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 By Diane Canady    Community    December 17, 2014 

Library lights up with winners

The “ Lighting of the Library’ was held Dec. 9 at the Grand Coulee Public Library and was attended by about 75 people. Santa arrived, courtesy of the Grand Coulee Fire Department, and greeted each child in attendence with a new book and a candy...

 
 Community    December 17, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber After Hours This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Chamber After Hours meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Starkey Professional building. See our ad page 3. Care and Share Food Bank...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    December 17, 2014 

November continued the wetness

November brought more rain and a touch of snow, which put us over the mean precipitation in November by nearly a half inch, at 0.49 inches. We ended the month with a total of 1.73 inches as compared...

 
 Community    December 17, 2014 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/9 - A person living in Grand Coulee Manor complained to police about another person living there and said he is being harassed. Police advised him to get a protective court order. 12/10 - A construction firm owner told police...

 
 Community    December 17, 2014 

Joys of the season

Zach divides his wide-eyed attention Saturday between a pretty Christmas tree and Santa, who was there for kids at a Christmas party arranged for them by the Moose Lodge. The first such party in many...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Community    December 10, 2014

Merry Christmas -- Favorite photos from September on

Below is a slideshow of 170 photos of the community taken since September, many that have not been published. You can go to Our Photo Site to see them larger, download them or share them on social...

 
 Community    December 10, 2014

The Coulee Pioneer Museum

This past year the Coulee Pioneer Museum has been displaying “Wash Day in the Coulee” thanks to Coulee Recycling and Loepp’s Furniture for their loan of a vintage washing machine, to “Harvest in the Coulee”. Now the display has been...

 
 Community    December 10, 2014

Food Bank Gets Donation

The Care and Share Food Bank got two checks Friday to help it keep up with its holiday food demands. Zion Lutheran pastor Shawn Neide holds two large checks, one for $1,240 from the members of his...

 
 Community    December 10, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Pepper Jacks The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its noon meeting Thursday, Dec. 11, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. A recap will be held on the Vintners and Brewers event held last Saturday....

 
 Community    December 10, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/2 - A woman on Hill Avenue reported that she was getting text messages and phone calls and wanted the party to stop making them. Police advised her to get a court order. She said she would. - USBR Plant Protection advised polic...

 
 Community    December 10, 2014

All lit up for the season

Grand Coulee Dam's Third Powerhouse stands lit up in the festive spirit of the season at left, as workers end their shift about 5 p.m. Monday night, leaving streaks of light along the roads in this...

 
 Community    December 3, 2014

So much to see

A couple young shoppers at the "Vintage Christmas Market" look over jewelry at Barbara Moser's space in the Saturday event at Coulee Dam's town hall. Organizers said the event, the first of what may...

 
 Community    December 3, 2014

Library light up set for next Tuesday

It’s light the library time. A special program is planned for the Etheta Anderson Grand Coulee Library on Tuesday, Dec. 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. A special lighting of the library, a repeat of last year’s program, is planned. The library, a...

 
 Community    December 3, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting at Town Hall The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its noon meeting Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Coulee Dam Town Hall, where the group will be setting up for the Vintners and Brewers event. Lunch will be available....

 
 Community    December 3, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/21 - A caller reported a theft of liquor from an Almira location and said the party was heading toward Grand Coulee, and gave a description of the vehicle. Police stopped the vehicle but the driver refused to talk with police,...

 
 Community    November 26, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Meetings will resume next Thursday at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to Meet Wenatchee...

 
 Community    November 26, 2014

Early turkey

People fill the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center Nov. 19 for the Senior Thanksgiving Meal, which was served to about 175 people in the Senior Meal Program's two locations in Grand Coulee and Coulee...

 
 Community    November 26, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 11/18 - Someone during the night broke into a shower coin box, took it and also tried to access a second coin box at Coulee Playland. Cameras showed those responsible arrived in a truck and spent about 45 minutes on premises. Damage was...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 20, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. A representative from Columbia Hearing will be the featured program. Grant County Fire Dist. #14 to Meet Grant...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Annual Thanksgiving dinners to be held at the Senior Center

The Thanksgiving dinner put on by the senior center is tonight (Wednesday), Nov 19. The Grand Coulee Nazarene Church and Coulee Dam Community Church invited the community to the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Senior Center on Sunday, Nov. 23,...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Club cleans up shooting area

A number of gun and archery enthusiasts collected a pickup full of debris from the Washington Flats area recently. The five people taking part are all members of the Coulee Gun and Archery Club. Ruth...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/11 - A woman on Federal Avenue told police that her husband had been kicked out of the house and she needed to get an anti-harassment order to keep him from contacting her. She was advised that she would need to go through the...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    November 19, 2014

October was warmer and wetter

We received almost double the mean amount of rain for October, with 1.38 inches measured here at the home weather station. The measuring station at the dam showed 1.72 inches for October. The mean is 0.72 inches. I didn’t hear anyone complaining...

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Trees of Sharing still taking names

You still have until this Thursday to submit names for the Trees of Sharing program, which distributes Christmas gifts to children in need. Names will be accepted at Safeway, Harvest Foods and Coulee...

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 13, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. John Moody from the Ice Age Flood Institute will be giving the program. Blood Drive Coming Inland Northwest Blood...

 

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