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"Run the Dam" will be offered during festival

As fall approaches, minds turn to “back to school” time and the area’s big Harvest Festival, Sept. 15-17. One of the more popular features of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce’s Harvest Festival may be the “Run the Dam”...

 

Senior meals

Wed., August 16 - Dinner Turkey and Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Fruit Salad, Pie, Birthday Dinner Thurs., August 17 - Dinner Oven-Fried Chicken, Mac Salad, Corn and Zucchini, Fruit Cup, Crisp Fri., August 18 -...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon, this Thursday at La Presa Mexican Restaurant. Coulee Creators Meet Coulee Creators meet every Tuesday 1-4 p.m. Beginning this week, sew-ins will be held 7–10...

 

Volunteer quilters assemble comfort and care for patients

Vivian Dugan has quilted for charity for as long as she can remember. Then during the illness and death of her husband, Bill, in 2011, she began making lap quilts at her home in Coulee Dam as an...

 

Things to do in the coulee

Wednesday, August 16 • Wednesday Market, North Dam Park, 4-8 p.m. • Karaoke, Grand Coulee Hi Dam Tavern Friday, August 18 • Solar Eclipse Training, Grand Coulee Library, 10:30 a.m. • Skins & Skulls presentation - Grand Coulee Dam Visitor...

 

Room to spare

A big beach on Banks Lake provides plenty of room for outings at Steamboat Rock State Park Tuesday. The Bureau of Reclamation allows the lake to lower several feet each August for irrigation needs. -...

 

New pastor, family to serve at local church

A new pastoral family has come to serve the Grand Coulee Seventh-day Adventist Church. James McCurdy served three small churches in Northwest Kansas before accepting a call by the Upper Columbia...

 

Skins, skulls and kids

Amy Miller and Nicolas Robertson of the National Park Service present skulls and skins to children at the Grand Coulee Library on Monday. The pair displayed furs from two beavers, a river otter, a...

 

Senior meals

Wed., May 24 – Dinner Nick’s Chicken Noodle Soup, Homemade Bread, Mixed Fruit, Rice Krispy Treat Thurs., May 25 – Dinner Beef Stroganoff, Scandinavian Veggies, Cucumber Salad, Peaches, Brown Bag Cookie Bars Fri., May 26 – Breakfast Buscuits...

 

Meetings & Notices

CHAMBER TO MEET The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon, this Thursday at La Presa Mexican Restaurant. General business is on the agenda. COULEE CREATORS MEET Coulee Creators meet every Tuesday 1-4 p.m. On Monday, August...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon, this Thursday at La Presa Mexican Restaurant. Valerie Cochran, the new public relations manager from Jess Ford, will be the speaker. Wenatchee Valley Erratics...

 

Senior meals

Senior meals Wed., August 2 - Dinner Hamburger Steak with Onions, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Pears, Cook’s Choice Thurs., August 3 - Dinner Ranch Chicken, Potatoes/Carrots, Broccoli and Cauliflower, Tropical Fruit, Berry Trifle Fri.,...

 

Things to do in the coulee

Wednesday, August 2 • Pacific Science Center presentation, 11 a.m., Lake Roosevelt Elementary gym. • Wednesday Market, North Dam Park, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, August 3 • Portrait Class with Cat, Grand Coulee Library. Ages 10 and up, 4:30 p.m.,...

 

Senior meals

Wed., July 26 - Dinner Nick’s Homemade Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese, Green Beans, Peaches, Ice Cream Thurs., July 27 - Dinner Chicken and Broccoli Casserole, Carrots, Fruit Cup, Cook’s Choice Fri., July 28 - Breakfast German Sausage, Eggs, Hash...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday at Electric City Bar and Grill. Chamber summer intern Daniel Villarreal will be the guest speaker. Grant County Fire Dist. 14 to Meet Grant County...

 

Energy demo

At the Grand Coulee Library last Wednesday, Chuck Allen of Grant County PUD demonstrates with an assistant the amount of electricity needed to power an energy-saver light bulb versus a standard light...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday at Electric City Bar and Grill. Dr. Sam Hsieh, M.D., Chief of Staff at Coulee Medical Center, will be the guest speaker. Okanogan County Demos to Meet...

 

Senior meals

Wed., July 19 - Dinner Pot Roast, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Corn and Carrots, Melon, Birthday Cake, Birthday Dinner Thurs., July 20 - Dinner Beef Stroganoff over Noodles, Mixed Green Salad, Fruit Bowl, Coffee Cake Fri., July 21 - Breakfast Meat...

 

Running camp set

A running camp with Hannah Tomeo is set for July 25, 26 and 27, for 3rd–8th graders from 8:30a.m. - 1:30 p.m., at LR Elementary School. This camp, sponsored by We R Native, is limited to the first 40 applicants. Participants will receive a T-shirt...

 

Seriously young

A dancer at the annual Fourth of July Celebration Powwow Sunday competes in the "tiny tots" division under the arbor at the Colville Indian Agency. - Scott Hunter photo...

 

Senior meals

Wed., July 12 - Dinner Mac & Cheese with Ham, Mixed Veggies, Fruit Salad Thurs., July 13 - Dinner Fish & Chips, Peas and Carrots, Seasonal Fruit, Carnival Cups Fri., July 14 - Breakfast Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Eggs, or Waffles (Strawberries...

 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon, this Thursday at Electric City Bar and Grill. Dr. Jeff Cartwright, the new orthopedic surgeon at Coulee Medical Center, will be the guest presenter. American Legio...

 

Playhouse winner can put kids in jail, at home

There's still time to purchase tickets for the Ridge Rider "Playhouse" drawing on the final day of the Junior Rodeo, at the Delano rodeo grounds, July 14-16. The playhouse, designed like a miniature...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    July 12, 2017

General Washington saved by winter weather

Recently, I came across an interesting story about spies, kidnappings and winter storms. It was all happening during our war for independence from the British more than two hundred years ago. The characters are many, some British, some Colonists and...

 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 6/29 - Police issued a minor a ticket for possession of alcohol after going to an apartment on Coulee Boulevard in Electric City where a loud party was going on. The officer’s report stated that there were piles of beer cans in the...

 

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