musician Woody Guthrie's month-long employment by the Bonneville Power Administration in 1941 when Guthrie was as...

 
 Community    January 27, 2016

The last snow gets hauled away

Grand Coulee city worker Ruth Olmstead operates a front-end loader to dig into a pile of snow stored on a portion of Main Street closed during the last big snow. She was hauling to a city-owned lot...

 
 Community    January 27, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Birdie Hensley, president of the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center, will be talking about the operations at the...

 
 Community    January 27, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 1/17 - A Davenport, Washington, woman told police that her vehicle was struck while parked at Safeway. The suspect vehicle was gone when police arrived. 1/18 - An Electric City driver was stopped by police on Lincoln Avenue when the...

 
 Community    January 20, 2016

St. Jeor sworn in

Town Clerk-Treasurer Stefani Bowden administers the oath of office to new Town Councilmember Keith St. Jeor at town hall January 13, prior to a scheduled council meeting. Although the meeting was...

 
 Community    January 20, 2016

What's cookin' at the Seniors

Wed., Jan. 20 – Dinner Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Fruit Cup, Cookies Thurs., Jan. 21 – Dinner Stuffed Sausages with Mashed Potatoes and Cheese, Green Veggies, Fruit Cup, Ice Cream Fri., Jan. 22 – Breakfast...

 
 Community    January 20, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Eagles Lodge on B Street in Grand Coulee. JoAnn Ehlers from Coulee Medical Center, will be speaking about the new SafeChx system at the...

 
 Community    January 20, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/11 - A man who has property on Midway Avenue complained to police that he caught a man urinating on his building again. He said that this has happened numerous times. Police confronted the accused, who said he had to go and...

 
 Community    January 20, 2016

Cold pilot

An eagle navigates between a low cloud ceiling and Banks Lake earlier this month. Temperatures are expected to range from lows in the high 20s to low 30s, to highs in the high 30s to low 40s, with...

 
 Community    January 13, 2016

Roles have been cast for Masquers Theatre "Them Three"

Soap Lake - Roles have been cast for Masquers Theatre’s next production, or in this case productions, according to theatre manager Joanne Bracht.  Three one-act comedies billed as Them Three will open February 12 and run three consecutive weeken...

 
 Community    January 13, 2016

What's cookin' at the Seniors

Wed., Jan. 13 – Dinner Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Apricot Carrots, Fruit Cup, Birthday Cake Thurs., Jan. 14 – Dinner Chicken Diane, Ranch Potatoes, Green Beans, Fruit Slices, Cinnamon Chunky Bread Fri., Jan. 15 – Breakfast German...

 
 Community    January 13, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/4 - A woman on Kelso Avenue in Electric City reported to police that a number of minors were having “pot” parties nearby. She said she would furnish names and ages of those participating. 1/5 - Police were advised of three...

 
 Community    January 13, 2016

A few days' difference

An ice climber scales the Devil’s Punchbowl Jan. 2 on ice that is no longer there amid the rain of 10 days later. Don’t be surprised at either rain or snow for the next week. Precipitation is expected daily; temperatures are predicted to range...

 
 Community    January 13, 2016

Reunion in planning for Coulee Dam High School

A Coulee Dam High School (CDHS) all-class reunion will be held the weekend of Aug. 5-7, 2016, in Coulee Dam. All classmates and teachers who attended CDHS from 1935 to 1974 are invited. The last class to graduate from CDHS was the class of 1971, but...

 
 Community    January 6, 2016

What's cookin' at the Senior Center

Wed., Jan. 6 – Dinner Lasagna (traditional), Salad and Fruit Bar, Cake/Cupcakes Thurs., Jan. 7 – Dinner Lemon Pepper Cod, Smashed Potatoes, Green Veggies, Fruit Cup, Brownies Fri., Jan. 8 – Breakfast Biscuit and Sausage Gravy, Eggs, or Waffles...

 
 Community    January 6, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will have its first meeting of the year Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Eagles Lodge beginning at noon. United States Postal Service workers Brooke Meinzer and the new Grand Coulee postmaster...

 
 Community    January 6, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 12/28 - The manager of the Grant County Housing Authority apartments at Continental Heights reported that Christmas ornaments had been taken from the common area, and he had identified the person who took them on his surveillance...

 
 Community    January 6, 2016

Tire store gets new manager

Les Schwab Tires in Grand Coulee has a new manager. Bryan Hansen, a 20-year veteran with the company, arrived last Saturday to take over his new duties. Hansen comes from Manteca, California, where he...

 
 Community    December 30, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/2 - Police are still sorting out problems with a Cadillac that was pulled over because of a license tab problem. The driver also didn’t have insurance on the vehicle. The license tabs on the vehicle, which were expired...

 
 Community    December 30, 2015

Senior center officers named

Birdie Hensley has been re-elected president of the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. Hensley was elected to her second term as head of the organization in balloting recently. Others elected to serve the senior organization in 2016 are Helen Reddick,...

 
 Community    December 30, 2015

Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Senior Center

The Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center will hold a Community New Year’s Eve party at the center Dec. 31, from 7-10 p.m. Center officials stated that the event will be alcohol-free and feature music and dancing from the 1940s and 1950s. Advance tickets...

 
 Community    December 30, 2015

Making a merry Christmas

Norma and Robert Smith (left) and Jean Sanford get ready Dec. 19 to load bags of gift-wrapped Christmas presents to some 163 children in 62 families throughout the Grand Coulee Dam area for the Trees...

 

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