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 Community    January 28, 2015 

Tax volunteers getting ready to help

Income tax time is nearly here and free tax preparation will be offered again at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. Volunteers trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and AARP will...

 
 Community    January 28, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 29, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. On the agenda Launi Ritter of Heaven Scent Computer Services will be giving a...

 
 Community    January 28, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/14 - Police gave the Grand Coulee owner of an abandoned vehicle on Morrison a few extra days to remove it. 1/19 - Police were called to a location on Palmer in Electric City when a man went to check on his mother and found her...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Extension team receives awards

The WSU Colville Reservation Extension Team was recently awarded, in Washington DC, the top USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Partnership Award for Effective and Efficient Use of...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 22, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Karen Depew will be talking about the upcoming school levy. Care and Share Food Bank...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Backyard snow art

Sisters (left to right) Jessica Coffland and Amanda Buchanan of Electric City built a giant panda out of snow and colored with food coloring in a spray bottle Jan. 16. - submitted...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/13 - A woman reported that she had received a call from a party who said they represented the PUD and if she didn’t pay her back bill they were going to shut her power off. She told the caller that she didn’t owe a back bill...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    January 21, 2015

December was on the warm side

Having recently read that December 2014 was the hottest December on record, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, and that 2014 was the warmest year on record, as well, I...

 
 Community    January 14, 2015

GED classes and more begin

Big Bend Community College is offering classes to meet three education goals during winter quarter. Adult Basic Education (ABE), GED prep classes and HS21+ competency-based high school diploma classes are for adults 21 and older who are lacking a...

 
 Community    January 14, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 15, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. The program will be an update on the Senior Center by senior center president Birdie...

 
 Community    January 14, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/28 - There was a report of a vehicle stolen from a residence on 2nd Street. The owner of the vehicle said it had been locked and the transmission didn’t work. She stated that she told a man he could have it if he transferred...

 
 Community    January 7, 2015

EMT Class to be offered

The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Dept. will be putting on an EMT Class. It will be part online and part classroom. There will be online modules that have to be done within certain time frames along with practicals that will be completed at the fire...

 
 Community    January 7, 2015

Coulee Dam achieves Tree City USA status

Coulee Dam was recently re designated as a “Tree City USA” by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources after 10 years away from the program, the town announced this week. To qualify as a Tree City USA community the town was required t...

 
 Community    January 7, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber at Pepper Jack’s The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, Jan. 8, at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. On the agenda is planning for the upcoming year. Fire Dist. 9 Meeting Cancelled...

 
 Community    January 7, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/23 - Police checked on a report of a man lying on the sidewalk in front of the Mariah House Apartments on Main Street. Police found the man known to them, and he stated he would walk home to his place on Hill Avenue. - A man...

 
 Community    December 31, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/7 - Police went to a house on Stevens Avenue in Electric City on a report that a Nespelem man had been hit over the head with a beer bottle. Police went inside and found the injured man holding a bandana over his head. He told...

 
 Community    December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve Services and Programs

St. Dunstan’s of Grand Coulee will hold a Christmas Eve Service on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Coulee Dam Community Presbyterian Church will hold its traditional candlelight Christmas Eve service on Wednesday, Dec. 24,...

 
 Community    December 24, 2014

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber until Jan. 8 The Grand Coulee Dam Chamber of Commerce will not meet until after the holidays. The next meeting will be held Thurs., Jan. 8, at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille in Grand Coulee. Care and Share Food Bank Closed Dec. 26...

 
 Community    December 24, 2014

Christmas 60 years ago

Sixty years ago, the holiday season in the community stretching from Electric City to Nespelem featured all kinds of parties, programs and events. Here's a sampling of some of them and the folks who...

 
 Community    December 24, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 12/11 - Loepp Furniture advised police that a big screen TV was missing from its warehouse. An employee had noted that the warehouse roll-up door was part way open when he went to get the TV for delivery. 12/12 - An Electric City...

 
 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...

 

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